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

31
OCT
Claire House Annual Halloween Charity Ghost Hunt
Liverpool Town Hall

Part of Liverpool Shocktober EventsWe ask all our guests to try and be sponsored for this event to raise more money for this great Liverpool Charity. We will provide areas to do sponsored lone vigils on the night and raffle prizes so…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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31
OCT
Halloween Fun at Green Oaks Shopping Centre
Green Oaks Shopping Centre

This Half Term Green Oaks Shopping Centre in Widnes is getting into the spooky spirit with a free Halloween cookery workshop for little monsters.On Friday 31 October from 11am to 3pm children of all ages will be able to cook up a…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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31
OCT
ST GEORGES HALL HALLWEEN SLEEPOVER
St Georges Hall

PART OF LIVERPOOL SHOCKTOBER EVENTS.St Georges Hall Halloween Haunted Sleepover and Ghost HuntFriday 31st October 2014 8pm‐6amSt Georges Place Liverpool Merseyside. L1 1j jTickets: £59 which includes Hot Drinks & Breakfast St Georges Hall History.Liverpool has always been and continues…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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31
OCT
The Bantams
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

1915. The Great War Rages On. Hundreds of thousands have already enlisted. Hundreds of thousands more want to and will. But not every man who wants to enlist can. Some are too old. Or too thin. Or have poor eyes. Or poor…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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31
OCT
Lee Evans
Echo Arena

MONSTERS is Lee Evans amazing new show with over 50 nights in the biggest arenas in the country. Lee will be playing to more fans than ever on this hotly anticipated tour of the UK…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Riverdance
Liverpool Empire Theatre

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Ub40
O2 Academy Liverpool

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
Merry Hell In: 'The Return of Merry Helloween'
The Citadel

Following the success of their 2013 event acclaimed north‐west band Merry Hell return to The Citadel for their third annual Halloween hoedown. Expect fancy dress face paint and a feast of powerful folk‐rock. In association with R2 RocknReel MPlease note Under 18's…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
NOV
Gong
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

If you believe that best bands come with a story here is the band which can surpass all your expectations in terms of how they all go together and weaved magic strumming the guitar flute…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
Sound Affairs presents The Fall of the House of Us
The Capstone Theatre

Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's Gothic short story about the cursed House of Usher this film screening is accompanied by a live chamber orchestra performing a new score by Charlie Barber. The Fall of the House of Usher France 1928 is probably…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08448 000140
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03
NOV
Royal Blood
O2 Academy Liverpool

Royal Blood at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 03 November 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
Sikth
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Sikth at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 03 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Sikth live in the knowledge…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
Paloma Faith
Liverpool Empire Theatre

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
The War on Drugs
O2 Academy Liverpool

Live music event at O2 Academy Liverpool Liverpool Merseyside. To watch The War on Drugs live at O2 Academy Liverpool on the Tuesday 04 November 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best ticket…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
NOV
Band of Skulls
O2 Academy Liverpool

Alternative rock group Band of Skulls consists of Emma Richardson vocals Russell Marsden guitar and Matt Hayward drums. Having met at college the band have grown from strength to strength having started their music…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
NOV
Ross Noble
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
NOV
Marika Hackman
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Marika Hackman at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Thursday 06 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Marika Hackman live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
NOV
Ward Thomas The Shires
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Ward Thomas The Shires at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 06 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
Dominic Kirwen
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Dominic Kirwan Celebrating 25 Years 2014 sees one of the most dynamic and best loved entertainers that Ireland has ever produced take to the road for his much anticipated 25th Anniversary Tour. Dominic Kirwan again brings his own inimitable style to…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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07
NOV
Pendragon
The Citadel

Pendragon one of the UK's leading Progressive Rock Bands perform a rare live UK date to launch their new album in the autumn of 2014.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
NOV
Retro Returns to Cameo
Cameo, Preston

lsquo Retro rsquo is coming to Cameo Preston hellipThe UK rsquos undisputed longest running dance brand Retro which could be crowned the pioneers of the classic house sound is arriving for a monthly event residency here at the all new lsquo Cameo…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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07
NOV
Social Dance with the Strictly Dance Orchestra
Woolton Conservative club

A Passion For Dancing ‐ a Passion For Live MusicCome dancing and feel the thrill of dancing to live music from a fabulous 8 piece Strictly Dance Orchestra. Keeping you dancing all night long with a variety of Ballroom Latin and some…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 862500
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07
NOV
An Evening with Noel Fielding
The Auditorium Liverpool

An Evening with Noel Fielding performs live at The Auditorium Liverpool in Liverpool Merseyside on Friday 07 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for An Evening with Noel Fielding at The Auditorium Liverpool now.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
Limehouse Lizzy
53 Degrees

Renowned for an action‐packed pyrothechnic‐fuelled explosion of a show Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive well and dominating stages worldwide. Attention to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
NOV
Noel Fielding
Liverpool Echo Arena

Tickets for Noel Fielding at Liverpool Echo Arena on the Friday 07 November 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Noel Fielding live at Liverpool Echo Arena see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices primary and…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
NOV
An Evening With Roger McGuinn
The Capstone Theatre

Legendary former Byrds frontman and founding member Roger McGuinn returns for a string of UK dates this Autumn. The Bryds era defining songs like Eight Miles High Mr Tambourine Man Turn Turn Turn and All I Really Wanna Do became classics of…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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08
NOV
Fleetwood Bac
The Citadel

FLEETWOOD BAC are the world's first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself they are the only Mac tribute band to authentically replicate the classic StevieLindseyChristineJohnMick Rumours line‐up.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
NOV
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Evoque, Preston

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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08
NOV
Mark Watson
Pyramid and Parr Hall

British stand‐up comedian and novelist Mark Watson hails from Bristol and is enjoying success on his own ITV 4 sports panel show Mark Watson Kicks Off as well as pulling crowds on the comedy circuit.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
NOV
Music for Peace and Love - Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
The Capstone Theatre

Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt mohan veena Pt. Rajkumar Misra ‐ tabla Being the foremost disciple of Pt. Ravi Shankar Vishwa Mohan Bhatt belongs to that elite body of musicians which traces its origin to the Moughal Emperor Akbars court musician Tansen…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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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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