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

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The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool

Starring ‐ The Jerseys Leye D Johns The Viva ShowgirlsJoin The Jerseys as we celebrate the Timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons The Drifters The Stylistics Beach Boys and more ‐ from Doo Wop…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Ratpackers
Viva Blackpool

Sit back relax and enjoy the show folks. Its time to be truly entertained with all the class atmosphere and hype of the golden age of Swing music.Dominic Creighton Samuel Cummins Max Fox & Shaun Wareing perform their own Jerseys show here…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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BLACKPOOL TOWER Soul WEEKENDER
Blackpool Tower

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 will need eitheror to gain entrance on the…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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Sara Pascoe - Animal
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

As always Sara is honest and unflinching as she expounds on sexuality empathy art God and pubic hair. If that sounds a bit weighty there will also be stuff about selfies glow worms and RuPauls Drag Race. Also and this should be…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Chas Dave
O2 Academy Liverpool

Chas Dave at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 28 April 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 comparison…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Comedy Station Comedy Club
Viva Blackpool

4 mighty fine comics take to the stage ‐ their mission is to make you laugh until you can laugh no moreYour MC for the evening is Local Celebrity Ryan Gleeson Reserve your seats to be guaranteed a night of laughter order…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01253 297297
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High Jinx Magic & Illusion Family Show
Viva Blackpool

Michael Jordans High Jinx Magic Illusion and Circus show is a fast‐paced mix of Magic Illusions Juggling Escapology and Music delivered in a way to leave you Amazed Puzzled and even Scared but above all Entertained.A fun filled show for all the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01253 297297
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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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Talon – The Best Of The Eagles 20th Anniversary
Viva Blackpool

The Worlds No.1Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR will once again feature all those classic Eagles Greatest Hits from their…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Just Like that... The Tommy Cooper Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Hambledon Productions with the kind support ofThe Tommy Cooper Estate and Vicky Cooper PresentJUST LIKE THAT THE TOMMY COOPER SHOWTommy Cooper was a true comic genius. His impeccable timing misfiring magic trademark fez and quick‐fire gags made him an international star and…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Russell Watson
Opera House Blackpool

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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An Evening With Razor Ruddock & Bryan Robson
Viva Blackpool

Bryan Robson O.B.E and Neil Razor Ruddock with funny stories from on and off the pitch. A rare chance to listen to a former Man Utd and England captain alongside a former Liverpool hard man. Hot individual table platters will be served…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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Shakin' Stevens
Opera House Blackpool

Shakin Stevens is to embark on his biggest ever UK tour visiting 33 towns and cities across England Scotland and Wales in 2017. The announcement comes just days after Shaky as he is known to millions released his critically acclaimed 12th studio…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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Roger Sanchez to headline Ministry of Sound
Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Late night riding and dance events give you the chance to enjoy the best thrill rides Blackpool Pleasure Beach has to offer before heading to the Arena to carry on the night with the soundtrack provided by the very best Ministry of…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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Roger Sanchez to headline Ministry of Sound presen
Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Late night riding and dance events give you the chance to enjoy the best thrill rides Blackpool Pleasure Beach has to offer before heading to the Arena to carry on the night with the soundtrack provided by the very best Ministry of…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 221234
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Brian Conley The Greatest Entertainer (in his pric
Viva Blackpool

Brian will perform brand‐new comedy sketches and songs alongside some of his best‐known and loved retrospective material from the screen and onstage.Venue: VIVA Blackpool 3 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HJPriceGeneral Admission: GBP 25.00Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com106611‐0…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Mediumship Demonstration
Penwortham Community Centre

Three local mediums invite you to a special demonstration of evidential Mediumship. Three individual ways of demonstrating communication from your loved ones in Spirit. All three are actively serving Spiritualist Churches in Lancashire.The venue is wheel chair friendly with…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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Secrets The Musical
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

At Mersey Entertainments Agency Larry and Liz Nicole Barber‐Lane are busy organising a show for a Millionaires birthday party ‐ identity a secret Unfortunately for them though their old enemy Metal Mick Danny Taylor is back in town and is yet again…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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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: 03452 998652
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Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future.
Friends Meeting House, "The Small Meeting Room"

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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The Fureys
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The FureysSaturday 13th May 7:30pmAll tickets £20.50Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS renowned for their hit songs I will love you When you were sweet 16 The Green fields of France The old man Red rose cafe From Clare to…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Aromatherapy for Childbirth Liverpool Monday
Quaker Meeting House

RCM accredited:Course for Midwives Student Midwives Doulas student Doulas Health and Maternity Care Assistants and other birth workers to use aromatherapy in Childbirth. 7 CPD points.Aromatherapy for Childbirth aims to:Provide theoretical and practical learning to enable midwives doulas and other birth workers…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07748 970986
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Introduction to Wine - Wine Tasting Experience
The Glendower Hotel

Passionate about wine & want to learn more Each course is a fascinating introduction to the world of Wine. Do you want to discover fascinating and delicious new wines & grape varieties Do you want to taste a wide variety of wines…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 301934
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Ultimate Bowie
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

David Bowie has frequently reinvented his music and image and is widely regarded as one of the most influential innovators over the last five decades His sudden death has touched people all over the world as fans of all ages unite…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Romeo & Juliet
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Merely Theatre CompanypresentsRomeo & JulietMonday 22nd May 7:30pmTuesday 23rd May 2:30pmAdults £12.50 Seniors £10.50 Children £8.50School groups of 20 £7.50This shows will run at approximately 90 minutes plus interval.Filled with emotion and action Merely Theatre Company deliver both sweeping drama and intimate…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Twelfth Night
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Merely Theatre ComapnypresentTwelfth NightMonday 22nd May 2:30pmTuesday 23rd May 7:30pmAdults £12.50 Seniors £10.50 Children £8.50School groups of 20 £7.50Unlikely lovers come crashing together in this riotous and deeply tender comedy. 5 actors use their imagination and innovation to present identical twins multiple…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Carl Hutchinson: The Fixer
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

From people who obnoxiously post motivational quotes on social media to those who urge you to put your phone in rice when you get it wet Carl Hutchinson tackles a bunch of little everyday issues in his latest show The Fixer. Fresh…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Cannon & Ball
Viva Blackpool

Youll be clapping along to the music stamping your feet to the beat and therell be laughs a plentyMay 26th 2017Cannon & Ball are joined by the outrageous Leye D Johns the stunning Viva Showgirls and a special guest vocalist.September 1st 2017The…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Joe Longthorne
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Currently residing in his adopted home of Blackpool Joe Longthorne is still a hugely popular and inspirational performer. Now watched by many on Royal Variety Performances he first rose to fame after his success on…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Rose-Marie
Viva Blackpool

Rose Marie performing throughout the season right here at Viva Blackpool with musician and vocalist Andy Mudd in support.With 17 million albums sold Las Vegas residencies and a string of singles and accolades join this Irish Singing Superstar right here in Blackpool.Venue:…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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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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