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.

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Forthcoming events in Croston

20
JAN
Sari Schorr & The Engine Room
The Citadel Arts Centre

A Force of Nature the debut album from one of todays most exciting blues‐rock singers was produced by the legendary Mike Vernon whose credits include Fleetwood Mac The Blues Breakers Savoy Brown Chicken Shack Eric Clapton and Peter Green. In 2015 while…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
JAN
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both green and free so the charity urges the local community to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at our donation appeal. We…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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24
JAN
St Joseph's Players Pantomime, 'CINDERELLA'
St Joseph's Hall, Chapel St. Leigh Lancs WN7 2PR

The much loved Pantomime CINDERELLA is performed by what is now believed to be the longest continuously running Amateur Dramatic Society in the world commencing. in the early 1800s . Whilst Cinderella has kept its tradition it is also really up to…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01942 604603
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27
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel Arts Centre

David Bowie the legend through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke into the 80s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane widely acclaimed as…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
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: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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03
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

ROXY MAGIC: A Night of Roxy Music and Bryan FerryRoxy Magic are the UKs best and longest‐running tribute to Roxy Music & Bryan FerryWowBryan FerryAwesomeOtis FerryIt took a long time for there to be a Roxy tribute band; there is one now…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
FEB
That’ll Be The Day
Viva Blackpool

The UKs premier Rock & Roll production Thatll Be The Day returns with another brand new showHighly acclaimed for its stunning LIVE entertainment value Thatll Be The Day is an outstanding celebration for all true fans of the golden era of popular…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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09
FEB
Fleetwood Bac
Epstein Theatre

The only Mac tribute band in the world to authentically replicate the classic StevieLindseyChristineJohnMick Rumours line‐up. The band features their best ever line‐up and in the last few years the response has been amazing.Rave reviews in The Stage newspaper endorsements from the…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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09
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Aintree Racecourse

Its being hailed as the biggest and most spectacular circus production the UK has ever seen GANDEYS YOUR CIRCUS is making an eagerly‐anticipated return to Aintree with a brand new action‐packed star‐studded Big Top show for all the family and…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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10
FEB
U2 2 - The U2 Tribute
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 return to The Citadel theatre. Now in their 26th year on the road the band are the ultimate in look‐a‐like sound‐a‐likes. With an impressive history from Achtung Baby to now U2 2 are known for their sounds and resemblance…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf
The Citadel Arts Centre

Presented by Unity Theatre and Action Transport Theatre A small figure sets off with red cloak and hoodto grandmas they go the other side of the woods.Do not stop to smell the flowers or sing to the birdsor climb a tall…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
FEB
Michael Jackson - The Legacy
Viva Blackpool

Get ready to moonwalk all the way to Viva as the sensational Craig Harrison one of the worlds most dedicated and well‐respected Michael Jackson tribute artistes takes to the stage alongside top musicians and choreographers to bring to you the most exciting…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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16
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel Arts Centre

LiveWire is The ACDC Show. The unique six‐man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC complete with cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock n Roll.The ACDC story is over forty years in the making with…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel Arts Centre

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots return for another night of music and laughter. This night is always a sell out so early booking is advised. Support comes from the Kings of Clubland Stu Penders & Spladoosh.Under 18s must be accompanied by…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
FEB
Wedding Fayre at Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa
Formby Hall Golf and Spa Resort

We are very excited to announce Red Event will be teaming up with the picturesque wedding venue Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa to bring you the ultimate Wedding Fayre This Liverpool Wedding Fayre is FREE for everyone and offer inspiring Wedding…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL:
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19
FEB
Psychic Switch - Blackpool
Village Hotel Club Blackpool

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Mon 19th Feb 2018 at the Village Hotel Club Blackpool…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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20
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Blackpool Grand Theatre

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
MAR
Brendan Cole: All Night Long
Opera House Blackpool

Strictly Come Dancings Brendan Cole takes to the stage to wow audiences with his latest spectacular production All Night Long.Brendan is joined by his sensational cast of guest dancers his captivating leading lady and superbly talented 14‐piece band and singers to whip…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 16.7 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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
MAR
The Joni Mitchell Song Book
The Citadel

Both Sides Now presents The Joni Mitchell SongbookOf all the leading lights of the West Coast singer‐songwriter movement Joni Mitchell remains its most influential figure with a body of work running the gamut from folk to mainstream pop right through to modern…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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31
MAR
Croxteth Hall Ghost Hunt
Croxteth Hall

Croxteth Hall Liverpool Ghost HuntSaturday 31st March 2018 at 8 PM ‐ 2 AM Tickets £39Includes Hot Drinks And SnacksNew Year new paranormal experience of Croxteth Hall. In 2018 we will gain entry into more rooms than have never before been opened…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07950 350810
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06
APR
Martin Barre Band
The Citadel Arts Centre

In association with Classic Rock SocietyMartin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units and they continue to be played…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
APR
Stevie Nimmo
The Citadel

Stevie Nimmo has been successfully recording and touring for the last two decades.Born and raised in Glasgow Scotland there was always music around as Stevie grew up. Stevie never had any guitar or singing lessons but throughout the family there were plenty…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
APR
Purple Rain The Musical
Opera House Blackpool

Purple Rain is a spectacular new theatrical event celebrating the music of one of the worlds greatest pop artists Prince. Directed by Gary Lloyd director of hit production Thriller Live Purple Rain will feature stunning choreography and will be an exhilarating journey…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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20
APR
Arena
The Citadel

A Citadel 30th Anniversary EventThe Classic Rock Society are pleased to announce the long‐awaited return of prog‐rock legends ARENA to the Citadel stage. Formed back in 1995 by ex‐Marillion drummer Mick Pointer and keyboard virtuoso Clive Nolan they were joined two years…

Location: 14.9 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…

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…

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