What's on around Bolton

Today to Tue 31 Aug, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Summer Steam,ings at Bolton Steam Museum

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Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the North of England.
Bolton Steam Museum, Mornington Road, off Chorley old Road, Bolton BL1 4EU
Sun 29 Aug and Mon 30 Aug

Leigh Centurions v Hull KR

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Enjoy the thrills, action and atmosphere of Betfred Super League rugby league as Leigh Centurions take on Hull KR at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday 8th August 2021, 6.30pm kick off.
Leigh Sports Village Sale Way Leigh WN7 4JY
Sun 8 Aug

Leigh Centurions v Leeds Rhinos

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Enjoy the thrills, action and atmosphere of Betfred Super League rugby league as Leigh Centurions take on Leeds Rhinos at Leigh Sports Village on Friday 13th August 2021, 8pm kick off.
Leigh Sports Village Sale Way Leigh WN7 4JY
Fri 13 Aug

Leigh Centurions v Salford Red Devils

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Enjoy the thrills, action and atmosphere of Betfred Super League rugby league as Leigh Centurions take on Salford Red Devils at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday 22nd August 2021, 3pm kick
Leigh Sports Village Sale Way Leigh WN7 4JY
Sun 22 Aug

Weeping Ash Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Created by retired nurseryman and photographer John Bent, Weeping Ash is a garden of all-year interest with a beautiful display of early snowdrops.
Weeping Ash Garden, Glazebury WA3 5NS
Sun 8 Aug, Sun 12 Sep

Barton Beach

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SESSION TIMES 12pm-3pm 2pm-5pm 4pm-7pm Over 20 attractions for all ages to enjoy Including giant sandpit and deck chairs Thrill seeker rides Funfair (some rides may have to close
City Airport Liverpool road Eccles M30 7SA
Today to Sun 5 Sep

The Ridges - Open Garden for NGS

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3 acres, incl old walled orchard garden, cottage-style herbaceous borders, with perfumed rambling roses and clematis thru fruit trees.
The Ridges, Chorley PR6 9EB
Mon 30 Aug

Arty Fun with Artist Hannah Brown

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Have some fun with artist Hannah Brown - she’s created some activities inspired by our exhibition ’You Belong Here’ which is all about how wonderful Salford’s greenspace is.
Salford Museum and Art Gallery Peel Park The Crescent Salford M5 4WU
Wed 4 Aug

Meet the Artist - Lizzie King

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Meet the artist with a difference, Lizzie will be Zooming in to the gallery to chat, answer questions about her work and lead an activity.
Salford Museum and Art Gallery Peel Park The Crescent Salford M5 4WU
Wed 11 Aug

Postcards from Salford - Our Green Salford Map

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Be inspired by our exhibition ‘You belong Here’ and work with artist Caroline Coates to create your own postcard.
Salford Museum and Art Gallery Peel Park The Crescent Salford M5 4WU
Wed 25 Aug

45 Grey Heights View - Open Garden for NGS

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A small suburban garden with cottage garden style planting including fruit trees. Heavily planted with a profusion of perennials, roses and clematis. No repeat planting.
45 Grey Heights View, Chorley PR6 0TN
Sun 22 Aug

Make a Willow Flower

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Join Greenwood Twiggs in the garden and have a go at making your very own willow flower.  You are welcome to bring a picnic and spend time exploring and playing as well.
Ordsall Hall 322 Ordsall Lane Salford M5 3AN
Today

Summer Unlocked at !Audacious Church

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Join us for a series of Summer Parties and Picnics as we celebrate the lifting of lockdown together! From massive inflatables, face-painting and ice cream to a picnic in a nearby park, there’s...
Trinity Way, Manchester M3 7BB
Sun 8 Aug, Sun 22 Aug, Sun 29 Aug

Have a go at candle dipping with Lucy the Tudor

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Come and explore the Ordsall Hall gardens and meet a real life Tudor! You can have a go at making a candle the traditional way. Bring a picnic, relax and enjoy the garden for as long as you like.
Ordsall Hall 322 Ordsall Lane Salford M5 3AN
Tue 10 Aug

Get Arty Outdoors with Hannah Brown

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Join artist?Hannah Brown?in the Ordsall Hall garden?for some fun nature-themed arty activities!? Stay in the garden as long as you like - bring a picnic, relax and play.
Ordsall Hall 322 Ordsall Lane Salford M5 3AN
Tue 17 Aug

Storytelling with Rogan Mills

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Join us and expert storyteller Rogan Mills in the Orchard for a series of folk tales, fables and stories inspired by all the fascinating surroundings of Ordsall Hall.
Ordsall Hall 322 Ordsall Lane Salford M5 3AN
Tue 24 Aug

Summer Bake Off

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Roll up your sleeves and join in our summer bake-off, taking place every Wednesday through the summer holidays.
Manchester Jewish Museum 190 Cheetham Hill Road Manchester M8 8LW
Wed 4 Aug, Wed 11 Aug, Wed 18 Aug, Wed 25 Aug

GRANGE FARM Tea Rooms Restaurant Animal Reserve Plants Farm Store

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GRANGE FARM Tea Rooms Restaurant Animal Reserve Plants Farm Store New Tearoom & Restaurant. Reservations@grangefarmlowton.co.uk Instagram: grangefarmlowton Facebook: grangefarmlowton Telephone: 01925 298 999 Mobile: 07463 271358 Please come and...
Stone Cross Lane Lowton Warrington Cheshire Tel:. 07463 271358. 01925 298 999 WA3 1JU
Tue 31 Aug

ALICIA An Immersive Rock Opera

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We will take you on an amazing musical journey that will show how faith and self belief can transform Alicia’s life and better the lives of those that surround her.
Manchester Cathedral Victoria Street Manchester M3 1SX
Thu 26 Aug

Paint and wine event

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welcome to the Sip and Paint class: 2 hours of Fun, creative and relaxing painting workshop with a sip of wine (or non alcoholic drink).
Arthur House, Chorlton Street, Manchester M1 3FH
Sat 7 Aug, Sat 28 Aug, Sun 12 Sep

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