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
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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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
Lancashire Hotpots
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Listen up cowboys and girls comedy troubadours The Lancashire Hotpots are donning their stetsons and saddling up their horses to bring you an evening of music comedy and a bit of the Wild Wild West. Expect all your usual favourites including Chippy…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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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

30
MAY
Bryan Ferry
Blackpool Opera House

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
JUN
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Based on the best‐selling novel by John Boyne The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a heart‐wrenching tale of an unlikely friendship between two innocent boys. Set during World War II the story is seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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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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06
JUN
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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07
JUN
Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft
Blackpool Grand Theatre

The one‐liner king Milton Jones will be visiting his devotees with his brand‐new show Temple of Daft. No doom just copious amounts of laughter and nonsense.Temple of Daft will showcase Miltons trademark gags which are as attention‐grabbing as those brightly coloured shirts.An…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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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

10
JUN
Blur
Empress Ballroom

Alt‐rock band Blur debuted with their album Leisure incorporating the sounds of Shoegazing and Madchester. Influenced by pop groups including The Beatles The Kinks and XTC the band popularised the Britpop genre helped in a…

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
The Reduced Shakespeare Company
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Reduced Shakespeare Company in the Complete Works of William Shakespeare abridged revised All 37 Plays in 97 Minutes An irreverent fast‐paced romp through the Bards plays The Complete Works of William Shakespeare abridged was Londons longest‐running comedy Join these madcap men in…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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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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14
JUN
Jane Eyre
Lytham Hall

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochester's…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 736652
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14
JUN
Joe McElderry
Blackpool Grand Theatre

The Grand Theatre is pleased to announce the return of Joe McElderry following his sell‐out success of his nationwide tour in 2014. The Evolution Tour showcases Joes renowned versatility which has won him a unique fan base and this brand new tour…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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16
JUN
Yes, Prime Minister
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Poulton Drama presents Yes Prime Minister. First broadcast thirty years ago the original writers of these classic series have reunited to create a bang up to date Yes Prime Minister for the stage.Spin BlackBerrys sexed‐up dossiers sleaze global warming and a country…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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19
JUN
Prescot Festival: Bentley Operatic Society
Prescot Methodist Centre

The festival opens in spectacular style with a return visit from our old friends featuring highlights from Gilbert and Sullivan operettas.Advance tickets on sale 1 May 2015Poco Coffee 30 Eccleston Street Prescot L34 5QJPhone Ticketweb on 08444 771 000Purchase online at www.prescotfestival.co.ukBooking…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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20
JUN
Pasha
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

PASHA KOVALEV LIFE THROUGH DANCE In this amazing new show starring Pasha and his sensational dancers the audience will be transported into the world of Ballroom and Latin Dance with all its glitter and sequence. Life Through Dance is a non‐stop action…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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20
JUN
Prescot Festival: Choral Classics
Prescot Parish Church

Prescot Festival Chorus 100‐strong in 2013 and 2014 perform Karl Jenkins incredibly popular The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace conducted by James Luxton Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral with Peter Kwater organ. See website to Come & Sing. The second half…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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20
JUN
Smaller Rooms Presents Chris Wood
The Citadel

Criticised by an art school lecturer as having a remarkable eye for trivia Chris Wood's love of small things has made him one of England's most vivid and arresting song writers. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
JUN
Kylie Minogue
Haydock Park

Aussie singer songwriter and actress Kylie Minogue has come an extremely long way since we first saw her appear in Neighbours way back in the 80's. Now an astonishing 45 years old yeah really…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
JUN
Prescot Festival: The Cinema Organist Returns!
Prescot Parish Church

Now the UKs only resident cinema organist from the Liverpool Philharmonic Dave Nicholas is known for his trademark kilt his love of puns and a repertoire of nostalgic light music. Not to be missed Includes wine and nibbles.Advance tickets on…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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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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