The light switch on’s, the theatre shows and wreath making workshops all begin this week in Liverpool and frankly we’re all for it! Alongside festivities we’ve got some indulgent new menus, tea pot cocktails, ways to improve your well being, lots of after dark light installations to check out and you can walk on the wild side with the kids at Knowsley Safari too.
Monday morning means Mexican scrambled eggs at Lock & Key, Duke Street. Kick start your week with a delicious breakfast dish in one of the city’s most stylish venues, just a stones throw from L1. Menus and more here.
The fireworks may be over for another year but the River of Light art works stay illuminated throughout this week – for all to see. There are 10 different locations forming a trail around the city. We’re loving the bunnies and spiders the most. Plan your visit here.
The Women’s Org invite you to boost your confidence with a one day personal development course at 54 St James Street. Whether you’re feeling a bit stuck in a rut or you need a last push to make a big decision, get booked on and reach your potential. Info here.
There’s a free fireworks display, hog roast, bbq and out door bar at The Horse & Jockey pub, Melling on Tuesday night from 7:30pm. Who said fireworks are just for kids, book a table for dinner and get ready to ooh and ahh. Info here.
The Elephant Pub in Woolton Village is hosting its annual Bonfire Night party on Tuesday. Free to attend, there’s an outdoor bar with hot chocs and enough mulled wine to fill your boots. Pans of scouse, choccy apples and fireworks from 6:30pm, fun starts at 4:30. Info here.
Champions League action continues for the reds this week as they take on Genk this week in Liverpool. If you’re not going to the game get down to District for live music, the match on the big screen and a boss atmosphere. Info here.
If you’re looking for unique Christmas gifts and to support the local independent business community, get yourself over to Thonton Manor this week and check out the Wirral Bazaar. More than 60 stalls to browse. Info here.
There’s no escaping it now! The Christmas count down has begun and Cheshire Oaks is kick starting its festive theme nice and early. A 90ft Christmas tree, circus acts, singing, dancing and hosted by Radio City’s Leanne and Dave – and a good excuse to have a wander round the shops! Info here.
Smifnoff brings the mid week madness to Pop World on Wednesday. UV V Glitter party from 9pm can mean only one thing, it’s going to get very messy. Drinks deals and free entry. More info here.
Liverpool based independent venue dressing company, Penelope Petal Creations is hosting a beginner Christmas wreath making workshop on Thursday. Head to Revolution St Peters Square to join in. Details here.
Moose Jaw Open Mic night at Aether Bar, Liverpool ONE is not only a brilliant night filled with live music, it also gives the artists an incentive to perform! Find out who’s on the bill this week and how to add your name to the list, here.
Broadway composer, Alan Menken brings the magic of this classic festive tale to life at the Royal Court Theatre this weekend. A Christmas Carol, The Musical is filled with all your favourite characters, music, dance, costumes, scenery and more. Info here.
Crosby Coastal Park joins in the Constellations light show programme this week. From 8th until 10th November you can see Parabolic Lightcloud. Find out more here.
Dont miss your last chance to see Keith Haring (1958 – 1990) at Tate Liverpool. This hugely successful exhibition, which charts the life and work of the artists and activist, closes on 10th November. Late night opening hours on Friday. More info here.
East River, Allerton Road is celebrating its first birthday this week in Liverpool. Expect live music, dj’s, canapés, cocktails and a free drink on arrival on Friday night. More info here.
London based House Gospel Choir perform live at 24 Kitchen Street on Friday night. They have worked with a roll call of iconic dance music producers, from global house icons Todd Terry, DJ Spen, Grammy Award winner Alex Metric, to Toddla T and UK gospel icon Nicky Brown. Get on this and get tickets here.
Phase One, Seel Street is hosting a Vintage Fair on Saturday from 12pm. Brought to you by Lark Lane’s The Octopus Garden you can expect loads of retro and indie stalls to browse. Kids, dogs, everyone welcome. Info here.
It’s finally here! Lu Ban, a brand new Chinese dining experience has opened its colossal doors at Cain’s Brewery Village and we’re hearing amazing things already. Get a sneak peek inside and check out the menu here.
Koukash at Double Tree Hilton has launched a brand new menu and a new look restaurant. If you’re heading out on Saturday, why not stop by for a bite to eat and indulge in a tea pot cocktail or two! Find out more here.
The Liverpool Independent Wine Festival launches at the Baltic Warehouse on 9th and 10th November 2019. Bringing natural and vegan wines from around the world all under one roof. See what else is happening here.
There’s a whole evening of Blade Runner Magic taking place at Static on Roscoe Lane this Saturday night. First up a low tech screening of the Ridley Scott epic, followed by a Q&A with Hollywood insider, Paul M Sammon and more. Full event info here.
Penny Lane Wine Bar is serving up a top class roast from 12pm til 6pm on Sunday in the leafy Allerton suburbs. Choose from all the usual cuts of succulent meats or veggie hispi and treat yourself to a glass of vino too, you deserve it! Menus here.
Catfish and the Bottlemen mark the release of their third album, The Balance by with additional UK tour dates, including this Sunday night at the M&S Bank Arena. Tickets start at £27.80, get yours here.
Rewind and relive the grooves of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and The Temptations this week in Liverpool with Motown Afternoon Tea at 30 James Street. Tickets include an indulgent afternoon tea, and live entertainment served in style at the White Star Grand Hall. Tickets here.
The animals at Knowsley Safari LOVE the Autumn time. Rain or shine there’s tonnes to do, on foot, in the car or even on the Baboob Bus! Wrap up warm, play on the park, go on foot safari, wave at the cheeky monkeys and tuck into a tasty family meal. More info here.
It’s time to take the plunge this week in Liverpool. Glam up and get down at the works Christmas do! If you’re been tasked with organising this year’s shin dig, check out our run down of the best all inclusive Christmas parties happening in Liverpool, here.
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