Your Guide Liverpool for the week ahead (6-12th March)
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This week’s Your Guide Liverpool is bursting with superheroes, super women and super food and tonnes of gigs…..yep, it’s pretty super!
As International Women’s Day (March 8th) and a host of superheroes sweep across Liverpool, Your Guide Liverpool is bringing you all the info you need to celebrate in style. From happy hour at Bierkeller to dining deals at Sapporo and a superb line-up of gigs, right across the city. MCM Comic Con returns to The Exhibition Centre this weekend and we’ve got all the info you need to get the best from the city. Even Batman needs a roast once in a while!
Here’s Your Guide Liverpool for the week ahead (6-12th March 2017)
Monday 6th March
Monday Morning Boost – Smoothie/Juice Tour of Liverpool
Have you given up chocolate for lent? Stuck to your New Year New You regime? Well how about a bit of a healthy boost this Monday morning? We tried and tested 5 top Liverpool Juice and Smoothie bars for the best pick me up drink, check out the results and try them for yourself here.
Pride and Prejudice at the Museum of Liverpool
Did you know Liverpool was the first UK city to put a rainbow emblem on street signs in its LGBT Quarter? Discover more about the Pride and Prejudice research project at Liverpool Museums and Galleries. Details here.
Join The Dude for films and food at HUS
Celebrating the anniversary of the release of The Big Lebowski on March 6th HUS, Tithebarn Street is hosting a film and food night in their basement bunker Kolbox. Expect cocktails, burgers, fries and a good laugh. Tickets and info here.
The Amazons at Buyers Club
Reading-based rock band, The Amazons bring Black Magic to the Buyers Club this Monday night for a one-off gig. Tickets are like gold dust so if you’ve already got yours, prepare for a belting gig! More info about the band here.
Tuesday 7th March
Toddler Story Time at FACT
As a tribute to World Book Day this Hopster Showtime screening brings together a bunch of our favourite shows to help your little one get into stories, books and reading. Book your tickets for toddler time here.
Happy Hour at Bierkeller Bavarian Bar, Liverpool One
Nothing ruins your Thursday like realising its only Tuesday, right? Well fear not, get on down to Bierkeller Bavarian Bar after work for Happy Hour where all bottled beers are 2 for £5 between 5-8pm. Menu’s and sporting action info here.
Wednesday 8th March – International Women’s Day
Stretch Your Legs at Baby Ballet – Wigwam Coffee Shop
Offering parents quality food, tea & coffee in stylish & grown up surroundings while providing children with a whole host of fun, educational activities, the Wigwam Coffee Shop hosts baby Ballet on Wednesdays at 9:45. Click here to book.
Leap 2017 – Mary Pearson presents ‘FoMo MOFO’S’
A woman, and a mystery: What happened? How did we get here? How do we get down from here? Flashing back through another time, another place, a woman is lost in a digital age state of being. Check out the full Leap 2017 listing and get tickets for this live performance here.
International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange
There are hundreds of events taking place across the city to celebrate the women of Liverpool. Fact have joined forces with Liverpool Girl Geeks for a special screening of Code Girl, info here and The Museum of Liverpool is holding a drop in day where visitors can learn more about famous Liverpool women and there’s crafts for little ladies too!
Tag us @TheGuideLpool in your #BeBoldForChange tweets this International Women’s Day and we’ll share the love of scouse women on our socials! You Girls Rock!
A Three Course Deal and Kids Eat Free at Sapporo Teppenaki
Treat the family to 3 courses for £16.95 and kids eat free at Sapporo Teppenyaki, Duke Street. With theatre style dining there’s a show for the kids (and big kids) and it’s just as friendly on the wallet as it is on the eyes! More here.
Fancy trying something new this month? Here’s a Food Lovers Guide to March in Liverpool
It’s National No Smoking Day – Will you take up the challenge?
Wednesday is national no smoking day and along with support from Smoke Free Liverpool, we’re challenging you to go one day without a cig break! Check out the video from when our Jay started on his smoke free journey back in January. More info from Smoke Free Liverpool here.
Thursday 9th March
Premier of Live Series at Constellations, Torben Unit
Commencing our monthly Live Series, Constellations are inviting an internationally acclaimed artist into their home to share their uncontended musical talent. First up, they welcome The Max Graef Band, more recently known as Torben Unit, to the stage. Get Tickets and more info here
Vinyl Junkie presents: The Americas at The Magnet
Voted Gigslutz Best Newcomer 2016, The Americas play The Magnet this Thursday night from 7:45pm, tickets are a mere £5 and are available here. Music to ride a motorcycle to…..!
Falling Doors Theatre presents: COMMITTED at The Blade Factory
Following its success at the Liverpool Irish Festival in 2014 after being considered too radical for West Belfast, writer Stephen Smith’s Committed is back in full force at The Blade Factory. Tickets are £8 and available here.
Official launch of the British Music Experience, Cunard Building
We’ve been like kids at Christmas waiting to get inside the British Music Experience, finally settled into its new home at the historic, Cunard Building. With more than 300 artefacts on show from costumes to sheet music, it’s going to knock our socks off. Check out the video for all the info you need and grab your tickets here.
Friday 10th March
Free Fresh Air Fun at Albert Dock
The Albert Dock is gearing up to take centre stage again in 2017 with not one, not two but 5 major festivals for all the family. With some seriously impressive sun sets framing this historic site, its a perfect time to take a wander in the fresh air with your camera. Want to get in on the pirate action? Click here.
An evening with Floyd Mayweather at the Echo Arena
Boxing Fans will get to listen to an interview with Floyd Mayweather hosted by Sky Sports Johnny Nelson and there will be an opportunity for fans to ask Floyd questions about his boxing career and if the fight between him and Conor McGregor will happen. Info and tickets here.
Prepare to be Judged at the Victoria Gallery and Museum
Beyond Dredd and Watchmen is the first major retrospective of the work of Liverpool-born artist John Higgins, who found global success as a comic book artist and writer for 2000AD, DC and Marvel. This is unmissable for fans coming to the city ahead of MCM Comic Con! Details here.
Scouse comedy, Lost Soul opens at the Royal Court
After a nine year break, this record-breaking comedy is as fresh and relevant as ever and returning to the Royal Court, Liverpool from March 10th until April 8th, 2017. The fight against middle age is still going on and the music is just as sharp as it was back in the day. Book your tickets here.
Saturday 11th March
Bottomless Brunch in Your Neighbourhood
Start your weekend as you mean to go on with bottomless Prosecco, Seasonal Cocktails or Bloody Marys alongside an extensive array of mouth-watering breakfast dishes at Neighbourhood, Castle Street this weekend. Available from 10-1pm, Brunch is definitely the best meal of the day! More here.
Cosplayers Assesmble! It’s time for MCM Comic Con 2017
The Exhibition Centre Liverpool will be over-run with superheroes, comic book fans and gamers this weekend as MCM Comic Con returns for the second year running. Following the success of 2016, there’s an even bigger haul of stars from the small screen and exhibitors in attendance. Get your tickets and find out more here.
We want to see your best cosplay efforts too! Tweet us @TheGuideLpool and look out for our Kate and the team down at The Exhibition Centre Liverpool this weekend!
Electronic Mix at 24 Kitchen Street
Blawan is one of the best, most underrated Producers in the UK. He returns to Liverpool having previously played a night for Waxxx with support from OR:LA. Expect the unexpected at 24 Kitchen Street and get your tickets here.
Celebrate Vintage 1st birthday at Underground Liverpool
Get down to the Vintage 1st Birthday party at Underground for what promises to be their most glamour and glitter fuelled adventure yet. Vintage welcomes Tara McDonald, the artist responsible for some of the most iconic vocals which are sure to evoke memories of best clubbing experiences over the past decade and beyond. More here.
Board the Soul Train at The Arts Club
Jump on board a night train for a journey filled with Funk, Soul, Disco and Motown classics, leading you along the tracks and grooves with those licks of hard hitting horns, punchy rhythms and storming beats! Get to The Arts Club and more details here.
Sunday 12th March
Stick or Twist? Lucha Libre Brunch
How fit does the ‘Full Mexican’ from Lucha Libre look? With bottomless refills of tea and coffee and free wifi……just take our money! Available from 9am til 2pm you can eat in, takeaway or order this bad boy straight to your hangover via Deliveroo. Check it out here.
Hold on to your glass slippers! Cinderella Ball with Jumping Jacks
Join Jumping Jacks for a Cinderella Ball like no other! Come along and meet… Cinderella… Prince Charming… The Fairy Godmother… The Ugly Sisters… and there will also be a few surprises! Only children need a ticket £14.95, 2-4pm All Saints Church. Tickets here.
Day Two of MCM Comic Con Liverpool 2017
Didn’t quite get your full hit of heroes, cosplayers and cult super stars at day one of MCM Comic Con Liverpool? Well fear not, you can do it all again today! Check out the video above for all the action from The Exhibitions Centre, 2016 convention. Tickets and info right here.
Sunday Night is Alright at the Boston Pool Loft
For the chillest of weekend chill outs, head to the Boston Pool Loft, Fleet Street and rack ’em up! With tonnes of huge screens showing all the sporting action, plus two brand new American pool tables joining the already stocked game room, there’s drinks offers and free pool to be won over on their Facebook page too. Click here.
This Week’s Sunday Roast Spot – Pioneer Bar & Brasserie, Crosby
When the guys at Pioneer Bar & Brasserie, Crosby tweeted us this pic of their phenomenal Sunday Roast offering, there was no way we couldn’t list it in this week’s Your Guide Liverpool. At £10.95 a plate and available from 1pm, we’ll be reserving our table asap! Grand National and Mother’s Day events now booking here.
You’re invited to join the James Bulger Memorial Trust for the 3rd Annual JBMT Black Tie & Tiara Ball featuring a spectacular line up of entertainment including headliners 5ive! Taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront on Saturday 18th March 2017, the ball supports the charity aim of providing free respite breaks and holidays for children and families dealing with bereavement, crime and bullying.
Are you hosting a gig, launching a new menu or holding a market or drop in session? Drop us a line, tweet us @TheGuideLpool or email us firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add the details to the Your Guide Liverpool line up.