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.

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Forthcoming events in Nelson

23
JAN
Certificate In Life Coaching
The Coniston Hotel

ducks in a row has built a comprehensive and proven Life Coaching qualification. Our course is designed to give you the required skills to start as a Life Coach not only providing you with the techniques but fulfilling you with all of…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01943 889431
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24
JAN
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
THE MET (MALT BAR)

Charlie Hubble is a little boy with a very big dream he wants to be a world‐class magician. So he saves up his pocket money to buy The Big Book of Magic for Trainee Magicians.Then he sets off to Mr Zacoors Toy…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01617 612216
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31
JAN
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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12
FEB
Manford's Comedy Club
Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Theatre

Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts 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 touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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04
MAR
Bernard Wrigley
Peel Park Hotel

From starting in folk clubs as a child bride then writing & performing at the Octagon theatre in Bolton Bernard Wrigleys career has always combined singing and acting. From TV programmes and films such as Coronation Street Emmerdale Phoenix Nights Dinnerladies Alan…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07724 118575
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28
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Family Motorshow returns to Nelson & Colne College with a Mud & Motorsport Theme this year.Celebrating the end of the Land Rover Defender production with a guard of honour featuring a wide range of this ever popular vehicle. Supporting this will…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07850 075796
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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Nelson? See our list of attractions in Nelson, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.