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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Planet Circus The Wow Factor!!
DW Stadium

The worlds most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Splitting Globe of Death with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph this act has to be seen to be believed. Direct from Monte Carlo Circus Festival Gold…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool

Starring ‐ The Jerseys Leye D Johns The Viva ShowgirlsJoin The Jerseys as we celebrate the Timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons The Drifters The Stylistics Beach Boys and more ‐ from Doo Wop…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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The Ratpackers
Viva Blackpool

Sit back relax and enjoy the show folks. Its time to be truly entertained with all the class atmosphere and hype of the golden age of Swing music.Dominic Creighton Samuel Cummins Max Fox & Shaun Wareing perform their own Jerseys show here…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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BLACKPOOL TOWER Soul WEEKENDER
Blackpool Tower

PLEASE NOTE; This is a ticketless event via Goldsoul. Upon purchasing print off your receipt or make a note of the order number then collect your wristbands on the doorpromenade entrance upon arrival. You will need eitheror to gain entrance on the…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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Sara Pascoe - Animal
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

As always Sara is honest and unflinching as she expounds on sexuality empathy art God and pubic hair. If that sounds a bit weighty there will also be stuff about selfies glow worms and RuPauls Drag Race. Also and this should be…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Chas Dave
O2 Academy Liverpool

Chas Dave at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 28 April 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 comparison…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Comedy Station Comedy Club
Viva Blackpool

4 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 a night of laughter order…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01253 297297
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Dough!
The Citadel

Dough explores how life can be filled with colour and beauty when we step outside the beige world we know. Franky is in a mess a very doughy mess. Unable to resolve the chaos in her kitchen she has to make a…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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High Jinx Magic & Illusion Family Show
Viva Blackpool

Michael Jordans High Jinx Magic Illusion and Circus show is a fast‐paced mix of Magic Illusions Juggling Escapology and Music delivered in a way to leave you Amazed Puzzled and even Scared but above all Entertained.A fun filled show for all the…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01253 297297
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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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Talon – The Best Of The Eagles 20th Anniversary
Viva Blackpool

The Worlds No.1Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR will once again feature all those classic Eagles Greatest Hits from their…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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"Priscilla Queen of Desert" The Musical
The Guild Hall

Preston Musical Comedy Society presents Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Get your glitter on and take the ride of your life with this hilarious and heart‐warming Tony Award winning Broadway musical.Based on the Oscar award winning film Priscilla tells the story…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 804444
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The Great Canadian Circus - Leyland!!
Worden Park

The worlds most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Splitting Globe of Death with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph this act has to be seen to be believed. Direct from Monte Carlo Circus Festival Gold…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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Just Like that... The Tommy Cooper Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

Hambledon Productions with the kind support ofThe Tommy Cooper Estate and Vicky Cooper PresentJUST LIKE THAT THE TOMMY COOPER SHOWTommy Cooper was a true comic genius. His impeccable timing misfiring magic trademark fez and quick‐fire gags made him an international star and…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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King of Pop - The Legends Continues UK Tour 2017
Preston Guild Hall

Introducing Navi the man that has been chosen by Hollywood to portray Michael Jackson in an upcoming Lifetime TV movie about the star is bringing his incredible tribute show King Of Pop featuring Jacksons very own guitarist to the UK this Spring.…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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Russell Watson
Opera House Blackpool

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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An Evening With Razor Ruddock & Bryan Robson
Viva Blackpool

Bryan Robson O.B.E and Neil Razor Ruddock with funny stories from on and off the pitch. A rare chance to listen to a former Man Utd and England captain alongside a former Liverpool hard man. Hot individual table platters will be served…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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Shakin' Stevens
Opera House Blackpool

Shakin Stevens is to embark on his biggest ever UK tour visiting 33 towns and cities across England Scotland and Wales in 2017. The announcement comes just days after Shaky as he is known to millions released his critically acclaimed 12th studio…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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Manfords Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Little Theatre plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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Roger Sanchez to headline Ministry of Sound
Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Late night riding and dance events give you the chance to enjoy the best thrill rides Blackpool Pleasure Beach has to offer before heading to the Arena to carry on the night with the soundtrack provided by the very best Ministry of…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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Roger Sanchez to headline Ministry of Sound presen
Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Late night riding and dance events give you the chance to enjoy the best thrill rides Blackpool Pleasure Beach has to offer before heading to the Arena to carry on the night with the soundtrack provided by the very best Ministry of…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 221234
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The Doors Alive Plus Guests
The Citadel

The Doors Alive are the No.1 tribute band to the legendary Sixties Californian rock gurus ‐ The Doors.They re‐create the sound look presence and feel of a real 1960s Doors concert perfectly and effortlessly transporting the crowd back in time with such…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Brian Conley The Greatest Entertainer (in his pric
Viva Blackpool

Brian will perform brand‐new comedy sketches and songs alongside some of his best‐known and loved retrospective material from the screen and onstage.Venue: VIVA Blackpool 3 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HJPriceGeneral Admission: GBP 25.00Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com106611‐0…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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Mediumship Demonstration
Penwortham Community Centre

Three local mediums invite you to a special demonstration of evidential Mediumship. Three individual ways of demonstrating communication from your loved ones in Spirit. All three are actively serving Spiritualist Churches in Lancashire.The venue is wheel chair friendly with…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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Secrets The Musical
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

At Mersey Entertainments Agency Larry and Liz Nicole Barber‐Lane are busy organising a show for a Millionaires birthday party ‐ identity a secret Unfortunately for them though their old enemy Metal Mick Danny Taylor is back in town and is yet again…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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Classic Rock Society Presents: Magenta
The Citadel

Magenta are very excited to announce that theyll be returning to the Citadel during their biggest‐ever sequence of gigs in Spring 2017. The concert will coincide with the release of the bands as‐yet‐unnamed seventh studio album to hit shelves in April…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to W
Radisson Blu

Why Book on a Liverpool Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Liverpool Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are Established & Proven and…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future.
Friends Meeting House, "The Small Meeting Room"

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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The Fureys
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

The FureysSaturday 13th May 7:30pmAll tickets £20.50Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS renowned for their hit songs I will love you When you were sweet 16 The Green fields of France The old man Red rose cafe From Clare to…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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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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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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