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What’s on this week in Liverpool? (20-26 January 2020)


Everything you need to know about this week in Liverpool is here.

How’s January been testing you? Yes, it’s longest month ever, but fear not, we are approaching the end, and PAY DAY is just around the corner.

We’ve got some more 2020-style celebrating to do with the arrival of Chinese New Year! There’s incredible events taking place at Chinatown, along with wonderful authentic food at some of the city’s finest restaurants.

Meanwhile R&B, Pop princesses, and guest chef’s are arriving in town, and there’s more amazing Vegan menu’s than you can throw a plant-based meal-for-two at, with brilliant live music making this week the perfect excuse to make yours a large one…

Monday 20 January 2020

Andy Thomas Exploring Conspiracies at Hot Water Comedy Club

Conspiracy author and leading-expert Andy Thomas takes us behind the establishment’s version of events with his fascinating take on intriguing events from The Gunpowder Plot to JFK, the Moon landings to Princess Diana, 9/11 and Donald Trump.

Book tickets here

Louise Album Signing at HMV Liverpool ONE

She’s still gorgeous, still sounds great – and she’s back! Pick up a copy of Louise’s new album Heavy Love and meet the former member of Eternal and solo artist in Liverpool!

Further details here

Burns Night special at The Phil Pub

Celebrate Scottish poet Robert Burns with this traditional three-course meal any kilt-wearer would be proud of with haggis, neeps and tatties and a glass of the strong stuff, available until Saturday.

Book your table here


See ONCE at the Liverpool Empire

Love is most definitely in the air this week as this Broadway and West End hit comes to Liverpool telling the sentimental story of a part-time Dublin busker who falls in love with a Czech musician. A must-see for anyone who ever fell in love or plans to…

Book tickets here

Tuesday 21 January 2020

Breakfast at Mann Island Social

Start your day the right way with a killer cup of coffee and a gorgeous big brekkie at this seriously tasty spot on the Docks from 9am.

Visit Mann Island Social here

Everton take on Newcastle

Let’s hope Calvert Lewin continues his goal-scoring streak as Blues action kicks-off live under the floodlights at Goodison from 7.30pm. Watch it live at Punch Tarmey’s at Cains Brewery Village.

Limited tickets available here

Go Vegan at The Florist, Hardman Street

Brand new for 2020 give the gorgeous new Vegan Vision Menu a try with plant-based drinks and delicious dishes making it even easier to try tasty alternatives for Veganuary.

Check out the Vegan Vision Menu here

Mid-week drinks and games at Roxy Ball Room in Liverpool ONE

Hanover Street’s home to table sports, top tunes and good times guaranteed with all your favourite tipples and a choice of pizza, burger or buffet options – prepare to win big, baby!

Visit Roxy Ball Room here

Wednesday 22 January

Arts School Restaurant Guest Chef special with Tommy Heaney

TV Chef Tommy Heaney opened his first restaurant Heaney’s in 2018 before launching Uisce (meaning Whiskey in Irish) in Cardiff this year. Sample Heaney’s incredible food without leaving Liverpool as Paul Askew welcomes Tommy to Sugnell Street.

Book your table here

Live music at Pogue Mahone

Join this proper shindig on Seel Street with local musicians hitting the stage bringing a soundtrack of 60s, Rock, Irish and contemporary tunes from 6pm!

Further details here


Explore An English Lady’s Wardrobe exhibition at Walker Art Gallery

Inspiring stuff for Liverpool fashionistas with an exhibition of historic city style featuring 70 head-turning outfits from the exclusive wardrobe of Mrs Emily Tinne of the affluent Tinne family from 1886 to 1966.

Further details here

Guest Chef Dave Critchley from Lu Ban does an L20 special

Lu Ban’s Executive Head Chef visits the restaurant of rising culinary stars at Bootle’s L20 serving his trademark Tianjin menu from one of the finest regions for cuisine in China.

Book your table here

Thursday 23 January 2020

Beatles & Beers at Ye Cracke pub

Enjoy the famous hospitality served up with a pint at Rice Street’s Ye Cracke with regular guest ales at The Beatles’ favourite Liverpool boozer!

Visit Ye Cracke here

Hope St Jazz at Frederiks

Live Jazz, pizza and £3 pints for your delectation as Hope Street Jazz arrives at Frederiks every Tuesday and Thursday with solo and group performances from across the UK and Europe. Cool as.

Further event details here

Ravin’ Fit with Lee Butler at Lifestyles Walton

Get Ravin’ Fit as Lee Butler turns your workout into a night out with this intense hour-long session from 7pm set to a Club Classics, Electronic, House, Old Skool and Retro House soundtrack!

Get your tickets here

Steve Stamp DJ Set at 24 Kitchen St

Writer of BBC 3 BAFTA award-winning comedy People Just Do Nothing and all round jolly boy Steve Stamp arrives in Liverpool for a late night garage sesh at 24 Kitchen Street.

Buy tickets here

Friday 24 January 2020

Visit Speke Hall and walk the beautiful grounds

Explore the great outdoors at Speke Hall with play areas and a family maze, walks, trails and runs around the estate to get you out and about and plenty of paths to entertain your pooch.

Visit Speke Hall here

Chinese New Year at Lu Ban 

Celebrate the most important weekend in the Chinese calendar with authentic Tianjin cuisine in the beautiful Lu Ban restaurant – with lucky red envelopes for all diners and spectacular Lion Dance to welcome New Year’s Day on Sunday!

Book your table here

Vegan Steak Night at Tusk Baltic

Try something different this weekend with plant-based ultra juicy steak cuts accompanied by Tusk’s famous triple-cooked thick-cut chips and a selection of delicious vegetables and greens.

Book your table here

Pizza and Cocktails at Crazy Pedro's on Parr Street

Hit up non-stop party hop Crazy Pedro’s serving up pizzas like The Chippy Tea, Fried Chicken & Waffle and Guiseppe’s not Sloppy he’s Vegan at £2 a slice, £10 a pizza, with 2-4-1 on cocktails and the promise of cheap plonk. Sound.

Visit Crazy Pedro’s here

Saturday 25 January 2020

Explore Allerton Towers a real Liverpool hidden gem

Allerton Towers is a beautiful 35-acre estate which became a park back in 1927, with spectacular traces of Allerton Manor still remaining including the orangery and stables, this is one to explore.

Visit Allerton Towers here

Ashanti plays Liverpool Guild

Grammy award-winning R&B beauty Ashanti brings her iconic soundtrack to the city featuring US and UK hits including Always on Time, Foolish and Rock Wit You.

Buy tickets here

Beer Tasting at Dead Crafty Beer

There’s always a new pour to explore at Dale Street’s Dead Crafty and with intriguing ales like the Peanut Butter Milk Stout and Toffee Apple Sour you won’t run out of options to sup.

View the Beer List here

Anton Powers Rave Cave at The Asylum

Liverpool’s legendary DJ and producer Anton Powers presents the hottest music ’til 4am with Rave Cave featuring Tom Buck, Liam Hinks, Kieran Gulfyle, Carl William, Harriet Campbell and special guest…

Buy tickets here

Sunday 26 January

Chinese New Year celebrations in Liverpool at China Town

Europe’s oldest Chinatown celebrates The Year of the Rat with spectacular parades, and traditional firecracker displayer along with street, stage and music acts and a host of free family entertainment.

Further details here

Jimmy's on Bold Street launches Sunday Mass

Dearly beloved it’s time to gather for roast dinners every Sunday at Jimmy’s with live music, Vegan and Veggie options available from 2pm. Amen to that.

Book your table here

Watch LFC at The Old Bank, James Street

Get to James Street for a 5pm kick-off as LFC take on Shrewsbury in the FA Cup. The Old Bank has that huge screen and one incredible drinks menu.

Further details here

Chinese Banquet at Chy on Lark Lane

Celebrate Chinese New Year’s Day at Chy restaurant where traditional Chinese cuisine meets Fine Dining featuring your favourite dishes and a great start to The Year of the Rat!

Visit Chy here

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