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
JUL
PJ Masks 'Jumping Adventures' Sessions at Oxygen
Oxygen Freejumping Trampoline Park Wigan

Its time to be a hero with PJ Masks Jumping Adventures sessions for ages 5 years old and under starting 24th JulyBring your little ones for an hour of superhero adventures where they will release their inner hero just like the PJ…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02038 461386
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26
JUL
Gary Murphys Guitar Ledgend
Epstein Theatre

The show highlights many different guitar styles including rock pop jazz and country and has something for all ages.Guitar Legends is a show you will not want to miss.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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27
JUL
Gary Murphy's Guitar Legends
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The show highlights many different guitar styles including rock pop jazz and country and has something for all ages.Guitar Legends is a show you will not want to miss.…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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28
JUL
Pride and Prejudice
The Atkinson

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
JUL
Kids Planet Fazakerley - Summer Fair
Kids Planet The Cottage

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle BBQ hook a duck penalty shootout cakes craft station stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 3pm.…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 930384
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29
JUL
Kids Planet Warrington - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Warrington

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle BBQ face painting hook a duck hoopla stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 3pm.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 417350
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29
JUL
Liverpool(e): Mover, Shaker, Architectural Risk
RIBA North

Be guided around the exhibition by curator Joseph Sharples. Learn the vision behind it and the decision process around choosing the items to deliver a full and meaningful display.You can explore how architects of different periods have been challenged and inspired by…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01517 030107
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29
JUL
Oh Carol - The Musical Story of Neil Sedaka
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Oh Carol ‐ The Musical Story of Neil SedakaSaturday 29th July 2017General Admission £21Oh Carol‐ The Musical Story of Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield From their humble beginnings in Brooklyn to the dizzying heights of their success in the 50s & 60s…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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01
AUG
Introduction to coding (Early August) in Liverpool
Vanilla Factory

The introduction to coding evening course takes place over two weeks with evening sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18:30 to 21:00 at our campus in the Vanilla Factory in the heart of Liverpool.During this introductory course you will learn how to…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01519 589767
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01
AUG
Summer of Folk & Fairytales
Botany Bay

Summer of Folk and Fairytales at Botany BayCome and explore the Brothers Grimm Folk and Fairytales this summerEvery Tuesday in August will be filled with magical storytelling games and craft activities with FREE 45 minute workshops based on a different Brothers Grimm…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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02
AUG
Evening of Mediumship
Complementary Health Centre

The demonstration will take place in the Complementary Health Centre in Penwortham and as you can imagine with all the healing that takes place there the energies are amazing. Hilary Butler is back by popular demand to demonstrate her Mediumship…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01772 751122
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03
AUG
The Mario Lanza Story
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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04
AUG
The Ball Of Fire
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Ex‐Everton legend Ronnie Goodlass poetically narrates the play tracing every step of Alans journey; performed by a talented cast that will keep you captivated throughout.His family have endorsed this play to give Alans fans the world over a chance to know the…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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05
AUG
Hope & Glory Festival, Liverpool 2017
Liverpool

The Hacienda Classical with special guests Shaun Ryder & Bez from The Happy Mondays plus more guests to be announced The Fratellis former Keane frontman Tom Chaplin and Reverend And The Makers who will all play our THE GREAT EXHIBITION stage.Your favourite…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 00000 000000
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06
AUG
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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18
AUG
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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19
AUG
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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20
AUG
The Wind in the Willows
Hoghton Tower

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
AUG
Mediumship Demonstration
Penwortham Community Centre

Three local mediums Andy Vee Hilary Butler and Pam Drury invite you to a special demonstration of evidential Mediumship. Andy is the President of Hawkshead Spiritualist Church in Southport and we are very fortunate…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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27
AUG
Botany Bay Canal Fest
Botany Bay

The Botany Bay Canal Fest is BACKAfter the success of last years celebration we are happy to confirm Canal Fest 2017 is set for Bank Holiday Weekend ‐ Sunday 27th and Monday 29th August.Join us for two fantastic days of festivities and…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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05
SEP
RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair Liverpool September 2017
The Exhibition Centre, ACC, Liverpool

Jobs Fair Liverpool 2017 will bring together leading employers including NHS trusts hospitals private healthcare organisations care homes armed forces and many more from across Liverpool and the UK with immediate vacancies available.Visitors will also have the opportunity to attend our FREE…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02088 723170
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13
SEP
World Stars Of Magic
Epstein Theatre

WORLD STARS OF MAGIC IS AN EXCITING AND FAST MOVING FAMILY SHOW FEATURING SOME OF THE WORLDS GREATEST MAGICIANS.Inlcuding Las Vegas Headliners NICK LEWIN and ARMANDO LUCERO The UKs top TV Trickster PAUL ZENON incredible mindreader MARC PAUL the comedy magic of…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
SEP
The Smiths Ltd
The Citadel

The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester UK the hometown of The Smiths. After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
SEP
Liverpool Auditions for TheVoice to Win Open MicUK
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS ARE LOOKING FOR THE VOICE TO WOW THE JUDGES AT OPEN MIC UK 2017Have you got the voice Audition dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Liverpool Open Mic UK Music Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK Music Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Liverpool Open Mic UK Singing Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK SINGING COMPETITION 2017Singing Competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK Singing Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Liverpool Singing…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Liverpool Songwriting Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL FUTURE MUSIC SONGWRITING COMPETITION 2017 PERFORMANCE DATES RELEASEDSongwriting Competition performance dates for Liverpool Future Music Songwriting Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Future Music 2017 by clicking hereFuture Music have announced their performance dates for the Liverpool Songwriting Competition…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Our Rita
Epstein Theatre

OUR RITAS BRINGS YOU AN AMAZING ALL‐STAR NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT FEATURING FIVE OF THE BEST NAMES IN LIVE STAND‐UP...Already confirmed in this brilliant line‐up is; Joe Lycett Live at the Apollo 8 Out of 10 Cats Celebrity Juice Never Mind the Buzzcocks…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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21
SEP
Last Train To Auschwitz
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Last train to Auschwitz tells the story of a group of Womens journey into hell. Their final destination is the notorious concentration camp Auschwitz.Auschwitz a place where dreams die first and nightmares become a reality. Every day is a fight for survival…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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22
SEP
Fawlty Towers Comedy Night and Interactive Dinner
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Skelmersdale? See our list of attractions in Skelmersdale, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.