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

05
JUL
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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07
JUL
Horrible Histories Groovy Greeks & Incredible
The Grand Theatre

Using actors and 3D special effects these two world premieres are guaranteed to thrill you and your children. Historical figures and events will come alive on stage and hover at your fingertipsGROOVY GREEKS ‐ From savage Sparta to angry Athens discover the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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09
JUL
Cats
Blackpool Opera House

Cats at Blackpool Opera House in Blackpool on Thursday 09 July 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Cats live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
JUL
Blackpool Tower Motown party
Blackpool Tower

A 6 hour feast of classic soul from the 60s 70s and the 80s in the UKs Mecca of dance hall ‐ all your favourite soul hits played by a top team of disc jockeys in the . world‐famous Tower Ballroom. Running…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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11
JUL
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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11
JUL
Joanne Shaw Taylor
The Citadel

Joanne Shaw Taylor is a leading light of the British blues music scene. Discovered by Eurythmics legend Dave Stewart Joanne is now touring with her latest album The Dirty Truth. Don't miss this great evening of brilliant blues‐rock. Please note Under 18's…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
JUL
White Collar Warriors (Boxing)
The Prince of Wales Hotel

This is the Experience of a LifetimePeople who have never boxed before get 8 weeks FREE trainingthen take part in one of our prestigious White Collar Boxing events.Competitors also help raise money for charity supporting terminally ill children.Everyone competes in a boxing…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07864 728481
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14
JUL
Pongo's Party - Marty MacDonalds Farm
The Grand Theatre

You are invited to... Marty MacDonalds Farm for PONGOS PARTYFeaturing the voice of CBeebies Justin Fletcher AKA Mr Tumble as Pongo the PigToday is the day that Pongo the Pig has been waiting for ‐ thats right its his birthdayHes been dropping…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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15
JUL
Discover the Sefton woodlands this summer
Ainsdale Discovery Centre

A new series of summer evening walks and talks take place this month through the magnificent Sefton Coast woodlands part of The Mersey Forest hosted by woodland owners.The walks will reveal some of the hidden gems of the coastal woodlands home to…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01925 816217
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16
JUL
Master Of The House
The Citadel

A devised melodrama by the Citadel Youth Theatre that celebrates the history of the Citadel and marks the end of their Heritage Lottery Project.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
JUL
2376 (Bamber Bridge) Squadron Banner Dedication
Our Lady & St Gerards Church

After a period of fundraising 2376 Bamber Bridge Squadron Air Training Corps have purchased a new ceremonial banner. Before it can be used in an official capacity such as on Remembrance Sunday it must be Dedicated in a church service.This dedication ceremony…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 491136
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19
JUL
The Bootleg Sixties
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Join the unforgettable journey throughout pop musics greatest decade Remember the most important decade in living history as it was or discover it for the first time. A show for everyone The appeal of the sixties remains as strong today as it…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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21
JUL
Murder With Love
Blackpool Grand Theatre

By Francis Durbridge. Larry Campbell is disliked by many but none so much as David Ryder. Ryder eager to pursue his vendetta obtains a key to Campbells flat with the intention of killing him. Blackmail and suspicion weave together in a web…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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23
JUL
Neil Diamond
Bloomfield Road

A favourite of BritEvents US singer and songwriter Neil Diamond appears in the UK again on a very welcome tour. Neil who was born in 1941 is famous for his crooning signature songs which…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JUL
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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25
JUL
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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27
JUL
DIVA... On The Radio
Viva Blackpool

New for 2015 a fun filled action packed musical extravaganza with an incredible female vocal group hosted by Blackpools own Lionel Vinyl.DIVA is a vocal harmony group from Blackpool. Each individual singer is a well established high achieving artiste in their own…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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27
JUL
Puttin' On The Ritz
Blackpool Grand Theatre

This Summer the hit song and dance extravaganza Puttin On The Ritz comes to Blackpools Grand Theatre. Starring Katya Virshilas and Jared Murillo from the hit TV Show Strictly Come Dancing Puttin On The Ritz takes you on a musical journey with…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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02
AUG
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Blackpool Grand Theatre

To mark what would have been Billy Furys 75th birthday and 32 years after his sad death Billys original FURYS TORNADOS remember fondly their precious times with him and re‐play his timeless hits.Billy Furys timeless hits include Last Night Was Made For…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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07
AUG
Kaiser Chiefs
Haydock Park

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
AUG
Magic of Motown
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Get ready for the smash hit concert show from the States.Here it comes authentically recreating the harmonies slick moves stylish looks and legendary musicianship that were the making of Motown.Its on its…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
AUG
Wigan Athletic FC Business Academy
DW Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous DW Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together.Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to engage…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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16
AUG
Joan Armatrading - The Solo Tour
The Grand Theatre

LAST MAJOR WORLD TOURJoan Armatrading is currently mid way through her last major world tour. This is not only her last major tour but also unbelievably her first ever Solo World Tour.I will never retire but this will be the last major…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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16
AUG
The Secret Garden
Hoghton Tower

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 669187
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21
AUG
Ghost Hunts at Haigh Hall
Haigh Hall

In partnership with Haigh Hall UK Shadow Seekers are offering a Ghost Hunt that may turn your hair greyHaigh pronounced Hay Hall is located in Wigan Lancashire.A Grade II listed building built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay the 7th Earl…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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27
AUG
Oh What A Nite! Starring The Jerseys
Viva Blackpool

If you just love great music then this is your style of night out Were taking you back to the good times with those boys from Jersey and more Songs from Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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28
AUG
Marty MacDonald's Farm - Pongo's Party!
Thornton Little Theatre

Today is the day that Pongo the Pig has been waiting for ‐ thats right its his birthdayHes been dropping hints to his friends all year so is looking forward to a fantastic party... but the trouble is nobody seems to remember…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 887693
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30
AUG
Sing-a-Long-a FROZEN
The Grand Theatre

Its the most popular Disney comedy‐adventure to hit the big screen and with the fairy dust of Sing‐a‐Long‐a added you are guaranteed a great time.A full screening of Disneys FROZEN with lyrics on screen to help you sing along during the film.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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01
SEP
Lewis Schaffer is Free until Famous
The Grand Theatre

The acclaimed New York comic now based in the UK comes to Blackpool.Pronounced Shay‐fer Lewis Schaffer combines the comedy genes of Joan Rivers and Jackie Mason with the relevance of the freshest British comedians.Lewis Schaffers free‐wheeling style often described as jazzy makes…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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03
SEP
High Jinx - starring Michael Jackson
Viva Blackpool

Michael Jordans High Jinx Magic Illusion and Circus show is a fast paced mix of Magic Illusions Juggling Escapology and Music delivered in a way to leave you Amazed Puzzled and even scared But above all Entertained. Having featured on ITVs Fool…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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