Liverpool in April 2017

Wednesday 29th March 2017 by BASE Serviced Apartments

It’s been a while but our monthly previews are back, starting with April 2017.

Here are all the upcoming events taking place in Liverpool and beyond this upcoming April:

Liverpool in April 2017

Liverpool v Everton – The Merseyside Derby

Saturday 1st April

Merseyside Derby April 2017

Everton will be making the short trip to Anfield as Liverpool host their bitter rivals on April Fool’s Day no less!

After Liverpool grabbed a late 1-0 winner at Goodison Park last December, Everton will no doubt be eager to grab their first win at Anfield since 1999.


14 Hour Super Weird Happening

Saturday 1st April

14 Hour Super Weird Happening April 2017

Greg Wilson’s Super Weird Substance are hosting a 14 hour Happening.

Featuring live music, DJ’s, exhibitions, panel discussions, poetry, performance and live art – this looks to be quite the event.

Further information is available online.


The Who

Monday 3rd April

The Who April 2017 Liverpool

The Who will be premiering a new acoustic presentation of hit rock opera “Tommy”.

Rescheduled from September last year, Roger and Pete will be playing the album in full at the Echo Arena, along with other great Who songs.

Further information is available online.


Grease: The Musical

Monday 3rd – Saturday 8th April

Grease The Musical Liverpool April 2017

Dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobby-socks and take a trip to a simpler time as Danny and Sandy fall in love all over again.

It’s the original high-school musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, and Greased Lightnin’.

Tickets can be purchased online.


Melanie C 

Wednesday 5th April

Melanie C April 2017 Liverpool

Liverpool’s own Spice Girl, Mel C will be heading to the 02 Academy in support of her seventh album “Version of Me”.

Tickets can be purchased online.


The Randox Health Grand National 2017

Thursday 6th – Saturday 8th April

The Randox Health Grand National 2017

The biggest horse racing event of the year is back again!

The Grand National will once again be taking place at Aintree Racecourse, with all eyes across the world fixed on Liverpool for this thrilling event.

Key Dates include:

Thursday 6th: Grand National Opening Day

Friday 7th: Ladies Day

Saturday 8th: Grand National Day

Further information is available online.


An Audience with Lesley Garrett

Friday 7th April

Lesley Garrett April 2017 Liverpool

Join Lesley Garrett, Britain’s most popular soprano, for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat.

Her behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Amy Macdonald 

Saturday 8th April

Amy Macdonald April 2017 Liverpool

Amy Macdonald has sold over five million records worldwide and has performed to over three million people across the globe.

The Scottish singer-songwriter stops off at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall as part of her first UK tour in 4 years.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Paul Weller

Sunday 9th April

Paul Weller April 2017 Liverpool

The legendary Modfather, Paul Weller, is heading to Liverpool this April.

The former Jam frontman has confirmed his first UK tour since 2015, with a date at Liverpool’s Guild of Students confirmed.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Remembering Fred: Aljza & Janette

Monday 10th April

Remembering Fred April 2017 Liverpool

Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz and Janette pay tribute to Fred Astaire in this spectacular new show.

Remembering Fred invites you to step back in time and relive the special moments of Astaire’s career through dance, live music and entertainment.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Ghost: The Musical

Monday 10th – Saturday 15th April

Ghost The Musical April 2017 Liverpool

Bill Kenwright presents a brand new production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope: Ghost – The Musical.

Taking its inspiration from the classic movie, this innovative reimagining comes to Liverpool Empire Theatre this April.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Premier League Darts

Thursday 13th April

Premier League Darts April 2017 Liverpool

The world’s top darts still return to the Echo Arena for the Betway Premier League this April.

See the likes of Phil Taylor, Gary Anderson and Michael van Gerwern compete for the prestigious title.

Further information is available online.

Bruno Mars

Saturday 15th April

Bruno Mars April 2017 Liverpool

Grammy Award-winning entertainer, Bruno Mars, brings his massive 24K Magic World Tour global to Liverpool Echo Arena.

The tour marks Mars’ first full-length tour since 2013’s hugely successful Moonshine Jungle World Tour; an international blockbuster that sold 2 million tickets worldwide across 155 sold-out dates.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Liverpool Food, Drink and Lifestyle Spring Festival

Saturday 15th – Sunday 16th April

Liverpool Food Drink and Lifestyle Spring Festival 2017

Liverpool Food, Drink and Lifestyle Spring Festival will be taking over Sefton Park for Easter Weekend.

Following last year’s success, the good people at #LFDF will be once again celebrating the awakening of spring, as well as showcasing the best food and drink Liverpool has to offer!

This year’s event includes a much wider lifestyle offer, focusing on everything from body and mind to gardening and homes.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Wacky World

Monday 17th – Wednesday 19th April 

Wacky World April 2017 Liverpool

This Easter will see the arrival of Wacky World in Liverpool, the UK’s biggest indoor inflatable play park.

Fun for the young and young at heart is guaranteed!

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Gangsta Granny

Wednesday 19th – Sunday 23rd April

Gangsta Granny April 2017 Liverpool

From the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories comes the world premiere of Gangsta Granny, the amazing story by David Walliams.

See the acclaimed children’s book come to life at Liverpool Empire Theatre this April – fun for the whole family!

Tickets can be purchased online.


Cream Classical Live

Friday 21st – Saturday 22nd April

Cream Classical Live 2017 Liverpool Cathedral

Two of Liverpool’s cultural institutions will come together for Cream Classical Live.

Taking place at Liverpool Cathedral, experience Cream dance classics performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a truly unrivalled setting.

Further information is available online.


Wrong Festival 

Saturday 22nd April

Wrong Festival 2017

WRONG is a new festival based in Liverpool’s docklands which brings together the heavier and weirder corners of rock music, from punk to noise to psychedelia and everywhere in between.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


A Night of Championship Boxing

Saturday 22nd April

Murray vs Rosado April 2017 Liverpool

Liverpool Echo Arena will be hosting a night of championship boxing.

Martin Murray faces Gabe Rosado on Saturday 22 April.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Chris De Burgh

Sunday 23rd April

Chris De Burgh April 2017 Liverpool

Chris De Burgh is heading to Liverpool Philharmonic Hall this April.

Best known for his 1986 hit song “Lady in Red”, De Burgh has sold over 45 million albums worldwide.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Gino’s Italian Escape Live

Tuesday 25th April

Gino's Italian Escape Live April 2017 Liverpool

Gino D’Acampo brings his passion and flair for Italian cookery to Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

This live stage show features signature recipes from all corners of his beloved Italy, blended with irrepressible humour, audience participation and plenty of surprises along the way.

Tickets can be purchased online.


Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Thursday 27th – Saturday 29th April

The Buddy Holly Story April 2017 Liverpool

Seen by over 22 million people worldwide, The Buddy Holly Story is the most successful rock and show musical of all time!

Featuring two terrific hours of some of the greatest songs ever written, catch the feel-good story of Buddy Holly live this April.

Tickets can be purchased online.


European International Taekwon-Do Federation Championships

Thursday 27th – Sunday 30th April

European International Taekwon-Do Federation Championships 2017 Liverpool

Martial arts fans are in for a treat!

Taking place over 4 days, this exciting tournament features in excess of 1000 athletes from over 30 European nations.

The full schedule is available online.



Friday 28th April

Shalamar April 2017 Liverpool

Shalamar is the ultimate disco adventure.

First started by the management team behind seminal disco television programme show creator Don Cornelius and booking agent Dick Griffey, Shalamar brought the funk to an international audience and forever made the world groove.

Tickets can be purchased online.


The Kooks

Saturday 29th April

The Kooks April 2017 Liverpool

To celebrate a decade together as a band, The Kooks have announced their ‘Best Of’ UK Tour.

The Brighton four-piece will be stopping off at Liverpool Olympia this April.

Further information is available online.


Independent Liverpool Spring Gin Festival

Saturday 29th – Sunday 30th April

Independent Liverpool Spring Gin Festival April 2017 Liverpool

Gin, jazz and good times.

That’s what the good people at Independent Liverpool are promising with their Spring Gin Festival.

Once again transforming  The Great Baltic Warehouse into something special; this time it’s a gin lovers paradise and everyone is invited.

Tickets are available online.


Smithdown Road Festival

Saturday 29th April – Monday 1st May

Smithdown Road Festival April 2017 Liverpool

While over at Smithdown Road, there will be a festival of another kind.

Smithdown Road Festival is a coming together of music, arts and good times in South Liverpool. There will be music, art, theatre, comedy, comics, circus, dance and loads of stuff for kids too.

Best of all, it’s free!

Further information is available online.


Yamato Drummers of Japan 

Sunday 30th April

Yamato Drummers of Japan April 2017 Liverpool

The Yamato Drummers are back in the UK by popular demand.

Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


FestEvol Gardens

Sunday 30th April

FestEvol Gardens April 2017 Liverpool

Evol are back with the latest edition of FestEvol, taking to Liverpool’s brand new Invisible Wind Factory.

After last year’s event boasted the likes of Blossoms, Black Honey and Pumarosa, Wild Beasts are set to headline 2017’s event on April 30th.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


*Other Notable Dates:

Easter Bank Holiday

Friday 17th – Monday 20th April

May Bank Holiday Weekend

Friday 28th April – Monday 1st May

*Check our Facebook and Twitter for all news regarding these dates:


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