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

04
JUL
Cameo & Vinyl Presents: Michael Parr
Cameo, Preston

Join us this Saturday 6th June for 2 nights rolled into 1...We have an extra special guest joining us for a special meet & greet session ‐ Emmerdales very own Michael Parr aka Bad Boy Ross Barton.Before 11:00pm we bring that bar…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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05
JUL
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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08
JUL
PLANET CIRCUS THE WOW FACTOR!
SPA ROAD PLAYING FIELDS

Planet Circus The Wow Factor in BOLTON.Dont miss Britains number one family circus and its brand new 2015 super showFeaturing everything a traditional circus has with spectacular thrilling stunt action that will wow audiences of all ages. Presenting the worlds most dangerous…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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16
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

19
JUL
2376 (Bamber Bridge) Squadron Banner Dedication
Our Lady & St Gerards Church

After a period of fundraising 2376 Bamber Bridge Squadron Air Training Corps have purchased a new ceremonial banner. Before it can be used in an official capacity such as on Remembrance Sunday it must be Dedicated in a church service.This dedication ceremony…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 491136
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12
AUG
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 engage…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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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

16
AUG
The Secret Garden
Hoghton Tower

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 669187
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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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30
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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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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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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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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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

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

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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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

12
DEC
Aladdin
King George's Hall

Aladdin at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 12 December 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 Aladdin live in the knowledge that…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
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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20
JAN
The Classic Rock Show
Charter Theatre

The Classic Rock Show at Charter Theatre in Preston on Wednesday 20 January 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Classic Rock Show live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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