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Get Ready for the Weekend in Liverpool

Get Ready for the Weekend in Liverpool

Film festivities, cocktail creativity and more


FILM | Liverpool Film Festival returns

Movie fans are in for a treat as the second annual festival takes place from Friday evening (12 October) until Sunday (14 October), bringing short films and feature films to documentaries and music videos.

The ticketed event at ODEON Liverpool ONE will also feature post screening Q&As and panel discussions amongst the programme, which opens with a screening of ‘Being Keegan’ starring Stephen Graham.

DRINKS | Cocktails in the City to shake up landmark

Popular Liverpool bars will come together under one spectacular roof on 12-13 October to showcase their cocktail creativity.

The likes of Berry & Rye, 81 Ltd and The Alchemist are among the 15-strong list of venues preparing to mix up mouth-watering concoctions as the ticketed event takes over St George’s Hall.

FESTIVAL | Explore mental wellbeing through the arts

Having launched on World Mental Health Day (10 October), Liverpool Mental Health Festival continues its programme of panels, performances and showcases until Sunday (14 October).

Mersey Wiley, SPQR and Stealing Sheep are among the helping of live music during the weekend’s festivities.

COMEDY | Grab tickets to ‘The Dark Room for Kids’

Comedy performer John Robertson brings a family-friendly version of his acclaimed show ‘The Dark Room’ to the Victoria Gallery and Museum on Saturday (13 October).

Suitable for 11-year-olds and up, this interactive and immersive production combines improv comedy and retro gaming.


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