What's on inCroston


Welcome to Croston

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

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Croston

01
OCT
Christmas 2016 at Pesto at the Dicconson Arms
Pesto at the Dicconson Arms

This year you can enjoy a variety of festive party menus for groups of 8 or more at Pesto from £15.95 lunch and £19.95 or £25.95 lunch or dinner to make your special Christmas event with friends family and loved ones go…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01257 252733
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
OCT
Event Name Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA!
Viva Blackpool

Leave your troubles at the door take your reserved seats and get yourselves ready for a wonderful evening packed with comedy music and dance performed by our supremely talented cast in our amazing award winning venueLaughter a plenty with Leye D Johns...Join…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
OCT
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on Oct 01
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
OCT
The Comedy Station Comedy Club
Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool Presents Brilliant Stand‐Up Comedy4 mighty fine comics take to the stage ‐ their mission is to make you laugh until you can laugh no moreYour MC for the evening is Local Celebrity Ryan Gleeson Reserve your seats to be guaranteed…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
03
OCT
Ghost
Opera House Blackpool

A timeless story about the incredible power of human love. Ghost was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film of 1990 starring the late Patrick Swayze Demi Moore Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Goldwyn.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
OCT
An Evening of Genesis - Prog Rock Special
The Citadel

Mama will be performing a night of Genesis music with the emphasis on their longer Prog Rock songs. They will be featuring the whole of The Duke album played live in its entirety as well as classics such as In The Cage…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
08
OCT
An Evening of Genesis Hits
The Citadel

Mama will be performing the classic hits of Genesis and ex members Phil Collins Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherfords band Mike And The Mechanics live. This is a show for fans of the massive Genesis and company hits in the 80s and…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
08
OCT
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Southport Theatre

Billy Fury was Britains own Elvis ‐ & The girls would go wild for him. 33 years after his untimely death ‐ his own musicians remember him.Last Night Was Made For Love When Will You Say I Love You A Thousand Stars…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713021
ratingratingratingratingrating
14
OCT
Roy Chubby Brown
Viva Blackpool

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
OCT
Firewalk
The Legacy Rainbow House

£10 entry minimum sponsorship of £40 per personTraining sessions are given to each participant prior to the firewalk. Food & refreshments are available on the evening. Spectators welcomed & encouragedMinimum age to take part is 14.THIS EVENT IS KINDLY SUPPORTED…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01704 823276
ratingratingratingratingrating
15
OCT
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on 15 October 2016
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound ‐ no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
15
OCT
Smaller Rooms Presents: Moulettes
The Citadel

Moulettes are a Brighton based British band of Bjrk Frank Zappaand Gentle Giant loving Multi instrumentalists that weave in and out of several genres with 3 part harmony female vocals amplified Cello Distorted bassoon auto‐harp Guitar Drums Bass and synths into an…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
16
OCT
Lecture: Health & 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: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07599 209293
ratingratingratingratingrating
19
OCT
Shout
Opera House Blackpool

This smashing revue tracks five groovy gals as they come of age during those liberating days that made England swing and with a packed soundtrack of some of the biggest hits from the 60s SHOUT promises a fantastic family show when it…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
OCT
The South
Viva Blackpool

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Hans Christian Andersen's, The Tinderbox
The Citadel

A roguish soldier acquires a magic tinderbox which gives him the power to summon three extraordinary dogs to do his bidding. Watch the soldiers remarkable roller coaster adventure from rags to riches and back again Will he survive and win the love…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
23
OCT
Viva Variety
Viva Blackpool

Variety is BACKJoe Longthorne headlines an evening of Variety Its a night of comedy dance music and more... with some fantastic guests joining Joe every Sunday night.Hosted by Leye D Johns and the VIVA Showgirls with guest vocalist Jennifer Ball.Also joining the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
24
OCT
Twopence To Cross The Mersey
Southport Theatre and Convention Centre

Helen Forresters Twopence To Cross The Mersey tells the true story of a young girl and her formerly wealthy family as they are suddenly thrown into poverty during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Leaving behind the nannies servants and comfortable middle‐class…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717627
ratingratingratingratingrating
27
OCT
The Specials
Empress Ballroom

Coventrys finest THE SPECIALS have announced a European and UK tour for Autumn 2011 tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 3rd December 2010. When The Specials kicked off the first night of their…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Darren Day: Live in Concert
Viva Blackpool

A West End and TV Star: Darren DayEarly booking discount available on this show until 310816Darrens first starring theatre role was as Joseph in Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. His West End career includes Summer Holiday Grease and Copacabana. On tour…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
29
OCT
Merry Hell Plus Support
The Citadel

North West folk‐rockers Merry Hell return for their fifth Merry Helloween concert at The Citadel. The band will be playing old favourites as well as new tracks from their new album The Ghost In Our House & Other StoriesThe 15 songs of…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
02
NOV
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! On November 02
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
NOV
China Crisis
The Citadel

After a sell out tours of the UK and America in 2015 China Crisis return in support of their new album Autumn in the Neighbourhood their first album of new material in 20 years. Eddie Lundon and Gary Daly are the founder…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
NOV
King of Pop
Opera House Blackpool

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whos star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.King Of Pop The Legend Continues is currently on tour in the UK and is taking British theatres by…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 629600
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
NOV
Simon Patrick – The ELVIS Illuminations Extravag
Viva Blackpool

Simon is joined by the VIVA Las Vegas Showband in a 3 hour show headline by the man himself and the hits of Elvis.Join Simon before the show for a photograph opportunity before taking your seats for the show and an evening…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
NOV
Sponge at St Helens Town Hall
The Citadel

Roll squeeze and pop yourself through a new malleable kind of family dance show set to a 1970s‐influenced score perfect for babies young children and families. Sponge is about all things spongy a childs ability to soak information up like a sponge…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
05
NOV
Sponge at The Citadel
The Citadel

Roll squeeze and pop yourself through a new malleable kind of family dance show set to a 1970s‐influenced score perfect for babies young children and families. Sponge is about all things spongy a childs ability to soak information up like a sponge…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
05
NOV
The Australian Pink Floyd
Opera House Blackpool

With Pink Floyds immense discography that spans numerous genres its no surprise that the famous acid rockers from the 60s still have a massive following. However given that their last album was 1994s The Division…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
NOV
Lancashire Traditional & vintage wedding show
Preston Masonic Vintage Hall

Over 25 professional vendors in the Vintage Ballroom 2 Catwalks 12.30 and 2pm by The Bridal House Morecambe .Buy or book appointment on the day to SAVE ££££.£100 off when you book Masonic Hall for your wedding Vintage mixed with traditional style…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
ratingratingratingratingrating
09
NOV
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA!
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
ratingratingratingratingrating

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…

National Football Museum

The National Football Museum is home to the world's greatest football archive. Our staff are second to none with their expert knowledge of the beautiful game.The National Football Museum exists to explain how and why football has become 'the people's game', a key part of England's heritage and…

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.…

British Commercial Vehicle Museum

The British Commercial Vehicle Museum has a compelling story to tell .It represents one of the largest manufacturing industries in the United kingdom.Over one milllion people in the UK are employed in some way with the road transport industry and its infastructure.Trucks carry more than 98 of the…

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

The Museum has over 75,000 items in its collections. These include a major collection of fine art, in particular 19th century sculptures, oils and watercolours and contemporary photography. The museum also holds large collections of costume and textiles, ceramics and glass, including the largest collection of perfume bottles…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Croston? See our list of attractions in Croston, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.