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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Aladdinsane
The Citadel

Popular David Bowie tribute returns to the venue in 2016. Expect to hear classic tracks such as Ashes To Ashes Heroes Jean Genie and Starman. Paul Henderson is a terrific performer so don't miss Aladdinsane. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Event Name Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA!
Viva Blackpool

Leave your troubles at the door take your reserved seats and get yourselves ready for a wonderful evening packed with comedy music and dance performed by our supremely talented cast in our amazing award winning venueLaughter a plenty with Leye D Johns...Join…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Leye D Johns Presents VIVA!
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
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Miss Nightingale - the musical
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Sex scandal and showbiz 1940s style. A saucy new star shines in the spotlight while two men struggle in the shadows. Miss Nightingale ‐ the musical is a tale of love loss and hope set in London in 1942 at the height…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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Rocky Horror Show
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Rocky Horror Show at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Saturday 06 February 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
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Tosca (Puccini)
Blackpool Grand Theatre

AN EXPLOSION OF LOVE AND TREACHERY This traditional production is a heady mixture of true love torture and treachery with two of the best roles for tenor and soprano plus a truly blood curdling villain. Set against the beautiful backdrop of Rome…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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08
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Rebecca Ferguson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Rebecca Ferguson a singer songwriter from Liverpool first caught publics eye in 2010 when she was fighting her way to the stars in the popular star search show The X Factor where she finished as…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
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Impossible
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Impossible at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Tuesday 09 February 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: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
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MINOR MOGULS - EP Launch
Leaf on Bold Street

Forming as Moguls and releasing the 24 Hours in Paris EP in 2010 a number of support slots were enjoyed including Wild Beasts Jesca Hoop and Royal Bangs whilst becoming a familiar name on Liverpool and Manchester live music scene. After having…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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Train to Teach Liverpool
Crowne Plaza Liverpool

Our free Train to Teach Roadshows are designed to provide you with a wealth of information on pursuing a career in teaching and how to apply for training in your region. Dont miss your opportunity to find out more. Drop in at…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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Cast
The Citadel

Liverpool band Cast were one of the major success stories of the 90s Britpop phenomenon combining strong songwriting skills with some of the best melodies of the era. Cast initially formed in 1992 led by…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Hot Water Comedy Club 'Boiling Point'
Hot Water Comedy Club, Upstairs at The Crown Hotel

Our Thursday night Boiling Point show features 2 of the very best headline standard comedians from both the UK and International Comedy Circuit along with one of the finest comperes in the country. Slightly different to our triple headline Friday & Saturday…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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12
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Hot Water Comedy Club 'Triple Headline Show'
Hot Water Comedy Club, 2nd Floor

Our Flagship show featuring 3 of the very best headline standard comedians from both the UK and International Comedy Circuit along with one of the finest comperes in the country.The very best in live stand up comedy every Friday & Saturday night…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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13
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Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA!
Viva Blackpool

Join your host Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on our unbelievable stage for a show which youre sure to love A night full of fun with…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Sintillate at Empire, Saturday 13th February 2016
Empire

Liverpools best night out is without doubt Empire on Seel Street With four distinct rooms all offering a unique enjoyable atmosphere Empire is the destination of choice for Liverpools party people. Backed by world class DJs week in week out Sintillates party…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 310000
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The Enid
The Citadel

Classic Rock Magazine described them as Powerful emotive cinematic mesmerising and ultimately wonderful and Raw Ramp Magazine says they are Provocative dramatic and incredibly inspiring. The Enid have received a succession of praise for their work in the last year. Founder Robert…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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The Ghost Inside
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Ghost Inside at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 13 February 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
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Valentines Evening With Joe Longthorne
Viva Blackpool

A romantic night with Our JoeAs we celebrate a special occasion its Valentines night and where better to spend it that Viva Blackpool with pre‐show dining and a sensational show to follow.One of the greatest entertainers Britain has ever produced Joe has…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on 17
Viva Blackpool

Join your host Leye D Johns for an evening of pure escapism with the very best guest vocalists and our beautiful VIVA Showgirls on our unbelievable stage for a show which youre sure to love A night full of fun with…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Voices: Loved Up
81 Renshaw

Voices is back Grins first show of 2016 is our showcase for new writing. With 7 original monologues about love read by up‐and‐coming actors Voices is bound to leave you feeling loved up.TICKETS: http:www.eventbrite.co.ukevoices‐loved‐up‐tickets‐18257785528…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

LiveWire is The ACDC Tribute show. The unique six man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC complete with cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock n Roll.Please note Under 18s must be accompanied by an…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA.
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Red Shoes (A Tribute to Kate Bush)
The Citadel

Featuring many of the hits from the catalogue of Kate Bush plus some of the classic album numbers that her fans love.The Red Shoes is made up of 5 hugely talented performers who recreate many of the songs both musically and visually.…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Walk the Moon
O2 Academy Liverpool

Walk the Moon at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 20 February 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Ed Byrne: Outside, Looking In
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Reviews from previous shows: Comedys holy grail.... Go see The Sunday Times. A masterful display of the comics art... This is a seamless and perfectly timed show that could stand proudly next to any Izzard Bailey Carr or Skinner stadium‐filler.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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Puss In Boots
The Citadel

Lyngo Theatre presents PUSS IN BOOTSWould you trust a talking cat You never know he might turn you from a pauper to a prince just like the hero of this story brought to vivid life on our incredible sloping stage by…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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Leona Lewis
Liverpool Empire Theatre

British popR&B singer‐songwriter Leona Lewis has shot to fame over the last few years following her astounding success on the third series of the TV show The X Factor which she won. Now a…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Avenue Q
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Avenue Q tells the funny story of Princeton a US college graduate who has moved to the New York neighbourhood of Avenue Q in order to discover his purpose in life. Full of hilarious…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Ryley Walker with Danny Thompson
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Singer‐songwriter Ryley Walker plays guitar like Bert Jansch and sings like Tim Buckley yet has a musical style thats all his own. Still only in his mid‐twenties hes well on his way to becoming a major artist as the rave reviews for…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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Liverpool Speed Dating - age groups: 21-35
Revolution

At this event there will be two age groups: 21‐35 and 30‐45. Although they will both be taking place in the same venue you will only speed date the people that are in the age group that you booked for.Fastlove is the…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07931 300555
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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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