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

07
MAY
Extreme Stunt Show
Stanley Park

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying You'll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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08
MAY
Chris de Burgh
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Christopher John Davidson 61 is Argentinean born yet an IrishBritish singer‐songwriter of huge worldwide success. Perhaps most famed for his Lady in Red single of 1986 and his Christmas single A Spaceman Came Travelling he…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAY
Sunset Sons
O2 Academy Liverpool

Sunset Sons at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 08 May 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 Sunset Sons live in the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
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
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09
MAY
I am Kloot
O2 Academy Liverpool

I am Kloot are a Manchester‐based alternativeindie rock band consisting of John Bramwell on vocals and guitar Peter Jobson on Bass and Andy Hargreaves of drums. Between 2001 and 2010 they have produced 7 albums…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
The Prodigy
Empress Ballroom

The Prodigy are one of the most controversial dance music groups of all time emerging from an underground rave scene in Britain in the early 1990s they have achieved enormous success and they continue this…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
Ren Harvieu
Leaf Tea Shop & Bar

Born Lauren Maria Harvieu on September 1990 Ren Harvieu was thrust into the limelight by her manager Paul Harrison who discovered her on MySpace after listening to several demo tracks she had uploaded. She signed…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
MAY
Lulu
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Lulu at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Monday 11 May 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
MAY
Fearless Vampire Killers
O2 Academy Liverpool

Fearless Vampire Killers at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 13 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Fearless Vampire Killers tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAY
En Route to Mozart
St George's Hall Concert Room

Even a genius needs the shoulders of giants to stand upon. The second of a series of Sunday Matinee concerts in the gorgeous Concert Room of St Georges Hall Liverpool in which award winning conductor Edward Peak will talk about The Classical…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07867 528034
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19
MAY
John Barrowman
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Best known his his roles as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood John Barrowman has achieved household name status in the UK with his numerous TV film and theatre performances over the last…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAY
Ozric Tentacles
O2 Academy Liverpool

Ozric Tentacles the instrumental four piece are planning to embark on full scale tour of the UK this spring with the first show taking place in Bristol on the 26th of April. The tour began…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Roy Chubby Brown
VIVA Blackpool

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
MAY
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

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23
MAY
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)
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23
MAY
Don McLean
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Donald McLean famously known as don Mclean the famous American song writer and singer from New Rochelle New york famous for his album American pie containing hit songs like American pie and Vincent performed…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
MAY
Quincey's Soul Night
Cameo, Preston

Were back for more. Bigger and better than before Quinceys Soul Night brings you a decadent night of soulful music for a classy and discerning crowd.Featuring:‐ Rick Starr ‐ Specialist DJ in Soul RnB Reggae Urban Music Genresand our…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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25
MAY
Chas and Dave
O2 Academy Liverpool

Dave has decided to come out of retirement for one final tour. Their show will be the whole history of CHAS & DAVE featuring their pub set at the start of their success and…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
Madame Butterfly with Perpetuum Mobile
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Experience Northern Ballet at its dynamic best ‐ through the achingly emotional storytelling of Madame Butterfly and the awe‐inspiring strength and skill of Perpetuum Mobile.Northern Ballet's uniquely expressive dancers will perform two spectacular ballets in one evening.Be transported to Japan as the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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26
MAY
Bryan Ferry
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
James Arthur
O2 Academy Liverpool

After winning X Factor 2012 James went on to score the biggest selling X Factor single of all time with the BRIT Award nominated Impossible' and has recorded a stunning debut record writing and collaborating…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAY
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
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01
JUN
The Producers
Liverpool Empire Theatre

The Producers at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Monday 01 June 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 The Producers live in the…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
JUN
Stewart Lee
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

As the acclaimed writer and comedian prepares for his second BAFTA nominated BBC Series STEWART LEES COMEDY VEHICLE Stewart Lee presents a vegetable stew of new work with insights into his extensive work for charity…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
JUN
Coasts
O2 Academy Liverpool

Coasts at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 04 June 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
Holly Johnson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Holly Johnson at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Thursday 04 June 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
CHERYL, MIKE AND JAY, FORMERLY OF BUCKS FIZZ
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

CHERYL MIKE AND JAY FORMERLY OF BUCKS FIZZ With special guest Stephen Fox Early in 1981 four complete strangers sat in the drawing room of a house in Fulham and were told: you are now Bucks Fizz. In the eight weeks between…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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05
JUN
VIVA Spring Show
Viva Blackpool

Your host VIVAs very own Leye D Johns presents Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. If youre looking for a great night out then look no further than our VIVA Spring ShowVIVA is Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. So…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0125 329729
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05
JUN
Chameleons Vox
O2 Academy Liverpool

At one point the Chameleons were one of those iconic rock groups out of Manchester England that no one could ignore. As their popularity began to wane a bit the group decided to begin a…

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…

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