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

17
NOV
Gimme ABBA
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Gimme ABBA have been performing this fabulous tribute to ABBA for over 17 years with the current line up being together for the past eight years 201718 will see the band embark on their fifth nationwide UK tour On and On and…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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17
NOV
Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest
Opera House Blackpool

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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18
NOV
Creamfields Presents Steelyard
Central Docks

Following the overwhelming success of this years Creamfields where a sell‐out crowd of 70000 flocked to Cheshire to attend one of the biggest festivals of the summer and witness some of the worlds biggest electronic artists perform the team behind the award…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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21
NOV
Hazel O'Connor
The Epstein Theatre

HAZEL OCONNOR AND BAND TO PLAY ALL THE HITS FROM FIRST THREE ALBUMS BREAKING GLASS SONS AND LOVERS AND COVER PLUSAward‐winning singer writer and actress Hazel OConnor has announced a thirteen‐date UK tour for November and December 2017.Hazel OConnor became an overnight…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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23
NOV
Jason Byrne - The man with three brains
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Jason has three brains which kick into action when he hits the stage. His left brain scans the audience and room looking for improv moments. His right brain collates stand‐up material and stunts poised to dish out the funnies at speed. His…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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24
NOV
CASA BACARD√ć - Cadenza, Star.One, plus support -
EBGBs

Cadenza Star.One plus supportSign up for free tickets: ticketlist.co.ukcasabacardiBasement 80‐82 SEEL STREET Merseyside L1 4BHfrom 22:00Entry is free all night however it is first come first served so make sure you get down early. 18 please bring IDVenue: EBGBs Basement 80‐82 Seel…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01249 347324
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24
NOV
The Dreamboys
The Epstein Theatre

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UKs top Male Strip Show perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous Male Stripper act the UK has ever produced. With special…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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25
NOV
Foreverland comes to Liverpool
Underground

20 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Liverpool.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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25
NOV
Viva Vegas Live! Christmas Party Night
Viva Blackpool

The Ultimate Christmas Party NightAllow us to transport you to the lights sparkle music and extravagance of Vegas with just a hint of Festive Cheer and Christmas merriment without even leaving the seaside Its CHRISTMAS IN VEGAS Laughter a plenty with Leye…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
NOV
Wine Tasting Experience Day with Lunch
The Glendower Hotel

11am to 4pm ‐ including Champagne & delicious 2‐course lunch at the beautiful Glendower Hotel plus a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines. Passionate about wine & want to learn more Each course is a fascinating introduction to the world of Wine.…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 301934
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26
NOV
John Bishop: Winging It
Opera House Blackpool

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to the Winter Gardens with a brand new show WINGING IT in autumn 2017 It will have been 3 years since his last tour and WINGING IT is gearing up to be his biggest and best…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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29
NOV
Jim Davidson - 40 Years On
Viva Blackpool

Jim brings to the stage for the first time a truly revealing and hilarious look at his life. From the triumphs to the tragedies.Jim Davidson as you have never seen him before.A night not to be missed.Venue: Viva Blackpool 3 Church Street…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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01
DEC
King of Pop
Opera House Blackpool

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whos star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.King Of Pop ‐ The Legend Continues is currently on tour in the UK and is taking British theatres by…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 629600
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01
DEC
Tameka Jackson - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christmas
Viva Blackpool

Hosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for a top tribute Christmas Party Night.Tameka Jackson brings the very best in entertainment with her sensational voice covering the greatest hits of Soul…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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02
DEC
Demonstration of Evidential Mediumship
Penwortham Community Centre

Our mediums for this evenings demonstration are International Medium Angela McInnis Platform Medium Hilary Butler and Pam Drury Platform medium. All three ladies serve the many Spiritualist Churches in around and beyond Lancashire. Our aim is to bring the proof that…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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02
DEC
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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02
DEC
The Upbeat Beatles - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christ
Viva Blackpool

Hosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for our Top Tribute Christmas Party Nights.The Upbeat Beatles recreate the sheer fun excitement and magnetic power of The Fab Four and the unforgettable…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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04
DEC
VIVA PRESENTS - THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS SPECTACULA
Viva Blackpool

Enter our award winning accessible venue right in the heart of Blackpool take your reserved seats in a Christmas‐themed wonderland and enjoy The Spirit of Christmas Spectacular.Featuring a plethora of incredibly talented musicians singers dancers specialty acts and our very own choir…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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08
DEC
A Christmas Carol
The Atkinson

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
DEC
Killer Queen
Opera House Blackpool

Relive some of Queen's great hits that have now become anthems for several generations including:One Vision You're My Best Friend Under Pressure Another One Bites the Dust I Want to Break Free Bohemian Rhapsody We…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
Peter Pan
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Follow the second star on the right and straight on til you reach The Epstein Theatre to join Peter Wendy and The Lost Boys as they dare to battle the evil Captain Hook.With a sprinkle of fairy dust from Tinkerbell audiences will…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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09
DEC
A Day of Mediumship learning & participation.
Preston Ethical Spiritualist Church

A day of participation and activity as we experience the practical processes of working with Spirit and also an exploration outside our usual experiences that will stimulate participation and discussion.Bon is a well‐known demonstrating medium with over 20 years experience in…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01772 492162
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09
DEC
A Special day of Philosophy and Discovery
Preston Ethical Spiritualsit Church

. An opportunity to expand your knowledge and understanding of other dimensions in a relaxed and informal atmosphere in our lovely Spiritualist Church which has disabled facilities.Bob Dawson is a well‐known demonstrating medium with over 20 years of …

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01772 492162
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09
DEC
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Blackpool
Best Western Carlton Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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16
DEC
Beautiful World - A Tribute To The Music Of ‚ÄėTak
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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16
DEC
Beautiful World - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christmas
Viva Blackpool

The UKs premier tribute group to Take ThatHosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for our Top Tribute Christmas Party Nights.These sensational vocalists all professional performers in their own right come…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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16
DEC
Peter Pan A Musical Adventure
Opera House Blackpool

Second star to the right and straight on to Blackpool. The skys the limit this Christmas as with a sprinkling of fairy dust Blackpool Opera House takes you on a magical journey to Neverland in a sensational swashbuckling adventure from Saturday 16…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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17
DEC
Christmas Lunch with boxing legend FRANK BRUNO MBE
The Ramada Plaza Hotel

Spend the afternoon in the company of one of the nations favourite boxers and hear Franks fascinating tales of his life and amazingboxing career fighting some of the meanest toughest men on the planet inc MIKE TYSON twice and LENNOX LEWISSTANDARD…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07713 628054
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22
DEC
The Jerseys - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christmas Par
Viva Blackpool

Its time to get down with those boys from JerseyHosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for our Top Tribute Christmas Party Nights.Celebrate the music of one of the greatest groups…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
DEC
Christmas Day Family Gala Dinner
Viva Blackpool

Take the stress and hassle out of Christmas Day.Let us look after you with our full day Family Festive DinnerTheres food drink and entertainment on this very special day so you can celebrate in style with your family and friends right here…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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…

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.