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

26
MAY
The Tina Turner Experience
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The TIna Turner ExperienceFriday 26th May 7:30pmGeneral Admission £19.50This fully live energetic show charts the life and career of one of theworlds iconic performers. Full of hits like Private Dancer Nutbush CityLimits Proud Mary River Deep Mountain High and Lets StayTogether to…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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27
MAY
Broadway and Beyond
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Broadway and BeyondSaturday 27th May 7:30pmAdults £17.50 Concessions £16.50Broadway and Beyond is a thrilling and entertaining mix of music and wit from the most popular musicals of the twentieth and twenty‐first centuries. The performance is an uplifting celebration presented in an engaging…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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27
MAY
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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28
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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02
JUN
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

03
JUN
Manfords 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
JUN
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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04
JUN
Pat-a-Cake Baby
The Citadel

Are you ready Grab a spoon Because its Pat‐a‐cake timePitter‐patter get the butter Glitzy‐glossy whisk in sugar Jokey‐yolky add the eggsLong Nose Puppets offer up a marvellous moonlit show full of riotous rhyme zany puppets and spiffy special cake;…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
JUN
Avenue Q
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Avenue Q tells the funny story of Princeton a US college graduate who has moved to the New York neighbourhood of Avenue Q in order to discover his purpose in life. Full of hilarious…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
JUN
The Music of Otis Redding
The Citadel Arts Centre

The worlds finest celebration of the music of Otis Redding. All the hits from Sittin at the Dock of the Bay to Too hard to Handle via Mr Pitiful; Show a little tenderness; These arms of mine; Cant turn you Loose; A…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
JUN
Be My Baby
Bolton Little Theatre

Bundled off to St Saviours a Church of England‐run mother and baby home her concerned mother has arranged for Marys baby to be adopted immediately it is born. The girls in the home find comfort in each others friendship but ultimately they…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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10
JUN
U2 2 (The U2 Tribute)
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 are the worlds longest running and premier look‐a‐likesound‐a‐likes to U2. Now in their 25th year on the road the band have performed over 1250 shows across three continents. With a performance alongside U2 in 1997 the band have been praised…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
JUN
Great Expectations
Lytham Hall

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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16
JUN
The Furrow Collective
The Citadel Arts Centre

The Furrow Collective Nominated Best Traditional Track with The Unquiet Grave and Emily was nominated for Folk Singer Of The Year at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016. Nominated Best Group & Best Traditional TrackBBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 Rachel…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
JUN
The Prince Experience
The Citadel Arts Centre

GS Promotions presents: The Prince ExperienceLast year we lost Prince one of the most prolific and controversial musical icons of all time it seems theres nothing this man couldnt do and because there was only one PRINCE theres only one Prince tribute…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
JUN
Desperado - The History of the Eagles
The Citadel

The Eagles ‐ the highest selling band in US history released their two part History of the Eagles DVD in 2013. The DVD went platinum and the band followed it up with a two year tour of most of the world.Desperado now…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
JUN
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
Preston Guild Hall

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
JUL
Oh Carol - The Musical Story of Neil Sedaka
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Oh Carol ‐ The Musical Story of Neil SedakaSaturday 29th July 2017General Admission £21Oh Carol‐ The Musical Story of Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield From their humble beginnings in Brooklyn to the dizzying heights of their success in the 50s & 60s…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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06
AUG
Pride and Prejudice
Hoghton Tower

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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18
AUG
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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20
AUG
The Wind in the Willows
Hoghton Tower

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
AUG
Botany Bay Canal Fest
Botany Bay

The Botany Bay Canal Fest is BACKAfter the success of last years celebration we are happy to confirm Canal Fest 2017 is set for Bank Holiday Weekend ‐ Sunday 27th and Monday 29th August.Join us for two fantastic days of festivities and…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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27
AUG
Summer Steamings
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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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16
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…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
SEP
Fawlty Towers Comedy Night and Interactive Dinner
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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22
SEP
Stevie Nimmo
The Citadel

Stevie Nimmo has been successfully recording and touring for the last two decades.Born and raised in Glasgow Scotland there was always music around as Stevie grew up. Stevie never had any guitar or singing lessons but throughout the family there were plenty…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
SEP
The Beach Boys Story
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

THE BEACH BOYS STORYIf you like the Beach Boys songs you will love this bandGuaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face with a song in your heart and reflecting on a truly memorable live music experience this is a…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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23
SEP
Martin Stephenson
The Citadel

MARTIN STEPHENSON has been one of the UKs best‐loved musicians for 30 years.New album CALIFORNIA STAR sees him reunited with The Daintees the band hes intermittently fronted through a string of albums and hundreds of gigs since his teens in…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
SEP
Goblin's Peter and the Wolf
The Citadel

Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas...Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises.Featuring animal antics of singing birds…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
SEP
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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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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