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

22
SEP
Manford's Comedy Club
Todmorden Hippodrome Theatre

The Hippodrome Theatre in Todmorden 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…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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24
SEP
Dreaming the Night field: a Legend of Wales
Settle Stories

Gwydion nephew to the King a magician and master storyteller provokes a war between North and South Wales and unleashes a chaos of consequences. Blodeuwedd an intoxicatingly beautiful woman conjured from flowers is torn between desire and duty with fateful results. …

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 845697
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26
SEP
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Blackburn to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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26
SEP
Tom Twisleton 100 Exhibition
The Folly Museum

What made a Victorian famous in Settle 100 years agoTom Twisleton was a local legend. Why Because he told the folks of Settle to get off the booze and lead a sober life. Why did the people listen Tom had a…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 05603 845697
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28
SEP
An evening of stunning live psychedelia
Golden Lion (Todmorden)

Hurricane Heart Attacks Wrong Way Records will be joining us straight off the stage from their appearance at Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia. They play heat‐hazed roadtrip soundtracks that draw from every era of psychedelia with their own strand of clangorous melodic…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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06
OCT
An evening of live stoner rock, doom & fuzz bands
Golden Lion (Todmorden)

Dark Matter Promotions presents:Witch Tripper 3 piece Rock band from Nottingham ‐ StonerGroove Rock and Roll Sound Of Origin are a fuzzed out riffing machine from Huddersfield create music with the ability to both chill you out or hit you with mammoth…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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13
OCT
African Warrior Stories
Settle Stories

How can we prevent the destruction of Earth and of the humans in itHow can we convert fear to power Hatred to loveWhat can ancient myths and legends teach usWith his hypnotic stories Sola reminds us to tune into the hum of…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 845697
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15
OCT
Comedy Stars: Stand up comedy night in Blackburn
Thwaites Empire Theatre

A stand up comedy show special not to be missedThe Comedy Stars come to Lancashire One special night onlyTake the Mike brings the future stars of comedy to Blackburn Lancashire Sunday 15th October 2017This special night of laughter features BBC stand up…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 685500
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18
NOV
Sister Act Live Choir
King George’s Hall

See the brilliant film Sister Act like never before on a large screen whilst a live 35‐piece gospel choir and band accompanies the on‐screen nuns sing hit songs from the filmWatch the feel‐good musical film as the Uplifted Voices choir featured on…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: Email
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24
NOV
Absolute Bowie
King George's Hall

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere 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…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01254 582579
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25
NOV
Tom Twisleton 100 Celebration
The Folly Museum

Have you ever seen Settles ghost Have you heard the story of J.G. Owen who died on the Settle‐Carlisle RailwayDo you know about Settles snow castleDiscover how Settle has changed since Craven poet and legend Tom Twisleton died 100 years ago.Across 2017…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 05603 845697
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01
DEC
Geocaching Tale Trail
Settle

Get your detectives hat on and use your GPS device to uncover a hidden story. Free fun for all the family. An adventure around Settle as you discover clues to unlock your digital story. …

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 05603 845697
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21
DEC
A Christmas Carol
Burnley Mechanics

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
JAN
Winnie the Pooh Day
Settle Stories

Can you catch a heffalump Where is Eeyores tail Celebrate national Winnie the Pooh day with Settle Stories a day that marks the birthday of author A A Milne. Its one awesome anniversary. Fans of Winnie the Pooh simply cant miss thisExpect…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 05603 845697
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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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