Voted the European Capital of Culture 2008, the nightlife in Liverpool has something for everyone
Offering a vibrant friendly social scene with bars, comedy clubs and venues, Liverpool has something to suit all tastes and budgets. Whether you like old English, real ale pubs, glamorous nights out, live music from unsigned bands, theatre or exquisite culinary offerings, you're sure to be in for a treat.
The Concert Square
The electric Concert Square located at the centre and heartbeat of Liverpool's buzzing nightlife, instantly gives you a feeling of what Liverpool is all about when you enter Concert Square about 10:30pm on a Friday or Saturday night. Concert Square is very popular amongst students and is a magnet for Liverpool's young and beautiful. There is always a lively crowd with a variety of venues playing some of the city's best funky and disco house music with everything from 70s to Hard House, depending on the night. For a bit of fun, many venues also have a different theme night each week. Concert Square is undoubtedly one of the central hubs of Liverpool's nightlife.
St Peter's Square
The trendy Seel Street and St Peters Square, located just two minutes from Concert Square has a great vibe. With alternative and indie music being the most popular choice, prepare to experience loads of funky characters out to party.
The stunning Albert Dock located amongst the largest group of Grade I listed building in the UK showcases the best of the city in a World Heritage, waterfront setting. Albert Dock's where local celebrities are often seen provides not only a plethora of chic venues but stunning promenade walks overlooking the striking dockside architecture by Herbert J. Rowse on the Birkenhead riverfront. It provides a providing a truly unique upscale experience. Perhaps you fancy looking around the Tate Art Gallery, the Beatles Story museum or the Maritime museum during the day. At night the area comes to life and is especially beautiful when the lights are reflected in the serene waters and the city sky line is in full illumination. Enjoy a glass of champagne, sample one of the cocktails or why not try dining in a laid-back lounge before heading out. From music venues for dance fanatics, to the local comedy club for a more relaxed evening, there's something to cater for which ever style of environment you wish to explore. If you're new to Liverpool, the exclusive and glamorous Albert Dock's is a superb area to start. It makes for a great night out.
The vibrant Eberle Street located up the road from Matthew Street is great for those seeking a more adventurous evening with an after hour experience not to be missed. When the other nightclubs are ending their night, the Eberle Street venues are just getting started with many venues offering drinks and dancing till 8.00 am. This homosexual friendly district is home to some of best Techno and Electro music Liverpool has to offer in a high-voltage party atmosphere. While Eberle Street and the Albert Dock are not so densely packed as the City Centre, visitors can choose from a number of local Liverpool hotels within convenient walking distance of these popular party destinations. If you enjoy the gay and lesbian district be sure to check out Liverpool's Homotopia Arts Festival, held annually across November, which is a celebration of Homosexual culture involving a range of theatre, film, art, performance, photography, heritage events and exhibitions across the city. This outstanding festival celebration of 'Queer Culture' in Liverpool has achieved national and international acclaim since it first launch in 2004 with a strong commitment to supporting local artists.
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