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

01
NOV
Cheadle's Big Bang (bonfire and firework display)
Cheadle College campus

Hosted by the Cheadle & Gatley Round Table in aid of the Together Trust.The event is back and once again being held at the Cheadle College campus and promises to be bigger and better than ever before with an award winning firework…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01612 834883
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01
NOV
Toys R Us - Transformers Store Event
Toys R Us Store Warrington

Toys R Us are bringing the Optimus Prime Transformers truck to their store. The first 100 visitors on the day will receive a free Transformers collectible figure.…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 418111
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01
NOV
City vs United
Etihad Stadium

City vs United at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday 01 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch City vs United live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Sports

01
NOV
From the Jam
Manchester Gorilla

From the Jam at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Saturday 01 November 2014. 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…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
Future Islands Zola Jesus
Manchester Cathedral

Future Islands Zola Jesus at Manchester Cathedral in Manchester on Saturday 01 November 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: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
Lamb
Albert Hall

Lamb at Albert Hall in Manchester on Saturday 01 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 Viagogo…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
NOV
Jason Cook "Broken" Tour 2014
Salford Quays

Phil McIntyre Entertainments presents:JASON COOK ‐ BROKENJason has more funny in his middle toe than most comics do in their whole body. CHORTLEWinner of the Best Drama' at the Royal Television Awards for his hit BBC2 series Hebburn' Jason is back and…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
NOV
Jason Cook - 'Broken' Tour 2014
MediaCityUK and Salford Quays

Jason Cook is broken his work family and comedy have all conspired to create a shell of a man who is unable to interact in society without being told exactly what to do. Despite this he keeps searching for the joy…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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02
NOV
Bakermat
Manchester Gorilla

Bakermat at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Sunday 02 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 Bakermat…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
NOV
City vs United
Etihad Stadium

City vs United at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Sunday 02 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…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Sports

02
NOV
Indiana
The Deaf Institute

Indiana at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Sunday 02 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Indiana tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
NOV
Karl Jenkins 70th Birthday Concert
Bridgewater Hall

Karl Jenkins 70th Birthday Concert appears live in Manchester Greater Manchester at Bridgewater Hall on Sunday 02 November 2014. For ticket prices to watch Karl Jenkins 70th Birthday Concert at Bridgewater Hall see the list of tickets available for Karl Jenkins…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
NOV
Royal Blood
The Ritz

Royal Blood at The Ritz in Manchester on Sunday 02 November 2014. 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…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
NOV
Steve Hackett
The Lowry Manchester

Make no mistake Phil Collins or not without the immense talent and creative ability of guitar guru Steve Hackett it's more than likely one of the greatest groups of all time Genesis would never have…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
Deathstars
Manchester Academy 3

Deathstars at Manchester Academy 3 live on Monday 03 November 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see Deathstars at Manchester Academy 3 see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
Future
Ritz

Future at Ritz in Manchester on Monday 03 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 Future matches…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
Nerina Pallot
Waterside Arts Centre

‐ watch Nerina Pallot live at Waterside Arts Centre in Sale Cheshire on the Monday 03 November 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
Pink Martini
Bridgewater Hall

Part language lesson part Hollywood musical the Portland Oregon‐based little orchestra was created in 1994 by Harvard graduate and classically trained pianist Thomas M. Lauderdale and vocalist China Forbes. Equally at home performing its romantic…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
The Courteeners
King George's Hall

What is it about Manchester anyway Take the Courteeners for example. No one's writing better indie guitar driven songs today and singer Liam Fray isn't scared to own that fact. Or to shy away from…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
Joanne Shaw Taylor
RNCM - Studio Theatre

Joanne Shaw Taylor at RNCM ‐ Studio Theatre in Manchester on Tuesday 04 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Joanne Shaw Taylor live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
NOV
Motionless In White Lacuna Coil
The Ritz

Motionless In White Lacuna Coil at The Ritz in Manchester on Tuesday 04 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Motionless In White Lacuna Coil tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
Motrhead
O2 Apollo Manchester

Motorhead is a living legend which succeeded to remain on the charts for more than thirty‐six years. Since the establishment of the band in 1975 by the famous Lemmy Kilmister the British band managed to…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
The Blackout
Sound Control

The Blackout at Sound Control in Manchester on Tuesday 04 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Blackout live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
Y T
Manchester Academy 3

Y T at Manchester Academy 3 live on Tuesday 04 November 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see Y T at Manchester Academy 3 see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
NOV
Footprints
Boulton House,

Open Daily : 10am ‐ 3pm The exhibition Footprints consists of photographs that have previously been entered into one of our four bi‐monthly photographic competitions each based on an environmental theme. Launched by The Photographic Angle in 2010 Footprints had the…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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05
NOV
Chris Ramsey
The Lowry

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
NOV
Don Banks Afternoon Variety show
Darwen Library Theatre

Don Banks Afternoon Variety show appears live in Darwen Lancashire at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 05 November 2014. For ticket prices to watch Don Banks Afternoon Variety show at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of tickets available for Don…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
NOV
Gerard Way
The Ritz

Gerard Way at The Ritz in Manchester on Wednesday 05 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: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
NOV
Orphaned Land
Manchester Academy 3

Orphaned Land at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Wednesday 05 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 Orphaned Land live in the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
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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