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

25
OCT
Extreme stunt show
Racecourse

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil Devil compete to prove theyre the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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25
OCT
John Otway & Wild Willie Barrett
The Citadel

John Otway is an English singer‐songwriter who has built a sizeable cult audience through extensive touring a surreal sense of humour and a self‐deprecating underdog persona. John is joined by his long‐term sidekick Wild Willy Barrett. Please note Under 18's must…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
OCT
Lark Lane Art & Craft Market
The Old Police Station,

Saturday 25th October 2014 from 10am to 3pm.Hand‐made high quality affordable and local ‐ the perfect place to buy direct from the artistmaker.There is always something new and there will be lots of very talented local crafters and artists selling their handmade…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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25
OCT
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Assembly Rooms

Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market. 30 great traders selling Vintage Antiques Retro Pre‐loved Treasures and Collectables. Town centre venue. Lytham Assembly Rooms formerly Lytham Baths Dicconson Terrace Lytham Lancashire FY8 5JY. Lovely venue and tea rooms. Open 10.00am ‐ 4.00pm. Last Saturday…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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25
OCT
Sean Hughes "Penguins"
The Bold Hotel

Sean Hughes is back on tour following a critically acclaimed and audience packed run of his new show Penguins at The Edinburgh Fringe .Sean was awarded the Herald Angels Award for Best Comedy show. This is a show so…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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25
OCT
Wizard Of Oz
St. Helens Theatre Royal

The West End welcomes Andrew Lloyd Webbers most recent musical The Wizard of Oz with open arms. Based on the 1939 film and 1900 novel of the same name The Wizard of Oz tells the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
The South
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
The Subways
53 Degrees

The Subways at 53 Degrees in Preston on Saturday 25 October 2014. 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: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
WakeyWakey
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

WakeyWakey at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Saturday 25 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…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Hey Presto!
The Citadel

Peaceful Lion Productions present Hey Presto a brand new production based on the book by Nadia Shireen.Presto the cat is a very talented magician so when he and his best friend Monty the dog join a funfair and start a magic show…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
OCT
Truly Bassey
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An audience with Truly Bassey & friends is a fantastic production paying homage to the one and only Dame Shirley Bassey. This 100 live show is brought together with a superbly choreographed cast of dancers stupendous costume changes and ShowTimes live band…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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26
OCT
Wedding Fair Spectacular
Chorley Town Hall

Chorley Town HallsMajestic Lancastrian Ballroom is Our Venue for this spectacular event .Bridal stage Show by Bridal Bliss of Blackburn Performing Wedding singers Sahara Rutherford and John GarrettFREE GLASS OF PERSECO£1 Entry FREE COUNTY BRIDES magFREE BRIDAL BOOKFREE TICKET TO WIN…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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27
OCT
Little Comets
53 Degrees

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
3T
Liverpool Echo Arena

3T appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Echo Arena on Tuesday 28 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch 3T at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of tickets available for 3T.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
Blue
Liverpool Echo Arena

Blue appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Echo Arena on Tuesday 28 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Blue at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of tickets available for Blue.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
Damage
Liverpool Echo Arena

Damage appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Echo Arena on Tuesday 28 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Damage at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of tickets available for Damage.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
The Big Reunion
Liverpool Echo Arena

The Big ReunionA British reality‐documentary series that started on ITV2 this show features chart‐topping bands who were at the top of their game as well as the charts in the 90s and 2000s. Winning…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour
Liverpool Echo Arena

The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at Liverpool Echo Arena live on Tuesday 28 October 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
The Big Reunion Concert
Liverpool Echo Arena

The Big Reunion Concert at Liverpool Echo Arena live on Tuesday 28 October 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Concert at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
St Georges Dock & Queensway Tunnel Ghost Walk
St Georges Dock

PART OF LIVERPOOL SHOCKTOBER EVENTSSt Georges Dock & Queensway Tunnel Ghost WalkVenue: St Georges Dock Georges Dock Way Liverpool L3 1DD L3Date: 30th October 2014Time 6pmPrice: £10Tour lasts 1hr 30minsAre you ready to experience The Ghosts of St Georges Dock and the…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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29
OCT
Travelled Companions: Where Caterpillars Go
The Capstone Theatre

Capacity for these shows is limited to 60 per show so please book early to avoid disappointment.Where Caterpillars Go is a playful adventure set in a wild and magical paper garden aimed at children under five and their families. From a tree…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 000140
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30
OCT
Hansel & Gretel
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A HALLOWEEN FAMILY FEAST LP CREATIVES PRESENT HANSEL AND GRETEL Dont be left out in the cold Book your tickets today LP Creatives highly anticipated theatre show Hansel and Gretel continues its second tour this Autumn. The show is an extremely light…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
OCT
Hansel and Gretel - A fun family Halloween treat!
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

This exciting show is extremely light family fun filled feel‐good feast ‐ Hansel and Gretel arent greedy; they just want a better life for themselves and their father. Their lives are turned upside down with the arrival of an unwelcome visitor ‐…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
OCT
Nerina Pallot
The Epstein Theatre

Nerina Pallot at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool on Thursday 30 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…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Wild Beasts
O2 Academy Liverpool

Wild Beasts at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 30 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Wild Beasts 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

31
OCT
Claire House Annual Halloween Charity Ghost Hunt
Liverpool Town Hall

Part of Liverpool Shocktober EventsWe ask all our guests to try and be sponsored for this event to raise more money for this great Liverpool Charity. We will provide areas to do sponsored lone vigils on the night and raffle prizes so…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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31
OCT
ST GEORGES HALL HALLWEEN SLEEPOVER
St Georges Hall

PART OF LIVERPOOL SHOCKTOBER EVENTS.St Georges Hall Halloween Haunted Sleepover and Ghost HuntFriday 31st October 2014 8pm‐6amSt Georges Place Liverpool Merseyside. L1 1j jTickets: £59 which includes Hot Drinks & Breakfast St Georges Hall History.Liverpool has always been and continues…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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31
OCT
The Bantams
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

1915. The Great War Rages On. Hundreds of thousands have already enlisted. Hundreds of thousands more want to and will. But not every man who wants to enlist can. Some are too old. Or too thin. Or have poor eyes. Or poor…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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31
OCT
Lee Evans
Echo Arena

MONSTERS is Lee Evans amazing new show with over 50 nights in the biggest arenas in the country. Lee will be playing to more fans than ever on this hotly anticipated tour of the UK…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Ub40
O2 Academy Liverpool

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

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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