What’s on this week in Liverpool 30th September – 6th October 2019
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Get ready to plan a brand new week in Liverpool with these top events and activities.
It’s a big week for sport, comedy and music this week in Liverpool – well, when isn’t it? Liverpool take on FC Salzburg, local lad Adam Rowe, Russell Howard and Olympian Bradley Wiggins are at the M&S Bank Arena. Star Wars gets a big screen showing with a live orchestra, Oktoberfest gets the beers in and it’s World Veggie Day too.
Elsewhere – there’s a tribute to Neil Diamond at Grand Central, Punch Tarmey’s launches its new Live Sessions and the Wales GB Rally takes over the Pier Head. It’s going to be a chokker week!
Here’s the best of what’s on this week in Liverpool 30th September – 6th October 2019…
Monday 30th September
Breakfast at Mann Island Social
Monday mornings require pancakes, (we totally made that up but it’s got legs hasn’t it?). Where better to tuck in than at Mann Island Social with an uninterrupted view of the Albert Dock? Get this stack in your life. Menus and more here.
Gary Numan, 02 Academy
Electronic pioneer, Gary Numan celebrates 40 years in the music business with his (R)evolution tour and it comes to Liverpool’s 02 Academy on Monday night from 7pm. Tickets and more info here.
John Moores Uni Flat Mate Finder Bash
We’re all about welcoming students to the city and if you’ve not quite sorted your digs yet, we’ve got you covered. Head to Cool It Liverpool on Monday from 4pm to check out the LJMU Flat Mate Finder event and prepare to meet your new uni fam! More info here.
Tuesday 1st October
World Veggie Day
It’s World Veggie Day on 1st October and we’re celebrating with a big old veggie feast at Maray. Celebrate your plant-based fabulousness with a disco cauliflower on the dock, Bold Street or Allerton Road. Menus and more here.
Bored of the gym? Running in the rain not your bag? Why not check out Barre Balance for a fun way to tone and work up a sweat? Based at Rumford Place in the business district, this ballet x Pilates studio is the perfect place to fit in a session around work. More info here.
9 to 5 The Musical, Liverpool Empire
Louise Redknapp and Amber Davies arrive in the city on Tuesday with the ultimate tribute to the music of Dolly Parton. 9 to 5 The Musical is on at the Liverpool Empire until Saturday and its a guaranteed sing along toe tapper. Tickets and more here.
Wednesday 2nd October
Fleetwood Mac Night, 24 Kitchen Street
Vice City is back by popular demand and it’s bringing a Fleetwood Mac themed night to 24 Kitchen Street on Wednesday night. Dust off your fedora’s, floaty scarves and try n grow a beard to get down to all the hits from 11pm. More info here.
Liverpool v Salzburg, District
Missed out on ticket for the game? Watch Liverpool take on Salzburg on the big screen at District with pre-match entertainment from Jonny Taylor. Tickets and more info here.
The Empire Strikes Back Live in Concert, M&S Bank Arena
A truly unmissable event for all Star Wars fans comes to the M&S Bank Arena on Wednesday. Watch Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back live on a giant HD screen with the soundtrack performed by a live orchestra Goosebumps guaranteed. Get your tickets here.
Thursday 3rd October
An Evening with Bradley Wiggins
The country’s most decorated Olympian, Sir Bradley Wiggins is in conversation with ITV’s Matt Barbett on Thursday night at the M&S Bank Arena. The Auditorium will be packed to the rafters as the five-time Olympic Gold medallist and Tour De France winner share exclusive tales, prized memorabilia and career highlights. Tickets here.
Wales Rally GB Grand Depart
The Pier Head will be petrol head heaven on Wednesday as 59 cars line up to officially begin the Wales GB rally. The Grand Depart event kicks off from 2:30pm and spectators can see the cars, drivers and crews on the waterfront until the timed start begins at 4pm. More info here.
Oktoberfest Baltic Market
Oktoberfest returns to the Baltic Market and in true tradition, there’s a four days of steins and good times on offer. The fun begins on Thursday with the very best beers and entertainment from Berlin to Bootle. All the info here.
Friday 4th October
Neil Diamond Tribute, Grand Central Hall
Grand Central Hall pays tribute to the one and only Neil Diamond on Friday night with comedy from our very own, the fabulous Lindzi Germain. Get your tickets here and get ready for an unforgettable night out.
Pop Dungeon, EBGB’s
There’s a brand new night launching at EBGB’s this week in Liverpool. Pop Dungeon will be playing all the best in 90’s and 00’s pop music including lots of forgotten gems. Getyour double denim and choker outfits sorted well in advance. Info here.
Bloom Allerton Road
Former restaurant Verdant, Allerton Road has undergone a huge revamp and is now open at Bloom. There’s a gorgeous new interior to check out plus a delicious new menus featuring large and small plates with lots of veggie and vegan options too. More info here.
Adam Rowe, Auditorium, M&S Bank Arena
Liverpool’s very own comedian Adam Rowe is back home at the M&S Bank Arena Auditorium on Friday. Winner of the Edinburgh Fringe Best Joke 2018, Adam brings his show Pinnacle to the waterfront for an umissable evening of comedy. Tickets here.
Saturday 5th October
Oktoberfest, Camp & Furnace
It’s that time again! Oktoberfest is back. Inspired by a love of the traditional Bavarian festival and great beer, Oktoberfest comes to Camp & Furnace on Saturday, bringing authentic German food and live entertainment all evening long. Session tickets here.
Launch Six15 Events, Punch Tarmey’s
Six15 Events Presents Live Sessions is coming to Punch Tarmey’s this Saturday with an amazing party and brand new sounds. Showcasing some of the most in-demand talent in the country, don’t miss Jay Potter, DJ Jack Sprigg and Max on Sax. More info here.
Russell Howard, M&S Bank Arena
Another comedy giant is back this week in Liverpool. Russell Howard is back and playing the M&S Bank Arena on Saturday night. Following the incredible success of his 2017 Round The World Tour, Russell brings his brand new show ‘Respite’ to Liverpool, we’re expecting proper belly laughs. Tickets here.
Sunday 6th October
Throwback Film Festival, Mean Girls
Sundays in Autumn are for iconic films. Get to Revolution St Peter’s Square on Sunday from 8pm and we might let you sit with us! Mean Girls gets a big screen showing as part of the Throw Back Film Festival. Tickets here.
Neil Fitzmaurice Pub Quiz, Ma Boyle’s Alehouse & Eatery
Star of Peep Show and Phoenix Night, Comedian and Actor Neil Fitzmaurice is back at Ma Boyle’s on Sunday to host the quiz. Get through all 40 questions based on sport general knowledge, music, film, history and entertainment for win £50, £25 bar tab and more. Info here.
Mason’s Sharing Roasts
Seel Street restaurant and bar, Mason’s has launched a sharing Sunday Roast this week in Liverpool and the introductory price is just £10 per person. So why not treat the family or get your mates together and tuck into a whole chicken or a large piece of roast beef which you can carve yourself, dig in and share. More info here.
One For The Kids
Superstar Pop Party, M&S Bank Arena
If your kids are music mad, you wont want to miss this brilliant tribute show at the M&S Bank Arena Auditorium this week in Liverpool. Superstar Pop Party pays tribute to all your favourite chart stars in one huge gig on Saturday 5th October. With tribute acts performing Ariana Grande, Little Mix and Ed Sheeran tracks, you’d better bring your singing voice and dancing shoes to the Auditorium. Tickets here.
Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Musical?, M&S Bank Arena
Mrs Brown is facing a hefty legal bill for saving Moore Street – so naturally she’s planning a musical with all your favourite characters. Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Musical comes to the M&S Bank Arena this winter. Head this way for our interview with Agnes herself and tickets.