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

21
OCT
British Music Experience
Cunard Building

Throughout October half term The British Music Experience will be welcoming families of all ages to come along and experience the story of British music through costumes instruments performance memorabilia and some special activities.During the October half term The British Music Experience…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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22
OCT
Comedy, Country & Convo with Ricky Tomlinson
The Epstein Theatre

Liverpools own Ricky Tomlinson star of The Royle Family and countless other beloved shows and films presents Liverpools No.1 variety night this October.Ricky will be joined on‐stage by a host of local and showbiz talent including Lee Roy James singer songwriter of…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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22
OCT
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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26
OCT
Brainiac Live
The Epstein Theatre

Strap on your safety goggles boys and girls due to popular demand Sciences greatest and most volatile live show is returning with a vengeance. Based on the multi‐award winning TV show Brainiac Live is back. More mischievous than ever before Brainiac Live…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 094044
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27
OCT
Cream Presents Timmy Trumpet
O2 Academy

Following his sell out UK tour in April Australias No.1 DJ Timmy Trumpet returns this October for a series of shows with dates announced in Birmingham and Liverpool.The multi‐platinum selling artist whose been voted 1 DJ in his homeland Australia is no…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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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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27
OCT
The Wizard of Oz
The Epstein Theatre

Go on a magical adventure over the rainbow at The Epstein Theatre with Regal Entertainmentsenchanting production of The Wizard of Oz.Starring Cheryl Fergison EastEnders Heather Trott as the Wicked Witch of the West this magical show is sure to put a smile…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 094044
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28
OCT
Cerámica
RIBA North

An exhibition exploring how traditional ceramic techniques and digital engineering processes can be used together to produce meaningful and sustainable architectural elements.It is widely recognised that our species is defined by the decoration of objects and spaces and the development of complex…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01517 030107
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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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03
NOV
Joe Longthorne in Concert plus special guest
The Epstein Theatre

TV AND RECORDING STAR JOE LONGTHORNE RETURNS TO THE EPSTEIN IN 2017.Joe will be joined on stage with his sensational live band and special guest artist. Come and join Joe as he takes you on a rollercoaster of Songs and impressions including…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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04
NOV
Cream Presents Ben Nicky
O2 Academy

Following on from one of the most energetic performances at this years Creamfields International DJProducer Ben Nicky is back with his own shows at the end of the year with dates announced for Newcastle & Liverpool. As one of the…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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04
NOV
Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of
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 & Proven and…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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04
NOV
The Night Pirates
The Epstein Theatre

PIRATESRough tough little girl pirates.With their own pirate ship.A ship set for sailing.A ship off on adventures.Nick Brooke Ltd and Rose Theatre Kingston present The Night Pirates Adapted from the best‐selling childrens book by Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright The Night Pirates…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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11
NOV
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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14
NOV
An Evening With Peter Andre
The Epstein Theatre

Born in England and raised in Australia Peter Andre first rose to fame as a singer during the nineties. Influenced by the soul and dance music of his youthhis big break came in 1990 as a contestant on the television talent contest…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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14
NOV
Digital Manufacturing Conference at Liverpool Town
Liverpool Town Hall

The 2017 German British Forum conference The Future of Work: Digitalisation and Arbeit 4.0.DISCOUNTED TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THOSE IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR.In association with EEF the German British Chamber of Industry and Commerce Liverpool LEP and LCR 4.0.The conference will debate…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02089 770426
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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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18
NOV
Creamfields Presents Steelyard
Central Docks

Following the overwhelming success of this years Creamfields where a sell‐out crowd of 70000 flocked to Cheshire to attend one of the biggest festivals of the summer and witness some of the worlds biggest electronic artists perform the team behind the award…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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21
NOV
Hazel O'Connor
The Epstein Theatre

HAZEL OCONNOR AND BAND TO PLAY ALL THE HITS FROM FIRST THREE ALBUMS BREAKING GLASS SONS AND LOVERS AND COVER PLUSAward‐winning singer writer and actress Hazel OConnor has announced a thirteen‐date UK tour for November and December 2017.Hazel OConnor became an overnight…

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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24
NOV
The Dreamboys
The Epstein Theatre

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UKs top Male Strip Show perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous Male Stripper act the UK has ever produced. With special…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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25
NOV
Foreverland comes to Liverpool
Underground

20 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Liverpool.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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28
NOV
EIC Connect Power, Nuclear & Renewables 2017
Exhibition Centre Liverpool

EIC Connect Power Nuclear & Renewables is designed to bring together the leading OEMs EPCs developers and operators to meet with professional UK manufacturers and service suppliers that have the capacity to build and maintain global energy projects. The event acts as…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01642 379975
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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.