What's on inRawtenstall


Welcome to Rawtenstall

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

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Forthcoming events in Rawtenstall

11
DEC
Manford's Comedy Club
Oswaldthistle Civic Theatre

Oswaldtwistle Civic 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 televisionhttps:www.facebook.commanfordscomedyhttps:twitter.comManfordsComedy…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 398319
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11
DEC
Trailer Park Boys
O2 Apollo

Ricky Julian and Bubbles are back on tour but this time theyre not alone ‐ Mr. Lahey and Randy will be there in all their drunken glory When Bubbles tries to spread the true meaning of Christmas to the world his good‐hearted…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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12
DEC
Billy Elliot The Musical
Palace Theatre Manchester

Based on the Oscar nominated film Billy Elliot ‐ The Musical tells the inspirational story of one boys dedication to his dream of dancing against all odds.The story is set in the north of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
DEC
The Bootleg Beatles
Bridgewater Hall

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
Michael Ball Alfie Boe
O2 Apollo Manchester

Michael Ball Alfie Boe at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Tuesday 13 December 2016. 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…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
The 1975
Manchester Arena

The 1975 at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Tuesday 13 December 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
DEC
Cinderella
The Hopwood Theatre

The classic tale of Cinderella comes to Hopwood this Christmas ‐ with our own twist of courseA firm family favourite and suitable for all ages ‐ a tale of romance princes glass slippers and fairy godmothers. This unique retelling of the childrens…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01616 437560
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14
DEC
The Breath + Kirk McElhinney
The Grand

Born out of the ferment of Manchesters thriving music scene The Breath is the new band project of former Cinematic Orchestra guitarist Stuart McCallum and singer and lyricist Rioghnach Connolly. Along with McCallums fellow Cinematic alumni pianist John Ellis and drummer Luke…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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14
DEC
Brian May and Kerry Ellis
Bridgewater Hall

ANTHEMS: The Concert is the live version of Anthems Kerry Elliss stunning hit debut album produced by and co‐starring Queen legend Brian May.Brian May says: Kerry Ellis is now acknowledged as a phenomenon equally at…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
DEC
City vs Watford Premium Seats
Etihad Stadium

City vs Watford Premium Seats at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Wednesday 14 December 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch City vs Watford…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

16
DEC
Mixed Presents: Kideko DJ Set
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Mixed Presents: Kideko DJ SetThe man behind the massive track Crank It will be gracing the Liquid decks.Check out Kideko and Crank Ithttps:www.facebook.comkidekomusichttps:www.youtube.comwatchvU61Mye7h3bALiquid hosts the most upfront night with BCM Mallorca resident DJ PBH M:Hand & Henry Love playing the very best…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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16
DEC
Madness
Manchester Arena

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
DEC
Roy Chubby Brown
O2 Apollo Manchester

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
DEC
STAR SHAPED CLUB MANCHESTER: XMAS PARTY!
Black Dog Ballroom

MANCHESTER ‐ ITS CHRISTMASWere delighted to be bringing the legendary Star Shaped Christmas party toBlack Dog Ballroom NWS Manchester ‐ Expect mince pies inflatables our fabulous Xmas Cocktail and loads of other festive paraphernalia. Oh and over 5 hours of the purest…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07480 856751
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17
DEC
City vs Arsenal Premium Seats
Etihad Stadium

City vs Arsenal Premium Seats at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday 17 December 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest City vs Arsenal Premium Seats tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

19
DEC
Katherine Jenkins
Bridgewater Hall

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: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
DEC
Status Quo
Manchester Arena

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
DEC
Andr Rieu
Manchester Arena

Andr Rieu at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Thursday 22 December 2016. 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 the…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
DEC
Dancehall vs Soca Manchester | Christmas Special
O2 Ritz Manchester

DANCEHALLvsSOCA Is back in Manchester to spread the Christmas Spirit Expect another night of Tune after Tune as the Djs battle it out to see who will win their round in the epic battle of energy. Who will move the crowd the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07946 634747
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24
DEC
Christmas Eve Special ft. Stephen Bear
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Liquid & Envy are proud to present Stephen Bear LIVE meet & greet.Bear shot to fame in 2011 after appearing on Shipwrecked then became a household name in the summer of 2016 after winning Celebrity Big Brother & appearing on Ex On…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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26
DEC
Mixed Presents: Bugzy Malone
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Manchesters very own number one grime MC will be hitting Liquid stage for a very special Boxing Day performance.Bugzy has had 2 top 10 UK albums Walk With Me & Facing Time including hit tracks;Gone Clear https:www.youtube.comwatchvN2J62y5NNysMobo Award Nominated Movinghttps:www.youtube.comwatchvhg90Okk0fhwM.E.Nhttps:www.youtube.comwatchva7uhNjgqzlEWith The Bugzy…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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28
DEC
The Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza
Mechanics

Due to overwhelming public demand and to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year Tony Denton Promotions are proud to announce the return of the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza for the second year running starring THE OSMONDS. This dazzling must‐see holiday…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01282 664400
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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31
DEC
PLAY Presents: Charlie Sloth DJ Set
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Fire In The Booth boss and host of BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra Charlie Sloth is back behind the Liquid decks.After his successful Sarfi Tour earlier in the year in Liquid we thought it was only right to bring the man himself…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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02
JAN
City vs Burnley Premium Seats
Etihad Stadium

City vs Burnley Premium Seats at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Monday 02 January 2017. 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…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

13
JAN
Sabaton
O2 Apollo Manchester

Sabaton at O2 Apollo Manchester in Manchester on Friday 13 January 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Sabaton live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JAN
Curious About Manchester?
Manchester Cathedral

Are you curious about Manchester Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather Take one of our self‐guided walks with a treasure hunt theme looping around the better‐known sights as well…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01159 502151
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14
JAN
David Icke
O2 Apollo Manchester

David Icke has been a rather common name being thrown around in the conspiracy theory circle for many years now and he has begun to focus his efforts on foretelling the end of the world.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
JAN
County Brides Wedding Fayre
Etihad Stadium home of Manchester City Football Club

County Brides are delighted to host the wedding fayre at the Etihad Stadium home of Manchester City Football Club on Sunday 15th January 2017. The event is taking place across three floors on the East Side of the Stadium which provides an…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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21
JAN
City vs Tottenham Premium Seats
Etihad Stadium

City vs Tottenham Premium Seats at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday 21 January 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch City vs Tottenham Premium Seats live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

Tourist Attractions


East Lancashire Railway

Where steam power meets breathtaking scenery Located in the heart of Bury Town Centre, the East Lancashire Ralway has been your gateway to great days out since 1846.From days out cycling, walking or wildlife spotting to afternoons at tea rooms nestled away in picturesque towns and villages. Get…

Turton Tower

A Delightful Tudor House in Woodland Gardens A distinctive 15th century English country house. Set in relaxing woodlands on the edge of the popular walking area of the West Pennine Moors.Period rooms displaying a magnificent collection of decorative woodwork, paintings and furniture includes items loaned from the…

Whalley Abbey

Standing on the banks of the River Calder, Whalley Abbey has been a focal point for hospitality since the fourteenth century. It began its history as a community of Cistercian monks. The ruins that still stand in the grounds today remind visitors of St. Benedict's rule to receive…

Accrington & District Golf Club

Accrington & District Golf Club ‐ golf course in Accrington, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01254 231091 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Accrington & District Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Accrington Superbowl

Bowling at Accrington Superbowl in Accrington, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01254875500 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Alexandra Snooker Club

SnookerPool Hall at Alexandra Snooker Club in Nelson, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01282 696837 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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