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

30
JAN
VIVA Blackpool - Winter Cabaret Specials
VIVA Blackpool

Starring Leye D Johns The VIVA Showgirls and Special Guest Vocalists.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 furtherLeave your…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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31
JAN
Milapfest presents Rajeeb Chakraborty & Kousic Sen
The Capstone Thetare

north Indian ragas accompanied by Kousic Sen on tabla. The sarod one of the most popular stringed instruments of North India resonates with a deep rich tone that can relax and energise in equal measure. Rajeeb Chakraborty is a versatile musician…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 085158
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01
FEB
Rae Morris
Kazimier

Rae Morris at Kazimier in Liverpool on Sunday 01 February 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 Rae…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
FEB
FREE taster session at the Southport Rock Choir
International Suite

The local Southport choir is run by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Southport Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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04
FEB
FREE taster session at the Maghull/Ormskirk Rock C
Ormskirk Parish Church

The Ormskirk Rock Choir is led by local musician Anthony Seaman. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Ormskirk and further afield in Merseyside come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever thought…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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06
FEB
The Exchange
Cameo, Preston

Drinks prices fluctuate during the course of the night based on purchases just like the stock exchange. Watch drinks prices go up and then crash back down again.Plus we will be playing all your favourite Chart & Party tunes to make it…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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06
FEB
VIVA Winter Cabaret Specials with Leye D Johns
VIVA Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. If youre looking for a great night out including fantastic entertainment a great atmosphere and brilliant service then look no furtherLeave your troubles at the door take your seats and get…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
FEB
Sam Bailey
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Winner of series ten of The X Factor in 2013 Sam Bailey has gone from strength to strength and is now in the enviable position of being a highly sought after performing artist. Following…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
FEB
#MondayMayhem: Valentines Traffic Light Party
Cameo, Preston

Its that time of year were love is in the air.So join us for our traffic light party weather your single just trying out or loved up we have the perfect way to let everyone know your game or not.Dont forget that…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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09
FEB
Joan Laage
The Capstone Thetare

Choreographed & performed by Joan Laage Kogut Butoh Music by Dmitry Artamonov Costume by Sarah Damm Strand is inspired by the culture of hair and by the choreographers personal journey from waist length hair to shaven head and how hairstyle became…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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10
FEB
The Staves
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Staves at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Tuesday 10 February 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…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
FEB
Fearless Vampire Killers
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Fearless Vampire Killers at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 12 February 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
FEB
Solid Gold Legends
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Solid Gold Country Legends Voted as Best Event British C. M.A. Awards The new Solid Gold Country Legends show is a Celebration of the Best in Country Music and has proved popular on both sides of the Atlantic. Led by Country Stars…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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13
FEB
Anton and Erin
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Anton and Erin at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Friday 13 February 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…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
FEB
VIVA Winter Cabaret Specials - Valentines
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
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15
FEB
Milton Jones & The Temple of Daft
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

MILTON JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DAFT Coming to the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Yes him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week Live at the Apollo Michael McIntyres Roadshow and multiple series on Radio…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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15
FEB
10cc
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
Collabro
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Collabro at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Monday 16 February 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 GetMeIn…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
King Charles
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

When you are a classically trained musician who has mastered the guitar piano and cello in addition to singing I guess we can forgive you for taking the stage name King Charles. Real name Charles…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
Slow Club
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Slow Club at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Monday 16 February 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…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
The War on Drugs
O2 Academy Liverpool

The War on Drugs at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 16 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The War on Drugs tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Dapper Laughs
O2 Academy Liverpool

Dapper Laughs at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Tuesday 17 February 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 Dapper Laughs live in the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
FEB
Kerrang Tour 2015
O2 Academy Liverpool

Kerrang Tour 2015 at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 18 February 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 Kerrang Tour 2015 live…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
FEB
CAPSTONE CLASSICS: Casablanca
The Capstone Thetare

Directed by Michael Curtiz Starring: Humphrey Bogart Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama anti‐Nazi propaganda film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alisons unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Ricks.…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01517 085158
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19
FEB
Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool

Back for 2015 its The Jerseys After a series of sell out shows last year the boys are back with a new show.Join The Jerseys for their second season here at VIVA after receiving amazing feedback during their maiden year performing together.Songs…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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20
FEB
Echo and the Bunnymen
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Liverpudlian group Echo and the Bunnymen first formed back in 1978 and released their debut album Crocodiles two years later in 1980 winning them critical acclaim and chart success. Their subsequent albums Heaven Up…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
FEB
Hudson Taylor
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Hudson Taylor at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 20 February 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
FEB
Jungle
O2 Academy Liverpool

Jungle at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Sunday 22 February 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 service.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
FEB
HIDE by Deborah Light
The Capstone Thetare

Deborah Light one of Wales most distinctive choreographers brings together a cast of three remarkable female performers. Blurring autobiography with fiction Jo Fong Rosas DV8 Eddie Ladd Brith Gof and Rosalind Hf Brooks Earthfall reveal and re‐invent themselves.They form transform and reform.…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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26
FEB
GoGo Penguins
The Kazimier

GoGo Penguins skittering break‐beats telepathic interplay and a penchant for anthemic melody all contribute to a sound thats wholly their own. Pianist Chris Illingworths yearning classical influenced melodies are filtered through the dance music energy of bassist Nick Blacka and drummer…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 085158
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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.