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

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FREE taster session at the Birkenhead (Prenton) Ro
Trinity with Palm Grove United Reformed & Methodist Church

Your local Birkenhead choir is run by vocal teacher Anthony Seaman. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like the Royal Albert Hall and Eurodisney to raising money…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Wicked
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Award‐winning musical Wicked tells the story of an unlikely friendship between two witches who meet at the sorcery academy. Join the girls on their exciting adventures in Oz as they grow part ways and fulfil…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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FREE taster session at the Maghull/Ormskirk Rock C
Maghull Town Hall

The Maghull Rock Choir is led by singing teacher 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: 6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Warrington Rock Choir
Broomfields Junior School

The Warrington Rock Choir is led by choir leader Kathryn Davies. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Warrington and further afield in Cheshire often have never sung before or had any vocal tuition. Once you join the choir…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Show us your tips
St Helen's Theatre Royal

Welcome to the Scouse Alehouse think Cheers with more BeersAward winning actress writer and St Helens Theatre Royal regular Lynne Fitzgerald brings her brand new hilarious comedy Show us ye tips to St Helens for five shows only.Henpecked Scotch soaked Landlord Frank…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756000
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Luke Sital Singh
Kazimier

Luke Sital Singh at Kazimier in Liverpool on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Luke Sital Singh live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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FREE taster session at the Liverpool (Allerton) Ro
Liverpool Hope University

The Liverpool Rock Choir is led by local musician Anthony Seaman. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community singing in towns like Liverpool.…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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SOHN
Kazimier

SOHN at Kazimier in Liverpool on Thursday 18 September 2014. 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 the best prices all covered…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Macdonald Kilhey Court, Ntertain Event and Wedding
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel

Imagine a top quality variety show combined with a wedding fayre giving you a great night out and chance to try your entertainment before you buy.Venue DescriptionLocated just 10 minutes drive from the M6 and M61 motorways and within easy reach of…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 530503
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Toast - A Tribute To Oasis
Citadel Arts Centre

One of the original Oasis Tribute Bands along with Scottish outfit No Way Sis Warrington‐based TOAST formed in 1994 and quickly rose to prominence by playing a host of sell‐out shows throughout Northern England receiving rave reviews from die‐hard Oasis fans and…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Aynsley Lister
The Citadel

Aynsley Lister's brand of blues‐based rock stems from explosive natural ability and fiery emotionally charged compositions that result in contemporary song writing that's fuelled with sheer heart and soul.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Steve Howe
The Capstone Theatre

Guitar legend performs a solo concert at Liverpools Capstone TheatreAs Steve Howe started playing the guitar over 50 years ago in the 1960s guitar boom he was given some encouragement by his siblings to listen to other styles of guitar playing which…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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Darlia
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Darlia at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Tuesday 23 September 2014. 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 the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Legs Eleven Bingo Night
Shaw Hill Golf and Country Club

The Legacy Rainbow House 2nd annual charity fun bingo night at Shaw Hill Golf & Country Club.Ticket price is £10 per person and includes bingo games and a delicious Hot Pot Supper.Retail stands exhibiting clothes jewellery and gifts. Charity raffle to…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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Kobra and the Lotus
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Kobra and the Lotus at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 24 September 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Kobra and…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Kylie Minogue
Echo Arena

Aussie singer songwriter and actress Kylie Minogue has come an extremely long way since we first saw her appear in Neighbours way back in the 80's. Now an astonishing 45 years old yeah really…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Heart of Everton's Badge
The Citadel

Since 1787 the Everton Lock‐up has stood proud upon a grassy knoll at the peak of Everton Brow. There is a rich history and many untold stories attached to this small tower and tonight they are about to unfoldIts January 2014 and…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Primal Fear
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Live music event at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool Liverpool Merseyside. To watch Primal Fear live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool on the Thursday 25 September 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best ticket…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Led Into Zeppelin
The Citadel

Led Into Zeppelin are one of the UKs leading tribute bands. The four‐piece recreate Led Zeppelins back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Perri and Neil Quartet - The Blue Project
The Capstone Theatre

Perri Alleyne‐Hughes ‐ vocals Neil Campbell ‐ classical guitar Roger Gardiner ‐ bass Viktor Nordberg ‐ drums and percussion From its opening line I am on a lonely road and I am travelling to the introspection of the Dark cafe days of…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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China White Presents Into D. Funk
The Citadel

D.Funk Soul band China White perform alongside DJ Graeme Park and are supported by The Hippy Mafia. China White combine raw social commentary with humour to provide music for the head as well as the feet. Please note this is an OVER…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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HMS Trincomalee Ghost Hunt & Ghost Tour
HMS Trincomalee

Hms Trincomalee Ghost HuntHartlepool Historic Quay HartlepoolCo.durham EnglandDate: 27th September 8pm ‐ 3amTickets £39.00Hms Trincomalee Is The Oldest British Warship Still Afloat And Hartlepool Is Proud To Have It Frigates Were Light Fast And Agile Warships That Generally Concentrated Their Firepower On…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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The Pierces
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

The Pierces at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 27 September 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…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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ST HELENS WEDDING FAIR
Chalon Court Hotel

The Chalon Court Hotel formerley known as the Park Inn St Helens enjoys an enviable central location between Manchester & Merseyside. With its impressive glass atrium this venue is a perfect setting for any wedding from the spectacular to the fairytale.Beautifully refurbished…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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The Heart of Everton's Badge 2014
The Capstone Theatre

Since 1787 the Everton Lock‐up has stood proud upon a grassy knoll at the peak of Everton Brow. There is a rich history and many untold stories attached to this small tower and tonight they are about to unfold Its January 2014…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08448 000140
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Tom Stade
Pyramid

Canadian stand‐up comedian Tom Stade is a regular at the annual Edinburgh Festival and has also appeared on TV shows including Stand Up For The Week The World Stands Up and The Comedy Store. …

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Dylan Howe's Subterraneans - New Designs On Bowie'
The Capstone Theatre

Dylan Howe ‐ drums Percy Pursglove ‐ double bass Ross Stanley ‐ piano Steve Lodder ‐ synthesisers Andy Sheppard ‐ tenor saxophoneDylan Howe is a British drummer born in 1969 best known for leading his quintet and other jazz groups since 2002…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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Mostly Autumn (Dressed In Voices Tour)
The Citadel

Mostly Autumn return to The Citadel as part of their latest tour promoting their new album Dressed in Voices'. Recent accolades in Classic Rock Society polls suggest they deserve to be called The best band you have never heard.Please note Under…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Marmozets Lonely The Brave
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Marmozets Lonely The Brave at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 03 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…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Bill Laurance Project
The Capstone Theatre

Bill Laurance keyboards Michael League bass Robert Sput' Searight drums special guestsOriginal member of the internationally acclaimed Snarky Puppy Grammy Award winning pianist Bill Laurance recently released his debut albumDVD Flint on GroundUp records which went straight…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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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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