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

29
MAR
Preston City Wedding Fair
Preston Masonic Vintage Hall

everything for your wedding . Traditional and Vintage inspired venue dressing . Catwalk 3pm from Bridal BlissShowing 2015 new designer gowns . Brides maids flower girls Mother of the Bride as well Bridal Gowns.Free wedding Book . Free County Brides ..Over 25…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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Cirque Surreal - The Voyagers
The Lowry Theatre

A dynamic fusion of circus dance drama and comedy will highlight the outstanding talents of world class artistes in this spectacular show for all the family this Easter at The Lowry.Leading performance artistes from over 10 countries have come together for the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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04
APR
United vs Aston Villa
Old Trafford

United vs Aston Villa at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 04 April 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Sports

10
APR
Strangefish
The Citadel

Manchester progressive rock band Strangefish have been in existence off and on for twenty‐five years now since their initial formation in 1989. Inspiring an unswervingly loyal cult following along the way the band took two periods of hiatus from 1996‐2000 and from…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
APR
Strangefish & Haze
The Citadel

Classic Rock Society promoted concert featuring a double bill of progressive rock from Sheffield based Haze and Manchesters Strangefish. Tickets from http:www.classicrocksociety.co.ukshopstrangefish‐plus‐tbc…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07977 618089
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11
APR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

Following a terrific gig in April 2014 The Floyd Effect return to treat fans to more gems from the Pink Floyd treasure chest. Expect great musicianship and stunning special effects which combine to create fabulous entertainment. Please note Under 18's must be…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
APR
United vs City
Old Trafford

United vs City at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 11 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Sports

11
APR
United vs City
Old Trafford

United vs City at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 11 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch United vs City live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Sports

15
APR
PLAYS PLUS "Lear's Daughters"
Bolton Little Theatre

Lears Daughters by Womens Theatre group and Elaine Feinstein Director June GriceSisters born in a nursery‐rhyme world begin to play more and more dangerous games.After experiencing Shakespeares tragedy King Lear one may have unanswered questions: What happened to the Queen Who is…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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16
APR
Duke Special
The Met

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
APR
Black AKA Colin Vearncombe
The Citadel

The Citadel presents a rare and intimate show from one of the finest voices in music. As Black Colin Vearncombe lit up the charts with his timeless Wonderful Life the hits Sweetest Smile and Everything Is Coming Up Roses and also produced…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
APR
The Ugly Duckling
The Citadel

Life isnt much fun in the farmyard for the misfit duckling. Teased and tormented he dreams of kindlier places beyond the farm gates. But will he survive out thereJoin in the adventures of this famous under‐dog in Hans Christian Andersens much‐loved tale…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
APR
Bellowhead
Parr Hall

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
APR
Renaissance
The Citadel

PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY www.classicrocksociety.co.uk Renaissance is a band with a rich history unique unto themselves as progressive rock pioneers who rose from the ashes of the seminal UK rock band The Yardbirds. Their career has spanned forty…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
APR
Quadrophenia
The Citadel

Quadrophenia Night returns to The Citadel to celebrate The Whos iconic film of the same name as well as the wider 1960s music scene. The perfect night out for Mods Rude Boys Soulites and everyone else For tickets contact The Citadel box…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
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Rainbow Ramble
Bishop Rawstorne High School

The Legacy Rainbow House 7th annual sponsored Rainbow Ramble event.Sign up and walk further for those who cantChoose to run or walk our 18 11 or 5 mile Rainbow Ramble routes. All start and finish at Bishop Rawstorne High School in Croston…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01704 823276
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25
APR
Dont Let Daddy Know
Victoria Warehouse

Dont Let Daddy Know at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on Saturday 25 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
APR
Sean Lock
Chorley Little Theatre

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
APR
Sally Morgan
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Fresh from her new TV series on Living TV Britains best loved celebrity psychic returns following her sell‐out show here in February.Sally has used her gift over the years to help many people and is…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
APR
Dave Spikey Punchlines
King George's Hall

Dave Spikey Punchlines at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 30 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Dave Spikey Punchlines live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
MAY
Lancashire Wedding Showcase
Haigh Hall

See some of the North Wests best entertainers live on stage at one of the most beautiful stately homes in the north west of England. Haigh Hall plays host to dozens of incredible events every year.One of which being the Ntertain Wedding…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07734 805817
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01
MAY
Otis Grand
The Citadel

Otis Grand knows the Blues from down‐home Texas or Rockin R&B to West Coast Jump to the classic sounds of 60s Chicago blues.His reputation for being one of the most authentic exponents of classic electric blues guitar is well documented and further…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
MAY
Alan Carr
Preston Guildhall

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
MAY
Ska Face
The Citadel

Formed from the desire to return to the classic sounds of their youth Ska Face contains ten individual members with a combined age of over 450 years between them. Old enough to know better but young and foolish enough to attempt to…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
MAY
United vs West Bromwich Albion
Old Trafford

United vs West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 02 May 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Sports

03
MAY
May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 27 old stationary stem 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 only.…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01257 265003
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03
MAY
Mike Harding Evening of Poetry
The Citadel

With a resume that reads folk singer and songwriter poet and playwright comedian and broadcaster fell‐walker and fly‐fisherman; its hard to pigeon‐hole Mike Harding. Described by Billy Connolly as the funniest man in England and acknowledged as the Grandfather of Folk Mikes…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
MAY
Witches of Eastwick
The Charter Theatre

Preston Musical Comedy Society are performing this fantastic musical from 6th ‐ 9th May 2015 at Prestons Charter Theatre under the directorship of Peter Taylor from our stunning 2012 production of Mack and Mabel and choreography by Lorna Cookson. This promises…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772721835/07989 832721
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09
MAY
"Boy Gets Girl"
Bolton Little Theatre

Theresas blind date with Tony seems to go well and she agrees to dinner. She has a successful career in New York and it is easier for her to commit to work than another person. But when flowers arrive every day and…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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09
MAY
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

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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