LEAF Announces Winter Dates for Music, Arts, Markets and Pudding Clubs
As much as the LEAF team enjoy creating and serving their delicious food and beverages with their exquisite attention to detail, they also have a great passion for live music, events and the arts.
Bringing people together is in LEAF’s DNA, for concerts, talks, book launches, poetry and their craft markets.
The return to the world of events since the end of summer has seen the momentum build into the end of the year with Christmas fast approaching. There’s brilliant live music and talks happening at LEAF on Bold Street, following recent guests including Nick Ellis.
On the Wirral there are quizzes, Spotify nights, craft markets and the Pudding Club to check out and at the Smithdown LEAF quiz night takes place every Thursday. All the details are below. And don’t forget that LEAF has announced its scrumptious 3-course Christmas menu and at-home Christmas treat boxes are also back.
LEAF – Bold Street
Monday 15and November sees the sensational folk singer Bess Atwell come to LEAF with Harvest Sun. She’s a young singer and songwriter from Brighton whose ethereal voice and catchy guitar melodies inform her timeless music. His first album Already, Always makes her one of the freshest voices of her generation. Support comes from Eve Owen. Then Harvest Sun is back with Dear ones Thursday 25and Nov. Their guests are a Canadian indie rock band from Montreal whose eighth album lovers’ rock is their latest major opus steeped in themes of isolation and survival.
Bristol singer-songwriter Lily of the Fennes visits on sunday 28and November. Sound 2n/a album infringe conveys harsh realities and asks existential questions to create a stunning record that is as relatable as it is profound. Next, Violette Societa presents her unique vision of music, poetry and visuals on November 29and. Nev Cote headliner and is one of Britain’s great unsung singers, with a deep, dark timbre and a sixties slant reminiscent of Cohen or Hazlewood in the primes era. He is joined by Tigers and Flies, Geoffrey Allerton and Lydia McDonnell.
tuesday 7 decemberand is an In Discussion special with Barry Adamson. Born into the black and white world of post-industrial Manchester, Adamson saw music as a chance to transform his world into technicolor. Propelled into punk via Magazine, he was the founding bassist of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds before stumbling too far down a dark, drug-induced path. The evening promises to be revealing.
And the Pudding Club is back on Tuesday, November 16 – 5 delicious desserts are carefully paired with complementary loose leaf teas in a feast for pudding lovers.
LEAF – West Kirby
LEAF West Kirby’s famous Tuesday challenge quiz is back every Tuesday from 7pm and costs £2 to take part. It’s a true test of everyone’s cerebral acumen – expect all the classic tricks and a challenging level of difficulty and there’s a LEAF voucher prize for the winner. There’s also Spotify Fridays every Friday from 6 p.m. to help get the weekend started.
West Kirby will soon be announcing craft markets and festive workshops – keep an eye on social media for announcements.
And Pudding Club is back on Wednesday the 17thand November. Treat yourself to decadent dessert heaven with 5 delicious desserts carefully paired with complementary loose leaf teas.
LEAF – Smithdown Road
The Thursday Challenge is LEAF Smithdown’s weekly mind and matter session. Tricky topics, curved ball puzzles and glaringly obvious questions feature in this test of gray matter. A LEAF voucher awaits the winner. Departure at 8 p.m. and entrance at £2 per person.
The Pudding Club also returns to Smithdown Road on Wednesday the 24thand November. Dessert heaven with 5 delicious dishes carefully paired with complementary loose leaf teas for a gourmet odyssey.
LEAF at Christmas
Don’t forget that West Kirby and the flagship destination of Bold Street will offer a delicious 3-course menu and Smithdown Road will offer beautiful festive specials. It’s £29.99 per person and the service will run from the 28thand Nov – 20and Dec. Reservations are open now. For any request, please contact [email protected]
And after last year’s successful debut, LEAF’s Christmas At Home Treat Boxes are also making a much-loved return. Born from the idea of simply taking all the hassle out of the kitchen on December 25thand, LEAF’s approach is to cover it all for a lavish service with all the trimmings. The collection comes from the three LEAF sites.