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

29
NOV
LIFE IS EAZI DETTY RAVE (SPECIAL EDITION)
O2 Ritz Manchester

Afrobeats artist Mr Eazi returns to the UK to perform his favourite hits Skin Tight Hollup Bankulize In the Morning Tilapia and Detty Yaself alongside mashups and new material.This show was rescheduled from Sunday 10 September. Dont worry though all tickets are…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02080 224785
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29
NOV
The Exchange Arms Pop-Up Pub
Selfridges Exchange Square

This Christmas combine the two and join Selfridges Exchange Square at their winter pop up pub The Exchange Arms. Open on selected dates from 29 November to 7 December 2017 its the perfect place to enjoy a cosy pint with a selection…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 020206
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01
DEC
Christmas at the Movies
NWTAC Theatre

Experience memorable songs from the cinema feel‐good scenes from famous films and a whole host of seasonal cheer in this cosy snowfall of a production. Relax with a mulled wine and take in all your festive favourites. Is The Weather…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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02
DEC
Let's See What Happens
The Kings Arms,

Lets See What Happens when audience suggestions inspire a guest comedian to tell true stories which in turn spark improvised sketches and scenes. Its the show where stand up improv and theatre collide and no two shows are the same. Dont miss…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
DEC
Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day ' World of
The Midland Hotel

OurManchester Wine‐Tasting Coursesare fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a fullWine‐Tasting Experience Daywhere youll taste 14 Wines learn about food and wine…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03452 998652
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04
DEC
Children's Global Media Summit, Manchester 2017
Manchester Central

Taking place in Manchester UK CGMS 2017 is an international event bringing together the most influential people from across the media and digital sectors. Todays children are the first generation to grow up in a fully digital world. Every morning children…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +441612 093348
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05
DEC
Speed Dating in Manchester
walrus

Manchester Speed Dating How speed dating in Manchester worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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05
DEC
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 Bury 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: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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21
DEC
A Christmas Carol
Burnley Mechanics

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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08
JAN
Amazon Marketing Services and SEO Training Course
Innospace, The Shed,

About 38 of UK shoppers start by searching for a product on Amazon. Amazon has become the place to go for many shoppers and this is because you can buy most things you need and it will arrive the next day. With…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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20
JAN
ComedySportz Workshops
The Kings Arms,

Since 2001 CSzUK have performed and taught Improv and performance skills across the UK and the US. A regular face at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for 10 years this expert group are ready to teach you the core tenets of improvised performance.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JAN
Babes in the Wood
The Grange Arts Theatre

Join Robin Hood as he searches for the Babes who have been kidnapped by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. With his band of merry men by his side will Robin and Maid Marion save the Babes and return them home Or…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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24
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Lowry Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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07
MAR
Coaching Skills - 7 Mar 18 - MANCHESTER
111 Picadilly

Do you want to help improve employee engagement Increase performance and reduce costsOur management training course in Coaching Skills is designed for first line and customer facing managers.Coaching is increasingly becoming one of the most sought after and important skills for anyone…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01685 727532
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09
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Manchester Opera House

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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10
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Manchester Opera House

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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11
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Rigoletto
Manchester Opera House

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiRIGOLETTOThe masterpiece they tried to ban.Starring Vladimir Dragos and Iurie Gisca as Rigoletto.Featuring a magnificent golden eagle with a seven‐foot wingspan and two royal greyhounds.A…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713018
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11
MAR
Cancer Research UK Manchester Winter Run
Etihad Stadium

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Winter Run is back for the third year running at the Etihad stadium Brave the cold and help beat Cancer sooner on Sunday 11th March 2018.The race which last year attracted over 3000 runners features a 10km…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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25
MAR
Bobby Mair: Loudly Insecure
Frog and Bucket Comedy Club

Live Nation and John Noel PresentsBobby MairLoudly InsecureOver the past couple of years Bobby has become an instantly recognisable face on British television and the UK comedy circuit. This year he returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for his latest show Loudly Insecure.30…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
MAR
Motivating People - 29 Mar 18 - MANCHESTER
111 Picadilly

What makes a job interesting How can you motivate people to do more How can you keep your team happy These are the questions that anyone in a leading role asks. What motivates people is a question that has intrigued humanity for…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01685 727532
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04
MAY
Much Ado About Nothing
NWTAC Theatre

Relocated in India with an amazing set incredible colourful costumes and a Indian soundtrack to add some spice see this play like never before. Dont miss out on Beatrice and Benedicks Bollywood Bhaji Book now …

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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27
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Family Motorshow returns to Nelson & Colne College celebrating 50 years of the film BullittWe are gathering together famous movie and television chase vehicles into a spectacular static displayOn top of this we will have our ever popular range around 250…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07850 075796
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01
JUN
Hot Air Balloon Rides - Manchester Experiences
Manchester

Enjoy a hot air balloon ride across Manchester on this hot air balloon ride experience.Further information:https:sites.google.comviewhot‐air‐balloon‐experiencesGift vouchers:http:tidd.lyf8681898Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3‐4 hours. Your pilot will give you a full safety briefing and…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: Seew ebsite
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08
JUN
Best of Broadway
NWTAC Theatre

All the best bits from Broadway are brought straight to the NWTAC Theatre in June. Join the cast as they journey through some of the most famous musicals plays and revues ever to tread the Broadway boards. See your favourite shows…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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08
JUN
The Best of Broadway
NWTAC Theatre

Join the cast as they journey through some of the most famous musicals plays and revues ever to tread the Broadway boards. See your favourite shows and some new ones that havent made the trip over the pond yet. A…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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19
JUN
Global Offshore Wind Manchester June 2018
Manchester Central Convention Complex

Rise with offshore wind ‐ an industry with global ambition to power nations.Were bringing together project developers manufacturers financiers ports supply chain companies technical experts and more to discuss progress and the substantial opportunity offshore wind represents for UK companies and the…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2079 013000
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25
JUL
In the Heights
The Grange Arts Theatre

Winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical Best Score Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations IN THE HEIGHTS is in Oldham in July 2018. The story of a vibrant community in Washington Heights neighbourhood ‐ a place where the coffee from…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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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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