How to Celebrate St Paddy’s Day Scouse Style
Are you ready to paint the town green this weekend?
Liverpool has a whole host of St Paddy’s events, pubs, and clubs that will be sure to release the Irish in you as you indulge in an Irish whiskey – or 10.
Independent Liverpool’s St Paddy’s Day Weekender @ The Great Baltic Warehouse
Independent Liverpool are back hosting another exciting event this weekend, bringing together some of Liverpool’s best independents, under one roof, for a night of Irish dancing, drinking, and utter indulgence. Amongst the array of independents you will find Laura’s Little Bakery serving Baileys brownies and Irish cream macaroons, Bob’s Big Bowls serving bread filled bowls of Irish stew, and a stall set to stop any gin lover in their tracks, with glasses of Irish gin on offer.
There’s also good news for any of you who faced disappointment at the sell out of Bongo’s Bingo’s ‘Bewitched’ Paddy’s Day Special, with Jonny Bongo himself set to perform a special DJ set at the weekender extravaganza.
When: Friday 17th & 18th March – 12-11pm
Where: The Great Baltic Warehouse
How much: £8.25 (including booking fees)
Liverpool’s St Patrick’s Day Parade
Following the success of Liverpool’s St Patrick’s Day Parade of 2016, the parade is back this year, showcasing Liverpool’s long standing love for Ireland. The parade is set to meet at 2:30pm on Friday before commencing through much of the city centre. As this sea of green passes through some of the city’s historic Irish landmarks, they will be accompanied by the entertainment of the Irish Flute Band, Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band, Cumbria Drum Band, and Manchester Pipe Band.
When: Friday 17th March @ 2:30pm with the parade commencing at 3pm
Where: the Old Irish Centre on Mount Pleasant
Irish Disco Mafia @ Constellations
In the very heart of the Baltic Triangle the creative space Constellations will transform into an Irish Disco Mafia for the evening. Be prepared for DJs putting an Irish twist on some of the best disco and house hits, as you take to the floor for some inevitable Irish dancing.
When: Friday 17th March – 9pm-4am (last entry 1am)
How much: £5 for standard tickets & £3 student tickets
Get Down Edits (Glitterbox) – Waterford
Queen & Disco – Derry
James Morgan(Liverpool Disco Festival/ Hustle) – Belfast
Heebie Jeebies St Patrick’s Day Special with Johnny Sands
Since September Heebies Quids In events have transformed Thursday nights into the new Friday. This week Heebie Jeebies has another unmissable evening in store as Johnny Sands presents an Irish remix of his sessions from 4pm. Later on, Heebies’ resident DJs will take to the floor leaving you with a evening you won’t forget in a hurry. Meanwhile Heebies’ in house dance company Eclectic Ent will turn the basement of EBGBS into an evening of the very best house anthems, with an appearance from Stevie Law.
Liverpool’s many Irish bars and pubs
Lanigans Irish bar: 33-35 Ranelagh St, Liverpool L1 1JP
O’Neill’s: 68 Hanover St, Liverpool L1 4AG
McGinty’s Irish Bar: 142-148 Mill Ln, Liverpool L13 4AH
Pogue Mahone: 77 Seel St, Liverpool L1 4BB
O’Briens Pub: 25 Slater St, Liverpool L1 4BW