What’s on in Liverpool this weekend Jan 14-16: monster trucks, Lucian Freud and a Scouse classic

It’s your last chance to catch Lucian Freud at Tate Liverpool, the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks are in town and Scouse Sleeping Beauty has been given an extended run.

The Scouse Sleeping Beauty - Royal Court

The Royal Court's festive panto The Scouse Sleeping Beauty has been extended due to popular demand. As always, this show is packed with stupid jokes, loads of live music and utterly inappropriate content so is definitely not acceptable for children under the age of 16. If you are looking for a night out without the kids, then this is the perfect treat for you. As some people have been unable to attend shows they're extending the run to give everybody a chance to see it. The show will now run until 29 January.

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Lucian Freud - Tate Liverpool

It's you last chance to see Lucian Freud: Real Lives at Tate Liverpool. Freud was a British painter who is widely celebrated for his portraits. A deeply private man, the people in Freud's paintings were often those closest to him – his friends, family, fellow artists and lovers. Visitors to this exhibition will see paintings, etchings and photographs featuring the artist's most recognised sitters, including his first wife Kitty Garman, his friend and studio assistant David Dawson and performance artist Leigh Bowery. That's running until the 16th January.

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live - M&S Arena

Monster Truck fans will be able to throw themselves into a fully immersive experience as Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live comes to the M&S Bank Arena from the 14 January to 16 January. The tour brings audiences the only opportunity to see real-life versions of the famous Hot Wheels monster truck toys including Bone Shaker, Tiger Shark and V8 Bomber. Event performances will also feature a special appearance from the car-eating, fire-breathing transforming robot Megasaurus, and the high-flyers of Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Freestyle Motocross.

Wedding Open Day - The Mansion House

If wedding bells are ringing for you, The Mansion House in Calderstones park is holding a wedding open day on Saturday, 16 January. Nestled among acres of beautiful parkland in South Liverpool, the Mansion House is home to recently renovated indoor areas including a bar and events space.