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

28
MAR
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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28
MAR
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market

Up to 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. Sellers: 1 x 6ft…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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29
MAR
Capstan's Grand Bazaare
Baltic Triangle

Were very pleased to be able to announce the return of Capstans Grand Bazaar at the fantastic Constellations on Greenland Street Set in Liverpools burgeoning Baltic Quarterwell be hosting two of our urban markets at the new venue continuing our close ties…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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29
MAR
Rival Sons
O2 Academy Liverpool

Hailing from the gorgeous Long Beach in sunny California Rival Sons were formed from the ashes of Scott Holidays band Black Summer Crush in 2009. Their style is often compared to blues‐rock bands from…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAR
Kill It Kid
O2 Academy Liverpool

Kill It Kid at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 30 March 2015. 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: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAR
Paloma Faith
Echo Arena

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAR
Fuse ODG
O2 Academy Liverpool

Fuse ODG at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Tuesday 31 March 2015. 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: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAR
McBusted
Echo Arena

British supergroup McBusted were formed ‐ unsurprisingly ‐ from successful boy bands McFly and Busted in 2013 and their original 11‐date tour increased to 34 dates throughout April and June 2014. The group have also…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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APR
Simple Minds
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
APR
Blue
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Blue at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Thursday 02 April 2015. 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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
APR
Cabaret Night @ Hightown Cricket Club
Hightown Cricket Club

Celebrate Easter with some delicious food great entertainment from the nations favourite swing singer Mr Jason Isaacs and a dance floor till midnight Drinks at reasonable prices too :Come along and see Jason in action not that hell be in his whites...Price…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01912 131831
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03
APR
Ghostpoet
Kazimier

Ghostpoet at Kazimier in Liverpool on Friday 03 April 2015. 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 of…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
APR
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Liverpool Guild Of Students

Catfish and the Bottlemen at Liverpool Guild Of Students in Liverpool on Sunday 05 April 2015. 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. …

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
APR
Nicki Minaj
Echo Arena

Nicki Minaj is arguably one of the most popular female rappers of her generation. Though she is best known as a rapper but she also dances and is often seen on television. Minaj entered the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
APR
Shalamar
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Shalamar at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Monday 06 April 2015. 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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
APR
Dirty Dancing
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Adapted from the 1987 romantic film Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage came to the West End in October 2006 and portrays the story of a teenage daughters rebellion against her father and infatuation…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
APR
Cbeebies Live
Liverpool Echo Arena

Calling all CBeebies fans Come and join the fun and make some music with your favourite CBeebies stars in a brand new show for Easter 2014 ‐ CBeebies Live The Big Band.Mixing‐up this fun filled…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
APR
Justin Friends
Echo Arena

Justin Friends at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Thursday 09 April 2015. 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 prices…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
APR
Mike The Mechanics
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Mike The Mechanics at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Thursday 09 April 2015. 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…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
APR
Woolton Village Art & Craft Market
St James Church Hall

Our Art & Craft Markets are truly Artisan events where you can buy beautiful items many of which are unique direct from the maker. This event will be a delight for any purchaser of high quality handmade pieces. There wont…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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11
APR
Circa Waves
O2 Academy Liverpool

Circa Waves at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 11 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Circa Waves tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
APR
Seasick Steve
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

American born blues musician Seasick Steve ‐ real name Steven Gene Wold ‐ has a long and distinguished career in the music industry. Learning the guitar at the age of eight Steve left home…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
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Ben Howard
Echo Arena

2011 and has been a triumphant year for twenty‐three year old Ben Howard. With catchy single The Wolves he caught the attention of potential fans away from his growing fan base in Devon and Cornwall…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
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Stereo Kicks
O2 Academy Liverpool

Stereo Kicks at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 15 April 2015. 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: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Mark Morriss
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Mark Morriss at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Friday 17 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Mark Morriss live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
APR
Adam Ant
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
APR
The Wombats
O2 Academy Liverpool

Liverpool‐based indie rock band The Wombats formed in 2003 when three of the band members met one‐another at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. The lads found a common interest in music and started to…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
APR
Michael Ball
The Auditorium Liverpool

Michael Ball Britains leading musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist TV and radio presenter and Olivier Award winner has announced that he will be hitting the road once more across the length and breadth of…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
APR
Five
O2 Academy Liverpool

Five at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 22 April 2015. 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: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
APR
Harlem Globetrotters
Echo Arena

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters have been thrilling families and millions of fans for 88 years all the while innovating the game in exciting new ways. Last year the Globetrotters did something unparalleled in the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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