His & Hers has a special affinity with the Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, where we can walk, enjoy its beauty and participate in all that it has to offer.
Now you can embark on a journey of new experiences and learn new skills with a series of events taking place from 1st October through to 7th November 2021. Each has been designed to ‘Feed Your Mind’. Become a master of gin, learn how to salsa like a star, or even try your hand at circus skills. it’s all here on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront.
The diverse collection of bars, restaurants and attractions offer an array of new experiences. Head to Revolucion de Cuba to join in with their free, fun salsa classes. I have watched the salsa dancers and it is quite magical and looks like great fun. Makes a person want to smile. You could dive into the magical world of ancient Japan with Escape Hunt’s immersive Fourth Samurai game. Or pay a visit to One O’Clock Gun at weekends to listen to some of Liverpool’s best local talent with their new live music programme.
The exotic flavours of the dock can be savoured with a series of tasting events and masterclasses. Further your knowledge of a favourite spirit or develop the range of your palate. Learn from the gin masters at Turncoat’s Gin Experience with a private tasting of 5 samples of gin including their popular Albert Dock gin. Or if rum is your preference head to Smugglers Cove to try some of the smoothest rums in the world.
Lunyalita is hosting two tasting events this month, a sherry tasting on 7th October complete with tapitas and live Flamenco music for a true Spanish experience. There is a cheese and wine event on the 28th, offering 10 samples of the finest Spanish cheeses paired with tasters of three wines. And accompaniments from Lunyalita’s deli.
Soak up the culture with a selection of exhibitions on offer throughout autumn, including Merseyside Maritime Museum’s Life on Board exhibition. This explores the fascinating tales of Liverpool’s seafarers and passengers. Learn more about the lives of the Fab4 at the Beatles Story. Visit Tate Liverpool to see Lucian Freud’s widely celebrated portraits in an exhibition which is the first of its kind in the North West for 30 years. This exhibition is truly memorable. Beautiful pets can be viewed with their humans and multi-dimensional views of wild gardens are unexpectedly beautiful.
The finale to the Feed Your Mind activities will see the dock’s Anchor Courtyard turned into a circus school. This will include 160 sessions of offering free circus skills for little ones from 25th-29th October. Suitable for ages 6-14 years. They can try their hand at juggling, take on the dizzying spinning plates and even have a swing on the trapeze.
With so much happening this autumn, the dock’s two hotels, Holiday Inn Express and Premier Inn, are ideal for visitors looking to stay, shop and explore. A staycation experience in the heart of the city.
Feed Your Mind campaign is taking place from 1st October – 7th November 2021.
From the archives: Romance is alive at the Royal Albert.