What's on inBurscough

Welcome to Burscough

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Burscough - 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 Burscough to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Burscough

25
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The Real People
Citadel Arts Centre

The Real People or The Realies as they are known to their fans formed in 1987 and over the following four years were as pivotal as The Las and The Stone Roses in reinventing rock & roll after the synth‐led new wave…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
APR
Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash
Citadel Arts Centre

Wishbone Ash was formed by West Country musicians Martin Turner and Steve Upton who arrived in London in 1969 to embark on their musical journey. Intent on creating a musical sound that was rich in texture and melody Martin Turner envisaged the…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
APR
Riverside Steam & Vintage Vehicle Rally
Riverside Holiday Park

Over 20 full sized steam engines will be colouring the Riverside pastures on this hopefully fine April weekend including the only surviving Foden‐built Showmans engine Prospector. Steam fans will be thrilled with the authentic results and attention to detail our full‐size and…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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26
APR
Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool
DW Stadium

Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool appears live in Wigan Lancashire at DW Stadium on Saturday 26 April 2014. For ticket prices to watch Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool at DW Stadium see the list of tickets available for Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool.…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Sports

27
APR
The Fleece Development Workshop
The Fleece

The second in this series of Development Workshop and Ghost Hunt takes us to Fleece Ashton‐in‐Mkerfield The Fleece in Ashton‐in‐Makerfield is a hotspot for paranormal activity. Bar staff have claimed to have witnessed a ghostly apparition of a man standing on the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01457 877008
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02
MAY
King King
Citadel Arts Centre

The meteoric rise to prominence of British blues breakers King King has seen the racking up a host of accolades culminating in this years Best Band and Best Album at the British Blues Awards.Since they began touring three years ago King Kings…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
MAY
Ghost Hunt at Newsham Park Sanatorium
Newsham Park Hospital

Very PopularWe have rebook this fantastic location for you to investigate But this event sells out fast so book early to avoid disappointment.Pay for your ticket via Bank Transfer BACS and Pay Only £45 per ticketPlease Note: This offer is…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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03
MAY
Ruby Turner
Citadel Arts Centre

Born in Jamaica Ruby moved to England when she was nine and her major break came when she was taken under the wings of British blues legend the late Alexis Korner.Her first album Women Hold Up Half The Sky was released to…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
MAY
The Marriage of Figaro
Holy Trinity Church Hall

Everything seems to be going right for Figaro he is the favourite servant of a grateful Count he has the most convenient accommodation in the castle and the girl of his dreams for his future bride . . .then he…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07732 207317
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13
MAY
Extreme Stunt Show Wigan
DW Stadium

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: 8.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 0844 771000
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13
MAY
Omid Djalil LIve
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

OMID DJALILI LIVE Hes back on tour with a splash following a sell‐out four week West‐End residency and a sold‐out season at the Edinburgh Festival. A firm favourite with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include; Time Out Award ‐ for Best…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794211
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15
MAY
WIGAN WEDDING FAIR
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel And Spa

With immaculate landscaped gardens and lakes the Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa provides the perfect backdrop for wedding ceremonies receptions and photographs.Back in the Victorian era Kilhey Court was built as a wedding gift by a husband to his new bride.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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16
MAY
The ZZ Tops
The Citadel

The ZZ Top Tribute show.The unique three man tribute to rock musics best known Texan boogie band are back to Tear the house down Bringing a tour with more ToneTaste and Tenacity than ever before complete with their real beards crazy guitars…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
MAY
Wedding and Event Entertainment Showcas
West Tower

If you are looking for entertainment for any event especially your Wedding then this is a must see show. Experience up to 8 of the best entertainment acts in the North West live & try before you buy.Ntertain are delighted to be…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01942 530503
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17
MAY
Dr Feelgood Special Guests
The Citadel

One of the worlds greatest blues and RandB bands Dr Feelgood have been performing their gritty hard‐driving rock and roll on tour almost ceaselessly since the early 70s. The brilliance of lead vocalist Lee Brilleaux who sadly passed away in 1994 is…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
MAY
HAYDOCK WEDDING FAIR
Thistle Hotel Haydock

Surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens The Thistle Haydock hotel is a Georgian mansion‐style building and a luxury 4‐star hotel.Our wedding fair takes place within the venues large Marquee which is designed around a manicured central courtyard.The Thistle Haydock can cater for all…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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20
MAY
Fairport Convention
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Hailed as the originators of British folk‐rock music Fairport Convention remains one of the most entertaining bands on todays concert circuit. Their sell‐out gigs always attract critical acclaim and delight audiences. Fairport has a vast…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
The Kast Off Kinks
Citadel Arts Centre

This great line‐up of the Kast off Kinks features long term members of the legendary band The Kinks. Along with Mick Avory the original drummer Jim Rodford on bassvocals 70s 80s & 90s also of The Zombies & Argent and Ian Gibbons…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
MAY
Electro 80's
Citadel Arts Centre

Electro 80s the UKs Premier 1980s Electronica Tribute Band make their second Citadel appearance this year as part of a brand new alternative club night. Synthesizers a stunning light show and robotics all bring to life an amazing live set featuring classics…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
MAY
The Reduced Shakespeare Company The complete works
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY In THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE abridged revised Written by Adam Long Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield. Directed by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor. All 37 Plays in 97 Minutes An irreverent fast‐paced romp through the Bards plays…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
MAY
Gerry Mcavoy's Band of Friends (a Celebration of t
The Citadel Arts Centre

In the era of tribute acts who deliver note‐perfect renditions of their heroes catalogues the Band Of Friends is something different. They can do the notes played by electric blues icon Rory Gallagher. But they can also do the sound energy and…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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31
MAY
The Doors Alive
Citadel Arts Centre

The Doors Alive are a British tribute band widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960s rock gods The Doors in the world today. The band re‐create the sound look…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
JUN
Desperado
Citadel Arts Centre

Hotel California is arguably one of THE most iconic albums ever released and probably the album the Eagles are most proud of. The title track is one of the best‐known songs of the album‐oriented rock era. Its doubtful that many music fans…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
JUN
Stillia
Citadel Arts Centre

Stillia are self taught musicians who created a Rock n Roll band that have been influenced by great artists such as; The Beatles The Who Rolling Stones Stone Roses The Smiths Oasis and many more. They formed in2011 as an acoustic trio…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
JUN
Neil Simon’s The Last of the Red Hot Lovers
St. Helens Theatre Royal

Hot off the huge success of Bouncers: The Remix Regal Entertainments are delighted to present Neil Simons Broadway smash hit Last of the Red Hot Lovers as their latest in a long line of critically acclaimed summer comedies. Running 11th…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756333
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15
JUN
Wedding fair and Venue open day
Truffles Restaurant and Champagne Bar

Our new wedding venue with seating for 100 and buffet 150. Truffles modern interior with garden and decking area is great for creating an intimate wedding reception or family celebration . .the vintage Tea Room will also be open serving teas coffees…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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21
JUN
Rick Astley
Haydock Park Racecourse

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
JUL
Music Hall Variety Performance
Citadel Arts Centre

A variety performance by The Citadels community groups reliving the venues heritage of music hall performances.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
JUL
Larry Miller Band
Citadel Arts Centre

Guitarist Larry Miller is now more popular than ever and is undeniably one of the must see bluesrock acts. He is famous for his mesmerising guitar playing and high octane shows in the UK and around Europe bringing his unique showmanship and…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
JUL
Wet Wet Wet
Haydock Park Racecourse

With an incredible back catalogue of songs including three UK No. 1's With A Little Help From My Friends' 1988; Goodnight Girl' 1991; and Love Is All Around' 1994 the Glasgow lads have made…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous