Liverpool is offering yet again another fantastic month for things to do. Whether you are looking to go exploring, attend an event or show or go to your all time favourite bands tour, Liverpool is definitely the place to be! The team at Newsham Park Guest House have put together a small collection of our most favourite events on what’s on with the hope that there is something to appeal to everyone’s tastes. Please take some time to have a browse through our choice of events and shows and we sincerely hope that you find something worth stay with us in Liverpool for. After all, our accommodation is just £30 pp pn! Take a look through our brilliant list of what’s on in Liverpool in May and be simply amazed at what there is to do. Newsham Park Guest House believe May to be an outstanding month for shows and events, and is definitely not to be missed! Discover what there is to do below and we hope you enjoy your stay in Liverpool.

All Month (31st March 2015 – 31st December 2016)

If you’re looking for something to do over any part of this year, then the Dazzle Ferry is definitely worth considering. This ferry is sure to get you noticed in Liverpool no matter where you are! Jump on board and enjoy a spectacular visit on the Liverpool Biennial 14-18 NOW WW1 Centenary Art Commissions. If you do suffer with sea sickness, then don’t worry as a lay down on our comfortable beds will sure to get you help get you back to hard ground again.

Dazzle Ferry

Monday 2nd May

Perfect for both adults and children, the Wild in the Woods at Norton Priory is a great choice for a day out for everyone. Better still the family tickets are just £10! You’re sure to have fun with campfires, den building, camouflages crafts and amazing stories too. So if you have a keen interest in woodland and nature, or would simply just like you and the family to get out into the fresh air then go wild in the woods!

Wild in the Woods at Norton Priory

Wednesday 3th May

For those who love a laugh or giggle, going to see The Joke is perfect for you. This is a new play which explores various jokes and humour whilst explaining why we tell them. The Joke is a new play from Perrier award winner Will Adamsdale and company who is there to not only educate, but have a joke too.

The Joke

Friday 6th-8th May

Are you a lover of tattoos and love their art? If so then the Liverpool Tattoo Convention 2016 is not to be missed. This convention will consists of many events, shows and procedures including: live tattooing, live music, live performances, competitions, tattoo awards as well as market stalls and food and drink. The atmosphere here alone is worth attending so be sure to take yourself along to the convention for a simply unbelievable weekend!

Liverpool Tattoo Convention 2016

Tuesday 10th-11th May

Imagine winning the lottery and what you could buy? Well Millionaires Anonymous is a great comedy based on six lottery winners who have lost all their winnings. From winning it all to losing everything (including the plot) Millionaires Anonymous is definitely not to be missed. Check out this short trailer below for an insight of just how good this comedy really is. It’s sure to leave you laughing from start to finish no matter what.

Friday 13th May

For any The Only Way Is Essex fans out there, you’ll be pleased to know there are James Lock tickets available for a meet and greet. The Essex star will be in one of Liverpool’s best nightclubs and waiting to meet just a few of his all time top fans. Don’t miss out on an autograph from James Lock and get yourself down to Liverpool for a great night with him at a meet and greet.

James Lock Tickets

Saturday 21st May

Insomnia is not to be missed for dance lovers. This is one of Liverpool’s best premier underground dance events so ensure you don’t miss it. And don’t worry Newsham Park Guest House can sort your accommodation out for just £30 per night! With the likes of Tony Hughes, Lee Bullock and Rimski, you’re sure to have one of the best nights out you’ve ever had here. Come and check it out for yourself and keep your diary open for Saturday the 21st!

Insomnia Ticket

Sunday 22nd May

Everyone loves Busted right? Then you’ll be happy to know that they’re going to be in Liverpool this May. With Matt, James and Charlie set to come this May, you’re going to love their unforgettable hits like “What I go to School For” and “Year 3000”. No matter which Busted hit is your favourite, you really are going to love this night, so get yourself down for literally one of the best night’s ever. We can’t wait!


Thursday 26th May

As if May couldn’t get any better, the Dreamboys are coming to town! With various reality and talent performers showcasing the night, you’re definitely going to see a few familiar faces. Get yourself down to Liverpool Empire for an outstanding night out full of familiar faces and a great show.


Saturday 28th May

The Liverpool Vintage Fair is a great hotspot for those looking for period clothing, textiles, linen, lace or small home-ware accessories. So if you have a keen interest in vintage products or are handy at arts and craft, be sure to take yourself along to Liverpool’s Vintage Fair this May. You’re sure to love their range of stalls and products.

Liverpool Vintage Fair

Saturday 28th-29th May

Liverpool Sound City is the largest international music, digital and film festival in all of the UK. This is definitely going to be a top night out in Liverpool with the likes of Florence and the Machine and Ed Sheeran appearing in recent years. You definitely do not want to miss out on this so be sure to get yourself down to Liverpool for one of the UK’s best music festivals.

Liverpool Sound City

Free Events and Shows

  • 30th March 2012 – 31 December 2017- Titanic & Liverpool the Untold Story
  • Tuesday 3rd- Wigan’s Live Lounge
  • Thursday 5th- An Evening With: Open to Suggestion
  • Saturday 7th- Gin Pit
  • Monday 9th- Writers Workshop Panel
  • Friday 13th- Experiment VI – The Stone Tapes
  • Saturday 14th- Star Wars Weekend: Red Rock
  • Tuesday 17th- FREE Guided Tours
  • Sunday 22nd- On the Waterfront
  • Saturday 28th- Black Rose – Thin Lizzy Tribute
  • Tuesday 31st- Reflections

Just like the months prior to May, Liverpool has gained an outstanding reputation for things to do and see. Newsham Park Guest House have picked some of the best shows and events to help ensure we appeal to the tastes of all our clients. So whether you are looking for a relaxing, adventurous or fun thing to do in Liverpool, we have you catered for! No matter what you’re looking to do in Liverpool, you can always stay with us here at Newsham Park Guest House. Not sure how to find us? Then take a look here. We look forward to hearing from you no matter the month you’re interested in coming, simply give us a call to book your stay with us! You’re sure to love the range of things there is to do and see in Liverpool. Just call us regardless of when you’re planning on staying in Liverpool, we can discuss your questions, booking and accommodation further. We look forward to hearing from you.

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