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

23
NOV
Jason Byrne- The Man With Three Brains
Epstein Theatre

Jason has three brains which kick into action when he hits the stage. His left brain scans the audience and room looking for improv moments. His right brain collates stand‐up material and stunts poised to dish out the funnies at speed. His…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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24
NOV
Absolute Bowie
King George's Hall

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere 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…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01254 582579
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25
NOV
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 with plenty of physicality stories songs silly…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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25
NOV
ComedySportz Birthday Show!
Chorley Little Theatre

ComedySportz is the all ages all action all improvised comedy show where two teams compete for laughs using audience suggestions to weave gags games sketches and songs. Its fast its fun and its completely unpredictable. Theres a referee on hand to keep…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01257 264362
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25
NOV
Mama presents: An Evening of Genesis Music
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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25
NOV
Santa's Grand Arrival by Husky Driven Sled
Botany Bay

Watch as Santa arrives on his sled led by Siberian Huskies on Saturday 25th November at 12 noon to officially open his Land of Sweets Grotto which looks good enough to eat On arrival he will be greeted by his Elves where…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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26
NOV
Santa's 'Land of Sweets' Grotto
Botany Bay

Meet Santa in his magical Land of Sweets Grotto at Botany BayGrotto Dates;Saturdays ‐ 2nd 9th 16th & 23rd December 2017Sundays ‐ 26th November 3rd 10th & 17th December 2017Friday ‐ 22nd December 2017Open 10am ‐ 5pm each dayLocated in our outdoor…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 443515
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28
NOV
Nuclear Ventilation 2017
Manchester United Football Ground

This two‐day conference is the only event of its kind that enables power industry professionals and engineering practitioners from all sectors of the nuclear community to stay abreast of developments in nuclear ventilation within the UK.Establish what is considered to be best…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2079 731260
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30
NOV
Cinderella & Rockerfella
The Citadel Arts Centre

Cinderella and Rockerfella is a modern panto‐style reworking of the classic tale with all the traditional characters: downtrodden Cinderella Rockerfella formerly known as Prince Charming Buttons the Ugly Sisters and the Fairy Godmother together with a selection of additional characters from music…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
DEC
Community Christmas Tree Festival
Community Christmas Tree Festival Longton

Community Christmas Tree festival supporting Derian house childrens hospice ‐ children of Ashleigh Nursery Longton Primary School and Rossall School choirs presenting songs for Christmas. Katie Bradley presenting a Christmas Melody 24 local exhibitors along with contemporary tree…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 615942
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02
DEC
Demonstration of Evidential Mediumship
Penwortham Community Centre

Our mediums for this evenings demonstration are International Medium Angela McInnis Platform Medium Hilary Butler and Pam Drury Platform medium. All three ladies serve the many Spiritualist Churches in around and beyond Lancashire. Our aim is to bring the proof that…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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05
DEC
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Bury to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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08
DEC
Peter Pan
Epstein Theatre

Follow the second star on the right and straight on til you reach The Epstein Theatre to join Peter Wendy and The Lost Boys as they dare to battle the evil Captain Hook.With a sprinkle of fairy dust from Tinkerbell audiences will…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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09
DEC
A Day of Mediumship learning & participation.
Preston Ethical Spiritualist Church

A day of participation and activity as we experience the practical processes of working with Spirit and also an exploration outside our usual experiences that will stimulate participation and discussion.Bon is a well‐known demonstrating medium with over 20 years experience in…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01772 492162
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09
DEC
A Special day of Philosophy and Discovery
Preston Ethical Spiritualsit Church

. An opportunity to expand your knowledge and understanding of other dimensions in a relaxed and informal atmosphere in our lovely Spiritualist Church which has disabled facilities.Bob Dawson is a well‐known demonstrating medium with over 20 years of …

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01772 492162
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09
DEC
Climb That Tree
The Citadel Arts Centre

David Gibb is on a one‐man mission to make brilliant engaging and high quality music for families and children. Climb That Tree is the brand musical stages show from award‐winning songwriter and musician David Gibb.Join David on a musical journey through…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
DEC
mum2mummarket Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School

Saturday 09th December 2017 1:30pm‐3:30pm. 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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10
DEC
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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10
DEC
The Abominable Snowman (11:30am performance)
The Citadel

Everyones afraid of the Abominable Snowman. But Snowball isnt scary at all and hes fed up of being alone in his forest home. A very funny magical adventure about what its really like when people think you are something you are not.Moon…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
DEC
The Abominable Snowman (2:30pm performance)
The Citadel

Everyones afraid of the Abominable Snowman. But Snowball isnt scary at all and hes fed up of being alone in his forest home. A very funny magical adventure about what its really like when people think you are something you are not.Moon…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
DEC
ComedySportz Improvised Pantomime
Waterside Arts Centre

Fed up of the same old pantomimes every year Then put them behind you and get ready for the brand new all ages all improvised pantomime from the team behind hit competitive comedy show ComedySportz. See all your favourite panto characters types…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
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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20
JAN
ComedySportz
Waterside Arts Centre

Its fast its fun and its completely unpredictable. Theres a referee on hand to keep things moving keep it clean and call any fouls.Theres plenty of audience interaction and laughs for the whole family. ComedySportz has proven a hit with families since…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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20
JAN
Sari Schorr & The Engine Room
The Citadel Arts Centre

A Force of Nature the debut album from one of todays most exciting blues‐rock singers was produced by the legendary Mike Vernon whose credits include Fleetwood Mac The Blues Breakers Savoy Brown Chicken Shack Eric Clapton and Peter Green. In 2015 while…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel Arts Centre

David Bowie the legend through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke into the 80s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane widely acclaimed as…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

ROXY MAGIC: A Night of Roxy Music and Bryan FerryRoxy Magic are the UKs best and longest‐running tribute to Roxy Music & Bryan FerryWowBryan FerryAwesomeOtis FerryIt took a long time for there to be a Roxy tribute band; there is one now…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
FEB
Fleetwood Bac
Epstein Theatre

The only Mac tribute band in the world to authentically replicate the classic StevieLindseyChristineJohnMick Rumours line‐up. The band features their best ever line‐up and in the last few years the response has been amazing.Rave reviews in The Stage newspaper endorsements from the…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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10
FEB
U2 2 - The U2 Tribute
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 return to The Citadel theatre. Now in their 26th year on the road the band are the ultimate in look‐a‐like sound‐a‐likes. With an impressive history from Achtung Baby to now U2 2 are known for their sounds and resemblance…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf
The Citadel Arts Centre

Presented by Unity Theatre and Action Transport Theatre A small figure sets off with red cloak and hoodto grandmas they go the other side of the woods.Do not stop to smell the flowers or sing to the birdsor climb a tall…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel Arts Centre

LiveWire is The ACDC 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.The ACDC story is over forty years in the making with…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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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