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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7th Lytham Beer Festival
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

7th Lytham Beer & Cider Festival 90 Real Ales Ciders and Foreign Beers. Live Entertainment Friday & Saturday Evening . More information can be found at www.blackpoolcamra.org.uk Thursday 4th Sept 5pm ‐ 11pm £3 Friday 5th Sept 12pm ‐ 11pm £3 before…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01253 794221
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Danny Bryant
Citadel Arts Centre

Europe's leading Blues & Rock publication Classic Rock Blues recently called Danny a National Blues Treasure a title that he has worked tirelessly and passionately to earn. Riding high on the European blues scene for over a decade yet still only 32…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Twelfth Night or What You Will
Calderstones Park

Supported by Stephen Fry Sir Ian McKellen and the RSC Liverpools award winning PurpleCoat Productions bring Shakespeares Twelfth Night on a whistlestop tour of the UK and Ireland.Playing in 6 cities across 6 nights Twelfth Night is Shakespeares most bittersweet comedy; a…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 245000
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Back To Broadway
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Back To Broadway will be performing live Musicals at Pyramid and Parr Hall on the Friday 05 September 2014 in Warrington Cheshire. Buy tickets for Back To Broadway online.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Hang the DJ with Special Guest DJ Mike Joyce
The Citadel

Our new alternative club moves to third base as Mike Joyce of legendary 80s band The Smiths takes to the decks. Mike will be supported by local band Titors Insignia and there will also be a set from regular house DJ Jack…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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The Comedy Club Lancashire
The 180 Club

The Comedy Club Lancashire at The 180 Club Leigh on Saturday 6th September. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ Tony SimpsonTony Simpson was Brilliant BBC Radio YorkTony is full of energy and improvisation a strong compere who can…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01942 672800
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James Corden
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Comedy genius James Corden is best known for writing and starring in the hit TV series Gavin and Stacey that fat git with a laugh like a neutered howler monkey Ally Ross The Sun. Getting…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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One Man Two Guvnors
Liverpool Empire Theatre

One Man Two Guvnors at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Saturday 06 September 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…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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PRESTON WEDDING FAIR
Beeston Manor Country Hotel

Beeston Manor is without doubt one of Lancashires finest wedding venues situated within a beautiful rural setting on the edge of the Ribble Valley. It is an exclusive use wedding venue and therefore highly sought after. Our wedding fair features many of…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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Folk & Beyond
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Friends of the Lowther Pavilion Theatre Fundraising event held in the Studio Bar. Joan Aitchison and Stephen Carter have been playing together since the mid 1970s with breaks in‐between for their respective families and businesses. Joan is best known on the…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Earth Wind Fire
Liverpool Echo Arena

Earth Wind Fire at Liverpool Echo Arena in Liverpool on Tuesday 09 September 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Earth Wind Fire tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Ant and Decs Takeaway On Tour
Liverpool Echo Arena

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Ant Dec
Echo Arena

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Ant Dec#';s Takeaway On Tour
Liverpool Echo Arena

Families and children will love Ant Dec039;s Takeaway On Tour live at Liverpool Echo Arena on the Wednesday 10 September 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For a list of ticket prices to watch Ant Dec039;s Takeaway On Tour live at Liverpool Echo…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Ant Dec#';s Takeway On Tour
Liverpool Echo Arena

Ant Dec039;s Takeway On Tour at Liverpool Echo Arena a live event taking place on Wednesday 10 September 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside for what will be a great family event.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Ant Decs Takeaway On Tour
Liverpool Echo Arena

Ant Decs Takeaway On Tour at Liverpool Echo Arena a live event taking place on Wednesday 10 September 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside for what will be a great family event.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Ant Decs Takeway On Tour
Liverpool Echo Arena

This fantastic family event will see Ant Decs Takeway On Tour live in Liverpool Merseyside at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Wednesday 10 September 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Ant Decs Takeway On Tour event below.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Lord of the Flies
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lord of the Flies at Liverpool Empire Theatre live on Wednesday 10 September 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see Lord of the Flies at Liverpool Empire Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Sing Along Songs of Wartime
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Sing Along Songs of Wartime at Pyramid and Parr Hall in Warrington on Wednesday 10 September 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: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Gary Lovini
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Gary Lovini Ltd proudly presents One Night Only BRITAINS NO 1 VIOLIN SHOWMAN GARY LOVINI Lowther Pavillion is proud to present the sensational Gary Lovini in a show you wont want to miss Following his stunning appearance on last years Lytham Proms…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Jesus Jones
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Alternative dance band Jesus Jones reached the height of their fame in the late 80s and early 90s especially after the release of their single Right Here Right Now which is still extensively used by…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Magic Numbers
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Magic Numbers appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool East Village Arts Club on Thursday 11 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Magic Numbers at Liverpool East Village Arts Club see the list of tickets available for The…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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West End to Broadway
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Scintillating musical tribute to Londons West End and New Yorks Broadway …

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Definitely Might Be
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Live music event at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool Liverpool Merseyside. To watch Definitely Might Be live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool on the Friday 12 September 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Nick Ross Orchestra
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The NIck Ross Orchestra bring us the Sounds of the Glenn Miller era The lights soften the mood settles. An audience waits for that first moment of sound. The Big Band is poised relaxed but with eyes anxious for the lead. Then…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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The Grand Opening: Hollyoaks Danny Mac
Cameo, Preston

On Saturday 13th September 2014 Cameo and Vinyl welcomes a new twin scene clubbing experience in the heart of Preston. The hotly anticipated launch of the venue which has undergone a two hundred and fifty thousand pound refurbishment will open its doors…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Social Welcome Party with Celebrity Big Brother's
Cameo, Preston

Its a massive welcome to the Freshers of 2014 to give them a taste of what we do here at SOCIAL the Official UCLAN Monday NightWith guest appearance from former hairdresser Ricci Guarnaccio hes been the star of reality shows Geordie Shore…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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The North West Fashion Festival
Palm House

This fabulous fashion event is a high end fashion and networking event with a definitive fashion exhibition showcasing various labels from across the North West. The event brings together the North Wests leading influencers designers and fashion crowd in luxury style.The NWFF…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07841 935690
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The Voice of The Heart - Karen Carpenter
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Voice Of The Heart Karen Carpenter Sunday 14th September 7.30pm Box Office 01253 794 221 www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk With an exciting new show Full House Productions visit The Lowther Pavilion with the smash‐hit Voice Of The Heart Karen Carpenter. It will be…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas at Pyramid and Parr Hall live on Sunday 14 September 2014 in Warrington Cheshire. For tickets to see Martha Reeves and the Vandellas at Pyramid and Parr Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 13.6 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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