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

21
OCT
One Republic
Echo Arena

Formed in 1996 American poprock band One Republic first found popularity through MySpace and became the websites most prominent unsigned act. Their debut album Dreaming Out Loud was released in 2007 with their single Apologise…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
OneRepublic
Liverpool Echo Arena

OneRepublic at Liverpool Echo Arena in Liverpool on Tuesday 21 October 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
OCT
Leo and Anto from The Saw Doctors
The Citadel

Saw Doctor Leo Moran and Waterboy Anthony Thistlethwaite have put together an intimate two hour acoustic show featuring stripped down unplugged versions of Saw Doctors hits such as Red Cortina Clare Island and Same Oul Town. Please note Under 18's…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
OCT
Robin Ince is (In and) Out of his Mind
The Bold Hotel

Robin Ince is In and Out of his MindRobin Ince ‐ Sony Gold Award winning comedian and science enthusiast Radio 4s Infinite Monkey Cage with Prof Brian Cox ‐ presents another in his line of unhinged stand up comic lectures.After dabbling in…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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23
OCT
Jason Byrne in "You Name The Show"
The Ramada Plaza Hotel

Its January and Im asked as Im asked each year whats the name of your show Jason I ask do you mean the one that will be on in august and by the time I get there my show content will have…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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23
OCT
Keston Cobblers' Club
The Citadel

Keston Cobblers Club perform as part of the Smaller Rooms Project. Formed in 2009 the band make music incorporating banjo piano accordion guitar and mandolin that will make you dance until your shoes wear out.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
OCT
Tour Of The Universe
The Epstein Theatre

Rocket Scientist Neil Phillipson is teaming up with some of the UKs most renowned astronomers to put on a show with a difference in Liverpool Tour of the Universe With special guests including broadcasters Jane Green and Chris Lintott Neil is…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08448 884411
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23
OCT
Hawkwind
53 Degrees

Hawkwind have delivered over forty years of mind expanding space rock First being launched back in 1969 inspired by a eclectic mix of anthem and experimental sounds science fiction and psychedelia Hawkwind quickly created a…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
The Boomtown Rats
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Boomtown Rats at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 23 October 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

Chantel McGregor deserves to be held up as a messiah of blues‐rock and given her own mountain she doesnt strum or pick her guitar but almost bends and distorts it as if shes channelling the ghost of Hendrix through her fingers …

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
OCT
Tom Stade 'Decisions Decisions' Tour 2014
ST GEORGE'S HALL

A natural born performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Winning over UK audiences with his uncompromising stage presence unrivalled wit and…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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24
OCT
Holly Johnson
Liverpool Echo Arena

Holly Johnson at Liverpool Echo Arena in Liverpool on Friday 24 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Holly Johnson tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Lucius
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Lucius at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 24 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Extreme stunt show
Racecourse

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil Devil compete to prove theyre the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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25
OCT
John Otway & Wild Willie Barrett
The Citadel

John Otway is an English singer‐songwriter who has built a sizeable cult audience through extensive touring a surreal sense of humour and a self‐deprecating underdog persona. John is joined by his long‐term sidekick Wild Willy Barrett. Please note Under 18's must…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
OCT
Lark Lane Art & Craft Market
The Old Police Station,

Saturday 25th October 2014 from 10am to 3pm.Hand‐made high quality affordable and local ‐ the perfect place to buy direct from the artistmaker.There is always something new and there will be lots of very talented local crafters and artists selling their handmade…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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25
OCT
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Assembly Rooms

Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market. 30 great traders selling Vintage Antiques Retro Pre‐loved Treasures and Collectables. Town centre venue. Lytham Assembly Rooms formerly Lytham Baths Dicconson Terrace Lytham Lancashire FY8 5JY. Lovely venue and tea rooms. Open 10.00am ‐ 4.00pm. Last Saturday…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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25
OCT
Sean Hughes "Penguins"
The Bold Hotel

Sean Hughes is back on tour following a critically acclaimed and audience packed run of his new show Penguins at The Edinburgh Fringe .Sean was awarded the Herald Angels Award for Best Comedy show. This is a show so…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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25
OCT
Wizard Of Oz
St. Helens Theatre Royal

The West End welcomes Andrew Lloyd Webbers most recent musical The Wizard of Oz with open arms. Based on the 1939 film and 1900 novel of the same name The Wizard of Oz tells the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
The Subways
53 Degrees

The Subways at 53 Degrees in Preston on Saturday 25 October 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
WakeyWakey
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

WakeyWakey at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Saturday 25 October 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Hey Presto!
The Citadel

Peaceful Lion Productions present Hey Presto a brand new production based on the book by Nadia Shireen.Presto the cat is a very talented magician so when he and his best friend Monty the dog join a funfair and start a magic show…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
OCT
Truly Bassey
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An audience with Truly Bassey & friends is a fantastic production paying homage to the one and only Dame Shirley Bassey. This 100 live show is brought together with a superbly choreographed cast of dancers stupendous costume changes and ShowTimes live band…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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26
OCT
Wedding Fair Spectacular
Chorley Town Hall

Chorley Town HallsMajestic Lancastrian Ballroom is Our Venue for this spectacular event .Bridal stage Show by Bridal Bliss of Blackburn Performing Wedding singers Sahara Rutherford and John GarrettFREE GLASS OF PERSECO£1 Entry FREE COUNTY BRIDES magFREE BRIDAL BOOKFREE TICKET TO WIN…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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27
OCT
Little Comets
53 Degrees

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
3T
Liverpool Echo Arena

3T appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Echo Arena on Tuesday 28 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch 3T at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of tickets available for 3T.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
Blue
Liverpool Echo Arena

Blue appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Echo Arena on Tuesday 28 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Blue at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of tickets available for Blue.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
Damage
Liverpool Echo Arena

Damage appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Echo Arena on Tuesday 28 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Damage at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of tickets available for Damage.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
The Big Reunion
Liverpool Echo Arena

The Big ReunionA British reality‐documentary series that started on ITV2 this show features chart‐topping bands who were at the top of their game as well as the charts in the 90s and 2000s. Winning…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour
Liverpool Echo Arena

The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at Liverpool Echo Arena live on Tuesday 28 October 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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