Events at Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park

Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park hosts a wide range of events for all the family. This includes sports, arts, community and celebration events, fairs, conferences, theatre performances and shows.

Shakespeare Schools Festival

Wednesday 15 November 2017
Thursday 16 November 2017
Friday 17 November 2017

Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at the Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park.

Join us from 15 November to 17 November for a series of unique Shakespeare productions staged by your schools.

Whether you are a parent, friend or another local school, we invite you to an exhilarating evening of theatre where you will see Shakespeare’s stories brought to life like never before.

Details of the schools performing at Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park can be found on SSF’s website here

SSF is a cultural education charity, transforming lives through the unique power of Shakespeare. In the celebratory finale of their Festival journey, 30,000 young people from primary, secondary and special schools across the country will unite in their local professional theatre in thrilling performance evenings. It promises to be the most exciting Festival yet!

Performances start at 7pm. Ticket prices: £9.50/£7. Group rate £6.50.

Tickets are on sale now so call 0151 443 2200, or go in person to Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park. 

Beauty and the Beast

Saturday 2 December 2017 7pm
Sunday 3 December 2017 1pm and 5pm
School performances:
Monday 4 December 2017 10am and 1.30pm
Tuesday 5 December 2017 10am and 1.30pm


We all know how the traditional tale goes – but expect twists and turns along the way in this latest production by Trio Entertainment.

A young and arrogant prince lives alone in a castle deep within a dark forest full of ferocious wolves when one day, he is visited by a lady seeking shelter and warmth. He cruelly mocks the lady and turns her away – but what he doesn’t know is that she is actually a magical enchantress. The prince lives to regret what he did when she puts a curse on him and he is turned into a terrible beast!

Watch the brilliant story unfold in larger-than-life live action as the beast attempts to win the heart of the heroine, Beauty, and become a handsome prince again. There’s laughter, singing and dancing, and all of the typical panto fun you could ask for around Christmas time!

Former Celebrity Big Brother winner Alex Reid will be appearing as the evil Gaston who may also be known for appearing in Hollyoaks as Jason Cunliffe, and for his previous marriage to Katie Price.

Also a well-known Cage Fighter, Alex has gone from soap operas to pantomimes and will be making his third panto appearance in Beauty and the Beast; he previously played Fleshcreep in Jack and the Beanstalk, and Genie in Aladdin.

Singing sensation Robert Brendan, who came to Knowsley last year to play the prince in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, will be returning to Knowsley to play the prince once again. Panto favourite Harry Moore who appeared in Snow White as the Dame is also coming back to Knowsley to play the hilarious Dame again.

Tickets are £10 for adults and £8 for children. If you're taking a big group, you can buy 10 tickets and get one for free,

To buy your tickets, you can book online (fees apply), or call Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park on 443 2200 or 0844 561 0622. You can also book in person. Call Katy McLoughlin on 443 5749 for school bookings.

The Jungle Book

Saturday 14 April 2018 2.30pm

Following the success of Alice in Wonderland last Easter, Immersion Theatre is thrilled to bring their trademark energy to their wildest show yet, a brand new musical adaptation of family favourite, The Jungle Book!

Filled with catchy music, audience interaction, and the chance to meet the characters of the show, you are invited to join Mowgli and his Friends Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther on a madcap adventure. Follow them meeting and attempting to outwit a slithering snake, some cheeky monkeys and the fierce tiger Shere Khan.

Funny, exciting and wildly entertaining, this larger than life musical will have you howling with laughter - the perfect treat for the whole family!

Tickets for adults are £10, and concession tickets and tickets for children are £8 (plus administration fees online).

Buy your tickets online or call 0151 443 2200

How to book

You can book tickets for events at Knowsley Leisure & Culture Park:

  • By calling 0151 443 2200 (unless stated otherwise)
  • Online (where stated)
  • At the venue (where stated).  On some occasions, tickets may also be available to purchase at other Knowsley leisure centres.

Concessions and ticket offers

Concessionary rates for tickets are available for some events. In general concessions and offers will be available for the following:

  • Young people under 16 years of age
  • Senior Citizens
  • All Active Knowsley members with a gold, silver or swimming membership (only available by purchasing over the phone or at the site)
  • Disabled adults/carers

Concessionary rates for some events may differ e.g. for Mersey Tigers events. Please refer to their guidelines for these details.

Ticket offers

  • Group offer: buy ten tickets and get one free
  • Family ticket (where applicable): two adults and two children under 16

Getting here and accessible features

How to get to Knowsley Leisure and Culture park and accessible features such as wheelchair access.