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

25
JAN
Soup and Serenity
Vairochana Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Take some time out from work or just some time to calm your mind and come down to our fabulous cafe for some peace and serenity. The meditation class runs from 12.30jpm ‐ 1.00pm £3 and for an extra £2.50 you can…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01618 617012
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26
JAN
Lunchtime meditation and free hot
Vairochana Kadampa Buddhist Centre

In this hectic world we need some time to relax and take some time out to calm our mind. This popular lunch time meditation session brings us peace and serenity to reenergise us to step back out peacefully into the rush of…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01618 617012
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27
JAN
The Hexmen & The Extras
The Citadel

The Hexmen where founded by frontman vocalist and harmonica player George Hexman in the late 70s joining forces with major movers and shakers of the Liverpool music scene. Although they have always been known as a blues band the Hexmens material…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel

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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28
JAN
Lowry Outlet Makers Market Returns for 2017
Lowry Outlet Makers Market

Returning for the New Year Lowry Outlet MediaCityUKs fabulous Makers Market is back in style bringing an array of quality artisan foods drinks and award‐winning craftsmen to its open‐air Plaza area from Saturday 28th January to Sunday 29th January.Following the successful Victorian…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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03
FEB
Heart of Glass Presents: Laurence Clarke
The Citadel

Everybody seems to want their independence right now but be very careful what you wish for Laurence spins his tales of adolescence love and Harry Potter as he discovers that he doesnt have to be Superman and do everything by…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
FEB
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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04
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

Roxy Magic are a band of experienced and talented musicians who reproduce the diverse music and imagery of the hugely influential Roxy Music and pop icon Bryan Ferry. All the hits are performed with skill style and verve to deliver an exciting…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
The Stumble
The Citadel

A blistering mix of blues soul and old school R&B The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past 20 years. Festival favourites in every corner of the UK and Europe The…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
FEB
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
The Citadel

Doors Open at 2:00pm On Stage at 2:30pmJamie has one job: look after the sheep.If the wolf sneaks out from the forest he must shout and scream WOLF so that everyone from the village can come and chase the wolf away.Watching sheep…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

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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18
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots kick off their 10th year of Hotpotting with another night of music and fun at The Citadel. Hotpot shows are always a sell‐out so early booking is recommended.Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
FEB
The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio
The Citadel

One of the best loved classics for children comes to life literally. Crickets cats foxes and of course the world‐famous puppet will spring out of our collection of dusty old magic books while Patrick Lynch from CBeebies pulls all the strings and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
FEB
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Northwich Memorial Court Theatre

Charlie Hubble is a little boy with a very big dream he wants to be a world‐class magician. So he saves up his pocket money to buy The Big Book of Magic for Trainee Magicians. Then he sets off to Mr Zacoors…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01606 261100
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25
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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28
FEB
The Academies Event 2017: The future of state scho
AJ Bell Stadium

The Academies Event 2017 boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from the education sector. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations. Throughout the Academies Event 2017 delegates…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +4401612 958150
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03
MAR
Black and Gold
The Citadel

This well‐drilled 10 piece soul outfit runs through a set list packed with classics from the Motown era mixed with contemporary gems and a few Northern Soul favourites thrown in for good measure. Their fast moving set list includes numbers by Otis…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
MAR
Sounds of Simon
The Citadel

As seen on BBC The One ShowThe Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. Lose yourself to nostalgia as the full band play such classics as Mrs Robinson The Boxer The Sounds of Silence and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
MAR
Wyrd Sisters
Bolton Little Theatre

Something is rotten and really quite stinks in the Kingdom of Lancre. Best selling novelist Terry Pratchett takes Shakespeares Hamlet Macbeth and King Lear stirs them up a bit and then turns the; heat up. Its all there wicked Duke and…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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09
MAR
Kidscan Firewalk Fundraising Challenge
Media City UK

Dare to walk on firePut your bravery and courage to the test and take on this ultimate challenge..Walk on fire for Kidscan Childrens Cancer Research as we want EVERY child with cancer to survive and thrive. We are looking for thrill‐seeking fundraisers…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01612 953206
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10
MAR
Smaller Rooms presents: Jim Moray
The Citadel

For 15 years Jim Moray has been at the forefront of a new movement in English traditional music. His debut album Sweet England changed the sound of folk song and won a brace of awards for its innovative melding of orchestration and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
MAR
Nearly Dan (The Spirit & Sound of Steely Dan)
The Citadel

Less tribute and more homage Nearly Dan is saviour to the growing legions of Dan fans desperate to hear the meticulously crafted grooves and allusive lyrical style of Donald Fagen & Walter Becker. Nearly Dans approach is faithful though not reverential and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Epstein Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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17
MAR
Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes
The Citadel

Paul Lamb & the King Snakes are considered by aficionados as one of the best British blues bands. Known for his mastery of the harmonica Paul Lamb is a seasoned professional who has been in the business since the age of…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
MAR
Nine Below Zero
The Citadel

An audience favourite is returning to the Citadel stage. One of British Blues Rocks most enduring and respected bands Nine Below Zero have gained quite the following in the UK and Europe since they originally formed in 1977. One of the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
MAR
County Brides Wedding fayre
Park Royal Hotel

Over 30 exhibitorsFree parkingFree entryFree County Brides magazineFor more information and to pre‐register visit www.countybrides.com…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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25
MAR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
MAR
Road by Jim Cartwright
The Citadel

Dates and times marked with a are provisional and may be subject to change.The Citadel Adult Theatre Company return to the stage to perform Jim Cartwrights gritty play about life in a working class Northern town.Road explores the lives of the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
APR
The Signatures
The Citadel

The Signatures put their own expression to many Northern Soul numbers creating a true balance between authentic & modern in sound. The Signatures as musicians enjoy playing Northern Soul live giving a full set of passion and energy guaranteeing to get an…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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APR
The Earthly Paradise
Bolton Little Theatre

Peter Whelan has conjured an entertaining play out of a curious Pre‐Raphaelite mnage trios and has here unearthed is the strange drama played out at Kelmscott Manor in the early 1870s between Morris his wife Janey and Dante Gabriel…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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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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