Events at The Brink
There’s always something going on at The Brink…
Our programme of entertainment and events includes all sorts… We bring you great live music, poetry, plays, performances and open mic evenings. We even roll out the big screen to show local football matches!
Best of all, entry to most of our events is totally free (but we’ll always be sure to let you know if there’s any charge for special events!).
SATURDAYS, 11am - 12noon
FOOTBALL TEAM - TRAINING
Join our trophy winning football team! Get in touch if you want to play for Boys from the Brink, or even if you just want to train. 11-a-side games and tournaments with other recovery related organisations.
GUITAR (lessons £5)
6.30pm - 8pm GUITAR LESSONS - Intermediate
Also, Advanced runs on TUESDAYS from 6.30pm - 8pm.
Also, ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS runs on THURSDAYS from 6.30pm - 8pm.
Book at The Brink, on Facebook with Robert Cunliffe (07964 739 769), or Tel 0151 703 0584 and reserve a place. All lessons £5.
MONDAYS, 12noon - 3pm
All manner of assistance and information on how to apply for housing, ESA, JSA, DLA, Council Tax, Bedroom Tax and much much more... FREE SERVICE!
TUESDAYS, 1pm - 2pm
FAMILY LAW ADVICE
With Levin’s Solicitors. This is for help with all legal issues surrounding family, children, relationships, divorce, childcare, custody and anything similar.
FREE drop in service - every other week. This month: 7th and 21st Aug.
TUESDAYS, 4pm - 6pm
OPEN MIC - ACOUSTIC
Simply rock up, plug in and give us a few ditties. The stage awaits! Acoustic only, folks (no bands). Weekly.
TUESDAYS, 6pm - 8pm
UKE 'N CHILL - Ukulele lessons - Free!
Come and learn the fabulous instrument that is the ukulele! Have loads of fun, raise self esteem and feel good. What’s not to like? Come down and have a go. (If you would like to enquire beforehand please call us on 0151 703 0582 or email email@example.com)
THURSDAYS, 12noon – 2pm
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP
A group for anyone affected by a loved one’s misuse of alcohol or drugs. The group offers a safe space in which family members can speak openly, with the support of our Family Group Facilitator. Help, education, support and understanding all available.
FRIDAYS, 09.00 – 10.00
A weekly meditation group to get your morning and whole weekend off to a more blissful start. Our relaxation techniques have great short term benefits. Long term practice of meditation however has even more powerful benefits for your wellbeing. Come sample the serenity. Free.
FRIDAYS, 12noon - 1pm
SMOKE-FREE LIVERPOOL with Lorraine
Learn how to stop smoking or cut down. Lorraine can help in various ways, whether nicotine replacement or reduction, or advice on how to stop outright. Well worth a visit. Look after dem lungs.
BRINK REGULARS AND WEEKLIES:
LIVE MUSIC from HARVEST SUN
We sell tickets put on by Harvest Sun a local, independent gig promoter who bring some of the best international talent to Liverpool. For each ticket bought you receive a voucher for 15% off your food bill on the day of the gig in question. What’s not to like? Food and Music! What a combo! We are currently stocking tickets for the following shows:
- WOODEN SHJIPS 14th Sept £14.50
- LORD HURON 29th Oct £20
Friday 3rd August, 6pm - 8pm
UKE 'N CHILL LAUNCH EVENT
The launch of our Uke ‘n Chill ukulele classes is tonight! Joining Lindsey (organiser) and her own group will be the professional and wonderful Ukulele Club Liverpool and the talented UkuLaLas! Kicking off the event will be a drumming circle from the awesome Robert Goux. Anyone can join in!
Saturday 11th August, 3pm - 4pm
LIVE MUSIC - JENNIFER ANN aka ASTRAEA
Jennifer made an appearance here last year to a wonderful reception. Her mix of classical style and pop sentiment has led her new song being chosen for Lloyds Bank’s TV advertising campaign and being streamed over 750,000 times. Makes for a great Saturday afternoon at The Brink.
Saturday 11th August, 7pm - 10pm
BISTRO THEATRE - LIVERPOOL PLAYWRIGHTS
They are calling it ‘The Secret Event’ but we can tell you one thing - it’s a collection of some fantastic short plays by the cream of one of Liverpool’s best independent playwright group. Last event was December 2017 and was such a hit both us and them are going for more. £6 gets you entrance plus ‘Secret Soup’.
SATURDAY 18th August, 6pm - 8pm
YOUNG MUSICIANS SHOWCASE
July’s event was another cracker; Anna Tucker, Emily Callacher and Chain Reaction brought the Brink to life! This month will see another load of talented youngsters light up the stage…and the hearts of those watching! Courtesy of funding and support from PH Holt.
FRIDAY 24th August, 12.30pm - 4pm
RECOVERY'S GOT TALENT
Looking like an annual event now, due to its overwhelming popularity, RECOVERY’S GOT TALENT is where talented folk in our recovery community are invited to come and show us what they’ve got! Singers, rappers, actors and poets all treating us to a brilliant afternoon of entertainment. Organised by our pals at PARK VIEW PROJECT.
APPLICATIONS TO PERFORM: Please email Sharon Gifford at Sharon.Gifford@riverside.org.uk
Friday 24th August, 6pm - 8pm
LIVE BRAZILIAN MUSIC and FILM SCREENING
Milena Sá is a Brazilian percussionist and has made a documentary about the Brazilian instrumental style. Tonight she will be showing that film and following up with a performance by a Brazilian instrumental trio. The kind of thing we love here at The Brink and are really looking forward to. Everyone invited.
Saturday 25th August, 12pm - 3pm
CURIOUS CRAFT (Fundraiser for MIND)
A local crafts group has residence in The Brink these days and have decided to do something which is for a good cause. They are holding a space in our little comfy zone where you can come along and pay to do some crafts. All funds go to the mental health charity MIND.