Your calendar can start to fill up with more events in store this month.
May is almost upon us which means more freedom and fun as further restrictions are expected to be eased (come on May 17!) The novelty of going out hasn’t worn off yet, and with these events and activities happening this month, it proves that in April we were only just getting started. So without further ado, here are all the best things to do in Liverpool this May.
1. Meet with another household indoors
Come May 17, we can finally escape the bitterly cold weather outdoors by inviting one other household to socialise indoors. Up to six people from two households will be allowed to socialise indoors in a private home and up to six people from two households may socialise in an indoors public space. People in England will also be able to expand their social group outdoors by meeting up with up to 30 people outdoors from this date too.
Think you know Liverpool? Think again. The Liverpool Ghost Tour uncovers some of the city’s deepest, darkest secrets – taking participants from one venue to the next as you discover their hidden histories. From Liverpool Town Hall to the Playhouse Theatre – there are tons of haunted stories to discover. And the best part? You can take it at your own pace, with everything you need to complete the tour on your smartphone. Book it here.
3. Enjoy a pint with your mates indoors
Don’t get us wrong, we’re grateful for an alfresco pint, however the struggle to get a spot near an outdoor heater is real. Luckily, if all goes to plan, on May 17 we can enjoy a refreshing pint indoors with five other people from up to two households. Definitely something worth saying cheers to!
With concert halls and music venues able to reopen and indoor and outdoor events allowed to resume, here’s one unique event for you to look forward to. On the night of May 27, you can experience classical music in a new light with a sensational concert in one of Liverpool’s most magical locations. Listen to elegant sounds of Tchaikovsky surrounded by flickering candlelight and an entrancing ballet performance of Swan Lake, making for a mesmerising evening. Grab your tickets here.
5. Get your skates on for this new roller disco opening this May
Invisible Wind Factory’s iconic venue on Regent Road will be transformed into a unique roller-skating experience which debuts on May 22, with skaters of all abilities welcome, from beginners to advanced, across a range of classes. The first season’s theme is an interplanetary disco with mirrored geometry, laser grids and a giant floating spaceship, creating an other-worldly adventure.
Camp and Furnace is bringing an incredible bottomless brunch, which includes delectable dishes and bottomless drinks. Guests will also get to hear live tribute show featuring some of Queen’s greatest hits at this event taking place on May 22. Find your bottomless brunch tickets here.
7. Stay in a lavish hotel by the seaside
Looking for an escape where you can wind down, stretch your legs and explore the wonders that are right on our doorsteps? Where better than the British coast to do just that? From May 17, hotels, hostels and BnBs can open their doors again. Whether it’s a quaint, quiet retreat or luxury seafront destination you’re after check out our guide to some of the best beach hotels and retreats in the UK. Go on, treat yourself!
8. Shoot and score at this amazing simulation shooting range
Get your game on this May, as indoor gaming venues featuring bowling, crazy golf and table tennis are back open this month. From May 17, the fun-filled bar that is Point Blank will reopen their doors once again so you and your mates can enjoy some excitement over the weekends. They’ll also be serving bottomless brunch alongside their simulation shooting range.
Join The Liverpool Cheese Crawl for two and a half hours of non-stop cheese: from swanky blue cheese and gooey grilled cheeses, to cheesy jokes and interactive cheese-themed quizzes and competitions. Find your tickets here.
10. Soak up breathtaking views of the city at these rooftop bars
Restrictions on hospitality are gradually being eased and British Summer time is here, therefore a rooftop drink is definitely overdue. From luxurious restaurants to cosy terraces, Liverpool has some of the most incredible rooftop bars (and some are more hidden than others). Check out our guide to the best rooftop bars in Liverpool for you to book and take in insane views of the city with your family or friends this May.