What's On In and Around Bolton

Today to Mon 24 Oct by date within - 20 + miles

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

Hear Me Now Manchester Book Launch

We are inviting you to celebrate the book launch of 101 brand new monologues written for actors who are either from the Global Majority and/or deaf and disabled.
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA Details >

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 >
Wed 28 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

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

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

Friendly Fridays

Friendly Fridays Friendly Fridays is an multi-generational community drop in. Inside you’ll find, well a big lounge really full of the things you might find in a family home.
Rose Walker Community Centre, Essex Avenue, Stockport SK3 0JA Details >
Fri 30 Sep, Fri 7 Oct, and more dates until Fri 18 Nov

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

Scare Kingdom Scream Park

‘SCREAMS’ INTO ACTION FOR ITS 14TH SEASON! Scare Kingdom Scream Park’s multi award-winning Halloween event returns in 2022 for its 14th year of fear, promising to deliver more spine-tingling...
Mrs Dowsons Farm Park Longsight Road Clayton-le-dale Blackburn BB2 7JA Details >
Sat 1 Oct, Fri 7 Oct, and more dates until Sun 6 Nov

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

Heskin Hall Fun Dog Show

n autumn doggy fun fest with all ever favourite classes like catch the sausage, musical sit, golden oldie, pup star, best singer, best trick, fancy dress… stalls & cafe & bar Classes are £1 to enter
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane, Chorley PR75PA PR7 5PA Details >
Sun 2 Oct

Little Me Markets August event

Nearly new tabletop baby and kids indoor market at Astley Sports Village The August event is Bric a brac and household items event as well as our normal baby and kids nearly sale.
Astley Sports Village, Yew Tree Lane, Dukinfield SK16 5BL Details >
Sun 2 Oct

Roma Havers: LOB

LOB is a tennis, poetry bonanza about moving through sporting spaces as a queer body, written and performed by Roma Havers.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Wed 5 Oct to Sat 8 Oct

Outbox: Groove

Created by the critically acclaimed OUTBOX - whose work blurs boundaries, disrupts, challenges and delights – GROOVE features a fierce and mighty cast of intergenerational dancers and actors moving
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Wed 5 Oct to Fri 7 Oct

Big KId Circus in STOCKPORT

Big KId Circus in STOCKPORT Big Kid Circus is Presenting MAYHEM an amazing brand new show full of excitement for the whole family and loads of surprises which will keep you on the edge of your seats.
Wed 5 Oct to Sun 9 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

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

Black Angel 25

Black Angel returns to celebrate their 25th birthday! The pioneering club night returns for a special event on Saturday 8th October to celebrate 25 years of Black Angel, the birth of the Black and...
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA Details >
Sat 8 Oct

Writing for Happiness and Wellbeing

Writing for Happiness and Wellbeing Scientific experiments have proved that writing can be beneficial to our physical and mental health. This day will explore the different benefits which holistic writing can bring and give you the...
Guild for Lifelong Learning, Bourne St, Wilmslow. SK9 5HD Details >
Sat 8 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

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