What's on inSamlesbury

Welcome to Samlesbury

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Samlesbury - 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 Samlesbury to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Samlesbury

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APR
Dub Rising Tour 2015
The Grand Venue

Dub Rising UK Tour 2015 presents a compelling mix of live roots rock reggae music and roots and culture sound systems…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01200 421599
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04
APR
T-REX (the Music Of Marc and Mickey)
The Wyrebank

T‐Rex the music of Marc and Mickey originally reformed in 1998 with 3 members of T‐Rex whom worked alongside the legendary Marc Bolan back in the 70s.Now remaining one of Marcs drummers and close friend Paul Fenton has teamed with…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07719 186145
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15
APR
PLAYS PLUS "Lear's Daughters"
Bolton Little Theatre

Lears Daughters by Womens Theatre group and Elaine Feinstein Director June GriceSisters born in a nursery‐rhyme world begin to play more and more dangerous games.After experiencing Shakespeares tragedy King Lear one may have unanswered questions: What happened to the Queen Who is…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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25
APR
Rainbow Ramble
Bishop Rawstorne High School

The Legacy Rainbow House 7th annual sponsored Rainbow Ramble event.Sign up and walk further for those who cantChoose to run or walk our 18 11 or 5 mile Rainbow Ramble routes. All start and finish at Bishop Rawstorne High School in Croston…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01704 823276
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APR
Sean Lock
Chorley Little Theatre

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
APR
Dave Spikey Punchlines
King George's Hall

Dave Spikey Punchlines at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 30 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Dave Spikey Punchlines live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
MAY
Lancashire Wedding Showcase
Haigh Hall

See some of the North Wests best entertainers live on stage at one of the most beautiful stately homes in the north west of England. Haigh Hall plays host to dozens of incredible events every year.One of which being the Ntertain Wedding…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07734 805817
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01
MAY
Alan Carr
Preston Guildhall

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
MAY
May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 27 old stationary stem engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days only.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01257 265003
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06
MAY
Witches of Eastwick
The Charter Theatre

Preston Musical Comedy Society are performing this fantastic musical from 6th ‐ 9th May 2015 at Prestons Charter Theatre under the directorship of Peter Taylor from our stunning 2012 production of Mack and Mabel and choreography by Lorna Cookson. This promises…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772721835/07989 832721
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09
MAY
"Boy Gets Girl"
Bolton Little Theatre

Theresas blind date with Tony seems to go well and she agrees to dinner. She has a successful career in New York and it is easier for her to commit to work than another person. But when flowers arrive every day and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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16
MAY
Classics The Halle
King George's Hall

Classics The Halle at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 16 May 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 Classics The Halle live…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
MAY
Vibrant Vintage Fair
Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire

Vibrant Vintage are organising 5 fabulous vintage and retro craft fairs at the impressive stately Haigh Hall during 2015. The fairs have a wide range of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing accessories home wear collectables and china dating from 1920s…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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22
MAY
Ghost Hunting and Tours with Ghost Hunt Live
Clitheroe Castle

Join Ghost Hunt Live at this very SPECIAL not for the faint of Heart locations.CLITHEROE CASTLE PENDLE HILL AND CLITHEROEFRIDAY 22ND MAY 2015FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE INFAMOUS PENDLE WITCHESThe night is a must for any investigator history follower and thrill…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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24
MAY
Spring Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days only.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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30
MAY
DAVID SEDARIS Summer 2015 Tour
Venues across the UK

STAR OF BBC RADIO 4 AND NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR spell‐bindinga master at work HERALD Americas best‐selling literary funnyman David Sedaris has announced a full UK and Ireland book tour. The 17‐date run starts in Cork Ireland on May…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01273 709709
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30
MAY
U2 2
Henighans bottom Bull

U2 2 are the worlds premier U2 show. Formed by current members under the name Achtung Baby the band are now established 23 years Name‐checked by Bono past clients include BBC1 ITV1 RTE SKY TV Blackberry 2012 Olympics Pernod and more.The band…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07593 579663
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JUN
"We'll Always Have Paris"
Bolton Little Theatre

Three women of a certain age gravitate to Paris. Theres Nancy a retired headmistress determined to throw off the shackles; Anna recently widowed and free after years of nursing a sick husband; and Raquel a divorcee in search of eternal…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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JUL
The Stranglers
King George's Hall

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
AUG
Jimmy Carr
King George's Hall

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
AUG
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
King George's Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Friday 14 August 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…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
AUG
Ghost Hunts at Haigh Hall
Haigh Hall

In partnership with Haigh Hall UK Shadow Seekers are offering a Ghost Hunt that may turn your hair greyHaigh pronounced Hay Hall is located in Wigan Lancashire.A Grade II listed building built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay the 7th Earl…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days only.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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12
SEP
September Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days only.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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SEP
Wigan Event & Wedding Showcase
Macdonald Kilhey Court

Ntertain is delighted to have been invited back to Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel after a fantastic showcase in September 2014. For 2015 we are bringing an even bigger and better selection of entertainers for your entertainment pleasure. You will experince 8 live…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01942 530503
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12
NOV
Stewart Francis
King George's Hall

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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NOV
Ghost Hunt at Turton Tower
Turton Tower

New Location Said to be ONE of Lancashires most haunted housesLocation: Turton BoltonEvent Time: 9:00pm 3:00amPay for your ticket via Bank Transfer BACS and receive £5 off per ticketPlease Note: This offer is redeemed against Full Ticket Payments OnlyA firm favorite…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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DEC
Paddy McGuinness
Preston Guildhall

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days only.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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21
MAY
Sarah Millican
King George's Hall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


National Football Museum

The National Football Museum is home to the world's greatest football archive. Our staff are second to none with their expert knowledge of the beautiful game.The National Football Museum exists to explain how and why football has become 'the people's game', a key part of England's heritage and…

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…

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

The Museum has over 75,000 items in its collections. These include a major collection of fine art, in particular 19th century sculptures, oils and watercolours and contemporary photography. The museum also holds large collections of costume and textiles, ceramics and glass, including the largest collection of perfume bottles…

Salmesbury Hall

Samlesbury Hall is a 14th Century Manor House. Over the years there have been many changes. It is administered by a registered charity known as the Samlesbury Hall trust whose aim is to maintain the Hall for the people of the area. The trust was founded in the…

Whalley Abbey

Standing on the banks of the River Calder, Whalley Abbey has been a focal point for hospitality since the fourteenth century. It began its history as a community of Cistercian monks. The ruins that still stand in the grounds today remind visitors of St. Benedict's rule to receive…

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