What's on inRainford

Welcome to Rainford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Rainford - 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 Rainford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Rainford

21
DEC
Deacon Blue
Echo Arena

Deacon Blue is a Scottish band formed in 1985 in Glasgow. The bands name was taken from Steely Dans song Deacon Blues. They released their debut album Raintown in 1987 which was widely praised as…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
DEC
Cherry Ghost
Kazimier

Bolton isnt the first place you think of when imagining the home towns of chart‐topping bands. Yet this indie‐rock band entered the UK Album Charts at no.7 with their debut album Thirst for Romance…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
DEC
The Ken Dodd Happiness Show
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Ken Dodd Happiness Show at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Saturday 27 December 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. …

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
JAN
The Snow Queen
The Lantern theatre

Storytelling original music and song combine in this captivating adaptation of a timeless tale to enchant the whole familyGerda and Kay are the best of friends and are certain they always will be but when Kay is hit with magic splinters from…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 030000
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Southport Rock Choir
International Suite

The local Southport choir is run by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Southport Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Birkenhead (Prenton) Ro
Trinity with Palm Grove United Reformed&Methodist Church

The Birkenhead Rock Choir is led by choir leader Anthony Seaman. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Anthony. Rock Choir…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Maghull/Ormskirk Rock C
Ormskirk Parish Church

The Ormskirk Rock Choir is led by local musician Anthony Seaman. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Ormskirk and further afield in Merseyside come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever thought…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Warrington Rock Choir
Hall 1 - Broomfields Junior School

Your local Warrington choir is run by vocal teacher Kathryn Davies. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Kathryn. Rock Choir…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
Joanna MacGregor
The Capstone Theatre

Joanna MacGregor piano Vanessa Williamson mezzo‐soprano Socrate Stephen Pratt narrator Sports et Divertissements Satie ‐ Gymnopdies Nos 1 & 2 Pices froides Sports et Divertissements Arvo Prt ‐ Fr Alina; Fr Anna Maria Stravinsky ‐ Sonata…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 085158
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Liverpool (Allerton) Ro
Room 1 & 2 - Liverpool Hope University

The local Liverpool choir is run by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. Youve probably heard of our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on YouTube…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
Peace
Kazimier

Peace at Kazimier in Liverpool on Thursday 15 January 2015. 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 Viagogo Seatwave…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JAN
Aaron Carter
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Aaron Carter at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Friday 16 January 2015. 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: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JAN
Nils Lofgren
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Chicago‐born solo guitarist and singer Nils Lofgren carved his early career from working with Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young. Having spent 25 years as a member of Bruce Springsteens E Street Band and a…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JAN
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: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JAN
The Magic of Motown
Liverpool Empire Theatre

The Magic of Motown at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Saturday 17 January 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Magic of…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
JAN
Slipknot
Echo Arena

Slipknot at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Thursday 22 January 2015. 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JAN
Livewire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

Following their 2014 sell out gig LiveWire The ACDC Tribute show return to The Citadel with their unique six man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC. With them they bring cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Hayseed Dixie
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Hayseed Dixie at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 28 January 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Hayseed Dixie live in…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JAN
CAPSTONE CLASSICS: Gandhi
The Capstone Thetare

Directed by Richard Attenborough Starring: Ben Kingsley In tribute to the late Richard Attenborough Milapfest and The Capstone Theatre present one of his greatest works and Academy Award winning film Gandhi. The film charts the life of Mohandas K. Gandhi a…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01517 085158
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30
JAN
Aladdinsane
The Citadel

Aladdinsane are acclaimed as the best Bowie tribute act in the UK. The unique sound of David Bowie is lovingly recreated by lead singer Paul Henderson. Expect to hear classic tracks such as Starman Life On Mars and Ashes To Ashes. Please…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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31
JAN
Milapfest presents Rajeeb Chakraborty & Kousic Sen
The Capstone Thetare

north Indian ragas accompanied by Kousic Sen on tabla. The sarod one of the most popular stringed instruments of North India resonates with a deep rich tone that can relax and energise in equal measure. Rajeeb Chakraborty is a versatile musician…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 085158
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31
JAN
Kaiser Chiefs
Echo Arena

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
FEB
Rae Morris
Kazimier

Rae Morris at Kazimier in Liverpool on Sunday 01 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for Rae…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
FEB
Strictly Come Dancing
Echo Arena

Strictly Come Dancing at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Tuesday 03 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
FEB
The Supersonic 70's Show
The Citadel

The Supersonic 70s Show has been described as the best 70s music show in theatre land. Featuring male and female lead vocalists 6 accomplished performers bring tracks from the likes of Queen Mud T. Rex The Osmonds and Grease to life. Please…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
FEB
Sam Bailey
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Winner of series ten of The X Factor in 2013 Sam Bailey has gone from strength to strength and is now in the enviable position of being a highly sought after performing artist. Following…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
FEB
The Laughter Factory Comedy Club
The Citadel

Professional Comedy Club in St Helens Merseyside held at the historic Citadel Arts Centre. Laughter Factory brings you the funniest comics from the circuit. The Laughter Factory Comedy Club is hosted by everyones favourite local comedian Neil P Shawcross. Neil can be…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
FEB
Joan Laage
The Capstone Thetare

Choreographed & performed by Joan Laage Kogut Butoh Music by Dmitry Artamonov Costume by Sarah Damm Strand is inspired by the culture of hair and by the choreographers personal journey from waist length hair to shaven head and how hairstyle became…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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10
FEB
The Staves
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Staves at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Tuesday 10 February 2015. 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: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
FEB
Fearless Vampire Killers
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Fearless Vampire Killers at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 12 February 2015. 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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Knowsley Safari Park

Knowsley Safari Park was opened to the public in July 1971 by the 18th Earl of Derby. Then, the safari park' concept of having visitors in cages cars and the animals roaming free based on the drive‐through game reserves of East Africa was unique. In 1994, Edward Stanley,…

World Museum Liverpool

Our fantastic collections include archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences. Whether you want to hold a mammoth's tooth, watch a shuttle launch or marvel at the Egyptian mummies, the museum makes a great day out for the whole family. Opening on 29 April 2005, the…

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…

Victoria Gallery and Museum

The Victoria Gallery & Museum LiverpoolA very curious world awaits you...Enter the Victoria Gallery & Museum for the first time and you'll find a collection of art and curiosities so varied and exciting you'll wonder why you've never noticed us before amongst all the Liverpool museums. Witness nightmares…

Walker Art Gallery

From Rossetti to Hockney, there is a diverse range of pieces at the Walker including contemporary art and work from as far back as the 13th century.The Walker Art Gallery is the national gallery of the North. For 130 years it has housed Liverpools most outstanding art collection.…

Acorn Farm

Acorn Farm is an award‐winning, family‐friendly attraction in Kirkby, Merseyside. Were open 7 days a week 10am‐4pm and there's always loads to see and do Whatever the weather, Acorn Farm offers a great value, fun day out for everyoneWe have a wide range of animals here at the…

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