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

02
MAY
The Bodyguard
Liverpool Empire Theatre

The Bodyguard based on the smash hit film which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston has now opened to rave reviews. Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
MAY
Yes
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Over the course of a remarkable 40‐year career that has time and again redefined the boundaries of rock YES have become renowned for their live performances since being formed in 1968 by Chris Squire and…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAY
Less Than Jake
O2 Academy Liverpool

Less Than Jake at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Tuesday 03 May 2016. 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…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAY
Friday at Liverpool Comedy Central
Liverpool Comedy Central

Liverpool Comedy Central is Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club set in the plush surroundings of what was the world famous Baby Blue basement club on the Albert Dock.A must see THE SUNDAY TIMESMC Carl Hutchinson introduces Julian Dean Mark Simmons and your…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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06
MAY
Liverpool Tattoo Convention
Britannia Adelphi Hotel

Liverpool Tattoo Convention returns to the city for its 9th year on the 6th 7th & 8th May 2016 with a theme of Respecting the Past Celebrating the Present and Embracing the Future.Renowned for its innovation non‐stop entertainment and atmosphere and widely…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07479 273286
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06
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

.Last event was a sell out so call now to confirm your seat for this Fabulous Comedy dining show ‐ Call 0151 709 8878.Seats for this show are only £30 pp includes a FREE bet tooMarlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 098878
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07
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club
David Lloyd

BBCs Tom Binns Launches New Comedy Night at David Lloyd Warrington.Funhouse Comedy Club which already runs successful nights at various venues all over the country is excited to announce the launch of their brand new comedy night at David Lloyd Warrington.Funhouse Comedy…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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08
MAY
Carl Hutchinson is...Learning the Ropes
Liverpool Comedy Central

Liverpool Comedy Central is Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club set in the plush surroundings of what was the world famous Baby Blue basement club on the Albert Dock.A quality well written show. ‐ One4Review A genuine homage to sports entertainment ‐ Broadway…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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08
MAY
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room,

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07599 209293
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13
MAY
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

The Blues came calling first but rock and roll was always waiting around the corner. When Chantel was eight years old she was the youngest person in the UK to pass a Rock school exam. At 12 she was jamming in…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
MAY
Manic Street Preachers Editors
Echo Arena

Manic Street Preachers Editors at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Friday 13 May 2016. 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…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Channel One Sound System
24 Kitchen Street

First up are Channel One Sound System who for over 35 years have been perfecting their selection of reggae classics and new must‐hear tracks. Having celebrated 30 consecutive years at Notting Hill Carnival Channel One have made a name for themselves as…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07801 982583
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14
MAY
Classic Rock Society Presents: Magenta
The Citadel

MAGENTAPRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETYFormed 15 years ago by keyboard player composer Rob Reed and vocalist Christina Booth Magenta have long been regarded as one of the UKs premier progressive rock bands and with a string of exceptional…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
MAY
TOM STADE ‘You’re Welcome!’ UK Tour 2015/101
The Atkinson

Every inch a star.super confidence and charisma If comedy is the new rock n roll then Tom Stade is Keith Richards DAILY RECORD Back on the road after the sell‐out success of his month‐long run at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01704 533333
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14
MAY
The Proclaimers
Southport Theatre and Convention Centre

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Wiggle 4 Counties
Withy Grove Park

In a brand new event series Pennine Event and Wiggle bring you Wiggle 4 Counties; a challenging yet rewarding sportive offering the very best of the North West. Taking in sections of road within all four of the immediate North West counties…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01772 447979
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15
MAY
Bryan Adams
Echo Arena

Bryan Guy Adams now 50 years old is Canadas best selling male rock artist. As a musician singer‐songwriter he has seen major successes and also has become a fairly famous photographer and social activist more…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAY
Nigel Kennedy
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

For over 25 years Nigel Kennedy has been acknowledged as one of the worlds leading violin virtuosos and is without doubt one of the most important violinists Britain has ever produced. His virtuoso technique…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
MAY
Healing Horticulture & the Dig In Project
Astley Coach House Conference Room

Find out how horticultural therapist Donna Rowe‐Green harnesses the healing power of gardening and her work with military veterans in Preston and Chorley.Tickets £3 including refreshments. To book a place contact astley.hallchorley.gov.uk or call 01257 515151.Talk takes place in Astley Coach House…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01257 515151
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20
MAY
Singles Party
Grosvenor Casino Leo

Guests are greeted on arrival by our hosts and are registered from the guest list on the door. You will be given a badge with your name and number on it and some Flirtcards that you can use during the night dont…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 098878
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20
MAY
Smaller Rooms Presents: Josienne & Ben
The Citadel

To win the Best Duo category at the 2015 BBC Folk Awards is quite an achievement at any stage of an Artists career. But just two years prior to this accolade Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker were virtually unknown on the…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
MAY
Gordon Lightfoot
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Gordon Lightfoot at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Friday 20 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Gordon Lightfoot live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAY
Grand opening EAST MEETS WEST Weekend wedding Show
The Royal Banquiting Hall

GRAND Opening WEEKEND WEDDING SHOW .The Dual Cultural Bridal Event is hosted by The Royal Banqueting Hall .London Rd .Preston a stunning refurbishment has just been completed to showcase all types of weddings .whether Asian or English Traditional this…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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21
MAY
Guns 2 Roses
O2 Academy Liverpool

Guns 2 Roses at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 21 May 2016. 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…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Busted
Echo Arena

Busted at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Sunday 22 May 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Busted live in the knowledge that youve…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
Tarot & Dine evening plus Psychic experiment show
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

. See what your cards reveal about you and your future with our Tarot Dine evening. Doors open from 6pm.Also be wowed by our very own Psychic experiment show tooSeats are just £20 per person and includes a 2 course…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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27
MAY
Bill Bailey
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
MAY
Awesome Tapes From Africa
24 Kitchen Street

Afro‐centric DJ heavyweight Awesome Tapes will be making his debut appearance at 24 Kitchen Street on 28th May enticing audiences with his vast African cassette archive. Originally from New York Brian Shimkovitz aka Awesome Tapes became immersed in the cassette culture of…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07801 982583
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28
MAY
Hot Water Comedy Club 'Triple Headline Show'
Hot Water Comedy Club, 2nd Floor, Holiday Inn

Our Flagship show featuring 3 of the very best headline standard comedians from both the UK and International Comedy Circuit along with one of the finest comperes in the country. The very best in live stand up comedy every Friday & Saturday…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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28
MAY
Nick Harper
The Citadel

2016 promises to be an exciting celebratory year for Nick Harper with a lengthy UK tour planned to support the third and final vinyl retrospective album and one box to unite them all. Nick will also be collaborating with Port Erin…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Tourist Attractions


British Lawnmower Museum

The Museum has now become one of the Worlds leading authorities on vintage lawnmowers and is now the largest import & export specialists in antique garden machinery, supplying parts, archive conservation of manuscript materials and valuing machines from all over the world.Included in this Unique National collection are…

Acorn Farm

Acorn Farm is an award‐winning, family‐friendly attraction in Kirkby, Merseyside. Were open 7 days a week 10am‐4pm and there's always loads to see and do Whatever the weather, Acorn Farm offers a great value, fun day out for everyoneWe have a wide range of animals here at the…

Atkinson Art Gallery

British art of the 17th‐20th centuries, including works by Lely, Cotman, Ford Madox Brown, Sickert and Ginner, as well as The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. Large collection of British watercolours, etchings and engravings.Themed exhibitions from the permanent collection are regularly shown. Every month the Gallery…

Balloons Over Lancashire

Hot Air Balloons at Balloons Over Lancashire in Leyland, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01772 601525 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Croxteth Hall

Croxteth Hall Country Park is at the heart of what was once a great country estate stretching hundreds of square miles and was the ancestral home of the Molyneux family, the Earls of Sefton. It is now managed by The City of Liverpool and is one of the…

Hesketh Park

The largest park in Southport, comprised of a large and safe children's play area, mini golf course and children's train in a woodland setting. There are numerous nature trails throughout this picturesque park, containing varied wildlife with duck ponds, lakes and a large Aviary.Park Caf. Parking is free…

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