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

27
MAR
Two
The Citadel

The Citadel Arts Centre Adult Theatre Company brings you this sharp humorous slice of life set in a pub owned by a savagely bickering husband and wife. 14 characters are brought to you by two hugely talented performers for one night only.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
MAR
Wedding Open Weekend
Delamere Manor

Big Chief Tipis are inviting blushing brides‐to‐be from across the North West to the first Wedding Open Weekend at the newly‐refurbished Delamere Manor from 27th 29th March 2015. Big Chief Tipis provide quality bespoke tipis for events and private hire and…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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02
APR
Cirque Surreal - The Voyagers
The Lowry Theatre

A dynamic fusion of circus dance drama and comedy will highlight the outstanding talents of world class artistes in this spectacular show for all the family this Easter at The Lowry.Leading performance artistes from over 10 countries have come together for the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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04
APR
United vs Aston Villa
Old Trafford

United vs Aston Villa at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 04 April 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

06
APR
Frozen's Elsa and Anna Live!
Witton Albion Fc

Share in the magic of Frozen this EasterFollowing the success of its debut run of performances in February Elsa and Anna return with their magical live stage show.With new content addedJoin Elsa and Anna as they sing your favourite songs teach you…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03301 110118
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10
APR
Strangefish
The Citadel

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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10
APR
Strangefish & Haze
The Citadel

Classic Rock Society promoted concert featuring a double bill of progressive rock from Sheffield based Haze and Manchesters Strangefish. Tickets from http:www.classicrocksociety.co.ukshopstrangefish‐plus‐tbc…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07977 618089
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11
APR
The Floyd Effect
The Citadel

Following a terrific gig in April 2014 The Floyd Effect return to treat fans to more gems from the Pink Floyd treasure chest. Expect great musicianship and stunning special effects which combine to create fabulous entertainment. Please note Under 18's must be…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
APR
Woolton Village Art & Craft Market
St James Church Hall

Our Art & Craft Markets are truly Artisan events where you can buy beautiful items many of which are unique direct from the maker. This event will be a delight for any purchaser of high quality handmade pieces. There wont…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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11
APR
United vs City
Old Trafford

United vs City at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 11 April 2015. 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: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

11
APR
United vs City
Old Trafford

United vs City at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday 11 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch United vs City live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

15
APR
PLAYS PLUS "Lear's Daughters"
Bolton Little Theatre

Lears Daughters by Womens Theatre group and Elaine Feinstein Director June GriceSisters born in a nursery‐rhyme world begin to play more and more dangerous games.After experiencing Shakespeares tragedy King Lear one may have unanswered questions: What happened to the Queen Who is…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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16
APR
Duke Special
The Met

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
APR
Black AKA Colin Vearncombe
The Citadel

The Citadel presents a rare and intimate show from one of the finest voices in music. As Black Colin Vearncombe lit up the charts with his timeless Wonderful Life the hits Sweetest Smile and Everything Is Coming Up Roses and also produced…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
APR
The Ugly Duckling
The Citadel

Life isnt much fun in the farmyard for the misfit duckling. Teased and tormented he dreams of kindlier places beyond the farm gates. But will he survive out thereJoin in the adventures of this famous under‐dog in Hans Christian Andersens much‐loved tale…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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21
APR
Bellowhead
Parr Hall

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
APR
Renaissance
The Citadel

PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY www.classicrocksociety.co.uk Renaissance is a band with a rich history unique unto themselves as progressive rock pioneers who rose from the ashes of the seminal UK rock band The Yardbirds. Their career has spanned forty…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
APR
Quadrophenia
The Citadel

Quadrophenia Night returns to The Citadel to celebrate The Whos iconic film of the same name as well as the wider 1960s music scene. The perfect night out for Mods Rude Boys Soulites and everyone else For tickets contact The Citadel box…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
APR
Rainbow Ramble
Bishop Rawstorne High School

The Legacy Rainbow House 7th annual sponsored Rainbow Ramble event.Sign up and walk further for those who cantChoose to run or walk our 18 11 or 5 mile Rainbow Ramble routes. All start and finish at Bishop Rawstorne High School in Croston…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01704 823276
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25
APR
Silly Socks Fun Run and 5k Park Race
Marbury Country Park

The annual Joshua Tree fun run and park race will return to Marbury Park in Northwich on Saturday 25 April 2015 with registration from 10am.Participants can choose to take part in the 2.5km silly socks family fun run Under 7s go free…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01606 331858
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25
APR
Dont Let Daddy Know
Victoria Warehouse

Dont Let Daddy Know at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on Saturday 25 April 2015. 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: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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
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 60s 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; its hard to pigeon‐hole Mike Harding. Described by Billy Connolly as the funniest man in England and acknowledged as the Grandfather of Folk Mikes…

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
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

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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