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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Planet Circus
DW Stadium

The worlds most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Globe of Death with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph this act has to be seen to be believed. Bonita with her hoola hoop sensation will amaze…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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Future Renting North
Concorde Conference Centre

.The conference offers a packed programme featuring a range of expert speakers who will address delegates on issues including the Housing and Planning Act Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards tax and licensing schemes. Delegates will also be able to reserve a tour on…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 03330 142998
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Speed Dating in Manchester
walrus

Manchester Speed Dating How speed dating in Manchester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde
St Joseph's Hall

This fabulous comedy AN IDEAL HUSBANDIs performed by Award winning St Josephs PlayersAMDRAM. They are now the longest running amateur dramaticSociety in the world. Entertaining generations of familiessince the 1800s…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01942 604603
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IP EXPO Manchester
Manchester Central

IP EXPO Manchester is part of Europes number ONE enterprise IT event series for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward. IP EXPO Manchester holds six IT events under one roof Cloud &…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Business

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Building a Business Case
Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel

In this interactive workshop we will integrate concepts such as pricing costing and returns on investment into an Excel based financial model that we will build from scratch individually to assess the viability of a new product or venture.Benefits to your organisation:‐…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07756 900176
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Absolute Bowie come to Prestwich
The Longfield Suite

David Bowies evolving image has mesmerised fans since the early 70s and for the first time ever Absolute Bowie will take audiences on a trip that presents all his best‐loved personas in all their glory. Absolutely wicked. As one who was there…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01612 537227
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Local Women In Business Bolton Networking Event
Last Drop Village

Announcing our Bolton Local women in business networking event taking place from 7:30pm on 27th April 2018 at the The Last Drop Village Hotel and Spa BoltonGuest speaker Sam Flynn ‐ Social Media Trainer Speaker and Author giving valuable advice on the…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07769 355298
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ComedySportz
Waterside Arts Centre

ComedySportz is an all ages all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick‐witted gags games sketches and songs from audience suggestions. Its a show thats fast feel good and always unpredictably funny. Theres a referee…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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GoFest Spring
Regional Athletics Arena

. 20 Activities for ALL AGES and ABILITIES to Have a Go at on ALL INCLUSIVE tickets. Quality family friendly coaching from local sports providers and clubs as well as national governing bodies like England Netball. 30 ‐ 45 minute sessions all…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07774 629242
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ComedySportz 4 Tots
Waterside Arts Centre

Join ComedySportz for their popular new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive this friendly non‐competitive version of their regular show will delight and entertain with madcap improvised games featuring plenty of physicality stories songs silly…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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Muslim Marriage Events Manchester
Royal Nawaab Manchester

. Open Event Open to all British MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage is now taking place. It is open to everyone and all candidates will have an opportunity to interact with other individuals. Advisors will…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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Advanced Financial Modelling: Change the Game
Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel

In this workshop we will build on existing Excel modelling skills and apply new techniques to better analyse financial data predict revenues and costs assess risks and forecast economic inputs in a time‐efficient and effective way.Benefits to your Organisation:‐ Streamline model building…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07756 900176
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Data Storytelling in Excel: Soar out of the Debris
Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel

In this workshop we will interpret data and summarise its meaning into a format that we will each then transform into easy‐to‐read tables graphs and infographs using Excel that can be taken home and used again and again.Benefits to your Organisation:‐ Digest…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07756 900176
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Patterns photography exhibition
St. James's House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionPatterns. They surround us. We come across them every day and yet we very rarely take that much notice of them. Exploring the hidden geometry that surrounds us enables…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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THREE SISTERS, BY RASHDASH, AFTER CHEKHOV
Royal Exchange Theatre

A drawing room. We are going to philosophise our heads off How should I make the most of being alive in this moment How should I try to enjoy life whilst also being a good person who makes space for a better…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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Much Ado About Nothing
NWTAC Theatre

Relocated in India with an amazing set incredible colourful costumes and a Indian soundtrack to add some spice see this play like never before. Dont miss out on Beatrice and Benedicks Bollywood Bhaji Book now …

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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Audio Farms Masters of Detroit House and Techno
Hidden

Audio Farms Masters of Detroit House and Techno Its all about the music Friday 4th May ‐ Bank Holiday Weekend LINE UP DJ BONEDJ ROLANDOMIKE HUCKABYROBERTOAUDIO FARMERS TICKETS ‐ On Sale from 26th Jan 10am £12‐20 Entry…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Shop 'n' Bop
Botany Bay

Join us this bank holiday for a day of shopping music and dancingPut your best foot forward at our Afternoon Swing Dance on Monday 7th May 12pm ‐ 4pm. Go back in time with the amazing A‐Train Swing and enjoy music from…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01257 261220
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Monty Python's SPAMALOT
Preston Guild Hall

Monty Python and the Holy Grail tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and their quest for the Holy Grail. Monty Pythons SPAMALOT features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights flatulent Frenchman…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 804444
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The Chocolate Men
The Birdcage

Looking for the place to be entertained; a great fun filled night out The Chocolate Men is exactly that. Birthdays Hen Parties Divorce Celebrations or simply a good old fashioned girls night out. We promise you the hottest butlers the sexiest…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 400487
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Absolute Bowie come to Preston Guildhall
Preston Guild Hall

Absolute Bowie are proud to present a brand new stage show 50 Years of Bowie; a musical journey through the iconic singers ever changing personas.. Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching Absolute Bowie put me back there again. For anyone…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 804444
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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: Family Events

TEL: 03452 998652
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Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Thwaites Empire Theatre

.SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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Airbnb Smart Hosting Seminar - Manchester
Pendulum Hotel Conference Room 5

. Learn all about smart Airbnb hosting ‐ Book now limited space available Airbnb in Manchester is quickly gaining traction. If youre interested in letting out your property this seminar will give you a unique insight into the short‐term letting world. Having…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Nuclear Industrial Control Cybersecurity
Park Royal

. Protecting essential services and control systems networks are imperative and in many cases neglected in relation to embedded systems in modern architecture.The proliferation and advancement of operational technologies and the Internet of Things the convergence of IT and OT have enhanced…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2070 961754
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9th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning Conference
Old Trafford

.Presentations from 30 senior level decision makers over 200 of your peers and over 30 exhibitors showcasing the latest and most innovative developments within the decommissioning and waste management industry. Heres what you can expect from the event in 2018:.Discover how to…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02073 757246
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HAPPY DAYS
Royal Exchange Theatre

Happy Days are here again with the premiere of a brand new UK tour based on the hit TV series featuring the unforgettable King of Cool' Arthur The Fonz' Fonzarelli.Join your favourite 50's family the…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Club Tropicana - Preston's Biggest 80's Night!
Preston Guild Hall

. With music from ABC to ZZ top expect 6 hours of 80s heaven.9pm ‐ 3am. 6 hours of 80s heavenTICKETS: £5 each or 4 for £15 group bookingExpect to hear:Wham Duran Duran Frankie Goes To Hollywood Erasure …

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01179 450996
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

Wigan Pier

At the heart of The Wigan Pier Experience is The Way We Were, an authentic recreation of life in the 1900s for the people of Wigan and surrounding Lancashire. Witness the Victorian way of life from schooldays through to work and play. You can experience…

Old Trafford

With over 200,000 visitors every year, from all over the world, you know that you are part of one of the greatest clubs on the planet. Come and see for yourself why so many people make the journey Young or old, United fan or not, it really…

Turton Tower

A Delightful Tudor House in Woodland Gardens A distinctive 15th century English country house. Set in relaxing woodlands on the edge of the popular walking area of the West Pennine Moors.Period rooms displaying a magnificent collection of decorative woodwork, paintings and furniture includes items loaned from the…

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