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
One Republic
Echo Arena

Formed in 1996 American poprock band One Republic first found popularity through MySpace and became the websites most prominent unsigned act. Their debut album Dreaming Out Loud was released in 2007 with their single Apologise…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
OneRepublic
Liverpool Echo Arena

OneRepublic at Liverpool Echo Arena in Liverpool on Tuesday 21 October 2014. 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 the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
OCT
Robin Ince is (In and) Out of his Mind
The Bold Hotel

Robin Ince is In and Out of his MindRobin Ince ‐ Sony Gold Award winning comedian and science enthusiast Radio 4s Infinite Monkey Cage with Prof Brian Cox ‐ presents another in his line of unhinged stand up comic lectures.After dabbling in…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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23
OCT
Jason Byrne in "You Name The Show"
The Ramada Plaza Hotel

Its January and Im asked as Im asked each year whats the name of your show Jason I ask do you mean the one that will be on in august and by the time I get there my show content will have…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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23
OCT
Tour Of The Universe
The Epstein Theatre

Rocket Scientist Neil Phillipson is teaming up with some of the UKs most renowned astronomers to put on a show with a difference in Liverpool Tour of the Universe With special guests including broadcasters Jane Green and Chris Lintott Neil is…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08448 884411
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23
OCT
The Boomtown Rats
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Boomtown Rats at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 23 October 2014. 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…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Tom Stade 'Decisions Decisions' Tour 2014
ST GEORGE'S HALL

A natural born performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Winning over UK audiences with his uncompromising stage presence unrivalled wit and…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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24
OCT
Holly Johnson
Liverpool Echo Arena

Holly Johnson at Liverpool Echo Arena in Liverpool on Friday 24 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Holly Johnson tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Lucius
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Lucius at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 24 October 2014. 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: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Ken Webster Outrageous Comedy Hypnotist
Horseshoe Showbar

Ken Webster's at Blackpool Pleasure BeachMentalist hypnotist every Saturday from April 19th until November 8th 2014. A truly explosive experience. The world's only interactive hypnotic experience. Outrageous funny over the top with Webster's unique brand of humour. 3 hours of pure comedy…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08712 229090
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25
OCT
Lark Lane Art & Craft Market
The Old Police Station,

Saturday 25th October 2014 from 10am to 3pm.Hand‐made high quality affordable and local ‐ the perfect place to buy direct from the artistmaker.There is always something new and there will be lots of very talented local crafters and artists selling their handmade…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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25
OCT
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Assembly Rooms

Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market. 30 great traders selling Vintage Antiques Retro Pre‐loved Treasures and Collectables. Town centre venue. Lytham Assembly Rooms formerly Lytham Baths Dicconson Terrace Lytham Lancashire FY8 5JY. Lovely venue and tea rooms. Open 10.00am ‐ 4.00pm. Last Saturday…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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25
OCT
Sean Hughes "Penguins"
The Bold Hotel

Sean Hughes is back on tour following a critically acclaimed and audience packed run of his new show Penguins at The Edinburgh Fringe .Sean was awarded the Herald Angels Award for Best Comedy show. This is a show so…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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25
OCT
WakeyWakey
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

WakeyWakey at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Saturday 25 October 2014. 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…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Truly Bassey
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An audience with Truly Bassey & friends is a fantastic production paying homage to the one and only Dame Shirley Bassey. This 100 live show is brought together with a superbly choreographed cast of dancers stupendous costume changes and ShowTimes live band…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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28
OCT
3T
Liverpool Echo Arena

3T appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Echo Arena on Tuesday 28 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch 3T at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of tickets available for 3T.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
Blue
Liverpool Echo Arena

Blue appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Echo Arena on Tuesday 28 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Blue at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of tickets available for Blue.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
Damage
Liverpool Echo Arena

Damage appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Echo Arena on Tuesday 28 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Damage at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of tickets available for Damage.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
Little Comets
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
The Big Reunion
Liverpool Echo Arena

The Big ReunionA British reality‐documentary series that started on ITV2 this show features chart‐topping bands who were at the top of their game as well as the charts in the 90s and 2000s. Winning…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour
Liverpool Echo Arena

The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at Liverpool Echo Arena live on Tuesday 28 October 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
The Big Reunion Concert
Liverpool Echo Arena

The Big Reunion Concert at Liverpool Echo Arena live on Tuesday 28 October 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Concert at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
St Georges Dock & Queensway Tunnel Ghost Walk
St Georges Dock

PART OF LIVERPOOL SHOCKTOBER EVENTSSt Georges Dock & Queensway Tunnel Ghost WalkVenue: St Georges Dock Georges Dock Way Liverpool L3 1DD L3Date: 30th October 2014Time 6pmPrice: £10Tour lasts 1hr 30minsAre you ready to experience The Ghosts of St Georges Dock and the…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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30
OCT
Hansel & Gretel
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A HALLOWEEN FAMILY FEAST LP CREATIVES PRESENT HANSEL AND GRETEL Dont be left out in the cold Book your tickets today LP Creatives highly anticipated theatre show Hansel and Gretel continues its second tour this Autumn. The show is an extremely light…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
OCT
Hansel and Gretel - A fun family Halloween treat!
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

This exciting show is extremely light family fun filled feel‐good feast ‐ Hansel and Gretel arent greedy; they just want a better life for themselves and their father. Their lives are turned upside down with the arrival of an unwelcome visitor ‐…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
OCT
Nerina Pallot
The Epstein Theatre

Nerina Pallot at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool on Thursday 30 October 2014. 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 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Wild Beasts
O2 Academy Liverpool

Wild Beasts at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 30 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Wild Beasts 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

31
OCT
Claire House Annual Halloween Charity Ghost Hunt
Liverpool Town Hall

Part of Liverpool Shocktober EventsWe ask all our guests to try and be sponsored for this event to raise more money for this great Liverpool Charity. We will provide areas to do sponsored lone vigils on the night and raffle prizes so…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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31
OCT
ST GEORGES HALL HALLWEEN SLEEPOVER
St Georges Hall

PART OF LIVERPOOL SHOCKTOBER EVENTS.St Georges Hall Halloween Haunted Sleepover and Ghost HuntFriday 31st October 2014 8pm‐6amSt Georges Place Liverpool Merseyside. L1 1j jTickets: £59 which includes Hot Drinks & Breakfast St Georges Hall History.Liverpool has always been and continues…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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31
OCT
The Bantams
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

1915. The Great War Rages On. Hundreds of thousands have already enlisted. Hundreds of thousands more want to and will. But not every man who wants to enlist can. Some are too old. Or too thin. Or have poor eyes. Or poor…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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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.