What’s on this week in Liverpool? How do you fancy eating all the cheese, drinking all the gin, laughing til your sides hurt, winning £500 at Camp & Furnace and busting moves with the actual, real Village People? But that’s not all. We’ve got farmers markets, community gardens, that freaky chic from the RING makes another appearance, Bjork rocks the Kaz and Birkenhead gets illuminated with a light spectacular.
Tell you what, that’s a full English and a half isn’t it? Bold Street Coffee is serving up loads of brekkie dishes (inc pastries, porridge and eggs) to kick start your week. Menus here.
The Full Monty opens at The Liverpool Empire on Monday for a 6 night run and we can’t wait to see the cast, including Gary Lucy, James Redmond and our very own Louis Emerick keep their hats on. We caught up with the cast in Chester just before Christmas. Tickets here.
As if it’s been 20 years since the RING was released convincing us all that terrifying creature could and would crawl out of our flat screen tv’s. Relive the horror at Picturehouse at FACT on Monday night. Tickets here.
The city’s last video and retro gaming shop, VideOdyssey is hosting an X Files quiz on Tuesday night from 7pm. Bring your conspiracy theories and do Mulder proud. Info here.
Fancy something a bit different for your Tuesday night entertainment? Head to Auditorium at M&S Bank Arena for The Circus of Horrors brand new show. Combining rock, bizarre & dare devil Circus acts and a stella light show, this is one for the curious. Tickets and info here.
Love a bit of Strictly? Everyone’s fave Anton Du Beck performs live at the Liverpool Philharmonic on Tuesday night with partner Erin Boag. Expect all the greatest musical tracks and a stunning display of dance. Tickets here.
Celebrating community spirit and the hard work of Granby4streets CLT, the Granby Street Winter Garden project has been completed on time and there’s an official launch event from 2pm on Wednesday. Go and check it out. Details here.
“Setting fire to expectations of what a night at the theatre can be, Us Against Whatever is an electrifying cabaret about the places we keep in our hearts from the award-winning Middle Child.” Go and see this, plus you can sing on stage during the interval! Tickets here.
Chris Kamara is back at Camp & Furnace on Wednesday night for another round of the Unbelievable Football Quiz where, if you know your stuff, there’s a £500 jackpot up for grabs. Unbelievable Jeff! Tickets here.
Calling all students! Looking for an excuse to go out for drinks on Thursday night? Head to Punch Tarmey’s at the Cain’s Brewery Complex and smash the quiz to win a £50 bar tab! Oh and free shots! Info here.
The British Music Experience is hosting the Liverpool premiere of New Order: Decades on Thursday night so if the electro-tastic 80’s band was the soundtrack to your formative years, get there and see it first! Info and tickets here.
The brilliant Paul Smith is back at Hot Water Comedy Club with his ‘Work In Progress’ material so if you’re feeling brave, sit in the front row and prepare to be ripped to shreds in the funniest possible way. Tickets here.
The one and only Example is back in Liverpool on Friday night, continuing his UK wide club tour. Expect all your fave bangers and then some. Tickets here. Watch above as our Jay and Example have a gab at LIMF last summer.
There’s a double whammy of girl power at Studio 2, Parr street on Friday night. The Spiceworld Movie is on followed by an all female soundtrack party. Bring your dancing shoes and diva attitude. Tickets here.
Funk, Soul & Motown makes its C&F debut on Friday night from 9pm. Bringing boogie to the Baltic, this night dedicated to the coolest tunes requires big hoops, smooth moves and your biggest and best singing voice. Tickets here.
Kazimier Garden is dedicating Friday night to swan-wearing, big time sensuality, Björk. It’s been 25 years since the Icelandic legend won Best International Newcomer at the Brits and frankly that’s enough reason to throw a party. Info here.
Lark Lane Farmers Market is back on Saturday. From 9am you can wander stalls selling everything from sausages, pies, pastries, wholefoods, fruit, veg and lots of cake. Info here.
If you do one thing this weekend, make it a visit to see Animated Square at Birkenhead’s Victoria Square from 5pm. There’s a family friendly event with street performance and workshops before the square is illuminated from 7:45pm. All the info here.
What better way to treat everyone after Animated Square than with a huge feast at Yiamas Greek Taverna? Known across the Wirral, Yiamas’ is a fab spot for group dining. Menus and more here.
This one is for the gin fanatics. You can mix your favourite drink at the most iconic building in the city this Saturday. The Absolutely Fabulous Gin Festival takes over The Venue at the Royal Liver Building from 12pm. 107 gins on offer! Tickets here.
There’s a full on disco extravaganza going on at the M&S Ban Arena on Saturday night as none other than THE VILLAGE PEOPLE join forces with The Trammps, The Real Thing, The Three Degrees and loads more to celebrate the very best of Disco 2. Tickets here.
If you love cheese, there’s absolutely no where else you should be on Saturday, than at Exhibition Centre. Cheese Fest celebrates 30 years of wensleydale addicts Wallace and Gromit with an entire hall full of the gooey, creamy, melty cheese. All the info and tickets here.
Liverpool’s stunning Town Hall, Castle Street hosts its wedding show from 11am until 3pm on Sunday. It’s free entry and there’s more than 40 different wedding vendors to chat to about your big day. More info here.
Look at the Yorkshire puddings on that! Lock & Key, Duke Street is serving up this winning roast each and every Sunday from 2-6pm, no need to book and it’s just £13 to two courses! Menus and more here.
Finish off another amazing week in the best city in the world with live music and comedy at Sound, Duke Street with HooHa Comedy. &pm start, free entry and guaranteed a brilliant atmosphere. Cheers to that! Info here.
Whatever you are up to in and around our city over the next 7 days you can plan your journey with Merseyrail here. Ditch the car and jump on the train!
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