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

01
OCT
Tom Stade
Pyramid

Canadian stand‐up comedian Tom Stade is a regular at the annual Edinburgh Festival and has also appeared on TV shows including Stand Up For The Week The World Stands Up and The Comedy Store. …

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
OCT
Dylan Howe's Subterraneans - New Designs On Bowie'
The Capstone Theatre

Dylan Howe ‐ drums Percy Pursglove ‐ double bass Ross Stanley ‐ piano Steve Lodder ‐ synthesisers Andy Sheppard ‐ tenor saxophoneDylan Howe is a British drummer born in 1969 best known for leading his quintet and other jazz groups since 2002…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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03
OCT
Mostly Autumn (Dressed In Voices Tour)
The Citadel

Mostly Autumn return to The Citadel as part of their latest tour promoting their new album Dressed in Voices'. Recent accolades in Classic Rock Society polls suggest they deserve to be called The best band you have never heard.Please note Under…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
OCT
Marmozets Lonely The Brave
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Marmozets Lonely The Brave at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 03 October 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

04
OCT
Bill Laurance Project
The Capstone Theatre

Bill Laurance keyboards Michael League bass Robert Sput' Searight drums special guestsOriginal member of the internationally acclaimed Snarky Puppy Grammy Award winning pianist Bill Laurance recently released his debut albumDVD Flint on GroundUp records which went straight…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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04
OCT
PETE WYLIE of the MIGHTY WAH!
The Citadel

Come and see Pete Wylie of The Mighty Wah singing songs and telling tales in an acoustic show with Tom Carroll. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check availability of seated…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
OCT
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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04
OCT
Bipolar Sunshine
Kazimier

Bipolar Sunshine at Kazimier in Liverpool on Saturday 04 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Bipolar Sunshine tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Eliza and the Bear
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Eliza and the Bear at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Saturday 04 October 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

04
OCT
The Vamps
Echo Arena

The Vamps are without a doubt the new band on everyone's lips.They have been causing a stir everywhere they go with legions of fans following and pandemonium at every turn. Now they announce their first…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Vamps
Liverpool Echo Arena

Vamps performs live at Liverpool Echo Arena in Liverpool Merseyside on Saturday 04 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Vamps at Liverpool Echo Arena now.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
CHORLEY WEDDING FAIR
Best Western Park Hall Hotel

Best Western Park Hall Hotel is set in a simply stunning setting. The Hotel nestled in over 100 acres of beautiful countryside boasts a lakeside location complete with its own jetty and spectacular fountain offering all the trappings of an idyllic country…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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05
OCT
WIDNES WEDDING FAIR
BEST WESTERN Everglades Park Hotel

The BEST WESTERN Everglades Park Hotel is a smart contemporary haven set within a semi‐rural position. With two magnificent banqueting suites this is a popular and versatile wedding venue.Picturesque tree‐lined private gardens provide the ideal backdrop to wedding celebrations with these stunning…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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05
OCT
The Sunshine Underground
Kazimier

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
Dario Fo’s Francis The Holy Jester
The Capstone Theatre

Francis The Holy Jester by Nobel‐Prize winning playwright Dario Fo returns to The Capstone Theatre this October for one performance only. Performed by Fo's long‐time collaborator Mario Pirovano the play has received rave reviews over the past few years during which time…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 000140
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06
OCT
Black Submarine
The Kazimier

Black Submarine at The Kazimier in Liverpool on Monday 06 October 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: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
OCT
Yeoman of The Guard
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Yeomen of the Guard is set in the Tower of London in the Tudor age. A soldier under sentence of death is rescued by friends but unwittingly involves a travelling jester and his companion in his fate. Comic relief is provided…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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08
OCT
Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong will be performing live Comedy at Pyramid and Parr Hall on the Wednesday 08 October 2014 in Warrington Cheshire. Buy tickets for Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong online.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
OCT
Mama: The Genesis Tribute
The Citadel

Mama are dedicated to reproducing the sights and sounds of a high octane contemporary Genesis rock concert with great musicianship and a full light show. The music selection features the classic material from the full history of the band.Please note Under 18's…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
OCT
Joan Armatrading
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
Kids In Glass Houses
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Live music event at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool Liverpool Merseyside. To watch Kids In Glass Houses live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool on the Friday 10 October 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Liverpool Does VIntage
Liverpool Town Hall

Winner of an Outstanding Customer Service Award and shortlisted for TWO National Vintage Awards; Britain Does Vintage fairs have fast become a firm favorite on the vintage scene. THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07896 840397
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11
OCT
Telegraph Cruise Show
Echo Arena Liverpool

Whether you're an experienced ocean voyager a lover of river cruises or completely new to cruising and looking for your next travel adventure you'll find everything you need to know about life on board at The Telegraph Cruise Show Liverpool.All under one…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02079 313961
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11
OCT
Cheryl Cole
Echo Arena

There have been many faces to Cheryl Cole over the past few years ‐ Cheryl Tweedy the Geordie beauty from Girls Aloud Cheryl Cole the tabloid favourite and reality show judge and Cheryl the Brit‐nominated…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Chorley Little Theatre

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
OCT
Kerry Ellis - Live in concert
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

KERRY ELLIS ANNOUNCES HER NEW UK SOLO TOUR Kerry's ability to hold an audience... as if we're eavesdropping on a love letter is testament to why she's such a genuine star Kerry's dream of performing her first solo concert at the London…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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12
OCT
Worlds Worst Serial Killers
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

THE WORLDS WORST SERIAL KILLERS presented by Trevor Marriott. The Worlds Worst Serial Killers is a two‐hour audiovisual show presented by retired murder squad detective Trevor Marriott who in addition to concluding a long and protracted cold case investigation into the serial…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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12
OCT
The Elvis Years
Pyramid and Parr Hall

The Elvis Years at Pyramid and Parr Hall in Warrington on Sunday 12 October 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 ticket…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
OCT
The Treatment
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Treatment at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Sunday 12 October 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…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
OCT
Tom Vek
Kazimier

Tom Vek at Kazimier in Liverpool on Sunday 12 October 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 ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 12.9 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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