Should we ever leave the tier system…
We might have spent the last goodness-knows how many months under tough restrictions, but that’s not stopping us planning ahead. With a new year in sight, we’re looking up and forward to the things that we’ll soon be able to do – with a number of activities in Liverpool right at the top of our ‘to do’ list. From magical events that are planned for the Spring, to the simplest of things such as visiting our favourite restaurants, here’s everything we’re looking forward to doing in 2021.
1. Having more reasons to leave the house
Tired of your boring white walls? Us too. We can’t wait to safely get out and about again, pottering around all that Liverpool has to offer.
2. Eating at our favourite restaurants
Hospitality has taken a huge hit during the pandemic, particularly here in Liverpool. But if there’s anyone willing to get out and about spending our money at extremely deserving local businesses – it’s us. The minute we’re able to visit more of our favourite restaurants again and have more than one drink with our meal, we’ll be there, right at the front of the queue.
Fever’s sell-out candlelight concerts have gained quite the fanbase since their launch, so its no surprise that they’re in our top ten of things we’d like to do once this is all over. From stunning tributes to Nina Simone, to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and the sounds of Hans Zimmer – there’s a performance for everyone. Check out the full list of Candlelight events coming to Liverpool here.
4. Going on a night-out and crawling into bars and clubs across Liverpool
I may have moaned and moaned and moaned about the thought of going on a night out before (the effort and a bit of hangxiety), but now, I have to say – I genuinely miss nights out at bars and clubs. From the cocktails and atmosphere to dancing and singing our hearts out to cringey music all night long – we’re well up for a night out on the town.
5. Heading for a boozy brunch without having to pick your favourite five friends
Boozy brunches have been a bit of a saviour since we came out of the first lockdown – but the only downfall has been having to pick between our friends thanks to the rule of 6. We can’t wait to reunite with our mates for a big old booze-up (with a substantial meal to soak it all up with, of course!).
Launching in Manchester just this year, the sell-out Dining in the Dark is finally set to arrive in Liverpool in 2021 – with more delectable dishes to try while blindfolded. If you fancy yourself a night of adventurous dining in a beautiful setting bathed in candlelight, you’ll want to snap up your tickets before they’re gone (again!). Each ticket includes three courses, with dishes suitable for vegans, meat-eaters and those who prefer seafood, too. Get your tickets here.
7. Checking out new openings in town
Liverpool’s hospitality scene may have been ground to a halt this year, but in the small peaks of freedom we have had this year, we’ve seen a number of new openings – some of which were actually born in lockdown. From delicious burgers, to a new foodie spot that sells Scouse in a bread bowl dish and a restaurant celebrating British food, our entrepreneurial Liverpudlians haven’t let Corona stop them this year.
Heading into spring in style, a wonderful candlelight event is returning to Liverpool, bringing performances of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Mozart’s Best Works, taking place at The Isla Gladstone Conservatory in Stanley Park. Watch as a number of the UK’s finest classical musicians perform in a beautiful setting, with the sights of the park to enjoy, too. Get tickets here.
Ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a psychopath? Well, this talk has the answers. Delve deep into the darkest of minds at this compelling talk in Liverpool, led by an expert and psychologist in the field. The talk will uncover the science behind what makes these people different to your average Joe, with some fascinating research up their sleeves to share with us all. Get your tickets here.
10. Seeing Mathew Street bustling again
One of the biggest things we’re looking forward to is the sense of normality that Mathew Street brings – with its shoppers, party-goers and buskers all filling the streets every single day. Whether its something as small as weaving through all the madness in town or being one of said visitors for the day or night – we can’t wait to see Liverpool alive once again.