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

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Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House, George Fox 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: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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Open Garden for Cats Protection Charity
Maureen's Open Garden

Garden open for viewing Sunday afternoon to raise money for the charity Cats Protection a National Garden Scheme 2018 venue.19 Cumberland Avenue Leyland PR25 1BE.Admission £2 donated to Cats Protection Preston children free. Pay at the gate.Maureen DugganAll details on website: http:maureenduggan.wordpress.com…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 423068
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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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25
AUG
How To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found
The Black E

Charlie a young executive reaches breaking point and decides he needs to disappear as quickly as possiblePERFORMANCE TIMESFRI ‐ 7:30pmSAT ‐ 2:30pm & 7:30pmFollowing the critically acclaimed productions of Arabian Nights and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. MAD Theatre Company are…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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26
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Liverpool(e): Mover, Shaker, Architectural Risk
RIBA North

Be guided around the exhibition by curator Joseph Sharples. Learn the vision behind it and the decision process around choosing the items to deliver a full and meaningful display.You can explore how architects of different periods have been challenged and inspired by…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01517 030107
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27
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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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27
AUG
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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SEP
The Wonderful World of Dissocia
The Black E

Exploring a world of psychological disconnection. Lisa has lost an hour of her life shes gone to the surreal and wonky world of Dissocia to get it back. However this colourful adult adventure also has serious repercussionsPERFORMANCE TIMES FRI ‐ 7:30pm SAT…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair Liverpool September 2017
The Exhibition Centre, ACC, Liverpool

Jobs Fair Liverpool 2017 will bring together leading employers including NHS trusts hospitals private healthcare organisations care homes armed forces and many more from across Liverpool and the UK with immediate vacancies available.Visitors will also have the opportunity to attend our FREE…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02088 723170
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08
SEP
The 39 Steps - 8:00pm
The Citadel Arts Centre

Alfred Hitchcocks classic spy thriller The 39 Steps brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit comedy which is suitable for all the family.Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay complete with stiff‐upper‐lip British gung‐ho and…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
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Tiger Country
The Black E

With the NHS facing its biggest revolution in 60 years Nina Raines play perfectly captures both hospital horror and hilarity in a painfully under resourced yet vital setting.PERFORMANCE TIMES FRI ‐ 7:30pm SAT ‐ 2:30pm & 7:30pmFollowing the critically acclaimed productions of…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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09
SEP
The 39 Steps - 2:30pm
The Citadel Arts Centre

Alfred Hitchcocks classic spy thriller The 39 Steps brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit comedy which is suitable for all the family. Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay complete with stiff‐upper‐lip British gung‐ho…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
SEP
The 39 Steps - 7:30pm
The Citadel Arts Centre

Alfred Hitchcocks classic spy thriller The 39 Steps brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit comedy which is suitable for all the family. Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay complete with stiff‐upper‐lip British gung‐ho…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
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The 39 Steps - 3:00pm
The Citadel Arts Centre

Alfred Hitchcocks classic spy thriller The 39 Steps brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit comedy which is suitable for all the family. Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay complete with stiff‐upper‐lip British gung‐ho…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
SEP
World Stars Of Magic
Epstein Theatre

WORLD STARS OF MAGIC IS AN EXCITING AND FAST MOVING FAMILY SHOW FEATURING SOME OF THE WORLDS GREATEST MAGICIANS.Inlcuding Las Vegas Headliners NICK LEWIN and ARMANDO LUCERO The UKs top TV Trickster PAUL ZENON incredible mindreader MARC PAUL the comedy magic of…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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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
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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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Liverpool Open Mic UK Music Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK Music Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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Liverpool Open Mic UK Singing Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK SINGING COMPETITION 2017Singing Competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK Singing Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Liverpool Singing…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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Liverpool Songwriting Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL FUTURE MUSIC SONGWRITING COMPETITION 2017 PERFORMANCE DATES RELEASEDSongwriting Competition performance dates for Liverpool Future Music Songwriting Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Future Music 2017 by clicking hereFuture Music have announced their performance dates for the Liverpool Songwriting Competition…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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Our Rita
Epstein Theatre

OUR RITAS BRINGS YOU AN AMAZING ALL‐STAR NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT FEATURING FIVE OF THE BEST NAMES IN LIVE STAND‐UP...Already confirmed in this brilliant line‐up is; Joe Lycett Live at the Apollo 8 Out of 10 Cats Celebrity Juice Never Mind the Buzzcocks…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Last Train To Auschwitz
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Last train to Auschwitz tells the story of a group of Womens journey into hell. Their final destination is the notorious concentration camp Auschwitz.Auschwitz a place where dreams die first and nightmares become a reality. Every day is a fight for survival…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Fawlty Towers Comedy Night and Interactive Dinner
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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The Beach Boys Story
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

THE BEACH BOYS STORYIf you like the Beach Boys songs you will love this bandGuaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face with a song in your heart and reflecting on a truly memorable live music experience this is a…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Martin Stephenson
The Citadel

MARTIN STEPHENSON has been one of the UKs best‐loved musicians for 30 years.New album CALIFORNIA STAR sees him reunited with The Daintees the band hes intermittently fronted through a string of albums and hundreds of gigs since his teens in…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Goblin's Peter and the Wolf
The Citadel

Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas...Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises.Featuring animal antics of singing birds…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Monday 25 September 2017. 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…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Abandoman Life And Rhymes
Epstein Theatre

The year is 1993. After destroying rural Irelands talent show circuit hip‐hop improvisers Abandoman are teetering on the edge of international fame. This is their access‐all‐areas story: the highs lows and a cast of charactersthat changes every night.This is your chance to…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
The Brindley Theatre

Another First For The BrindleyPlays are often described as being iconic and none fits that description better than Edward Albees Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf which is due to be performed at the Brindley Theatre Runcorn in September.This ground‐breaking work was…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01519 078360
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Seyes
The Citadel

Described in Classic Rock Magazine as Britains premier Yes tribute band SeYes present a two‐hour show celebrating the quintessential prog rock experience. Concentrating on the classic seventies incarnation of the band the show contains the brilliant Yours is No Disgrace Roundabout Ive…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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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