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Music line-up makes waves for maritime festival

May 26th, 2015 in News, Whats On

Two homecomings, a soul legend and a soap star – just some of the line-up for one of the city’s most popular outdoor festivals. The full line-up has been revealed for this year’s FREE musical extravaganza Music on the Waterfront event which is in partnership with Albert Dock Liverpool. The music marathon is part of… Read more »


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Table Top Sale at Ainsdale Village Church

May 25th, 2015 in News, Whats On

There is a table top sale at Ainsdale village church on Saturday 30th May. If you  you want a table it is £5. To book your table call 570307.  Free Entry 9am – 12pm. Refreshments are Available. In the event of bad weather the sale will take place inside.   Contact us with your community, business or sport news…. Read more »


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Fernley Observatory open day at Hesketh Park in Southport (May 31)

May 25th, 2015 in News, Whats On

A Fernley Observatory Public Awareness Open Day takes place on Sunday, May 31. The Fernley Astronomical Observatory in Hesketh Park, Southport will have six public open days this season. The Fernley Observatory, built in 1901, houses a Thomas Cook six-inch refractor telescope which was made in 1869. The observatory and telescope was given as a… Read more »


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Night at the Museum at the Atkinson Southport (Tuesday 26 May)

May 23rd, 2015 in News, Whats On

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG) 2:30 pm – The Atkinson – Theatre Once the night guard at the Museum of Natural History, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) is now a successful purveyor of infomercial products. Soon after learning that his museum friends have been shipped to the Smithsonian Institution, Larry receives a distress… Read more »


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Chalk of the Town today (11-3pm Wesley Street) Southport

May 23rd, 2015 in News, Whats On

A fun filled event where families can make their mark. Wesley Street traders invite you down to draw on the pavement with Chalk! Part of the arst Festival run by the Arthouse and Southport BID. There will be chalk provided plus facepainting and other activities…. come visit a Village in the Town Wesley Street Southport… Read more »


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The Metro 1st Beer Festival Weekend Southport

May 23rd, 2015 in News, Whats On

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 May 2015. Over 20 guest beers and ciders to choose from. (Supplied by drink2you) BBQ both days and free entry. The Metro 3 Portland Street Southport   Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_new Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews


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Duck in a Truck Live on Stage at The Atkinson This May

May 19th, 2015 in News, Whats On

Prepare yourself for someone rarely seen before… is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it is Duck in a Truck by Blunderbus Theatre Company on Sunday 31 May at 2.30pm. The company that brought you I’ve Seen Santa and Hugless Douglas return to The Atkinson with their new enchanting and entertaining tale of… Read more »


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Southport Access For Everyone next meeting to be held at Victoria Methodist Church

May 18th, 2015 in News, Whats On

The next meeting of Southport Access For Everyone forum will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG  On Monday 1st of June at 7 pm. This is a free public meeting. The premises are fully accessible for wheelchair users with adequate car parking facilities, and light refreshments will be served before the meeting… Read more »


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The Legion’s Advice and Information Officer, Sarah Abbotson, will be available at Byng House

May 18th, 2015 in News, Whats On

The Legion’s Advice and Information Officer, Sarah Abbotson, will be available at Byng House to discuss face to face the Legion’s services with anyone that may need help. This also includes: signposting people to other welfare services, discussing membership with those wanting to join the Legion and discussing any fundraising opportunities people may be interested… Read more »


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The Bold Northern Soul alldayer (May 24th bank holiday Sunday) wristbands still available

May 18th, 2015 in News, Whats On

The Bold Northern Soul alldayer (May 24th bank holiday Sunday) at this stunning historic hotel on the world famous Lord Street, Southport… Local DJs unite for a northern soul alldayer. Playing 100% vinyl across the board northern soul DJ Line up: Paul Shirley (Southport) Mike Francis (Southport & Liverpool) Gary Farrington (Southport) Mick Smith (Southport)… Read more »


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Get nose to beak with hatching ducklings this May half term at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

May 16th, 2015 in News, Whats On

Get nose to beak with hatching ducklings this May half term at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre   This May half term sees the return of the award winning egg-to-duckling experience at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre.  From Saturday 23 to Sunday 31 May, families can have this unique opportunity to discover how ducklings develop… Read more »


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Art For Macmillan Cancer Support will be opening Cambridge Walks Gallery

May 16th, 2015 in News, Whats On

Art For Macmillan Cancer Support will be opening Cambridge Walks Gallery in Southport  on Monday 18th May, ready for the summer season.   Working in collaboration with community interest company: Make It Workshop whose retro and vintage emporium has already kindled public interest in Cambridge Walks after years of desertion  a group of Merseyside based artists… Read more »


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What to-do this weekend (15th – 17th May 2015)

May 15th, 2015 in News, Whats On

With the weather looking less than great this weekend with highs of 12°c on Saturday and 13°c on Sunday as well being cloudy on Saturday with rain on Sunday.  1. Listen to Bella Hardy at The Atkinson on Saturday 16th May Bella Hardy, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Singer of the Year 2014, tours her eagerly… Read more »


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Hairspray brings glitz and glamour to the Little Theatre

May 14th, 2015 in News, Whats On

BOS Musical Theatre Company’s production of Hairspray runs in Southport from May 23-May 30 Welcome to the 60s Southport NODA (National Operatic Dramatic Association) Award winning BOS Musical Theatre Company are ironing out the tensions in their latest 1960s animated yet prolific, stage performance of Hairspray showing at the Little Theatre, Southport.   BOS MTC… Read more »


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Park Volunteers Week

May 12th, 2015 in News, Whats On

The public will have the chance to get involved in improving their local park next month when events take place across Sefton as part of Park Volunteers Week (1 to 7 June). With Sefton having so many parks and open spaces, there will be plenty of opportunities for people to take part in a wide… Read more »


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Volunteers Needed for Summer Reading Challenge

May 12th, 2015 in News, Whats On

Sefton Libraries are encouraging young people to help support the Summer Reading Challenge this year.  Volunteers aged 14 to 25 are needed for the Challenge which encourages children to continue reading through the long summer holidays. The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays and encourages children aged 4-12 to read… Read more »


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