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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Above the Beaten Track
The Bluecoat

Ahead of their first line‐up reveal next week organisers of the Above the Beaten Track festival have announced their partnerships for this years event.Liverpools grassroots celebration Above the Beaten Track returns to the Bluecoat for its eighth year this coming September.The festival…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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Jane Eyre
Exchange Flags

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 070729
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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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Mike McCartney Luvs St George’s Hall
Liverpool St Georges Hall

Celebrated photographer Mike McCartney will stage a new exhibition this Autumn with the St Georges Hall as his focus entitled Mike McCartney Luvs St Georges Hall.The evocative exhibition features 60 fascinating images depicting the Liverpool landmark and spans more than half a…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01512 256909
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Cud
O2 Academy Liverpool

Cud at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 05 September 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: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Richard Thompson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Richard Thompson at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 08 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Richard Thompson live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Nathan Carter
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Nathan Carter at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Thursday 10 September 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…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Introduction to Wine - Wine Tasting Experience Day
The Glendower Hotel

11am to 4pm ‐ including Champagne & delicious 2‐course lunch at the beautiful Glendower Hotel plus a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines. Passionate about wine & want to learn more Each course is a fascinating introduction to the world of Wine.…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 301934
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The Doppel Gang
The Liverpool Lantern Theatre

A new comedy play inspired by the legendary Marx Brothers embarks on a nationwide tour this autumn. Just Some Theatre Company are the talented young bunch behind The Doppel Gang a new comedy by Dominic Hedges which will tour 12 venues.The…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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Polar States
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Polar States at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 12 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Polar States tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Concert: Towards the Romantics
Liverpool St Georges Hall

Sunday Matinee concert with Edward Peak and Orchestra dellArte. In the third concert of our trilogy Mozart leaves his legacy to music as we move onwards to Beethoven. The concert will feature his exciting Seventh Symphony and the the lovely Romance in…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07867 528034
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Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Liverpool Allerton Back Clinic,

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07599 209293
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Boycott Aggers The Second Innings
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Boycott Aggers The Second Innings at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 15 September 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…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Art Garfunkel
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Born in 1941 Art Garfunkel is a Grammy Award‐winning US singer songwriter as well as a Golden Globe nominated actor. You probably know him better as one half of the celebrated folk band Simon…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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State Champs
O2 Academy Liverpool

State Champs at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 17 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch State Champs live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Alan Carr: Yap Yap- Liverpool Comedy Festival
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Comedy Trust has announced the return of the annual Liverpool Comedy Festival for a 14th consecutive October in venues across the city region. They have also confirmed some stellar stand‐up comedy names to start the ball rolling with one of the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01512 102895
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Liverpool Comedy Festival
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Comedy Trust has announced the return of the annual Liverpool Comedy Festival for a 14th consecutive October in venues across the city region. They have also confirmed some stellar stand‐up comedy names to start the ball rolling with two of the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08704 430955
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Alan Carr
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Brian Wilson
Echo Arena

Brian Wilson at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Friday 18 September 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

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Definitely Might Be
O2 Academy Liverpool

Definitely Might Be at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 19 September 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…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Cor Glanaethwy
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Cor Glanaethwy at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Sunday 20 September 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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Capstone Classics: Salaam-e-Ishq
capstone theatre

In an ode to love Salaam‐e‐ishq follows the stories of six couples from across the world in different stages of their lives each trying to resolve the predicament in which love has placed them. A lover who has lost her memory a…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01512 913578
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Peace
O2 Academy Liverpool

Peace at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 24 September 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

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Concert: Birds, Beasts and lovely music
Heswall Hall

The Opening Concert for Heswall Arts Festival is a fabulous evening with pianist John Gough St Peters Singers Edward Peak and Orchestra dellArte. Highlights include Saint‐Saens Carnival of the Animals Eric Coates Three Bears Suite and the deliciously romantic Warsaw Concerto as…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07867 528034
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Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day
Radisson Blu

Why Book on a Liverpool Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Liverpool Days are. ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are Established and Proven and…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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Milapfest presents Sur Sangam
Capstone Theatre

An evening of beautiful Indian music from three incredibly skilled and creative artists. Pandit Ranajit Sengupta is renowned for his energy and incredible skill on the sarod a fret‐less stringed instrument producing deep rich tones with continuous slides between notes meend unique…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: tel:+44(0)1512 913578
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Mum2mum Market
Christ The King Catholic High School

Buy top quality baby and childrens goods at out award winning pop up indoor market. 30 Stalls under one roof giving you the best choice and the best bargains. FREE parking in the large car park at the front of the school…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07804 855019
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The Icicle Works
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Icicle Works at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 26 September 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…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Wombats
Echo Arena

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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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COLIN CLOUD: FORENSIC MIND-READER
Hot Water Comedy

Look at your hands your nails and the heels of your shoes. What do you see Nothing Imagine someone who could look at those details and see everything. EVERYTHING. Only you dont have to imagine because this is precisely what Colin…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Formby? See our list of attractions in Formby, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.