What's on inOrmskirk


Welcome to Ormskirk

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Ormskirk - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Ormskirk to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Ormskirk

16
DEC
Santa's 'Land of Sweets' Grotto
Botany Bay

Meet Santa in his magical Land of Sweets Grotto at Botany BayGrotto Dates;Saturdays ‐ 2nd 9th 16th & 23rd December 2017Sundays ‐ 26th November 3rd 10th & 17th December 2017Friday ‐ 22nd December 2017Open 10am ‐ 5pm each dayLocated in our outdoor…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 443515
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17
DEC
Christmas Lunch with boxing legend FRANK BRUNO MBE
The Ramada Plaza Hotel

Spend the afternoon in the company of one of the nations favourite boxers and hear Franks fascinating tales of his life and amazingboxing career fighting some of the meanest toughest men on the planet inc MIKE TYSON twice and LENNOX LEWISSTANDARD…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07713 628054
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20
JAN
Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to W
Radisson Blu

Why Book on a Liverpool Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Liverpool Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are Established & Proven and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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20
JAN
Sari Schorr & The Engine Room
The Citadel Arts Centre

A Force of Nature the debut album from one of todays most exciting blues‐rock singers was produced by the legendary Mike Vernon whose credits include Fleetwood Mac The Blues Breakers Savoy Brown Chicken Shack Eric Clapton and Peter Green. In 2015 while…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
JAN
Ruby Turner
The Epstein Theatre

Ruby Turner was born in Jamaica and grew up in Montego Bay. Her Grandfather sang the lead in one of the Islands Gospel Groups. Moving to England when she was 9 Ruby has lived here ever since.Her career to date has always…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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27
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel Arts Centre

David Bowie the legend through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke into the 80s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane widely acclaimed as…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
FEB
Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I?
The Epstein Theatre

Join the star of Not the Nine oclock News Smith & Jones and Three Men In A Boat as he airs stories anecdotes reminiscences and outright lies from forty years of travelling down rivers and up mountains into Africa out…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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03
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

ROXY MAGIC: A Night of Roxy Music and Bryan FerryRoxy Magic are the UKs best and longest‐running tribute to Roxy Music & Bryan FerryWowBryan FerryAwesomeOtis FerryIt took a long time for there to be a Roxy tribute band; there is one now…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
FEB
Fleetwood Bac
Epstein Theatre

The only Mac tribute band in the world to authentically replicate the classic StevieLindseyChristineJohnMick Rumours line‐up. The band features their best ever line‐up and in the last few years the response has been amazing.Rave reviews in The Stage newspaper endorsements from the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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10
FEB
Crafty's Creepy Castle
The Epstein Theatre

Why has Crafty the Crow gone to live in a haunted castleCan Sally the Scarecrow help with its ghostly goings‐onAnd what haunted happenings are making things go bump in the nightCome in your scariest costume and join the adventure to find the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 015 170940
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10
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Hot Water Comedy Club

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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10
FEB
U2 2 - The U2 Tribute
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 return to The Citadel theatre. Now in their 26th year on the road the band are the ultimate in look‐a‐like sound‐a‐likes. With an impressive history from Achtung Baby to now U2 2 are known for their sounds and resemblance…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf
The Citadel Arts Centre

Presented by Unity Theatre and Action Transport Theatre A small figure sets off with red cloak and hoodto grandmas they go the other side of the woods.Do not stop to smell the flowers or sing to the birdsor climb a tall…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
FEB
Jason Donovan & His Amazing Midlife Crisis
The Epstein Theatre

Jason is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again in the autumn only this time its a tour with a twist He is headed to new locations across the country and these intimate gigs will be a…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
FEB
China Crisis - Flaunt The Imperfection Live
The Epstein Theatre

Flaunt The Imperfection was the bands third album for Virgin Records produced by Walter Becker Steely Dan and released in 1985 to great international acclaim . . . .selling in excess of 1 million copies worldwide and including the hit singles…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel Arts Centre

LiveWire is The ACDC Show. The unique six‐man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC complete with cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock n Roll.The ACDC story is over forty years in the making with…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel Arts Centre

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots return for another night of music and laughter. This night is always a sell out so early booking is advised. Support comes from the Kings of Clubland Stu Penders & Spladoosh.Under 18s must be accompanied by…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
FEB
The Jungle Book
The Epstein Theatre

Immersion Theatre are thrilled to bring their trademark energy to their wildest show yet a brand new musical adaptation of family favourite THE JUNGLE BOOKFilled with catchy music a laugh‐out‐loud script audience interaction and the chance to meet the characters after the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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18
FEB
Wedding Fayre at Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa
Formby Hall Golf and Spa Resort

We are very excited to announce Red Event will be teaming up with the picturesque wedding venue Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa to bring you the ultimate Wedding Fayre This Liverpool Wedding Fayre is FREE for everyone and offer inspiring Wedding…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL:
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23
FEB
Judie Tzuke - Peace Has Broken Out Tour
The Epstein Theatre

After the countrywide sellout success of the Songs and Stories tour Judie is back on the road performing more of her special acoustic concerts celebrating the release of her long awaited new album Peace Has Broken Out.This intimate evening of old favourites…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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24
FEB
Who's Who
The Citadel

Formed in West London in 1996 Whos Who the longest established Who Tribute Show in the UK have received incredible reactions across Europe and beyond for their exciting live performances. Widely respected and acknowledged by members of The Who as the group…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
FEB
The New Jersey Boys
The Epstein Theatre

f you are a fan of The West End Show the Jersey Boys then dont miss the chance to see where it all began with The New Jersey Boys show. The New Jersey Boys takes you back to this magical time in…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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02
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Rigoletto
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiRIGOLETTO.The masterpiece they tried to ban.Starring Vladimir Dragos and Iurie Gisca as Rigoletto.Featuring a magnificent golden eagle with a seven‐foot wingspan and two royal greyhounds.A…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713017
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03
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713017
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09
MAR
Luke Daniels & Nancy Kerr
The Citadel

Two of the British folk scenes top performers have teamed up for a limited number of shows this year to perform their own and each others music. BBC award‐winning Luke Daniels was recently described by fRoots magazine as genius for his intriguingly…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
MAR
Spirit Of Elvis
Epstein Theatre

This original presentation of Elvis fantastic musical career takes you through the 68 special and Elvis in Concert years to a special acoustic section featuring beautiful ballads and gospel numbers recreated for the audience in an intimacy which could only be performed…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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10
MAR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

The music of Pink Floyd as it was always meant to be heardHaving toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect is renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
MAR
The Spirit of ELVIS in Concert
The Epstein Theatre

This original presentation of Elvis fantastic musical career takes you through the 68 special and Elvis in Concert years to a special acoustic section featuring beautiful ballads and gospel numbers recreated for the audience in an intimacy which could only be performed…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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15
MAR
Jimmy Osmond: Moon River & Me
The Epstein Theatre

Direct from the USA the only official Andy Williams tribute show starring Jimmy Osmond. This brand new show full of award‐winning music nostalgic footage and special memories of Andy Williams will touch your heart.Jimmy Osmond began his performing career at the tender…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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18
MAR
Los Pacaminos feat Paul Young
The Epstein Theatre

Los Pacaminos features Paul Young Drew Barfield Mark Pinder Steve Greetham Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy UKs premier pedal steel player.One of the UKs most popular Live touring bands Los Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex Border music from The…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Tourist Attractions


Knowsley Safari Park

Knowsley Safari Park was opened to the public in July 1971 by the 18th Earl of Derby. Then, the safari park' concept of having visitors in cages cars and the animals roaming free based on the drive‐through game reserves of East Africa was unique. In 1994, Edward Stanley,…

Anfield Tour

Your chance to get exclusive access to one of the most famous and historic sporting venues in world football, Anfield. The Anfield stadium tour lets you experience the home of the most successful club in English football.Our dedicated tour guides will give enthralling insights into Anfields illustrious…

Another Place

Crosby Beach is now the permanent home to Another Place, the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley. The beach has been awarded the Quality Coast Award by Keep Britain Tidy. The QCA award tells visitors that the standards of beach management are of the highest quality in…

British Lawnmower Museum

The Museum has now become one of the Worlds leading authorities on vintage lawnmowers and is now the largest import & export specialists in antique garden machinery, supplying parts, archive conservation of manuscript materials and valuing machines from all over the world.Included in this Unique National collection are…

Acorn Farm

Acorn Farm is an award‐winning, family‐friendly attraction in Kirkby, Merseyside. Were open 7 days a week 10am‐4pm and there's always loads to see and do Whatever the weather, Acorn Farm offers a great value, fun day out for everyoneWe have a wide range of animals here at the…

Atkinson Art Gallery

British art of the 17th‐20th centuries, including works by Lely, Cotman, Ford Madox Brown, Sickert and Ginner, as well as The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. Large collection of British watercolours, etchings and engravings.Themed exhibitions from the permanent collection are regularly shown. Every month the Gallery…

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