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

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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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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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Mr Stink
Astley Park

David Walliams star of Little Britain has written the smelliest book of all time which now breaks new wind ground in this scratch n sniff production bringing Mr Stinkpongingly to life.David Walliams whos not in…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Sing-a-Long-a FROZEN
The Grand Theatre

Its the most popular Disney comedy‐adventure to hit the big screen and with the fairy dust of Sing‐a‐Long‐a added you are guaranteed a great time.A full screening of Disneys FROZEN with lyrics on screen to help you sing along during the film.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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Lewis Schaffer is Free until Famous
The Grand Theatre

The acclaimed New York comic now based in the UK comes to Blackpool.Pronounced Shay‐fer Lewis Schaffer combines the comedy genes of Joan Rivers and Jackie Mason with the relevance of the freshest British comedians.Lewis Schaffers free‐wheeling style often described as jazzy makes…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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High Jinx - starring Michael Jackson
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. Having featured on ITVs Fool…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Tommy Cooper Show
The Grand Theatre

The Tommy Cooper Show features West End star Daniel Taylor as Tommy Cooper in the knockout performance of the year.The show comes with a fabulous supporting cast and all of your favourite jokes. Between the story the gags and the magic and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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Blackburn Rovers Zipwire
Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Are you ready to flyCalling all daredevils.. Fancy taking part in the first ever zipwire happening at Blackburn Rovers Football Club on Saturday 5th September 2015 Why not join Blackburn Youth Zone for this fantastic exhilarating event where youll be taken to…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01254 292000
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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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The Full Monty
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers low on both cash and prospects decide to present a strip act at a local club after seeing their wives' enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. One of them Jerry…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Tommy The Rock Opera Starring Joe McElderry
Opera House

This multi award winning adaptation of the original chart topping album tells a powerful tale of a deaf mute and blind pinball player who becomes an international messiah.Peter Frosdick in association with The Blackpool Opera House is delighted to announce the Premiere…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 561111
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Blackpool Mecca Reunion
Blackpool Tower

The Blackpool Mecca Reunion at the Tower Ballroom BlackpoolThe Blackpool Tower Ballroom Saturday September 12thThe Blackpool Tower The Promenade Blackpool FY1 4BJAt last the one youve all been asking for An authentic Blackpool Mecca reunion in this world famous location and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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Dancers Preston Legendary salsa Party
Preston Grasshoppers

DANCERS PRESTON LEGENDARY SALSA PARTYwith LIVE BAND MAMBO CON RUMBOTurn up the Latino vibe on the decks is BARRY GBeginners class by Peter Ronson 7.30 Advanced class 8 pm by Guest Instructor TBCDance salsa .Batcha .Kizomber .argentine tango…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07973 688382
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Horror Camp LIVE!
Scare Kingdom Scream Park

Horror Camp LIVE is an immersive horror simulation experience based in the fictional Campground Mass Acre. Over 13 hours campers become part of an interactive living horror game.Horror Camp LIVE is a unique scare entertainment experience which mixes live scareactors indoor and…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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Introduction to Wine - Wine Tasting Experience Day
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: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 301934
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Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick
The Citadel

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick are two of the biggest names in British folk music and they tour together in 2015.Their experienced approach to their art lacks none of the fervour of their early days and brings a maturity born of many…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Cannon & Ball
Viva Blackpool

Canon & Ball are here at VIVA Blackpool for a one night only performance with support from Leye D Johns The VIVA Showgirls & Bobbys sons comedy duo The Harper Brothers. Tommy and Bobby have carved their careers from decades of performances…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Moulettes
The Citadel

Moulettes are one of the UKs most unique touring bands and are steadily being singled out from the wave of Bjork & Kate Bush influenced Alt.Folk artists that have arisen this decade. With Strings Guitars Drums Bassoon and Synths Moulettes music weaves…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Cash (No.1 Johnny Cash Tribute)
The Citadel

As is so often the case with unique artists it takes another one to fully appreciate them. Having lived the life and music of Johnny Cash and other country heroes who came before and since Ben Welburn aka CASH has effortlessly recreated…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Sportsmans Dinner
Ewood Park

Join us for our first charity Sportsman Dinner. To be held in Jacks Lounge at Ewood Park on Friday 18th September. Arrive 7.30pm for 8pm sitting. Included in the £32 ticket price is a delicious 3 course meal by…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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JUDIE TZUKE - Songs and Stories
The Citadel

Judie Tzuke rose to fame with the hauntingly beautiful track Stay With Me Till Dawn. She has had a number of top 10 albums including the much celebrated Welcome To The Cruise. Listen to songs old and new at this intimate gig.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Darwen Golf club Wedding fair
Darwen Golf Club Ltd

Darwen Golf Club Wedding Fair Vintage&Traditional 20th September 2015 . Bridal by ARELES BRIDAL DARWENWin £50 with your £1 entry ticket 12.30 to 3.30pm Catwalk All day Entertainments Over 20 vendors …

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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Vibrant Vintage Fair
Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire

Vibrant Vintage are organising 5 fabulous vintage and retro craft fairs at the impressive stately Haigh Hall during 2015. The fairs have a wide range of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing accessories home wear collectables and china dating from 1920's…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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Dreamboats and Miniskirts
The Grand Theatre

The sequel to Dreamboats and Petticoats. What happened to Bobby & Laura and Norman & Sue... THEIR STORY CONTINUES INSPIRED BY THE 7 SMASH HIT MULTI‐MILLION SELLING ALBUMS OF DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS. Its 1963 and the world is changing. Bobby and Lauras…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 012532 90190
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King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
The Citadel

Rough tough and always rocking the legendary King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys' zany stage show sometimes belies the fact that here is the finest most authentic rhythm & blues band ever to come from outside the USA. As anyone who has…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Wigan Event & Wedding Showcase
Macdonald Kilhey Court

Ntertain is delighted to have been invited back to Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel after a fantastic showcase in September 2014. For 2015 we are bringing an even bigger and better selection of entertainers for your entertainment pleasure. You will experince 8 live…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01942 530503
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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…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Mum2mum Market
Christ The King Catholic High School

Buy top quality baby and childrens goods at out award winning pop up indoor market. 30 Stalls under one roof giving you the best choice and the best bargains. FREE parking in the large car park at the front of the school…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07804 855019
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Union J
Empress Ballroom

This English four‐piece boy band formed through the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 in which they finished fourth. Signing up with Sony in 2012 their debut single was released in June…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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BIG Walkies Blackburn
Witton Country Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Witton Country Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from cruelty.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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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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