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

18
DEC
Dancing Queen
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Dancing Queen The Christmas Party The prefect show to get you all in the spirit of Christmas as we approach the festive period. With a fantastic cast of singers and musicians Dancing Queen The Christmas Party is the ultimate show that will…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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18
DEC
VIVA Christmas Party Nights
VIVA Blackpool

After incredible response in 2013 we bring you not one but three great shows this Christmas for you to choose fromOur VIVA Christmas Party Night is exactly that an upbeat show to dance around your tables and let your hair down…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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18
DEC
Jagermeister Music Tour 2014
O2 Academy Liverpool

Jagermeister Music Tour 2014 at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 18 December 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
DEC
Lee Mack
Blackpool Opera House

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
DEC
Lee Mack Hit the Road Mack
Blackpool Opera House

The multi‐award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You Lee Mack is going back on the road with his first live tour in 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
The Psychedelic Warlords (Ex Hawkwind)
The Citadel

The Psychedelic Warlords mark the 40th anniversary of two iconic Hawkwind albums at this special concert. The band will perform classic tracks such as The Widowmaker Ejection and You Better Believe It. Ghengis Grimes provides support. Please note Under 18's must be…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
DEC
Martin Garrix Rocks 2014
Blackpool Tower

Martin Garrix Rocks 2014 at Blackpool Tower in Blackpool on Saturday 20 December 2014. 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…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
DEC
Rocks 2014
Blackpool Tower

Rocks 2014 at Blackpool Tower in Blackpool on Saturday 20 December 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…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
DEC
Freckleton Brass Band Christmas Concert
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Freckleton Band Freckleton Brass Band founded in the 1890s has been performing music on the Fylde Coast and around Britain for well over a century. The band are were crowned North West Regional Champions 1st Section 2013 and are competing in…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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21
DEC
Leye D's Christmas Cabaret
VIVA Blackpool

After incredible response in 2013 we bring you not one but three great shows this Christmas for you to choose fromLeye Ds Christmas Cabaret is here for those looking forward to a festive sit down meal and show night out with…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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22
DEC
Cherry Ghost
Kazimier

Bolton isnt the first place you think of when imagining the home towns of chart‐topping bands. Yet this indie‐rock band entered the UK Album Charts at no.7 with their debut album Thirst for Romance…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
DEC
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Assembly Rooms

Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market. 30 great traders selling Vintage Antiques Retro Pre‐loved Treasures and Collectables. Town centre venue. Lytham Assembly Rooms formerly Lytham Baths Dicconson Terrace Lytham Lancashire FY8 5JY. Lovely venue and tea rooms. Open 10.00am ‐ 4.00pm. Last Saturday…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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27
DEC
The Ken Dodd Happiness Show
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The Ken Dodd Happiness Show at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Saturday 27 December 2014. 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. …

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
DEC
Roy Chubby Brown - Who Ate All The Pies
VIVA Blackpool

Tickets £17.50 £20.50After 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 PiesHe's still…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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31
DEC
Blackpool New Years Eve Soul
Winter Gardens Blackpool

The Big New Years Eve Soul party is at the legendary Winter Gardens Blackpool.2 rooms 9pm‐3am featuring the Norths Best Loved Soul DJs Kev Roberts Richard Searling Ozz Jim HargreavesJohn Kane Pete Haigh Jem Booth And Guests.Motown Northern Soul Disco Anthems on…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2014: Las Vegas Style
Cameo, Preston

Cameo & Vinyl presents the biggest night of the year New Years Eve 2014 Join us for the ultimate New Years Eve experience as we party right the way through until the early hours of 2015Usher in 2015 with style in Prestons…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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31
DEC
VIVA New Years Eve 2014
VIVA Blackpool

Its the very best way to bring in the New Year ‐ great food drink and a brilliant 3 hour show experience... VIVA is Blackpools Best Show Night out and we can guarantee that NEW YEARS EVE is best spent with usEnjoy…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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31
DEC
Last Night of the Proms
Preston Guild Hall

Last Night of the Proms at Preston Guild Hall in Preston on Wednesday 31 December 2014. 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.…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
DEC
Last Night of the Proms
Preston Guild Hall

The Last Night of the Proms is the culmination of the BBCs 8 week summer concert season. Having celebrated the classics with concerts and other events the last night is a flamboyant finale in Londons…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
DEC
New Years Eve Family Party
Empress Ballroom

New Years Eve Family Party at Empress Ballroom in Blackpool on Wednesday 31 December 2014. 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…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Southport Rock Choir
International Suite

The local Southport choir is run by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Southport Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Maghull/Ormskirk Rock C
Ormskirk Parish Church

The Ormskirk Rock Choir is led by local musician Anthony Seaman. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Ormskirk and further afield in Merseyside come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever thought…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Liverpool (Allerton) Ro
Room 1 & 2 - Liverpool Hope University

The local Liverpool choir is run by singing teacher Anthony Seaman. Youve probably heard of our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on YouTube…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
Peace
Kazimier

Peace at Kazimier in Liverpool on Thursday 15 January 2015. 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 Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo Seatwave…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JAN
Aaron Carter
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Aaron Carter at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Friday 16 January 2015. 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…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JAN
Nils Lofgren
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Chicago‐born solo guitarist and singer Nils Lofgren carved his early career from working with Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young. Having spent 25 years as a member of Bruce Springsteens E Street Band and a…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JAN
Paul Carrack
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JAN
The Magic of Motown
Liverpool Empire Theatre

The Magic of Motown at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Saturday 17 January 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 The Magic of…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JAN
Vampires Rock
Grand Theatre

Hailed by some of rocks royalty this is a show like no other. A twist of rock a hint of comedy and jam packed with the greatest anthems you know and love. Along with Steve…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
JAN
Livewire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

Following their 2014 sell out gig LiveWire The ACDC Tribute show return to The Citadel with their unique six man tribute to rock musics greatest band ACDC. With them they bring cannons a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of…

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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