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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Forthcoming events in Newton Le Willows

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: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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09
MAY
Extreme stunt Show
DW Stadium

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying You'll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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09
MAY
Panic Room
The Citadel

Welsh rock band Panic Room released their debut album in 2008 titled Visionary Position. The band are made up of a former Karnataka members; Jonathan Edwards Gavin Griffiths Paul Davies Anne‐Marie Helder and Alun Vaughan.…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Breabach
The Citadel

Ever since launching their career as winners of an Open Stage Award at Celtic Connections in 2005 Breabach's star has been steeply on the rise an ascent that continues with the release of their fourth album rlar. They are often described as…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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16
MAY
Sound of Simon
The Citadel

The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. All The Hits 1957‐1987 is the brand new show that does exactly was it says on the tin.From Hey Schoolgirl released in 1957 when they were known…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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 1920's…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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22
MAY
Peatbog Faeries
The Citadel

All the way from the Isle of Skye the Peatbog Faeries have taken celtic dance music into the 21st century. This legendary band incorporates many influences which take them from traditional jigs and reels through…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
Ashley Hall Traction Engine Rally
Ashley Hall

Ashley Hall is an exciting new venue which has already hosted a one day event that attracted over 7.500 people.The venue at Ashley near Altrincham has excellent road access from the M56 Junction 6 or 8 and M6 motorways.Performing in the Main…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01751 200839
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23
MAY
Jon Ronson
The Citadel

Have you ever made a joke on Twitter that accidently came out wrong and as a consequence you have been torn apart by a crazy mob Have you ever been part of a crazy mob tearing someone apart for telling a joke…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
MAY
Lady of Purpose Conference 2015
46 Bridgeman Place

THEME: SEASON OF PROMOTION In its fifth year now Lady of Purpose Conference has imparted many hundreds of ladies over the years. With families restored health restored burdens lifted and many ladies lives changed and transformed ladies have had their once bleak…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01204 384198
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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: 12 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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24
MAY
The Journey Home
The Citadel

Join Polar Bear as he sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting. Travelling through storms busy shipping lanes and across oceans he picks up some exciting friends along the way. Meet all the animals on their…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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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 America's 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: 14 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01273 709709
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30
MAY
The Doors Alive
The Citadel

The Doors Alive are a British tribute band widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960s rock gods The Doors in the world today. The band re‐create the sound look…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07593 579663
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04
JUN
Fairport Convention
The Citadel

Hailed as the originators of British folk‐rock music Fairport Convention remains one of the most entertaining bands on todays concert circuit. Their sell‐out gigs always attract critical acclaim and delight audiences. Fairport has a vast…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
Larry Garner and Norman Beaker Band
The Citadel

Don't miss an extra special concert uniting blues stars from either side of the Atlantic. Louisiana born Larry Garner joins forces with British blues veteran Norman Beaker for a night of electric blues music. Larry was born in Baton Rouge Louisiana where…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
JUN
"We'll Always Have Paris"
Bolton Little Theatre

Three women of a certain age' gravitate to Paris. There's 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: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469AgentTicketSourceon03336 663366
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13
JUN
The Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Tatton Park

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: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0129 827493
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13
JUN
True Order
The Citadel

TRUE ORDER are the UK's only tribute to the iconic Manchester band New Order.The members of TRUE ORDER had played together in various groups for the last 15 years before they decided to take on the challenge of trying to re‐create the…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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14
JUN
DogFest
Arley Hall & Gardens

DogFest 2015 14 June Arley Hall Cheshire. DogFest sponsored by Natural Instinct is back for 2015 Hosted by Channel 4's Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick DogFest is the paw‐fect day out for dog lovers providing a fun‐filled action packed day out for you…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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19
JUN
Prescot Festival: Bentley Operatic Society
Prescot Methodist Centre

The festival opens in spectacular style with a return visit from our old friends featuring highlights from Gilbert and Sullivan operettas.Advance tickets on sale 1 May 2015Poco Coffee 30 Eccleston Street Prescot L34 5QJPhone Ticketweb on 08444 771 000Purchase online at www.prescotfestival.co.ukBooking…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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20
JUN
Prescot Festival: Choral Classics
Prescot Parish Church

Prescot Festival Chorus 100‐strong in 2013 and 2014 perform Karl Jenkins incredibly popular The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace conducted by James Luxton Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral with Peter Kwater organ. See website to Come & Sing. The second half…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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20
JUN
Smaller Rooms Presents Chris Wood
The Citadel

Criticised by an art school lecturer as having a remarkable eye for trivia Chris Wood's love of small things has made him one of England's most vivid and arresting song writers. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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20
JUN
Kylie Minogue
Haydock Park

Aussie singer songwriter and actress Kylie Minogue has come an extremely long way since we first saw her appear in Neighbours way back in the 80's. Now an astonishing 45 years old yeah really…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
JUN
Prescot Festival: The Cinema Organist Returns!
Prescot Parish Church

Now the UKs only resident cinema organist from the Liverpool Philharmonic Dave Nicholas is known for his trademark kilt his love of puns and a repertoire of nostalgic light music. Not to be missed Includes wine and nibbles.Advance tickets on…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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22
JUN
Prescot Festival: Schools' Poetry Showcase
St Mary & St Paul's School

This all‐new solo competition features highly talented primary pupils from local boroughs in a recital of their own poetry.…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07762 607618
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23
JUN
Prescot Festival: Acoustic & Poetry Night
Poco Coffee Shop

Successfully piloted last year this relaxed evening now features an array of specially invited local artists. The winning entry in the 2015 Short Story Competition will also be announced. Refreshments available to buy.Advance tickets on sale 1 May 2015Poco Coffee…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07762 607618
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24
JUN
Prescot Festival: Young Instrumentalist
Evelyn CP School

Local primary and secondary pupils demonstrate their exceptional musical talent in pursuit of the Revd David Rose Trophy.…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07762 607618
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25
JUN
Prescot Festival: Classic Film - Brassed Off
St Paul's Church

To tie in with Saturdays return visit from Fodens Band we present this 1996 comedy‐drama featuring Ewan McGregor and the late Warrington‐born actor Pete Postlethwaite in which Grimley Brass Band battle for survival amid pit closures. Includes supper courtesy of The…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07762 607618
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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…

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…

North West Museum of Road Transport

A unique & extensive collection of vintage buses is the centrepiece of this Regional Transport Museum.The Museum houses the North West Museum of Transport Limited's collection of vehicles. It can trace its roots back forty years, when a group of enthusiasts from the St.Helens area got together to…

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…

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