What’s on in Liverpool December 2017 – January 2018 | Event listings

What’s on in Liverpool December 2017 - January 2018 Event listings: 15 December 2017 – 11 January 2018 Words by Matthew Smith   December Until 31 December Beauty and the Beast The Black-E The city centre venue is transformed for this immersive reimagining of the traditional fairytale, bringing plenty of family-friendly fun for the festive season.17 December BBC Sports Personality ... Read More...

What’s on in Liverpool October/November 2017 | Event listings

What’s on in Liverpool October/November 2017 Event listings: 20 October – 2 November 2017 Words by Matthew Smith  21 October Black History Month: Benjamin Zephaniah & the Revolutionary Minds  District Club Pioneering dub poet, social commentator and music maker Benjamin Zephaniah has teamed up with renowned producer and engineer The Sea to create the dub reggae ... Read More...

Restaurant review: Alhambra Wine Bar, Cains Brewery, Stanhope Street, Liverpool

Restaurant Review Alhambra Wine Bar Cains Brewery, Stanhope Street, Liverpool Review by Matthew Smith Alhambra Wine Bar pays homage to continental culture at Liverpool's latest vibrant indie hotspot, the former Cains Brewery.Offering live music and authentic Spanish cuisine, the venue provides a perfect package of entertainment, food and drinks.Having never been around the brewery area ... Read More...

Review: Tate Liverpool unveils double summer exhibition

Review: 'Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919 – 1933' and 'Aleksandra Mir: Space Tapestry Faraway Missions' Written by Matthew Smith Tate Liverpool is hosting two new exhibitions that chart the evolution of German society in the interwar period and explore the possibilities of space travel.Through the work of two artists who documented, detailed ... Read More...

Restaurant Review: Oktopus, Hardman Yard, Liverpool

Restaurant Review Oktopus Hardman Yard, Liverpool Review by Matthew Smith Nestled amongst Hardman Street bastions The Old Blind School and Buyers Club sits Oktopus – a quirky yet stylish, modern European small plates outfit.With its stripped back aesthetic and exposed brickwork, the laid-back space mixes modern dining and minimalistic fixtures and fittings with flashes of ... Read More...

Race day style guide & post-races drinks

Race day style guide & post-races drinks Our tips are a safe bet for the racing season. Sponsored content Post-races drinks 81LTD, Seel Street, L1Whether you’re celebrating a big race day win or simply making the most of the fancy occasion, Liverpool’s speakeasy cocktail bar 81LTD is on hand to offer the VIP treatment. With ... Read More...

Best for celebratory fizz in Liverpool

There are few things more heavenly than a nice glass of bubbly. In Liverpool, there is an abundance of places where you can get some celebratory fizz. Whether it’s an intimate occasion you’re after or a more extravagant affair, we've put together a guide to Liverpool's best hotspots.TRATTORIA 51 Old Hall Street, ... Read More...