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

20
OCT
David Holt - An Evening of Clairvoyance
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

David HoltJoin David Holt the author of best seller Are you ready to believe for a very different kind of evening.One of the UKs leading spirit mediums delivering mind blowing evidence of life after death. If you have ever wondered what life…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01253 794221
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20
OCT
DRUM CLASH
The Capstone Theatre

DRUM CLASH is a meeting of Rhythms and Cultures that weave together clashing and then joining together in an exciting melting pot of the senses. An explosion of visuals and movement presents a colourful journey of discovery that takes us from rhythms…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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20
OCT
The Pies + Mark Roberts
Epstein Theatre

An evening with The Pies and friends. Liverpools legendary graffiti band play a rare live set at The Epstein. Following up on the release of their Best of Pies album. Supported by The Worlds greatest streaker Mark Roberts doing a stand up…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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21
OCT
British Music Experience
Cunard Building

Throughout October half term The British Music Experience will be welcoming families of all ages to come along and experience the story of British music through costumes instruments performance memorabilia and some special activities.During the October half term The British Music Experience…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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21
OCT
The Enid
The Citadel

After 40 years The Enid continue to create bedazzling genre‐busting music. Fusing rock symphonic electronic and choral elements there is simply no other band like them on planet earth. Following the recent critical acclaim of their Journeys End trilogy The Enid enter…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
OCT
Catapluf's Musical Journey
The Citadel

Explore rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf whose imagination takes you to places where music can be found in everything: pans…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
OCT
Comedy, Country & Convo with Ricky Tomlinson
The Epstein Theatre

Liverpools own Ricky Tomlinson star of The Royle Family and countless other beloved shows and films presents Liverpools No.1 variety night this October.Ricky will be joined on‐stage by a host of local and showbiz talent including Lee Roy James singer songwriter of…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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22
OCT
PEAKY BLINDERS TOUR
Peaky Blinders Location Tour

4 hour mini coach tour of Peaky Blinders filming locations.You will get to visit 10 actual locations featuring numerous scenes in the show and you may be surprised to find how many seemingly different scenes were filmed in the same locations. …

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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26
OCT
Brainiac Live
The Epstein Theatre

Strap on your safety goggles boys and girls due to popular demand Sciences greatest and most volatile live show is returning with a vengeance. Based on the multi‐award winning TV show Brainiac Live is back. More mischievous than ever before Brainiac Live…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 094044
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27
OCT
Cream Presents Timmy Trumpet
O2 Academy

Following his sell out UK tour in April Australias No.1 DJ Timmy Trumpet returns this October for a series of shows with dates announced in Birmingham and Liverpool.The multi‐platinum selling artist whose been voted 1 DJ in his homeland Australia is no…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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27
OCT
Fleetwood Bac
The Citadel Arts Centre

FLEETWOOD BACMAC ARE ... BAC Presented by GS PromotionsFLEETWOOD BAC are the worlds first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic Rumours line‐up.Over the last few years they…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
OCT
The Wizard of Oz
The Epstein Theatre

Go on a magical adventure over the rainbow at The Epstein Theatre with Regal Entertainmentsenchanting production of The Wizard of Oz.Starring Cheryl Fergison EastEnders Heather Trott as the Wicked Witch of the West this magical show is sure to put a smile…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 094044
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28
OCT
Cerámica
RIBA North

An exhibition exploring how traditional ceramic techniques and digital engineering processes can be used together to produce meaningful and sustainable architectural elements.It is widely recognised that our species is defined by the decoration of objects and spaces and the development of complex…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01517 030107
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28
OCT
Merry Hell
The Citadel

MERRY HELL is a band founded on the ever evolving Folk tradition music made by the people and shared by the people. Though our hearts and souls are tuned to the songs which came…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Grannylocks and the Monstrous Duckling
The Citadel

Part of the Big Imaginations Childrens Theatre Festival 19 October 5th November 2017Join performance poet Joseph Coelho winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary.Poetry Award as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
OCT
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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29
OCT
Zombie-rella and Blood Red Hood
The Citadel

Part of the Big Imaginations Childrens Theatre Festival 19 October 5th November 2017Join performance poet Joseph Coelho winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
NOV
Simon Amstel - What is this?
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

What Is This promises to be a deeply personal funny exploration of beauty intimacy freedom sex and love.Simon Amstell has a gift for taking a social norm and gently mocking it until it seems utterly ridiculous. Highly literate... an endearing mixture of…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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02
NOV
Simon Amstel- What Is This
Epstein Theatre

FOLLOWING A SERIES OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SOLD OUT INTERNATIONAL TOURS SIMON AMSTELL BEGINS HIS FIFTH STAND UP TOUR IN THE UK.What Is This promises to be a deeply personal funny exploration of beauty intimacy freedom sex and love.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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03
NOV
Joe Longthorne
Epstein Theatre

Currently residing in his adopted home of Blackpool Joe Longthorne is still a hugely popular and inspirational performer. Now watched by many on Royal Variety Performances he first rose to fame after his success on…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
NOV
Joe Longthorne in Concert plus special guest
The Epstein Theatre

TV AND RECORDING STAR JOE LONGTHORNE RETURNS TO THE EPSTEIN IN 2017.Joe will be joined on stage with his sensational live band and special guest artist. Come and join Joe as he takes you on a rollercoaster of Songs and impressions including…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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03
NOV
Simon McBride
The Citadel

The Holy Trinity of Belfast rock n roll Van Morrison Rory Gallagher & Gary Moore might just be on the verge of becoming a four‐leaf clover. PERFORMER MAGAZINE USAAfter back‐pedalling on his solo career to start a family Simon McBride…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
NOV
Cream Presents Ben Nicky
O2 Academy

Following on from one of the most energetic performances at this years Creamfields International DJProducer Ben Nicky is back with his own shows at the end of the year with dates announced for Newcastle & Liverpool. As one of the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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04
NOV
Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of
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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04
NOV
Mostly Autumn
The Citadel

Hailing from England Mostly Autumn delivers a sound that could be described as rock folk rock or progressive rock. Since forming in 1996 the band has gone through several line up changes. Current band members…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
The Night Pirates
The Epstein Theatre

PIRATESRough tough little girl pirates.With their own pirate ship.A ship set for sailing.A ship off on adventures.Nick Brooke Ltd and Rose Theatre Kingston present The Night Pirates Adapted from the best‐selling childrens book by Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright The Night Pirates…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 094044
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05
NOV
2017 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Can
BT Convention Centre

The NCRI Cancer Conference aims to:‐ Provide a high profile platform where key stakeholders of cancer research come together to discuss present and showcase high‐quality research across the research‐spectrum.‐ Highlight the importance of partnership in cancer research foster collaboration share knowledge information…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02034 695453
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07
NOV
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Ed Byrne: Spoiler AlertBrand new stand up show from the unrivalled master of observational comedyAs seen on Mock The Week BBC and Dara & Eds Big Adventure BBC .Previous Tour Reviews:A masterful display of the comics artComedys holy grail.... Go see. Sunday…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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08
NOV
James Meehan - As If I Hadn't Slept (FILMING)
Chorley Central Library

The Friends of Chorley Library Present...JAMES MEEHAN ‐ AS IF I HADNT SLEPTAlright James Meehan here. I have trouble sleeping. This stand‐up comedy show is about that amongst other things. Im filming it at the Chorley Library whilst also raising money for…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
NOV
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy Liverpool

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 073200
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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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