What’s On: The Best Liverpool Events August 2018

August is set to be a jam-packed month of incredible events in Liverpool, with tonnes of live music, spectacular arts performances and the greatest electronic dance festival in the world  hitting Merseyside.

We’ve compiled a comprehensive what’s on guide for the month of August, so you don’t miss a thing.

Take a look at the best our great city has to offer this month…

Skyline Rooftop Party Beatles Tribute

When: 3 August 2018
Where: HUS, Tithebarn St

Enjoy live performances of the Beatles’ famous hits eight floors high in the heart of Liverpool with a view over the city’s dramatic skyline. With cocktails and a BBQ, this one-off event will also feature a headline set from a world famous Beatles tribute band!

Tickets are available from skiddle.com

The Great British Gin Festival Tour

When: 4 August 2018
Where: Liverpool Olympia, West Derby Rd

Prepare to have your taste buds tantalised as you try out over 100 different gins from around the world. The UK’s biggest gin festival is landing in Liverpool, complete with sample stands, talks and presentations from producers and cocktail demos from industry experts. Plus, find out how your tipple of choice is created by entering the virtual reality world of a Gin Distillery.

Tickets are available from eventbrite.com.

ASBO Cinema: Back to the Future

When: 3 August 2018, 7pm
Where: Camp and Furnace, Greenland St

Reinventing cinema experiences for the Bongo’s Bingo era, ASBO cinema is back giving conventional cinema screening the middle finger. Expect rowdy crowds, confetti cannons, popcorn wars and ASBO cocktails alongside unexpected surprises at this screening of Back to the Future, where phones are allowed and bad behavior is compulsory. Dress as your best Marty or Doc Brown for a chance to win prizes.

Tickets are available from skiddle.com. For more information, check out the Facebook event.

Salsa at Arthouse

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When: 7-28 August (Every Tuesday)
Where: Arthouse Hotel, Seel St

Get your dancing shoes on and your hips swaying with some salsa lessons down at Arthouse Hotel. Cuban professional dancer, Javier Franco Leonard will be putting salsa-wannabes through their paces.  Why not head on over to Alma de Cuba afterwards for a cheeky post-class cocktail?

Tickets available from dontgiveupcompany.club

The Dollar Bills Burlesque Summer Showcase

When: 9-10 August 2018
Where: Circo, Seel Street

Be one of the first to see some future burlesque superstars take their first steps onto the stage at The Dollar Bills showcase. Students of Millie Dollars, alongside the leading lady herself, will be showing off their tantalising talents at this annual burlesque extravagance.

Catch international showgirl Millie Dollar performing alongside her latest students, including Velvet Fox, Gigi Atomic, and Luna L’Etoile.

For more information, visit the Facebook event. Tickets are available from skiddle.com.

Love Island’s Jack Fowler Comes to Liverpool

When: 10 August 2018
Where: LEVEL, Fleet St

Ever wanted to meet your Love Island 2018 idol? The villa’s Jack Fowler is heading to LEVEL for a special meet, greet and party, giving you the chance to quiz him about THAT kiss and ask just how loyal Georgia really is.

Tickets are available on Skiddle.com.

Cirque du Soleil OVO at the Echo Arena

When: 16-19 August 2018
Where: Echo Arena, Kings Dock St

The renowned circus performance troupe is heading to Liverpool this August with their brand-new OVO show. Celebrating nature and the fascinating world of insects, this jam-packed show will fill the stage with a riot of energy and colour. Catch Gymnastics European Champion 2011 Alanna Baker onstage as the Black Spider.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit echoarena.com

Reggae Yard Party

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When: 17 August 2018
Where: 24 Kitchen Street

Head to Liverpool’s legendary underground music establishment for a night of sunshine tunes and Caribbean tastes. Enjoy the music at 24 Kitchen Street alongside rum punch and Caribbean food. Free entry before 10pm.

 

Liverpool Rum and Reggae Festival

When: 18 August 2018
Where: Liverpool Olympia, West Derby Rd

The ultimate sunshine festival is heading to Liverpool, lighting up the city with a wide selection of rums and a smooth selection of reggae music. Head down to Liverpool Olympia for carnival dancers, steel drum performances  and traditional Jamaican food alongside the rum and reggae, as a tropical paradise sets up shop in the city for 24 hours.

Rum-connoisseurs will be given a Rum atlas and a Welcome Rum Punch before being invited to take a journey around the world, tasting rare and special craft rums from the West Indies, Cuba, South America and the US. Tickets start at £17.90 and can be bought from the event Facebook page.

Madonna’s Birthday Bash

When: 18 August 2018
Where: Camp and Furnace, Greenland St

The Queen of Pop turns 60 this year and Camp and Furnace are hosting her a party. Get Into the Groove with live music all night from the UK’s Number 1 tribute, Miss Madonna. Express Yourself and join in with performances from Vogue dancers. Find your inner Material Girl with a Madonna makeover at the glitter station and take part in some classic party games with a Madonna twist. Plus, enjoy the Music from resident DJs playing all of Madonna’s biggest hits.

For more information, visit the Facebook event. Tickets are available from Skiddle.com.

Red Bull Drift Shifters

When: 19 August 2018 to 19 August 2018
Where: Liverpool City Centre

One of the biggest and loudest motorsport events to ever hit the UK is coming to Liverpool. 12 of the world’s best drifters are heading to the city to showcase their skills, ripping through the streets of Liverpool just feet from iconic landmarks, including the Liver Building.

A custom track is set to be built in the city centre, rigged with advanced proximity and speed sensors. Drifting is a motoring discipline that was first popularized in Japan in the 1970s and requires requires precision driving around a track. It’s judged on skill, speed and showmanship as the drivers manoeuvre their way around the features – the closer, the better.

Liverpool International Beatleweek 2018

When: 22-28 August 2018
Where: Across the city

The biggest celebration of The Beatles kicks off again in Liverpool, with 7 days and 7 nights of the music of John, Paul, George and Ringo playing in every corner of the city.

70 of the best Beatles tribute bands from over 20 countries and fans from across the globe will be descending on the Fab Four’s famous home city, marking 50 years of The Beatles’ legendary White Album.

For more information, visit internationalbeatleweek.com

Creamfields 2018

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When: 23-26 August 2018
Where: Daresbury Park

The greatest dance music festival in the UK returns this August bank holiday weekend, just outside Liverpool. Expect stunning stage set-ups, thrilling fairground rides and the return of the legendary Steel Yards arena as you spend the long, hot weekend dancing the hours away (and getting glitter make-overs).

For more information, visit creamfields.com

Big Luv August Affair

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When: 24 August 2018
Where: The Shankly Hotel, Victoria Street

Catch over 20 DJs and PAs playing at indoor and outdoor stages from the Shankly Hotel for Big Luv’s summer closing party. Located on the rooftop terrace, with gorgeous views over the Liverpool skyline, indulge in a day and night of sun-soaked house anthems.

Plus, stay and play packages are available over the weekend, with discounted rooms for ticket holders. Fancy staying in one of our Signature Suites? Our rooms are the perfect accommodation for party groups.  Contact info@outallnight.co.uk for more details.

Tickets are available from outallnight.co.uk.

Disco Africa Free Garden Party

When: 24 August 2018
Where: Constellations, Greenland St

Head to Constellations in the Baltic Triangle for a BBQ accompanied with African beats. Catch Dash, Josh Ray and Dharma Collective creating vibes with African Disco, Afrobeat, Afrofunk and Nigerian Boogie in the venue’s sun-filled garden.  Entry is free.

For more information, visit the Facebook event.

Swing Afternoon Tea

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When: 26 August 2018
Where White Star Grand Hall, 30 James Street

Sit back and relax for a little ‘you’ time at a special afternoon tea in a spectacular venue. Indulge in sweet treats and finger sandwiches along with a glass of prosecco as you enjoy live entertainment and sing-along songs in 30 James Street’s historic White Star Grand Hall, a historic gem at the heart of Liverpool.

For more information, head to the 30 James Street website. Tickets cost £29.95. To book, call 0151 305 5101. There is a £1.50 booking fee.

Stay with Signature Living

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Planning a trip to Liverpool for one of these incredible events?

Why not indulge yourself and stay with Signature Living at one of our incredible city centre suites?

We’re famous for providing the spectacular group accommodation at the heart of Liverpool, offering luxurious party rooms with unrivaled facilities.

Why not book you and your friends into one of our brand-new Garden of Eden suites? Feel the heat in the explosive WTF suite – the perfect party base with its Miami-inspired decor. Or, host a wild pool party in our OMG room. Step straight into a beautiful underwater fantasy with this suite’s quirky fish-print wallpaper and shell-style headboards. Plus, dive right into OMG’s exquisitely tiled in-room pool!

To enquire further about our new Signature Suites or to book a stay with us, call our team on 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk

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