What's on inLowton


Welcome to Lowton

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

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Forthcoming events in Lowton

20
MAY
Anderton Boat Lift 10K & Fun Run
Anderton Boat Lift

It will be best foot forward on Sunday 20th May when Cheshires Cathedral of the Canals the Anderton Boat Lift stage their inaugural 10K Trail Run and one‐mile Fun Run in partnership with successful national race organisers Bolton‐based Time2Run.Both runs will start…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01606 786777
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22
MAY
Nuclear Industrial Control Cybersecurity
Park Royal

. Protecting essential services and control systems networks are imperative and in many cases neglected in relation to embedded systems in modern architecture.The proliferation and advancement of operational technologies and the Internet of Things the convergence of IT and OT have enhanced…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2070 961754
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24
MAY
9th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning Conference
Old Trafford

.Presentations from 30 senior level decision makers over 200 of your peers and over 30 exhibitors showcasing the latest and most innovative developments within the decommissioning and waste management industry. Heres what you can expect from the event in 2018:.Discover how to…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02073 757246
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25
MAY
Lunar 7
Gorse Hill Studios

ENTERTAINING EPIC ELECTRIFYINGLunar 7 is a science‐fiction adventure drawn from real and personal stories around mental healthIt address issues around stigma whilst sending a message about wellbeing and the dangers of substance misuse. ATTIUS has been the commander of the Vespasian for…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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25
MAY
Limehouse Lizzy
The Citadel

Renowned for an action‐packed pyrothechnic‐fuelled explosion of a show Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive well and dominating stages worldwide. Attention to…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAY
Beer, Bands & Burgers
Anderton Boat Lift

Cask Ales Gin & Prosecco Bar Cider Burgers Local BandsBack by popular demand this years festival is not just for beer lovers... It also welcomes cider fans gin connoisseurs prosecco enthusiasts and pretty much anyone that is prone…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01606 786777
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26
MAY
ComedySportz
Waterside Arts Centre

ComedySportz is an all ages all action all improvised competitive comedy show where two teams battle it out for laughs with quick‐witted gags games sketches and songs inspired by audience suggestions. Theres a referee on hand to keep things moving and ensure…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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26
MAY
ComedySportz 4 Tots
Waterside Arts Centre

ComedySportz are bringing a show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive this friendly non‐competitive version of the show will delight and entertain with madcap improvised games with plenty of physicality stories songs silly noises and big…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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27
MAY
Spring Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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27
MAY
Keepy Uppy (2:30pm Performance)
The Citadel

A silent pitch a still football.Footie strips shin pads shiny boots.A kick of the ball it flies it soars it scores .. GOALOur journey begins with grass stained knees Astro Turf and champions. Keepy Uppy tells an extraordinary tale of love devotion…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
MAY
Keepy Uppy (11:30am Performance)
The Citadel

A silent pitch a still football.Footie strips shin pads shiny boots.A kick of the ball it flies it soars it scores .. GOALOur journey begins with grass stained knees Astro Turf and champions. Keepy Uppy tells an extraordinary tale of love devotion…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
MAY
The Fairytale Trail
Botany Bay

Once upon a timeCreate your own fairytale this Spring Bank Holiday and adventure through the magical kingdom of Botany BayJoin us on Monday 28th May 10am 4pm to explore each of our five floors to find enchanting real‐life characters from your…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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02
JUN
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 UK touring circuit and television.Facebook:…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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03
JUN
mum2mum market Altrincham
Altrincham Football Club

SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds.Book a stall at http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.html BUY Nearly new baby and childrens clothes used…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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12
JUN
The Nature of Forgetting
The Lowry

Following a highly successful run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Theatre Res The Nature of Forgetting now launches an exciting international tour. It is a powerful explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory and recollection are gone.Tom has just…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
JUN
The Northern Franchise Exhibition
Eventcity

A major new report examining business growth in the UK reveals that the North West generated £165bn GVA Gross Value Added in 2016 a figure exceeded only by London and the South East. The research shows further potential for growth in the…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02083 945294
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26
JUN
Nuclear Asset Information Monitoring
Park Royal

. In an increasingly competitive energy market the nuclear sector is tasked with reducing asset life‐cycle costs and improving operational efficiency against a backdrop of an ever more complex operational environment and stringent licensing and regulatory requirements. It is mission critical to…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2070 961754
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28
JUN
Spirit of the Horse
Arley Hall and Gardens

For the first time in 10 years Europes greatest equestrian theatre show SPIRIT OF THE HORSE is coming to Arley Hall with a spectacular new production for 2018 RENAISSANCE.Starring more than 20 magnificent horses from six countries in its own stunning…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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28
JUN
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Waterside Arts Centre

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
JUN
National Garden Scheme - Open Garden in Leyland
19 Cumberland Avenue

National Garden Scheme ‐ Open Garden For Charity in Leyland Lancs Also a pond and a view of Worden Park and woods. Visited by a lot of wildlife.Saturday 30th June 1pm ‐ 5pm 19 Cumberland Avenue Leyland PR25 1BEAdults £3 Children freeLight…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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01
JUL
Born To Win
St Helens Theatre Royal

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756000
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14
JUL
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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15
JUL
Afternoon Tea & River Cruise
Anderton Boat Lift

This year Anderton Boat Lift will be hosting an exclusive afternoon tea experience day on Sunday 15th July.Your experience day will begin at 12 noon with a charming river cruise on board the Edwin Clarke trip boat for your chance to journey…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01606 786777
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22
JUL
Sense and Sensibility
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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04
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
AUG
Creamfields 2018
Daresbury

Creamfields did it again delivering another world class sell out show which saw 70000 people flock to the Cheshire countryside for what has become the worlds leading electronic music festival. If youre one of the many still suffering from…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 071309
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26
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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26
AUG
Botany Bay Canal Fest
Botany Bay

The Botany Bay Canal Fest is BACK for its third yearWe are happy to confirm our Canal Fest is set for August bank holiday weekend Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August 2018Join us for two fantastic days of festivities and entertainment…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01257 261220
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08
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 the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
SEP
MANCHESTER MUSIC COMPETITION
MediaCityUk

MANCHESTER MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2018 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Manchester Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced Open Mic UK is coming to Manchester with auditions at the National Exhibition Centre. Open Mic UK is more than…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Tourist Attractions


Dunham Massey

Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park. An early Georgian house built around a Tudor core, Dunham Massey was extensively reworked in the early years of the 20th century. The result is one of Britain's most sumptuous…

Dream

This impressive sculpture, by internationally renowned artist Jaume Plensa, is situated on the site of the former Sutton Manor Colliery in St. Helens, midway between Liverpool and Manchester.Dream was commissioned by local ex‐miners and St. Helens Council as part of the Channel 4 Big Art Project, an ambitious…

Wigan Pier

At the heart of The Wigan Pier Experience is The Way We Were, an authentic recreation of life in the 1900s for the people of Wigan and surrounding Lancashire. Witness the Victorian way of life from schooldays through to work and play. You can experience…

Prescot Museum

The new Prescot Museum sees a contemporary space merge with a traditional museum. Following its relocation from Georgian premises to an indoor shopping centre, the museum has retained and enhanced many of its most popular and historically significant displays, giving them a new lease of life and a…

World of Glass

Visit The World of Glass for a great day out ‐ so much to see and do You can see live glassblowing demonstrations with Sarah, Charlie & Graeme. or why not try your hand at blowing a glass bauble on one of our glass blowing courses Experience our…

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery is located on Bold Street in the Cultural Quarter of Warrington, in a Grade II listed building which it shares with the town's Central Library. The Museum and the Library originally opened in 1848 as the first rate‐supported library in the UK, before…

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