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

25
MAR
Civic Saturdays at Metal
Metal @ Edge Hill Station

Transport past present and future at Edge Hill the first passenger railway station in the World. Well look at connections and the highs and lows of our Merseyside transport system from walkability to high‐speed rail and airports.Family fun in interesting places around…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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25
MAR
Preston Jam: 25-Hour Day
Media Factory

There will be a variety of musicians and a range of music styles dropping in throughout the event to jam with each other and create a unique musical narrative. Drop in at any time during the 24‐hour performance to open your mind…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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25
MAR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
MAR
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Citadel

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
MAR
Make with Mum
Botany Bay

Make with Mum this Mothers DaySpend the perfect day at Botany Bay and make meaningful bead creations.Mrs Bead will be hosting a workshop for all to enjoy; choose from 100s of colourful beads to create beautiful mother and child bracelet sets. This…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01257 261220
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26
MAR
Mothers Day Special - Diana Ross Tribute Dinner an
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Treat Mum to a great day of fine dining and entertainment with our Mothers Day Special.Enjoy a 3 course dinner Glass of bubbly a bet a seat for our Diana Ross Tribute.£30 ppTo book call 0151 709 8878 or…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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27
MAR
The Dublin Legends
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Dublin LegendsMonday 27th March 2017 7:30pmAll tickets £20.50The Dublin LegendsFormerly of The DublinersAll The Hits & More TourFrom Seven Drunken Nights to Whiskey In The JarIrish Folk Music at its Very BestIn 2012 The Dubliners celebrated 50 years on the road…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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27
MAR
Billy Ocean
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Born in Trinidad but based out of Britain for his entire career Billy Ocean was the undisputed king of British R&B in the 1970's and 1980's. Billy has not only scored with many Top 20…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAR
Rick Astley
Preston Guildhall

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
At Last - The Etta James Story
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Following its world premiere in Melbourne in 2013 At Last ‐ The Etta James Story has since packed theatres throughout Australia and New Zealand. In 2016 the show returned to Melbourne for a sell‐out season at The Arts Centre and July saw…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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28
MAR
Islam Awareness Course - Liverpool
Al Rahma Masjid

With the increasing number of terrorist attacks associated with Islam and Muslims across the globe and the constant negative portrayal of Islam in the Media isnt it time to learn more about Islam and Muslims from authentic sources Includes: lunch information pack…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07813 811914
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28
MAR
Pasha - Let's Dance The Night Away
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Pasha ‐Lets Dance The Night AwayTuesday 28th March 2017 7:30pmGeneral Admission £24.50Concessions £23.50EARLY BIRD OFFERBook before 31 December and you will also get a Pre Show In Conversation with PashaThis will take place in the auditorium where Pasha will be interviewed on…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
MAR
Preston Jam: Avant Garden
The Ferret

Come and join us to hear this live music collaboration which will be something a little different to what you may be used to.An excellent evening of varied music‐making featuring the jazz‐fusion guitar legend and ex‐Isotope band leader Gary Boyle. A central…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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30
MAR
Road by Jim Cartwright
The Citadel

Dates and times marked with a are provisional and may be subject to change.The Citadel Adult Theatre Company return to the stage to perform Jim Cartwrights gritty play about life in a working class Northern town.Road explores the lives of the…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
MAR
Tiger Who Came To Tea
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big stripy tiger The…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAR
Russell Howard Round the World
Echo Arena

Russell Howard Round the World at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Thursday 30 March 2017. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Russell Howard Round…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
MAR
Iain Stirling - 'Onwards'
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

You may recognise his voice as the narrator of ITV2s Love Island or recognise his face as the host of Scottish BAFTA best childrens show award winning panel show The Dog Ate my Homework CBBC. Other credits include The Now Show Radio…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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31
MAR
Preston Jam: Danny Saul/Kinder Meccano/Third City
The Continental

Danny Saul is an experimental musician performer and composer from Manchester UK. Recently awarded a PhD in electroacoustic composition Danny works within areas of electroacoustic composition and laptop performance. He has toured throughout the UK Europe USA and Japan. He runs the…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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31
MAR
Preston Jam: Music and Freedom Symposium
UCLan Media Innovation Studio (MISt)

Leading Civil Rights scholar and author of the landmark text Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm and Blues Black Consciousness and Race Relations Professor Brian Ward from Northumbria University will give the keynote address on Freedom Sounds: Music and the Civil Rights Movement.…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
Absolute Bowie
53 Degrees

There 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 Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 893000
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APR
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall Field

Times:Sellers arrive from 6amBuyers arrive from 6amFinish approx. 12pmCharges:£7 per car£10 per large van or trailerBuyers: 40p per person over 18 yrs. Children freeFree car parking on our field please do not park on the roadDisabled parkingDogs allowedNo booking necessaryBring your own…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(textspref erred)
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Manfords Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Little Theatre 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 television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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APR
Preston Jam Music Festival: Rhythm Alley Jammin
Preston Flag Market

First up are the Worldwise Samba Drummers and Preston Samba Dancers community groups based at UCLan as part of the Something for Everyone project. Their infectious high‐energy performances combine traditional rhythms and dance moves with original material.Come and take part in some…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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APR
Preston Jam: Django Performance Seminar
Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Professor Stuart Hampton‐Reeves ‐ presenting Stuart Hampton‐Reeves ‐ guitar Paul Murphy ‐ rhythm guitar John Wilton ‐ double bass James Goodwin‐Hudson ‐ lead guitarThis will be an illustrated performance of Djangos music by a quartet specialising in Hot Club‐style gypsy jazz. Django…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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APR
Preston Jam: Preston Jam at 53
Venue 53

A pre‐Ribble Valley Jazz Festival Fringe Event partnered by the University of Central Lancashire & Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues in a stunning 3 band production from 6.30pm to midnight with Soweto the multi award winning UK king of jazz and hip‐hop.…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
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Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future
Friends Meeting House, "The Small Meeting Room"

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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APR
The Mersey Beatles - 50th Anniversary Show
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The whole album live 20 Golden greats liveThis special set will constitute the first half of an unforgettable Beatles experience. The second half of the show will see The boys return in the familiar black suits of Beatlemania and via a…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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APR
The Signatures
The Citadel

The Signatures put their own expression to many Northern Soul numbers creating a true balance between authentic & modern in sound. The Signatures as musicians enjoy playing Northern Soul live giving a full set of passion and energy guaranteeing to get an…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
APR
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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APR
The Wedding Show
Preston masonic hall

The Preston Masonic Hall Wedding Show will take place on Sunday 2nd April 2017 11:30am ‐ 3:30pm.12noon live on stage funk soul band with music from Paul Hepplestall Baby grand piano & Sax and Classical Guitarist playing a selection of music idea…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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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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