What's on inKirkham

Welcome to Kirkham

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Kirkham - 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 Kirkham to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Kirkham

25
JUL
Beach Boys
York Racecourse

The Beach Boys are an American treasure. Known for their fun light hearted California centric sound this band has rocked the world with surfer style music since the early 1960s They are one of the…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
JUL
Wet Wet Wet
York Racecourse

With an incredible back catalogue of songs including three UK No. 1's With A Little Help From My Friends' 1988; Goodnight Girl' 1991; and Love Is All Around' 1994 the Glasgow lads have made…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
AUG
Helmsley Summer Celebration
Helmsley

Celebrate Yorkshire Day 1st August ‐ and an entire Yorkshire weekend ‐ in the beautiful market town of Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.The Helmsley Summer Celebration will have something for everyone. There's street theatre and music…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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06
AUG
The Waterboys
York Barbican Centre

The Waterboys are truly a one of a kind band. They claim to be like no other band with no genre school or fashion they simply play Waterboy music. They have performed all over the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
AUG
Galtres Parklands Festival 2014
Duncombe Park

Who needs Glastonbury when Yorkshires got Galtres Now ten years old Galtres is one of the best family festivals in the country. This year headliners include The Human League Tricky Morcheeba Levellers and Bellowhead. Combining eight stages of music and cabaret more…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07803 570399
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22
AUG
Milkshake! Live - Party Party Live
Grand Opera House York

Starring some of your milkshake favourites this brand new musical spectacular is sure to have children up on their feet and singing at the top of their voicesJoining this fantastic show will be two milkshake presenters who will take us on a…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08452 713024
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06
SEP
City of Lights on 6th Sep
Fibbers

Leeds rock heroes The Dunwells are hitting the road this September for a spectacular 13‐date tour.2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07506 674555
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06
SEP
The Dunwells at Fibbers
Fibbers

Leeds rock heroes The Dunwells are hitting the road this September for a spectacular 13‐date tour.2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07506 674555
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07
SEP
Tony Bennett
York Barbican Centre

Tony Bennett at York Barbican Centre in York on Sunday 07 September 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Tony Bennett tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
SEP
Lisa Stansfield
York Barbican Centre

Known internationally for her first UK number one hit single All Around The World released in 1989 Lisa Stansfield is one of Britain's most treasured singers. A BRIT Award winning artist in 1991 and…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
SEP
Aquaducked Family Day Out
River Ouse

Family day out raising money for CLIC Sargent MacMillan and Marie Curie Cancer Care…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01780 470718
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28
SEP
John Bishop
Barbican Theatre York

Scouse comedian John Bishop was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside winning the North West Comedy award for best stand‐up in 2004. Since then he has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
SEP
John Bishop Work In Progress
York Barbican Centre

John Bishop Work In Progress at York Barbican Centre in York on Sunday 28 September 2014. 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…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
OCT
Dry The River
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Dry the River aren't your average English folk band. Formed in 2009 by exiles from the punk and emo hardcore music scenes don't let their looks deceive you. Dry the River's tattoos and piercings are…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
Pickering Wartime & 1940's Weekend 2014
Pickering Showground

Pickering Wartime & 1940s Weekend 201410th 12th October 2014PICKERING SHOWGROUNDWe are excited to announce that due to a fantastic weekend last year we will again be staging events at Pickering Showground for this years PICKERING WARTIME & 1940S WEEKEND in OctoberATTRACTIONS…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07870 210365
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10
OCT
Tom Stade 'Decisions Decisions' Tour
The Duchess

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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10
OCT
Jon Richardson
York Barbican Centre

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee regular Have I Got News For You panellist and star of Live at the Apollo is taking his new show Funny Magnet across the UK. With a sell‐out run at…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
OCT
Crucified Barbara
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Crucified Barbara at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Saturday 11 October 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: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
OCT
Clannad
Grand Opera House York

Clannad at Grand Opera House York in York on Sunday 12 October 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Clannad live in the knowledge…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Level 42
York Barbican Centre

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Ross Noble
York Barbican Centre

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
OCT
The Subways
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The Subways at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Saturday 18 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Subways tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
OCT
The World Alive
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The World Alive at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Sunday 19 October 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 us…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
Peter Andre
York Barbican Centre

English born Australian singersongwriter Peter Andre is also a successful TV presenter and businessman. Famed for his marriage and subsequent split from glamour model Katie Price Andre has starred in his own ITV2 shows both…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
The Sunshine Underground
The Duchess York

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
Soil
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Soil at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Wednesday 22 October 2014. 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: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Jimmy Carr
Grand Opera House York

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
OCT
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Grand Opera House York

Jimmy Carr Funny Business performs live at Grand Opera House York in York Yorkshire on Friday 24 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Grand Opera House York now.…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
OCT
UB40
York Barbican Centre

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Neil Sedaka
York Barbican Centre

His legions of fans will be delighted that the ever‐popular Neil Sedaka is visiting Britain again.Neil began penning hits over half a century ago. At the outset of his career in the 1950s he was…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Castle Howard

Castle Howard is one of Britain's finest stately homes, located in the beautiful Howardian Hills, fifteen miles northeast of the famous city of York.Built in 1699, Castle Howard is, today, still the private home of the Howard family. As a major tourist attraction the house receives hundreds of…

Flamingo Land

Our zoo is home to over 1,000 animals, including Siberian Tigers, Grants Zebras, Bactrian Camels, Monkeys, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Humboldt Penguins and Meerkats. We also of course, have our famous pink flamingos, the largest flock in the country. In our Bird Walk you can see birds…

Derwent Valley Light Railway

The railway in its current form began in 1989, with the arrival of the Great Yorkshire Preservation Society, formerly based at Starbeck, near Harrogate. The society was looking for a new home as they had been asked to vacate their site on the old locomotive sheds at Starbeck…

Altair Balloons

Hot Air Balloons at Altair Balloons in York, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01653 618148 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Castlegate Amusement Arcade

Castlegate Amusement Arcade ‐ Amusement Park in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01653697305 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Derwent Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Derwent Swimming Pool in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01653 693407 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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