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.

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Forthcoming events in Bolton

29
JUL
Funny Women Awards 2016 Heat
The Lowry, Pier 8

See some emerging comedy acts before they go stratospheric help raise vital funds and awareness for domestic violence charity Refuge and grab some Benefit Cosmetics goodies while youre at it The Funny Women Awards have been promoting female comics for over…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07904 631438
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29
JUL
Roxette Concerts by the Lake 2016
Tatton Park

Roxette Concerts by the Lake 2016 at Tatton Park in Knutsford on Friday 29 July 2016. 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…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUL
Wet Wet Wet
Tatton Park

With an incredible back catalogue of songs including three UK No. 1's With A Little Help From My Friends' 1988; Goodnight Girl' 1991; and Love Is All Around' 1994 the Glasgow lads have made…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JUL
Hall Concerts by the Lake 2016
Tatton Park

Hall Concerts by the Lake 2016 at Tatton Park in Knutsford on Saturday 30 July 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Hall Concerts…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JUL
Stuff You Should Know
Manchester Academy 1

Stuff You Should Know at Manchester Academy 1 in Manchester on Saturday 30 July 2016. 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
AUG
eBay Masterclass Workshop - Manchester
Rise ( Enter via Grindsmith Cafe)

This course is specifically designed for fast growing eBay Sellers. You will learn simple easy to implement processes which will lead to continuous increasedsales through new and repeat business both in the UK and globally. We will use real life success stories…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02922 362596
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01
AUG
Manchester Online Seller Meetup
Rise

Manchester Online Seller Meetup is freefor online sellers and retailers. Our events are perfect for any business aiming to grow online nationally or internationally. If you are thinking of starting to sell online you will learn proven strategies and tactics quicker…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02922 362596
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04
AUG
Bill Burr
O2 Apollo Manchester

Bill Burr at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Thursday 04 August 2016. 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…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
AUG
Blossoms
The Plaza

Blossoms at The Plaza in Stockport on Thursday 04 August 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Blossoms live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
AUG
Kids Planet Lymehurst
Kids Planet Lymehurst

Come along to our Summer fair and open day where you can meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities.Lots of activities including face painting raffle craft activities tombola refreshments & more.Kids Planet Lymehurst181 Flixton RoadUrmstonManchesterM41 5EDT: 0161 747 5834E: lymehurstkidsplanetdaynurseries.co.ukAll…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 475834
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07
AUG
Wuthering Heights
Hoghton Tower

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present Emily Brontes classic love story set on the beautiful mysterious wilderness of the Yorkshire moors. This treasured story of enduring love and passion has thrilled and entranced for generations and is now brought alive on…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01254) 688040
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08
AUG
Game Design Holiday Camps in Manchester
University of Manchester

. Fire Tech Camp is holding premium tech camps this summer for kids and teens aged 9 to 17 taking place at Manchester University.Under the close mentorship of expert tutors students will engineer their own original work designing games building custom projects…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02071 934002
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12
AUG
Dancehall vs Soca Manchester Carnival Friday
O2 Ritz

DANCEHALLvsSOCA Is back in Manchester this time we kick off the Carnival weekend Who loves Carnival as much as us Are you ready for the bass line in your chest. Fist pumping and the crowd reacting to every next song the Dj…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07946 634747
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12
AUG
Real Ale and Cider Festival
Last Drop Village

ts back bigger and better more ale more music A three day Real Ale and Cider Festival starts Friday 12th August from 6.30pm then Saturday and Sunday from 12. Over 18 differnt Cask Ales 2 Local Cider producers live music each night…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01204 873500
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12
AUG
Death Spells
Manchester Club Academy

Death Spells at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Friday 12 August 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Death Spells live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
AUG
Superhero Sports Day
Higher Failsworth Park

Spidermans team won last year ‐ who will it be this yearOur superheroes are back with a vengeance looking to reclaim the title of best Superhero Sports team and this time they are joined by a newbie ‐ Captain America who Im…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07572 872747
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13
AUG
Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Manchester Arena

Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Saturday 13 August 2016. 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…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
AUG
MANCHESTER MUSIC COMPETITION – OPEN MIC UK 2016
Royal Northern College Of Music

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Manchester music competition are coming to Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. The Manchester music competition is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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14
AUG
MANCHESTER SINGING AUDITIONS – OPEN MIC UK 2016
Royal Northern College Of Music

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Manchester singing auditions are coming to Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. The Manchester singing auditions is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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17
AUG
Miranda Sings
O2 Apollo Manchester

Miranda Sings at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Wednesday 17 August 2016. 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…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
AUG
STAR SHAPED CLUB - MANCHESTER LAUNCH PARTY!
Sound Control

Star Shaped is the biggest and the best Britpop night in the country and now it is coming to Manchester launching a monthly residency at Sound Control on Saturday August 20thJoin the main Facebook event here ‐ https:www.facebook.comevents1212397618779470Star Shaped is the biggest…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07480 856751
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20
AUG
Morrissey
Manchester Arena

Morrissey at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Saturday 20 August 2016. 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…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
AUG
How To Create A Full-Time Income Online?
Marriott Hotel Airport

TheIMFreedom Workshopis aFREE LIVE 2 hour workshop designed to show you how to build and grow a profitable online business. There is a lot of information online which can sometimes seem confusing and complicated for beginners.Attending a live event will make it…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07917 104393
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26
AUG
International Dj Jody Wisternoff ,Anjunabeats/Wayo
whiskey Jar Basement

International Dj Jody Wisternoff Producer Dj brings is talent to Manchester after is sell out Summer Tour of America with Way out West already part of the anjuna deep record label and partner with Nick Warren in Way out west…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07943 572974
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26
AUG
Vintage @ Manchester Cathedral
manchester catedral

Discover a huge choice of authentic vintage clothing and accessories for men and women furniture curios and collectables.Theres a chance to learn some style tips from glamorous bygone eras from our resident beauticians who will be happy to create your perfect look.…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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27
AUG
Hoodie Allen
Manchester Club Academy

Hoodie Allen at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Saturday 27 August 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Hoodie Allen live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
AUG
Summer Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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29
AUG
Sister Act
Palace Theatre Manchester

Whoopi is back in the habit for 3 weeks only from 10 August as Mother Superior at the London Palladium in the fantastic show Sister Act. When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier is witness…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
AUG
Margo Price
The Deaf Institute

Margo Price at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Tuesday 30 August 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Margo Price tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
AUG
The Who
Manchester Arena

The Who at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Wednesday 31 August 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Who live in the knowledge…

Location: 9.7 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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