Now that Halloween is over, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and the Baltic Triangle is geared up to bring you all the festive fun this holiday season.
With the most wonderful time of the year fast approaching, it’s time to schedule an event, meal or late night Christmas shop around your busy December plans, and Baltic Triangle has got you covered.
BALTIC TRIANGLE XMAS PARTY
It’s Constellations last Christmas, so you will not want to miss out on an opportunity to send their team off on their new ventures in 2019.
Last year was a blast and a great opportunity for businesses to socialise and develop those all important relationships that have seen companies and freelancers collaborate on amazing projects in 2018.
Local businesses, residents, stakeholders and any other interested parties are all welcome – the more the merrier!
Expect music, chat and networking accompanied by mulled drinks to warm the cockles; good times and festive cheer guaranteed. A perfect event to send you off on your Christmas break.
A Very Baltic Xmas is the last Baltic Triangle Area event of the calendar year and we want to go out with a bang and celebrate the unique community spirit that has helped us all become the talk of city.
It’s also the last Christmas we will spend at Constellations, so it’s an amazing opportunity to celebrate their success to date and to give their team a good send-off to pastures new!
Tickets £12.50 and includes food and a free drink (on arrival) – Veggie Options also available. The price also includes the transaction fee.
Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-very-baltic-xmas-2018-tickets-52973220328
More at Constellations
Halloween may be out of the way, but Constellations are keeping the day of the dead alive, hosting their 2nd annual HORRIFIC CHRISTMAS MARKET. From 12-6pm, the alternative Christmas Market will assemble a variety of independent creatives and traders who work exclusively in horror. The market will feature horror-themed Christmas gifts and Old Nick’s grotto, a hideous mash-up of Halloween, Crimbo and a crime scene.
On Thursday 20 December, Constellations will host A Very Baltic Xmas – a good old festive knees up with fellow neighbours, friends and followers of the Baltic Triangle. Local businesses, residents, stakeholders and any other interested parties are all welcome to chat and network over a mulled cider or hot spiced apple juice. It’s is the last area networking event in the calendar and tickets cost £12.50, which includes food and a free drink. (Veggie Options also available).
On 26 December, Constellations’ Boxing Day Club & Garden Party is also in the works, and tickets are on sale now. Combining Disco, House, Boogie, Funk and Soul, and with special guest DJ’s Prosumer, DJ Rahaan + James Morgan, Darryl Marsden and MTBA, it’s the perfect place to keep the Christmas celebrations going. Constellations’ Boxing Day parties have all previously sold out in advance, so make sure you grab your ticket for this early to avoid disappointment.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/pg/constellations.liv/events/?ref=page_internal
ALPINE POP UP RESTAURANT & APRES SKI BAR
Tucked away in the backstreets of the Baltic Triangle, AFKitchen will be taking over Gibberish Brewery for 3 weeks this December to bring you ALPINE.
The Alpine Pop Up Restaurant & Apres Ski Bar offers an incredible 3 course set menu, served in a festive wooden Alpine lodge built inside the brewery.
From 30 November- 23 December, open Wednesday – Sunday, the Apres Ski vibes are heading to Liverpool, serving food inspired by the mountain restaurants of the Alps, brandy hot chocolates and crafts beers, and hosting amazing DJ’s and Live Music from 4pm till late.
Dinner Tickets are already on sale and a £10 per head booking deposit is required, with the remainder being paid on the night. You are also welcome to just drop in with a few friends for a drink too.
More information: www.AFKitchen.co.uk
Baltic Market has got a jam-packed December ahead. From 1 – 30 December, you can overindulge in mulled wine and festive treats, visit a market or 3, or even watch one of your favourite Christmas films in the centre of Cain’s Brewery Village.
Over the Christmas period, Baltic Market will be open 6 days a week, only closing Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and every Monday throughout December.
Be prepared to put the Merry into Merry Christmas with seasonal cocktails and a special Winter Warmers bar, serving mulled wine, hot gin and all your favourite winter beverages. There’s also a great range of local beers on offer to help get you into the Christmas spirit.
Baltic Market is also welcoming some new traders to the fold, such as Free State Kitchen, Buddha Belly, a special Christmas street food trader. These will join current traders who are already serving up much-loved wood fired pizzas, bubble waffles, Vietnamese food, halloumi fries and more.
As well as their permanent street food market, Baltic Market will be hosting a Christmas Gift Market (2 December), Santa Paws Is Coming To Town (dog market, 9 December) and a Christmas Farmers Market (16 December).
Throughout December you will also find a number of cinema nights to raise money for local charities on Monday nights. These are still to be announced.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1905917629716438/
Celebrate the New Year in style as we host Liverpool’s most unique and fabulous New Year’s Eve Party!! Join us for our New Year’s Eve ‘Tusk-annany’ spectacular as we celebrate the close of 2018 and open the door to 2019.
We are hosting a NYE experience unlike any other including a three-course set menu dining experience, interactive entertainment and live music throughout the night from Tabitha Jade – think a cooler version of Jools Holland’s Hootananny – with delicious food & all washed down with bubbles and cocktails! Music performed will be mixing an array of festive classics with the artists own celebrated catalogue.
This is an all-in-one evening with plenty of bang for your buck. So, forget about the stress of where to go and what to do and choose to spend the evening with us – we’ve got everything covered!
A sit down three-course meal
Glass of bubbles on arrival
Glass of bubbles at midnight
Live music will come from the mercurially talented and multi award-winning, Tabitha Jade. A Liverpool artist who is starting to make big waves in the music industry – a 2018 nominee for the Urban Music Awards ‘One to Watch’ and lauded by BBC Music Introducing – recently chosen as BBC Introducing Music producer’s ‘Pick of the Week’ for her latest single ‘Right Here’. Tabitha will be performing with a full band and promises to make this a night to remember!
Red Brick Hangar Market
One of Liverpool’s most popular independent indoor market, Red Brick Hangar Market, offers pretty much everything from tattoos, vinyl, homeware, clothing and more.
But this December, Red Brick will be open Thursday till 8pm for a Late Night Christmas Shopping.
If you’re looking for Christmas gifts you won’t find anywhere else, why not treat yourself or your loved ones to something special from over 100 different independent traders.
The next event is December 6 and is not to be missed.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/243801312981344/
Baltic Creative CIC (49 Jamaica street)
Following the success of their first Baltic Triangle Record Fair, Not Deaf Yet, Liverpool Baltic Triangle and Baltic Creative CIC are back with a Christmas Special.
Baltic Record Fair Vol. 2: Christmas Special invites you to the The Shed at Baltic Creative CIC (49 Jamaica street) for a christmassy boutique record fair experience. With a selection of traders such as Hobo Kiosk, Rumble Clothing & Records, Chris ‘Filthy Hopscotch’ Pennington , Marty MacLovin, and free entry from 10am-5pm, there’s no excuse to miss this event.
There will also be a raffle, DJ’s and live acoustic music at the new 92DegreesCoffee Baltic Roastery cafe, courtesy of a talented bunch.
Have yourself a very Irish Christmas, as Punch Tarmey’s Christmas Hooley Nights with the Bootleggers will be encouraging plenty of loud music, dancing and holiday hangovers.
On 6 December and 13 of December, from 7pm till midnight, you will be welcomed with a Christmas cocktail, guaranteed reserved seating with table service and get to indulge in a spectacular buffet spread, all for just £20. Your ticket also includes live music from The Bootleggers and DJ until late.
Camp and Furnace
If you missed out on getting Bongo’s Bingo panto tickets, don’t worry, as Camp and Furnace have got plenty of events coming your way this Christmas.
Camp and Furnace will be screening your favourite Christmas films, as ASBO Cinema Presents: Home Alone (5 December), Love Actually (12 December) and Elf (19 December. Expect lots of popcorn, themed cocktails and a photo booth. There will also be a Kids xmas cinema on Saturday 15 December. The festive wonderland is suitable for all the family, with a choice of Frozen at 2pm and Home Alone 5pm.Under 2s also go free.
If you consider yourself the ultimate Christmas quizmaster, why not attend Ya Nan’s Big Xmas Quiz on December 6 or December 13. Throw your best team together and enjoy xmas games like Blind Date, Cash Karaoke or Family Fortunes, which also features giant inflatables, confetti cannons and special host Catherine Rice.
Now That’s What I Call Xmas ft. LMA Choir! will feature wall to wall Christmas hits, indoor snow and hundreds of free santa hats on December 15. Special guests LMA Choir are straight off their X Factor success and will bring you some classic Xmas tunes, along with some of their iconic numbers.
Camp and Furnace’s Sounds Familiar is embracing the festive season with its Christmas special on 20 December. The perfect quiz and disco combination will be full of prizes and incredible hits. It’s the ideal kickstart to the Christmas weekend after you leave the office, taking place from 6pm-11pm.
Tainted Love is also returning for a Christmas extravaganza. It’s you’re ultimate 80s Christmas party featuring classics from Wham!, The Pogues, Band Aid and more. On 21 December you’re in for a treat, with glitter stations, photo booths and a live band and DJ providing all the 80’s tunes to dance the night away to. Hustle Mad Friday Xmas Party w/ Deetron is also on this Mad Friday. Taking over the Blade Factory at Camp and Furnace, the room will transform into underground decor, perfect for a night of NYC, Detroit and Chicago House & Disco. Tickets are available now.
Mamma Mia 2 was the movie of the Summer, and now Camp and Furnace’s ABBA Christmas Boogie is the place to be this Winter. On 22 December, relive ABBA’s greatest’s hits from 9pm-2am at one of the biggest Christmas Disco events you’ll ever experience, featuring a Live band and incredible DJ’s.
Boxing night is one of the biggest nights out in Liverpool of the year. If you haven’t secured what you’re doing for the Christmas celebration, Craig Charles – Boxing Day Blowout is the event for you. The actor is not just known for his roles on Coronation Street or Red Dwarf, but for his popular Funk & Soul Show which combines classic tracks and current club sounds. You’ve got plenty of time to squeeze into your outfit after indulging on your festive treats, as the event takes place from 10pm-3am on December 26.
24 Kitchen Street
24 Kitchen Street’s Oldskool Xmas party w/Altern8 & Mike Knowler is taking place on Christmas night, and is a perfect excuse to get glammed up and dodge the relatives for a few more hours.
Taking you on a journey through the history of dance music, Mark Archer (Altern8) & ‘the quadfather’ Mike Knowler are hosting from 10pm-4am. Tickets are on sale now.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/pg/24kitchenstreet/events/?ref=page_internal
District is known for hosting gigs, club nights, screenings, talks and many other events throughout the year, and the festive season is no exception.
On Boxing Night, DISHED. Will be taking over the YARD & Warehouse at District, and with local DJs playing everything from house to disco to tech House.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1208851919266917/