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

15
DEC
ComedySportz Improvised Pantomime
Waterside Arts Centre

Fed up of the same old pantomimes every year Then put them behind you and get ready for the brand new all ages all improvised pantomime from the team behind hit competitive comedy show ComedySportz. See all your favourite panto characters types…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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15
DEC
Manfords Comedy Club
Cheadle Social Club

Cheadle Social Club plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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16
DEC
Santa's 'Land of Sweets' Grotto
Botany Bay

Meet Santa in his magical Land of Sweets Grotto at Botany BayGrotto Dates;Saturdays ‐ 2nd 9th 16th & 23rd December 2017Sundays ‐ 26th November 3rd 10th & 17th December 2017Friday ‐ 22nd December 2017Open 10am ‐ 5pm each dayLocated in our outdoor…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 443515
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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06
JAN
Let's See What Happens
The Kings Arms,

Lets See What Happens when audience suggestions inspire a guest comedian to tell true stories which in turn spark improvised sketches and scenes. Its the show where stand up improv and theatre collide and no two shows are the same. Dont miss…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
JAN
Amazon Marketing Services and SEO Training Course
Innospace, The Shed,

About 38 of UK shoppers start by searching for a product on Amazon. Amazon has become the place to go for many shoppers and this is because you can buy most things you need and it will arrive the next day. With…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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13
JAN
Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day ' World of
The Midland Hotel

OurManchester Wine‐Tasting Coursesare 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 Daywhere youll taste 14 Wines learn about food and wine…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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16
JAN
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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20
JAN
ComedySportz
Waterside Arts Centre

Its fast its fun and its completely unpredictable. Theres a referee on hand to keep things moving keep it clean and call any fouls.Theres plenty of audience interaction and laughs for the whole family. ComedySportz has proven a hit with families since…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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20
JAN
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 with plenty of physicality stories songs silly…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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20
JAN
ComedySportz Workshops
The Kings Arms,

Since 2001 CSzUK have performed and taught Improv and performance skills across the UK and the US. A regular face at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for 10 years this expert group are ready to teach you the core tenets of improvised performance.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JAN
Recruitment Open Day!
Manchester City Centre

Do you want to work with the likes of Facebook Oculus Rift VR and Monster EnergyWe at Elevate Staffing specialise in staffing events promotions and festivals for all the top brands across the UK With exciting brand campaigns in the pipeline for…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02071 830303
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25
JAN
Psychic Switch - Cheadle (Manchester)
Village Hotel Club Cheadle

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Thurs 25th Jan 2018 at the Village Hotel Club Cheadle…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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29
JAN
Psychic Switch - Bury
Bolholt Country Park Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Mon 29th Jan 2018 at the BW Bolholt Country Park…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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02
FEB
Mindful Living Show Manchester
Manchester Central Convention Complex

Now in its second year the Mindful Living Show returns to London on 1st‐2nd June 2018 featuring growing spaces and welcoming over 70 experts including Camilla Dallerup Rick Hansen and Kristin Neff via video link Geshe Tashi Tamara Russell Michael Chaskalson…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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04
FEB
mum2mum market Altrincham Nearly New Sale
Altrincham Football Club

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale at our FABULOUS NEW VENUE ALTRINCHAM FOOTBALL CLUB COMMUNITY SPORTS HALL J. DAVIDSON STADIUM MOSS LANE ALTRINCHAM CHESHIRE WA15 8AP SUNDAY 04TH FEBRUARY…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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11
FEB
Psychic Switch - Altrincham
Best Western Manchester Altrincham Cresta Court Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Sun 11th Feb 2018 at the BW Cresta Court Hotel…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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12
FEB
Psychic Switch - Warrington
Village Hotel Club Warrington

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Mon 12th Feb 2018 at the Village Hotel Club Warrington…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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17
FEB
Build It Live North West, Manchester
Eventcity

The exhibition will provide a whole weekend of inspiration all under one roof including expert guidance for anyone planning a self‐build renovating a property or looking to add light space or value to their current home.Come meet our experts and take part…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 532376
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24
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Lowry Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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24
FEB
mum2mum market Manchester Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale Chorlton High School Nell Lane Chorlton Manchester M21 7SL Saturday 24th February 2018 1:30pm‐3:30pm SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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25
FEB
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 also…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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07
MAR
Coaching Skills - 7 Mar 18 - MANCHESTER
111 Picadilly

Do you want to help improve employee engagement Increase performance and reduce costsOur management training course in Coaching Skills is designed for first line and customer facing managers.Coaching is increasingly becoming one of the most sought after and important skills for anyone…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01685 727532
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09
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Manchester Opera House

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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10
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Manchester Opera House

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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10
MAR
The National Wedding Show at EventCity Manchester
Event City

Try buy book and hire everything you need for your special day at the UKs biggest & best wedding event at Event City Manchester this spring With hundreds of wedding specialists from bridal boutiques and florists to jewellers and photographers this is…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02077 728377
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11
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Rigoletto
Manchester Opera House

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiRIGOLETTOThe masterpiece they tried to ban.Starring Vladimir Dragos and Iurie Gisca as Rigoletto.Featuring a magnificent golden eagle with a seven‐foot wingspan and two royal greyhounds.A…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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11
MAR
Cancer Research UK Manchester Winter Run
Etihad Stadium

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Winter Run is back for the third year running at the Etihad stadium Brave the cold and help beat Cancer sooner on Sunday 11th March 2018.The race which last year attracted over 3000 runners features a 10km…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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13
MAR
Psychic Switch - Rochdale
Best Western Broadfield Park Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Tues 13th March 2018 at the BW Broadfield Park Hotel…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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25
MAR
Bobby Mair: Loudly Insecure
Frog and Bucket Comedy Club

Live Nation and John Noel PresentsBobby MairLoudly InsecureOver the past couple of years Bobby has become an instantly recognisable face on British television and the UK comedy circuit. This year he returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for his latest show Loudly Insecure.30…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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