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

26
JUN
The Tommy Cooper Show
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Between the story the gags the magic and Daniels incredible portrayal of showbusiness legend Tommy Cooper this promises to be a very special show.This production has the blessing of Tommys estate and his daughter Vicky.It is difficult to conceive a better recreation…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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01
JUL
Kids Planet Southport - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Yarrow House

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle badge making beat the goalie canvas painting Mr Stix tombola hook a duck stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01704 534855
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01
JUL
Manford's Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

The Little Theatre in Chorley plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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01
JUL
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The Bluecoat Gallery

material rearranged to be includes performance film projection and sculptural objects that are presented as an ever‐changing arrangement. Visitors enter the gallery and are immersed in a live environment that evolves around them.The artists and choreographers in material …

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025324
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04
JUL
British Association of Dermatologists
ACC Liverpool

The 97th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists will take place at ACC Liverpool 4‐6 July.For programme details and to register please visit: bad.org.ukeventsannualmeetingWe are delighted to announce further details of the programme for the 97th Annual Meeting of the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02073 916343
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07
JUL
Legally Blonde
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

For the first time ever the West End & Broadway sensation winner Best New Musical Whatsonstage.com Awards 2011 and nominated for 5 Olivier Awards Legally Blonde The Musical goes on tour. Based on the hit…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
JUL
Kids Planet Crosby - Summer Fair
Kids Planet The House

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle tombola zumba penalty shootout cakes BBQ stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 3pm.…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01519 313155
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08
JUL
Liverpool Book Art Fair
Liverpool Central Library

Fresh from successfully creating 2016s popular Shakespeare‐themed exhibition Liverpool Book Art returns with the diverse work of a wide array of leading book artists.What is book art The book art banner houses a whole host of interesting intriguing and imaginative pieces of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07711 937259
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08
JUL
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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10
JUL
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Brindley Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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13
JUL
Country Superstars Experience, Brindley Theatre Ru
The Brindley Theatre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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15
JUL
Nightrider Liverpool
Liverpool City Centre

This is a one‐day charity ride with a difference...its at night Nightrider is all about getting together with your friends family or work colleagues and taking on a challenge together in a entertaining way. This is not a timed ride its not…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02037 457310
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15
JUL
Orchid Nightrider Liverpool
Liverpool City Centre

NIGHTRIDER LIVERPOOL 2017 1516 JULY 2017Nightrider Liverpool is back for 2017 The iconic charity night ride is the perfect backdrop for the best night out in Liverpool and the Wirral. It is a fun and quirky way to explore the Merseysides top…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02037 457310
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16
JUL
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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16
JUL
Peaky Blinders Tour
Peaky Blinders Tour

Explore film locations from the popular TV series Peaky Blinders both within the city of Liverpool and further afield. Fans will have the opportunity to see the locations up close and hear anecdotes about the making of all three series of the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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22
JUL
Country Superstars Experience, Southport Conventio
Southport Convention Centre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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22
JUL
Kids Planet Greenbank - Open Day
Kids Planet Greenbank Park

Everyone welcome 11am ‐ 2pm…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 334037
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22
JUL
Kids Planet Widnes - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Widnes

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle tombola face painting games stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 577079
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27
JUL
Gary Murphy's Guitar Legends
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The show highlights many different guitar styles including rock pop jazz and country and has something for all ages.Guitar Legends is a show you will not want to miss.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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28
JUL
Pride and Prejudice
The Atkinson

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
JUL
Kids Planet Fazakerley - Summer Fair
Kids Planet The Cottage

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle BBQ hook a duck penalty shootout cakes craft station stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 3pm.…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 930384
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29
JUL
Oh Carol - The Musical Story of Neil Sedaka
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Oh Carol ‐ The Musical Story of Neil SedakaSaturday 29th July 2017General Admission £21Oh Carol‐ The Musical Story of Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield From their humble beginnings in Brooklyn to the dizzying heights of their success in the 50s & 60s…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
AUG
The Mario Lanza Story
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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04
AUG
The Ball Of Fire
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Ex‐Everton legend Ronnie Goodlass poetically narrates the play tracing every step of Alans journey; performed by a talented cast that will keep you captivated throughout.His family have endorsed this play to give Alans fans the world over a chance to know the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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05
AUG
Hope & Glory Festival, Liverpool 2017
Liverpool

The Hacienda Classical with special guests Shaun Ryder & Bez from The Happy Mondays plus more guests to be announced The Fratellis former Keane frontman Tom Chaplin and Reverend And The Makers who will all play our THE GREAT EXHIBITION stage.Your favourite…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 00000 000000
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18
AUG
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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23
AUG
Mediumship Demonstration
Penwortham Community Centre

Three local mediums Andy Vee Hilary Butler and Pam Drury invite you to a special demonstration of evidential Mediumship. Andy is the President of Hawkshead Spiritualist Church in Southport and we are very fortunate…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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27
AUG
Botany Bay Canal Fest
Botany Bay

The Botany Bay Canal Fest is BACKAfter the success of last years celebration we are happy to confirm Canal Fest 2017 is set for Bank Holiday Weekend ‐ Sunday 27th and Monday 29th August.Join us for two fantastic days of festivities and…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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16
SEP
The Smiths Ltd
The Citadel

The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester UK the hometown of The Smiths. After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
SEP
Liverpool Auditions for TheVoice to Win Open MicUK
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS ARE LOOKING FOR THE VOICE TO WOW THE JUDGES AT OPEN MIC UK 2017Have you got the voice Audition dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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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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