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

25
MAY
Manford's Comedy Club
Todmorden Hippodrome Theatre

Todmorden Hippodrome 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 UK touring circuit and television.Facebook:…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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27
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Family Motorshow returns to Nelson & Colne College celebrating 50 years of the film BullittWe are gathering together famous movie and television chase vehicles into a spectacular static displayOn top of this we will have our ever popular range around 250…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07850 075796
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07
JUN
Sense and Sensibility
Burnley Mechanics

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
JUL
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Stonyhurst College

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
DEC
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Grand

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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15
DEC
The Floyd Effect
Bacup Royal Court Theatre

Pink Floyds recording career spanned almost three decades and for its 10th Anniversary The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the bands most remarkable albums to create The Bell And The Moon tour 2018. Spotlighting the music of The Division Bell 1994…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01706 551570
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

Zebras

Zebras Nightclub in Colne, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01282 871819 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Millenium

Millenium ‐ Paintball in Burnley, Lancashire. Contact the venue on telephone number 01282 451035 for location, prices, equipment supplied, and availability for paintball games at Millenium.…

Iron Works

Iron Works Nightclub in Burnley, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01282 430011 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Rendezvous

Rendezvous Nightclub in Clitheroe, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01254 823086 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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