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

04
MAY
Moon Duo
Kazimier

Moon Duo at Kazimier in Liverpool on Monday 04 May 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 Moon…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAY
Al Stewart
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Al Stewart at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 05 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Al Stewart 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

06
MAY
Witches of Eastwick
The Charter Theatre

Preston Musical Comedy Society are performing this fantastic musical from 6th ‐ 9th May 2015 at Prestons Charter Theatre under the directorship of Peter Taylor from our stunning 2012 production of Mack and Mabel and choreography by Lorna Cookson. This promises…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772721835/07989 832721
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08
MAY
Chris de Burgh
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Christopher John Davidson 61 is Argentinean born yet an IrishBritish singer‐songwriter of huge worldwide success. Perhaps most famed for his Lady in Red single of 1986 and his Christmas single A Spaceman Came Travelling he…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAY
Sunset Sons
O2 Academy Liverpool

Sunset Sons at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 08 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Sunset Sons live in the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Extreme stunt Show
DW Stadium

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying You'll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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09
MAY
Panic Room
The Citadel

Welsh rock band Panic Room released their debut album in 2008 titled Visionary Position. The band are made up of a former Karnataka members; Jonathan Edwards Gavin Griffiths Paul Davies Anne‐Marie Helder and Alun Vaughan.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
I am Kloot
O2 Academy Liverpool

I am Kloot are a Manchester‐based alternativeindie rock band consisting of John Bramwell on vocals and guitar Peter Jobson on Bass and Andy Hargreaves of drums. Between 2001 and 2010 they have produced 7 albums…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Olly Murs
Echo Arena

Achieving second place on ITVs The X Factor in 2009 Olly Murs debut single named Please Dont Let Me Go hit the top spot on the UKs Singles Chart and his second single Thinking of…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
Ren Harvieu
Leaf Tea Shop & Bar

Born Lauren Maria Harvieu on September 1990 Ren Harvieu was thrust into the limelight by her manager Paul Harrison who discovered her on MySpace after listening to several demo tracks she had uploaded. She signed…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
MAY
Lulu
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Lulu at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Monday 11 May 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 the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
MAY
Moscow State Circus
Sefton Park

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
MAY
Fearless Vampire Killers
O2 Academy Liverpool

Fearless Vampire Killers at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 13 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Fearless Vampire Killers tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
S Club 7
Echo Arena

S Club 7 at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Wednesday 13 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Breabach
The Citadel

Ever since launching their career as winners of an Open Stage Award at Celtic Connections in 2005 Breabach's star has been steeply on the rise an ascent that continues with the release of their fourth album rlar. They are often described as…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
MAY
VIPER & MELLOWTONE
Sefton Park Palm House

Viper and Mellowtone invite you to rattle your bones on Thursday the 14th of May at the Palm house Sefton Park Liverpool. An enchanted evening with Robbie Stevenson Emily Portman Chris Elliot with more special guests to be announced.Doors open 8pm.Tickets £10The…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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16
MAY
Sound of Simon
The Citadel

The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. All The Hits 1957‐1987 is the brand new show that does exactly was it says on the tin.From Hey Schoolgirl released in 1957 when they were known…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
MAY
En Route to Mozart
St George's Hall Concert Room

Even a genius needs the shoulders of giants to stand upon. The second of a series of Sunday Matinee concerts in the gorgeous Concert Room of St Georges Hall Liverpool in which award winning conductor Edward Peak will talk about The Classical…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07867 528034
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17
MAY
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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19
MAY
John Barrowman
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Best known his his roles as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood John Barrowman has achieved household name status in the UK with his numerous TV film and theatre performances over the last…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAY
Ozric Tentacles
O2 Academy Liverpool

Ozric Tentacles the instrumental four piece are planning to embark on full scale tour of the UK this spring with the first show taking place in Bristol on the 26th of April. The tour began…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Peatbog Faeries
The Citadel

All the way from the Isle of Skye the Peatbog Faeries have taken celtic dance music into the 21st century. This legendary band incorporates many influences which take them from traditional jigs and reels through…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
Indulgence
Cameo, Preston

Join us every Saturday night for 2 rooms of entertainment Party hard in Cameo or groove along to the classics in our Retro Room Vinyl.If thats not enough then you have the chilled out feel of the Lounge where we have our…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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23
MAY
Jon Ronson
The Citadel

Have you ever made a joke on Twitter that accidently came out wrong and as a consequence you have been torn apart by a crazy mob Have you ever been part of a crazy mob tearing someone apart for telling a joke…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
MAY
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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23
MAY
Don McLean
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Donald McLean famously known as don Mclean the famous American song writer and singer from New Rochelle New york famous for his album American pie containing hit songs like American pie and Vincent performed…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
MAY
Quincey's Soul Night
Cameo, Preston

Were back for more. Bigger and better than before Quinceys Soul Night brings you a decadent night of soulful music for a classy and discerning crowd.Featuring:‐ Rick Starr ‐ Specialist DJ in Soul RnB Reggae Urban Music Genresand our…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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24
MAY
The Journey Home
The Citadel

Join Polar Bear as he sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting. Travelling through storms busy shipping lanes and across oceans he picks up some exciting friends along the way. Meet all the animals on their…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
MAY
Chas and Dave
O2 Academy Liverpool

Dave has decided to come out of retirement for one final tour. Their show will be the whole history of CHAS & DAVE featuring their pub set at the start of their success and…

Location: 12.4 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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