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

06
DEC
Levellers
O2 Academy Liverpool

Formed in Brighton in 1988 the Levellers have become successful worldwide with the widely appealing rockfolkpunk sound. The band is Mark Chadwick Jeremy Cunningham Charlie Heather Simon Friend Jonathon Sevink and Matt Savage. Their music…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Seth Lakeman
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

English Folk musician Seth Lakeman was born and raised in Devon and along with his brothers Sam and Sean has played a variety of instruments and recorded folk music in their own band first of…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
Isasa - "Los DĂ­as" + Irma Vep
Naked Lunch Cafe

An active member of Madrids underground scene since the early 90s as part of the band A Room with a View and in recent years as a solo artist Isasa will perform at NL as part of the UK tour sin support…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07562 827251
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07
DEC
Richard Ashcroft
Echo Arena

Richard Ashcroft at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Wednesday 07 December 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Richard Ashcroft live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
Celebrate Repeal Day with Old Forester at 81 LTD
81 LTD

The cocktail was designed by the team at Liverpools 81LTD an exclusive speakeasy cocktail bar hidden above a hot dog bar where entry is only granted to those who have received the code for the door. Combining Old Forester with…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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08
DEC
FSB Merseyside, West cheshire & Wigan Business Awa
Crowne Plaza

WELCOME TO THE FSB MERSEYSIDE WEST CHESHIRE & WIGAN BUSINESS AWARDSThe FSB Merseyside West Cheshire & Wigan Business Awards will celebrate and reward exceptional small businesses from across the region. The 2016 awards will take place on Thursday 8th December at the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01706 828855
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09
DEC
Christmas Party Night - ABBA Tribute
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Book your Christmas party today with us. Package is just £30 per person and includes: 3 course dinner£5 betLearn to Play sessionABBA tribute showTo book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc ‐liverpoolrank.com.Venue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street liverpool L3…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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09
DEC
The Shires
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Shires at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 09 December 2016. 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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
Christmas Party Night - Amy Winehouse Tribute
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Book your Christmas party today with us. Package is just £30 per person and includes: 3 course dinner£5 betLearn to Play sessionAmy Winehouse tribute showTo book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc ‐liverpoolrank.comVenue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street liverpool…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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10
DEC
Indulgence
Cameo, Preston

Join us every Saturday night for best in entertainment Party hard or groove along to the classics in Cameo.Cameo is an exciting new venue offering unrivaled levels of customer service. Indulge in a wonderful world of freshly made cocktails extraordinary spirits &…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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12
DEC
Katherine Jenkins
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
DEC
Jack and the Beanstalk
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Jack and the BeanstalkDecember 14th ‐ December 30th 2016Various times ‐ see listing.Relaxed Performances:Tuesday 20th December 10amWednesday 28th December 5:30pmSigned Performances:Monday 19th December 10amFriday 23rd December 5:30pmJack and the Beanstalk is a great hit with all the family whether you are 3…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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14
DEC
Kula Shaker
O2 Academy Liverpool

Kula Shaker at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 14 December 2016. 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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
DEC
The Human League
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
DEC
James Yorkston: Live in Liverpool
The Magnet

James Yorkston ‐ dubbed by John Peel as the finest songwriter of his generation ‐ will be performing in Liverpool this December.2016 has been a busy year thus far for Fife songwriter Yorkston with two significant releases to his name: in January…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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15
DEC
Manford's Comedy Club
The Brindley Theatre

The Brindley in Runcorn 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 televisionhttps:www.facebook.commanfordscomedyhttps:twitter.comManfordsComedy…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01519 078360
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15
DEC
Andr Rieu
Echo Arena

Andr Rieu at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Thursday 15 December 2016. 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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
DEC
Brian May and Kerry Ellis
Preston Guildhall

ANTHEMS: The Concert is the live version of Anthems Kerry Elliss stunning hit debut album produced by and co‐starring Queen legend Brian May.Brian May says: Kerry Ellis is now acknowledged as a phenomenon equally at…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
DEC
Christmas Classics with Blake
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 16th December 7:30pmAdults £25Seniors Children £23Christmas Classics with BLAKEJoin Brit‐Award winning vocalists BLAKE for their celebrated Christmas show featuring festive songs in beautiful trio harmony video projections & the groups famous fast‐paced comedy banter.During this 2‐hour stage spectacular BLAKE perform…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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16
DEC
Classic Rock Society presents: Touchstone
The Citadel

TOUCHSTONE are a five piece UK Progressive Rock band originally formed in 2003. The band has developed in many ways since the early days and morphed into the present line up with Adam Hodgson on guitars Moo on Bass Guitar Henry Rogers…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
DEC
Heart of Glass Presents: Kids Rave
The Citadel

Big Kids Little Kids Cardboard BoxScottee presents a morning rave for kids Balloon modeling face painting drag queens and bowls of cerealIts a morning knees up for children under 8Wear something colourfulFor more information or to book tickets over the phone please…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
DEC
Heart of Glass Presents: Scottee's Party Piece
The Citadel

Following Scottees sell out success at Citadel with Camp last Christmas he is backNow its your turn take to centre stage and share with us your party pieceWhether youre a champion gurner know how to cry milk can recite the periodic table…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
DEC
Lecture: Health & 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: 07599 209293
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18
DEC
Rod Stewart
Echo Arena

One of the most successful recording artists of all time Rod Stewart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame way back in 1994. Awarded a CBE for services to music he…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
DEC
The Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza
Preston Guildhall

Due to overwhelming public demand and to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year Tony Denton Promotions are proud to announce the return of the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza for the second year running starring THE OSMONDS. This dazzling must‐see holiday…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 804444
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21
DEC
Jason Donovan
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Jason Donovan at Pyramid and Parr Hall in Warrington on Wednesday 21 December 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Jason Donovan tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
DEC
The Overtones
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Overtones have stormed onto the scene of popular music in both the United States and the UK and they have done so with relatively simple and incredibly catchy music. The mood of their…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
DEC
Status Quo
Echo Arena

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2016 at Pesto Widnes
Pesto Widnes

Agnetha and Frida Diana Edwards & Sarah Fearnley who have over 16 years in the Tribute business sharing the stage with Kylie Cher & The Eagles amongst others.The celebrated vocalists will sing a range of ABBA favourites from Dancing Queen to…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01514 243729
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09
JAN
Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Monday 09 January 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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