This week in Liverpool is big one for the city’s theatres. Footy to ballet, comedy to live music and a very special, vintage speakeasy jazz and swing night down at the Baltic, there’s something for everyone. Freddie gets a revival at Kitchen Street, She Drew The Gun plays a one off acoustic set at the BME and we’re making a beeline for Liverpool ONE to spend and save in the Black Friday deals (up to 50% off!). All that plus thousands of Santas take to the city streets on Sunday for the annual BTR Santa Dash on Sunday!
The Totally Football Show makes its debut in Liverpool on Monday night as sports broadcaster, James Richardson and producer Ben are joined by Rafa Honigstein (author of the Jurgen Klopp biography, Bring The Noise) and podcast faves Julien Laurens and Duncan Alexander to talk about the beautiful game. Tickets here.
RISE continues its series of events and exhibitions this week in Liverpool with an exclusive live acoustic set from She Drew The Gun at the fantastic British Music Experience, Cunard Building. Doors at 7:30pm, Mary Miller performs at 8pm, She Drew The Gun at 9pm. Info here.
Reverend Liz Edman is in Liverpool to ask and answer some seriously interesting questions about God and religion at St Brides Church on Monday night from 6pm. This public theology lecture will discuss how dismantling the lie of the perfect Jesus can help Christians be more accountable and bring a healthier understanding of the faith. More info here.
This is another chance to see Renee Zellweger portray one of the greatest on screen talents that ever lived. Judy will be shown on the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall big screen at 7:30pm on Tuesday evening. Get ready to be transported back to Winter 1968 where showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in London to perform in a sell-out run at The Talk of the Town. Tickets here.
The Alchemist is dowsed in festive spirit this week with the launch of a very special Christmas Menu as of Monday. Choose from a delicious 3 Course Set Menu from Thursday to Saturday for £30 or a 2 Course Set Menu Sunday – Wednesday for £25. Get Kooky for Christmas and tuck into Turkey Roulade, Pan Friend Bream and more. Menus here.
Who said Grottos are just for kids? Miracle on Seel Street has returned and its bigger and better than last year! Book your spot and enjoy a welcome drink, plus a series of festive film nights, themed cocktails, nibbles and all the Instagram pics you can post! More info here.
The festive pop up floating cinema at Royal Albert Dock kicks off this week in Liverpool and unexpectedly, tickets have been flying out! Get your hands on the last few tickets to see The Grinch on Wednesday night. Make an evening of it, shop the boutiques, grab something to eat and sink into your bean bag or deck chair to watch this festive funny. Last tickets here.
For a Christmas experience you can feel in your bones, head to the Liverpool Empire from Wednesday evening to see the spell binding, English National Ballet perform The Nut Cracker. Over 100 dancers and musicians bring this classic Christmas tale to life on stage. Tickets here.
We’ve adopted so many Americanisms so why not get in on Thanksgiving too? Head to O’Neills, Hanover Street for a Budweiser NFL viewing party! The Chicago Bears take on the Detroit Lions from 5pm. There’s a thanksgiving menu, drinks offers and merch giveaway! Go team. More info here.
Love Lane Brewery, down the Baltic, celebrates its 2nd Birthday this week in Liverpool with a whole load of amazing offers. How do you fancy a slice of birthday cake and a pint of the new Baltic Porter for just £5? Or 2 Love Lane “Birthday Gin” and tonics, and a Ploughman’s cheese and charcuterie board to share for £20? More info here.
Freddie is alive and well at 24 Kitchen Street on Thursday night. The Queen special kicks off at 10pm, get your requests in on the official event Facebook wall and join the good old fashioned lover boys and Killer queens down in the Baltic. More info here.
Christmas Spiegeltent opens its tented doors from 28th November at Cain’s Brewery Village. Liverpool’s debut Drag Pageant brings you talent, diversity, creativity and confidence in glorious abundance, all under one roof. Expect a fierce drag showdown of Queens, Kings, Club Kids, Exhibitionists and Super-Monsters. Find out more and book here.
Lost in the 90’s brings all the biggest 90’s bangers to Camp & Furnace on Friday night from 11pm. Dig out the double denim, chokers and diamantes and get ready to bust some moves like its 1999. Tickets and more info here.
When it comes to bagging an amazing deal on the high street, it has to be Liverpool ONE. This week in Liverpool you can take advantage of 30% off at Adidas, 50% off at Footlocker and up to 50% off at Vans too. More deals here.
If you’re looking for a sophisticated bar to kick start your festive weekend in the city, head to Koukash Bar & Grill on North John Street. Fiesta Fridays offers a whole host of tantalising deals to get the taste buds tingling including 1 for £13 cocktails and bottle of prosecco for £15. More info here.
On Saturday The Elephant Pub & Bakehouse transforms its car park into a winter wonderland of festive fun as you’re invited to browse stalls packed with the very best local makers, bakers, creators & everything else in between. There’s also the Woolton Village Light Switch on! Fun starts at 1pm. Info here.
We’re back at the brand new Christmas attraction at Cain’s Brewery Village on Saturday. You’re invited to look to the skies for a blend of entertainment that’s heady, intoxicating and surprisingly fresh! Indulge in an experience which promises a little magic and a dash of time-travel. Be transported back to the days of Swing and the Speakeasy with vintage harmonies and incredible live jazz. Tickets and info here.
Bottomless brunch at NYL Restaurant Bar & Grill is an absolute must. Available on Saturdays from 11am – 3pm, you can choose a dish from the hot menu (which is extensive and delicious) plus unlimited pastries, cheeses and meats and fresh fruit and cereals, plus unlimited Prosecco, G&T’s or Corona for 90 mins! All for £35 per person! Book here.
The BTR Santa Dash returns to the city streets this week in Liverpool. The UK’s biggest annual festive 5km event gets bigger every year as more people don their red and blue suits to make their way from the start line on the Pier Head at 9:30am on Sunday, to the finish line at Liverpool Town Hall to collect that all important medal! There’s still time to register here.
The Award Winning Brendan O’Carroll and Mrs. Brown’s Boys invite you to their brand new production, Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Musical? coming to the M&S Bank Arena from Friday this week. Mrs Brown is struggling with a whopping legal bill so she’s roped in all the family to put on a musical, what could possibly go wrong? Tickets and more info here.
For a festive Sunday lunch with a difference, look no further than the Maritime Dining Room, located on the fourth floor of Merseyside Maritime Museum. Enjoy a mouth-watering sharing roast and a family friendly bauble-making activity in historic surroundings, while admiring views across the Royal Albert Dock. Check out the menus and book here.
Liverpool born and bred singer songwriter, SheBeat performs her new EP, ‘Catch Your Breath’ at The Jacaranda on Sunday night as part of the venue’s monthly live music gig. Released just last week, this is your chance to hear this mix of feel good, romantic and uplifting tracks and pick up a limited edition CD while you’re there. More info here.
St George’s Hall is hosting a brand new, interactive experience for families this Christmas. Elf Adventure Challenge invited you to take part in elf games and activities, music, stories and earn your certificate of Honorary Elf. This is an indoor, 50 minute long experience that is suitable for 2 – 10 year olds, the fun begins on 30th November 2019. Find out more and book here.
Following the huge success of last year, The Luna Winter Cinema makes a welcome return to St George’s Hall from 17th – 23rd December 2019. The historic Great Hall will be transformed into a cinema space, with stalls selling delicious treats as you sit back to watch a whole host of classic Christmas films light up the big screen. Expect to see Elf, Die Hard, The Holiday, Love Actually, home Alone and more. Tickets and info here.
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