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

21
DEC
Freckleton Brass Band Christmas Concert
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Freckleton Band Freckleton Brass Band founded in the 1890s has been performing music on the Fylde Coast and around Britain for well over a century. The band are were crowned North West Regional Champions 1st Section 2013 and are competing in…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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21
DEC
Deacon Blue
Echo Arena

Deacon Blue is a Scottish band formed in 1985 in Glasgow. The bands name was taken from Steely Dans song Deacon Blues. They released their debut album Raintown in 1987 which was widely praised as…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
DEC
Cherry Ghost
Kazimier

Bolton isnt the first place you think of when imagining the home towns of chart‐topping bands. Yet this indie‐rock band entered the UK Album Charts at no.7 with their debut album Thirst for Romance…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
DEC
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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27
DEC
The Ken Dodd Happiness Show
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Ken Dodd Happiness Show at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Saturday 27 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. …

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2014: Las Vegas Style
Cameo, Preston

Cameo & Vinyl presents the biggest night of the year New Years Eve 2014 Join us for the ultimate New Years Eve experience as we party right the way through until the early hours of 2015Usher in 2015 with style in Prestons…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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31
DEC
Last Night of the Proms
Preston Guild Hall

Last Night of the Proms at Preston Guild Hall in Preston on Wednesday 31 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.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
DEC
Last Night of the Proms
Preston Guild Hall

The Last Night of the Proms is the culmination of the BBCs 8 week summer concert season. Having celebrated the classics with concerts and other events the last night is a flamboyant finale in Londons…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
JAN
The Snow Queen
The Lantern theatre

Storytelling original music and song combine in this captivating adaptation of a timeless tale to enchant the whole familyGerda and Kay are the best of friends and are certain they always will be but when Kay is hit with magic splinters from…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 030000
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Southport Rock Choir
International Suite

The local Southport choir is run by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Southport Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Birkenhead (Prenton) Ro
Trinity with Palm Grove United Reformed&Methodist Church

The Birkenhead Rock Choir is led by choir leader Anthony Seaman. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Anthony. Rock Choir…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Maghull/Ormskirk Rock C
Ormskirk Parish Church

The Ormskirk Rock Choir is led by local musician Anthony Seaman. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Ormskirk and further afield in Merseyside come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever thought…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Warrington Rock Choir
Hall 1 - Broomfields Junior School

Your local Warrington choir is run by vocal teacher Kathryn Davies. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Kathryn. Rock Choir…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Liverpool (Allerton) Ro
Room 1 & 2 - Liverpool Hope University

The local Liverpool choir is run by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. Youve probably heard of our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on YouTube…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
Peace
Kazimier

Peace at Kazimier in Liverpool on Thursday 15 January 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo Seatwave…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JAN
Aaron Carter
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Aaron Carter at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Friday 16 January 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…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JAN
Nils Lofgren
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Chicago‐born solo guitarist and singer Nils Lofgren carved his early career from working with Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young. Having spent 25 years as a member of Bruce Springsteens E Street Band and a…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JAN
Paul Carrack
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JAN
The Magic of Motown
Liverpool Empire Theatre

The Magic of Motown at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Saturday 17 January 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 The Magic of…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
JAN
Slipknot
Echo Arena

Slipknot at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Thursday 22 January 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 service. …

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JAN
Livewire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

Following their 2014 sell out gig LiveWire The ACDC Tribute show return to The Citadel with their unique six man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC. With them they bring cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Hayseed Dixie
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Hayseed Dixie at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 28 January 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 Hayseed Dixie live in…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JAN
Aladdinsane
The Citadel

Aladdinsane are acclaimed as the best Bowie tribute act in the UK. The unique sound of David Bowie is lovingly recreated by lead singer Paul Henderson. Expect to hear classic tracks such as Starman Life On Mars and Ashes To Ashes. Please…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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31
JAN
Kaiser Chiefs
Echo Arena

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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
FEB
Rae Morris
Kazimier

Rae Morris at Kazimier in Liverpool on Sunday 01 February 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 Rae…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
FEB
Strictly Come Dancing
Echo Arena

Strictly Come Dancing at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Tuesday 03 February 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…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
FEB
The Supersonic 70's Show
The Citadel

The Supersonic 70s Show has been described as the best 70s music show in theatre land. Featuring male and female lead vocalists 6 accomplished performers bring tracks from the likes of Queen Mud T. Rex The Osmonds and Grease to life. Please…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
FEB
Sam Bailey
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Winner of series ten of The X Factor in 2013 Sam Bailey has gone from strength to strength and is now in the enviable position of being a highly sought after performing artist. Following…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
FEB
The Laughter Factory Comedy Club
The Citadel

Professional Comedy Club in St Helens Merseyside held at the historic Citadel Arts Centre. Laughter Factory brings you the funniest comics from the circuit. The Laughter Factory Comedy Club is hosted by everyones favourite local comedian Neil P Shawcross. Neil can be…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
FEB
The Staves
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Staves at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Tuesday 10 February 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…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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