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

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Bereavement Day
Heaton Park

Meeting at 10:00 by the Lake Cafe. There will be a Memory Tree which is made by writing the names of lost loved ones on tags and hanging them among the branches of some of the trees. Then from 11:30 until 3:30…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 00000 000000
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Sufjan Stevens
O2 Apollo Manchester

Sufjan Stevens at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Monday 31 August 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…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Here We Go Magic
The Soup Kitchen

Here We Go Magic at The Soup Kitchen in Manchester on Wednesday 02 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Here We Go Magic live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Paul Smith the Intimations
The Deaf Institute

Paul Smith the Intimations at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Thursday 03 September 2015. 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…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Sports

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Jim Adkins
Royal Northern College Of Music

Jim Adkins at Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on Friday 04 September 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: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Jonny Craig
Sound Control

Jonny Craig at Sound Control in Manchester on Friday 04 September 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

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Martha Reeves and The Vandellas
Manchester Gorilla

Martha Reeves and The Vandellas at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Friday 04 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Martha Reeves and The Vandellas live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Janoskians
Manchester Club Academy

The Janoskians at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Friday 04 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Janoskians live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Blackburn Rovers Zipwire
Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Are you ready to flyCalling all daredevils.. Fancy taking part in the first ever zipwire happening at Blackburn Rovers Football Club on Saturday 5th September 2015 Why not join Blackburn Youth Zone for this fantastic exhilarating event where youll be taken to…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01254 292000
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Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day
The Midland Hotel

Our Manchester Wine‐Tasting Courses are 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 Day where youll taste 14 Wines learn about…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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Mind Body Spirit Event
Masonic Guildhall

Stockport Mind Body Spirit Event is an excellent two day MBS event bringing to you the best in sound a brilliant way to start your day attaining spiritual upliftment so join us.40 Stands . The event endeavours to raise…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07828 187468
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Pretty Muddy 5K Tatton Park
Tatton Park Cheshire

Pretty Muddy isnt like any other fundraising event. It is a 5k muddy obstacle course where women of any ability can climb jog and walk all over cancer.5k is just over three miles and is achievable for all ages and abilities so…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07918 677932
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U2 2
Manchester Academy 3

U2 2 are the worlds longest running U2 show. Formed by original members in 1992 the band have toured for 23 years across three continents.Over the years the band have performed at Dublins Point Depot now O2 to 7000 people and were…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01612 754278
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Writing for Television - Karen Brown
YHA Manchester

Writing For TV ‐ Karen Brown.SATURDAY 5th September MANCHESTER 10am ‐ 4pm. How is writing for TV different to writing for Film What is a good TV story Tv rules. What is wonderful and not so wonderful about working in TV. Opportunities…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 907705
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My Morning Jacket
The Ritz

My Morning Jacket at The Ritz in Manchester on Sunday 06 September 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…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Jurassic 5
Albert Hall

Jurassic 5 at Albert Hall in Manchester on Monday 07 September 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 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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England vs Australia 3rd ODI
Old Trafford (LCCC)

England vs Australia 3rd ODI at Old Trafford LCCC in Manchester on Tuesday 08 September 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…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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Future Islands
Manchester Academy 1

Future Islands at Manchester Academy 1 in Manchester on Tuesday 08 September 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 Ticketmaster…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Polyphonic Spree
Manchester Club Academy

The Polyphonic Spree at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Wednesday 09 September 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Doppel Gang
THE MET (MALT BAR)

A new comedy play inspired by the legendary Marx Brothers embarks on a nationwide tour this autumn. Just Some Theatre Company are the talented young bunch behind The Doppel Gang a new comedy by Dominic Hedges which will tour 12 venues.The…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 085158
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Alvvays
Manchester Academy 2

Alvvays at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Thursday 10 September 2015. 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

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Brand New
Albert Hall

Brand New at Albert Hall in Manchester on Thursday 10 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Brand New tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
The Old Parsonage,

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07599 209293
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Cud
Ruby Lounge

Cud at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Friday 11 September 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 legwork…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Dog Fashion Disco
Sound Control

Dog Fashion Disco at Sound Control in Manchester on Friday 11 September 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 Ticketmaster…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Hinder
Manchester Academy 2

Hinder at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Friday 11 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Hinder tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Stereo MCs
Manchester Club Academy

Stereo MCs at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Friday 11 September 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Horror Camp LIVE!
Scare Kingdom Scream Park

Horror Camp LIVE is an immersive horror simulation experience based in the fictional Campground Mass Acre. Over 13 hours campers become part of an interactive living horror game.Horror Camp LIVE is a unique scare entertainment experience which mixes live scareactors indoor and…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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September Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days only.…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Mac DeMarco
Albert Hall

Mac DeMarco at Albert Hall in Manchester on Saturday 12 September 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Mac DeMarco live in the knowledge…

Location: 10 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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