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

27
SEP
St George's Student Lock-In, Preston
St George's Shopping Centre

CALLING ALL STUDENTSShopping bags at the ready as the BEST student shopping experience is coming to St Georges Shopping Centre Preston this freshers2016 Prepare your student selves for a night full of MASSIVE discounts offers and giveaways; exclusively for the students of…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02920 647007
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27
SEP
World of Wine Course
Holiday Inn, Preston

Join us on a jaunt around the globe on Tuesday evenings starting 27th Sept as we visit a variety of wine‐making countries tasting everything from Chianti Classico to Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Argentine Malbec to Chablis and Champagne. If you want an in‐depth…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 301934
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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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
OCT
Christmas 2016 at Pesto at the Dicconson Arms
Pesto at the Dicconson Arms

This year you can enjoy a variety of festive party menus for groups of 8 or more at Pesto from £15.95 lunch and £19.95 or £25.95 lunch or dinner to make your special Christmas event with friends family and loved ones go…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01257 252733
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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: 16.7 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 4.7 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
OCT
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: 5.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07599 209293
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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: 4.7 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: 16.7 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
NOV
China Crisis
The Citadel

After a sell out tours of the UK and America in 2015 China Crisis return in support of their new album Autumn in the Neighbourhood their first album of new material in 20 years. Eddie Lundon and Gary Daly are the founder…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
NOV
Sponge at St Helens Town Hall
The Citadel

Roll squeeze and pop yourself through a new malleable kind of family dance show set to a 1970s‐influenced score perfect for babies young children and families. Sponge is about all things spongy a childs ability to soak information up like a sponge…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
NOV
Sponge at The Citadel
The Citadel

Roll squeeze and pop yourself through a new malleable kind of family dance show set to a 1970s‐influenced score perfect for babies young children and families. Sponge is about all things spongy a childs ability to soak information up like a sponge…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
NOV
Lancashire Traditional & vintage wedding show
Preston Masonic Vintage Hall

Over 25 professional vendors in the Vintage Ballroom 2 Catwalks 12.30 and 2pm by The Bridal House Morecambe .Buy or book appointment on the day to SAVE ££££.£100 off when you book Masonic Hall for your wedding Vintage mixed with traditional style…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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11
NOV
SeYes
The Citadel

Described in Classic Rock Magazine as Britains premier Yes tribute band SeYes present a two‐hour show celebrating the quintessential prog rock experience. Concentrating on the classic seventies incarnation of the band the show contains the brilliant Yours is No Disgrace Roundabout Ive…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
NOV
CASH (Johnny Cash Tribute)
The Citadel

As is so often the case with unique artists it takes another one to fully appreciate them. Having lived the life and music of Johnny Cash and other country heroes who came before and since Ben Welburn aka CASH has effortlessly recreated…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
NOV
Sean Lock
Preston Guildhall

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
NOV
The Clone Roses + Happy Mondaze
The Citadel

The Clone Roses return to the Citadel. This is always a sell out so make sure you book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs.Doors: 7:30pmTickets: £13 ADV £15…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
NOV
Classic Rock Society presents: Mostly Autumn
The Citadel

Counted amongst the top 100 best prog bands of all time and winners of Best Live Concert and Best Female Vocalist 2014 Olivia Sparnenn‐Josh in the Classic Rock Society awards Mostly Autumns musical palette is diverse they draw on influences from the…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
DEC
Aynsley Lister
The Citadel

Fresh from his richly deserved accolade as Guitarist of the Year in the British Blues Awards and straight out of the studio Aynsley returns to The Stables with a brand new album The new album Eyes Wide Open combines the songwriting craft…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
DEC
Indulgence
Cameo, Preston

Join us every Saturday night for best in entertainment Party hard or groove along to the classics in Cameo.Cameo is an exciting new venue offering unrivaled levels of customer service. Indulge in a wonderful world of freshly made cocktails extraordinary spirits &…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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15
DEC
Brian May and Kerry Ellis
Preston Guildhall

ANTHEMS: The Concert is the live version of Anthems Kerry Elliss stunning hit debut album produced by and co‐starring Queen legend Brian May.Brian May says: Kerry Ellis is now acknowledged as a phenomenon equally at…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
DEC
Classic Rock Society presents: Touchstone
The Citadel

TOUCHSTONE are a five piece UK Progressive Rock band originally formed in 2003. The band has developed in many ways since the early days and morphed into the present line up with Adam Hodgson on guitars Moo on Bass Guitar Henry Rogers…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
DEC
Heart of Glass Presents: Kids Rave
The Citadel

Big Kids Little Kids Cardboard BoxScottee presents a morning rave for kids Balloon modeling face painting drag queens and bowls of cerealIts a morning knees up for children under 8Wear something colourfulFor more information or to book tickets over the phone please…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
DEC
Heart of Glass Presents: Scottee's Party Piece
The Citadel

Following Scottees sell out success at Citadel with Camp last Christmas he is backNow its your turn take to centre stage and share with us your party pieceWhether youre a champion gurner know how to cry milk can recite the periodic table…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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27
JAN
The Hexmen & The Extras
The Citadel

The Hexmen where founded by frontman vocalist and harmonica player George Hexman in the late 70s joining forces with major movers and shakers of the Liverpool music scene. Although they have always been known as a blues band the Hexmens material…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel

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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Leyland? See our list of attractions in Leyland, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.