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

31
AUG
Event Name Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA!
Viva Blackpool

Leave your troubles at the door take your reserved seats and get yourselves ready for a wonderful evening packed with comedy music and dance performed by our supremely talented cast in our amazing award winning venueLaughter a plenty with Leye D Johns...Join…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Joe Pasquale: Live
Viva Blackpool

Yes its that time of year again Joe Pasquale is BACKThe star of five Royal Variety Shows will the Queen never learn the King Of The Jungle will be discussing things like Why is an orange called and orange when a carrot…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Whitney Houston Experience - starring Nya King
Viva Blackpool

A show filled with Wow a tribute to an all time greatPrepare to be stars truck by a tribute to one of the Worlds all time greatest solo female vocalists ‐ performed by the UKs No. 1 Tribute to the incredible Whitney…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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03
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Evening with Soprano Jennie Marsden
The Croston Theatre

Enjoy an evening of song oratorio opera jazz & musical delights.Jennie studied voice at The RCM London and has sung with Harry Christophers and The Sixteen The London Symphony Orchestra BBC Radio 3 and BBC Proms at The Royal Albert Hall also…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07951 474467
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04
SEP
Lecture: Health & 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: 07599 209293
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Christina Bianco - Me, Myself & Everyone Else
Viva Blackpool

Join Christina as she presents her greatest hits celebrating the music of the worlds iconic divas from today and yesterday. You can expect an eclectic selection of your favourite pop standard & Broadway tunes in her own voice as well as impersonations…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Christina Bianco – Me, Myself & Everyone Else
Viva Blackpool

Christina Bianco makes her triumphant return to the UK with Me Myself & Everyone ElseBroadway and West End performer Christina Bianco became a YouTube sensation with her diva impression videos gaining over 22 million views worldwide. A woman of a thousand versatile…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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09
SEP
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: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
SEP
The Smiths Ltd
The Citadel

The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester UK the hometown of The Smiths.After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and the…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
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BLACKPOOL TOWER Northern Soul
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…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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The SoulTrain
The Citadel

Here we go again with another major music and dance night bringing the countrys finest Northern Soul Band The SoulTrain to St Helens on Saturday 10th September 2016. For all the soulboys and girls out there all the stops will be pulled…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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BIG Walkies Preston
Avenham Park

Dogs and dog lovers of Preston ‐ BIG Walkies is back and youre invited. Join us at Avenham Park on Sunday 11 September 2016 for more fun more trees and even more dogs. You can choose to walk a long or short…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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Guys & Dolls
The Charter Theatre

Preston Musical Comedy Society presents: Guys & Dolls which is the famous Broadway musical by Frank Loesser. Its the sizzling New York tale of gamblers gangsters and nightclub singers and is a cornerstone of the musical comedy stage that continues to…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772804444Box Office
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Sportsmans Dinner
Ewood Park

Dean Saunders is a former Wales international footballer who played as a striker in a professional career which lasted from 1982 until 2001. He has also been involved in club management with Wrexham and Doncaster Rovers.He is probably best known for playing…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01704 823276
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G4 Back For Good Tour 2016
Guild Hall

Having reunited in 2014 G4 are now officially Back For Good.Hail the kings of Popera Daily MailA 5 masterclass in delivery tone and performance Celebrity RadioA pitch‐perfect performance Frost MagazineVocally Flawless Entertainment FocusSpecial Guests: G4 will join forces with the latest singing…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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Led Into Zeppelin
The Citadel

Led Into Zeppelin are one of the UKs leading tribute bands. The four‐piece recreate Led Zeppelins back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing.The band comprises Paul Bradshaw as Robert Plant…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Wine Tasting Experience Including Lunch
The Glendower Hotel

11am to 4pm ‐ including Champagne & delicious 2‐course lunch at the beautiful Glendower Hotel plus a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines. Passionate about wine & want to learn more Each course is a fascinating introduction to the world of Wine.…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 301934
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Footloose
Opera House Blackpool

Based on the 1980s hit film that took the world by storm Footloose the musical sizzles with the same spirit of youth rebellion and romance.City boy Ren thinks his life is over when he is forced to move to Bomont an American…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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The Billy Joel Story
Viva Blackpool

. The story of one of the most enigmatic and prolific song writers of all time Billy Joel told with his music and excerpts from his own stories. Performed by pianist and vocal performer Andy Mudd ‐ a successful musical director to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Martin Simpson
The Citadel

A spell binding evening of music with one of the finest acoustic guitar players in the world.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check availability of seated tickets please contact our Box…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Ghost Hunt at Mill Street Barracks
Mill Street Barracks

Pay for your ticket via Bank Transfer BACS and receive £5 off per ticketPlease Note: This offer is redeemed against Full Ticket Payments OnlyBuilt in 1861 and is steeped in military and local history it has accommodated many branches of the armed…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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BIG Walkies Blackburn
Witton Park

Dogs and dog lovers of Blackburn ‐ BIG Walkies is back and youre invited. Join us at Witton Country Park on Sunday 25 September 2016 for more fun more trees and even more dogs. You can choose to walk a long or…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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St George's Student Lock-In, Preston
St George's Shopping Centre

CALLING ALL STUDENTSShopping bags at the ready as the BEST student shopping experience is coming to St Georges Shopping Centre Preston this freshers2016 Prepare your student selves for a night full of MASSIVE discounts offers and giveaways; exclusively for the students of…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02920 647007
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SEP
World of Wine Course
Holiday Inn, Preston

Join us on a jaunt around the globe on Tuesday evenings starting 27th Sept as we visit a variety of wine‐making countries tasting everything from Chianti Classico to Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Argentine Malbec to Chablis and Champagne. If you want an in‐depth…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 301934
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28
SEP
Leye D Johns Presents VIVA On Sept 28
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Producers
The Citadel

Its safe to say that for the past 25 years The Producers have certainly been busy. They have released nine albums of which Aint no Love in the World won them Blues Album of the Year award. Theyve featured…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
OCT
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on Oct 01
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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03
OCT
Ghost
Opera House Blackpool

A timeless story about the incredible power of human love. Ghost was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film of 1990 starring the late Patrick Swayze Demi Moore Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Goldwyn.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
OCT
An Evening of Genesis - Prog Rock Special
The Citadel

Mama will be performing a night of Genesis music with the emphasis on their longer Prog Rock songs. They will be featuring the whole of The Duke album played live in its entirety as well as classics such as In The Cage…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
OCT
An Evening of Genesis Hits
The Citadel

Mama will be performing the classic hits of Genesis and ex members Phil Collins Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherfords band Mike And The Mechanics live. This is a show for fans of the massive Genesis and company hits in the 80s and…

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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