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

Days Out With Skiddle brings you the very best events and attractions from across the site.

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 17th Aug 2022

This week's Days Out With Skiddle is packed full of exciting events and attractions. We have an in conversation with one of England's most iconic players, a theme park full of thrilling rides for all of the family and a musical in London based on one of the most beloved Disney films of all time. Check out all these amazing events and more below. Click on the titles for more information.


Killing Escobar Live

When: Thursday 1st September

Where: Hangar 34, Liverpool

Killing Escobar has been a huge hit on Netflix and it followed the attempted assassination of the drug lord. Ex SAS operative Peter McAleese will be joining Billy Moore for this live edition of the All or Nothing podcast which will see him discuss his role in the plot during the Colombian drug wars.


Find tickets for Killing Escobar Live - here



Frankie Allen Live- Essex

When: Saturday 10th September

Where: The Circus Tavern, Purfleet

Dubbed "the UK's most feared comedian", Frankie Allen isn't one to pull his punches and he'll be at his brilliant best when out on tour this year. He'll be heading to Essex where you can see him roll through his latest stand-up material. You may even get picked on a bit if you're sitting in the first few rows.


Find tickets for Frankie Allen Live- Essex - here



The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny

When: Sunday 21st August

Where: Astley Hall Coach House and Park, Chorley

Peter Rabbit is a tale that pretty much everyone in the UK is familiar with. Beatrix Potter's beloved novels will be getting the theatre treatment here as we follow Peter Rabbit and his mischievous cousin Benjamin. This is the perfect theatre show to take the whole family to.


Find tickets for The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny - here



Doncaster Holiday at Home Theme Park


When: Saturday 20th August

Where: Sandall Park, Doncaster

There's always a good excuse to get yourself to a theme park. Here, at Sandall Park in Doncaster, you'll be able to get on a whole bunch of thrilling rides. There are rides here to suit all ages and some amazing activities to find too. There aren't many better ways to spend a Saturday.


Find tickets for Doncaster Holiday at Home Theme Park - here



Oktoberfest Comes to Cardiff!


When: Saturday 8th October

Where: Vale Sports Arena, Cardiff

Oktoberfest is always a cause for celebration and where better to spend it than in Cardiff? This huge event will be hosted at the Vale Sports Arena and will be an authentic German experience. Bring your lederhosen and enjoy the sounds of the oompah bands who will be providing the atmosphere.


Find tickets for Oktoberfest Comes to Cardiff! - here



An Evening With Paul "gazza" Gascoigne

When: Tuesday 4th October

Where: Hardwick Hall Hotel, Durham

Paul Gascoigne is one of England's most recognisable players from the 90s. A polarising character who had extreme highs and lows, there were never any questions over his talents. This will be a fascinating opportunity to hear about his career from the man himself as he discusses those important moments.


Find tickets for An Evening With Paul "gazza" Gascoigne - here



Frozen The Musical

When: Friday 1st July- Friday 11th November

Where: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

Based on the hit Disney film that quickly became one of their most beloved films of all time, this musical captures the magic of its cinematic predecessor. Join Elsa and Anna in their adventures in a whole new way. All the songs that you know and recognise from the soundtrack will be performed too.


Find tickets for Frozen The Musical - here



Hoptoberfest: Craft Beer Festival

When: Friday 21st- Saturday 22nd October

Where: Propyard, Bristol

This is Bristol's brand new craft beer festival and it'll be held at Propyard. Here, you'll be able to browse breweries and cider makers from across the UK. There will also be live music on offer as well as plenty of street food vendors on hand to offer you a wide range of flavours.


Find tickets for Hoptoberfest: Craft Beer Festival - 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.








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