What's on inHaydock

Welcome to Haydock

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

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Forthcoming events in Haydock

02
AUG
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Liverpool Allerton Back Clinic,

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: 11.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07599 209293
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07
AUG
Kaiser Chiefs
Haydock Park

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
AUG
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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08
AUG
The Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Cheshire Showground

If you have an eye for style and don't wish to simply furnish your home with new mass produced furniture then the Decorative Home and Salvage Show should definitely be on your to do list. Here you'll find unusual and beautiful objects…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: enquiries@asfai rs.com
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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: 6.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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15
AUG
Kids Planet Widnes - Summer Fair & Open day
Kids Planet Day Nursery Widnes

Come along and join us for our summer fair and open day on Saturday 15th August 11am ‐ 2pm.Meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities. Plus lots of activities ‐ bouncy castle face painting tombola raffle and moreKids Planet Widnes…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 577079
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20
AUG
The Creation Station
Lostock Social Club

BABY DISCOVER CLUB SUMMER SESSIONSbooking open nowYay theyre nearly here :D Over the summer holidays Im running fabulous sessions at Lostock Social Club in Northwich for babies aged 6 ‐ 18 months. Its a fun chance for you and your little one…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01606 566203
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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: 8.2 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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22
AUG
Hooton Park 1940s Weekend
Hooton Park

ACTION STATIONS The war is returning to Hooton Park the former WW1 airbase close to the banks of the River Mersey which played a vital role in the defence of Merseyside during the Second World War. The Northern Forties…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 0776 073914
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28
AUG
Liverpool Family Fun Festival
Riversdale Police Club Grounds

Where: Riversdale police club grounds Riversdale road. When: Friday 28th Aug‐ Monday 31st AugThis summer will welcome Liverpools family fun festivalThis lively and exciting event is set to be one of the highlights of the year. Liverpool Family Fun festival has…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07412 363833
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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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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05
SEP
Pretty Muddy 5K Tatton Park
Tatton Park Cheshire

Pretty Muddy isnt like any other fundraising event. It is a 5k muddy obstacle course where women of any ability can climb jog and walk all over cancer.5k is just over three miles and is achievable for all ages and abilities so…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07918 677932
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12
SEP
Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick
The Citadel

Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick are two of the biggest names in British folk music and they tour together in 2015.Their experienced approach to their art lacks none of the fervour of their early days and brings a maturity born of many…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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17
SEP
The Moulettes
The Citadel

Moulettes are one of the UKs most unique touring bands and are steadily being singled out from the wave of Bjork & Kate Bush influenced Alt.Folk artists that have arisen this decade. With Strings Guitars Drums Bassoon and Synths Moulettes music weaves…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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18
SEP
Cash (No.1 Johnny Cash Tribute)
The Citadel

As is so often the case with unique artists it takes another one to fully appreciate them. Having lived the life and music of Johnny Cash and other country heroes who came before and since Ben Welburn aka CASH has effortlessly recreated…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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19
SEP
JUDIE TZUKE - Songs and Stories
The Citadel

Judie Tzuke rose to fame with the hauntingly beautiful track Stay With Me Till Dawn. She has had a number of top 10 albums including the much celebrated Welcome To The Cruise. Listen to songs old and new at this intimate gig.…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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21
SEP
Nuclear Operations and DECOM Summit 2015
AJ Bell Stadium

UNITING ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS WITHIN THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRYThe Institutions globally recognised DECOM event has been rewritten There is increasing demand on the nuclear industry to plug the gap and opportunities within the sector will continue to grow as new builds start. Newstations however…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02079 731258
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25
SEP
King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
The Citadel

Rough tough and always rocking the legendary King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys' zany stage show sometimes belies the fact that here is the finest most authentic rhythm & blues band ever to come from outside the USA. As anyone who has…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01942 530503
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26
SEP
Led Into Zeppelin
The Citadel

Led Into Zeppelin are one of the UKs leading tribute bands. The four‐piece recreate Led Zeppelins back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing. The band comprises Paul Bradshaw as Robert…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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26
SEP
Jimmy Carr
Pyramid and Parr 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: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
SEP
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Pyramid and Parr Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Pyramid and Parr Hall live on Saturday 26 September 2015 in Warrington Cheshire. For tickets to see Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Pyramid and Parr Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
OCT
Laurence Jones + guests Red Butler
The Citadel

22 year old Laurence Jones is making a big name for himself being awarded Young Artist of the Year at the 2014 British Blues Awards. Don't miss the opportunity to see this fantastic artist who Classic Rock‐Blues Magazine hail as The future…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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02
OCT
John Denver Tribute
The Citadel

Come and enjoy an evening of timeless music from the late great John Denver expertly sung by Chris Bannister. Expect to hear classic tracks such as Annie's Song Rocky Mountain High and Country Roads. Please note Under 18's must be accompanied by…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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03
OCT
Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes
The Citadel

Paul Lamb came out of Blyth Northumberland forming the Blues Burglars and then Paul Lamb & the King Snakes.Eventually relocating to London over the years Paul has always run a really tight outfit of fine players which now comprises: Ryan…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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09
OCT
Mostly Autumn (Dressed In Voices Tour)
The Citadel

Prog‐rock outfit Mostly Autumn return for another great gig. The band will perform tracks from their latest album Dressed In Voices. Famed for their terrific live shows Mostly Autumn are probably the best band you have never heard. Please note Under 18's…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
OCT
Karnataka
The Citadel

Prog‐rockers Karnataka come to St Helens on their 2015 Secrets of Angels Tour. Having toured all over Europe and the US with the likes of Robert Plant and Porcupine Tree Karnataka are a must‐see band for all prog‐rock fans. Please note Under…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
OCT
Smaller Rooms presents: Stick in the Wheel
The Citadel

Stick in the Wheel are a raw and uncompromising London folk band headed by producer Ian Carter dobro and Nicola Kearey vocals with Fran Kempster harmony vocals Si Foote percussion and Ellie Wilson fiddle. Brought up in the thriving culture of working…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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Tourist Attractions


Knowsley Safari Park

Knowsley Safari Park was opened to the public in July 1971 by the 18th Earl of Derby. Then, the safari park' concept of having visitors in cages cars and the animals roaming free based on the drive‐through game reserves of East Africa was unique. In 1994, Edward Stanley,…

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…

Catalyst Science Discovery Centre

Catalyst is the only science centre and museum solely devoted to chemistry and how the products of chemistry are used in every day life ‐ from medicines to meccano. Our key aim is to inform people of all ages about the chemistry industry and its role in…

Croxteth Hall

Croxteth Hall Country Park is at the heart of what was once a great country estate stretching hundreds of square miles and was the ancestral home of the Molyneux family, the Earls of Sefton. It is now managed by The City of Liverpool and is one of the…

Dream

This impressive sculpture, by internationally renowned artist Jaume Plensa, is situated on the site of the former Sutton Manor Colliery in St. Helens, midway between Liverpool and Manchester.Dream was commissioned by local ex‐miners and St. Helens Council as part of the Channel 4 Big Art Project, an ambitious…

Jungle Parc

Jungle Parc is based within Croxteth Country Park just 10 minutes from the city centre of Liverpool & only 40 minutes from Manchester.A fun, family adventure where you can swing, glide and climb through the trees whatever the weather.Our Adventurer Course is the first of its kind in…

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