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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Oh What A Nite! on 28 August 2014
VIVA Blackpool

Take a local vocal quartet the very best music of the Doo Wop Motown RocknRoll and Soul music from the likes of Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four Tops Overtones and more performed by a brilliant young…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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St Vincent
O2 Academy Liverpool

‐ watch St Vincent live at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool Merseyside on the Thursday 28 August 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
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Summer Viva Blackpool Spectacular
VIVA Blackpool

Its the Viva Summer Spectacular featuring brilliant comedy music and dance in a 3 hour Vegas style cabaret production show it's the perfect night outIts Blackpool's BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and it's all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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29
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West End Rocks
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A night of pure Rock & Pop indulgence as the West End & Broadway Rock to the beat of a different drum Performing hits from West End & Broadway Rock shows like We Will Rock You Rock of Ages & American Idiot…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Above The Beaten Track
The Bluecoat

Above the Beaten Track Announces DJ Programme for 2014 FestivalAbove the Beaten Track FestivalSaturday 30th AugustLocation: The Bluecoat School Lane Liverpool L13 3BXAdmission: FreeFollowing a two‐year hiatus the grass‐roots event is back at The Bluecoat shining a light on the citys…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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Summer Spectacular Viva Blackpool
VIVA Blackpool

Its the Viva Summer Spectacular featuring brilliant comedy music and dance in a 3 hour Vegas style cabaret production show it's the perfect night outIts Blackpool's BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and it's all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Connor Harris
O2 Academy Liverpool

Connor Harris at O2 Academy Liverpool live on Saturday 30 August 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see Connor Harris at O2 Academy Liverpool see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
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Stephen Malkmus The Jicks
Kazimier

Live music event at Kazimier Liverpool Merseyside. To watch Stephen Malkmus The Jicks live at Kazimier on the Saturday 30 August 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best ticket prices.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
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Joe Longthorne Live on 31st August
VIVA Blackpool

Sundays throughout 2014Join Joe Longthorne live in concert as he exclusively visits VIVA Blackpool throughout 2014 for a series of Vegas style lounge performances with a full band backing in the stylish surroundings of VIVA Blackpool.With support from Leye D Johns the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Marty MacDonald's Farm
Thornton Little Theatre

Featuring the voice of children's TV favourites Justin Fletcher MBE Mr Tumble Justin's House Something Special as the Voice of Pongo the Pig and Nicole Davis Topsy & Tim Chuggington as the Voice of Molly‐Moo the CowMarty MacDonald needs your helpHe's looking…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

ITS fun all the way as the Purveyors of Cool return by popular demand to The Lowther Pavilion in Lytham St Annes on Sunday August 31st with a sensational show featuring The Greatest Music Of The 20th Century.Wonderful memories of three incredible…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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The Rat Pack
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Its fun all the way as the Purveyors of Cool swing into town with a sensational show featuring the greatest music of the 20th century.Wonderful memories of Frank Sinatra Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Junior…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Wedding Fair
Preston masonic hall

The Preston City Wedding Fashion & Beauty Vintage FairPreston Masonic Hall.PR1 2QU parking off Walker st.A Ladies Day......Bridal ‐‐BEAUTY .31st August.2014 12 pm Melissa Marie Bridal Wear Mawdesley£1 ENTRY FREE TICKET TO WIN £100 voucher from Vintage Lane to spend towards…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07538 425283
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Only One Direction
North Pier Blackpool

Only One Direction performs live at North Pier Blackpool in Blackpool Lancashire on Sunday 31 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Only One Direction at North Pier Blackpool now.…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Summer Spectacular Blackpool Viva 2014
VIVA Blackpool

It s Blackpool s BIGGEST Summer Season Line Up and it s all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Dawn French
Grand Theatre

Lets face it we dont really need to introduce Dawn French to you. If we do then you dont own a TV do you Star of hit TV sitcom The Vicar of Dibley…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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7th Lytham Beer Festival
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

7th Lytham Beer & Cider Festival 90 Real Ales Ciders and Foreign Beers. Live Entertainment Friday & Saturday Evening . More information can be found at www.blackpoolcamra.org.uk Thursday 4th Sept 5pm ‐ 11pm £3 Friday 5th Sept 12pm ‐ 11pm £3 before…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01253 794221
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Oh What A Nite On September 04, 2014
VIVA Blackpool

Songs from Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four Tops Overtones and more performed by a brilliant 4 part harmony vocal line‐up. Hosted by Leye D Johns.Take a local vocal quartet the very best music of the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular at September 05
VIVA Blackpool

Its the Viva Summer Spectacular featuring brilliant comedy music and dance in a 3 hour Vegas style cabaret production show it's the perfect night outIts Blackpool's BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and it's all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Counterfeit Quo
North Pier Blackpool

Counterfeit Quo appears live in Blackpool Lancashire at North Pier Blackpool on Saturday 06 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Counterfeit Quo at North Pier Blackpool see the list of tickets available for Counterfeit Quo.…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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James Corden
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Comedy genius James Corden is best known for writing and starring in the hit TV series Gavin and Stacey that fat git with a laugh like a neutered howler monkey Ally Ross The Sun. Getting…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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One Man Two Guvnors
Liverpool Empire Theatre

One Man Two Guvnors at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Saturday 06 September 2014. 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…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Joe Longthorne Live on September 07
VIVA Blackpool

Sundays throughout 2014Join Joe Longthorne live in concert as he exclusively visits VIVA Blackpool throughout 2014 for a series of Vegas style lounge performances with a full band backing in the stylish surroundings of VIVA Blackpool.With support from Leye D Johns the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Blackpool Variety Show
North Pier Blackpool

Blackpool Variety Show at North Pier Blackpool live on Monday 08 September 2014 in Blackpool Lancashire. For tickets to see Blackpool Variety Show at North Pier Blackpool see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Variety Show
North Pier Blackpool

Variety Show at North Pier Blackpool in Blackpool on Monday 08 September 2014. 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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Folk & Beyond
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Friends of the Lowther Pavilion Theatre Fundraising event held in the Studio Bar. Joan Aitchison and Stephen Carter have been playing together since the mid 1970s with breaks in‐between for their respective families and businesses. Joan is best known on the…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular On Ten Sep
VIVA Blackpool

Its Blackpools BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and its all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism ‐ with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on stage for a 3…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Lord of the Flies
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lord of the Flies at Liverpool Empire Theatre live on Wednesday 10 September 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see Lord of the Flies at Liverpool Empire Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Gary Lovini
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Gary Lovini Ltd proudly presents One Night Only BRITAINS NO 1 VIOLIN SHOWMAN GARY LOVINI Lowther Pavillion is proud to present the sensational Gary Lovini in a show you wont want to miss Following his stunning appearance on last years Lytham Proms…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Oh What A Nite On September 11, 2014
VIVA Blackpool

Songs from Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four Tops Overtones and more performed by a brilliant 4 part harmony vocal line‐up. Hosted by Leye D Johns.Take a local vocal quartet the very best music of the…

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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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.