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

24
MAY
8th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Manag
The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

Back for its 8th year the Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference Europe is Europes premier platform to unite the industrys leaders.An unavoidable increase in reactor retirement combined with a lack of experience in decommissioning projects leads to numerous challenges for the…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02073 757182
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27
MAY
Dawn Chorus Walk at Marbury Reedbed
Marbury Country Park

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01948 820728
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27
MAY
Geronimo Festival 2017
Arley Hall & Gardens

The UKs largest childrens festival Geronimo kicks off on 27th to 29th May 2017 at Arley Hall Cheshire and for the first time ever families can enjoy a full weekend of fun camping or glamping on‐site in the stunning grounds. In its…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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27
MAY
The Producers
The Citadel

Its safe to say that for the past 25 years The Producers have certainly been busy. They have released nine albums of which Aint no Love in the World won them Blues Album of the Year award. Theyve featured…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton 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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02
JUN
Manfords comedy Club
Northwich Memorial Court Theatre

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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02
JUN
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

04
JUN
Pat-a-Cake Baby
The Citadel

Are you ready Grab a spoon Because its Pat‐a‐cake timePitter‐patter get the butter Glitzy‐glossy whisk in sugar Jokey‐yolky add the eggsLong Nose Puppets offer up a marvellous moonlit show full of riotous rhyme zany puppets and spiffy special cake;…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
JUN
UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
MediaCityUK and Salford Quays

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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09
JUN
Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Cheshire Showground

If you are a homemaker retailer interior designer or stylist looking for inspiration to create a beautiful indoor or outdoor living space then these shows are your one‐stop‐shop. Youll find all manner of antiques and salvaged items such as reclaimed restored and…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0129 827493
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09
JUN
The Music of Otis Redding
The Citadel Arts Centre

The worlds finest celebration of the music of Otis Redding. All the hits from Sittin at the Dock of the Bay to Too hard to Handle via Mr Pitiful; Show a little tenderness; These arms of mine; Cant turn you Loose; A…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
JUN
Be My Baby
Bolton Little Theatre

Bundled off to St Saviours a Church of England‐run mother and baby home her concerned mother has arranged for Marys baby to be adopted immediately it is born. The girls in the home find comfort in each others friendship but ultimately they…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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10
JUN
IEMT Practitioners’ Training with Joanna Harper
TBC (Manchester)

Creating a change in the blink of an eye by adding innovation to your skills. Integral Eye Movement Therapy IEMT Practitioner Certification can be that innovation which you are looking to add as professional development in 2017. Many professionals including NLP…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +447778 251122
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10
JUN
U2 2 (The U2 Tribute)
The Citadel Arts Centre

U2 2 are the worlds longest running and premier look‐a‐likesound‐a‐likes to U2. Now in their 25th year on the road the band have performed over 1250 shows across three continents. With a performance alongside U2 in 1997 the band have been praised…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
JUN
Introduction to Investors in People.
Warren Bruce Court

A leading people management Standard join our free Introduction to Investors in People workshop in Manchester on 13 June. Explore what it is and how it can help your business to improve performance.Introduction to Investors in People is a practical workshop designed…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 068008
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15
JUN
What I did at School Today
Culcheth Sports Club

Culcheth Players June 2017 show is What I did at School Today an Adult Comedy by John Mee which looks behind the staffroom door of Lloyd George Junior School with a dysfunctional female staff who are going to all lengths to get…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07548 598898
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16
JUN
Brass & Hot Pot with Leyland Band
Prescot Parish Church

We welcome for the first time one of the UKs finest brass bands ‐ with an international reputation ‐ now in its 71st year to entertain us with nostalgic tunes and classic melodies. Celebrate the opening night of the 13th Annual…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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16
JUN
The British Franchise Exhibition
Eventcity

EventCity Manchester welcomes all aspiring business owners to The British Franchise Exhibition on 16 & 17 June. The event will provide visitors with the opportunity to gain exclusive information from experts about the lucrative franchising industry.The British Franchise Exhibition is proudly the…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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16
JUN
The Furrow Collective
The Citadel Arts Centre

The Furrow Collective Nominated Best Traditional Track with The Unquiet Grave and Emily was nominated for Folk Singer Of The Year at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016. Nominated Best Group & Best Traditional TrackBBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 Rachel…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
JUN
Magnificat!
Prescot Parish Church

Choral singers from across the North West gather to form the Prescot Festival Chorus in a performance of Rutters Magnificat and Parrys I Was Glad. James Luxton Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral conducts returning in the second half with the Metropolitan Cathedral Girl…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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17
JUN
The Prince Experience
The Citadel Arts Centre

GS Promotions presents: The Prince ExperienceLast year we lost Prince one of the most prolific and controversial musical icons of all time it seems theres nothing this man couldnt do and because there was only one PRINCE theres only one Prince tribute…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
JUN
Ian Tracey in Recital
Prescot Parish Church

More than an hour of sacred and classical music from the celebrated organist followed by wine and nibbles included in the ticket price. Patron of the Prescot Festival since its inception Professor Dr Ian Tracey began his career in the Parish…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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18
JUN
Prescot Carnival
Brown's Field

Prescot Town Council present their annual afternoon of stalls games food fairground rides live entertainment and more for all ages. The Mayoral parade assembles on Eccleston Street at 11.1am arriving at the carnival at 12 noon for the official opening.Part of…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07762 607618
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19
JUN
Schools' Poetry Showcase
St Mary & St Paul's School

The third year of this competition features highly talented local primary pupils in a recital of their own and others poetry.Part of the 13th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts.…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07762 607618
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20
JUN
Clockfest
Clock Face Pub

Enjoy a medley of specially invited local musical talent in one of Prescots most popular traditional pubs once part of the Earl of Derbys estate.Part of the 13th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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21
JUN
Young Instrumentalist of Prescot
Evelyn CP School

Local pupils of all ages demonstrate their exceptional musical skills in pursuit of the Reverend David Rose Trophy.Part of the 13th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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22
JUN
Film: Our Day Out (40th Anniversary)
St Paul's Church

By popular demand we present the third festival screening of the comical yet moving film Our Day Out by Whiston‐born playwright Willy Russell. A BBC Play for Today it first aired in 1977 four decades ago this year. Choc ices…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07762 607618
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23
JUN
Chilled Lemons Jazz Quintet
Prescot Town Hall

Relax to the smooth swing sounds of our old friends the Chilled Lemons ‐ some of whom youll recognise from last years opening night with Swingshift Big Band ‐ with guest vocalist Chris James. Tuck in to a fish‐and‐chip supper courtesy…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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24
JUN
Desperado - The History of the Eagles
The Citadel

The Eagles ‐ the highest selling band in US history released their two part History of the Eagles DVD in 2013. The DVD went platinum and the band followed it up with a two year tour of most of the world.Desperado now…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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24
JUN
Mostly Musicals with Phoenix Concert Orchestra
Prescot Methodist Centre

Jill Hyde and Robert Howard conduct the Liverpool‐based ensemble with selections from the canon of great shows following a successful French tour in 2016.Tickets are available online via www.prescotfestival.co.uk or from Poco Coffee 30 Eccleston Street Prescot L34 5QJ.Part of the 13th…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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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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