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

22
SEP
Fawlty Towers Comedy Night and Interactive Dinner
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

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: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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23
SEP
Martin Stephenson
The Citadel

MARTIN STEPHENSON has been one of the UKs best‐loved musicians for 30 years.New album CALIFORNIA STAR sees him reunited with The Daintees the band hes intermittently fronted through a string of albums and hundreds of gigs since his teens in…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
SEP
Goblin's Peter and the Wolf
The Citadel

Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas...Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises.Featuring animal antics of singing birds…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
SEP
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Blackburn to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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27
SEP
Abandoman Life And Rhymes
Epstein Theatre

The year is 1993. After destroying rural Irelands talent show circuit hip‐hop improvisers Abandoman are teetering on the edge of international fame. This is their access‐all‐areas story: the highs lows and a cast of charactersthat changes every night.This is your chance to…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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30
SEP
Christmas Shop Grand Launch
Botany Bay

Its going to be a Nutcracker of a Christmas Visit our magical displays for festive inspiration and create a wonderland of your own.Drumroll please March into Christmas 2017 with our Botany Bay Nutcrackers. Its time to officially open our Christmas shop and…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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30
SEP
Helping Children Bloom Gala Dinner
The Point, Emirates

Gala DinnerPre dinner drink on arrival3 Course MealEntertainment for the evening includes:60s Senstations The FourmostMagicianAuction and RaffleDancing till midnight with Pulse EntertainmentCategory: Fundraisers VolunteerPrices:Per Person: GBP 65.00Table of 10: GBP 600.00Artists Speakers: The Fourmost Steve Walls Pulse Entertainment…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01617 103305
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30
SEP
Meet Kai at Hamleys with the LEGO® Ninjago™ Mov
Hamleys Manchester

The Finest Toy Shop in the World is teaming up with LEGO to celebrate the release of The Ninjago MovieYou wont want to miss out on meeting one of Ninjagos very own ninjas; Kai who is stopping by at Hamleys on his…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03717 041977
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30
SEP
Seyes
The Citadel

Described in Classic Rock Magazine as Britains premier Yes tribute band SeYes present a two‐hour show celebrating the quintessential prog rock experience. Concentrating on the classic seventies incarnation of the band the show contains the brilliant Yours is No Disgrace Roundabout Ive…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
OCT
Jerry Shadowitz
Epstein Theatre

With his unique combination of comedy absolute hatred and card tricks every moment is guaranteed to make you feel better about YOURSELF as he bangs on about some pish or other. Last week it was something about cutting up eyeballs for baby…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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06
OCT
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

A female guitar prodigy at fourteen Chantel was told by major labels that she had a great voice but girls dont play guitar like that Wisely ignoring the comments she enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
OCT
Darkside Performing Pink Floyd Show
Epstein Theatre

Seven musicians will deliver with empathy and passion a brand new show with tracks from the massive back‐catalogue of Pink Floyd from the early magical days of Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett through to later iconic albums renowned for their complex structures…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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07
OCT
Led Into Zeppelin
The Citadel

Led Into Zeppelin are one of the UKs leading tribute bands. The four‐piece recreate Led Zeppelins back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing.The band comprises Paul Bradshaw as Robert Plant…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
OCT
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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13
OCT
Bootleg Blondie
The Citadel

BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry & Blondie tribute band and the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGBs in New York City before its demise in 2006. CBGBs was the Holy Grail of American Punk and New Wave where…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
OCT
Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders
The Citadel

Andy Fairweather Low came to prominence as the lead singer in Amen Corner. The 60s saw them clock up hit after pop hit. Songs such as Bend Me Shape Me Hello Suzy If Paradise is Half As Nice are internationally remembered…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
OCT
Real Deal Comedy Jam Autumn Tour 2017 - Preston
Evoque Preston

The Real Deal Comedy Jam is coming to your city with the hottest urban comedy stars taking the show on tour to five different venues in five different UK cities.The production will open on 29 September in Reading Berkshire before touring to…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07950 216833
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15
OCT
Comedy Stars: Stand up comedy night in Blackburn
Thwaites Empire Theatre

A stand up comedy show special not to be missedThe Comedy Stars come to Lancashire One special night onlyTake the Mike brings the future stars of comedy to Blackburn Lancashire Sunday 15th October 2017This special night of laughter features BBC stand up…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 685500
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15
OCT
Manchester Half Marathon
Emirates Old Trafford

If you only enter one half marathon this year make it the Manchester Half Marathon. Great entertainment outstanding crowd support and glorious finish at Emirates Old Trafford the home of Lancashire Cricket Club plus a medal and a technical t‐shirt for all…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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21
OCT
The Enid
The Citadel

After 40 years The Enid continue to create bedazzling genre‐busting music. Fusing rock symphonic electronic and choral elements there is simply no other band like them on planet earth. Following the recent critical acclaim of their Journeys End trilogy The Enid enter…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
OCT
Catapluf's Musical Journey
The Citadel

Explore rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf whose imagination takes you to places where music can be found in everything: pans…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
OCT
Fleetwood Bac
The Citadel Arts Centre

FLEETWOOD BACMAC ARE ... BAC Presented by GS PromotionsFLEETWOOD BAC are the worlds first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic Rumours line‐up.Over the last few years they…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolron Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
OCT
Merry Hell
The Citadel

MERRY HELL is a band founded on the ever evolving Folk tradition music made by the people and shared by the people. Though our hearts and souls are tuned to the songs which came…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Mum2mum Market (Didsbury) Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School

SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds.Dont know where to start sorting out your baby items sign up for…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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29
OCT
Grannylocks and the Monstrous Duckling
The Citadel

Part of the Big Imaginations Childrens Theatre Festival 19 October 5th November 2017Join performance poet Joseph Coelho winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary.Poetry Award as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
OCT
Zombie-rella and Blood Red Hood
The Citadel

Part of the Big Imaginations Childrens Theatre Festival 19 October 5th November 2017Join performance poet Joseph Coelho winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
NOV
Simon Amstel- What Is This
Epstein Theatre

FOLLOWING A SERIES OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SOLD OUT INTERNATIONAL TOURS SIMON AMSTELL BEGINS HIS FIFTH STAND UP TOUR IN THE UK.What Is This promises to be a deeply personal funny exploration of beauty intimacy freedom sex and love.…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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03
NOV
Joe Longthorne
Epstein Theatre

Currently residing in his adopted home of Blackpool Joe Longthorne is still a hugely popular and inspirational performer. Now watched by many on Royal Variety Performances he first rose to fame after his success on…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
NOV
Simon McBride
The Citadel

The Holy Trinity of Belfast rock n roll Van Morrison Rory Gallagher & Gary Moore might just be on the verge of becoming a four‐leaf clover. PERFORMER MAGAZINE USAAfter back‐pedalling on his solo career to start a family Simon McBride…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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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