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

24
JAN
Francis Dunnery
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

An international gem returns to the stage Joining us at the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Francis Dunnery; one of the countrys finest singer song‐writers brings his signature style of music to Lytham for a night youll never forget.Following on from…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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24
JAN
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Preston to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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27
JAN
The Hexmen & The Extras
The Citadel

The Hexmen where founded by frontman vocalist and harmonica player George Hexman in the late 70s joining forces with major movers and shakers of the Liverpool music scene. Although they have always been known as a blues band the Hexmens material…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Aladdinsane (UK's No.1 Bowie Tribute)
The Citadel

David Bowie the legend through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke into the 80s and beyond. Hear the sound and experience the vision through the performance of Paul Henderson and Aladdinsane widely acclaimed as…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
JAN
Viva Vegas Live!
Viva Blackpool

Amazing production sensational vocalists beautiful showgirl dancers and hilarious comedy from our flamboyant and outrageous host Leye D Johns ‐ this is night not to be missed as one of Blackpools highest rated shows.Sequins feathers dance routines and music youll love ‐…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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29
JAN
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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31
JAN
Life by Design: Liverpool
Budden Lecture Theatre, Liverpool School of Architecture

How did some of the most inspiring people in architecture and design get to where they are todayFeaturing:‐ Helen & Hard‐ Lars Mller Lars Muller Publishers‐ Chaired by Stephen R Hodder MBE PPRIBA FRSA Hodder and PartnersIn celebration of Royal Gold Medal…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02073 073757
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 2 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

Elements:The CIPS Level 2 Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations is a vocational related qualification consisting of 5 compulsory units:‐ Procurement and supply principles‐ Procurement and supply functions‐ Procurement and supply processes‐ Procurement and supply administration‐ Procurement and supply stakeholdersWho is it…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01772 282555
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 3 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

Why choose this delivery methodOur CIPS Distance Learning packages have been extremely successful achieving an excellent pass rate and 100 retention. Unlike most distant learning our packages offer full support from CIPS qualified tutors and practitioners.This flexible training package is ideal for…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01772 282555
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 4 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

Why choose this delivery methodOur CIPS Distance Learning packages have been extremely successful achieving an excellent pass rate and 100 retention. Unlike most distant learning our packages offer full support from CIPS qualified tutors and practitioners.This flexible training package is ideal for…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01772 282555
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 5 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

The qualification is aimed at individuals who have obtained the CIPS Diploma in Procurement & Supply qualification and wish to progress into a ManagementSpecialist Role and onto Level 6.Our CIPS Distance Learning packages have been extremely successful achieving an excellent pass rate…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01772 282555
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01
FEB
CIPS Level 6 (5 Units)
SR Supply Chain Preston

Our CIPS Distance Learning packages have been extremely successful achieving an excellent pass rate and 100 retention. Unlike most distant learning our packages offer full support from CIPS qualified tutors and practitioners.This flexible training package is ideal for those who travel away…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01772 282555
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02
FEB
Woofers Comedy CLub
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From Comedy Clubs to corporate events award winning Phil is the comedian for all occasions. Phils act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a porta‐cabin on mount Alice…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
FEB
Heart of Glass Presents: Laurence Clarke
The Citadel

Everybody seems to want their independence right now but be very careful what you wish for Laurence spins his tales of adolescence love and Harry Potter as he discovers that he doesnt have to be Superman and do everything by…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
FEB
Showaddywaddy
Viva Blackpool

Ladies and Gentlemen we present ShowaddywaddyThe Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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03
FEB
Voodoo Room
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 3rd February 7:30pmGeneral Admission £17.50The Voodoo RoomA Celebration Of Power Trio ClassThe UK scene of the late sixties was a melting pot of musical styles from which the fusion of BluesRock emerged establishing the power trio as the driving force of…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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04
FEB
Roxy Magic
The Citadel

Roxy Magic are a band of experienced and talented musicians who reproduce the diverse music and imagery of the hugely influential Roxy Music and pop icon Bryan Ferry. All the hits are performed with skill style and verve to deliver an exciting…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
FEB
The Chef Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The Chef ShowRagged Edge ProductionsA fusion of play and cookery demonstration deliciously entertaining for all the familyFather and son Abdul and Kamal are having a particularly busy night in their restaurant. As they struggle to deal with all of the customers…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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10
FEB
Bianca Del Rio - Not Today Satan Tour
Opera House Blackpool

Season 6 winner of RuPauls Drag Race self‐professed clown in a gown Bianca Del Rio brings her new stand‐up show Not Today Satan to the UK for the first time This hilariously hateful comic is known for her foul mouth and unapologetic…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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10
FEB
Bianca Del Rio
Blackpool Opera House

Bianca Del Rio at Blackpool Opera House in Blackpool on Friday 10 February 2017. 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…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
FEB
CBeebies ‘Spotbots’ and ‘Justin’s House’
Opera House Blackpool

Childrens TV stars Callum Donnelly Richard Franks and Robin Hatcher are the stars of the popular hit CBeebies TV show SPOTBOTS ‐ they also joined Justin Fletcher recently in Justins House for lots of the usual craziness and shenanigansThis hilarious trio who…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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11
FEB
The Stumble
The Citadel

A blistering mix of blues soul and old school R&B The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past 20 years. Festival favourites in every corner of the UK and Europe The…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
FEB
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

12
FEB
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
The Citadel

Doors Open at 2:00pm On Stage at 2:30pmJamie has one job: look after the sheep.If the wolf sneaks out from the forest he must shout and scream WOLF so that everyone from the village can come and chase the wolf away.Watching sheep…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
FEB
Valentines Evening with the Fylde Coast Jazz Men
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Valentines Evening with the Fylde Coast Jazz Men14th February 7:30pm £15 including Canapes.Valentines Day is the perfect time to bring a friend or meet a new one at the LowtherA fun evening in the atmosphere created by Fylde Coast Jazz MenYour £15.00…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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15
FEB
Demonstration of |Mediumship
Penwortham Community Centre

Your mediums for this evening are Hilary from St Annes Pam from Poulton and Jean from Wigan. These ladies have studied trained and practise their Mediumship to the high standards set by the Spiritualist National Union.this promises to be an…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL:
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17
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Big Top Aintree Racecourse

Liverpools own circus is back this February half term with a hilarious new show which we hope once again will win your heart at Aintree Racecourse Ormskirk Road L9 5AS from the 17th 26th February The thrills will certainly be with…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 080500
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17
FEB
Live/Wire The AC/DC Show
The Citadel

LiveWire is The ACDC 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.The ACDC story is over forty years in the making with…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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17
FEB
MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERT
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Friday 17th FebruaryMichael ‐ The Legacy In ConcertAdults £16.50 Children Seniors £15.50MICHAEL THE LEGACY IN CONCERTThere are several tribute shows to Michael Jackson currently performing around the world but only one production that has gone all the way to bringing a…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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17
FEB
Music Tourism Convention
Titanic Hotel

Visit Britain Marketing Liverpool & Sound Diplomacy are proud to present MUSIC TOURISM CONVENTION. The worlds most extensive conference bringing together the music and tourism sectors to explore how music impacts benefits and improves tourism offers from festivals to heritage music trails…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02076 134271
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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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