Salsa Classes Liverpool: Monday Nights at Arthouse Hotel

Like Garfield the cat, the majority of us hate Monday’s, it’s the start of a long working week and the end of what was most likely an amazing weekend. That’s why at Arthouse Hotel we thought we’d spice up Monday by arranging some saucy Salsa classes Liverpool has been waiting for.

The Origins of Salsa Dancing

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Hailing from Cuba both Salsa music and the moves came together over time from a mixture of traditional Hispanic and American dance styles, Salsa, however, wasn’t named as such until it reached North America in around 1910.

When looking far back enough the fundamental moves of Salsa dancing are a hybrid mix of Rhumba’s danced by early African slaves in America, the Danzon moves of the French Haiti immigrants and Son dances of Cuban nationals.

This super saucy Latin vibe was eventually picked up by visiting Americans in 1898 during the Cuban War when soldiers entered South America. After this American Jazz musicians would frequently visit Cuba and adapt this new exotic sound to their own musical style, playing it in trendy clubs all over New York and North America.

Soon the rest of the US was intoxicated by this new and super sensual sound and style of dancing. The term “Salsa” was applied in North America to describe this new wave of upbeat Latin music however it wasn’t until the 1970’s when Salsa truly found its fame in America.

Salsa music bands -Tito Puente,Santos Colon y Ray Barretto

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An increase in Dominican and Puerto Rican workers into the US brought with them their own dancing style which became well known and liked in clubs and bars across the nation. The rising stars of Salsa music helped spread the Salsa phenomenon to the world and today Latin music influenced by the earliest mixes of Salsa beats still dominates the charts today.

Learn to Salsa like a Pro

Karen Salsa Liverpool

Join us on Mondays at Arthouse and meet professional dance instructor Karen who has been passing on her dancing knowledge to eager beginners for over 15 years, guiding them to becoming confident Salsa dancers.

Karen is used to teaching large groups of all abilities and will give you the tools to take to the dancefloor with grace and ease when you next hear a Salsa track in the club.

Bring along some work friends for some corporate bonding fun, take it as a keep fit class with the girls or grab your partner and learn how to be the hottest couple on every dancefloor.

The lessons start at 19:30 pm for beginners and improvers running for one hour. Each Monday lesson included instructions for learning the tricky Salsa steps as well as an opportunity to have some fun.

From 20:30 pm – 22:00 pm the intermediate dancers can hone their dancing skills and strut their stuff and then the venue is transformed into a Salsa free for all where the professionals can show off their moves and the beginners can have some laughs.

Salsa Pro - Karen Salsa Liverpool

So never mind if you haven’t taken a dance lesson in your life or if you fancy yourself a dab hand, these are the Salsa classes Liverpool dancers have been waiting for and now they are here at Arthouse Hotel.

After lesson drinks in Mulholland

Mulholland Cocktail

After all that twirling and shaking on the dancefloor you’ll no doubt need refreshments.

Luckily Mulholland Bar is situated just a floor up from where your lesson is held and has some fabulous midweek food and drink offers you and the class can enjoy.

Choose from a selection of delicious cocktails or share a perfect pizza and if the night is still young there are plenty of bars around Seel Street where you and the Salsa gang can enjoy a round or two.

Make a night out of it and stay in Arthouse Hotel with the amazing Monday Madness offer including an overnight stay in a marvellous movie-themed hotel room and breakfast the following day for just £59 per couple.

Why not put some of those newly acquired Salsa dance moves to the test in any of the best nightclubs in Seel Street?

No need to book to attend just show up with your dancing shoes in one hand and a partner in the other and you are good to go.

Call 0151 236 0166 to book the offer or inquire any further about Salsa Monday’s email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

Say So Long to Your Single Life with a Stag Party at Arthouse Hotel

Kiss goodbye to your boyhood and usher in the new married you by organising a night for you and the rest of your squad with a superb stag party in Liverpool at Arthouse Hotel.

Time to say farewell to carefree nights of madness with the boys, staying out all hours of the night . . . and the next day and hello to thank you cards, couples dinners and spending the rest of your life with your one and only.

Here’s how you say so long to single life in style at Arthouse Hotel.

Book Liverpool’s greatest group accommodation

Rocky Horror room - stag party in Liverpool

We know you boys and when it comes to booking your hotel room in Liverpool you’ll simply be looking for somewhere affordable where you can sleep in a bed, close enough to all the party action.

We’ve ticked off a few of your requirements at Arthouse Hotel but gone further to provide you guys with utterly memorable group accommodation in the heart of the city.

Our marvellous movie themed suites can sleep groups of up to six in superbly stylish surroundings and have all the perks of a luxury five-star hotel without that luxury price tag.

Each room at Arthouse Hotel has been themed around a classic movie, from The Rocky Horror Picture Show to Hitchcock’s Psycho and the plush décor includes swathes of flashy leather, lush velvet bedspreads and eye-catching movie motifs.

Every room comes complete with audio systems for all your musical needs, a 50” TV and exquisite ensuite facilities.

We have suites with their own kitchenettes, large fridges for all your pre-party beers and to get you looking your best for the night ahead indulge yourselves with a soak in the double whirlpool baths.

Ensuite bathroom Arthouse hotel stag party in Liverpool

Don’t skimp on a stag party in Liverpool when you can the very best group accommodation in the city for a very agreeable price.

Get some scran in

It’s no secret that Liverpool has a massive choice of excellent restaurants that serve food from all over the world.

Luckily for a stag party in Liverpool, there’s one place where you can wrap your lips around perfect pizzas with every topping imaginable. Just below your awesome Liverpool hotel room, you’ll find Seel Street’s latest addition; Mulholland.

Mulholland bar - stag party in Liverpool

The menu here focuses on providing the perfect pizza for anyone, if you’re a veggie you can chow down on Artichoke, Olive and Roasted Pepper slices or for the meat eaters among you there’s toppings ranging from Chilli con Carne Nacho to Chorizo, Pastrami and Roasted pepper.

Pizza at Mulholland Bar - food for stag party in Liverpool

Whats more, Mulholland’s bar is stocked to the brim with a variety of real ales, premium spirits and quality cocktails that will get you all in the mood for a great night out in Liverpool.

All this on the lower floor of the amazing Arthouse Hotel.

We told you we had it all and now you must be a believer.

Take your pick from the best bars in town

Alma de Cuba - stag party in Liverpool

Seel Street falls nicely in the centre of Liverpool’s most popular nightlife district, the Ropewalks, and lucky for you guys Arthouse Hotel opens up right onto it.

This is where to be seen in the city and where you and the boys can guarantee an unforgettable taste of Liverpool’s famous nightlife.

Choose from a huge selection of trendy bars and clubs such as Alma de Cuba, where you’ll find scantily clad samba dancers. Empire for multiple choice themed floors or Heebie Jeebies where the cool kids are at. Each of these popular nightlife venues serves up a quality atmosphere with drinks to match and are open into the wee small hours of the morning.

If you’ve got a taste for big beers then make your way to Salt Dog Slims where a Stein is the popular drink of choice.

Feeling fancy? Why not descend into Maya where you and the lads can select your poison from a list of seriously strong cocktails. Mixed to perfection inside a bar themed around Mexico’s Day of the Dead.

Maya - cocktail bar for stag parties in Liverpool

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Later on, when the nights in full swing make your way upstairs at Peacock’s where you’ll find the roof is on fire as the DJ pumps out sounds of deep house that will get your party dancing on into the next morning.

Best of all, when everyone is spent and the sun is coming up your luxury Liverpool hotel is right where you left it, at the heart of all the best action in town. So you and your group can walk past all those sleeping looking people waiting for taxis knowing your bed is just a short walk away.

You and your group will have the pleasure of walking past all those sleepy people waiting for taxis smugly knowing your bed is just a short walk away.

Heaven.

Why you should stay at Arthouse Hotel

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It’s all at your fingertips when you’re staying at Arthouse Hotel, the best bars, clubs and restaurants are within short walking distance so you and the guys don’t need a sat nav to get to and from all the good bits of the city.

Our superb hotel is outfitted with partying in mind so you’ll all be in one fabulous room. You can toast to the memory of your life as a single bloke and enjoy time with the boys as they send you off into a life of matrimonial bliss.

Call on 0151 601 8801 and speak with one of our reservations staff, they’ll help you plan the best stag party in Liverpool and give you great advice on where to spend your time in the city.

You can also email any queries on info@signatureliving.co.uk.

Alternative Places to Watch Movies in Liverpool from Arthouse Hotel

Being Liverpool’s latest movie themed hotel, we feel it’s only right to share with our guests some of the best places to watch movies in Liverpool outside of the cinema.

Forget pricey tickets, uniform seating and less than impressive snacks and drinks, we’ve unearthed a chic way to watch your favourite old school movies and we’re sharing them with you.

Baltic Market

watch movies in Liverpool at The Baltic Market

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Not just the best place to sample amazing examples of Liverpool’s independent street food and drink offerings, Baltic Market is Liverpool’s newest social space encompassing everything that makes us happy.

This, of course, includes screenings of our favourite cult movie classics.

You’ll have to keep your peepers peeled on social media outlets to catch the latest screening schedules but when it’s on its worth it just for the funky vibes, relaxed atmosphere and delicious food.

Secret Garden

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The same organisers that brought us cult cinema nights at Baltic Market also put together the occasional outdoor film feast in undisclosed urban gardens across the city.

The latest schedules in Calderstones Park include the iconic Audrey Hepburn flick Breakfast at Tiffany’s and When Harry Met Sally, a film made famous by that one scene . . . you know the one.

Catch both movies out in the open under the stars, with a drink in hand and some live entertainment to set the mood.

Café Tabac

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Situated at the top of Liverpool’s favourite independent district is Café Tabac. A moody dimly lit bar/café that serves delicious coffee tasty food and tantalising cocktails.

Hidden in the back of this trendy little establishment is an intimate cinema room that welcomes a small audience every Monday.

Often Café Tabac will schedule their screenings to coincide with memorable movie anniversaries for classic films like the Labyrinth or simply pick out a random yet popular movie like 1984.

It’s luck of the draw really but worth a visit for an alternative movie experience in Liverpool.

FACT

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Close enough to Arthouse you could hit it with a stone, but don’t, it’s FACT.

A venue in Liverpool dedicated to art and creative technology is bound to showcase some of the best blockbusting movies but every now and then a true movie marvel will pop up on their schedules such as magical musical movies like Singin’ In The Rain, The Sound of Music or An American in Paris.

These alongside cult movies, documentaries and cinematic art installations make FACT the place to watch movies in Liverpool that are a little out of the ordinary.

Anglican Cathedral

watch movies in Liverpool at Anglican Cathedral

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Lately, Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral has turned its hand into hosting some superb social events. The latest is a list of movies that we all know and love being screened inside the cavernous interior of one of Liverpool’s most magnificent landmarks.

Where better to relive the movie mastery of The Goonies or the magical wonderland of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (the original) than Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral with it towering stained glass windows and ancient interior décor.

Arthouse Movie Themed Accommodation

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Get the gang together and watch movies in Liverpool in any of these alternative venues.

Not only will you enjoy watching a classic or cult movie but you and your friends will get to experience some of Liverpool’s most exciting venues from a different perspective.

Arthouse Hotel is located within walking distance of all these spectacular spaces and our unique luxury group accommodation is ideal for movie lovers.

Each unique and luxurious hotel room has its own individual theme inspired by a classic, cult or musical movie.

For bookings and enquiries about our amazing accommodation offers please call 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk make your night at the movies the whole package with an alternative movie screening topped off with a stay in a marvellous movie themed hotel room at Arthouse Hotel.

Arthouse What’s on in Liverpool: September Events

We love our city, there’s always something going on and at Arthouse we’ve got the goss on the best events taking place in and around our amazing movie themed hotel so our guests don’t miss a thing. You won’t find a better what’s on in Liverpool guide for September as we have picked out the cream of the crop as far as fun nights out are concerned.

Everything from resurrecting Bingo as a popular activity to nights dedicated to the best old bands and songs of our time. Liverpool is enjoying a month long moment of nostalgia in September and we are glad to help you, our guests, be a part of it.

Magic Mike Nights

When: 2nd, 8th, 16th and 29th

Where: Arthouse

Don’t panic ladies, this September in Liverpool Magic Mike nights are on all month.

Our Magic Mike men will be entertaining the masses from throughout September making any hen night in Liverpool unforgettable.

Be prepared for muscle, music and more muscle as we let our Magic Mike guys loose to strut their stuff and strip for your pleasure.

It’s not all about the bods though ladies as you can also enjoy some of your favourite party songs, a few fun games and a glass of welcome fizzy to get the party going.

Better still this will all be happening in the stylish surroundings of Arthouse’s underground bar and club venue, so once the Magic Mike night event ends you and your group are in the best location to experience more of Liverpool’s dynamic nightlife.

September may be the last month of summer but it’ll still be hot, hot, hot at Arthouse on Magic Mike Night.

Scouse Bingo

When: 15th 

Where: Arthouse

No longer something you associate with your nanna’s unspoken gambling problem, Bingo is making a major comeback.

Mainly because now Bingo is now hosted in amazing city centre bars and clubs where Bingo-ers’ are plied with alcohol then invited to dance their socks off at perfectly placed intervals throughout the game.

We are pleased to announce Arthouse Bar and Pizzeria will be hosting Liverpool’s newest Scouse Bingo sessions overseen by the lovely Scouse Bev, who’ll call out your numbers, buy you a bevvy and keep the evening sprinkled with a heavy dose of superb scouse humour.

There’ll be fun prizes, comedy throughout and a post-Bingo disco to top the night off. Call 0151 305 5101 to book tickets to a brilliant Bingo session with our Bev at Arthouse on September 15th.

Extr-ABBA-Ganza

When: 16th

Where: HUS

We’re all about looking back during September in Liverpool, with a whole host of retro celebrations happening in the city.

One such occasion you should definitely not miss is the Extr-ABBA-Ganza at HUS.

Fans of the Swedish born Super Troupers can enjoy strapping on sky high platforms and glitziest jumpsuit to be in with a chance of winning a fancy dress prize,

There will even be retro themed fondue being served, themed cocktails and of course a chance to unleash your inner Dancing Queen to a back catalogue of ABBA’s perfect pop songs.

So Take a Chance at HUS this September in Liverpool for an ABBA night to remember.

The Total Stone Roses

When: 20th

Where: Circo Sessions

They’ve brought us the whole circus and now Circo has begun hosting Circo Sessions, bringing to us some of the best tribute bands on the scene.

For September their offering up The Total Stone Roses. A group of talented musicians who are covering one of the greatest bands from the nineties and doing it well.

Fans of the Stone Roses make your way to see what can only be described as the next best thing as The Total Stone Roses play your favourite tracks including ‘Fools Gold’ and ‘I wanna be adored’.

The Total Stone Roses are set to gig around the UK for the foreseeable future so make sure you catch them in Liverpool before they go big and start their global tour.

Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

When: 21st – 22nd 

Where: Various venues

This September in Liverpool, Psychedelia will be taking over the city.

Liverpool’s psych fest has put our fair city at the forefront of musical and artistic exploration since its inception. The Guardian even declared Liverpool as the psychedelic capital of the world.

If you’ve come to Liverpool to experience everything the city is famous for, you can wrap it all up in one wicked weekend at Liverpool Psych Fest.

Starting the weekend early visit FACT for Psychomania, a screening of a cinematic gem from the seventies featuring undead bikers and their frog gods wreaking havoc on the residents of a leafy suburb, Walton-on-Thames.

The rest of the weekend will be hosted in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle, in and amongst the warehouse and kooky outdoor artistic spaces.

Expect strobe lights, art installations, amazing live music and plenty of other mind bending experiences at Liverpool Psych Fest this September in Liverpool.

Black Parade – 00’s Emo Anthems

When: 23rd

Where: Arts Club

Carrying on with the theme of nostalgia this month, Arts Club is looking back to the times when everyone was a little bit moody but that was okay.

Black Parade is quite possibly one of the most angsty tunes from the turn of the century and can fill a dance floor of emo kids in seconds.

If you are part of the generation who used a stick of black eyeliner every few days, shied away from the sun and had at least one other colour in your jet black hair then this is the perfect night out in Liverpool for you this September.

Staying at Arthouse in September

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It’s an exciting month ahead with a lot going on so come and make the most of the last bits of the British summer in style.

Using this what’s on in Liverpool guide you and your friends can be sure of an amazing weekend away, especially when staying in our movie themed hotel with fabulous group hotel rooms each with their own movie motif.

Enjoy a night with the girls in our Grease room or a great lads weekend in a horror themed hotel room on our Alfred Hitchcock floor.

We have a selection of fabulous Liverpool accommodation offers for groups to stay at the heart of the action in Liverpool’s most popular nightlife district, The Ropewalks.

Call on 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk for more information. See you soon.

How to spend Bank Holiday Weekend on Seel Street from Arthouse Hotel

There’s always plenty to keep our guests entertained at Arthouse, what with our hotel being located smack, bang in the middle of Liverpool’s most popular nightlife district. If you’re staying with us this coming weekend however you are in for a treat as your stay has fallen on International Beatles week and bank holiday weekend.

We thought we’d help you make the most of what is set to be a spectacular music filled weekend with a guide to bank holiday weekend on Seel Street. We’ve included some amazing tribute nights, places to catch live music and something for the ladies too.

Enjoy.

International Beatles Week at Alma de Cuba

When: Friday 25th 12:00 pm

Alma de Cuban Heel Beatles Day - bank holiday on Seel street

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Bringing the swinging sounds of The Beatles back to Alma de Cuba for Alma de Cuban Heel Beatle Day, organisers have put together a smashing lineup of Beatles tribute bands who will rock your socks off.

There will be covers of the FabFour classics as well as performances of the lad’s individual solo work.

Alma de Cuba will be the place to get your Beatles fix during International Beatles week with performances beginning at 12 pm and carrying on throughout the day.

Magic Mike Night at Arthouse

When: Friday 25th 19:30 pm 

Magic Mike Night - bank holiday on Seel street

One for the ladies our amazing Magic Mike Night lads have prepared a bank holiday performance you do not want to miss.

Our guys are ready and waiting to make your bank holiday weekend memorable with a night of muscley manliness.

The doors will be swinging open and guests will be greeted by some hunky butlers and a glass of fizzy, before being entertained with a sing song and some party starting games.

For the rest of the night enjoy the stuff that many a ladies dreams are made of as two of our Magic Mikes take to the stage and bare all.

We will top off the evening with a good old boogie and music from a live DJ until midnight.

A great night out with everything a girl could ask for at Arthouse this bank holiday weekend on Seel street.

BAYMI (Blink and you’ll miss it) at Zanzibar Club

When: Saturday 26th 19:00 pm

The Zanzibar Club will be bringing those who love a good old mosh or headbang sounds from a pairing of talented rock bands this bank holiday weekend.

Headliners Cuecliché and Bear Trap will give your bank holiday weekend on Seel street an unforgettable soundtrack influenced by the likes of Blink 182 and Green Day.

Make sure you are wearing your dancing shoes and prepare to be blown away by the talents of these breakthrough acts who are taking the Pop Punk music scene by storm.

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Clubnight at The Merchant

When: Sunday 27th 23:00 pm

ABBA After Midnight - bank holiday on Seel street

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Celebrate the pop perfection of ABBA at The Merchant this bank holiday weekend as they host successful club night ABBA After midnight.

An event that has gotten rave reviews from attendees who’ve spent three hours lip syncing and sing-shouting to the best of ABBA’s awesome back catalogue comes to Liverpool.

Join the crowds of ABBA lovers in The Merchant, adjacent to the bottom of Seel Street, and basque in the swathes of lame, glitter and disco as you and hundreds of others lose yourself in a perfect pop moment.

David Bowie Night at The Attic Bar

When: Sunday 27th 19:00pm – 03:30am

David Bowie night - bank holiday on Seel street

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As music seems to be the order of the bank holiday weekend on Seel street it seems only right that one bar dedicates a night to the legend that was David Bowie.

Tucked away down Parr Street, backing onto Seel Street you will find The Attic Bar. A quaint city centre venue with an intimate outdoor terrace, The Attic Bar will be playing Bowie hits, collaborations and anything Bowie got his sticky fingers and quirky vocals into.

It’ll be a long night but a great one honouring one of Britain’s musical greats this bank holiday weekend.

Staying at Arthouse

Yellow Submarine room - bank holiday weekend on Seel street

What a fun bank holiday weekend to look forward to, and considering Arthouse hotel is at the centre of all these amazing events our guests have easy access to one of the most exciting event packed weekends of the year.

Our movie-themed hotel rooms are ideal for hosting groups of guests who enjoy being at the heart of the bank holiday action. With stunning facilities and the perfect party atmosphere, Arthouse Hotel is the ideal place to spend what is sure to be an unforgettable bank holiday weekend.

Call on 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to book your stay or to enquire about any up and coming events at Arthouse Hotel or our other bars in the area.

Book a Stay at the Arthouse Hotel for Liverpool’s Independents’ Week

Liverpool is famous for its wealth of independent eateries, shops, boutiques, bars and pop ups, so it’s no surprise that our city is dedicating a whole week of celebrations to these unique businesses.

The party kicked off on Monday and runs all the way up to Sunday 9th July, when Bold Street will come alive with an exciting celebration of the very best of Liverpool’s independents’.

Expect plenty of outdoor activities, food markets, mini festivals and food and drink offers as the city honours this ever-growing community.

Why not treat yourself to a stay at the Arthouse Hotel for Liverpool’s Independents’ Week and really make the most of the Bold Street festivities.

The Arthouse is just a few minutes’ walk from the heart of the festival so you’ll be in the perfect location to really enjoy the merriment.

Celebrating Bold Street

When: 10am-6pm, Sunday 9th July

Where: Bold Street

Bold Street

On Sunday 9th the spotlight will be set over Bold Street as the Independent shops, bars and restaurants put on exclusive offers and events for one day only.

There will be a farmers marker, arts and crafts stalls, a pop up kitchen featuring some of Bold Street’s favourite chefs, street theatre and much more.

Check out the best offers and events to look out for on the day.

Fab Food and Drinks Offers

East Avenue Bakehouse

One of the favourites on the Bold Street Independents’ circuit, East Avenue Bakehouse have teamed up with the Bombed Out Church to offer a brilliant picnic deal.

Pick up a ready-made picnic in a tote bag from £9.95 and enjoy it in the gardens of the Bombed out Church.

Let’s hope the weather is nice!

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Leaf

This popular tea and music emporium will host a pop up tea stall where you’ll be able to create your own individual tea blend and take part in fun activities.

There will also be DJ sets from Crackle and Dust who play a vinyl only excursion into hip hop, boogie, funk and disco.

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Miyagi 

A delightful Japanese restaurant, Miyagi will be celebrating Liverpool’s Independents’ Week by offering diners a brilliant 25% off their food bill and 2 for 1 cocktails all day.

Don’t forget to try some of their fantastic Sake, it’s delicious.

Independents week

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Red Dog Saloon

Red Dog will be carrying on the party with an outdoor seating area and food stall selling their Kansas City BBQ style food.

They will also be giving away some of their signature American chicken to lucky passers-by!

The Italian Club Fish and Restaurant 

Fan of all things fishy or maybe you want to try something new? Don’t miss out on the Italian Club Fish’s oyster giveaway, only available on Sunday.

There will also be an extended outdoor seating area, so you can soak up the rays whilst you knock back an oyster or two.

Independents' week

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Mattas

The hugely popular International Food Supermarket will be offering special food tasting events all day.

If you’re not familiar with Mattas, they specialise in international, vegan and healthy foods you won’t find in your average supermarket.

Independents' week

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Top Retail Treats

Dig Vinyl 

This music emporium is a firm Bold Street favourite, and to prove it they’re putting on a massive 50p vinyl sale on hundreds of single and LP’s.

It’s not just on Sunday either, it’s already started! So if you want to miss the crowds, head there this week and bag a bargain.

Independents' Week

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Cow 

Cow Vintage will be hosting a range of outdoor activities for all the family, plus there will be great deals on their vintage fashion.

What’s not to love?

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News From Nowhere 

This Liverpool institution will be holding their famous “Bolshy Bargain Bookstall” outside the bookshop.

With an amazing array of bargain books on all subjects, books to entertain you, inform you and empower you to change the world.

Independents week

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Fun Events

Uncle Sam’s 

Uncle Sam’s will be hosting their famous burger challenge for anyone who is brave enough to take on the gigantic feast.

If you think you can eat the colassal burger that also features fries inside it, give it a go! If you’re successful you won’t have to pay a penny.

There will also be a few local celebrities there, you’ll have to attend to find out who.

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Whisc

Why not treat yourself to a mini massage or nail treatment?

Whisc will be there for all your beauty and pampering needs, plus Tai Chi and Yoga classes, tasters and dancing demos.

Independents' week

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Maray

Located in the heart of Bold Street’s restaurant scene, Maray specialises in small plates that are perfect for sharing.

On Sunday, they will be putting on a BBQ with outdoor seating and a live demonstration from their talented chefs.

Independents' week

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With an array of homegrown treats, handmade keepsakes, chef demonstrations and secrets on signature dishes, street theatre, games, face painting and much more, Liverpool’s Independents’ week is set to be a fantastic celebration.

Book a Stay at Our Movie-Themed Hotel

Just a few minutes’ walk from Bold Street you’ll find the Arthouse Hotel, perfectly located to enjoy the best of Independents’ Week.

Each room in our unique hotel is themed around a classic film, director or icon, making it a hotel like no other.

Independents week

It’s perfect for couples, families or groups who want to stay together as we offer accommodation that can sleep up to 8 people.

Take a walk down the yellow brick road and book a weekend stay to remember at our magical movie-themed hotel.

Arthouse Hotel: What’s On Guide to Liverpool in July

If you are planning on visiting Liverpool in July book your stay at Arthouse Hotel to be close to all the action taking place this month. From awesome movie nights to free city festivals it’s all going on and we have rounded up the best of it right here.

Independents Week

When: 3rd – 9th July

We really support our independent retailers in Liverpool and to start July off there will be a celebration across the city in recognition of the independents of Liverpool and their businesses.

A city-wide event that brings our independent traders the recognition they deserve, residents and visitors alike can make their way to a number of events taking place across the city.

What’s more, participating vendors have come up with great discounts and offers so that everyone can afford to experience the quality of Liverpool’s homegrown businesses. Check them out here.

Just a few minutes’ walk from Arthouse Hotel and our guests can join in the culmination of Independents Week as Bold Street becomes a free festival of food, drink, arts and crafts. A place perfect for getting a true taste of what makes Liverpool such an amazing place to work, live and visit.

Big Lebowski Movie Night

When: 5th July

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The hotly anticipated opening of Baltic Market has been and gone and now we can begin to enjoy all the wonderful things we can take home in our baskets and the spectacular events due to be hosted there.

This Wednesday we can look forward to the first of many movie nights in Baltic Market and they’ve picked a true classic cult movie as their opening film.

Fans of The Big Lebowski can join others at Baltic Market drinking white Russians and eating delicious food from the independent vendors, all whilst watching the hit movie on the big screen.

Magic Mike

When: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

Back by popular demand, our Magic Mike act has been booked at Arthouse all month long.

That’s right ladies, get your girlies together for a night of muscle mayhem to watch our boys bring the hit movie Magic Mike to life.

Get in on this weekly action and make the most of your visit to Liverpool in July with your friends.

Brazilica

When: 14th – 16th July

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Painting the city multi-coloured for three days in July is the Brazilica Festival, the UL’s very first Brazilian festival now in its 10th year.

Join the crowds and shimmy your way across Liverpool to the sounds of samba, enjoy live music from bands and DJ’s who are visiting Liverpool from all over the world.

Brazilica Festival is a feast for the eyes as well as the ears and makes for an amazing city break to Liverpool in July.

LIMF (Liverpool International Music Festival)

When: 20th – 23RD July

source: www.aaaliverpool.co.uk

In a city that is known for producing excellent standards of musical talent, Liverpool hosts a staggering number of live music events throughout the year.

None are as highly anticipated as LIMF a superb three-day celebration of amazing music hosted in the beautiful Sefton Park.

In the spirit of Liverpool’s well-known charity and generosity the festival is completely free to attend and this year the line-up packed with bands who started their careers out in the city bars and clubs.

Come along and see the Tea Street Band four lads from Liverpool who have a decidedly unique and alternative sound. Or how’s about She Drew the Gun who’ve just returned from performing on the Park Stage at Glastonbury, this amazingly talented four pieces also hail from the banks of the Mersey and are making waves in the music industry.

LIMF is the perfect place to enjoy fresh new music with a fabulous selection of local Liverpool food and drink vendors making an appearance too.

Make sure you and your friends visit Liverpool in July for one or all of these amazing city events.

Come and see what it is that makes Liverpool the most exciting city in the UK to visit and stay at Arthouse Hotel by calling 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

5 Steps to the Best Father’s Day at the Arthouse Hotel

Dads are notoriously hard to buy for, so this Father’s Day why not surprise him with a gift that’s a little different. Forget the usual pair of socks or jazzy tie he’ll never wear, instead take him out for a Father’s Day he’ll never forget at the Arthouse Hotel.

Follow these 5 easy steps and your Dad is sure to have the best Father’s Day yet.

Book a Stay in our Movie-Themed Hotel

Is your Dad a film fanatic? If so, the Arthouse Hotel is the perfect place to celebrate a wonderful movie-themed Father’s Day.

Each room in our unique hotel is inspired by a classic film, director or icon, making it a hotel like no other. From Hitchcock to Warhol, whatever your Dad’s favourite film, you’re sure to find a room that suites him.

Here at the Arthouse Hotel we offer a range of different offers to suit everyone’s needs, from Stay and Play deals that include a mini ping pong session to discounts on Sunday check ins, we’ll find an offer to suit you.

Take a walk down the yellow brick road and book a weekend stay to remember at our magical hotel and really impress your Dad.

Father's Day at the Arthouse Hotel

Have a Sunday Lunch to Remember

If you’re feeling peckish, why not feast on a special Father’s Day Sunday Roast.

Loads of restaurants across Liverpool offer tasty Sunday lunches, but, arguably one of the best comes from Alma de Cuba. Just a short walk from the Arthouse, this former Catholic Church is one of the most breath-taking buildings in Liverpool.

The vibrant restaurant and bar is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building and features an original alter and beautiful chandeliers, making it the perfect backdrop for a hearty family Sunday roast.

Plus, Alma are doing a special ‘dads eat free’ offer just for Father’s Day. For every table booked, one dad will eat completely free!

Don’t forget to pre-book as it’s sure to be very popular!

Father's Day at the Arthouse Hotel

Alma de Cuba

Go on a Themed Tour of Liverpool

After both you and your Dad have refuelled, it’s time to take a tour of this great city.

There are several different themed tours you can enjoy, from football stadium visits and musical delights, to Beatles-mania and cultural sightseeing. There’s something for every Dad.

The Shankly Hotel offer a range of football themed tours that all centre around the famous footballing legend Bill Shankly. Choose from the ‘Liverpool was made for me’ tour that includes a visit to Anfield Stadium and Shankly’s favourite places in Liverpool, to the Fab Four and Shanks tour that incorporates some of the most interesting places both the great man and the Beatles frequented.

Or if you prefer something a bit different you can experience the Beatles magical mystery tour or take a thrilling trip on the Liverpool city sights open top bus!

Father's Day at the Arthouse Hotel

Bill Shankly

Head Out for a Few Drinks

The Arthouse Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of Liverpool’s vibrant bar scene and so the choice of destinations to buy your Dad a pint is endless.

A walk down the trendy Ropewalks area will take you past Salt Dogs, Brooklyn Mixer, the Peacock and Heebie Jeebies to name but a few.

Why not treat your Dad to a free beer at Slims Pork Chop express as they are giving out free boilermakers, a PBR and American whiskey, to all Father’s on the special day.

Father's Day at the Arthouse Hotel

End the Day with Pizza and Beer

After a jammed packed Sunday filled with great food, quality memories and the best of Liverpool’s culture you’ll be in need of a rest.

Head to the Arthouse Bar and Pizzeria for a unique film-themed pizza, a great movie and an early night in your beautiful suite.

Enjoy the amazing surroundings as you tuck into a wide range of freshly cooked pizzas all with a movie-themed twist.

Choose from Some Like It Hot with chilli and pepperoni to the Margherita Hayworth which as you may have guessed is cheese and tomato. Or feast on the Casablanca, topped with artichoke, olive, roast pepper and rocket.

Don’t forget to wash it all down with our amazing selection of beers, cocktails and wines.

Father's Day at the Arthouse Hotel

To book your perfect Father’s Day at the Arthouse Hotel and prove to your Dad how much he means to you, get in touch with our friendly team today.

Call on 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to book your stay today.

What’s on Arthouse: Liverpool Events taking place in June

The city of Liverpool is an exciting place to be any time of year, but during the summer the city comes alive with music and festivals for people of all ages. There are some amazing Liverpool events taking place in June and we’ve lined up a guide to some of the best right here for our guests.

Make the most of your stay at Arthouse Hotel and see if there’s an event below that’s right up your street.

Plantation OFTD Cocktail Competition

Where: Maya

Where: 6th June

Maya cocktail competition

source; Maya Facebook

Travelling the UK  are a company celebrating the launch of a new naval overproof rum, Plantation OFTD.

Makers Identity Drinks are visiting the top bars across the UK, to source out the best and most talented cocktail mixologists of the realm.

Contestants are challenged to create a classic Zombie and their own unique cocktail concoction using Plantation OFTD.

Make your way to Maya to check out the action and perhaps be in with the chance to taste some professionally made Zombie’s or a new and delicious drink sensation made by the fair hands of those competing.

Winners of the heat will be invited to London later in the year to compete against others from around the country.

Positive Vibration – Festival of Reggae

Where: Baltic Triangle

When: 9th-10th June

Positive Vibrations Reggae Festival

source; Positive Vibrations – Reggae Festival Facebook

Celebrate the sunshine with a festival that promotes positivity and cultural appreciation at the Positive Vibration Festival of Reggae this June at Constellations.

This wonderful family friendly event welcomes visitors to sample the delights of Carribean food and drink, as well as arts and crafts workshops in an effort educate people on the beauty of Jamaican and Carribean culture.

Live reggae music and a host of respected DJ’s will provide the soundtrack for the weekend so you can dance the days away, whilst admiring collections of artwork from The Art of Reggae Exhibition or brushing up on your Capoeira skills.

Anime and Gaming Comic-Con

Where: Holiday Inn

When: 10th June

Liverpool - Anime and Gaming Comic con

source; www.itsliverpool.com

Get ready for one of the most exciting of Liverpool events taking place in June as the streets of Liverpool will soon be filled with crowds of Cosplayers.

All of whom will be dressed to impress at the Liverpool Anime and Gaming Comic-Con and you could be among them.

Arthouse Hotel is within a short walking distance of this year’s chosen venue and your and your friends can stay and get ready together in your stunning movie themed hotel room.

Dress up in your favourite Amine, gaming or comic character attire and enter Sunday’s Cosplay Masquerade contest with a chance of winning £100.

Join in workshops, comic talks and meet your favourite Anime and comic artists in attendance selling individual pieces of their work.

When the convention is over head out on the town and continue the fun with all your new Cosplay friends.

A Disc Jockey Cavalcade In Aid Of South Liverpool Foodbank

Where: Buyers Club

When: 15th June

Buyers Club - South Liverpool Food Bank

source; Buyers Club Facebook

Bringing together the greatest musical talent in the city for an amazing cause the Sound of Music has organised one amazing and unmissable event at Buyers Club this June which invites attendees to witness a gathering of the finest DJ’s performing in aid of South Liverpool Foodbank.

Either pay your £5 admittance fee or bring along £5 worth of non-perishable groceries to support the cause.

This event allows you to be responsible for your local social economy whilst enjoying an unforgettable music experience in one of Liverpool’ s leading social venues.

Russel Brand Re: Birth Tour – Liverpool

When: Echo Arena

Where: 24th June

Russel Brand Re: Birth Tour Liverpool

source; SeeTicket Facebook

Controversial comic talent, Russell Brand will be gracing Liverpool with his presence in an extra added tour date to his latest stand-up show.

Bringing to audiences his views on parenthood troubles and shining some light on the concerns we all have as new mothers and fathers.

In his show, Russell will be unravelling the current complexities of social media influence, politics, life and death as he enters into a new stage of his own life as a father.

Be prepared to laugh, gasp and maybe even cry as the comical genius of Russell Brand takes to the stage at the Echo Arena.

Staying at Arthouse Hotel in June

Arthouse - Liverpool movie themed hotel room

With so many amazing Liverpool events taking place in June Arthouse Hotel is the ideal Liverpool group accommodation to enjoy them from.

Book your stay in one of our incredible movie themed hotel rooms for your visit to any of these spectacular Liverpool events and make this summer one to remember at Arthouse Hotel.

Call 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to book or ask for further details.

The Best Bars Near Seel Street to Celebrate this Bank Holiday Weekend

It’s Friday and we cannot wait until 17:00om rolls around and the start to another epic bank holiday weekend in Liverpool begins.

For our guests at Arthouse Hotel, you guys have struck gold. Not only are you staying in the city’s newest movie-themed luxury hotel, you are also in the heart of the cities favourite nightlife district.

Here’s our guide on where to go in and around Seel Street over bank holiday weekend in Liverpool starting at the top and working our way down.

Salt Dogs

One of Liverpool’s favourite places to drink (even for doggies), is Salt Dog Slims.

The menus consist of juicy hotdogs and a neverending selection of cask and bottled beers.

For their wild behind bar antics, inventive cocktail list and inviting trendy atmosphere Salt Dog Slims is a great place to spend a night this bank holiday weekend in Liverpool.

Blind Tiger

A perfect venue for the selfie takers among you, Blind Tiger is the picture-perfect bar on Seel Street to make your Instagram page pop.

The interior is retro/vintage Japanese including shabby chic furnishings and black and white portraits of Japanese ladies. The small courtyard, with its Geisha wall mural, twinkling lights and rustic reconditioned seating is unforgettable.

Matching the stunning décor is a food and drink menu full of exotic dim sum delicacies and a delicious variety of drinks.

A night and Blind Tiger will make your bank holiday memories of Liverpool last, and if not you’ll have some stunning photos to prove it happened.

Heebie Jeebies

Just over the road from Arthouse Hotel is a popular nightlife hangout among the residents of Liverpool.

Heebie Jeebies trendy split level bar has a chic atmosphere that is accentuated by the eclectic choice of live music and special DJ nights hosted each week.

Visitors can enjoy the kitsch decor, drink from a selection of craft bottled beers or premium spirits and cocktails. What’s more, the open central courtyard allows you to enjoy the stars and night and some late afternoon sunshine during the day.

Farm from giving anyone the Heebie Jeebies this nightlife venue will leave you chilled laid back and ready to take on the night ahead.

Arthouse

Fast becoming the go-to place for a spot of live music accompanied by tasty food and drinks is Arthouse.

This bank holiday weekend in Liverpool the bar located in your very own movie themed hotel will be hosting their resident band Jackie Brown and welcoming back to the decks DJ Dave Bicko.

If you are spending your bank holiday weekend in Liverpool at Arthouse Hotel a night at Arthouse Bar will be right up your street…or just down the stairs.

Aloha

A place of peace, love and hospitality, Aloha bar perfectly capture the spirit of its name.

In the midst of Liverpool’s thriving city, Aloha bar provides its visitors with a tiki-style bar that’s as exotic as it is exciting.

So, if you can’t afford to jet off to sandy shores and are spending this bank holiday weekend in Liverpool just pay a visit to Aloha instead for a night spent in a tropical heaven.

Alma de Cuba

 

The shining jewel of Liverpool’s amazing nightlife is Alma de Cuba.

The Sambacentric centre of the Ropewalks district hosts amazing party nights that end in a shower of petals and shimmying sequin-clad dancers.

With a tantalising drinks menu and a playful blend of Latin and dance music, Alma de Cuba is like visiting the shores of South America…if just for one night.

The Peacock

A place that sites itself as the pioneer of creative drinking, The Peacock is an amazing Liverpool bar that boasts a fun and bustling atmosphere on most days of the week.

During the weekend The Peacock is filled to its feathery brim with folks from across the city and the UK. The glass-fronted interior spills into a quaint outdoor courtyard on St Peter’s Square and the best part is all this is less than two minutes’ walk from Arthouse Hotel.

Something for everyone at The Peacock. Whilst the upper floor plays an eclectic mix of new and classic house, downstairs has a more laidback vibe with a more mainstream soundtrack.

The Merchant

Not quite on Seel Street but defiantly a part of the trendy location is The Merchant.

A bar in Liverpool that can cater to the most laid back evening on a weekday and the wildest of party nights at the weekend. Simply head to the very bottom of Seel Street and the bright lights of The Merchant will be beckoning you in.

The Merchant has an inviting atmosphere, a funky décor and an amazing outdoor space that’s fun and quirky and ideal for a bank holiday weekend in Liverpool to remember.

Santa Chupitos

They say the best things come in small packages and with Santa Chupitos, they are right this time.

This charming little Liverpool bar is renowned for creating mouth-watering drinks and for providing visitors a great night out they’ll never forget.

Because the space is small you’ll find yourself sharing a conversation with strangers before you know it you’ll have a gang of new best friends.

Anything is possible at Santa Chupitos.

Kazimier Garden

All that remains of Liverpool superclub, Kazimier, is a city centre urban botanical.

Kazimier Gardens is built around a gritty gravel dancefloor, serving drinks that are unheard of and providing a delightful menu that is cooked on an open grill.

The venue is a mishmash of upcycled furniture that has been given a new lease of life as part of Liverpool’s most exciting outdoor nightlife venue. An amazing lace to create memories of Liverpool that last a lifetime and just down the road from Arthouse Hotel.

Be at One

This lively little number has appeared at the lower end of Seel Street and could easily be passed by if it weren’t for what lay beyond the clandestine entrance.

Cue neon lights, and a funky bright décor, a well-stocked bar and a cocktail menu that would take even the most hardened party goer weeks to get through.

This chic and stylish venue has made itself right at home among Liverpool’s most popular nightlife venues, becoming one of the top ones itself.

This bank holiday weekend in Liverpool come Be at One with yourself and others in Be at One.

Staying at Arthouse Hotel

And there you have it, all the best places to have an unforgettable bank holiday weekend in Liverpool and all of them on or near Seel Street.

Mere moments from your hotel door, the best city centre nightlife can be easily accessed. No need for sore feet, no excuse for losing friends along the way.

From Arthouse Hotel you and your party can experience the best bits of Liverpool’s renowned nightlife within minutes of your amazing movie themed Liverpool accommodation, Arthouse.

Call and book your stay today on 0151 601 8801 or email us for further information about the amazing events coming up in Liverpool at info@signatureliving.co.uk.

We hope you have a great bank holiday weekend in Liverpool. See you soon.