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

04
MAR
Gary Delaney: Purist
The Lowry Centre

Back by popular demand double Sony Award winner & Chortle award nominee Gary Delaney has announced the final leg of his Purist tour that takes in a further 26 dates across the UK. The tour starts on 15th February at Chorleys…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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04
MAR
Don Banks Afternoon Variety show
Darwen Library Theatre

Don Banks Afternoon Variety show at Darwen Library Theatre live on Wednesday 04 March 2015 in Darwen Lancashire. For tickets to see Don Banks Afternoon Variety show at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
MAR
Dave Spikey "Punchlines"
The Citadel

A unique opportunity to see the man himself up close and personal before he embarks on a massive UK tour. Punchlines is Dave's latest comedy project in his long career. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
MAR
McGoldrick and Friends
The Citadel

Folk musicians Michael McGoldrick John McCusker and John Doyle visit St Helens as part of a unique European Tour. Combining flutes guitars and fiddles this is a rare opportunity to see 3 world‐class musicians on stage at the same time. Please note…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
MAR
Ian McCulloch
The Citadel

Singer and songwriter Ian McCulloch was the front man for rock band Echo & the Bunnymen which he founded in 1978. The band enjoyed critical acclaim during the late 70s and early 80s. He left…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Pack of Lies
Bolton Little Theatre

The Jacksons are a nice middle aged English couple. Their best friends are their Canadian neighbours the Krogers. All is blissful in their world until a detective from Scotland Yard asks to use their house as an observation station to try and…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469TICKETSOURCEAGENCY03336 663366
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10
MAR
Oliver Twist
North Cestrian Grammar School

ACTS perform the classic story of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. The story concerns a young boy born in the Workhouse and follows the adventures he has thereafter. Along the way we meet a variety of colourful characters such as Mr Bumble…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 282277
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12
MAR
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
North Cestrian Grammar School

ACTS perform a classic of a different kind. A Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare one of his best loved comedies Yes this is the one that concerns fairies star crossed lovers in a wood and a band of comic workmen hoping…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 282277
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13
MAR
Alan Carr
Parr Hall

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
MAR
Woolton Village Art & Craft Market
St James Church Hall

Our Art & Craft Markets are truly Artisan events where you can buy beautiful items many of which are unique direct from the maker. This event will be a delight for any purchaser of high quality handmade pieces. There wont…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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14
MAR
United vs Tottenham Hotspur
Old Trafford

United vs Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 14 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch United vs Tottenham Hotspur…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

20
MAR
Arena
The Citadel

Leading progressive rock band Arena were formed in 1995 by ex‐Marillion drummer and founder Mick Pointer and keyboard maestro Clive Nolan also of Pendragon among other projects. Since 1997 they have also featured guitarist John Mitchell also of It Bites and Frost.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
MAR
Ghost Hunt at The Barlow Institute
The Barlow

Formerly called The Barlow Institute The Barlow is a community centre run by the local community after being taken over from the local authority.It was built at the beginning of the 20th Century and opened in 1909 as the result of a…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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21
MAR
U2 2
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 are the worlds premier U2 show. Formed by current members under the name Achtung Baby the band are now established 23 years Name‐checked by Bono past clients include BBC1 ITV1 RTE SKY TV Blackberry 2012 Olympics Pernod and more.The band…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07593 579663
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21
MAR
U22 - U2 Tribute
The Citadel

U22 are the worlds longest running tribute to U2. Formed in 1992 the band were knownas Achtung Baby for many years and over 23 years they have performed over 1000 timesspanning three continents.Some of U2 2s past shows include a performance alongside…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
MAR
Fir Grove Wedding fayre
Fir Grove Hotel

Come and see a variety of the Northwest's premier wedding suppliers. They are all on hand to offer advice and help make your wedding day a day to remember. We have 2 stunning catwalk shows showing off beautiful bridal gowns…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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22
MAR
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 1920s…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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27
MAR
Two
The Citadel

The Citadel Arts Centre Adult Theatre Company brings you this sharp humorous slice of life set in a pub owned by a savagely bickering husband and wife. 14 characters are brought to you by two hugely talented performers for one night only.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
APR
Cirque Surreal - The Voyagers
The Lowry Theatre

A dynamic fusion of circus dance drama and comedy will highlight the outstanding talents of world class artistes in this spectacular show for all the family this Easter at The Lowry.Leading performance artistes from over 10 countries have come together for the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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04
APR
United vs Aston Villa
Old Trafford

United vs Aston Villa at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 04 April 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

10
APR
Strangefish
The Citadel

Manchester progressive rock band Strangefish have been in existence off and on for twenty‐five years now since their initial formation in 1989. Inspiring an unswervingly loyal cult following along the way the band took two periods of hiatus from 1996‐2000 and from…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
APR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

Following a terrific gig in April 2014 The Floyd Effect return to treat fans to more gems from the Pink Floyd treasure chest. Expect great musicianship and stunning special effects which combine to create fabulous entertainment. Please note Under 18's must be…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
APR
United vs City
Old Trafford

United vs City at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 11 April 2015. 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 us…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

11
APR
United vs City
Old Trafford

United vs City at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 11 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch United vs City live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

15
APR
PLAYS PLUS "Lear's Daughters"
Bolton Little Theatre

Lears Daughters by Womens Theatre group and Elaine Feinstein Director June GriceSisters born in a nursery‐rhyme world begin to play more and more dangerous games.After experiencing Shakespeares tragedy King Lear one may have unanswered questions: What happened to the Queen Who is…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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16
APR
Duke Special
The Met

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
APR
Black AKA Colin Vearncombe
The Citadel

The Citadel presents a rare and intimate show from one of the finest voices in music. As Black Colin Vearncombe lit up the charts with his timeless Wonderful Life the hits Sweetest Smile and Everything Is Coming Up Roses and also produced…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
APR
The Ugly Duckling
The Citadel

Life isnt much fun in the farmyard for the misfit duckling. Teased and tormented he dreams of kindlier places beyond the farm gates. But will he survive out thereJoin in the adventures of this famous under‐dog in Hans Christian Andersens much‐loved tale…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
APR
Bellowhead
Parr Hall

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
APR
Renaissance
The Citadel

PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY www.classicrocksociety.co.uk Renaissance is a band with a rich history unique unto themselves as progressive rock pioneers who rose from the ashes of the seminal UK rock band The Yardbirds. Their career has spanned forty…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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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