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

18
JAN
Swan Lake
Blackpool Grand Theatre

An immortal love story filled with emotion and beauty Tchaikovskys magical score creates a truly unforgettable experience. Formed in 1981 The Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russias leading…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
JAN
The Commitments
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Featuring soul classics Night Train Try A Little Tenderness In The Midnight Hour Papa Was A Rolling Stone Save Me Mustang Sally and many more – The Commitments is now live on stage for the…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
JAN
The Benidorm Show
Viva Blackpool

Featuring the incredible homage to We Will Rock You One Vision comedian Jimmy Carol and the incredible vocal duo Smart Move its definitely one not to be missed with a full night of comedy and music that will take those winter…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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21
JAN
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: 08456 808367
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21
JAN
Ramin Karimloo and the Broadgrass Band
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Saturday 21st January 7:30pmAll tickets £28.50Lead me HomeOlivier and Tony Award nominee Ramin is best known for playing leading roles in both of the West Ends longest running musicals The Phantom and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera and Jean…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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24
JAN
Francis Dunnery
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An international gem returns to the stage Joining us at the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Francis Dunnery; one of the countrys finest singer song‐writers brings his signature style of music to Lytham for a night youll never forget.Following on from…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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28
JAN
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 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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29
JAN
Leasowe Castle Wedding Fayre, Wirral - North West
Leasowe Castle Hotel

Hosting over 40 exhibitors of the regions leading wedding specialists across 6 rooms offering you expert advise on all your wedding ideas ‐ See the beautiful Castle dressed for a wedding ‐ Spectacular Seafront location on the Wirral Peninsula. ‐…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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31
JAN
Life by Design: Liverpool
Budden Lecture Theatre, Liverpool School of Architecture

How did some of the most inspiring people in architecture and design get to where they are todayFeaturing:‐ Helen & Hard‐ Lars Mller Lars Muller Publishers‐ Chaired by Stephen R Hodder MBE PPRIBA FRSA Hodder and PartnersIn celebration of Royal Gold Medal…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02073 073757
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02
FEB
Woofers Comedy CLub
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From Comedy Clubs to corporate events award winning Phil is the comedian for all occasions. Phils act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a porta‐cabin on mount Alice…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
FEB
Showaddywaddy
Viva Blackpool

Ladies and Gentlemen we present ShowaddywaddyThe Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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03
FEB
Voodoo Room
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd February 7:30pmGeneral Admission £17.50The Voodoo RoomA Celebration Of Power Trio ClassThe UK scene of the late sixties was a melting pot of musical styles from which the fusion of BluesRock emerged establishing the power trio as the driving force of…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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08
FEB
The Chef Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Chef ShowRagged Edge ProductionsA fusion of play and cookery demonstration deliciously entertaining for all the familyFather and son Abdul and Kamal are having a particularly busy night in their restaurant. As they struggle to deal with all of the customers…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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10
FEB
Bianca Del Rio - Not Today Satan Tour
Opera House Blackpool

Season 6 winner of RuPauls Drag Race self‐professed clown in a gown Bianca Del Rio brings her new stand‐up show Not Today Satan to the UK for the first time This hilariously hateful comic is known for her foul mouth and unapologetic…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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10
FEB
Bianca Del Rio
Blackpool Opera House

Bianca Del Rio at Blackpool Opera House in Blackpool on Friday 10 February 2017. 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…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
FEB
CBeebies ‘Spotbots’ and ‘Justin’s House’
Opera House Blackpool

Childrens TV stars Callum Donnelly Richard Franks and Robin Hatcher are the stars of the popular hit CBeebies TV show SPOTBOTS ‐ they also joined Justin Fletcher recently in Justins House for lots of the usual craziness and shenanigansThis hilarious trio who…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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11
FEB
Paul Carrack
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
FEB
Demonstration of |Mediumship
Penwortham Community Centre

Your mediums for this evening are Hilary from St Annes Pam from Poulton and Jean from Wigan. These ladies have studied trained and practise their Mediumship to the high standards set by the Spiritualist National Union.this promises to be an…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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17
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Big Top Aintree Racecourse

Liverpools own circus is back this February half term with a hilarious new show which we hope once again will win your heart at Aintree Racecourse Ormskirk Road L9 5AS from the 17th 26th February The thrills will certainly be with…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 080500
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17
FEB
MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERT
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 17th FebruaryMichael ‐ The Legacy In ConcertAdults £16.50 Children Seniors £15.50MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERTThere are several tribute shows to Michael Jackson currently performing around the world but only one production that has gone all the way to bringing a…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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17
FEB
Music Tourism Convention
Titanic Hotel

Visit Britain Marketing Liverpool & Sound Diplomacy are proud to present MUSIC TOURISM CONVENTION. The worlds most extensive conference bringing together the music and tourism sectors to explore how music impacts benefits and improves tourism offers from festivals to heritage music trails…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02076 134271
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21
FEB
La Cage Aux Folles
Opera House Blackpool

Following a sell out West End and Broadway production Brighton Theatre Group present La Cage Aux Folles.With a heart touching tale of one familys struggle to stay together and ultimately stay fabulous and true to…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
FEB
Mike The Mechanics
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Mike The Mechanics at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 21 February 2017. 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…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAR
The Empty Nesters Club
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd March 7:30pmThe Empty Nesters ClubGeneral Admission £20.50Written and directed by John GodberJoin Vicky Barret for the inaugural meeting of The Empty Nesters Club. If your children have left home and the nest is empty this is the group for youVicky…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
MAR
The Music Of The Blues Brothers
Viva Blackpool

Its 3771 miles to Chicago. Weve got a full tank of gas half a pack of cigarettes its dark and were wearing sunglassesThe Music Of The Blues Brothers is the UKs most authentic celebration of The Blues Brothers bringing all of your…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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03
MAR
Barbara Dickson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Now in her 61st year the writer singer actress and musician shows no sign of slowing down; keep your prancing Madonnas and flouncing Kylies Barbaras latest show serves to highlight her position as one…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAR
Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

RUSSELL KANE ‐ RIGHT MAN WRONG AGEExtremely funny Evening StandardOne of the quickest most stimulating stand‐ups in the land The TimesAre you 16‐years‐old yet feel 21 Are you 40 but tragically faking 25 Or maybe youre full‐on 80 years with the…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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05
MAR
Liverpool Dance Auditions
The Liner Hotel

Liverpool Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new dance contest in Liverpool for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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05
MAR
Liverpool Singing and Dance Auditions
The Liner Hotel

Liverpool Singing and Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing and dance contest in Liverpool for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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07
MAR
Tinariwen at The Invisible Wind Factory
Invisible Wind Factory

The Saharan Blues stars will perform music from their new album Elwan due for release in February next year as well as songs from their impressive back catalogue stretching back over fifteen years.Harvest Sun Promotions are pleased to have teamed up with…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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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.