Friday 26th October 2018 by BASE Serviced Apartments
It’s November. The clocks have gone back and there’s ice in the air, which means only one thing… Christmas is coming! This month, Liverpool gears up for a season of festive fun with a whole host of events tailored around the holiday season. Not only that, the city will see the return of the magnificent River of Light plus loads of headline events at The Echo Arena. Wrap up warm and get outdoors…find out what’s on in Liverpool in November here.
River of Light 4th November
Remember, remember the 4th November – yes, we are celebrating Bonfire Night a day early this year in Liverpool. On Sunday 4th November the famous Titanium Fireworks will light up the skies above the River Mersey in spectacular fashion, along with a soundtrack from Capital Liverpool.
The spectacle will act as the finale for Liverpool’s ‘China Dream’ year-long cultural event and it’s set to go out with a BANG! Expect street theatre, family activities and mesmerising art installations. The installations will represent the 5 elements that underpin Chinese philosophy: water, fire, earth, metal and wood. For the foodies, there’ll be your favourite food and drink stalls stocked up with winter warmers and cold snacks.
Entertainment begins at 5pm and the main fireworks will start at approximately 6:30pm. Find out more at the Visit Liverpool site.
Benidorm Live 12th-17th November
On stage for the very first time, stars from ITV award-winning comedy are coming to Liverpool this November. Who said it can’t be sunny in November? Get your dose of Benidorm sunshine and see your favourite stars perform their hilarious antics at The Liverpool Empire Theatre, as they swap Sangria for the stage.
Starring Jake Canuso (Mateo), Janine Duvitski (Jacqueline), Adam Gillen (Liam), Sherrie Hewson (Joyce Temple-Savage), Shelley Longworth (Sam) and Tony Maudsley (Kenneth). The much-loved cast members are set to have crowds entertained this November with their smash hit performance of Alicante escapades!
Grab your tickets here.
One Big Christmas Street Party 16th November
Like we didn’t need an excuse to go shopping. Liverpool One shopping centre kicks off the Christmas season with a huge Christmas Street Party in November! The iconic 30m tree is back on Paradise Street and will already be illuminated in preparation for the party. Bar Hutte, the festive ski themed bar below the tree will be back again with live music and serving up festive cocktails.
Throughout the evening, expect music, giveaways festive characters and pop-up pantomime performances. Plus, look out for a piano playing Santa and The Voice Kids 2018 contestant Astrid, who’ll be performing Christmas classics to add to the festive cheer!
For more information about this free event visit the Liverpool One website.
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Liverpool Christmas Markets 16th November – 23rd December
Is it even Christmas if you don’t go to a Christmas Market? This November, Liverpool’s Christmas Markets will return to the beautiful back drop of St. George’s Plateau. Tuck into mouth-watering sweet and savoury treats, from delicious crepes to indulgent German hot dogs.
With numerous traders from the around the world, the markets are the perfect opportunity to pick up a unique gift for your loved one, or simply fill up at the huge pick and mix area. The festive cabin bar will once again take centre stage of the markets. It will be serving up mulled wine and gin along with other festive winter warmers.
Find out more about the Christmas Markets at the Visit Liverpool website.
Rick Astley 17th November
After selling over 100,000 tickets on his 2017 tour, Rick and his band will play at The Echo Arena joined by very special guest Gabrielle! Famous for his hit song ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ and with a career spanning over 30 years, Rick has sold over 40 million records worldwide making him a pop legend.
With music from his new album, which was written and produced by Rick himself along with Gabrielle’s return – the concert is sure to be an evening to remember. For tickets and information, visit the Echo Arena website.
Radio City Live 23rd November
Another event not to miss this November in Liverpool is Radio City Live – and just look at that lineup! George Ezra, whose song ‘Shotgun’ was undeniably THE song of the summer, will perform at the concert along with fellow chart-topping singer, Jess Glynne. If that’s not enough to get you excited, Rita Ora who recently broke a long-standing record for the most Top Ten songs by a British female solo artist, will also be performing.
Adding to the incredible line-up is DJ and hitmaker, Jax Jones and pop sensation Sigrid. Singer songwriter Tom Walker will also join the event along with X-Factor 2017 winners Rak-Su and DJ James Hype.
It gets better, tickets start from only £28 and there’s still some left! For more information and tickets, visit the Echo Arena website.
Making a night of it? Stay with Base at our Docks location, a short stroll from the Arena!
Starman David Bowie Tribute 24th November
Another show at The Arena, and described as the must see show for all bowie fans is Bowie Starman. This tribute performance showcases songs from all eras of David Bowies celebrated career. From Rebel Rebel to China Girl, Let’s Dance to Young Americans, the list goes on and on. David Bowie delivered many of the most memorable, inspiring songs of a generation. They are all curated in true fashion to create a thought provoking musical celebration that you’ll want to see again and again.
The show is hosted by some of the industries finest musicians and singers, combined with an amazing performance from theatre stage star Michael King. Along with big screen footage and various costume changes, the show takes the audience on a fantastic voyage of the life and career of the legend.
For more information and to grab your tickets, visit the Echo Arena website.