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

23
NOV
Jason Byrne- The Man With Three Brains
Epstein Theatre

Jason has three brains which kick into action when he hits the stage. His left brain scans the audience and room looking for improv moments. His right brain collates stand‐up material and stunts poised to dish out the funnies at speed. His…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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25
NOV
ComedySportz Birthday Show!
Chorley Little Theatre

ComedySportz is the all ages all action all improvised comedy show where two teams compete for laughs using audience suggestions to weave gags games sketches and songs. Its fast its fun and its completely unpredictable. Theres a referee on hand to keep…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01257 264362
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25
NOV
Mama presents: An Evening of Genesis Music
The Citadel

Mama will be performing the classic hits of Genesis and ex members Phil Collins Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherfords band Mike And The Mechanics live. This is a show for fans of the massive Genesis and company hits in the 80s and…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
NOV
Santa's Grand Arrival by Husky Driven Sled
Botany Bay

Watch as Santa arrives on his sled led by Siberian Huskies on Saturday 25th November at 12 noon to officially open his Land of Sweets Grotto which looks good enough to eat On arrival he will be greeted by his Elves where…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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25
NOV
Viva Vegas Live! Christmas Party Night
Viva Blackpool

The Ultimate Christmas Party NightAllow us to transport you to the lights sparkle music and extravagance of Vegas with just a hint of Festive Cheer and Christmas merriment without even leaving the seaside Its CHRISTMAS IN VEGAS Laughter a plenty with Leye…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
NOV
Wine Tasting Experience Day with Lunch
The Glendower Hotel

11am to 4pm ‐ including Champagne & delicious 2‐course lunch at the beautiful Glendower Hotel plus a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines. Passionate about wine & want to learn more Each course is a fascinating introduction to the world of Wine.…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 301934
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26
NOV
John Bishop: Winging It
Opera House Blackpool

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to the Winter Gardens with a brand new show WINGING IT in autumn 2017 It will have been 3 years since his last tour and WINGING IT is gearing up to be his biggest and best…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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26
NOV
Santa's 'Land of Sweets' Grotto
Botany Bay

Meet Santa in his magical Land of Sweets Grotto at Botany BayGrotto Dates;Saturdays ‐ 2nd 9th 16th & 23rd December 2017Sundays ‐ 26th November 3rd 10th & 17th December 2017Friday ‐ 22nd December 2017Open 10am ‐ 5pm each dayLocated in our outdoor…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 443515
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29
NOV
Jim Davidson - 40 Years On
Viva Blackpool

Jim brings to the stage for the first time a truly revealing and hilarious look at his life. From the triumphs to the tragedies.Jim Davidson as you have never seen him before.A night not to be missed.Venue: Viva Blackpool 3 Church Street…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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30
NOV
Cinderella & Rockerfella
The Citadel Arts Centre

Cinderella and Rockerfella is a modern panto‐style reworking of the classic tale with all the traditional characters: downtrodden Cinderella Rockerfella formerly known as Prince Charming Buttons the Ugly Sisters and the Fairy Godmother together with a selection of additional characters from music…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
DEC
Community Christmas Tree Festival
Community Christmas Tree Festival Longton

Community Christmas Tree festival supporting Derian house childrens hospice ‐ children of Ashleigh Nursery Longton Primary School and Rossall School choirs presenting songs for Christmas. Katie Bradley presenting a Christmas Melody 24 local exhibitors along with contemporary tree…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 615942
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01
DEC
King of Pop
Opera House Blackpool

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whos star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.King Of Pop ‐ The Legend Continues is currently on tour in the UK and is taking British theatres by…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 629600
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01
DEC
Tameka Jackson - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christmas
Viva Blackpool

Hosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for a top tribute Christmas Party Night.Tameka Jackson brings the very best in entertainment with her sensational voice covering the greatest hits of Soul…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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02
DEC
Demonstration of Evidential Mediumship
Penwortham Community Centre

Our mediums for this evenings demonstration are International Medium Angela McInnis Platform Medium Hilary Butler and Pam Drury Platform medium. All three ladies serve the many Spiritualist Churches in around and beyond Lancashire. Our aim is to bring the proof that…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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02
DEC
The Upbeat Beatles - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christ
Viva Blackpool

Hosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for our Top Tribute Christmas Party Nights.The Upbeat Beatles recreate the sheer fun excitement and magnetic power of The Fab Four and the unforgettable…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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04
DEC
VIVA PRESENTS - THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS SPECTACULA
Viva Blackpool

Enter our award winning accessible venue right in the heart of Blackpool take your reserved seats in a Christmas‐themed wonderland and enjoy The Spirit of Christmas Spectacular.Featuring a plethora of incredibly talented musicians singers dancers specialty acts and our very own choir…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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08
DEC
A Christmas Carol
The Atkinson

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
DEC
Killer Queen
Opera House Blackpool

Relive some of Queen's great hits that have now become anthems for several generations including:One Vision You're My Best Friend Under Pressure Another One Bites the Dust I Want to Break Free Bohemian Rhapsody We…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
A Day of Mediumship learning & participation.
Preston Ethical Spiritualist Church

A day of participation and activity as we experience the practical processes of working with Spirit and also an exploration outside our usual experiences that will stimulate participation and discussion.Bon is a well‐known demonstrating medium with over 20 years experience in…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01772 492162
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09
DEC
A Special day of Philosophy and Discovery
Preston Ethical Spiritualsit Church

. An opportunity to expand your knowledge and understanding of other dimensions in a relaxed and informal atmosphere in our lovely Spiritualist Church which has disabled facilities.Bob Dawson is a well‐known demonstrating medium with over 20 years of …

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01772 492162
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09
DEC
Climb That Tree
The Citadel Arts Centre

David Gibb is on a one‐man mission to make brilliant engaging and high quality music for families and children. Climb That Tree is the brand musical stages show from award‐winning songwriter and musician David Gibb.Join David on a musical journey through…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
DEC
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Blackpool
Best Western Carlton Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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10
DEC
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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10
DEC
The Abominable Snowman (11:30am performance)
The Citadel

Everyones afraid of the Abominable Snowman. But Snowball isnt scary at all and hes fed up of being alone in his forest home. A very funny magical adventure about what its really like when people think you are something you are not.Moon…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
DEC
The Abominable Snowman (2:30pm performance)
The Citadel

Everyones afraid of the Abominable Snowman. But Snowball isnt scary at all and hes fed up of being alone in his forest home. A very funny magical adventure about what its really like when people think you are something you are not.Moon…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
DEC
Beautiful World - A Tribute To The Music Of ‘Tak
Viva Blackpool

TAKE THAT have dominated the music industry for nearly three decades ‐ Gary Barlow Mark Owen Jason Orange Howard Donald and Robbie Williams were responsible for 17 hit singles; including 8 consecutive Number 1s all through the 1990s creating anthems that are…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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16
DEC
Beautiful World - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christmas
Viva Blackpool

The UKs premier tribute group to Take ThatHosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for our Top Tribute Christmas Party Nights.These sensational vocalists all professional performers in their own right come…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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16
DEC
Peter Pan A Musical Adventure
Opera House Blackpool

Second star to the right and straight on to Blackpool. The skys the limit this Christmas as with a sprinkling of fairy dust Blackpool Opera House takes you on a magical journey to Neverland in a sensational swashbuckling adventure from Saturday 16…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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17
DEC
Christmas Lunch with boxing legend FRANK BRUNO MBE
The Ramada Plaza Hotel

Spend the afternoon in the company of one of the nations favourite boxers and hear Franks fascinating tales of his life and amazingboxing career fighting some of the meanest toughest men on the planet inc MIKE TYSON twice and LENNOX LEWISSTANDARD…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07713 628054
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22
DEC
The Jerseys - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christmas Par
Viva Blackpool

Its time to get down with those boys from JerseyHosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for our Top Tribute Christmas Party Nights.Celebrate the music of one of the greatest groups…

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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