What's on in Rufford, Lancashire
Welcome to Rufford in the beautiful county of Lancashire. 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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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Rufford
If you're out on the tiles in Rufford then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Rufford will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Rufford.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Rufford (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Rufford for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Rufford for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Rooms from £39.00
Premier Inn Southport (Ormskirk)Ormskirk
Rooms from £58.00
Best Western Park Hall HotelChorley
Rooms from £47.00
Days Inn Charnock Richard M6Chorley
Rooms from £35.00
Cambridge House HotelSouthport
Rooms from £49.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|Spirits of Mill Street Barracks with John Blackburn and Ian LawmanMysteria Paranormal Events are taking you to Merseyside and the township of St Helens. Here resides a 19th century building know as 'Mill Street Barracks'. During both world wars I and II the building was used as a RAF …||24 - 25 May 2013Mill Street BarracksSt HelensReligious and Spiritual|
|The Bass ProjektDubstep, hiphop, D&B Night bringing the underground sound to your doorstep. Please note the doors for this event open at 10:00pm with a late bar. Tickets cost £5 (in advance) / £7 (on the doors) each. T…||25 May 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Lytham Vintage and Antiques MarketLytham 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, La…||27 May 2013Lytham Assembly RoomsLythamCar Boot Sales|
|Gin and Tonic and Passing Trains By Ramesh MeyyappanA visual, classic tale of one man who has too much time on his hands and the question of how to fill it. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:00pm and the performance will be on stage at 7:30pm. Tickets c…||30 May 2013The CitadelSt HelensTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Southport Food and Drink Festival 2013Calling all foodies - the 8th Southport Food and Drink Festival is on its way. A feast of food, a festival of drink, a celebration of Southport and the North West, this year the Love Food Hate Waste sponsored festival…||31 May - 2 Jun 2013Victoria ParkSouthportFamily Days Out|
|Steve Gibbons BandHard driving, country flavoured classic rock n roll. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £12 (full price) / £10 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact the Cit…||31 May 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|SuggsSuggs at Preston Guildhall live on Friday, 31 May 2013 in Preston, Lancashire. For tickets to see Suggs at Preston Guildhall, see the list of ticket prices.…||31 May 2013Preston GuildhallPrestonMiscellaneous|
|YashinYashin appears live in Preston, Lancashire at 53 Degrees on Friday, 31 May 2013. For ticket prices to watch Yashin at 53 Degrees, see the list of tickets available for Yashin.…||31 May 201353 DegreesPrestonMiscellaneous|
|Neil InnesMonty Python, Bonzo Dog, Rutles & Raggy Dolls comedy genius. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £14 (full price) / £12 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact…||1 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensMiscellaneous|
|Workshop Needle Felted CreaturesWorkshop Needle Felted Creatures Saturday, 1 June 2013 TIME 1pm till 5pm TAKEN BY GUILD MEMBER Josephine Gornall Design and make a 3d bird or animal with a variety of coloured wools and synthetic fibres. Discover how…||1 Jun 2013Gallery at the WharfBurscoughArts / Craft|
|Selling Exhibition Colours of the SeasonsA selection of work by the members of The Art & Craft Guild of Lancashire and invited featured artists with the theme of Colours of the Seasons. The Gallery is run by members of the Art and Craft Guild of Lancashire, …||7 Jun - 28 Jul 2013Gallery at the WharfBurscoughArts / Craft|
|Jimmy Carr Gagging OrderJimmy Carr Gagging Order appears live in Preston, Lancashire at Preston Guildhall on Friday, 14 June 2013. For ticket prices to watch Jimmy Carr Gagging Order at Preston Guildhall, see the list of tickets available for …||14 Jun 2013Preston GuildhallPrestonMiscellaneous|
|Racenight with McflyRacenight with Mcfly at Aintree Racecourse live on Friday, 14 June 2013 in Liverpool, Merseyside. For tickets to see Racenight with Mcfly at Aintree Racecourse, see the list of ticket prices.…||14 Jun 2013Aintree RacecourseLiverpoolMiscellaneous|
|Childline Midsummer BallYou are warmly invited to join us for the ChildLine Midsummer Ball to help raise money for the ChildLine Schools Service in the Wigan area. The evening promises to be an event not to be missed, with a champagne and pi…||15 Jun 2013Lakeside Suite at Kilhey Court HotelWiganLifestyle|
|The BlockheadsLegendary Brit funkers playing the old favourites. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £20 (full price) / £18 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact the Citad…||15 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|OliverThe Citadel 'Hands On' Community Drama Group presents...Oliver. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:00pm and the performance will be on stage at 7:30pm. Also Oliver is on from Thu 20th June 2013 - Fri 21…||20 - 21 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensTheatre & Performing Arts|
|From the JamFrom the Jam at 53 Degrees live on Friday, 21 June 2013 in Preston, Lancashire. For tickets to see From the Jam at 53 Degrees, see the list of ticket prices.…||21 Jun 201353 DegreesPrestonMiscellaneous|
|Geno Washington and the YoyosThe UK Godfather of soulful rhythm & blues. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £14 (full price) / £12 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact the Citadel Box …||22 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Lytham Vintage and Antiques MarketLytham Vintage and Antiques Market. 30 great traders selling Vintage, Antiques, Retro, Pre-loved Treasure and Collectables. Town centre venue. Lytham Assembly Rooms ( Formerly Lytham Baths), Dicconson Terrace, Lytham, La…||29 Jun 2013Lytham Vintage and Antiques MarketLythamCar Boot Sales|
|The Smiths LtdThe UK's No.1 tribute to The Smiths. Please note the doors for this event open at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £10 (full price) / £8 (concession price) each. To purchase tickets contact the Citadel Box Office o…||29 Jun 2013The CitadelSt HelensMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
Wedding fairs in Rufford
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Rufford. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.