What's on inBarton


Welcome to Barton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Barton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Barton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Barton

30
MAR
Road by Jim Cartwright
The Citadel

Dates and times marked with a are provisional and may be subject to change.The Citadel Adult Theatre Company return to the stage to perform Jim Cartwrights gritty play about life in a working class Northern town.Road explores the lives of the…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
MAR
Tiger Who Came To Tea
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big stripy tiger The…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAR
Russell Howard Round the World
Echo Arena

Russell Howard Round the World at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Thursday 30 March 2017. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Russell Howard Round…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
MAR
Iain Stirling - 'Onwards'
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

You may recognise his voice as the narrator of ITV2s Love Island or recognise his face as the host of Scottish BAFTA best childrens show award winning panel show The Dog Ate my Homework CBBC. Other credits include The Now Show Radio…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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31
MAR
Preston Jam: Danny Saul/Kinder Meccano/Third City
The Continental

Danny Saul is an experimental musician performer and composer from Manchester UK. Recently awarded a PhD in electroacoustic composition Danny works within areas of electroacoustic composition and laptop performance. He has toured throughout the UK Europe USA and Japan. He runs the…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall Field

Times:Sellers arrive from 6amBuyers arrive from 6amFinish approx. 12pmCharges:£7 per car£10 per large van or trailerBuyers: 40p per person over 18 yrs. Children freeFree car parking on our field please do not park on the roadDisabled parkingDogs allowedNo booking necessaryBring your own…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(textspref erred)
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01
APR
Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future
Friends Meeting House, "The Small Meeting Room"

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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01
APR
The Mersey Beatles - 50th Anniversary Show
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The whole album live 20 Golden greats liveThis special set will constitute the first half of an unforgettable Beatles experience. The second half of the show will see The boys return in the familiar black suits of Beatlemania and via a…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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01
APR
The Signatures
The Citadel

The Signatures put their own expression to many Northern Soul numbers creating a true balance between authentic & modern in sound. The Signatures as musicians enjoy playing Northern Soul live giving a full set of passion and energy guaranteeing to get an…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
APR
Rick Astley
Liverpool Empire Theatre

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
APR
The Who
Echo Arena

The Who at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Monday 03 April 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
APR
Doris The Dragon Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Doris The Dragon ShowCome and join Doris and her fiery friends in a brand new fun packed showDoris The Dragon Show is full of giddy games panto style slapstick and lots of audience interaction. Created for children up to 10 years old…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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06
APR
Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris RamseyThursday 6th April 2017 8pmGeneral Admission £20.50A brand new stand up show for 2017 from the comedian youve seen on The Royal Variety Performance Celebrity Juice Hebburn Live At The Apollo and various newspapers when he was…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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07
APR
Sleeping Beauty
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Every childs favourite fairy tale Sleeping Beauty is the classic story of love and magic set to Tchaikovskys sublime score featuring stunning choreography sumptuous costumes and wonderful sets.Formed in 1981 The Russian State Ballet of…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
APR
The Opera Boys
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Opera BoysFriday 7th April 7:30pmGeneral Admission £19Leading men from Londons West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from Opera to Pop and everything in between.For the past 5 years The Opera…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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08
APR
Come and Sing Stainer's Crucifixion
St Leonard's CE Church

Preston Orpheus Choir presents Stainers beautiful Crucifixion at St Leonards Church Penwortham Preston. A rehearsal workshop will take place with the Choirs Conductor Elspeth Slorach between 2.30 and 5.30 pm on Saturday 8th April 2017 with the performance on the…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 735197
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08
APR
Strangefish & This Winter Machine
The Citadel Arts Centre

Manchester progressive rock band Strangefish have been in existence off and on for twenty‐five years now since their initial formation in 1989. Inspiring an unswervingly loyal cult following along the way the band took two periods of hiatus from 1996‐2000 and from…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
APR
Frost
The Citadel

Frost are Jem Godfrey Keysvocals John Mitchell ‐ Guitarvocals It Bites Nathan King Bassvocals Level 42 and Craig Blundell Drums Steven WilsonBAFTA nominated and Ivor Novello award winning songwriter Jem Godfrey formed Frost in 2005 after…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
APR
Miss Christmas UK is coming to Liverpool!
Liverpool Hope University

First Annual Miss Christmas UK Could You Be The Winner Of Miss Christmas Of LiverpoolA brand new beauty and talent pageant is coming to: England Wales Scotland and Northern Ireland in 2017; to celebrate beauty talent and achievement with a challenge to…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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10
APR
Ghost The Musical
Liverpool Empire Theatre

A timeless story about the incredible power of human love. Ghost was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film of 1990 starring the late Patrick Swayze Demi Moore Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Goldwyn.…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
APR
Cenacle
The Citadel

Hailing from North West England Cenacle are living proof that raw talent ambition and honesty can still help you thrive in the music industry today. What else would explain 100s of shows International tours and support slots with some of the biggest…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
APR
The Timeless Music of Love
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Saturday 15 April 7:30pmVaughan Kennedy Plays and singsThe Timeless Music of LoveAdults £15Seniors £14Children £7.50There will be a treat in store for all lovers of time served popular music when Blackpools own Vaughan Kennedy returns to the Lowther Pavilion Theatre together with…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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19
APR
Boogie Nights
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Do you remember where you were the night Elvis died Well tonights the night. Boogie Nights‐The Musical tells the hilarious and heart‐warming story of Roddy a Jack‐the‐lad whose life of birds booze and boogie is about to be turned upside down.Its the…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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21
APR
The Muffin Men With Denny Walley
The Citadel

Celebrating 27 years on the road around Europe. April 2017 sees the MufFinZ Power Quartet plus special guest Denny Walley on slide guitar and vocal play a short UK tour.The Muffin Men have played nearly 2000 dates around Europe often featuring…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
APR
Classic Rock Society Presents: Karnataka
The Citadel

Epic stratospheric symphonic rock from KARNATAKA performing tracks from their No.1 charting album Secrets of Angels plus brand new material on their 2017 European Tour. Winners of Best Album and Best Song at the 2016 Classic Rock Society Awards the bands powerful…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
APR
WRONG: A Festival for the Freakscene
Invisible Wind Factory

WRONG is a one day happening on the 22nd of April 2017 in the new creative hub of the Liverpool Docklands. It aims to bring together merchants of all varieties of weird and filthy rock music to create something special.Liverpool isnt always…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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23
APR
St George's Festival Band Concert with the Kingâ€
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

St Georges Festival Band Concert with the Kings Division Band23rd April 2017 at the Lowther Pavilion19.30 to 21.30 pmTickets: £15.50The Band of the Kings Division is the Regular Armys first professional Brass Band. They are acknowledged to be one of the premier…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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23
APR
Sammy And The Snow Leopard
The Citadel

Sammy is 9 years old and likes animals. No...he LOVES animals. The problem is his Mum wont let him have any pets. But when his best friend Hokey Pokey tells him about the Adopt a Snow Leopard programme Sammy reckons…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
APR
Caro Emerald
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
APR
A Midsummer Nights Dream
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

On a Midsummers night four young lovers find themselves wrapped in the dream‐like arms of an enchanted forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule. While a feuding Fairy King and Queen are at war their paths are crossed by Bottom Quince and…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Tourist Attractions


Anfield Tour

Your chance to get exclusive access to one of the most famous and historic sporting venues in world football, Anfield. The Anfield stadium tour lets you experience the home of the most successful club in English football.Our dedicated tour guides will give enthralling insights into Anfields illustrious…

Another Place

Crosby Beach is now the permanent home to Another Place, the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley. The beach has been awarded the Quality Coast Award by Keep Britain Tidy. The QCA award tells visitors that the standards of beach management are of the highest quality in…

British Lawnmower Museum

The Museum has now become one of the Worlds leading authorities on vintage lawnmowers and is now the largest import & export specialists in antique garden machinery, supplying parts, archive conservation of manuscript materials and valuing machines from all over the world.Included in this Unique National collection are…

Acorn Farm

Acorn Farm is an award‐winning, family‐friendly attraction in Kirkby, Merseyside. Were open 7 days a week 10am‐4pm and there's always loads to see and do Whatever the weather, Acorn Farm offers a great value, fun day out for everyoneWe have a wide range of animals here at the…

Atkinson Art Gallery

British art of the 17th‐20th centuries, including works by Lely, Cotman, Ford Madox Brown, Sickert and Ginner, as well as The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. Large collection of British watercolours, etchings and engravings.Themed exhibitions from the permanent collection are regularly shown. Every month the Gallery…

Croxteth Hall

Croxteth Hall Country Park is at the heart of what was once a great country estate stretching hundreds of square miles and was the ancestral home of the Molyneux family, the Earls of Sefton. It is now managed by The City of Liverpool and is one of the…

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