What's on inMelling

Welcome to Melling

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Melling - 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 Melling to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Melling

05
NOV
Ockhams Razor: Not Until We Are Lost
Live at LICA (Nuffield Theatre)

This performance is split between the LICA Building Weds 5 Nov and Lancaster Castle Fri 7 NovNot Until We Are Lost uses aerial movement to create atmospheric exciting physical theatre in a series of short stories which explore what it is to…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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06
NOV
RNCM RECITAL Drucker-Lim Piano Duo
The Great Hall,

FRANCK arr.Ryan Drucker Prelude Chorale and Fugue LISZT arr.Victor Lim Widmung S566 BARTK arr.Victor Lim Sonata BB 88 RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole RACHMANINOV Symphonic Dances Op.45 In the first of a series of collaborations…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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08
NOV
Ghost Hunt at Morecambe Winter Gardens
Winter Gardens Morecambe

Join us as we celebrate our 7th anniversary as UK Shadow Seekers at Morecambe Winter Gardens for an in depth ghost hunt.Reputed to be one of the most haunted buildings in Lancashire and a place that has always been held within the…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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15
NOV
Cello Babies
Lancaster City Library

Live at LICA: In the CityThis event is held at Lancaster City LibraryA babys first experience of the world is the sound they hear from the womb. Babies tune into the musicality of their parents voice and imitate what they see…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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15
NOV
Haffner Orchestra and Lancaster Singers Concert
The Great Hall,

Haffner Orchestra and Lancaster Singers commemorating World War I.Pre‐concert talk by Justin Doyle at 6:30pm.Conductors: Justin Doyle and Marco FantiSoloists: Laurie Ashworth Sarah Cox Christopher Steele David Rees‐JonesHAYDN Mass in Time of WarBRAHMS Song of DestinyBRAHMS Nnie Song of LamentationBRAHMS How lovely…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 582394
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20
NOV
Graham Eatough: The Making of Us
Nuffield Theatre

Graham Eatough presents a double bill which includes Masterclass a new work for theatre alongside a screening of his film The Making of UsMASTERCLASSMasterclass is a new work for theatre written and directed by Graham Eatough.Renowned director Anthony Nichol is giving…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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20
NOV
SOLLIMA & STOTT
The Great Hall,

Giovanni Sollima Cello Kathryn Stott Piano MONTEVERDI LamentBEETHOVEN Sonata No. 4 in CPIATTI Sonata No.2SCHUMANN Stucke im VolkstonGIOVANNI SOLLIMA Il bellAntonioCHOPIN Sonata in G minor Op.65 15 years ago Sollima and Stott met in Tokyo…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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27
NOV
Candoco Dance: Playing Another
Nuffield Theatre

Candoco Dance Company the contemporary dance company of disabled and non‐disabled dancers is twisting perceptions of what dance is who can dance and who enjoys it with Playing Another an evening of two diverse dance works. This double bill features Thomas Hauerts…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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27
NOV
CELEBRITY RECITAL Yevgeny Sudbin (Piano)
The Great Hall,

SCARLATTI Sonata in D minor Kk213L108; Sonata in D minor Kk141L422 BEETHOVEN 6 Bagatelles Op.126 CHOPIN Ballade No.3 in A flat Op.47 SHOSTAKOVICH Prelude in B minor Op.34 No.6; Prelude in A flat Op.34 No.1:…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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02
DEC
A Smith: Two from A Smith
Nuffield Theatre

Lancaster based Theatre Maker and Live at LICA associate artist Andy Smith returns with this unique double bill of simple solo performances. Using his trademark conversational style commonwealth and all that is solid melts into air are connected by their desire…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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05
DEC
Drunken Chorus: Drunken Nights III
A central Lancaster Pub (TBC)

After two successful years in London the project is expanding with a new Northern outpost here in Lancaster. A night of brand new short performances ‐ experienced in the comfort of your local pub. Curated by Drunken Chorus the artists…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01524 594151
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06
DEC
Ghost Hunt at Lancaster Castle Prison
Lancaster Castle Prison

By Popular Demand Location: LancasterEvent Time: 8:00pm ‐ 3:00am£45 per personPay for your ticket via Bank Transfer BACS and receive £5 off per ticketPlease Note: This offer is redeemed against Full Ticket Payments OnlyBrief HistoryA hilltop location looking down over the city…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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29
JAN
*THE BAND THAT JACK BUILT
The Great Hall,

The Jack Hylton 50th Anniversary Concert Featuring the Michael Laws Piccadilly Dance OrchestraPresented & Conducted by Pete Faint This unique concert tells the astonishing life‐story of the legendary band leader and impressario Jack Hylton through his music. The event also celebrates…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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07
FEB
THE HALLÉ SOLOISTS
The Great Hall,

RAVEL Violin Sonata DEBUSSY Cello Sonata DEBUSSY Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet MESSIAEN Quartet for the End of Time The Hall Soloists are an elite chamber group formed and led by the world famous Hall Orchestras leader Lyn Fletcher. They give performances…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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26
FEB
JOSEPH MOOG (PIANO)
The Great Hall,

BEETHOVEN Sonata N8 op.13 C minor Pathtique LISZT Rminiscences de Norma VINCENZO BELLINI CHOPIN Sonata N1 op.4 C minor SCRIABIN Prludes Op.16 No.1; Op.11 No.21114 & 21. SCRIABIN Deux danses op.73 A.RUBINSTEIN Fantasy on Hungarian…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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12
MAR
ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC STRING ORCHESTRA
The Great Hall,

From Mozart to Schoenberg: music from Vienna to include Mozart Violin Sonatas Haydn String Quartets and Schoenbergs Verklrte Nacht In this second collaboration with the RNCM we are delighted to welcome the conservatoires superb string orchestra conducted by Artistic Director Michelle…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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21
MAR
CONCERT FOR COMIC RELIEF
The Great Hall,

RAINER HERSCH Conductor Featuring the musicians of: The Haffner Orchestra University of Lancaster Music Society Lancaster Singers A hilarious performance of well loved classics including: HANDEL Zadok the Priest BEETHOVEN Choral Symphony VERDI Anvil Chorus VERDI Chorus of the Hebrew…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 594151
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Tourist Attractions


Lancaster Maritime Museum

Discover more about the City's golden age and maritime past Located within two fine Georgian quayside buildings. Uses sounds, smells and reconstructions to tell the story of the port of Lancaster Changing exhibitions and events. A great starting point for the river's Millenium Park Opening Hours1st April ‐…

Bentham Golf Club Ltd

Bentham Golf Club Ltd ‐ golf course in Lancaster, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 015242 62455 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bentham Golf Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

Carnforth Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Carnforth Swimming Pool in Carnforth, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01524 734699 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Casterton Golf Course

Casterton Golf Course ‐ golf course in Carnforth, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 015242 71592 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Casterton Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Clapham National Park Centre

A nature reserve and nature trails with viewpoints and certain parts suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Open from March to November from 10. 00am to 5. 00pm daily and from December to February at weekends only from 9. 30am to 4. 00pm. …

Hornby Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Hornby Swimming Pool in Lancaster, Lancashire. Contact venue on 015242 21119 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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