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

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

06
NOV
Tom Stade
King George's Hall

Canadian stand‐up comedian Tom Stade is a regular at the annual Edinburgh Festival and has also appeared on TV shows including Stand Up For The Week The World Stands Up and The Comedy Store. …

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
NOV
The Wedding Present
King George's Hall

British indie rock band sensation The Wedding Present has been one of the most notable bands to ever grace United Kingdom due to their timeless classics like Will You Be Up There and Go Out…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
NOV
Classics The Halle
King George's Hall

Classics The Halle at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 14 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
NOV
Shakatak
Darwen Library Theatre

Shakatak at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen on Friday 14 November 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 Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
NOV
Steve Strange
King George's Hall

Steve Strange at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 14 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
NOV
The Lancashire Hotpots
King George's Hall

The Lancashire Hotpots at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 15 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Lancashire Hotpots tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
NOV
Paul Hollywood
King George's Hall

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
NOV
Andy FairweatherLow
Darwen Library Theatre

Andy FairweatherLow at Darwen Library Theatre live on Saturday 22 November 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For tickets to see Andy FairweatherLow at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
NOV
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
King George's Hall

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Monday 24 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Paul Heaton…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
NOV
Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott
King George's Hall

Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Monday 24 November 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…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Frank Skinner
King George's Hall

Run extended for 5 weeks only following a sold out run at Soho Theatre. Don't miss your chance to see the brand new live show from comedy legend Frank Skinner. You could put Skinner…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
NOV
Frank Skinner Man in a Suit
King George's Hall

Frank Skinner Man in a Suit at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Wednesday 26 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
DEC
The DAPA Cabaret Selection Box
Darwen Library Theatre

Families and children will love The DAPA Cabaret Selection Box live at Darwen Library Theatre on the Saturday 06 December 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch The DAPA Cabaret Selection Box live at Darwen Library…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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