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

05
SEP
Blackburn Rovers Zipwire
Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Are you ready to flyCalling all daredevils.. Fancy taking part in the first ever zipwire happening at Blackburn Rovers Football Club on Saturday 5th September 2015 Why not join Blackburn Youth Zone for this fantastic exhilarating event where youll be taken to…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01254 292000
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06
SEP
Lecture: Help and 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: 2.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07599 209293
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12
SEP
Dancers Preston Legendary salsa Party
Preston Grasshoppers

DANCERS PRESTON LEGENDARY SALSA PARTYwith LIVE BAND MAMBO CON RUMBOTurn up the Latino vibe on the decks is BARRY GBeginners class by Peter Ronson 7.30 Advanced class 8 pm by Guest Instructor TBCDance salsa .Batcha .Kizomber .argentine tango…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07973 688382
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12
SEP
Horror Camp LIVE!
Scare Kingdom Scream Park

Horror Camp LIVE is an immersive horror simulation experience based in the fictional Campground Mass Acre. Over 13 hours campers become part of an interactive living horror game.Horror Camp LIVE is a unique scare entertainment experience which mixes live scareactors indoor and…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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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18
SEP
Sportsmans Dinner
Ewood Park

Join us for our first charity Sportsman Dinner. To be held in Jacks Lounge at Ewood Park on Friday 18th September. Arrive 7.30pm for 8pm sitting. Included in the £32 ticket price is a delicious 3 course meal by…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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19
SEP
Danny Mac Returns: Cameo's 1st Birthday
Cameo, Preston

Join us this Saturday 19th September for 2 nights rolled into 1.We have an extra special guest joining us for a special meet & greet session ‐ Voted the sexiest man on TV at The British Soap awards for 3 years running…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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20
SEP
Darwen Golf club Wedding fair
Darwen Golf Club Ltd

Darwen Golf Club Wedding Fair Vintage&Traditional 20th September 2015 . Bridal by ARELES BRIDAL DARWENWin £50 with your £1 entry ticket 12.30 to 3.30pm Catwalk All day Entertainments Over 20 vendors …

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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20
SEP
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 1920's…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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25
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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27
SEP
BIG Walkies Blackburn
Witton Country Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Witton Country Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from cruelty.…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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27
SEP
Matt Gordon & Leonard Podolak
Mill House

An exciting evening of Appalachian music and dance with the finest banjofiddle duo from across the Atlantic.…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07724 118575
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11
OCT
The Wedding Affair at Mitton Hall
Mitton Hall

The Wedding Affair at Mitton Hall Whalley Lancashire is on Sunday 11th October 2015 12‐4pm. A luxury Wedding Fair with over 25 fabulous Wedding Exhibitors.Love at first sight this venue is absolutely stunning. Its a country house hotel providing luxury accommodation at…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01904 236345
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17
OCT
Introduction to Wine - Wine Tasting Experience Day
Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel

Join us on an Introduction to Wine Day starting the day with Champagne sipping our way through 12 wines and enjoying a delicious 2‐course lunch with a glass of Ros at The Tickled Trout Hotel Why not stay the night with stunning…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 301934
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17
OCT
Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra
The Grand

A very special concert from acclaimed trumpeter composer and bandleader Matthew Halsall and the remarkable Eastern‐tinged hard grooving Gondwana Orchestra. Featuring string quartet and very special guest vocalist Josephine Oniyama expect an unforgettable night of soulful string‐laden and deeply spiritual jazz.A great…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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18
OCT
County Brides wedding fayre
Preston Marriott Hotel

A selection of the North Wests premier wedding suppliers will be available offering help and advice to ensure that any wedding day is one to remember. Two stunning catwalk shows at 1pm and 3pm showcasing beautiful bridal gowns sophisticated occasion wear and…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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23
OCT
Bill Bailey
King George's Hall

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Preston city Wedding vintage& tradition beauty eve
Preston masonic hall

Catwalk 2 pm.Over 30 vendors in 2 rooms a dressed ceremony room and the ever popular Vintage Tea Room will be serving delicious cakessandwiches etcwith everything for your wedding or occasion .Beauty products from hair makeup .nails .its close to Christmas so…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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29
OCT
The Doppel Gang
The Continental

A new comedy play inspired by the legendary Marx Brothers embarks on a nationwide tour this autumn. Just Some Theatre Company are the talented young bunch behind The Doppel Gang a new comedy by Dominic Hedges which will tour 12 venues.The…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 085158
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08
NOV
Cor Glanaethwy
Preston Guildhall

Cor Glanaethwy at Preston Guildhall in Preston on Sunday 08 November 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Cor Glanaethwy live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
NOV
Wigan Athletic FC Business Academy
DW Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous DW Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together. Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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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

19
NOV
Rob Beckett
Chorley Little Theatre

Multi award winning comedian Rob Beckett has extended his national tour due to outstanding demand. Rob and his trademark grin will be travelling across the country with his highly anticipated debut UK tour. The plan…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
NOV
Ghost Hunt at Turton Tower
Turton Tower

New Location Said to be ONE of Lancashire's 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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21
NOV
The Legacy 14th Charity Ball
Park Hall Hotel

Please join us in The Lancastrian Suite from 6.30pm onwards for a Bucks Fizz drinks reception courtesy of Park Hall Hotel to be followed by a three course dinner & coffee.Live entertainment by The Wednesdays DJ and dancing until late.Charity auction and…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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27
NOV
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Preston Guildhall

An Evening with Noel Fielding at Preston Guildhall in Preston on Friday 27 November 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest An Evening with Noel Fielding tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
NOV
Beardyman
King George's Hall

Beardyman at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Friday 27 November 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: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
UK Subs
King George's Hall

UK Subs at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 28 November 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest UK Subs tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
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

11
DEC
Sleeping Beauty
Darwen Library Theatre

Every childs favourite fairy tale Sleeping Beauty is the classic story of love and magic set to Tchaikovskys sublime score featuring stunning choreography sumptuous costumes and wonderful sets.Formed in 1981 The Russian State Ballet of…

Location: 8 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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