The Atkinson Love theatre, film, music, comedy and exhibitions? Then you'll love The Atkinson. A cultural pick 'n' mix for all the family. Located in the heart of Lord Street just three minutes walk from Southport train station.

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Family friendly

Located on the ground floor is The Bakery, a bright and welcoming place to buy artisan bread, scrumptious cakes, coffees and juice to keep the whole family full on their visit. Highchairs are also available. 

There is a lift to each floor for easy access with a pram.


The Atkinson does not have its own car park but due to its location on Lord Street,  there is pay and display street parking that disabled drivers can use (please remember to show your blue badge). For full information on the parking zones available please visit the Sefton Council website 
In the Atkinson
The main entrance is flat, there are automatic doors and there are lifts to all floors. There are accessible toilets  available on all floors and the first floor accessible toilet has full adult changing facilities. This will soon be a registered Changing Places toilet. An induction loop is set up on our Visitor Services counter and there are full infra red emitters in all our performance spaces. There is a portable induction loop available for any space in the venue. Tables and chairs in the cafĂ© are free standing. Large print menus will be available on request. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Family Friendly Standards This organisation has
signed up to the
Family Arts Standards