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Review of The Atkinson

The Atkinson
Ranked #1 of 2 Museums in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Love theatre, film, music, comedy and exhibitions? Then you'll love The Atkinson. The museum Between Land and Sea: 10,000 years of Sefton's Coast with the permanent exhibition Discover Ancient Egypt featuring The Goodison Collection means Sefton finally has a place to share its history. With Children's theatre, some of the biggest names in comedy, music and art The Atkinson really is a cultural pick 'n' mix for all the family. The Atkinson is a focal point for the town centre. Set in a grade II listed building in the centre of Lord Street in Southport. The Atkinson is managed and run by Sefton Council.
Liverpool
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Lovely building”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

Well worth a look around as has recently been refurbished. I have attended a few concerts in the studio and very reasonable prices.
It has a coffee shop serving small meals and sometimes themed events.

Visited June 2014
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Witney, United Kingdom
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“A fantastic resource!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

An excellent 'centre' and community facility packed out with comedy, drama, music and exhibits. Currently there is an exhibition on the first floor called Unseen Southport....a brilliant history lesson of the 1800/1900's. A must visit...

Visited August 2014
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2 Thank Lisa-cherry
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The_Atkinson, Public Relations Manager at The Atkinson, responded to this review, 21 August 2014
Thanks for your review. Hope to see you again soon
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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Changing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Obviously going through a change, but there's not much to see and it's all in a state of flux. Wait to see what happens! All very disappointing!

Visited August 2014
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Thank Geoffrey S
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The_Atkinson, Public Relations Manager at The Atkinson, responded to this review, 21 August 2014
Hi
Thanks for your comments. Sorry there was not much available on that day We have a number of new exhibitions starting this Saturday 23 August. More details available on our website

We also have the new Egyptology gallery opening in October. Hopefully, next time you visit there will be lots more to see and do.
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice renovation”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

The Atkinson has been recently renovated and rejuvenated. It seems to have a good calendar of events. We visited to watch a movie in the theatre and the seating was comfortable and the Southport Brewery beer available in the bar was very tasty.

Visited August 2014
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Hertfordshire
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“brief visit yet amazing lunch!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

although a quick bite and drink, the food is all prepared and cooked fresh! The staff are very friendly and a nice warm atmosphere in a lovely building.

Visited July 2014
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The_Atkinson, Public Relations Manager at The Atkinson, responded to this review, 21 August 2014
Hi

Thanks for your great review. We look forward to welcoming you back again.
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