What's on this week in Liverpool? (2nd - 8th December 2019) - The Guide Liverpool

What’s on this week in Liverpool? (2nd – 8th December 2019)

01/12/2019

Oh hey December! This week in Liverpool we go full throttle with festive nights out, family fun and three Christmas miracles, all in your weekly event round up.


This week in Liverpool we’re soaking up the festive spirit with a whole host of events and activities. Prepare to devour your weight in delicious new winter menus in beautifully decorated venues. We’re going Christmas film crazy with big screens and a live action version of Elf at the M&S Bank Arena.

Brand new to the Baltic, Christmas Speigeltent hosts a series of new events including a Sunday Social with Positive Vibrations and there’s miracles popping up all over the place, for us and our four legged friends to enjoy together! Booked your NYE in Liverpool yet? Scroll down for the biggest and best tickets in town.

Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool (2nd – 8th December 2019)

Monday 2nd December 2019

Festive Dining, Oh Me Oh My

Is there anything more heart warming than a traditional Christmas lunch under ALL the twinkly lights, with amazing company? Oh Me Oh My launches its 2 and 3 course festive menu on Monday. Find out more and book here. 

Meet Sophie Kinsella, Linghams Book Sellers, Heswall

How about this for a truly special Christmas gift for the book lover in your life? Linghams Booksellers, Heswall is hosting a festive meet & greet evening with author Sophie Kinsella on Monday. Mulled wine and mince pies and the latest book ‘Christmas Shopaholic’. More info here. 

The Everyman Rock N Roll Panto, Sleeping Beauty

The Everyman Theatre knocks out a first class panto every year and already Sleeping Beauty, which runs until 18th January 2020, is receiving rave reviews. You’ll laugh, sing, dance and have a ball. With or without the kids! Get tickets here and get ready to rock and roll. 

Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Festive Afternoon Tea, Koukash Bar & Grill

Koukash Bar & Grill is easily one of the city’s most beautiful hidden gems. Based on North John Street, Koukash is offering a mouth watering festive afternoon tea deal throughout December. Served daily, book your table here.

Christmas Pub Crawl, Liverpool Guild of Students

Isn’t it boss when the uni students don’t go home and instead in the city to add to the festive cheer! This week in Liverpool, the guild is organising a pub crawl. Christmas fancy dress is essential, we want to see all those god awful jumpers you mum sends down before you hit up The Sphinx from 7pm. More info here. 

It's a Wonderful Life, Free Film Screening, Blackburne House

There’s a free, big screen showing of Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful Life on Tuesday night at Blackburne House. Tickets are free, but you can donate any amount you wish – and by doing this, you are directly helping educate women at Blackburne House. Get into the festive spirit and drop a few quid in the box or buy a few drinks while you watch. More info here. 

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Albert Dock Floating Pop Up Cinema, Elf

Tickets for the Albert Dock floating pop up cinema has flown out but there are still some available for the family showing of Elf! Stock up on some tasty treats and grab yourself a comfy bean bag or deck chair to watch this family, festive fave on the big screen. Tickets here. 

LFC V EFC, Merseyside Derby, Anfield

If you’ve missed out on tickets for the Merseyside derby, or your nerves just cant stand the wait, why not book in to watch all the action on the big screen at Masons. For £30pp you can enjoy unlimited pizza, fries and 4 beers plus a guaranteed seat too. More info here. 

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop, Marine Street Social, New Brighton

Marine Street Social invites you to get crafty and create your own stunning door wreath on Wednesday evening from 6pm. Kids are welcome, there’s soft drinks, a glass of prosecco and a lovely atmosphere guaranteed. Book your spot here. 

Thursday 5th December 2019

Thom Morecroft Album Launch, Studio2

Singer, Songwriter Thom Morecroft will be launching new album ‘The Feng Shui and the Sushi’ at Studio 2, Liverpool on Thursday night from 7:30pm. Be among the first to hear this highly anticipated album, fresh from the studio. More info here. 

Curator's Talk, An English Lady's Wardrobe, Walker Art Gallery

The incredible story of Emily Tinne and her fascination with shopping in Liverpool is played out in an unmissable exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery. On Thursday you can hear exhibition curator, Pauline Rushton tell the story behind the lady who collected the high street for more than 40 years, and barely wore a thing. More info and tickets here. 

Shed Seven, O2 Academy

Britpop legends and Yorkshire lads, Shed Seven make a welcome return to Liverpool’s O2 Academy on Thursday night for a one off gig. Marking 25 years since the release of their first album, fans will be treated to a mix of classics and new tracks from the latest album. Tickets here. 

Friday 6th December 2019

Masked Snow Ball, Med is Frozen

Let it gooooo! And get down to Medication’s Masked Snow Ball on Friday night. Enjoy blizzards of snow confetti, flaky snowflake décor, icy gusts of CO2, ice white masks, sleighing tunes and free marshmallow candy-floss. Then chill in the winter wonderland selfie room for some super snow-ballsy fun. More info here.

Trevor Nelson Classic Soul, Camp & Furnace

He’s back! The one and only Trevor Nelson is back at Camp & Furnace on Friday night with Classic Soul and RNB Anthems. If you missed his April show, this is your chance to get down with a pioneer of British urban music. Tickets here. 

Festive Cocktails, Miracle on Seel Street

Who said grottos were just for kids? Get your festive baubles around some Christmas nibbles and cocktails, watch a classic Christmas film and just generally be merry, at Miracle on Seel Street, the adult only grotto! More info and bookings here. 

Laughterhouse Live, Liverpool Philharmonic

There’s 7 top class comedians taking to the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall stage on Friday night for Laughterhouse Live. You can see Nina Conti, Daisy Earl, Tom Stade, scousers Neil Fitzmaurice and Mick Miller and more in this brilliant showcase. Some tickets remaining here. 

Saturday 7th December 2019

Open Culture Winter Arts Market, Liverpool Cathedral

The Open Culture Winter Arts Market returns to Liverpool Cathedral this Saturday with more than 200 stalls selling everything from local honey to hand made gifts, art work, jewellery and more. Doors open at 10am. Find out more here. 

Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical, Playhouse Theatre

There’s a wonderful, seasonal Christmas treat for the whole family on this week in Liverpool. Miracle on 34th Street is on at the Playhouse Theatre. This classic tale celebrates the joy of the Christmas season, with songs including It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas. Tickets and more here.

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Cream Steelyard

This is going to be massive. Cream Steelyard is back at Central Docks Liverpool with Garden of Madness on Saturday for an all dayer like no other. Kicking off at 2pm, you can experience electronic pioneers, brothers Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike put on a jaw dropping show for the second edition of Steelyard. Some tickets here.

Sunday 8th December 2019

Sunday Roast Social Positive Vibration, Christmas Spiegeltent

The Christmas Spiegeltent legendary Sunday Social is all about savouring the best day of the weekend and this Sunday there’s an unmissable collaboration with Positive Vibration festival. You’ll be treated to an amazing line-up of DJs as well as a very special performance from Liverpool poet, musician and actor (and living legend) Levi Tafari too. More info and booking here. 

Free State Festive Quiz, The Snug Free State Kitchen

There’s a warm, cosy welcome and the possibility of cash prizes and vouchers on offer at the The Snig, Free State Kitchen Quiz on Sunday from 6pm. Capacity is 3 people so you better get booking asap to bag a table. More info here. 

A Miracle on Colquitt Street, BrewDog

Told you we were full of Christmas spirit this week in Liverpool! The third and final miracle of the week is on Colquitt Street as BrewDog hosts its first ever OAP and rescue pup social. The fun starts at midday. Find out more here. 

One For The Kids

Elf, A Christmas Spectacular, M&S Bank Arena

Family fave Christmas film, Elf comes to life at the M&S Bank Arena this weekend in Liverpool. Starring Kym Marsh, Tam Ryan and Shaun Williamson, the heart warming story of Buddy the Elf finding his family in the big city and falling in love, will leave audiences spell bound. Some tickets remaining here. 

Get Booking

New Years Eve in Liverpool

There’s a whole host of amazing parties taking place on New Years Eve in Liverpool. Marking the turn of the decade is a truly special one – so we’ve lined up a 21 of the biggest and best parties you can get booking right now. From rooftops to illuminated gardens, horse play to James Bond style soirees and all the roaring 20’s glamour. Head this way to book your NYE in Liverpool. 

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