What's on in Newtown, Lancashire
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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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
|The Bass ProjektDubstep, hiphop, D&B Night bringing the underground sound to your doorstep. Please note the doors for this event open at 10:00pm with a late bar. Tickets cost £5 (in advance) / £7 (on the doors) each. T…||TomorrowThe CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Spring SteamingsVolunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have rescued and restored 27 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the North of England. Most will b…||26 - 27 May 2013Bolton Steam MuseumBoltonHistoric/Heritage|
|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…||27 May 2013Lytham Assembly RoomsLythamCar Boot Sales|
|Gin and Tonic and Passing Trains By Ramesh MeyyappanA visual, classic tale of one man who has too much time on his hands and the question of how to fill it. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:00pm and the performance will be on stage at 7:30pm. Tickets c…||30 May 2013The CitadelSt HelensTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Southport Food and Drink Festival 2013Calling all foodies - the 8th Southport Food and Drink Festival is on its way. A feast of food, a festival of drink, a celebration of Southport and the North West, this year the Love Food Hate Waste sponsored festival…||31 May - 2 Jun 2013Victoria ParkSouthportFamily Days Out|
|Steve Gibbons BandHard driving, country flavoured classic rock n roll. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £12 (full price) / £10 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact the Cit…||31 May 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|SuggsSuggs at Preston Guildhall live on Friday, 31 May 2013 in Preston, Lancashire. For tickets to see Suggs at Preston Guildhall, see the list of ticket prices.…||31 May 2013Preston GuildhallPrestonMiscellaneous|
|YashinYashin appears live in Preston, Lancashire at 53 Degrees on Friday, 31 May 2013. For ticket prices to watch Yashin at 53 Degrees, see the list of tickets available for Yashin.…||31 May 201353 DegreesPrestonMiscellaneous|
|Neil InnesMonty Python, Bonzo Dog, Rutles & Raggy Dolls comedy genius. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £14 (full price) / £12 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact…||1 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensMiscellaneous|
|Workshop Needle Felted CreaturesWorkshop Needle Felted Creatures Saturday, 1 June 2013 TIME 1pm till 5pm TAKEN BY GUILD MEMBER Josephine Gornall Design and make a 3d bird or animal with a variety of coloured wools and synthetic fibres. Discover how…||1 Jun 2013Gallery at the WharfBurscoughArts / Craft|
|George#039;s Comedy ClubTickets for George#039;s Comedy Club at King George's Hall on the Friday, 07 June 2013 are bound to sell out fast - to watch George#039;s Comedy Club live at King George's Hall see our list of ticket comparison…||7 Jun 2013King George's HallBlackburnTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Selling Exhibition Colours of the SeasonsA selection of work by the members of The Art & Craft Guild of Lancashire and invited featured artists with the theme of Colours of the Seasons. The Gallery is run by members of the Art and Craft Guild of Lancashire, …||7 Jun - 28 Jul 2013Gallery at the WharfBurscoughArts / Craft|
|Gregor Lersch DemonstrationGregor Lersch Demonstration at King George's Hall live on Saturday, 08 June 2013 in Blackburn, Lancashire. For tickets to see Gregor Lersch Demonstration at King George's Hall, see the list of ticket prices.…||8 Jun 2013King George's HallBlackburnMiscellaneous|
|Mini SingMini Sing performs live at King George's Hall in Blackburn, Lancashire on Wednesday, 12 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Mini Sing at King George's Hall now.…||12 Jun 2013King George's HallBlackburnMiscellaneous|
|Jimmy Carr Gagging OrderJimmy Carr Gagging Order appears live in Preston, Lancashire at Preston Guildhall on Friday, 14 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Jimmy Carr Gagging Order at Preston Guildhall, see the list of tickets available for …||14 Jun 2013Preston GuildhallPrestonMiscellaneous|
|Blackburn Mecca RelivedBlackburn Mecca Relived performs live at King George's Hall in Blackburn, Lancashire on Saturday, 15 June 2013. Buy and compare your tickets for Blackburn Mecca Relived at King George's Hall now.…||15 Jun 2013King George's HallBlackburnMiscellaneous|
|Childline Midsummer BallYou are warmly invited to join us for the ChildLine Midsummer Ball to help raise money for the ChildLine Schools Service in the Wigan area. The evening promises to be an event not to be missed, with a champagne and pi…||15 Jun 2013The De Vere White HotelBoltonLifestyle|
|The BlockheadsLegendary Brit funkers playing the old favourites. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £20 (full price) / £18 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact the Citad…||15 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Afternoon Music HallAfternoon Music Hall appears live in Blackburn, Lancashire at King George's Hall on Wednesday, 19 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Afternoon Music Hall at King George's Hall, see the list of tickets avail…||19 Jun 2013King George's HallBlackburnMiscellaneous|
|OliverThe Citadel 'Hands On' Community Drama Group presents...Oliver. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:00pm and the performance will be on stage at 7:30pm. Also Oliver is on from Thu 20th June 2013 - Fri 21…||20 - 21 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensTheatre & Performing Arts|
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.