What's on inRufford

Welcome to Rufford

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

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Forthcoming events in Rufford

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Aspects of Love
The Charter Theatre

Preston Musical Comedy Society are delighted to be performing The North West Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webbers stunning internationally acclaimed award winning musical Aspects of Love in this our Diamond Celebration Year.Famous songs include Seeing Is Believing I Want to be the…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 447714
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FREE taster session at the Maghull/Ormskirk Rock C
Maghull Town Hall

The Maghull Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Anthony. Rock Choir…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Show us your tips
St Helen's Theatre Royal

Welcome to the Scouse Alehouse think Cheers with more BeersAward winning actress writer and St Helens Theatre Royal regular Lynne Fitzgerald brings her brand new hilarious comedy Show us ye tips to St Helens for five shows only.Henpecked Scotch soaked Landlord Frank…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756000
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular On September 17
VIVA Blackpool

Its the Viva Summer Spectacular featuring brilliant comedy music and dance in a 3 hour Vegas style cabaret production show it's the perfect night outIts Blackpool's BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and it's all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Luke Sital Singh
Kazimier

Luke Sital Singh at Kazimier in Liverpool on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Luke Sital Singh live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Bouncers
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Reform Theatre in association with Harrogate Theatre present Bouncers Written by John Godber Directed by Keith Hukin We four will try to illustrate the sort of things that happen late at night in every town when the pubs are shut and the…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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FREE taster session at the Liverpool (Allerton) Ro
Liverpool Hope University

The Liverpool Rock Choir is led by local musician Anthony Seaman. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community singing in towns like Liverpool.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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SOHN
Kazimier

SOHN at Kazimier in Liverpool on Thursday 18 September 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices all covered…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Classic Cuts: Featuring DJ Mark Freejack and Baby
Cameo, Preston

Join 97.4 Rock FMs DJ Mark Freejack as he brings the club version of his hit Sunday Radio Show Classic Cuts to Cameo.Performing live on the night will be Baby D best known for their UK 1 single Let Me Be Your…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Macdonald Kilhey Court, Ntertain Event and Wedding
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel

Imagine a top quality variety show combined with a wedding fayre giving you a great night out and chance to try your entertainment before you buy.Venue DescriptionLocated just 10 minutes drive from the M6 and M61 motorways and within easy reach of…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 530503
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Toast - A Tribute To Oasis
Citadel Arts Centre

One of the original Oasis Tribute Bands along with Scottish outfit No Way Sis Warrington‐based TOAST formed in 1994 and quickly rose to prominence by playing a host of sell‐out shows throughout Northern England receiving rave reviews from die‐hard Oasis fans and…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular at Night
VIVA Blackpool

Its Blackpools BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and its all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism ‐ with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on stage for a 3…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Aynsley Lister
The Citadel

Aynsley Lister's brand of blues‐based rock stems from explosive natural ability and fiery emotionally charged compositions that result in contemporary song writing that's fuelled with sheer heart and soul.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Jack Daniel's Birthday
Squires, Preston

Join us this Saturday for our big Jack Daniels birthday celebration Music lights and JD... What more do you needAnd why not streamline your experience by ordering your JD via the UKCN app Visit: http:app.ukcn.com for more information.Squires: Join DJ Shaggy as…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Steve Howe
The Capstone Theatre

Guitar legend performs a solo concert at Liverpools Capstone TheatreAs Steve Howe started playing the guitar over 50 years ago in the 1960s guitar boom he was given some encouragement by his siblings to listen to other styles of guitar playing which…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular: Sep 20
VIVA Blackpool

Its the Viva Summer Spectacular featuring brilliant comedy music and dance in a 3 hour Vegas style cabaret production show it's the perfect night outIts Blackpool's BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and it's all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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All New Blues And Soul Revue
North Pier Blackpool

All New Blues And Soul Revue performs live at North Pier Blackpool in Blackpool Lancashire on Saturday 20 September 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for All New Blues And Soul Revue at North Pier Blackpool now.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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An Audience with Cannon & Ball
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Cannon & Ball at their best for one night only…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Darlia
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Darlia at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Tuesday 23 September 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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A Chorus Line
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Centre Stage theatre company present A Chorus Line.…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Legs Eleven Bingo Night
Shaw Hill Golf and Country Club

The Legacy Rainbow House 2nd annual charity fun bingo night at Shaw Hill Golf & Country Club.Ticket price is £10 per person and includes bingo games and a delicious Hot Pot Supper.Retail stands exhibiting clothes jewellery and gifts. Charity raffle to…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular: Sep 24
VIVA Blackpool

Its Blackpool's BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and it's all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism ‐ with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on stage for a 3…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Kobra and the Lotus
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Kobra and the Lotus at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 24 September 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Kobra and…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Roy Chubby Brown Live - Who Ate All The Pies?
VIVA Blackpool

After a sell out date in December Roy Chubby Brown is back with a bang in Blackpool for 2014 with a series of live dates here at VIVA with his meatiest show yet Who Ate All The Pies'He's still rude he's still…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Heart of Everton's Badge
The Citadel

Since 1787 the Everton Lock‐up has stood proud upon a grassy knoll at the peak of Everton Brow. There is a rich history and many untold stories attached to this small tower and tonight they are about to unfoldIts January 2014 and…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Primal Fear
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Live music event at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool Liverpool Merseyside. To watch Primal Fear live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool on the Thursday 25 September 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best ticket…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Led Into Zeppelin
The Citadel

Led Into Zeppelin are one of the UKs leading tribute bands. The four‐piece recreate Led Zeppelins back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Perri and Neil Quartet - The Blue Project
The Capstone Theatre

Perri Alleyne‐Hughes ‐ vocals Neil Campbell ‐ classical guitar Roger Gardiner ‐ bass Viktor Nordberg ‐ drums and percussion From its opening line I am on a lonely road and I am travelling to the introspection of the Dark cafe days of…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular on 26 September
VIVA Blackpool

Its the Viva Summer Spectacular featuring brilliant comedy music and dance in a 3 hour Vegas style cabaret production show its the perfect night outIts Blackpools BIGGEST Summer Season Line‐Up and its all live right here at VIVA Blackpool Join Leye…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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China White Presents Into D. Funk
The Citadel

D.Funk Soul band China White perform alongside DJ Graeme Park and are supported by The Hippy Mafia. China White combine raw social commentary with humour to provide music for the head as well as the feet. Please note this is an OVER…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Tourist Attractions


British Lawnmower Museum

The Museum has now become one of the Worlds leading authorities on vintage lawnmowers and is now the largest import & export specialists in antique garden machinery, supplying parts, archive conservation of manuscript materials and valuing machines from all over the world.Included in this Unique National collection are…

Acorn Farm

Acorn Farm is an award‐winning, family‐friendly attraction in Kirkby, Merseyside. Were open 7 days a week 10am‐4pm and there's always loads to see and do Whatever the weather, Acorn Farm offers a great value, fun day out for everyoneWe have a wide range of animals here at the…

Atkinson Art Gallery

British art of the 17th‐20th centuries, including works by Lely, Cotman, Ford Madox Brown, Sickert and Ginner, as well as The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West. Large collection of British watercolours, etchings and engravings.Themed exhibitions from the permanent collection are regularly shown. Every month the Gallery…

Balloons Over Lancashire

Hot Air Balloons at Balloons Over Lancashire in Leyland, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01772 601525 for opening times and entrance costs.…

British Commercial Vehicle Museum

The British Commercial Vehicle Museum has a compelling story to tell .It represents one of the largest manufacturing industries in the United kingdom.Over one milllion people in the UK are employed in some way with the road transport industry and its infastructure.Trucks carry more than 98 of the…

Hesketh Park

The largest park in Southport, comprised of a large and safe children's play area, mini golf course and children's train in a woodland setting. There are numerous nature trails throughout this picturesque park, containing varied wildlife with duck ponds, lakes and a large Aviary.Park Caf. Parking is free…

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