Now that the sun is out for summer and the city is hotting up, there are lots of exciting events just around the corner for visitors and residents of Liverpool to enjoy. Check out our guide to the most exciting things to do in Liverpool in June 2018.
Grease by ASBO cinema
Where: Camp and Furnace
If you were ‘Born to Hand Jive’ and are ‘Hopelessly Devoted’ to all things Grease then ASBO cinema have the Liverpool event for you at Camp and Furnace.
Come along to watch Grease the movie like you’ve never seen it before with dance-offs singalong, fancy dress, themed cocktails and all the Camp and Furnace fun we know and love. It’ll be one of the best things to do in Liverpool on one of those long ‘Summer Nights’ in June.
Where: Baltic Triangle
When: 1st – 3rd
The first weekend of June 2018 will see Liverpool’s favourite social and leisure district took over by a long list of dance music DJ’s who will keep the party pumping from dawn til dusk.
Great’s like Mike Skinner and Romare will draw in huge audiences to check out their latest work. As well as all the great music people can indulge in some top quality drinks and plenty of tasty grub from the nearby Baltic Market.
Summer Arts Market
Where: Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
If you love to shop til you drop, or perhaps need to pick up a one of a kind gift for somebody special then a visit to Liverpool’s Summer Arts Market will be right up your street.
Hundreds of independent business’, artists and craftspeople will be selling their produce inside one of Liverpool’s most breath-taking landmarks; the Anglican Cathedral. There will be everything from vintage fashion to unique art, fine foods and a dedicated kids craft corner. Plenty of exciting things to do in Liverpool for the whole family.
Positive Vibration Festival of Reggae
Where: Baltic Triangle
When: 8th – 10th
Legends of Reggae come together at the start of summer for the Positive Vibration Festival of Reggae, one of the most exciting things to do in Liverpool this June.
Make your way to this explosion of culture and enjoy amazing live music performed by the biggest names in the Reggae industry. Sample delicious traditional Jamaican street food or pick up a piece of handcrafted art, jewellery or clothing from the Jam Down Market whilst you are there.
Americans in Liverpool – A Musical Extravaganza
Where: St Georges Hall
St George’s Hall is the ideal place to pay tribute to the wonders of American, European and British music from the archives.
This June two talented orchestra’s from both sides of the pond will perform renditions of classic songs from The Beatles to Tchaikovsky inside the stunning surrounding of the Victoria Concert room in St George’s Hall.
World Cup Screenings
Where: Garden of Eden
When: from the 14th
Here we go again and boy are we excited.
The World Cup is back on the 14th June and where better to get your footy fix than on the rooftop of The Shankly Hotel in the Garden of Eden.
Organisers will be arranging for every world cup game to be shown throughout the competition in the glorious sunshine in the stunning rooftop garden and terrace. Make your way to catch the first England game on the Monday 18th and watch the sun go down afterwards with a drink in hand, celebrating hopefully.
Orchestral Performance of Dr Dre: 2001
One of the greatest albums in the rap industry ever released will be performed as never before heard this June.
Fans of Dr Dre, Eminem and both top dogs, Snoop and Nate, won’t want to miss this opportunity as a live orchestra along with accompanying singers and DJ’s perform Dr Dre: 2001. Book your tickets and go along for the ride to this one of a kind musical experience and enjoy the thrill as modern hip-hop blends seamlessly with classical music.
Lark Lane Old Police Station Ghost Hunt
Where: Lark Lane Community Centre
Night security teams often reported hearing voices, footsteps and heavy doors opening and closing inside the Old Police Station on Lark Lane.
See if you are brave enough to explore the haunted happenings inside the building on an organised ghost tour. There will be mediums and psychics in attendance on the evening and visitors will have the chance to see inside the cell where the infamous Florence Mayrbick was held without charge for life.
Where: Sefton Park
When: 16th – 17th
One of the best things to do in Liverpool every year is attending the Africa Oyé Festival.
Taking place in the middle of June this amazing gathering is a celebration of multiculturalism bringing together traditional music, art and food from all over the world. The free family-friendly festival promotes new and emerging artists, well being and mental health and the importance of community support. A great weekend for all to enjoy this June in Liverpool.
Liverpool Soul Weekender
Where: Buyers Club
When: 22nd – 24th
The soothing sounds of soul music will be pumping out of the serene backyard of Buyers Club this June as well as a few all-nighters.
During the daytime expect delicious BBQ ‘s perfect for summertime lunching and DJ battles that will last until the sun goes down. After dark there promises to be nothing but top shelf, boss soul music over the course of two days and in two different venues.
Liverpool Cheese Fest
When: 23rd – 24th
Here comes Independent Liverpool’s Cheese Fest filled with the gouda-ness of all things cheesy.
Look forward to sampling an array of cheese covered dishes from pizzas and halloumi fries to the dreamy creamy meltiness of Raclette and oodles of artisan cheeses to take home.
All of Liverpool’s favourite street food vendors will be turning their hand to cheese themed dishes and better still there’ll even be a Cheesy Indie Disco on playing all the best cheesy pop hits. This un- Brie-leivable event is without a doubt one of the best things to do in Liverpool this June for cheese lovers everywhere.
Tea Street Band
Where: North Shore Troubador
A fine example of Liverpool musicians, Tea Street Band is a group of four talented musicians whose popularity swept the nation 5 years ago.
They played at numerous British Festivals in their early years and have since toured the world together building a global fan base of loyal fans who love their style and blend of genres.
Now they return home to delight their audience with their popular Merseyside anthems and surprise fans with new material. We can’t wait to welcome the lads home.
Big Luv Sumer Soiree
Where: Garden of Eden
After the screaming success of the Big Luv Weekender, The Garden of Eden is hosting yet another spectacular summer festival.
Taking place on Liverpool’s most magnificent rooftop events venue, Big Luv Summer Soiree promises to be everything they brought in April and more. VIP bars, larger stages and even rooftop Jacuzzi’s are on the cards, best get your tickets quick as the last event sold out fast.
We’ve brought you only the most exciting things to do in Liverpool this June and as you can see there’s plenty to get along with. To keep up to date with all the other fun things to do in Liverpool events taking place in the city check out our amazing festival guide for 2018.