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
JUN
B&Q Family Fun Day
B&Q Liverpool Shopping Park

To celebrate the launch of B&Qs new Liverpool Shopping Park store Ben & Holly from Ben & Hollys Little Kingdom will be meeting and greeting fans in store on Saturday 24th June. Alongside the forest duo a range of FREE activities will…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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24
JUN
Desperado - The History of the Eagles
The Citadel

The Eagles ‐ the highest selling band in US history released their two part History of the Eagles DVD in 2013. The DVD went platinum and the band followed it up with a two year tour of most of the world.Desperado now…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
JUN
Jamie Somers & Friends Variety At Its Best
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Starring Searchin the UKs leading tribute to The Searchers. Steve Daley as Elton John Phil Steele ‐ The Million Hypnotist Lara Simpson ‐ electric rock violinist and internet dance sensation Lecky Legs and of course Jamie Himself.…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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24
JUN
Mane Chance Soccer Clinic
JMO Sports Park

Charity Mane Chance Sanctuary are delighted to have their first Northern Soccer Clinic to be run in association with Everton Legend Duncan Ferguson and supported by Messenger Express. Ferguson who will be leading the clinic with support from Everton in the Community…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01483 351526
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24
JUN
Mostly Musicals with Phoenix Concert Orchestra
Prescot Methodist Centre

Jill Hyde and Robert Howard conduct the Liverpool‐based ensemble with selections from the canon of great shows following a successful French tour in 2016.Tickets are available online via www.prescotfestival.co.uk or from Poco Coffee 30 Eccleston Street Prescot L34 5QJ.Part of the 13th…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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24
JUN
Talk: Highlights from the Prescot Archives
Prescot Parish Church Meeting Room

Lin Rice and Dan Copley take us on a fascinating journey through some of our Lancashire towns historical treasures from the Knowsley Archives.Tickets can be purchased online via www.prescotfestival.co.uk or from Poco Coffee 30 Eccleston Street Prescot L34 5QJ.Part of the 13th…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07762 607618
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25
JUN
Craig Charles Liverpool Funk All-Dayer
Camp and Furnace

Line up so far isCraig Charles BBC 6 MusicRenegade Brass Band liveUncle Frank liveShaka Loves YouVenue: Camp and Furnace 67 Greenland St Liverpool L1 0BYPriceGeneral Admission: GBP 12Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com133060‐0…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07788 481957
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25
JUN
Festival Choral Evensong
Prescot Parish Church

A traditional musical service in the elegant surroundings of Prescots Jacobean parish church. The parish choir sing with Tm Hall on the organ. Featuring music by festival director Dr Robert Howard. Refreshments follow.Part of the 13th Annual Prescot Festival…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07762 607618
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25
JUN
Festival Finale: Band of the Yorkshire Regiment
Prescot Parish Church

For the first time we welcome a world‐class military band to close the festival in jubilant fashion also marking Armed Forces Day being held in Liverpool this year. We end this Proms‐style concert with patriotic favourites in the 65th year of…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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25
JUN
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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26
JUN
The Tommy Cooper Show
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Between the story the gags the magic and Daniels incredible portrayal of showbusiness legend Tommy Cooper this promises to be a very special show.This production has the blessing of Tommys estate and his daughter Vicky.It is difficult to conceive a better recreation…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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01
JUL
Kids Planet Southport - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Yarrow House

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle badge making beat the goalie canvas painting Mr Stix tombola hook a duck stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01704 534855
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01
JUL
Manford's Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

The Little Theatre in Chorley plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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01
JUL
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The Bluecoat Gallery

material rearranged to be includes performance film projection and sculptural objects that are presented as an ever‐changing arrangement. Visitors enter the gallery and are immersed in a live environment that evolves around them.The artists and choreographers in material …

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025324
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04
JUL
British Association of Dermatologists
ACC Liverpool

The 97th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists will take place at ACC Liverpool 4‐6 July.For programme details and to register please visit: bad.org.ukeventsannualmeetingWe are delighted to announce further details of the programme for the 97th Annual Meeting of the…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02073 916343
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07
JUL
Legally Blonde
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

For the first time ever the West End & Broadway sensation winner Best New Musical Whatsonstage.com Awards 2011 and nominated for 5 Olivier Awards Legally Blonde The Musical goes on tour. Based on the hit…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
JUL
Kids Planet Crosby - Summer Fair
Kids Planet The House

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

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01519 313155
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08
JUL
Liverpool Book Art Fair
Liverpool Central Library

Fresh from successfully creating 2016s popular Shakespeare‐themed exhibition Liverpool Book Art returns with the diverse work of a wide array of leading book artists.What is book art The book art banner houses a whole host of interesting intriguing and imaginative pieces of…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07711 937259
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08
JUL
Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of
Radisson Blu

Why Book on a Liverpool Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Liverpool Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are Established & Proven and…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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10
JUL
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Brindley Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
JUL
Country Superstars Experience, Brindley Theatre Ru
The Brindley Theatre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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15
JUL
Nightrider Liverpool
Liverpool City Centre

This is a one‐day charity ride with a difference...its at night Nightrider is all about getting together with your friends family or work colleagues and taking on a challenge together in a entertaining way. This is not a timed ride its not…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02037 457310
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15
JUL
Orchid Nightrider Liverpool
Liverpool City Centre

NIGHTRIDER LIVERPOOL 2017 1516 JULY 2017Nightrider Liverpool is back for 2017 The iconic charity night ride is the perfect backdrop for the best night out in Liverpool and the Wirral. It is a fun and quirky way to explore the Merseysides top…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02037 457310
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16
JUL
Peaky Blinders Tour
Peaky Blinders Tour

Explore film locations from the popular TV series Peaky Blinders both within the city of Liverpool and further afield. Fans will have the opportunity to see the locations up close and hear anecdotes about the making of all three series of the…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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22
JUL
Country Superstars Experience, Southport Conventio
Southport Convention Centre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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22
JUL
Kids Planet Beamont Open Day
Kids Planet Beamont

Everyone welcome 11am till 2pm…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 630879
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22
JUL
Kids Planet Greenbank - Open Day
Kids Planet Greenbank Park

Everyone welcome 11am ‐ 2pm…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 334037
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22
JUL
Kids Planet Widnes - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Widnes

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle tombola face painting games stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 577079
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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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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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