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

22
OCT
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. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like the Royal Albert Hall and on top…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
FREE taster session at the Warrington Rock Choir
Broomfields Junior School

The Warrington Rock Choir is led by choir leader Kathryn Davies. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Warrington and further afield in Cheshire often have never sung before or had any vocal tuition. Once you join the choir…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
Afternoon Variety Show
King George's Hall

Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall live on Wednesday 22 October 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. For tickets to see Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
OCT
Ghetts
The Deaf Institute

Ghetts at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Wednesday 22 October 2014. 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 service.…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
Maverick Sabre
The Ritz

Hackney‐borne and New Ross native Maverick Sabre got his start in the music industry in 2008 alongside Irish rappers Terawrizt and Nu‐Centz on their Sense the Terror album. The 21‐year‐old rapper then went on to…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
The Coronas
The Soup Kitchen

The Coronas is an Irish indie rock band from Dublin. The group used to practice in a disused factory and did gigs at small venues during their free time. They later joined the Jack Daniels…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
The World Alive
Sound Control

The World Alive at Sound Control in Manchester on Wednesday 22 October 2014. 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: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
Wolf Alice
Manchester Club Academy

Ellie Rowsell Joel Amey Theo Ellis and Joff Oddie make up the alt‐rock band Wolf Alice who are again playing UK dates and appearing live at music festivals across the country. The four‐piece rock…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
An evening with Caro Emerald
MEN Arena

An evening with Caro Emerald appears live in Manchester Lancashire at MEN Arena on Thursday 23 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch An evening with Caro Emerald at MEN Arena see the list of tickets available for An evening with…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
OCT
Caro Emerald
Manchester Arena

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Sharon Jones The Dap Kings
Albert Hall

Sharon Jones The Dap Kings at Albert Hall in Manchester on Thursday 23 October 2014. 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 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Heather Peace
Manchester Academy 2

Heather Peace performs live at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester Greater Manchester on Friday 24 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Heather Peace at Manchester Academy 2 now.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Jon Allen
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Jon Allen at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Friday 24 October 2014. 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Jungle
Ritz

Jungle at Ritz in Manchester on Friday 24 October 2014. 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 covered…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Paradise Jamie Jones WHP14
The Warehouse Project

Paradise Jamie Jones WHP14 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Friday 24 October 2014. 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: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Paul Potts
The Bridgewater Hall

Paul Potts is a Bristol‐born singer who won Britains Got Talent show on TV going on to find fame internationally.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Extreme stunt show
Racecourse

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil Devil compete to prove theyre the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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25
OCT
Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular
Manchester Opera House

Its fun all the way as the Purveyors of Cool come to The Opera House in Manchester on Saturday 25th October with a sensational show featuring The Greatest Music Of The 20th Century.Wonderful memories of three incredible performers Frank Sinatra Dean Martin…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01618 281700
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25
OCT
Wizard Of Oz
St. Helens Theatre Royal

The West End welcomes Andrew Lloyd Webbers most recent musical The Wizard of Oz with open arms. Based on the 1939 film and 1900 novel of the same name The Wizard of Oz tells the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Holly Johnson
Manchester Academy

Holly Johnson at Manchester Academy in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Holly Johnson live in the knowledge…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Il Divo
MEN Arena

Dont be put off by the Syco Music tag this isnt one of Cowells reality wannabes Il Divo are true talent as is proved by eight years in the industry and 26 million albums…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Johnny Marr
O2 Apollo Manchester

Johnny Marr at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. 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: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Katy B
Manchester Academy

Katy Bs debut album On A Mission was released at the beginning of April and featuring the singles Katy On A Mission Perfect Stranger Lights On feat. Ms. Dynamite and Broken Record.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Manchester Arena

Formed way back in 1946 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra RPO has played under the direction of many of the world's best conductors. Based at London's iconic Cadogan Hall in Chelsea the ever‐popular and world‐renowned group…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Soil
Manchester Club Academy

Soil at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Soil tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
The Boomtown Rats
HMV Ritz

The Boomtown Rats at HMV Ritz in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. 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: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
The South
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
United vs Chelsea FC
Old Trafford

United vs Chelsea FC at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 25 October 2014. 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…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

26
OCT
Poets Of The Fall live at Club Academy Manchester
Club Academy Manchester

Tidal Concerts proudly presents:Poets of the FallPlus support.Doors ‐ 7:00pmGeneral Tickets ‐ £16.00 Adv.VIP Tickets ‐ £35.00 Adv.Tickets:Ticketline ‐ http:po.stPoetsTLSeetickets ‐ http:po.stPoetsSESongkick ‐ http:po.stPoetsSOAbout:Since 2003 Poets of the Fall have been rocking the Finnish music scene. With the bands list of achievements…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 673939
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26
OCT
Ramsbottom Wedding Fair
Best Western Old Mill Hotel

The BEST WESTERN Old Mill Hotel enjoys a secluded and picturesque setting nestled amongst mature private grounds with flower gardens seated terraces and cascading streams.This Country House hotel is bursting with character and boasts all the facilities that some hotels can only…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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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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