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

01
JUL
Manford's Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

The Little Theatre in Chorley 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 touring circuit and…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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01
JUL
Sausage, Beer and BBQ Festival
Botany Bay

Scrumpy Pig and Barrica Wines are coming together for a celebration of international beers ciders and gourmet sausages here at Botany Bay on Saturday 1st July. The Sausage Beer and BBQ Festival is an exciting FREE ENTRY event where there will be…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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01
JUL
Summer Fair
Kids Planet Hale

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle BBQ raffle trampoline glitterhenna body art stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 10am till 2pm.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01619 800062
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02
JUL
Tottington's Big Day Out
Tottington St. John's Cricket Club

TOTTINGTONS BIG DAY OUTBack for a 4th time at Crompton Meadows home to Tottington St. Johns Cricket Club Beryl Avenue from 12‐6pm on Sunday 2nd July. Admission is still just £1 per person no concessions.This year promises to be the biggest Big…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07525 173154
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08
JUL
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Dunham Massey

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: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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09
JUL
Manchester to Blackpool bike ride
Imperial War Museum North

This invigorating ride is an extremely popular event amongst cyclists of all abilities. The route covers 60 miles from Manchester along the scenic country lanes of Lancashire and then finishes on the South Promenade in Blackpool. The Christie charity team will welcome…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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10
JUL
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Brindley Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
JUL
Country Superstars Experience, Brindley Theatre Ru
The Brindley Theatre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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15
JUL
ComedySportz UK
Ramsbottom Civic Hall

ComedySportz UK are the North Wests top improvised comedy troupe. Now in its 15th year ComedySportz is a fast‐paced improv comedy show where two teams battle it out for the biggest laughs. Its completely family friendly as players create quick witted sketches…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 535513
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15
JUL
Kids Planet Sale - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Sale

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including hook a duck treasure hunt tombola make your own ice cream crafts stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 3pm.…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01619 694799
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15
JUL
Kids Planet Salford - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Salford

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle tombola BBQ biscuit decorating face painting stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 368788
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22
JUL
Kids Planet Beamont Open Day
Kids Planet Beamont

Everyone welcome 11am till 2pm…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 630879
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22
JUL
Kids Planet Lymm - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Lymm

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle face painting tombola arts & crafts sensory play BBQ stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 759220
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22
JUL
Kids Planet Urmston - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Lymehurst

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle BBQ raffle arts & crafts stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 10am till 2pm.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 475834
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22
JUL
Kids Planet Widnes - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Widnes

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle tombola face painting games stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 577079
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24
JUL
HAVE A SUPER SUMMER WITH HAMLEYS
Hamleys Manchester

Go on an action‐packed adventure through the store landing you at the Superhero Party Room.Once inside you will take part in Superhero activities including;Arts crafts fun‐filled games sweets and gifts to take homeSuperhero Training to test your skillsA hunt for the Lost…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08717 041977
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29
JUL
Kids Planet Prestwich - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Prestwich

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle football raffle face painting stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 738989
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29
JUL
Kids Planet Salford Quays - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Salford Quays

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including face painting tombola biscuit decorating special guest stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01618 480991
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29
JUL
Kids Planet Warrington - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Warrington

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle BBQ face painting hook a duck hoopla stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 3pm.…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 417350
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29
JUL
Mind Body Spirit Event
Northwich Memorial Court - Brio Leisure Centre

40 Exhibitors International Mediums Simon Goodfellow Stephanie J. King Angelic Jeanette Ali Mather John Cook Leigh Rebekha Angela Welsh Shirley Rose Suzanne Potts. We have aura soma consultants resonating with your souls purpose with this beautiful array of bottles…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07828 187468
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01
AUG
Pride and Prejudice
Waterside Arts Centre

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
AUG
Summer of Folk & Fairytales
Botany Bay

Summer of Folk and Fairytales at Botany BayCome and explore the Brothers Grimm Folk and Fairytales this summerEvery Tuesday in August will be filled with magical storytelling games and craft activities with FREE 45 minute workshops based on a different Brothers Grimm…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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04
AUG
Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Cheshire Showground

If you are a homemaker retailer interior designer or stylist looking for inspiration to create a beautiful indoor or outdoor living space then these shows are your one‐stop‐shop. Youll find all manner of antiques and salvaged items such as reclaimed restored and…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0129 827493
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12
AUG
Peter Pan
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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18
AUG
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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27
AUG
Botany Bay Canal Fest
Botany Bay

The Botany Bay Canal Fest is BACKAfter the success of last years celebration we are happy to confirm Canal Fest 2017 is set for Bank Holiday Weekend ‐ Sunday 27th and Monday 29th August.Join us for two fantastic days of festivities and…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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27
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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03
SEP
Manchester 100 km bike ride
Wythenshawe Park

The Christie Manchester 100km will take you through beautiful country lanes that start and finish at Wythenshawe Park and that sweep through the stunning Cheshire landscape. Cyclists will return to a warm welcome by Team Christie where they can enjoy a well‐earned…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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03
SEP
Manchester 100 mile bike ride
Wythenshawe Park

A great Century ride ‐ a 100 mile route along beautiful lanes through a wide sweep of Cheshire helping to raise funds for the Christie Hospital.Starting and finishing at Wythenshawe Park Manchester the route heads first to Northwich taking in Delamere Forest…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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09
SEP
Altrincham Casefile: Mystery of the StarEaters
Altrincham Town Centre

12 SECRET LOCATIONS across Altrincham will be taking part in this live adventure mystery game. Piece together the trail question real witnesses and solve ingenious puzzles.Casefile: The Mystery of the Star‐Eaters is a one‐day event where you play as a consulting detective…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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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