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

04
JUL
Cameo & Vinyl Presents: Michael Parr
Cameo, Preston

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 ‐ Emmerdales very own Michael Parr aka Bad Boy Ross Barton.Before 11:00pm we bring that bar…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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04
JUL
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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04
JUL
Ghosts of the American Dream
Liverpool St Georges Hall

An extraordinary talk about the Native Americans history is coming to Liverpool.After roaring success with the play A Dream of Wilfred Owen earlier this year David Charters returns with his talk Ghosts in the American Dream.The published Merseyside writer and history enthusiast…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01512 256903
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04
JUL
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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04
JUL
Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure
The Grand Theatre

Get ready to embark on an exciting new mission with the quirky and courageous underwater adventure heroes The OctonautsStarring Captain Barnacles Kwazii and Peso the brand‐new stage show The Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure brings the entire crew of the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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04
JUL
The Art of Frank Green Exhibition
Liverpool St Georges Hall

A major retrospective exhibition of the work of Liverpool artist will be on display this summer. The exhibition will be open to the public.Following on from the hugely successful Frank Green and the Welsh Builders exhibition at Plas Glyn‐y‐Weddw in North Wales…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01512 333020
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07
JUL
Horrible Histories Groovy Greeks & Incredible
The Grand Theatre

Using actors and 3D special effects these two world premieres are guaranteed to thrill you and your children. Historical figures and events will come alive on stage and hover at your fingertipsGROOVY GREEKS ‐ From savage Sparta to angry Athens discover the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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07
JUL
O Samba as part of Brazilica Film Festival
FACT

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.Lovers of samba music will not want to miss the music documentary O Samba…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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07
JUL
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
JUL
Waste Land as part of Brazilica Film Festival
A Small Cinema

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.documentaries throughout the festival include Waste Land Lixo Extraordinrio on Wed 8 July at…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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08
JUL
Benjamin Booker
O2 Academy Liverpool

Benjamin Booker at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 08 July 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 the best…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUL
City of God as part of Brazilica Film Festival
St Luke's Church

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.On Thu 9 July Oscar‐nominated City of God Cidade de Deus will be screened…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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09
JUL
Alkaline Trio
O2 Academy Liverpool

With their highly revered brand of alcohol fueled punk rock Alkaline Trio first formed in 1996 to eventually become one of the most successful and long‐running bands in modern punk‐rock. Arriving onto the scene with…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUL
Cats
Blackpool Opera House

Cats at Blackpool Opera House in Blackpool on Thursday 09 July 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Cats live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
JUL
Nubiyan Twist and Afrosamba - Brazilica Festival
The Kazimier

Organisers of Liverpools hottest summer event Brazilica are delighted to reveal details of the first wave of bands signed up to perform as part of this years festival which takes over the streets of Liverpool from Friday 17 ‐ Sunday 19…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 085158
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11
JUL
Blackpool Tower Motown party
Blackpool Tower

A 6 hour feast of classic soul from the 60s 70s and the 80s in the UKs Mecca of dance hall ‐ all your favourite soul hits played by a top team of disc jockeys in the . world‐famous Tower Ballroom. Running…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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11
JUL
That Night in Rio, part of Brazilica Film Festival
Museum of Liverpool

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.Two musical movie classics will also be screened at the festival including That Night…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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12
JUL
White Collar Warriors (Boxing)
The Prince of Wales Hotel

This is the Experience of a LifetimePeople who have never boxed before get 8 weeks FREE trainingthen take part in one of our prestigious White Collar Boxing events.Competitors also help raise money for charity supporting terminally ill children.Everyone competes in a boxing…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07864 728481
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13
JUL
City of God - 10 Years Later as part of Brazilica
Fredericks

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.City of God 10 Years Later Cidade De Deus 10 Anos Depois on Mon…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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13
JUL
Rufus Wainwright
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Rufus Wainwright is of CanadianAmerican singer‐songwriter and has to date recorded 6 studio albums. His debut was Rufus Wainwright in 1998 and his latest was All Days are Nights: Songs for Lulu in 2010. His…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUL
Flying Down to Rio as part of Brazilica Film Fest
St Luke's Church

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.1933s Flying Down to Rio on Tue 14 July at St Lukes Bombed Out…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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14
JUL
Pongo's Party - Marty MacDonalds Farm
The Grand Theatre

You are invited to... Marty MacDonalds Farm for PONGOS PARTYFeaturing the voice of CBeebies Justin Fletcher AKA Mr Tumble as Pongo the PigToday is the day that Pongo the Pig has been waiting for ‐ thats right its his birthdayHes been dropping…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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15
JUL
Cidade Cinza a part of Brazilica Film Festival
FACT

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.Cidade Cinza Grey City on Wed 15 July at FACT which documents a new…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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15
JUL
Discover the Sefton woodlands this summer
Ainsdale Discovery Centre

A new series of summer evening walks and talks take place this month through the magnificent Sefton Coast woodlands part of The Mersey Forest hosted by woodland owners.The walks will reveal some of the hidden gems of the coastal woodlands home to…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01925 816217
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15
JUL
Bombay Bicycle Club
Liverpool Guild Of Students

Unlike so many alternative British bands who have just their brief time in the sun and one acclaimed debut album Bombay Bicycle Club have evolved from awkward indie freshmen into one of the most highly…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JUL
Beres Hammond
O2 Academy Liverpool

Beres Hammond at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 16 July 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: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JUL
Phil Jones Live One Life
O2 Academy Liverpool

Phil Jones Live One Life at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 17 July 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 Phil Jones…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUL
The Bootleg Sixties
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Join the unforgettable journey throughout pop musics greatest decade Remember the most important decade in living history as it was or discover it for the first time. A show for everyone The appeal of the sixties remains as strong today as it…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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19
JUL
Trash as part of Brazilica Film Festival
The Brink

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of eventsClosing the Film Festival on Sun 19 July is the exciting crime adventure Trash…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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21
JUL
Murder With Love
Blackpool Grand Theatre

By Francis Durbridge. Larry Campbell is disliked by many but none so much as David Ryder. Ryder eager to pursue his vendetta obtains a key to Campbells flat with the intention of killing him. Blackmail and suspicion weave together in a web…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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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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