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
JAN
Francis Dunnery
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An international gem returns to the stage Joining us at the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Francis Dunnery; one of the countrys finest singer song‐writers brings his signature style of music to Lytham for a night youll never forget.Following on from…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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24
JAN
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

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

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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26
JAN
Tarot and Dine includes 2 course dinner and a read
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Join us for our Tarot and Dine evening and see what 2017 holds for you£20 per person includes: 2 Course dinner 10 minute reading Lucky bet ‐ chance to win £10 To book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.comBooking essential.Venue: Grosvenor…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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27
JAN
The Hexmen & The Extras
The Citadel

The Hexmen where founded by frontman vocalist and harmonica player George Hexman in the late 70s joining forces with major movers and shakers of the Liverpool music scene. Although they have always been known as a blues band the Hexmens material…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel

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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28
JAN
Beyonce tribute show
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Celebrate the weekend with us and enjoy our dinner and show package for £25 pp includes: Drink 3 Course dinner Lucky bet ‐ chance to win £10 Seat for Beyonce tributeTo book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.com.Venue: Grosvenor Casino Leo…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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29
JAN
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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29
JAN
Donny Osmond
Echo Arena

Donny Osmond is a real life American legend. He has been entertaining audiences of both screen and stage for more than 50 years. From teen idol to radio DJ Donny Osmond has done it all.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JAN
Life by Design: Liverpool
Budden Lecture Theatre, Liverpool School of Architecture

How did some of the most inspiring people in architecture and design get to where they are todayFeaturing:‐ Helen & Hard‐ Lars Mller Lars Muller Publishers‐ Chaired by Stephen R Hodder MBE PPRIBA FRSA Hodder and PartnersIn celebration of Royal Gold Medal…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02073 073757
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02
FEB
Woofers Comedy CLub
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From Comedy Clubs to corporate events award winning Phil is the comedian for all occasions. Phils act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a porta‐cabin on mount Alice…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
FEB
Heart of Glass Presents: Laurence Clarke
The Citadel

Everybody seems to want their independence right now but be very careful what you wish for Laurence spins his tales of adolescence love and Harry Potter as he discovers that he doesnt have to be Superman and do everything by…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
FEB
Voodoo Room
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd February 7:30pmGeneral Admission £17.50The Voodoo RoomA Celebration Of Power Trio ClassThe UK scene of the late sixties was a melting pot of musical styles from which the fusion of BluesRock emerged establishing the power trio as the driving force of…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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04
FEB
Gary Barlow tribute
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Celebrate the weekend with us and enjoy our dinner and show package for £25 pp includes: Drink 3 Course dinner Lucky bet Seat for Gary Barlow tributeTo book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.com.Venue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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04
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

Roxy Magic are a band of experienced and talented musicians who reproduce the diverse music and imagery of the hugely influential Roxy Music and pop icon Bryan Ferry. All the hits are performed with skill style and verve to deliver an exciting…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
FEB
Jack Whitehall
Echo Arena

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour. Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
FEB
The Chef Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Chef ShowRagged Edge ProductionsA fusion of play and cookery demonstration deliciously entertaining for all the familyFather and son Abdul and Kamal are having a particularly busy night in their restaurant. As they struggle to deal with all of the customers…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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09
FEB
Free Poker - £500 GTD
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

FREE to play poker ‐ Just sit down and play. £500 GTD ‐ Starts 7.30pmVenue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street liverpool L3 4BFPriceFREE: GBP 0Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com79283‐0…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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11
FEB
The Stumble
The Citadel

A blistering mix of blues soul and old school R&B The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past 20 years. Festival favourites in every corner of the UK and Europe The…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
Paul Carrack
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
FEB
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
The Citadel

Doors Open at 2:00pm On Stage at 2:30pmJamie has one job: look after the sheep.If the wolf sneaks out from the forest he must shout and scream WOLF so that everyone from the village can come and chase the wolf away.Watching sheep…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
FEB
Valentines Evening with the Fylde Coast Jazz Men
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Valentines Evening with the Fylde Coast Jazz Men14th February 7:30pm £15 including Canapes.Valentines Day is the perfect time to bring a friend or meet a new one at the LowtherA fun evening in the atmosphere created by Fylde Coast Jazz MenYour £15.00…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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15
FEB
Demonstration of |Mediumship
Penwortham Community Centre

Your mediums for this evening are Hilary from St Annes Pam from Poulton and Jean from Wigan. These ladies have studied trained and practise their Mediumship to the high standards set by the Spiritualist National Union.this promises to be an…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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17
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Big Top Aintree Racecourse

Liverpools own circus is back this February half term with a hilarious new show which we hope once again will win your heart at Aintree Racecourse Ormskirk Road L9 5AS from the 17th 26th February The thrills will certainly be with…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 080500
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17
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

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
MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERT
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 17th FebruaryMichael ‐ The Legacy In ConcertAdults £16.50 Children Seniors £15.50MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERTThere are several tribute shows to Michael Jackson currently performing around the world but only one production that has gone all the way to bringing a…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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17
FEB
Music Tourism Convention
Titanic Hotel

Visit Britain Marketing Liverpool & Sound Diplomacy are proud to present MUSIC TOURISM CONVENTION. The worlds most extensive conference bringing together the music and tourism sectors to explore how music impacts benefits and improves tourism offers from festivals to heritage music trails…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02076 134271
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18
FEB
Megaslam Wrestling
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Megaslam: American Wrestling LiveMegaslam returns to the Lowther with a brand new production for 2017 featuring wrestling stars from Japan Australia Mexico the USA and England. Who will come out on top as the stars of World Wrestling battle for their country…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01253 794221
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18
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots kick off their 10th year of Hotpotting with another night of music and fun at The Citadel. Hotpot shows are always a sell‐out so early booking is recommended.Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
FEB
The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio
The Citadel

One of the best loved classics for children comes to life literally. Crickets cats foxes and of course the world‐famous puppet will spring out of our collection of dusty old magic books while Patrick Lynch from CBeebies pulls all the strings and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
FEB
Mike The Mechanics
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Mike The Mechanics at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 21 February 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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