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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Lowton

15
DEC
ComedySportz Improvised Pantomime
Waterside Arts Centre

Fed up of the same old pantomimes every year Then put them behind you and get ready for the brand new all ages all improvised pantomime from the team behind hit competitive comedy show ComedySportz. See all your favourite panto characters types…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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16
DEC
Santa's 'Land of Sweets' Grotto
Botany Bay

Meet Santa in his magical Land of Sweets Grotto at Botany BayGrotto Dates;Saturdays ‐ 2nd 9th 16th & 23rd December 2017Sundays ‐ 26th November 3rd 10th & 17th December 2017Friday ‐ 22nd December 2017Open 10am ‐ 5pm each dayLocated in our outdoor…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 443515
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
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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20
JAN
ComedySportz
Waterside Arts Centre

Its fast its fun and its completely unpredictable. Theres a referee on hand to keep things moving keep it clean and call any fouls.Theres plenty of audience interaction and laughs for the whole family. ComedySportz has proven a hit with families since…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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20
JAN
ComedySportz 4 Tots
Waterside Arts Centre

Join ComedySportz for their popular new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive this friendly non‐competitive version of their regular show will delight and entertain with madcap improvised games with plenty of physicality stories songs silly…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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20
JAN
Sari Schorr & The Engine Room
The Citadel Arts Centre

A Force of Nature the debut album from one of todays most exciting blues‐rock singers was produced by the legendary Mike Vernon whose credits include Fleetwood Mac The Blues Breakers Savoy Brown Chicken Shack Eric Clapton and Peter Green. In 2015 while…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel Arts Centre

David Bowie the legend through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke into the 80s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane widely acclaimed as…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
JAN
Psychic Switch - Bury
Bolholt Country Park Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Mon 29th Jan 2018 at the BW Bolholt Country Park…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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03
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

ROXY MAGIC: A Night of Roxy Music and Bryan FerryRoxy Magic are the UKs best and longest‐running tribute to Roxy Music & Bryan FerryWowBryan FerryAwesomeOtis FerryIt took a long time for there to be a Roxy tribute band; there is one now…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
FEB
mum2mum market Altrincham Nearly New Sale
Altrincham Football Club

Baby Childrens and Maternity Nearly New Sale at our FABULOUS NEW VENUE ALTRINCHAM FOOTBALL CLUB COMMUNITY SPORTS HALL J. DAVIDSON STADIUM MOSS LANE ALTRINCHAM CHESHIRE WA15 8AP SUNDAY 04TH FEBRUARY…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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09
FEB
Fleetwood Bac
Epstein Theatre

The only Mac tribute band in the world to authentically replicate the classic StevieLindseyChristineJohnMick Rumours line‐up. The band features their best ever line‐up and in the last few years the response has been amazing.Rave reviews in The Stage newspaper endorsements from the…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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09
FEB
Manford's Comedy Club
Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

The Garrick Theatre in Altrincham 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: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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10
FEB
U2 2 - The U2 Tribute
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 return to The Citadel theatre. Now in their 26th year on the road the band are the ultimate in look‐a‐like sound‐a‐likes. With an impressive history from Achtung Baby to now U2 2 are known for their sounds and resemblance…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf
The Citadel Arts Centre

Presented by Unity Theatre and Action Transport Theatre A small figure sets off with red cloak and hoodto grandmas they go the other side of the woods.Do not stop to smell the flowers or sing to the birdsor climb a tall…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
Psychic Switch - Altrincham
Best Western Manchester Altrincham Cresta Court Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Sun 11th Feb 2018 at the BW Cresta Court Hotel…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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12
FEB
Psychic Switch - Warrington
Village Hotel Club Warrington

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Mon 12th Feb 2018 at the Village Hotel Club Warrington…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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16
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel Arts Centre

LiveWire is The ACDC Show. The unique six‐man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC complete with cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock n Roll.The ACDC story is over forty years in the making with…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
Build It Live North West, Manchester
Eventcity

The exhibition will provide a whole weekend of inspiration all under one roof including expert guidance for anyone planning a self‐build renovating a property or looking to add light space or value to their current home.Come meet our experts and take part…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 532376
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17
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel Arts Centre

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots return for another night of music and laughter. This night is always a sell out so early booking is advised. Support comes from the Kings of Clubland Stu Penders & Spladoosh.Under 18s must be accompanied by…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Lowry Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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24
FEB
Who's Who
The Citadel

Formed in West London in 1996 Whos Who the longest established Who Tribute Show in the UK have received incredible reactions across Europe and beyond for their exciting live performances. Widely respected and acknowledged by members of The Who as the group…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
MAR
Luke Daniels & Nancy Kerr
The Citadel

Two of the British folk scenes top performers have teamed up for a limited number of shows this year to perform their own and each others music. BBC award‐winning Luke Daniels was recently described by fRoots magazine as genius for his intriguingly…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
MAR
Spirit Of Elvis
Epstein Theatre

This original presentation of Elvis fantastic musical career takes you through the 68 special and Elvis in Concert years to a special acoustic section featuring beautiful ballads and gospel numbers recreated for the audience in an intimacy which could only be performed…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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10
MAR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

The music of Pink Floyd as it was always meant to be heardHaving toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect is renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
MAR
The National Wedding Show at EventCity Manchester
Event City

Try buy book and hire everything you need for your special day at the UKs biggest & best wedding event at Event City Manchester this spring With hundreds of wedding specialists from bridal boutiques and florists to jewellers and photographers this is…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02077 728377
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24
MAR
The Joni Mitchell Song Book
The Citadel

Both Sides Now presents The Joni Mitchell SongbookOf all the leading lights of the West Coast singer‐songwriter movement Joni Mitchell remains its most influential figure with a body of work running the gamut from folk to mainstream pop right through to modern…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
APR
Martin Barre Band
The Citadel Arts Centre

In association with Classic Rock SocietyMartin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units and they continue to be played…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
APR
Stevie Nimmo
The Citadel

Stevie Nimmo has been successfully recording and touring for the last two decades.Born and raised in Glasgow Scotland there was always music around as Stevie grew up. Stevie never had any guitar or singing lessons but throughout the family there were plenty…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
APR
Arena
The Citadel

A Citadel 30th Anniversary EventThe Classic Rock Society are pleased to announce the long‐awaited return of prog‐rock legends ARENA to the Citadel stage. Formed back in 1995 by ex‐Marillion drummer Mick Pointer and keyboard virtuoso Clive Nolan they were joined two years…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
APR
The Doors Alive
The Citadel

The Doors Alive are a British tribute band widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960s rock gods The Doors in the world today. The band re‐create the sound look…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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