Wayfarers News and Events

As you would expect from such an iconic landmark, Wayfarers Shopping Arcade is at the heart of special events in Southport.

During the year we use the fantastic space and amazing ambience of the arcade to great effect. We regularly host exhibitions, events and entertainment.

Visit our news and events page regularly to keep up with the latest interesting happenings at Wayfarers.

70 Years of Fashion Exhibition

From Saturday 28th May until Sunday 12th June, as part of Southport's Jubilee Celebrations to commemorate Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, we will be hosting an exhibition of 70 years of fashion. The exhibition will show garments and artefacts through the...

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World Book Day

Wayfarers Arcade extended an invitation to the children from Monkey Puzzle Nursery in Southport to celebrate World Book Day with students from Southport College. The children arrived in World Book Day fancy dress to enjoy a story and song session with students from...

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Christmas Craft Fair

Wayfarers is for the first time holding two ‘makers markets’ on 27 November and 4 December when visitors to the iconic arcade can experience something completely new. There will be over 27 stalls selling exclusive and desirable gifts for Christmas at affordable...

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Come and Meet Santa

Santa is very excited as he is going to be in Wayfarers Arcade this Christmas with his special little Elves. He will be here on 4th/5th  11th/12th  18th/19th December from 10.30am till 4.30pm. A £5 donation per child includes a quality present. Donations will go to...

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My View of Wayfarers

To celebrate Wayfarers Arcade’s 120th birthday a call was put out to find out how people saw this Grade II Victorian treasure which we are so fortunate to have right in the centre of Southport. Schools and local people were asked to paint, draw, take photographs or...

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Competition Winners

Congratulations to our Mother's Day Photo Competition Winner, Laura Duran-Smith who won a photo shoot with Couture Foto which includes a portrait with design, retouching and Swarovski crystals. We hope you have a great time and enjoy the experience.

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