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

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Mark Lanegan
O2 Academy Liverpool

Mark Lanegan at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 03 August 2015. 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 comparison…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Mr Stink
Walton Hall Gardens

David Walliams star of Little Britain has written the smelliest book of all time which now breaks new wind ground in this scratch n sniff production bringing Mr Stinkpongingly to life.David Walliams whos not in…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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View St Georges Hall Minton Tiled Flooring
Liverpool St Georges Hall

Visitors to Liverpools St Georges Hall will get the rare opportunity to view the spectacular Grade II listed building in all of its remarkable glory this August as its famous Minton Tiled flooring will once again be unveiled from Fri 7 …

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01512 333020
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Kaiser Chiefs
Haydock Park

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Cameo and Vinyl Presents
Cameo, Preston

Description:Join us this Saturday 6th June for 2 nights rolled into 1.We have an extra special guest joining us for a special meet & greet session ‐ Geordie Shores very own Aaron Chalmers.Before 11:00pm we bring that bar feel to your night…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of Wine'
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 and Proven and…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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Hollywood Ending
O2 Academy Liverpool

Hollywood Ending at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Sunday 09 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Hollywood Ending live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Wigan Athletic FC Business Academy
DW Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous DW Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together.Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to engage…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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Touche Amore
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Touche Amore at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 13 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Touche Amore live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Kids Planet Widnes - Summer Fair & Open day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Widnes

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 15th August 11am ‐ 2pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting tombola raffle and moreKids Planet Widnes…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 577079
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Peters Monthly saturday night dance date
st Marys Hall

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07538 425283
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The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Exchange Flags

Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. Holmes and his companion Dr Watson join the search for the most elusive piece of treasure known to mankind. With a missing…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 070729
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The Secret Garden
Hoghton Tower

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 669187
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A Wilhelm Scream
O2 Academy Liverpool

A Wilhelm Scream at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 17 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch A Wilhelm Scream live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Halestorm
O2 Academy Liverpool

Lzzy Hale is currently one of the hottest chicks in the heavy metal scene. She and her brother Arejay Hale have been writing and performing their own original music ever since they were kids. The…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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: 7.5 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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The Kooks
O2 Academy Liverpool

Multi‐platinum selling guitar‐pop band The Kooks will tour Europe this autumn to coincide with the release of brand new album Junk of the Heart out September 12th.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Jungle Book
Exchange Flags

In the magical Indian jungle a new arrival changes the animal kingdom forever. Your favourite animal characters are brought to life to create an enchanting and fun‐filled musical show for children of all ages. Join Mowgli on his wonderful adventures with the…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 070729
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Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Liverpool Allerton Back Clinic,

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07599 209293
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Awolnation
O2 Academy Liverpool

Awolnation at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 27 August 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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Liverpool Family Fun Festival
Riversdale Police Club Grounds

Where: Riversdale police club grounds Riversdale road. When: Friday 28th Aug‐ Monday 31st AugThis summer will welcome Liverpools family fun festivalThis lively and exciting event is set to be one of the highlights of the year. Liverpool Family Fun festival has…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07412 363833
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Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market

Up to 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. Sellers: 1 x 6ft…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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Jane Eyre
Exchange Flags

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 070729
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Mike McCartney Luvs St George’s Hall
Liverpool St Georges Hall

Celebrated photographer Mike McCartney will stage a new exhibition this Autumn with the St Georges Hall as his focus entitled Mike McCartney Luvs St Georges Hall.The evocative exhibition features 60 fascinating images depicting the Liverpool landmark and spans more than half a…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01512 256909
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Cud
O2 Academy Liverpool

Cud at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 05 September 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…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Richard Thompson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Richard Thompson at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 08 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Richard Thompson live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Nathan Carter
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Nathan Carter at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Thursday 10 September 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick
The Citadel

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick are two of the biggest names in British folk music and they tour together in 2015.Their experienced approach to their art lacks none of the fervour of their early days and brings a maturity born of many…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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The Doppel Gang
The Liverpool Lantern Theatre

A new comedy play inspired by the legendary Marx Brothers embarks on a nationwide tour this autumn. Just Some Theatre Company are the talented young bunch behind The Doppel Gang a new comedy by Dominic Hedges which will tour 12 venues.The…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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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,…

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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