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

08
DEC
FRIENDS Funny Girls Christmas Show
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Its more spectacular than ever before Featuring BRAND‐NEW ROUTINES NEW SETS & COSTUMES and AN UNFORGETTABLE NEW FINALE As our talented performers showcase their signature eye‐high kicks and incredible precision dance style in some of the most challenging numbers ever conceived. Cherished…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 743212
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09
DEC
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Four top pro comedians will make you LOLWe bring you comedians off the telly from all the major panel shows and roadshows plus the best of the rest.Previously weve booked Jason Manford John Bishop and Sarah Millican before they hit the big…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 743212
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10
DEC
BLACKPOOL TOWER Motown party
Blackpool Tower

Join us in the world famous fabulous ballroom for a night of SoulMotown and Disco classics. Featuring DJs Richard SearlingWigan CasinoBlackpool Tower Kev RobertsKings Hall StokeSignal 2 Keith FletcherBBC Lancs Rod Allsworth and Ozz.LIVE ON STAGE SOULTRAIN Fabulous Band…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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10
DEC
Great Expectations
Opera House Blackpool

Hit musical and classic story Great Expectations is to be added to the 2016 season at Blackpool Winter Gardens.The Charles Dickens classic will mark the Opera Houses Christmas season for 2016 running from Saturday December 10 to Saturday January 7.Produced by Peter…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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10
DEC
Indulgence
Cameo, Preston

Join us every Saturday night for best in entertainment Party hard or groove along to the classics in Cameo.Cameo is an exciting new venue offering unrivaled levels of customer service. Indulge in a wonderful world of freshly made cocktails extraordinary spirits &…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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10
DEC
Playreading
Blackpool Grand Theatre

This is the ideal way for anyone to exercise their love of literature and great drama. No experience of playreading is necessary and you dont even have to join in if you dont wish. This is an informal and friendly group of…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 743212
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11
DEC
Need A Little Christmas
Viva Blackpool

Nicky Figgins Centre Stage Academy presents their annual Christmas show.Featuring the very talented Vocals of rising star Bethany Markham alongside the talented students of Centre Stage.Artists Speakers: centre stage.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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12
DEC
Theatre Heritage Tour - December
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Renowned as architect Frank Matchams masterpiece The Grand has a long and lively history.Our Theatre Heritage Tours will give you the opportunity to stand on the raked stage and observe the cantilevered tiers of circles boxes and pit.There is no theatre quite…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 743212
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14
DEC
Jack and the Beanstalk
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Jack and the BeanstalkDecember 14th ‐ December 30th 2016Various times ‐ see listing.Relaxed Performances:Tuesday 20th December 10amWednesday 28th December 5:30pmSigned Performances:Monday 19th December 10amFriday 23rd December 5:30pmJack and the Beanstalk is a great hit with all the family whether you are 3…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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15
DEC
Brian May and Kerry Ellis
Preston Guildhall

ANTHEMS: The Concert is the live version of Anthems Kerry Elliss stunning hit debut album produced by and co‐starring Queen legend Brian May.Brian May says: Kerry Ellis is now acknowledged as a phenomenon equally at…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
DEC
Christmas Classics with Blake
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 16th December 7:30pmAdults £25Seniors Children £23Christmas Classics with BLAKEJoin Brit‐Award winning vocalists BLAKE for their celebrated Christmas show featuring festive songs in beautiful trio harmony video projections & the groups famous fast‐paced comedy banter.During this 2‐hour stage spectacular BLAKE perform…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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16
DEC
Classic Rock Society presents: Touchstone
The Citadel

TOUCHSTONE are a five piece UK Progressive Rock band originally formed in 2003. The band has developed in many ways since the early days and morphed into the present line up with Adam Hodgson on guitars Moo on Bass Guitar Henry Rogers…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
DEC
Heart of Glass Presents: Kids Rave
The Citadel

Big Kids Little Kids Cardboard BoxScottee presents a morning rave for kids Balloon modeling face painting drag queens and bowls of cerealIts a morning knees up for children under 8Wear something colourfulFor more information or to book tickets over the phone please…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
DEC
Heart of Glass Presents: Scottee's Party Piece
The Citadel

Following Scottees sell out success at Citadel with Camp last Christmas he is backNow its your turn take to centre stage and share with us your party pieceWhether youre a champion gurner know how to cry milk can recite the periodic table…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
DEC
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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19
DEC
The Grand Christmas Concert
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Poulton‐le‐Fylde Brass Band alongside host Father Geoff Bottoms will celebrate the festive season in rousing style with the yearly Grand Christmas Concert.Packed with all your favourite sing‐along carols and festive melodies this family friendly concert is the perfect start to your Christmas.Venue:…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 743212
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21
DEC
The Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza
Preston Guildhall

Due to overwhelming public demand and to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year Tony Denton Promotions are proud to announce the return of the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza for the second year running starring THE OSMONDS. This dazzling must‐see holiday…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 804444
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24
DEC
Viva Vegas Live – Christmas Eve!
Viva Blackpool

Join Leye D Johns as he presents our Vegas style cabaret night with sensational guest vocalists and the beautiful VIVA Showgirls for an evening of Vegas style festive funVenue: Viva Blackpool 3 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HJPriceStandard: GBP 14.50Meal and Show: GBP…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
DEC
Christmas Day Family Gala Dinner
Viva Blackpool

Spend Christmas Day With Us Here At VivaA leisurely day for all the family to enjoy as we celebrate Christmas Day with a traditional Festive Gala Dinner.Arrive to a welcome drink and await Santas arrival whilst our guest vocalist performs some festive…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
DEC
Christmas Day Festive Lunch
Viva Blackpool

Our Christmas Lunch Served In The Festival SuiteJoin us in our indoor marquee the Festival Suite at Viva Blackpool as we serve our sumptuous seasonal traditional 3 course lunch on Christmas Day.Arrive at noon and take your reserved seats for lunch…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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28
DEC
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

29
DEC
Chris Connor: The World Famous Elvis Presley Tribu
Viva Blackpool

The Closest Thing Youll Get To The KingWith the highest production values and the highest performance standard it is truly as if Elvis Presley is performing in front of your very eyesWith a company of incredible musicians the Word Famous Elvis Show…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2016 at Pesto
Pesto at the Dicconson Arms

Two fabulous leading ladies from Londons glittering West End will sing a range of musical hits opera classics as well as boogie‐woogie favourites to make this a wonderful evening.Tickets are just £60 per person and include a fabulous Pesto dinner entertainment and…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01257 252733
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31
DEC
The BIG New Years Eve Family Party
Viva Blackpool

Your DJs for the evening Eddy and Eddie will host your night with table magician guest vocalists Phil Jeffries Johnny Wright and other special guests on stage throughout the evening.We also have a special UV Disco for the kids with special…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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31
DEC
Viva Vegas Live! New Years Eve Gala Show
Viva Blackpool

The complete night out under one roof let us look after you with optional pre‐show dining a sensational show starring Leye D Johns and his cast of vocalists and showgirl dancers New Year countdown live from Big Ben and after show party…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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01
JAN
New Years Day with ‘The Ratpackers’
Viva Blackpool

Modern and classic swing tunes nestled alongside operatic spectacles and all‐time favourites performed by The Ratpackers an incredible male 4‐part harmony group and special guests. Think Buble Old Blue Eyes Sammy Davis Junior The Overtones Jack Pack you will love being…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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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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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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