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
OCT
Riverdance
Opera House at The Winter Gardens

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
OCT
Robin Ince is (In and) Out of his Mind
The Bold Hotel

Robin Ince is In and Out of his MindRobin Ince ‐ Sony Gold Award winning comedian and science enthusiast Radio 4s Infinite Monkey Cage with Prof Brian Cox ‐ presents another in his line of unhinged stand up comic lectures.After dabbling in…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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22
OCT
Spectacular Summer Blackpool
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…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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23
OCT
Jason Byrne in "You Name The Show"
The Ramada Plaza Hotel

Its January and Im asked as Im asked each year whats the name of your show Jason I ask do you mean the one that will be on in august and by the time I get there my show content will have…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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23
OCT
Tour Of The Universe
The Epstein Theatre

Rocket Scientist Neil Phillipson is teaming up with some of the UKs most renowned astronomers to put on a show with a difference in Liverpool Tour of the Universe With special guests including broadcasters Jane Green and Chris Lintott Neil is…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08448 884411
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23
OCT
Hawkwind
53 Degrees

Hawkwind have delivered over forty years of mind expanding space rock First being launched back in 1969 inspired by a eclectic mix of anthem and experimental sounds science fiction and psychedelia Hawkwind quickly created a…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
The Boomtown Rats
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Boomtown Rats at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 23 October 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Tom Stade 'Decisions Decisions' Tour 2014
ST GEORGE'S HALL

A natural born performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Winning over UK audiences with his uncompromising stage presence unrivalled wit and…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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24
OCT
Lucius
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Lucius at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 24 October 2014. 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

25
OCT
Ken Webster Outrageous Comedy Hypnotist
Horseshoe Showbar

Ken Webster's at Blackpool Pleasure BeachMentalist hypnotist every Saturday from April 19th until November 8th 2014. A truly explosive experience. The world's only interactive hypnotic experience. Outrageous funny over the top with Webster's unique brand of humour. 3 hours of pure comedy…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08712 229090
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25
OCT
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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25
OCT
Sean Hughes "Penguins"
The Bold Hotel

Sean Hughes is back on tour following a critically acclaimed and audience packed run of his new show Penguins at The Edinburgh Fringe .Sean was awarded the Herald Angels Award for Best Comedy show. This is a show so…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08707 871866
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25
OCT
Goldilocks
North Pier Blackpool

Goldilocks at North Pier Blackpool a live event taking place on Saturday 25 October 2014 in Blackpool Lancashire for what will be a great family event.…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

25
OCT
The Subways
53 Degrees

The Subways at 53 Degrees in Preston on Saturday 25 October 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 imports all the tickets for…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
WakeyWakey
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

WakeyWakey at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Saturday 25 October 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…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Truly Bassey
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An audience with Truly Bassey & friends is a fantastic production paying homage to the one and only Dame Shirley Bassey. This 100 live show is brought together with a superbly choreographed cast of dancers stupendous costume changes and ShowTimes live band…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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27
OCT
The Betty Legs Diamond Show Illuminations Special
VIVA Blackpool

After a recent sell‐out show date the one and only Miss Betty Legs Diamond is making a triumphant return to VIVA Blackpool this October for an Illuminations SpecialJoin Betty and her fabulous entourage of dancers and hostess Miss Rory as they present…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01253 297297
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27
OCT
Little Comets
53 Degrees

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Peter Andre
Blackpool Opera House

English born Australian singersongwriter Peter Andre is also a successful TV presenter and businessman. Famed for his marriage and subsequent split from glamour model Katie Price Andre has starred in his own ITV2 shows both…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
The Five and the Prophecy of Prana (Blackpool)
The Grand Theatre

Dance Touring Partnership presents Boy Blue Entertainment in The Five and the Prophecy of Prana.In modern Tokyo five young troublemakers find themselves at the centre of a power struggle which has split a secret group of warriors tasked with the protection of…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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29
OCT
St Georges Dock & Queensway Tunnel Ghost Walk
St Georges Dock

PART OF LIVERPOOL SHOCKTOBER EVENTSSt Georges Dock & Queensway Tunnel Ghost WalkVenue: St Georges Dock Georges Dock Way Liverpool L3 1DD L3Date: 30th October 2014Time 6pmPrice: £10Tour lasts 1hr 30minsAre you ready to experience The Ghosts of St Georges Dock and the…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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30
OCT
Hansel & Gretel
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A HALLOWEEN FAMILY FEAST LP CREATIVES PRESENT HANSEL AND GRETEL Dont be left out in the cold Book your tickets today LP Creatives highly anticipated theatre show Hansel and Gretel continues its second tour this Autumn. The show is an extremely light…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
OCT
Hansel and Gretel - A fun family Halloween treat!
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

This exciting show is extremely light family fun filled feel‐good feast ‐ Hansel and Gretel arent greedy; they just want a better life for themselves and their father. Their lives are turned upside down with the arrival of an unwelcome visitor ‐…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
OCT
Oh What A VIVA Showgirls at Night
VIVA Blackpool

Songs from Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four Tops Overtones and more performed by a brilliant 4 part harmony vocal line‐up. Hosted by Leye D Johns.Take a local vocal quartet the very best music of the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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30
OCT
Nerina Pallot
The Epstein Theatre

Nerina Pallot at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool on Thursday 30 October 2014. 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Songs of Sister Act
Blackpool Opera House

Songs of Sister Act will be performing live Musicals at Blackpool Opera House on the Thursday 30 October 2014 in Blackpool Lancashire. Buy tickets for Songs of Sister Act online.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Wild Beasts
O2 Academy Liverpool

Wild Beasts at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 30 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Wild Beasts live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
OCT
Claire House Annual Halloween Charity Ghost Hunt
Liverpool Town Hall

Part of Liverpool Shocktober EventsWe ask all our guests to try and be sponsored for this event to raise more money for this great Liverpool Charity. We will provide areas to do sponsored lone vigils on the night and raffle prizes so…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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31
OCT
ST GEORGES HALL HALLWEEN SLEEPOVER
St Georges Hall

PART OF LIVERPOOL SHOCKTOBER EVENTS.St Georges Hall Halloween Haunted Sleepover and Ghost HuntFriday 31st October 2014 8pm‐6amSt Georges Place Liverpool Merseyside. L1 1j jTickets: £59 which includes Hot Drinks & Breakfast St Georges Hall History.Liverpool has always been and continues…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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31
OCT
The Bantams
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

1915. The Great War Rages On. Hundreds of thousands have already enlisted. Hundreds of thousands more want to and will. But not every man who wants to enlist can. Some are too old. Or too thin. Or have poor eyes. Or poor…

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.