Love theatre, film, music, comedy and exhibitions? Then you'll love The Atkinson. A cultural pick 'n' mix for all the family. Located in the heart of Lord Street just three minutes walk from Southport...

The Atkinson
Lord Steet, Southport PR8 1DB
Southport

The Atkinson


Love theatre, film, music, comedy and exhibitions? Then you'll love The Atkinson. A cultural pick 'n' mix for all the family. Located in the heart of Lord Street just three minutes walk from Southport train station.

Find us at...

  • The Atkinson
  • Lord Steet
  • Southport
  • PR8 1DB

Our family-friendly offer

Theatre - Our family ticket offers great value for money, available for four people, minimum of 1 adult. Children aged 12 months and under can sit on their guardian’s lap for free.

Museum & Exhibitions – Our regularly changing displays feature lots of hands on activities for all the family, including arts & craft, dressing up, interactive displays and trails to follow.

Library – The Children’s Library is a safe, family friendly space with a pirate ship in the centre which is perfect for reading with smaller children. There is also a specific teenage section. 

Community Activity – Free family events at The Atkinson include Story & Rhyme Time, Lego Construction Club and Make It Craft Workshops. 

Café - A bright and welcoming place to buy delicious home-made food, scrumptious cakes, coffees and juice to keep the whole family full on their visit. Highchairs are also available. 


Accessibility

The building itself is fully accessible for buggies and little legs, with lifts and rails throughout. We have toilets are on all floors, baby changing facilities on the ground floor as well as full adult changing facilities on the first floor. The Atkinson is in the centre of Southport and has a number of car parks close by including those on Tulketh Street, the train station and a park and ride service from the Esplanade. If you hold a Blue Badge, you can park in either of the 2 designated parking spaces outside The Atkinson for free. 


Our Physical Events

In light of the coronavirus emergency, please contact us directly to check if events are going ahead.
  • Southport

    Cinderella

    10-Dec-2021 19:00 PM - 21:30 PM
    The Atkinson

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    2 - 16 years
    2021-12-10T19:00:00Z 2021-12-10T21:30:00Z

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    Cinderella
    The Atkinson, Lord Street Merseyside PR8 1DB
  • Southport

    Cinderella

    11-Dec-2021 13:00 PM - 15:30 PM
    The Atkinson

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    2 - 16 years
    2021-12-11T13:00:00Z 2021-12-11T15:30:00Z

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    Cinderella
    The Atkinson, Lord Street PR8 1DB
  • Southport

    Cinderella

    11-Dec-2021 17:30 PM - 20:00 PM
    The Atkinson

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    2 - 16 years
    2021-12-11T17:30:00Z 2021-12-11T20:00:00Z

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    Cinderella
    The Atkinson, Lord Street PR8 1DB
  • Southport

    Cinderella

    12-Dec-2021 13:00 PM - 15:30 PM
    The Atkinson

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    2 - 16 years
    2021-12-12T13:00:00Z 2021-12-12T15:30:00Z

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    Cinderella
    The Atkinson, Lord Street PR8 1DB
  • Southport

    Cinderella

    12-Dec-2021 17:30 PM - 20:00 PM
    The Atkinson

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    2 - 16 years
    2021-12-12T17:30:00Z 2021-12-12T20:00:00Z

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    Cinderella
    The Atkinson, Lord Street PR8 1DB
  • Southport

    Cinderella

    14-Dec-2021 19:00 PM - 22:00 PM
    The Atkinson

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    2 - 16 years
    2021-12-14T19:00:00Z 2021-12-14T22:00:00Z

    Bring the whole family to Cinderella, a spellbinding new Christmas pantomime staged in The Atkinson’s traditional theatre.

    Cinderella
    The Atkinson, Lord Street PR8 1DB
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