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

20
JUN
Haffner Orchestra concert
Ashton Hall (Town Hall)

Lancasters very own Haffner Orchestra will be performing their final concert of the season on Saturday 20th June 2015. Conducted by Bob Chasey the orchestra will accompany cellist Megan Rolf for Elgars cello concerto. Megan will be giving a pre‐concert…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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20
JUN
Overground Underground Festival 2015
The Festival Hub will be at the Ingleton iCentre

A festival of the Ingleborough Dales celebrating the wonderful landscape culture history geology and ecology of the Ingleborough Mountain area. This community led event offers an unusual and diverse range of activities and demonstrations many of them family friendly allowing you to…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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25
JUN
Henry IV Falstaff
Leighton Hall

Henry IV is an epic historical drama which brings to life the humanity politics battles and humour of this period in medieval Britain. It is a spirited adaptation focussing on the loveable larger than life rogue Sir John Falstaff and his adventures…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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05
JUL
Lakeland Classic Car Rally
Leighton Hall

If youve never been to Leighton Hall before then make sure the 5th July is the day you choose to visit. Added to all the regular attractions Leighton Hall offers over 300 motoring enthusiasts will be putting on their driving gloves dusting…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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15
AUG
Counterfeit Sixties Show
The Platform

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01524 582808
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05
SEP
Ghost Hunt at Lancaster Castle Prison
Lancaster Castle Prison

Brief HistoryA hilltop location looking down over the city centre Lancaster Castle is a Grade I Listed Building that sits on the site of three successive Roman forts.The castle came under royal control in 1164. The castle was first used as a…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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08
SEP
The Secret Garden
The Grand Theatre

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0152 464695
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25
SEP
The Doppel Gang
Heron Theatre

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: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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08
OCT
Lancaster Music Festival 2015
Various venues across Lancaster

Lancasters award‐winning FREE Music Festival: Welcoming Walkable and Wonderful is famous for reflecting the city of Lancasters vast musical abundance excellence and diversity while bringing in top notch acts from around the UK and the world and is driven by well over…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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16
OCT
Sarah Millican
The Dukes

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
NOV
Dave Gorman
Grand Theatre Lancaster

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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