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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Joe Longthorne Live on 31st August
VIVA Blackpool

Sundays throughout 2014Join Joe Longthorne live in concert as he exclusively visits VIVA Blackpool throughout 2014 for a series of Vegas style lounge performances with a full band backing in the stylish surroundings of VIVA Blackpool.With support from Leye D Johns the…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

ITS fun all the way as the Purveyors of Cool return by popular demand to The Lowther Pavilion in Lytham St Annes on Sunday August 31st with a sensational show featuring The Greatest Music Of The 20th Century.Wonderful memories of three incredible…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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The Rat Pack
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Its fun all the way as the Purveyors of Cool swing into town with a sensational show featuring the greatest music of the 20th century.Wonderful memories of Frank Sinatra Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Junior…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Wedding Fair
Preston masonic hall

The Preston City Wedding Fashion & Beauty Vintage FairPreston Masonic Hall.PR1 2QU parking off Walker st.A Ladies Day......Bridal ‐‐BEAUTY .31st August.2014 12 pm Melissa Marie Bridal Wear Mawdesley£1 ENTRY FREE TICKET TO WIN £100 voucher from Vintage Lane to spend towards…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07538 425283
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Only One Direction
North Pier Blackpool

Only One Direction performs live at North Pier Blackpool in Blackpool Lancashire on Sunday 31 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Only One Direction at North Pier Blackpool now.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Summer Spectacular Blackpool Viva 2014
VIVA Blackpool

It s 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…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Dawn French
Grand Theatre

Lets face it we dont really need to introduce Dawn French to you. If we do then you dont own a TV do you Star of hit TV sitcom The Vicar of Dibley…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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7th Lytham Beer Festival
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

7th Lytham Beer & Cider Festival 90 Real Ales Ciders and Foreign Beers. Live Entertainment Friday & Saturday Evening . More information can be found at www.blackpoolcamra.org.uk Thursday 4th Sept 5pm ‐ 11pm £3 Friday 5th Sept 12pm ‐ 11pm £3 before…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01253 794221
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Oh What A Nite On September 04, 2014
VIVA Blackpool

Songs from Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four Tops Overtones and more performed by a brilliant 4 part harmony vocal line‐up. Hosted by Leye D Johns.Take a local vocal quartet the very best music of the…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Danny Bryant
Citadel Arts Centre

Europe's leading Blues & Rock publication Classic Rock Blues recently called Danny a National Blues Treasure a title that he has worked tirelessly and passionately to earn. Riding high on the European blues scene for over a decade yet still only 32…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular at September 05
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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Hang the DJ with Special Guest DJ Mike Joyce
The Citadel

Our new alternative club moves to third base as Mike Joyce of legendary 80s band The Smiths takes to the decks. Mike will be supported by local band Titors Insignia and there will also be a set from regular house DJ Jack…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Counterfeit Quo
North Pier Blackpool

Counterfeit Quo appears live in Blackpool Lancashire at North Pier Blackpool on Saturday 06 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Counterfeit Quo at North Pier Blackpool see the list of tickets available for Counterfeit Quo.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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James Corden
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Comedy genius James Corden is best known for writing and starring in the hit TV series Gavin and Stacey that fat git with a laugh like a neutered howler monkey Ally Ross The Sun. Getting…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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One Man Two Guvnors
Liverpool Empire Theatre

One Man Two Guvnors at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Saturday 06 September 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: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Joe Longthorne Live on September 07
VIVA Blackpool

Sundays throughout 2014Join Joe Longthorne live in concert as he exclusively visits VIVA Blackpool throughout 2014 for a series of Vegas style lounge performances with a full band backing in the stylish surroundings of VIVA Blackpool.With support from Leye D Johns the…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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PRESTON WEDDING FAIR
Beeston Manor Country Hotel

Beeston Manor is without doubt one of Lancashires finest wedding venues situated within a beautiful rural setting on the edge of the Ribble Valley. It is an exclusive use wedding venue and therefore highly sought after. Our wedding fair features many of…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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Blackpool Variety Show
North Pier Blackpool

Blackpool Variety Show at North Pier Blackpool live on Monday 08 September 2014 in Blackpool Lancashire. For tickets to see Blackpool Variety Show at North Pier Blackpool see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Variety Show
North Pier Blackpool

Variety Show at North Pier Blackpool in Blackpool on Monday 08 September 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Folk & Beyond
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Friends of the Lowther Pavilion Theatre Fundraising event held in the Studio Bar. Joan Aitchison and Stephen Carter have been playing together since the mid 1970s with breaks in‐between for their respective families and businesses. Joan is best known on the…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular On Ten Sep
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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Lord of the Flies
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lord of the Flies at Liverpool Empire Theatre live on Wednesday 10 September 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. For tickets to see Lord of the Flies at Liverpool Empire Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Gary Lovini
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Gary Lovini Ltd proudly presents One Night Only BRITAINS NO 1 VIOLIN SHOWMAN GARY LOVINI Lowther Pavillion is proud to present the sensational Gary Lovini in a show you wont want to miss Following his stunning appearance on last years Lytham Proms…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Oh What A Nite On September 11, 2014
VIVA Blackpool

Songs from Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons The Stylistics The Drifters Four Tops Overtones and more performed by a brilliant 4 part harmony vocal line‐up. Hosted by Leye D Johns.Take a local vocal quartet the very best music of the…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Jesus Jones
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Alternative dance band Jesus Jones reached the height of their fame in the late 80s and early 90s especially after the release of their single Right Here Right Now which is still extensively used by…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Magic Numbers
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Magic Numbers appears live in Liverpool Merseyside at Liverpool East Village Arts Club on Thursday 11 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Magic Numbers at Liverpool East Village Arts Club see the list of tickets available for The…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular On September 12
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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West End to Broadway
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Scintillating musical tribute to Londons West End and New Yorks Broadway …

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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Definitely Might Be
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Live music event at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool Liverpool Merseyside. To watch Definitely Might Be live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool on the Friday 12 September 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the best…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Blackpool Tower All Nighter
Blackpool Tower

The greatest venue on the planet delivers the greatest music on earth from the famous Wigan Casino All Nighter. Dance all night to the 70s Soundtrack of your lifeDJs RICHARD SEARLING KEV ROBERTSCHRIS KING DAVE EVISON MARK FREEMAN GINGER TAYLOR NIGE BROWN…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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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