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

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AUG
ROMEO AND JULIET
St Paul's Church Withington

TEENAGE SUICIDE PACTDEADLY DAGGERS & PERILOUS POISON'ROMEO & JULIET'DO NOT MISSShakespeare's most popular playShakespeare at his best Romeo & Juliet is the bard's most popular play which includes universal themes identifiable with young and old. Shakespeare is a huge part of our…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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HOLI ONE Colour Festival
Heaton Park

HOLI ONE Colour Festival will be performing live at Heaton Park on the Saturday 02 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for HOLI ONE Colour Festival online.…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day live Its knowing that youve got the best seats…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day tickets so weve done…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Jim Jefferies
O2 Apollo Manchester

Jim Jefferies at O2 Apollo Manchester live on Saturday 02 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. To compare ticket prices for the Jim Jefferies event at O2 Apollo Manchester see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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AUG
Kevin Devine
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Kevin Devine at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 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

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AUG
Snooker Legends 2014
King George's Hall

Snooker Legends 2014 appear live to play More Sport at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 02 August 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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AUG
Snooker Legends 2014 VIP Reception
King George's Hall

Live More Sport ‐ Snooker Legends 2014 VIP Reception playing at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on the Saturday 02 August 2014. For sports event tickets see below.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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AUG
Converge
Manchester Academy

Converge at Manchester Academy in Manchester on Monday 04 August 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 for Converge…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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AUG
War Horse National Tour
The Lowry

War Horse National Tour will be performing live at The Lowry on the Monday 04 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for War Horse National Tour online.…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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AUG
Anberlin
Manchester Club Academy

The million‐sellers with famously raucous live shows are back touring the UK with a new album Vital arriving in Birmingham in October.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
AUG
England vs India Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

England vs India Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester on Thursday 07 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest England vs India Cricket tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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AUG
Joan As Police Woman
Green Room

Joan As Police Woman appears live in Manchester Greater Manchester at Green Room on Thursday 07 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch Joan As Police Woman at Green Room see the list of tickets available for Joan As Police Woman.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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AUG
Kingsland Road
Manchester Academy 3

Kingsland Road at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Thursday 07 August 2014. 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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AUG
Test Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

Test Cricket appear live to play Cricket Test Series at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on Thursday 07 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Sports

08
AUG
Jessie J
Haydock Park Racecourse

London born and raised singer and songwriter Jessie J continues her rise to stardom adding to her various awards and nominations for her music including 2011 Critics Choice BRIT Award and the BBCs Sound of…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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AUG
Tom Jones
Haydock Park Racecourse

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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AUG
England Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

England Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground live on Sunday 10 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see England Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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India Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

India Cricket performs live at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester Lancashire on Sunday 10 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for India Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground now.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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AUG
Reel Big Fish
King George's Hall

Straight out of Huntington Beach California the band Reel Big Fish became a ska punk sensation in the 90s with the album release entitled Turn the Radio Off. This group has been labeled by Mojo…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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AUG
Beirut
Albert Hall

Beirut was a breakout indie success story in 2006. Headed by the multi‐instrumentalist song‐writer and New Mexico native Zach Condon the indie pop band began as a group of like‐minded music lovers. Condon a music…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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AUG
Ant and Decs Takeaway On Tour
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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AUG
Ant Dec
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Ant Dec#';s Takeaway On Tour
MEN Arena

This fantastic family event will see Ant Dec039;s Takeaway On Tour live in Manchester Lancashire at the MEN Arena on Friday 15 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Ant Dec039;s Takeaway On Tour event below.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Ant Decs Takeaway On Tour
MEN Arena

Families and children will love Ant Decs Takeaway On Tour live at MEN Arena on the Friday 15 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Ant Decs Takeaway On Tour live at MEN Arena see…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Ant Decs Takeway On Tour
Manchester Arena

This fantastic family event will see Ant Decs Takeway On Tour live in Manchester Greater Manchester at the Manchester Arena on Friday 15 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Ant Decs Takeway On Tour event below.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Hellyeah
Sound Control

Hellyeah at Sound Control in Manchester on Friday 15 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Hellyeah live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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AUG
Ant Dec#';s Takeway On Tour
Manchester Arena

Families and children will love Ant Dec039;s Takeway On Tour live at Manchester Arena on the Saturday 16 August 2014 in Manchester Greater Manchester. For a list of ticket prices to watch Ant Dec039;s Takeway On Tour live at Manchester Arena…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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IRap ITrap
King George's Hall

IRap ITrap appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 16 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch IRap ITrap at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for IRap ITrap.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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United vs Swansea City
Old Trafford

United vs Swansea City at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 16 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch United vs Swansea City live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

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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