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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Creamfields Festival
Daresbury Estate

Creamfields Festival performs live at Daresbury Estate in Warrington Lancashire on Friday 22 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Creamfields Festival at Daresbury Estate now.…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Absolute Blondie
The Lord Rodney

ABSOLUTE BLONDIE are the Ultimate Tribute to Blondie & Deborah Harry performing LIVE classic Blondie anthems like HEART OF GLASS MARIA SUNDAY GIRL ATOMIC CALL ME THE TIDE IS HIGH and many more Their energy packed show is fun and comes…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and lovingly restored 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Manchester 100 bike ride
Wythenshawe Park

A great Century ride ‐ a choice of 100 mile or 100km 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…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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Elite Student Showcase 19
Darwen Library Theatre

Families and children will love Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre on the Sunday 31 August 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre see…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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TIG NOTARO - ‘BOYISH GIRL INTERUPTED’ TOUR 201
The Lowry

One of the greatest performances I've ever seen SUNDAY TIMES CULTURELive has now gone on to sell over 100000 units which is unheard of for comedyalbums these days. During 2012 and this album release Tig has been reviewedand profiled by The New…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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Danny Bryant
Citadel Arts Centre

Europe's leading Blues & Rock publication Classic Rock Blues recently called Danny a National Blues Treasure a title that he has worked tirelessly and passionately to earn. Riding high on the European blues scene for over a decade yet still only 32…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Back To Broadway
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Back To Broadway will be performing live Musicals at Pyramid and Parr Hall on the Friday 05 September 2014 in Warrington Cheshire. Buy tickets for Back To Broadway online.…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Hang the DJ with Special Guest DJ Mike Joyce
The Citadel

Our new alternative club moves to third base as Mike Joyce of legendary 80s band The Smiths takes to the decks. Mike will be supported by local band Titors Insignia and there will also be a set from regular house DJ Jack…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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The Comedy Club Lancashire
The 180 Club

The Comedy Club Lancashire at The 180 Club Leigh on Saturday 6th September. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ Tony SimpsonTony Simpson was Brilliant BBC Radio YorkTony is full of energy and improvisation a strong compere who can…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01942 672800
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Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
The Lowry Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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Brass in Concert
Darwen Library Theatre

Brass in Concert at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen on Saturday 06 September 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Worsley Park Wedding Fayre
Marriott Worsley Park

Come and see a variety of the Northwest's premier wedding suppliers at one of our wedding fayres They are all on hand to offer advice and help make your wedding day a day to remember. We have two stunning catwalk shows showing…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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Creating the Ultimate Customer Journey Roadshow
The Lowry

At this one day conference we take a look at how creating the best journey for your customers involves many different internal and external factors and bringing them together effectively can be tough going So knowing the route to a successful customer…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07976 665094
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Sing Along Songs of Wartime
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Sing Along Songs of Wartime at Pyramid and Parr Hall in Warrington on Wednesday 10 September 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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September Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and lovingly restored 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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United vs Queens Park Rangers
Old Trafford

United vs Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 13 September 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas at Pyramid and Parr Hall live on Sunday 14 September 2014 in Warrington Cheshire. For tickets to see Martha Reeves and the Vandellas at Pyramid and Parr Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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World Black Pudding Throwing Championship
Ramsbottom Town Centre and Civic Hall

In this annual competition the ancient grudge between Yorkshire and Lancashire is played out again this time by hurling Black Puddings at a pile of Yorkshire Puddings on a 20‐foot high plinth. Competitors have three turns in an attempt to knock…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

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FREE taster session at the Bury Rock Choir
The Met

The Bury Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Maxine Cherrie. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Maxine. Rock Choir…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Knutsford Rock Choir
Knutsford Civic Centre

Your friendly local Knutsford choir is run by choir leader Kathryn Davies. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Kathryn. Rock…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Altrincham/Sale Rock Ch
Sale Masonic Hall

The local Sale choir is run by singing teacher Maxine Cherrie. The Sale branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Sale community causes and events all the local Greater Manchester choirs…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Warrington Rock Choir
Broomfields Junior School

The Warrington Rock Choir is led by choir leader Kathryn Davies. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Warrington and further afield in Cheshire often have never sung before or had any vocal tuition. Once you join the choir…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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The Searchers
Darwen Library Theatre

Formed in Liverpool in the late 1950s 'The Searchers' grew out of the 'Mersey beat' era and emerged into mainstream popularity alongside the likes of 'The Beatles' and 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'. They are known…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Dave Spikey
Darwen Library Theatre

Daves hilarious new show examines many more situations in life where words really dont come easy . These include tongue‐tied parents explaining the facts of life ridiculous newspaper stories poems …

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up
Darwen Library Theatre

Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up will be performing live Comedy at Darwen Library Theatre on the Thursday 18 September 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. Buy tickets for Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up online.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Macdonald Kilhey Court, Ntertain Event and Wedding
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel

Imagine a top quality variety show combined with a wedding fayre giving you a great night out and chance to try your entertainment before you buy.Venue DescriptionLocated just 10 minutes drive from the M6 and M61 motorways and within easy reach of…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 530503
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Toast - A Tribute To Oasis
Citadel Arts Centre

One of the original Oasis Tribute Bands along with Scottish outfit No Way Sis Warrington‐based TOAST formed in 1994 and quickly rose to prominence by playing a host of sell‐out shows throughout Northern England receiving rave reviews from die‐hard Oasis fans and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Martin Stephenson
Darwen Library Theatre

Martin Stephenson appears live in Darwen Lancashire at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 19 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Martin Stephenson at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of tickets available for Martin Stephenson.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Aynsley Lister
The Citadel

Aynsley Lister's brand of blues‐based rock stems from explosive natural ability and fiery emotionally charged compositions that result in contemporary song writing that's fuelled with sheer heart and soul.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the…

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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