Southport Business Improvement District

Southport Business Improvement District (BID) is an independent organisation that represents more than 950 businesses in Southport Town Centre. It provides a collective voice for these businesses, implements additional services and events for Southport and plays a central role in attracting investment to the town.

Crime & Safety

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Great events

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Promoting your business

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Improving our town

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FAQ's

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Latest news

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Supporting and promoting Southport Businesses

7,500

Flowers

Over 7,500 individual flowers planted each year bringing colour to the town

250,000

Visitors

Extra visitors to the town through BID events

750,000

Reach

People reached organically regionally each year through event social media marketing

Latest News

An open letter from Pub Watch chair, Susannah

An open letter to The Champion newsletter from Susannah Porter, owner of Remedy, PubWatch Chair and member of our Board: When four years ago I opened
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Southport Festival saw hundreds of families enjoying art, music and dance in Southport streets!

Southport Festival returned at the weekend bringing with it a full weekend of music, art and colour to the town centre!  The festival, funded by Southport
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Our Chairman and why he believes a yes is right for Southport

I am very proud of the work that Southport BID has done since it began in 2014. Although it is a relatively new organisation to Southport
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Upcoming Events

Southport Festival

Join us as Southport bursts into life with Southport Festival, a huge programme of art and culture splashed throughout Southports venues and open spaces. Get involved and put on an event in your venue.

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10-12
May

Chilli Fest

We support the annual Chilli Festival in coming to Southport, now in its third year.

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15
June

Southport Comedy Festival

Each year we support the Comedy Festival – helping it take comedy shows in to even more new venues through our pub crawls and more.

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3 - 20
Oct

Southport Halloween Festival

Our annual Spooky Southport event is in it’s 6th year. Four days of family entertainment during the half term week.

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Christmas Lights Big Switch On

Thousands come out each year for our Big Switch On event – with huge headline stars and a full day of entertainment – the event is one of the biggest in the calendar for Southport.

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Christmas Ice Rink

Our open air ice rink saw over 10,000 skaters over Christmas, who each enjoyed skating underneath our digital tree.

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