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

27
SEP
St George's Student Lock-In, Preston
St George's Shopping Centre

CALLING ALL STUDENTSShopping bags at the ready as the BEST student shopping experience is coming to St Georges Shopping Centre Preston this freshers2016 Prepare your student selves for a night full of MASSIVE discounts offers and giveaways; exclusively for the students of…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02920 647007
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27
SEP
World of Wine Course
Holiday Inn, Preston

Join us on a jaunt around the globe on Tuesday evenings starting 27th Sept as we visit a variety of wine‐making countries tasting everything from Chianti Classico to Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Argentine Malbec to Chablis and Champagne. If you want an in‐depth…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 301934
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28
SEP
Event Name Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA!
Viva Blackpool

Leave your troubles at the door take your reserved seats and get yourselves ready for a wonderful evening packed with comedy music and dance performed by our supremely talented cast in our amazing award winning venueLaughter a plenty with Leye D Johns...Join…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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28
SEP
Leye D Johns Presents VIVA On Sept 28
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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29
SEP
Pulse LIVE Liverpool
Britannia Adelphi Hotel

Pulse LIVE Liverpool brings you: More clinical content Best practice guidance updates Networking with your peers Multiple streams to choose from Update your knowledge on the latest clinical guidance with bite‐sized sessions tailored to primary care Develop your diagnostic and treatment skills…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)20-721 4-0610
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30
SEP
The Producers
The Citadel

Its safe to say that for the past 25 years The Producers have certainly been busy. They have released nine albums of which Aint no Love in the World won them Blues Album of the Year award. Theyve featured…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
SEP
The Zutons
Liverpool Guild Of Students

The Zutons at Liverpool Guild Of Students in Liverpool on Friday 30 September 2016. 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…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Christmas 2016 at Pesto at the Dicconson Arms
Pesto at the Dicconson Arms

This year you can enjoy a variety of festive party menus for groups of 8 or more at Pesto from £15.95 lunch and £19.95 or £25.95 lunch or dinner to make your special Christmas event with friends family and loved ones go…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01257 252733
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01
OCT
Christmas 2016 at Pesto Widnes
Pesto Widnes

This year you can enjoy a variety of festive party menus for groups of 8 or more at Pesto from £15.95 lunch and £19.95 or £25.95 lunch or dinner to make your special Christmas event with friends family and loved ones go…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01514 243729
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01
OCT
Hot Water Comedy Club 'Triple Headline Show'
Hot Water Comedy Club, 2nd Floor

Our Flagship show featuring 3 of the very best headline standard comedians from both the UK and International Comedy Circuit along with one of the finest comperes in the country.The very best in live stand up comedy every Friday & Saturday night…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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01
OCT
Leye D Johns Presents... VIVA! on Oct 01
Viva Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents an amazing evening of live show entertainment also starring the stunning VIVA Showgirls and incredible guest vocalists each night with stunning production lighting and sound no two shows are ever the same in this amazing Vegas Style…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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01
OCT
The Comedy Station Comedy Club
Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool Presents Brilliant Stand‐Up Comedy4 mighty fine comics take to the stage ‐ their mission is to make you laugh until you can laugh no moreYour MC for the evening is Local Celebrity Ryan Gleeson Reserve your seats to be guaranteed…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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01
OCT
Union J
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

This English four‐piece boy band formed through the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 in which they finished fourth. Signing up with Sony in 2012 their debut single was released in June…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Ghost
Opera House Blackpool

A timeless story about the incredible power of human love. Ghost was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film of 1990 starring the late Patrick Swayze Demi Moore Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Goldwyn.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
OCT
Elaine Paige
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Elaine Paige award‐winning musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist and popular BBC radio presenter returns to the concert stage in 2011 with a brand new evening of music and song. Elaine will perform some of…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
OCT
An Evening of Genesis - Prog Rock Special
The Citadel

Mama will be performing a night of Genesis music with the emphasis on their longer Prog Rock songs. They will be featuring the whole of The Duke album played live in its entirety as well as classics such as In The Cage…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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07
OCT
Tina May & Enrico Pieranunzi
The Capstone Theatre

One of Europes finest jazz singers Tina May and Italys outstanding internationally acclaimed pianist Enrico Pieranunzi bring their 2015 album Home is Where the Heart Is to the stage in this evening of warm intimate entertainment. Recognised for her abilities as a…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000410
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07
OCT
Hot Dub Time Machine
O2 Academy Liverpool

Hot Dub Time Machine at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 07 October 2016. 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
OCT
An Evening of Genesis Hits
The Citadel

Mama will be performing the classic hits of Genesis and ex members Phil Collins Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherfords band Mike And The Mechanics live. This is a show for fans of the massive Genesis and company hits in the 80s and…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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08
OCT
Dean Friedman
The Capstone Theatre

Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation Dean Friedman has achieved legendary pop‐icon status for chart‐topping hits Ariel Lucky Stars Lydia Woman of Mine and more.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
OCT
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Southport Theatre

Billy Fury was Britains own Elvis ‐ & The girls would go wild for him. 33 years after his untimely death ‐ his own musicians remember him.Last Night Was Made For Love When Will You Say I Love You A Thousand Stars…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713021
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09
OCT
Explosions in the Sky
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

In a world where musicianship seems to come second to looks and swagger all too often it’s important to focus on the exceptionally talented bands when buying concert tickets. Explosions in the Sky is one…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
UB40
O2 Academy Liverpool

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
Level 42
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
Sister Act
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Whoopi is back in the habit for 3 weeks only from 10 August as Mother Superior at the London Palladium in the fantastic show Sister Act. When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier is witness…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
OCT
Sean Foran
The Capstone Theatre

Sean Foran ‐ piano James Mainwaring ‐ sax Stuart McCallum ‐ guitar Ben Davis ‐ cello Joost Hendrickx ‐ drumsAcclaimed Australian pianist Sean Foran steps away from his work with the progressive piano trio TRICHOTOMY to release an album with a brand…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000410
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11
OCT
All Saints
O2 Academy Liverpool

All Saints at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Tuesday 11 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch All Saints live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
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: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
OCT
Gorgon City
O2 Academy Liverpool

Gorgon City at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 14 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Gorgon City tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Firewalk
The Legacy Rainbow House

£10 entry minimum sponsorship of £40 per personTraining sessions are given to each participant prior to the firewalk. Food & refreshments are available on the evening. Spectators welcomed & encouragedMinimum age to take part is 14.THIS EVENT IS KINDLY SUPPORTED…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01704 823276
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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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