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.

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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World Book Day

WHAT CHARACTER ARE YOU GOING TO BE THIS YEAR? World Book Day is a celebration of stories specifically aimed at youngsters who love to read along with those that might need some encouragement to pick up a book. World Book Day is marked in over 100 countries across the...

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Mother’s Day Competition

HAVE FUN WITH MUM! The daffodils are out and the sun is shining so it must be spring! And with spring comes Mother’s Day which this year is on 31 March. Wayfarers Arcade is taking this opportunity to celebrate this special day in the year with a happy, fun...

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My View of Wayfarers

Wayfarers Arcade is a 120-year-old, Grade II listed building in the centre of Southport. An iconic building with spectacular architecture. To celebrate the arcade’s 120th year  we want to know how people of all ages see this Victorian treasure, so we are asking...

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Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

Our very own Jacqui Lewis of the So Talented Academy of Performing Arts will be singing Love Songs for Valentine's Day in the arcade from 2pm. She will only be here for a short performance, so make sure you do not miss her.  She is amazing.

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