This week in Liverpool Christmas is official GO! We’re talking festive markets, family pantos, delicious new menus and ONE BIG Party at Liverpool ONE.
Elsewhere there’s a whole host of events taking place including Radio City Hits, Priscilla Queen of the Desert arrives at the Empire and we have a whole host of amazing new restaurants to try out too. History will be made this weekend as the first ever all-female derby is played at Anfield on Sunday while England face Montenegro mid week in the Euro qualifiers.
Based on the Oscar winning film, the epic Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Music comes to the Liverpool Empire this week from Monday until Saturday. Starring Holby City and Strictly star, Joe McFadden, this fabulous musical tells the story of three friends on an amazing adventure. Expect songs like ‘It’s Raining Men’ and ‘I Will Survive’. Tickets here.
One for the blues this week in Liverpool. Get yourself down to HMV at Liverpool ONE at 12pm to pick up a copy of the brilliant Howard’s Way on DVD and have it signed by former Everton players Gary Stevens, Trevor Steven and Paul Bracewell. More details here.
Easily the city’s most Instagramable venue, The Florist has launched a brand new menu of Asian inspired dishes. The perfect way to enjoy an indulgent lunch or dinner, you can dine on traditional dishes such as chicken katsu curry and sushi rolls or why not check out the vegan set menu? Check out the menu and book a table here.
Liverpool’s blossoming jazz scene gets a boost on Tuesday evening as Frederik’s on Hope Street welcomes Ballroom Dan. You’ll be treated to a number of original instrumental pieces plus covers of much loved jazz faves, the event starts at 9pm and is free to attend. More info here.
Lost returns to Invisible Wind Factory on Tuesday night for a free party, kicking off at 11pm. Fancy a trip to space? Grab a ticket for free entry before midnight and get ready to blast off with visual screens, lasers, confetti and DJ’s until 4am. Tickets and info here.
DJ Lee Butler may have celebrated his 49th birthday last week in Liverpool but he’s still throwing shapes likes he’s 21 and back down the 051! Get to New Brighton’s New Brighton Floral Pavilion from 7pm -8pm on Tuesday night and burn some calories! Book on here.
Here’s an amazing way to through hump day! The Chocolate Cellar is joining a host of other local Wirral businesses at the Discover New Ferry event on Wednesday from 6pm – 8pm. Chocolate Cellar is offering chocolate making workshops and more. Find out more here.
Souljam returns to Constellations for its fourth outing this term and the students are LOVING it. The Higher Ground brings all the biggest and best disco, funk and soul music to the Baltic for another boss night out. Final release tickets are £8. Get yours here.
A brand new BBQ dining concept has opened its doors at Liverpool ONE. Fancy grilling your own delicious cuts of meat? Want to tuck into freshly baked breads, pizzas, salads and dips? How about all of that for one, affordable set price? Smoke & Dough is now open at The Terrace, Liverpool ONE. Book your table and find out more here.
Mellowtone celebrates its 15th birthday at Static Bar, Roscoe Lane this week in Liverpool with a music quiz special. Expect 50 questions across the range of popular music history and more. This month’s prize pot is literally bulging. Play to win a GPS Record Bag, Mellowtone Records, CDs and prints, lots of lovely beer and more Pizza! Book a spot here.
It’s all eyes on Wembley on Thursday evening as England take on Montenegro. Get down to Doctor Duncan’s from 7:45pm to get a good seat to watch the live action on the screens. It’s also just £1 a double up on Jameson’s, Smirnoff and Gordon’s. More info here.
Thursday nights in the city have never been so sassy! OMG Liverpool is hosting Ru Paul Drag Race viewing parties and this week you’re invited to get your heels down to Victoria Street and kick back with snacks. It’s free entry and bound to go off! May the best woman win. More info here.
There’s an unmissable after school Christmas launch taking place on Friday from 4pm. Head to Liverpool ONE for ONE BIG Christmas party where you’ll see special performances from the city region’s panto stars, including home-grown talents such as actress Claire Sweeney; comedienne Crissy Rock; and Radio City favourite Leanne Campbell.
Our very own Jay Hynd and Gemma Cutting will be hosting the panto performance stage on South John Street from 4pm. More info here.
This weekend, Liverpool city centre will shine like never before. Liverpool BID Company and The Festive Group have joined forces to create a number of light installations for visitors to enjoy across the festive period. Keep your eyes peeled for angel wings, Christmas lights and a 70m tunnel of lights from this Friday. More info on locations here.
Have you seen the line up for this year’s Radio City Hits Live at the M&S Bank Arena? James Arthur, John Newman, Jax Jones, Sigala, Freya Ridings, HVRY, Becky Hill, Raye and Joel Corry all in one gig? Get your tickets for this M&S Bank Arena concert, here.
Take it back to the 2000’s on Friday night as Camp & Furnace hosts Feeling Noughty. All your fave bangers from Britney, Xtina, Justin – all the girl groups, boy bands, RNB bangers and more, all night long. It’s essentially a massive school disco and we can’t wait! Tickets and more info here.
There’s a healthy dose of Glaswegian party spirit coming to Smithdown Social this Saturday. Pairing up with Cherry Mango, WAV.WW is all about getting your mates together for a good time. On the decks you’ll find the duo behind one of Scotland’s most loved club nights, ‘We Should Hang Out More’. More info and tickets here.
If you’re looking for a culture hit this weekend, head to the Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street. An English Lady’s Wardrobe tells the story of Emily Tinne – a Liverpool woman who was addicted to shopping. Seriously, this girl could hoard! See more than 65 items from her 700 strong wardrobe which was discovered when she died in 1966 in Aigburth. More info here.
Liverpool Christmas Market is back at St George’s Plateau from this weekend and we love being among the first to enjoy a mulled wine under the stars. There’s a real focus on great food this year so get ready to carb load with Yorkshire pudding wraps and sweet treats. There’s two bars returning and fairground rides for the kids. More info here.
If you’re looking for the last tickets to one hell of a dance party, it has to be this. Invisible Wind Factory plays host of Chibuku and globally renowned DJ, Annie Mac on Saturday. This will most definitely sell out! Get your tickets here.
History will be made on Sunday as LFC take on EFC in the FA Women’s Super League derby, the first ever all female fixture at Anfield. Tickets are just £5 with kids under 17 going free. Kick off is at 3pm and there are still some tickets available from both Liverpool and Everton. More info here.
We’re highly recommending you book a table for the new sharing Sunday lunch at Mason’s Seel Street this weekend. Tuck into a whole chicken or large piece of roast beef with your friends and family while the trimmings we love are served up sharing style. Dig in, dig deep and enjoy. More info and menus here.
Whitney, Queen of the Night is a stunning celebration of the diva herself and her incredible musical legacy. This award winning production features a sensational line-up of musicians and artists that are guaranteed to have you singing along. Expect all the hits, ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’, ‘I’m Every Woman’ and of course, ‘I Will Always Love You’. Tickets and booking here.
There’s a brand new, magical experience for families to enjoy at Liverpool ONE this Christmas. Make merry memories at Polar Adventure, which launches on Wednesday this week. Hop on board the Christmas Express at Chavasse Park to be transported to the North Pole for a Polar Party like no other. Expect special guest pop ups, festive decorations and lots more.
Now is the time to get booking your memorable visit to Santa. What better way to involve all the family than with a Sunday Lunch at the city’s most iconic venue – with the big man himself? The Venue at Royal Liver Building is hosting Sunday lunch with Santa on 15th December.
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