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

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Mr Stink
Gallery at Brockholes

David Walliams star of Little Britain has written the smelliest book of all time which now breaks new wind ground in this scratch n sniff production bringing Mr Stinkpongingly to life.David Walliams whos not in…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Kaiser Chiefs
Haydock Park

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Cameo and Vinyl Presents
Cameo, Preston

Description:Join us this Saturday 6th June for 2 nights rolled into 1.We have an extra special guest joining us for a special meet & greet session ‐ Geordie Shores very own Aaron Chalmers.Before 11:00pm we bring that bar feel to your night…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Kids Planet Higher Broughton Summer Fair Open Day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Higher Broughton

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 8th August 11am ‐ 2pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting tombola raffle and moreKids Planet Higher…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 927457
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Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room,

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07599 209293
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Wigan Athletic FC Business Academy
DW Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous DW Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together.Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to engage…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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Kids Planet Prestwich - Summer Fair & Open Day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Prestwich

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 15th August 11am ‐ 2pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting tombola raffle and moreKids Planet Prestwich…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 738989
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Peters Monthly saturday night dance date
st Marys Hall

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07538 425283
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The Secret Garden
Hoghton Tower

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 669187
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Ghost Hunts at Haigh Hall
Haigh Hall

In partnership with Haigh Hall UK Shadow Seekers are offering a Ghost Hunt that may turn your hair greyHaigh pronounced Hay Hall is located in Wigan Lancashire.A Grade II listed building built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay the 7th Earl…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 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 only.…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Blackburn Rovers Zipwire
Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Are you ready to flyCalling all daredevils.. Fancy taking part in the first ever zipwire happening at Blackburn Rovers Football Club on Saturday 5th September 2015 Why not join Blackburn Youth Zone for this fantastic exhilarating event where youll be taken to…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01254 292000
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England vs Australia 3rd ODI
Old Trafford (LCCC)

England vs Australia 3rd ODI at Old Trafford LCCC in Manchester on Tuesday 08 September 2015. 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…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Sports

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The Doppel Gang
THE MET (MALT BAR)

A new comedy play inspired by the legendary Marx Brothers embarks on a nationwide tour this autumn. Just Some Theatre Company are the talented young bunch behind The Doppel Gang a new comedy by Dominic Hedges which will tour 12 venues.The…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 085158
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Dancers Preston Legendary salsa Party
Preston Grasshoppers

DANCERS PRESTON LEGENDARY SALSA PARTYwith LIVE BAND MAMBO CON RUMBOTurn up the Latino vibe on the decks is BARRY GBeginners class by Peter Ronson 7.30 Advanced class 8 pm by Guest Instructor TBCDance salsa .Batcha .Kizomber .argentine tango…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07973 688382
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Horror Camp LIVE!
Scare Kingdom Scream Park

Horror Camp LIVE is an immersive horror simulation experience based in the fictional Campground Mass Acre. Over 13 hours campers become part of an interactive living horror game.Horror Camp LIVE is a unique scare entertainment experience which mixes live scareactors indoor and…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick
The Citadel

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick are two of the biggest names in British folk music and they tour together in 2015.Their experienced approach to their art lacks none of the fervour of their early days and brings a maturity born of many…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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September Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 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 only.…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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England vs Australia 5th ODI
Old Trafford (LCCC)

England vs Australia 5th ODI at Old Trafford LCCC in Manchester on Sunday 13 September 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…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Sports

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The Moulettes
The Citadel

Moulettes are one of the UKs most unique touring bands and are steadily being singled out from the wave of Bjork & Kate Bush influenced Alt.Folk artists that have arisen this decade. With Strings Guitars Drums Bassoon and Synths Moulettes music weaves…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Cash (No.1 Johnny Cash Tribute)
The Citadel

As is so often the case with unique artists it takes another one to fully appreciate them. Having lived the life and music of Johnny Cash and other country heroes who came before and since Ben Welburn aka CASH has effortlessly recreated…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Sportsmans Dinner
Ewood Park

Join us for our first charity Sportsman Dinner. To be held in Jacks Lounge at Ewood Park on Friday 18th September. Arrive 7.30pm for 8pm sitting. Included in the £32 ticket price is a delicious 3 course meal by…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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JUDIE TZUKE - Songs and Stories
The Citadel

Judie Tzuke rose to fame with the hauntingly beautiful track Stay With Me Till Dawn. She has had a number of top 10 albums including the much celebrated Welcome To The Cruise. Listen to songs old and new at this intimate gig.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Darwen Golf club Wedding fair
Darwen Golf Club Ltd

Darwen Golf Club Wedding Fair Vintage&Traditional 20th September 2015 . Bridal by ARELES BRIDAL DARWENWin £50 with your £1 entry ticket 12.30 to 3.30pm Catwalk All day Entertainments Over 20 vendors …

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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Vibrant Vintage Fair
Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire

Vibrant Vintage are organising 5 fabulous vintage and retro craft fairs at the impressive stately Haigh Hall during 2015. The fairs have a wide range of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing accessories home wear collectables and china dating from 1920's…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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Nuclear Operations and DECOM Summit 2015
AJ Bell Stadium

UNITING ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS WITHIN THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRYThe Institutions globally recognised DECOM event has been rewritten There is increasing demand on the nuclear industry to plug the gap and opportunities within the sector will continue to grow as new builds start. Newstations however…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02079 731258
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King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
The Citadel

Rough tough and always rocking the legendary King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys' zany stage show sometimes belies the fact that here is the finest most authentic rhythm & blues band ever to come from outside the USA. As anyone who has…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Wigan Event & Wedding Showcase
Macdonald Kilhey Court

Ntertain is delighted to have been invited back to Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel after a fantastic showcase in September 2014. For 2015 we are bringing an even bigger and better selection of entertainers for your entertainment pleasure. You will experince 8 live…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01942 530503
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MK Area 10 MK Groove Armada WHP15
The Warehouse Project

MK Area 10 MK Groove Armada WHP15 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Friday 25 September 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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…

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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