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

06
DEC
Levellers
O2 Academy Liverpool

Formed in Brighton in 1988 the Levellers have become successful worldwide with the widely appealing rockfolkpunk sound. The band is Mark Chadwick Jeremy Cunningham Charlie Heather Simon Friend Jonathon Sevink and Matt Savage. Their music…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Seth Lakeman
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

English Folk musician Seth Lakeman was born and raised in Devon and along with his brothers Sam and Sean has played a variety of instruments and recorded folk music in their own band first of…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
Richard Ashcroft
Echo Arena

Richard Ashcroft at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Wednesday 07 December 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Richard Ashcroft live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
FSB Merseyside, West cheshire & Wigan Business Awa
Crowne Plaza

WELCOME TO THE FSB MERSEYSIDE WEST CHESHIRE & WIGAN BUSINESS AWARDSThe FSB Merseyside West Cheshire & Wigan Business Awards will celebrate and reward exceptional small businesses from across the region. The 2016 awards will take place on Thursday 8th December at the…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01706 828855
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09
DEC
Christmas Party Night - ABBA Tribute
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Book your Christmas party today with us. Package is just £30 per person and includes: 3 course dinner£5 betLearn to Play sessionABBA tribute showTo book call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc ‐liverpoolrank.com.Venue: Grosvenor Casino Leo Liverpool 44 Chaloner Street liverpool L3…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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09
DEC
The Shires
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Shires at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 09 December 2016. 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…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
Katherine Jenkins
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
DEC
Kula Shaker
O2 Academy Liverpool

Kula Shaker at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 14 December 2016. 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…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
DEC
The Human League
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
DEC
James Yorkston: Live in Liverpool
The Magnet

James Yorkston ‐ dubbed by John Peel as the finest songwriter of his generation ‐ will be performing in Liverpool this December.2016 has been a busy year thus far for Fife songwriter Yorkston with two significant releases to his name: in January…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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15
DEC
Andr Rieu
Echo Arena

Andr Rieu at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Thursday 15 December 2016. 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: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
DEC
Rod Stewart
Echo Arena

One of the most successful recording artists of all time Rod Stewart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame way back in 1994. Awarded a CBE for services to music he…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
DEC
The Overtones
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Overtones have stormed onto the scene of popular music in both the United States and the UK and they have done so with relatively simple and incredibly catchy music. The mood of their…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
DEC
Status Quo
Echo Arena

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2016 at Pesto
Pesto at the Dibbinsdale Inn

Tickets are just £45 per person and include a fabulous Pesto dinner entertainment and your table for the evening.With only limited tickets available booking is strictly in advance only.To book now call 0151 334 9818.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01513 349818
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09
JAN
Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Monday 09 January 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
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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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

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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

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

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

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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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

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

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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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

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

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

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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