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

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FREE taster session at the Maghull/Ormskirk Rock C
Maghull Town Hall

The Maghull Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Anthony. Rock Choir…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Luke Sital Singh
Kazimier

Luke Sital Singh at Kazimier in Liverpool on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Luke Sital Singh live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Bouncers
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Reform Theatre in association with Harrogate Theatre present Bouncers Written by John Godber Directed by Keith Hukin We four will try to illustrate the sort of things that happen late at night in every town when the pubs are shut and the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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FREE taster session at the Liverpool (Allerton) Ro
Liverpool Hope University

The Liverpool Rock Choir is led by local musician Anthony Seaman. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community singing in towns like Liverpool.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the West Kirby Rock Choir
St Andrews Church

Your local West Kirby choir is run by choir leader Anthony Seaman. Youve probably heard of our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief our sell‐out performances at venues like the O2 or our hit ITV documentary but at…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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SOHN
Kazimier

SOHN at Kazimier in Liverpool on Thursday 18 September 2014. 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 all covered…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Steve Howe
The Capstone Theatre

Guitar legend performs a solo concert at Liverpools Capstone TheatreAs Steve Howe started playing the guitar over 50 years ago in the 1960s guitar boom he was given some encouragement by his siblings to listen to other styles of guitar playing which…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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An Audience with Cannon & Ball
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Cannon & Ball at their best for one night only…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Darlia
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Darlia at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Tuesday 23 September 2014. 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…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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A Chorus Line
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Centre Stage theatre company present A Chorus Line.…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Kobra and the Lotus
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Kobra and the Lotus at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 24 September 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Kobra and…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Kylie Minogue
Echo Arena

Aussie singer songwriter and actress Kylie Minogue has come an extremely long way since we first saw her appear in Neighbours way back in the 80's. Now an astonishing 45 years old yeah really…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Primal Fear
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Live music event at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool Liverpool Merseyside. To watch Primal Fear live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool on the Thursday 25 September 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best ticket…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Perri and Neil Quartet - The Blue Project
The Capstone Theatre

Perri Alleyne‐Hughes ‐ vocals Neil Campbell ‐ classical guitar Roger Gardiner ‐ bass Viktor Nordberg ‐ drums and percussion From its opening line I am on a lonely road and I am travelling to the introspection of the Dark cafe days of…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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The Pierces
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

The Pierces at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 27 September 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 us…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Michael Portillo
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Michael Portillo Life: a game of two halves It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 Michael Portillo Life: a game of two halves It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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The Heart of Everton's Badge 2014
The Capstone Theatre

Since 1787 the Everton Lock‐up has stood proud upon a grassy knoll at the peak of Everton Brow. There is a rich history and many untold stories attached to this small tower and tonight they are about to unfold Its January 2014…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08448 000140
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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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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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: 10.8 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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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: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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: 11.3 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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 11.2 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 000140
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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: 11.2 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: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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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: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07896 840397
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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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