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

07
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club
David Lloyd

BBCs Tom Binns Launches New Comedy Night at David Lloyd Warrington.Funhouse Comedy Club which already runs successful nights at various venues all over the country is excited to announce the launch of their brand new comedy night at David Lloyd Warrington.Funhouse Comedy…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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07
MAY
Mum2Mum Nearly New Market Accrington
St Christopher High School

SELL quality second hand baby childrens 0‐6years and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds. Sign up for our free decluttering tips at www.mum2mummarket.co.ukget‐free‐tips.htmlBook a stall http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.html…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07595 177893
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08
MAY
Lecture: Help and 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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07599 209293
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13
MAY
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

The Blues came calling first but rock and roll was always waiting around the corner. When Chantel was eight years old she was the youngest person in the UK to pass a Rock school exam. At 12 she was jamming in…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
MAY
Classic Rock Society Presents: Magenta
The Citadel

MAGENTAPRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETYFormed 15 years ago by keyboard player composer Rob Reed and vocalist Christina Booth Magenta have long been regarded as one of the UKs premier progressive rock bands and with a string of exceptional…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
MAY
Wiggle 4 Counties
Withy Grove Park

In a brand new event series Pennine Event and Wiggle bring you Wiggle 4 Counties; a challenging yet rewarding sportive offering the very best of the North West. Taking in sections of road within all four of the immediate North West counties…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01772 447979
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19
MAY
Healing Horticulture & the Dig In Project
Astley Coach House Conference Room

Find out how horticultural therapist Donna Rowe‐Green harnesses the healing power of gardening and her work with military veterans in Preston and Chorley.Tickets £3 including refreshments. To book a place contact astley.hallchorley.gov.uk or call 01257 515151.Talk takes place in Astley Coach House…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01257 515151
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20
MAY
Smaller Rooms Presents: Josienne & Ben
The Citadel

To win the Best Duo category at the 2015 BBC Folk Awards is quite an achievement at any stage of an Artists career. But just two years prior to this accolade Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker were virtually unknown on the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
MAY
Grand opening EAST MEETS WEST Weekend wedding Show
The Royal Banquiting Hall

GRAND Opening WEEKEND WEDDING SHOW .The Dual Cultural Bridal Event is hosted by The Royal Banqueting Hall .London Rd .Preston a stunning refurbishment has just been completed to showcase all types of weddings .whether Asian or English Traditional this…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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21
MAY
Sarah Millican
King George's Hall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
MAY
Industrial Control Cyber Security Nuclear
The Centre Birchwood Park

The Cyber Senate Industrial Control Cybersecurity Nuclear conference consists of presentations and debate from some of the Nuclear energy industrys leading end users from Operational and IT backgrounds Government influencers leading cybersecurity authorities and some of the worlds most influential solution providers.Job…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +44(0)2070 961754
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28
MAY
Fawlty Towers Dinner & Show
Grosvenor Casino Salford

Fawlty Towers Comedy Dining Experience Come along to Grosvenor Casino Salford and have an evening with a difference. You will enjoy a fantastic 2 course meal in our restaurant but as well as being served by our restaurant team we have some…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 390467
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28
MAY
Nick Harper
The Citadel

2016 promises to be an exciting celebratory year for Nick Harper with a lengthy UK tour planned to support the third and final vinyl retrospective album and one box to unite them all. Nick will also be collaborating with Port Erin…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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31
MAY
NDC2016
The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

With almost 200 reactors due to be shut down by 2040 and an estimated 80.4bn to be spent on nuclear decommissioning globally in the next 25 years the global nuclear decommissioning and waste management industry faces a steep learning curve.The considerable uncertainties…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 2073 757177
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03
JUN
The Songs of Nick Drake
The Citadel

Nick Drake is the most revered and truly loved of all of this Countrys singersongwriters. He recorded three cherished Albums between 1969 and 1972 but was almost entirely unknown in his day. After his tragic death in 1974 aged only 26 his…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
JUN
Psychic Night
Grosvenor Casino Salford

Back by popular demand after our SELL OUT SHOW in JANUARY.Enjoy a 2 course meal a FREE win £10 bet and Psychic show for £11.95 per person.Call Neesha on 0161 839 0467 for more informationBook in advance as tickets will sell out…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01618 390467
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04
JUN
Theatr Lolo Presents: Boxy & Sticky
The Citadel

Ive found a box.Ive found a stick.This box can be whatever I want it to be.I can be ‐Inside it. Outside it.Under it.On top of it.This stick was the first toy in the world.I canTap with itThrow it and catch it.I can…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
JUN
UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
Salford Quays Watersports Centre

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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10
JUN
Space
The Citadel

Space have sold over 2 million albums world wide with titles including Spiders Tin Planet Suburban Rock and Roll and Attack of the Mutant 50ft Kebab and also released 10 top 40 singles and a host of other single releases to‐date with…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
JUN
Jacked presents Lenny Fontana & Twism
The Bleachworks

Jacked returns to the Bleachworks for a night of the finest house and disco. With special guests Lenny Fontana & Twism all the way from New York City. With support from Mr H Sandro Valentino Marlz Sam and of course Keef &…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07803 422165
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17
JUN
Classic Rock Society Presents: Karnataka
The Citadel

RESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY Karnataka rose to the forefront of the female‐fronted symphonic progressive rock scene with the release of their landmark album Delicate Flame of Desire. Their follow up and critically acclaimed album The Gathering Light won…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
JUN
"THE ULTIMATE PENALTY" Murder Mystery Dinner
Grosvenor Casino Salford

. 40 goal‐a‐season hero John Cherry has called it quits and is expecting a big money move to the Premiership. But will Foul Play show him a blood red card...His team have just had the best season in their entire history amazingly…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01618 390467
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25
JUN
Mum2Mum Nearly New Market Darwen
Darwen Vale High School

SELL quality second hand baby childrens 0‐6years and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds. Sign up for our free decluttering tips at www.mum2mummarket.co.ukget‐free‐tips.htmlBook a stall http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.html…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07595 177893
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25
JUN
Panic Room
The Citadel

Welsh rock band Panic Room released their debut album in 2008 titled Visionary Position. The band are made up of a former Karnataka members; Jonathan Edwards Gavin Griffiths Paul Davies Anne‐Marie Helder and Alun Vaughan.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUN
Rihanna
Old Trafford (LCCC)

Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in Barbados and moved to the US to pursue her recording career at the age of 16. Known now simply as Rihanna she released her debut album in 2005 titled…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUL
Beyonc
Old Trafford (LCCC)

Beyonc at Old Trafford LCCC in Manchester on Tuesday 05 July 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Beyonc tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUL
HMS Pinafore
The Lowry

The much‐loved highly‐acclaimed all‐male H.M.S. Pinafore is embarking on an extensive UK Tour to ensure no‐one misses the boat. Join the hilarity of Gilbert and Sullivan with the award‐winning company that brought you the all‐male productions of The Pirates of Penzance…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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29
JUL
Funny Women Awards 2016 Heat
The Lowry, Pier 8

See some emerging comedy acts before they go stratospheric help raise vital funds and awareness for domestic violence charity Refuge and grab some Benefit Cosmetics goodies while youre at it The Funny Women Awards have been promoting female comics for over…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07904 631438
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28
AUG
Summer Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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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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