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

30
JAN
Aladdinsane
The Citadel

Aladdinsane are acclaimed as the best Bowie tribute act in the UK. The unique sound of David Bowie is lovingly recreated by lead singer Paul Henderson. Expect to hear classic tracks such as Starman Life On Mars and Ashes To Ashes. Please…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
JAN
VIVA Blackpool - Winter Cabaret Specials
VIVA Blackpool

Starring Leye D Johns The VIVA Showgirls and Special Guest Vocalists.VIVA is Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. So if youre looking for a great evening out including fantastic entertainment a great atmosphere and brilliant service then look no furtherLeave your…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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30
JAN
Classics The Halle
King George's Hall

Classics The Halle at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 30 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Classics The Halle tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
JAN
Lancashire Comedy Show
Thwaites Empire Theatre

Three Wise Men of Comedy Blackburn One night onlyTake the Mike is delighted to bring a comedy feast to BlackburnFor one night only were serving international comedian Daliso Chaponda Brilliant Brilliant act‐ The Frog and Bucket and king of comedy banter Dave…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 771000
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31
JAN
Soul Night
King George's Hall

Soul Night performs live at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on Saturday 31 January 2015. Buy and compare your tickets for Soul Night at King George&039;s Hall now.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
FEB
FREE taster session at the Southport Rock Choir
International Suite

The local Southport choir is run by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Southport Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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04
FEB
FREE taster session at the Maghull/Ormskirk Rock C
Ormskirk Parish Church

The Ormskirk Rock Choir is led by local musician Anthony Seaman. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Ormskirk and further afield in Merseyside come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever thought…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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06
FEB
The Exchange
Cameo, Preston

Drinks prices fluctuate during the course of the night based on purchases just like the stock exchange. Watch drinks prices go up and then crash back down again.Plus we will be playing all your favourite Chart & Party tunes to make it…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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06
FEB
The Supersonic 70's Show
The Citadel

The Supersonic 70s Show has been described as the best 70s music show in theatre land. Featuring male and female lead vocalists 6 accomplished performers bring tracks from the likes of Queen Mud T. Rex The Osmonds and Grease to life. Please…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
FEB
VIVA Winter Cabaret Specials with Leye D Johns
VIVA Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. If youre looking for a great night out including fantastic entertainment a great atmosphere and brilliant service then look no furtherLeave your troubles at the door take your seats and get…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
FEB
Georges Comedy Club
King George's Hall

Georges Comedy Club at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 06 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
FEB
The Laughter Factory Comedy Club
The Citadel

Professional Comedy Club in St Helens Merseyside held at the historic Citadel Arts Centre. Laughter Factory brings you the funniest comics from the circuit. The Laughter Factory Comedy Club is hosted by everyones favourite local comedian Neil P Shawcross. Neil can be…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
FEB
American Wrestling
King George's Hall

American Wrestling appear live to play Wrestling at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 07 February 2015 in Blackburn Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Sports

13
FEB
Solid Gold Legends
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Solid Gold Country Legends Voted as Best Event British C. M.A. Awards The new Solid Gold Country Legends show is a Celebration of the Best in Country Music and has proved popular on both sides of the Atlantic. Led by Country Stars…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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14
FEB
Food For Thought
The Citadel

Food For Thought is a new gritty play written by Matt Byrne and performed by Front Row Theatre Company. Set in a foodbank this cutting edge piece of theatre aims to highlight a major problem in British society today. Please note Under…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
FEB
VIVA Winter Cabaret Specials - Valentines
Viva Blackpool

VIVA is Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. So if youre looking for a great evening out including fantastic entertainment a great atmosphere and brilliant service then look no further Leave your troubles at the door take your seats and get…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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15
FEB
GARY DELANEY ‘PURIST’ TOUR 2015
Venues across the UK

Back by popular demand double Sony Award winner & Chortle award nominee Gary Delaney has announced the final leg of his Purist tour that takes in a further 26 dates across the UK. The tour starts on 15th February at Chorleys…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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15
FEB
Gary Delaney: Purist
Chorley Little Theatre

Back by popular demand double Sony Award winner & Chortle award nominee Gary Delaney has announced the final leg of his Purist tour that takes in a further 26 dates across the UK. The tour starts on 15th February at Chorleys…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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15
FEB
Milton Jones & The Temple of Daft
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

MILTON JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DAFT Coming to the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Yes him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week Live at the Apollo Michael McIntyres Roadshow and multiple series on Radio…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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20
FEB
Echoes Of Erin
The Citadel

Echoes of Erin is a colourful and exciting show of Irish traditional music song and dance.The Echoes of Erin tour provides a fantastic showcase for the best in Irish traditional music song and dance. Top class performers in all fields display the…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
FEB
When Trolls Try To Eat Your Goldfish
The Citadel

WHEN TROLLS TRY TO EAT YOUR GOLDFISHwritten and performed by Dommy B as seen on BBC Rhyme Rocketfor children aged 5 and their familiesIn the middle of the night there is a noise ‐ a snuffling and a shuffling and a splintering…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
FEB
Afternoon Variety Show
King George's Hall

Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall live on Wednesday 25 February 2015 in Blackburn Lancashire. For tickets to see Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
FEB
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
FEB
Limehouse Lizzy
The Citadel

Renowned for an action‐packed pyrothechnic‐fuelled explosion of a show Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive well and dominating stages worldwide. Attention to…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
FEB
Psychic Weekend
The New President Hotel

At the end of February and with spring almost upon us why not banish the winter blues once and for all and join us at The New President Hotel in Blackpool for the weekend of Feb 27th‐Mar 1st 2015 and recharge your…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07758 485217
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28
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel

Local lads return for a night of comedy folk. The Lancashire Hotpots often sell out here at The Citadel so book early to secure your place. Expect to hear all the old favourites such as Chippy Tea and I Fear IKEA. Please…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
MAR
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Preston Guildhall

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAR
Dave Spikey "Punchlines"
The Citadel

A unique opportunity to see the man himself up close and personal before he embarks on a massive UK tour. Punchlines is Dave's latest comedy project in his long career. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
MAR
McGoldrick and Friends
The Citadel

Folk musicians Michael McGoldrick John McCusker and John Doyle visit St Helens as part of a unique European Tour. Combining flutes guitars and fiddles this is a rare opportunity to see 3 world‐class musicians on stage at the same time. Please note…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
MAR
Royal Blood
Empress Ballroom

Royal Blood at Empress Ballroom in Blackpool on Friday 06 March 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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