Coming up at LEAF over the festive season

A packed few months hasn’t stopped LEAF on Bold Street from bringing everyone a jam-packed schedule for May! Find full details for what is coming up this month below:

First Listen Mondays
May 6, 13, 20, 27 – 7.00pm
Every Monday LEAF will listen to a brand new album from start to finish.
Ground Floor / Free Entry

Out of the Bedroom: Open Mic Night with Johnny Sands
May 7, 14, 21, 28 –  8.30pm
Nothing beats an evening of live music, especially in Liverpool, a place famed for our love of making music. Out of the Bedroom Open Mic is a perfect example of local talent standing strong, with a packed house and great atmosphere every Tuesday night.
Ground Floor / Free Entry

Spotify Wednesdays
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – 6.00pm
Every Wednesday LEAF lets you indulge in some of your favourite tracks, old and new, via the most contemporary of all the world’s jukeboxes, Spotify.
 Ground Floor / Free Entry

Classic Album Thursdays
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – 7.00pm
Every Thursday at 8pm LEAF select a truly great classic album to play in all its glory, from start to finish.
Ground Floor / Free entry

Live DJ Fridays
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – 6.00-10.00pm
Old school hip-hop, funk, soul and much more, live on the decks.
Ground Floor / Free Entry

Life Drawing
May 12 – 7.00pm
A mini holiday for the creative mind – equipping you with a variety of art materials and challenging the typical conceptions of Model Drawing, all levels are welcome. Guidance provided.
First Floor / £9 on the door

May 13- 6.00pm
Enlighten people but make it quick!  Guests give five-minute presentations on a subject of their choice
Visit the Ignite Liverpool website for details
First Floor / Free Entry

Writing on the Wall Festival Presents: Queer Are We Now?
May 15- 7.00pm
50 years after the Stonewall rebellion, WoWFest19 asks queer are we now? with a unique keynote speech from human rights activist Peter Tatchell.
First Floor / Tickets £12/£6 from

Writing on the Wall Festival Presents: The B-Word: Where Are We Now?
May 16- 7.00pm
The B-word has haunted global headlines since June 2016 with the most unprecedented political move in modern history and it’s been swings and roundabouts ever since. Join writers James Meek, Ros Wynne Jones, Costas Lapavitsas and Anita Sethi to discuss what happens now.
First Floor / £8/£4 from

Maison Johnny
May 18- 7.30pm
A showcase held upstairs at LEAF with the finest acoustic talents of Liverpool, hosted by Johnny Sands.
First Floor / Free Entry

Market Brunch
May 19- 12.00-4.00pm
Enjoy the ultimate Sunday in the first floor space with brunch bookings available amongst an array of some of Liverpool’s most stylish craft stallholders and live music.
First Floor / Free Entry

Free gig: Nico G
May 20- 7.00pm
Brighten up your Monday evening with a live acoustic set from Nico G.
Ground Floor / Free Entry

Book Club
May 20- 7.30pm
Enjoy lively discussions, tea and cake in the super relaxed setting of LEAF on Bold Street.
Free Entry

Leaf Presents: Pudding Club
May 21- 6.30pm
LEAF Pudding Club celebrates their love of the sweet stuff, not just for one or two courses, but five! All desserts are homemade and accompanied by a perfectly matched cup of tea!
First Floor / Tickets via the LEAF website

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 –
What is the magic of cinema without the emotion of music? LEAF play a different film soundtrack in its entirety each week and sink into the minds of the world’s greatest film composers. From Gabriel Yared, John Barry and John Williams, to Trent Reznor, John Carpenter and David Holmes.
The Garden at FACT / Free Entry

Light Night 2019: RITUAL
May 17- 5.00-10.00pm
This Light Night at The Garden by LEAF will be exploring all things tea. There’ll be lots to get involved with: exploring tea rituals, experimenting with your own tea blends, and even creating artwork with the wonderful stuff.
This event is part of the tenth annual LightNight Liverpool, the free one-night arts festival, which is taking place on Friday 17 May 2019.
The Garden café at FACT / Free Entry

For more details about what is going on at LEAF or to purchase tickets to any of the above events, please click here.

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