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

01
NOV
Merry Hell In: 'The Return of Merry Helloween'
The Citadel

Following the success of their 2013 event acclaimed north‐west band Merry Hell return to The Citadel for their third annual Halloween hoedown. Expect fancy dress face paint and a feast of powerful folk‐rock. In association with R2 RocknReel MPlease note Under 18's…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
NOV
Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular
VIVA Blackpool

Tickets £13.90 and £15.90. 3 Course Dinner & Show Package £32.90Its Blackpool's BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and it's all live right here at VIVA BlackpoolJoin Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism ‐ with the very best guest vocalists and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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01
NOV
Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular on 01 November
VIVA Blackpool

Its the Viva Summer Spectacular featuring brilliant comedy music and dance in a 3 hour Vegas style cabaret production show ‐ its the perfect night outIts Blackpools BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and its all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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01
NOV
Goldilocks
North Pier Blackpool

Families and children will love Goldilocks live at North Pier Blackpool on the Saturday 01 November 2014 in Blackpool Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Goldilocks live at North Pier Blackpool see the list of tickets below.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

01
NOV
Illuminasia
Blackpool Winter Gardens

Families and children will love Illuminasia live at Blackpool Winter Gardens on the Saturday 01 November 2014 in Blackpool Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Illuminasia live at Blackpool Winter Gardens see the list of tickets below.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

01
NOV
Sixties Gold
Blackpool Opera House

Sixties Gold at Blackpool Opera House live on Saturday 01 November 2014 in Blackpool Lancashire. For tickets to see Sixties Gold at Blackpool Opera House see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
NOV
Joe Longthorne Live In Concert
VIVA Blackpool

Sundays throughout 2014Join Joe Longthorne live in concert as he exclusively visits VIVA Blackpool throughout 2014 for a series of Vegas style lounge performances with a full band backing in the stylish surroundings of VIVA Blackpool.With support from Leye D Johns the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
NOV
Oh What A Nite On November 06, 2014
VIVA Blackpool

Songs from Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four Tops Overtones and more performed by a brilliant 4 part harmony vocal line‐up. Hosted by Leye D Johns.Take a local vocal quartet the very best music of the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
NOV
Oh What A Nite!
VIVA Blackpool

Take a local vocal quartet the very best music of the Doo Wop Motown Rock'n'Roll and Soul music from the likes of Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four Tops Overtones and more performed by a brilliant young…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
NOV
The Mousetrap
Grand Theatre

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
NOV
Tom Stade
King George's Hall

Canadian stand‐up comedian Tom Stade is a regular at the annual Edinburgh Festival and has also appeared on TV shows including Stand Up For The Week The World Stands Up and The Comedy Store. …

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
Blackpool Tower Weekender
Blackpool Tower

NOVEMBER 7‐10th 2014 in the Tower Ballroom Circus and Tower Lounge.The UKs leading Northern Soul and Motown Weekender.Featuring the Norths Best Loved Soul DJs and featuring The World Northern Soul Dancing Championship. Brought to you by Hilton Blackpool Tel 01253‐623434 option 2…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 441909 515150
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07
NOV
Dominic Kirwen
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Dominic Kirwan Celebrating 25 Years 2014 sees one of the most dynamic and best loved entertainers that Ireland has ever produced take to the road for his much anticipated 25th Anniversary Tour. Dominic Kirwan again brings his own inimitable style to…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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07
NOV
Pendragon
The Citadel

Pendragon one of the UK's leading Progressive Rock Bands perform a rare live UK date to launch their new album in the autumn of 2014.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
NOV
Retro Returns to Cameo
Cameo, Preston

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

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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07
NOV
Georges Comedy Club
King George's Hall

Georges Comedy Club at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 07 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
King of Pop starring Navi
Blackpool Opera House

King of Pop starring Navi performs live at Blackpool Opera House in Blackpool Lancashire on Friday 07 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for King of Pop starring Navi at Blackpool Opera House now.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
NOV
Limehouse Lizzy
53 Degrees

Renowned for an action‐packed pyrothechnic‐fuelled explosion of a show Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive well and dominating stages worldwide. Attention to…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
NOV
Fleetwood Bac
The Citadel

FLEETWOOD BAC are the world's first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself they are the only Mac tribute band to authentically replicate the classic StevieLindseyChristineJohnMick Rumours line‐up.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
NOV
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

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10
NOV
Jason Cook "Broken" Tour 2014
Chorley Little Theatre

Phil McIntyre Entertainments presents:JASON COOK ‐ BROKENJason has more funny in his middle toe than most comics do in their whole body. CHORTLEWinner of the Best Drama' at the Royal Television Awards for his hit BBC2 series Hebburn' Jason is back and…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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10
NOV
Jason Cook - 'Broken' Tour 2014
Chorley Little Theatre

Jason Cook is broken his work family and comedy have all conspired to create a shell of a man who is unable to interact in society without being told exactly what to do. Despite this he keeps searching for the joy…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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12
NOV
Afternoon Variety Show
King George's Hall

Afternoon Variety Show performs live at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on Wednesday 12 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall now.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
NOV
The Wedding Present
King George's Hall

British indie rock band sensation The Wedding Present has been one of the most notable bands to ever grace United Kingdom due to their timeless classics like Will You Be Up There and Go Out…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
NOV
Krip Hop Nation
The Citadel

International hip‐hop collective Krip‐Hop Nation return to the UK uniquely blending lyricism activism and breakbeats.For tickets contact The Citadel box office on 01744 735 436 or email infocitadel.org.ukAll ages welcome.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
NOV
The Stevie Nimmo Trio & The Hexmen
The Citadel

The Stevie Nimmo Trio play with The Hexmen at this blues gig at The Citadel. Stevie Nimmo has been playing the blues for 20 years and will be performing tracks from his new album. Liverpool band The Hexmen formed as far back…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
NOV
Classics The Halle
King George's Hall

Classics The Halle at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 14 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
NOV
Steve Strange
King George's Hall

Steve Strange at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 14 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
NOV
Visage (Steve Strange) & Electro 80's
The Citadel Arts Centre

80s icon Steve Strange will be belting out Visage classics including Fade To Grey and Mind Of A Toy.Support comes from local lads Electro 80s whose high tempo show complete with lights and smoke effects will cover several 80s hits from the…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
NOV
Peter Kay
Blackpool Opera House

Peter Kay returns after almost 5 years to live stand‐up comedy with his The Tour That Doesnt Tour show at the MEN Arena in Manchester. Get your Peter Kay tickets for his 2010 stand‐up comedy…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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