What's on inNewtown

Welcome to Newtown

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Newtown - 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 Newtown to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Newtown

24
SEP
A Chorus Line
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Centre Stage theatre company present A Chorus Line.…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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24
SEP
Legs Eleven Bingo Night
Shaw Hill Golf and Country Club

The Legacy Rainbow House 2nd annual charity fun bingo night at Shaw Hill Golf & Country Club.Ticket price is £10 per person and includes bingo games and a delicious Hot Pot Supper.Retail stands exhibiting clothes jewellery and gifts. Charity raffle to…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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25
SEP
The Heart of Everton's Badge
The Citadel

Since 1787 the Everton Lock‐up has stood proud upon a grassy knoll at the peak of Everton Brow. There is a rich history and many untold stories attached to this small tower and tonight they are about to unfoldIts January 2014 and…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
SEP
Led Into Zeppelin
The Citadel

Led Into Zeppelin are one of the UKs leading tribute bands. The four‐piece recreate Led Zeppelins back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
SEP
China White Presents Into D. Funk
The Citadel

D.Funk Soul band China White perform alongside DJ Graeme Park and are supported by The Hippy Mafia. China White combine raw social commentary with humour to provide music for the head as well as the feet. Please note this is an OVER…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 12.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01254- 582582
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28
SEP
Michael Portillo
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Michael Portillo Life: a game of two halves It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 Michael Portillo Life: a game of two halves It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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28
SEP
ST HELENS WEDDING FAIR
Chalon Court Hotel

The Chalon Court Hotel formerley known as the Park Inn St Helens enjoys an enviable central location between Manchester & Merseyside. With its impressive glass atrium this venue is a perfect setting for any wedding from the spectacular to the fairytale.Beautifully refurbished…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
OCT
Mostly Autumn (Dressed In Voices Tour)
The Citadel

Mostly Autumn return to The Citadel as part of their latest tour promoting their new album Dressed in Voices'. Recent accolades in Classic Rock Society polls suggest they deserve to be called The best band you have never heard.Please note Under…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 11.7 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: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
OCT
PETE WYLIE of the MIGHTY WAH!
The Citadel

Come and see Pete Wylie of The Mighty Wah singing songs and telling tales in an acoustic show with Tom Carroll. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs. To check availability of seated…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
OCT
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Evoque, Preston

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
CHORLEY WEDDING FAIR
Best Western Park Hall Hotel

Best Western Park Hall Hotel is set in a simply stunning setting. The Hotel nestled in over 100 acres of beautiful countryside boasts a lakeside location complete with its own jetty and spectacular fountain offering all the trappings of an idyllic country…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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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: 12.2 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: 12.2 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: 12.3 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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
OCT
Yeoman of The Guard
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Yeomen of the Guard is set in the Tower of London in the Tudor age. A soldier under sentence of death is rescued by friends but unwittingly involves a travelling jester and his companion in his fate. Comic relief is provided…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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10
OCT
Mama: The Genesis Tribute
The Citadel

Mama are dedicated to reproducing the sights and sounds of a high octane contemporary Genesis rock concert with great musicianship and a full light show. The music selection features the classic material from the full history of the band.Please note Under 18's…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Chorley Little Theatre

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
OCT
BOLTON WEDDING SHOW
Bolton School

Bolton School is a grade II listing building providing an awe‐inspiring ambiance for any wedding ceremony and is an Exclusive Use wedding venue.This sought‐after venue boasts many stunning traditional features. Our wedding fair takes place in the Great Hall see image below…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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12
OCT
Kerry Ellis - Live in concert
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

KERRY ELLIS ANNOUNCES HER NEW UK SOLO TOUR Kerry's ability to hold an audience... as if we're eavesdropping on a love letter is testament to why she's such a genuine star Kerry's dream of performing her first solo concert at the London…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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12
OCT
Worlds Worst Serial Killers
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

THE WORLDS WORST SERIAL KILLERS presented by Trevor Marriott. The Worlds Worst Serial Killers is a two‐hour audiovisual show presented by retired murder squad detective Trevor Marriott who in addition to concluding a long and protracted cold case investigation into the serial…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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14
OCT
Dan Croll
53 Degrees

Dan Croll at 53 Degrees in Preston on Tuesday 14 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 service.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Andy Zaltzman
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An Oxford classics graduate Andy Zaltzman emerged on to the stand‐up scene in 1999 when he was a finalist in the So You Think Youre Funny talent contest. The following year he was chosen to take part in the well‐regarded Comedy Zone…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Tourist Attractions


National Football Museum

The National Football Museum is home to the world's greatest football archive. Our staff are second to none with their expert knowledge of the beautiful game.The National Football Museum exists to explain how and why football has become 'the people's game', a key part of England's heritage and…

Balloons Over Lancashire

Hot Air Balloons at Balloons Over Lancashire in Leyland, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01772 601525 for opening times and entrance costs.…

British Commercial Vehicle Museum

The British Commercial Vehicle Museum has a compelling story to tell .It represents one of the largest manufacturing industries in the United kingdom.Over one milllion people in the UK are employed in some way with the road transport industry and its infastructure.Trucks carry more than 98 of the…

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

The Museum has over 75,000 items in its collections. These include a major collection of fine art, in particular 19th century sculptures, oils and watercolours and contemporary photography. The museum also holds large collections of costume and textiles, ceramics and glass, including the largest collection of perfume bottles…

Hesketh Park

The largest park in Southport, comprised of a large and safe children's play area, mini golf course and children's train in a woodland setting. There are numerous nature trails throughout this picturesque park, containing varied wildlife with duck ponds, lakes and a large Aviary.Park Caf. Parking is free…

Southport Botanic Gardens

Just a few minutes out of the Southport centre in Churchtown are the Botanic Gardens. Originally opened in 1874, these Victorian gardens are bursting with floral splendour and colourful displays.Winding through the park is the gardens lake and a multitude of pathways. Theres a Victorian fernery, aviary, gift…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Newtown? See our list of attractions in Newtown, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.