Your ultimate guide to Scouse St. Patrick’s day 2017
We’ve been getting smashed on Paddy’s Day since the 17th century
In case you hadn’t realised or heard everyone talking about it constantly, St Patrick’s Day is this Friday 17th March. Liverpool has arguably the largest Irish heritage of any English city, and as a result the Paddy’s Day celebrations are huge. We’ve brought you the ultimate guide to know everything that’s going on.
Thursday 16th – Shit Indie Disco
What’s better than having a whole day of Paddy’s celebrations? TWO DAYS of Paddy’s celebrations. Shit Indie Disco is having a St. Paddy’s Celebration on Thursday, so you can roll over midnight into a sea of orange, white and green serenaded by Alex Turner. More info here.
Start your Paddy’s Day with a full Irish breakfast in the Guild, complete with a Guinness for just £7 served from 9am. Following that, if you’re still knocking about on campus by 2pm Irish band ‘Beer for Breakfast’ are playing in the courtyard. More info here.
Liverpool St Patrick’s Day Parade
This is the second annual St Patrick’s Day Parade, which sets off from the Old Irish Centre on Mount Pleasant at 3pm. Bands attending include Liverpool Irish Flute Band and the Manchester Community Pipe Band. Find out more here.
The club has teamed up with Jameson Whiskey to create a special Irish drinks menu. Even if it’s just for one, stopping by at Mojo for a traditional Irish drink is must on Paddy’s Day. Doors open at 7pm. Facebook event here.
Revolution St Peter’s Square are advertising loads of Irish props and decorations, but more importantly Revs is staying open until 4am, promising it to be a top night. Doors open at 5pm. Info here.
On the ground floor, Heebies legend Johnny Sands is presenting a session with a ‘real Irish twist’ from 4pm. After that, Heebies’ resident DJs have an unmissable soundtrack for what promises to be another top Paddy’s Day at Heebies. Doors open at 4pm. Facebook event here.
Med are advertising the biggest Irish party in town, with ‘crazy balloons, silly inflatables, stupid hats, daft glasses, Tayto crisps and more shamrocks and shenanigans than you can shake a stick at’. All three rooms will be open, and you can book your tickets now. Doors open at 11pm. Get tickets here.
The Great Baltic Warehouse
Head down to the Baltic Triangle for some classic Irish day drinking. On both the 17th and 18th March Guinness are taking over the bar, and there will be live music as well as Irish food including burgers with an Irish twist from Free State Kitchen. Doors open at 12noon. More info here.
Head down to Camp and Furnace for Bongos Bingo with an Irish theme. As always there will be great prizes, rave rounds, and huge dance offs. Doors open at 6pm. Get on the waiting list for tickets here.
Concert Square’s very own Irish bar is open all day (until 4am) on the 17th March, meaning there will be no excuse not to pop in for a Guinness or two. Doors open at 8am. Find out more here.
Radio City are broadcasting live at O’Neill’s on Paddy’s Day, and there will be live music throughout the day. Doors open at 6am! Facebook event here.
Liverpool’s oldest Irish bar is open all day, until 4am. Live music throughout the day, including the Blackaways at 1pm, Two Black Sheep at 3pm, Damien McGuire at 5pm and Ronan at 9pm. Doors open at 9am. More info here.