The Atkinson Theatre and Arts Centre in Southport

Are you looking for a venue full of entertainment? Why not come and check out The Atkinson in Southport! With loads of events on at the theatre and plenty of exhibitions to discover in the gallery and museum, there is something for everyone at The Atkinson!

Why should I visit The Atkinson in Southport?

The Atkinson is Southport's home for music, theatre, art, literature and history!

The Atkinson offers an exciting and varied venue for families, tourists and art enthusiasts alike, with a full day and night-time offer. The traditional theatre and dynamic studio space at the venue provide an excellent programme from some of the UK’s top musicians, actors, performers and companies. The museum and gallery are home to a whopping number of over 3,500 artworks and over 25,000 pieces of social history, which take turns being displayed on rotation!

Not only does the venue have the theatre and gallery/museum, but it also is home to the Southport Library, which offers a great range of services to the local community!

The Atkinson is open throughout the year and presents a varied seasonal programme and changing exhibitions, events and lectures! No matter what time of year you decide to visit, The Atkinson will provide a fun, creative, and diverse day out with family and friends!

  • The Museum, Galleries, Shop and Cafe open Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm
  • The Box Office open Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm
  • The library is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm, and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm

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