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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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

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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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Indulgence: Presents Towie's Jake Hall
Cameo, Preston

Make sure you join us down here for Indulgence Saturday 25th. Indulge yourself with our delicious cocktails mixed with those hands in the air moments in Cameo and those unforgettable party tunes in Vinyl.Towie newcomer Jake Hall in CameoTVDJ Legend Pat Sharp…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07734 805817
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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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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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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

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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

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The Shires
King George's Hall

The Shires at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Tuesday 28 April 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Shires live in the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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

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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
Molly Bloom || Ten Foot Wizard || Pist
Buchanan Sports and Social Club

Burys finest making a rare appearance in Ramsbottom alongside two of manchesters best up and coming acts.Molly BloomMolly Bloom are a quaint English town descended into lunacy; Red Riding Hood torn apart by wolves; Alice trapped down the rabbit hole plagued…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07807 233965
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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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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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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

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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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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

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"Ladies Night with the X-Men" Bank Holiday Special
Cameo, Preston

Join us Bank Holiday Sunday 3rd May as we do Ladies Night9:00pm ‐ Open with 50 off all drinks before 11:00pm10:00pm ‐ Show time with X‐Men Strip Show11:00pm ‐ Party the night away until 4:00am to the best Chart RnB Pop &…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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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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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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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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"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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Extreme stunt Show
DW Stadium

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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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

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Zoe Lyons - Mustard Cutter (Spring Tour)
The Lowry

Direct from last years Edinburgh Festival Zoe Lyons critically acclaimed solo show Mustard Cutter is set to tour the UK starting on 5th May at Bristols Lantern Theatre and culminating at the Colchester Arts Centre on 4th July. Mustard…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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Breabach
The Citadel

Ever since launching their career as winners of an Open Stage Award at Celtic Connections in 2005 Breabachs star has been steeply on the rise an ascent that continues with the release of their fourth album rlar. They are often described as…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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300 to 1
The Lowry

Monkey Poets stand‐up poetry is topical relevant hard‐hitting dark rude and cheek achingly funny. Following the Bill Hicks line of Social comment with dick‐jokes he tackles themes such as; Nationalism homophobia misogyny porn religious bigotry wealth inequality war and inept politicians whilst…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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Sound of Simon
The Citadel

The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. All The Hits 1957‐1987 is the brand new show that does exactly was it says on the tin.From Hey Schoolgirl released in 1957 when they were known…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Classics The Halle
King George's Hall

Classics The Halle at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 16 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Classics The Halle live…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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United vs Arsenal FC
Old Trafford

United vs Arsenal FC at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 16 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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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 1920s…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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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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