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

19
NOV
"Subud - A Spiritual Path for All" Hebden Bridge I
Royd Square Centre

Ralph will give a little presentation with questions and answers. Thanks for the Quaker meeting for offering the 3rd Sunday month discussion space for Subud. You are welcome to come 11:45 for tea coffee and biscuits ‐ we like to start…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07909 488272
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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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25
NOV
Tom Twisleton 100 Celebration
The Folly Museum

Have you ever seen Settles ghost Have you heard the story of J.G. Owen who died on the Settle‐Carlisle RailwayDo you know about Settles snow castleDiscover how Settle has changed since Craven poet and legend Tom Twisleton died 100 years ago.Across 2017…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 05603 845697
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01
DEC
Geocaching Tale Trail
Settle

Get your detectives hat on and use your GPS device to uncover a hidden story. Free fun for all the family. An adventure around Settle as you discover clues to unlock your digital story. …

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 05603 845697
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21
DEC
A Christmas Carol
Burnley Mechanics

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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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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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