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

24
SEP
Goblin's Peter and the Wolf
The Citadel

Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas...Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises.Featuring animal antics of singing birds…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
SEP
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.A fun filled show for all the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01253 297297
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24
SEP
Viva Variety
Viva Blackpool

Variety is BACKJoe Longthorne headlines an evening of Variety Its a night of comedy dance music and more... with some fantastic guests joining Joe every Sunday night.Hosted by Leye D Johns and the VIVA Showgirls with guest vocalist Jennifer Ball.Also joining the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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26
SEP
La La Land in Concert
Opera House Blackpool

Described as the film of its generation capturing the hearts of everyone whilst breaking records around the world now LA LA LAND will be brought to audiences like never before via a huge screen accompanied by a 60‐piece orchestra.Written and directed by…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01253 629600
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26
SEP
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 a 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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27
SEP
Abandoman Life And Rhymes
Epstein Theatre

The year is 1993. After destroying rural Irelands talent show circuit hip‐hop improvisers Abandoman are teetering on the edge of international fame. This is their access‐all‐areas story: the highs lows and a cast of charactersthat changes every night.This is your chance to…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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27
SEP
The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool

Featuring The Jerseys Leye D Johns and The Viva ShowgirlsJoin The Jerseys as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons the Drifters The Stylistics Beach Boys and more ‐ from Doo Wop…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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28
SEP
The Ratpackers
Viva Blackpool

Sit back relax and enjoy the show folks. Its time to be truly entertained with all the class atmosphere and hype of the golden age of Swing music. Dominic Creighton Samuel Cummins Max Fox & Shaun Wareing perform their own Jerseys show…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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30
SEP
Christmas Shop Grand Launch
Botany Bay

Its going to be a Nutcracker of a Christmas Visit our magical displays for festive inspiration and create a wonderland of your own.Drumroll please March into Christmas 2017 with our Botany Bay Nutcrackers. Its time to officially open our Christmas shop and…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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30
SEP
Seyes
The Citadel

Described in Classic Rock Magazine as Britains premier Yes tribute band SeYes present a two‐hour show celebrating the quintessential prog rock experience. Concentrating on the classic seventies incarnation of the band the show contains the brilliant Yours is No Disgrace Roundabout Ive…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
OCT
Cabaret
Opera House Blackpool

Bill Kenwright presents the multi‐award winning production of Kander and Ebbs landmark musical CABARET. 1931 Berlin was a sexually charged haven of decadence in which the legendary Sally Bowles performs at the infamous Kit Kat KlubDirected by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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05
OCT
Dave Spikey - Juggling on a Motorbike
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Thursday 5th October 8pmDave Spikey ‐ Juggling on a MotorbikeGeneral Admission £15.50Dave had been working in the NHS for 19 years as a Biomedical Scientist when in 1987 someone uttered the immortal words Youre really funny you should be a comedian and…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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05
OCT
Jerry Shadowitz
Epstein Theatre

With his unique combination of comedy absolute hatred and card tricks every moment is guaranteed to make you feel better about YOURSELF as he bangs on about some pish or other. Last week it was something about cutting up eyeballs for baby…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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06
OCT
Beautiful World - A Tribute To The Music Of ‘Tak
Viva Blackpool

TAKE THAT have dominated the music industry for nearly three decades ‐ Gary Barlow Mark Owen Jason Orange Howard Donald and Robbie Williams were responsible for 17 hit singles; including 8 consecutive Number 1s all through the 1990s creating anthems that are…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
OCT
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

A female guitar prodigy at fourteen Chantel was told by major labels that she had a great voice but girls dont play guitar like that Wisely ignoring the comments she enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
OCT
Darkside Performing Pink Floyd Show
Epstein Theatre

Seven musicians will deliver with empathy and passion a brand new show with tracks from the massive back‐catalogue of Pink Floyd from the early magical days of Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett through to later iconic albums renowned for their complex structures…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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07
OCT
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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08
OCT
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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09
OCT
Our House
Opera House Blackpool

Immersion Theatre Company and Damien Tracey Productions presentLINDA NOLAN TO STAR IN2017S UK TOUR OF THEOLIVIER AWARD‐WINNING MADNESS MUSICALOUR HOUSEFeaturing Madness hits like It Must Be Love House of Fun and Baggy TrousersOn the night of his 16th birthday Joe Casey takes…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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13
OCT
Bootleg Blondie
The Citadel

BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band and the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGBs in New York City before its demise in 2006. CBGBs was the Holy Grail of American Punk and New Wave where…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
OCT
Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders
The Citadel

Andy Fairweather Low came to prominence as the lead singer in Amen Corner. The 60s saw them clock up hit after pop hit. Songs such as Bend Me Shape Me Hello Suzy If Paradise is Half As Nice are internationally remembered…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
OCT
Real Deal Comedy Jam Autumn Tour 2017 - Preston
Evoque Preston

The Real Deal Comedy Jam is coming to your city with the hottest urban comedy stars taking the show on tour to five different venues in five different UK cities.The production will open on 29 September in Reading Berkshire before touring to…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07950 216833
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15
OCT
Comedy Stars: Stand up comedy night in Blackburn
Thwaites Empire Theatre

A stand up comedy show special not to be missedThe Comedy Stars come to Lancashire One special night onlyTake the Mike brings the future stars of comedy to Blackburn Lancashire Sunday 15th October 2017This special night of laughter features BBC stand up…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 685500
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15
OCT
Wyrebank Wedding Fayre
The Wyrebank

Wyrebank welcome everyon to visit our Venue on 15th October to take a look around at our prestigious Canal Side Venue. We have a fabulous team of wedding suppliers plus our catwalk We wre open from 12‐3pm on Sunday 15th October so…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07715 602781
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17
OCT
Cilla the Musical
Opera House Blackpool

CILLA ‐ THE MUSICAL is the new spectacular and heart‐warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed hit ITV television series by Bafta Award winner Jeff Pope. It tells the extraordinary story of the teenage girl from Liverpool whose teenage dreams of stardom…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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18
OCT
Demonstration of Clairvoyant Mediumship
YMCA

Hilary undertakes many Spiritual church services in Lancashire and further afield as does Pam who is an established medium of many years standing. Chris is the President of Barrow Spiritualist Church and a Clairvoyant medium and tutor. This is a golden…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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18
OCT
Mark James - Sideshow Tricks
Viva Blackpool

Mark has featured at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival performed magic on the Orient Express and frequently warms up studio audiences on hit TV shows ‐ the Xtra Factor The Voice and Question Of Sport. Hes also a regular performer at the World…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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20
OCT
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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20
OCT
Rose-Marie
Viva Blackpool

Rose Marie performing throughout the season right here at Viva Blackpool with musician and vocalist Andy Mudd in support.With 17 million albums sold Las Vegas residencies and a string of singles and accolades join this Irish Singing Superstar right here in Blackpool.Venue:…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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21
OCT
The Enid
The Citadel

After 40 years The Enid continue to create bedazzling genre‐busting music. Fusing rock symphonic electronic and choral elements there is simply no other band like them on planet earth. Following the recent critical acclaim of their Journeys End trilogy The Enid enter…

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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