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

28
APR
Music for the Mind & Soul
Capstone Theatre

J A Jayanth fluteAshwani Shankar shehnaiNeyveli Venkatesh mridangamKousic Sen ‐ tabla‐‐In this special concert two of the most remarkable woodwind instruments the Bansuri Flute and Shenai combine to take the audience on a melodic journey through both the Hindustani…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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28
APR
Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day
Radisson Blu, liverpool

. 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 and Proven…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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28
APR
Cream & Circus pres. Kaluki - The Asylum
The Old Newsham Park Hospital

We are pleased to announce the return of The Asylum to the Old Newsham Park Hospital inLiverpool on Saturday 28th April for a very special event that sees three of the norths clubbingpowerhouses come together for one night only Circus &…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 03330 035932
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29
APR
ELO AGAIN 2018 - Return To The Blue Tour
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of ELOs iconic album OUT OF THE BLUE. ELO AGAIN really do give you a dramatic taste of what the classic ELO were like in the heyday.The whole experience is a professional re‐enactment of an ELO concert with…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 290190
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30
APR
An Evening of String Quartets
Capstone Theatre

Alex Marks violinElizabeth Lamberton ‐ violinRob Shepley ‐ violaGethyn Jones celloThe Liverpool Hope Music Department invite you to an evening recital featuring a collection of short string quartets written by Hope composers past present and future. The selection of original…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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01
MAY
Speed Dating in Liverpool
Browns

Liverpool Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Liverpool EventsAt one of our Liverpool Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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01
MAY
Signed Sealed Delivered with Lejaune Andre
Blackpool Grand Theatre

If you love the music of Stevie Wonder then youll love this smash hit show Signed Sealed Delivered live at Blackpool Grand.The Blackpool Grand Signed Sealed Delivered show is one to see featuring Lejaune Andre the star of The Magic of Motown.The…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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02
MAY
Lord Heseltine lecture at RIBA North, Liverpool
RIBA North

. Lord Heseltine ‐ Liverpool 1979 My Conversion to DevolutionLiverpool at the end of the 1970s was a city on the edge ‐ not just geographically but economically and socially. Deindustrialisation depopulation and decay had eaten away at the urban fabric…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 030107
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02
MAY
Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Tribute at Blackpool
Blackpool Grand Theatre

.Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers tribute evening Islands in the Stream.This thigh‐slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 290190
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03
MAY
Bowie Experience - The Golden Years Tour
Blackpool Grand Theatre

.A must see for all Bowie fans the latest production promises an unforgettable journey of sound and vision featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy.Bowie Experience continues to amaze audiences with an astounding attention to detail bringing the golden years of…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 290190
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04
MAY
The Upbeat Beatles
Viva Blackpool

Relive the sounds of the 60s with the worlds premier Beatles tribute band. The Upbeat Beatles re‐create the sound of the Fab Four faithfully and as closely as its possible to get. Raw powerhouse vocals…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
MAY
BLACKPOOL TOWER Soul WEEKENDER
Blackpool Tower

The Super Saver May Bank Holiday Weekender for only £30.PLEASE NOTE; This is a ticketless event via Goldsoul. Upon purchasing print off your receipt or make a note of the order number then collect your wristbands on the doorpromenade entrance upon arrival.You…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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05
MAY
My First Ballet: Swan Lake
The Grand Theatre

. Enjoy one of the most famous ballets of all time together in this beautifully adapted new version for children aged three upwards.The magician Rothbart has turned the princess Odette into a swan; only at night can she return to human form.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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05
MAY
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07800 933172
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05
MAY
Dean Friedman “Well, Well” Said the rocking ch
Capstone Theatre

Dean Friedman first delighted UK audiences with his chart‐topping hit Lucky Stars. The now classic single paved the way for a slew of hits off Friedmans critically acclaimed album Well Well Said the Rocking Chair including familiar tracks Lydia Rocking Chair …

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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06
MAY
Defected Liverpool - Franky Rizardo, Josh Butler
Arts Club

DEFECTED IN THE HOUSE Liverpool.‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Line Up ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Franky RizardoJosh ButlerLow Steppa.Defected is the one and only label that carried House musics legacy into the 21st century with a rich vein of house heritage running through its veins the label is now…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 0000
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08
MAY
The Jungle Book at Blackpool Grand Theatre 2018
The Grand Theatre

A Childrens Touring Partnership and Royal & Derngate Northampton co‐production of The Jungle Book.By Jessica Swale based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling directed by Max Webster.An exciting new adaptation of Rudyard Kiplings family classic The Jungle Book comes to life in…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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09
MAY
Born To Win
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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11
MAY
An Evening With Kevin Keegan OBE
Viva Blackpool

Join Kevin Keegan OBE for a Sportmans DinnerAn evening of entertainment with Kevin Keegan former English Footballer & Manager. As a forward he played for several clubs including Liverpool and Hamburg SV. He went onto manage Newcastle United Fulham and Manchester City.Also…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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11
MAY
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Epstein Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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12
MAY
Allerton Brass: Around The World In 80 Minutes
Capstone Theatre

All aboard for a whistle‐stop world tour as Capstone regulars Allerton Brass circumnavigate the globe to bring you musical favourites from Italy France America Japan and of course from these wonderful British Isles to name but a few.Under the baton of their…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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19
MAY
Discover The World of Gin
The Glendower Hotel

This will be a highly enjoyable evening tasting some high‐quality craft Gins from a range of producers.In this fantastic tasting well discover a selection of fun and flavourful Gins from around the world demonstrating the various different styles and flavours each Gin…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 301934
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19
MAY
Absolute Bowie come to The Atkinson Southport
The Atkinson

.Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching Absolute Bowie put me back there again. For anyone who missed it or fans who want to relive it I definitely recommend it. As close to the real thing that youll get. Enjoy. ‐…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01704 533333
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19
MAY
Liverpool Mozart Orchestra:Midsummer Night’s Dre
Capstone Theatre

Mendelssohn A Midsummer Nights Dream ‐ OvertureMozart Piano Concerto No.24Mendelssohn A Midsummer Nights Dream Scherzo Intermezzo & NocturneHaydn Symphony No.60 Il Distratto Conductor: Ewa StrusinskaPiano: Ana‐Marija Markovina‐‐With summer hopefully round the corner what could be more apt…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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20
MAY
The Roy Orbison Story at Blackpool Grand Theatre
The Grand Theatre

. Hes the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the worlds darkest and most emotional ballads yet Texas‐born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking and sounding performers in modern music. The one…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 290190
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21
MAY
The Salon
The Epstein Theatre

Regal Entertainments new show will be a cut and blow above the rest.Audiences of Liverpool get your rollers at the ready as Drew Quayles hilarious and critically acclaimed comedy play The Salon makes a welcome return to Liverpool.With a stellar cast…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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22
MAY
The Kite Runner at Blackpool Grand Theatre 2018
The Grand Theatre

Following an outstanding West End Run The Kite Runner comes to Blackpools Grand Theatre in 2018Based on Khaled Hosseinis international bestselling novel this haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents follows one mans journey to confront his past and find…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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25
MAY
How Sweet It Is - The Greatest Hits Of Motown
Viva Blackpool

5 Male Vocalists are backed with a Live BandJoin us as they deliver hit after hit from the Motown era and more ‐ An upbeat feel good night like no other from the UKs Number 1 Motown Experience.Venue: Viva Blackpool 3 church…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner
Blackpool Pleasure Beach, 525 Ocean Blvd.

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Marlene and Boycie invite you to a Gala Dinner at the Brighton Fringe.Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation.Join us for the Dinner event…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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27
MAY
Blackpool Tower Bank Holiday Soul
Blackpool Tower

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom SUNDAY MAY 27 2018.The Blackpool Tower The Promenade Blackpool FY1 4BJ.Date : MAY 27 2018BLACKPOOL TOWER BALLROOM. The Promenade Blackpool ALL WINNERS Northern Soul All Dayer.DJ line‐up: KEV ROBERTS RICHARD SEARLING BLACKPOOL SOUL CLUB ROD ALLSWORTH JIMMY SCRIV…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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…

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…

Splash World

Were getting in the mood for a splashtastic time at Dunes Splash World Theres always lots of fun things to do at Splash World with rides, slides and me, Murtle the Turtle, to make sure that you have a fantastic dayNot a fan of getting wet No worries…

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…

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.…

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