What's On In and Around Bolton

Today to Wed 26 Oct, by distance closest first.

The Book Thief

At a snow-covered graveside in 1930s Germany, an illiterate girl steals an abandoned book – Liesel Meminger’s first act of book thievery.
Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 1SB Details >
Today to Sat 1 Oct, Mon 3 Oct to Sat 8 Oct, Mon 10 Oct to Sat 15 Oct

FREE taster session with the Bolton Rock Choir

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The Bolton Rock Choir is led by choir leader Xander-Jaymes Le Petit.
The Salvation Army, Citadel, 102 St George’s Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL1 2BZ Details >
Thu 20 Oct, Thu 3 Nov, and more dates until Thu 1 Dec

The Wellbeing Farm Wedding Extravaganza

Everyone welcome to our Quirky Wedding Extravaganza & Open Day at this very busy wedding venue. Come along and meet the Alpacas, Donkeys & Llamas as well as Mabel & Sandra our Sheep a fabulous day...
The Wellbeing Farm Plantation Road Edgeworth Bolton BL7 0BY Details >
Sun 16 Oct

Manchester United Women v Brighton & Hove Albion

Barclays Women's Super League football fixture between Manchester United Women and Brighton & Hove Albion to be played at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday 16th October 2022, 12.00pm kick off.
Leigh Sports Village Sale Way Leigh WN7 4JY Details >
Sun 16 Oct

Manchester Memory Walk

Memory Walk is back for 2022, are you ready to walk? Memory Walk is a family-friendly, sponsored walk, for individuals, or friends and family groups. It’s free to sign up and open to all.
Heaton Park Sheepfoot Lane, Manchester M25 0BP Details >
Sat 8 Oct

Gandey Circus ‘Spooktacular’ 2022

A very special (trick or) treat for Halloween, Gandeys Circus returns once again with a brand-new action-packed legendary Halloween Spooktacular Big Top show for all the family.
Circus Big Top, Trafford Centre, Grand Hall entrance M17 8AA Details >
Fri 14 Oct to Sun 30 Oct


Scarabeus Aerial Theatre combine aerial dance and visual theatre with excerpts from letters written to each other in an immersive multimedia performance.
The Lowry Pier 8 The Quays Salford M50 3AZ Details >
Fri 7 Oct and Sat 8 Oct

Come & Sing Brahms Requiem with Salford Choral Society

Come & Sing Brahms Requiem with Salford Choral Society Immerse yourself in Brahms’ choral masterpiece, Ein Deutsches Requiem, in this enjoyable sing day led by our inspiring Music Director Tom Newall.
Hemsley House 41-42 The Crescent Salford M5 4PE Details >
Sat 15 Oct

80's flashback

Greater Manchester's buses... 1980s style! - See what it was like to travel on buses in the 80s - Special displays: sights and sounds of the 80s - Tastes of the 80s - popular snacks and food...
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8 8UW Details >
Sat 22 Oct and Sun 23 Oct

Centre Shuttle 4

Ride our free heritage buses to/from Shudehill Interchange Stand E. every 20minutes to main events Free travel on our heritage buses to / from Museum Heritage Shuttle 4 Free heritage bus link...
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester M8 8UW Details >
Sat 22 Oct

Wine Escape Manchester

THE UK'S FIRST IMMERSIVE ESCAPE ROOM EVENT! Step back into the roaring 1920’s and enjoy the glamour and extravagance of Hawker Wine Estate.
Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge St, Greater, Manchester M3 3BT Details >
Fri 14 Oct and Sat 15 Oct

Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight

Sat 15th Oct, 7.30pm - Manchester Cathedral The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic, The Four Seasons, and other works by candlelight in...
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street M3 1SX Details >
Sat 15 Oct

Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave

The original family ravers Big Fish Little Fish are returning to MANCHESTER for a rave up! Si Frater (Rejuvenation / Bowlers) will be on the decks playing (grown-up) dance music for families to...
Cargo Manchester Unit 5-6 The Printworks, Withy Grove, Manchester M4 2BS Details >
Sun 9 Oct

Introducing... To Bee Productions

Introducing... To Bee Productions We are hosting a fundraiser showcasing some of the best talent in Manchester, expect some powerhouse vocals, relatable poetry, comedic storytelling, expressive Musicians and even some tantalising
Lock 91, 9 Century St, Manchester M3 4QL Details >

Madam Good Tit

Helen Bauer is basic, well, basic-plus, because she is aware of it. 2019’s Best Newcomer nominee has announced her first UK tour starting on Wednesday 28th September at the Edinburgh Stand...
Frog & Bucket Manchester: 102 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LJ Details >
Sun 9 Oct

Beads Up North With Craft, Lace & Textiles

Beads Up North With Craft, Lace & Textiles Large longstanding bead fair with many exhibitors. Lots of semi precious, glass, and other beads for the home jewellery maker.
Haydock Race Course, Newton-le-Willows WA12 0HQ Details >
Sun 2 Oct

Spoken Movement: Family Honour

From internationally award-winning choreographer Kwame Asafo-Adjei, witness this raw exploration of family and personal trauma.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Thu 29 Sep

Not Your Circus Dog: Not F**kin Sorry

“So, just what is it that you fuckers want? The cracks, the scars? We are sick of being your circus dogs. Everything you think we can’t do, we can.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Thu 29 Sep and Fri 30 Sep

Black Angel: NewVision - Postponed

Black Angel: NewVision is an exhibition that looks at the present and towards the future representation of LBT Black and Asian women. Black Angel has always been more than a club night.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Fri 30 Sep

Emergency 22

A day out for the curious. Manchester’s twenty-second micro-marathon of the bizarre, the bold + the beautiful takes over Contact on Saturday 1 October — with a daytime of performance...
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Sat 1 Oct

Things to do in Bolton