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

11
FEB
Cast
The Citadel

Liverpool band Cast were one of the major success stories of the 90s Britpop phenomenon combining strong songwriting skills with some of the best melodies of the era. Cast initially formed in 1992 led by…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
FEB
Warrington Maker & The Flea Market
Warrington

Warrington Maker & The Flea Market will take place on Thurs 11th ‐ Sat 13th February open from 10am ‐ 4pm inside the indoor market WA1 2EN.A Valentines SpecialExpect a treasure trove of items from scrumptious artisan food vintage items and…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
13
FEB
The Enid
The Citadel

Classic Rock Magazine described them as Powerful emotive cinematic mesmerising and ultimately wonderful and Raw Ramp Magazine says they are Provocative dramatic and incredibly inspiring. The Enid have received a succession of praise for their work in the last year. Founder Robert…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
16
FEB
'Animal Rescue' a workshop with Ann Scott from Pat
tottington library

A workshop with Ann Scott from Patrick GeorgeNominated for the prestigious CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016This workshop is being run at Tottington Library on Tuesday February 16th 11am‐11.50amDuring February HALF TERM WEEKFor ages 4‐8 £3 per childMake shiny animal rescue badgeswatch as…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01612 536652
ratingratingratingratingrating
19
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

LiveWire is The ACDC Tribute show. The unique six man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC complete with cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock n Roll.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
19
FEB
Victoria Warehouse Hotel Event and Wedding
Victoria Warehouse Event Space and Hotel

Experience first hand this stunning venue with an evening of entertainment provided by award winning entertainers. If you are planning a wedding or special event this is the perfect opportunity to try your entertainment before you buy whilst experiencing the excellent hospitality…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01942 530503
ratingratingratingratingrating
20
FEB
The Red Shoes (A Tribute to Kate Bush)
The Citadel

Featuring many of the hits from the catalogue of Kate Bush plus some of the classic album numbers that her fans love.The Red Shoes is made up of 5 hugely talented performers who recreate many of the songs both musically and visually.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
FEB
MANCHESTER RECORD FAIR
George Carnall Leisure Centre

This is a major UK Record Fair and promoted by the main organiser in the business. VIP Record Fairs will present traders from all over the UK. Visitors will be browsing through vinyl and cds from Prog Rock Punk Rock Hard Rock…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
FEB
Puss In Boots
The Citadel

Lyngo Theatre presents PUSS IN BOOTSWould you trust a talking cat You never know he might turn you from a pauper to a prince just like the hero of this story brought to vivid life on our incredible sloping stage by…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
25
FEB
Enter Shikari
Victoria Warehouse

Enter Shikari are a British band that combine post‐hardcore music with various electronic elements. They formed in 2003 taking their name from a boat owned by Roughton Rou Reynolds uncle and a character in a…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
FEB
Martin Turner plays the music of Wishbone Ash
The Citadel

Martin Turner the definitive voice creative force and founding member of the British rock legends continues to perform the bands best loved works.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check availability of…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
27
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel

The local lads return for another fun filled night of music and laughter. Expect to hear all your old favourites such as Chippy Tea Shopmobility Scooter as well as some future favourites.Early booking recommended.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
27
FEB
TOM STADE ‘You’re Welcome!’ UK Tour 2015/101
Pyramid Arts Centre

Every inch a star.super confidence and charisma If comedy is the new rock n roll then Tom Stade is Keith Richards DAILY RECORD Back on the road after the sell‐out success of his month‐long run at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01925 442345
ratingratingratingratingrating
27
FEB
Collabro
King George's Hall

Collabro at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 27 February 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Collabro live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
FEB
Lancashire Traditional $ Vintage ?wedding Fair
Darwen Golf Club Ltd

You are Invited to view our WEDDING FAIR Darwen Golf Club entertainment throughout the day Over 20 stands New 2016 Bridal CollectionsRefreshments from the bar A venue with a big heart Darwen Golf Club can accommodate wedding from 50 to 150 seated…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
ratingratingratingratingrating
05
MAR
U2 2 at The Met Theatre
THE MET (MALT BAR)

U2 2 will be back at The Met theater March 5th 2016. Their only date in Bury. U2 2 are the worlds longest running tribute to U2. Formed by current members in 1992 under the name Achtung Baby. Known as…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01617 612216
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
MAR
An Evening With Hazel O'Connor
The Citadel

Award‐winning singer songwriter Hazel OConnor is back. Joined here by Clare Hirst Bellestars Communards David Bowie on sax and Sarah Fisher Eurythmics on keyboards the superb blend of the three voices and musicianship adds a sweet touch of class to…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
MAR
NEyTCO - An Evening With...
Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa

Conference for the Early Years community titled an Evening with loosely based on a television talk show model.Have you ever wondered:What has inspired your favourite expertsWhat are they passionate aboutWhat has been their journeyWere pleased to announce that the line‐up of experts…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 00442089 798198
ratingratingratingratingrating
11
MAR
Changing Prospects for Cancer 'A Good Survival'
Emirates Old Trafford

Since the publication of the National Cancer Survivorship Initiative Visioning paper in 2010 the momentum behind improving services for patients living with and beyond cancer has increased exponentially. The challenge for the next few years is to facilitate implementation of these innovations…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01614 463403
ratingratingratingratingrating
11
MAR
T'Pau
The Citadel

One of the most successful bands of the 80s perform their biggest hits. You can expect to hear classics such as China in Your Hand Heart and Soul and Valentine Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
12
MAR
Rob Falsini
The Citadel

Rob Falsini shot to prominence after a video shot of him singing Snow Patrols Chasing Cars while busking in Covent Garden went viral. His videos have been viewed by millions of people from all around the world turning Rob into one of…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
12
MAR
Paul Carrack
Preston Guildhall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAR
Jason Donovan
King George's Hall

Jason Donovan at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Tuesday 15 March 2016. 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 the tickets…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAR
Henry Priestman and the Men of a Certain Age
The Citadel

After over 37 years in the music business and with a credit list longer than both your arms in 2009 Henry Priestman having not sung since 1981 reinvented himself as a singer‐songwriter and released his debut solo CD The Chronicles…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
26
MAR
U2 2 at The Citadel
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 will be returning to The Citadel in March. This will be the bands only live date in this area.U2 2 have been on the raod for 24 years making them the worlds longest running U2 show Formed as…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
26
MAR
U22 - U2 Tribute
The Citadel

U22 are the worlds longest running tribute to U2. Formed in 1992 the band were known as Achtung Baby for many years and over 23 years they have performed over 1000 times spanning three continents. Some of U2 2s past shows include…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
30
MAR
Ginger Wildheart
The Citadel

I am really thrilled to come back to The Citadel. Not just because its just around the corner to my house although thats dead handy but Ill be playing fully electric for the first time with my mates Chris Catalyst Jase Edwards…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
03
APR
Bardolph's Box
The Citadel

It can be a bit tricky being one of Shakespeares characters. But with your help Bardolph and his extraordinary box should be able to help them out Up The Road and Unity Theatre present an energised introduction to Shakespeares stories for 8‐12…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
ratingratingratingratingrating
03
APR
Lancashire Traditional &Vintage wedding Fair by Rc
Preston masonic hall

You are Invite to attend on Sunday 3 rd April 12 oclock .Preston city wedding Event 12.30 Welcome with Matt Philips wedding singer 1.30 Catwalk by the Bridal House .showing Alexa .Amanda Wyatt DH True Bride and Harbridge2.30 entertainment Showcase with Matt…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07538 425283
ratingratingratingratingrating
05
APR
Rick Astley
Parr Hall

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: 14.4 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.…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Horwich? See our list of attractions in Horwich, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.