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

24
JUL
Lecture: Health & 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: 07599 209293
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24
JUL
Peter Pan
Hoghton Tower

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan the boy who wouldnt grow up. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 688040
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29
JUL
Funny Women Awards 2016 Heat
The Lowry, Pier 8

See some emerging comedy acts before they go stratospheric help raise vital funds and awareness for domestic violence charity Refuge and grab some Benefit Cosmetics goodies while youre at it The Funny Women Awards have been promoting female comics for over…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07904 631438
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06
AUG
Kids Planet Lymehurst
Kids Planet Lymehurst

Come along to our Summer fair and open day where you can meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities.Lots of activities including face painting raffle craft activities tombola refreshments & more.Kids Planet Lymehurst181 Flixton RoadUrmstonManchesterM41 5EDT: 0161 747 5834E: lymehurstkidsplanetdaynurseries.co.ukAll…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 475834
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07
AUG
Wuthering Heights
Hoghton Tower

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present Emily Brontes classic love story set on the beautiful mysterious wilderness of the Yorkshire moors. This treasured story of enduring love and passion has thrilled and entranced for generations and is now brought alive on…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01254) 688040
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17
AUG
Effective Stores Management for Beginners
SR Supply Chain Preston

A one‐day course focusing on the key tools and techniques used to manage inventory and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business.This CPD Continuous Professional Development programme is accredited by SR Supply Chain Consultants Limited a CIPS Centre of Excellence.Effective…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 282555
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28
AUG
Summer Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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07
SEP
England vs Pakistan Natwest IT20
Old Trafford (LCCC)

England vs Pakistan Natwest IT20 at Old Trafford LCCC in Manchester on Wednesday 07 September 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest England vs Pakistan Natwest IT20 tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Sports

09
SEP
The Smiths Ltd
The Citadel

The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester UK the hometown of The Smiths.After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
SEP
September Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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10
SEP
The SoulTrain
The Citadel

Here we go again with another major music and dance night bringing the countrys finest Northern Soul Band The SoulTrain to St Helens on Saturday 10th September 2016. For all the soulboys and girls out there all the stops will be pulled…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
SEP
Guys & Dolls
The Charter Theatre

Preston Musical Comedy Society presents: Guys & Dolls which is the famous Broadway musical by Frank Loesser. Its the sizzling New York tale of gamblers gangsters and nightclub singers and is a cornerstone of the musical comedy stage that continues to…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772804444Box Office
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16
SEP
Sportsmans Dinner
Ewood Park

Dean Saunders is a former Wales international footballer who played as a striker in a professional career which lasted from 1982 until 2001. He has also been involved in club management with Wrexham and Doncaster Rovers.He is probably best known for playing…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01704 823276
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17
SEP
G4 Back For Good Tour 2016
Guild Hall

Having reunited in 2014 G4 are now officially Back For Good.Hail the kings of Popera Daily MailA 5 masterclass in delivery tone and performance Celebrity RadioA pitch‐perfect performance Frost MagazineVocally Flawless Entertainment FocusSpecial Guests: G4 will join forces with the latest singing…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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17
SEP
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 Plant…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
SEP
The Tempest
Civic Arts Centre

Once powerful and respected ‐ then overthrown by Antonio ‐ Prospero is stranded on The Island a migrant camp in 2020. When a passing ship of politicians and dignitaries ‐ amongst them Antonio ‐ ventures close to The Island Prospero seizes an…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 398319
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23
SEP
Martin Simpson
The Citadel

A spell binding evening of music with one of the finest acoustic guitar players in the world.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check availability of seated tickets please contact our Box…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
SEP
Romesh Ranganathan
Preston Guildhall

Romesh Ranganathan at Preston Guildhall in Preston on Friday 23 September 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Romesh Ranganathan tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
SEP
Ghost Hunt at Mill Street Barracks
Mill Street Barracks

Pay for your ticket via Bank Transfer BACS and receive £5 off per ticketPlease Note: This offer is redeemed against Full Ticket Payments OnlyBuilt in 1861 and is steeped in military and local history it has accommodated many branches of the armed…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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30
SEP
The Producers
The Citadel

Its safe to say that for the past 25 years The Producers have certainly been busy. They have released nine albums of which Aint no Love in the World won them Blues Album of the Year award. Theyve featured…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
OCT
Professor Brian Cox
Preston Guildhall

Professor Brian Cox at Preston Guildhall in Preston on Wednesday 05 October 2016. 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 Ticketmaster…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
OCT
An Evening of Genesis - Prog Rock Special
The Citadel

Mama will be performing a night of Genesis music with the emphasis on their longer Prog Rock songs. They will be featuring the whole of The Duke album played live in its entirety as well as classics such as In The Cage…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
OCT
An Evening of Genesis Hits
The Citadel

Mama will be performing the classic hits of Genesis and ex members Phil Collins Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherfords band Mike And The Mechanics live. This is a show for fans of the massive Genesis and company hits in the 80s and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
OCT
First Utility Super League Grand Final
Old Trafford Stadium

.The GrandFinal will be an afternoon where every minute matters and will climax in the unbeatable atmosphere of Old Trafford as two clubs fight for the title of Champions. Greatness is never unintentional. It doesnt arrive by chance it is earned. Every…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07595 520181
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15
OCT
Firewalk
The Legacy Rainbow House

£10 entry minimum sponsorship of £40 per personTraining sessions are given to each participant prior to the firewalk. Food & refreshments are available on the evening. Spectators welcomed & encouragedMinimum age to take part is 14.THIS EVENT IS KINDLY SUPPORTED…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01704 823276
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15
OCT
Smaller Rooms Presents: Moulettes
The Citadel

Moulettes are a Brighton based British band of Bjrk Frank Zappaand Gentle Giant loving Multi instrumentalists that weave in and out of several genres with 3 part harmony female vocals amplified Cello Distorted bassoon auto‐harp Guitar Drums Bass and synths into an…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
OCT
Twopence To Cross The Mersey
Preston Guildhall

Helen Forresters Twopence To Cross The Mersey tells the true story of a young girl and her formerly wealthy family as they are suddenly thrown into poverty during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Leaving behind the nannies servants and comfortable middle‐class…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 804444
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23
OCT
Hans Christian Andersen's, The Tinderbox
The Citadel

A roguish soldier acquires a magic tinderbox which gives him the power to summon three extraordinary dogs to do his bidding. Watch the soldiers remarkable roller coaster adventure from rags to riches and back again Will he survive and win the love…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
OCT
Merry Hell Plus Support
The Citadel

North West folk‐rockers Merry Hell return for their fifth Merry Helloween concert at The Citadel. The band will be playing old favourites as well as new tracks from their new album The Ghost In Our House & Other StoriesThe 15 songs of…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
OCT
UB40
King George's Hall

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 11.1 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.…

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