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

23
JAN
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both green and free so the charity urges the local community to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at our donation appeal. We…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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24
JAN
St Joseph's Players Pantomime, 'CINDERELLA'
St Joseph's Hall, Chapel St. Leigh Lancs WN7 2PR

The much loved Pantomime CINDERELLA is performed by what is now believed to be the longest continuously running Amateur Dramatic Society in the world commencing. in the early 1800s . Whilst Cinderella has kept its tradition it is also really up to…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01942 604603
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26
JAN
Howard Skempton & Merseyside Improvisers Orchestra
Capstone Theatre

A concert featuring composer Howard Skempton one of the founders of The Scratch Orchestra and a pivotal figure in English experimental music from the 60s and The Merseyside Improvisers Orchestra a radical new ensemble. For this new collaboration Skempton will play with…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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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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27
JAN
Music for the Mind and Soul
The Capstone Theatre

First Half: An Inner Voice by Kobini Ananth and Yarlinie Thanabalasingham Kobini Ananth vocalsYarlinie Thanabalasingham vocalsSanjurran Keerthikumar ‐ mridangamTwo young talented and upcoming vocalists come together to create an innovative piece experimenting with a notion rarely used within Carnatic music…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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28
JAN
Britten – St Nicolas Cantata
Capstone Theatre

Liverpool Hope University Choir with musicians from Liverpool PhilharmonicDirected by David WaltersMichael Graham tenorBenjamin Britten ‐ Saint Nicolas Opus 42 words by Eric Crozier‐‐Benjamin Britten wrote the cantata Saint Nicolas in 1948 for the centennial celebrations of Lancing College in Sussex.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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28
JAN
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Farringdon Park Community Centre

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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31
JAN
Inside Peace - Premiere Screening
The Capstone Theatre

Inside Peace is a feature documentary that focuses on four men incarcerated in a Texas jail who embark on a journey of self‐discovery. With lives marked by generations of violence addiction and poor social conditions they attend a peace class and…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01512 913578
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01
FEB
Highly Sprung - Fall Out
Capstone Theatre

Youre told to work hard go to school get your exams blah blah blah. Why bother Youd rather be in a club having a laugh. Chilling with your mates. But then theres your mate Jay hes really down. Lost all hope. What…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01512 913578
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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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03
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

ROXY MAGIC: A Night of Roxy Music and Bryan FerryRoxy Magic are the UKs best and longest‐running tribute to Roxy Music & Bryan FerryWowBryan FerryAwesomeOtis FerryIt took a long time for there to be a Roxy tribute band; there is one now…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
FEB
Circus of Horrors - Voodoo
Liverpool Empire Theatre

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713017
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08
FEB
Lauryna Sableviciute –Piano Music from The Balti
Capstone Theatre

Lauryna Sableviciute piano M.K.Ciurlionis ‐ Three pieces: Autumn Pater Noster ImpromptumA.Prt ‐ Sonatina Op.1Nr.1: Fur AlinaA. Savanenkovaite ‐ Two pieces from the Cycle Lithuanian Postcards: Rain in Vilnius My Love was lost at Palanga SeaP. Vasks ‐ Eine Kleine NachtmusicE. Sablevicius…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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09
FEB
Fleetwood Bac
Epstein Theatre

The only Mac tribute band in the world to authentically replicate the classic StevieLindseyChristineJohnMick Rumours line‐up. The band features their best ever line‐up and in the last few years the response has been amazing.Rave reviews in The Stage newspaper endorsements from the…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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09
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Aintree Racecourse

Its being hailed as the biggest and most spectacular circus production the UK has ever seen GANDEYS YOUR CIRCUS is making an eagerly‐anticipated return to Aintree with a brand new action‐packed star‐studded Big Top show for all the family and…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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10
FEB
Crafty's Creepy Castle
The Epstein Theatre

Why has Crafty the Crow gone to live in a haunted castleCan Sally the Scarecrow help with its ghostly goings‐onAnd what haunted happenings are making things go bump in the nightCome in your scariest costume and join the adventure to find the…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 015 170940
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10
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Hot Water Comedy Club

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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10
FEB
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07800 933172
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10
FEB
Liverpool Mozart Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Festival
Capstone Theatre

Tchaikovsky Romeo & JulietTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6 PathtiqueConductor: Sergej BolkhovetsPiano: Slava SidorenkoWith Valentines Day so close tonight LMO presents a programme bursting with lush harmonies and romantic melodies that will give a firm tug on your heart‐strings…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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10
FEB
U2 2 - The U2 Tribute
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 return to The Citadel theatre. Now in their 26th year on the road the band are the ultimate in look‐a‐like sound‐a‐likes. With an impressive history from Achtung Baby to now U2 2 are known for their sounds and resemblance…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf
The Citadel Arts Centre

Presented by Unity Theatre and Action Transport Theatre A small figure sets off with red cloak and hoodto grandmas they go the other side of the woods.Do not stop to smell the flowers or sing to the birdsor climb a tall…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
FEB
Psychic Switch - Warrington
Village Hotel Club Warrington

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Mon 12th Feb 2018 at the Village Hotel Club Warrington…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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14
FEB
Jason Donovan & His Amazing Midlife Crisis
The Epstein Theatre

Jason is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again in the autumn only this time its a tour with a twist He is headed to new locations across the country and these intimate gigs will be a…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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15
FEB
Chinese New Year at Salt Dog Slims
Salt Dog Slims

As February 13th sees us enter into the Year of the Dog one of Liverpools most popular hangouts Salt Dog Slims will be offering an assortment of tasty treats to mark the year of their namesake and Britains most beloved animal. From…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 097172
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15
FEB
Fallen Angels: Dark night ends
Capstone Theatre

Dark night ends is an interactive dance theatre performance where live dance spoken word and real life stories explore the realities of addiction and recovery. The audience will be invited to go on a roller coaster of emotions and to consider their…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01512 913578
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16
FEB
China Crisis - Flaunt The Imperfection Live
The Epstein Theatre

Flaunt The Imperfection was the bands third album for Virgin Records produced by Walter Becker Steely Dan and released in 1985 to great international acclaim . . . .selling in excess of 1 million copies worldwide and including the hit singles…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
FEB
Chinese NY at Slims Pork Chop Express
Slims Pork Chop Express

Slims Pork Chop Express have successfully combined two of the UKs favourite gastronomies BBQ and Chinese for the ultimate feasting experience this Chinese New Year. With the 1986 cult film Big Trouble in Little China playing in the background walls adorned with…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 095439
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16
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel Arts Centre

LiveWire is The ACDC Show. The unique six‐man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC complete with cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock n Roll.The ACDC story is over forty years in the making with…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel Arts Centre

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots return for another night of music and laughter. This night is always a sell out so early booking is advised. Support comes from the Kings of Clubland Stu Penders & Spladoosh.Under 18s must be accompanied by…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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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