The Atkinson

The Atkinson
Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1DB
  • Telephone 01704 533333
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  • Website www.theatkinson.co.uk

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The Art Of Birdsong: Talk

A chance to discover more about the artefacts on display, with Dr Helen Thomas, Senior Teaching Associate in Music at Lancaster University and an oboist and cor anglais player.

Thu 9 Apr

£5 to purchase on the night / 01704 533333

Ballet Theatre UK: Aladdin

New production re-telling the popular children's story.

Sat 4 Apr

£15 (Children £12 under 16s; £45) / 01704 533333

Batik Eggs Workshop (Over 7s)

Children can use wax and dye to create a design.

Wed 8 Apr

The Atkinson - Art Box

£3 / 01704 533333

Bella Hardy & The Midnight Watch

To mark her thirtieth birthday Bella is taking the party on the road with her band, The Midnight Watch, and embarking on a thirty venue tour celebrating her six solo albums to date.

Sat 16 May

£14; £12 adv / 01704 533333

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Ivan the Terrible

  • 2015
  • Russia
  • 113 min

A ballet version of the story of Ivan the Terrible, with music from several Prokofiev works.

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Bolshoi Ballet Live: Romeo and Juliet

  • 2013

This revival of Yuri Grigorovich's acclaimed 1978 production features outstanding choreography, sumptuous costumes and some of the composer's most lyrical music.

Sun 15 Mar

The Cat In The Hat

If you like theatre fun and your kids are like-minded, The Cat in the Hat might be where you could find it. The book by Doc Seuss is notoriously groovy and completely unlike the duff Mike Myers movie; those who have troubled to look through its pages can tell you right off that it's good for all ages. Well, ages 3+ anyway.

Fri 17 Apr

The Atkinson - Theatre

£8 (Children £6; £24) / 01704 533333

Sat 18 Apr

The Atkinson - Theatre

£8 (Children £6; £24) / 01704 533333

The Crossens Canoe: Talk

Museum and gallery staff present a talk on the object of the month, the Crossens Canoe.

Thu 16 Apr

The Atkinson, Galleries

£1 donations welcome / 01704 533333

Dubl Handi

The New York-based threesome performs its traditional and contemporary folk songs.

Wed 1 Apr

Studio

£10; £8 adv / 01704 533333

Easter Bonnets Workshop (Over 5s)

Children can create a themed hat.

Sat 4 Apr

The Atkinson - Art Box

£3 / 01704 533333

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The Egyptians Return

See our stunning Ancient Egypt Collection on display in our new Gallery opening this October.

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 01704 533333

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 01704 533333

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 01704 533333

…and 83 more dates until 29 May

Elizabeth I: Virgin On The Ridiculous

Living Spit present a comedic take on the reign of the Tudor monarch, complete with songs, props and live music.

Fri 6 Mar

Studio

£11 / 01258 475137

The Eye of the Beholder

Themed exhibition of a wide selection of artworks looking at the varied aspects of physical beauty and their representation throughout history.

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 01704 533333

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 01704 533333

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 01704 533333

…and 50 more dates until 26 Apr

Ezio

The contemporary singer-songwriter plays folk-flavoured songs with guitarist Mark Fowell.

Fri 17 Apr

The Atkinson - Studio

£10; £2 adv / 01704 533333

Goldilocks And The 3 Bears

A mix of ingenious puppetry, music and mischievous moments for everyone in the family aged two and older than two.

Sat 14 Mar

Theatre

£8 (Children £6; £24) / 01704 533333

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Handa's Surprise: Little Angel Theatre

Production based on Eileen Browne's popular children's story, featuring a vibrant and magical blend of puppetry, live music, gentle storytelling and audience participation.

Sat 28 Mar

£10; £8 adv / 01704 533333

In The Spotlight: Chris Wright's School Of Dance & Drama

Over 200 local Southport children and students perform their annual dance and drama production. With a range of music, dance styles, songs and drama pieces this is a show to suit everyone.

Sun 8 Mar

Theatre

£11 (Children £8.50) / 01704 533333

Mon 9 Mar

Theatre

£11 (Children £8.50) / 01704 533333

Tue 10 Mar

Theatre

£11 (Children £8.50) / 01704 533333

James Grant

Ex-Love and Money man ploughs a folkier furrow with his solo career.

Sat 11 Apr

The Atkinson - Studio

£16 / 01704 533333

Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

Sat 25 Apr

The Atkinson - Theatre

£14 (£5) / 01704 533333

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Sat 7 Mar

Studio

£15; £40 season ticket (£12.50) / 01704 533333

Andre Vincent, Sol Bernstein and Mark Palmer perform their stand-up routines.

Sat 4 Apr

£15; £12.50 adv / 01704 533333

Observational stand-up from Peter White, Lloyd Griffith and Paul Ricketts.

L’Orchestra Dell Arte: Dvorak

  • Written by: Dvorak

The group performs Dvorak's Serenade.

Mon 6 Apr

The Atkinson - Studio

£10 inc refreshments / 01704 533333

LS Lowry And Theodore Major: Two Lancashire Painters

An opportunity to compare the works of two very different Lancashire artists who both shared a distinctive vision of the industrialised landscapes of northern England.

Thu 5 Mar

Fri 6 Mar

Sat 7 Mar

…and 22 more dates until 29 Mar

Marc O' Reilly Band

The band from Waterford performs blues and folk.

Thu 23 Apr

The Atkinson - Studio

£10; £8 adv / 01704 533333

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Plastic Figurines

Ella Greenhill's autobiographical drama exploring grief, loss and growing up with an autistic brother.

Sat 25 Apr

£10; £8 adv / 01704 533333

The Poozies

From the funky bass sounds of the electro-harp along with accordion and fiddles, this all-female quartet have a sound that's all their own.

Sat 21 Mar

Studio

£14 / 01704 533333

Rediscoveries: Modern British Drawings

Featuring rare works on paper that were only recently re-discovered.

Thu 5 Mar

Galleries

Free / 01704 533333

Fri 6 Mar

Galleries

Free / 01704 533333

Sat 7 Mar

Galleries

Free / 01704 533333

…and 210 more dates until 3 Oct

Rich Hall

The latest musings from the deadpan grouch, star of ridiculous amount of stuff on the tellybox and a favourite at the Fringe each year.

Thu 19 Mar

£16 / 01704 533333

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Richard Alston Dance Company

The pre-eminent dance company celebrate their 20th anniversary with latest piece, Burning. The Dante Sonata of Franz Liszt is played live onstage by Amit Yahav, a young pianist rapidly making an international name.

Thu 5 Mar

Theatre

£11 (£9) / 0131 529 6000

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra

Rootsy, bluegrassy six-piece with tweed outfits and fedoras to complete the ye olde country feel.

Fri 10 Apr

The Atkinson - Studio

£12; £10 adv / 01704 533333

Salt House

The four-piece performs traditional Scottish folk.

Fri 27 Mar

Studio

£10; £8 adv / 01704 533333

Sketching Sessions

Drop in for 'Sketching In The Galleries' every month. There will be a trained artist at hand to give you help or guidance.

Thu 12 Mar

£4.50 / 01704 533333

Social Ballroom And Latin Dance Classes

Learn simple dance moves in an informal environment.

Mon 9 Mar

£3.50 per person / 01704 533333

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Tannahill Weavers

The Tannahill Weavers' arrangements blend the beauty of the traditional melodies with the power of modern rhythms.

Fri 24 Apr

The Atkinson - Studio

£12 / 01704 533333

Tea Dance

Regular dance meeting.

Mon 16 Mar

Studio

£2 / 01704 533333

Ugly Duckling

Hans Christian Andersen's much-loved tale of transformation. Presented by Thingumajig's. Ages 5+.

Sat 28 Mar

Studio

£8 (Children £6; £24) / 01704 533333

Vivien Garland: Ancient Egyptian Ceramic Jewellery Workshop

An opportunity to be inspired by items from the museum's collection to create your own piece of jewellery using the techniques of the ancient Egyptians.

Sat 21 Mar

The Wiz: Youth Musical Theatre Company

A high-energy rock, gospel and soul musical based on the Wizard Of Oz story.

Thu 9 Apr

The Atkinson - Theatre

£10; £12 / 01704 533333

Fri 10 Apr

The Atkinson - Theatre

£10; £12 / 01704 533333

Sat 11 Apr

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