What's on inNelson


Welcome to Nelson

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

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Nelson

05
OCT
Settle On Film
Settle Victoria Hall

Explore rural Yorkshires rich film heritage who knows you might spot some familiar faces or maybe even yourself as we reveal fascinating footage from across the decades.Settle on Film is part of the Yorkshire Film Archives Moving North: Rural touring programme…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01729 822292
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28
OCT
Cultivate Your Creativity
Freinds Meeting House

Being mindful means being consciously aware of the present moment and everything it contains. Learning mindfulness will allow you to deal with lifes challenges in a more focused less frenetic way. It will transform the way you see the world allowing you…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01729 822292
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29
OCT
UB40
King George's Hall

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
NOV
Absolute Bowie
King George's Hall Blackburn

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01254 582579
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19
NOV
Sean Lock
King George's Hall

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
DEC
Starlight
Settle Voctoria Hall

He collected some starlight to take home. The next day his mother was ill and little possum had to find his own food. He was afraid of going out alone but his mother told him how brave and clever he wasand so…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01729 822292
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20
DEC
Winter Tales
Falcon Manor

Once youve all settled down after storytelling little ones will get to meet Father Christmas who will have a free gift for everyone to take home. Santas elves will look after grown ups to with mince pies and some special christmas punch.A…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01729 822292
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Tourist Attractions


Clitheroe Castle Museum

The Norman castle keep of Clitheroe has dominated the skyline for more than 800 years since being built around 1186 by Robert de Lacy to protect the administrative centre of his vast estates. It is said to be the second smallest keep in England, since the rooms are…

Whalley Abbey

Standing on the banks of the River Calder, Whalley Abbey has been a focal point for hospitality since the fourteenth century. It began its history as a community of Cistercian monks. The ruins that still stand in the grounds today remind visitors of St. Benedict's rule to receive…

Accrington & District Golf Club

Accrington & District Golf Club ‐ golf course in Accrington, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01254 231091 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Accrington & District Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Accrington Superbowl

Bowling at Accrington Superbowl in Accrington, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01254875500 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Alexandra Snooker Club

SnookerPool Hall at Alexandra Snooker Club in Nelson, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01282 696837 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Burnley Ltd in Burnley, Lancashire. Contact venue on 0845‐658 1262 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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