Arthouse Hotel’s 2017 Guide to Liverpool Freshers Week on Seel Street

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

Aloha

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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.

Heebie Jeebies

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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.

The Ultimate Liverpool Club Night: 4Mation at Arthouse

From the sun soaked pool sides of Ibiza and the stylish rooftops of London, 4Mation bring their house music collective to Arthouse this weekend and they’re taking the ultimate Liverpool club night back to it’s roots.

Let us tell you all about it so you don’t miss out.

What to expect at 4Mation

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Since 2012 4Mation events have been raising the roof of many an international venue with a selection of quality house tunes, from chilled deep house to full on techno beats.

4Mation are an allusive collective of talented DJ’s and event organisers, never staying in one venue too long to keep their audience guessing when and where the next awesome club night will take place.

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The intimate gatherings are usually hosted in undisclosed venues with attendees picking up secret entrance codes and wristbands from well known bars or clubs.

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The special guests performing never cease to amaze and include some of the biggest names from their music genre, alongside 4Mation’s own gifted resident DJ’s, party goers are guaranteed an amazing atmosphere backed by banging tunes.

4Mation at Arthouse

For the first weekend in August, 4Mation have chosen to host their amazing club night in a secret subterranean venue never before seen by public eyes.

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Event organisers say they are hitting the reset button and going back to the start of the 4Mation journey. By taking this ultimate Liverpool club night below deck 4Mation are sticking to their credo

“ Playing loud music in dark rooms since 2012”.

Simply grab your wristbands at Arthouse Bar then use the secret code to gain access to a mysterious undisclosed underground venue.

This sunken secret space is located underneath some of the greatest clubs and bars in Liverpool a super secret basement party hosted somewhere within the Ropewalks Quarter.

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Once you’ve gained access it’s non stop house music all night long topped off with superb drinks offers including;

  • two for £10 cocktails
  • two for £6 selected beers
  • whilst stocks last, a selection of £1 bottled beers.

Get yourself ready for the ultimate Liverpool club night with 4Mation and Arthouse Bar this weekend.

The fine print

4Mation will open the doors to the venue at 9pm on Saturday 5th August, giving you all plenty of time to sample the best bars in the surrounding area or to enjoy one of Arthouse’s most delicious cocktails.

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You can even get those energy levels up and chow down on a delicious movie themed pizza or gourmet Nachos chosen from Arthouse’s flick themed food menu.

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If you and your friends are staying at Arthouse Hotel during August make sure you get your wristband to access to the ultimate Liverpool club night hosted by 4Mation.

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Arthouse Hotel is located above the bar and pizzeria and consists of luxury movie themed hotel rooms with decor and facilities that are out of this world.

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We guarantee you’ll remember a 4Mation club night for a lifetime.

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Call on 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk for more information or to book a VIP booth and a pre-party drinks package in Arthouse Bar.

The Best Bars on Seel Street for those Warm Summer Nights

Summer is well and truly upon us, with longer and sunnier days there’s an air of positivity and warmth in the air as the height of summer approaches. The balmy afternoons and evenings are the perfect excuse to get out and get a refreshing drink in hand.

Seel Street has developed its nightlife scene massively and is now home to some of the best outdoor spaces and unique bars in the city.

So grab your sunglasses, slap on the suncream and get yourself down to one of Seel Street’s fantastic bars.

Moloko

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The trendy, innovative bar has recently opened its incredible and spacious outdoor beer garden. With rustic benches and a community feel, the new space promises summer vibes and signature cocktails from the mixologists.

Moloko opens its doors early afternoon and carries on the party until midnight with great music, DJs and plenty of enthusiasm.

Mulholland

Arthouse’s very own Mulholland Bar has an exciting new menu with a range of newly styled and expertly crafted cocktails. The range of beers and wines are also a fab choice for those lazy summer nights, but don’t get too comfy, there’s a whole host of events and special nights taking place over the summer. Keep an eye on our Facebook for the latest news.

Peacock

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Peacock sits at the top of Seel Street and is the perfect destination for an afternoon tipple. Their relaxed outdoor seating space gets sun for most of the day and there’s even pizza and other snacks available from early afternoon.

As the night draws in, the bar turns into a full-fledged club with DJs and a dancefloor to die for. Make sure you get there early to avoid missing out!

Alma de Cuba

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Signature Living’s Alma de Cuba has been transformed into one of the hottest venues in Liverpool. The Carribbean-Latin American themed restaurant and bar is the ultimate idyllic escape this summer. With live Samba dancers and a Sunday Gospel Choir, you’ll feel like you’ve been whisked away to an exotic paradise.

The beer garden is amazing too, with rustic, bare wood benches and tasteful graffiti. Grab a special cocktail or an ice cold beer and soak up the sun in style.

Salt Dog Slim’s

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Seel Street’s resident dive bar may not be known for its outside area, but the bar has taken to offering deck chairs for summer drinkers to take in the Seel Street sights. Be a part of an exclusive street party and grab one of the seats before they’re gone!

When the afternoon draws to a close, end the night with one of their incredible bespoke hot dogs, beautifully crafted and mouth-wateringly tasty.

Blind Tiger

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The beer garden at Blind Tiger is a hidden gem in Liverpool, nestled away in a dainty courtyard, the zen gardens offers a quiet, reflective space in the heart of Liverpool.

With beautiful Far East artwork and a garden of exotic greenery, your summer nights can have a taste of the Orient at Blind Tiger.

Heebie Jeebies

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Heebie Jeebies isn’t just for late night partying, their courtyard has been transformed into a beautiful garden paradise.

Heebie Jeebies courtyard serves up tasty drinks in style, with classic outdoor furniture and plant sculptures. There’s room for everyone and the venue’s sun trap is frequently at full capacity from the early afternoon onwards – especially on sunny days!

Kazimier Garden

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Kazimier Garden has earned itself a solid reputation as the ultimate place to visit on those sunny afternoons and warm evenings. The rustic, botanical haven is a unique experience of mismatched furniture and outdoor décor that makes the perfect place to catch up and soak up the sun.

Be at One

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The cocktail bar superchain opened its doors in Liverpool last year and has earned itself a respectable cult following. Loved for their extensive range of cocktails and bubbly and friendly staff, there’s nowhere quite like Be at One to get your Happy Hour Fix.

For those summer nights on Seel Street, their intimate and decked out outside areas offers quirky chairs, dainty lights and plenty of atmosphere.

After an afternoon in the sun and an evening enjoying the warm weather, you’re going to want the best place in Liverpool to rest your head. The Arthouse Hotel is ideally situated for accommodation following a Seel Street experience and with luxury group stays and fantastically themed rooms, there’s no better place for your summer night out in Liverpool.

Call 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to book your stay at The Arthouse Hotel.

The Perfect Hotel for A Musical Weekend at Liverpool International Music Festival

Summer is officially here and festival season is in full swing. Liverpool International Music Festival is the next big event on the calendar and this year it is set to be even bigger and better.

The Arthouse Hotel is simply the most perfect accommodation to rest your head during a weekend of fun, dancing and amazing music.

LIMF kicks off Thursday 20th July, so why not book your luxury stay at the Arthouse Hotel? Located in the centre of Liverpool, we’re only a short train, bus or taxi ride away to Sefton Park, where the festival is taking place.

Liverpool’s Favourite Free Festival

The annual free festival returns to Sefton Park for the fifth time this year and promises four days of brand new artists, household names and musical heritage

The festival boasts a diverse playlist, bringing together different cultures and genres for a delightful fusion of hip-hop, pop, house and Afro-pop. There’s even a classical performance from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

LIMF

The legendary event is free but this year, the festival has introduced VIP experience tickets and Palm House event tickets for £13.20 per day or £33 for three days. The VIP experience tickets will give you exclusive access to a private bar area, deluxe toilets and great views of the central stage.

A Musical Stay

With all these musical notes in the air, it makes sense that your hotel should match the weekend’s harmonious vibe.

The Arthouse Hotel has you covered for this year’s LIMF festival, each room is themed to an individual movie, with tributes to some of the best musicals of all time within our walls.

With accommodation for up to six people per room, Arthouse turns the normal overnight hotel stay into a fun and memorable adventure for you and your friends.

Take a look at our top picks for a truly musical weekend for Liverpool International Music Festival.

John Lennon

LIMF accommodation

The John Lennon room is a firm favourite of music lovers across Liverpool and beyond. There are multiple deluxe beds and a luxurious whirlpool bath to wash away the festival blues after an amazing day at Liverpool International Music Festival.

The room takes inspiration from Andy Warhol’s iconic Menlove Ave. album cover, encapsulating the creativity of both icons in one stunning and spacious room.

Sound of Music

LIMF accommodation

What could be more musical than the ultimate classic of the Sound of Music? Arthouse Hotel’s beautiful room leaves you feeling like a star of a time gone by and offers a large screen TV and our very own kitchenette.

Dance away at Sefton Park then return to the Arthouse Hotel to fill the hills with the sound of music. There’s no better room for a music fan.

Grease

LIMF Accommodation

While away those summer nights with an exciting weekend at Liverpool International Music Festival and then head back to a stunning Grease room at Arthouse Hotel.

Your chills will be multiplying when you step inside our Grease-inspired room. It’s easy to carry on the musical weekend with Sandy and Danny watching over your LIMF antics.

Whichever musical themed room you decided to choose as your LIMF accommodation, you’re guaranteed an incredible weekend stay for one of the most exciting events in Liverpool.

Call us on 0151 541 9999 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to secure the room of your dreams at the Arthouse Hotel.