Summer vibes have officially kicked in and with the warm weather set to last, we’ve lined up the best of what’s on this week in Liverpool. Lots of summer menus have launched, filled with lite bites and brand new fruity cocktails. We’ve got more summer garden parties than you can shake an inflatable flamingo at, so get your factor 30 on and delve in.
If like us you’re starting Monday fresh, with good intentions, get yourself over to Cleveland Square. Thoughtfully Café serves up amazing soul nourishing bowls filled with fruit and granola. Or if you need a bit of a carb hit, get on those eggs and mushrooms! Menus and more here.
Just in time for the Spider-man: Far from home Birdies Live is hosting a Marvel Quiz that’ll get your Spider-Senses tingling! Teaming up with Sphinx Quiz Nights, you’re in for a hulk of a time. Doors at 6pm, quiz starts at 8pm. Book here.
The electric 80’s make a comeback at the Liverpool Empire this week as Club Tropicana comes to town. Former X Factor winner Joe McElderry, Sugababe Amelle Berrabah and EastEnders Neil McDermott star in this throw back version of Love Island. Expect an AMAZING soundtrack and feel good storyline. Tickets here.
The good weather is set to stay this week so why not take a wander to the Royal Albert Dock for lunch? We’re massive fans of the freshly baked spinach and feta filo rolls and the softest dough pizzas at Rough Hand Made. Get one to go and watch the Mersey Ferries go by on your dinner break? More info here.
Every Tuesday evening from 8pm there’s free entry into Peaky Blinders Bar at Cain’s Brewery Cinema. They’re showing two episodes of the hit show on the run up to the premier of season 5. Free popcorn, tarot card reading, actors and themed cocktails too. More info here.
It’s your last chance to see Lost Soul 2 at the Royal Court Theatre this week! Our gorgeous girl Lindzi Germain takes you behind the scenes on this hilarious scouse comedy, above. Get your tickets and find out why Smigger’s head is wrecked, again! Tickets here.
As the Vitality Netball World Cup opening ceremony draws closer, women’s sport in Liverpool takes its place in the limelight. Merseyrail Ladies FC, based at Admiral Park is preparing for the new season with open trails on Wednesday night from 6pm. A fab bunch of women and girls who have a good laugh while keeping fit! Get involved here.
Hop on the Midnight Train To Georgia – or the M&S Bank Arena on Wednesday night as the Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight performs her huge back catalogue of hits for one night only. Hear tracks from her latest, critically acclaimed album ‘Where My Heart Belongs’ and belters such as ‘Help Me Make It Through The Night’. Some tickets available here.
The tables and chairs are out pavement-side at Lock & Key Duke Street, perfect for cocktails and pizza after work. We’re 100% on board with a freshly baked Margherita and Negroni to toast mid-week. Get on the summer menu and stop by this week. Menus here.
Tate Liverpool was packed with visitors at the weekend and it’s no surprise! The Keith Haring Exhibition is just superb and on two visits, we’ve noticed more and more interesting things in his art work. Throwback to 1980’s East Village NYC and learn how one man captured and influenced the look and feel of a decade stateside. More here.
Calling all Love Island fanatics! Yard & Coop, Hanover Street has a Love Island Quiz on Thursday from 7:30pm. There’s a big old cash prize for the winner and it’s only £2 to enter. Book your table from 5:30pm to get on that amazing gravy and buttermilk chicken first. Book here.
If you know your B.I.G from your Tupac, your Marvin Gaye from your Kanye West and you agree that every Prince track is a belter, NYL Restaurant Bar & Cocktail Bar has an unmissable music event for you. Classic RnB kicks off every Thursday from 6pm til late and with resident DJ Spykatcha on the decks, you’re guaranteed to be shaking what your momma gave you, all night long. Info here.
The fantastic Ian Dunn will be live at Marco’s, Chapel Street every Friday throughout the summer. Book yourself a table and dine in style with live music and amazing cocktails. Something of a hidden gem this bar and restaurant with its two outdoor terrace spaces! Menus and booking here.
Mersey Ferries continues its night cruise season this week in Liverpool. And it’s all about girl power on river this Friday night. Sing and dance the night away to all of your favourite Spice Girls songs like Wannabe, Stop, 2 Become 1, Mama and Too Much, sung live by a group of talented singers.
Let’s ‘Never Give Up on the Good Times’! See you on the dance floor! Tickets here.
Melodic Distraction has lined up an amazing summer of live music and DJ’s at Constellations Garden. This Friday you can see/hear Anti Social Jazz Club from 6pm. The garden open from midday, food served from 4pm and DJ’s kicking at 6pm, there’s all the more reason to get down early and secure your spot in the sun. More info here.
Liverpool Fleadh Irish Festival takes place on Saturday and promises to offer something for all Irish music lovers. Starting with a BBQ from 11am in the Roscoe Gardens, at the rear of the Grand Central Dome (Mount Pleasant). The festival will then carry on the craic with live performances from Nathan Carter, Aslan, The Fureys and more. Full line up here.
Join Honest Burgers in their Field Kitchen at Black Lodge Brewery Taproom, Kings Dock Street on Saturday for a burgers and beers street party. From midday till 11pm they’ll be grilling up Honest, Tribute and Plant burgers alongside rosemary salted chips, chipotle mayo and bacon gravy. Lush! More info here.
The Bootle Music Festival is back! BMF2019 is lining up a packed weekend of amazing music, family activities, food, fun and canoes. On the music bill you’ll see Space, The Farm, Glenn Tilbrook from Squeeze and Nick Harper and Dodgy plus The Real People from Bootle and Xander and the Peace Pirates and more. Tickets here.
Who’s hungry? Liverpool BID Company will shine the spotlight on Bold Street this Sunday and we can’t wait to get stuck in. Visitors can enjoy food, drink and live entertainment courtesy of some of Liverpool’s best restaurants, shops and musicians. Find out more here.
Just look at that. As self-proclaimed connoisseurs of the Sunday Roast, we can highly recommend the spread on offer at Ma Boyle’s Alehouse & Eatery. The fondue style gravy is amazing and the portions are generous. What more could you ask for. Book in here.
How’s this for some memorable Sunday night entertainment? Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK ambassador, The Vivienne brings ICONS to Grand Central Hall. Expect to see Cher, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Beyoncé and Dolly Parton, all under one, impressive domed roof. The showcase will be topped off by the North East’s Queen of Comedy; Miss Rory as your host and a host of fabulous dancers. Some tickets available here.
It’s now just 3 weeks until LIMF 2019 returns with a huge Sefton Park festival site and an almighty line-up of music. For just £11 per day you can see the likes of Sigma, Ella Eyre YXNG Bane, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Disco Classical with special guests Sister Sledge featuring Kathy Sledge, Nao, Maverick Sabre, Norman Jay, De La Soul and loads more. It will sell out. Get your tickets here.
Our very own Pete Price joins Cbeebies’ Mister Bloom and some very special guests at Neston Cricket Club on Sunday for Parkgate Summer Pops. There’s a full day of live music, food and drink, rides, dancing and lots more on offer. More info here.
Whatever you’re 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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