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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Lord of the Dance
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lord of the Dance at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Tuesday 28 April 2015. 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Sean Lock
Chorley Little Theatre

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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The Twilight Sad
Kazimier

The Twilight Sad at Kazimier in Liverpool on Tuesday 28 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Twilight Sad tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAY
Blackpool Tower Soul Weekender
Blackpool Tower

Please Note; This is a ticketless event via Goldsoul. Upon purchasing print off your receipt or make a note of the order number then collect your wristbands on the doorpromenade entrance upon arrival.You will need eitheror to gain entrance on the weekend.The…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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01
MAY
Lancashire Wedding Showcase
Haigh Hall

See some of the North Wests best entertainers live on stage at one of the most beautiful stately homes in the north west of England. Haigh Hall plays host to dozens of incredible events every year.One of which being the Ntertain Wedding…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07734 805817
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01
MAY
Otis Grand
The Citadel

Otis Grand knows the Blues from down‐home Texas or Rockin' R&B to West Coast Jump to the classic sounds of 60's Chicago blues.His reputation for being one of the most authentic exponents of classic electric blues guitar is well documented and further…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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01
MAY
Roy Chubby Brown
VIVA Blackpool

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
MAY
Alan Carr
Preston Guildhall

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
MAY
Damage
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Damage at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 01 May 2015. 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 do…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAY
Comedy Station Comedy Club
The Round Room - VIVA Blackpool

If you love a good laugh youve definitely come to the right place...Eat Drink and get merry VIVA is home to the Comedy Station Comedy Club ‐ appearing weekly throughout the year in the heart of BlackpoolIts the place to lose yourself…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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02
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Comedy Station Comedy Club - Jaimie Sutherland
The Round Room at VIVA Blackpool

If you love a good laugh youve definitely come to the right place... Eat Drink and get merry VIVA is home to the Comedy Station Comedy Club tonights headliner is Jaimie Sutherland plus 3 acts.Its the place to lose yourself in a…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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02
MAY
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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02
MAY
Ska Face
The Citadel

Formed from the desire to return to the classic sounds of their youth Ska Face contains ten individual members with a combined age of over 450 years between them. Old enough to know better but young and foolish enough to attempt to…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
MAY
Dylan Moran
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
MAY
"Ladies Night with the X-Men" Bank Holiday Special
Cameo, Preston

Join us Bank Holiday Sunday 3rd May as we do Ladies Night9:00pm ‐ Open with 50 off all drinks before 11:00pm10:00pm ‐ Show time with X‐Men Strip Show11:00pm ‐ Party the night away until 4:00am to the best Chart RnB Pop &…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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03
MAY
Mike Harding Evening of Poetry
The Citadel

With a resume that reads folk singer and songwriter poet and playwright comedian and broadcaster fell‐walker and fly‐fisherman; it's hard to pigeon‐hole Mike Harding. Described by Billy Connolly as the funniest man in England and acknowledged as the Grandfather of Folk Mike's…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
MAY
Beth Hart
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

In the 90s Beth Hart had it all. A voice to die for compared to Janis Joplin in her prime a major label deal fawning press ‐ she was so popular she even contributed the…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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MAY
Dara OBriain
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Dara OBriain at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Sunday 03 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Dara OBriain live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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MAY
Moon Duo
Kazimier

Moon Duo at Kazimier in Liverpool on Monday 04 May 2015. 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 Moon…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAY
Al Stewart
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Al Stewart at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 05 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Al Stewart live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAY
Witches of Eastwick
The Charter Theatre

Preston Musical Comedy Society are performing this fantastic musical from 6th ‐ 9th May 2015 at Prestons Charter Theatre under the directorship of Peter Taylor from our stunning 2012 production of Mack and Mabel and choreography by Lorna Cookson. This promises…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772721835/07989 832721
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Chris de Burgh
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Christopher John Davidson 61 is Argentinean born yet an IrishBritish singer‐songwriter of huge worldwide success. Perhaps most famed for his Lady in Red single of 1986 and his Christmas single A Spaceman Came Travelling he…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Sunset Sons
O2 Academy Liverpool

Sunset Sons at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 08 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Sunset Sons live in the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Extreme stunt Show
DW Stadium

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying You'll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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09
MAY
Panic Room
The Citadel

Welsh rock band Panic Room released their debut album in 2008 titled Visionary Position. The band are made up of a former Karnataka members; Jonathan Edwards Gavin Griffiths Paul Davies Anne‐Marie Helder and Alun Vaughan.…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
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I am Kloot
O2 Academy Liverpool

I am Kloot are a Manchester‐based alternativeindie rock band consisting of John Bramwell on vocals and guitar Peter Jobson on Bass and Andy Hargreaves of drums. Between 2001 and 2010 they have produced 7 albums…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
The Prodigy
Empress Ballroom

The Prodigy are one of the most controversial dance music groups of all time emerging from an underground rave scene in Britain in the early 1990s they have achieved enormous success and they continue this…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
Ren Harvieu
Leaf Tea Shop & Bar

Born Lauren Maria Harvieu on September 1990 Ren Harvieu was thrust into the limelight by her manager Paul Harrison who discovered her on MySpace after listening to several demo tracks she had uploaded. She signed…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Reginald D Hunter
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
MAY
Lulu
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Lulu at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Monday 11 May 2015. 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 do the…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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