So long summer... ’tis the season to be merry
For tickets see www.atgtickets.com and this year is the champion of champions.
Seven winners, who have each won the competition since it began in 1999, will battle to be crowned as the ultimate winner.
The event is in Victoria Park, which will be home to breathtaking displays set to music from September 29 until October 1.
A panel of professional judges, who collectively have designed shows for high profile stars such as Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones and Rod Stewart, will judge each display before announcing the winner on the Sunday evening.
For tickets see www. visitsouthport.com Atkinson in Southport. Comedians coming up include: Friday, September 29 – Al Barrie, Tony Burgess & Phil Chapman; Saturday, November 4 – Junior Simpson, Barry Dodds and Tom Ward; and Saturday, December 2 – Dave Johns, Pierre Hollins and Jonny Pelham. Tickets: £15/£17.50 doors or £40 season ticket. www. theatkinson. co.uk