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

05
MAR
Fashion show and sale
The Together Trust

Following the success of our previous shows we are pleased to welcome back the Fashion Show and Sale Company to the Together Trust.Love clothes Love shopping Then we would like to invite you to a whole new shopping experience. Sit in comfort…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01612 834822
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05
MAR
Rigoletto
King George's Hall

Rigoletto at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 05 March 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: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
MAR
The Charlatans
Albert Hall

Hailing from Manchester England 'The Charlatans' were part of the ever‐popular Brit pop alternative rock scene of the 1990s. Band members are Tim Burgess Mark Collins Martin Blunt Tony Rogers and Jon Brookes who has…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Georges Comedy Club
King George's Hall

Georges Comedy Club at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 06 March 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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
MAR
Jaws
Manchester Academy 3

Jaws at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Friday 06 March 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

06
MAR
Steel Panther
O2 Apollo Manchester

Supersonic Sex Machine 17 Girls In A Row and It Wont Suck Itself. No not questionable late night films these are in fact just a few of the song titles from glam metal rockers Steel…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Sunset Sons
Ruby Lounge

Sunset Sons at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Friday 06 March 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 Sunset Sons live in the knowledge…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Pack of Lies
Bolton Little Theatre

The Jacksons are a nice middle aged English couple. Their best friends are their Canadian neighbours the Krogers. All is blissful in their world until a detective from Scotland Yard asks to use their house as an observation station to try and…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469TICKETSOURCEAGENCY03336 663366
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07
MAR
Corrosion of Conformity
Manchester Academy 2

Corrosion of Conformity at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Saturday 07 March 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Placebo
King George's Hall

Alternative rock band Placebo are; Brian Molko Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest. They have collectively released 6 albums to date and 29 singles. They are famed for hits such as Every You Every Me and…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
The Script
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

'The Script' are an Irish poprock band from Dublin Ireland. They released their successful debut album in 2008 from which sprang hit singles such as 'We Cry' 2008 The band's second album release was 'Science…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAR
The Veronicas
Manchester Academy 2

The Veronicas at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Sunday 08 March 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

08
MAR
To Kill A King
The Deaf Institute

To Kill A King at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Sunday 08 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch To Kill A King live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Fozzy
Ruby Lounge

Fozzy at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Monday 09 March 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Fozzy tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and Stubhub…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Modestep
Manchester Gorilla

Modestep were formed in 2010 and are a four‐ piece dubstepelectronic rock band from London. The members of the group are DJing brothers Tony and Josh Friend roommate Matthew Curtis and guitarist Nick Tsang. They…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Monday 09 March 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…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
The Answer
Manchester Academy 3

The Answer at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Monday 09 March 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 The Answer live in the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Oliver Twist
North Cestrian Grammar School

ACTS perform the classic story of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. The story concerns a young boy born in the Workhouse and follows the adventures he has thereafter. Along the way we meet a variety of colourful characters such as Mr Bumble…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 282277
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10
MAR
Zoe Lyons - Mustard Cutter (Spring Tour)
The Lowry

Direct from last years Edinburgh Festival Zoe Lyons critically acclaimed solo show Mustard Cutter is set to tour the UK starting on 5th May at Bristols Lantern Theatre and culminating at the Colchester Arts Centre on 4th July. Mustard Cutter is…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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10
MAR
Architects
The Ritz

When it comes to Englands metal core scene no one comes quite as close to creating a stir and the Architects manage to do. Founded in 2004 after undergoing a couple name changes that…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Lonely the Brave
Ruby Lounge

Lonely the Brave at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Tuesday 10 March 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…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Room 94
Manchester Academy 3

Room 94 at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Tuesday 10 March 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAR
Clean Bandit
O2 Apollo Manchester

Coming together as a group in Cambridge in 2009 electronic group Clean Bandit first reached the top 40 UK charts with their single Mozarts House in 2013 and followed it up with chart topping single…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAR
The Unthanks
The Ritz

The Unthanks at The Ritz in Manchester on Wednesday 11 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Unthanks live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAR
Wednesday 13
Manchester Club Academy

Wednesday 13 at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Wednesday 11 March 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

12
MAR
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
North Cestrian Grammar School

ACTS perform a classic of a different kind. A Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare one of his best loved comedies Yes this is the one that concerns fairies star crossed lovers in a wood and a band of comic workmen hoping…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 282277
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12
MAR
Insights Discovery Management
etc.Venues, Tenter House

This unique workshop uses the Insights Discovery personal profile to look at your character type and help you understand your working style and how you communicate as a manager.Is this youWant to be part a small group of hands‐on action‐focused managers for…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07818 046106
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12
MAR
Idlewild
The Ritz

Idlewild at The Ritz in Manchester on Thursday 12 March 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 Idlewild…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAR
Joan Armatrading
Bridgewater Hall

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAR
Peace
The Deaf Institute

Peace at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Thursday 12 March 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 Peace live in the knowledge that…

Location: 10.7 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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