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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Leyland

20
OCT
David Holt - An Evening of Clairvoyance
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

David HoltJoin David Holt the author of best seller Are you ready to believe for a very different kind of evening.One of the UKs leading spirit mediums delivering mind blowing evidence of life after death. If you have ever wondered what life…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01253 794221
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21
OCT
The Enid
The Citadel

After 40 years The Enid continue to create bedazzling genre‐busting music. Fusing rock symphonic electronic and choral elements there is simply no other band like them on planet earth. Following the recent critical acclaim of their Journeys End trilogy The Enid enter…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
OCT
Catapluf's Musical Journey
The Citadel

Explore rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf whose imagination takes you to places where music can be found in everything: pans…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
OCT
Halloween Craft Workshop
Spinning Gate Shopping Centre

Kids will have a spookily great time making hats wands masks & much more…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01942 261632
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27
OCT
Fleetwood Bac
The Citadel Arts Centre

FLEETWOOD BACMAC ARE ... BAC Presented by GS PromotionsFLEETWOOD BAC are the worlds first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic Rumours line‐up.Over the last few years they…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
OCT
Free Halloween Face Painting
Spinning Gate Shopping Centre

Free Halloween Face Painting…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01942 261632
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28
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolron 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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
OCT
Merry Hell
The Citadel

MERRY HELL is a band founded on the ever evolving Folk tradition music made by the people and shared by the people. Though our hearts and souls are tuned to the songs which came…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Grannylocks and the Monstrous Duckling
The Citadel

Part of the Big Imaginations Childrens Theatre Festival 19 October 5th November 2017Join performance poet Joseph Coelho winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary.Poetry Award as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
OCT
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: 5.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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29
OCT
Zombie-rella and Blood Red Hood
The Citadel

Part of the Big Imaginations Childrens Theatre Festival 19 October 5th November 2017Join performance poet Joseph Coelho winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
NOV
Simon McBride
The Citadel

The Holy Trinity of Belfast rock n roll Van Morrison Rory Gallagher & Gary Moore might just be on the verge of becoming a four‐leaf clover. PERFORMER MAGAZINE USAAfter back‐pedalling on his solo career to start a family Simon McBride…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
NOV
Manford's Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Little 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: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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04
NOV
Mostly Autumn
The Citadel

Hailing from England Mostly Autumn delivers a sound that could be described as rock folk rock or progressive rock. Since forming in 1996 the band has gone through several line up changes. Current band members…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Ed Byrne: Spoiler AlertBrand new stand up show from the unrivalled master of observational comedyAs seen on Mock The Week BBC and Dara & Eds Big Adventure BBC .Previous Tour Reviews:A masterful display of the comics artComedys holy grail.... Go see. Sunday…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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08
NOV
James Meehan - As If I Hadn't Slept (FILMING)
Chorley Central Library

The Friends of Chorley Library Present...JAMES MEEHAN ‐ AS IF I HADNT SLEPTAlright James Meehan here. I have trouble sleeping. This stand‐up comedy show is about that amongst other things. Im filming it at the Chorley Library whilst also raising money for…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
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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10
NOV
The World Famous ELVIS show starring CHRIS CONNOR
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The World Famous ELVIS show starring CHRIS CONNOR and the Steels band.Friday 10th NovemberSaturday 11th November7:30pmGeneral Admission £22.50This show will see Chris at his very best.Recreating 2 dynamic eras of thats the way it is and Madison Square GardensAn explosive 2 hours…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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10
NOV
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Preston Guildhall

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Preston Guildhall in Preston on Friday 10 November 2017. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
NOV
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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17
NOV
Carl Palmer
The Citadel

In Memory Of Keith Emerson Greg Lake & John Wetton.Presented by The Classic Rock Society.Rock legend and drummer extraordinaire Carl Palmer brings his 2017 tour In memory of Keith Greg and John to St Helens with a show filled with the music…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
NOV
Sister Act Live Choir
King George’s Hall

See the brilliant film Sister Act like never before on a large screen whilst a live 35‐piece gospel choir and band accompanies the on‐screen nuns sing hit songs from the filmWatch the feel‐good musical film as the Uplifted Voices choir featured on…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: Email
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18
NOV
The Clone Roses & DJ Clint Boon
The Citadel

The Stone Roses are without doubt one of the most important bands of British music and their music has influenced and inspired many artists. They recently performed 4 sell out nights at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester to over 240000 people and…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01254 582579
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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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 5.5 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 16.7 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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…

Samlesbury 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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