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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Southport

29
NOV
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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29
NOV
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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29
NOV
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Squires, Preston

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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29
NOV
Lee Mack
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
NOV
Vinnie Caruana
Shipping Forecast

Vinnie Caruana at Shipping Forecast in Liverpool on Saturday 29 November 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: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
NOV
A Classic Christmas featuring Voce
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Classic Christmas Featuring VOCE The North Wests answer to Il Divo Stunning vocalists and a breath taking string quartet direct from their European tour. Nessun Dorma Ave Maria Silent Night A classical journey of Chopin to Mozart & contemporay classics…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
NOV
The Human League
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
David Gray
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

British singer and songwriter David Gray found fame and fortune for his chart‐topping album White Ladder in 1998. Bringing him commercial success and critical attention his album contained hit songs Babylon This Years Love…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
Professor Green
O2 Academy Liverpool

British rap phenomena Professor Green will embark on the biggest tour of his career this April. The rapper has announced plans to hit up 10 of the UKs hottest venues with his unique brand of…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Silver Apples
Kazimier

Silver Apples at Kazimier in Liverpool on Tuesday 02 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 us do the legwork…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
DEC
Barbara Dickson - The Winter
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

BARBARA DICKSON OBE emerged from the Scottish Folk Revival of the 1960s and has become the biggest selling Scottish female album artiste of all time. Known to a wider audience in the 1970s and 1980s with hits including Answer Me Another Suitcase…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
DEC
Graham Bonnet
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

‐ watch Graham Bonnet live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool Merseyside on the Wednesday 03 December 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
DEC
The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert
Blackpool Opera House

The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert appears live in Blackpool Lancashire at Blackpool Opera House on Wednesday 03 December 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert at Blackpool Opera House see the list of tickets available for The…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Electric Six
O2 Academy Liverpool

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Janet Devlin
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

At just 17 years old Janet Devlin fought her heart out to make it into the public eye as a finalist in The X‐Factor hit show.Hailing from County Tyrone Northern Ireland this talented girl had…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
Classic Cuts: Featuring Retro
Cameo, Preston

Retro rsquo returns to Cameo Preston hellipThe UK rsquos undisputed longest running dance brand Retro which could be crowned the pioneers of the classic house sound is returns for its monthly event residency here at the all new lsquo Cameo rsquo Preston.lsquo…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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05
DEC
Imelda May
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Irish female Vocalist Imelda May hails from Dublin and is best known for her singing and Bodhran playing. Her debut album was No Turning Back in 2005 and her latest release is Mayhem 2010 Four…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
The Lancashire Hotpots
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

The Lancashire Hotpots at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 05 December 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 The Lancashire Hotpots…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
The Boogie Williams Christmas Rock n Roll Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From the producers of the hit show Roy Orbison and Friends comes a brand new show with Boogie Williams and his guests.. Not only does the show feature the incredible Boogie Williams backed by a sensational band and big screen we have…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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06
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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06
DEC
Dreadzone
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Dreadzone at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 06 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 including Ticketmaster…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
The Enemy The Twang
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Enemy The Twang at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 06 December 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 The Enemy The…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
Nina Nesbitt
Kazimier

Nina Nesbitt at Kazimier in Liverpool on Sunday 07 December 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Nina Nesbitt tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
Omid Djalili
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Multi award winning stand‐up television and movie star Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
DEC
The Bootleg Beatles
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
'For One Night Only'
VIVA Blackpool

After a great success earlier this year the girls are back With the songs of the Divas and a magical hint of Christmas in this one off performance featuring Carol Kaye Tracey Jordan Diane Lee Carol and Jojo Savage and hosted by…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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08
DEC
Toby Jepson
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Toby Jepson at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 08 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Toby Jepson 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

09
DEC
A Spiritual Evening with Helen Chadwick
VIVA Blackpool

Join Helen Chadwick Clairvoyant Medium for a Spiritual Evening in the Festival Suite here at VIVA Blackpool. Helen is a professional Spiritual Medium and Psychic with over twenty‐five years experience reading Tarot and Angel cards. She is currently based in the Fylde…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01253 297297
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09
DEC
Gogol Bordello
O2 Academy Liverpool

Gogol Bordello at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Tuesday 09 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 including Ticketmaster…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
Combichrist
53 Degrees

Combichrist at 53 Degrees in Preston on Wednesday 10 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 including Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo…

Location: 14.4 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…

Want more?

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.