What's on inSouthport

Welcome to Southport

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

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Forthcoming events in Southport

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Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Blackpool Grand Theatre

To mark what would have been Billy Furys 75th birthday and 32 years after his sad death Billys original FURYS TORNADOS remember fondly their precious times with him and re‐play his timeless hits.Billy Furys timeless hits include Last Night Was Made For…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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Mark Lanegan
O2 Academy Liverpool

Mark Lanegan at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 03 August 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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View St Georges Hall Minton Tiled Flooring
Liverpool St Georges Hall

Visitors to Liverpools St Georges Hall will get the rare opportunity to view the spectacular Grade II listed building in all of its remarkable glory this August as its famous Minton Tiled flooring will once again be unveiled from Fri 7 …

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01512 333020
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Cameo and Vinyl Presents
Cameo, Preston

Description:Join us this Saturday 6th June for 2 nights rolled into 1.We have an extra special guest joining us for a special meet & greet session ‐ Geordie Shores very own Aaron Chalmers.Before 11:00pm we bring that bar feel to your night…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Comedy Station Comedy Club
The Round Room - VIVA Blackpool

If you love a good laugh youve definitely come to the right place...Eat Drink and get merry VIVA is home to the Comedy Station Comedy Club ‐ appearing weekly throughout the year in the heart of BlackpoolIts the place to lose yourself…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of Wine'
Radisson Blu

Why Book on a Liverpool Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Liverpool Days are. ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are Established and Proven and…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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Magic of Motown
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Get ready for the smash hit concert show from the States.Here it comes authentically recreating the harmonies slick moves stylish looks and legendary musicianship that were the making of Motown.Its on its…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Hollywood Ending
O2 Academy Liverpool

Hollywood Ending at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Sunday 09 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Hollywood Ending live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Touche Amore
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Touche Amore at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 13 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Touche Amore live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Peters Monthly saturday night dance date
st Marys Hall

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07538 425283
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The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Exchange Flags

Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. Holmes and his companion Dr Watson join the search for the most elusive piece of treasure known to mankind. With a missing…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 070729
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Joan Armatrading - The Solo Tour
The Grand Theatre

LAST MAJOR WORLD TOURJoan Armatrading is currently mid way through her last major world tour. This is not only her last major tour but also unbelievably her first ever Solo World Tour.I will never retire but this will be the last major…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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A Wilhelm Scream
O2 Academy Liverpool

A Wilhelm Scream at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 17 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch A Wilhelm Scream live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Halestorm
O2 Academy Liverpool

Lzzy Hale is currently one of the hottest chicks in the heavy metal scene. She and her brother Arejay Hale have been writing and performing their own original music ever since they were kids. The…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Kooks
O2 Academy Liverpool

Multi‐platinum selling guitar‐pop band The Kooks will tour Europe this autumn to coincide with the release of brand new album Junk of the Heart out September 12th.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Jungle Book
Exchange Flags

In the magical Indian jungle a new arrival changes the animal kingdom forever. Your favourite animal characters are brought to life to create an enchanting and fun‐filled musical show for children of all ages. Join Mowgli on his wonderful adventures with the…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 070729
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Oh What A Nite! Starring The Jerseys
Viva Blackpool

If you just love great music then this is your style of night out Were taking you back to the good times with those boys from Jersey and more Songs from Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Awolnation
O2 Academy Liverpool

Awolnation at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 27 August 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: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Marty MacDonald's Farm - Pongo's Party!
Thornton Little Theatre

Today is the day that Pongo the Pig has been waiting for ‐ thats right its his birthdayHes been dropping hints to his friends all year so is looking forward to a fantastic party... but the trouble is nobody seems to remember…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market

Up to 30 great traders selling Vintage Antiques Retro Pre‐loved Treasures and Collectables. Town centre venue. Lytham Assembly Rooms formerly Lytham Baths Dicconson Terrace Lytham Lancashire FY8 5JY. Lovely venue and tea rooms. Open 10.00am ‐ 4.00pm. Sellers: 1 x 6ft…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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Sing-a-Long-a FROZEN
The Grand Theatre

Its the most popular Disney comedy‐adventure to hit the big screen and with the fairy dust of Sing‐a‐Long‐a added you are guaranteed a great time.A full screening of Disneys FROZEN with lyrics on screen to help you sing along during the film.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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Lewis Schaffer is Free until Famous
The Grand Theatre

The acclaimed New York comic now based in the UK comes to Blackpool.Pronounced Shay‐fer Lewis Schaffer combines the comedy genes of Joan Rivers and Jackie Mason with the relevance of the freshest British comedians.Lewis Schaffers free‐wheeling style often described as jazzy makes…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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High Jinx - starring Michael Jackson
Viva Blackpool

Michael Jordans High Jinx Magic Illusion and Circus show is a fast paced mix of Magic Illusions Juggling Escapology and Music delivered in a way to leave you Amazed Puzzled and even scared But above all Entertained. Having featured on ITVs Fool…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Tommy Cooper Show
The Grand Theatre

The Tommy Cooper Show features West End star Daniel Taylor as Tommy Cooper in the knockout performance of the year.The show comes with a fabulous supporting cast and all of your favourite jokes. Between the story the gags and the magic and…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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Jane Eyre
Exchange Flags

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 070729
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Mike McCartney Luvs St George’s Hall
Liverpool St Georges Hall

Celebrated photographer Mike McCartney will stage a new exhibition this Autumn with the St Georges Hall as his focus entitled Mike McCartney Luvs St Georges Hall.The evocative exhibition features 60 fascinating images depicting the Liverpool landmark and spans more than half a…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01512 256909
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Cud
O2 Academy Liverpool

Cud at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 05 September 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Richard Thompson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Richard Thompson at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 08 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Richard Thompson live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Full Monty
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers low on both cash and prospects decide to present a strip act at a local club after seeing their wives' enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. One of them Jerry…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

Tourist Attractions


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…

Balloons Over Lancashire

Hot Air Balloons at Balloons Over Lancashire in Leyland, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01772 601525 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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…

Southport Botanic Gardens

Just a few minutes out of the Southport centre in Churchtown are the Botanic Gardens. Originally opened in 1874, these Victorian gardens are bursting with floral splendour and colourful displays.Winding through the park is the gardens lake and a multitude of pathways. Theres a Victorian fernery, aviary, gift…

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