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

21
JAN
Ramin Karimloo and the Broadgrass Band
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Saturday 21st January 7:30pmAll tickets £28.50Lead me HomeOlivier and Tony Award nominee Ramin is best known for playing leading roles in both of the West Ends longest running musicals The Phantom and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera and Jean…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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24
JAN
Francis Dunnery
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An international gem returns to the stage Joining us at the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Francis Dunnery; one of the countrys finest singer song‐writers brings his signature style of music to Lytham for a night youll never forget.Following on from…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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27
JAN
The Hexmen & The Extras
The Citadel

The Hexmen where founded by frontman vocalist and harmonica player George Hexman in the late 70s joining forces with major movers and shakers of the Liverpool music scene. Although they have always been known as a blues band the Hexmens material…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel

David Bowie the legend through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke into the 80s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane widely acclaimed as…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
JAN
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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31
JAN
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Blackburn to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 2 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

Elements:The CIPS Level 2 Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations is a vocational related qualification consisting of 5 compulsory units:‐ Procurement and supply principles‐ Procurement and supply functions‐ Procurement and supply processes‐ Procurement and supply administration‐ Procurement and supply stakeholdersWho is it…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01772 282555
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 3 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

Why choose this delivery methodOur CIPS Distance Learning packages have been extremely successful achieving an excellent pass rate and 100 retention. Unlike most distant learning our packages offer full support from CIPS qualified tutors and practitioners.This flexible training package is ideal for…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01772 282555
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 4 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

Why choose this delivery methodOur CIPS Distance Learning packages have been extremely successful achieving an excellent pass rate and 100 retention. Unlike most distant learning our packages offer full support from CIPS qualified tutors and practitioners.This flexible training package is ideal for…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01772 282555
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 5 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

The qualification is aimed at individuals who have obtained the CIPS Diploma in Procurement & Supply qualification and wish to progress into a ManagementSpecialist Role and onto Level 6.Our CIPS Distance Learning packages have been extremely successful achieving an excellent pass rate…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01772 282555
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 6 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

Our CIPS Distance Learning packages have been extremely successful achieving an excellent pass rate and 100 retention. Unlike most distant learning our packages offer full support from CIPS qualified tutors and practitioners.This flexible training package is ideal for those who travel away…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01772 282555
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02
FEB
Woofers Comedy CLub
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From Comedy Clubs to corporate events award winning Phil is the comedian for all occasions. Phils act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a porta‐cabin on mount Alice…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
FEB
Heart of Glass Presents: Laurence Clarke
The Citadel

Everybody seems to want their independence right now but be very careful what you wish for Laurence spins his tales of adolescence love and Harry Potter as he discovers that he doesnt have to be Superman and do everything by…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
FEB
Voodoo Room
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd February 7:30pmGeneral Admission £17.50The Voodoo RoomA Celebration Of Power Trio ClassThe UK scene of the late sixties was a melting pot of musical styles from which the fusion of BluesRock emerged establishing the power trio as the driving force of…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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04
FEB
Manford's Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Little Theatre 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: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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04
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

Roxy Magic are a band of experienced and talented musicians who reproduce the diverse music and imagery of the hugely influential Roxy Music and pop icon Bryan Ferry. All the hits are performed with skill style and verve to deliver an exciting…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
FEB
The Chef Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Chef ShowRagged Edge ProductionsA fusion of play and cookery demonstration deliciously entertaining for all the familyFather and son Abdul and Kamal are having a particularly busy night in their restaurant. As they struggle to deal with all of the customers…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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11
FEB
The Stumble
The Citadel

A blistering mix of blues soul and old school R&B The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past 20 years. Festival favourites in every corner of the UK and Europe The…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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12
FEB
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
The Citadel

Doors Open at 2:00pm On Stage at 2:30pmJamie has one job: look after the sheep.If the wolf sneaks out from the forest he must shout and scream WOLF so that everyone from the village can come and chase the wolf away.Watching sheep…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
FEB
Demonstration of |Mediumship
Penwortham Community Centre

Your mediums for this evening are Hilary from St Annes Pam from Poulton and Jean from Wigan. These ladies have studied trained and practise their Mediumship to the high standards set by the Spiritualist National Union.this promises to be an…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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17
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Big Top Aintree Racecourse

Liverpools own circus is back this February half term with a hilarious new show which we hope once again will win your heart at Aintree Racecourse Ormskirk Road L9 5AS from the 17th 26th February The thrills will certainly be with…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 080500
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17
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

LiveWire is The ACDC Show. The unique six‐man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC complete with cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock n Roll.The ACDC story is over forty years in the making with…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERT
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 17th FebruaryMichael ‐ The Legacy In ConcertAdults £16.50 Children Seniors £15.50MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERTThere are several tribute shows to Michael Jackson currently performing around the world but only one production that has gone all the way to bringing a…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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18
FEB
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Citadel

Local legends The Lancashire Hotpots kick off their 10th year of Hotpotting with another night of music and fun at The Citadel. Hotpot shows are always a sell‐out so early booking is recommended.Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
FEB
The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio
The Citadel

One of the best loved classics for children comes to life literally. Crickets cats foxes and of course the world‐famous puppet will spring out of our collection of dusty old magic books while Patrick Lynch from CBeebies pulls all the strings and…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
FEB
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Epstein Theatre

Then he sets off to Mr Zacoors Toy Shop to buy his spellbook. But Mr Zacoor is no ordinary shopkeeper hes a real life Sorcerer And he has a very special job for Charlie. This delightful new show comes to life with…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 884411
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25
FEB
Who's Who
The Citadel

Formed in West London in 1996 Whos Who the longest established Who Tribute Show in the UK have received incredible reactions across Europe and beyond for their exciting live performances. Widely respected and acknowledged by members of The Who as the group…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
MAR
Black and Gold
The Citadel

This well‐drilled 10 piece soul outfit runs through a set list packed with classics from the Motown era mixed with contemporary gems and a few Northern Soul favourites thrown in for good measure. Their fast moving set list includes numbers by Otis…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
MAR
The Empty Nesters Club
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd March 7:30pmThe Empty Nesters ClubGeneral Admission £20.50Written and directed by John GodberJoin Vicky Barret for the inaugural meeting of The Empty Nesters Club. If your children have left home and the nest is empty this is the group for youVicky…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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04
MAR
Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

RUSSELL KANE ‐ RIGHT MAN WRONG AGEExtremely funny Evening StandardOne of the quickest most stimulating stand‐ups in the land The TimesAre you 16‐years‐old yet feel 21 Are you 40 but tragically faking 25 Or maybe youre full‐on 80 years with the…

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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