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

23
JUN
Peppa Pig's Adventure at Blackpool Grand Theatre 2
The Grand Theatre

Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends including Pedro Pony Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunch‐boxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus Peppa and friends…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01253 290190
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28
JUN
Paul ‘Gazza’ Gascoigne
Viva Blackpool

The most naturally gifted English midfielder of his generation Paul Gazza Gascoigne is heading to Blackpool for a World Cup Special Q and A.Gold Star Promotions in association with Kong Events present a once in a lifetime opportunity to Meet Gazza and…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01253 297297
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29
JUN
Educate and Empower Sleep Worskhop
Rainhill Guide House

Baby Event proudle sponsored by MyHummy with a chance to win a SnoozyEducate & EmpowerSleep WorkshopTired parent Baby not napping Up all night Dummy slave Toddler tantrums Toddler coming into your bed 5 am get ups Nursing to sleep You are not…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07732 425436
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29
JUN
That’ll Be The Day - The Rock ‘n’ Roll Varie
Viva Blackpool

Prepare yourself for a party as the legendary Thatll Be The Day the nations favourite rock n roll variety show makes its debut appearance at Viva BlackpoolThis hugely entertaining rock n roll spectacular features a fantastic line up of gold hits from…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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30
JUN
Music for the Mind & Soul
Capstone Theatre

Balu Raguraman violin Subartha Raguraman veenaM Balachandar mridangamKousic Sen table Two of the most beautiful stringed instruments in Indian music the violin and the veena are given a rhythmic heartbeat by rich percussion in this extraordinary Jugalbandhi performance.Balu…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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30
JUN
National Garden Scheme - Open Garden in Leyland
19 Cumberland Avenue

National Garden Scheme ‐ Open Garden For Charity in Leyland Lancs Also a pond and a view of Worden Park and woods. Visited by a lot of wildlife.Saturday 30th June 1pm ‐ 5pm 19 Cumberland Avenue Leyland PR25 1BEAdults £3 Children freeLight…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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01
JUL
Born To Win
St Helens Theatre Royal

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756000
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05
JUL
Ruby Wax: Frazzled at Blackpool Grand Theatre
The Grand Theatre

.Drop dead gorgeous sassy and smart Ruby Wax brings her new one‐woman show to the stage. Based on her number one best seller A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled. Shes been honoured with the title of poster girl for mental…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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06
JUL
The Osmonds – Vintage Tour 2018
Viva Blackpool

The Osmonds have a hugely successful career having sold over 100 million albums worldwide and have 59 gold and platinum records to their credit.Merrill and Jay have just released their new cd vintage and their show now includes all their hits including…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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07
JUL
Poppy Walk
Exchange Flags

Discover Liverpools hidden gems this summer and raise funds for The Royal British Legion. Poppy Walk is coming to Exchange Flags on 7th July and will be the perfect way to discover the past and present of this historic city.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03330 114500
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07
JUL
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07800 933172
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07
JUL
The Lancashire Hotpots at Blackpool Grand Theatre
The Grand Theatre

Are you ready for a sing‐a‐longa party The Lancashire Hotpots are back with a brand new show and they want YOU singing along. Theyll be raising the roof with all the Hotpot classics you know and love: Chippy Tea I Fear Ikea…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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08
JUL
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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09
JUL
Titanic
Winter Gardens Blackpool

In the final hours of 14th April 1912 the RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York collided with an iceberg and the unsinkable ship slowly sank. It was one of the most tragic disasters of the 20th Century.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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13
JUL
Showaddywaddy
Viva Blackpool

Ladies & Gentlemen We present ShowaddywaddyThe Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.Venue: Viva Blackpool 3 church street Blackpool FY1 1HJPriceAdult: GBP…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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13
JUL
Jon Richardson: Old Man at Blackpool Grand Theatre
The Grand Theatre

Since his last show he has become a husband and father seen the UK vote to leave the EU and watched the rise of Donald Trump all of which leaves him asking one question why does it seem that no one else…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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14
JUL
SonFest Southport
Kings Gardens Southport

SonFest Southport Music Festival returns for its fifth year on Saturday 14th July. Join us for a family‐friendly day packed with free live music and free kids activities and of course great food and even speciality coffees This year taking the stage…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07825 304338
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14
JUL
Nightrider Liverpool 2018
Liverpool Pier Head

Liverpool2018 is putting the city on the world stage by hosting a year‐long series of events to celebrate a decade since it was chosen as the European Capital of Culture. The charity night ride returns for the third time on 14 …

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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14
JUL
Hack the Root at RIBA North
RIBA North - National Architecture Centre

. RIBA North and Liverpool Biennial have commissioned Mae‐ling Lokko to develop a project using Grow‐It‐Yourself workshops to produce an architectural structure from agrowaste‐fed mycelium mushrooms.The structure which shifts along its length from Root to Rhizome ‐ from mass produced biomaterial to…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01517 030107
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14
JUL
Blackpool Tower Northern Soul night
Blackpool Tower

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom Saturday JULY 21st 2018.The Blackpool Tower The Promenade Blackpool FY1 4BJ.Date: JULY 14th 2018.BLACKPOOL TOWER BALLROOM. The Promenade Blackpool ALL WINNERS Northern Soul All Dayer.DJ line‐up: KEV ROBERTS RICHARD SEARLING COLIN CURTIS GINGER TAYLOR and Guests.The very best…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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14
JUL
Hack the Root: Liverpool Biennial 2018
RIBA North - National Architecture Centre

.RIBA North and Liverpool Biennial have commissioned Mae‐ling Lokko to develop a project using Grow‐It‐Yourself workshops to produce an architectural structure from agrowaste‐fed mycelium mushrooms.The structure which shifts along its length from Root to Rhizome ‐ from mass produced biomaterial to locally…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01517 030107
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14
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris UK Tour 2018
Liverpool Philarmonic Hall

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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14
JUL
#BLISS Book Lovers In Southport Signing 2018
Prince Of Wales Hotel

Come and join us on July 14th 2018 for the first ever signing in Southport UKMeet new authors and revisit ones you have already met this will be a fun filled day in the seaside resort.Signing: 11am ‐ 5pmLunch for authors: 1pm…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: Seew ebsite
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14
JUL
Hack the Root: Artist Tour with Mae-ling Lokko
RIBA North

. RIBA North and Liverpool Biennial have commissioned Mae‐ling Lokko to develop a project using Grow‐It‐Yourself workshops to produce an architectural structure from agrowaste‐fed mycelium mushrooms.The structure which shifts along its length from Root to Rhizome from mass produced biomaterial to…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 030107
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17
JUL
ABBA Mania at Blackpool Grand Theatre Summer 2018
The Grand Theatre

Featuring a special concert presentation which celebrates the music in a respectful and enjoyable way reviving special memories of when the band ruled the airwaves.The show brings fans old and new a night not to be missed. If youre looking for an…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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23
JUL
Walk Like a Man at Blackpool Grand Theatre Summer
The Grand Theatre

PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOW WILL ONLY BE ON MONDAYS BETWEEN 23RD JULY ‐ 27TH AUGVallis unmistakable voice dominated the airwaves for more than two decades with classics such as Sherry Lets Hang On Big Girls Dont Cry Cant Take My Eyes Off…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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27
JUL
Paul Zerdin – All Mouth
Viva Blackpool

Paul made his TV debut in In 1996 as the first outright winner by over 100000 votes of LWTs The Big Big Talent Show hosted by Jonathan Ross.Since then he has appeared on countless TV shows including Comedy Centrals The…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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29
JUL
Wedding Date Liverpool
Radisson Blu

It was the happiest day of your life theres no question about it. Weddings go by in a flash and we rarely get to enjoy all of the little moments that we worked so hard to plan for the day.Do you ever…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: Seew ebsite
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03
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
The Atkinson

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Roy Chubby Brown – The Second Coming!
Viva Blackpool

Roy Chubby Brown returns to Viva for his 4th consecutive season as Blackpool as Fish & Chips and Blackpool Rock come and see Chubby at his finest up close and personal and packing in the crowds.If you are easily offended…

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…

Wigan Pier

At the heart of The Wigan Pier Experience is The Way We Were, an authentic recreation of life in the 1900s for the people of Wigan and surrounding Lancashire. Witness the Victorian way of life from schooldays through to work and play. You can experience…

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…

Splash World

Were getting in the mood for a splashtastic time at Dunes Splash World Theres always lots of fun things to do at Splash World with rides, slides and me, Murtle the Turtle, to make sure that you have a fantastic dayNot a fan of getting wet No worries…

New Pleasureland

Pleasureland was opened in King's Gardens, Southport, in 1912 with a Helter Skelter and figure eight rollercoaster. By 1924 the addition of a water chute, boats on the Marine Lake and a Hiram Maxim Flying Machine meant the park had outgrown its site and the rides and attractions…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Rufford? See our list of attractions in Rufford, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.