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

03
MAR
Black and Gold
The Citadel

This well‐drilled 10 piece soul outfit runs through a set list packed with classics from the Motown era mixed with contemporary gems and a few Northern Soul favourites thrown in for good measure. Their fast moving set list includes numbers by Otis…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
MAR
The Empty Nesters Club
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd March 7:30pmThe Empty Nesters ClubGeneral Admission £20.50Written and directed by John GodberJoin Vicky Barret for the inaugural meeting of The Empty Nesters Club. If your children have left home and the nest is empty this is the group for youVicky…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
MAR
The Music Of The Blues Brothers
Viva Blackpool

Its 3771 miles to Chicago. Weve got a full tank of gas half a pack of cigarettes its dark and were wearing sunglassesThe Music Of The Blues Brothers is the UKs most authentic celebration of The Blues Brothers bringing all of your…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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04
MAR
Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

RUSSELL KANE ‐ RIGHT MAN WRONG AGEExtremely funny Evening StandardOne of the quickest most stimulating stand‐ups in the land The TimesAre you 16‐years‐old yet feel 21 Are you 40 but tragically faking 25 Or maybe youre full‐on 80 years with the…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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04
MAR
Sounds of Simon
The Citadel

As seen on BBC The One ShowThe Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. Lose yourself to nostalgia as the full band play such classics as Mrs Robinson The Boxer The Sounds of Silence and…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
MAR
Viva Vegas Live!
Viva Blackpool

Amazing production sensational vocalists beautiful showgirl dancers and hilarious comedy from our flamboyant and outrageous host Leye D Johns ‐ this is night not to be missed as one of Blackpools highest rated shows.Sequins feathers dance routines and music youll love ‐…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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08
MAR
Cirque Berserk
Opera House Blackpool

Zippos PresentsCirque BerserkReal Circus made for theatreShowcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills Cirque Berserk brings this treasured form of live entertainment bang up‐to‐date in a jaw‐dropping spectacular ‐ created especially for the theatre.Combining contemporary cirque‐style artistry with adrenaline‐fuelled stunt…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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09
MAR
Showtime Afternoons
Viva Blackpool

Take your reserved seats as we serve a delicious 2‐course lunch before our resident cast perform an amazing show for you with different themes and shows available to choose from including The Jerseys Ratpackers and our very own Viva Vegas show.The dancefloor…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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10
MAR
David Holt - An Evening of Clairvoyance
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

David HoltJoin David Holt the author of best seller Are you ready to believe for a very different kind of evening.One of the UKs leading spirit mediums delivering mind blowing evidence of life after death. If you have ever wondered what life…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01253 794221
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10
MAR
Smaller Rooms presents: Jim Moray
The Citadel

For 15 years Jim Moray has been at the forefront of a new movement in English traditional music. His debut album Sweet England changed the sound of folk song and won a brace of awards for its innovative melding of orchestration and…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
MAR
Manford's Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

The Little Theatre in Chorley plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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11
MAR
Nearly Dan (The Spirit & Sound of Steely Dan)
The Citadel

Less tribute and more homage Nearly Dan is saviour to the growing legions of Dan fans desperate to hear the meticulously crafted grooves and allusive lyrical style of Donald Fagen & Walter Becker. Nearly Dans approach is faithful though not reverential and…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
MAR
Lecture: Help & 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: 01524 409345
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12
MAR
Norman Prince & Paul Johnston
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Norman Prince & Paul Johnston A True Lancashire Hot PotSunday 12th March 2017Adults £14.50 Seniors £12.50 Child £10.50The Lowther Pavilion St Annes will see a real treat on Sunday the 12th March 2017 with a return visit of Lancashire favourites Norman Prince…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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15
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Epstein Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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17
MAR
Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes
The Citadel

Paul Lamb & the King Snakes are considered by aficionados as one of the best British blues bands. Known for his mastery of the harmonica Paul Lamb is a seasoned professional who has been in the business since the age of…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
MAR
S' Wonderful
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

SWonderfulFriday 17th March 7:30pmGeneral Admission £21SWonderfulThe Great American SongbookSWonderful is a whistle‐stop tour of the greatest songbook ever written.Paul Roberts former lead singer of The Stranglers fronts a swinging live band who come together to celebrate the most important and influential composers…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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17
MAR
Saint Patrick’s Day with Rose-Marie
Viva Blackpool

Supported by keyboard musician and vocalist Andy Mudd who specializes in a tribute to Billy Joel ‐ this is a night not to be missed in the company of two true talents.Rose has played the big stages of the World including the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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18
MAR
Nine Below Zero
The Citadel

An audience favourite is returning to the Citadel stage. One of British Blues Rocks most enduring and respected bands Nine Below Zero have gained quite the following in the UK and Europe since they originally formed in 1977. One of the…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
MAR
Great Expectations
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Fylde Coast PlayersPresentGreat ExpectationsWeds 22 ‐ Sat 25 March 2016Special School parties price:£7.50 per ticket for school parties of 12 to also include 1 free ticket for the teacher i.e. a minimum party of 13 in total.Award winning Fylde Coast Players are…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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23
MAR
Brendan Cole: All Night Long
Opera House Blackpool

Strictly Come Dancings Brendan Cole and his sensational cast will once again dazzle audiences across the UK with his latest show All Night Long. A brand new show for 2017 Brendan hosts another spectacular production featuring his guest dancers a new leading…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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25
MAR
High Jinx Magic & Illusion Family Show
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.Venue: VIVA Blackpool 3 Church Street…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
MAR
Preston Jam: 25-Hour Day
Media Factory

There will be a variety of musicians and a range of music styles dropping in throughout the event to jam with each other and create a unique musical narrative. Drop in at any time during the 24‐hour performance to open your mind…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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25
MAR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
MAR
An Audience with Martin Kemp - Mothers Day Special
Viva Blackpool

Spend Mothers Day Evening with a music and acting icon ‐ the frontman of a band which defined a generation of New Romantics and the star of stage and screen across a glittering career.From the incredible global success of SPANDAU BALLET to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01253 297297
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26
MAR
Mothers Day Afternoon with ‘The Jerseys’ & ‘
Viva Blackpool

Perfect for mum enjoy a carvery or afternoon tea with us in our wonderful Cabaret Theatre with music everyone will love.Venue: VIVA Blackpool 3 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HJPriceStandard Seating & 2 Course Meal: GBP 19.95Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com81443‐0…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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27
MAR
The Dublin Legends
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Dublin LegendsMonday 27th March 2017 7:30pmAll tickets £20.50The Dublin LegendsFormerly of The DublinersAll The Hits & More TourFrom Seven Drunken Nights to Whiskey In The JarIrish Folk Music at its Very BestIn 2012 The Dubliners celebrated 50 years on the road…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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27
MAR
Rick Astley
Preston Guildhall

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
Pasha - Let's Dance The Night Away
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Pasha ‐Lets Dance The Night AwayTuesday 28th March 2017 7:30pmGeneral Admission £24.50Concessions £23.50EARLY BIRD OFFERBook before 31 December and you will also get a Pre Show In Conversation with PashaThis will take place in the auditorium where Pasha will be interviewed on…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
MAR
Preston Jam: Avant Garden
The Ferret

Come and join us to hear this live music collaboration which will be something a little different to what you may be used to.An excellent evening of varied music‐making featuring the jazz‐fusion guitar legend and ex‐Isotope band leader Gary Boyle. A central…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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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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