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

19
JUN
Producing on Purpose
The Landing

Producing on Purpose is our 2018 roadshow where we will be telling you how innovative creative and strategic products can be when entering new markets especially African Markets.We will be creating a space where manufacturers investors and business owners can collaborate and…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01206 563698
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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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22
JUN
Gobefest
Albert Square

The UKs only Transylvanian festival of arts and culture Gbfest returns to Manchester from Friday 22‐Sunday 24 June 2018. Last year saw 10000 adventurous revellers put their best foot forward to try out traditional folk dancing soak up the unique sounds of…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01612 326087
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22
JUN
Canvas Scissor Keep
Gawthorpe Hall

Inspired by the sweete bag in Gawthorpe Textiles Collection be guided by Royal School of Needlework Tutor Pippa Foulds to create a counted thread scissor keep with a typical 17th century design. You will learn tent stitch gobelin stitch french knots and…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01282 773963
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23
JUN
King of the Slums
26 Oldham Street

Following last years successfully acclaimed album Manco Diablo and with a new album Artgod Dogs due out on the 8th June 2018 and being hailed by critics as their finest work to date this event in an intimate setting is one you…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUN
GoFest North in Manchester - June 2018
Regional Athletics Arena (Etihad Campus)

.Manchester Regional Athetics Arena National Squash Centre and the Regional Tennis Football Centre and The East Manchester Leisure Centre Pool and Dance Studio tbc.A brilliant opportunity to Have a Go at almost every sport you can think of from Scuba Diving…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01483 497065
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23
JUN
Counter Terrorism, Prevent Duty and British Values
Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre

This is an interesting and reflective course containing relevant content for todays society. The course teaches us how to use this up‐to‐date information to ensure we protect children from all types of radicalisation. The course identifies your responsibility in challenging views and…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01543 711126
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28
JUN
QUEENS OF THE COAL AGE
Royal Exchange Theatre

We Are Women Against Pit Closures And Were Occupying This PitAnne Elaine Dot and Lesley. Four ordinary women facing the closure of their community. Its 1993 and the Parkside Colliery pit may be winding down but theyre not giving up. Their bras…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01618 339833
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03
JUL
Speed Dating in Manchester
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Speed Dating in ManchesterHow speed dating in Manchester worksBy simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Manchester event you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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12
JUL
Cross Stitch Embroidery for Beginners
Gawthorpe Hall

Be introduced to cross stitch embroidery in this beginners workshop. Choosing fabric centring your design stitching techniques understanding patterns and making cards will all be taught. Once you have mastered the basic stitches you will be amazed at the patterns which will…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01282 773963
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13
JUL
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Stonyhurst College

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JUL
In the Heights
The Grange Arts Centre

The story of a vibrant community in Washington Heights neighbourhood ‐ a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. Its a…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 071617
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05
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Hoghton Tower

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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09
AUG
The Princess and the Giant
Ordsall Hall

Princess Sophie is fed up. Shes EXHAUSTED and its all because the grumpy old giant cant sleep ‐ his stomps and stamps keep everyone awake ALL night. But Princess Sophie is a resourceful sort of girl and as she reads her…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01698 854409
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12
AUG
Sense and Sensibility
Hoghton Tower

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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26
AUG
Summer 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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07
SEP
ABBA Tribute Night
HEYWOOD CIVIC CENTRE

Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. A stunning stage show which combines costume changes lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound.A great evenings entertainment…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 03003 038633
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09
SEP
MANCHESTER MUSIC COMPETITION
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MANCHESTER MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2018 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Manchester Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced Open Mic UK is coming to Manchester with auditions at the National Exhibition Centre. Open Mic UK is more than…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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23
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Opera House Manchester

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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06
OCT
Hal Cruttenden 'Chubster' UK Tour 2018
The Lowry

After a 2 year hiatus from touring one of the UKs most popular TV and live comedians is back with a new show entitled Chubster and nationwide tour this autumn. This hotly anticipated show premieres at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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27
OCT
Autumn 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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06
NOV
QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA TOUR 2018
MANCHESTER O2 Apollo

Queen Extravaganza described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as A rock celebration in the Royal tradition and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen ‐ will play 17 shows across the UK from October…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 200260
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08
DEC
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Grand

. SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMSweeney 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 George Michael…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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11
DEC
5th Winter Process Chemistry Conference
Manchester Conference Centre and Pendulum Hotel

The 5th Winter Process Conference will showcase presentations from International Chemists covering all aspects of Process Development.The speakers will discuss the latest issues in synthetic route design development and optimisation reactor design work up and purification crstallisation process engineering hazard studies and…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44(0)1435 873062
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15
DEC
The Floyd Effect
Bacup Royal Court Theatre

Pink Floyds recording career spanned almost three decades and for its 10th Anniversary The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the bands most remarkable albums to create The Bell And The Moon tour 2018. Spotlighting the music of The Division Bell 1994…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01706 551570
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
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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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

Java

Java Nightclub in Darwen, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01254 776776 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Riley’s

SnookerPool Hall at Riley's in Bolton, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01204 392032 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Atlantis

Atlantis Nightclub in Bolton, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01204 529922 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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