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

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AUG
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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19
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Soul Special
Ladybridge Park Social Club

Atlanta Soul Band get the party started with a huge selection of soul classics and anthems. Features male soul vocalist funky back‐beats and 3 ‐ piece horn section.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07712 515807
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20
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Manchester Auditions - The Voice to win OpenMicUK
RNCM (Royal Northern College Of Music)

MANCHESTER OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS ARE LOOKING FOR THE VOICE TO WOW THE JUDGES AT OPEN MIC UK 2017Have you got the voice Audition dates for Manchester Open Mic UK have been announced Open Mic UK one of the countrys biggest &…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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MANCHESTER OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION
Royal Northern College Of Music

MANCHESTER OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Manchester Open Mic UK Music Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 784694
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Manchester Open Mic UK Singing Competition
Royal Northern College Of Music

MANCHESTER OPEN MIC UK SINGING COMPETITION 2017Singing Competition auditions dates for Manchester Open Mic UK Singing Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Manchester Singing…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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Manchester Songwriting Competition
RNCM (Royal Northern College Of Music)

MANCHESTER FUTURE MUSIC SONGWRITING COMPETITION 2017 PERFORMANCE DATES RELEASEDSongwriting Competition performance dates for Manchester Future Music Songwriting Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Future Music 2017 by clicking hereFuture Music have announced their performance dates for the Manchester Songwriting Competition…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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20
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Open Garden for Cats Protection Charity
Maureen's Open Garden

Garden open for viewing Sunday afternoon to raise money for the charity Cats Protection a National Garden Scheme 2018 venue.19 Cumberland Avenue Leyland PR25 1BE.Admission £2 donated to Cats Protection Preston children free. Pay at the gate.Maureen DugganAll details on website: http:maureenduggan.wordpress.com…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 423068
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20
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The Wind in the Willows
Hoghton Tower

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
AUG
Mediumship Demonstration
Penwortham Community Centre

Three local mediums Andy Vee Hilary Butler and Pam Drury invite you to a special demonstration of evidential Mediumship. Andy is the President of Hawkshead Spiritualist Church in Southport and we are very fortunate…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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25
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Andrew Shapiro Festival
Andrew's house

Eclectic mix of music spread over three days in Andrews back gardenVenue: Andrews house 12 Sunningdale Avenue Whitefield Manchester M45 7GWPriceWeekend ticket: GBP 150Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com145357‐0…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07927 124917
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Birmingham Open Mic UK Singing Competition
Royal Northern College Of Music

BIRMINGHAM OPEN MIC UK SINGING COMPETITION 2017Singing Competition auditions dates for Birmingham Open Mic UK Singing Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Birmingham Singing…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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27
AUG
Botany Bay Canal Fest
Botany Bay

The Botany Bay Canal Fest is BACKAfter the success of last years celebration we are happy to confirm Canal Fest 2017 is set for Bank Holiday Weekend ‐ Sunday 27th and Monday 29th August.Join us for two fantastic days of festivities and…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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27
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Summer 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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30
AUG
Goalkeeping Academy Training Camp
Westhoughton Community Leisure Centre

Fred Barber Elite Goalkeeping Academy in partnership with Select Soccer Coaching would like to invite talented young Goalkeepers to be trained by the Pros.Goalkeepers will participate in a full days training camp delivered by legendary Goalkeeping coach Fred Barber and his team…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07736 354637
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IFPA 2017 - International Federation of Placenta A
Manchester Central Convention Complex Ltd.

The UK has a long tradition of research in reproductive biology and Manchester similarly boasts a rich heritage from placental pathology through to physiology and more latterly imaging and therapies. The 2017 Meeting will be an extravaganza of basic and clinical research…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1454 642241
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02
SEP
Manchester Thai Festival
Platt Fields Park

A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Platt Fields Park Manchester is brought to you for the first time by Magic of Thailand.Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Mind Body Spirit Stockport
Stockport Masonic Guildhall

A Warm Welcome Awaits You 50 Exhibitors international mediums such as Simon Goodfellow Stephanie J. King John Cook Ali Mather Shirley Rose & Leigh Rebekha Mark Aston and many others. Including tarot astrology crystal ball and palmistry with Madame Maggie…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07828 187468
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Manchester 100 km bike ride
Wythenshawe Park

The Christie Manchester 100km will take you through beautiful country lanes that start and finish at Wythenshawe Park and that sweep through the stunning Cheshire landscape. Cyclists will return to a warm welcome by Team Christie where they can enjoy a well‐earned…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Sports

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Manchester 100 mile bike ride
Wythenshawe Park

A great Century ride ‐ a 100 mile route along beautiful lanes through a wide sweep of Cheshire helping to raise funds for the Christie Hospital.Starting and finishing at Wythenshawe Park Manchester the route heads first to Northwich taking in Delamere Forest…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Sports

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Altrincham Casefile: Mystery of the StarEaters
Altrincham Town Centre

12 SECRET LOCATIONS across Altrincham will be taking part in this live adventure mystery game. Piece together the trail question real witnesses and solve ingenious puzzles.Casefile: The Mystery of the Star‐Eaters is a one‐day event where you play as a consulting detective…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Email Marketing Training - Manchester
Innospace,

In recent years social media has added a diverse number of marketing opportunities for businesses to cover ‐ including Facebook pages tweeting and sponsored ads on LinkedIn. In this time many companies have forgotten or overlooked email marketing and some have discounted…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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Introduction to Investors in People. Free Workshop
Warren Bruce Court

Introduction to Investors in People is a practical workshop designed to help you explore IIP and what it can mean for your organisation. With interactive exercises the session will help you ascertain where you are against the Standard and how to identify…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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12
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IoD North West - Executive Learning Experience
Pro Manchester

Our Executive Learning Experience is designed to bridge the gap between our Ten Talkswhere members get together for dinner to discuss what keeps them up at night and our Executive Coaching. In a safe and confidential environment this is the perfect opportunity…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01612 477634
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12
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Speed Dating in Manchester
walrus

Manchester Speed Dating How speed dating in Manchester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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Why Employee Engagement? Free Business Breakfast E
The Workplace

Employee engagement is about your people wanting to and giving their best every day ‐ being fully committed and motivated to helping your organisation achieve success.Ensuring this sense of purpose isnt a quick fix. Employee engagement requires a commitment from the top…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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Google AdWords Workshop for Beginners - Manchester
Premier Inn Manchester City Centre Piccadilly

The Online Marketing Shop TOMS is a certified Google Partner in AdWords Paid Search PPC advertising. We look forward to welcoming you on this half day introductory Google AdWords course which will cover: Google AdWords overview Understanding your market and…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08001 357622
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Working International Jobs Expo Manchester
Renaissance Hotel

If you want to find a professional job and move to New Zealand Australia or Canada then the Working International Job Expo coming up this September is the place to be. Overseas employers with opportunities in Software Engineering Civil Engineering Structural Engineering…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +64937 8-0945
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Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day ' Vine to W
The Midland Hotel

OurManchester Wine‐Tasting Coursesare 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 Daywhere youll taste 14 Wines learn about food and wine…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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Manford's Comedy Club
Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Theatre

Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Theatre plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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Amazon for Professional Sellers Training - Manches
Innospace, The Shed

In the UK the marketplace industry is dominated by Amazon and eBay ‐ and Amazon is a huge force throughout the Europe and the rest of the world. Selling on marketplaces can be a cost effective way to attract new business as…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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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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