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

23
MAY
London Posse - 30th Anniversary Tour - First Shows
Rebellion

London Posse30th Anniversary Tour ‐ First Shows in Over 20 Years Sunday 21st May 7pm ‐ The Jazz Cafe London NW1 7PG ‐ SOLD OUTMonday 22nd May 7pm ‐ The Fleece Bristol BS1 6JJTuesday 23rd May 7pm ‐ Rebellion Manchester M1 5WZThursday…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02078 339544
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23
MAY
The Operating Theatre Summit and Exhibition 2017
Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester

The The Operating Theatre Conference 2017: The future of surgery boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from multiple sectors. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations.Come and…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 950115
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24
MAY
8th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Manag
The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

Back for its 8th year the Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference Europe is Europes premier platform to unite the industrys leaders.An unavoidable increase in reactor retirement combined with a lack of experience in decommissioning projects leads to numerous challenges for the…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02073 757182
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24
MAY
Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
The Workplace

It is generally easier to achieve what you set out to do when the people you are doing it with are just that ‐ with you.Successful employers already understand the need to create relevant and dynamic organisations where what your people are…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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24
MAY
Little Shop of Horrors
NWTAC Theatre

The cult comedy musical by Alan Menken tells the story of how a nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man‐eating plant who demands to be fed. With memorable songs such as Skidrow…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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24
MAY
Royal & Awesome Growth Story: Branding, Facebook a
Banyan

The Ecommerce Club Manchester would like to invite you for a lunch and networking session on the successful account of Royal & Awesomes Growth Story ‐ Branding Facebook and Amazon at Restaurant Banyan in Manchester on Wednesday 24th May.Graeme Smeaton Founder of…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07976 665094
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24
MAY
Sip & Just Paint Manchester
Dive NQ Manchester

Grab a Drink Grab an Apron & Get PaintingUNLEASH YOUR INNER CREATIVITYNo Experience NecessaryA local artist will instruct you step by step through a piece of art At the end of the night youll take home your masterpiece and hopefully a newfound…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07852 187702
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27
MAY
Geronimo Festival 2017
Arley Hall & Gardens

The UKs largest childrens festival Geronimo kicks off on 27th to 29th May 2017 at Arley Hall Cheshire and for the first time ever families can enjoy a full weekend of fun camping or glamping on‐site in the stunning grounds. In its…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

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27
MAY
Tubular Brass perform Tubular Bells + Mary Casio
Royal Northern College Of Music

Absolutely terrific and the most satisfying live musical event Ive attended in years. The Arts Desk Mike Oldfields classic album Tubular Bells performed live by Tubular Brass a 28‐piece brass band featuring some of the UKs finest players and presenting a…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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28
MAY
Great Manchester Run for Kidscan
Manchester City Centre

Run for Kidscan Childrens Cancer Research and you can help us fight childhood cancer. We want EVERY child with cancer to survive and thrive. Visit our website: www.kidscan.org.ukgreat‐manchester‐run For guaranteed places we ask you to raise a minimum sponsorship of £150 and…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01612 953206
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28
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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29
MAY
King of Pop - The Legends Continues UK Tour 2017
Palace Theatre Manchester

Introducing Navi the man that has been chosen by Hollywood to portray Michael Jackson in an upcoming Lifetime TV movie about the star is bringing his incredible tribute show King Of Pop featuring Jacksons very own guitarist to the UK this Spring.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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02
JUN
The Sessions
Manchester Arena

The Sessions at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Friday 02 June 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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future
YHA Manchester, (Meeting Room 3)

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: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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04
JUN
UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
MediaCityUK and Salford Quays

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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06
JUN
Why Reward and Recognition? Free Business Breakfas
The Workplace

Reward and recognition is an area that many organisations struggle with ‐ particularly so when you consider our increasingly diverse workforce and the financial constraints of recent years. But as poor people management and the effect on engagement costs the UK economy…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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10
JUN
Be My Baby
Bolton Little Theatre

Bundled off to St Saviours a Church of England‐run mother and baby home her concerned mother has arranged for Marys baby to be adopted immediately it is born. The girls in the home find comfort in each others friendship but ultimately they…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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10
JUN
IEMT Practitioners’ Training with Joanna Harper
TBC (Manchester)

Creating a change in the blink of an eye by adding innovation to your skills. Integral Eye Movement Therapy IEMT Practitioner Certification can be that innovation which you are looking to add as professional development in 2017. Many professionals including NLP…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +447778 251122
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10
JUN
Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day
The Midland Hotel

. Our Manchester Wine‐Tasting Courses are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a fullWine‐Tasting Experience Day where youll taste 14 Wines learn…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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13
JUN
Introduction to Investors in People.
Warren Bruce Court

A leading people management Standard join our free Introduction to Investors in People workshop in Manchester on 13 June. Explore what it is and how it can help your business to improve performance.Introduction to Investors in People is a practical workshop designed…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 068008
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15
JUN
Creative Minds North
HOME Manchester

Creative Minds North is the fourth regional disability led conference in the UK produced by Venture Arts and Carousel in collaboration with the following organisations from across the region:Mind The Gap Bradford; DIY Theatre Manchester; Lawnmower Theatre Newcastle; Tin Arts Durham; More…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 321223
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15
JUN
What I did at School Today
Culcheth Sports Club

Culcheth Players June 2017 show is What I did at School Today an Adult Comedy by John Mee which looks behind the staffroom door of Lloyd George Junior School with a dysfunctional female staff who are going to all lengths to get…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07548 598898
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16
JUN
The British Franchise Exhibition
Eventcity

EventCity Manchester welcomes all aspiring business owners to The British Franchise Exhibition on 16 & 17 June. The event will provide visitors with the opportunity to gain exclusive information from experts about the lucrative franchising industry.The British Franchise Exhibition is proudly the…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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17
JUN
1990's Night with The Christie Hospital
Grosvenor Casino Didsbury

Join us for our Fund Raising Event for The Christie HospitalVenue: Grosvenor Casino Didsbury Parts Wood Entertainment Complex Wilmslow Road Didsbury M20 5PGPriceDinner & Show: GBP 00Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com127708‐0Website: https:go.evvnt.com127708‐1…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01616 697165
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24
JUN
Mum2mum Market (Didsbury) Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School

SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds.Dont know where to start sorting out your baby items sign up for…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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24
JUN
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Bacup Royal Court Theatre

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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27
JUN
Housing 2017
Manchester Central

.In partnership with the Chartered Institute of Housing Housing 2017 is Europes largest event for the housing sector welcoming over 8000 visitors for three days of learning networking and to do business.Combining an exhibition of 300 suppliers and 200 speakers the event…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 4402077 728337
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29
JUN
Content Marketing Training Manchester
Innospace, The Shed

Content Marketing is the creation and sharing of content for the purpose of promoting a product or service. Content plays an important role in your marketing strategies. You need it for lead nurturing and demonstrating thought leadership in your space. As it…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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08
JUL
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Dunham Massey

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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09
JUL
Manchester to Blackpool bike ride
Imperial War Museum North

This invigorating ride is an extremely popular event amongst cyclists of all abilities. The route covers 60 miles from Manchester along the scenic country lanes of Lancashire and then finishes on the South Promenade in Blackpool. The Christie charity team will welcome…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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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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