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

07
AUG
Kaiser Chiefs
Haydock Park

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
AUG
The Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Cheshire Showground

If you have an eye for style and don't wish to simply furnish your home with new mass produced furniture then the Decorative Home and Salvage Show should definitely be on your to do list. Here you'll find unusual and beautiful objects…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: enquiries@asfai rs.com
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12
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Wigan Athletic FC Business Academy
DW Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous DW Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together.Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to engage…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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15
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Kids Planet Prestwich - Summer Fair & Open Day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Prestwich

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 15th August 11am ‐ 2pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting tombola raffle and moreKids Planet Prestwich…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 738989
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Kids Planet Widnes - Summer Fair & Open day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Widnes

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 15th August 11am ‐ 2pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting tombola raffle and moreKids Planet Widnes…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 577079
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20
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The Creation Station
Lostock Social Club

BABY DISCOVER CLUB SUMMER SESSIONSbooking open nowYay theyre nearly here :D Over the summer holidays Im running fabulous sessions at Lostock Social Club in Northwich for babies aged 6 ‐ 18 months. Its a fun chance for you and your little one…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01606 566203
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21
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Ghost Hunts at Haigh Hall
Haigh Hall

In partnership with Haigh Hall UK Shadow Seekers are offering a Ghost Hunt that may turn your hair greyHaigh pronounced Hay Hall is located in Wigan Lancashire.A Grade II listed building built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay the 7th Earl…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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Summer 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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SEP
Pretty Muddy 5K Tatton Park
Tatton Park Cheshire

Pretty Muddy isnt like any other fundraising event. It is a 5k muddy obstacle course where women of any ability can climb jog and walk all over cancer.5k is just over three miles and is achievable for all ages and abilities so…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07918 677932
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08
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England vs Australia 3rd ODI
Old Trafford (LCCC)

England vs Australia 3rd ODI at Old Trafford LCCC in Manchester on Tuesday 08 September 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Sports

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The Doppel Gang
THE MET (MALT BAR)

A new comedy play inspired by the legendary Marx Brothers embarks on a nationwide tour this autumn. Just Some Theatre Company are the talented young bunch behind The Doppel Gang a new comedy by Dominic Hedges which will tour 12 venues.The…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 085158
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12
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Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick
The Citadel

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick are two of the biggest names in British folk music and they tour together in 2015.Their experienced approach to their art lacks none of the fervour of their early days and brings a maturity born of many…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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September 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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England vs Australia 5th ODI
Old Trafford (LCCC)

England vs Australia 5th ODI at Old Trafford LCCC in Manchester on Sunday 13 September 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…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Sports

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The Moulettes
The Citadel

Moulettes are one of the UKs most unique touring bands and are steadily being singled out from the wave of Bjork & Kate Bush influenced Alt.Folk artists that have arisen this decade. With Strings Guitars Drums Bassoon and Synths Moulettes music weaves…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Cash (No.1 Johnny Cash Tribute)
The Citadel

As is so often the case with unique artists it takes another one to fully appreciate them. Having lived the life and music of Johnny Cash and other country heroes who came before and since Ben Welburn aka CASH has effortlessly recreated…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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JUDIE TZUKE - Songs and Stories
The Citadel

Judie Tzuke rose to fame with the hauntingly beautiful track Stay With Me Till Dawn. She has had a number of top 10 albums including the much celebrated Welcome To The Cruise. Listen to songs old and new at this intimate gig.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Darwen Golf club Wedding fair
Darwen Golf Club Ltd

Darwen Golf Club Wedding Fair Vintage&Traditional 20th September 2015 . Bridal by ARELES BRIDAL DARWENWin £50 with your £1 entry ticket 12.30 to 3.30pm Catwalk All day Entertainments Over 20 vendors …

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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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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Nuclear Operations and DECOM Summit 2015
AJ Bell Stadium

UNITING ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS WITHIN THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRYThe Institutions globally recognised DECOM event has been rewritten There is increasing demand on the nuclear industry to plug the gap and opportunities within the sector will continue to grow as new builds start. Newstations however…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02079 731258
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King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
The Citadel

Rough tough and always rocking the legendary King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys' zany stage show sometimes belies the fact that here is the finest most authentic rhythm & blues band ever to come from outside the USA. As anyone who has…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Wigan Event & Wedding Showcase
Macdonald Kilhey Court

Ntertain is delighted to have been invited back to Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel after a fantastic showcase in September 2014. For 2015 we are bringing an even bigger and better selection of entertainers for your entertainment pleasure. You will experince 8 live…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01942 530503
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MK Area 10 MK Groove Armada WHP15
The Warehouse Project

MK Area 10 MK Groove Armada WHP15 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Friday 25 September 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Led Into Zeppelin
The Citadel

Led Into Zeppelin are one of the UKs leading tribute bands. The four‐piece recreate Led Zeppelins back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing. The band comprises Paul Bradshaw as Robert…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Jimmy Carr
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Pyramid and Parr Hall live on Saturday 26 September 2015 in Warrington Cheshire. For tickets to see Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Pyramid and Parr Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Welcome to the Warehouse WHP15
The Warehouse Project

Welcome to the Warehouse WHP15 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Saturday 26 September 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…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Ed Byrne Outside Looking In
The Met

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In at The Met in Bury on Tuesday 29 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Ed Byrne Outside Looking In live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
OCT
Laurence Jones + guests Red Butler
The Citadel

22 year old Laurence Jones is making a big name for himself being awarded Young Artist of the Year at the 2014 British Blues Awards. Don't miss the opportunity to see this fantastic artist who Classic Rock‐Blues Magazine hail as The future…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
OCT
John Denver Tribute
The Citadel

Come and enjoy an evening of timeless music from the late great John Denver expertly sung by Chris Bannister. Expect to hear classic tracks such as Annie's Song Rocky Mountain High and Country Roads. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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