Opening times

General Opening Times

Monday to Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday:                   11am – 4pm (only during Sefton school holidays)

Please note: The Library  is open but not staffed after 2pm on Saturdays or at any time on Sundays. There is no access to the public network computers. Lending items can be borrowed via the self service.

Tourist Information will be closed from 2pm Saturdays and all day Sunday. However, there is still lots of information available on things to do in Southport within The Atkinson foyer.

Theatre & Studio Bar
Will open 30 minutes before the start of a show

Museum & Gallery
Monday to Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday:                    11am – 4pm (only during Sefton school holidays)


From Sunday 11 June we will be closing on Sundays except during the Sefton School Holidays.

Sundays we are open:

October Half  Term  2017

Sunday 22 October 11am  – 4pm

Sunday 17 December 11am  – 4pm

Christmas Opening Times

We are closed from Friday 22 December and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January


The Box office will close 15 mins after the show starts, latecomers can purchase tickets from the bar but will only be admitted when there is a suitable break in the performance. Please note on Southport Film Guild evenings, tickets are available from the bar.