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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Horwich

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APR
Lennon's Banjo
Epstein Theatre

The play is based on the 2012 novel Julias Banjo by Rob Fennah and Helen A Jones and will mark the 60th anniversary of Julia Lennons death and the disappearance of the banjo she taught her son to play. Produced by Pulse…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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24
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Planet Circus
DW Stadium

The worlds most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Globe of Death with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph this act has to be seen to be believed. Bonita with her hoola hoop sensation will amaze…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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24
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An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde
St Joseph's Hall

This fabulous comedy AN IDEAL HUSBANDIs performed by Award winning St Josephs PlayersAMDRAM. They are now the longest running amateur dramaticSociety in the world. Entertaining generations of familiessince the 1800s…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01942 604603
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27
APR
Definitely Oasis
The Citadel

The band regularly sell out top class venues across the UK and were recently the first ever tribute band to sell out Glasgows iconic Garage Venue quite an achievement when you consider only 3 years ago the band played there first gig…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
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Absolute Bowie come to Prestwich
The Longfield Suite

David Bowies evolving image has mesmerised fans since the early 70s and for the first time ever Absolute Bowie will take audiences on a trip that presents all his best‐loved personas in all their glory. Absolutely wicked. As one who was there…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01612 537227
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Local Women In Business Bolton Networking Event
Last Drop Village

Announcing our Bolton Local women in business networking event taking place from 7:30pm on 27th April 2018 at the The Last Drop Village Hotel and Spa BoltonGuest speaker Sam Flynn ‐ Social Media Trainer Speaker and Author giving valuable advice on the…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07769 355298
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28
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ComedySportz
Waterside Arts Centre

ComedySportz is an all ages all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick‐witted gags games sketches and songs from audience suggestions. Its a show thats fast feel good and always unpredictably funny. Theres a referee…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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28
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ComedySportz 4 Tots
Waterside Arts Centre

Join ComedySportz for their popular new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive this friendly non‐competitive version of their regular show will delight and entertain with madcap improvised games featuring plenty of physicality stories songs silly…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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Twinkle Twinkle (2:30pm Performance)
The Citadel

There are melodies that live in all of us. No one knows that more than Marty the puppy whose songs and playtime with his Dad are the best part of his day.But sometimes you have to learn how to find the music…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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Twinkle Twinkle (12:30pm Performance)
The Citadel

There are melodies that live in all of us. No one knows that more than Marty the puppy whose songs and playtime with his Dad are the best part of his day.But sometimes you have to learn how to find the music…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
MAY
Jadis
The Citadel

U.K Neo Progressive band Jadis eagerly head out to play live for the first time in 6 years .Band members Gary ChandlerStephen Christey and Andy Marlow are joined this time by Keyboard player Martin Orford who was a major part of the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
MAY
May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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06
MAY
Lecture: Help & 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: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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07
MAY
Shop 'n' Bop
Botany Bay

Join us this bank holiday for a day of shopping music and dancingPut your best foot forward at our Afternoon Swing Dance on Monday 7th May 12pm ‐ 4pm. Go back in time with the amazing A‐Train Swing and enjoy music from…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01257 261220
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09
MAY
Monty Python's SPAMALOT
Preston Guild Hall

Monty Python and the Holy Grail tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and their quest for the Holy Grail. Monty Pythons SPAMALOT features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights flatulent Frenchman…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 804444
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11
MAY
Absolute Bowie come to Preston Guildhall
Preston Guild Hall

Absolute Bowie are proud to present a brand new stage show 50 Years of Bowie; a musical journey through the iconic singers ever changing personas.. Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching Absolute Bowie put me back there again. For anyone…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 804444
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12
MAY
Danny Bryant
The Citadel

The UKs National Blues Treasure Planet Rock Radio is coming to the Citadel to launch his highly anticipated new studio Album Revelation. With support from Canadas own Steve Hill. This will be a special night of Blues and Rock not to be…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
MAY
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Thwaites Empire Theatre

.SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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18
MAY
The Prince Experience
The Citadel

In 2016 we lost Prince one of the most prolific and controversial musical icons of all time. It seemed that there was nothing this man couldnt do and because there was only one PRINCE there is only one Prince tribute band The…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
MAY
9th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning Conference
Old Trafford

.Presentations from 30 senior level decision makers over 200 of your peers and over 30 exhibitors showcasing the latest and most innovative developments within the decommissioning and waste management industry. Heres what you can expect from the event in 2018:.Discover how to…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02073 757246
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25
MAY
Limehouse Lizzy
The Citadel

Renowned for an action‐packed pyrothechnic‐fuelled explosion of a show Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive well and dominating stages worldwide. Attention to…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
Club Tropicana - Preston's Biggest 80's Night!
Preston Guild Hall

. With music from ABC to ZZ top expect 6 hours of 80s heaven.9pm ‐ 3am. 6 hours of 80s heavenTICKETS: £5 each or 4 for £15 group bookingExpect to hear:Wham Duran Duran Frankie Goes To Hollywood Erasure …

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01179 450996
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27
MAY
Spring Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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27
MAY
Keepy Uppy (2:30pm Performance)
The Citadel

A silent pitch a still football.Footie strips shin pads shiny boots.A kick of the ball it flies it soars it scores .. GOALOur journey begins with grass stained knees Astro Turf and champions. Keepy Uppy tells an extraordinary tale of love devotion…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
MAY
Keepy Uppy (11:30am Performance)
The Citadel

A silent pitch a still football.Footie strips shin pads shiny boots.A kick of the ball it flies it soars it scores .. GOALOur journey begins with grass stained knees Astro Turf and champions. Keepy Uppy tells an extraordinary tale of love devotion…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
JUN
The Northern Franchise Exhibition
Eventcity

A major new report examining business growth in the UK reveals that the North West generated £165bn GVA Gross Value Added in 2016 a figure exceeded only by London and the South East. The research shows further potential for growth in the…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02083 945294
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23
JUN
mum2mum market Manchester 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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28
JUN
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Waterside Arts Centre

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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JUL
Born To Win
St Helens Theatre Royal

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756000
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AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

J2

J2 Nightclub in Bolton, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01204 392391 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Chic

Chic Nightclub in Bolton, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01204 385264 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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