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

25
NOV
Erasure
Preston Guildhall

Pop legends Erasure embark on a new UK tour in support of new album Tomorrows World their first new album in four years. With a career spanning 25 years the band are responsible for such…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Frank Skinner
King George's Hall

Run extended for 5 weeks only following a sold out run at Soho Theatre. Don't miss your chance to see the brand new live show from comedy legend Frank Skinner. You could put Skinner…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
Lancashire Day
Park Hall Hotel

Have a great day out and celebrate Lancashire Day at the Lancastrian Suite Park Hall Hotel Charnock Richard Chorley.There will be stalls selling local Lancashire produce crafts and gifts and fabulous entertainment music clog dancing and Lancashire Life food reporter Philippa James…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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27
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Preston Guildhall

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
Leye D's Christmas Cabaret
VIVA Blackpool

After incredible response in 2013 we bring you not one but three great shows this Christmas for you to choose fromLeye Ds Christmas Cabaret is here for those looking forward to a festive sit down meal and show night out with…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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29
NOV
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Assembly Rooms

Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market. 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. Last Saturday…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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29
NOV
Mark Radcliffe & The Foes
The Citadel

BBC Radio 2 6music and Glastonbury presenter Mark Radcliffe brings his band The Foes to The Citadel for an evening of songs and stories.The first half will feature original songs of loves lost hangovers regret and the odd dead dog. But fear…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
NOV
Soul Night
King George's Hall

Soul Night appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 29 November 2014. For ticket prices to watch Soul Night at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for Soul Night.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
NOV
A Classic Christmas featuring Voce
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Classic Christmas Featuring VOCE The North Wests answer to Il Divo Stunning vocalists and a breath taking string quartet direct from their European tour. Nessun Dorma Ave Maria Silent Night A classical journey of Chopin to Mozart & contemporay classics…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
NOV
The Night Before Christmas
The Citadel

Big Wooden Horse Theatre and Brighton Dome present The Night Before Christmas. A festive family treat thats suitable for children aged 2 ‐ 7. On the night before Christmas Emily stares out of the window hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
DEC
Barbara Dickson - The Winter
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

BARBARA DICKSON OBE emerged from the Scottish Folk Revival of the 1960s and has become the biggest selling Scottish female album artiste of all time. Known to a wider audience in the 1970s and 1980s with hits including Answer Me Another Suitcase…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
DEC
The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert
Blackpool Opera House

The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert appears live in Blackpool Lancashire at Blackpool Opera House on Wednesday 03 December 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert at Blackpool Opera House see the list of tickets available for The…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Jethro Tull's Martin Barre Band
The Citadel

Martin Barre has been a member of Jethro Tull for over 40 years and is regarded as one of the worlds best guitarists. Martin has formed his very own band to bring classic Jethro Tull tracks to a wider audience as well…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
DEC
Ladies Christmas Shopping Night
Baku Lounge

Charity Ladies Night at Baku Lounge Chorley.Tickets £5 per person to include a glass of fizz on arrival.Stalls selling fabulous christmas gifts jewellery clothes and much much more.All proceeds in aid of The Legacy Rainbow House charity.…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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05
DEC
Classic Cuts: Featuring Retro
Cameo, Preston

Retro rsquo returns to Cameo Preston hellipThe UK rsquos undisputed longest running dance brand Retro which could be crowned the pioneers of the classic house sound is returns for its monthly event residency here at the all new lsquo Cameo rsquo Preston.lsquo…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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05
DEC
Jack and The Beanstalk
St. Helens Theatre Royal

£49.00 ‐ Family 2adults & 2children£13.00 ‐ Concession£12.00 ‐ ChildSome pricestimes vary for some dates Jack and the Beanstalk tells the rags to riches story of a boy who sells the family's cow for a handful of beans getting him into a…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756333
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05
DEC
Georges Comedy Club
King George's Hall

Georges Comedy Club at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 05 December 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
DEC
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Evoque, Preston

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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06
DEC
The Boogie Williams Christmas Rock n Roll Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From the producers of the hit show Roy Orbison and Friends comes a brand new show with Boogie Williams and his guests.. Not only does the show feature the incredible Boogie Williams backed by a sensational band and big screen we have…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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06
DEC
The Dylan Project
The Citadel

Veteran rocker Steve Gibbons in the company of Fairport Convention's legendary rhythm section and PJ Wright's pedal steel and slide guitars create an evening of Bob's songs artfully arranged and played by world‐class musicians.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
DEC
VIVA Christmas Party Nights
VIVA Blackpool

After incredible response in 2013 we bring you not one but three great shows this Christmas for you to choose fromOur VIVA Christmas Party Night is exactly that an upbeat show to dance around your tables and let your hair down…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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08
DEC
'For One Night Only'
VIVA Blackpool

After a great success earlier this year the girls are back With the songs of the Divas and a magical hint of Christmas in this one off performance featuring Carol Kaye Tracey Jordan Diane Lee Carol and Jojo Savage and hosted by…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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09
DEC
A Spiritual Evening with Helen Chadwick
VIVA Blackpool

Join Helen Chadwick Clairvoyant Medium for a Spiritual Evening in the Festival Suite here at VIVA Blackpool. Helen is a professional Spiritual Medium and Psychic with over twenty‐five years experience reading Tarot and Angel cards. She is currently based in the Fylde…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01253 297297
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10
DEC
Combichrist
53 Degrees

Combichrist at 53 Degrees in Preston on Wednesday 10 December 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
Snow White Pantomime
King George's Hall

Snow White Pantomime at King George&039;s Hall live Pantomime on Wednesday 10 December 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. To compare ticket prices for the Snow White Pantomime event at King George&039;s Hall see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
DEC
Aladdin
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Join us on a thrilling carpet ride and an adventure of a lifetime this Christmas as the Lowther Pavilion in partnership with Polka Dot Pantomimes presents the wonderful pantomime ALADDIN. There will be new scenery new costumes and new faces in…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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11
DEC
Ann Widdicombe
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An Evening with Ann Widdecombe A sparkling event bursting at the seams with Anns amazing experiences of life and her career. Ann had an accomplished career in politics including her joining John Majors government. As Minister of State for Prisons Ann visited…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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11
DEC
Babes In The Wood (Evening Performances)
The Citadel

A talented non‐professional cast from the local community perform Babes In The Wood a pantomime first performed at The Citadel nee Theatre Royal in the 1880s.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
DEC
Katherine Ryan
53 Degrees

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
DEC
Babes In The Wood (Matinee Performances)
The Citadel

A talented non‐professional cast from the local community perform Babes In The Wood a pantomime first performed at The Citadel nee Theatre Royal in the 1880s.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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