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

31
MAR
Bed Among the Lentils
Royal Oak

Canadian Storyteller Olivia Olsen brings one of Alan Bennetts most revered monologues to life. A window into the life of a vicars wife who finds a vision of God at the local off‐licence. She lives in an ordinary small town and is…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 945693
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APR
KVU Singers present Puccini's Messa di Gloria
Holy Trinity Church

KVU Singers have been busy rehearsing Puccinis Messa di Gloria for their spring concert. They will be joined by soloists Terence Ayebare baritone Adam Temple Smith tenor with Robert Sudall playing the organ under the baton of their musical director Frank…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01535 653917
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07
APR
Forbidden Nights
Bacup Royal Court Theatre

A thrilling spectacle of desire passion and excitement as the one and only cast perform heart‐racing tricks in an electric fusion of daring routines acrobatics and provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden Tease.Forbidden Nights is like nothing youve seen or imagined before.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08456 432176
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08
APR
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Muni Theatre

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01282 661234
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Winter Wilson
Peel Park Hotel

Having honed their craft during many years as semi‐professional musicians Winter Wilson went full time in 2012 and havent looked back since. They have a fine repertoire of self‐penned songs telling stories of everyday life which often reflect the bigger picture of…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07724 118575
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09
APR
Manfords Comedy Club
Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Theatre

Oswaldtwistle Civic 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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15
APR
Adventures with Captain Scrap
Friends Meeting House

Some people see a skip Captain Scrap sees a treasure trove of opportunity. A delicious cocktail of interactive storytellingmaking and junk sculpture thatll get you thinking about the beauty of rubbish.Bring some junk with you to pass Captain Scraps crash course and…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08719 764350
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The Red Pump Inn Easter Weekend
The Red Pump Inn

Located in Bashall Eaves The Red Pump Inn is a picturesque country inn full of character with eight luxury bedrooms a Steak House Restaurant and four glamping yurts each equipped with their own en‐suite bathroom. The pub has partnered with teepee specialists…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01254 826227
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21
APR
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: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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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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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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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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