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

20
JAN
The Commitments
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Featuring soul classics Night Train Try A Little Tenderness In The Midnight Hour Papa Was A Rolling Stone Save Me Mustang Sally and many more – The Commitments is now live on stage for the…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
JAN
Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to W
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: 08456 808367
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21
JAN
Ramin Karimloo and the Broadgrass Band
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Saturday 21st January 7:30pmAll tickets £28.50Lead me HomeOlivier and Tony Award nominee Ramin is best known for playing leading roles in both of the West Ends longest running musicals The Phantom and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera and Jean…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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24
JAN
Francis Dunnery
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An international gem returns to the stage Joining us at the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Francis Dunnery; one of the countrys finest singer song‐writers brings his signature style of music to Lytham for a night youll never forget.Following on from…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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26
JAN
Tarot and Dine includes 2 course dinner and a read
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Join us for our Tarot and Dine evening and see what 2017 holds for you£20 per person includes: 2 Course dinner 10 minute reading Lucky bet ‐ chance to win £10 To book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.comBooking essential.Venue: Grosvenor…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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28
JAN
Beyonce tribute show
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Celebrate the weekend with us and enjoy our dinner and show package for £25 pp includes: Drink 3 Course dinner Lucky bet ‐ chance to win £10 Seat for Beyonce tributeTo book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.com.Venue: Grosvenor Casino Leo…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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29
JAN
Leasowe Castle Wedding Fayre, Wirral - North West
Leasowe Castle Hotel

Hosting over 40 exhibitors of the regions leading wedding specialists across 6 rooms offering you expert advise on all your wedding ideas ‐ See the beautiful Castle dressed for a wedding ‐ Spectacular Seafront location on the Wirral Peninsula. ‐…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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29
JAN
Donny Osmond
Echo Arena

Donny Osmond is a real life American legend. He has been entertaining audiences of both screen and stage for more than 50 years. From teen idol to radio DJ Donny Osmond has done it all.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JAN
Life by Design: Liverpool
Budden Lecture Theatre, Liverpool School of Architecture

How did some of the most inspiring people in architecture and design get to where they are todayFeaturing:‐ Helen & Hard‐ Lars Mller Lars Muller Publishers‐ Chaired by Stephen R Hodder MBE PPRIBA FRSA Hodder and PartnersIn celebration of Royal Gold Medal…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02073 073757
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02
FEB
Woofers Comedy CLub
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From Comedy Clubs to corporate events award winning Phil is the comedian for all occasions. Phils act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a porta‐cabin on mount Alice…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
FEB
Voodoo Room
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd February 7:30pmGeneral Admission £17.50The Voodoo RoomA Celebration Of Power Trio ClassThe UK scene of the late sixties was a melting pot of musical styles from which the fusion of BluesRock emerged establishing the power trio as the driving force of…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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04
FEB
Gary Barlow tribute
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Celebrate the weekend with us and enjoy our dinner and show package for £25 pp includes: Drink 3 Course dinner Lucky bet Seat for Gary Barlow tributeTo book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc‐liverpoolrank.com.Venue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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05
FEB
Jack Whitehall
Echo Arena

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour. Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
FEB
The Chef Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Chef ShowRagged Edge ProductionsA fusion of play and cookery demonstration deliciously entertaining for all the familyFather and son Abdul and Kamal are having a particularly busy night in their restaurant. As they struggle to deal with all of the customers…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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09
FEB
Free Poker - £500 GTD
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

FREE to play poker ‐ Just sit down and play. £500 GTD ‐ Starts 7.30pmVenue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street liverpool L3 4BFPriceFREE: GBP 0Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com79283‐0…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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11
FEB
Paul Carrack
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
FEB
Valentines Evening with the Fylde Coast Jazz Men
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Valentines Evening with the Fylde Coast Jazz Men14th February 7:30pm £15 including Canapes.Valentines Day is the perfect time to bring a friend or meet a new one at the LowtherA fun evening in the atmosphere created by Fylde Coast Jazz MenYour £15.00…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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17
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Big Top Aintree Racecourse

Liverpools own circus is back this February half term with a hilarious new show which we hope once again will win your heart at Aintree Racecourse Ormskirk Road L9 5AS from the 17th 26th February The thrills will certainly be with…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 080500
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17
FEB
MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERT
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 17th FebruaryMichael ‐ The Legacy In ConcertAdults £16.50 Children Seniors £15.50MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERTThere are several tribute shows to Michael Jackson currently performing around the world but only one production that has gone all the way to bringing a…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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17
FEB
Music Tourism Convention
Titanic Hotel

Visit Britain Marketing Liverpool & Sound Diplomacy are proud to present MUSIC TOURISM CONVENTION. The worlds most extensive conference bringing together the music and tourism sectors to explore how music impacts benefits and improves tourism offers from festivals to heritage music trails…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02076 134271
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18
FEB
Megaslam Wrestling
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Megaslam: American Wrestling LiveMegaslam returns to the Lowther with a brand new production for 2017 featuring wrestling stars from Japan Australia Mexico the USA and England. Who will come out on top as the stars of World Wrestling battle for their country…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01253 794221
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21
FEB
Mike The Mechanics
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Mike The Mechanics at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 21 February 2017. 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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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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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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