What's on in Newtown, Lancashire
Local Tourist Guide
Welcome to Newtown in the beautiful county of Lancashire. 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.
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Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Newtown to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Newtown
If you're out on the tiles in Newtown then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Newtown will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Newtown.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Newtown (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Newtown for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Newtown for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Best Western Park Hall HotelChorley
Rooms from £47.00
Days Inn Charnock Richard M6Chorley
Rooms from £35.00
Best Western Premier Leyland HotelClayton le Woods
Rooms from £57.00
Farington Lodge HotelClayton le Woods
Rooms from £65.00
Inglewood Boutique B&BChorley
Rooms from £45.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|Afternoon Music HallAfternoon Music Hall performs live at King George's Hall in Blackburn, Lancashire on Wednesday, 12 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Afternoon Music Hall at King George's Hall now.…||12 Mar 2014King George's HallBlackburnMiscellaneous|
|Nearly DanNearly Dan in concert The Spirit and Sound of Steely Dan Reelin' in the Years Anniversary tour 2013 Less tribute and more homage, Nearly Dan is saviour to the growing legions of Dan fans, desperate to hear the meticul…||15 Mar 2014The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Smithills Band ConcertSmithills Band Concert at Darwen Library Theatre live on Saturday, 15 March 2014 in Darwen, Lancashire. For tickets to see Smithills Band Concert at Darwen Library Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||15 Mar 2014Darwen Library TheatreDarwenMiscellaneous|
|The willows Wedding FayreWe invite you to partake of FREE Italian buffet Enjoy our tom Jones Tribute Bring the children and they will be entertained by Our Mr,Magic Derek Gustard Bridal wear by emma Louise Bolton and over 15 vendors waiting …||16 Mar 2014The WillowsBlackrodExhibitions|
|Epik! presents St. Patrick's DayWow... St. Paddy's day is falling on a Monday night, and it's going to be #Epik! Excluding Freshers this is going to be one of the biggest Monday events of the year... Don't miss out! Special Skittle Cocktails will be …||17 - 18 Mar 2014Squires Night ClubPrestonNightclubs|
|DLT Film Society One ChanceDLT Film Society One Chance at Darwen Library Theatre live on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 in Darwen, Lancashire. For tickets to see DLT Film Society One Chance at Darwen Library Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||18 Mar 2014Darwen Library TheatreDarwenMiscellaneous|
|Billy PearceBilly Pearce will be performing live Comedy at King George's Hall on the Saturday, 22 March 2014 in Blackburn, Lancashire. Buy tickets for Billy Pearce online.…||22 Mar 2014King George's HallBlackburnTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Kerry GodlimanKerry Godliman will be performing live Comedy at 53 Degrees on the Saturday, 22 March 2014 in Preston, Lancashire. Buy tickets for Kerry Godliman online.…||22 Mar 201453 DegreesPrestonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Wigan Athletic vs WatfordWigan Athletic vs Watford appears live in Wigan, Lancashire at DW Stadium on Saturday, 22 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch Wigan Athletic vs Watford at DW Stadium, see the list of tickets available for Wigan Athle…||22 Mar 2014DW StadiumWiganMiscellaneous|
|Wedding and Vintage FairPreston's Vintage Masonic Hall is host to Preston's City Wedding and Vintage Fair - Wedding Fair with a Vintage and Traditional Feel The Bridal Rooms will house over 50 vendors. Catwalks from Traditional Bridal,Vintage …||23 Mar 2014Preston MasonicPrestonExhibitions|
|Young KnivesYoung Knives performs live at 53 Degrees in Preston, Lancashire on Sunday, 23 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Young Knives at 53 Degrees now.…||23 Mar 201453 DegreesPrestonMiscellaneous|
|Reidy#039;s Talent Contest FinalReidy#039;s Talent Contest Final at King George's Hall live on Thursday, 27 March 2014 in Blackburn, Lancashire. For tickets to see Reidy#039;s Talent Contest Final at King George's Hall, see the list of ticke…||27 Mar 2014King George's HallBlackburnMiscellaneous|
|Lady Bracknell EntertainsYou are once again invited to Opera Viva's popular event, "Lady Bracknell Entertains" Nominated as "Best Concert" and "Best Ensemble" NODA Awards, 2013 , this lively event shows the range of Opera Viva's talented perform…||28 Mar 2014Holy Trinity Church HallSouthportMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|The OrbThe Orb performs live at 53 Degrees in Preston, Lancashire on Friday, 28 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for The Orb at 53 Degrees now.…||28 Mar 201453 DegreesPrestonMiscellaneous|
|The SearchersThe Searchers performs live at King George's Hall in Blackburn, Lancashire on Friday, 28 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for The Searchers at King George's Hall now.…||28 Mar 2014King George's HallBlackburnMiscellaneous|
|Alfa9Alfa9 at King George's Hall live on Saturday, 29 March 2014 in Blackburn, Lancashire. For tickets to see Alfa9 at King George's Hall, see the list of ticket prices.…||29 Mar 2014King George's HallBlackburnMiscellaneous|
|Livewire The ACDC ShowLivewire The ACDC Show at 53 Degrees live on Saturday, 29 March 2014 in Preston, Lancashire. For tickets to see Livewire The ACDC Show at 53 Degrees, see the list of ticket prices.…||29 Mar 201453 DegreesPrestonMiscellaneous|
|Lydiate Scouts Car Boot SaleIntroduction A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond. Full details available at www.lydiatescouts.org.uk/carboot…||29 Mar 2014Lydiate Parish HallLydiateCar Boot Sales|
|Lytham Vintage and Antiques MarketLytham Vintage and Antiques Market. 30 great traders selling Vintage, Antiques, Retro, Pre-loved Treasures and Collectables. Town centre venue. Lytham Assembly Rooms (formerly Lytham Baths), Dicconson Terrace, Lytham, La…||29 Mar 2014Lytham Assembly RoomsLythamCar Boot Sales|
|MTV Dance TourMTV come to Preston's biggest nightclub and take over for the night. MTV residents DJ R3WIRE and host Varski will be joining Nick Coulson in the main room for the night playing EDM. DJ Sniper will be on level one all n…||29 - 30 Mar 2014EvoquePrestonNightclubs|
Easter in Newtown
Easter activities in Newtown
Enjoy a fun-filled family Easter holiday with our list of events taking place over the Bank Holiday Easter weekend in Newtown.
Wedding fairs in Newtown
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Newtown. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.