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
MAY
Music for the Mind & Soul
Capstone Theatre

Shashank Subramanyam fluteMysore Srikanth violinParupalli Phalgun mridangamKousic Sen ‐ tabla‐‐Grammy award nominated Shashank Subramanyam is a flute maestro known internationally for his scintillating logic‐defying virtuosity. He began learning the flute from a young age and performed in the senior…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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21
MAY
The Salon
The Epstein Theatre

Regal Entertainments new show will be a cut and blow above the rest.Audiences of Liverpool get your rollers at the ready as Drew Quayles hilarious and critically acclaimed comedy play The Salon makes a welcome return to Liverpool.With a stellar cast…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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21
MAY
Dance Masterclass with Rosangela Silvestre
LIPA Sixth Form College

The internationally renowned Brazilian dancer choreographer and teacher will visit Liverpool for the first time ever to deliver an evening of powerful movement with live music from master drummer Alysson Bruno as part of their UK tour 2018.Rosangela is a Choreographer dancer…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07548 365869
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25
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner
Blackpool Pleasure Beach, 525 Ocean Blvd.

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Marlene and Boycie invite you to a Gala Dinner at the Brighton Fringe.Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation.Join us for the Dinner event…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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26
MAY
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07800 933172
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06
JUN
Moscow State Circus
Liverpool Waters

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
JUN
Positive Vibration - Festival of Reggae 2018
Baltic Triangle

Winner of Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards 2016 Positive Vibration will play host to a plethora of internationally renowned bands legendary sound systems & selectors The Art of Reggae Exhibition a Reggae Q&A creative workshops a record fair &…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 7500 335373
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09
JUN
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show
Best Western Plus Glendower Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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17
JUN
Little Women
Lytham Hall

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters ‐ Jo Beth Meg and Amy ‐ tell the story of their life during the…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
JUN
Genesis Connected
The Epstein Theatre

Genesis Connected is a tribute show celebrating the music of Genesis and the biggest selling acts connected: Peter Gabriel Phil Collins and Mike & the Mechanics.After two critically‐acclaimed visits in 2016 & 2017 we welcome back Genesis Connected for what is sure…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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22
JUN
Sound Affects Music- BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Ormskirk Civic Hall

We are hosting a Battle of the Bands competition for anyone aged 7‐17. The event will be split into two age categories 7‐12 and 13‐17. The aim of our competition is to encourage young budding musicians to perform either covers or their…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01695 580300
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07
JUL
Poppy Walk
Exchange Flags

Discover Liverpools hidden gems this summer and raise funds for The Royal British Legion. Poppy Walk is coming to Exchange Flags on 7th July and will be the perfect way to discover the past and present of this historic city.…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03330 114500
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14
JUL
SonFest Southport
Kings Gardens Southport

SonFest Southport Music Festival returns for its fifth year on Saturday 14th July. Join us for a family‐friendly day packed with free live music and free kids activities and of course great food and even speciality coffees This year taking the stage…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07825 304338
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14
JUL
Nightrider Liverpool 2018
Liverpool Pier Head

Liverpool2018 is putting the city on the world stage by hosting a year‐long series of events to celebrate a decade since it was chosen as the European Capital of Culture. The charity night ride returns for the third time on 14 …

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Sports

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14
JUL
Beautiful world, where are you?
Multiple venues and spaces

Liverpool Biennial a free festival of contemporary art with something for visitors of all ages will mark its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world where are you running from 14 July 28 October 2018.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01613 020206
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14
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris UK Tour 2018
Liverpool Philarmonic Hall

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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14
JUL
#BLISS Book Lovers In Southport Signing 2018
Prince Of Wales Hotel

Come and join us on July 14th 2018 for the first ever signing in Southport UKMeet new authors and revisit ones you have already met this will be a fun filled day in the seaside resort.Signing: 11am ‐ 5pmLunch for authors: 1pm…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: Seew ebsite
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24
JUL
AMA conference 2018 — The Power of Play
ACC Liverpool

AMA conference hits Liverpool from Tuesday 24 July to Thursday 26 July 2018 join hundreds of other arts culture and heritage professionals in this vibrant and exciting city for two and half days of exploration learning and inspiration.Youll gain new ideas…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1223 578078
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03
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
The Atkinson

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
SEP
Sense and Sensibility
The Atkinson

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Abba Forever
Southport Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS ABBA FOREVERLive in ConcertABBA Forever presented by Sweeney Entertainments is one of the UKs leading International tribute shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the worlds greatest…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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23
SEP
Liverpool Music Competition
The Liner Hotel

Music competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced Open Mic UK is coming to Liverpool with auditions at the Britannic Suite at the Liner Hotel. Open Mic UK is more than a music competition in its search…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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02
OCT
By The Waters of Liverpool
Liverpool Empire Theatre

A new stage play based on the best‐selling book by acclaimed Twopence To Cross The Mersey author Helen Forrester is to receive its UK premiere in Liverpool. By The Waters Of Liverpool is being staged at the Liverpool Empire from Tuesday 2nd…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717627
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20
OCT
Hal Cruttenden 'Chubster' UK Tour 2018
The Bold Hotel

After a 2 year hiatus from touring one of the UKs most popular TV and live comedians is back with a new show entitled Chubster and nationwide tour this autumn. This hotly anticipated show premieres at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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05
NOV
QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA TOUR 2018
LIVERPOOL Philharmonic

Queen Extravaganza described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as A rock celebration in the Royal tradition and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen ‐ will play 17 shows across the UK from October…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 200260
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23
NOV
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
The Epstein Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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26
NOV
Healthcare Infection Society Intl Conference
The Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool, Liverpool

In November this year the ACC Liverpool will open its doors once again for the Healthcare Infection Society International conference and a gathering of international of healthcare professionals working within infection. The event starts on Monday 26 November and a packed four‐stream…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01506 292042
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23
MAR
40 Years of disco 2
Echo Arena

After the huge success of this years 40 Years Of Disco tour Tony Denton Promotions has announced the line up for 2019 that once more brings together disco legends for this unique arena concert. The legendary acts confirmed to perform are…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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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…

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…

Splash World

Were getting in the mood for a splashtastic time at Dunes Splash World Theres always lots of fun things to do at Splash World with rides, slides and me, Murtle the Turtle, to make sure that you have a fantastic dayNot a fan of getting wet No worries…

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.