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The Atkinson

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

Tel: +44(0) 1704 533333

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The Atkinson



  • Accept Credit/Debit Cards
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Gift Shop
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Licensed Bar

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  • Special group rates

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Dave B
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great little concert venue
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 12th December 2017
    Went here on Saturday night to see John Bramwell. It was a lovely building to be in. The staff were very nice too. Read full review
  • thanksamillionlove
    Trip Type:
    visit to the cafe
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th December 2017
    my this has improved. last couple of times visited the food was never great but now superb. the choice was great and staff just lovely. tea served in a proper pot with amazing cakes. will most... Read full review
  • Carolyn H
    Blackburn, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great venue
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 10th December 2017
    Attended a John Bramwell gig here last night, and what a great little theatre. Street parking all around, free after 6pm. Venue is very modern, with friendly staff to guide you. Loads to look at as... Read full review

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Opening Times

Opening Times (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00

* We are also open when there are shows on, please see our website for details

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