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

27
MAR
Rick Astley
Preston Guildhall

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: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAR
Preston Jam: Avant Garden
The Ferret

Come and join us to hear this live music collaboration which will be something a little different to what you may be used to.An excellent evening of varied music‐making featuring the jazz‐fusion guitar legend and ex‐Isotope band leader Gary Boyle. A central…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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30
MAR
Road by Jim Cartwright
The Citadel

Dates and times marked with a are provisional and may be subject to change.The Citadel Adult Theatre Company return to the stage to perform Jim Cartwrights gritty play about life in a working class Northern town.Road explores the lives of the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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31
MAR
Preston Jam: Danny Saul/Kinder Meccano/Third City
The Continental

Danny Saul is an experimental musician performer and composer from Manchester UK. Recently awarded a PhD in electroacoustic composition Danny works within areas of electroacoustic composition and laptop performance. He has toured throughout the UK Europe USA and Japan. He runs the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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31
MAR
Preston Jam: Music and Freedom Symposium
UCLan Media Innovation Studio (MISt)

Leading Civil Rights scholar and author of the landmark text Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm and Blues Black Consciousness and Race Relations Professor Brian Ward from Northumbria University will give the keynote address on Freedom Sounds: Music and the Civil Rights Movement.…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
Absolute Bowie
53 Degrees

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 893000
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01
APR
Preston Jam Music Festival: Rhythm Alley Jammin
Preston Flag Market

First up are the Worldwise Samba Drummers and Preston Samba Dancers community groups based at UCLan as part of the Something for Everyone project. Their infectious high‐energy performances combine traditional rhythms and dance moves with original material.Come and take part in some…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
Preston Jam: Django Performance Seminar
Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Professor Stuart Hampton‐Reeves ‐ presenting Stuart Hampton‐Reeves ‐ guitar Paul Murphy ‐ rhythm guitar John Wilton ‐ double bass James Goodwin‐Hudson ‐ lead guitarThis will be an illustrated performance of Djangos music by a quartet specialising in Hot Club‐style gypsy jazz. Django…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
Preston Jam: Preston Jam at 53
Venue 53

A pre‐Ribble Valley Jazz Festival Fringe Event partnered by the University of Central Lancashire & Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues in a stunning 3 band production from 6.30pm to midnight with Soweto the multi award winning UK king of jazz and hip‐hop.…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 894106
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01
APR
The Signatures
The Citadel

The Signatures put their own expression to many Northern Soul numbers creating a true balance between authentic & modern in sound. The Signatures as musicians enjoy playing Northern Soul live giving a full set of passion and energy guaranteeing to get an…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
APR
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room

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 Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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02
APR
The Wedding Show
Preston masonic hall

The Preston Masonic Hall Wedding Show will take place on Sunday 2nd April 2017 11:30am ‐ 3:30pm.12noon live on stage funk soul band with music from Paul Hepplestall Baby grand piano & Sax and Classical Guitarist playing a selection of music idea…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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04
APR
The Smart Cities Conference 2017: Inspiring urban
Adelphi House

The Smart Cities Conference 2017 boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from across both public and private sectors. Each one has been handpicked based on their expertise and achievements ensuring that delegates enjoy only the highest quality presentations. A wide number of…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 952385
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05
APR
The Earthly Paradise
Bolton Little Theatre

Peter Whelan has conjured an entertaining play out of a curious Pre‐Raphaelite mnage trios and has here unearthed is the strange drama played out at Kelmscott Manor in the early 1870s between Morris his wife Janey and Dante Gabriel…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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06
APR
Gandeys Circus in Salford
Salford Big Top

A complete new show featuring many acts appearing for the first time presented by Hayley Gandey the fourth generation of the Gandey circus dynasty. Bigger better more spectacular than ever... your circus is back …

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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08
APR
Come and Sing Stainer's Crucifixion
St Leonard's CE Church

Preston Orpheus Choir presents Stainers beautiful Crucifixion at St Leonards Church Penwortham Preston. A rehearsal workshop will take place with the Choirs Conductor Elspeth Slorach between 2.30 and 5.30 pm on Saturday 8th April 2017 with the performance on the…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01772 735197
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08
APR
Strangefish & This Winter Machine
The Citadel Arts Centre

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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08
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The Great Northern Dive Show 2017
Eventcity

The Great Northern Dive Show TGNDS was a massive hit this year 2016 and therefore H2O Divers Limited are very proud to present the show for a second year.This show is very different from all other diving shows its loud weird and…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +441942 606764
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08
APR
Winter Wilson
Peel Park Hotel

Having honed their craft during many years as semi‐professional musicians Winter Wilson went full time in 2012 and havent looked back since. They have a fine repertoire of self‐penned songs telling stories of everyday life which often reflect the bigger picture of…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07724 118575
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09
APR
Frost
The Citadel

Frost are Jem Godfrey Keysvocals John Mitchell ‐ Guitarvocals It Bites Nathan King Bassvocals Level 42 and Craig Blundell Drums Steven WilsonBAFTA nominated and Ivor Novello award winning songwriter Jem Godfrey formed Frost in 2005 after…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
APR
Manfords Comedy Club
Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Theatre

Oswaldtwistle Civic Theatre plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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14
APR
We're going on a Bear Hunt!
Botany Bay

Were going on a Bear HuntJoin us this Easter weekend Fri Sat Sun Mon for a bear filled family adventure at Botany Bay. Hunt to find all our cuddly teddy bears hidden around the mill find them all to claim a FREE…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261221
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15
APR
Cenacle
The Citadel

Hailing from North West England Cenacle are living proof that raw talent ambition and honesty can still help you thrive in the music industry today. What else would explain 100s of shows International tours and support slots with some of the biggest…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
APR
The Muffin Men With Denny Walley
The Citadel

Celebrating 27 years on the road around Europe. April 2017 sees the MufFinZ Power Quartet plus special guest Denny Walley on slide guitar and vocal play a short UK tour.The Muffin Men have played nearly 2000 dates around Europe often featuring…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
APR
Classic Rock Society Presents: Karnataka
The Citadel

Epic stratospheric symphonic rock from KARNATAKA performing tracks from their No.1 charting album Secrets of Angels plus brand new material on their 2017 European Tour. Winners of Best Album and Best Song at the 2016 Classic Rock Society Awards the bands powerful…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
APR
Mum2mum Market (Didsbury) 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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23
APR
Sammy And The Snow Leopard
The Citadel

Sammy is 9 years old and likes animals. No...he LOVES animals. The problem is his Mum wont let him have any pets. But when his best friend Hokey Pokey tells him about the Adopt a Snow Leopard programme Sammy reckons…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
APR
Dough!
The Citadel

Dough explores how life can be filled with colour and beauty when we step outside the beige world we know. Franky is in a mess a very doughy mess. Unable to resolve the chaos in her kitchen she has to make a…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
APR
May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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03
MAY
"Priscilla Queen of Desert" The Musical
The Guild Hall

Preston Musical Comedy Society presents Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Get your glitter on and take the ride of your life with this hilarious and heart‐warming Tony Award winning Broadway musical.Based on the Oscar award winning film Priscilla tells the story…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 804444
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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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