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

16
JAN
The Nutcracker
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Raymond Gubbay LTD presents Russias acclaimed ballet company returns for the UK Tour 2017. Performed by The Russian State Ballet of Siberia and accompanied by a live orchestra The Orchestra of the Russian State Ballet.As snowflakes fall outside the warm glow of…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 743212
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17
JAN
Coppelia
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Raymond Gubbay LTD presents Russias acclaimed ballet company returns for the UK Tour 2017. Performed by The Russian State Ballet of Siberia and accompanied by a live orchestra The Orchestra of the Russian State Ballet.This light‐hearted tale of mistaken identity and confused…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 743212
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18
JAN
Swan Lake
Blackpool Grand Theatre

An immortal love story filled with emotion and beauty Tchaikovskys magical score creates a truly unforgettable experience. Formed in 1981 The Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russias leading…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
JAN
The Benidorm Show
Viva Blackpool

Featuring the incredible homage to We Will Rock You One Vision comedian Jimmy Carol and the incredible vocal duo Smart Move its definitely one not to be missed with a full night of comedy and music that will take those winter…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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21
JAN
Ramin Karimloo and the Broadgrass Band
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Saturday 21st January 7:30pmAll tickets £28.50Lead me HomeOlivier and Tony Award nominee Ramin is best known for playing leading roles in both of the West Ends longest running musicals The Phantom and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera and Jean…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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24
JAN
Francis Dunnery
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An international gem returns to the stage Joining us at the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Francis Dunnery; one of the countrys finest singer song‐writers brings his signature style of music to Lytham for a night youll never forget.Following on from…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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24
JAN
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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27
JAN
The Hexmen & The Extras
The Citadel

The Hexmen where founded by frontman vocalist and harmonica player George Hexman in the late 70s joining forces with major movers and shakers of the Liverpool music scene. Although they have always been known as a blues band the Hexmens material…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel

David Bowie the legend through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke into the 80s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane widely acclaimed as…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
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 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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29
JAN
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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02
FEB
Woofers Comedy CLub
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From Comedy Clubs to corporate events award winning Phil is the comedian for all occasions. Phils act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a porta‐cabin on mount Alice…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
FEB
Heart of Glass Presents: Laurence Clarke
The Citadel

Everybody seems to want their independence right now but be very careful what you wish for Laurence spins his tales of adolescence love and Harry Potter as he discovers that he doesnt have to be Superman and do everything by…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
FEB
Showaddywaddy
Viva Blackpool

Ladies and Gentlemen we present ShowaddywaddyThe Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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03
FEB
Voodoo Room
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd February 7:30pmGeneral Admission £17.50The Voodoo RoomA Celebration Of Power Trio ClassThe UK scene of the late sixties was a melting pot of musical styles from which the fusion of BluesRock emerged establishing the power trio as the driving force of…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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04
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

Roxy Magic are a band of experienced and talented musicians who reproduce the diverse music and imagery of the hugely influential Roxy Music and pop icon Bryan Ferry. All the hits are performed with skill style and verve to deliver an exciting…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
FEB
The Chef Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Chef ShowRagged Edge ProductionsA fusion of play and cookery demonstration deliciously entertaining for all the familyFather and son Abdul and Kamal are having a particularly busy night in their restaurant. As they struggle to deal with all of the customers…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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10
FEB
Bianca Del Rio - Not Today Satan Tour
Opera House Blackpool

Season 6 winner of RuPauls Drag Race self‐professed clown in a gown Bianca Del Rio brings her new stand‐up show Not Today Satan to the UK for the first time This hilariously hateful comic is known for her foul mouth and unapologetic…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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10
FEB
Bianca Del Rio
Blackpool Opera House

Bianca Del Rio at Blackpool Opera House in Blackpool on Friday 10 February 2017. 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: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
FEB
CBeebies ‘Spotbots’ and ‘Justin’s House’
Opera House Blackpool

Childrens TV stars Callum Donnelly Richard Franks and Robin Hatcher are the stars of the popular hit CBeebies TV show SPOTBOTS ‐ they also joined Justin Fletcher recently in Justins House for lots of the usual craziness and shenanigansThis hilarious trio who…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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11
FEB
The Stumble
The Citadel

A blistering mix of blues soul and old school R&B The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past 20 years. Festival favourites in every corner of the UK and Europe The…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
FEB
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
The Citadel

Doors Open at 2:00pm On Stage at 2:30pmJamie has one job: look after the sheep.If the wolf sneaks out from the forest he must shout and scream WOLF so that everyone from the village can come and chase the wolf away.Watching sheep…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Big Top Aintree Racecourse

Liverpools own circus is back this February half term with a hilarious new show which we hope once again will win your heart at Aintree Racecourse Ormskirk Road L9 5AS from the 17th 26th February The thrills will certainly be with…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 080500
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17
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

LiveWire is The ACDC Show. The unique six‐man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC complete with cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock n Roll.The ACDC story is over forty years in the making with…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERT
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 17th FebruaryMichael ‐ The Legacy In ConcertAdults £16.50 Children Seniors £15.50MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERTThere are several tribute shows to Michael Jackson currently performing around the world but only one production that has gone all the way to bringing a…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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18
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots kick off their 10th year of Hotpotting with another night of music and fun at The Citadel. Hotpot shows are always a sell‐out so early booking is recommended.Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
FEB
The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio
The Citadel

One of the best loved classics for children comes to life literally. Crickets cats foxes and of course the world‐famous puppet will spring out of our collection of dusty old magic books while Patrick Lynch from CBeebies pulls all the strings and…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
FEB
La Cage Aux Folles
Opera House Blackpool

Following a sell out West End and Broadway production Brighton Theatre Group present La Cage Aux Folles.With a heart touching tale of one familys struggle to stay together and ultimately stay fabulous and true to…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
FEB
Who's Who
The Citadel

Formed in West London in 1996 Whos Who the longest established Who Tribute Show in the UK have received incredible reactions across Europe and beyond for their exciting live performances. Widely respected and acknowledged by members of The Who as the group…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
MAR
Black and Gold
The Citadel

This well‐drilled 10 piece soul outfit runs through a set list packed with classics from the Motown era mixed with contemporary gems and a few Northern Soul favourites thrown in for good measure. Their fast moving set list includes numbers by Otis…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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