Where to Watch the FIFA Club World Cup Live in Liverpool

The FIFA Club World Cup has kicked off to a great start for England if you are wondering where you can catch all the live action, look no further than The Shankly Hotel. In the Garden of Eden, we will be screening each and every match live as it happens on our glorious rooftop terrace.

We inviting you to come and bask in the rare summer sunshine whilst cheering our lads onto glory in style, join us for all the FIFA Club World Cup action.

Here are some FAQ’s answered in detail.

Which Games Will Be Showing?

Let’s start with every England game, and let’s hope there are plenty this year.

England fixtures for FIFA Club World Cup

England’s competition started well with two goals in the back of Tunsia’s net by the final whistle blow. Now we look forward to seeing what else our lads can do as they face their next opponents.

We will also be showing all the other major contending team matchups as well as keeping you up to date with any exciting news and events surrounding the competition.

Where Is It All Happening?

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Our stunning Garden of Eden will be transformed into a World Cup spectators paradise complete with huge projector screen, comfortable seating and the chance to soak up some British summer sun.

What’s more, there’s enough space in The Garden of Eden to host your very own football match so the more the merrier.

If the weather allows it our very stunning rooftop terrace will also be opening its doors giving guests an exclusive place to catch all the World Cup action.

Will there be drinks?

Is the Pope a Catholic? Of course, there’ll be drinks!

Garden of Eden FIFA Club World Cup Live

Our Garden of Eden bar will be serving up some of our famous in play offers such as four-pint pitchers for £10, five bottle of Carlsberg for £12 and double house spirits for just £1 extra, if our England boys do well so does your bar tab.

Better still we’ve just unleashed a fabulous new summer cocktail menu which has been beefed up to include more cocktail options with a kick.

What Else Can You Look Forward To?

Well if the Champions League Final was anything to go by the atmosphere on our rooftop Garden of Eden will be a football fans paradise.

Garden of Eden FIFA Club World Cup Live

Those with a passion for the game will love visiting The Shankly Hotel and the unparalleled views over the stunning city skyline are enough to lift anyone spirits up to the heavens.

Did Shankly Ever Play in The World Cup?

The answer is no but he managed a few players who brought home the trophy in 1966.

Gerry Byrne, Roger Hunt and Ian Callaghan were all members of the squad that led England to victory in 1966, the year that England hosted the FIFA Club World Cup and the year England beat Germany 4-2.

Callaghan remembers Shankly fondly and says that even after their success he remembers Shanks walking up to him and saying;

Well done, son. But you can forget about winning the World Cup because you’ve got more important things to think about!

To Shankly, all that mattered to the rest of the team, the people of Liverpool and the fans was that Liverpool came out on top again that season.

How Do I Book Tickets?

The best place to watch the FIFA Club World Cup in Liverpool is the Garden of Eden and rooftop access can be bought and pre-booked for just £10.

Once you’re in, you’re in, you can stay and watch as many matches as you’d like for just one entry fee.

Tickets to watch England vs Tunisia - FIFA Club World Cup Live

Everyone and their dog will want to be in The Garden of Eden to watch England play in the FIFA Club World Cup as well as all the other top contending teams. Every game will be screened to watch live as they happen so, to avoid disappointment, get your tickets booked for the games you want to see.

Why Not Make A Night Of It?

Instead of trying to get a taxi home after the match or struggling to get to the train, why not book to stay in the lap of luxury in The Shankly Hotel.

Accommodation for FIFA Club World Cup Live

The superb suites are just a few floors below The Garden of Eden and we have some excellent mid-week offers on during the FIFA Club World Cup this summer.

The Shankly Hotel have the best accommodation offers in Liverpool for groups, couples and families so call 0151 601 8801 to book a room or 0151 541 9999 to arrange your seats to watch the FIFA Club World Cup live in the Garden of Eden.

Book today for one of a kind football hotel experience in the heart of the Liverpool city centre.

Shankly Hotel’s Guide to What’s On in Liverpool in May

We’re well into the throws of spring now and with two bank holidays to look forward to in Liverpool in May, there’s no excuse for not taking advantage of everything the city has to offer.

Here at The Shankly Hotel, we pride ourselves on being at the very epicentre of all the exciting things that happen in Liverpool and our staff are always on hand to make sure you make the most of your stay with us by experiencing the plethora of events and activities that take place in the city every day.

If you’re staying with us next month, take a look at what’s on offer in Liverpool in May.

Champions League Semi-Final

When: 2nd May

Where: The Shankly Hotel

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After an electric and unparalleled atmosphere at Anfield last week, Liverpool head to Italy for the second leg of the Champions League Semi-Final. With a three goal advantage already in the bag, Liverpool just need to continue with their determination to pull through to the final.

Catch all of the action live at The Shankly Hotel in our Bastion Bar & Restaurant for an atmosphere like no other. With in-game drinks deals and Reds flocking from all over the city to watch the all-important game in style, there’s nowhere quite like The Bastion to watch the Mighty Reds dominate the pitch.

Take advantage of our match day deals and enjoy food, drink and entertainment for just £12.95 per person. You’ll even have the chance to win some amazing prizes from AAA Sports Memorabilia.

Book your place today with our friendly reservations team by calling 0151 541 9999.

Sound City

When: 5th May – 6th May

Where: Baltic Triangle

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Sound City is back and bigger than ever in the city this year, with some big local and national names taking to various stages in the Baltic Triangle in Liverpool in May. Kicking off the festival calendar in style with 20 venues playing host to more than 100 artists and acts, you’re not going to want to miss this.

From intimate venues to mind-blowing sets, there’s something for everyone when Sound City comes to town.

Don’t worry if you’ve dropped the ball with getting your early bird tickets, there are a few tickets still left for a spontaneous yet fabulous weekend at Sound City.

Absolutely All White Gin Festival

When: 11th May – 12th May

Where: Riversdale Police Club, Aigburth

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Gin festivals are all the rage right now and we couldn’t be happier about it! In Liverpool in May, Absolutely Fabulous Gin Festival will return to Riversdale Police Club in Aigburth for a two day extravaganza in early May.

Featuring some of the best gins in the world right now and plenty of perfectly paired Fever Tree tonics, there’s no gin festival quite like this one. There’s even live soul and Motown entertainment in the marquee and amazing views across the water.

The theme of the festival is ‘All White’, so make sure you dress for the occasion!

LightNight Liverpool

When: 18th May

Where: Various

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The incredible LightNight returns to Liverpool once more this May, celebrating the city’s art scene and bringing all the best of Liverpool’s culture and heritage to life, late into the night.

Family friendly and perfect for all ages, LightNight takes you on an adventure through events around the city, showcasing why Liverpool is one of the most well-loved cultural hubs in the country.

There are more than 100 events and exhibitions happening across Liverpool in May for the very special festival, including concerts, art displays, workshops, street performances and theatre. It’s an experience like no other and you shouldn’t miss it!

Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon & Half Marathon

When: 19th May – 20th May

Where: Albert Dock

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Marathons don’t have to be a long slog of pain and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is the best way to keep your spirits up while you walk, jog or run your way round the route.

There’s music at every mile and brilliant medals to be won and let’s not forget all the miles to be run! You’ll take a route through some of the city’s most iconic landmarks along the waterfront when you take on the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.

If you don’t fancy getting your trainers on, you can still cheer on all the amazing runner on their journey and dance the day away while you wait to show them your support.

The Bordeaux Wine Festival

When: 25th May – 28th May

Where: Pier Head

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One of the most famous wine festivals in the world is making its debut in Liverpool in May this year. The Bordeaux Wine Festival is the leading European wine event and is now in its eleventh year as a biennial festival.

Every year, thousands of wine lovers flock to Bordeaux’s riverfront, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, much like Liverpool’s equally famous waterfront.

Treat yourself to some of Bordeaux’s most famous and delicious wines and enjoy up to six tastings while learning all about the history and diversity of wines from the region.

Spend Early May Bank Holiday Weekend in Liverpool at The Shankly Hotel

Early May Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool is nigh and if you choose to stay at The Shankly Hotel there’s plenty going on in the city to keep you occupied as well as our amazing accommodation offers to take advantage of.

So what are you waiting for?

Check out our guide to May Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool here and start planning your stay today.

May the Fourth Be With You

When: 4th – 5th

Where: Bombed Out Church

Kick off your early May Bank Holiday in Liverpool in style at the Bombed Out Church and show off you Jedi quiz skills at the May The Fourth Be With You Star Wars Quiz Night.

If you know your Wookie from your Ewok then get your team together and join in this superb quiz night under the stars.

Smithdown Road Festival

When: 5th – 7th

Where: Smithdown Road various stages

Another exciting year of free, live music is ahead of us at the Smithdown Road Festival 2018.

Over 180 acts will take to various stages on and around Smithdown Road and there will be plenty to keep families occupied to.

A dedicated kids area and pop up outdoor cinema will be there alongside delicious street food vendors, street theatre performances and free swing dance lessons to all who want to try.

The perfect free day out for the family, with a portion of the proceeds from any sales on the day going towards support for The Whitechapel Homeless Centre.

Dig Deep Garden Party

When: 5th 12:00 – late

Where: Grove Beer Tap and Grill

Being optimistic for early May Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool and expecting sunshine against all the odds, Grove Beer Tap and Grill are hosting the very special Dig Deep Garden Party.

Come rain or shine make your way to the outdoor venue to enjoy a day of fabulous DJ’s, live sax from none other than Carl Stanley, drinks, BBQ and shisha.

Liverpool Vegan Festival

When: 5th 10:30 – 16:30

Where: Liverpool University Mountford Hall

Calling all vegans to this amazing event where over 100 stalls will be selling cooked and raw vegan-friendly dishes, vegan-friendly beauty products and doling out national advice to those who want to learn more about their vegan diet.

There will be a selection of cooking demonstrations and the chance to get hands-on and learn something about how to prepare a healthy balanced vegan diet. You could pick up a gift such as a lovely vegan-friendly candle or handmade jewellery, sweet treats, clothing and much more.

Othello

When: 1st – 25th

Where: Liverpool Everyman Theatre

Shakespeare’s Othello is a story that explores human nature and all its faults. Envy, hatred, spite and betrayal.

The Everyman Company have added their own twists with the cast and used modern military experiences to better connect Othello to today’s audiences.

Book your tickets to see a truly memorable performance as The Everyman Company take on Othello.

 

Music at The Museum Shanties

When: 6th 13:00 – 15:00

Where: Museum of Liverpool

In the spirit of Liverpool’s maritime heritage make some time to see the Liverpool Shanty Kings at this May Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool at the Museum of Liverpool.

They will be performing live renditions of ancient seas shanties that kept spirits high when sailors sailed out on long sea voyages.

The Liverpool Shanty Kings are also folk music experts and will entertain with their catalogue of English, Irish and Scottish folk tunes too.

Titanic Fashions and Fortunes

When: 6th

Where: Merseyside Maritime Museum

More maritime history now as the Merseyside Maritime Museum explores the fashions and fortunes from onboard Titanic.

This is your chance to get hands-on with some of the fantastic Titanic artefacts and learn a little more about what life might have been like aboard the luxury liner before it sank.

The workshop will invite attendees to try on outfits and explore the lives of the people who were on the passenger list of the worlds most glamorous liner.

Spirit of Liverpool

When: 6th– 7th

Where: Sefton Park

We have a great excuse for you to pay a visit to one of the most beautiful landmarks in Liverpool city centre; The Spirit of Liverpool event at Sefton Park Palm House.

This two-day special event will invite people to discover some new spirits, enjoy their favourites and meet the people behind the process of producing and distilling our favourite tipple.

With live music and fabulous food available too, this is the ideal day out to fill your tummies, wet your whistle and have a bit of a dance as well.

Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool offers at The Shankly

There are plenty of amazing hotel accommodation offers for guests to take advantage of this bank holiday weekend in Liverpool. But if you’re planning on making the most of your weekend break in the city centre then our Ultimate Bank Holiday Weekender offer is perfect.

Stay for all three nights of bank holiday weekend and enjoy welcome beers or Prosecco in your room on arrival.

During your stay, your offer includes a tasty two-course meal in The Bastion Bar and Restaurant, a lesson in the art of cocktail making in your own private cocktail masterclass and breakfast every morning of your stay.

This perfect offer is just £239 per person, based on four or more guests sharing one of our spectacular Shankly Hotel rooms.

Call today to book the ultimate bank holiday weekend in Liverpool at The Shankly Hotel on 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

Enjoy Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel

The most exciting weekend in Liverpool’s sporting calendar is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited to join in the fun and get the bets in for the Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel.

We’ve got a whole host of exciting events set up for those of you that are partial to enjoying the biggest horse races of the year. If you’re lucky enough to be heading to Aintree, there’s still time to take advantage of some of our incredible Grand National Day offers like champagne and breakfast packages. For those of us who have to miss out on heading to Aintree, we don’t have to settle for watching in our living room!

For Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel, we’ve put together some incredible experiences in the hotel, so you don’t miss out on any fun. Consider the alternatives and watch the action live from the comfort of The Shankly Hotel.

Skip Out on the Crowds

The Grand National at Aintree is undoubtedly the biggest event in Liverpool’s sporting calendar, and with good reason! The atmosphere in Liverpool changes as everyone gets dolled up to the nines and embarks on a journey to the legendary racecourse.

With thousands of tickets up for grabs for the weekend, people flock from all over the country to be a part of the highlight of the racing year. Of course, with so many people descending on Liverpool, the crowds in town, the crush to get a train and the hours of queuing for entry, drinks, food and totes, can all get a bit too much.

Wave goodbye to waiting this Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel, with special events to make sure your experience of the Grand National is a relaxing, yet still exciting one.

Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel

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We’ve got two great food and drink offers for the big day, giving you everything you need to enjoy the races, without the hassle of standing in the impending rain.

Head to The Bastion Bar and Restaurant on the ground floor of The Shankly Hotel for a one of a kind Grand National Lunch. Watch the action live in the heart of the city on one of the ten large screen TVs in the incredible restaurant lounge with a welcoming tray of delicious cocktails.

There will even be lunch provided by our talented chefs and the opportunity to book drinks packages for your table to save you trips to the bar.

Or go all out with the National All Dayer this Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel. Get dressed to the nines in your finest races outfit and head up to the Garden of Eden, our stunning rooftop venue, which boasts unparalleled views of the city.

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Oozing with sophistication that emphasizes Grand National Glam, you’ll 3enjoy a splendid afternoon tea and fizz on arrival, and of course, professional TOTES on site to take care of all your betting needs.

There’s no need to cram onto a train to return to town for the afterparty – you’re already there! Once the last race is run, you’ll only be a few minutes walk away from Liverpool’s incredible nightlife, which always gets turned up a notch on Grand National Weekend.

Book Your Grand National Experience Now

Get in touch with our team to book your Grand National Weekend at The Shankly Hotel by calling 0151 601 8801 or emailing info@signatureliving.co.uk.

We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Shankly Hotel’s Guide to the Feast of Fire at St John’s Gardens

Coming to the beautiful St Johns gardens outside St Georges Hall is a hot event you don’t want to miss this Easter weekend; The Feast of Fire.

Ten years ago the organisers of Feast of Fire helped open and close the celebrations for Liverpool Capital of Culture and now the city has invited them back to celebrate 10 years after being awarded the honourable title.

Taking place over two weekends the Feast of Fire begins this weekend, the 23rd of March and ends Easter Bank Holiday Monday. There are early evening sessions for families until 19:30 pm and later sessions for adults only after 20:30 pm.

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The Feast of Fire will be considered Liverpool’s latest mini-festival and will include live music, flaming art installations and fabulous food and drink.

Here’s our guide for what to expect at the Feast of Fire 2018.

History of the Feast of Fire

Inspired by European tradition the Feast of Fire is a celebration of the end of winter and the beginning of spring.

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For centuries Catholic churches have been known to extinguish all the lights that burned in the church throughout the dark winters and light fires to welcome spring. An Easter candle is then lit and used to relight all the extinguished lights in the church bringing in a new season.

In Germany tradition tells of bonfires being lit in villages and residents bringing wood from home to partially burn in the communal fire. The charred wood is then taken home and used in the family fire, the process was said to ward of home fires and poor weather in spring.

Feast of Fire art installation - St John's Gardens

This year Liverpool will begin what is hopefully an annual tradition by bringing the Feast of Fire to the city over Easter Weekend.

Fingers crossed.

Entertainment at the Feast of Fire

As well as being a feast for the eyes, the Feast of Fire will also be showcasing a selection of live acts providing an array of music throughout both weekends.

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Liverpool SoulFest will be kicking things off on the 23rd inviting people to warm their hearts and celebrate the soul of the cities music. Other live performances include Chinese artists at Pagoda Arts, African Heat from the Oye Festival and The Fire of India full of music and dance from the Indian Arts Trust Milapfest.

Each day has been given a different theme and individual groups will arrange live music, performances and art installations to reflect their message or culture;

  • 23rd Fire in My Soul 
  • 24th Celtic Flames
  • 25th Flames from the Dragon
  • 30th The Kazimier Fire Garden
  • 31st African Heat
  • 1st Liverpool Pride on Fire
  • 2nd Agni – The Fire of India

Celebrations from a variety of cultures and from countries across the globe will come together to form one huge Feast of Fire and the city is invited.

Fire Inspired Food and Drink

Following the theme of fire and flames, there will be some superb food and drink on offer either inspired by fire or made using the naked flame.

Oregano Kitchen will be providing delicious pizzas baked in searing hot clay ovens. Chose your topping and watch as your creation sizzles away in the open oven right in front of your eyes.

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Sweet options and desserts come toasted too as Treaty Pie take their love of cakes, cookies and shakes and waffles and give them the fiery treatment. Think smore’s hot off the oven, toasted marshmallows and Freakshakes topped with sparklers.

It wouldn’t be a real Feast of Fire without something fresh from the grill and BBQ sensations Love from the Streets will be putting on a sizzling hot show demonstrating to others how its done in time for the summer BBQ season.

Love from the Streets - Feast of Fire - St John's Gardens

These heart-warming delicious dishes are the perfect compliments to the Feast of Fire and its other fabulous displays and entertaining acts.

Drinks are in hot pursuit following a fiery theme with flaming cocktails such as the Forge. Made from Jameson’s, smoked apple, cinnamon and ginger all served in a metal cup. Or our favourite winter drink given a fiery twist, Mulled wine spiked with a healthy helping of Beefeater Gin.

Both are sure to warm your cockles.

Where to stay for Easter Weekend

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The Shankly Hotel is perfectly situated so that all our guests have easy access to the best events taking place in the city and its less than a two-minute walk from St John’s gardens, host to the Feast of Fire 2018.

For families, our luxury hotel suites are ideal as our guests can stay together and enjoy each other’s company both in and out of the hotel.

If you are visiting Liverpool with friends this weekend or for Easter Bank holiday why not book one of the spectacular group apartments in The Shankly Hotel.

Every suite comes complete with large comfortable beds, huge flat screen TV’s and elegant ensuite bathrooms. Furthermore, each Shankly Hotel room is unique and includes snippets from the life and career of the great man himself.

Call and book your stay on 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk or why not check out some of our amazing accommodation offers here.

Scorch this Easter weekend in Liverpool into your memory at the Feast of Fire from the Shankly Hotel.

An Easter Holiday Getaway With the Kids

With Easter fast approaching, it’s time to start planning the perfect Easter holiday getaway with the kids at The Shankly Hotel.

Our stunning city centre hotel is the perfect destination to celebrate the school break and have some quality time with the family.

From fun Easter egg making workshops, to delicious food and stunning accommodation, The Shankly is the ideal place to make lasting memories.

Make Your Very Own Easter Egg

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This Easter, The Shankly Hotel are organising a fun egg making workshop for all the family.

Between the 25th and 28th March, children are invited to create their very own masterpiece egg with the aid of a professional chocolatier. Every egg will include a special treat inside, personalised decoration and will be beautifully packaged ready to present to a loved one on Easter Sunday.

The workshops will be an hour and a half long and every child will also have a special visit from the Easter bunny.

Sure to be a highlight of any child’s Easter celebrations, this egg-stravaganza is sure to be a big hit.

To find out more and book tickets for this event, click here.

Delicious Family Dining

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One of the best ways to spend an Easter holiday getaway in Liverpool is by enjoying a family meal in the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

A tribute to one of Liverpool’s best loved football managers, this luxurious restaurant allows diners to tuck into delicious food in stunning, intimate surroundings.

The Bastion offer an extensive menu, including a special children’s menu, so they’re sure to find something they like. Choose from healthy pasta with tomato sauce and garlic bread, to tasty fish and chips and a chocolate brownie treat for dessert.

The adults can indulge in something a little sophisticated from our a la carte menu and enjoy an evening of luxury.

Enjoy some quality time together this Easter and treat yourselves to a delicious dining experience in one of the most popular restaurants in the city.

Explore the City

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The perfect Easter holiday wouldn’t be complete without a fun day of exploring!

Liverpool is one of the best cities to visit if you enjoy discovering beautiful architecture, strolling around interesting museums and marvelling at some stunning docklands.

From spotting the grand Three Graces, to walking around Albert Dock and visiting some amazing art galleries, Liverpool is a glorious city that is perfect for a family day out.

You and your family are sure to find some great activities that you will all love.

A Cracking Easter Stay at The Shankly

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If you’re looking for the perfect hotel for an Easter holiday getaway with the kids, look no further than The Shankly Hotel.

Situated in the heart of Liverpool’s city centre, this hotel specialises in large group accommodation which is perfect for family stays.

The Shankly Hotel is a tribute to the life and career of one of football’s finest managers. Each of our rooms and suites are as unique as Bill Shankly himself, offering comfortable, stylish and spacious accommodation with amazing memorabilia and memorable quotes.

There’s no need to split up the family this Easter, our rooms cater for up to 8 people with luxurious features and ensuite bathrooms that are perfect for sharing.

Create wonderful memories at The Shankly Hotel this Easter with a stay you will cherish forever.

Book Now

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Make the most of your Easter holiday and book a stay at The Shankly Hotel for the whole family.

Easter is the perfect time to get together and create some lasting memories you are sure to cherish forever.

From fun egg making workshops, to the perfect place to enjoy a family meal and a luxurious stay, our hotel is the ideal destination for a relaxing getaway.

For more information or to book you Easter holiday, get in touch with our friendly team today. 

Our Guide to What’s On in March 2018

If you’re visiting Liverpool this month, check out our guide to what’s on in March 2018 and really make the most of your stay with us.

With Mother’s Day, St Patrick’s Day and many more celebrations coming up, it couldn’t be a better time to visit our city.

Take a look at some of our top picks, from disco themed nights out to award winning theatre productions and afternoon tea with a twist, it’s all here.

Fiesta Bombarda with Gilles Peterson and Mungo’s Hifi

When: 2nd March

Where: Constellations

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First in our guide to what’s on in March is a colourful carnival at Constellations.

Fiesta Bombarda are returning after a sellout New Year’s Eve extravaganza, to transform Constellations into an extra-terrestrial, tropical paradise.

With special guest, BBC 6 music presenter and Worldwide FM founder Gilles Peterson, alongside reggae royalty Mungo’s HiFi, KOG, Banana Hill and many more, this event is sure to be a sell out.

Expect to be immersed in a colourful carnival with Fiesta face painting available, electropical performers and all things vibrant.

Liverpool Disco Festival Warm Up

When: 2nd March

Where: Alma de Cuba

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For one night only, Liverpool’s famous Disco Festival will be taking over the iconic Alma de Cuba for a night of Latin and Afro fused Disco, Classic Disco, Boogie, Soul, Funk and Soulful House Classics.

A warm up for the Disco Festival taking place later in the month, this evening will feature sets by Natasha Kitty Katt, James Morgan and Darryl Marsden. As well as the usual performances from the spectacular Samba girls, glitter stations, confetti showers, delicious cocktails and a disco photo booth.

A converted church built in 1788, Alma de Cuba was recently voted the best bar and restaurant in Liverpool and this night promises to be the highlight of the month.

Wicked

When: 8th March – onwards

Where: Empire Theatre

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One of the UK’s favourite productions and the most hotly anticipated events in our guide to what’s on in March, Wicked transports audiences to the stunningly re-imagined world of Oz in a breathtaking magical spectacle.

Winning numerous major international awards, including 10 theatregoer-voted WhatsOnStage Awards and two Olivier Audience Awards, Wicked tells the untold story of an unlikely, but profound friendship between two young women who first meet as sorcery students.

Their extraordinary adventures on Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

This multi record-breaking production of the West End and Broadway musical sensation is returning the Liverpool Empire this March and tickets are expected to sell out very fast.

An Evening with Tyson Fury

When: 10th March

Where: Garden of Eden, The Shankly

An Evening with Tyson Fury

In association with IWA Events, the incredible organisation behind White Collar Boxing, Tyson Fury will be spending an evening at The Shankly Hotel to give an honest and intimate conversation with his fans and boxing enthusiasts.

The controversial champion will host a candid discussion on his career, his past and his plans for his comeback in the very near future.

Get up close and personal with one of the legends of the boxing world with this one of a kind event.

The ticket includes a three-course meal of mouth-watering food to get you ready for an exciting night. There’s even entertainment from a top comedian to keep the fun going and you’ll be treated to a complimentary photograph with Tyson Fury himself.

Swing Afternoon Tea Mother’s Day

When: 11th March

Where: Garden of Eden, The Shankly

Swing Afternoon Tea Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day why not treat the number one woman in your life to an unforgettable Swing Afternoon Tea.

Located in the stunning Garden of Eden, on the rooftop of our beautiful hotel, take in the magnificent views of Liverpool’s skyline as you enjoy a delicious traditional afternoon tea.

Indulge in delicate finger sandwiches, sweet treats, freshly baked scones and cakes, served with a choice of tea or coffee.

Whilst you’re tucking in to your afternoon tea, you’ll be serenaded by a swing singer, who is sure to get you on your feet and singing along.

Liverpool St Patrick’s Day Festival

When: 15th March

Where: Baltic Market

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Bringing a little bit of Dublin to the Baltic Triangle, this year the Baltic Market are hosting a massive St Patrick’s Day you won’t want to miss.

Celebrating all things Irish, expect to be treated to lashings of Guinness, lager, whiskey and a few Irish gins.

It wouldn’t be a party without food and at the Baltic Market they are blessed with some of the best food in the city. From wood fired pizzas to halloumi fries – there’s something for everyone.

If that wasn’t enough, there will also be a wealth of local live music to jig to, a Jonny Bongo DJ set, Irish dancing, the rugby and the Loose Moose String Band.

Russell Brand RE: Birth

When: 19th March

Where: Liverpool Echo Arena

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After having some time out to become a parent and get serious, Russell Brand is returning to Liverpool for his Re:Birth stand up tour.

Asking questions like “How can you be a dangerous, edgy, rebel with a tiny, little daughter?” and “What am I going to tell my daughter about conformity and responsibility? What happens if she grows up to be like me? Or, worse, to date a man like me?”

He will perform his stand-up comedy show at the ECHO arena’s Auditorium on March 19. It marks his second appearance here in Merseyside in a year with the hugely popular show.

Since his 2003 breakthrough the controversial comedian has become one of the most recognisable across the globe, hosting the MTV Video Music Awards, releasing his own book and playing acclaimed tours in both the UK and US.

Paloma Faith

When: 20th March

Where: Echo Arena

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Paloma Faith is coming to Liverpool’s Echo Arena to tour her long-awaited fourth album, ‘The Architect’.

One of only two British female artists this decade to have their last three albums go double platinum in the UK, she is renowned for her amazing live performances and this tour promises to be more of the same.

On her new album, Paloma explores both personal and political themes and features an array of acclaimed co-writers, producers and collaborators including, Sia, John Legend, Jesse Shatkin, Rag’n’Bone Man, actor Samuel L. Jackson and journalist and activist Owen Jones.

One of our favourites in our guide to what’s on in March, this show promises to be a sell-out.

Madhatter’s Afternoon Tea

When: 24th March

Where: Garden of Eden, The Shankly

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Next in our guide to what’s on in March is an afternoon tea event with a wacky twist.

This magical tea with a difference will transport you to the crazy world of the Mad Hatter, featuring much-loved favourites from the literary world and some magical live music.

Sip on prosecco as you enjoy unique interactions with Mad Hatter characters, all whilst enjoying an afternoon tea with a difference.

This Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea is sure to be unforgettable.

Liverpool Disco Festival

When: 31st March

Where: Camp and Furnace

Liverpool Disco Festival

Last in our guide to what’s on in March is a firm favourite for the clubbers in Liverpool.

Liverpool Disco Festival is returning to Camp and Furnace for an event jam packed full of disco classic, funky flares and buckets of glitter.

This month sees Kerri Chandler headline the Saturday night, with a live PA from Jocelyn Brown, as well as sets from Jeremy Underground and Derrick Carter.

Get your tickets soon as this event is selling out fast already!

We hope you’ve enjoyed our guide to what’s on in March 2018. If you’re thinking of visiting Liverpool this month, book a stay at The Shankly Hotel and have the ultimate getaway. 

Get in touch with our friendly team today and make the most of your trip to this beautiful city. 

The Shankly Hotel Guide to What’s On February 2018

If you’ll be joining us at The Shankly this February, you’ll find plenty to see and do throughout your stay.

Situated in the heart of Liverpool’s cultural centre, guests can enjoy an array of nearby theatres and special events.

So whether you’re looking for the best Valentine’s Day events in Liverpool or a family night out, we’ve got it covered.

The Band: Take That’s New Musical

When: 1st – 3rd February 2018

Where: Liverpool Empire Theatre

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Escape the hustle and bustle with a visit to Liverpool Empire this February. Feel-good musical The Band will transport you back to the 90s as you’re taken on a journey of female friendship and boyband nostalgia.

An uplifting fusion of Take That’s greatest hits, this spectacular production is truly unmissable for any musical theatre fan. Playwright Stephen M Hornby gave the musical a five star review, adding: “The show is funny and bursting with music, but it also a clever and subtle take on grief, loss and the bittersweet pleasure of nostalgia.”

A Passage to India

When: 6th – 10th February 2018

Where: Playhouse Theatre Liverpool

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Only moments from The Shankly Hotel, the charming Liverpool Playhouse awaits. And this February, find yourself swept away to Imperial India. From the elephants and temples to exquisite original music, audiences can sit back, relax and escape.

This mesmerising production of A Passage to India offers a rich blend of humour, humanity and philosophical thought. So don’t miss out on this must-see adaptation of one of the great novels of the Twentieth Century.

Fifty Shades Dinner Party

When: 9th February and 17th February 2018

Where: The Garden of Eden at The Shankly Hotel, Liverpool

50 Shades Dinner

This month, you can celebrate the release of the final Fifty Shades instalment within our exquisite Garden of Eden venue. The perfect girls’ night out, join us in our rooftop space for a dazzling night out.

Our 50 Shades Dinner Party is set to be an immersive experience from start to finish. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of bubbly before an indulgent 2-course meal and entertainment from Mr Grey. And to top it all off, the night will finish with a premier screening of Fifty Shades Freed at Liverpool One ODEON.

The Script in Concert

When: 12th February 2018

Where: Echo Arena, Liverpool

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If you’ll be catching The Script on tour this February, why not stay with us at The Shankly Hotel? We’re located within 20 minute walking distance from the Echo Arena. Coinciding with their new album Freedom Child, The Script’s upcoming tour will see the Irish three-piece take to the stage with their new songs and fan favourites.

The soft rock favourites have sold over 29 million records and over 1.4 million tickets across 203 headline shows. And they remain one of the world’s most successful bands. Renowned for putting on a great show, fans can look forward to an electrifying atmosphere.

The Jungle Book

When: 13th February – 18th February 2018

Where: Playhouse

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One of the most memorable stories of all time, The Jungle Book will be lighting up the Playhouse theatre with fun for all the family. This brand new production has been filled with colourful characters and uplifting songs to get your toes tapping.

This spectacular adventure was created by some of the best in the business. Directed by Max Webster and adapted by Olivier Award-winning Jessica Swale, you can look forward to a truly magical show.

Valentine’s Classics

When: 14th February 2018

Where: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

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Add a sprinkle of romance to your February with a spectacular Valentine’s Day in Liverpool. What better venue to spend the evening than Liverpool Philharmonic Hall? The opulent concert hall is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking buildings in Liverpool.

So escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre and allow yourself to be charmed by the sounds of classical music. Make sure you bring along someone special for a night of decadence as you’re swept off your feet by the sounds of romance. The evening will include a stunning rendition of Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto, performed by incredible pianist Zhang Zuo.

Valentine’s Day Offers at The Shankly Hotel

The Shankly Hotel is the perfect spot to spend a special Valentine’s Day in Liverpool. We have an array of fabulous offers to choose from.

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To enquire further or to book your stay at The Shankly Hotel, you can get in touch with our team on 0151 601 8801. 

The Shankly Hotel: Unmissable Valentine’s Day Deals

At The Shankly Hotel, we know a thing or two about luxury stays with a touch of romance. One of the most romantic hotels in Liverpool, look no further for a Valentine’s treat.

We pride ourselves on offering luxury accommodation. Each of our rooms and suites offers a spacious yet cosy haven to spend quality time with your significant other.

Situated in the heart of Liverpool city centre, you’ll find yourself surrounded by top Liverpool landmarks with the city’s most scenic spots only a short stroll away.

Valentine’s Hotel Offers

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Love Is All You Need

Price: £159 per couple

Availability: 14th February

Love Is All You Need this Valentine’s Day at The Shankly Hotel. Take a well earned break and enjoy a night style in style.

This romantic package includes a luxury overnight stay, delicious breakfast and our Love Sweet Love deal including balloons, prosecco and rose petals.

Love Me Do

Price: £199 per couple

Availability: 14th February

Our Love Me Do package is calling your name this Valentine’s Day. And what better way to treat that special someone?

This dazzling deal includes an overnight stay, 2-course meal in The Bastion, cocktail with your meal and tasty breakfast. Perfect!

Ultimate Valentine’s

Price: £179 per couple

Availability: Sun-Thurs (February)

The Ultimate Valentine’s package could be just what you’re after. One of our best February offers in Liverpool, don’t miss this fabulous deal.

Including an overnight stay, breakfast and the Love Sweet Love package perks, say goodbye to winter with a sprinkle of romance!

Love & Dine

Price: £149 per couple

Availability: Sun-Thurs (February)

February is the month of romance, so why not treat someone special to a stay that they’ll never forget?

Our Love & Dine deal includes an overnight stay with breakfast and the chance to wine and dine in one of the most romantic restaurants in Liverpool, our Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

Plus, we’re throwing in a special treat for the ladies!

Love Suite Love

Price: £129 per couple

Availability: Sun-Thurs (February)

Ready for romance this February? Our Love Suite Love package is one of the best Valentines Day deals in the city.

For just £129 per couple you can enjoy a luxury overnight stay, our Love Sweet Love package including prosecco, petals and balloons, all topped off with a delicious breakfast.

Luxury Rooms & Suites

The Shankly boasts luxury rooms and suites guaranteed to take your breath away. With stylish interior and fantastic amenities, you’ll feel right at home in no time.

Rooms at The Shankly are equipped with comfortable bedding and beautiful interior. Not forgetting, facilities include our whirlpool baths and free WiFi.

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But of course, The Bastion Bar & Restaurant awaits you on our ground floor. One of the most romantic restaurants in Liverpool, you could join us for a dining experience like no other.

Offering a special bonus for football fans, guests can also browse our exclusive museum of Bill Shankly memorabilia, situated within The Bastion.

A City Centre Location

The Shankly Hotel couldn’t be situated in a better location for enjoying the city. A short walk from the waterfront, why not enjoy a romantic stroll as you take in the sights?

We also have a range of cultural attractions only moments away. You could spend a day exploring the Walker Art Gallery or World Museum, bursting with things to see and do.

Not forgetting, Liverpool’s extensive range of high street names and designer brands are awaiting. It’s well worth taking a walk into Liverpool ONE to pick up some Valentine’s treats.

So this February, make Valentine’s Day extra special with a visit to The Shankly. We hope to see you soon.

To enquire further or to book your stay,  get in touch today on 0151 601 8801 and our team will be able to help. 

The Shankly Hotel: What’s On in January Liverpool 2018

Leave the January blues behind and let the fun continue with a winter visit to Liverpool.

With so much to see and do, why not start the New Year in style at The Shankly Hotel?

Find yourself within walking distance of Liverpool’s world famous attractions and top theatres and shops.

So if you’re looking for the best of what’s on in Liverpool this January, take a browse of our recommendations…

Gerry and the Pacemakers

When: Until 7th January 2018

Where: Museum of Liverpool

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This January, don’t miss the last few days of the Gerry and the Pacemakers at Museum of Liverpool.

This spectacular exhibition captures the Merseybeat group at their very best.

Find yourself swept away by sentimental 60s nostalgia as you explore captivating images taken by Graham Spencer and Peter Kaye.

You can look forward to seeing Gary Marsden’s infectious charisma captured inside Liverpool’s world famous Cavern Club.

Baskerville

When: Saturday 9th December

Where: The Playhouse Liverpool

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Prepare to sit on the very edge of your seat this January in Liverpool.

Liverpool’s charming Playhouse theatre will be filled with the twists and turns of Baskerville, the Sherlock Holmes mystery.

Cosy up with a misty and mysterious moors tale as you laugh along to genius wit and gasp with suspense!

Fast and Furious Live

When: 11th – 12th January 2018

Where: Echo Arena Liverpool

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Get ready for a night of non-stop thrills at Fast & Furious Live this January in Liverpool.

The atmospheric Echo Arena is set to play host to two action-packed preview performances that you won’t want to miss!

This adrenaline-fuelled show is sure to keep you hooked from start to finish with showstopping stunts and precision performance driving.

You can also expect to feel transported straight into the Fast & Furious movies with the help of immersive 3D projection mapping.

The Late Wake Club: David Bowie

When: Saturday 13th January 2018

Where: Camp and Furnace

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Celebrate the life and legacy of the one and only David Bowie this January in Liverpool.

The Late Wake Club will be returning on Saturday 13th January for a night of dazzling music brought to you by Camp and Furnace’s resident DJ.

Get ready to hear every iconic Bowie hit as Liverpool’s leading warehouse venue is filled with electric atmosphere.

Not forgetting, you’ll have the chance to get Bowied over at the makeover station!

Celebrating Sgt Pepper: Live

When: 13th January 2018

Where: Liverpool Echo Arena

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Beatlemania is back this January at Echo Arena Liverpool. And it’s certain to be an evening of singing, dancing and non-stop entertainment.

The Bootleg Beatles and award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be teaming up for an unmissable fusion of live music.

This spectacular night is set to celebrate 10 years of the arena and a half century of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Hear the iconic album in its entirety, as well as timeless favourites including ‘Strawberry Fields’, ‘Penny Lane’ and ‘All You Need is Love’.

The Band: Take That’s New Musical

When: 23rd January – 3rd February 2018

Where: Liverpool Empire

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The ultimate musical for anyone who grew up with a favourite boyband, get ready for a nostalgic coming-of-age journey with The Band.

Award winning writer Tim Firth tells the story of five friends in 1992 and 25 years later as they set out to meet their favourite band.

Hear the infectious sounds of Britain’s most successful boyband of all time with hits including ‘Never Forget’, ‘Back for Food’ and ‘A Million Love Songs’.

So don’t miss this breathtaking production at Liverpool Empire Theatre before it takes to the stage at London’s West End!

A Luxury Stay at The Shankly Hotel

Christmas doesn’t have to be the end of relaxation. Why not start January off in utter luxury at The Shankly Hotel?

Our stylish rooms and suites are perfect for enjoying an overnight stay in the heart of the city.

Rooms feature fantastic facilities including everything from double whirlpool baths to 50″ TV screens, Bluetooth and free WiFi.

As Liverpool’s unique Bill Shanky-themed venue, you’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy an abundance of exclusive memorabilia.

See Bill Shankly’s original LFC contract, personal typewriter and lots more within our hotel and stunning Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

To book your stay with us or to enquire further about what to expect, simply get in touch with our helpful team today on 0151 601 8801. 

The Perfect Family Christmas Break in Liverpool

This December, why not treat yourself to an enchanting Christmas break in Liverpool?

Whether it’s festive fun, cultural attractions, cosy pubs or endless shopping, Liverpool is bursting with things to do!

At The Shankly Hotel, we’re right in the heart of it all, within walking distance of the best Christmas attractions.

So join us for a magical festive break and make lasting memories with your nearest and dearest.

A Stay at The Shankly

Rooms at The Shankly are ideal for family stays, offering a spacious alternative to sleeping in separate rooms.

Our rooms are designed for spending quality time with your loved ones in the most stylish and comfortable setting.

A blend of classic and contemporary style, rooms have a luxury feel without compromising on cosiness.

You can also look forward to a 50″ TV screen and free WiFi access within the comfort of your room.

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Our fantastic facilities include double whirlpool baths, perfect for winding down after a day of exploring.

Guests at The Shankly can also look forward to enjoying a range of exclusive Bill Shankly memorabilia around the hotel and The Bastion restaurant.

Choose from an unmissable range of Christmas offers guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit!

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During your stay, don’t miss out on joining us for our Festive Afternoon Tea.

Escape the cold and take some time to indulge in our scrumptious selection of Christmas themed sandwiches and cakes.

Available for £19.55pp or £24.95pp with bubbles, this delightful package is the ultimate Christmas treat.

Pier Head Festivities

The Pier Head is bursting with things to do and see this Christmas in Liverpool.

Embrace the best of the festive season and visit Liverpool Christmas Ice Festival for a truly magical day out.

Only a short walk down from The Shankly, the Ice Festival features a wide range of family activities and attractions.

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Explore Christmas market stalls serving up sweet and savoury treats with plenty of festive twists. You can even try a Yorkshire Pudding Wrap!

You’ll also find thrilling fairground rides for the whole family to enjoy. Brave this year’s newest ride The Ice Jet or take in spectacular views from the Ferris Wheel.

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This year has also seen a new Christmas attraction at the Cunard Building, also situated along the Pier Head.

Santa’s Christmas Party has been a hit with families so far. The jam-packed event offers much more than simply a grotto.

The enchanting party features real reindeer, Christmas movies and singing and dancing with Santa and the elves!

Festive Family-Friendly Bars

You won’t find yourself short of things to do later on in the evening!

Why not a pay a festive visit to Liverpool’s very own Home Alone Themed Bar, nestled away in Cains Brewery.

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Step inside the home of Kevin McCallister as you’re transformed into one of the most magical Christmas films of all time.

The pop up bar features cosy Christmas living rooms, twinkling giant trees and tasty festive treats.

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Also within Cains Brewery, Baltic Market is serving up a delicious range of food and drink from Liverpool’s top traders this Christmas season.

Since opening earlier this year, Baltic Market has quickly become one of the most popular spots in the city.

Treat yourself to a hot Gin and Tonic, warming mulled wine and tuck in to their famous halloumi fries…yum!

It’s well worth leaving some time to take a wander around the gift and craft stalls too for the perfect stocking filler.

So give your Christmas an extra sprinkle of magic this year and join us at The Shankly Hotel. 

We wish you a Merry Christmas and hope to see you very soon.

To enquire further, you can reach our friendly team on 0151 601 8801.

30 Bellefield Boxing Day Bonanza at The Shankly Hotel

Spend a brilliant day watching boxing day football in Liverpool with the whole family at The Shankly Hotel. We’ve tailormade a special boxing day football event for families of footy fans to come together and enjoy the match in an amazing atmosphere.

Pop your new team shirt on and make your way to our 30 Bellefield Boxing Day Bonanza this boxing day in Liverpool.

The best place to watch boxing day football 2017

Where else could you gather together with the whole family, enjoy a menu of delicious food, superb drinks offers and get a guaranteed seat to watch boxing day football in Liverpool?

At The Shankly Hotel, there’s nothing more important than family (but football comes close). Bill Shankly himself was a man who wholeheartedly dedicated himself to the game of football but still made time for his loving family.

Our Bellefield Boxing Day Bonanza celebrates Shankly’s love of the game and his devoted family by giving people a safe and welcoming place to enjoy boxing day football in Liverpool.

The match will be screened on 10 TV’s dotted all around The Bastion Bar and Restaurant giving every fan unobstructed views of the action.

For just £19.95 per adult, a choice of meal from The Bastion Restaurant’s favourite dishes and a free drink is yours and better still your little footy fans eat for free.

Wait there’s more . . .

Throughout the game, a gifted local musician will be keeping the match day atmosphere alive playing a superb song list of LFC and other football-themed tunes.

To keep the whole family entertained we will also be giving you the chance to get your hands on some unbelievable prizes that include food, drink and accommodation in The Shankly Hotel.

Those in town to watch boxing day football in Liverpool will also have access to The Bastion Bar’s legendary drinks offers and enjoy the “In Play Drink” promotions where the prices are dictated what happening on the pitch.

 

On top of all this visitors will be able to peruse the wonderful collection of rare Shankly memorabilia including family photos telegrams and coveted LFC treasures.

The Shankly Hotel is Liverpool’s only football-themed hotel, that has family fun at its core so come enjoy the boxing day football in Liverpool as Shankly would have, surrounded by family.

Why Bellefield?

When Shankly came to Liverpool he and his loving family settled down in West Derby in a house that is now a footballing landmark.

This family home is situated in the leafy suburbs of Liverpool on Bellefield Ave, within an easy walking distance of Walker Playing Fields, Melwood Training Ground and what is now known as the Bill Shankly Recreation Ground.

It was common practice for the large Shankly family to come together in the Bellefield family home where Shank’s would have the footy on and Nanny Ness would whip up a delicious family meal for everyone to tuck into.

 

Why not book your family a Shankly Tour including a trip to the hallowed ground which is the Shankly family home?

This, as well as a guided trip around the city’s most iconic cultural and footballing landmarks, ensures the whole family enjoy a fun, family day together before sitting down to watch the boxing day football in Liverpool at The Shankly Hotel.

Book today to watch boxing day football in Liverpool

The Liverpool vs Swansea match kicks off at 17:30 pm giving you and the family plenty of time to enjoy a scrumptious evening meal, some “In Play Drinks” and toe-tapping music.

At The Bastion Bar and Restaurant, the homely atmosphere is perfect for bringing families together and for true football fans, a chance to learn a little more about the sports greatest player-manager.

Thanks to the Shankly family there’s plenty of fascinating Shankly stories associated with his time at Liverpool Football Club and hilarious anecdotes detailing Shankly as a family man can be found among the memorabilia.

Our Bellefield Boxing Day Bonanza is the perfect combination of footballing family fun and the best way to enjoy the boxing day football in Liverpool this year.

Also is you are hanging around in town consider the amazing Stardust Boxing Night Disco taking place in Eden our fabulous rooftop events venue click here for more details.

Call to book your table on 0151 541 9999 and check out some of our amazing seasonal accommodation offers here built for families of football.