Days out with Skiddle: The best experiences and attractions in the UK

Days Out With Skiddle brings you the latest comedy, sport, theatre and much more.

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 6th Jul 2022

One of the best comedy festivals in the UK is making its return later this year. Southport Comedy Festival brings together some of the best names from around the world and gives them the platform to deliver their best standup material. We have a couple of those performances for sale on this week's Days Out With Skiddle.

We also have sports viewings, film screenings, a tattoo festival and much more going on. Click on the event titles for more information.


Paul Sinha One Sinha Lifetime

When: Friday 7th October

Where: Southport Comedy Festival, Victoria Park, Southport

Paul Sinha first gained fame through being a chaser on the hit ITV show The Chase. Known as one of the best quiz minds in the country, he also showed that he had a funny side. He quickly became known for his standup routines too and now dedicates his career to comedy.

You can catch his latest material at the Southport Comedy Festival this year.


Find tickets for Paul Sinha One Sinha Lifetime - here



Jeff Green Recovering Optimist

When: Friday 14th October

Where: Southport Comedy Festival, Victoria Park, Southport

Jeff Green is an award-winning comedy legend and we can't wait to see what he has in store for us when he makes an appearance at Southport Comedy Festival. His latest show is titled Recovering Optimist and we'll see just how this sharp and observant comedian handles getting his sense of optimism back.


Find tickets for Jeff Green Recovering Optimist - here



Secret Sundays Special Taping

When: Sunday 10th July

Where: PINS Social Club, Liverpool

This event is set up by comedians Adam Rowe and Dan Nightingale and it sees them invite one of their favourite comedians down to PINS Social Club where they film the set. Dan and Adam will also be performing themselves so if you want to come along to this exclusive filming event then it'll be worth it for all the laughs.


Find tickets for Secret Sundays Special Taping - here



Sheffield Tattoo Festival


When: Saturday 1st- Sunday 2nd October

Where: Peddler Warehouse, Sheffield

This will be Sheffield's first major tattoo event since 2016 and it's a place where you'll find the region's most interesting traders. Taking over Peddler Warehouse, there will be a blend of street food, craft drinks and live music too for you to enjoy. Get some ink inspiration or even use it as an excuse to get your first one (or 10th).


Find tickets for Sheffield Tattoo Festival - here



Fight Night With Frank Bruno


When: Saturday 20th August

Where: Boom Battle Bar, Swindon

Anthony Joshua is back in action, one of Britain's best fighters is ready to take on Usyk and at this event in Swindon, you can come down and watch a screening of the whole event. Frank Bruno, the legendary boxer will also be on hand to provide hosting duties. You can't miss one of the biggest sporting events of the year,


Find tickets for Fight Night With Frank Bruno - here



Cher Tribute Hosted By Drag Queens

When: Friday 9th September

Where: Blundell Supper Club, Liverpool

One thing's for certain, CHER is an absolute legend and has become a queer icon. So,m a brunch event themed around her and hosted by drag queens sounds like a perfect match. Get ready for some live cabaret, some comedy and even an unlimited amount of popcorn as the drag queens do their thing.


Find tickets for Cher Tribute Hosted By Drag Queens - here 


My Neighbour Totoro


When: Monday 10th October 2022- Tuesday 10th January 2023

Where: Barbican Centre, London

The Barbican is the place to go in London if you're looking to see beloved films in a whole new light. This show is a stage adaptation of My Neighbour Totoro, which is set in a magical fantasy world full of imagination. This performance will even be soundtracked by the original composer Joe Hisaishi.


Find tickets for My Neighbour Totoro - here



Wine and Shine


When: Friday 15th July

Where: The Stag Digbeth, Birmingham

This is a fun-filled evening that features wine tasting, live music and conversation. The music will come from three different artists, a DJ and the host Rene Lucas-Williams. Throughout the day there will be five wines for you to try, with a specialist on hand to take you through each one and the history surrounding it.


Find tickets for Wine and Shine - here



Robert Temple- The Hypnotist: Unfinished

When: Wednesday 27th July

Where: Bobiks, Newcastle Upon Tyne

This is a very special show where you'll be able to see Robert Temple's hypnotism before it goes out on a theatre tour across the country. A constant sell-out, Robert's events are part hypnotism, part comedy as volunteers from the audience are messed with, much to everyone else's delight.


Find tickets for Robert Temple- The Hypnotist: Unfinished - here



West Side Story Outdoor Cinema Experience

When: Saturday 30th July

Where: Bute Park, Cardiff

West Side Story is the hit film by Steven Spielberg that paid homage to the original whilst breathing new life into the story. An all-star cast that received Oscar nominations, this is one of the best musical films that has been released in years. You can see it on a huge outdoor screen in Cardiff this summer. 


Find tickets for West Side Story Outdoor Cinema Experience - here



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.