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

28
APR
Sean Lock
Chorley Little Theatre

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
APR
Sally Morgan
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Fresh from her new TV series on Living TV Britains best loved celebrity psychic returns following her sell‐out show here in February.Sally has used her gift over the years to help many people and is…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
MAY
Molly Bloom || Ten Foot Wizard || Pist
Buchanan Sports and Social Club

Burys finest making a rare appearance in Ramsbottom alongside two of manchesters best up and coming acts.Molly BloomMolly Bloom are a quaint English town descended into lunacy; Red Riding Hood torn apart by wolves; Alice trapped down the rabbit hole plagued…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07807 233965
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01
MAY
Lancashire Wedding Showcase
Haigh Hall

See some of the North Wests best entertainers live on stage at one of the most beautiful stately homes in the north west of England. Haigh Hall plays host to dozens of incredible events every year.One of which being the Ntertain Wedding…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07734 805817
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01
MAY
Otis Grand
The Citadel

Otis Grand knows the Blues from down‐home Texas or Rockin' R&B to West Coast Jump to the classic sounds of 60's Chicago blues.His reputation for being one of the most authentic exponents of classic electric blues guitar is well documented and further…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
MAY
Ska Face
The Citadel

Formed from the desire to return to the classic sounds of their youth Ska Face contains ten individual members with a combined age of over 450 years between them. Old enough to know better but young and foolish enough to attempt to…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
MAY
United vs West Bromwich Albion
Old Trafford

United vs West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 02 May 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

03
MAY
May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 27 old stationary stem 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 only.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01257 265003
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03
MAY
Mike Harding Evening of Poetry
The Citadel

With a resume that reads folk singer and songwriter poet and playwright comedian and broadcaster fell‐walker and fly‐fisherman; it's hard to pigeon‐hole Mike Harding. Described by Billy Connolly as the funniest man in England and acknowledged as the Grandfather of Folk Mike's…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
MAY
"Boy Gets Girl"
Bolton Little Theatre

Theresas blind date with Tony seems to go well and she agrees to dinner. She has a successful career in New York and it is easier for her to commit to work than another person. But when flowers arrive every day and…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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09
MAY
Extreme stunt Show
DW Stadium

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying You'll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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09
MAY
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

10
MAY
Zoe Lyons - Mustard Cutter (Spring Tour)
The Lowry

Direct from last year's Edinburgh Festival Zoe Lyons' critically acclaimed solo show Mustard Cutter' is set to tour the UK starting on 5th May at Bristol's Lantern Theatre and culminating at the Colchester Arts Centre on 4th July. Mustard…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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14
MAY
Breabach
The Citadel

Ever since launching their career as winners of an Open Stage Award at Celtic Connections in 2005 Breabach's star has been steeply on the rise an ascent that continues with the release of their fourth album rlar. They are often described as…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
MAY
300 to 1
The Lowry

Monkey Poets stand‐up poetry' is topical relevant hard‐hitting dark rude and cheek achingly funny. Following the Bill Hicks line of Social comment with dick‐jokes' he tackles themes such as; Nationalism homophobia misogyny porn religious bigotry wealth inequality war and inept politicians whilst…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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16
MAY
Sound of Simon
The Citadel

The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. All The Hits 1957‐1987 is the brand new show that does exactly was it says on the tin.From Hey Schoolgirl released in 1957 when they were known…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
MAY
United vs Arsenal FC
Old Trafford

United vs Arsenal FC at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 16 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

17
MAY
Vibrant Vintage Fair
Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire

Vibrant Vintage are organising 5 fabulous vintage and retro craft fairs at the impressive stately Haigh Hall during 2015. The fairs have a wide range of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing accessories home wear collectables and china dating from 1920's…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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22
MAY
Help For Heroes Charity Night Irish Music Band
Whitefield Conservative Club

Full Irish music set with 4 piece band and disco in aid of Help for Heroes. Starting the evening with traditional Irish songs and then moving on to more recent Irish band covers such as The Undertones and Mumford and Sons. Well…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01617 662030
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22
MAY
Peatbog Faeries
The Citadel

All the way from the Isle of Skye the Peatbog Faeries have taken celtic dance music into the 21st century. This legendary band incorporates many influences which take them from traditional jigs and reels through…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
Ashley Hall Traction Engine Rally
Ashley Hall

Ashley Hall is an exciting new venue which has already hosted a one day event that attracted over 7.500 people.The venue at Ashley near Altrincham has excellent road access from the M56 Junction 6 or 8 and M6 motorways.Performing in the Main…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01751 200839
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23
MAY
Jon Ronson
The Citadel

Have you ever made a joke on Twitter that accidently came out wrong and as a consequence you have been torn apart by a crazy mob Have you ever been part of a crazy mob tearing someone apart for telling a joke…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
MAY
Manchester to Liverpool bike ride
Salford Watersports Centre

This great ride is now in its tenth year continuing to raise much‐needed funds for the NSPCC. Two cycle‐tastic routes offer something for every rider ‐ a 40 mile mostly traffic‐free route alongside the Manchester Ship Canal and a fantastic 55 mile…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
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24
MAY
Spring Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 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 only.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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24
MAY
The Journey Home
The Citadel

Join Polar Bear as he sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting. Travelling through storms busy shipping lanes and across oceans he picks up some exciting friends along the way. Meet all the animals on their…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
MAY
Foo Fighters
Old Trafford (LCCC)

American alt‐rock band Foo Fighters was originally formed by Dave Grohl Nirvana drummer back in 1994 as a solo project once the band was dissolved. Having taken their name from unidentified flying objects by Allied…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAY
DAVID SEDARIS Summer 2015 Tour
Venues across the UK

STAR OF BBC RADIO 4 AND NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR spell‐bindinga master at work' HERALD America's best‐selling literary funnyman David Sedaris has announced a full UK and Ireland book tour. The 17‐date run starts in Cork Ireland on May…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01273 709709
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30
MAY
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

30
MAY
U2 2
Henighans bottom Bull

U2 2 are the worlds premier U2 show. Formed by current members under the name Achtung Baby the band are now established 23 years Name‐checked by Bono past clients include BBC1 ITV1 RTE SKY TV Blackberry 2012 Olympics Pernod and more.The band…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07593 579663
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04
JUN
Fairport Convention
The Citadel

Hailed as the originators of British folk‐rock music Fairport Convention remains one of the most entertaining bands on todays concert circuit. Their sell‐out gigs always attract critical acclaim and delight audiences. Fairport has a vast…

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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