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
FEB
Showtime Spectacular
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Showtime SpectacularFriday 24th February 7:30pmShowtime SpectacularGeneral Admission £12 Concessions £10An evening of variety in aid of the theatre development fund in association with Blackpool Equity.WithDes Day ‐ One of Lancashire Top ComediansThe Bachelors with John StokesKen MorrellBlues Brothers TributeSuzanne Roberts DancersJane FraserDave…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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25
FEB
A Viennese Strauss Gala.
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Viennese Strauss Gala.Saturday 25th February 2017Adults £20 Concessions £19From the producers of Mozart by Candlelight and Baroque by Candlelight.A VIENNESE STRAUSS GALANow in its 15th year and back in the UK by popular demand with a sparkling new anniversary production.World on…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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25
FEB
Who's Who
The Citadel

Formed in West London in 1996 Whos Who the longest established Who Tribute Show in the UK have received incredible reactions across Europe and beyond for their exciting live performances. Widely respected and acknowledged by members of The Who as the group…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
MAR
Tarot and Dine
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Enjoy a 2 course dinner and a 10 minute reading from one of our card readers.To book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.comVenue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street liverpool L3 4BFPriceStandard: GBP 20Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com84939‐0…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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03
MAR
Black and Gold
The Citadel

This well‐drilled 10 piece soul outfit runs through a set list packed with classics from the Motown era mixed with contemporary gems and a few Northern Soul favourites thrown in for good measure. Their fast moving set list includes numbers by Otis…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
MAR
The Empty Nesters Club
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd March 7:30pmThe Empty Nesters ClubGeneral Admission £20.50Written and directed by John GodberJoin Vicky Barret for the inaugural meeting of The Empty Nesters Club. If your children have left home and the nest is empty this is the group for youVicky…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
MAR
Barbara Dickson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Now in her 61st year the writer singer actress and musician shows no sign of slowing down; keep your prancing Madonnas and flouncing Kylies Barbaras latest show serves to highlight her position as one…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAR
Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

RUSSELL KANE ‐ RIGHT MAN WRONG AGEExtremely funny Evening StandardOne of the quickest most stimulating stand‐ups in the land The TimesAre you 16‐years‐old yet feel 21 Are you 40 but tragically faking 25 Or maybe youre full‐on 80 years with the…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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04
MAR
Sounds of Simon
The Citadel

As seen on BBC The One ShowThe Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. Lose yourself to nostalgia as the full band play such classics as Mrs Robinson The Boxer The Sounds of Silence and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
MAR
Liverpool Dance Auditions
The Liner Hotel

Liverpool Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new dance contest in Liverpool for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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05
MAR
Liverpool Singing and Dance Auditions
The Liner Hotel

Liverpool Singing and Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing and dance contest in Liverpool for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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07
MAR
Tinariwen at The Invisible Wind Factory
Invisible Wind Factory

The Saharan Blues stars will perform music from their new album Elwan due for release in February next year as well as songs from their impressive back catalogue stretching back over fifteen years.Harvest Sun Promotions are pleased to have teamed up with…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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10
MAR
David Holt - An Evening of Clairvoyance
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

David HoltJoin David Holt the author of best seller Are you ready to believe for a very different kind of evening.One of the UKs leading spirit mediums delivering mind blowing evidence of life after death. If you have ever wondered what life…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01253 794221
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10
MAR
Smaller Rooms presents: Jim Moray
The Citadel

For 15 years Jim Moray has been at the forefront of a new movement in English traditional music. His debut album Sweet England changed the sound of folk song and won a brace of awards for its innovative melding of orchestration and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
MAR
Nearly Dan (The Spirit & Sound of Steely Dan)
The Citadel

Less tribute and more homage Nearly Dan is saviour to the growing legions of Dan fans desperate to hear the meticulously crafted grooves and allusive lyrical style of Donald Fagen & Walter Becker. Nearly Dans approach is faithful though not reverential and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
MAR
Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future
Friends Meeting House, “The Institute”

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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12
MAR
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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12
MAR
Norman Prince & Paul Johnston
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Norman Prince & Paul Johnston A True Lancashire Hot PotSunday 12th March 2017Adults £14.50 Seniors £12.50 Child £10.50The Lowther Pavilion St Annes will see a real treat on Sunday the 12th March 2017 with a return visit of Lancashire favourites Norman Prince…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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12
MAR
Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Sunday 12 March 2017. 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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
The Epstein Theatre

Starring ‐ The Jerseys Leye D Johns The Viva ShowgirlsJoin The Jerseys as we celebrate the Timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons The Drifters The Stylistics Beach Boys and more ‐ from Doo Wop…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 884411
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15
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Epstein Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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16
MAR
Gandeys Circus
Tranmere Rovers FC

our Favourite circus is back New Show New Venues New Dates Gandeys has cemented its reputation for bringing premier circus productions across the UK with our sell out all human thrill circuses. This years we have a red hot latin flavour with…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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16
MAR
Steve Pilgrim
Leaf on Bold Street

The gig takes place at Leaf on Bold Street and the show promises to be as affectionate as the album. Expect to hear the euphoric sounds of Morning Skies as well as tracks from Steves previous releases. …

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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17
MAR
Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes
The Citadel

Paul Lamb & the King Snakes are considered by aficionados as one of the best British blues bands. Known for his mastery of the harmonica Paul Lamb is a seasoned professional who has been in the business since the age of…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
MAR
S' Wonderful
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

SWonderfulFriday 17th March 7:30pmGeneral Admission £21SWonderfulThe Great American SongbookSWonderful is a whistle‐stop tour of the greatest songbook ever written.Paul Roberts former lead singer of The Stranglers fronts a swinging live band who come together to celebrate the most important and influential composers…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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18
MAR
Nine Below Zero
The Citadel

An audience favourite is returning to the Citadel stage. One of British Blues Rocks most enduring and respected bands Nine Below Zero have gained quite the following in the UK and Europe since they originally formed in 1977. One of the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
MAR
Old Skool Disco music concert
Culcheth sport club

Elliott Brass prepares to take you back to your youth at their Old Skool Disco concert.The Elliott Brass Ensemble will be hosting an Old Skool Disco themed evening in March which they say will be guaranteed to take you back to your…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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18
MAR
Olly Murs Tribute Dinner and Show
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Enjoy a 3 course dinner Drink Bet a Seat for our Olly Murs Tribute. All this for just £25 ppTo book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.comLimited AvailabilityLarge bookings welcomeVenue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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19
MAR
80’s Invasion Tour 2017
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Due to overwhelming public demand after this years hugely successful run the 80s Invasion tour is back in 2017 with four iconic artists from the decade performing on the same bill. The new line‐up features Paul Young ‐ one of the most…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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19
MAR
County Brides Wedding fayre
Park Royal Hotel

Over 30 exhibitorsFree parkingFree entryFree County Brides magazineFor more information and to pre‐register visit www.countybrides.com…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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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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