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
NOV
Lancashire Day
Park Hall Hotel

Have a great day out and celebrate Lancashire Day at the Lancastrian Suite Park Hall Hotel Charnock Richard Chorley.There will be stalls selling local Lancashire produce crafts and gifts and fabulous entertainment music clog dancing and Lancashire Life food reporter Philippa James…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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27
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Preston Guildhall

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
Leye D's Christmas Cabaret
VIVA Blackpool

After incredible response in 2013 we bring you not one but three great shows this Christmas for you to choose fromLeye Ds Christmas Cabaret is here for those looking forward to a festive sit down meal and show night out with…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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28
NOV
Beans on Toast
Shipping Forecast

Beans on Toast at Shipping Forecast in Liverpool on Friday 28 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Beans on Toast live in…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Lee Mack
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
NOV
Lytham Vintage and Antiques Market
Lytham Assembly Rooms

Lytham 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 Lancashire FY8 5JY. Lovely venue and tea rooms. Open 10.00am ‐ 4.00pm. Last Saturday…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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29
NOV
Mark Radcliffe & The Foes
The Citadel

BBC Radio 2 6music and Glastonbury presenter Mark Radcliffe brings his band The Foes to The Citadel for an evening of songs and stories.The first half will feature original songs of loves lost hangovers regret and the odd dead dog. But fear…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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29
NOV
Vinnie Caruana
Shipping Forecast

Vinnie Caruana at Shipping Forecast in Liverpool on Saturday 29 November 2014. 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 the best prices…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
NOV
A Classic Christmas featuring Voce
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

A Classic Christmas Featuring VOCE The North Wests answer to Il Divo Stunning vocalists and a breath taking string quartet direct from their European tour. Nessun Dorma Ave Maria Silent Night A classical journey of Chopin to Mozart & contemporay classics…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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30
NOV
The Night Before Christmas
The Citadel

Big Wooden Horse Theatre and Brighton Dome present The Night Before Christmas. A festive family treat thats suitable for children aged 2 ‐ 7. On the night before Christmas Emily stares out of the window hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
NOV
The Human League
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
David Gray
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

British singer and songwriter David Gray found fame and fortune for his chart‐topping album White Ladder in 1998. Bringing him commercial success and critical attention his album contained hit songs Babylon This Years Love…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
Professor Green
O2 Academy Liverpool

British rap phenomena Professor Green will embark on the biggest tour of his career this April. The rapper has announced plans to hit up 10 of the UKs hottest venues with his unique brand of…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Silver Apples
Kazimier

Silver Apples at Kazimier in Liverpool on Tuesday 02 December 2014. 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 do the legwork…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
DEC
Barbara Dickson - The Winter
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

BARBARA DICKSON OBE emerged from the Scottish Folk Revival of the 1960s and has become the biggest selling Scottish female album artiste of all time. Known to a wider audience in the 1970s and 1980s with hits including Answer Me Another Suitcase…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 794221
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03
DEC
Graham Bonnet
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

‐ watch Graham Bonnet live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool Merseyside on the Wednesday 03 December 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
DEC
The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert
Blackpool Opera House

The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert appears live in Blackpool Lancashire at Blackpool Opera House on Wednesday 03 December 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert at Blackpool Opera House see the list of tickets available for The…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Jethro Tull's Martin Barre Band
The Citadel

Martin Barre has been a member of Jethro Tull for over 40 years and is regarded as one of the worlds best guitarists. Martin has formed his very own band to bring classic Jethro Tull tracks to a wider audience as well…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
DEC
Ladies Christmas Shopping Night
Baku Lounge

Charity Ladies Night at Baku Lounge Chorley.Tickets £5 per person to include a glass of fizz on arrival.Stalls selling fabulous christmas gifts jewellery clothes and much much more.All proceeds in aid of The Legacy Rainbow House charity.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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04
DEC
Electric Six
O2 Academy Liverpool

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Janet Devlin
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

At just 17 years old Janet Devlin fought her heart out to make it into the public eye as a finalist in The X‐Factor hit show.Hailing from County Tyrone Northern Ireland this talented girl had…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
Christmas Dance with the Strictly Dance Orchestra
Woolton Conservative club

Christmas Dance Ball Night with The Strictly Dance Orchestra with a great selection of Ballroom and Latin music to keep you dancing all night long With guest vocals from Canadas finest swing singer John Labelle direct from the ballroom of the Queen…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 862500
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05
DEC
Classic Cuts: Featuring Retro
Cameo, Preston

Retro rsquo returns to Cameo Preston hellipThe UK rsquos undisputed longest running dance brand Retro which could be crowned the pioneers of the classic house sound is returns for its monthly event residency here at the all new lsquo Cameo rsquo Preston.lsquo…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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05
DEC
Jack and The Beanstalk
St. Helens Theatre Royal

£49.00 ‐ Family 2adults & 2children£13.00 ‐ Concession£12.00 ‐ ChildSome pricestimes vary for some dates Jack and the Beanstalk tells the rags to riches story of a boy who sells the family's cow for a handful of beans getting him into a…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756333
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05
DEC
Imelda May
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Irish female Vocalist Imelda May hails from Dublin and is best known for her singing and Bodhran playing. Her debut album was No Turning Back in 2005 and her latest release is Mayhem 2010 Four…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
The Lancashire Hotpots
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

The Lancashire Hotpots at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 05 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Lancashire Hotpots…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Evoque, Preston

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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06
DEC
The Boogie Williams Christmas Rock n Roll Show
Lowther Pavilion Theatre

From the producers of the hit show Roy Orbison and Friends comes a brand new show with Boogie Williams and his guests.. Not only does the show feature the incredible Boogie Williams backed by a sensational band and big screen we have…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 794221
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06
DEC
The Dylan Project
The Citadel

Veteran rocker Steve Gibbons in the company of Fairport Convention's legendary rhythm section and PJ Wright's pedal steel and slide guitars create an evening of Bob's songs artfully arranged and played by world‐class musicians.Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by an…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
DEC
VIVA Christmas Party Nights
VIVA Blackpool

After incredible response in 2013 we bring you not one but three great shows this Christmas for you to choose fromOur VIVA Christmas Party Night is exactly that an upbeat show to dance around your tables and let your hair down…

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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