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

26
JAN
Howard Skempton & Merseyside Improvisers Orchestra
Capstone Theatre

A concert featuring composer Howard Skempton one of the founders of The Scratch Orchestra and a pivotal figure in English experimental music from the 60s and The Merseyside Improvisers Orchestra a radical new ensemble. For this new collaboration Skempton will play with…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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26
JAN
Ruby Turner
The Epstein Theatre

Ruby Turner was born in Jamaica and grew up in Montego Bay. Her Grandfather sang the lead in one of the Islands Gospel Groups. Moving to England when she was 9 Ruby has lived here ever since.Her career to date has always…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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27
JAN
Music for the Mind and Soul
The Capstone Theatre

First Half: An Inner Voice by Kobini Ananth and Yarlinie Thanabalasingham Kobini Ananth vocalsYarlinie Thanabalasingham vocalsSanjurran Keerthikumar ‐ mridangamTwo young talented and upcoming vocalists come together to create an innovative piece experimenting with a notion rarely used within Carnatic music…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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28
JAN
Britten – St Nicolas Cantata
Capstone Theatre

Liverpool Hope University Choir with musicians from Liverpool PhilharmonicDirected by David WaltersMichael Graham tenorBenjamin Britten ‐ Saint Nicolas Opus 42 words by Eric Crozier‐‐Benjamin Britten wrote the cantata Saint Nicolas in 1948 for the centennial celebrations of Lancing College in Sussex.…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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31
JAN
Inside Peace - Premiere Screening
The Capstone Theatre

Inside Peace is a feature documentary that focuses on four men incarcerated in a Texas jail who embark on a journey of self‐discovery. With lives marked by generations of violence addiction and poor social conditions they attend a peace class and…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01512 913578
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01
FEB
Highly Sprung - Fall Out
Capstone Theatre

Youre told to work hard go to school get your exams blah blah blah. Why bother Youd rather be in a club having a laugh. Chilling with your mates. But then theres your mate Jay hes really down. Lost all hope. What…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01512 913578
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03
FEB
Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I?
The Epstein Theatre

Join the star of Not the Nine oclock News Smith & Jones and Three Men In A Boat as he airs stories anecdotes reminiscences and outright lies from forty years of travelling down rivers and up mountains into Africa out…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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04
FEB
That’ll Be The Day
Viva Blackpool

The UKs premier Rock & Roll production Thatll Be The Day returns with another brand new showHighly acclaimed for its stunning LIVE entertainment value Thatll Be The Day is an outstanding celebration for all true fans of the golden era of popular…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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08
FEB
Circus of Horrors - Voodoo
Liverpool Empire Theatre

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713017
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08
FEB
Lauryna Sableviciute –Piano Music from The Balti
Capstone Theatre

Lauryna Sableviciute piano M.K.Ciurlionis ‐ Three pieces: Autumn Pater Noster ImpromptumA.Prt ‐ Sonatina Op.1Nr.1: Fur AlinaA. Savanenkovaite ‐ Two pieces from the Cycle Lithuanian Postcards: Rain in Vilnius My Love was lost at Palanga SeaP. Vasks ‐ Eine Kleine NachtmusicE. Sablevicius…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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09
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Aintree Racecourse

Its being hailed as the biggest and most spectacular circus production the UK has ever seen GANDEYS YOUR CIRCUS is making an eagerly‐anticipated return to Aintree with a brand new action‐packed star‐studded Big Top show for all the family and…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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10
FEB
Crafty's Creepy Castle
The Epstein Theatre

Why has Crafty the Crow gone to live in a haunted castleCan Sally the Scarecrow help with its ghostly goings‐onAnd what haunted happenings are making things go bump in the nightCome in your scariest costume and join the adventure to find the…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 015 170940
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10
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Hot Water Comedy Club

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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10
FEB
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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10
FEB
Liverpool Mozart Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Festival
Capstone Theatre

Tchaikovsky Romeo & JulietTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6 PathtiqueConductor: Sergej BolkhovetsPiano: Slava SidorenkoWith Valentines Day so close tonight LMO presents a programme bursting with lush harmonies and romantic melodies that will give a firm tug on your heart‐strings…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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14
FEB
Jason Donovan & His Amazing Midlife Crisis
The Epstein Theatre

Jason is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again in the autumn only this time its a tour with a twist He is headed to new locations across the country and these intimate gigs will be a…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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15
FEB
Chinese New Year at Salt Dog Slims
Salt Dog Slims

As February 13th sees us enter into the Year of the Dog one of Liverpools most popular hangouts Salt Dog Slims will be offering an assortment of tasty treats to mark the year of their namesake and Britains most beloved animal. From…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 097172
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15
FEB
Fallen Angels: Dark night ends
Capstone Theatre

Dark night ends is an interactive dance theatre performance where live dance spoken word and real life stories explore the realities of addiction and recovery. The audience will be invited to go on a roller coaster of emotions and to consider their…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01512 913578
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15
FEB
Michael Jackson - The Legacy
Viva Blackpool

Get ready to moonwalk all the way to Viva as the sensational Craig Harrison one of the worlds most dedicated and well‐respected Michael Jackson tribute artistes takes to the stage alongside top musicians and choreographers to bring to you the most exciting…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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16
FEB
China Crisis - Flaunt The Imperfection Live
The Epstein Theatre

Flaunt The Imperfection was the bands third album for Virgin Records produced by Walter Becker Steely Dan and released in 1985 to great international acclaim . . . .selling in excess of 1 million copies worldwide and including the hit singles…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
FEB
Chinese NY at Slims Pork Chop Express
Slims Pork Chop Express

Slims Pork Chop Express have successfully combined two of the UKs favourite gastronomies BBQ and Chinese for the ultimate feasting experience this Chinese New Year. With the 1986 cult film Big Trouble in Little China playing in the background walls adorned with…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 095439
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18
FEB
The Jungle Book
The Epstein Theatre

Immersion Theatre are thrilled to bring their trademark energy to their wildest show yet a brand new musical adaptation of family favourite THE JUNGLE BOOKFilled with catchy music a laugh‐out‐loud script audience interaction and the chance to meet the characters after the…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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18
FEB
Wedding Fayre at Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa
Formby Hall Golf and Spa Resort

We are very excited to announce Red Event will be teaming up with the picturesque wedding venue Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa to bring you the ultimate Wedding Fayre This Liverpool Wedding Fayre is FREE for everyone and offer inspiring Wedding…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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19
FEB
Psychic Switch - Blackpool
Village Hotel Club Blackpool

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Mon 19th Feb 2018 at the Village Hotel Club Blackpool…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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20
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Blackpool Grand Theatre

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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22
FEB
LIJF: James Taylor Quartet (+ Skeltr)
Capstone Theatre

James Taylor hammond organ & vocalsAndrew McKinney bassPat Illingworth ‐ drumsMark Cox ‐ guitarJames Taylor one of the great British instrumentalists of his generation has taken his trademark howling Hammond sound to the masses for over 25 years; still famed…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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23
FEB
Judie Tzuke - Peace Has Broken Out Tour
The Epstein Theatre

After the countrywide sellout success of the Songs and Stories tour Judie is back on the road performing more of her special acoustic concerts celebrating the release of her long awaited new album Peace Has Broken Out.This intimate evening of old favourites…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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23
FEB
LIJF: Get The Blessing (+ The Weave)
Capstone Theatre

Jake McMurchie ‐ sax and electronicsPete Judge ‐ trumpet and electronicsClive Deamer ‐ drumsJim Barr ‐ bassFormed in the year 2000 Bristol‐based four‐piece Get The Blessing boast a truly international fan base having forged a unique signature sound that defies easy…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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24
FEB
LIJF: Jason Rebello - Solo Piano
Capstone Theatre

Jason Rebello ‐ pianoJason Rebello has worked with some of the greatest musicians on the planet including Wayne Shorter Johnny Griffin Sting Jeff Beck Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel. He has also released seven albums as a leader that have won critical…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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24
FEB
LIJF: Arun Ghosh IndoJazz Sextet
Capstone Theatre

Arun Ghosh ‐ clarinetChris Williams ‐ alto saxophoneShirley Tetteh ‐ electric guitarLiran Donin ‐ bassNilesh Gulhane ‐ drumsDave Walsh ‐ drumsBritish‐Asian clarinettist and composer Arun Ghosh makes his Liverpool International Jazz Festival debut performing music from recently released album But Where Are…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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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.