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

20
AUG
Open Garden for Cats Protection Charity
Maureen's Open Garden

Garden open for viewing Sunday afternoon to raise money for the charity Cats Protection a National Garden Scheme 2018 venue.19 Cumberland Avenue Leyland PR25 1BE.Admission £2 donated to Cats Protection Preston children free. Pay at the gate.Maureen DugganAll details on website: http:maureenduggan.wordpress.com…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 423068
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25
AUG
Andrew Shapiro Festival
Andrew's house

Eclectic mix of music spread over three days in Andrews back gardenVenue: Andrews house 12 Sunningdale Avenue Whitefield Manchester M45 7GWPriceWeekend ticket: GBP 150Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com145357‐0…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07927 124917
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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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30
AUG
Goalkeeping Academy Training Camp
Westhoughton Community Leisure Centre

Fred Barber Elite Goalkeeping Academy in partnership with Select Soccer Coaching would like to invite talented young Goalkeepers to be trained by the Pros.Goalkeepers will participate in a full days training camp delivered by legendary Goalkeeping coach Fred Barber and his team…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07736 354637
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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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08
SEP
Manford's Comedy Club
Northwich Memorial Court Theatre

Northwich Memorial Court Theatre 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 television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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08
SEP
The 39 Steps - 8:00pm
The Citadel Arts Centre

Alfred Hitchcocks classic spy thriller The 39 Steps brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit comedy which is suitable for all the family.Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay complete with stiff‐upper‐lip British gung‐ho and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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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09
SEP
The 39 Steps - 2:30pm
The Citadel Arts Centre

Alfred Hitchcocks classic spy thriller The 39 Steps brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit comedy which is suitable for all the family. Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay complete with stiff‐upper‐lip British gung‐ho…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
SEP
The 39 Steps - 7:30pm
The Citadel Arts Centre

Alfred Hitchcocks classic spy thriller The 39 Steps brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit comedy which is suitable for all the family. Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay complete with stiff‐upper‐lip British gung‐ho…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
SEP
The 39 Steps - 3:00pm
The Citadel Arts Centre

Alfred Hitchcocks classic spy thriller The 39 Steps brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit comedy which is suitable for all the family. Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay complete with stiff‐upper‐lip British gung‐ho…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
SEP
Introduction to Investors in People. Free Workshop
Warren Bruce Court

Introduction to Investors in People is a practical workshop designed to help you explore IIP and what it can mean for your organisation. With interactive exercises the session will help you ascertain where you are against the Standard and how to identify…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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13
SEP
World Stars Of Magic
Epstein Theatre

WORLD STARS OF MAGIC IS AN EXCITING AND FAST MOVING FAMILY SHOW FEATURING SOME OF THE WORLDS GREATEST MAGICIANS.Inlcuding Las Vegas Headliners NICK LEWIN and ARMANDO LUCERO The UKs top TV Trickster PAUL ZENON incredible mindreader MARC PAUL the comedy magic of…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
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…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
SEP
Our Rita
Epstein Theatre

OUR RITAS BRINGS YOU AN AMAZING ALL‐STAR NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT FEATURING FIVE OF THE BEST NAMES IN LIVE STAND‐UP...Already confirmed in this brilliant line‐up is; Joe Lycett Live at the Apollo 8 Out of 10 Cats Celebrity Juice Never Mind the Buzzcocks…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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21
SEP
Last Train To Auschwitz
Epstein Theatre

Last train to Auschwitz tells the story of a group of womens journey into hell. Their final destination is the notorious concentration camp Auschwitz.A place where dreams die first and nightmares become a reality. Every day is a fight for survival but…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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22
SEP
Fawlty Towers Comedy Night and Interactive Dinner
Ibis Styles Hotel Haydock

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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23
SEP
Martin Stephenson
The Citadel

MARTIN STEPHENSON has been one of the UKs best‐loved musicians for 30 years.New album CALIFORNIA STAR sees him reunited with The Daintees the band hes intermittently fronted through a string of albums and hundreds of gigs since his teens in…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
SEP
Goblin's Peter and the Wolf
The Citadel

Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas...Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises.Featuring animal antics of singing birds…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
SEP
Abandoman Life And Rhymes
Epstein Theatre

The year is 1993. After destroying rural Irelands talent show circuit hip‐hop improvisers Abandoman are teetering on the edge of international fame. This is their access‐all‐areas story: the highs lows and a cast of charactersthat changes every night.This is your chance to…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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27
SEP
The Chinese State Circus - Dynasty
Tatton Park

The incomparable Chinese State Circus will be playing at Tatton Park from Wednesday 27th September to Sunday 1st October in its fully heated big top venue.Breathtaking in its simplicity DYNASTY projects into a contemporary setting an art form that has thrilled audiences…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 155228
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28
SEP
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
The Brindley Theatre

Another First For The BrindleyPlays are often described as being iconic and none fits that description better than Edward Albees Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf which is due to be performed at the Brindley Theatre Runcorn in September.This ground‐breaking work was…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01519 078360
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30
SEP
Helping Children Bloom Gala Dinner
The Point, Emirates

Gala DinnerPre dinner drink on arrival3 Course MealEntertainment for the evening includes:60s Senstations The FourmostMagicianAuction and RaffleDancing till midnight with Pulse EntertainmentCategory: Fundraisers VolunteerPrices:Per Person: GBP 65.00Table of 10: GBP 600.00Artists Speakers: The Fourmost Steve Walls Pulse Entertainment…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01617 103305
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30
SEP
Seyes
The Citadel

Described in Classic Rock Magazine as Britains premier Yes tribute band SeYes present a two‐hour show celebrating the quintessential prog rock experience. Concentrating on the classic seventies incarnation of the band the show contains the brilliant Yours is No Disgrace Roundabout Ive…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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05
OCT
Jerry Shadowitz
Epstein Theatre

With his unique combination of comedy absolute hatred and card tricks every moment is guaranteed to make you feel better about YOURSELF as he bangs on about some pish or other. Last week it was something about cutting up eyeballs for baby…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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06
OCT
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

A female guitar prodigy at fourteen Chantel was told by major labels that she had a great voice but girls dont play guitar like that Wisely ignoring the comments she enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
OCT
Darkside Performing Pink Floyd Show
Epstein Theatre

Seven musicians will deliver with empathy and passion a brand new show with tracks from the massive back‐catalogue of Pink Floyd from the early magical days of Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett through to later iconic albums renowned for their complex structures…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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07
OCT
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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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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