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

20
FEB
Half-Term Family Fun Workshops
B&Q Bury

Join the B&Q team at Bridgehall Industrial Park for free family‐friendly activities including a grow your own mini vegetable patch workshop Spring arts & crafts and planting beautiful sunflowers ready for those hungry Spring bees.The event is part of B&Qs half term…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02079 323693
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20
FEB
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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21
FEB
GKR KARATE CLASSES
CHOWBENT HALL

Go‐Kan‐Ryu karate is one of the largest karate clubs in the world with thousands of students in Australia New Zealand UK and the USA.The club promotes all the benefits of martial arts from self defence fitness discipline confidence and respect.The club promotes…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07497 545063
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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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28
FEB
circus of Horrors - Voodoo
Palace Theatre Manchester

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713019
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28
FEB
Funny Women Awards Regional Final at TRIBECA, MANC
TRIBECA BAR, MANCHESTER

This is the 15th year of the Funny Women Awards. Theyve been around the UK and Ireland to find the newest and best female comedy talent and now present the best of the bunch competing for a place in the grand…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07973 470577
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03
MAR
Play Presents Fatman Scoop Live
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Grammy award winner Fatman Scoop joins us for a very special live performance on Liquid stageKnown for his rough raw loud voice and energetic live performances. Itll be like no other show weve seen at Liquid in the past Scoop also has…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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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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09
MAR
FRANKENSTEIN
Royal Exchange Theatre

What can stop the determined heart and resolved will of manTrapped in a mountain of ice Captain Waltons ambition to conquer the North Pole stalls in its tracks. Out on the frozen wastes something stirswretched and barely alive Victor Frankenstein is dragged…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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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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13
MAR
Psychic Switch - Rochdale
Best Western Broadfield Park Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Tues 13th March 2018 at the BW Broadfield Park Hotel…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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16
MAR
Mixed Presents: Ramz Live
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Mixed presents Ramz Live on the Liquid stageThe man behind the massive track Barking and the remix of Decline Ramz joins us live on Friday 16th March.After being championed by the likes of Stormzy 2018 is going to be a massive year…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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22
MAR
MOUNTAINS; THE DREAMS OF LILY KWOK
Royal Exchange Theatre

Based On Helen Tses Bestselling Novel Sweet Mandarin This Evocative New Play By Award Winning Writer In‐Sook Chappell Tells The Extraordinary Story Of The Women Behind The Famous Manchester Restaurant. A Family Held Together With One Lifeline‐Food. Helen has grown up in…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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25
MAR
the blue run is back for 2018!
Etihad Campus

This family friendly 5K is suitable for all ages and abilities.Set within the Etihad Campus participants will run through blue colour zones and be covered in powder along the wayWe are celebrating everything BLUE and once you have completed the run you…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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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25
MAR
The Blue Run is back
Etihad Campus

This family friendly 5K is suitable for all ages and abilities.Set within the Etihad Campus participants will run through blue colour zones and be covered in powder along the wayWe are celebrating everything BLUE and once you have completed the run you…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

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28
MAR
How to make Affiliate Marketing your most profitab
Sedulo Group Limited

Join us at the Sedulo office in central Manchester on Wednesday 28th March to find out how Affiliate Marketing can become your most profitable e‐commerce channel.The session will cover: An introduction to Affiliate Marketing the tips and tricks to make your affiliate…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: Seew ebsite
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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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30
MAR
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The Watermillock

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Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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01
APR
Mixed Presents | Sean Kingston Live
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Bank Holiday Sunday MIxed Presents US superstar Sean Kingston live on the Liquid stageKingston has racked up over 1 billion hits on YouTube including tracks Beautiful Girls Fire Burning Party all night and Eenie Meenie working with established artists such as Justin…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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19
APR
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
Royal Exchange Theatre

The tide of change is coming. Madam Ranyevskayas world of privilege and pleasure is beginning to show cracks but she and her family live on in denial. Lopakhin wants to rescue Ranyevskaya. The hard‐working son of one of her familys serfs…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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25
APR
IP EXPO Manchester
Manchester Central

IP EXPO Manchester is part of Europes number ONE enterprise IT event series for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward. IP EXPO Manchester holds six IT events under one roof Cloud &…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Business

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27
APR
Local Women In Business Bolton Networking Event
Last Drop Village

Announcing our Bolton Local women in business networking event taking place from 7:30pm on 27th April 2018 at the The Last Drop Village Hotel and Spa BoltonGuest speaker Sam Flynn ‐ Social Media Trainer Speaker and Author giving valuable advice on the…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07769 355298
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03
MAY
THREE SISTERS, BY RASHDASH, AFTER CHEKHOV
Royal Exchange Theatre

A drawing room. We are going to philosophise our heads off How should I make the most of being alive in this moment How should I try to enjoy life whilst also being a good person who makes space for a better…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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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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06
MAY
May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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13
MAY
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Thwaites Empire Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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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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