It’s that time of year again where thousands of new students descend on the city to begin the next step in their educational career.
As well as settling into your new home in halls, getting to know your course mates and finding out how to get a week’s shop for less than £20, there is the most important event of the semester: Liverpool Freshers Week.
Thankfully, if you’ve chosen Liverpool as your city of choice to go to university, there is an endless amount of incredible nightlife and exclusive student events.
Seel Street is at the heart of the action, with Concert Square just minutes walk away and tonnes of great bars and clubs to choose from, it’s the ultimate destination for the madness of Freshers Week.
Liverpool Freshers Week Unmissable Events
Infinity at Empire
When: Saturday 16th September
As one of the newest and most exciting nightclubs in Liverpool, Empire is paving the way for great Fresher’s events.
On Saturday 16th, the venue invites all students to start their life in Liverpool right with a house music extravaganza that is set to include some big names and big tracks.
International Student Social at Mulholland
When: Tuesday 19th September
Arthouse Hotel’s very own boutique bar and restaurant will play host to this year’s International Society’s student social.
As a city with a diverse and multicultural society, we love to celebrate the diversity of everyone who lives, works and studies in our great city.
The International Student Social gives all students who are from overseas a relaxed and friendly environment to get to know each other and get settled in.
There are snacks, drinks offers, activities and ice breakers – as well as being a great opportunity to practice your English!
Medication at Arts Club
When: Friday 22nd September
After suffering from the loss of Cream last year, Medication came back bigger and better than ever in its new of at Arts club.
The first Medication of the year lands on Friday 22nd September and is set to be the best launch party yet.
Aptly named ‘Messy Fest’, the festival style party will treat you Freshers to three rooms of music, inflatable, confetti and mayhem.
Get your tickets now before it’s too late!
Block Party at Brooklyn Mixer
When: Monday 25th September
Brooklyn Mixer is great every day of the week, but their Fresher’s Week Block Party is set to be an unmissable event.
Dance the night away on three floors of the best hip-hop, R ‘n’ B and urban music.
There are great drink prices and a friendly atmosphere, it’s not unusual to go into the bar with one set of friends and leave with some brand new ones!
Blazin Squad at Circo
When: Sunday 29th September
That’s right, the boy band sensation is back in Liverpool for one night only to perform exclusively at Circo on Seel Street.
Go back in time and reminisce on the noughties superstars and get a glimpse of the icons in the flesh.
The event is set to be a sell out so make sure you get your tickets asap!
Seel Street Staple Stops
Don’t worry if you’ve missed out on tickets to any of the incredible events on our must-visit list. Seel Street is home to some of the best bars and clubs in town.
Take a look at some of the places you HAVE to visit if you’re venturing down Seel Street this Liverpool Freshers Week.
Voodoo at Alma de Cuba
The famously Cuban bar and restaurant takes on a dark atmosphere when the clock hits 12.01am.
Take a walk on the wild side and with the iconic venue’s hottest club experience. Expect a striking Witch Doctor, spooky Samba dancers, atospheric Katumba drummers and mind-boggling performances from contortionists.
It’s not to be missed out on, especially when the black petals are released from the ceiling, drowning revellers in a sea of flowers.
Monday Nights at The Raz
You know you’re a student in Liverpool when the prospect of going to The Raz both excites and disgusts you.
Head to Blue Angel at the very top of Seel Street on Monday night for an experience like no other. Treat yourself to a Fat Frog and your life will never be the same again.
Salt Dog Slims
The street’s resident dive bar is home to a beautiful blend of German and American culture. Bringing you steins and signature cocktails that will last you late into the night.
There’s even a secret speakeasy upstairs, but you’ll need the elusive, daily changing code to get access – or be extra nice to a bartender!
Lays and grass skirts at the ready, Aloha is Liverpool’s iconic Tiki Bar, with a stunningly decorated interior that screams tropical tenacity.
The Liverpool club has teased a Freshers Full Moon Party, but the details are kept under tight wraps for the ultimate reveal. Keep an eye on their Facebook for more information.
Known to regular party-goers as simply ‘Heebies’, the bar-cum-club is a staple of any night out, not only on Seel Street but in Liverpool as a whole.
The venue has developed a cult-like status that has fierce fans, look out for the glowing neon signa t the top of Seel Street – it’s usually looking down a massive queue thanks to the popularity of Heebies
Treat Yourself at Arthouse Hotel
If being a student gets too much and the rooms in halls start to overwhelm you, get your new found friends together for a stay at Arthouse Hotel.
As the premier provider of group accommodation in Liverpool Arthouse Hotel has amazing rooms, designed for party people who want a luxurious stay.
What’s even better is the movie-themed edge to each of our individually styled rooms. Go down the Yellow Brick Road in our Wizard of Oz Suite, or multiply your chills in Grease.
Take a look at all of our room options and be the envy of all your student friends with a stay at Arthouse Hotel this Liverpool Freshers Week.