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Treat yo mama right: 10 fun things to do with your mum this Mother's Day
From bottomless brunches and risque drag shows to sublime West End theatre productions - Check out our list of fun things to do with your matriarch to ensure Mother's Day 2023 is one she'll never forget
Date published: 14th Mar 2023
Mothers. The unsung heroes of the world. From wiping our backsides as tiny tots and putting up with our hormonal outbursts through our troublesome teen years to instilling within us the values that we carry throughout our adult lives. They're the glue holding together most families, the anchors who make sure we're fed and watered, cleaned and presentable, and the people we rely on the most when faced with times of struggle. Without our dear matriarchs, we think it fair to say, we'd be entirely lost. And so, it's only right that on one day each year, we collectively pause to commemorate mothers across the globe, to thank them for their many years of service and for being there in the good times and the bad, usually whether we like it or not!
To assist you in ensuring your mother or maternal figure feels the love this Mother's Day (Sunday 19th March), we've put together a list of 10 fun and affordable things to do across the UK. Some of which are suitable for the entire family and some for those of age who enjoy a glass of prosecco or two.
Spend quality time with your mum this Mother's Day at one of the events listed below, and show her just how much she's appreciated.
Treat your mother like the dancing queen she is this Mother's Day by taking her to Liverpool's biggest sing-along Abba brunch affair - Mah-And-Me-Ah at Camp and Furnace.
Join hundreds of other mothers in belting out some of the globe-conquering group's biggest numbers - from Mamma Mia to Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - performed by a live tribute act, enjoy 90 minutes of bottomless fizz, beer or soft drinks and pick from a mouthwatering menu of dishes to soak it all up (Veggie and vegan options are available). See below for tickets and more details.
Planning to take your mum on a city break this Mother's day? Perhaps you'll be heading to London this weekend? If that's the case, a trip to the West End's home of musicals should definitely be on the schedule.
Currently taking residency at The Other Palace is the award-winning musical show, The Heathers, an on-stage adaptation of the classic 80s comedy flick of the same name featuring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. Follow the show's lead character, Veronica Sawyer as she strives for popularity under the guidance of three beautiful and yet wicked teenage girls, The Heathers, at Westberg High.
Witness this high-octane, laugh-out-loud comedy rock musical with your mum this Mother's Day. Missing out might just be the death of you…
If being swarmed by 50 puppies in a coffee shop sounds like something your mum would enjoy, look no further. The Metro Dog Company have joined forces with Liverpool's 200 Degrees Coffe Shop to launch their pop-up dog café series, boasting a day full of shenanigans with your beloved fur babies this Mother's day.
Expect unlimited puppuccinos and treats for your pooches, ball pits and toys, themed photo booths and photo opportunities, caught by a professional photographer, running right throughout the day. And when you need to recharge and refresh, take advantage of the plentiful menu stocked full of human goodies.
For mums who love to rave, the Coffee House in Wavetree, Liverpool, has got you covered this Mother's Day.
Bringing together some of the city's best DJ talent, the 7-hour spectacle will see 9 trusted selectors soundtracking a Mother's Day event like no other in the North West, providing BIG tunes right through the evening until the early hours of Monday 20th March. Get dolled up, don your best threads and shake your booty in honour of your mother at this marathon dance experience.
For the mothers whose raving days are behind them, we recommend checking out what Cardiff Bay's Lo Lounge has on offer on Sunday 19th March.
Running from 11 am until 5 pm, the waterside venue will serve an afternoon brunch teeming with delicious offerings. Enjoy homemade scones with clotted cream, warm buttery croissants, chocolate double chunk fudge brownies and so much more, whilst taking in the breathtaking views over the coastal corner of Wales. And what Mother's Day event would it be without a glass of bubbly? Choose the 'free-flowing bubbles' for 2 option and sink as much prosecco as you like (#pleasedrinkresponsibly)
And now one for the street moms... The UK's leading daytime block party, FUN DMC takes over Juju's Bar & Stage for a Mother's Day special in London this Sunday, with DJ Spin Doctor and DJ Matman at the helm spinning all your mum's favourite party anthems from back in the day.
One for the entire family, the event will deal in supplying not only the finest cuts in hip-hop, R'N'B, disco, garage and D'N'B, but will also boast face painting, hip-hop colouring in sessions, dance competitions and much more for the kids, whilst mum gets cared for at the Mother's Day Pamper Bar. A fully stocked bar and generous food menu should also help to keep the adults entertained.
The home of Wigan Athletic F.C., the DW Stadium opens its doors to mums and their families this Mother's Day, hosting a sociable day of fine dining and live entertainment from its corporate boxes.
Enjoy a slap-up 2-course meal, a hearty roast dinner followed by tastebud tantalising dessert, with your nearest and dearest whilst taking in the view of the historic stadium's grounds. Once the service has finished, sit back, relax and listen to the charming tones of singer Scott Chapman, with an after-dinner digestif in hand.
Belfast's Revolcuion De Cuba sees the return of its Mother's Day Drag Brunch special this Sunday with mischievous host, the fabulous Rusty Hinges set to have guests in fits of laughter from start to finish.
Promising a boozy, belly-aching and risqué affair, the 4-hour event will feature jaw-dropping performances from Rusty Hinges herself, whilst mums fill their boots with the scrummy food and cocktails on offer. A grilled buffet-style breakfast will kick-start the day followed by drinks, drinks and more drinks. Choose from Strawberry Daiquiris, Bloody Marys, Prosecco, Aperol Spritz and more.
Two legends of the Northern clubbing scene, Lee Butler and special guests K-Klass will score an unforgettable night of house anthems, alongside a list of other local favourites, to celebrate Mother's everywhere at Liverpool eatery and warehouse rave space, Ten Streets this weekend.
Returning to the venue after a massive sold-out show in the winter, host Lee Butler brings his Big Luv vibes to the commemorative knees-up, which is also set to feature a live PA from K-Klass collaborator and 90s legend, Bobbi Depasois.
Reach for the lasers all night long with your mum this Mother's day.
Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.