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

24
FEB
Showtime Spectacular
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Showtime SpectacularFriday 24th February 7:30pmShowtime SpectacularGeneral Admission £12 Concessions £10An evening of variety in aid of the theatre development fund in association with Blackpool Equity.WithDes Day ‐ One of Lancashire Top ComediansThe Bachelors with John StokesKen MorrellBlues Brothers TributeSuzanne Roberts DancersJane FraserDave…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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25
FEB
A Viennese Strauss Gala.
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Viennese Strauss Gala.Saturday 25th February 2017Adults £20 Concessions £19From the producers of Mozart by Candlelight and Baroque by Candlelight.A VIENNESE STRAUSS GALANow in its 15th year and back in the UK by popular demand with a sparkling new anniversary production.World on…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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02
MAR
Tarot and Dine
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Enjoy a 2 course dinner and a 10 minute reading from one of our card readers.To book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.comVenue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street liverpool L3 4BFPriceStandard: GBP 20Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com84939‐0…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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03
MAR
The Empty Nesters Club
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd March 7:30pmThe Empty Nesters ClubGeneral Admission £20.50Written and directed by John GodberJoin Vicky Barret for the inaugural meeting of The Empty Nesters Club. If your children have left home and the nest is empty this is the group for youVicky…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
MAR
Barbara Dickson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Now in her 61st year the writer singer actress and musician shows no sign of slowing down; keep your prancing Madonnas and flouncing Kylies Barbaras latest show serves to highlight her position as one…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAR
Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

RUSSELL KANE ‐ RIGHT MAN WRONG AGEExtremely funny Evening StandardOne of the quickest most stimulating stand‐ups in the land The TimesAre you 16‐years‐old yet feel 21 Are you 40 but tragically faking 25 Or maybe youre full‐on 80 years with the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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05
MAR
Liverpool Dance Auditions
The Liner Hotel

Liverpool Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new dance contest in Liverpool for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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05
MAR
Liverpool Singing and Dance Auditions
The Liner Hotel

Liverpool Singing and Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing and dance contest in Liverpool for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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07
MAR
Tinariwen at The Invisible Wind Factory
Invisible Wind Factory

The Saharan Blues stars will perform music from their new album Elwan due for release in February next year as well as songs from their impressive back catalogue stretching back over fifteen years.Harvest Sun Promotions are pleased to have teamed up with…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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10
MAR
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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11
MAR
Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future
Friends Meeting House, “The Institute”

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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12
MAR
Norman Prince & Paul Johnston
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Norman Prince & Paul Johnston A True Lancashire Hot PotSunday 12th March 2017Adults £14.50 Seniors £12.50 Child £10.50The Lowther Pavilion St Annes will see a real treat on Sunday the 12th March 2017 with a return visit of Lancashire favourites Norman Prince…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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12
MAR
Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Sunday 12 March 2017. 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…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
The Epstein Theatre

Starring ‐ The Jerseys Leye D Johns The Viva ShowgirlsJoin The Jerseys as we celebrate the Timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons The Drifters The Stylistics Beach Boys and more ‐ from Doo Wop…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 884411
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16
MAR
Gandeys Circus
Tranmere Rovers FC

our Favourite circus is back New Show New Venues New Dates Gandeys has cemented its reputation for bringing premier circus productions across the UK with our sell out all human thrill circuses. This years we have a red hot latin flavour with…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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16
MAR
Steve Pilgrim
Leaf on Bold Street

The gig takes place at Leaf on Bold Street and the show promises to be as affectionate as the album. Expect to hear the euphoric sounds of Morning Skies as well as tracks from Steves previous releases. …

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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17
MAR
S' Wonderful
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

SWonderfulFriday 17th March 7:30pmGeneral Admission £21SWonderfulThe Great American SongbookSWonderful is a whistle‐stop tour of the greatest songbook ever written.Paul Roberts former lead singer of The Stranglers fronts a swinging live band who come together to celebrate the most important and influential composers…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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18
MAR
Olly Murs Tribute Dinner and Show
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Enjoy a 3 course dinner Drink Bet a Seat for our Olly Murs Tribute. All this for just £25 ppTo book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.comLimited AvailabilityLarge bookings welcomeVenue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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19
MAR
80’s Invasion Tour 2017
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Due to overwhelming public demand after this years hugely successful run the 80s Invasion tour is back in 2017 with four iconic artists from the decade performing on the same bill. The new line‐up features Paul Young ‐ one of the most…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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22
MAR
Great Expectations
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Fylde Coast PlayersPresentGreat ExpectationsWeds 22 ‐ Sat 25 March 2016Special School parties price:£7.50 per ticket for school parties of 12 to also include 1 free ticket for the teacher i.e. a minimum party of 13 in total.Award winning Fylde Coast Players are…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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22
MAR
Stepping Out
HUS

Maxine and Graham may be walking down the aisle but their teenage sons are completely out of step. Kevin is quiet devout and struggling to find his feet in life. Meanwhile Toby is loud proud high on hormones and as…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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25
MAR
Civic Saturdays at Metal
Metal @ Edge Hill Station

Transport past present and future at Edge Hill the first passenger railway station in the World. Well look at connections and the highs and lows of our Merseyside transport system from walkability to high‐speed rail and airports.Family fun in interesting places around…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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26
MAR
Mothers Day Special - Diana Ross Tribute Dinner an
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Treat Mum to a great day of fine dining and entertainment with our Mothers Day Special.Enjoy a 3 course dinner Glass of bubbly a bet a seat for our Diana Ross Tribute.£30 ppTo book call 0151 709 8878 or…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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27
MAR
The Dublin Legends
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Dublin LegendsMonday 27th March 2017 7:30pmAll tickets £20.50The Dublin LegendsFormerly of The DublinersAll The Hits & More TourFrom Seven Drunken Nights to Whiskey In The JarIrish Folk Music at its Very BestIn 2012 The Dubliners celebrated 50 years on the road…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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27
MAR
Billy Ocean
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Born in Trinidad but based out of Britain for his entire career Billy Ocean was the undisputed king of British R&B in the 1970's and 1980's. Billy has not only scored with many Top 20…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
Islam Awareness Course - Liverpool
Al Rahma Masjid

With the increasing number of terrorist attacks associated with Islam and Muslims across the globe and the constant negative portrayal of Islam in the Media isnt it time to learn more about Islam and Muslims from authentic sources Includes: lunch information pack…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07813 811914
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28
MAR
Pasha - Let's Dance The Night Away
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Pasha ‐Lets Dance The Night AwayTuesday 28th March 2017 7:30pmGeneral Admission £24.50Concessions £23.50EARLY BIRD OFFERBook before 31 December and you will also get a Pre Show In Conversation with PashaThis will take place in the auditorium where Pasha will be interviewed on…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
MAR
Russell Howard Round the World
Echo Arena

Russell Howard Round the World at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Thursday 30 March 2017. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Russell Howard Round…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
MAR
Iain Stirling - 'Onwards'
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

You may recognise his voice as the narrator of ITV2s Love Island or recognise his face as the host of Scottish BAFTA best childrens show award winning panel show The Dog Ate my Homework CBBC. Other credits include The Now Show Radio…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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01
APR
Rick Astley
Liverpool Empire Theatre

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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