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

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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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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05
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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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06
APR
Gandeys Circus in Salford
Salford Big Top

A complete new show featuring many acts appearing for the first time presented by Hayley Gandey the fourth generation of the Gandey circus dynasty. Bigger better more spectacular than ever... your circus is back …

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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08
APR
Strangefish & This Winter Machine
The Citadel Arts Centre

Manchester progressive rock band Strangefish have been in existence off and on for twenty‐five years now since their initial formation in 1989. Inspiring an unswervingly loyal cult following along the way the band took two periods of hiatus from 1996‐2000 and from…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
APR
The Great Northern Dive Show 2017
Eventcity

The Great Northern Dive Show TGNDS was a massive hit this year 2016 and therefore H2O Divers Limited are very proud to present the show for a second year.This show is very different from all other diving shows its loud weird and…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +441942 606764
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09
APR
Frost
The Citadel

Frost are Jem Godfrey Keysvocals John Mitchell ‐ Guitarvocals It Bites Nathan King Bassvocals Level 42 and Craig Blundell Drums Steven WilsonBAFTA nominated and Ivor Novello award winning songwriter Jem Godfrey formed Frost in 2005 after…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
APR
Easter Eggstravaganza at Anderton Boat Lift
Anderton Boat Lift, Canal and River Trust

Bring your little ones to the Anderton Boat Lift in Northwich to take part in the FREE Easter Egg Hunt A great family day out explore the interactive exhibition search for Easter Eggs in the grounds and take a fun boat trip…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01606 786777
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14
APR
We're going on a Bear Hunt!
Botany Bay

Were going on a Bear HuntJoin us this Easter weekend Fri Sat Sun Mon for a bear filled family adventure at Botany Bay. Hunt to find all our cuddly teddy bears hidden around the mill find them all to claim a FREE…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261221
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15
APR
Cenacle
The Citadel

Hailing from North West England Cenacle are living proof that raw talent ambition and honesty can still help you thrive in the music industry today. What else would explain 100s of shows International tours and support slots with some of the biggest…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
APR
Gandeys Circus
Knutsford The Big Heath

A complete new show featuring many acts appearing for the first time presented by Hayley Gandey the fourth generation of the Gandey circus dynasty. Bigger better more spectacular than ever... your circus is back…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
APR
The Muffin Men With Denny Walley
The Citadel

Celebrating 27 years on the road around Europe. April 2017 sees the MufFinZ Power Quartet plus special guest Denny Walley on slide guitar and vocal play a short UK tour.The Muffin Men have played nearly 2000 dates around Europe often featuring…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
APR
Classic Rock Society Presents: Karnataka
The Citadel

Epic stratospheric symphonic rock from KARNATAKA performing tracks from their No.1 charting album Secrets of Angels plus brand new material on their 2017 European Tour. Winners of Best Album and Best Song at the 2016 Classic Rock Society Awards the bands powerful…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
APR
Sammy And The Snow Leopard
The Citadel

Sammy is 9 years old and likes animals. No...he LOVES animals. The problem is his Mum wont let him have any pets. But when his best friend Hokey Pokey tells him about the Adopt a Snow Leopard programme Sammy reckons…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
APR
Dough!
The Citadel

Dough explores how life can be filled with colour and beauty when we step outside the beige world we know. Franky is in a mess a very doughy mess. Unable to resolve the chaos in her kitchen she has to make a…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
APR
May Day 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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06
MAY
The Doors Alive Plus Guests
The Citadel

The Doors Alive are the No.1 tribute band to the legendary Sixties Californian rock gurus ‐ The Doors.They re‐create the sound look presence and feel of a real 1960s Doors concert perfectly and effortlessly transporting the crowd back in time with such…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
MAY
Third Week in August
Bolton Little Theatre

When Sue decides to try and get away from everybody on a solo caravan holiday little does she realise that shes booked into the caravan site from hell She is soon taken under the wing of expert but inadequate caravanner Neville when…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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13
MAY
Classic Rock Society Presents: Magenta
The Citadel

Magenta are very excited to announce that theyll be returning to the Citadel during their biggest‐ever sequence of gigs in Spring 2017. The concert will coincide with the release of the bands as‐yet‐unnamed seventh studio album to hit shelves in April…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
MAY
Martin Turner ex Wishbone Ash
The Citadel

Wishbone Ash was formed by West Country musicians Martin Turner and Steve Upton. Intent on creating a musical sound that was rich in texture and melody Martin Turner envisaged the bands innovative harmony‐guitar hallmark and guitarists Ted Turner and Andy Powell were…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
MAY
Public Sector Cyber Security Conference
Old Traffords

The Public Sector Cyber Security Conference boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from across public sector and IT security. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations. Throughout…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 958150
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19
MAY
Space
The Citadel

Following on from their hugely successful Give Me Your Future tour in 2016 the massively popular band return to St Helens to play classic tracks and songs from their latest album.2015 was a good year for the band with Female of the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
MAY
The Songs of Leonard Cohen 1934 - 2016
The Citadel Arts Centre

This wonderful Tower of Songs ‐ stripped back and desolateEnigmatic and sub textural songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character with an exact sense of prose a wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken forgiving human frailty with the brush…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
MAY
The Operating Theatre Summit and Exhibition 2017
Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester

The The Operating Theatre Conference 2017: The future of surgery boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from multiple sectors. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations.Come and…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 950115
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24
MAY
8th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Manag
The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

Back for its 8th year the Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference Europe is Europes premier platform to unite the industrys leaders.An unavoidable increase in reactor retirement combined with a lack of experience in decommissioning projects leads to numerous challenges for the…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02073 757182
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27
MAY
Geronimo Festival 2017
Arley Hall & Gardens

The UKs largest childrens festival Geronimo kicks off on 27th to 29th May 2017 at Arley Hall Cheshire and for the first time ever families can enjoy a full weekend of fun camping or glamping on‐site in the stunning grounds. In its…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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27
MAY
The Producers
The Citadel

Its safe to say that for the past 25 years The Producers have certainly been busy. They have released nine albums of which Aint no Love in the World won them Blues Album of the Year award. Theyve featured…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday 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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02
JUN
Panic Room
The Citadel

Welsh rock band Panic Room released their debut album in 2008 titled Visionary Position. The band are made up of a former Karnataka members; Jonathan Edwards Gavin Griffiths Paul Davies Anne‐Marie Helder and Alun Vaughan.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
Pat-a-Cake Baby
The Citadel

Are you ready Grab a spoon Because its Pat‐a‐cake timePitter‐patter get the butter Glitzy‐glossy whisk in sugar Jokey‐yolky add the eggsLong Nose Puppets offer up a marvellous moonlit show full of riotous rhyme zany puppets and spiffy special cake;…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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