What's on inLeyland

Welcome to Leyland

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Leyland - 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 Leyland to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Leyland

06
MAY
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: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772721835/07989 832721
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09
MAY
"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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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09
MAY
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 You'll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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09
MAY
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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Breabach
The Citadel

Ever since launching their career as winners of an Open Stage Award at Celtic Connections in 2005 Breabach's 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
MAY
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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
MAY
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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
MAY
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 1920's…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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22
MAY
Peatbog Faeries
The Citadel

All the way from the Isle of Skye the Peatbog Faeries have taken celtic dance music into the 21st century. This legendary band incorporates many influences which take them from traditional jigs and reels through…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
Indulgence
Cameo, Preston

Join us every Saturday night for 2 rooms of entertainment Party hard in Cameo or groove along to the classics in our Retro Room Vinyl.If thats not enough then you have the chilled out feel of the Lounge where we have our…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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23
MAY
Jon Ronson
The Citadel

Have you ever made a joke on Twitter that accidently came out wrong and as a consequence you have been torn apart by a crazy mob Have you ever been part of a crazy mob tearing someone apart for telling a joke…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
MAY
Lady of Purpose Conference 2015
46 Bridgeman Place

THEME: SEASON OF PROMOTION In its fifth year now Lady of Purpose Conference has imparted many hundreds of ladies over the years. With families restored health restored burdens lifted and many ladies lives changed and transformed ladies have had their once bleak…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01204 384198
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23
MAY
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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24
MAY
Quincey's Soul Night
Cameo, Preston

Were back for more. Bigger and better than before Quinceys Soul Night brings you a decadent night of soulful music for a classy and discerning crowd.Featuring:‐ Rick Starr ‐ Specialist DJ in Soul RnB Reggae Urban Music Genresand our…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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24
MAY
Spring Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 27 old stationary steam 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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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24
MAY
The Journey Home
The Citadel

Join Polar Bear as he sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting. Travelling through storms busy shipping lanes and across oceans he picks up some exciting friends along the way. Meet all the animals on their…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
MAY
DAVID SEDARIS Summer 2015 Tour
Venues across the UK

STAR OF BBC RADIO 4 AND NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR spell‐bindinga master at work' HERALD America's best‐selling literary funnyman David Sedaris has announced a full UK and Ireland book tour. The 17‐date run starts in Cork Ireland on May…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01273 709709
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30
MAY
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market

Up to 30 great traders selling Vintage Antiques Retro Pre‐loved Treasures and Collectables. Town centre venue. Lytham Assembly Rooms formerly Lytham Baths Dicconson Terrace Lytham Lancashire FY8 5JY. Lovely venue and tea rooms. Open 10.00am ‐ 4.00pm. Sellers: 1 x 6ft…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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30
MAY
The Doors Alive
The Citadel

The Doors Alive are a British tribute band widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960s rock gods The Doors in the world today. The band re‐create the sound look…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
Fairport Convention
The Citadel

Hailed as the originators of British folk‐rock music Fairport Convention remains one of the most entertaining bands on todays concert circuit. Their sell‐out gigs always attract critical acclaim and delight audiences. Fairport has a vast…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
CHERYL, MIKE AND JAY, FORMERLY OF BUCKS FIZZ
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

CHERYL MIKE AND JAY FORMERLY OF BUCKS FIZZ With special guest Stephen Fox Early in 1981 four complete strangers sat in the drawing room of a house in Fulham and were told: you are now Bucks Fizz. In the eight weeks between…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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05
JUN
Larry Garner and Norman Beaker Band
The Citadel

Don't miss an extra special concert uniting blues stars from either side of the Atlantic. Louisiana born Larry Garner joins forces with British blues veteran Norman Beaker for a night of electric blues music. Larry was born in Baton Rouge Louisiana where…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
JUN
"We'll Always Have Paris"
Bolton Little Theatre

Three women of a certain age' gravitate to Paris. There's Nancy a retired headmistress determined to throw off the shackles; Anna recently widowed and free after years of nursing a sick husband; and Raquel a divorcee in search of eternal…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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13
JUN
True Order
The Citadel

TRUE ORDER are the UK's only tribute to the iconic Manchester band New Order.The members of TRUE ORDER had played together in various groups for the last 15 years before they decided to take on the challenge of trying to re‐create the…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
JUN
Jane Eyre
Lytham Hall

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochester's…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 736652
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20
JUN
Pasha
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

PASHA KOVALEV LIFE THROUGH DANCE In this amazing new show starring Pasha and his sensational dancers the audience will be transported into the world of Ballroom and Latin Dance with all its glitter and sequence. Life Through Dance is a non‐stop action…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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20
JUN
Smaller Rooms Presents Chris Wood
The Citadel

Criticised by an art school lecturer as having a remarkable eye for trivia Chris Wood's love of small things has made him one of England's most vivid and arresting song writers. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
JUN
Kylie Minogue
Haydock Park

Aussie singer songwriter and actress Kylie Minogue has come an extremely long way since we first saw her appear in Neighbours way back in the 80's. Now an astonishing 45 years old yeah really…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
JUN
Boo Hewerdine
The Citadel

Boo Hewerdine began his career in the 1980s with the band The Bible. An accomplished songwriter he has worked very closely with Eddi Reader and also written material for the likes of Natalie Imbruglia Mel C and Alex Parks. Boo has written…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
JUL
Madness
Haydock Park

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


National Football Museum

The National Football Museum is home to the world's greatest football archive. Our staff are second to none with their expert knowledge of the beautiful game.The National Football Museum exists to explain how and why football has become 'the people's game', a key part of England's heritage and…

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…

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

The Museum has over 75,000 items in its collections. These include a major collection of fine art, in particular 19th century sculptures, oils and watercolours and contemporary photography. The museum also holds large collections of costume and textiles, ceramics and glass, including the largest collection of perfume bottles…

Salmesbury Hall

Samlesbury Hall is a 14th Century Manor House. Over the years there have been many changes. It is administered by a registered charity known as the Samlesbury Hall trust whose aim is to maintain the Hall for the people of the area. The trust was founded in the…

Applejax

Applejax Nightclub in Chorley, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01257 269696 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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