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

15
DEC
Peace and cake
Vairochana Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Chorlton and the World Peace Cafe are a combination of peace and cake. Upstairs we hold meditation classes and downstairs we have this incredible cafe which is run by friendly volunteers. Our menu is vegetarian food including home…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01618 617012
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16
DEC
Classic Rock Society presents: Touchstone
The Citadel

TOUCHSTONE are a five piece UK Progressive Rock band originally formed in 2003. The band has developed in many ways since the early days and morphed into the present line up with Adam Hodgson on guitars Moo on Bass Guitar Henry Rogers…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
DEC
Warehouse Project WHP vs The Hydra
The Warehouse Project

Warehouse Project WHP vs The Hydra at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Friday 16 December 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Warehouse Project WHP vs The Hydra tickets so weve done the…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
DEC
Heart of Glass Presents: Kids Rave
The Citadel

Big Kids Little Kids Cardboard BoxScottee presents a morning rave for kids Balloon modeling face painting drag queens and bowls of cerealIts a morning knees up for children under 8Wear something colourfulFor more information or to book tickets over the phone please…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
DEC
Heart of Glass Presents: Scottee's Party Piece
The Citadel

Following Scottees sell out success at Citadel with Camp last Christmas he is backNow its your turn take to centre stage and share with us your party pieceWhether youre a champion gurner know how to cry milk can recite the periodic table…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
DEC
Santa Cruises
Anderton Boat Lift, Canal and River Trust

Enjoy a day out with Santa and his festive crew Take Christmas cruise along the River Weaver Navigation sharing songs stories and a gift for each child.Boat trips take place at 10am 11am 12:30pm 1:30pm and 2:30pmChildren £7.75 Adults £5.75. Call 01606…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01606 786777
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21
DEC
Jason Donovan
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Jason Donovan at Pyramid and Parr Hall in Warrington on Wednesday 21 December 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Jason Donovan tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
DEC
Warehouse Project Tuskegee
The Warehouse Project

Warehouse Project Tuskegee at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Tuesday 27 December 2016. 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: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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30
DEC
Warehouse Project Carl Cox Friends
The Warehouse Project

Warehouse Project Carl Cox Friends at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Friday 30 December 2016. 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…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2016 at Pesto
Pesto at the Dicconson Arms

Two fabulous leading ladies from Londons glittering West End will sing a range of musical hits opera classics as well as boogie‐woogie favourites to make this a wonderful evening.Tickets are just £60 per person and include a fabulous Pesto dinner entertainment and…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01257 252733
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2016 at Pesto Widnes
Pesto Widnes

Agnetha and Frida Diana Edwards & Sarah Fearnley who have over 16 years in the Tribute business sharing the stage with Kylie Cher & The Eagles amongst others.The celebrated vocalists will sing a range of ABBA favourites from Dancing Queen to…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01514 243729
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27
JAN
The Hexmen & The Extras
The Citadel

The Hexmen where founded by frontman vocalist and harmonica player George Hexman in the late 70s joining forces with major movers and shakers of the Liverpool music scene. Although they have always been known as a blues band the Hexmens material…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel

David Bowie the legend through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke into the 80s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane widely acclaimed as…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
FEB
Heart of Glass Presents: Laurence Clarke
The Citadel

Everybody seems to want their independence right now but be very careful what you wish for Laurence spins his tales of adolescence love and Harry Potter as he discovers that he doesnt have to be Superman and do everything by…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

Roxy Magic are a band of experienced and talented musicians who reproduce the diverse music and imagery of the hugely influential Roxy Music and pop icon Bryan Ferry. All the hits are performed with skill style and verve to deliver an exciting…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
The Stumble
The Citadel

A blistering mix of blues soul and old school R&B The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past 20 years. Festival favourites in every corner of the UK and Europe The…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
FEB
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
The Citadel

Doors Open at 2:00pm On Stage at 2:30pmJamie has one job: look after the sheep.If the wolf sneaks out from the forest he must shout and scream WOLF so that everyone from the village can come and chase the wolf away.Watching sheep…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

LiveWire is The ACDC Show. The unique six‐man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC complete with cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock n Roll.The ACDC story is over forty years in the making with…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots kick off their 10th year of Hotpotting with another night of music and fun at The Citadel. Hotpot shows are always a sell‐out so early booking is recommended.Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
FEB
The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio
The Citadel

One of the best loved classics for children comes to life literally. Crickets cats foxes and of course the world‐famous puppet will spring out of our collection of dusty old magic books while Patrick Lynch from CBeebies pulls all the strings and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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25
FEB
Who's Who
The Citadel

Formed in West London in 1996 Whos Who the longest established Who Tribute Show in the UK have received incredible reactions across Europe and beyond for their exciting live performances. Widely respected and acknowledged by members of The Who as the group…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
FEB
The Academies Event 2017: The future of state scho
AJ Bell Stadium

The Academies Event 2017 boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from the education sector. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations. Throughout the Academies Event 2017 delegates…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +4401612 958150
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03
MAR
Black and Gold
The Citadel

This well‐drilled 10 piece soul outfit runs through a set list packed with classics from the Motown era mixed with contemporary gems and a few Northern Soul favourites thrown in for good measure. Their fast moving set list includes numbers by Otis…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
MAR
Sounds of Simon
The Citadel

As seen on BBC The One ShowThe Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. Lose yourself to nostalgia as the full band play such classics as Mrs Robinson The Boxer The Sounds of Silence and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
MAR
Smaller Rooms presents: Jim Moray
The Citadel

For 15 years Jim Moray has been at the forefront of a new movement in English traditional music. His debut album Sweet England changed the sound of folk song and won a brace of awards for its innovative melding of orchestration and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
MAR
Nearly Dan (The Spirit & Sound of Steely Dan)
The Citadel

Less tribute and more homage Nearly Dan is saviour to the growing legions of Dan fans desperate to hear the meticulously crafted grooves and allusive lyrical style of Donald Fagen & Walter Becker. Nearly Dans approach is faithful though not reverential and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
MAR
Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes
The Citadel

Paul Lamb & the King Snakes are considered by aficionados as one of the best British blues bands. Known for his mastery of the harmonica Paul Lamb is a seasoned professional who has been in the business since the age of…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
MAR
Nine Below Zero
The Citadel

An audience favourite is returning to the Citadel stage. One of British Blues Rocks most enduring and respected bands Nine Below Zero have gained quite the following in the UK and Europe since they originally formed in 1977. One of the…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
MAR
County Brides Wedding fayre
Park Royal Hotel

Over 30 exhibitorsFree parkingFree entryFree County Brides magazineFor more information and to pre‐register visit www.countybrides.com…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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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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