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

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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29
JAN
Psychic Switch - Bury
Bolholt Country Park Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Mon 29th Jan 2018 at the BW Bolholt Country Park…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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02
FEB
Manford's Comedy Club
Todmorden Hippodrome Theatre

Todmorden Hippodrome 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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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07
FEB
Circus of Horrors- Voodoo
The Muni Theatre

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01282 661234
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09
FEB
Valentine's Menu - 9-18 February 2018
Alexander's

From 9‐18 February including Valentines Day on Wednesday 14 February you and your other half can enjoy a romantic 4‐course meal perfectly made for two.You can expect sumptuous food such as Prime Rib Beef with a Peppercorn Sauce & Half Lobster Thermidor…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01756 228303
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14
FEB
Valentine's Day Singles Mingle
Alexander's

If youre still on the search for love come to Alexanders Singles Mingle in our function room with a view The Lawrence on Wednesday 14 February from 7pm‐11pm. A fun way to meet new people & enjoy great food & drink in…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01756 228303
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13
MAR
Psychic Switch - Rochdale
Best Western Broadfield Park Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Tues 13th March 2018 at the BW Broadfield Park Hotel…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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23
MAR
Counterfeit sixties Show
Skipton Mart Theatre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 709666
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06
APR
Settle Stories Festival
Settle Victoria Hall

Story is more than childs play Log into the Settle Stories Festival and play Wi‐Fi Wars a record‐breaking live comedy game show. Enjoy the kind of theatre that seeps into the subconscious with Proto‐type Theatres A Machine theyre Secretly Building. Immerse…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 05603 845693
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07
APR
ComedySportz
Ramsbottom Civic Hall

ComedySportz is an all ages all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick‐witted gags games sketches and songs from audience suggestions. Its a show thats fast feel good and always unpredictably funny. Theres a referee…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Family Motorshow returns to Nelson & Colne College celebrating 50 years of the film BullittWe are gathering together famous movie and television chase vehicles into a spectacular static displayOn top of this we will have our ever popular range around 250…

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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