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

21
OCT
ComedySportz 4 Tots
Waterside Arts Centre

ComedySportz have a brand new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive this friendly non‐competitive version of their regular show will delight and entertain with madcap improvised games with plenty of physicality stories songs silly noises.…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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21
OCT
ComedySportz UK
Waterside Arts Centre

ComedySportz is an all ages all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick‐witted sketches scenes and songs from whatever suggestions are thrown at them by the audience. Its a show thats fast feel good and…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01619 125616
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21
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester (Obstacle Race) - Saturday
Ashley Hall Estate

. Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought I d love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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21
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester - Saturday
Ashley Hall Estate

Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place now…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 00000 000000
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21
OCT
The Enid
The Citadel

After 40 years The Enid continue to create bedazzling genre‐busting music. Fusing rock symphonic electronic and choral elements there is simply no other band like them on planet earth. Following the recent critical acclaim of their Journeys End trilogy The Enid enter…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
OCT
Catapluf's Musical Journey
The Citadel

Explore rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf whose imagination takes you to places where music can be found in everything: pans…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester (Obstacle Race) - Sunday
Ashley Hall Estate

. Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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22
OCT
Rough Runner Manchester - Sunday
Ashley Hall Estate

Welcome to our world of teamwork fun and incredible unique obstacles.Ever watched a TV game show and thought Id love to try that Or are you just bored with other running events and obstacle racesEither way youre in the right place now…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 00000 000000
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26
OCT
Halloween Craft Workshop
Spinning Gate Shopping Centre

Kids will have a spookily great time making hats wands masks & much more…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01942 261632
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27
OCT
Fleetwood Bac
The Citadel Arts Centre

FLEETWOOD BACMAC ARE ... BAC Presented by GS PromotionsFLEETWOOD BAC are the worlds first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic Rumours line‐up.Over the last few years they…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
OCT
Free Halloween Face Painting
Spinning Gate Shopping Centre

Free Halloween Face Painting…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01942 261632
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28
OCT
Anderton Firework Spectacular
Anderton Boat Lift, Canal and River Trust

Anderton Boat Lifts Firework Spectacular is back with a bang Visitors can watch the display from the lawned terraces overlooking the picturesque River Weaver and majestic Boat Lift. Its one of our favourite events of the yearWith licenced bar and food…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01606 786777
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28
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolron 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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28
OCT
Food and Gifts Fair
Tatton Park

Enjoy a day in the countryside with some retail therapy‐visit at The Food and Gift Show at Tatton Park near KnutsfordCheshire Saturday‐Sunday 28‐29th October One of Englands best loved country parks where deer roam Tattons Tenants Hall will be packed with mini…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01530 834056
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28
OCT
Merry Hell
The Citadel

MERRY HELL is a band founded on the ever evolving Folk tradition music made by the people and shared by the people. Though our hearts and souls are tuned to the songs which came…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Grannylocks and the Monstrous Duckling
The Citadel

Part of the Big Imaginations Childrens Theatre Festival 19 October 5th November 2017Join performance poet Joseph Coelho winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary.Poetry Award as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
OCT
Your Toys
The Lowry Theatre

Turtle Key Arts one of the UKs most exciting creative producers have partnered up with Slot Machine Theatre for Your Toys a innovative family show that incorporates the childrens toys as puppets into the story.Using their unique style of puppetry original…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
OCT
Zombie-rella and Blood Red Hood
The Citadel

Part of the Big Imaginations Childrens Theatre Festival 19 October 5th November 2017Join performance poet Joseph Coelho winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
NOV
Simon Amstel- What Is This
Epstein Theatre

FOLLOWING A SERIES OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SOLD OUT INTERNATIONAL TOURS SIMON AMSTELL BEGINS HIS FIFTH STAND UP TOUR IN THE UK.What Is This promises to be a deeply personal funny exploration of beauty intimacy freedom sex and love.…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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03
NOV
Joe Longthorne
Epstein Theatre

Currently residing in his adopted home of Blackpool Joe Longthorne is still a hugely popular and inspirational performer. Now watched by many on Royal Variety Performances he first rose to fame after his success on…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
NOV
Manford's Comedy Club
Northwich Memorial Court

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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03
NOV
Simon McBride
The Citadel

The Holy Trinity of Belfast rock n roll Van Morrison Rory Gallagher & Gary Moore might just be on the verge of becoming a four‐leaf clover. PERFORMER MAGAZINE USAAfter back‐pedalling on his solo career to start a family Simon McBride…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
NOV
Christmas Gifts Fair
Tatton Park

Its coming‐Christmas will soon be here and where better to start your gift hunting thanThe Christmas Gifts Show at Tatton ParkKnutsford.One of Englands finest stately homes Tatton is perfect for relaxed browsing.HereinsideThe Tenants Hall‐a wing of the Tatton mansion house‐you can find…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01530 834056
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04
NOV
Kids Planet Swinton Grand Opening
Kids Planet Swinton

Come along to our Grand Opening of our brand new nursery Meet our dedicated team view our fantastic facilities and more…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01925 753448
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04
NOV
Mostly Autumn
The Citadel

Hailing from England Mostly Autumn delivers a sound that could be described as rock folk rock or progressive rock. Since forming in 1996 the band has gone through several line up changes. Current band members…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
NOV
James Meehan - As If I Hadn't Slept (FILMING)
Chorley Central Library

The Friends of Chorley Library Present...JAMES MEEHAN ‐ AS IF I HADNT SLEPTAlright James Meehan here. I have trouble sleeping. This stand‐up comedy show is about that amongst other things. Im filming it at the Chorley Library whilst also raising money for…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
NOV
Annie
Epstein Theatre

LHK Youth Theatre prove that Its The Hard Knock Life this November 10th 11th and 12th as they perform the famous musical at The Epstein Theatre.Based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie the play is set in 1930s New York during…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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10
NOV
China Crisis
The Citadel

After a sell out tours of the UK and America in 2015 China Crisis return in support of their new album Autumn in the Neighbourhood their first album of new material in 20 years. Eddie Lundon and Gary Daly are the founder…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
NOV
Aynsley Lister
The Citadel

Fresh from his richly deserved accolade as Guitarist of the Year in the British Blues Awards and straight out of the studio Aynsley returns to The Stables with a brand new album The new album Eyes Wide Open combines the songwriting craft…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
NOV
Gok Wan- Naked And Baring All
Epstein Theatre

THICK‐RIMMED GLASSES. SHRIEKING LAUGHS. GETTING NAKED IN SHOP WINDOWSBut whatever you think you know about TVs fashion guru Gok Wan you havent heard the half of it.From his humble beginnings on a Leicester council estate to becoming one of the countrys most…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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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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