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

28
MAR
At Last - The Etta James Story
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Following its world premiere in Melbourne in 2013 At Last ‐ The Etta James Story has since packed theatres throughout Australia and New Zealand. In 2016 the show returned to Melbourne for a sell‐out season at The Arts Centre and July saw…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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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
Tiger Who Came To Tea
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big stripy tiger The…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall Field

Times:Sellers arrive from 6amBuyers arrive from 6amFinish approx. 12pmCharges:£7 per car£10 per large van or trailerBuyers: 40p per person over 18 yrs. Children freeFree car parking on our field please do not park on the roadDisabled parkingDogs allowedNo booking necessaryBring your own…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(textspref erred)
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01
APR
Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future
Friends Meeting House, "The Small Meeting Room"

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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01
APR
The Mersey Beatles - 50th Anniversary Show
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The whole album live 20 Golden greats liveThis special set will constitute the first half of an unforgettable Beatles experience. The second half of the show will see The boys return in the familiar black suits of Beatlemania and via a…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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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

03
APR
The Who
Echo Arena

The Who at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Monday 03 April 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 comparison service.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
APR
Doris The Dragon Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Doris The Dragon ShowCome and join Doris and her fiery friends in a brand new fun packed showDoris The Dragon Show is full of giddy games panto style slapstick and lots of audience interaction. Created for children up to 10 years old…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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06
APR
Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris RamseyThursday 6th April 2017 8pmGeneral Admission £20.50A brand new stand up show for 2017 from the comedian youve seen on The Royal Variety Performance Celebrity Juice Hebburn Live At The Apollo and various newspapers when he was…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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07
APR
Sleeping Beauty
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Every childs favourite fairy tale Sleeping Beauty is the classic story of love and magic set to Tchaikovskys sublime score featuring stunning choreography sumptuous costumes and wonderful sets.Formed in 1981 The Russian State Ballet of…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
APR
The Opera Boys
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Opera BoysFriday 7th April 7:30pmGeneral Admission £19Leading men from Londons West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from Opera to Pop and everything in between.For the past 5 years The Opera…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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09
APR
Miss Christmas UK is coming to Liverpool!
Liverpool Hope University

First Annual Miss Christmas UK Could You Be The Winner Of Miss Christmas Of LiverpoolA brand new beauty and talent pageant is coming to: England Wales Scotland and Northern Ireland in 2017; to celebrate beauty talent and achievement with a challenge to…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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10
APR
Ghost The Musical
Liverpool Empire Theatre

A timeless story about the incredible power of human love. Ghost was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film of 1990 starring the late Patrick Swayze Demi Moore Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Goldwyn.…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
APR
The Timeless Music of Love
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Saturday 15 April 7:30pmVaughan Kennedy Plays and singsThe Timeless Music of LoveAdults £15Seniors £14Children £7.50There will be a treat in store for all lovers of time served popular music when Blackpools own Vaughan Kennedy returns to the Lowther Pavilion Theatre together with…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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19
APR
Boogie Nights
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Do you remember where you were the night Elvis died Well tonights the night. Boogie Nights‐The Musical tells the hilarious and heart‐warming story of Roddy a Jack‐the‐lad whose life of birds booze and boogie is about to be turned upside down.Its the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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22
APR
WRONG: A Festival for the Freakscene
Invisible Wind Factory

WRONG is a one day happening on the 22nd of April 2017 in the new creative hub of the Liverpool Docklands. It aims to bring together merchants of all varieties of weird and filthy rock music to create something special.Liverpool isnt always…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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23
APR
St George's Festival Band Concert with the Kingâ€
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

St Georges Festival Band Concert with the Kings Division Band23rd April 2017 at the Lowther Pavilion19.30 to 21.30 pmTickets: £15.50The Band of the Kings Division is the Regular Armys first professional Brass Band. They are acknowledged to be one of the premier…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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24
APR
Caro Emerald
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
APR
A Midsummer Nights Dream
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

On a Midsummers night four young lovers find themselves wrapped in the dream‐like arms of an enchanted forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule. While a feuding Fairy King and Queen are at war their paths are crossed by Bottom Quince and…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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25
APR
Liverpool Re-imagined - Unbuilt Liverpool!
Quaker House

SPEAKER: Mark Anthony Craig: Landscape Architect and Regeneration Officer; Chair of New Ferry Residents Association; WW2 re‐enactorTV and film extra.Liverpool has a very distinctive skyline. The Three Pier Head Graces the two Cathedrals the Radio City Tower and more recently the Waterfront…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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27
APR
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime by Wirral Community The
Westbourne Hall

Based on an 1890s story by Oscar Wilde about Lord Arthur Savile who is engaged to thelovely Sybil Merton and looking forward to a blissful married life. However his future mother‐in‐law Lady Julia is about to throw his life into chaos and…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07704 789784
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28
APR
Sara Pascoe - Animal
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

As always Sara is honest and unflinching as she expounds on sexuality empathy art God and pubic hair. If that sounds a bit weighty there will also be stuff about selfies glow worms and RuPauls Drag Race. Also and this should be…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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28
APR
Chas Dave
O2 Academy Liverpool

Chas Dave at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 28 April 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 comparison…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAY
Just Like that... The Tommy Cooper Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Hambledon Productions with the kind support ofThe Tommy Cooper Estate and Vicky Cooper PresentJUST LIKE THAT THE TOMMY COOPER SHOWTommy Cooper was a true comic genius. His impeccable timing misfiring magic trademark fez and quick‐fire gags made him an international star and…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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06
MAY
Professor Brian Cox Live
Liverpool Echo Arena

Now coming to even more venues across UK and Ireland in Spring 2017 its the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time delving into high science…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
MAY
Roger Sanchez to headline Ministry of Sound
Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Late night riding and dance events give you the chance to enjoy the best thrill rides Blackpool Pleasure Beach has to offer before heading to the Arena to carry on the night with the soundtrack provided by the very best Ministry of…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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.