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

23
JUL
Ron Pope
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

‐ watch Ron Pope live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool Merseyside on the Wednesday 23 July 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JUL
Jethro
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Geoffrey Rowe or Jethro on stage is a Devon‐based stand‐up comic. He once toured the Cornish pub circuit but now performs to thousands in live shows across the country. He has appeared on TV with…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JUL
The Union
53 Degrees

The Union at 53 Degrees in Preston on Friday 25 July 2014. 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 GetMeIn…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
JUL
Making Beaded Jewellery
Arts Hub 47

In this workshop you'll learn all the skills you need to make a strung necklace andor bracelet with matching earrings and finish them to a professional standard. You'll be able to choose from a vast array of beads allowing you to design…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07809 670904
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26
JUL
Ska Face
Citadel Arts Centre

Formed from the desire to return to the classic sounds of their youth Ska Face contain ten individual members with a combined age of over 450 years between them. Old enough to know better but young and foolish enough to attempt to…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
JUL
Berrington Hall Ntertain Event and Wedding Enterta
Berrington Hall

When organising a Wedding or Event it is important to work with suppliers that you trust to deliver the quality you need. With the Ntertain Showcase we provide a platform for you to experience how the entertainers and suppliers perform and deal…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 530503
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30
JUL
The Dragon Who Lost His Home
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

THE DRAGON WHO LOST HIS HOME With incredible set costumes and toe tapping music this production introduces Eric the Dragon and his family. Eric overhears the developers plans to drive a road straight through his mountain cave and he joins forces with…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
JUL
Jamie T
Kazimier

Jamie T at Kazimier in Liverpool on Wednesday 30 July 2014. 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 legwork…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JUL
Andrew WK
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Andrew WK performs live at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool Merseyside on Thursday 31 July 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Andrew WK at Liverpool East Village Arts Club now.…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
AUG
Jan Ellis: Charity - Marina Dalglish Breast Unit
Orrell Park Ballroom

Jan Ellis was a patient at the unit last year and was looked after brilliantly during her chemo and radiotherapies at the unit. The staff surroundings and nothaving to travel over to Clatter Bridge on the Wirral ona daily basis made an…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01519 663810
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03
AUG
Burt Bacharach
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Burt Bacharach appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Empire Theatre on Sunday 03 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch Burt Bacharach at Liverpool Empire Theatre see the list of tickets available for Burt Bacharach.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
AUG
Annie Get Your Gun
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Annie Get Your Gun at Liverpool Empire Theatre live on Tuesday 05 August 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see Annie Get Your Gun at Liverpool Empire Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
AUG
Black Star Riders
53 Degrees

Black Star Riders at 53 Degrees in Preston on Tuesday 05 August 2014. 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 at the best…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
AUG
Make A Pop Video
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Dance for Music Videos : Full Day interactive workshop for ages 7 ‐ 16 Dance under the guidance of our Professional Choreographers putting together a full length pop video. Filmed both in the theatre and on location in the Park weather permitting…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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08
AUG
Jessie J
Haydock Park Racecourse

London born and raised singer and songwriter Jessie J continues her rise to stardom adding to her various awards and nominations for her music including 2011 Critics Choice BRIT Award and the BBCs Sound of…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
AUG
Hang the DJ feat. DJ Tim Burgess
The Citadel

Tim Burgess of Manchester band The Charlatans performs a DJ set at the second Hang The DJ alternative club night. Special guests Stillia and resident DJ Jack Martin top off a great night of music. Tim has recently been touring the world…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
AUG
Weekend of family fun
The Old Ticket Office Cafe and Ice Cream Shop

A weekend of fun for all the family. Charity and trade stalls childrens rides donkeys face painting refreshments taken and much more. The above based on previous years.This will be the fifth event held ivy TOTO and has proved to be very…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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09
AUG
Tom Jones
Haydock Park Racecourse

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
AUG
No Man's Land
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

NO MANS LAND A new play written & Directed by S.A. McKervill Grace could never have imagined how much difference breaking one window would make. No Mans Land is inspired by the true story of Dick Kerrs Ladies a womens football team…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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15
AUG
Bless 'Em All
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From the Producers of Well Meet Again Duggie Chapman Associates bring a brand new Wartime Cavalcade. …

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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15
AUG
The Smiths Ltd
The Citadel

The Smiths Ltd formed in Manchester the hometown of The Smiths.After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and the band now…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
AUG
The Midnight Beast
53 Degrees

When it comes to hilarious lyrics and funny acts there is none that can be compared to the Midnight Beast. The recent appearance of the band members at Oxford Street in colorful shorts and vests…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
AUG
Make A Movie Workshop
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

TV and Film Making Full Day Workshop For ages 7 ‐ 16 Working with a professional film director you will learn the basics of working in front Actor and behind Director Camera operative editor the camera making a short film…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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18
AUG
The Growlers Fat White Family
Kazimier

The Growlers Fat White Family at Kazimier in Liverpool on Monday 18 August 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 The Growlers Fat White…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
AUG
Pulled Apart By Horses
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Pulled Apart By Horses at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Wednesday 20 August 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
AUG
Creamfields Festival
Daresbury Estate

Creamfields Festival performs live at Daresbury Estate in Warrington Lancashire on Friday 22 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Creamfields Festival at Daresbury Estate now.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
AUG
Absolute Blondie
The Lord Rodney

ABSOLUTE BLONDIE are the Ultimate Tribute to Blondie & Deborah Harry performing LIVE classic Blondie anthems like HEART OF GLASS MARIA SUNDAY GIRL ATOMIC CALL ME THE TIDE IS HIGH and many more Their energy packed show is fun and comes…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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26
AUG
West Side Story
Liverpool Empire Theatre

West Side Story performs live at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool Merseyside on Tuesday 26 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for West Side Story at Liverpool Empire Theatre now.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
AUG
St Vincent
O2 Academy Liverpool

‐ watch St Vincent live at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool Merseyside on the Thursday 28 August 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
AUG
West End Rocks
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A night of pure Rock & Pop indulgence as the West End & Broadway Rock to the beat of a different drum Performing hits from West End & Broadway Rock shows like We Will Rock You Rock of Ages & American Idiot…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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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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