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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Southport

06
MAR
Royal Blood
Empress Ballroom

Royal Blood at Empress Ballroom in Blackpool on Friday 06 March 2015. 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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Indulgence
Cameo, Preston

Join us every Saturday night for 2 rooms of entertainment Party hard in Cameo or groove along to the classics in our Retro Room Vinyl.If thats not enough then you have the chilled out feel of the Lounge where we have our…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
07
MAR
VIVA Winter Cabaret Specials
Viva Blackpool

VIVA is Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. So if youre looking for a great evening out including fantastic entertainment a great atmosphere and brilliant service then look no further Leave your troubles at the door take your seats and get…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
07
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

08
MAR
Europe's Finest Blues Acts: Rag Mama Rag
The Atkinson

Formed in 1991 the English duo RAG MAMA RAG have slowly and consistently built up their reputation as one of Europes finest Country Blues acts.With an interesting and wide range of instruments ASHLEY DOW Henderson Acoustic Guitar National & Dobro Resonator Bottleneck…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01704 533333
ratingratingratingratingrating
08
MAR
Preston Marriott Hotel wedding fayre
Preston Marriott Hotel

Come and see a variety of the Northwest's premier wedding suppliers. They are all on hand to offer advice and help make your wedding day a day to remember. We have 2 stunning catwalk shows showing off beautiful bridal gowns…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
ratingratingratingratingrating
09
MAR
Room 94
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Room 94 at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 09 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Room 94 live in…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
The Stranglers
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Placebo
Liverpool Guild Of Students

Alternative rock band Placebo are; Brian Molko Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest. They have collectively released 6 albums to date and 29 singles. They are famed for hits such as Every You Every Me and…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAR
Lucy Rose
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Lucy Rose may appear to be a fresh new face on the British music scene but this young star already has an impressive CV and is set to become a much loved artist. She is…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Duke Special
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Liverpool Welsh Choral Faure's requiem
St Andrew's Church Maghull

The fantastic Liverpool Welsh Choral return to St Andrews for the first time in ten years to perform Faures Requiem and Viernes Messe Solennelle. This promises to be an excellent event not to be missed The choir will be conducted by Keith…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 832836
ratingratingratingratingrating
14
MAR
Damien Dempsey
O2 Academy Liverpool

Damien Dempsey at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 14 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Damien Dempsey 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

15
MAR
Mothers Day with Joe Longthorne MBE
Viva Blackpool

Treat your Mother to an amazing night of Entertainment here at VIVA.Spend Mothers Day Evening with the one and only Joe Longthorne in the beautiful surroundings of the Festival Suite our main theatre here at VIVA.This is Joe Longthorne in the venue…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
15
MAR
Mobb Deep
O2 Academy Liverpool

Mobb Deep at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Sunday 15 March 2015. 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 Ticketmaster…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
MAR
Count Arthur Strong
Grand Theatre

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
MAR
The Selecter
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Selecter got their start in the first Ska revival way back in 1978. Embracing a two tone Rude boy imagery and utilizing a smooth rock steady ska sound as opposed to their label mates…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAR
We'll Meet Again
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Hits from the Blitz. A brilliant and entertaining musical Well Meet Again is a live show that promises to evoke the spirit of the blitz in wartime Britain.…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
MAR
Hunter Hayes
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Hunter Hayes at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Friday 20 March 2015. 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…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAR
Reef
O2 Academy Liverpool

English rock band Reef are famed for hits such as Place Your Hands in 1996 and four successful albums dating from 1995‐2000. In November 1999 they announced a reunion and a 6 date tour across…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAR
Joan Armatrading
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAR
Johnny Marr
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Johnny Marr at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Wednesday 25 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Johnny Marr live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAR
Peter Kay
Blackpool Opera House

Peter Kay returns after almost 5 years to live stand‐up comedy with his The Tour That Doesnt Tour show at the MEN Arena in Manchester. Get your Peter Kay tickets for his 2010 stand‐up comedy…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
MAR
Comedy Station Comedy Club
The Round Room - VIVA Blackpool

If you love a good laugh youve definitely come to the right place...Eat Drink and get merry VIVA is home to the Comedy Station Comedy Club ‐ appearing weekly throughout the year in the heart of BlackpoolIts the place to lose yourself…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
28
MAR
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
ratingratingratingratingrating
28
MAR
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market

Up to 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. Sellers: 1 x 6ft…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
ratingratingratingratingrating
29
MAR
Preston City Wedding Fair
Preston Masonic Vintage Hall

everything for your wedding . Traditional and Vintage inspired venue dressing . Catwalk 3pm from Bridal BlissShowing 2015 new designer gowns . Brides maids flower girls Mother of the Bride as well Bridal Gowns.Free wedding Book . Free County Brides ..Over 25…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
ratingratingratingratingrating
29
MAR
Rival Sons
O2 Academy Liverpool

Hailing from the gorgeous Long Beach in sunny California Rival Sons were formed from the ashes of Scott Holidays band Black Summer Crush in 2009. Their style is often compared to blues‐rock bands from…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAR
Kill It Kid
O2 Academy Liverpool

Kill It Kid at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 30 March 2015. 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

31
MAR
Fuse ODG
O2 Academy Liverpool

Fuse ODG at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Tuesday 31 March 2015. 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

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.