What's on inCarnforth

Welcome to Carnforth

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

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Forthcoming events in Carnforth

05
NOV
Ockhams Razor: Not Until We Are Lost
Live at LICA (Nuffield Theatre)

This performance is split between the LICA Building Weds 5 Nov and Lancaster Castle Fri 7 NovNot Until We Are Lost uses aerial movement to create atmospheric exciting physical theatre in a series of short stories which explore what it is to…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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06
NOV
RNCM RECITAL Drucker-Lim Piano Duo
The Great Hall,

FRANCK arr.Ryan Drucker Prelude Chorale and Fugue LISZT arr.Victor Lim Widmung S566 BARTK arr.Victor Lim Sonata BB 88 RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole RACHMANINOV Symphonic Dances Op.45 In the first of a series of collaborations…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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07
NOV
Buddy Holly and the Cricketers
Marine Hall

This breathtaking show has rock n rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles. It stars some of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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08
NOV
Ghost Hunt at Morecambe Winter Gardens
Winter Gardens Morecambe

Join us as we celebrate our 7th anniversary as UK Shadow Seekers at Morecambe Winter Gardens for an in depth ghost hunt.Reputed to be one of the most haunted buildings in Lancashire and a place that has always been held within the…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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08
NOV
The Johnny Cash Roadshow in a former prison!
A Wing

Welcome back the Johnny Cash Roadshow a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. Also the only show to be endorsed by the CASH family This show will be once in a life time experience to see…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08432 893333
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15
NOV
Cello Babies
Lancaster City Library

Live at LICA: In the CityThis event is held at Lancaster City LibraryA babys first experience of the world is the sound they hear from the womb. Babies tune into the musicality of their parents voice and imitate what they see…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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15
NOV
Haffner Orchestra and Lancaster Singers Concert
The Great Hall,

Haffner Orchestra and Lancaster Singers commemorating World War I.Pre‐concert talk by Justin Doyle at 6:30pm.Conductors: Justin Doyle and Marco FantiSoloists: Laurie Ashworth Sarah Cox Christopher Steele David Rees‐JonesHAYDN Mass in Time of WarBRAHMS Song of DestinyBRAHMS Nnie Song of LamentationBRAHMS How lovely…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 582394
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20
NOV
Graham Eatough: The Making of Us
Nuffield Theatre

Graham Eatough presents a double bill which includes Masterclass a new work for theatre alongside a screening of his film The Making of UsMASTERCLASSMasterclass is a new work for theatre written and directed by Graham Eatough.Renowned director Anthony Nichol is giving…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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20
NOV
SOLLIMA & STOTT
The Great Hall,

Giovanni Sollima Cello Kathryn Stott Piano MONTEVERDI LamentBEETHOVEN Sonata No. 4 in CPIATTI Sonata No.2SCHUMANN Stucke im VolkstonGIOVANNI SOLLIMA Il bellAntonioCHOPIN Sonata in G minor Op.65 15 years ago Sollima and Stott met in Tokyo…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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27
NOV
Candoco Dance: Playing Another
Nuffield Theatre

Candoco Dance Company the contemporary dance company of disabled and non‐disabled dancers is twisting perceptions of what dance is who can dance and who enjoys it with Playing Another an evening of two diverse dance works. This double bill features Thomas Hauerts…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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27
NOV
CELEBRITY RECITAL Yevgeny Sudbin (Piano)
The Great Hall,

SCARLATTI Sonata in D minor Kk213L108; Sonata in D minor Kk141L422 BEETHOVEN 6 Bagatelles Op.126 CHOPIN Ballade No.3 in A flat Op.47 SHOSTAKOVICH Prelude in B minor Op.34 No.6; Prelude in A flat Op.34 No.1:…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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30
NOV
Marine Hall Christmas Market
Marine Hall

Come along to our Christmas Market filled with traditional handmade gifts unique craft items and delicious food and drink. Plus theres lots of themed activities for the kids to enjoy and a chance to visit santas grotto Treat yourself to a glass…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01253 887693
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02
DEC
A Smith: Two from A Smith
Nuffield Theatre

Lancaster based Theatre Maker and Live at LICA associate artist Andy Smith returns with this unique double bill of simple solo performances. Using his trademark conversational style commonwealth and all that is solid melts into air are connected by their desire…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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05
DEC
Drunken Chorus: Drunken Nights III
A central Lancaster Pub (TBC)

After two successful years in London the project is expanding with a new Northern outpost here in Lancaster. A night of brand new short performances ‐ experienced in the comfort of your local pub. Curated by Drunken Chorus the artists…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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06
DEC
Ghost Hunt at Lancaster Castle Prison
Lancaster Castle Prison

By Popular Demand Location: LancasterEvent Time: 8:00pm ‐ 3:00am£45 per personPay for your ticket via Bank Transfer BACS and receive £5 off per ticketPlease Note: This offer is redeemed against Full Ticket Payments OnlyBrief HistoryA hilltop location looking down over the city…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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11
DEC
Cinderella
Marine Hall

Trio Entertainment return this Christmas with the classic pantomime CinderellaStarring X‐Factor Finalist Chris Maloney as Prince Charming and Reece Douglas best known as Denzil in BBCs Waterloo Road as Buttons Make your familys dreams come true this Christmas with a special invitation…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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29
JAN
*THE BAND THAT JACK BUILT
The Great Hall,

The Jack Hylton 50th Anniversary Concert Featuring the Michael Laws Piccadilly Dance OrchestraPresented & Conducted by Pete Faint This unique concert tells the astonishing life‐story of the legendary band leader and impressario Jack Hylton through his music. The event also celebrates…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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07
FEB
THE HALLÉ SOLOISTS
The Great Hall,

RAVEL Violin Sonata DEBUSSY Cello Sonata DEBUSSY Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet MESSIAEN Quartet for the End of Time The Hall Soloists are an elite chamber group formed and led by the world famous Hall Orchestras leader Lyn Fletcher. They give performances…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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21
FEB
Patrick Monahan - Adventures in Monahan Land
Marine Hall

Renowned for his playful audience interaction clean material and HUGs Patricks stand up show is suitable for all the family As seen on ITVs SPLASH FAKE REACTION SHOW ME THE FUNNY and CELEBRITY SQUARES.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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26
FEB
JOSEPH MOOG (PIANO)
The Great Hall,

BEETHOVEN Sonata N8 op.13 C minor Pathtique LISZT Rminiscences de Norma VINCENZO BELLINI CHOPIN Sonata N1 op.4 C minor SCRIABIN Prludes Op.16 No.1; Op.11 No.21114 & 21. SCRIABIN Deux danses op.73 A.RUBINSTEIN Fantasy on Hungarian…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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07
MAR
The Manfreds
Marine Hall

Top British R&B band MANFRED MANN scored their 1st UK Top 10 hit in 1964 with 5‐4‐3‐2‐1 which became the signature tune for Britains popular music TV show READY STEADY GO. Further hits followed with…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAR
ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC STRING ORCHESTRA
The Great Hall,

From Mozart to Schoenberg: music from Vienna to include Mozart Violin Sonatas Haydn String Quartets and Schoenbergs Verklrte Nacht In this second collaboration with the RNCM we are delighted to welcome the conservatoires superb string orchestra conducted by Artistic Director Michelle…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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20
MAR
Five star swing: the big band
Marine Hall

The unique feel‐good Big Band show swing along with songs from Glenn Miller Sinatra Basie Ella Fitzgerald Jazz & Blues. Superb ‐ they swing like crazy says Sheila Tracy BBC. As seen on BBC TVs Children in Need Dame Vera Lynns…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 887693
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21
MAR
CONCERT FOR COMIC RELIEF
The Great Hall,

RAINER HERSCH Conductor Featuring the musicians of: The Haffner Orchestra University of Lancaster Music Society Lancaster Singers A hilarious performance of well loved classics including: HANDEL Zadok the Priest BEETHOVEN Choral Symphony VERDI Anvil Chorus VERDI Chorus of the Hebrew…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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26
MAR
Pop Factor - The Concert!
Marine Hall

Pop Factor tributes the very best of now A show thats a celebration of the top artists and biggest chart hitsCalling all Directioners Mixers & Katy Cats Are you a Belieber A Swiftie or one of our favourite Little MonstersWeve squeezed in…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 887693
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01
APR
Red Riding Hood
Marine Hall

Brought to you by Magic Light Productions this hilarious adaptation of the traditional story tells of how Granny Hood who lives in a cottage in the woods visits Red Riding Hood and unbeknowingly delivers her a Magic Red Cloak created by the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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11
APR
Return of The Grumpy Old Women
Marine Hall

FIFTY SHADES OF BEIGEStarring Jenny Eclair Susie Blake and Kate RobbinsReturning after a critically acclaimed total sell‐out sell‐out spring 2014 tour the Grumpies are back to knock some sense into the nation. Perrier Award‐winning comedian writer and original star of Grumpy Old…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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16
APR
The Searchers
Marine Hall

Formed in Liverpool in the late 1950s 'The Searchers' grew out of the 'Mersey beat' era and emerged into mainstream popularity alongside the likes of 'The Beatles' and 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'. They are known…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
The Chuckle Brothers - "Chuckles of Oz"
Marine Hall

Dorothy The Tin Man the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow are among the familiar characters who join the Wizards Paul and Barry for this sensational new version of the familiar Wizard of Oz story.Audiences will get a unique glimpse into the Emerald…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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26
JUN
Jongleurs - On The Road
Marine Hall

The UKs number one comedy company is coming to Fleetwood Come along with your friends and enjoy two hours of top stand‐up with the biggest and brightest stars on the comedy circuit.Jongleurs the comedy club which launched the careers of Jack Dee…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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Tourist Attractions


Lancaster Maritime Museum

Discover more about the City's golden age and maritime past Located within two fine Georgian quayside buildings. Uses sounds, smells and reconstructions to tell the story of the port of Lancaster Changing exhibitions and events. A great starting point for the river's Millenium Park Opening Hours1st April ‐…

Adrian John Knights Lakeland Leisure Park

Adrian John Knights Lakeland Leisure Park ‐ Amusement Park in Grange‐Over‐Sands, Cumbria. Contact venue on telephone number 01539558556 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Alhambra Leisure Centre

Alhambra Leisure Centre ‐ Amusement Park in Morecambe, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01524412449 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Ashton Golf Centre

Ashton Golf Centre ‐ golf course in Lancaster, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01524 752221 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Ashton Golf Centre golf courseclub.…

Berners

Swimming pool at Berners in Grange‐over‐Sands, Cumbria. Contact venue on 015395 38150 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Breakers Snooker Centre

SnookerPool Hall at Breakers Snooker Centre in Morecambe, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01524 831487 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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