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

24
NOV
CASA BACARDÍ - Cadenza, Star.One, plus support -
EBGBs

Cadenza Star.One plus supportSign up for free tickets: ticketlist.co.ukcasabacardiBasement 80‐82 SEEL STREET Merseyside L1 4BHfrom 22:00Entry is free all night however it is first come first served so make sure you get down early. 18 please bring IDVenue: EBGBs Basement 80‐82 Seel…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01249 347324
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24
NOV
The Dreamboys
The Epstein Theatre

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UKs top Male Strip Show perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous Male Stripper act the UK has ever produced. With special…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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25
NOV
ComedySportz Birthday Show!
Chorley Little Theatre

ComedySportz is the all ages all action all improvised comedy show where two teams compete for laughs using audience suggestions to weave gags games sketches and songs. Its fast its fun and its completely unpredictable. Theres a referee on hand to keep…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01257 264362
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25
NOV
Foreverland comes to Liverpool
Underground

20 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Liverpool.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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25
NOV
Mama presents: An Evening of Genesis Music
The Citadel

Mama will be performing the classic hits of Genesis and ex members Phil Collins Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherfords band Mike And The Mechanics live. This is a show for fans of the massive Genesis and company hits in the 80s and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
NOV
Santa's Grand Arrival by Husky Driven Sled
Botany Bay

Watch as Santa arrives on his sled led by Siberian Huskies on Saturday 25th November at 12 noon to officially open his Land of Sweets Grotto which looks good enough to eat On arrival he will be greeted by his Elves where…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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26
NOV
Santa's 'Land of Sweets' Grotto
Botany Bay

Meet Santa in his magical Land of Sweets Grotto at Botany BayGrotto Dates;Saturdays ‐ 2nd 9th 16th & 23rd December 2017Sundays ‐ 26th November 3rd 10th & 17th December 2017Friday ‐ 22nd December 2017Open 10am ‐ 5pm each dayLocated in our outdoor…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 443515
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28
NOV
EIC Connect Power, Nuclear & Renewables 2017
Exhibition Centre Liverpool

EIC Connect Power Nuclear & Renewables is designed to bring together the leading OEMs EPCs developers and operators to meet with professional UK manufacturers and service suppliers that have the capacity to build and maintain global energy projects. The event acts as…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01642 379975
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30
NOV
Cinderella & Rockerfella
The Citadel Arts Centre

Cinderella and Rockerfella is a modern panto‐style reworking of the classic tale with all the traditional characters: downtrodden Cinderella Rockerfella formerly known as Prince Charming Buttons the Ugly Sisters and the Fairy Godmother together with a selection of additional characters from music…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
DEC
Community Christmas Tree Festival
Community Christmas Tree Festival Longton

Community Christmas Tree festival supporting Derian house childrens hospice ‐ children of Ashleigh Nursery Longton Primary School and Rossall School choirs presenting songs for Christmas. Katie Bradley presenting a Christmas Melody 24 local exhibitors along with contemporary tree…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 615942
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02
DEC
Demonstration of Evidential Mediumship
Penwortham Community Centre

Our mediums for this evenings demonstration are International Medium Angela McInnis Platform Medium Hilary Butler and Pam Drury Platform medium. All three ladies serve the many Spiritualist Churches in around and beyond Lancashire. Our aim is to bring the proof that…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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02
DEC
Kids Planet Billinge Christmas fair
Kids Planet Billinge

Come along to our Christmas fair and open day lots of activities including visit from Santa gingerbread decorating face painting bouncy castle water or wine stall make your own reindeer food and more.…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 893500
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02
DEC
Kids Planet Warrington Christmas fair
Kids Planet Warrington

Come along to our Christmas Fair and Open Day with lots of activities including Santas Grotto make your own reindeer food bottle tombola face paintingglitter tattoos biscuit decorating photo booth festive hoopla mini disco special guests pulled pork & mulled wine trader…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 417350
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02
DEC
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: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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08
DEC
A Christmas Carol
The Atkinson

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
DEC
Kids Planet Crosby Christmas Fair
Kids Planet Crosby

Come along to Kids Planet Crosby Christmas Fair and Open Day lots of activities including Santas Grotto Donkey Rides Snow Machine Christmas Carol Sing Along Cake Stall Face Painting and more.…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01519 313155
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08
DEC
Kids Planet Fazakerley Christmas Fair
Kids Planet Fazakerley

Come along to our Christmas Fair and Open Day lots of activities including visit from Santa Donkey Rides Christmas Games Face Painting Christmas Stalls and more.…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 930384
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08
DEC
Peter Pan
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Follow the second star on the right and straight on til you reach The Epstein Theatre to join Peter Wendy and The Lost Boys as they dare to battle the evil Captain Hook.With a sprinkle of fairy dust from Tinkerbell audiences will…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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09
DEC
A Day of Mediumship learning & participation.
Preston Ethical Spiritualist Church

A day of participation and activity as we experience the practical processes of working with Spirit and also an exploration outside our usual experiences that will stimulate participation and discussion.Bon is a well‐known demonstrating medium with over 20 years experience in…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01772 492162
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09
DEC
A Special day of Philosophy and Discovery
Preston Ethical Spiritualsit Church

. An opportunity to expand your knowledge and understanding of other dimensions in a relaxed and informal atmosphere in our lovely Spiritualist Church which has disabled facilities.Bob Dawson is a well‐known demonstrating medium with over 20 years of …

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01772 492162
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09
DEC
Climb That Tree
The Citadel Arts Centre

David Gibb is on a one‐man mission to make brilliant engaging and high quality music for families and children. Climb That Tree is the brand musical stages show from award‐winning songwriter and musician David Gibb.Join David on a musical journey through…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
DEC
Kids Planet Widnes Christmas Fair
Kids Planet Widnes

Come along to our Christmas Fair and Open Day lots of activities including tombola Christmas crafts cake decorating face painting refreshment and more …

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 577079
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10
DEC
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: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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10
DEC
The Abominable Snowman (11:30am performance)
The Citadel

Everyones afraid of the Abominable Snowman. But Snowball isnt scary at all and hes fed up of being alone in his forest home. A very funny magical adventure about what its really like when people think you are something you are not.Moon…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
DEC
The Abominable Snowman (2:30pm performance)
The Citadel

Everyones afraid of the Abominable Snowman. But Snowball isnt scary at all and hes fed up of being alone in his forest home. A very funny magical adventure about what its really like when people think you are something you are not.Moon…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
DEC
Christmas Lunch with boxing legend FRANK BRUNO MBE
The Ramada Plaza Hotel

Spend the afternoon in the company of one of the nations favourite boxers and hear Franks fascinating tales of his life and amazingboxing career fighting some of the meanest toughest men on the planet inc MIKE TYSON twice and LENNOX LEWISSTANDARD…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07713 628054
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20
JAN
Sari Schorr & The Engine Room
The Citadel Arts Centre

A Force of Nature the debut album from one of todays most exciting blues‐rock singers was produced by the legendary Mike Vernon whose credits include Fleetwood Mac The Blues Breakers Savoy Brown Chicken Shack Eric Clapton and Peter Green. In 2015 while…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
JAN
Ruby Turner
The Epstein Theatre

Ruby Turner was born in Jamaica and grew up in Montego Bay. Her Grandfather sang the lead in one of the Islands Gospel Groups. Moving to England when she was 9 Ruby has lived here ever since.Her career to date has always…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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27
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel Arts Centre

David Bowie the legend through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke into the 80s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane widely acclaimed as…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
FEB
Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I?
The Epstein Theatre

Join the star of Not the Nine oclock News Smith & Jones and Three Men In A Boat as he airs stories anecdotes reminiscences and outright lies from forty years of travelling down rivers and up mountains into Africa out…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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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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