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

27
FEB
Ghost Hunts at Haigh Hall
Haigh Hall

In partnership with Haigh Hall UK Shadow Seekers are offering a Ghost Hunt that may turn your hair greyHaigh pronounced Hay Hall is located in Wigan Lancashire.A Grade II listed building built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay the 7th Earl…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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27
FEB
Limehouse Lizzy
The Citadel

Renowned for an action‐packed pyrothechnic‐fuelled explosion of a show Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive well and dominating stages worldwide. Attention to…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
FEB
Art & Craft Market
The Old Police Station,

Hand‐made high quality affordable and local ‐ the perfect place to buy direct from the artistmakerThere is always something new and there will be lots of very talented local crafters and artists selling their handmade items. These items are not widely…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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28
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel

Local lads return for a night of comedy folk. The Lancashire Hotpots often sell out here at The Citadel so book early to secure your place. Expect to hear all the old favourites such as Chippy Tea and I Fear IKEA. Please…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
FEB
Mamma Mia
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Inspired by the iconic music of ABBA Mamma Mia is a musical written by Catherine Johnson and tells the fictional story of Donna who owns a small hotel on a Greek Island and her daughters…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
MAR
Ryan Adams
Liverpool Guild Of Students

Ryan Adams at Liverpool Guild Of Students in Liverpool on Sunday 01 March 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAR
The Unthanks
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Unthanks at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Sunday 01 March 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAR
Katherine Jenkins
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
MAR
Sleaford Mods
Kazimier

Sleaford Mods at Kazimier in Liverpool on Tuesday 03 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Sleaford Mods live in the knowledge that…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAR
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Preston Guildhall

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAR
Dave Spikey "Punchlines"
The Citadel

A unique opportunity to see the man himself up close and personal before he embarks on a massive UK tour. Punchlines is Dave's latest comedy project in his long career. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
MAR
The Script
Echo Arena

'The Script' are an Irish poprock band from Dublin Ireland. They released their successful debut album in 2008 from which sprang hit singles such as 'We Cry' 2008 The band's second album release was 'Science…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
McGoldrick and Friends
The Citadel

Folk musicians Michael McGoldrick John McCusker and John Doyle visit St Helens as part of a unique European Tour. Combining flutes guitars and fiddles this is a rare opportunity to see 3 world‐class musicians on stage at the same time. Please note…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
MAR
TuneYards
Liverpool Cathedral

TuneYards at Liverpool Cathedral in Liverpool on Friday 06 March 2015. 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 legwork…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Ian McCulloch
The Citadel

Singer and songwriter Ian McCulloch was the front man for rock band Echo & the Bunnymen which he founded in 1978. The band enjoyed critical acclaim during the late 70s and early 80s. He left…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Anathema
Liverpool Cathedral

Anathema at Liverpool Cathedral in Liverpool on Saturday 07 March 2015. 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 Anathema…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Barbara Dickson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Now in her 61st year the writer singer actress and musician shows no sign of slowing down; keep your prancing Madonnas and flouncing Kylies Barbaras latest show serves to highlight her position as one…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Spandau Ballet
Echo Arena

Spandau Ballet at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday 07 March 2015. 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: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAR
X Factor Live
Echo Arena

You've watched them perform on your telly and now you can see them LIVE on tour. That's right X Factor fans our final eight are coming to a stage near you in February 2014 ‐…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Room 94
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Room 94 at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 09 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Room 94 live in…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
The Stranglers
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Placebo
Liverpool Guild Of Students

Alternative rock band Placebo are; Brian Molko Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest. They have collectively released 6 albums to date and 29 singles. They are famed for hits such as Every You Every Me and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAR
Lucy Rose
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Lucy Rose may appear to be a fresh new face on the British music scene but this young star already has an impressive CV and is set to become a much loved artist. She is…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Duke Special
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Lionel Richie
Echo Arena

Lionel Richie is THE legendary soul singer songwriter and record producer from the USA who has sold an astonishing 100million albums throughout his successful career.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Liverpool Welsh Choral Faure's requiem
St Andrew's Church Maghull

The fantastic Liverpool Welsh Choral return to St Andrews for the first time in ten years to perform Faures Requiem and Viernes Messe Solennelle. This promises to be an excellent event not to be missed The choir will be conducted by Keith…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 832836
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14
MAR
Woolton Village Art & Craft Market
St James Church Hall

Our Art & Craft Markets are truly Artisan events where you can buy beautiful items many of which are unique direct from the maker. This event will be a delight for any purchaser of high quality handmade pieces. There wont…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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14
MAR
Australian Pink Floyd
Liverpool Echo Arena

Australian Pink Floyd is the band to see when it comes to Pink Floyd tributes. More than just an average cover band Aussie Pink Floyd meticulously strives to recreate the ground‐breaking work of the iconic…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
MAR
Damien Dempsey
O2 Academy Liverpool

Damien Dempsey at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 14 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Damien Dempsey live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd
Liverpool Echo Arena

With Pink Floyds immense discography that spans numerous genres its no surprise that the famous acid rockers from the 60s still have a massive following. However given that their last album was 1994s The Division…

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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