Monthly Guide to What’s on in Liverpool for October

If you are wondering what’s on in Liverpool this October then look no further than our amazing go-to guide to the city covering all the best club nights, festivals and day raves perfect for a fun-filled short city break.

There’s so much going on this month that we’ve hand selected only the best events in Liverpool during October to help you spend your time in the city wisely and have as much fun as possible during your stay with Signature Living.

Walk in the Footsteps of Giants

When: 4th – 7th

Where: All over the city

This hotly anticipated, larger than life street theatre event is back in Liverpool after a long four-year wait. This year the Giant’s will be telling the story of Liverpool’s Dreams reflecting the journey the city has been on ten years on from being named Capital of Culture in 2008.

The Giants Route has been mapped out already and we are truly excited to see what’s in store from the Royal De Luxe Theatre as Liverpool welcomes the Giants back to the city for one last city-stopping performance.

Karaoke But Not as You Know it

When: 5th

Where: Camp and Furnace

They like to shake things up at Camp and Furnace, think outside the box and do things a little differently and that’s exactly what they’ve done for their Infernal Din Karaoke night.

Think Karaoke battles, Xfactor style judging and plenty of whacky prizes, Infernal Din Karaoke is for the showstoppers among you.

Go show Liverpool what you’ve got at Camp and Furnace.

Shake What Your Momma Gave Ya

When: 5th

Where: Jacaranda Records

Liverpool’s top record store and favourite music lovers hangout will be hosting an event inviting those who simply love to shake their booty to the beat to do just that.

Shake What Your Momma Gave Ya will be a night filled with the biggest banging tunes from the back catalogues to present day.

The perfect soundtrack in a legendary Liverpool nightlife venue will play all night long at Jacaranda Records – Phase One on Seel Street, so pop on those dancing shoes and go shake what your momma gave you this October.

An Oktoberfest Bavarian Bierkeller Bash

When: 3rd – 5th

Where: Bierkeller

Bierkeller Birthday Bash - what's on in Liverpool
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Bringing the traditions of Bavaria to the centre of Liverpool, Bierkeller will be selling big steins and good times during their annual Oktoberfest Birthday Bash.

Get into the German spirit of things by strapping on some Leiderhosen or your prettiest Drindl and head to Bierkeller for some traditional German-themed food, plenty of beer and all the Oompah music one person could ever need.

The Pleasure Rooms Returns

When: 6th

Where: Hangar 34

Plenty of people all over Liverpool were devastated when the city’s top clubbing spot closed in 2016 for good. But, after plenty of pleading to Pleasure Rooms organisers, there’s a neon light at the end of the tunnel.

This October Pleasure Rooms will be returning to Liverpool with one massive warehouse party dedicated to Pleasure Rooms followers and fans. You asked and they delivered with a night for people to relive all their past Pleasure Room memories.

Original MC’s, DJ’s and production will all be there too so get your raving shoes and whistles at the ready, this is one reunion you’ll definitely want to be a part of.

Get Down Girl, Go ‘Head Get Down

When: 6th

Where: Camp and Furnace

To an evening celebrating all things Hip Hop from the nostalgic nineties and naughties at Camp and Furnace.

Travel back in time when Bey and Jay were enjoying puppy love and KIMYE simply didn’t exist (there was such a time beleive us), whebelieveris and Nelly dominated the airwaves and Eminem wasn’t just Marshall Mathers.

The entire evening will include all your favourite hip-hop tunes as well as Camp and Furnace’s excellent extras such as a glam makeover station, Twerk Off’s and crowns for everyone. Relive the thug life of your youth in Liverpool this October.

Annie Mac is Back

When: 13th

Where: Invisible Wind Factory

So much more than Radio One’s loveable late-night presenter, Annie Mac has been a legend on the dance music scene for decades, blowing crowds away with her mastery of the decks.

Her sets fill out festivals, stadiums and superclubs all over the world and this October she’ll be gracing the dance lovers crowds of Liverpool with her party-loving presence.

Hands in the air as Liverpool welcomes the return of the Mac.

Have a Ball at The Smithdown Crawl

When: 13th

Where: Smithdown Road

The trendiest road in Liverpool, home to many a happy Liverpool student, Smithdown Road is hailed as the place to be or be seen.

A short distance outside the city, Smithdown Road has a selection of amazing bars and restaurants, most of which are fairly purse friendly, and all of which serve up great drinks fab food and a chilled out atmosphere.

The annual Smithdown Road Festival is one of the top events on the Liverpool music calendar and best of all its free, but this year to help keep it that way, organisers are hoping to rasie funds at The Smithdown Crawl.

An event that will cover eight venues up and down the road and provide a plethora of live music all from local talented acts. Get yourself down to the first Smithdown Crawl this October and discover why Liverpool is known as the city of music.

A Liverpool Disco Inferno

When: 13th

Where: Camp and Furnace

Liverpool Disco Festival - what's on Liverpool October
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Looking for a place to get your Le Freak on in Liverpool, then look no further than the Liverpool Disco festival at Camp and Furnace.

The disco balls will be spinning as will the decks of talented DJ’s bringing with them an unending disco soundtrack inspired by underground music of the past.

If you think you’re a Dancing Queen and your moves are Hot Stuff, then grab your sequins, flares and platforms and get to Liverpool disco festival.

It’s where you need to be.

All You Need is . . . Chocolate!

When: 13th

Where: Hinterlands

If you believe that a balanced diet is a piece of chocolate in each hand then the Liverpool Chocolate Festival will be your idea of heaven.

From chocolate fountains and chocolate workshops to pic ‘n’ mix shops and a unicorn bakery, this is a festival for all ages where those with a sweet tooth can overindulge in everything that makes them happy.

There’ll be story corners for the little ones and a naughty chocolate booze bar for the big ones as well as some live entertainment and sweeter than sweet characters to interact with throughout the day.

Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory has nothing on Hinterlands!

Return to Jungle with Chase and Status

When: 19th

Where: Invisible Wind Factory

Chase and Status - RTRN II JUNGLE - what's on in Liverpool
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The biggest duo in the world of dance music is coming to Liverpool this October performing work from their latest album RTRN II JUNGLE. After spending a little time in Kingston Jamaica, the dance DJ duo were inspired to take their music back to its roots and produce tunes influenced by the sounds of reggae and dancehall.

Of course, audiences can expect nothing but the best beats to dance to as well as breathtaking production inside Invisible Wind Factory when Chase and Status come to town.

Choo Choo! Here Comes the Soul Train

When: 19th

Where: Constellations

The Soul Train is pulling into Constellations this October bringing with it a whole lotta soul and plenty of disco too.

Shuffle your way down the danceways to funky tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s and recreate the legendary American dance TV show live in Liverpool.

Fancy dress is encouraged too, so get down and get funky this October onboard The Soul Train.

Join the Late Wake Club

When: 20th

Where: Camp and Furnace

Freddie Mercury Late Wake - what's on in Liverpool October
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Say a late goodbye to the shining star that was Freddie Mercury at Camp and Furnace’s Late Wake Club.

The evening will be a celebration remembering the greatest frontman to have ever lived, honouring his flamboyant presence and unquestionable talent. A live Queen Tribute band will be covering all the best hits from their extensive back catalogue as well as a DJ later covering Queen’s chart-topping tunes.

Get a Mercury Makeover at the glam station, take away one of the hundreds of free roses and Freddie masks as souvenirs and don’t forget to leave a heartfelt message in the condolences book in memory of the man himself.

Day Raving, It’s a Real Thing!

When: 20th

Where: 24 Kitchen Street

If you’ve come to Liverpool for an epic party weekend there’s no need to wait until nightfall to get things started. At 24 Kitchen Street, you can attend a Day Rave and start off early.

From 14:00 pm all raving revellers who are raring to go will be able to get their bounce on in style with a soundtrack provided by an amazing DJ line-up including Jamz Supernova, Redlight and Swing Ting.

Enter the Day Rave Jungle in Liverpool this October.

A Spooky Simpsons Special Screaming

When: 24th

Where: 81 Renshaw Street

Halloween simply wouldn’t be the same without a super scary Simpsons episode airing and organisers at 81 Renshaw Street have gone one step further bringing us six episodes from the Treehouse of Horror collection in one special screening.

Grab your seats and enjoy this one off spooky Simpsons event complete with Halloween themed food and drink and a scary Simpsons Quiz!

Happy Birthday to Cream

When: 26th 27th

Where: Anglican Cathedral

A Liverpool institution, Cream has long been a part of the city’s musical heritage, home to the original club, Creamfield’s and now Cream Classical.

Today Cream organisers bring special events to Liverpool inside one of the city’s most impressive and historic architectural landmarks; The Anglican Cathedral.

To celebrate their birthday Cream will be hosting two extraordinary nights in the Cathedral playing the biggest dance music performed live by the Kaleidoscope Orchestra.

All the top classic dance tunes will fill the cavernous space complete with mindblowing light shows so audiences can experience a Cream Club night unlike any other.

Sing-Along Liverpool: Nightmare Before Christmas

When: 26th

Where: Hangar 34

“This is Halloween, This is Halloween”

In honour of the spookiest time of year organisers at Hangar 34 will be hosting a special sing-along event that promises to be a scream.

Screening the hit Halloween movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas but with a special twist, including live characters to guide a sing-along and provide entertainment.

Fancy dress is encouraged too, so bring your best spooky skeleton suit and get ready for a truly scary sing-along showcase at Hangar 34.

Come One Come All to a Halloween Ball

When: 27th

Where: Grand Central Hall

Giving Halloween 2018 an elegant edge, Grand Central Hall, one of Liverpool’s oldest and most opulent restored venues is hosting a Halloween Ball and every ghoul and ghost is invited.

The extravagant evening will include delicious canapes, fancy dress costume contests and of course plenty of live music to keep the party going. Find your finest frightful attire and make sure you’re on the guest list for a truly ghoulish evening this Halloween in Liverpool.

Just Dusty Live in Liverpool

When: 28th

Where: 30 James Street

Just Dusty - what's on in Liverpool October

Join us in The White Star Grand Hall at 30 James Street as we pay tribute to one of England’s brightest shining stars; Dusty Springfield.

We will be hosting one of our marvellous afternoon tea services as a talented tribute act brings the songs and sound of Dusty Springfield to life, signing some of the greatest hits from her impressivley long career.

Spend an afternoon inside the stunning surroundings of 30 James Street backed a soundtrack of truly soulful Springfield songs and book your Just Dusty event tickets here.

ASBO Cinema: Rocky Horror and The Ring

When: 31st

Where: Camp and Furnace

“Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” then hide behind a cushion as the most frightening movie of all time is shown at Camp and Furnace’s ASBO Cinema.

Screening not one but two Halloween mega movies this month, Camp and Furnace are guaranteeing nothing short of a fabulous fright fest for Halloween 2018.

First, the hit cult movie Rocky Horror Picture Show will be screened ASBO CInema style, complete with confetti cannons, Popcorn battles, sing-alongs and dance-offs. Perfect to get you into the spirit of things.

Next, the scariest movie ever made, The Ring will plunge Camp and Furnace into a full-on fright fest that promises to be the scariest event Camp and Furnace have ever hosted.

Expect the unexpected, more so than usual, during Halloween 2018 at Camp and Furnace.

Staying with Signature Living in October

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Now that you’ve seen what’s on in Liverpool during October you can begin choosing the perfect hotel offer for your stay. At Signature Living, all our locations are close to the city centre putting our guests are at the heart of all the action.

Our superb accommodation offers are tailored to group stays, with everything from hen and stag parties to special birthday celebrations and even couples getaways catered for.

Check out all our superb Signature Living party rooms, or stay in style in any of our Signature Living serviced apartments, the choice is yours.

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