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

28
JUL
Della Mae
Manchester Academy 3

Della Mae at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Tuesday 28 July 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

31
JUL
Bring Your Own Vinyl Night
Horse and jockey

Every last Friday of the Month is Bring Your Own Vinyl Night at the Horse and Jockey Chorlton.Maybe youve got some records at home but nothing to play them on Or maybe you have something you that you want to share with…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01618 607794
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31
JUL
Badly Drawn Boy
Bridgewater Hall

Lancashire lad Damon Gough from Bolton is the talent behind Badly Drawn Boy. The name comes from a TV character in Sam and His Magic Ball viewed and enjoyed by Gough back in 1995.…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JUL
The Dandy Warhols
The Ritz

US rock group 'The Dandy Warhols' have seen huge success since the early 1990s. Their material is widely used by TV companies and can be heard on US shows such as 'The OC' and British…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
AUG
Kids Planet Beamont - Summer Fair & Open Day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Beamont (Warrington)

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 1st August 11am ‐ 3pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting hook a duck hoopla refreshments and…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 630879
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01
AUG
Kids Planet Lymm - Summer Fair & Open Day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Lymm

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 1st August 11am ‐ 2pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle ice cream BBQ face painting tombola raffle and…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 759220
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01
AUG
Kids Planet Warrington - Summer Fair & Open Day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Warrington

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 1st August 11am ‐ 3pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting arts & crafts hook a duck…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 417350
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01
AUG
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: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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01
AUG
STOLEN FIRE ART EXHIBITION
The Old Parsonage

The newly formed Incite Art Collective will hold its inaugural exhibition Stolen Fire at the Old Parsonage Didsbury from 1st to 16th August 2015 which previews on 1st August 1.30pm to 4.30pm.Fire stolen from the Gods was the literal spark that…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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01
AUG
Ben and Hollys Little Kingdom
Opera House Manchester

Ben and Hollys Little Kingdom at Opera House Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 01 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Ben and Hollys Little Kingdom live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
AUG
Mr Stink
Gallery at Brockholes

David Walliams star of Little Britain has written the smelliest book of all time which now breaks new wind ground in this scratch n sniff production bringing Mr Stinkpongingly to life.David Walliams whos not in…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
AUG
Blitz Kids
Sound Control

Blitz Kids at Sound Control in Manchester on Sunday 02 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Blitz Kids live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
AUG
Coding, Electronics, Minecraft and Game Design
University of Manchester

Fire Tech Camp is holding premium tech camps this summer for kids and teens aged 9 to 17 taking place at Manchester University.Under the close mentorship of expert tutors students will engineer their own original work designing games building custom projects and…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02071 934002
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03
AUG
Bad Religion
The Ritz

Bad Religion at The Ritz in Manchester on Monday 03 August 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 comparison service.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
AUG
Kate Voegele Tyler Hilton
Manchester Academy 3

Kate Voegele Tyler Hilton at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Monday 03 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
AUG
Kaiser Chiefs
Haydock Park

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
AUG
Steve Harris
Manchester Club Academy

Steve Harris at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Friday 07 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Steve Harris 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

07
AUG
Steve Harris British Lion
Manchester Club Academy

Steve Harris British Lion at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Friday 07 August 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 Steve Harris British…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
AUG
Kids Planet Higher Broughton Summer Fair Open Day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Higher Broughton

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 8th August 11am ‐ 2pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting tombola raffle and moreKids Planet Higher…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 927457
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08
AUG
The Sugarhill Gang
Manchester Academy 2

The Sugarhill Gang at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Saturday 08 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Sugarhill Gang live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
AUG
Flogging Molly
Manchester Academy 2

Flogging Molly at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Tuesday 11 August 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
AUG
Flogging Molly Beans on Toast
Manchester Academy 2

Flogging Molly Beans on Toast at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Tuesday 11 August 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Flogging Molly Beans on Toast tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
AUG
Wigan Athletic FC Business Academy
DW Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous DW Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together.Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to engage…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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13
AUG
West Side Story
Palace Theatre Manchester

West Side Story at Palace Theatre Manchester in Manchester on Thursday 13 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch West Side Story live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
AUG
Taylor Caniff
Manchester Academy 3

Taylor Caniff at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Friday 14 August 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Taylor Caniff tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
AUG
Kids Planet Prestwich - Summer Fair & Open Day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Prestwich

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 15th August 11am ‐ 2pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting tombola raffle and moreKids Planet Prestwich…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 738989
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16
AUG
The Secret Garden
Hoghton Tower

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 669187
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21
AUG
Ghost Hunts at Haigh Hall
Haigh Hall

In partnership with Haigh Hall UK Shadow Seekers are offering a Ghost Hunt that may turn your hair greyHaigh pronounced Hay Hall is located in Wigan Lancashire.A Grade II listed building built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay the 7th Earl…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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23
AUG
Muslim Marriage Events Manchester
Nawaabs

We are holding the next single muslims marriage events on Sunday 23rd August 2015 at Nawaabs Manchester. 21 & Over Event The event is acting as an intermediary for people who are seeking marriage partners. The setting is very much open to…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07738 638325
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24
AUG
Deerhoof
Manchester Gorilla

Deerhoof at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Monday 24 August 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 Deerhoof…

Location: 10.3 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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