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

Here are the best events and attractions you can find on Skiddle.

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 19th Apr 2023

Days Out With Skiddle has a varied bunch this week. Are you looking for history to come alive right before your eyes? How about the inspiration for your next tattoo or even some top-tier comedy from some absolute gems? We have you covered here, with these events any day of the week can become exciting,


Divorced, Beheaded and Died- An Audience With Henry VIII


When: Saturday 10th June

Where: Samlesbury Hall, Preston

The history of King Henry VIII is some of the most interesting of England's royal family timeline. Known for changing the country with impacts that still have their effects today, here you can have an "audience" with the king himself and you'll hear the best parts of his story throughout the event.


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Sophie Duker: Hag

When: Tuesday 25th April

Where: Old Fire Station, Carlisle

You may remember Sophie Duker's run on Taskmaster, where she was one of the funniest competitors that the show has seen. She's appeared on plenty of other shows too and now is your chance to see her live in person during her own stand-up show. She'll be bringing her highly-regarded show to Carlisle.


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Shirley Dining Club


When: Sunday 30th April

Where: Shirley Park, Shirley

Another stop off on Digbeth Dining Club's tour which is taking them all across the Midlands, they'll be heading Shirley and they'll be hoping for clear skies. This event is on a Bank Holiday weekend which means that there's no need to pack up early, you can enjoy the atmosphere with your friends for as long as you want.


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Liverpool Tattoo Convention


When: Friday 2nd-Sunday 4th June

Where: Brittania Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool

The Liverpool tattoo convention is a must-visit for those who love getting inked. Welcoming in over 250 tattooists, you'll have no shortage of options if you're looking to pick up a new one. You could simply use it for inspiration too, there will be a friendly atmosphere and a lot of people looking to chat about the trade.


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Aspects of Love


When: Saturday 13th May- Friday 11th August

Where: The Lyric Theatre, London

Opening in May at the Lyric Theatre, this is an exciting show of Andrew Lloyd Webber's show reimagined and directed by Jonathan Kent. Michael Ball will be returning for the show having initially having been involved with it 34 years ago in the original production. Prepare to swoon for this love story.


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Universally Challenged Game Show

When: Sunday 23rd April

Where: Revolucion De Cuba, Birmingham

This is a chance for you to test your quiz knowledge as Universally Challenged will embody multiple popular TV quiz shows. With a comedy host taking the reigns and putting you to the test across a few rounds, there will of course be plenty of laughs and some awesome prizes too.


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Born To Be Wild Child Family Bowie Ball

1555035-1-born-to-be-wild-child-family-bowie-ball-eflyerWhen: Saturday 29th April

Where: The Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen, Leeds

The Born To Be Wild events have been hugely popular in Manchester and this time they're heading over to Leeds. Bringing the magic of Bowie to your little rebels, this event is all about getting them stuck into various activities which celebrate everything to do with the musicians' colourful worlds.


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Alistair Green

When: Thursday 15th June

Where: The Leadmill, Sheffield

A comedy show with a difference, frequent skit-maker Alistair Green will be presenting some of his best characters on a big screen and will be taking questions afterwards where you can ask him absolutely anything that you want. There will be plenty of new material on show too.


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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.