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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Jan Ellis: Charity - Marina Dalglish Breast Unit
Orrell Park Ballroom

Jan Ellis was a patient at the unit last year and was looked after brilliantly during her chemo and radiotherapies at the unit. The staff surroundings and nothaving to travel over to Clatter Bridge on the Wirral ona daily basis made an…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01519 663810
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The Blackout
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Live music event at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool Liverpool Merseyside. To watch The Blackout live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool on the Friday 01 August 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best ticket…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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AnalogueTrash pres. Deviant UK + special guests
Bumper

AnalogueTrash travels to Liverpool to present a very special event featuring live music from four of the UKs best and brightest alternative electronic acts and an AnalogueTrash after party at Bumper.Performing:‐ Deviant UK: https:www.facebook.comdeviantuk‐ Method Cell: https:www.facebook.comMethodCell‐ Advance: https:www.facebook.comAdvanceaudio‐ Bombshell: https:www.facebook.comBombshellOfficialPageFollowing the…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Liverpool Pride 2014
Liverpool Pier Head

Liverpool Pride are delighted to announce that one of the citys most popular events will return on Saturday 2 August 2014.This year marks the 5th anniversary for Liverpool Pride which was established in 2010 and takes place each year to coincide with…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Gay & Lesbian

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Reel Big Fish
O2 Academy Liverpool

Straight out of Huntington Beach California the band Reel Big Fish became a ska punk sensation in the 90s with the album release entitled Turn the Radio Off. This group has been labeled by Mojo…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Burt Bacharach
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Burt Bacharach appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool Empire Theatre on Sunday 03 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch Burt Bacharach at Liverpool Empire Theatre see the list of tickets available for Burt Bacharach.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Celtic Beat
North Pier Blackpool

Tickets for Celtic Beat at North Pier Blackpool on the Sunday 03 August 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Celtic Beat live at North Pier Blackpool see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices primary and…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Annie Get Your Gun
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Annie Get Your Gun at Liverpool Empire Theatre live on Tuesday 05 August 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see Annie Get Your Gun at Liverpool Empire Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Black Star Riders
53 Degrees

Black Star Riders at 53 Degrees in Preston on Tuesday 05 August 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…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Make A Pop Video
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Dance for Music Videos : Full Day interactive workshop for ages 7 ‐ 16 Dance under the guidance of our Professional Choreographers putting together a full length pop video. Filmed both in the theatre and on location in the Park weather permitting…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular: Phil Jeffries
VIVA Blackpool

Its Blackpool's BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and it's all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism ‐ with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on stage for a 3…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Joe Longthorne Live In Concert at VIVA Blackpool
VIVA Blackpool

Sundays throughout 2014Join Joe Longthorne live in concert as he exclusively visits VIVA Blackpool throughout 2014 for a series of Vegas style lounge performances with a full band backing in the stylish surroundings of VIVA Blackpool.With support from Leye D Johns the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular @2014
VIVA Blackpool

Its Blackpool's BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and it's all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism ‐ with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on stage for a 3…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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No Man's Land
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

NO MANS LAND A new play written & Directed by S.A. McKervill Grace could never have imagined how much difference breaking one window would make. No Mans Land is inspired by the true story of Dick Kerrs Ladies a womens football team…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Bless 'Em All
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From the Producers of Well Meet Again Duggie Chapman Associates bring a brand new Wartime Cavalcade. …

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular on 15 August
VIVA Blackpool

Its the Viva Summer Spectacular featuring brilliant comedy music and dance in a 3 hour Vegas style cabaret production show ‐ its the perfect night outIts Blackpools BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and its all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Killers
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Killers are an American band with attitude. Hailing from Las Vegas Nevada they strolled onto the music scene like they owned and they have never looked back. Brandon Flowers Dave Keuning Mark Stoermer and…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Midnight Beast
53 Degrees

When it comes to hilarious lyrics and funny acts there is none that can be compared to the Midnight Beast. The recent appearance of the band members at Oxford Street in colorful shorts and vests…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular on 16 August
VIVA Blackpool

Its the Viva Summer Spectacular featuring brilliant comedy music and dance in a 3 hour Vegas style cabaret production show its the perfect night outIts Blackpools BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and its all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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TRex The Music Of Marc Mickey
North Pier Blackpool

TRex The Music Of Marc Mickey at North Pier Blackpool in Blackpool on Sunday 17 August 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Make A Movie Workshop
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

TV and Film Making Full Day Workshop For ages 7 ‐ 16 Working with a professional film director you will learn the basics of working in front Actor and behind Director Camera operative editor the camera making a short film…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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The Growlers Fat White Family
Kazimier

The Growlers Fat White Family at Kazimier in Liverpool on Monday 18 August 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 Growlers Fat White…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Railway Children
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN Outdoor Theatre presented in the Rose Garden This enchanting tale follows the fortunes and adventures of Roberta Peter and Phyllis after they move from London to a house near a railway line in the country. Roberta reads an old…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Pulled Apart By Horses
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Pulled Apart By Horses at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Wednesday 20 August 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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Roy Chubby Brown Live - Who Ate All The Pies.
VIVA Blackpool

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 Pies'He's still rude he's still crude and this time he's turning…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Northern Soul Festival
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Blackpool Mecca Revival ReunionAugust Bank Holiday22nd ‐ 23rd August.…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Joe Longthorne Live on 24th August
VIVA Blackpool

Sundays throughout 2014Join Joe Longthorne live in concert as he exclusively visits VIVA Blackpool throughout 2014 for a series of Vegas style lounge performances with a full band backing in the stylish surroundings of VIVA Blackpool.With support from Leye D Johns the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Solid Gold 60s
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Brand new SOLID GOLD 60s SHOW Sat 24 August 7.30pm General admission £18 Concessions £16 …

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Magic Of Pinocchio
North Pier Blackpool

Families and children will love Magic Of Pinocchio live at North Pier Blackpool on the Sunday 24 August 2014 in Blackpool Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Magic Of Pinocchio live at North Pier Blackpool see the list…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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.