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

29
JUL
T.Rextasy
Blackpool Grand Theatre

The worlds only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan & T.Rex. T.Rextasy have now been gigging around the world for over 20 years a career that ironically out lives Marcs very own T.Rex.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
JUL
Event Name Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA!
Viva Blackpool

Leave your troubles at the door take your reserved seats and get yourselves ready for a wonderful evening packed with comedy music and dance performed by our supremely talented cast in our amazing award winning venueLaughter a plenty with Leye D Johns...Join…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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30
JUL
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA!
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound ‐ no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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31
JUL
Think Floyd
Blackpool Grand Theatre

With over 20 years experience recreating the legendary sound of Pink Floyd live on stage Think Floyd embark on a sensational nationwide tour this year.The brand new production features The Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here arguably…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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02
AUG
The Jerseys present... Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool

The Jerseys are back for their third season as we go back into the archives of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Stylistics Beach Boys Drifters and more...Its an evening of great music fun and more ‐ with amazing vocalists and your…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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03
AUG
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on 03 August 2016
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound ‐ no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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04
AUG
Solid Gold 70s
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Like 70s music Youll love this. Reviving the golden age of pop its the latest live concert show from the creators of the Magic of Motown.Glamrock greats disco hits power ballads and party anthems from Sweet T Rex Queen Elton John 10CC…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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06
AUG
Dinosaur Zoo
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Direct from Australia Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you've never seen them before up close and personalFrom cute baby dinos to teeth‐gnashing giants meet the most recent addition…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
AUG
Wuthering Heights
Hoghton Tower

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present Emily Brontes classic love story set on the beautiful mysterious wilderness of the Yorkshire moors. This treasured story of enduring love and passion has thrilled and entranced for generations and is now brought alive on…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01254) 688040
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10
AUG
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on August
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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11
AUG
Dirty Dancing
Opera House Blackpool

Adapted from the 1987 romantic film Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage came to the West End in October 2006 and portrays the story of a teenage daughters rebellion against her father and infatuation…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
AUG
Comedy Station Comedy Club
The Round Room at VIVA Blackpool

Viva Blackpool presents the very best in comedy talent every week for Stand‐Up Saturday hosted by Ryan Gleeson. Eat Drink and get merry Viva is home to the Comedy Station Comedy Club. 4 mighty fine comics take to the stage their…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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14
AUG
Lecture: Health & 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: 07599 209293
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17
AUG
Effective Stores Management for Beginners
SR Supply Chain Preston

A one‐day course focusing on the key tools and techniques used to manage inventory and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business.This CPD Continuous Professional Development programme is accredited by SR Supply Chain Consultants Limited a CIPS Centre of Excellence.Effective…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 282555
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24
AUG
Leye D Johns Presents...
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound ‐ no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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26
AUG
Roy Chubby Brown
Viva Blackpool

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
AUG
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on 27 August 2016
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound ‐ no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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05
SEP
Christina Bianco – Me, Myself & Everyone Else
Viva Blackpool

Christina Bianco makes her triumphant return to the UK with Me Myself & Everyone ElseBroadway and West End performer Christina Bianco became a YouTube sensation with her diva impression videos gaining over 22 million views worldwide. A woman of a thousand versatile…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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09
SEP
The Smiths Ltd
The Citadel

The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester UK the hometown of The Smiths.After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and the…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
SEP
BLACKPOOL TOWER Northern Soul
Blackpool Tower

A 6 hour feast of classic soul from the 60s 70s and the 80s in the UKs Mecca of dance hall ‐ all your favourite soul hits played by a top…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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10
SEP
The SoulTrain
The Citadel

Here we go again with another major music and dance night bringing the countrys finest Northern Soul Band The SoulTrain to St Helens on Saturday 10th September 2016. For all the soulboys and girls out there all the stops will be pulled…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
SEP
Guys & Dolls
The Charter Theatre

Preston Musical Comedy Society presents: Guys & Dolls which is the famous Broadway musical by Frank Loesser. Its the sizzling New York tale of gamblers gangsters and nightclub singers and is a cornerstone of the musical comedy stage that continues to…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772804444Box Office
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16
SEP
Sportsmans Dinner
Ewood Park

Dean Saunders is a former Wales international footballer who played as a striker in a professional career which lasted from 1982 until 2001. He has also been involved in club management with Wrexham and Doncaster Rovers.He is probably best known for playing…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01704 823276
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17
SEP
G4 Back For Good Tour 2016
Guild Hall

Having reunited in 2014 G4 are now officially Back For Good.Hail the kings of Popera Daily MailA 5 masterclass in delivery tone and performance Celebrity RadioA pitch‐perfect performance Frost MagazineVocally Flawless Entertainment FocusSpecial Guests: G4 will join forces with the latest singing…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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17
SEP
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 Plant…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
SEP
Footloose
Opera House Blackpool

Based on the 1980s hit film that took the world by storm Footloose the musical sizzles with the same spirit of youth rebellion and romance.City boy Ren thinks his life is over when he is forced to move to Bomont an American…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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19
SEP
The Billy Joel Story
Viva Blackpool

. The story of one of the most enigmatic and prolific song writers of all time Billy Joel told with his music and excerpts from his own stories. Performed by pianist and vocal performer Andy Mudd ‐ a successful musical director to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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23
SEP
Martin Simpson
The Citadel

A spell binding evening of music with one of the finest acoustic guitar players in the world.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check availability of seated tickets please contact our Box…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
SEP
Ghost Hunt at Mill Street Barracks
Mill Street Barracks

Pay for your ticket via Bank Transfer BACS and receive £5 off per ticketPlease Note: This offer is redeemed against Full Ticket Payments OnlyBuilt in 1861 and is steeped in military and local history it has accommodated many branches of the armed…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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28
SEP
Leye D Johns Presents VIVA On Sept 28
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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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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