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

31
JAN
Milapfest presents Rajeeb Chakraborty & Kousic Sen
The Capstone Thetare

north Indian ragas accompanied by Kousic Sen on tabla. The sarod one of the most popular stringed instruments of North India resonates with a deep rich tone that can relax and energise in equal measure. Rajeeb Chakraborty is a versatile musician…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 085158
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01
FEB
Rae Morris
Kazimier

Rae Morris at Kazimier in Liverpool on Sunday 01 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for Rae…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
FEB
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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04
FEB
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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05
FEB
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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06
FEB
The Exchange
Cameo, Preston

Drinks prices fluctuate during the course of the night based on purchases just like the stock exchange. Watch drinks prices go up and then crash back down again.Plus we will be playing all your favourite Chart & Party tunes to make it…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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06
FEB
The Supersonic 70's Show
The Citadel

The Supersonic 70s Show has been described as the best 70s music show in theatre land. Featuring male and female lead vocalists 6 accomplished performers bring tracks from the likes of Queen Mud T. Rex The Osmonds and Grease to life. Please…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
FEB
VIVA Winter Cabaret Specials with Leye D Johns
VIVA Blackpool

Leye D Johns presents Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. If youre looking for a great night out including fantastic entertainment a great atmosphere and brilliant service then look no furtherLeave your troubles at the door take your seats and get…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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06
FEB
Sam Bailey
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Winner of series ten of The X Factor in 2013 Sam Bailey has gone from strength to strength and is now in the enviable position of being a highly sought after performing artist. Following…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
FEB
The Laughter Factory Comedy Club
The Citadel

Professional Comedy Club in St Helens Merseyside held at the historic Citadel Arts Centre. Laughter Factory brings you the funniest comics from the circuit. The Laughter Factory Comedy Club is hosted by everyones favourite local comedian Neil P Shawcross. Neil can be…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
FEB
#MondayMayhem: Valentines Traffic Light Party
Cameo, Preston

Its that time of year were love is in the air.So join us for our traffic light party weather your single just trying out or loved up we have the perfect way to let everyone know your game or not.Dont forget that…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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09
FEB
Joan Laage
The Capstone Thetare

Choreographed & performed by Joan Laage Kogut Butoh Music by Dmitry Artamonov Costume by Sarah Damm Strand is inspired by the culture of hair and by the choreographers personal journey from waist length hair to shaven head and how hairstyle became…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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10
FEB
The Staves
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Staves at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Tuesday 10 February 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

12
FEB
Fearless Vampire Killers
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Fearless Vampire Killers at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 12 February 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: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
FEB
Solid Gold Legends
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Solid Gold Country Legends Voted as Best Event British C. M.A. Awards The new Solid Gold Country Legends show is a Celebration of the Best in Country Music and has proved popular on both sides of the Atlantic. Led by Country Stars…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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13
FEB
Anton and Erin
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Anton and Erin at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Friday 13 February 2015. 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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
FEB
Food For Thought
The Citadel

Food For Thought is a new gritty play written by Matt Byrne and performed by Front Row Theatre Company. Set in a foodbank this cutting edge piece of theatre aims to highlight a major problem in British society today. Please note Under…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
FEB
VIVA Winter Cabaret Specials - Valentines
Viva Blackpool

VIVA is Blackpools Biggest and Best Show Night Out. So if youre looking for a great evening out including fantastic entertainment a great atmosphere and brilliant service then look no further Leave your troubles at the door take your seats and get…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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15
FEB
GARY DELANEY ‘PURIST’ TOUR 2015
Venues across the UK

Back by popular demand double Sony Award winner & Chortle award nominee Gary Delaney has announced the final leg of his Purist tour that takes in a further 26 dates across the UK. The tour starts on 15th February at Chorleys…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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15
FEB
Gary Delaney: Purist
Chorley Little Theatre

Back by popular demand double Sony Award winner & Chortle award nominee Gary Delaney has announced the final leg of his Purist tour that takes in a further 26 dates across the UK. The tour starts on 15th February at Chorleys…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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15
FEB
Milton Jones & The Temple of Daft
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

MILTON JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DAFT Coming to the Lowther Pavilion for one night only Yes him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week Live at the Apollo Michael McIntyres Roadshow and multiple series on Radio…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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15
FEB
10cc
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
Collabro
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Collabro at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Monday 16 February 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…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
King Charles
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

When you are a classically trained musician who has mastered the guitar piano and cello in addition to singing I guess we can forgive you for taking the stage name King Charles. Real name Charles…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
Slow Club
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Slow Club at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Monday 16 February 2015. 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: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
The War on Drugs
O2 Academy Liverpool

The War on Drugs at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Monday 16 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The War on Drugs tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Dapper Laughs
O2 Academy Liverpool

Dapper Laughs at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Tuesday 17 February 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 Dapper Laughs live in the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
FEB
Kerrang Tour 2015
O2 Academy Liverpool

Kerrang Tour 2015 at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 18 February 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 Kerrang Tour 2015 live…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
FEB
CAPSTONE CLASSICS: Casablanca
The Capstone Thetare

Directed by Michael Curtiz Starring: Humphrey Bogart Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama anti‐Nazi propaganda film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alisons unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Ricks.…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01517 085158
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19
FEB
Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool

Back for 2015 its The Jerseys After a series of sell out shows last year the boys are back with a new show.Join The Jerseys for their second season here at VIVA after receiving amazing feedback during their maiden year performing together.Songs…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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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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