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.

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Forthcoming events in Newtown

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APR
GREAT LANCASHIRE WEDDING SHOW
USN Bolton Arena

April 2013 saw the launch of the Great Lancashire Wedding Show a large‐scale wedding exhibition created to showcase the very finest in Lancashire wedding businesses for the Northern bride. The show has proved to be a huge success with couples throughout…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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26
APR
Riverside Steam & Vintage Vehicle Rally
Riverside Holiday Park

Over 20 full sized steam engines will be colouring the Riverside pastures on this hopefully fine April weekend including the only surviving Foden‐built Showmans engine Prospector. Steam fans will be thrilled with the authentic results and attention to detail our full‐size and…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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APR
The Great Lancashire Big Wedding Weekender
USN Bolton Arena

Once again were brimming with gorgeous wedding inspiration and around 120 quality wedding businesses of all shapes and sizes waiting to meet you ‐ including award‐winning venues situated throughout the North West region. Whatever theme you have in mind for your perfect…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: BL66LB
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APR
Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool
DW Stadium

Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool appears live in Wigan Lancashire at DW Stadium on Saturday 26 April 2014. For ticket prices to watch Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool at DW Stadium see the list of tickets available for Wigan Athletic vs Blackpool.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Sports

01
MAY
Lee Nelson
53 Degrees

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
MAY
The Marriage of Figaro
Holy Trinity Church Hall

Everything seems to be going right for Figaro he is the favourite servant of a grateful Count he has the most convenient accommodation in the castle and the girl of his dreams for his future bride . . .then he…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07732 207317
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07
MAY
Don Banks Afternoon Variety show
Darwen Library Theatre

Don Banks Afternoon Variety show appears live in Darwen Lancashire at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 07 May 2014. For ticket prices to watch Don Banks Afternoon Variety show at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of tickets available for Don…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
MAY
Tom Hingley
Darwen Library Theatre

Can't get enough of the British phenomenon Inspiral Carpets Well the lead vocalist is all you need ‐ Tom Hingley Afters six years of great success in a band this chap has definitely decided to…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
MAY
Tom Hingley Band
Darwen Library Theatre

Tom Hingley Band at Darwen Library Theatre live on Friday 09 May 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For tickets to see Tom Hingley Band at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
MAY
DTC Mayors Command Performance
Darwen Library Theatre

DTC Mayors Command Performance performs live at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen Lancashire on Saturday 10 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for DTC Mayors Command Performance at Darwen Library Theatre now.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
MAY
Extreme Stunt Show Wigan
DW Stadium

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil Devil compete to prove theyre the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 0844 771000
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13
MAY
Omid Djalil LIve
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

OMID DJALILI LIVE Hes back on tour with a splash following a sell‐out four week West‐End residency and a sold‐out season at the Edinburgh Festival. A firm favourite with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include; Time Out Award ‐ for Best…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794211
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13
MAY
DLT Film Society Philomena
Darwen Library Theatre

DLT Film Society Philomena performs live at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen Lancashire on Tuesday 13 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for DLT Film Society Philomena at Darwen Library Theatre now.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
MAY
WIGAN WEDDING FAIR
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel And Spa

With immaculate landscaped gardens and lakes the Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa provides the perfect backdrop for wedding ceremonies receptions and photographs.Back in the Victorian era Kilhey Court was built as a wedding gift by a husband to his new bride.…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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16
MAY
Wedding and Event Entertainment Showcas
West Tower

If you are looking for entertainment for any event especially your Wedding then this is a must see show. Experience up to 8 of the best entertainment acts in the North West live & try before you buy.Ntertain are delighted to be…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01942 530503
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20
MAY
Fairport Convention
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Hailed as the originators of British folk‐rock music Fairport Convention remains one of the most entertaining bands on todays concert circuit. Their sell‐out gigs always attract critical acclaim and delight audiences. Fairport has a vast…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAY
The Hoosiers
53 Degrees

The Hoosiers at 53 Degrees live on Tuesday 20 May 2014 in Preston Lancashire. A popular live music event taking place on the Tuesday 20 May 2014 that will see tickets sell out quickly. Buy tickets for The Hoosiers at…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
The Reduced Shakespeare Company The complete works
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY In THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE abridged revised Written by Adam Long Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield. Directed by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor. All 37 Plays in 97 Minutes An irreverent fast‐paced romp through the Bards plays…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
MAY
Hue and Cry
53 Degrees

Live music event at 53 Degrees Preston Lancashire. To watch Hue and Cry live at 53 Degrees on the Friday 30 May 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best ticket prices.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
JUN
Vice Squad
Darwen Library Theatre

Vice Squad appears live in Darwen Lancashire at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 07 June 2014. For ticket prices to watch Vice Squad at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of tickets available for Vice Squad.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
JUN
Walking on the Roof
Darwen Library Theatre

Tickets for Walking on the Roof at Darwen Library Theatre on the Friday 13 June 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Walking on the Roof live at Darwen Library Theatre see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
JUN
Walking on the Roof Touring
Darwen Library Theatre

Walking on the Roof Touring at Darwen Library Theatre live Comedy on Friday 13 June 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. To compare ticket prices for the Walking on the Roof Touring event at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
JUN
Wedding fair and Venue open day
Truffles Restaurant and Champagne Bar

Our new wedding venue with seating for 100 and buffet 150. Truffles modern interior with garden and decking area is great for creating an intimate wedding reception or family celebration . .the vintage Tea Room will also be open serving teas coffees…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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01
JUL
Gary Numan
53 Degrees

Gary Numan was a pioneer in the early electronic scene confounding the contemporary music press with his androgynous stage presence and signature technique of feeding synthesizer hooks through guitar effect pedals. His most famous single…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUL
Cheshire Cats
Darwen Library Theatre

Cheshire Cats will be performing live Comedy at Darwen Library Theatre on the Thursday 03 July 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. Buy tickets for Cheshire Cats online.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
JUL
James Blunt
Hoghton Tower

James Blunt returns following his sell out 2008 visit performing songs and new material from his forthcoming album Some Kind of Trouble released on the 8 November 2010. …

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
JUL
Katherine Jenkins
Hoghton Tower

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
AUG
Wedding Fair
Preston masonic hall

The Preston City Wedding Fashion & Beauty Vintage FairPreston Masonic Hall.PR1 2QU parking off Walker st.A Ladies Day......Bridal ‐FASHION ‐BEAUTY .Dance wear and dance shoes 23rd March .2014 11.30am ‐4.30pm Red Carpet Bridal Show Traditional Bridal by Susan Craig Chorley & Vintage…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07538 425283
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AUG
Elite Student Showcase 19
Darwen Library Theatre

Families and children will love Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre on the Sunday 31 August 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre see…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

07
SEP
PRESTON WEDDING FAIR
Beeston Manor Country Hotel

Beeston Manor is without doubt one of Lancashires finest wedding venues situated within a beautiful rural setting on the edge of the Ribble Valley. It is an exclusive use wedding venue and therefore highly sought after. Our wedding fair features many of…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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