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People in Southport are being invited by NHS Cheshire and Merseyside to book winter jabs in time for Christmas. Thursday 14th December 2023 is the last day Online, NHS App and 119 phone service bookings for COVID-19 and flu vaccinations close on Friday 15th December making Thursday 14th December the last day to make a booking. Until Thursday 14th December,
People can enjoy a look around Southport’s first ever co-working space at a Preview Night this Thursday (7th December 2023). Werksy is due to open at 30 West Street in Southport town centre this January. The new facility will offer space across three floors with: private offices; dedicated desks; hot desks; meeting rooms; and hire-by-hour for podcasts. Owners Sarah and
The eagerly awaited Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime opens at The Atkinson in Southport this week! Oh yes it does! The panto opens this Thursday (7th December 2023) before running throughout December. Here are the details – plus what else you can enjoy at the Atkinson this week: It’s Time! Jack and the Beanstalk 7 – 31 December 2023 Times
Southport’s Armed Forces Community Hub is reopening tomorrow (Tuesday 5th December 2023). The Hub, a vital lifeline for Armed Forces veterans, serving personnel and their families, is operated by the Southport branch of the Royal British Legion. The facility, on Wesley Street in Southport town centre, was closed in November – just a few days after Remembrance weekend – after
Southport was feeling very festive on Sunday (3rd December 2023) when the 2023 Southport Santa Sprint took place. Hundreds of runners made their way around either a 3k or a 5k course in order to raise as much money as they could for Queenscourt Hospice. There were some fantastic costumes, including Cruella De Vil and her two Dalmatians; and lots
The new name has been revealed for a beautiful new boutique hotel being created on the shore of Lake Windermere. The Peninsula Hotel will open its doors following the revitalisation of the derelict Pearsall House at Far Sawrey in Cumbria. Mikhail Hotel and Leisure Group is delighted to have been backed by local planning officials, councillors and local residents with
Thousands of people enjoyed the Birkdale Christmas Fayre on Sunday (3rd December 2023). The Village became a winter wonderland with visits by Santa, choirs, fairground rides, food stalls and more. The village is famous for its wide range of quality local independent traders – not many villages still have a fishmonger, a greengrocer, a butcher and even a cheese shop!
Cambridge Walks in Southport town centre is inviting people to get into the Christmas spirit and enjoy its final Artisan Fair of the year! The Fair takes place on Saturday 9th December 2023 between 11am and 5pm, free admission, all welcome. Christmas shoppers can find a wide array of unique gifts including festive gifts, art, fresh wreaths, cakes, and more.
Get ready for a VERY festive weekend in Southport with lots going on for families! Here are just 7 things you can enjoy – from ice skating, to a Christmas grotto, a Christmas parade, a Christmas Lights Switch On and more! 1 – Ice Skating Southport Ice skating is back at Victoria Park in Southport! The exciting family attraction is
A special Christmas Trail is coming to Southport this December! To celebrate the arrival of the brand-new character illuminations, people are invited to take part in The Bear and The Reindeer Christmas Trail, which has been created by Southport BID. Artworks featuring the characters are being displayed in the windows of businesses across Southport town centre. Use the clues in
Southport Charity Christmas Parade is back in Southport this Sunday! (3rd December 2023). The biggest vehicle light parade in the North West will take place between around 5pm and 6.30pm. There will be celebrity appearances by Father Christmas, Mary Christmas and their elves! The event is organised by local people, giving back to local people. This year’s parade will start
A Southport author is celebrating the official launch of his new book this weekend! Sean Connolly will be unveiling a children’s book – Monkarrot, described as ‘a journey of intrigue, happiness and adventure’. It has been published in time for Christmas and is available on Amazon as a paperback or e-book. Sean will be signing copies of his new book