Finalist: Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Finalist: Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

The Atkinson has been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Large Visitor Attraction of the Year’ category of the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2021.

The popular arts centre in Southport has been shortlisted alongside Knowsley Safari, Liverpool Cathedral, Tate Liverpool and World Museum.

Charlotte Down, Marketing Manager, The Atkinson –

It’s an honour to be a finalist alongside such incredible organisations in Liverpool City Region. The Atkinson works hard to present an engaging arts and cultural programme where residents, visitors and communities can be entertained, inspired, learn something new and improve their wellbeing.

The Atkinson is Sefton’s home for music, theatre, art, literature and history. They offer an exciting and varied destination for families, tourists and arts enthusiasts alike, with a full day and night offer.

The Atkinson’s traditional Theatre and dynamic Studio space present an outstanding programme from the UK’s foremost musicians, actors, performers and companies. The museum and gallery are home to an impressive collection holding over 3,500 artworks and over 25,000 pieces of social history, which are displayed on rotation. The Atkinson is also home to Southport Library, who offer a range of services to the local community.

Significant investment has been made in refurbishing the stunning 19th century buildings to create a welcoming and accessible multi art-form venue.

The Atkinson consistently welcomes around half a million visitors each year and has a significant impact on the visitor economy in Southport.

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Posted on 2 December 2021 under General news, Just announced

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