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

27
MAY
In This Moment
Manchester Academy 1

In This Moment at Manchester Academy 1 in Manchester on Friday 27 May 2016. 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: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAY
Julian Clary
Opera House Manchester

Julian Peter McDonald Clary is a highly successful comedian loved for his camp style and use of make‐up. Famed for his use of innuendo and double entendre he recently embarked on his Lord of the…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
MAY
Fawlty Towers Dinner & Show
Grosvenor Casino Salford

Fawlty Towers Comedy Dining Experience Come along to Grosvenor Casino Salford and have an evening with a difference. You will enjoy a fantastic 2 course meal in our restaurant but as well as being served by our restaurant team we have some…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 390467
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28
MAY
King Street Festival
King Street

Manchester city centres iconic shopping street King Street is celebrating its new mix of premium retailers luxury brands and upscale eateries and hotels with a long weekend of VIP shopping experiences over the Spring bank holiday.The King Street Festival coordinated by Manchesters…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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28
MAY
Tubular Brass perform Tubular Bells + Mary Casio
Halle St Peter's

Music Net presents Mike Oldfields classic album performed live in the spectacular setting of St Peters Church by Tubular Brass ‐ a 28‐piece brass band featuring some of the UKs finest players. Plus their world premiere performance of Mary Casio by Hannah…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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28
MAY
Beverley Knight
Bridgewater Hall

Born in Wolverhampton West Midlands Beverley Knight continues to pack in the crowds on her latest tour. Dubbed the UK Queen of Soul and drawing comparisons to the likes of Aretha Franklin and Sam…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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29
MAY
Hans Zimmer
Manchester Arena

Hans Zimmer at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Sunday 29 May 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Hans Zimmer tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAY
Puscifer
Bridgewater Hall

Puscifer at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Monday 30 May 2016. 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: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAY
NDC2016
The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

With almost 200 reactors due to be shut down by 2040 and an estimated 80.4bn to be spent on nuclear decommissioning globally in the next 25 years the global nuclear decommissioning and waste management industry faces a steep learning curve.The considerable uncertainties…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 2073 757177
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31
MAY
King Lear
Opera House Manchester

An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite Cordelia says nothing.Simon Russell Beale whose recent appearances at the…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
MAY
Majid Jordan
Manchester Gorilla

Majid Jordan at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Tuesday 31 May 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Majid Jordan tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
JUN
Strategic decision making - CPD taster session
RSM UK Tax and Accounting Limited

Assess your organisations capability in making strategic decisions and understand what your organisation needs to do to strengthen its strategic decision making capability. Based on cutting‐edge research into how senior teams make strategic decisions this interactive workshop will equip you with an…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 477634
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02
JUN
Adam Ant
Bridgewater Hall

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Busted
Manchester Arena

Busted at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Friday 03 June 2016. 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 all…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
George Ezra
O2 Apollo Manchester

George Ezra at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Friday 03 June 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch George Ezra live in the…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
Hot Water Comedy Club 'Triple Headline Show'
Hot Water Comedy Club at The Renaissance Hotel - Manchester

Our Flagship show featuring 3 of the very best headline standard comedians from both the UK and International Comedy Circuit along with one of the finest comperes in the country. The very best in live stand up comedy every Saturday night with…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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04
JUN
Hot Wuk Manchester
Gorilla

We are cramming everything into one night of brukking it down wining kotching and bashment partying. The wickedest dancehall selection the heaviest Jamaican basslines and enough whistles and horns to transport you directly to the heart of carnival.You know what to do.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 077 777777
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04
JUN
Psychic Night
Grosvenor Casino Salford

Back by popular demand after our SELL OUT SHOW in JANUARY.Enjoy a 2 course meal a FREE win £10 bet and Psychic show for £11.95 per person.Call Neesha on 0161 839 0467 for more informationBook in advance as tickets will sell out…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01618 390467
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04
JUN
Regression Sessions: The Space Safari - Manchester
Antwerp Mansion

The UKs favourite touring club brand and immersive party experience Regression Sessions is back on the road again this summer. Yet another host of memorable events are set to take place under the banner of The Space Safari across 4 storied UK…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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04
JUN
Coldplay
Etihad Stadium

Coldplay who sprang from nowhere in 2000 with their first album Parachutes are an incredibly popular indie rock group who have won numerous awards for their music.Their latest UK arena tour will see Coldplay performing…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
MANCHESTER RECORD FAIR
George Carnall Leisure Centre

At the fair you will be able to buy any thing music related. A major selection of vinyl records plus books CDs memorabilia t shirts DVDs etc. Visitors from all over the North West. In a large well lit ground floor hall.…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
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05
JUN
UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
Salford Quays Watersports Centre

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 a…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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05
JUN
Sarah Millican
Preston Guildhall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
JUN
Nursing in Practice Manchester
Bridgewater Hall

Nursing in Practice travels across the UK to bring you the largest regional events specifically designed for primary care nurses who wish to develop their knowledge learn the latest updates and enhance their clinical practice from leading experts in the field.Our educational…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)20-721 4-0610
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07
JUN
Coasts
Manchester Academy 3

Coasts at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Tuesday 07 June 2016. 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUN
ACDC
Etihad Stadium

ACDC at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Thursday 09 June 2016. 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 all…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
It's a Knockout Challenge 2016
The Together Trust

We are now looking for teams from local businesses community groups sports clubs and even stag or hen parties to take part. Its a great team building exercise which entails trying to outscore your opponents on various tasks involving lots of water…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01612 834822
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11
JUN
Jacked presents Lenny Fontana & Twism
The Bleachworks

Jacked returns to the Bleachworks for a night of the finest house and disco. With special guests Lenny Fontana & Twism all the way from New York City. With support from Mr H Sandro Valentino Marlz Sam and of course Keef &…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07803 422165
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11
JUN
Together Trust Family Fun Day
The Together Trust

A wide variety of attractions will be on offer including a variety of stalls arts and crafts face painting live music and dancing a funfair featuring traditional rides and inflatable slides refreshments ranging from a traditional cafe to burger and fries or…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01612 834822
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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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