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

25
JAN
Amon Amarth
Manchester Academy 2

Amon Amarth is a Viking themed melodic death metal band from Tumba in Sweden. The band formed in 1992 taking their name from the Sindarin translation of Mount Doom a location in J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle‐earth.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JAN
Jessie Ware
Manchester Academy 1

Jessica Lois Ware or most popularly known as Jessie Ware is a singer‐songwriter from England. Her song Running 2012 has made her one of the most promising artists of this generation.Ware has also performed in…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JAN
Strictly Come Dancing
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Strictly Come Dancing at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Sunday 25 January 2015. 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…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
The Lion King
Palace Theatre Manchester

The musical The Lion King brings to life the story of young Simbas challenge to fulfil his destiny as king of the lions and defeat his tyrannical uncle in the process.The show features the enchanting…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
JAN
FREE taster session at the Bury Rock Choir
The Met (Edwin Street Recording Studio Top Floor)

The Bury Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Maxine Cherrie. Youve probably heard of our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on YouTube but…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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26
JAN
East is East
Opera House Manchester

East is East at Opera House Manchester in Manchester on Monday 26 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch East is East live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
JAN
FREE taster session at the Altrincham/Sale Rock Ch
Sale Masonic Hall

Your friendly local Sale choir is run by singerpianist Maxine Cherrie. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Sale Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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27
JAN
FREE taster session at the Norden/Bamford Rock Cho
Small Hall

Your friendly local Norden choir is run by vocal teacher Phil Reynolds. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Greater Manchester and as a choir we also sing together with other Rock Choir singers in the nearby…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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27
JAN
King Creosote
Manchester Academy 2

King Creosote at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Tuesday 27 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest King Creosote tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
JAN
Nathaniel Rateliff
The Deaf Institute

Nathaniel Rateliff at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Tuesday 27 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Nathaniel Rateliff tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
JAN
FREE taster session at the Middleton Rock Choir
St Peter's Church Hall

The Middleton Rock Choir is led by Greater Manchester based musician Phil Reynolds. The choir is for all ages and all the local Greater Manchester branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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28
JAN
FREE taster session at the Warrington Rock Choir
Hall 1 - Broomfields Junior School

Your local Warrington choir is run by vocal teacher Kathryn Davies. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Kathryn. Rock Choir…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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29
JAN
Neneh Cherry Rocketnumbernine
Manchester Gorilla

Neneh Cherry Rocketnumbernine at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Thursday 29 January 2015. 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: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JAN
AJ Bell Stadium Wedding & Event Entertainment Show
AJ Bell Stadium

After our sell out showcase in 2013 Ntertain are back at the AJ Bell Stadium home of Salford Red Devils & Sale Sharks for the Wedding & Event Showcase. Come for great night of entertainment.where you will experience 8 live entertainment acts…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 826108
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30
JAN
Charlie Simpson
Manchester Gorilla

Charlie Simpson has long and varied career behind him despite being just twenty‐six. He began as a teenager with pop band Busted a highly successful act with huge sales and two Brit Awards that paved…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JAN
Classics The Halle
King George's Hall

Classics The Halle at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 30 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Classics The Halle tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JAN
Jeff Tweedy
The Ritz

Jeff Tweedy at The Ritz in Manchester on Friday 30 January 2015. 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

30
JAN
TNA Wrestling
Manchester Arena

TNA Wrestling ‐ don't miss TNA Wrestling play Wrestling at Manchester Arena live on Friday 30 January 2015 in Manchester Greater Manchester. Don't forget that you can get the best ticket prices by comparing the list of available tickets.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

30
JAN
TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact
MEN Arena

TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact appear live to play Wrestling at MEN Arena on Friday 30 January 2015 in Manchester Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

30
JAN
TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact VII
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact VII at Phones 4u Arena Manchester live on Friday 30 January 2015 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact VII at Phones 4u Arena Manchester see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

30
JAN
TNA Wrestling Platinum
MEN Arena

TNA Wrestling Platinum ‐ don't miss TNA Wrestling Platinum play Wrestling at MEN Arena live on Friday 30 January 2015 in Manchester Lancashire. Don't forget that you can get the best ticket prices by comparing the list of available tickets.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

31
JAN
"Damages" Steve Thompson
Bolton Little Theatre

Deep in the bowels of a tabloid newspaper office the clock is ticking with only an hour left before the presses have to roll.A controversial photo of a topless childrens TV star has mysteriously turned up. Who sent it Why And is…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AGENTTICKETSOURCE03336 663366
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31
JAN
Lancashire Comedy Show
Thwaites Empire Theatre

Three Wise Men of Comedy Blackburn One night onlyTake the Mike is delighted to bring a comedy feast to BlackburnFor one night only were serving international comedian Daliso Chaponda Brilliant Brilliant act‐ The Frog and Bucket and king of comedy banter Dave…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 771000
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31
JAN
Manchester United v Leicester City
Old Trafford, Manchester, United Kingdom

Two teams with two different Premier League ambitions will be fighting at Old Tradfford. They will compete to get points on the table. Fans can get Manchester United v Leicester City tickets from Go Football Tickets. GoFootballTickets.com is an incredible online system…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +44(0)2036 038134
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31
JAN
Jagged Edge Ginuwine
Manchester Academy 1

Jagged Edge Ginuwine at Manchester Academy 1 in Manchester on Saturday 31 January 2015. 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JAN
Kosheen
Manchester Club Academy

Kosheen at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Saturday 31 January 2015. 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 do the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JAN
Nipsey Hussle
Sound Control

Nipsey Hussle at Sound Control in Manchester on Saturday 31 January 2015. 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 do the…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JAN
Peter Kay
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Peter Kay returns after almost 5 years to live stand‐up comedy with his The Tour That Doesnt Tour show at the MEN Arena in Manchester. Get your Peter Kay tickets for his 2010 stand‐up comedy…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
JAN
Peter Kay Pheonix Nights
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Peter Kay Pheonix Nights at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 31 January 2015. 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…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
JAN
Peter Kay Phoenix Nights
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Peter Kay Phoenix Nights at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 31 January 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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