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Caught by the River Mersey


In January The Caught by the River Social Club returns to The Social, for a night that celebrate art, music & literary treats found around Merseyside.

A celebration of Liverpool’s mighty river and that which straddles it, Caught by the River Mersey will take place at The Social, Little Portland Street, on Wednesday 17 January. The programme features:

A rare screening of You’ll Never Walk Alone, the cult Liverpool-centric documentary made for French television in 1992, with appearances from Ian McCulloch, Michael and John Head of Shack, Edgar Jones and many other ‘faces’ from the city’s music scene;

A screening of Passing Tides – Roisin Burns’s short film which follows Bill Ryder-Jones (ex of The Coral) around his native Birkenhead;

An In Conversation hosted by Ted Kessler, featuring Roisin and Bill, as well as JD Beauvallet and Paul Fitzgerald, who both appear in You’ll Never Walk Alone.

MC duties, as usual, fall to John Andrews, whilst Diva and Daisy of Caught by the River/Heavenly Recordings are prepped to man the decks.

Tickets cost £7 in advance (+ booking fee) and are available here.




🎅🏻⛄️ Get cosy this December with one of our plush continental grey and navy sweatshirts with the classic Heavenly bird or the Heavenly logo. ⛄️❄️

We also have red and green tote bags just in time for Christmas shopping too 🎀🎅🏻


Or, alternatively you can join us at the annual Christmas market at The Social on Saturday December 16th.

We’ll have clothing & plenty of records for sale alongside some great stalls including our pals Caught by the River.

Info here.

Tis’ the season to be jolly 🎉🎉🎉



It’s the end of an era for No.8 North street.

But today Friendly Records will be celebrating the opening of their new shop as New Bristol Brewery will be taking over the taps at The Old Butcher’s on an eventful night in Bedminster across three venues. Expect:

• DJs – Boca 45, Geoff Barrow, DJ Bunjy, DJ Dham, Bookshop Ben
• Live music from Los Savages at The Old Bookshop
• A new and improved Friendly Records!
• 10 NBB draught lines
• Bargain record boxes
• NBB launching their brand new milk stout – ‘Tiny Dansker’ 
• Meet the brewer
• Christmas small plates in The Old Bookshop
• Spanish tapas in The Old Butcher’s

Entry is free across all three venues. Come on down and join us!



Just in time for Christmas shopping season, we have new Heavenly Bird tote bags in our emporium.

We have a Heavyweight yellow bird on black and two standard festive tote’s in red and green.


Creatures on BBC Radio 6 Music

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🎉🎊 Yesterday on BBC Radio 6 Music Radcliffe & Maconie played Creatures debut single ‘Goldeneye.’ 🎉🎊
We’re delighted to be joining the boys on New Years Eve at The Social & can’t wait to see them take to the stage.
It’s shaping up to be a great night with Bad Parents in support and Rough Trade DJ’s also joining us on the decks.

Bido Lito! Journal.

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Liverpool magazine are releasing a special end of year journal, celebrating ‘A Year in Liverpool Music’ and music in the north.

Here’s what guys have to say about this special issue for 2017:

Printed in a limited edition run, the Journal curates a selection of exclusive commissions and reflections from artists we’ve covered throughout 2017, featuring interviews with Jane Weaver, John Cale, Queen Zee And The Sasstones, Forest Swords and more. You’ll also find exclusive, behind the scenes insights into Parr Street Studios and The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, art from Brui Studio, a meditation on Welcome To The Dark Ages, reflections from Liverpool’s grime scene, this year’s best live photography and lots more. It’s our way of reflecting on another amazing year in Merseyside for new music and creative culture, and to showcase the talent that makes this city such a vibrant place to live, work and create in. We can’t wait to share it with you!


We’re delighted the music in Merseyside has been thriving, and there is also a special interview with January’s Bido cover stars The Orielles too.

Pre-order the limited journal here.

Become a member of Bido Lito here.


and ‘Home Counties’ by Saint Etienne Official.

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This year three Heavenly records have been nominated by Art Vinyl for ‘Best Art Vinyl 2017’. ‘Volcano’ by Temples, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s ‘Sketches of Brunswick East’ and ‘Home Counties’ by Saint Etienne Official!

Voting is now open pick your favourite records of 2017 HERE

What is Art Vinyl?

Founded in London, in 2005, Art Vinyl is the original way to display your favourite vinyl records. Perfect for music or art enthusiasts and those with an eye for stylish interior design. Find out more here: