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

05
JUL
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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08
JUL
PLANET CIRCUS THE WOW FACTOR!
SPA ROAD PLAYING FIELDS

Planet Circus The Wow Factor in BOLTON.Dont miss Britains number one family circus and its brand new 2015 super showFeaturing everything a traditional circus has with spectacular thrilling stunt action that will wow audiences of all ages. Presenting the worlds most dangerous…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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11
JUL
Joanne Shaw Taylor
The Citadel

Joanne Shaw Taylor is a leading light of the British blues music scene. Discovered by Eurythmics legend Dave Stewart Joanne is now touring with her latest album The Dirty Truth. Don't miss this great evening of brilliant blues‐rock. Please note Under 18's…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
JUL
Master Of The House
The Citadel

A devised melodrama by the Citadel Youth Theatre that celebrates the history of the Citadel and marks the end of their Heritage Lottery Project.…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
JUL
The Stranglers
King George's Hall

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUL
2376 (Bamber Bridge) Squadron Banner Dedication
Our Lady & St Gerards Church

After a period of fundraising 2376 Bamber Bridge Squadron Air Training Corps have purchased a new ceremonial banner. Before it can be used in an official capacity such as on Remembrance Sunday it must be Dedicated in a church service.This dedication ceremony…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 491136
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25
JUL
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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25
JUL
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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07
AUG
Kaiser Chiefs
Haydock Park

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
AUG
Wigan Athletic FC Business Academy
DW Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous DW Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together.Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to engage…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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14
AUG
Jimmy Carr
King George's Hall

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
AUG
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
King George's Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Friday 14 August 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
AUG
The Secret Garden
Hoghton Tower

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 669187
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21
AUG
Ghost Hunts at Haigh Hall
Haigh Hall

In partnership with Haigh Hall UK Shadow Seekers are offering a Ghost Hunt that may turn your hair greyHaigh pronounced Hay Hall is located in Wigan Lancashire.A Grade II listed building built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay the 7th Earl…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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30
AUG
Summer 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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05
SEP
Blackburn Rovers Zipwire
Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Are you ready to flyCalling all daredevils.. Fancy taking part in the first ever zipwire happening at Blackburn Rovers Football Club on Saturday 5th September 2015 Why not join Blackburn Youth Zone for this fantastic exhilarating event where youll be taken to…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01254 292000
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12
SEP
Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick
The Citadel

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick are two of the biggest names in British folk music and they tour together in 2015.Their experienced approach to their art lacks none of the fervour of their early days and brings a maturity born of many…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
SEP
September 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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17
SEP
The Moulettes
The Citadel

Moulettes are one of the UKs most unique touring bands and are steadily being singled out from the wave of Bjork & Kate Bush influenced Alt.Folk artists that have arisen this decade. With Strings Guitars Drums Bassoon and Synths Moulettes music weaves…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
SEP
Cash (No.1 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
SEP
Sportsmans Dinner
Ewood Park

Join us for our first charity Sportsman Dinner. To be held in Jacks Lounge at Ewood Park on Friday 18th September. Arrive 7.30pm for 8pm sitting. Included in the £32 ticket price is a delicious 3 course meal by…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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19
SEP
JUDIE TZUKE - Songs and Stories
The Citadel

Judie Tzuke rose to fame with the hauntingly beautiful track Stay With Me Till Dawn. She has had a number of top 10 albums including the much celebrated Welcome To The Cruise. Listen to songs old and new at this intimate gig.…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
SEP
King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
The Citadel

Rough tough and always rocking the legendary King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys' zany stage show sometimes belies the fact that here is the finest most authentic rhythm & blues band ever to come from outside the USA. As anyone who has…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
SEP
Wigan Event & Wedding Showcase
Macdonald Kilhey Court

Ntertain is delighted to have been invited back to Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel after a fantastic showcase in September 2014. For 2015 we are bringing an even bigger and better selection of entertainers for your entertainment pleasure. You will experince 8 live…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01942 530503
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26
SEP
Led Into Zeppelin
The Citadel

Led Into Zeppelin are one of the UKs leading tribute bands. The four‐piece recreate Led Zeppelins back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing. The band comprises Paul Bradshaw as Robert…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
OCT
Laurence Jones + guests Red Butler
The Citadel

22 year old Laurence Jones is making a big name for himself being awarded Young Artist of the Year at the 2014 British Blues Awards. Don't miss the opportunity to see this fantastic artist who Classic Rock‐Blues Magazine hail as The future…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
OCT
John Denver Tribute
The Citadel

Come and enjoy an evening of timeless music from the late great John Denver expertly sung by Chris Bannister. Expect to hear classic tracks such as Annie's Song Rocky Mountain High and Country Roads. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
OCT
Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes
The Citadel

Paul Lamb came out of Blyth Northumberland forming the Blues Burglars and then Paul Lamb & the King Snakes.Eventually relocating to London over the years Paul has always run a really tight outfit of fine players which now comprises: Ryan…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
OCT
Mostly Autumn (Dressed In Voices Tour)
The Citadel

Prog‐rock outfit Mostly Autumn return for another great gig. The band will perform tracks from their latest album Dressed In Voices. Famed for their terrific live shows Mostly Autumn are probably the best band you have never heard. Please note Under 18's…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
OCT
Karnataka
The Citadel

Prog‐rockers Karnataka come to St Helens on their 2015 Secrets of Angels Tour. Having toured all over Europe and the US with the likes of Robert Plant and Porcupine Tree Karnataka are a must‐see band for all prog‐rock fans. Please note Under…

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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