What's on inBolton

Welcome to Bolton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bolton - 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 Bolton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Bolton

24
OCT
Heather Peace
Manchester Academy 2

Heather Peace performs live at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester Greater Manchester on Friday 24 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Heather Peace at Manchester Academy 2 now.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Jon Allen
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Jon Allen at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Friday 24 October 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Jungle
Ritz

Jungle at Ritz in Manchester on Friday 24 October 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices all covered…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Paradise Jamie Jones WHP14
The Warehouse Project

Paradise Jamie Jones WHP14 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Friday 24 October 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Paul Potts
The Bridgewater Hall

Paul Potts is a Bristol‐born singer who won Britains Got Talent show on TV going on to find fame internationally.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Extreme stunt show
Racecourse

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil Devil compete to prove theyre the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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25
OCT
Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular
Manchester Opera House

Its fun all the way as the Purveyors of Cool come to The Opera House in Manchester on Saturday 25th October with a sensational show featuring The Greatest Music Of The 20th Century.Wonderful memories of three incredible performers Frank Sinatra Dean Martin…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01618 281700
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25
OCT
Wizard Of Oz
St. Helens Theatre Royal

The West End welcomes Andrew Lloyd Webbers most recent musical The Wizard of Oz with open arms. Based on the 1939 film and 1900 novel of the same name The Wizard of Oz tells the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Holly Johnson
Manchester Academy

Holly Johnson at Manchester Academy in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Holly Johnson live in the knowledge…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Il Divo
MEN Arena

Dont be put off by the Syco Music tag this isnt one of Cowells reality wannabes Il Divo are true talent as is proved by eight years in the industry and 26 million albums…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Johnny Marr
O2 Apollo Manchester

Johnny Marr at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Katy B
Manchester Academy

Katy Bs debut album On A Mission was released at the beginning of April and featuring the singles Katy On A Mission Perfect Stranger Lights On feat. Ms. Dynamite and Broken Record.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Manchester Arena

Formed way back in 1946 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra RPO has played under the direction of many of the world's best conductors. Based at London's iconic Cadogan Hall in Chelsea the ever‐popular and world‐renowned group…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Soil
Manchester Club Academy

Soil at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Soil tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
The Boomtown Rats
HMV Ritz

The Boomtown Rats at HMV Ritz in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
The South
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
United vs Chelsea FC
Old Trafford

United vs Chelsea FC at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

26
OCT
Poets Of The Fall live at Club Academy Manchester
Club Academy Manchester

Tidal Concerts proudly presents:Poets of the FallPlus support.Doors ‐ 7:00pmGeneral Tickets ‐ £16.00 Adv.VIP Tickets ‐ £35.00 Adv.Tickets:Ticketline ‐ http:po.stPoetsTLSeetickets ‐ http:po.stPoetsSESongkick ‐ http:po.stPoetsSOAbout:Since 2003 Poets of the Fall have been rocking the Finnish music scene. With the bands list of achievements…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 673939
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26
OCT
Ramsbottom Wedding Fair
Best Western Old Mill Hotel

The BEST WESTERN Old Mill Hotel enjoys a secluded and picturesque setting nestled amongst mature private grounds with flower gardens seated terraces and cascading streams.This Country House hotel is bursting with character and boasts all the facilities that some hotels can only…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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26
OCT
Wedding Fair Spectacular
Chorley Town Hall

Chorley Town HallsMajestic Lancastrian Ballroom is Our Venue for this spectacular event .Bridal stage Show by Bridal Bliss of Blackburn Performing Wedding singers Sahara Rutherford and John GarrettFREE GLASS OF PERSECO£1 Entry FREE COUNTY BRIDES magFREE BRIDAL BOOKFREE TICKET TO WIN…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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26
OCT
3T
Manchester Arena

3T at Manchester Arena live on Sunday 26 October 2014 in Manchester Greater Manchester. For tickets to see 3T at Manchester Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Blue
Manchester Arena

Blue performs live at Manchester Arena in Manchester Greater Manchester on Sunday 26 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Blue at Manchester Arena now.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Bond Beyond
Bridgewater Hall

Bond Beyond at Bridgewater Hall live on Sunday 26 October 2014 in Manchester Greater Manchester. For tickets to see Bond Beyond at Bridgewater Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Chevelle
Manchester Academy 3

Chevelle at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Sunday 26 October 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Damage
Manchester Arena

Damage performs live at Manchester Arena in Manchester Greater Manchester on Sunday 26 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Damage at Manchester Arena now.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Rixton
Manchester Academy 2

British PopRockR&B band Rixton made their US debut with Me And My Broken Heart EP on March 18. Following release the music video for the title track and their first single premiered on MTV worldwide…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
The Big Reunion
Manchester Arena

The Big ReunionA British reality‐documentary series that started on ITV2 this show features chart‐topping bands who were at the top of their game as well as the charts in the 90s and 2000s. Winning…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour
MEN Arena

The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at MEN Arena live on Sunday 26 October 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at MEN Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
The Big Reunion Concert
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

The Big Reunion Concert at Phones 4U Arena Manchester live on Sunday 26 October 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Concert at Phones 4U Arena Manchester see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Andy Burrows
Ruby Lounge

Andy Burrows at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Monday 27 October 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

Museum of Science and Industry

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Urbis

Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life. Our exhibition programme features international large‐scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the…

East Lancashire Railway

Where steam power meets breathtaking scenery Located in the heart of Bury Town Centre, the East Lancashire Ralway has been your gateway to great days out since 1846.From days out cycling, walking or wildlife spotting to afternoons at tea rooms nestled away in picturesque towns and villages. Get…

Museum of Transport

The Museum of Transport, Manchester has one of the largest collections of transport of its kind in the country. The vehicles themselves represent the development of public road transport in Greater Manchester, from horse‐drawn vehicles to the first generation of accessible transport; and also includes the prototype…

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