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

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Above the Beaten Track
The Bluecoat

Ahead of their first line‐up reveal next week organisers of the Above the Beaten Track festival have announced their partnerships for this years event.Liverpools grassroots celebration Above the Beaten Track returns to the Bluecoat for its eighth year this coming September.The festival…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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Jane Eyre
Exchange Flags

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 070729
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Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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Mike McCartney Luvs St George’s Hall
Liverpool St Georges Hall

Celebrated photographer Mike McCartney will stage a new exhibition this Autumn with the St Georges Hall as his focus entitled Mike McCartney Luvs St Georges Hall.The evocative exhibition features 60 fascinating images depicting the Liverpool landmark and spans more than half a…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01512 256909
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Cud
O2 Academy Liverpool

Cud at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 05 September 2015. 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 for…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Richard Thompson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Richard Thompson at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 08 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Richard Thompson live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Nathan Carter
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Nathan Carter at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Thursday 10 September 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick
The Citadel

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick are two of the biggest names in British folk music and they tour together in 2015.Their experienced approach to their art lacks none of the fervour of their early days and brings a maturity born of many…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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The Doppel Gang
The Liverpool Lantern Theatre

A new comedy play inspired by the legendary Marx Brothers embarks on a nationwide tour this autumn. Just Some Theatre Company are the talented young bunch behind The Doppel Gang a new comedy by Dominic Hedges which will tour 12 venues.The…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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Polar States
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Polar States at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 12 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Polar States tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Concert: Towards the Romantics
Liverpool St Georges Hall

Sunday Matinee concert with Edward Peak and Orchestra dellArte. In the third concert of our trilogy Mozart leaves his legacy to music as we move onwards to Beethoven. The concert will feature his exciting Seventh Symphony and the the lovely Romance in…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07867 528034
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Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Liverpool Allerton Back Clinic,

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: 12.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07599 209293
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Boycott Aggers The Second Innings
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Boycott Aggers The Second Innings at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 15 September 2015. 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Art Garfunkel
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Born in 1941 Art Garfunkel is a Grammy Award‐winning US singer songwriter as well as a Golden Globe nominated actor. You probably know him better as one half of the celebrated folk band Simon…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Moulettes
The Citadel

Moulettes are one of the UKs most unique touring bands and are steadily being singled out from the wave of Bjork & Kate Bush influenced Alt.Folk artists that have arisen this decade. With Strings Guitars Drums Bassoon and Synths Moulettes music weaves…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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State Champs
O2 Academy Liverpool

State Champs at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 17 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch State Champs live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Alan Carr: Yap Yap- Liverpool Comedy Festival
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Comedy Trust has announced the return of the annual Liverpool Comedy Festival for a 14th consecutive October in venues across the city region. They have also confirmed some stellar stand‐up comedy names to start the ball rolling with one of the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01512 102895
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Cash (No.1 Johnny Cash Tribute)
The Citadel

As is so often the case with unique artists it takes another one to fully appreciate them. Having lived the life and music of Johnny Cash and other country heroes who came before and since Ben Welburn aka CASH has effortlessly recreated…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Liverpool Comedy Festival
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Comedy Trust has announced the return of the annual Liverpool Comedy Festival for a 14th consecutive October in venues across the city region. They have also confirmed some stellar stand‐up comedy names to start the ball rolling with two of the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08704 430955
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Alan Carr
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Brian Wilson
Echo Arena

Brian Wilson at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Friday 18 September 2015. 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 comparison service.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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JUDIE TZUKE - Songs and Stories
The Citadel

Judie Tzuke rose to fame with the hauntingly beautiful track Stay With Me Till Dawn. She has had a number of top 10 albums including the much celebrated Welcome To The Cruise. Listen to songs old and new at this intimate gig.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Definitely Might Be
O2 Academy Liverpool

Definitely Might Be at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 19 September 2015. 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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Darwen Golf club Wedding fair
Darwen Golf Club Ltd

Darwen Golf Club Wedding Fair Vintage&Traditional 20th September 2015 . Bridal by ARELES BRIDAL DARWENWin £50 with your £1 entry ticket 12.30 to 3.30pm Catwalk All day Entertainments Over 20 vendors …

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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Vibrant Vintage Fair
Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire

Vibrant Vintage are organising 5 fabulous vintage and retro craft fairs at the impressive stately Haigh Hall during 2015. The fairs have a wide range of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing accessories home wear collectables and china dating from 1920's…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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Cor Glanaethwy
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Cor Glanaethwy at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Sunday 20 September 2015. 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 comparison…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Capstone Classics: Salaam-e-Ishq
capstone theatre

In an ode to love Salaam‐e‐ishq follows the stories of six couples from across the world in different stages of their lives each trying to resolve the predicament in which love has placed them. A lover who has lost her memory a…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01512 913578
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Widnes BizMums Child-Friendly Networking
Crazy Club

Its marketing month at BizMums. In Widnes our focus is visual marketing ‐ how can you take advantage of peoples love of graphics on social media Our speaker is Clare from cfcreativedesigns. Clare designs social graphics for businesses throughout…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07847 554418
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Peace
O2 Academy Liverpool

Peace at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 24 September 2015. 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 comparison service.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
The Citadel

Rough tough and always rocking the legendary King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys' zany stage show sometimes belies the fact that here is the finest most authentic rhythm & blues band ever to come from outside the USA. As anyone who has…

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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