What's on inFormby


Welcome to Formby

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Formby - 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 Formby to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Formby

19
AUG
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House, George Fox 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: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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20
AUG
PEAKY BLINDERS TOUR
Peaky Blinders Location Tour

4 hour mini coach tour of Peaky Blinders filming locations.You will get to visit 10 actual locations featuring numerous scenes in the show and you may be surprised to find how many seemingly different scenes were filmed in the same locations. …

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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25
AUG
How To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found
The Black E

Charlie a young executive reaches breaking point and decides he needs to disappear as quickly as possiblePERFORMANCE TIMESFRI ‐ 7:30pmSAT ‐ 2:30pm & 7:30pmFollowing the critically acclaimed productions of Arabian Nights and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. MAD Theatre Company are…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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26
AUG
Liverpool(e): Mover, Shaker, Architectural Risk
RIBA North

Be guided around the exhibition by curator Joseph Sharples. Learn the vision behind it and the decision process around choosing the items to deliver a full and meaningful display.You can explore how architects of different periods have been challenged and inspired by…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01517 030107
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01
SEP
The Wonderful World of Dissocia
The Black E

Exploring a world of psychological disconnection. Lisa has lost an hour of her life shes gone to the surreal and wonky world of Dissocia to get it back. However this colourful adult adventure also has serious repercussionsPERFORMANCE TIMES FRI ‐ 7:30pm SAT…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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05
SEP
RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair Liverpool September 2017
The Exhibition Centre, ACC, Liverpool

Jobs Fair Liverpool 2017 will bring together leading employers including NHS trusts hospitals private healthcare organisations care homes armed forces and many more from across Liverpool and the UK with immediate vacancies available.Visitors will also have the opportunity to attend our FREE…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02088 723170
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08
SEP
Tiger Country
The Black E

With the NHS facing its biggest revolution in 60 years Nina Raines play perfectly captures both hospital horror and hilarity in a painfully under resourced yet vital setting.PERFORMANCE TIMES FRI ‐ 7:30pm SAT ‐ 2:30pm & 7:30pmFollowing the critically acclaimed productions of…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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17
SEP
Liverpool Auditions for TheVoice to Win Open MicUK
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS ARE LOOKING FOR THE VOICE TO WOW THE JUDGES AT OPEN MIC UK 2017Have you got the voice Audition dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Liverpool Open Mic UK Music Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK Music Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Liverpool Open Mic UK Singing Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK SINGING COMPETITION 2017Singing Competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK Singing Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Liverpool Singing…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Liverpool Songwriting Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL FUTURE MUSIC SONGWRITING COMPETITION 2017 PERFORMANCE DATES RELEASEDSongwriting Competition performance dates for Liverpool Future Music Songwriting Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Future Music 2017 by clicking hereFuture Music have announced their performance dates for the Liverpool Songwriting Competition…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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21
SEP
Last Train To Auschwitz
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Last train to Auschwitz tells the story of a group of Womens journey into hell. Their final destination is the notorious concentration camp Auschwitz.Auschwitz a place where dreams die first and nightmares become a reality. Every day is a fight for survival…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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22
SEP
The Beach Boys Story
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

THE BEACH BOYS STORYIf you like the Beach Boys songs you will love this bandGuaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face with a song in your heart and reflecting on a truly memorable live music experience this is a…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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25
SEP
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Monday 25 September 2017. 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…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
Dave Spikey - Juggling on a Motorbike
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Thursday 5th October 8pmDave Spikey ‐ Juggling on a MotorbikeGeneral Admission £15.50Dave had been working in the NHS for 19 years as a Biomedical Scientist when in 1987 someone uttered the immortal words Youre really funny you should be a comedian and…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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05
OCT
Jerry Sadowitz
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

If you like Pol Pot youll love Jerry Sadowitz With his incorrigible smile and his propensity to hurl his underwear at female members of the audience youll be so helpless with looking for the police…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
OCT
Blood Runs Deep
Gladstone Theatre, Greendale Road

Break A Leg Productions in association with Bill Elms present Blood Runs Deep.Blood Runs Deep will have audiences literally on the edge of their seats single mother Karen Richards is on the run with her unsuspecting son praying she can hide their…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01516 438757
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18
OCT
LEGENDS LIVE TOUR 2017
Echo Arena

Tony Denton Promotions are delighted to bring these four iconic artistes together for the Legends Live arena tour 2017 the tour features Suzi Quatro David Essex The Osmonds & Hot Chocolate. This not to be missed tour will be kicking off at…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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20
OCT
David Holt - An Evening of Clairvoyance
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

David HoltJoin David Holt the author of best seller Are you ready to believe for a very different kind of evening.One of the UKs leading spirit mediums delivering mind blowing evidence of life after death. If you have ever wondered what life…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01253 794221
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27
OCT
The Circus of Horrors. Voodoo
Globe Pleasure Beach

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo. The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08712 229090
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02
NOV
Simon Amstel - What is this?
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

What Is This promises to be a deeply personal funny exploration of beauty intimacy freedom sex and love.Simon Amstell has a gift for taking a social norm and gently mocking it until it seems utterly ridiculous. Highly literate... an endearing mixture of…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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05
NOV
2017 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Can
BT Convention Centre

The NCRI Cancer Conference aims to:‐ Provide a high profile platform where key stakeholders of cancer research come together to discuss present and showcase high‐quality research across the research‐spectrum.‐ Highlight the importance of partnership in cancer research foster collaboration share knowledge information…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02034 695453
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07
NOV
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Ed Byrne: Spoiler AlertBrand new stand up show from the unrivalled master of observational comedyAs seen on Mock The Week BBC and Dara & Eds Big Adventure BBC .Previous Tour Reviews:A masterful display of the comics artComedys holy grail.... Go see. Sunday…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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10
NOV
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy Liverpool

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 073200
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10
NOV
Annie - The Musical
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

LHK Youth Theatre prove that Its The Hard Knock Life this November 10th 11th and 12th as they perform the famous musical at The Epstein Theatre.Based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie the play is set in 1930s New York during…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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10
NOV
The World Famous ELVIS show starring CHRIS CONNOR
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The World Famous ELVIS show starring CHRIS CONNOR and the Steels band.Friday 10th NovemberSaturday 11th November7:30pmGeneral Admission £22.50This show will see Chris at his very best.Recreating 2 dynamic eras of thats the way it is and Madison Square GardensAn explosive 2 hours…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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15
NOV
Gok Wan - Naked & Baring All
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

But whatever you think you know about TVs fashion guru Gok Wan you havent heard the half of it.From his humble beginnings on a Leicester council estate to becoming one of the countrys most recognised faces. Gok candidly unravels his life to…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
NOV
T.REXTASY
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The worlds only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan & T.Rex. T.Rextasy have now been gigging around the world for over 20 years a career that ironically out lives Marcs very own T.Rex.…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
NOV
Gimme ABBA
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Gimme ABBA have been performing this fabulous tribute to ABBA for over 17 years with the current line up being together for the past eight years 201718 will see the band embark on their fifth nationwide UK tour On and On and…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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23
NOV
Jason Byrne - The man with three brains
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Jason has three brains which kick into action when he hits the stage. His left brain scans the audience and room looking for improv moments. His right brain collates stand‐up material and stunts poised to dish out the funnies at speed. His…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Tourist Attractions


Anfield Tour

Your chance to get exclusive access to one of the most famous and historic sporting venues in world football, Anfield. The Anfield stadium tour lets you experience the home of the most successful club in English football.Our dedicated tour guides will give enthralling insights into Anfields illustrious…

Another Place

Crosby Beach is now the permanent home to Another Place, the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley. The beach has been awarded the Quality Coast Award by Keep Britain Tidy. The QCA award tells visitors that the standards of beach management are of the highest quality in…

British Lawnmower Museum

The Museum has now become one of the Worlds leading authorities on vintage lawnmowers and is now the largest import & export specialists in antique garden machinery, supplying parts, archive conservation of manuscript materials and valuing machines from all over the world.Included in this Unique National collection are…

Atkinson Art Gallery

British art of the 17th‐20th centuries, including works by Lely, Cotman, Ford Madox Brown, Sickert and Ginner, as well as The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. Large collection of British watercolours, etchings and engravings.Themed exhibitions from the permanent collection are regularly shown. Every month the Gallery…

Hesketh Park

The largest park in Southport, comprised of a large and safe children's play area, mini golf course and children's train in a woodland setting. There are numerous nature trails throughout this picturesque park, containing varied wildlife with duck ponds, lakes and a large Aviary.Park Caf. Parking is free…

New Pleasureland

Pleasureland was opened in King's Gardens, Southport, in 1912 with a Helter Skelter and figure eight rollercoaster. By 1924 the addition of a water chute, boats on the Marine Lake and a Hiram Maxim Flying Machine meant the park had outgrown its site and the rides and attractions…

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