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

31
MAR
Fuse ODG
O2 Academy Liverpool

Fuse ODG at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Tuesday 31 March 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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Simple Minds
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
APR
Blue
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Blue at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Thursday 02 April 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 service.…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
APR
Cabaret Night @ Hightown Cricket Club
Hightown Cricket Club

Celebrate Easter with some delicious food great entertainment from the nations favourite swing singer Mr Jason Isaacs and a dance floor till midnight Drinks at reasonable prices too :Come along and see Jason in action not that hell be in his whites...Price…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01912 131831
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03
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VIVA 80s Spectacular
VIVA Blackpool

VIVA 80s Spectacular with special guests formerly of Bucks FizzIts time to rewind and take you back to the 1980sJoin your host Leye D Johns Phil Jeffries and our very own VIVA Showgirls as we go back in time to the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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VIVA 80s Spectacular with special guests
VIVA Blackpool

Its time to rewind and take you back to the 1980s...Join your host Leye D Johns Phil Jeffries and our very own VIVA Showgirls as we go back in time with Formely Of Bucks Fizz to the days of leg warmers fluorescent…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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APR
Ghostpoet
Kazimier

Ghostpoet at Kazimier in Liverpool on Friday 03 April 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 of…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
APR
Blackpool Soul All Nighter
Winter Gardens Blackpool

One of the UKs most prominent venues with dance floors that are out of this worldThis is a ticketless event. Simply print off your order at time of booking or make a note of the order number and thats it. Your names…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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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Comedy Station Comedy Club - Noel James
The Round Room at 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 ‐ tonights headline act is Noel James plus 3 acts.Its the place to lose yourself…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74
The Bluecoat

Virtually unseen for 40 years these black and white photographs by Tricia Porter paint a vivid picture of everyday life in ToxtethLiverpool 8 and the surrounding area at a time when it was undergoing significant development and the break up of its…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01517 025324
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APR
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Liverpool Guild Of Students

Catfish and the Bottlemen at Liverpool Guild Of Students in Liverpool on Sunday 05 April 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
APR
Shalamar
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Shalamar at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Monday 06 April 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: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
APR
Chris Connor: The World Famous Elvis Show
VIVA Blackpool

Voted the Worlds Best Elvis Performer and Worlds Best Tribute Artiste Chris Connor has to be seen to be believed With the highest production values and the highest performance standard it is truly as if Elvis Presley is performing in…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Dirty Dancing
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Adapted from the 1987 romantic film Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage came to the West End in October 2006 and portrays the story of a teenage daughters rebellion against her father and infatuation…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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VIVA Spring Show
Viva Blackpool

Your host VIVAs very own Leye D Johns presents Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. If youre looking for a great night out then look no further than our VIVA Spring ShowVIVA is Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. So…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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Mike The Mechanics
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Mike The Mechanics at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Thursday 09 April 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

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APR
Introduction to Wine With Wine Pairing Buffet
Blackpool Urban Village Resort

Want to know more about wine This evening will guide you through how to choose better wine and will start you on your journey of wine discovery. If you know what you like but want to understand why ‐ then this evening…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 301934
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Comedy Station Comedy Club - Steve Royle
The Round Room at 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 ‐ tonights headliner is Steve Royle Simon Bligh plus 3 acts.Its the place to lose…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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Tabitha Jussa: Memorandum of Understanding
The Bluecoat

The winner of the seventh annual Liverpool Art Prize chosen from a shortlist of three artists is Tabitha Jussa.Awarded both the main prize and the Peoples Choice in 2014 Tabitha now presents an exhibition of her work at the Bluecoat.Tabitha works with…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01517 025324
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Xavier Ribas. Nitrate
The Bluecoat

Xavier Ribas. Nitrate is the first major solo exhibition in the UK by Barcelona born photographer Xavier Ribas. This extensive collection of photographic and moving image works made across 2009‐14 charts the history of nitrate extraction in the Chilean Atacama Desert: a…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01517 025324
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Circa Waves
O2 Academy Liverpool

Circa Waves at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 11 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Circa Waves tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Seasick Steve
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

American born blues musician Seasick Steve ‐ real name Steven Gene Wold ‐ has a long and distinguished career in the music industry. Learning the guitar at the age of eight Steve left home…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Stereo Kicks
O2 Academy Liverpool

Stereo Kicks at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 15 April 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

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Mark Morriss
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Mark Morriss at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Friday 17 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Mark Morriss live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Adam Ant
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Wombats
O2 Academy Liverpool

Liverpool‐based indie rock band The Wombats formed in 2003 when three of the band members met one‐another at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. The lads found a common interest in music and started to…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Hue and Cry
O2 Academy Liverpool

Hue and Cry at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Sunday 19 April 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Five
O2 Academy Liverpool

Five at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 22 April 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 service.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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.