What's on inSkelmersdale

Welcome to Skelmersdale

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Skelmersdale - 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 Skelmersdale to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Skelmersdale

25
NOV
Erasure
Preston Guildhall

Pop legends Erasure embark on a new UK tour in support of new album Tomorrows World their first new album in four years. With a career spanning 25 years the band are responsible for such…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Lee Mack
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
NOV
James Blunt
Echo Arena

James Blunt returns following his sell out 2008 visit performing songs and new material from his forthcoming album Some Kind of Trouble released on the 8 November 2010. …

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
NOV
Lancashire Day
Park Hall Hotel

Have a great day out and celebrate Lancashire Day at the Lancastrian Suite Park Hall Hotel Charnock Richard Chorley.There will be stalls selling local Lancashire produce crafts and gifts and fabulous entertainment music clog dancing and Lancashire Life food reporter Philippa James…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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27
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Preston Guildhall

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
Beans on Toast
Shipping Forecast

Beans on Toast at Shipping Forecast in Liverpool on Friday 28 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Beans on Toast live in…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Jeff Wayne#';s War of the Worlds
Liverpool Echo Arena

Jeff Wayne039;s War of the Worlds at Liverpool Echo Arena live Musical on Friday 28 November 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. To compare ticket prices for the Jeff Wayne039;s War of the Worlds event at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
Jeff Waynes War of the Worlds
Liverpool Echo Arena

One of the most successful stage shows of recent times Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds ‐ Alive on Stage returns to UK Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
The War of the Worlds
Echo Arena

One of the most successful stage shows of recent times Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds ‐ Alive on Stage returns to UK Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
NOV
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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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29
NOV
Mark Radcliffe & The Foes
The Citadel

BBC Radio 2 6music and Glastonbury presenter Mark Radcliffe brings his band The Foes to The Citadel for an evening of songs and stories.The first half will feature original songs of loves lost hangovers regret and the odd dead dog. But fear…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
NOV
Winter Jewellery Workshops
Arts Hub 47

My last three workshops of 2014 will take place in the cosy upstairs room of Arts Hub 47 on Lark Lane. Each workshop will focus on a different style of jewellery. In each workshop youll learn the skills you need to create…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07809 670904
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29
NOV
Vinnie Caruana
Shipping Forecast

Vinnie Caruana at Shipping Forecast in Liverpool on Saturday 29 November 2014. 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 prices…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
NOV
A Classic Christmas featuring Voce
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Classic Christmas Featuring VOCE The North Wests answer to Il Divo Stunning vocalists and a breath taking string quartet direct from their European tour. Nessun Dorma Ave Maria Silent Night A classical journey of Chopin to Mozart & contemporay classics…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
NOV
The Night Before Christmas
The Citadel

Big Wooden Horse Theatre and Brighton Dome present The Night Before Christmas. A festive family treat thats suitable for children aged 2 ‐ 7. On the night before Christmas Emily stares out of the window hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
NOV
Alfie Boe
Echo Arena

Alfie Boe the English opera singing sensation has given many performances. Alfie Boe was the lead in Baz Luhrmanns highly acclaimed Broadway production of La boheme in 2003. Boe signed with the Classic FM Presents…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
NOV
Alfie Boe Sol3 Mio
Echo Arena

Alfie Boe Sol3 Mio at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Sunday 30 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Alfie Boe Sol3 Mio…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
NOV
The Human League
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
David Gray
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

British singer and songwriter David Gray found fame and fortune for his chart‐topping album White Ladder in 1998. Bringing him commercial success and critical attention his album contained hit songs Babylon This Years Love…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott at Pyramid and Parr Hall in Warrington on Monday 01 December 2014. 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…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
DEC
Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott
Parr Hall

Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott at Parr Hall in Warrington on Monday 01 December 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…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
Professor Green
O2 Academy Liverpool

British rap phenomena Professor Green will embark on the biggest tour of his career this April. The rapper has announced plans to hit up 10 of the UKs hottest venues with his unique brand of…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Diversity
Liverpool Echo Arena

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Embrace
Parr Hall

Embrace at Parr Hall in Warrington on Tuesday 02 December 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 Embrace…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
DEC
Silver Apples
Kazimier

Silver Apples at Kazimier in Liverpool on Tuesday 02 December 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 legwork…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
DEC
Barbara Dickson - The Winter
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

BARBARA DICKSON OBE emerged from the Scottish Folk Revival of the 1960s and has become the biggest selling Scottish female album artiste of all time. Known to a wider audience in the 1970s and 1980s with hits including Answer Me Another Suitcase…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
DEC
Graham Bonnet
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

‐ watch Graham Bonnet live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool Merseyside on the Wednesday 03 December 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
DEC
Jethro Tull's Martin Barre Band
The Citadel

Martin Barre has been a member of Jethro Tull for over 40 years and is regarded as one of the worlds best guitarists. Martin has formed his very own band to bring classic Jethro Tull tracks to a wider audience as well…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
DEC
Ladies Christmas Shopping Night
Baku Lounge

Charity Ladies Night at Baku Lounge Chorley.Tickets £5 per person to include a glass of fizz on arrival.Stalls selling fabulous christmas gifts jewellery clothes and much much more.All proceeds in aid of The Legacy Rainbow House charity.…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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04
DEC
Electric Six
O2 Academy Liverpool

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

Location: 12.4 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,…

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…

Balloons Over Lancashire

Hot Air Balloons at Balloons Over Lancashire in Leyland, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01772 601525 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Croxteth Hall

Croxteth Hall Country Park is at the heart of what was once a great country estate stretching hundreds of square miles and was the ancestral home of the Molyneux family, the Earls of Sefton. It is now managed by The City of Liverpool and is one of the…

Dream

This impressive sculpture, by internationally renowned artist Jaume Plensa, is situated on the site of the former Sutton Manor Colliery in St. Helens, midway between Liverpool and Manchester.Dream was commissioned by local ex‐miners and St. Helens Council as part of the Channel 4 Big Art Project, an ambitious…

Jungle Parc

Jungle Parc is based within Croxteth Country Park just 10 minutes from the city centre of Liverpool & only 40 minutes from Manchester.A fun, family adventure where you can swing, glide and climb through the trees whatever the weather.Our Adventurer Course is the first of its kind in…

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