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

22
NOV
The Vintage Ball
Park Hall Hotel

The Legacy Rainbow House Charity Annual Ball. This years theme is Vintage.Come along and celebrate our 14th annual event.Ticket price includes a drink on arrival 3 course dinner teacoffee to finish live entertainment and entry into a free prize draw.Also on…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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22
NOV
254
The Soup Kitchen

254 at The Soup Kitchen in Manchester on Saturday 22 November 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: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
Andy FairweatherLow
Darwen Library Theatre

Andy FairweatherLow at Darwen Library Theatre live on Saturday 22 November 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For tickets to see Andy FairweatherLow at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
NOV
Christina Perri
HMV Ritz

Christina Perri is an American pop singer from Philadelphia known for her unique style and folk pop music with a hint of blues. Since the release of her first single Jar of Hearts she has…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
City vs Swansea City
Etihad Stadium

City vs Swansea City at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday 22 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch City vs Swansea City live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Sports

22
NOV
Linkin Park
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

California based Linkin Park have been on the rockmetal scene since 1996. Their debut album Hybrid Theory was a chart hit and they have gone on to further success with their 3 subsequent albums. …

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
Little Dragon
Albert Hall

Little Dragon at Albert Hall in Manchester on Saturday 22 November 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 service.…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
Looking Glass Burlesque
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Looking Glass Burlesque at Pyramid and Parr Hall in Warrington on Saturday 22 November 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 Looking Glass Burlesque…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
NOV
Richie Hawtin Recondite WHP14
The Warehouse Project

Richie Hawtin Recondite WHP14 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Saturday 22 November 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…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
The Levellers
Manchester Academy 1

The Levellers best known for their debut in 1989 with the hits England My Home and Carry Me. Founded in 88 89 was also the same year their first EP was released Carry Me. The…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
NOV
Bryan Adams
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Bryan Guy Adams now 50 years old is Canadas best selling male rock artist. As a musician singer‐songwriter he has seen major successes and also has become a fairly famous photographer and social activist more…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
NOV
Dave Gorman
The Lowry

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
NOV
SOS Band Gwen Dickey Loose Ends
Manchester Academy

SOS Band Gwen Dickey Loose Ends at Manchester Academy in Manchester on Sunday 23 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch SOS Band Gwen Dickey Loose Ends live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
NOV
Crossfaith
Manchester Academy 2

Crossfaith at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Monday 24 November 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: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
Mastodon
Manchester Academy 1

As far as heavy metal bands from the new millenium are concerned Mastodon is among the most dedicated to their craft regardless of the necessary investment. This is a band that has taken it…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
Matt Schofield
Waterside Arts Centre

Matt Schofield at Waterside Arts Centre in Sale on Monday 24 November 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 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
Sharon van Etten
Manchester Cathedral

Sharon van Etten at Manchester Cathedral in Manchester on Monday 24 November 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 Sharon van Etten live in…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
The Orwells
Manchester Academy 3

The Orwells at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Monday 24 November 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: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Banks
The Ritz

Banks at The Ritz in Manchester on Tuesday 25 November 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 Banks…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Erasure
Preston Guildhall

Pop legends Erasure embark on a new UK tour in support of new album Tomorrows World their first new album in four years. With a career spanning 25 years the band are responsible for such…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Lily Allen
O2 Apollo Manchester

Daughter of renowned actor Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen Lily Rose Allen has grown from strength to strength over the last decade and is now a major force in the UK music charts.Her…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Skatalites
Manchester Club Academy

Skatalites at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Tuesday 25 November 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: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Upon a Burning Body
The Roadhouse - Manchester

Upon a Burning Body at The Roadhouse ‐ Manchester in Manchester on Tuesday 25 November 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 Upon a…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
NOV
Walking On Cars
Night & Day

Walking On Cars at Night & Day in Manchester on Tuesday 25 November 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…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Bernhoft
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Bernhoft at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Wednesday 26 November 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
NOV
Electric Six
Green Room

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
NOV
Elyar Fox
Ruby Lounge

Elyar Fox at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Wednesday 26 November 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

26
NOV
Frank Skinner
King George's Hall

Run extended for 5 weeks only following a sold out run at Soho Theatre. Don't miss your chance to see the brand new live show from comedy legend Frank Skinner. You could put Skinner…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
NOV
Frank Skinner Man in a Suit
King George's Hall

Frank Skinner Man in a Suit at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Wednesday 26 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
NOV
Paloma Faith
O2 Apollo Manchester

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 11.2 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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