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

21
SEP
Last Train To Auschwitz
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Last train to Auschwitz tells the story of a group of Womens journey into hell. Their final destination is the notorious concentration camp Auschwitz.Auschwitz a place where dreams die first and nightmares become a reality. Every day is a fight for survival…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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21
SEP
The Ratpackers
Viva Blackpool

Sit back relax and enjoy the show folks. Its time to be truly entertained with all the class atmosphere and hype of the golden age of Swing music. Dominic Creighton Samuel Cummins Max Fox & Shaun Wareing perform their own Jerseys show…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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22
SEP
High Jinx Magic & Illusion Family Show
Viva Blackpool

Michael Jordans High Jinx Magic Illusion and Circus show is a fast‐paced mix of Magic Illusions Juggling Escapology and Music delivered in a way to leave you Amazed Puzzled and even Scared but above all Entertained.A fun filled show for all the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01253 297297
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22
SEP
Rose-Marie
Viva Blackpool

Rose Marie performing throughout the season right here at Viva Blackpool with musician and vocalist Andy Mudd in support.With 17 million albums sold Las Vegas residencies and a string of singles and accolades join this Irish Singing Superstar right here in Blackpool.Venue:…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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22
SEP
The Beach Boys Story
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

THE BEACH BOYS STORYIf you like the Beach Boys songs you will love this bandGuaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face with a song in your heart and reflecting on a truly memorable live music experience this is a…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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22
SEP
The Whitney Houston Experience - starring Nya King
Viva Blackpool

A show filled with Wow a tribute to an all time great. Prepare to be star struck by a tribute to one of the Worlds all time greatest solo female vocalists ‐ performed by the UKs No. 1 Tribute to the incredible…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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23
SEP
Viva Vegas Live!
Viva Blackpool

Amazing production sensational vocalists beautiful showgirl dancers and hilarious comedy from our flamboyant and outrageous host Leye D Johns ‐ this is a night not to be missed as one of Blackpools highest rated shows.Sequins feathers dance routines and music youll love…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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24
SEP
Viva Variety
Viva Blackpool

Variety is BACKJoe Longthorne headlines an evening of Variety Its a night of comedy dance music and more... with some fantastic guests joining Joe every Sunday night.Hosted by Leye D Johns and the VIVA Showgirls with guest vocalist Jennifer Ball.Also joining the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
SEP
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Monday 25 September 2017. 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…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
SEP
La La Land in Concert
Opera House Blackpool

Described as the film of its generation capturing the hearts of everyone whilst breaking records around the world now LA LA LAND will be brought to audiences like never before via a huge screen accompanied by a 60‐piece orchestra.Written and directed by…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01253 629600
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27
SEP
The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool

Featuring The Jerseys Leye D Johns and The Viva ShowgirlsJoin The Jerseys as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons the Drifters The Stylistics Beach Boys and more ‐ from Doo Wop…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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30
SEP
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House, George Fox Room

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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01
OCT
PEAKY BLINDERS TOUR
Peaky Blinders Location Tour

4 hour mini coach tour of Peaky Blinders filming locations.You will get to visit 10 actual locations featuring numerous scenes in the show and you may be surprised to find how many seemingly different scenes were filmed in the same locations. …

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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03
OCT
Cabaret
Opera House Blackpool

Bill Kenwright presents the multi‐award winning production of Kander and Ebbs landmark musical CABARET. 1931 Berlin was a sexually charged haven of decadence in which the legendary Sally Bowles performs at the infamous Kit Kat KlubDirected by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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05
OCT
Dave Spikey - Juggling on a Motorbike
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Thursday 5th October 8pmDave Spikey ‐ Juggling on a MotorbikeGeneral Admission £15.50Dave had been working in the NHS for 19 years as a Biomedical Scientist when in 1987 someone uttered the immortal words Youre really funny you should be a comedian and…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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05
OCT
Jerry Sadowitz
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

If you like Pol Pot youll love Jerry Sadowitz With his incorrigible smile and his propensity to hurl his underwear at female members of the audience youll be so helpless with looking for the police…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
OCT
Beautiful World - A Tribute To The Music Of ‘Tak
Viva Blackpool

TAKE THAT have dominated the music industry for nearly three decades ‐ Gary Barlow Mark Owen Jason Orange Howard Donald and Robbie Williams were responsible for 17 hit singles; including 8 consecutive Number 1s all through the 1990s creating anthems that are…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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07
OCT
RIBA North Family Workshop - October
RIBA North

These fun free workshops will be an opportunity for families to come and explore architecture through creative hands on activities including drawing and model making. There will be two workshops each day on the first Saturday of every month until October.The workshop…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 030107
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09
OCT
Our House
Opera House Blackpool

Immersion Theatre Company and Damien Tracey Productions presentLINDA NOLAN TO STAR IN2017S UK TOUR OF THEOLIVIER AWARD‐WINNING MADNESS MUSICALOUR HOUSEFeaturing Madness hits like It Must Be Love House of Fun and Baggy TrousersOn the night of his 16th birthday Joe Casey takes…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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14
OCT
Cream 25th Birthday
O2 Academy

Cream celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year with a series of very special events across the UK and they return home to Liverpool to mark their birthday on Saturday 14th October at O Academy bringing together a line‐up of Cream legends with…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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14
OCT
Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to W
Radisson Blu

Why Book on a Liverpool Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Liverpool Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are Established & Proven and…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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17
OCT
Cilla the Musical
Opera House Blackpool

CILLA ‐ THE MUSICAL is the new spectacular and heart‐warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed hit ITV television series by Bafta Award winner Jeff Pope. It tells the extraordinary story of the teenage girl from Liverpool whose teenage dreams of stardom…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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18
OCT
Demonstration of Clairvoyant Mediumship
YMCA

Hilary undertakes many Spiritual church services in Lancashire and further afield as does Pam who is an established medium of many years standing. Chris is the President of Barrow Spiritualist Church and a Clairvoyant medium and tutor. This is a golden…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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18
OCT
Mark James - Sideshow Tricks
Viva Blackpool

Mark has featured at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival performed magic on the Orient Express and frequently warms up studio audiences on hit TV shows ‐ the Xtra Factor The Voice and Question Of Sport. Hes also a regular performer at the World…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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20
OCT
David Holt - An Evening of Clairvoyance
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

David HoltJoin David Holt the author of best seller Are you ready to believe for a very different kind of evening.One of the UKs leading spirit mediums delivering mind blowing evidence of life after death. If you have ever wondered what life…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01253 794221
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23
OCT
Dancing Queen: The Concert
Viva Blackpool

The Biggest 70s Party EverWith over 15 years experience worldwide Dancing Queen: The Concert is a sensational live tribute to one of the worlds best ever bands with authentic costume changes. Venue: Viva Blackpool 3 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HJPriceAdult Standard: GBP…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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23
OCT
Flashdance
Opera House Blackpool

Prepare to be blown away with an astonishing musical spectacle and phenomenal choreography to this iconic score including the smash hits Maniac Manhunt Gloria I Love Rock & Roll and the award winning title track Flashdance ‐ What a Feeling. Produced by…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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25
OCT
Showtime Afternoons
Viva Blackpool

Take your reserved seats as we serve a delicious 2‐course lunch before our resident cast perform an amazing show for you with different themes and shows available to choose from including The Jerseys Ratpackers and our very own Viva Vegas show.The dancefloor…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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27
OCT
Cream Presents Timmy Trumpet
O2 Academy

Following his sell out UK tour in April Australias No.1 DJ Timmy Trumpet returns this October for a series of shows with dates announced in Birmingham and Liverpool.The multi‐platinum selling artist whose been voted 1 DJ in his homeland Australia is no…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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27
OCT
Friday Night Live Starring The Stylistics (Sing Ba
Viva Blackpool

Your compre for the evening expertly guiding you through this fantastic show is the one and only Sabine.A vocal comedienne for over 30 years Sabine is a force of nature and her wit and talent is certainly undeniable. It is no wonder…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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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.