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

18
SEP
Dave Spikey
Darwen Library Theatre

Daves hilarious new show examines many more situations in life where words really dont come easy . These include tongue‐tied parents explaining the facts of life ridiculous newspaper stories poems …

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
SEP
Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up
Darwen Library Theatre

Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up will be performing live Comedy at Darwen Library Theatre on the Thursday 18 September 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. Buy tickets for Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up online.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
SEP
T Rextasy I Love to Boogie
Burnley Mechanics

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSwww.sweeneyentertainments.co.ukI LOVE TO BOOGIE WITH TREXTASYFriday 19th September 2014Burnley MechanicsIn 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old ‐ 20th Century Boy was written and composed by…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01282 664400
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19
SEP
Martin Stephenson
Darwen Library Theatre

Martin Stephenson appears live in Darwen Lancashire at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 19 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Martin Stephenson at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of tickets available for Martin Stephenson.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
SEP
Jack Daniel's Birthday
Liquid & Envy, Blackburn

Join us this Saturday for our big Jack Daniels birthday celebration Music lights and JD.What more do you needAnd why not streamline your experience by ordering your JD via the UKCN app Visit: http:app.ukcn.com for more information.Drink Offers:£3.00 ‐ Vodka Red Bull…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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21
SEP
BLACKBURN WEDDING FAIR
The Whitehall Hotel

The Whitehall Hotel is a privately owned traditional country house hotel in Darwen. The venue dates back to 1898 and successfully fuses many traditional period features with a newly‐refurbished stunning contemporary function suite.We have a collection of leading local bespoke wedding businesses…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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21
SEP
BURY WEDDING SHOW
The Village Urban Resort Manchester

The Village Urban Resort Bury adds the v. to a v. happy couple offering great function rooms with spectacular facilities great food and even a spa for the indulgent hens.Our wedding fair is a premium wedding event and provides a comprehensive selection…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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21
SEP
The Walk of the Roses
Cross Keys Pub

You may be for Lancaster or you may be Yorkist through and through. But were all on the same side against Parkinsons. So join us on our Walk of the Roses and support our vital work.Our walk follows the Leeds and Liverpool…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02079 639330
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23
SEP
Peppa Pig#';s Big Splash
King George's Hall

Peppa Pig039;s Big Splash at King George&039;s Hall a live event taking place on Tuesday 23 September 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire for what will be a great family event.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

23
SEP
Peppa Pigs Big Splash
King George's Hall

Families and children will love Peppa Pigs Big Splash live at King George&039;s Hall on the Tuesday 23 September 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Peppa Pigs Big Splash live at King George&039;s Hall see…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

25
SEP
Paul Daniels
King George's Hall

Paul Daniels at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 25 September 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
SEP
Funeral for a Friend
King George's Hall

Funeral for a Friend at King George&039;s Hall live on Friday 26 September 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. For tickets to see Funeral for a Friend at King George&039;s Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
SEP
King Georges Hall Blackburn
King Georges Hall

A special Northern Soul All Nighter at a fantastic venue.Join DJs Kev Roberts Richard Searling Ginger Taylor Mick H Nige Brown Sean Chapmanand many more for a feat of top quality Northern Soul.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01254- 582582
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02
OCT
Robert Newman
King George's Hall

Robert Newman at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 02 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
OCT
Dave Spikey A Work in Progress
Darwen Library Theatre

Dave Spikey A Work in Progress will be performing live Comedy at Darwen Library Theatre on the Friday 03 October 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. Buy tickets for Dave Spikey A Work in Progress online.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
OCT
Dave Spikey Work in Progress
Darwen Library Theatre

Dave Spikey Work in Progress at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen on Friday 03 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
OCT
Quadrophenia Night
King George's Hall

Quadrophenia Night appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 04 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Quadrophenia Night at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for Quadrophenia Night.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
Blackburn Blues Festival 4
King George's Hall

Blackburn Blues Festival 4 appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Sunday 05 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Blackburn Blues Festival 4 at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for Blackburn Blues Festival…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
Blues Festival 4
King George's Hall

Blues Festival 4 at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Sunday 05 October 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
OCT
Lady Boys of Bangkok
King Georges Hall

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in their latest sizzling and seductive production. Feel the temperature soar as the stars burn up the stage in Red Hot Kisses their brand new show for 2014. In an inferno of fun and frolics…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 582579
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06
OCT
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
King George's Hall

The Lady Boys of Bangkok performs live at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on Monday 06 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for The Lady Boys of Bangkok at King George&039;s Hall now.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
OCT
Settle Storytelling Festival
Settle

Settle Storytelling Festival to 12th10thBook and info www.settlestories.org.ukUp to 25 off online Early Bird October 2014Back A Magical Weekend...Travel the world through stories with tales from over five continents and even outer space. Visit the idyllic Yorkshire Dales and immerse yourself…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01729 822292
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17
OCT
Classics BBC Philharonic Orchestra
King George's Hall

Classics BBC Philharonic Orchestra at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Friday 17 October 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
OCT
Spear of Destiny
King George's Hall

Spear of Destiny at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 18 October 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Ramsbottom Wedding Fair
Best Western Old Mill Hotel

The BEST WESTERN Old Mill Hotel enjoys a secluded and picturesque setting nestled amongst mature private grounds with flower gardens seated terraces and cascading streams.This Country House hotel is bursting with character and boasts all the facilities that some hotels can only…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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27
OCT
Milkshake 2
King George's Hall

Milkshake 2 at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Monday 27 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Milkshake 2 live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

31
OCT
Jimmy Carr
King Georges Hall

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
King George's Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business will be performing live Comedy at King George&039;s Hall on the Friday 31 October 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. Buy tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business online.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Trevor Marriotts Serial Killers
Darwen Library Theatre

Trevor Marriotts Serial Killers performs live at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen Lancashire on Friday 31 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Trevor Marriotts Serial Killers at Darwen Library Theatre now.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
The Courteeners
King George's Hall

What is it about Manchester anyway Take the Courteeners for example. No one's writing better indie guitar driven songs today and singer Liam Fray isn't scared to own that fact. Or to shy away from…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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