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

07
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club
David Lloyd

BBCs Tom Binns Launches New Comedy Night at David Lloyd Warrington.Funhouse Comedy Club which already runs successful nights at various venues all over the country is excited to announce the launch of their brand new comedy night at David Lloyd Warrington.Funhouse Comedy…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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13
MAY
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

The Blues came calling first but rock and roll was always waiting around the corner. When Chantel was eight years old she was the youngest person in the UK to pass a Rock school exam. At 12 she was jamming in…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
MAY
Classic Rock Society Presents: Magenta
The Citadel

MAGENTAPRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETYFormed 15 years ago by keyboard player composer Rob Reed and vocalist Christina Booth Magenta have long been regarded as one of the UKs premier progressive rock bands and with a string of exceptional…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
MAY
Healing Horticulture & the Dig In Project
Astley Coach House Conference Room

Find out how horticultural therapist Donna Rowe‐Green harnesses the healing power of gardening and her work with military veterans in Preston and Chorley.Tickets £3 including refreshments. To book a place contact astley.hallchorley.gov.uk or call 01257 515151.Talk takes place in Astley Coach House…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01257 515151
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20
MAY
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Northwich Memorial Court

A Shy young Ronnie Wycherley from the Dingle district of Liverpool is re‐christened Billy Fury .. & becomes one of the 60s biggest stars. Named by Fury himself his longest ever serving band ‐ the all original Furys Tornados re‐play live his…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01606 834914
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20
MAY
Smaller Rooms Presents: Josienne & Ben
The Citadel

To win the Best Duo category at the 2015 BBC Folk Awards is quite an achievement at any stage of an Artists career. But just two years prior to this accolade Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker were virtually unknown on the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
MAY
Industrial Control Cyber Security Nuclear
The Centre Birchwood Park

The Cyber Senate Industrial Control Cybersecurity Nuclear conference consists of presentations and debate from some of the Nuclear energy industrys leading end users from Operational and IT backgrounds Government influencers leading cybersecurity authorities and some of the worlds most influential solution providers.Job…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +44(0)2070 961754
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28
MAY
Nick Harper
The Citadel

2016 promises to be an exciting celebratory year for Nick Harper with a lengthy UK tour planned to support the third and final vinyl retrospective album and one box to unite them all. Nick will also be collaborating with Port Erin…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
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: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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31
MAY
NDC2016
The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

With almost 200 reactors due to be shut down by 2040 and an estimated 80.4bn to be spent on nuclear decommissioning globally in the next 25 years the global nuclear decommissioning and waste management industry faces a steep learning curve.The considerable uncertainties…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 2073 757177
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03
JUN
The Songs of Nick Drake
The Citadel

Nick Drake is the most revered and truly loved of all of this Countrys singersongwriters. He recorded three cherished Albums between 1969 and 1972 but was almost entirely unknown in his day. After his tragic death in 1974 aged only 26 his…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
JUN
Theatr Lolo Presents: Boxy & Sticky
The Citadel

Ive found a box.Ive found a stick.This box can be whatever I want it to be.I can be ‐Inside it. Outside it.Under it.On top of it.This stick was the first toy in the world.I canTap with itThrow it and catch it.I can…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
JUN
UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
Salford Quays Watersports Centre

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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10
JUN
Space
The Citadel

Space have sold over 2 million albums world wide with titles including Spiders Tin Planet Suburban Rock and Roll and Attack of the Mutant 50ft Kebab and also released 10 top 40 singles and a host of other single releases to‐date with…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
JUN
Jacked presents Lenny Fontana & Twism
The Bleachworks

Jacked returns to the Bleachworks for a night of the finest house and disco. With special guests Lenny Fontana & Twism all the way from New York City. With support from Mr H Sandro Valentino Marlz Sam and of course Keef &…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07803 422165
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17
JUN
Classic Rock Society Presents: Karnataka
The Citadel

RESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY Karnataka rose to the forefront of the female‐fronted symphonic progressive rock scene with the release of their landmark album Delicate Flame of Desire. Their follow up and critically acclaimed album The Gathering Light won…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
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: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUN
Rihanna
Old Trafford (LCCC)

Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in Barbados and moved to the US to pursue her recording career at the age of 16. Known now simply as Rihanna she released her debut album in 2005 titled…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUL
Beyonc
Old Trafford (LCCC)

Beyonc at Old Trafford LCCC in Manchester on Tuesday 05 July 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Beyonc tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUL
HMS Pinafore
The Lowry

The much‐loved highly‐acclaimed all‐male H.M.S. Pinafore is embarking on an extensive UK Tour to ensure no‐one misses the boat. Join the hilarity of Gilbert and Sullivan with the award‐winning company that brought you the all‐male productions of The Pirates of Penzance…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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29
JUL
Funny Women Awards 2016 Heat
The Lowry, Pier 8

See some emerging comedy acts before they go stratospheric help raise vital funds and awareness for domestic violence charity Refuge and grab some Benefit Cosmetics goodies while youre at it The Funny Women Awards have been promoting female comics for over…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07904 631438
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29
JUL
Roxette Concerts by the Lake 2016
Tatton Park

Roxette Concerts by the Lake 2016 at Tatton Park in Knutsford on Friday 29 July 2016. 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…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JUL
Hall Concerts by the Lake 2016
Tatton Park

Hall Concerts by the Lake 2016 at Tatton Park in Knutsford on Saturday 30 July 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Hall Concerts…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
AUG
Summer Bank Holiday Steamings
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: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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07
SEP
England vs Pakistan Natwest IT20
Old Trafford (LCCC)

England vs Pakistan Natwest IT20 at Old Trafford LCCC in Manchester on Wednesday 07 September 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest England vs Pakistan Natwest IT20 tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Sports

09
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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10
SEP
September Steamings
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: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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17
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 Plant…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
SEP
Martin Simpson
The Citadel

A spell binding evening of music with one of the finest acoustic guitar players in the world.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check availability of seated tickets please contact our Box…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
SEP
Ghost Hunt at Mill Street Barracks
Mill Street Barracks

Pay for your ticket via Bank Transfer BACS and receive £5 off per ticketPlease Note: This offer is redeemed against Full Ticket Payments OnlyBuilt in 1861 and is steeped in military and local history it has accommodated many branches of the armed…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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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…

North West Museum of Road Transport

A unique & extensive collection of vintage buses is the centrepiece of this Regional Transport Museum.The Museum houses the North West Museum of Transport Limited's collection of vehicles. It can trace its roots back forty years, when a group of enthusiasts from the St.Helens area got together to…

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…

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…

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…

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