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

25
FEB
Who's Who
The Citadel

Formed in West London in 1996 Whos Who the longest established Who Tribute Show in the UK have received incredible reactions across Europe and beyond for their exciting live performances. Widely respected and acknowledged by members of The Who as the group…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
FEB
The Academies Event 2017: The future of state scho
AJ Bell Stadium

The Academies Event 2017 boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from the education sector. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations. Throughout the Academies Event 2017 delegates…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +4401612 958150
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03
MAR
Black and Gold
The Citadel

This well‐drilled 10 piece soul outfit runs through a set list packed with classics from the Motown era mixed with contemporary gems and a few Northern Soul favourites thrown in for good measure. Their fast moving set list includes numbers by Otis…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
MAR
Bernard Wrigley
Peel Park Hotel

From starting in folk clubs as a child bride then writing & performing at the Octagon theatre in Bolton Bernard Wrigleys career has always combined singing and acting. From TV programmes and films such as Coronation Street Emmerdale Phoenix Nights Dinnerladies Alan…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07724 118575
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04
MAR
Sounds of Simon
The Citadel

As seen on BBC The One ShowThe Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. Lose yourself to nostalgia as the full band play such classics as Mrs Robinson The Boxer The Sounds of Silence and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
MAR
Wyrd Sisters
Bolton Little Theatre

Something is rotten and really quite stinks in the Kingdom of Lancre. Best selling novelist Terry Pratchett takes Shakespeares Hamlet Macbeth and King Lear stirs them up a bit and then turns the; heat up. Its all there wicked Duke and…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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07
MAR
Big Data and Internet of Things Conference
Adelphi House

The Internet of Things and Big Data Conference boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from multiple sectors. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations.Throughout The Internet of…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 952385
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09
MAR
Kidscan Firewalk Fundraising Challenge
Media City UK

Dare to walk on firePut your bravery and courage to the test and take on this ultimate challenge..Walk on fire for Kidscan Childrens Cancer Research as we want EVERY child with cancer to survive and thrive. We are looking for thrill‐seeking fundraisers…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01612 953206
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10
MAR
Smaller Rooms presents: Jim Moray
The Citadel

For 15 years Jim Moray has been at the forefront of a new movement in English traditional music. His debut album Sweet England changed the sound of folk song and won a brace of awards for its innovative melding of orchestration and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
MAR
Nearly Dan (The Spirit & Sound of Steely Dan)
The Citadel

Less tribute and more homage Nearly Dan is saviour to the growing legions of Dan fans desperate to hear the meticulously crafted grooves and allusive lyrical style of Donald Fagen & Walter Becker. Nearly Dans approach is faithful though not reverential and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
MAR
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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14
MAR
Ecommerce Conference 2017: The future of mobile re
Adelphi House

The Ecommerce Conference 2017 boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from the world of online retail. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations.Throughout the Ecommerce Conference 2017…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 950115
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15
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Epstein Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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17
MAR
Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes
The Citadel

Paul Lamb & the King Snakes are considered by aficionados as one of the best British blues bands. Known for his mastery of the harmonica Paul Lamb is a seasoned professional who has been in the business since the age of…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
MAR
Nine Below Zero
The Citadel

An audience favourite is returning to the Citadel stage. One of British Blues Rocks most enduring and respected bands Nine Below Zero have gained quite the following in the UK and Europe since they originally formed in 1977. One of the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
MAR
Old Skool Disco music concert
Culcheth sport club

Elliott Brass prepares to take you back to your youth at their Old Skool Disco concert.The Elliott Brass Ensemble will be hosting an Old Skool Disco themed evening in March which they say will be guaranteed to take you back to your…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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21
MAR
Wine on the Rug
North Cestrian Grammar School

This light‐hearted drama is packed full of all the favourite murder mystery elements. It is set in a manor house where the wealthy owner family members and staff all fall under suspicion when one of the guests is murdered and a police…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 282277
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23
MAR
The Play Will Go On?
North Cestrian Grammar School

This comedy is set in a local amateur theatre where there is a crisis when the director goes into hospital. Can Penelope turn things around and get the actors to pull together with her new production…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 282277
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25
MAR
Preston Jam: 25-Hour Day
Media Factory

There will be a variety of musicians and a range of music styles dropping in throughout the event to jam with each other and create a unique musical narrative. Drop in at any time during the 24‐hour performance to open your mind…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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25
MAR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
MAR
Rick Astley
Preston Guildhall

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAR
Preston Jam: Avant Garden
The Ferret

Come and join us to hear this live music collaboration which will be something a little different to what you may be used to.An excellent evening of varied music‐making featuring the jazz‐fusion guitar legend and ex‐Isotope band leader Gary Boyle. A central…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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30
MAR
Road by Jim Cartwright
The Citadel

Dates and times marked with a are provisional and may be subject to change.The Citadel Adult Theatre Company return to the stage to perform Jim Cartwrights gritty play about life in a working class Northern town.Road explores the lives of the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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31
MAR
Preston Jam: Danny Saul/Kinder Meccano/Third City
The Continental

Danny Saul is an experimental musician performer and composer from Manchester UK. Recently awarded a PhD in electroacoustic composition Danny works within areas of electroacoustic composition and laptop performance. He has toured throughout the UK Europe USA and Japan. He runs the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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31
MAR
Preston Jam: Music and Freedom Symposium
UCLan Media Innovation Studio (MISt)

Leading Civil Rights scholar and author of the landmark text Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm and Blues Black Consciousness and Race Relations Professor Brian Ward from Northumbria University will give the keynote address on Freedom Sounds: Music and the Civil Rights Movement.…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
Absolute Bowie
53 Degrees

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 893000
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01
APR
Preston Jam Music Festival: Rhythm Alley Jammin
Preston Flag Market

First up are the Worldwise Samba Drummers and Preston Samba Dancers community groups based at UCLan as part of the Something for Everyone project. Their infectious high‐energy performances combine traditional rhythms and dance moves with original material.Come and take part in some…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
Preston Jam: Django Performance Seminar
Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Professor Stuart Hampton‐Reeves ‐ presenting Stuart Hampton‐Reeves ‐ guitar Paul Murphy ‐ rhythm guitar John Wilton ‐ double bass James Goodwin‐Hudson ‐ lead guitarThis will be an illustrated performance of Djangos music by a quartet specialising in Hot Club‐style gypsy jazz. Django…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
Preston Jam: Preston Jam at 53
Venue 53

A pre‐Ribble Valley Jazz Festival Fringe Event partnered by the University of Central Lancashire & Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues in a stunning 3 band production from 6.30pm to midnight with Soweto the multi award winning UK king of jazz and hip‐hop.…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
The Signatures
The Citadel

The Signatures put their own expression to many Northern Soul numbers creating a true balance between authentic & modern in sound. The Signatures as musicians enjoy playing Northern Soul live giving a full set of passion and energy guaranteeing to get an…

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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