Things to do in Liverpool

Metquarter Unwraps Plans For The Festive Season

Christmas crafting, classic films, cocktails, and a winter market from local artists: plans for Christmas at Metquarter have snowballed into a festive extravaganza with something for everyone taking place throughout late November and December.

A hive of learning, art, fashion, street food and entertainment, Metquarter is a one-stop destination for every item on the seasonal to do list, from making memories to choosing gifts and festive feasting.

Open Culture Festive Workshops

Open Culture, a social enterprise that champions the arts in Liverpool, will present a series of festive workshops delivered by local makers. Bask in the festive atmosphere of the Christmas classes alongside friends or likeminded aspiring makers and take home a handmade decoration or gift and there’s still some tickets available for the below!

  • Fabric Fairy Lights Workshop, Saturday 17 Dec, 11-1 pm & 2 – 4 pm

Create a twinkling decoration for your home at this Fabric Fairy Lights Workshop by Liverpool’s own Bluebird Upholstery.

  • Handprinted Christmas Table Decoration, Sunday 18 Dec, 11-1 pm & 2 – 4 pm

Learn the art of letterpress printmaking with Red Button Press and leave the workshop with your own hand printed Christmas table decoration.

Art Quarter presents ‘Artisans in the City’ Winter Market

Art Quarter Liverpool will present the Artisans in the City Winter Market 11 am – 5 pm, on Saturday 3 December. This brand-new event taking place on Metquarter’s upper level will showcase the work of a raft of local artists. An unmissable opportunity to pick up one-of-a-kind gifts, cards, decorations and artworks, the Winter Market is a must-visit event for Christmas shoppers and anybody intending to spend their money with local, independent businesses and artists this year.

Metquarter GPO
GPO at Metquarter

Christmas Classics at Everyman

The only way to watch your favourite Christmas film this year, screenings at Everyman will see you swap soft drinks for red wine and popcorn for freshly made pizza delivered to your seat. This year’s Christmas schedule is jam packed with all the classics and includes Elf, Home Alone, The Polar Express, Die Hard, Love Actually, The Holiday and It’s a Wonderful Life – don’t miss out on an indulgent and atmospheric cinema experience this festive season.

Festive feasting at GPO

Gather your friends and family for the best festive food and drinks session in town. With seasonal specials from each of our 11 independent kitchens, this has got to be the among widest choice of festive fare in town. Fussy eaters rejoice, with more than 400 dishes available throughout the food hall. Gather in this supremely central and stylish location for an easy, exciting, and eclectic foodie experience, any time of day, with drinks flowing into the night and mince pies aplenty. 

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Founder and Editor, Clare Deane, shares her passion for all the amazing things happening in Liverpool. With a love of the local Liverpool music scene, dining out a couple of times a week and immersing herself in to all things arts and culture she's in a pretty good place to create some Liverpool Noise.

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