What’s on this weekend in Liverpool?
4 years ago
Time to buckle up and get set for another jam packed weekend in Liverpool.
There’s a culture packed weekend on offer across Merseyside. Get out and explore throughout LightNight, delve back into the history of Birkenhead with The Witching Hour and party the night away at Marine St Social or the all day-er at Yard. All this plus eats, drinks and Jurassic family fun too.
Here’s 10 things to do in Liverpool this weekend….
1 – LightNight 2019
Friday night is all about LightNight in Liverpool. 100 free cultural events, more than 50 different venues across 5 areas of the city, a dedicated vintage bus service and loads of fabulous family friendly memories to be made. From disco fever at the Baltic to a late night ceilidh at St George’s Hall and the Wicker Woman of Blackburne house, get involved in exploring the city after dark for one night only.
Our full run down of LightNight 2019 events and happenings, here.
2 – The Witching Hour, Birkenhead Park
Mysterious things are happening at Birkenhead Park this weekend. As part of Wirral’s Borough of Culture Year, renowned theatre company, Periplum bring a brand new spectacle of a show to the park for three consecutive nights. The show is based on local legends, memories, myths and stories and includes fire, light, live performance and acrobatics. It’s free to attend and starts at 9:45pm.
Everything you need to know about The Witching Hour here.
3 – George Michael at Grand Central
Liverpool’s Grand Central Hall welcomes The Best Of British cabaret this Sunday with special guest and George Michael tribute, Randall Butler. What a soundtrack that’s going to be! All your favourite hits from Wham and George’s phenomenal solo career, plus a stunning venue, bars and street food, all under one historic roof.
Grand Central tickets and info here.
4 – Dino Hunt at Liverpool ONE
This has been a huge hit with dinosaur fans this Spring. Keeping the kids occupied this weekend needn’t break the bank. Liverpool ONE continues its quest for the Jurassic with Dinosaurs Unleashed. Simply download the free app and head off on the dino trail across Liverpool ONE and Chavasse Park in search of augmented reality raptors, T Rex and more.
More: 10 Liverpool ONE restaurants serving up summer on a plate.
5 – All Dayer at Yard
The weather is staying fine and mild this weekend, which sounds like the perfect excuse to enjoy an all dayer at Yard on Saturday. This New Bird St oasis is hosting a Melodic Distraction take over from 1pm featuring the likes of Jimmy Allen, Subcora, Benny Maths and more. Summer vibes all round.
Free to enter with tickets from Eventbrite here.
6 – Anton Powers, Marine St Social
Continue your Wirral weekend (after The Witching Hour) at Marine Street Social at Marine Point this Saturday. Anton Powers returns alongside resident DJ Carl Williams to play the summer biggest and best tech and house tunes on the riverside. Ps – check out the amazing jerk chicken on the menu too, summer time winner!
It’s free to enter Marine Street Social, menus and more here.
7 – Vintage Sale Merseyside Maritime Museum
Refresh your wardrobe for less this weekend as Merseyside Maritime Museum holds a vintage kilo sale on Sunday from 10am. It’s just £1.50 on the door and there’s 6 kilos worth of great quality, pre-loved clothing on offer to rummage through. Oh hello summer dresses, denim and cute bags!
More info available and discounted pre sale tickets here.
8 – Eats at Wahaca
Nothing says casual dining like tacos. We love the taste of summer on offer at Wahaca, Liverpool ONE. Get yourself a flavoursome mix of tacos, tostadas, quesadillas, corn fritters and nachos this weekend before enjoying a well-earned cocktail or two up on the rooftop bar.
Wahaca menus and booking here.
More: Here’s 10 family friendly Merseyside restaurants to dine with the kids
9 – Batman & Batman Returns: Anniversary Double Bill
Picturehouse at FACT is the place to be from 7pm on Saturday if you’re into your superheroes. It’s been 80 years since the caped crusader swooped into Gotham and in celebration, FACT is hosting Tim Burton’s Batman and sequel, Batman Returns in a double bill. Michael Keaton is still the best Batman, fight us!
10 – Bottomless Brunch at Malmaison
You can enjoy two hours of unlimited Prosecco, Heineken or Gin and dine from the chef’s table and crepe station for £29.95pp this Saturday at Malmaison. There’s live entertainment, loads of tasty dishes to choose from including classic Caesar, Caprese & Greek salads, seafood cocktails, smoked fish platters, charcuterie, homemade terrines, artisan breads, dressings and antipasti bowls. And there’s crepes too!
Booking and menus info at Malmaison Liverpool here.