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

20
OCT
Cream Presents Marshmello
Albert Hall

One of dance musics biggest DJProducers Marshmello returns to the UK in October for a series of shows with the northern leg of the tour landing at Manchesters Albert Hall on Friday 20th October. Having garnered a global fan base as…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 071309
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21
OCT
ComedySportz 4 Tots
Waterside Arts Centre

ComedySportz have a brand 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 noises.…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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21
OCT
ComedySportz UK
Waterside Arts Centre

ComedySportz is an all ages all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick‐witted sketches scenes and songs from whatever suggestions are thrown at them by the audience. Its a show thats fast feel good and…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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21
OCT
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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21
OCT
Halloween in the City
Manchester City Centre

Halloween in the Citywill see Manchester eerily awash with spooky decorations and pumpkin lanterns while amind‐bending inflatable monster courtesy of Bristol‐based artist Filthy Lukerwill take over one unlucky Manchester store.Come nightfall some of Manchesters most iconic buildings including Manchester Town Hall House…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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21
OCT
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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21
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester (Obstacle Race) - Saturday
Ashley Hall Estate

. Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought I d love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 00000 000000
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21
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester - Saturday
Ashley Hall Estate

Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place now…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 00000 000000
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22
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester (Obstacle Race) - Sunday
Ashley Hall Estate

. Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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22
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester - Sunday
Ashley Hall Estate

Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place now…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 00000 000000
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23
OCT
Amazon Masterclass training - Manchester
Innospace

Amazon marketplace has brought great opportunity and growth to lots of businesses in the UK and the same can also apply to your business. This course helps you explore the untapped potential to grow your business with Amazon. In this informative session…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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23
OCT
eBay Masterclass Training Course- Manchester
Innospace

If you are an established eBay seller who is achieving or aiming fast growth this masterclass is perfect for you.We will explore several simple easy to implement processes that we have proven to lead to increase sales and repeat business in the…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 016132 722923
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24
OCT
Why Employee Engagement? Free Business Breakfast E
The Workplace

Employee engagement is about your people wanting to and giving their best every day ‐ being fully committed and motivated to helping your organisation achieve success.Ensuring this sense of purpose isnt a quick fix. Employee engagement requires a commitment from the top…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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26
OCT
Architecture photography exhibition
St. James House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionEver since photography was first invented buildings have been a popular source of inspiration. Throughout the 20th century architectural photography became increasingly creative as photographers began to experiment with…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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26
OCT
Halloween Craft Workshop
Spinning Gate Shopping Centre

Kids will have a spookily great time making hats wands masks & much more…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01942 261632
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26
OCT
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
O2 Apollo Manchester

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Thursday 26 October 2017. 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…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Buy Art Fair
Manchester Central Convention Complex

One of the biggest annual art fairs in the UK returns alongside its sister event The Manchester Contemporary at a brand new prestigious location; the stunning Manchester Central sited inside the historic Manchester Central railway station.Over 100 artists and galleries are already…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01457 851151
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27
OCT
Free Halloween Face Painting
Spinning Gate Shopping Centre

Free Halloween Face Painting…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01942 261632
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28
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolron 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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28
OCT
Food and Gifts Fair
Tatton Park

Enjoy a day in the countryside with some retail therapy‐visit at The Food and Gift Show at Tatton Park near KnutsfordCheshire Saturday‐Sunday 28‐29th October One of Englands best loved country parks where deer roam Tattons Tenants Hall will be packed with mini…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01530 834056
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28
OCT
Mum2mum Market (Didsbury) Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School

SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds.Dont know where to start sorting out your baby items sign up for…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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29
OCT
Your Toys
The Lowry Theatre

Turtle Key Arts one of the UKs most exciting creative producers have partnered up with Slot Machine Theatre for Your Toys a innovative family show that incorporates the childrens toys as puppets into the story.Using their unique style of puppetry original…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
OCT
LAN Gaming Party for Christie's Charity
Gladiator Computers

This gaming charity event being in honour of Tom Squires. Every penny generated going to The Christie. For all the hard work support and research that they do for Cancer. We have an official authorisation letter from The Christie for the event…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07887 693388
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01
NOV
Physics. Innovation. Nuclear
Manchester Victoria & Albert Hotel

A conference looking at the success of physics‐based research in driving innovation and value across the nuclear industry. This event will bring together academia industry and the supply chain to celebrate successes and demonstrate the value that physics brings to the nuclear…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02074 704840
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01
NOV
Pop-Up Opera: Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel
The International Anthony Burgess Foundation

Pop‐Up Opera return this autumn with Humperdincks Hansel and Gretel. In true Pop‐Up fashion the company give one of the most popular operatic fairy tales a magical twist ensuring this wintry delight will both enchant and thrill. Humperdincks dark and atmospheric…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 350776
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04
NOV
Christmas Gifts Fair
Tatton Park

Its coming‐Christmas will soon be here and where better to start your gift hunting thanThe Christmas Gifts Show at Tatton ParkKnutsford.One of Englands finest stately homes Tatton is perfect for relaxed browsing.HereinsideThe Tenants Hall‐a wing of the Tatton mansion house‐you can find…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01530 834056
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04
NOV
Kids Planet Swinton Grand Opening
Kids Planet Swinton

Come along to our Grand Opening of our brand new nursery Meet our dedicated team view our fantastic facilities and more…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 753448
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06
NOV
Amazon Vendor Masterclass Training - Manchester
Innospace, The Shed,

Amazon marketplace has brought great opportunity and growth to lots of businesses in the UK and the same can also apply to your business. This course is designed for brand owners and manufacturers and helps you explore the untapped potential to grow…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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06
NOV
Digital Marketing Planning Fast Track 1-Day Traini
Innospace

Our Digital Marketing fast‐track training has been specially designed for busy marketing professionals and company ownersdirectors. This workshop will give your business a roadmap forprioritised digital strategies and help you plan your marketing activities for both immediate andlong‐term gain. The training is…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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08
NOV
Google Analytics Training - Manchester
Innospace, The Shed

Google Analytics helps you analyse visitor traffic and help you understand your customers. Most importantly it will help you to track your customers journey throughout the purchase cycle. That makes it easier to for you to help your current customers and win…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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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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