What's on inHorwich

Welcome to Horwich

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Horwich - 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 Horwich to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Horwich

01
AUG
CHARCOAL DRAWINGS
THE MET (MALT BAR)

This is an exhibition of sixteen charcoal drawings by artist Charmaine Turner.Her use of the charcoal medium brings out allits power and subtlety. The strength and elegance of these works corresponds to her choice of subject matter that ranges from myth to…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07774 751493
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02
AUG
Snooker Legends 2014
King George's Hall

Snooker Legends 2014 appear live to play More Sport at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 02 August 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Sports

02
AUG
Snooker Legends 2014 VIP Reception
King George's Hall

Live More Sport ‐ Snooker Legends 2014 VIP Reception playing at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on the Saturday 02 August 2014. For sports event tickets see below.…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Sports

03
AUG
Russell Howard
The Lowry

Award‐winning comic Russell Howard and regular on BBCs Mock The Week hits the road to bring his unique comedy style to a discerning crowd of fans. Born in Somerset England Russells awards include Zoo…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
AUG
War Horse National Tour
The Lowry

War Horse National Tour will be performing live at The Lowry on the Monday 04 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for War Horse National Tour online.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
AUG
Black Star Riders
53 Degrees

Black Star Riders at 53 Degrees in Preston on Tuesday 05 August 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
AUG
England vs India Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

England vs India Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester on Thursday 07 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest England vs India Cricket tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
AUG
Test Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

Test Cricket appear live to play Cricket Test Series at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on Thursday 07 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Sports

08
AUG
Jessie J
Haydock Park Racecourse

London born and raised singer and songwriter Jessie J continues her rise to stardom adding to her various awards and nominations for her music including 2011 Critics Choice BRIT Award and the BBCs Sound of…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
AUG
Hang the DJ feat. DJ Tim Burgess
The Citadel

Tim Burgess of Manchester band The Charlatans performs a DJ set at the second Hang The DJ alternative club night. Special guests Stillia and resident DJ Jack Martin top off a great night of music. Tim has recently been touring the world…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
AUG
Tom Jones
Haydock Park Racecourse

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
AUG
England Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

England Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground live on Sunday 10 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see England Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
AUG
India Cricket
Old Trafford Cricket Ground

India Cricket performs live at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester Lancashire on Sunday 10 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for India Cricket at Old Trafford Cricket Ground now.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
AUG
Reel Big Fish
King George's Hall

Straight out of Huntington Beach California the band Reel Big Fish became a ska punk sensation in the 90s with the album release entitled Turn the Radio Off. This group has been labeled by Mojo…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
AUG
The Smiths Ltd
The Citadel

The Smiths Ltd formed in Manchester 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 band now…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
AUG
The Midnight Beast
53 Degrees

When it comes to hilarious lyrics and funny acts there is none that can be compared to the Midnight Beast. The recent appearance of the band members at Oxford Street in colorful shorts and vests…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
AUG
IRap ITrap
King George's Hall

IRap ITrap appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 16 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch IRap ITrap at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for IRap ITrap.…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
AUG
United vs Swansea City
Old Trafford

United vs Swansea City at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 16 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch United vs Swansea City live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Sports

23
AUG
Absolute Blondie
The Lord Rodney

ABSOLUTE BLONDIE are the Ultimate Tribute to Blondie & Deborah Harry performing LIVE classic Blondie anthems like HEART OF GLASS MARIA SUNDAY GIRL ATOMIC CALL ME THE TIDE IS HIGH and many more Their energy packed show is fun and comes…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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24
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and lovingly restored 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
AUG
Dig It
King George's Hall

Dig It at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 28 August 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
AUG
Whalley Live 2014
Whalley Centre

Whalley Live 2014 From Friday 29th August to Sunday 31st August 2014 Whalley Near Clitheroe will be having a weekend of entertainmentMusic Events will be held in all four pubs De Lacy Swan The Dog Inn Whalley Arms also events will be…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07841 759409
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30
AUG
Utopia Old Skool and House Anthems
King George's Hall

Utopia Old Skool and House Anthems at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 30 August 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
AUG
Wedding Fair
Preston masonic hall

The Preston City Wedding Fashion & Beauty Vintage FairPreston Masonic Hall.PR1 2QU parking off Walker st.A Ladies Day......Bridal ‐‐BEAUTY .31st August.2014 12 pm Melissa Marie Bridal Wear Mawdesley£1 ENTRY FREE TICKET TO WIN £100 voucher from Vintage Lane to spend towards…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07538 425283
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31
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Elite Student Showcase 19
Darwen Library Theatre

Families and children will love Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre on the Sunday 31 August 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre see…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

03
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TIG NOTARO - ‘BOYISH GIRL INTERUPTED’ TOUR 201
The Lowry

One of the greatest performances I've ever seen SUNDAY TIMES CULTURELive has now gone on to sell over 100000 units which is unheard of for comedyalbums these days. During 2012 and this album release Tig has been reviewedand profiled by The New…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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05
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Danny Bryant
Citadel Arts Centre

Europe's leading Blues & Rock publication Classic Rock Blues recently called Danny a National Blues Treasure a title that he has worked tirelessly and passionately to earn. Riding high on the European blues scene for over a decade yet still only 32…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
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Back To Broadway
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Back To Broadway will be performing live Musicals at Pyramid and Parr Hall on the Friday 05 September 2014 in Warrington Cheshire. Buy tickets for Back To Broadway online.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
SEP
Hang the DJ with Special Guest DJ Mike Joyce
The Citadel

Our new alternative club moves to third base as Mike Joyce of legendary 80s band The Smiths takes to the decks. Mike will be supported by local band Titors Insignia and there will also be a set from regular house DJ Jack…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
The Lowry Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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Tourist Attractions


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…

Turton Tower

A Delightful Tudor House in Woodland Gardens A distinctive 15th century English country house. Set in relaxing woodlands on the edge of the popular walking area of the West Pennine Moors.Period rooms displaying a magnificent collection of decorative woodwork, paintings and furniture includes items loaned from the…

Wigan Pier

At the heart of The Wigan Pier Experience is The Way We Were, an authentic recreation of life in the 1900s for the people of Wigan and surrounding Lancashire. Witness the Victorian way of life from schooldays through to work and play. You can experience…

51st State

51st State Nightclub in Wigan, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01942 829819 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Bowling in Wigan, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01942 820225 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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