What's on May 2017

Weddings at Royal Clifton

Congratulations on your engagement and thank you for considering the Best Western Royal Clifton Hotel & Spa for your special day. There are few destinations that lend themselves so perfectly to a fairy-tale wedding than the Royal Clifton. Situated on Southport's Promenade, overlooking the Marine Lake and King's Gardens, it is truly a magical backdrop for your perfect day. This beautiful Victorian building provides the perfect settings for either a large celebration or intimate gathering.

We understand no wedding is the same; we offer a wide choice of packages to suit every couple and will happily create something bespoke to you. We are a fully licensed venue, which means you can hold your ceremony here with us. Alongside our suites, we have two terrace areas which provide the perfect opportunity for an outdoor ceremony, arrival drinks for your guests or a summer BBQ for your evening reception.

We understand your wedding day is the most exciting occasion of your life and one that requires very special planning and organisation. This is why at the Royal Clifton Hotel we will do all we can to give you the help and advice you require, to ensure that the day runs smoothly.
Luxury accommodation is available for the newlyweds and even built in to some of our carefully considered packages, creating the perfect end to your special day. We provide a special accommodation rate for your guests who can stay in any of our 120 bedrooms, inclusive of a delicious breakfast and use of our leisure facilities.

If you want to come and take a look around, you can contact one of our Wedding Coordinators on 01704 533 771 or sales@royalclifton.co.uk.

We hope to hear from you soon,
All of the team at The Royal Clifton Hotel & Spa

Chris Ingham Quartet: The Jazz of Dudley Moore

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

5th May 2017 - 8pm

Ticket £15.00 per ticket

The Chris Ingham Quartet returns with a sixteen-track quartet album of Dudley Moore compositions to Southport. Bringing their new live show to The Atkinson, reliving the music of Dudley Moore, you can expect sounds from his fabulous 1960s trio albums and much more.

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Southport Festival

Southport Town Centre, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1DA

5 May 2017 - 7 May 2017

Southport Festival brings the city's open spaces and venues to life with literature, music, poetry, visual arts, comedy and much more! The festival will have a diverse range of activities to suit the whole family, priding itself on bringing cultural activity together and supporting the growth of talent of all ages in the industry.

Visitors can expect to see street art, sand art, music, poetry readings, theatre, and visual arts as the festival encompasses the former Southport Jazz Festival and the Southport Arts Trail. With plans to make this year's festival bigger than ever, the city will be bustling for 4 days with jazz and folk gigs, the favourites from the Southport Jazz Festival, new artists and new styles of music. Children can also get involved with a range of activities and theatre productions for all the family.

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Star Trekk Night Walk

Walk starts at Southport Pleasureland.

19th May 2017

In support of Queenscourt Hospice, Star Trekk is a 7 mile sponsored night walk through Southport. Now in its 11th year, the walk is a key event in the hospice's fundraising calendar, with £88,000 being raised by more than 1100 walkers last year. Everyone is welcome to join the group for a memorable night under the stars.

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Southport Triathlon

Waterside Lodge, PR8 1RY

21st May 2017

This iconic event allows part-takers and supporters to take in many of Southport's landmarks throughout the course, from a swim in the inland Marine Lake, to a bike course on closed roads along the coast, and a scenic run around the lake, Kings Gardens and under the Pier. Everyone is welcome to join the event, with all entrants receiving a custom design technical t-shirt, and all finishers receiving a bespoke medal and goody bag!

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