At The Shankly Hotel, you’ll never find yourself stuck for things to do and see in Liverpool.
From dazzling events within our venues to festive fun across the city, don’t miss the best of what’s on this November.
What’s On Liverpool
River of Light Fireworks
When: Sunday 5th November
Where: The Waterfront
Make this Bonfire Night a spectacular one at the River of Light 2017.
See the world famous waterfront illuminated by one of the UK’s leading firework companies, Titanium Fireworks.
The dynamic experience will include mesmerising visual and music displays as well as street theatre and family activities.
Featuring fantastic food and drink stalls to ease you through the cold, wrap up warm and head along for an unforgettable evening in Liverpool.
When: Wednesday 15th November – 2nd December
Where: Empire Theatre
See Michael Morpurgo’s critically acclaimed novel brought to life on stage at Liverpool Empire Theatre.
The record breaking show has enjoyed eight years of record breaking success on London’s West End.
This captivating production of the phenomenal war drama is certain to leave you feeling moved.
Christmas Light Switch On
When: Thursday 9th November
Where: Liverpool ONE
Catch Liverpool’s enchanting 30 metre tree and twinkling lights for the official Christmas lights switch on.
Head down from 4pm for festive street performances to get you in the spirit!
The twinkling seasonal lights will be switched on at 6pm, so why not head along after work and see for yourself?
Soul and Motown Weekend
When: Friday 10th – Saturday 11th November
Where: The Shankly Hotel
This month, don’t miss the ultimate Soul & Motown Weekender at The Shankly Hotel.
Bringing the best of Soul and Motown to the heart of the city, come along for showstopping performances from Kenny Thomas, Trevor Nelson, Heatwave and plenty more.
Expect to boogie all night long as we celebrate the infectious sounds of Motown, featuring DJs including Davy T, Bizzy B and D Fresh.
Mersey Boys Afternoon Tea
When: Sunday 12th November
Where: The Shankly
The Mersey Boys Afternoon Tea is back at The Shankly! And we couldn’t be more excited.
Join us for a charming afternoon of musical entertainment within our rooftop Eden venue.
Tuck into delicious sweet and savoury treats as the boys take over with tracks from the last 70 years.
Perfect for the whole family, expect the sounds of The Fab Four and Cilla Black to Elvis Costello and The Zutons.
When: Friday 17th November
Where: St George’s Plateau
The Christmas season is nearly upon us, and that means Liverpool’s charming Christmas markets are well on their way.
This year, the festive cabin stalls will be returning to St George’s Plateau, the picturesque spot outside St George’s Hall.
With magical lighting and plenty of German themed treats, a trip to the Christmas markets makes a fantastic day out or escape from seasonal shopping.
So, get ready to feel merry and bright with a yuletide mix of tasty snacks, chocolate, gourmet burgers as well as plenty of gift stalls for the perfect present.
When: Friday 17th November
This winter, the Liverpool Ice Festival is back. And you can expect more festive fun than ever before.
Transforming the city centre into a winter wonderland, get ready to get your skates on and get in the Christmas spirit!
The open air Ice Rink will be making its eagerly awaited return, as well as the UK’s biggest real Ice Slide.
Take in amazing views across the Ice Festival as you slide down at speed from 6m above the park itself.
Not forgetting, you’ll want to bring along some warming winter clothing for a visit to the Ice Bar!
Featuring glistening ice sculptures and carved furniture, you can enjoy festive favourites from the bar in style.
The Little Mermaid
When: Saturday 25th November – Saturday 20th January
Where: The Everyman
Liverpool’s best loved pantomime show is back in town this winter season, and you won’t want to miss it!
The Everyman’s famous rock ‘n’ roll panto is truly one of a kind, bringing together the best of theatre and comedy for one dazzling show.
Notorious dame Francis Tucker and master of mischief Francis Tucker are also set to return, with plenty of laughs (and most likely some water pistols) up their sleeve.
Picturesque Hope Street is only a short distance from The Shankly Hotel, so why not enjoy a pre-theatre meal at The Bastion before you head out for the evening?
When: Saturday 25th November – Sunday 10th December
Where: Speke Hall
This November, why not experience the magic of A Victorian Christmas at Liverpool’s charming Tudor manor house?
Speke Hall offers a fantastic family day out throughout the year, but the festive season is particularly special.
The advancements in technology and rise in wealth during the industrial revolution hugely influenced Christmas traditions.
In fact, we have the Victorians to thank for festivities including Father Christmas, giving gifts and cards, our Christmas holidays, trees and even the crackers on the dinner table.
So, take a step back in time and find yourself transported to the opulent Victorian era of high ceilings, carols, sugar mice and yuletide decorations.
Staying at The Shankly Hotel
Escape the November cold this month with a cosy stay at The Shankly Hotel, situated in the heart of Liverpool’s cultural attractions and most vibrant streets.
Enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping before heading back to your luxury room or to The Bastion for a delicious bite to eat.
In the evening, why not head out to one of November’s fantastic events? You’ll be able to give the taxi queue a miss and head back to your very own room equipped with plenty of top facilities.
To enquire further about staying at The Shankly or to book your visit, our friendly team will be happy to help on 0151 236 0166.