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

14
FEB
Valentines Evening With Joe Longthorne
Viva Blackpool

A romantic night with Our JoeAs we celebrate a special occasion its Valentines night and where better to spend it that Viva Blackpool with pre‐show dining and a sensational show to follow.One of the greatest entertainers Britain has ever produced Joe has…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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17
FEB
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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17
FEB
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on 17
Viva Blackpool

Join your host Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on our unbelievable stage for a show which youre sure to love A night full of fun with…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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19
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

LiveWire is The ACDC Tribute 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.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
FEB
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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20
FEB
The Red Shoes (A Tribute to Kate Bush)
The Citadel

Featuring many of the hits from the catalogue of Kate Bush plus some of the classic album numbers that her fans love.The Red Shoes is made up of 5 hugely talented performers who recreate many of the songs both musically and visually.…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
FEB
Ed Byrne: Outside, Looking In
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Reviews from previous shows: Comedys holy grail.... Go see The Sunday Times. A masterful display of the comics art... This is a seamless and perfectly timed show that could stand proudly next to any Izzard Bailey Carr or Skinner stadium‐filler.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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21
FEB
Puss In Boots
The Citadel

Lyngo Theatre presents PUSS IN BOOTSWould you trust a talking cat You never know he might turn you from a pauper to a prince just like the hero of this story brought to vivid life on our incredible sloping stage by…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
FEB
Martin Turner plays the music of Wishbone Ash
The Citadel

Martin Turner the definitive voice creative force and founding member of the British rock legends continues to perform the bands best loved works.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check availability of…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
FEB
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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27
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel

The local lads return for another fun filled night of music and laughter. Expect to hear all your old favourites such as Chippy Tea Shopmobility Scooter as well as some future favourites.Early booking recommended.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
FEB
Lancashire Traditional $ Vintage ?wedding Fair
Darwen Golf Club Ltd

You are Invited to view our WEDDING FAIR Darwen Golf Club entertainment throughout the day Over 20 stands New 2016 Bridal CollectionsRefreshments from the bar A venue with a big heart Darwen Golf Club can accommodate wedding from 50 to 150 seated…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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01
MAR
ZooNation Into The Hoods: Remixed
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Into the Hoods: Remixed is the newly revamped version of the award‐winning production that stormed the West End in 2009. The much‐loved show returns to the stage with all the wit and charm of the original updated for 2015 with new choreography…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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10
MAR
An Evening With Hazel O'Connor
The Citadel

Award‐winning singer songwriter Hazel OConnor is back. Joined here by Clare Hirst Bellestars Communards David Bowie on sax and Sarah Fisher Eurythmics on keyboards the superb blend of the three voices and musicianship adds a sweet touch of class to…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
MAR
T'Pau
The Citadel

One of the most successful bands of the 80s perform their biggest hits. You can expect to hear classics such as China in Your Hand Heart and Soul and Valentine Please note 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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12
MAR
Mister Maker and The Shapes Live
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Packed full of arty adventures therell be a big make to take part in super songs to join in with a fabulous supporting cast and not forgetting The ShapesYes youll be able to share the fun with Mister Makers colourful all‐dancing friends…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01253 290190
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12
MAR
Rob Falsini
The Citadel

Rob Falsini shot to prominence after a video shot of him singing Snow Patrols Chasing Cars while busking in Covent Garden went viral. His videos have been viewed by millions of people from all around the world turning Rob into one of…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
MAR
Paul Carrack
Preston Guildhall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAR
Henry Priestman and the Men of a Certain Age
The Citadel

After over 37 years in the music business and with a credit list longer than both your arms in 2009 Henry Priestman having not sung since 1981 reinvented himself as a singer‐songwriter and released his debut solo CD The Chronicles…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
MAR
U2 2 at The Citadel
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 will be returning to The Citadel in March. This will be the bands only live date in this area.U2 2 have been on the raod for 24 years making them the worlds longest running U2 show Formed as…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
MAR
U22 - U2 Tribute
The Citadel

U22 are the worlds longest running tribute to U2. Formed in 1992 the band were known as Achtung Baby for many years and over 23 years they have performed over 1000 times spanning three continents. Some of U2 2s past shows include…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
MAR
Music Hall Tavern
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Back by popular demand for its 3rd successful tour of the UK and Ireland join the girls from MHT for a truly magnificent nightGet ready for a night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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30
MAR
Ginger Wildheart
The Citadel

I am really thrilled to come back to The Citadel. Not just because its just around the corner to my house although thats dead handy but Ill be playing fully electric for the first time with my mates Chris Catalyst Jase Edwards…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
APR
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall Field

2016 Dates02 April 201623 April 201614 May 201628 May 201604 June 201618 June 201602 July 201623 July 201613 August 201603 September 201624 September 201608 October 201622 October 2016InformationSale is located outdoors on the fieldCapacitySpace for up to 70 sellers safely parked with…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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03
APR
An Enchanted Easter
Viva Blackpool

This is a magical day out where priceless memories will be made and the smiles upon your childrens faces will illuminate the whole venue as they meet fairy tale princesses and prince super heroes and get to chat with their favourite characters…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 297297
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03
APR
An Enchanted Easter at Viva Blackpool
Viva Blackpool

This is a magical day out where priceless memories will be made and the smiles upon your childrens faces will illuminate the whole venue as they meet fairy tale princesses and prince super heroes and get to chat with their favourite characters…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 297297
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03
APR
Bardolph's Box
The Citadel

It can be a bit tricky being one of Shakespeares characters. But with your help Bardolph and his extraordinary box should be able to help them out Up The Road and Unity Theatre present an energised introduction to Shakespeares stories for 8‐12…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
APR
Lancashire Traditional &Vintage wedding Fair by Rc
Preston masonic hall

You are Invite to attend on Sunday 3 rd April 12 oclock .Preston city wedding Event 12.30 Welcome with Matt Philips wedding singer 1.30 Catwalk by the Bridal House .showing Alexa .Amanda Wyatt DH True Bride and Harbridge2.30 entertainment Showcase with Matt…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07538 425283
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05
APR
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Blackpool Grand Theatre

The nations favourite Shakespeare play is performed as never before; magically intertwining professional and amateur actors deep in an enchanted wood on Midsummers night. During its tour of the UK catch the show in Blackpool where local amateur theatre group Poulton Drama…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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06
APR
Leye D Johns Presents VIVA
Viva Blackpool

. Join your host Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism ‐ with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on our unbelievable stage for a show which youre sure to love. A night full of fun…

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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