What's on inNewton Le Willows


Welcome to Newton Le Willows

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

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Newton Le Willows as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Newton Le Willows

27
MAY
Spring Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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27
MAY
Keepy Uppy (2:30pm Performance)
The Citadel

A silent pitch a still football.Footie strips shin pads shiny boots.A kick of the ball it flies it soars it scores .. GOALOur journey begins with grass stained knees Astro Turf and champions. Keepy Uppy tells an extraordinary tale of love devotion…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
MAY
Keepy Uppy (11:30am Performance)
The Citadel

A silent pitch a still football.Footie strips shin pads shiny boots.A kick of the ball it flies it soars it scores .. GOALOur journey begins with grass stained knees Astro Turf and champions. Keepy Uppy tells an extraordinary tale of love devotion…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
MAY
The Fairytale Trail
Botany Bay

Once upon a timeCreate your own fairytale this Spring Bank Holiday and adventure through the magical kingdom of Botany BayJoin us on Monday 28th May 10am 4pm to explore each of our five floors to find enchanting real‐life characters from your…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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02
JUN
Manford's Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Little Theatre plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the UK touring circuit and television.Facebook:…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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03
JUN
mum2mum market Altrincham
Altrincham Football Club

SELL your quality second hand baby childrens and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds.Book a stall at http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.html BUY Nearly new baby and childrens clothes used…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07905 906594
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22
JUN
The Northern Franchise Exhibition
Eventcity

A major new report examining business growth in the UK reveals that the North West generated £165bn GVA Gross Value Added in 2016 a figure exceeded only by London and the South East. The research shows further potential for growth in the…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02083 945294
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22
JUN
Sound Affects Music- BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Ormskirk Civic Hall

We are hosting a Battle of the Bands competition for anyone aged 7‐17. The event will be split into two age categories 7‐12 and 13‐17. The aim of our competition is to encourage young budding musicians to perform either covers or their…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01695 580300
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26
JUN
Nuclear Asset Information Monitoring
Park Royal

. In an increasingly competitive energy market the nuclear sector is tasked with reducing asset life‐cycle costs and improving operational efficiency against a backdrop of an ever more complex operational environment and stringent licensing and regulatory requirements. It is mission critical to…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2070 961754
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28
JUN
Spirit of the Horse
Arley Hall and Gardens

For the first time in 10 years Europes greatest equestrian theatre show SPIRIT OF THE HORSE is coming to Arley Hall with a spectacular new production for 2018 RENAISSANCE.Starring more than 20 magnificent horses from six countries in its own stunning…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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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: 16.5 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: 4.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756000
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14
JUL
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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15
JUL
Afternoon Tea & River Cruise
Anderton Boat Lift

This year Anderton Boat Lift will be hosting an exclusive afternoon tea experience day on Sunday 15th July.Your experience day will begin at 12 noon with a charming river cruise on board the Edwin Clarke trip boat for your chance to journey…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01606 786777
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22
JUL
Sense and Sensibility
Dunham Massey, National Trust

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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04
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Dunham Massey, National Trust

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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
AUG
Creamfields 2018
Daresbury

Creamfields did it again delivering another world class sell out show which saw 70000 people flock to the Cheshire countryside for what has become the worlds leading electronic music festival. If youre one of the many still suffering from…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 071309
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26
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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26
AUG
Botany Bay Canal Fest
Botany Bay

The Botany Bay Canal Fest is BACK for its third yearWe are happy to confirm our Canal Fest is set for August bank holiday weekend Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August 2018Join us for two fantastic days of festivities and entertainment…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01257 261220
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08
SEP
The Smiths Ltd
The Citadel

The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester UK the hometown of The Smiths.After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and the…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
SEP
Abigail's Party
The Citadel

Doors: 7.00pm Onstage: 7.30pmLet us take you back to a spring evening in April 1977: Abba are number one in the charts Red Rum wins the Grand National for the third time the Queen begins her Silver Jubilee celebrations and 15‐year…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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15
SEP
Truckfest North West 2018
Cheshire Showground

Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world Truckfest is Europes Premier trucking event showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American rigs…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01775 768661
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22
SEP
Martin Turner ex Wishbone Ash
The Citadel

Martin Turner ex Wishbone AshAutumn Tour 2018Featuring full performance of Wishbone Ash: The First Album 1970.plus moreFresh from sold‐out 2017 shows during which they performed Wishbone Ashs seminal 1972 album Argus in its entirety and following hot on the heels of a…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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06
OCT
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

A female guitar prodigy at fourteen Chantel was told by major labels that she had a great voice but girls dont play guitar like that Wisely ignoring the comments she enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first student…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
OCT
The Zeppelin Experience
The Citadel

Formerly known as Led into Zeppelin.The Zeppelin Experience 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.Due to a…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
OCT
Mostly Autumn
The Citadel

Hailing from England Mostly Autumn delivers a sound that could be described as rock folk rock or progressive rock. Since forming in 1996 the band has gone through several line up changes. Current band members…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Merry Hell
The Citadel

MERRY HELL is a band founded on the ever evolving Folk tradition music made by the people and shared by the people. Though our hearts and souls are tuned to the songs which came…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
OCT
David Gibb & Brady Rymer - Songs Across the Pond
The Citadel

Both musicians have a talent for writing brilliant engaging and tuneful songs that the whole family can enjoy together. This latest venture showcases some of the best family music that the USA and the UK have to offer.Families will be introduced to…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
NOV
Julian Littman
The Citadel

A member of folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span for the past six years Julian Littman has been part of one of the bands most productive periods not only revisiting the classic Now We Are Six record live but also helping shape…

Location: 4.4 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,…

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…

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…

Prescot Museum

The new Prescot Museum sees a contemporary space merge with a traditional museum. Following its relocation from Georgian premises to an indoor shopping centre, the museum has retained and enhanced many of its most popular and historically significant displays, giving them a new lease of life and a…

World of Glass

Visit The World of Glass for a great day out ‐ so much to see and do You can see live glassblowing demonstrations with Sarah, Charlie & Graeme. or why not try your hand at blowing a glass bauble on one of our glass blowing courses Experience our…

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