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

03
MAY
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Blackpool Grand Theatre

The legendary Chicago Blues Brothers are back on their brand new Jailbreak TourCelebrating over 30 years of the Blues Brothers phenomenon this non‐stop revue is packed with over two hours of the very best Blues Motown and Soul music from both of…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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06
MAY
Buddy Holly & The Cricketers
Blackpool Grand Theatre

24 Years of Rock n Rolling The World This breathtaking show has rock n rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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07
MAY
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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07
MAY
High Jinx Magic & Illusion Family Show
The Festival Suite @ 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…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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08
MAY
Lecture: Help and 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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08
MAY
Solid Silver 60's Show
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Commonly referred to as an institution on the 60s circuit SS60s is the UKs original and premier sixties show bringing you classic hits performed by the original hit makers.2016 is no different with the unforgettable talents of Peter Noone Dave Berry and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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09
MAY
The Simon and Garfunkel Story
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Direct from London's West End award‐winning actor Dean Elliott Buddy Holly in Buddy ‐The Musical and a full cast of performers tell The Simon and Garfunkel Story using original photos and film footage and featuring…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
MAY
Wayne McGregor's ATOMOS
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Atomising bodies movement film sound and light into miniature shards of intense sensation Atomos is a work by cutting‐edge contemporary choreographer Wayne McGregor.Known for his unique tenacious questioning across the interface of art and science and through the body and mind McGregor…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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13
MAY
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

The Blues came calling first but rock and roll was always waiting around the corner. When Chantel was eight years old she was the youngest person in the UK to pass a Rock school exam. At 12 she was jamming in…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
MAY
Iphigenie en Tauride
Blackpool Grand Theatre

The Olivier Award‐winning English Touring Opera presents Iphignie en Tauride by Gluck.Vampire‐like villains and human sacrifice form a bloodthirsty backdrop to what is one of the most refined and perfect of operas based on a famous story from Greek myth. By a…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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14
MAY
Classic Rock Society Presents: Magenta
The Citadel

MAGENTAPRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETYFormed 15 years ago by keyboard player composer Rob Reed and vocalist Christina Booth Magenta have long been regarded as one of the UKs premier progressive rock bands and with a string of exceptional…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
MAY
Don Giovanni
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Is Don Giovanni a hero who defies all authority ‐ or villain a sinner and a murderer Whether youre charmed or repelled by operas most charismatic antihero youll have an adventure with Mozarts most engrossing opera ‐ from the magnificent score to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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14
MAY
TOM STADE ‘You’re Welcome!’ UK Tour 2015/101
The Atkinson

Every inch a star.super confidence and charisma If comedy is the new rock n roll then Tom Stade is Keith Richards DAILY RECORD Back on the road after the sell‐out success of his month‐long run at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01704 533333
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14
MAY
The Proclaimers
Southport Theatre and Convention Centre

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
The Proclaimers plus Support
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Strikingly individual twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have over the years enjoyed huge successes across the globe and in April last year released their 10th album on the Cooking Vinyl label.They have carved a niche for themselves where pop folk new…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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15
MAY
Wiggle 4 Counties
Withy Grove Park

In a brand new event series Pennine Event and Wiggle bring you Wiggle 4 Counties; a challenging yet rewarding sportive offering the very best of the North West. Taking in sections of road within all four of the immediate North West counties…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01772 447979
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18
MAY
Pinocchio
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Gepetto is a kindly toymaker in a fishing village in Italy. In return for his endless generosity the Blue Fairy brings Gepettos puppet to life enlisting Jiminy Crickets help to keep Pinocchio safe and teach…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
MAY
Healing Horticulture & the Dig In Project
Astley Coach House Conference Room

Find out how horticultural therapist Donna Rowe‐Green harnesses the healing power of gardening and her work with military veterans in Preston and Chorley.Tickets £3 including refreshments. To book a place contact astley.hallchorley.gov.uk or call 01257 515151.Talk takes place in Astley Coach House…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01257 515151
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20
MAY
Smaller Rooms Presents: Josienne & Ben
The Citadel

To win the Best Duo category at the 2015 BBC Folk Awards is quite an achievement at any stage of an Artists career. But just two years prior to this accolade Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker were virtually unknown on the…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
MAY
Breakin' Convention 2016
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Hosted and curated by Jonzi D. the festival brings a phenomenal night of dance performances from the very best international and UK poppers lockers house dancers b‐boys and b‐girls. This years line‐up includes world champion b‐boy crew The Ruggeds The Netherlands experimental…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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21
MAY
Grand opening EAST MEETS WEST Weekend wedding Show
The Royal Banquiting Hall

GRAND Opening WEEKEND WEDDING SHOW .The Dual Cultural Bridal Event is hosted by The Royal Banqueting Hall .London Rd .Preston a stunning refurbishment has just been completed to showcase all types of weddings .whether Asian or English Traditional this…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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21
MAY
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on 21 May 2016
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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25
MAY
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

27
MAY
Big Girls Don't Cry
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Oh what a night awaits for all music fans. . . During the 60s and 70s No1 hits Sherry December 1963 Oh What a Night Walk Like a Man Rag Doll and Big Girls Dont Cry saw the Four Seasons and lead…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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28
MAY
Islands In The Stream
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Islands In The Stream celebrates the queen and king of country Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Stacked with country musics greatest hits: Jolene Ruby 9 to 5 Lucille Here You Come Again The Gambler I Will Always Love You Coward of the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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28
MAY
Nick Harper
The Citadel

2016 promises to be an exciting celebratory year for Nick Harper with a lengthy UK tour planned to support the third and final vinyl retrospective album and one box to unite them all. Nick will also be collaborating with Port Erin…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
MAY
Cannon & Ball - One Night Stand
Viva Blackpool

Legends of comedy Cannon & Ball are back at Viva Blackpool with the brilliant Harper Brothers for packed night of laughter.Memories will come flooding back as one of the best known double acts in the business step onto the Viva stage and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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29
MAY
Cannon & Ball – One Night Stand featuring the Ha
Viva Blackpool

Rock On TommyMemories will come flooding back as one of the best known double acts in the business step onto the Viva stage and perform a masterclass in comedy writing timing and talentYoull be clapping along to the music stamping your feet…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01253 297297
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29
MAY
Dancing In the Streets
Blackpool Grand Theatre

The talented cast and band will bring to life the infectious melodic foot‐tapping songs with a touch of soul and style guaranteed to have you signing along and dancing in the aisles.Expect your favourite songs made famous by The Four Tops The…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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31
MAY
The Jerseys present... Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool

The Jerseys are back for their third season as we go back into the archives of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Stylistics Beach Boys Drifters and more... Its an evening of great music fun and more with amazing vocalists and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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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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