Events Around Bolton

Today to Thu 23 May, closest first.    

More details - The Dark Side of the Universe
Most of our universe is missing! When we look into the night sky we realise there is much more out there than meets the eye. Our universe is filled with mysterious dark matter, whose gravity provides the cosmic glue that holds it together, and dark energy which is slowly tearing the universe apart.
Bolton School Girls’ Division, Chorley New Road, Bolton
Mon 29 Apr 19

More details - The Nat King Cole Songbook Live Presented by Andy Abraham.
X factor runner up Andy Abraham, one of the nation’s favourite soul singers, is paying tribute to music legend Nat King Cole in a new tour coming to Bolton this summer. Nat King Cole, American singer and pianist, helped shape the jazz industry, recording over 100 songs in his lifetime.
The Albert Halls, Victoria Square, Bolton
Sat 11 May 19

More details - May Day Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum
Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society 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. The collection includes 2 rare beam engines (the oldest is 180 years old!
Bolton Steam Museum, Mornington Road, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton
Sun 5 May 19 and Mon 6 May

More details - Nuns and Roses
Papagena is an all-female vocal ensemble whose members have worked with the UK’s leading ensembles including The Sixteen and Tenebrae. Weaving together classical music, medieval chants, folk and contemporary ballads and new commissions from around the world, Papagena’s refreshing programme defies pigeonholing.
Deane Parish Church, Bolton
Sun 12 May 19

More details - Stand up Comedy Night
Join us for a night of belly laughs, with Andrew Bird, Sam Avery and Jamie Sutherland. Funds raised will go to Children Today to help support children and young people with disabilities across the UK. Registered Charity No. 1137436
Deane Golf Club, Broadford Rd, Bolton
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Bolton Psychic Switch
Experience 4 different Psychics, Mediums in 1 amazing psychic night. Book a ticket for yourself or come with friends, family etc for a great social psychic evening. Everyone is guaranteed a message. Bar open, over 18’s only.
Britannia Hotel, Bolton
Sun 28 Apr 19

More details - The Designer Wedding Dress Show
We know that finding the perfect dress is important. So, we decided to bring together some of country’s top wedding boutiques to showcase their dresses all under one roof. Convenient right?
Bolton Whites Stadium & Hotel De Havilland Way Horwich
Sun 12 May 19

More details - North West Teddy Bear & Doll Fair
Welcome to the largest gathering of Teddy Bears with Dolls in the North West of England ?????????????? Meet makers from across England, Scotland and Wales with a great array of hand crafted Teddy Bears & Dolls, vintage Bears & Dolls, Charlie Bears and all you’ll need for all your bear making supplies.
Bolton Wanderers University of Bolton Stadium (Macron/Reebok Stadium) Burn ham Way Horwich Bolton
Sun 5 May 19

More details - A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel
Tim Chu and Ian Bailey bring their acclaimed Simon and Garfunkel Show to Horwich. This is an intimate evening where the now iconic Simon & Garfunkel songs are performed with acoustic guitars in the beautiful setting of Holy Trinity Church.
Holy Trinity Church, Church Street, Horwich, Bolton
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - The Hard Way - one woman show
The Hard Way is a one-woman show of storytelling with song by acclaimed musician and composer Louise Jordan.
The Barlow, 216 Bolton Road, Turton, Bolton
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - 1st Thursday Comedy
EDINBURGH FRINGE SPECIAL 1st Thursday in May, June & July we bring you 2 of the country’s TOP acts, both performing their full, one-man shows for less than you’d pay to see just one in Edinburgh (different show every month)!
The Met, Market Street, Bury
Thu 2 May 19

More details - So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs!
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs is the hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod. Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as Ben talks you through the deadliest predators that ever roamed the planet.
The Met The Met Market Street Bury
Sat 4 May 19

More details - The Greatest Show For Families
The Greatest Showman has taken over the world, with every child knowing each song word for word. Now The Greatest Show for Families is coming to The Met – LIVE!
The Met The Met Market Street Bury
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Charity Car Boot Sale
This Car Boot is an annual event to raise much needed cash for Wigan and Leigh Pensioners Link, ,who support the over 50’s by providing support after returning from hospital, help with shopping, financial advice.
St Joseph’s Mather Room & Car Park, Mather Lane Leigh
Sun 12 May 19

More details - The Mikado
Set in Japan, a colourful, witty comedy, with catchy foot-tapping music. The greatest of the Gilbert and Sullivan musicals! Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado, has fled to the town of Titipu to escape the attentions of Katisha, an elderly lady who is determined to marry him.
St. Joseph’s Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh
Tue 14 May 19 to Sat 18 May

More details - Monton Voices Community Choir ~ Stories Through Song
Come and join the phenomenal Monton Voices Community Choir, led by Judy Kent, for a programme of contemporary and traditional folk songs - an afternoon of music, food and fun! Only £5 entry, simply pay on the door.
Monton Unitarian Church, Monton Green, Monton, Eccles
Sun 19 May 19

More details - Churches Together Men's Breakfast at the Jolly Carter, Winton
Here is a chance for men only to get together to enjoy breakfast together in the pub on a Saturday Morning and listen to an interesting speaker. This time the guest speaker is Barry Matley, Manager of the Narrowgate Shelter for the homeless.
The Jolly Carter, 118 Worsley Road, Winton, Eccles
Sat 18 May 19

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Wigan
WE DON’T BREAK RECORDS. WE BEAT CANCER. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. Beating cancer is far more important than winning a gold medal. And you don’t need to be a superstar athlete to do it.
HAIGH HALL, Haigh, Wigan
Wed 22 May 19

More details - "The Entertainer" at Wigan Little Theatre
Archie Rice is a failure as a comedian. News of his son’s death while on military service arrives as the family is anticipating his return with a party. The already embittered Archie descends further into despair.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite Sam’s Bar, if your sat nav can’t find it)
Today to Sat 27 Apr, Mon 29 Apr to Sat 4 May

More details - "Murder in Company" by Philip KIng & John Boland - St Michael's ADS
Don’t miss this enthralling mystery-thriller directed by Ian D Field. "An amateur dramatic society meets on stage in a church hall to rehearse their latest play - a mystery thriller, under the somewhat dictatorial director. However, the sudden death of one of them leads to life imitating art.
St Michael’s Parish Hall, Shaw Street, Swinley, Wigan
Thu 16 May 19 to Sat 18 May

Buzz Hawkins The Man Behind The Bradshaws More details - Buzz Hawkins The Man Behind The Bradshaws
Twice nominated for Sony Radio Award ‘Best Use Of Comedy’, writer-voicer-producer Buzz Hawkins brings radio’s longest running favourite funny family ‘The Bradshaws’ to life before your very eyes.
The Old Courts, Gerrard Winstanley House, Crawford St, Wigan , UK
Thu 16 May 19
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More details - Sequence/Social Dance
Join us for an afternoon of popular sequence dance, ballroom, Latin, jive and line dancing. All welcome 2.00 to 4.30 pm £3.00 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Parking available. Contact Christine on 07817 355553 for further details.
Christ Church Davyhulme, 131 Lostock Road, Urmston
Wed 1 May, Wed 8 May, Wed 15 May, Wed 22 May, Wed 29 May

More details - The Ridges - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres, incl old walled orchard garden, cottage-style herbaceous borders, with perfumed rambling roses and clematis thru fruit trees. Arch leads to formal lawn, surrounded by natural woodland, shrub borders and specimen trees with contrasting foliage. Woodland walks and dell. Natural looking stream, wildlife ponds.
The Ridges, Chorley
Mon 6 May 19

More details - Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock
Stand Up & Rock sees the legendary Jasper Carrott back live on stage with a new stand up show and performing alongside his musical compatriots that have been rockin’ audiences all over the world.
The Edge, Wigan
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Bowie Starman - The David Bowie Celebration
“Great sound and great feel helping keep the sound of Bowie alive“ Carmine Rojas David Bowie Bassist 1983 – 1987 (Serious Moonlight & Glass Spider Tours) “Superlative musicianship, skilled interpretation and irresistible exuberance guarantee the closest possible alternative to a genuine Bowie gig.
The Edge Riveredge Wigan
Sat 18 May 19

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