What’s on (at home) this weekend in Liverpool? (15-17 May)
4 years ago
No matter what – it’s the weekend! Here’s what you could be getting up to at home in Liverpool.
Liverpool LightNight will be brightening our Friday with a superb round up of Art and Cultural events streaming all over the city, and on Saturday The Run For The 96 takes place in lockdown, uniting supporters once more.
Over the weekend, spend the day live with Chester Zoo, get Ravin Fit with Lee Butler, visit the live online Sweet Pea & Little Wolf market, and get involved in the Big Red LFC Design Competition.
Don’t forget you can stock up on deliveries from over 500 local businesses, enjoy takeways, fresh ingredients, beers, cocktails, gifts, and loads more – from all your local favourites in our Delivery directory here
Friday 15 May
Live Virtual Zoo Day at Chester Zoo, 10am-4pm
Make friends with the Chester Zoo residents live on the hour for 20-min sessions in your living room. Starting with breakfast with one horned rhinos at 10am, meet the biggest species of frogs, have lunch with cheetahs at 12pm, and enjoy tropical bird feeding, hang out with orangutans and visayan warty pigs – named after punk rockers!
Weekend Cocktails from Present Company
Order your drinks by 2pm Friday from School Lane’s Present Company with bundles of six cocktails, chips & dip, and a link to this weeks banger playlist!
Home Cook Liverpool recipes
Our series of recipes from some of Liverpool’s best-loved restaurants brings Home Cook Liverpool 4, with even more dishes to make and enjoy at home including Ma Boyle’s Scouse, delicious hummus from Maray and lasagne from Salthouse Bacaro. Plus check out Lu Ban Cooks with Head Chef, Dave Critchley on Zoom at 6pm Friday!
LightNight at Home, from 5pm
The annual evening showcasing Liverpool’s artistic and creative talent celebrates LightNight at home with an assortment of onscreen events to tune into, featuring Writing on the Wall, Open Eye Gallery, LIPA, Liverpool Philharmonic, LJMU, Mark McNulty, Liverpool Chamber Choir, The Guide Liverpool, and loads more!
All About Bats, from 5pm
As part of Light Night at home and FACT’s Bat Week, join for a special video Q&A with Merseyside & West Lancs Bat Group expert Charlie Liggett. Bats get given a spooky rep, but these fascinating creatures need our help to keep bats doing important ecological work.
Ravin’ Fit, 6pm
Join this regular lockdown Ravin Fit home workout that brings Lee Butler and Antonia Durkin to your house with your fave tunes bringing fitness to the dance floor! Fans can now subscribe for additional classes for even more Ravin Fit goodness!
Liverpool Disco Festival, 24hr Fundraiser, 6pm
The second instalment of LDF’s House Music for the Homeless marathon with DJ James Morgan celebrating 20 years on the decks to donate to the NHS and Liverpool Whitechapel Centre House.
Saturday 16 May
Run For The 96
Liverpool’s annual Run For The 96 was scheduled for Stanley Park, but now they’re bringing it home a with this virtual option that gives supporters all over the world the opportunity to run, jog or walk to remember The 96.
Sweet Pea & Little Wolf Online Market, 4pm-6pm
Join this live afternoon market filled with chilled vibes and some of the best local independent businesses, with fantastic products, soothing holistic treatments and some much needed retail therapy to order!
Dinner from Maray, from 5pm-9pm
Maray restaurant now has a delicious delivery menu with Mezze including whipped goats cheese, breadsticks and apricots and Sharers including falafel, tahini, harissa. Order through Uber Eats from Thursday to Saturday.
Saturday Night Mix with Miss Tiara, from 9pm
Join the sensational Miss Tiara of Dorothy’s Showbar on Victoria Street for the most fabulous tunes to dust off your heels and hit up your living room in lockdown!
Sunday 17 May
Sunday Roast from Churrasco Steakhouse, from 10am
Preorder your roast from Aigburth’s Churrasco Steakhouse, choosing from chicken or beef with all the trimmings and an optional dessert course of cheesecake or brownies!
Start the day with White Wolf Yoga
A selection of classes for every level, and this week, you can limber up with the 7 Day White Wolf Yoga Challenge starting Monday! There’s a free online class every day, along with your chance to win a month’s free Yoga pass when the Cook Street studio reopens, simply by subscribing!
Big Red LFC Design Competition
Jürgen Klopp will be on the judging panel as The LFC Foundation invites families to get creative during lockdown! Draw, sketch, colour or paint a unique design and the winning entry will feature across a range including t-shirts, mugs, water bottles, mouse mats, badges, and keyrings – with all donated to NHS Charities Together over the coming months.
Anfield Index present Lockdown Live, 6pm-11pm
A free live streamed version of The Party at Paisley Gates features Liverpool FC Legends Steve McMahon & Jan Molby, Journalists James Pearce & Neil Jones, Ben Burke of BOSS Night, music from The Ragamuffins and a host of podcast favourites!
Disney Plus: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
The second in the Maleficent series finds beautiful Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning) joined by Angelina Joie and Michelle Pffeiffer as she announces her engagement to Prince Phillip.
Netflix: She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
Soldier Adora becomes She-Ra and joins the Rebellion after finding a magic sword but her best friend stays with the evil Horde.
SKY Cinema: Rocketman
Watch Birkenhead-born Taron Egerton transform from Reginald Dwight into the Rocketman himself, Sir Elton John, alongside Liverpool’s Stephen Graham, Jamie Bell and Richard Madden in this acclaimed musical biopic!
Netflix: White Lines
20 years after the mysterious disappearance of her brother, a legendary Manchester DJ, Zoe Walker leaves the UK for Ibiza to investigate dance clubs and cover-ups in this decadent and dangerous new series.
SKY Cinema: Men in Black: International
Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson are The Men in Black ready to take down a new global threat – a mole within their own organisation.
BBC Four: Kermode & Mayo’s Home Entertainment Service, Friday 8.30pm
Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo help viewers to navigate the TV streaming world in this new, weekly round up of all the latest shows and boxsets to get us through lockdown.
BBC One: Eurovision: Come Together, Saturday 6.25pm
This contest is in lockdown, but Graham Norton hosts a dedicated night of Eurovision fun, with the chance for UK viewers to take part in a live vote to crown their favourite Eurovision performance, followed by Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light, at 8pm, as all 41 songs that would have competed perform in a non-competitive format with lots of surprises!