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

20
DEC
VIVA Christmas Party Nights
VIVA Blackpool

After incredible response in 2013 we bring you not one but three great shows this Christmas for you to choose fromOur VIVA Christmas Party Night is exactly that an upbeat show to dance around your tables and let your hair down…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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20
DEC
Martin Garrix Rocks 2014
Blackpool Tower

Martin Garrix Rocks 2014 at Blackpool Tower in Blackpool on Saturday 20 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. Let…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
DEC
Rocks 2014
Blackpool Tower

Rocks 2014 at Blackpool Tower in Blackpool on Saturday 20 December 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…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
DEC
Freckleton Brass Band Christmas Concert
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Freckleton Band Freckleton Brass Band founded in the 1890s has been performing music on the Fylde Coast and around Britain for well over a century. The band are were crowned North West Regional Champions 1st Section 2013 and are competing in…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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21
DEC
Leye D's Christmas Cabaret
VIVA Blackpool

After incredible response in 2013 we bring you not one but three great shows this Christmas for you to choose fromLeye Ds Christmas Cabaret is here for those looking forward to a festive sit down meal and show night out with…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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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: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
DEC
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Assembly Rooms

Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market. 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. Last Saturday…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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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: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
DEC
Roy Chubby Brown - Who Ate All The Pies
VIVA Blackpool

Tickets £17.50 £20.50After a sell out date in December Roy Chubby Brown is back with a bang in Blackpool for 2014 with a series of live dates here at VIVA with his meatiest show yet Who Ate All The PiesHe's still…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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31
DEC
Blackpool New Years Eve Soul
Winter Gardens Blackpool

The Big New Years Eve Soul party is at the legendary Winter Gardens Blackpool.2 rooms 9pm‐3am featuring the Norths Best Loved Soul DJs Kev Roberts Richard Searling Ozz Jim HargreavesJohn Kane Pete Haigh Jem Booth And Guests.Motown Northern Soul Disco Anthems on…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2014: Las Vegas Style
Cameo, Preston

Cameo & Vinyl presents the biggest night of the year New Years Eve 2014 Join us for the ultimate New Years Eve experience as we party right the way through until the early hours of 2015Usher in 2015 with style in Prestons…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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31
DEC
VIVA New Years Eve 2014
VIVA Blackpool

Its the very best way to bring in the New Year ‐ great food drink and a brilliant 3 hour show experience... VIVA is Blackpools Best Show Night out and we can guarantee that NEW YEARS EVE is best spent with usEnjoy…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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31
DEC
New Years Eve Family Party
Empress Ballroom

New Years Eve Family Party at Empress Ballroom in Blackpool on Wednesday 31 December 2014. 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…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 0.4 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: 7 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: 16.8 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: 16.9 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: 16.9 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: 16.9 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: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JAN
Vampires Rock
Grand Theatre

Hailed by some of rocks royalty this is a show like no other. A twist of rock a hint of comedy and jam packed with the greatest anthems you know and love. Along with Steve…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
JAN
Richard & Adam
VIVA Blackpool

Classical singing brothers Richard and Adam wowed audiences all around the world when they hit our TV screens on Britains Got Talent 2013. Since the show the brothers career has gone from strength to strength and they have performed all over the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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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: 16.3 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: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 16.9 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: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
FEB
Solid Gold Legends
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Solid Gold Country Legends Voted as Best Event British C. M.A. Awards The new Solid Gold Country Legends show is a Celebration of the Best in Country Music and has proved popular on both sides of the Atlantic. Led by Country Stars…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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13
FEB
Anton and Erin
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Anton and Erin at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Friday 13 February 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…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
FEB
Milton Jones & The Temple of Daft
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

MILTON JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DAFT Coming to the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Yes him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week Live at the Apollo Michael McIntyres Roadshow and multiple series on Radio…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Southport? See our list of attractions in Southport, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.