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

06
MAY
Witches of Eastwick
The Charter Theatre

Preston Musical Comedy Society are performing this fantastic musical from 6th ‐ 9th May 2015 at Prestons Charter Theatre under the directorship of Peter Taylor from our stunning 2012 production of Mack and Mabel and choreography by Lorna Cookson. This promises…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772721835/07989 832721
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09
MAY
Comedy Station Comedy Club
The Round Room - VIVA Blackpool

If you love a good laugh youve definitely come to the right place...Eat Drink and get merry VIVA is home to the Comedy Station Comedy Club ‐ appearing weekly throughout the year in the heart of BlackpoolIts the place to lose yourself…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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09
MAY
Extreme stunt Show
DW Stadium

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying You'll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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09
MAY
Panic Room
The Citadel

Welsh rock band Panic Room released their debut album in 2008 titled Visionary Position. The band are made up of a former Karnataka members; Jonathan Edwards Gavin Griffiths Paul Davies Anne‐Marie Helder and Alun Vaughan.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
The Prodigy
Empress Ballroom

The Prodigy are one of the most controversial dance music groups of all time emerging from an underground rave scene in Britain in the early 1990s they have achieved enormous success and they continue this…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Breabach
The Citadel

Ever since launching their career as winners of an Open Stage Award at Celtic Connections in 2005 Breabach's star has been steeply on the rise an ascent that continues with the release of their fourth album rlar. They are often described as…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
MAY
Sound of Simon
The Citadel

The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. All The Hits 1957‐1987 is the brand new show that does exactly was it says on the tin.From Hey Schoolgirl released in 1957 when they were known…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
MAY
Classics The Halle
King George's Hall

Classics The Halle at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 16 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Classics The Halle live…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
MAY
Vibrant Vintage Fair
Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire

Vibrant Vintage are organising 5 fabulous vintage and retro craft fairs at the impressive stately Haigh Hall during 2015. The fairs have a wide range of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing accessories home wear collectables and china dating from 1920's…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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22
MAY
Peatbog Faeries
The Citadel

All the way from the Isle of Skye the Peatbog Faeries have taken celtic dance music into the 21st century. This legendary band incorporates many influences which take them from traditional jigs and reels through…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
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: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
MAY
Indulgence
Cameo, Preston

Join us every Saturday night for 2 rooms of entertainment Party hard in Cameo or groove along to the classics in our Retro Room Vinyl.If thats not enough then you have the chilled out feel of the Lounge where we have our…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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23
MAY
Jon Ronson
The Citadel

Have you ever made a joke on Twitter that accidently came out wrong and as a consequence you have been torn apart by a crazy mob Have you ever been part of a crazy mob tearing someone apart for telling a joke…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
MAY
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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24
MAY
Quincey's Soul Night
Cameo, Preston

Were back for more. Bigger and better than before Quinceys Soul Night brings you a decadent night of soulful music for a classy and discerning crowd.Featuring:‐ Rick Starr ‐ Specialist DJ in Soul RnB Reggae Urban Music Genresand our…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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24
MAY
The Journey Home
The Citadel

Join Polar Bear as he sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting. Travelling through storms busy shipping lanes and across oceans he picks up some exciting friends along the way. Meet all the animals on their…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
MAY
Madame Butterfly with Perpetuum Mobile
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Experience Northern Ballet at its dynamic best ‐ through the achingly emotional storytelling of Madame Butterfly and the awe‐inspiring strength and skill of Perpetuum Mobile.Northern Ballet's uniquely expressive dancers will perform two spectacular ballets in one evening.Be transported to Japan as the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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30
MAY
DAVID SEDARIS Summer 2015 Tour
Venues across the UK

STAR OF BBC RADIO 4 AND NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR spell‐bindinga master at work' HERALD America's best‐selling literary funnyman David Sedaris has announced a full UK and Ireland book tour. The 17‐date run starts in Cork Ireland on May…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01273 709709
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30
MAY
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market

Up to 30 great traders selling Vintage Antiques Retro Pre‐loved Treasures and Collectables. Town centre venue. Lytham Assembly Rooms formerly Lytham Baths Dicconson Terrace Lytham Lancashire FY8 5JY. Lovely venue and tea rooms. Open 10.00am ‐ 4.00pm. Sellers: 1 x 6ft…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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30
MAY
The Doors Alive
The Citadel

The Doors Alive are a British tribute band widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960s rock gods The Doors in the world today. The band re‐create the sound look…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
Fairport Convention
The Citadel

Hailed as the originators of British folk‐rock music Fairport Convention remains one of the most entertaining bands on todays concert circuit. Their sell‐out gigs always attract critical acclaim and delight audiences. Fairport has a vast…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
CHERYL, MIKE AND JAY, FORMERLY OF BUCKS FIZZ
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

CHERYL MIKE AND JAY FORMERLY OF BUCKS FIZZ With special guest Stephen Fox Early in 1981 four complete strangers sat in the drawing room of a house in Fulham and were told: you are now Bucks Fizz. In the eight weeks between…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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05
JUN
Larry Garner and Norman Beaker Band
The Citadel

Don't miss an extra special concert uniting blues stars from either side of the Atlantic. Louisiana born Larry Garner joins forces with British blues veteran Norman Beaker for a night of electric blues music. Larry was born in Baton Rouge Louisiana where…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
JUN
VIVA Spring Show
Viva Blackpool

Your host VIVAs very own Leye D Johns presents Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. If youre looking for a great night out then look no further than our VIVA Spring ShowVIVA is Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. So…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0125 329729
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07
JUN
Milton Jones
Grand Theatre

Milton Jones ‐ you know the weird bloke with the shirts from Mock the Week. As well as star of the Michael Mcintyre Roadshow and the voice of 8 series for Radio 4 including The…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
JUN
Lord of the Dance
Blackpool Opera House

Lord of the Dance at Blackpool Opera House in Blackpool on Tuesday 09 June 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Lord of the…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
JUN
Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games
Blackpool Opera House

Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games at Blackpool Opera House in Blackpool on Tuesday 09 June 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
JUN
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Hilton Blackpool

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation. Lovely JubblyJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 627977
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13
JUN
True Order
The Citadel

TRUE ORDER are the UK's only tribute to the iconic Manchester band New Order.The members of TRUE ORDER had played together in various groups for the last 15 years before they decided to take on the challenge of trying to re‐create the…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
JUN
An Afternoon With Frank Bruno
The Festival Suite @ VIVA Blackpool

Former WBC World Heavy Weight Champion Frank Bruno will be here at VIVA Blackpool for An Afternoon With on Sunday 14th June 2015. Guests will be able to hear Brunos life story including his fights with Tyson & McCall as well as…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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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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