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

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The Real People
Citadel Arts Centre

The Real People or The Realies as they are known to their fans formed in 1987 and over the following four years were as pivotal as The Las and The Stone Roses in reinventing rock & roll after the synth‐led new wave…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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New Model Army
Pyramid and Parr Hall

New Model Army got their start in 1979 as a sort of post punk alternative response to a music scene that had gotten too close minded and stagnant for the truly experimental. Founded as a…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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GREAT LANCASHIRE WEDDING SHOW
USN Bolton Arena

April 2013 saw the launch of the Great Lancashire Wedding Show a large‐scale wedding exhibition created to showcase the very finest in Lancashire wedding businesses for the Northern bride. The show has proved to be a huge success with couples throughout…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash
Citadel Arts Centre

Wishbone Ash was formed by West Country musicians Martin Turner and Steve Upton who arrived in London in 1969 to embark on their musical journey. Intent on creating a musical sound that was rich in texture and melody Martin Turner envisaged the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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The Great Lancashire Big Wedding Weekender
USN Bolton Arena

Once again were brimming with gorgeous wedding inspiration and around 120 quality wedding businesses of all shapes and sizes waiting to meet you ‐ including award‐winning venues situated throughout the North West region. Whatever theme you have in mind for your perfect…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: BL66LB
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Manchester United vs Norwich City
Old Trafford

Live ‐ Manchester United vs Norwich City playing at Old Trafford in Manchester Lancashire on the Saturday 26 April 2014. For sports event tickets see below.…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool
DW Stadium

Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool appears live in Wigan Lancashire at DW Stadium on Saturday 26 April 2014. For ticket prices to watch Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool at DW Stadium see the list of tickets available for Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Sports

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The Fleece Development Workshop
The Fleece

The second in this series of Development Workshop and Ghost Hunt takes us to Fleece Ashton‐in‐Mkerfield The Fleece in Ashton‐in‐Makerfield is a hotspot for paranormal activity. Bar staff have claimed to have witnessed a ghostly apparition of a man standing on the…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01457 877008
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Worsley Court House Wedding Show
Worsley Court House

2.00pm Bridal & Mother of the Bride Parade by Proposals Bridalwear & Shuffs SeparatesFree Wedding magazinesEnter our Free £100 Brides Prize DrawCome along to this very popular wedding venue siutated beside the Bridgwate Canal in the historic village of Worsley.…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01617 617851
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Neil Finn
The Lowry

Neil Finn at The Lowry live on Sunday 27 April 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see Neil Finn at The Lowry see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Ben Harper
The Lowry

After spending time on the road with his band up‐and‐coming artist Ben Harper launches his first‐ever acoustic headline tour.Through the soul of southern gospel 70s funk blues reggae or straightforward rock and roll Harper and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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King King
Citadel Arts Centre

The meteoric rise to prominence of British blues breakers King King has seen the racking up a host of accolades culminating in this years Best Band and Best Album at the British Blues Awards.Since they began touring three years ago King Kings…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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John Hegley
Pyramid and Parr Hall

John Hegley appears live in Warrington Cheshire at Pyramid and Parr Hall on Friday 02 May 2014. For ticket prices to watch John Hegley at Pyramid and Parr Hall see the list of tickets available for John Hegley.…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Ruby Turner
Citadel Arts Centre

Born in Jamaica Ruby moved to England when she was nine and her major break came when she was taken under the wings of British blues legend the late Alexis Korner.Her first album Women Hold Up Half The Sky was released to…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Dimitri Vegas
Victoria Warehouse

Dimitri Vegas appears live in Manchester Greater Manchester at Victoria Warehouse on Saturday 03 May 2014. For ticket prices to watch Dimitri Vegas at Victoria Warehouse see the list of tickets available for Dimitri Vegas.…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Dimitri Vegas Like Mike
Victoria Warehouse

Dimitri Vegas Like Mike performs live at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester Greater Manchester on Saturday 03 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Dimitri Vegas Like Mike at Victoria Warehouse now.…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Manchester United vs Sunderland
Old Trafford

Manchester United vs Sunderland appear live to play at Old Trafford on Saturday 03 May 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

27 old stationary steam engines have been recued and lovingly restored by our volunteers some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running on steam on these…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Jason Manford
The Lowry

Manchester lad Jason Manford is a successful stand up comedian actor and TV presenter. You may have recently seen him on The One Show 8 Out of Ten Cats and Tonightly. You may have heard…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Manchester United vs Hull City
Old Trafford

Manchester United vs Hull City ‐ don't miss Manchester United vs Hull City play at Old Trafford live on Tuesday 06 May 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Don't forget that you can get the best ticket prices by comparing the list…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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Fairport Convention
Citadel Arts Centre

Hailed as the originators of British folk‐rock music Fairport Convention remains one of the most entertaining bands on todays concert circuit. Their sell‐out gigs always attract critical acclaim and delight audiences. Fairport has a vast…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Buile Hill Park Hall Wedding Show
Buile Hill Park Hall

2.00pm Bridal Parade by Proposals Bridalwear & Shuffs LadieswearFree Wedding MagazinesEnter our Free £100 Brides Prize DrawCome along to this fabulous wedding venue situated in the heart of Buile Hill Park…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01617 617851
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Swan Lake Vienna Festival Ballet
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Tickets for Swan Lake Vienna Festival Ballet at Pyramid and Parr Hall on the Sunday 11 May 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Swan Lake Vienna Festival Ballet live at Pyramid and Parr Hall see our list of…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Extreme Stunt Show Wigan
DW Stadium

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil Devil compete to prove theyre the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 0844 771000
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WIGAN WEDDING FAIR
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel And Spa

With immaculate landscaped gardens and lakes the Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa provides the perfect backdrop for wedding ceremonies receptions and photographs.Back in the Victorian era Kilhey Court was built as a wedding gift by a husband to his new bride.…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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The ZZ Tops
The Citadel

The ZZ Top Tribute show.The unique three man tribute to rock musics best known Texan boogie band are back to Tear the house down Bringing a tour with more ToneTaste and Tenacity than ever before complete with their real beards crazy guitars…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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The South
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Dr Feelgood Special Guests
The Citadel

One of the worlds greatest blues and RandB bands Dr Feelgood have been performing their gritty hard‐driving rock and roll on tour almost ceaselessly since the early 70s. The brilliance of lead vocalist Lee Brilleaux who sadly passed away in 1994 is…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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HAYDOCK WEDDING FAIR
Thistle Hotel Haydock

Surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens The Thistle Haydock hotel is a Georgian mansion‐style building and a luxury 4‐star hotel.Our wedding fair takes place within the venues large Marquee which is designed around a manicured central courtyard.The Thistle Haydock can cater for all…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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Michael Bolton
The Lowry Centre

Famed for his soft rock power ballads Michael Bolton actually started his career in harder rock company touring with Ozzy Osborne and crew He has seen huge success both as a writer for other artists…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous