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

24
FEB
LIJF: Jason Rebello - Solo Piano
Capstone Theatre

Jason Rebello ‐ pianoJason Rebello has worked with some of the greatest musicians on the planet including Wayne Shorter Johnny Griffin Sting Jeff Beck Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel. He has also released seven albums as a leader that have won critical…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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24
FEB
LIJF: Arun Ghosh IndoJazz Sextet
Capstone Theatre

Arun Ghosh ‐ clarinetChris Williams ‐ alto saxophoneShirley Tetteh ‐ electric guitarLiran Donin ‐ bassNilesh Gulhane ‐ drumsDave Walsh ‐ drumsBritish‐Asian clarinettist and composer Arun Ghosh makes his Liverpool International Jazz Festival debut performing music from recently released album But Where Are…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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24
FEB
LIJF: Dock in Absolute (+Andchuck)
The Capstone Theatre

Jean‐Philippe Koch ‐ piano compositionDavid Kintziger ‐ electric bassMichel Mootz ‐ drumsWith a shared love of jazz the members of Dock in Absolute combine different styles of music from progressive Jazz to classical and rock music all centred around pianist Jean Philippe…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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24
FEB
LIJF: Post-Show Masterclass with Arun Ghosh
Capstone Theatre

Presented by Milapfest and LIJF At 3.15pm following his concert Arun Ghosh will deliver a masterclass in CAP 009 The Capstone Building.Through live demonstrations with Arun and his musicians plus an informal Q&A you can get to know about his music approach…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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24
FEB
Who's Who
The Citadel

Formed in West London in 1996 Whos Who the longest established Who Tribute Show in the UK have received incredible reactions across Europe and beyond for their exciting live performances. Widely respected and acknowledged by members of The Who as the group…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
FEB
LIJF: Saxophone Workshop – Theo Travis
Capstone Theatre

Theo Travis is an internationally renowned jazz and progressive saxophonist based in London. He has recorded ten solo albums toured all over the world with artists such as Soft Machine David Gilmour Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson and he has appeared as…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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25
FEB
LIJF: Soft Machine
Capstone Theatre

John Etheridge electric guitarTheo Travis saxophoneRoy Babbington bassJohn Marshall ‐ drumsThree quarters of the celebrated 70s version of the legendary group which recorded the acclaimed Softs album in 1975 are completed by outstanding sax star Theo Travis. The band…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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25
FEB
The New Jersey Boys
The Epstein Theatre

f you are a fan of The West End Show the Jersey Boys then dont miss the chance to see where it all began with The New Jersey Boys show. The New Jersey Boys takes you back to this magical time in…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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28
FEB
http://www.thecapstonetheatre.com/whatson/thecorne
Capstone Theatre

After careful consideration I have come to the conclusion that there is nothing in these paintings that could not be changed that they can be seen in any light and are not destroyed by the action of shadows. ‐ John Cage on…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01512 913578
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02
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Rigoletto
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiRIGOLETTO.The 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: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713017
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03
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Liverpool Empire Theatre

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: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713017
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03
MAR
ASMBL Presents CAVE RAVE: RØDHÅD, SANTÉ, SIDNEY
Arts Club

Blurring the lines between conventional club production and something altogether more immersive CAVE RAVE is a fresh events series bringing together underground musics biggest acts alongside world leading production lighting and sound engineering. The holographic lighting system used at CAVE RAVE events…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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03
MAR
Cornerstone Festival: Tooth + Nail: Hummingbird
Capstone Theatre

Edith Cole worked a dead‐end job in a funeral parlour.Ralph Conti worked wealthy widows for a quick buck.Neither expected to fall in love.But once they did they just kept on falling.Inspired by the true story of the Lonely Hearts Killers a pair…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01512 913578
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03
MAR
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07800 933172
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03
MAR
Manford's Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Little Theatre 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: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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03
MAR
Seyes
The Citadel

SeYes present a two‐hour show celebrating the quintessential prog rock experience. Concentrating on the classic seventies incarnation of the band the show contains the brilliant Yours is No Disgrace Roundabout Ive Seen All Good People Perpetual Change and the WHOLE of Close…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
MAR
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Farringdon Park Community Centre

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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04
MAR
The Cornerstone Festival: The Katona Twins
Capstone Theatre

Critically acclaimed by the Daily Telegraph as the classical worlds best known guitar duo Peter and Zoltn Katona effortlessly transfer from strictly classical into more popular musical genres. Their unusual style combines classical flamenco and finger picking techniques with the energetic…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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07
MAR
The Cornerstone Festival: Salomé
Capstone Theatre

A live dramatic percussion spectacle featuring the 1923 silent film starring Alla Nazimova with music by Charlie Barber.Acclaimed composer Charlie Barbers dramatic new score inspired by traditional Arabic ensembles is performed live by four percussionists to the silent film Salom starring the…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01512 913578
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08
MAR
Cornerstone Festival: Lizzie Nunnery/Vidar Norheim
Capstone Theatre

To celebrate International Womens Day 2018 musicianwriter Lizzie Nunnery and multi‐instrumentalistsongwriter Vidar Norheim present a unique performance combining song live soundtrack poetry and monologue on the theme of freedom and escape. The show will feature new works alongside extracts from their award…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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09
MAR
Luke Daniels & Nancy Kerr
The Citadel

Two of the British folk scenes top performers have teamed up for a limited number of shows this year to perform their own and each others music. BBC award‐winning Luke Daniels was recently described by fRoots magazine as genius for his intriguingly…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
MAR
Cornerstone Festival: John Godber's 'Scary Bikers'
Capstone Theatre

Written and directed by John GodberA new comedy about life love and staying on your bikeWhen retired miner Don and former private school teacher Carol meet at a bereavement group they thought theyd found a new beginning. But a bike ride through…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01512 913578
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10
MAR
Spirit Of Elvis
Epstein Theatre

This original presentation of Elvis fantastic musical career takes you through the 68 special and Elvis in Concert years to a special acoustic section featuring beautiful ballads and gospel numbers recreated for the audience in an intimacy which could only be performed…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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10
MAR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

The music of Pink Floyd as it was always meant to be heardHaving toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect is renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
MAR
The Spirit of ELVIS in Concert
The Epstein Theatre

This original presentation of Elvis fantastic musical career takes you through the 68 special and Elvis in Concert years to a special acoustic section featuring beautiful ballads and gospel numbers recreated for the audience in an intimacy which could only be performed…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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15
MAR
Jimmy Osmond: Moon River & Me
The Epstein Theatre

Direct from the USA the only official Andy Williams tribute show starring Jimmy Osmond. This brand new show full of award‐winning music nostalgic footage and special memories of Andy Williams will touch your heart.Jimmy Osmond began his performing career at the tender…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
MAR
John Bramwell (I Am Kloot)
The Citadel

I Am Kloots songwriter and frontman John Bramwell has announced the release of his first studio solo album Leave Alone The Empty Spaces and a live tour of a brand new show in November 2017.The record is a stunning showcase of Johns…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
MAR
Los Pacaminos feat Paul Young
The Epstein Theatre

Los Pacaminos features Paul Young Drew Barfield Mark Pinder Steve Greetham Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy UKs premier pedal steel player.One of the UKs most popular Live touring bands Los Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex Border music from The…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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19
MAR
Watts & Grew/ Merseyside Improviser’s Orchestra
Capstone Theatre

Watts and Grew:Trevor Watts saxophoneStephen Grew pianoSince the 1960s saxophonist Trevor Watts has been at the forefront of many innovations within JazzWorld and Improvised Musical areas both as a saxophone player percussionist and composer. He is the only surviving founder…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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20
MAR
Interactions: The Necks
Capstone Theatre

Chris Abrahams ‐ piano Lloyd Swanton ‐ bass Tony Buck ‐ drumsForming in Sydney Australia in 1986 over the last 30 years The Necks have built an international reputation as masters of their own musical language of long‐form improvisation. Each…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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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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