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KidsFest 2020

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

Tel: +(0)1704 533333

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KidsFest 2020


Prices vary please refer to the website or brochure.

There is a booking fee of £1 per ticket online/phone. A 2% credit card fee is charged for counter sales.


Kidsfest is The Atkinson’s family festival. This February Half Term take part, watch, see and learn in a jam packed week-long celebration for families of all ages. We have family theatre, craft workshops, museums, exhibitions and more! #Kidsfest


Monday 17 February, 2:30pm (Age 5+)
A show about time, the night and dreaming. Featuring clever cats, silly dogs, puppetry, music and storytelling.

Hurrah for the Pirate King!

Tuesday 18 February (All Ages)
1:20pm–1:40pm: Pre-show workshop
1:40pm–2:00pm: Interval
2:00pm–2:40pm: Performance
Meet and Greet with characters after the show

Follow the great Pirate King on an adventure to find a treasure beyond Gold and Jewels. This interactive show combines Pantomime, Ballet & Opera.

Beauty and the Beast (PG)

Wednesday 19 February, 11am
The live-action Disney Classic is screened in a relaxed environment, open to everyone including parents with young children.

Jay Foreman’s Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children

Thursday 20 February, 2:30pm (Age 6+)
The award-winning musical comedian provides a devilishly cheeky hour of songs , poems and comedy for children.

Dumbo (PG)

Friday 21 February, 10:30am
A live-action reimagining of Walt Disney’s 1941 animated film. Directed by Tim Burton.

Spark the Goblin Wizard

Saturday 22 February, 2:30pm (Age 5+)
With lyrics, laughs and lots of joining in, poet Dommy B needs your help to save the day!

Free Events

Make it! Craft Workshops

Tuesday 18 February, 11am-3pm
Thursday 20 February, 11am-3pm

An arts and craft workshop for all the family, with all materials supplied and all for free.
Free, drop in event.

Story & Rhyme Time

Tuesday 18 February, 10:30am-11:30am
Wednesday 19 February, 10:30am-11:30am
Thursday 20 February, 2pm-3pm

Where children can enjoy stories, singing and rhymes. (pre-school)
Free, drop in event.


Museum & Exhibitions

Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm, free entry

Discover Ancient Egypt

Journey back to ancient Egypt at the time of the pharaohs. With lots of hands on activities.

Between Land & Sea

Discover the history of those who have lived and worked along Sefton’s coast. With dressing up and interactive displays.



Map & Directions



  • Bus Route
  • Christmas and New Year
  • Family Fun
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors


  • Disability Access
  • Facility for service dogs

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Festival (17 Feb 2020 - 22 Feb 2020)

* Times vary - please see the website or brochure for times

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