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

05
MAR
Dave Spikey "Punchlines"
The Citadel

A unique opportunity to see the man himself up close and personal before he embarks on a massive UK tour. Punchlines is Dave's latest comedy project in his long career. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
MAR
The Script
Echo Arena

'The Script' are an Irish poprock band from Dublin Ireland. They released their successful debut album in 2008 from which sprang hit singles such as 'We Cry' 2008 The band's second album release was 'Science…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
McGoldrick and Friends
The Citadel

Folk musicians Michael McGoldrick John McCusker and John Doyle visit St Helens as part of a unique European Tour. Combining flutes guitars and fiddles this is a rare opportunity to see 3 world‐class musicians on stage at the same time. Please note…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
MAR
TuneYards
Liverpool Cathedral

TuneYards at Liverpool Cathedral in Liverpool on Friday 06 March 2015. 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 legwork…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Ian McCulloch
The Citadel

Singer and songwriter Ian McCulloch was the front man for rock band Echo & the Bunnymen which he founded in 1978. The band enjoyed critical acclaim during the late 70s and early 80s. He left…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Anathema
Liverpool Cathedral

Anathema at Liverpool Cathedral in Liverpool on Saturday 07 March 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 Anathema…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
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: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Spandau Ballet
Echo Arena

Spandau Ballet at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday 07 March 2015. 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAR
Europe's Finest Blues Acts: Rag Mama Rag
The Atkinson

Formed in 1991 the English duo RAG MAMA RAG have slowly and consistently built up their reputation as one of Europes finest Country Blues acts.With an interesting and wide range of instruments ASHLEY DOW Henderson Acoustic Guitar National & Dobro Resonator Bottleneck…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01704 533333
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08
MAR
X Factor Live
Echo Arena

You've watched them perform on your telly and now you can see them LIVE on tour. That's right X Factor fans our final eight are coming to a stage near you in February 2014 ‐…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Room 94
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Room 94 at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 09 March 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 Room 94 live in…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
The Stranglers
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Placebo
Liverpool Guild Of Students

Alternative rock band Placebo are; Brian Molko Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest. They have collectively released 6 albums to date and 29 singles. They are famed for hits such as Every You Every Me and…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAR
Lucy Rose
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Lucy Rose may appear to be a fresh new face on the British music scene but this young star already has an impressive CV and is set to become a much loved artist. She is…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Alan Carr
Parr Hall

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
MAR
Duke Special
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Lionel Richie
Echo Arena

Lionel Richie is THE legendary soul singer songwriter and record producer from the USA who has sold an astonishing 100million albums throughout his successful career.…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Liverpool Welsh Choral Faure's requiem
St Andrew's Church Maghull

The fantastic Liverpool Welsh Choral return to St Andrews for the first time in ten years to perform Faures Requiem and Viernes Messe Solennelle. This promises to be an excellent event not to be missed The choir will be conducted by Keith…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 832836
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14
MAR
Woolton Village Art & Craft Market
St James Church Hall

Our Art & Craft Markets are truly Artisan events where you can buy beautiful items many of which are unique direct from the maker. This event will be a delight for any purchaser of high quality handmade pieces. There wont…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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14
MAR
Australian Pink Floyd
Liverpool Echo Arena

Australian Pink Floyd is the band to see when it comes to Pink Floyd tributes. More than just an average cover band Aussie Pink Floyd meticulously strives to recreate the ground‐breaking work of the iconic…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
MAR
Damien Dempsey
O2 Academy Liverpool

Damien Dempsey at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 14 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Damien Dempsey live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd
Liverpool Echo Arena

With Pink Floyds immense discography that spans numerous genres its no surprise that the famous acid rockers from the 60s still have a massive following. However given that their last album was 1994s The Division…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Echo Arena

Emerging back in 1988 the original and credible Floyd act TAPFS has been getting bigger and better ever since. The band were described by Floyd drummer Nick Mason on BBC 5 Live as Very…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAR
Mobb Deep
O2 Academy Liverpool

Mobb Deep at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Sunday 15 March 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…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
MAR
Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival
Echo Arena

Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Wednesday 18 March 2015. 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAR
The Selecter
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Selecter got their start in the first Ska revival way back in 1978. Embracing a two tone Rude boy imagery and utilizing a smooth rock steady ska sound as opposed to their label mates…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAR
Arena
The Citadel

Leading progressive rock band Arena were formed in 1995 by ex‐Marillion drummer and founder Mick Pointer and keyboard maestro Clive Nolan also of Pendragon among other projects. Since 1997 they have also featured guitarist John Mitchell also of It Bites and Frost.…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
MAR
Hunter Hayes
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Hunter Hayes at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Friday 20 March 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…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAR
Reef
O2 Academy Liverpool

English rock band Reef are famed for hits such as Place Your Hands in 1996 and four successful albums dating from 1995‐2000. In November 1999 they announced a reunion and a 6 date tour across…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAR
U2 2
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 are the worlds premier U2 show. Formed by current members under the name Achtung Baby the band are now established 23 years Name‐checked by Bono past clients include BBC1 ITV1 RTE SKY TV Blackberry 2012 Olympics Pernod and more.The band…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07593 579663
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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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