Mr World: The Search For The World’s Most Desirable Man returns this summer, with all the action unfolding in one of the UK’s most popular seaside resorts, the historic town of Southport!
Known as 'England's Classic Resort', Southport boasts stunning sandy beaches with a panoramic seafront, a host of modern amenities, tourist attractions and a glorious cosmopolitan and vibrant atmosphere. Located a stones throw away from Liverpool and a short drive from Manchester, Southport is perfectly located to take advantage of the cities of the North of England whilst retaining its relaxing vibe.
“Southport is absolutely delighted to be chosen as host destination for the Mr World 2016 Grand Final. We are looking forward to greeting finalists from every corner of the globe and can assure each and every one of them a warm and friendly welcome. Southport is used to hosting major events and has enjoyed massive investment into its facilities and infrastructure over recent years. Sefton Council are working very closely with the private sector to ensure that the resort presents itself in the best possible way.”
- Mark Catherall, Head of Service - Tourism
Where is Southport?
Southport is located on the West coast of England, in Merseyside, just 18 miles from the city of Liverpool.
The Grand Finale of Mr World 2016 will take place at the Southport Theatre & Convention Centre. Southport’s flagship venue for live shows and events, The STCC will be rocking on the 19th of July when the contenders for Mr World 2016 take to the stage. Conveniently located on Southport’s elegant Promenade, the STCC is in the heart of the city, just minutes away from a host of attractions and the central train station.
Restored to its elegant 1930’s splendour, the 1000sqm Floral Hall will be the exact location of the Mr World Grand Final. With a purpose built catwalk, wide stage and 1000+ capacity, the Floral Hall is the perfect venue for the show.