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

27
MAY
Broadway and Beyond
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Broadway and BeyondSaturday 27th May 7:30pmAdults £17.50 Concessions £16.50Broadway and Beyond is a thrilling and entertaining mix of music and wit from the most popular musicals of the twentieth and twenty‐first centuries. The performance is an uplifting celebration presented in an engaging…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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27
MAY
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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28
MAY
Blackpool Tower Bank Holiday Soul
Blackpool Tower

Date : MAY 28th 2017 BLACKPOOL TOWER BALLROOM. The Promenade Blackpool ALL WINNERS Northern Soul All…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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28
MAY
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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28
MAY
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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29
MAY
Southport Waterloo AC 15km
Liverpool

29th May 2017Distance: 15kmCourse: 1 LAPCost: Un‐affiliated ‐£16 Affiliated ‐ £14Race start time: 09:30Registration: 08:00Facilities: Goody Bag ‐ Drinks Stations ‐ Km Markers ‐ Marshals ‐ Toilets ‐ Baggage Area ‐ Medal ‐ Live Timing ‐ Online Results ‐ Chip Timing ‐…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07740 554190
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30
MAY
Showtime Afternoons
Viva Blackpool

Take your reserved seats as we serve a delicious 2‐course lunch before our resident cast perform an amazing show for you with different themes and shows available to choose from including The Jerseys Ratpackers and our very own Viva Vegas show.The dancefloor…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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31
MAY
The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool

Starring ‐ The Jerseys Leye D Johns 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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01
JUN
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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02
JUN
Panic Room
The Citadel

Welsh rock band Panic Room released their debut album in 2008 titled Visionary Position. The band are made up of a former Karnataka members; Jonathan Edwards Gavin Griffiths Paul Davies Anne‐Marie Helder and Alun Vaughan.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
JUN
The Next Step Live on Stage
Opera House Blackpool

For fans of dance and also of the hit TV show The Next Step Live on Stage is a brand new live show that celebrates dance in a concert‐like setting. After performing in 8 countries in front of over 200000 fans…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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03
JUN
Exhibition Evening: Swinley Group
The Old Courts

The Swinley Group are a new Wigan‐based art collective dedicated to promoting representational and figurative Art showcase 2D drawings and paintings. The group already has several superb artists involved as members many from Wigan itself including Laura Quinn Harris Anthony Barrow David…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01942 834747
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03
JUN
Manfords Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Little Theatre plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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04
JUN
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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04
JUN
Lee Nelson: Serious Joker
Viva Blackpool

After getting into trouble for sneaking into places he shouldnt be Lee Nelson is back where he most definitely should be: live on stage with his brand‐new laugh‐out‐loud best ever stand‐up show.Venue: VIVA Blackpool 3 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HJPriceStandard: GBP 20.00Links:…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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04
JUN
Pat-a-Cake Baby
The Citadel

Are you ready Grab a spoon Because its Pat‐a‐cake timePitter‐patter get the butter Glitzy‐glossy whisk in sugar Jokey‐yolky add the eggsLong Nose Puppets offer up a marvellous moonlit show full of riotous rhyme zany puppets and spiffy special cake;…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
JUN
Memories with The Legendary Merrill Osmond
Viva Blackpool

Merrill Osmond: Rock ConcertMerrill Osmond is the lead singer for the world famous Osmond family. He is also an established solo artist. He has toured throughout the world performing in many major venues. With his brothers Merrill has sung lead on 27…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
JUN
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Preston to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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07
JUN
Avenue Q
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Avenue Q tells the funny story of Princeton a US college graduate who has moved to the New York neighbourhood of Avenue Q in order to discover his purpose in life. Full of hilarious…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
JUN
Bucks Fizz
Viva Blackpool

Early in 1981 four complete strangers sat in the drawing room of a house in Fulham and were told: you are now Bucks Fizz.In the eight weeks between that first meeting and appearing on A Song for Europe on 11th March 1981…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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09
JUN
The Music of Otis Redding
The Citadel Arts Centre

The worlds finest celebration of the music of Otis Redding. All the hits from Sittin at the Dock of the Bay to Too hard to Handle via Mr Pitiful; Show a little tenderness; These arms of mine; Cant turn you Loose; A…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
JUN
Jane McDonald
Opera House Blackpool

Jane McDonald first came to our screens as star of the docu‐soap The Cruise many years ago. Since then she has become a highly successful solo artist and actress and has until this year been…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
JUN
U2 2 (The U2 Tribute)
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 are the worlds longest running and premier look‐a‐likesound‐a‐likes to U2. Now in their 25th year on the road the band have performed over 1250 shows across three continents. With a performance alongside U2 in 1997 the band have been praised…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
JUN
Gareth Gates
Viva Blackpool

Born in July 1984 in Bradford England Gareth Gates realized already when he was a small child that performing was in his blood. After becoming runner up to Will Young in UK's first Pop Idol…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
Great Expectations
Lytham Hall

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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15
JUN
Magic of the Opera - Featuring Lesley Garrett
Opera House Blackpool

Popular Opera Singer Lesley Garrett will star in Magic of the Opera at Blackpool Opera House on Thursday 15th June.The show which features the English National Philharmonic Orchestra and principal singers from the Royal Opera House and English National Opera is presented…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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16
JUN
Blackpool International Soul Festival
Winter Gardens Blackpool

The 2nd Blackpool International Soul Festival will take place at the Winter Gardens Blackpool over the weekend of Friday ‐ Sunday June 16th ‐18th 2017.Once again we are proud to bring you a host of legendary American Soul stars On Friday night…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 629600
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16
JUN
Brass & Hot Pot with Leyland Band
Prescot Parish Church

We welcome for the first time one of the UKs finest brass bands ‐ with an international reputation ‐ now in its 71st year to entertain us with nostalgic tunes and classic melodies. Celebrate the opening night of the 13th Annual…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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16
JUN
The Furrow Collective
The Citadel Arts Centre

The Furrow Collective Nominated Best Traditional Track with The Unquiet Grave and Emily was nominated for Folk Singer Of The Year at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016. Nominated Best Group & Best Traditional TrackBBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 Rachel…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
JUN
Magnificat!
Prescot Parish Church

Choral singers from across the North West gather to form the Prescot Festival Chorus in a performance of Rutters Magnificat and Parrys I Was Glad. James Luxton Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral conducts returning in the second half with the Metropolitan Cathedral Girl…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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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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