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More details - Lucy Dacus
Lucy Dacus + Special Guests. Artists performing: Lucy Dacus.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Today

More details - Salad
Salad Plus Carefree SUD (CUD) + The Train Set. Artists performing: Salad, CAREFREE SUD (CUD), THE TRAIN SET.: Tickets avaiable.
Academy 3, Manchester
Today

More details - Coffee Morning / Whalley Lions
Whalley & District Lions hold a Coffee Morning every third Saturday at Whalley Methodist Church Next coffee morning is Saturday 21st April 10am-12 noon Everyone welcome, come and have a free coffee, tea and cake, while you meet other residents and members of the Lions Club.
Whalley Methodist Church, 80 King Street, Whalley
Today

More details - Dinosaur World Live
Dinosaur World Live – A brand new dino-mite adventure! Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Discover The World of Gin
Special ’small batch’ craft Gin Tasting. This will be a highly enjoyable evening tasting some high-quality craft Gins this from a range of producers worldwide so for those who enjoyed our previous tasting there will be new gins to try with the focus on the wide variety of botanicals that give gin a...
Holiday Inn, Preston
Today

More details - St Catherine's Hospice Skydive
Take the plunge for St Catherine’s by signing up to our exhilarating skydive! Experience the thrill of an 11,000 foot freefall through the air and use the incredible stunt to raise vital funds to support our work.
St Catherine’s Hospice Lostock Lane Lostock Hall Preston
Today

More details - AKA Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher is the writer and powerhouse behind Oasis and the global hits that defined UK music from the mid 90’s onwards. Since the band split he has continued to pen anthemic records and retained the stratospheric respect across the music industry as an incredible solo artist and an icon of a generation.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Today

More details - Ultra '90s Party Night
Ultra ’90s perform the best classic chart, dance and club anthems from the 1990s. Their set list includes favourites such as Dreamer, Set you free, Rhythm is a dancer & Show me love. The evening also includes: 4 course meal, live entertainment & disco with DJ.
DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan
Today

More details - Carousel Kings, Home Wrecked - Manchester
Carousel Kings, Home Wrecked - Manchester. Artists performing: Carousel Kings, Home Wrecked.: Tickets avaiable.
Satans Hollow, Manchester
Today

More details - The Hyena Kill
The Hyena Kill. Artists performing: The Hyena Kill.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Today

More details - Rumpelstiltskin
Award-winning dance company and Sadler’s Wells partner prepares for national tour Multi-award-winning dance theatre company balletLORENT is preparing for its 2018 national tour presenting an original adaptation of the classic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin.
Lowry Pier 8 Salford Quays
Today

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Pendle Artists Exhibition
Discover artworks from many local artists. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sat 26 May

More details - "Much Ado About Nothing" at Wigan Little Theatre
Written by: William Shakespeare Directed by: Caroline McCann Shakespeare has an enduring popularity and this in one of his best comedies, combining as it does mistaken identities, love, hilarity and themes of honour, shame and court politics.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite Sams Bar, if your sat nav can’t find it)
Today

More details - Mum2mum Market (Chorlton, Manchester) Nearly New Sale
SELL your quality second hand baby, children’s and maternity clothes, preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and children’s market and keep 100% of the proceeds. Don’t know where to start sorting out your baby items sign up for our free tips www.mum2mummarket.co.uk/get-free-tips.
Chorlton High School, Nell Lane, Chorlton, Manchester
Today

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Emotional Repair
Textile artist Ruth Singer explores personal and universal stories of love and loss, grief and celebration - using stitch as an act of remembrance. New work in the exhibition is inspired by items in the collection and the stories behind these items.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sat 26 May

More details - The Cherry Orchard
THE TIDE OF CHANGE IS COMING. MADAM RANYEVSKAYA’S WORLD OF PRIVILEGE AND PLEASURE IS BEGINNING TO SHOW CRACKS, BUT SHE AND HER FAMILY LIVE ON IN DENIAL. Lopakhin, wants to rescue Ranyevskaya.
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester
Today, Mon 23 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Mon 30 Apr to Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May, Mon 14 May to Sat 19 May

More details - BIG UP North Dance Theatre Festival
Ludus Dance and the Dukes present dance theatre from across the North West. Over two nights, this exciting new event Bigs Up the fresh, diverse and exciting range of high quality dance theatre talent that we’ve got on our very own doorstep.
The Dukes Moor Lane Lancaster Lancaster
Today

More details - The Big Corner
Adapted from the short stories of Bill Naughton by former Octagon Artistic Director Lawrence Till, The Big Corner follows Bill and alf, two young Bolton lads hungry for adventure, who discover the mystery and delisghts of girls as they grow up together.
Octagon Theatre Bolton
Today to Sat 5 May

More details - Creative Club
Creative Club workshops take place during school holidays and support young artists aged 7-3 to develop their creative skills in a range of media. Come along and join the club! Visit www.theturnpike.org.uk/workshops?
The Turnpike Civic Square Leigh
Today

More details - Michael Chapman
Michael Chapman. Artists performing: Michael Chapman.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Courtney Marie Andrews
Courtney Marie Andrews + TWAIN. Artists performing: Courtney Marie Andrews .: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Faith Evans - The King and I' Album tour
Faith Evans - The King and I’ Album tour Plus special guests. Artists performing: Faith Evans.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Mum2mum Market Oldham
Buy or sell your children’s unwanted toys, clothes, prams, books and much more with the award-winning Mum2mum Market.
Oldham Academy North Sports Hall, Broadway, Royton, Oldham
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Simmons & Simmons present The Feelgood Factor
After their hugely successful Pantomime, Dick Whittington, at The Lowther, Keith & Ben return with their very own show, The Feelgood Factor! They promise an evening of madcap humour, great music and a selection of stories about many of the stars they have worked with over the years.
The Lowther Pavilion, Lowther Terrace, Lytham St Annes
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Ribby Hall Antique & Collectibles Fair
A wide selection of quality stalls including Jewellery, Silver, Gold, Ceramics, Lace, Treen, Medals, Postcards and coins.
Ribby Hall Holiday Village, Ribby Hall Lane, Wrea Green
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Music for 1 & 2 Guitars.   John Mills and Cobie Smit,  International Classical Guitar Duo
This is John’s second visit to St Laurence Church, and this time he is accompanied by his wife Cobie Smit. Both are excellent classical guitarists, and have performed worldwide. The programme will include music from England, Ireland, Spain, Latin America and Austria
St Laurence Church, Union Street, Chorley
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Clitheroe Sunday Collectors Fleamarket & Car Boot Sale
With huge indoor and outdoor capacity, we have a mix of regular traders and car booters taking up our 300+ spaces and selling something for everyone including Antiques, Collectables, Second hand and general goods. Price for selling is just £15 for a car, Inside or Out. Unloading and set up is from 7am.
The Clitheroe Auction Mart, Lincoln Way, Salthill Trading Estate, CLITHEROE
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With George Egg Pete Phillipson Ben van der Velde Hayley Ellis
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Heather Small - The Voice Of M People
Heather Small - The Voice Of M People + Sam Lavery. Artists performing: Heather Small.: Tickets avaiable.
Academy 2, Manchester
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Mallory Knox
Mallory Knox + Judas. Artists performing: Mallory Knox.: Tickets avaiable.
Rebellion, Manchester
Mon 23 Apr

More details - The Low Anthem
The Low Anthem + Haley Heynderickx. Artists performing: The Low Anthem.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Leyland In Tune Musical Evening for Churches Together Furniture Scheme
We are now in our 8th year of fundraising for local and national good causes. Our monthly concerts are usually held on the 4th Monday of the month.
Midge Hall Methodist Church, Longmeanygate, Leyland.
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Of Mice & Men
Of Mice & Men + Wage War + Sylar. Artists performing: Of Mice & Men.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Mon 23 Apr

More details - The Dead South
The Dead South. Artists performing: The Dead South.: Tickets avaiable.
Night and Day, Manchester
Tue 24 Apr

More details - The Dead South
The Dead South. Artists performing: The Dead South.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Free Salsa Party
THINK TUESDAY. THINK FREE SALSA PARTY. =========?=========== N-E-W I-N P-R-E-S-T-O-N! ***TWELVE TELLERS*** What a better way to spend your Tuesdays in Preston! Brought to you by Floridita Dance. We cordially inviting you to dance the night away at this FREE SALSA PARTY NIGHT.
Twelve Tellers Pub
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May, Tue 8 May

More details - Mastersystem
Mastersystem. Artists performing: mastersystem.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Blackadder the Third
Award winning Oswaldtwistle Players present a stage play based on the brilliantly witty and funny series written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton. Set during the era of the British Regency, Edmund Blackadder is butler to ‘thicky’ Prince George.
The Civic Arts Centre and Theatre 155 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle
Wed 25 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Galleries, Bleach - Manchester
Galleries, Bleach - Manchester: Tickets avaiable.
Satans Hollow, Manchester
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Converge / Crowbar
Converge / Crowbar Thou and Grave Pleasures. Artists performing: Converge, Crowbar.: Tickets avaiable.
Academy 2, Manchester
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Maddy Storm
Maddy Storm plus Johnny Black & Saintts. Artists performing: Maddy Storm.: Tickets avaiable.
The Eagle Inn, Salford
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Theory
Theory Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Theory.: Tickets avaiable.
Academy 2, Manchester
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Catch Fire, Coast To Coast - Manchester
Catch Fire, Coast To Coast - Manchester: Tickets avaiable.
Satans Hollow, Manchester
Thu 26 Apr

More details - The Rat Pack: Live from Las Vegas
The Rat Pack is back and this time, they are bringing Ella Fitzgerald! The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas sends you back in time to the glamorous, golden era of 1950s Las Vegas, when Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior and Dean Martin joined forces and become the hottest ticket in town at the famous Sands...
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - St Catherine's Quiz
Put your general knowledge to the test at our annual charity quiz night, and see if you and your team can be crowned the winners at this fun night out raising funds for St Catherine’s!
St Catherine’s Hospice Lostock Lane Lostock Hall Preston
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Beth Hart
Beth Hart plus Kris Barras Band. Artists performing: Beth Hart.: Tickets avaiable.
Blackpool Opera House, Blackpool
Thu 26 Apr

More details - bring & Buy
Bring 7 Buy; tea & Biscuits; stalls, raffle; organised by our Guild members. All Welcome; Fundraiser for church funds.
Christ Church, Cholrey New Road, Heaton, Bolton
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Bolton Market Place Shopping Centre
Stalls within the shopping precinct.
Market Place Shopping Centre, 3rd Floor Management Suite, Bolton
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Ultimate Painting
Ultimate Painting. Artists performing: Ultimate Painting .: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Ciaran Lavery
Ciaran Lavery. Artists performing: Ciaran Lavery.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Bleed From Within
Bleed From Within Plus Dyscarnate. Artists performing: Bleed From Within.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Natalie Prass
Natalie Prass. Artists performing: Natalie Prass.: Tickets avaiable.
Band on the Wall, Manchester
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Brix and the Extricated
Brix and the Extricated. Artists performing: Brix and The Extricated.: Tickets avaiable.
Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Pirates of Penzance
A semi-staged performance of Pirates of Penzance by the Rosemere AOS. The principals will be in costume with the chorus on the stage. Promises to be a great evening as Rosemere consistently get good reviews for their productions. For more information please go to www.thebarlow.co.uk/whats-on.
The Barlow, 216 Bolton Road, Turton, Bolton
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Fakear
Fakear. Artists performing: Fakear.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Mexrrissey
Mexrrissey: Tickets avaiable.
Albert Hall, Manchester
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Honeyfeet
Honeyfeet. Artists performing: Honeyfeet.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Fri 27 Apr

More details - St. George's Festival
Located on the Fylde coast overlooking the Ribble Estuary, Lytham is a seaside resort with a long history.Maypole dancing, steam engines and vintage vehicle displays. Food, produce & craft stalls providing the best of Lancashire. Celebrate the best of British. There is something for everyone to enjoy
The Green Lytham St Annes
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Riverside Steam & Vintage Vehicle Rally
Back again at this very popular and busy event.
Leisure Lakes, Tarleton
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Arun Ghosh’s Jazz Club
Following his brilliant Big Imaginations Festival Jazz Club Arun is back this April with two performances and a workshop introducing children aged 2 – 5 and 5+ to theworld of jazz.
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester
Sat 28 Apr

More details - ComedySportz 4 Tots
The team from ComedySportz have a brand new show for even younger audiences with plenty of BIG laughs for little kids. With fully improvised songs, stories and sketches this show has plenty of interactivity to get kids joining in. Kids suggestions inspire silly games and adventures with players from ComedySportz.
Waterside Arts Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - ComedySportz
ComedySportz is the fast-paced family friendly competitive comedy show where you decide the winners! Two teams compete for your laughs with fully improvised gags, games, sketches and songs. There’s a referee on hand to keep it clean, keep it fair and field your suggestions.
Waterside Arts Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - My First Ballet: Swan Lake
Enjoy one of the most famous ballets of all time together, in this beautifully adapted new version for children aged three upwards. The evil magician Rothbart has turned the beautiful princess Odette into a swan; only at night can she return to human form.
Opera House Manchester 3 Quay St Manchester
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Nine Below Zero
Nine Below Zero. Artists performing: Nine Below Zero.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Wriggly Gallery: Dancing In Play
An exciting and accessible dance workshop specially designed for children ages 2-5 with and without disabilities and their parents/carers. Delivered by experienced dance artist Helen Gould (LPM Dance Theatre) the session will involve a fun introduction to dance through music and creative play.
Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Rishton Comedy Club
With Andy Robinson Alfie Moore n/a Rob Riley
Rishton Conservative Club, Cliff St, Rishton, Blackburn
Sat 28 Apr

More details - MERRY HELL - Electric Saturday
Merry Hell are back at The Old Courts and have a brand new album to launch to you faithful followers and new recruits alike. The Folk-Rockers are the pride of Wigan and fly the flag for outstanding, relatable folk music.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Walpurgis Night
SCREAM INTO SPRING, AS SCARE KINGDOM SCREAM PARK CELEBRATES ‘HALFWAY TO HALLOWEEN’ Scare Kingdom Scream Park brings FEAR ALL YEAR with the return of ‘Walpurgis Night’ on Saturday 28th April 2018, marking exactly ‘halfway to Halloween’.
Scare Kingdom Scream Park is located at Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park, Longsight Road Blackburn
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Now That's What We Call Music Party Night
Take a nostalgic trip back and dance the night away to sounds from the 80’s, 90’s & 00’s with our resident DJ.
Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard
Sat 28 Apr

More details - MERRY HELL Acoustic Sunday
The Merry Hell album launch weekender concludes in The Old Courts Theatre with a seated acoustic gig to celebrate the launch of "Anthems To The Wind" Doors will open at 6pm to allow seating and relaxed refreshments. The band will be on stage at 7.30pm and the event will finish at 9.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sun 29 Apr

More details - ELO AGAIN 2018 - Return To The Blue Tour
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of ELO’s iconic album ‘OUT OF THE BLUE’. ELO AGAIN really do give you a dramatic taste of what the classic ELO were like in the heyday. The whole experience is a professional re-enactment of an ELO concert with a great sound reproduction light show and visual effects.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Public open day, -  exhibition and tours
An opportunity to explore inside this historic landmark, which is both a memorial to a local author , Allen Clarke, and a tribute to the milling heritage of the Fylde coast area, sometime referred to as "Windmill Land".
Little Marton Windmill, Preston New Road, Blackpool
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Farmer's Market & Craft Fayre
Farmer’s Market & Craft Fayre at Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Hindley, Wigan. WN2 3HZ Sunday 29th April 2018, From 9am - until 3pm. There will be over 40 stalls selling a selection of food, drink and crafts.
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, Wigan.
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With Paul Pirie James Cook Paul Savage Martin Mor
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Off The Rails Comedy Club
With Ivan Brackenbury Ian D Montfort The Family Tom Binns
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Table Top Sale @ Whalley Village Hall, Whalley, BB7 9TD,  Lancashire
Table Top Sale @ Whalley Village Hall, Whalley, BB7 9TD, Lancashire Sunday 29th April - 9am till 2pm - FREE ENTRY!!! Everyone welcome, you may pick up a bargain or two - Admission is FREE! Last Sunday of each month Why not earn yourself some money by having a clear out of your unwanted items.
Whalley Village Hall, Behind CO-OP Car Park, Accrington Road, Whalley, Near Clitheroe
Sun 29 Apr

More details - SLUG
SLUG + The Cornshed Sisters. Artists performing: SLUG.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Signed Sealed Delivered
If you love the music of Stevie Wonder, then you’ll love this smash hit show Signed Sealed Delivered. Featuring Lejaune Andre, the star of The Magic of Motown.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Tue 1 May

More details - "Spring into Spring"
Art Exhibition: art by The Blackpool Art Society.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Tue 1 May to Sun 20 May

More details - 6 Birch Road - Open Garden for NGS
A small wild life friendly garden brimming with colour making the most of its potential. Large collection of alpines and succulents and used in interesting and creative ways. Extensive and inspirational use of recycled materials giving them a new lease of life.
6 Birch Road, Leigh
Tue 1 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - The Liminanas
The Liminanas. Artists performing: The Liminanas.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Tue 1 May

More details - Speed Dating in Liverpool
Speed Dating in Liverpool How speed dating in Liverpool works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Liverpool event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating.
Browns, Unit 1 MSU7, Liverpool One
Tue 1 May

More details - Russell Brand
Russell Brand. Artists performing: Russell Brand.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester
Tue 1 May

More details - Ginger Snaps
Ginger Snaps Support SCUTTLERS + LYERR. Artists performing: Ginger Snaps.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Tue 1 May

More details - An Evening with Jake Quickenden
Leisuretec UK presents An Evening with Jake Quickenden on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 in Rigalettos at the DW Stadium in Wigan. Enjoy live music from reality TV star Jake Quickenden and then here about his experiences on the X Factor, I’m a Celebrity...
Rigalettos Restaurant DW Stadium Loire Drive Robin Park Wigan
Wed 2 May

More details - Islands in the Stream
Islands in the Stream – Celebrating the Queen & King of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers… Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty!
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Wed 2 May

More details - King Khan and the Shrines
King Khan and the Shrines Plus Saba Lou. Artists performing: King Khan and the Shrines.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Wed 2 May

More details - Metz
Metz + Special Guests. Artists performing: Metz.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Wed 2 May

More details - Steven Adams & The French Drops
Steven Adams & The French Drops. Artists performing: Steven Adams & The French Drops.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Wed 2 May

More details - Bowie Experience - The Golden Years Tour
Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production promises an unforgettable journey of sound and vision, featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Thu 3 May

More details - Chameleon Wind Quintet
Formed in October 2016, Chameleon is an award-winning group of musicians who met at the RNCM in Manchester. United by their ability to double/triple, they formed a group where each member performs on multiple instruments, often within the same piece.
Longton Methodist Church, Marsh Lane, Longton
Thu 3 May

More details - Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing
NWTAC Theatre 270a Lightbowne Road, Manchester
Thu 3 May to Sat 5 May

More details - Three Sisters, by RashDash, after Chekhov
WHAT IF RASHDASH WERE THE THREE SISTERS? A brand-new perspective on Anton Chekhov’s classic THREE SISTERS from performers, musicians, theatre makers and Royal Exchange Associate Artists RashDash. As they reimagine this classic they ask - what if RashDash were the three sisters, Olga, Masha and Irena?
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester
Thu 3 May to Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May, Mon 14 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Warton Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Georgian Manor House (not open) set in 4 acre garden with Bluebell woodland walk, Bog Garden and Sculpture Trail. Japanese Water Garden and Dry Garden, and Gallery Courtyard.
Warton Hall, Lytham St. Annes
Thu 3 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Sam Brookes
Sam Brookes Support CRISTOF VAN DER VEN. Artists performing: Sam Brookes.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Thu 3 May

More details - Open Mike/Jam Night @ The Dog Inn, Whalley
Open Mike/Jam Night @ The Dog Inn, Whalley, Lancashire, BB7 9SP - first Thursday of every month - 9pm till 11.30pm. Next Open Mike Night is Thursday 3rd May from 9pm Everyone is welcome to come down and do something or just come along and listen. It’s free and register on the night.
The Dog Inn, 55 King Street, Whalley, Near Clitheroe, Lancs, .
Thu 3 May

More details - Hockey Dad
Hockey Dad Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Hockey Dad .: Tickets avaiable.
Night and Day, Manchester
Thu 3 May

More details - J.D Wilkes with the Legendary Shack Shakers
J.D Wilkes with the Legendary Shack Shakers. Artists performing: J.D Wilkes.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Thu 3 May

More details - Daley
Daley Plus Etta Bond. Artists performing: Daley.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Thu 3 May

More details - Eva Plays Dead, All Ears Avow - Manchester
Eva Plays Dead, All Ears Avow - Manchester: Tickets avaiable.
Satans Hollow, Manchester
Fri 4 May

More details - The Happy Soul
The Happy Soul Plus Michael Seal & The Be Positives. Artists performing: The Happy Soul.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Fri 4 May

More details - The Dixie Beats - Horwich Music Festival 2018
The Dixie Beats bring the best of trad jazz to the opening concert of this year’s festival in what promises to be a foot-tapping, fun afternoon! All are welcome to attend this free event which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Horwich and held in association with the Seniors’ Lunch Club.
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Fri 4 May

More details - Yoga Retreat Whalley Abbey 4th May to 6th
Come and escape in the beautiful Retreat House and conference centre based in the grounds of the 1330 Abbey grounds, where you can take a guided tour. Lots of lovely nourishing yoga for you to enjoy at a slow and steady pace, taking time to relax and rebalance.
Whalley Abbey The Sands Whalley Clitheroe ..
Fri 4 May

More details - THE HMF HOUSE BAND + Danny Liptrott + Paddy Peters - Horwich Music Festival 2018
The HMF House Band in Concert Helen Walker: Keyboards, Vocals Dave Peters: Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Harmonica,Vocals Dan Borszcz: Bass Mike Walker: Drums Expect an eclectic programme (Pop, Alternative, Folk, Rockabilly) of original material by The Nearlys and Dave Peters alongside reimagined cover versions
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Fri 4 May

More details - Novelists, Landmvrks - Manchester.
Novelists, Landmvrks - Manchester.: Tickets avaiable.
Rebellion, Manchester
Fri 4 May

More details - George's Comedy Club
With Troy Hawke Christian Reilly Rob Thomas Paul Pirie
King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn,
Fri 4 May

More details - Comedy @ Chorlton Irish Club
With Mark Nelson Gareth Richards Sarah Keyworth Justin Moorhouse
Chorlton Irish Club, 17 High Lane, Chorlton
Fri 4 May

More details - Brainstorm
Brainstorm. Artists performing: Brainstorm.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Fri 4 May

More details - Wye Oak
Wye Oak. Artists performing: Wye Oak.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Fri 4 May

More details - Vundabar
Vundabar. Artists performing: Vundabar.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Fri 4 May

More details - BLUES: Emma Wilson Blues Band
Proudly from Teesside Emma Wilson is a dynamic, powerful & soulful Blues singer who gives it everything at every gig, leaving audiences completely wowed! Her powerful and expressive voice together with a solid band behind her mean that her shows are hugely popular wherever she performs...
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 5 May

More details - Manfords Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason Manford.
Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane,Chorley
Sat 5 May

More details - My First Ballet: Swan Lake
Give children a first taste of the magical world of ballet with My First ballet: Swan Lake. Enjoy one of the most famous ballets of all time together, in this beautifully adapted new version for children aged three upwards.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - New Higham Exhibition and May Fair
There are craft stalls and pictures in the main school hall & working crafts in the school resources area, some of which will be hands on. Outside we have a daily plant sale. Lancs Family History Society are in attendance in school. There Is a walking treasure hunt each day round the village.
Higham St.John’s School, Higham Church & Higham Village Hall
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

Heywood Health & Healing Festival More details - Heywood Health & Healing Festival
Heywood Health & Healing Festival 5 & 6 May 2018 at Heywood Civic Centre 50 Fabulous Exhibition Stands including Psychic Mediums, Therapists, Gemstones, jewellery, health & nutritional products, aromatherapy, gifts, personal products, fair trade, art & artefacts, AND Free Inspirational talks, workshops & Stage
Heywood Civic Centre, LC Stephen Shaw MC Way, Heywood
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May
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More details - Charlie Dore & Julian Littman - Horwich Music Festival 2018
An evening of eclectic, contemporary folk as Charlie Dore, one of the UK’s most respected songwriters teams up with multi-instrumentalist Julian Littman of Steeleye Span.
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Sat 5 May

More details - We Came As Romans + Alazka
We Came As Romans + Alazka Plus Polaris + The Plot In You. Artists performing: We Came As Romans, Alazka.: Tickets avaiable.
Night People, Manchester
Sat 5 May

More details - Comedy @ Darwen Library Theatre
With Gavin Webster Mark Nelson Lee Kyle Justin Moorhouse
Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen
Sat 5 May

More details - Rhythm of the 90s
Rhythm of the 90s Support confirmed: DJ BEX: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Sat 5 May

More details - Casper Mason + Sam Bate + Tonge with the Haulgh Community Choir - Horwich Music Festival 2018
In Concert: Casper Mason (Singer Songwriter) Sam Bate (Vocalist / Musical Theatre) Tonge with the Haulgh Community Choir
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Sat 5 May

More details - The Membranes and the BIMM Choir
The Membranes and the BIMM Choir With special guests The Lovely Eggs, The Cravats & Sink Ya Teeth + Evil Blizzard + One Sided Horse + Liines. Artists performing: The Membranes, The Lovely Eggs , BIMM.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sat 5 May

More details - Hassan Erraji & Oriental Craze - Horwich Music Festival 2018
Hassan Erraji and Oriental Craze play a diverse repertoire of jazzy, uplifting roots and contemporary dance and easy-listening music of Morocco, the Middle East and beyond. Hassan Erraji is a Moroccan Master Musician.
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Sun 6 May

More details - Horwich RMI Brass Band in Concert - Horwich Music Festival 2018
Established in 1912 by George Hughes and re-formed in 2016 the Horwich RMI Brass Band are re-building a famous name in brass music; come and hear this highly talented band of musicians in concert. Musical Director: Matt Ryan.
Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, Bolton
Sun 6 May

More details - Didsbury Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Didsbury is an attractive South Manchester suburb which retains its village atmosphere. There are interesting shops, cafes and restaurants, well worth a visit in themselves! This year we have 7 gardens, including a new and very stylish low-maintenance contemporary garden.
Didsbury Village Gardens, Manchester
Sun 6 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Scott Matthews
Scott Matthews Support Ady Johnson. Artists performing: Scott Matthews.: Tickets avaiable.
Band on the Wall, Manchester
Sun 6 May

More details - The Didsbury Comedy Club
With Brendon Burns Mark Nelson Kevin Caswell-Jones Hayley Ellis
Didsbury Cricket Club, Wilmslow Rd., Didsbury
Sun 6 May

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With John Lynn Matt Green Liam Pickford Alex Boardman
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 6 May

More details - Christy Moore
Christy Moore no support. Artists performing: Christy Moore.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Sun 6 May

More details - Tom Clarke (The Enemy Acoustic)
Tom Clarke (The Enemy Acoustic) Plus Guests. Artists performing: Tom Clarke.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Mon 7 May

More details - Shop 'n' Bop
Join us this bank holiday for a day of shopping, music and dancing! Put your best foot forward at our Afternoon Swing Dance on Monday 7th May, 12pm - 4pm. Go back in time with the amazing A-Train Swing and enjoy music from the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s – make sure you have your dancing shoes on!
Botany Bay, Canal Mill, Botany Brow, Chorley
Mon 7 May

More details - Penny Farm Fun Dog Show
Six Fun Classes Prettiest Bitch, Handsome Dog, Puppy under 1 Year, Veteran over 7 Years, Childs Best Friend and Best Trick.
Penny Farm, World Horse Welfare Preston New Road Blackpool.
Mon 7 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 the trees. Arch leads to formal lawn, surrounded by natural woodland, shrub borders and specimen trees with contrasting foliage. Woodland walks and dell.
The Ridges, Chorley
Mon 7 May

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Victorian Kitchen Open Day
Meet the Housekeeper in our Victorian Kitchen. Use the spiral staircase and discover how the servants lived and worked in the Hall. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Mon 7 May

More details - Samlesbury Hall: 7th Annual Fun Dog Show
Bring your pooches, big or small, for the best fun dog show in Lancashire. From fancy dress, to dog most like owner, pet stalls, and fresh home cooked food, make no bones about it, it will be a fantastic day! 10am-4pm
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston
Mon 7 May

More details - The Jungle Book
A Children’s Touring Partnership and Royal & Derngate, Northampton co-production of The Jungle Book. by Jessica Swale, based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling, directed by Max Webster.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Gang of Youths
Gang of Youths plus King Nun. Artists performing: Gang of Youths, King Nun.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Tue 8 May

More details - Banging The Drum - Music before WW1 and the Accrington Pals Band
Ian McGuinness of East Lancashire Concert Band, The Accrington Pals Band in 1914, will give an illustrated talk with vintage musical instruments, a wind-up gramophone, and pre-WW1 records. He will reveal how "Banging the Drum" opened may unexpected doors and revealed interesting glimpses of local Lancashire history.
Darwen Heritage Centre, Holker House, Darwen
Tue 8 May

More details - Violin duo by Emily Sun and Jennifer Hughes
Classical music for violin and piano by Mozart, Fauré, and Saint-Saëns, as well as Igor Frolov’s Concert Fantasy on Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess. This concert is promoted by Harris Music, Preston
Preston Minster, Church Street, Preston
Wed 9 May

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
The Pavilion Theatre, Lowther
Wed 9 May

More details - Monty Python's SPAMALOT
SHOUT IT FROM THE TURRETS! LET TRUMPETS BLARE THROUGHOUT THE LAND! Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, a musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team’s most popular motion picture.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston.
Wed 9 May, Sat 12 May

More details - Otzeki
Otzeki Plus Ben Hayes. Artists performing: Otzeki.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Wed 9 May

More details - RVIPW 2018 Launch Concert
Join us for the launch concert of RVIPW 2018. It will be a magical evening of Polonaises, Waltzes, Gavottes, Mazurkas and Polkas from Artistic Director, Martin Roscoe. We begin with the first “concert” waltz ever written which Weber wrote for his new wife, Caroline.
Croston Theatre, Westholme School, Blackburn
Wed 9 May

More details - The Teskey Brothers
The Teskey Brothers + Special Guests: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Wed 9 May

More details - Wreckless Eric
Wreckless Eric + Vinny Peculiar. Artists performing: Wreckless Eric.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Wed 9 May

More details - Simone Felice
Simone Felice. Artists performing: Simone Felice.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Thu 10 May

More details - grand New to you sale
on thursday may 10th be held at Springhead Congregational Church on Radcliffe street. It will be from 10 till 8pm.We sell furniture, books, clothes, bric a brac, bedding, toys. we have a cafe selling inexpensive homemade food. On Friday the 11th we will be having a Jumble Sale at 7pm at the same address.
Springhead Congregational Church
Thu 10 May

More details - Low Cut Connie
Low Cut Connie plus Wax Fang. Artists performing: Low Cut Connie.: Tickets avaiable.
Night People, Manchester
Thu 10 May

More details - Jungle
Jungle Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: Jungle.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Thu 10 May

More details - ACDC Experience
THE AC/DC EXPERIENCE – arguably Britain’s best AC/DC tribute band – are heading out on an eagerly-awaited nationwide tour.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 11 May

More details - Dobbies Garden World - Clifton
Well known Garden Centre on the main road, busy event.
Blackpool Road. Clifton
Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May

More details - 3TEETH
3TEETH Plus Creepiing. Artists performing: 3TEETH.: Tickets avaiable.
Rebellion, Manchester
Fri 11 May

More details - ROBYN HITCHCOCK & HIS L.A. SQUIRES
ROBYN HITCHCOCK & HIS L.A. SQUIRES. Artists performing: Robyn Hitchcock.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Fri 11 May

More details - Nap Eyes
Nap Eyes + SPECIAL GUESTS. Artists performing: Nap Eyes.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Fri 11 May

More details - Little Fix Tribute Act
Little Fix are OFFICIALLY the UK’s number 1 Little Mix tribute band after winning the 2017 National Tribute Music Award. As seen on BBC’s Even Better! Enjoy amazing chart hits such as Wings, DNA, ChangeYour Life, Move, How You Doin and Black Magic.
Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard
Sat 12 May

More details - Little Fix Tribute Act - Family Show
The UK’s number 1 Little Mix tribute band are coming to Park Hall for a fantastic family show. Winners of the 2017 National Tribute Music Award and as seen on BBC’s Better Even Better!, Little Fix will perform amazing chart hits bringing you the full concert experience!
Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard
Sat 12 May

More details - St. John’s 29th  scout group spring fair
Spring fair
St. Johns playing fields, School Lane, Burscough
Sat 12 May

More details - Poppy Ackroyd
Poppy Ackroyd. Artists performing: Poppy Ackroyd.: Tickets avaiable.
International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester
Sat 12 May

More details - English Classics Concert
Bolton Symphony Orchestra joins forces with Blackburn Music Society & Bolton Catholic Music & Choral Society to present an evening of English Classics with bass Louis Hurst & conductor Tom Newall. The programme includes Elgar’s Pomp & Circumstance No.
Victoria Hall, Knowsley Street, Bolton
Sat 12 May

More details - Me and my Bee
Climate change is massive. Bees aren’t. Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we’re launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show. Multi award-winning theatre company, ThisEgg, invites you to save the world – one bee at a time.
The Dukes Moor Lane Lancaster Lancaster
Sat 12 May

More details - Rainbow House Ramble 2018
The Annual Rainbow House Ramble will take place on Saturday 12th May 2018. Starting at 10am from Bishop Rawstorne High School in Croston, participants can choose a 5 or 11 mile route taking them through Croston, Mawdesley and Eccleston in the beautiful Lancashire countryside and returning to Bishop Rawstorne...
Bishop Rawstorne High School, Croston
Sat 12 May

More details - The Musical Menagerie
A HARGREAVES AND BALL TRUST FAMILY CONCERT Strange creatures, colourful characters and mysterious happenings…a magical musical tale to set your imagination on fire! We think children aged 7 and over will enjoy this concert the most.
The Stoller Hall Hunts Bank Manchester
Sat 12 May

More details - Lytham St.Annes Antiques & Collectors Fair
Antiques & Collectors Fair, 65 tables. Buy, sell, exchange or just browse. Promenade location. Disabled access. Excellent café. Jade Fairs established 1978
Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham St. Annes.
Sat 12 May

More details - The Ultimate 50`s & 60`s Experience - featuring CJ Stewart
The Ultimate 50`s & 60`s Experience - featuring CJ Stewart Featuring The Hits Of Elvis Presley Bill Haley Jerry Lee Lewis Cliff Richard Buddy Holly
Wellington Park, Church Road, Burlington Gardens, Leyland
Sat 12 May

More details - Rainbow House RAINBOW RAMBLE
Rainbow House charity 10th annual sponsored Rainbow Ramble event. Starts and finishes from Bishop Rawstorne High School, Croston. Choose to run or walk our 5 or 11 mile routes. All 3 courses are fully accessible for wheelchairs and prams so bring the whole family along.
Bishop Rawstorne High School, Highfield Road, Croston, Leyland
Sat 12 May

More details - Hilldale Traditional Village Fair 2018
Traditional Country Fair in the village of Hilldale. Crowning & Parade of the Hilldale Rose Queen at 1.15pm; Marching band; Cream Teas; BBQ; Dog Show 1.00pm; Bouncy castle; Morris Dancers; Ice Cream; Aquablast; Donkeys; stalls & games; great Raffle.
Hilldale Village Hall & Field, Chorley Road, Hilldale, Parbold, Lancashire
Sat 12 May

North of England Orchid Society Show More details - North of England Orchid Society Show
Come and see the wonderful blooms and colours of the world of orchids, many many different types of orchids in the hundreds on display,usually there are orchid traders to buy an orchid or two you may not have seen before.
BARTON - LANCASHIRE  - BARTON VILLAGE HALL
Sat 12 May
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More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Arty Gawthorpe
Join us to make a giant artwork. Part of the Painting Padiham. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Sat 12 May

More details - Off The Rails Comedy Club
With Michael Legge Steve Bugeja Liam Withnail Rob Riley
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield
Sat 12 May

More details - Pete Astor
Pete Astor. Artists performing: Pete Astor.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Sat 12 May

More details - Barrence Whitfield & The Savages
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages. Artists performing: Barrence Whitfield & The Savages.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Sat 12 May

More details - Pete Astor
Pete Astor. Artists performing: Pete Astor.: Tickets avaiable.
The Eagle Inn, Salford
Sat 12 May

More details - Foreigner
Foreigner Plus special guests. Artists performing: Foreigner.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester
Sat 12 May

More details - Brothers Osborne
Brothers Osborne Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Brothers Osborne.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sat 12 May

More details - Remembering Fred
Remembering Fred Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: Remembering Fred .: Tickets avaiable.
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Sun 13 May

More details - The Ninth Wave
The Ninth Wave plus Lucia. Artists performing: The Ninth Wave.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Sun 13 May

More details - Handmade fair at the Georgian House
The fairs have a wide selection of stalls selling handmade cushions, cakes, chocolate, crafts, paper craft, jewellery, knitted items, pens, wood craft, button craft, jams, cards and much more. All items sold are made by the stall holder meaning that this is a true handmade fair with lots of talented people.
Mercure Georgian House, Blackrod, Bolton
Sun 13 May

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With Erich McElroy Steve Day Jamie MacDonald Danny Deegan
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 13 May

More details - Time to Sing - Accordion concert near Knutsford
’Time to Sing’ a concert and singalong to accordion accompaniment. Mass accordion orchestra plus solo/duet performances from - Karen Tweed (Orkney), Karen St)reet (Wells), Pearl Fawcett-Ariano (Barnsley), Helen Rich (Stockport), Julie Best (Cumbria), Barry Graham (Wrexham), Mike Richards and Paul Hobbs...
The Hall at Masrthall, Sandlebridge La, Knutsford
Sun 13 May

More details - Carmody
Carmody. Artists performing: Carmody.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Mon 14 May

More details - Fairport Convention
Rarely can so many superlatives be used to describe a band. The Old Courts are delighted to welcome true folk royalty.Fairport Convention has been making great music for over fifty years.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Tue 15 May

More details - Rose Dive / Luna Bay
Rose Dive / Luna Bay Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Rose Dive, Luna Bay.: Tickets avaiable.
Fallow Cafe (formerly Trof Fallowfield), Manchester
Tue 15 May

More details - Durand Jones & The Indications
Durand Jones & The Indications Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: Durand Jones & The Indications.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Tue 15 May

More details - ARTIFICIAL PLEASURE
ARTIFICIAL PLEASURE. Artists performing: ARTIFICIAL PLEASURE.: Tickets avaiable.
Night People, Manchester
Wed 16 May

More details - Ari Roar
Ari Roar Plus Wyoming. Artists performing: Ari Roar.: Tickets avaiable.
The Eagle Inn, Salford
Wed 16 May

More details - Chad Valley
Chad Valley. Artists performing: Chad Valley.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Wed 16 May

More details - Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts
Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts + support. Artists performing: Chali 2Na, Krafty Kuts.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Thu 17 May

More details - Jim Ghedi
Jim Ghedi. Artists performing: Jim Ghedi.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Thu 17 May

More details - THE CONCHORD SINGERS perform A SPRING FLING
The CONCHORD SINGERS will entertain us with music and sketches. The event has been titled A SPRING FLING, so please come along and enjoy a musical evening.
Cambridge st Methodist church (Off Burnley road) Accrington
Thu 17 May

More details - Kitty, Daisy and Lewis
Kitty, Daisy and Lewis Support Son Of Dave. Artists performing: Kitty, Daisy and Lewis.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Thu 17 May

More details - Chorley Branch -  Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society,  May Meeting
Thursday 17 May 2018, 7:30 pm. Guest Speaker: David Joy - Liverpool Cow Keepers. From The Dales to Liverpool, David will tell us of his own family history, and his research into how individuals became Cow Keepers.
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall), Cunliffe Street, Chorley
Thu 17 May

More details - Island
Island. Artists performing: Island.: Tickets avaiable.
Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Thu 17 May

More details - The Bluetones
The Bluetones + Jordan Allen + The Gallerys. Artists performing: The Bluetones.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Thu 17 May

More details - The Mouse Outfit
The Mouse Outfit Plus The Herbaliser & Special Guests. Artists performing: The Mouse Outfit.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Fri 18 May

More details - THE HOUGHTON WEAVERS
The Old Courts are proud to present The Houghton Weavers, the UK’s leading Comedy/Folk group. This legendary band have been at the forefront of the country’s music scene for over four decades with a hectic concert schedule.
Theatre, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 18 May

More details - U.S Girls
U.S Girls + Special Guests. Artists performing: U.S Girls.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Fri 18 May

More details - Nick Mulvey
Nick Mulvey. Artists performing: Nick Mulvey.: Tickets avaiable.
Albert Hall, Manchester
Fri 18 May

More details - From The Jam "That's Entertainment" - The Acoustic Tour
From The Jam "That's Entertainment" - The Acoustic Tour + Steve Cradock. Artists performing: From The Jam, Steve Cradock.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Fri 18 May

More details - The Royal Wedding Screening at The Mill
Come Celebrate the Royal Wedding with The Mill on Saturday, May 19 in our Lostock Room Timings On Arrival from 10.
The Mill St Catherine’s Park Lostock Lane Lostock Hall Preston
Sat 19 May

More details - East Lancashire Sailing Club: Push The Boat Out
Come and join us at East Lancashire Sailing Club! RYA Push The Boat Out is a fantastic opportunity for you to experience sailing and windsurfing. RYA clubs and centres across the country are offering a range of ’have a go’ and taster sessions throughout May so getting involved could not be easier!
Rishton Reservoir, Rishton
Sat 19 May

More details - The Lunesdale Open Studio Trail 2018
For more than 20 years visitors have followed our arts trail in and around the Lune Valley, near Lancaster. Visitors can seek out the studios and work places of artists producing ceramics, paintings, woven/felted textiles, sculpture, lino cuts and creative glass.
Various studios in the Lune Valley area. Visit our website for a printable map www.lunesdalearts.co.uk
Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May
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More details - Discover The World of Gin
Special ’small batch’ craft Gin Tasting. This will be a highly enjoyable evening tasting some high-quality craft Gins from a range of producers.
Glendower Hotel, Lytham St. Annes
Sat 19 May

More details - Samlesbury Hall: Murder Mystery Evening ‘Murder at the Moulin Rouge’
Join us in Paris where the Bohemian Revolution is taking place at the Moulin Rouge, a night club where rich and poor men come to be entertained by the high kicking dancers. Things are about to take a wicked turn though, as a love triangle forms between a writer, a courtesan and the club’s patron.
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston
Sat 19 May

More details - Abba Tribute Party Night
Abba Forever are one of the best Abba tributes around. Their stunning vocals and truly amazing stage presence really do steal the show. The evening includes: 4 course meal, live entertainment, disco with DJ & bar service.
DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan
Sat 19 May

More details - The Roy Orbison Story
Barry Steele and Friends presents, ‘The Roy Orbison Story’. Expect what is being billed as an upbeat and contemporary slant on Orbison’s legacy, as Barry Steele and Friends take audiences on a musical journey from the early Sun years right through to the late 1980s.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sun 20 May

More details - Ribby Hall Antique & Collectibles Fair
A wide selection of quality stalls including Jewellery, Silver, Ceramics, Coins Medals, Treen, Lace and Glassware. Refreshments on site.
Ribby Hall Holiday Village, Ribby Hall Lane, Wrea Green
Sun 20 May

More details - 79 Crabtree Lane - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre all year round plants persons garden with many rare and unusual plants. Herbaceous borders and colour themed island beds leading to a pond and rockery, rose garden, spring area and autumn hot bed. Many stone features built with reclaimed materials.
79 Crabtree Lane, Burscough
Sun 20 May, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Warton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The 3 gardens are spread across the village and offer a wide variety of planting and design ideas incl. cottage charm on limestone pavement, unusual herbaceous and more formal approaches. Parking at the bottom of village (LA5 9NU) or the public car park, next to Old School Brewery (LA5 9PL). Warton has 2 Pubs and WCs.
Warton Gardens, Warton
Sun 20 May, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Josh T. Pearson (Band)
Josh T. Pearson (Band) + Erika Wennerstrom. Artists performing: Josh T Pearson.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Sun 20 May

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With Troy Hawke George Rigden Amy Howerska Stephen Bailey
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 20 May

More details - Snail Mail
Snail Mail. Artists performing: Snail Mail.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Sun 20 May

More details - God Is An Astronaut
God Is An Astronaut + special guests. Artists performing: God Is An Astronaut.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Sun 20 May

More details - The Once
The Once. Artists performing: The Once.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Mon 21 May

More details - Cavetown
Cavetown. Artists performing: Cavetown.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Mon 21 May

More details - "Bazaar and Rummage" at Wigan Little Theatre
Written by: Sue Townsend Directed by: John Churnside Gwenda, an ex-agoraphobic, leads a self-help group of three who have been unable to leave their homes for a variety of reasons. She forces them to help at a local bazaar, enlisting the support of a trainee social-worker.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite Sams Bar, if your sat nav can’t find it)
Tue 22 May to Sat 26 May, Mon 28 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - "DREAMS AND FUSION"
Art Exhibition: Printmaking and Paintings by Barbra Cropper and Sculpture and Creative Glass Design by Nicola Thompson.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Tue 22 May to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Japanese Breakfast
Japanese Breakfast. Artists performing: Japanese Breakfast.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Tue 22 May

More details - The Kite Runner
Following an outstanding West End Run, The Kite Runner comes to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre in 2018! Based on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel, this haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents, follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Tue 22 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Preston Drama Club presents LAST TANGO IN WHITBY - a comedy by Mike Harding
For Pat, recently widowed, this year’s charabanc trip to Whitby is tinged with sadness. She is determined to enjoy herself in the company of her old friends - warm, kind hearted Jimmy and Joan; gentle, innocent Jessie; Maureen; know-it-all Henry and interfering, out-spoken Kathleen.
Preston Playhouse, Market St West, Preston
Wed 23 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Wigan 5K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Haigh Hall
Wed 23 May

More details - PVMNTS
PVMNTS Plus The Faim. Artists performing: PVMNTS.: Tickets avaiable.
Night People, Manchester
Wed 23 May

More details - Wussy
Wussy. Artists performing: Wussy.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Thu 24 May

More details - Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran + special guest Anne-Marie. Artists performing: Ed Sheeran, Anne Marie.: Tickets avaiable.
Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Thu 24 May, Sat 26 May

More details - The Breath
The Breath. Artists performing: The Breath.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Thu 24 May

More details - The Exploited
The Exploited. Artists performing: The Exploited.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Thu 24 May

More details - LIONESS - The Amy Winehouse Experience
Amy Winehouse was without doubt one of the most influential, notorious and wonderfully talented singer-songwriters the UK has produced in a generation. Her meteoric rise from Camden local with bags of potential to worldwide superstar was something to behold.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 25 May

More details - Happy Days
“THE DAYS GO BY, CERTAIN DAYS, GO QUITE BY, THE BELL GOES, AND LITTLE OR NOTHING SAID, LITTLE OR NOTHING DONE. THAT IS THE DANGER. TO BE GUARDED AGAINST.” Winnie is stuck. Buried in a wilderness of scorched earth she survives the everyday with fragments of babbling optimism.
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester
Fri 25 May, Sat 26 May, Mon 28 May to Sat 2 Jun, Mon 4 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Mon 11 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Mon 18 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Manfords Comedy Club
The Hippodrome Theatre in Todmorden plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason Manford.
The Hippodrome Theatre, 83 Halifax Road, Todmorden
Fri 25 May

More details - The Beat starring Dave Wakeling
The Beat starring Dave Wakeling. Artists performing: The Beat starring Dave Wakeling.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Fri 25 May

More details - Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert
Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert Plus Siobhan Wilson. Artists performing: Aidan Moffat, RM Hubbert.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Fri 25 May

More details - The Christians
The Christians + HUE & CRY. Artists performing: The Christians.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Sat 26 May

More details - Strange Waves - Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Strange Waves - Unknown Mortal Orchestra + Deerhunter + more TBC. Artists performing: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Deerhunter.: Tickets avaiable.
Albert Hall, Manchester
Sat 26 May

More details - Boltfest
The UK’s Biggest Free Tribute Festival Now in it’s 4th year Boltfest has grown from strength to strength and becomes more popular each year. Our ethos has always been to give away the tickets for Free and for you to come and experience 2 days of the best tribute bands on the planet.
Queens Park
Sat 26 May

More details - Harlem Globetrotters
Harlem Globetrotters. Artists performing: Harlem Globetrotters.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Arena, Manchester
Sat 26 May

More details - Comedy @ Shaw Cricket Club
With Andrew Bird Justin Moorhouse Sinon Wozniak Rob Riley
Shaw CC, Mark Lane, Shaw, Oldham
Sat 26 May

More details - Cheese & Wine Matching Evening
Love Cheese? Love wine? Why not come along to our cheese and wine matching evening and learn more about the best cheese and wine pairings to enjoy at home. We shall be exploring a range of delicious cheeses and matching them with some classic wines from around the globe.
Glendower Hotel, Lytham St. Annes
Sat 26 May

More details - Half Man Half Biscuit
Half Man Half Biscuit. Artists performing: Half Man Half Biscuit.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sat 26 May

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Pendle Artists Exhibition
Discover artworks from many local artists. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Bubble & Bounce - Giant Inflatable Kingdom
Bubble & Bounce returns to the Cricket Ground at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet on 27th May to 3rd June 2018. A Field Full of Fun - With over 25 Giant Inflatables! Where kids can: Bounce,Squeeze ,Crawl & Slide through every shape and size of inflatable imaginable.Also Includes Kiddies Rides....
Guy’s Thatched Hamlet, Canalside, Bilsborrow, Nr Garstang
Sun 27 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - National Garden Scheme - Bretherton Open Gardens
Four contrasting gardens spaced across an attractive village location. Glynwood House has ¾ acre mixed borders, pond with drystone-wall water feature, woodland walk, patio garden with pergola and raised beds, all in a peaceful location with spectacular open aspects.
Glynwood House, Eyes Lane, Bretherton
Sun 27 May

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Emotional Repair
Textile artist Ruth Singer explores personal and universal stories of love and loss, grief and celebration - using stitch as an act of remembrance. New work in the exhibition is inspired by items in the collection and the stories behind these items.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Bretherton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Four contrasting gardens spaced across attractive village with conservation area. Glynwood House has ¾ acre mixed borders, pond with drystone-wall water feature, woodland walk, patio garden with pergola and raised beds, all in a peaceful location with spectacular open aspects.
Bretherton Gardens, Leyland
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Waddow Lodge Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Inspirational 2-acre organic garden for all seasons surrounding Georgian house (not open) with views to Pendle and Bowland. An enthusiast’s collection of many unusual plants with herbaceous borders, large island beds, shrubs, heathers, rhododendrons, small mature wooded area, old fashioned and hybrid roses.
Waddow Lodge Garden, Clitheroe
Sun 27 May, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Clearbeck House - Open Garden for NGS
’A surprise round every corner’ is the most common response as visitors encounter fountains, streams, ponds, sculptures, boathouses and follies: Rapunzel’s tower, temple, turf maze, giant fish made of CDs, walk-through pyramid. 2 acre wildlife lake attracts many species of insects and birds.
Clearbeck House, Higher Tatham via Lancaster
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

Garden Open for Charity with National Garden Scheme More details - Garden Open for Charity with National Garden Scheme
Beautifully landscaped garden with wild areas including Lake Set-a -side . View on clearbeckgarden.org.uk or Facebook Clearbeck garden Dates apply to 2018.
Clearbeck House,Mewith Lane Tatham Lancaster
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul
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More details - Skool of Street present Arti-Dodgers Twist
One of Dickens’ most cherished story’s ‘Oliver Twist’ has been cleverly re-imagined in an explosion of Funk for the family. Follow the charismatic ‘Arti’ who despite his misfortune, tries hard to better his impoverished beginnings. The story is told through a thrilling fusion of Spoken word and Urban Dance.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sun 27 May

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With Steve Gribbin Chris Kehoe Jack Gleadow Ray Bradshaw
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 27 May

More details - Off The Rails Comedy Club
With Stephen Bailey Paul Pirie James Allen Mick Ferry
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield
Sun 27 May

More details - 12 The Croft - Open Garden for NGS
A small quirky garden with many interesting features. Amongst our collection of plants are acers, ferns, auriculas. Interesting use of gravel leading to the hot tub.The summer house provides one of the many seating areas. Come along and meet Henry!
12 The Croft, Chorley
Sun 27 May

More details - Comedy @ Tameside Stadium
With Paul Pirie Stephen Bailey Josh Pugh Justin Moorhouse
Tameside Stadium, Richmond St, Ashton-under-Lyne
Sun 27 May

More details - Alabaster DePlume
Alabaster DePlume Plus Paddy Steer And DJ Coops. Artists performing: Alabaster DePlume.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Sun 27 May

More details - Car Boot Sale
Charity Car Boot Sale at Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, Wigan. WN2 3HZ. Sunday 27th May 2018 from 9am - 2pm. Pitches must be pre booked in advance. £10 per car. To book a pitch please call the fundraising team on 01942 525566 or email fundraising@wlh.org.uk for more information.
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley
Sun 27 May

More details - Ezra Furman
Ezra Furman + Du Blonde. Artists performing: Ezra Furman.: Tickets avaiable.
Albert Hall, Manchester
Sun 27 May

More details - The Bonnevilles
The Bonnevilles. Artists performing: The Bonnevilles .: Tickets avaiable.
The Eagle Inn, Salford
Sun 27 May

More details - RIbchester spring bank village market
Ribchester spring bank market has been in the village for 30 years as of this year we have over 2000 visiters to the market the day we had nearly 80 stalls last year the market starts grom 9am till ruthley 3pm there plant stalls craft stalls kifs rides hot food bric a brac fruit veg meat stall there somthing for all
Bee mill preston road RIBCHESTER pr3 3xl
Mon 28 May

More details - Great Harwood Agricultural Society's 151st Annual Show
Main Arena displays: Galloping Acrobatics, Lurcher and Terrier Racing and Agility, (have a go with your own dog).
The New Showfield, Harwood Lane, Great Harwood, Lancs
Mon 28 May

More details - Frankie Cosmos
Frankie Cosmos + Special Guests. Artists performing: Frankie COsmos.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Mon 28 May

More details - Charles Howl
Charles Howl. Artists performing: Charles Howl.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Tue 29 May

More details - GospelbeacH
GospelbeacH Plus The Hanging Stars. Artists performing: GospelbeacH .: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Tue 29 May

More details - Volbeat
Volbeat Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Volbeat.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Tue 29 May

More details - Wildwood Kin
Wildwood Kin plus special guests. Artists performing: Wildwood Kin.: Tickets avaiable.
Night and Day, Manchester
Wed 30 May

More details - Liberty Lies, Kill The Ideal - Manchester
Liberty Lies, Kill The Ideal - Manchester: Tickets avaiable.
Satans Hollow, Manchester
Wed 30 May

More details - Me and My Girl
Blackpool & Fylde Light Opera Company present The Tony and Olivier award-winning Me and My Girl, a musical with music by Noel Gay and its original book and lyrics by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Shades
The Shades plus special guests. Artists performing: The Shades.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Wed 30 May

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Gnome and Fairy Hunt
Are there Fairies at the bottom of Gawthorpe’s Garden' Join us for a gnome and fairy hunt. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Wed 30 May

More details - Why Don't We - The Invitation Tour
Why Don't We - The Invitation Tour. Artists performing: Why Don't We.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Wed 30 May

More details - G-EAZY - The Beautiful & Damned Tour
G-EAZY - The Beautiful & Damned Tour Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: G-Eazy.: Tickets avaiable.
Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Wed 30 May

More details - Rudy Francisco
Rudy Francisco Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Rudy Francisco .: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Thu 31 May

More details - Emp!re - Manchester
Emp!re - Manchester: Tickets avaiable.
Satans Hollow, Manchester
Thu 31 May

More details - Summer Holiday
The Octagon’s first off-site production, Summer Holiday is a feel good 1960s musical which will be brought to life as never seen before.
Bolton transport interchange, busses, and Albert Halls, Bolton
Thu 31 May to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Samlesbury Hall: Wedding Open Evening
Join us for an evening of fizz and canapes at Samlesbury Hall! Thursday 31st May 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm Join us in May for our open evening to get a feel for how your big day will go! There will be a glass of chilled fizz for you on arrival, with delicious canapés available to taste.
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston
Thu 31 May

More details - Monster Magnet
Monster Magnet Plus : ¡PENDEJO!. Artists performing: Monster Magnet.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Thu 31 May

More details - Charles Watson
Charles Watson Support Sivu. Artists performing: Charles Watson, Hey! Manchester.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Thu 31 May

More details - Heart Of A Coward
Heart Of A Coward Plus From Sorrow To Serenity & Lotus Eater. Artists performing: Heart Of A Coward.: Tickets avaiable.
Rebellion, Manchester
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Down By The Riverside Festival
Down By The Riverside is a unique festival that caters to all ages. We’ve got two live music stages, multiple theatrical events to tell the story of "The Legend Of The Giants", creative sideshows and workshops to get stuck into, along with a huge food court of world food, local ales and mountains of...
Dolphinholme House Farm, Dolphinholme
Fri 1 Jun and Sat 2 Jun

More details - Curse of Lono
Curse of Lono Plus Kerri Watt. Artists performing: Curse of Lono.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Carl North & The Lonely Hearts
Carl North & The Lonely Hearts. Artists performing: Carl North.: Tickets avaiable.
Night People, Manchester
Fri 1 Jun

More details - BLUES: Snakewater
Rising stars of the UK Bluesrock scene, Snakewater are fronted by 24 year-old Bobby Grant who attracts adulatory attention for his incendiary playing.
Bailiff Bar, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Dent Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Nestled in the oldest part of Trawden villlage and rolling Lancashire countryside, this mature and evolving country garden surrounds a 400 year old grade II listed hall (not open); featuring a parterre, lawns, herbaceous borders, shrubbery, wildlife pond with bridge to seating area and a hidden summerhouse in a
Dent Hall, Colne
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Mill Barn - Open Garden for NGS
The unique and quirky garden at Mill Barn is a delight: or rather a series of delights. Along the R Darwin, through the tiny secret grotto, past the suspension bridge and view of the fairytale tower, visitors can a stroll past folly, sculptures, lily pond, and lawns, enjoy the naturally planted flowerbeds, then enter...
Mill Barn, Preston
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Crafty Vintage at The Accrington Food Festival
Crafty Vintage is a regular social gathering where like-minded folk can meet, socialise, share ideas and gather inspiration. We are purveyors of classic vintage, collectables, retro wares, quirky handmade, fine foods and delectable cuisine.
Accrington Town Hall. Blackburn Rd. Accrington
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Alfie Boe Homecoming
Alfie Boe Homecoming. Artists performing: Alfie Boe.: Tickets avaiable.
Fleetwood Town FC, Fleetwood
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Andrea Gibson
Andrea Gibson. Artists performing: Andrea Gibson.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Invisibility Hat- Swedish Troll Tales by Dominic Kelly
The Swedish forests are filled with the strangest things… When a brother and sister find an extraordinary hat, they are plunged into the world of the trolls, where things quickly spin out of control. But help sometimes comes from the most unexpected places….
The Bureau Centre for the Arts, St John’s Church, Victoria street
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Saint Raymond
Saint Raymond. Artists performing: Saint Raymond.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - ROY WOOD$
ROY WOOD$ Plus Special Guests: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Leigh 5K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Pennington Flash
Sun 3 Jun

More details - LOMA
LOMA + ADAM TORRES. Artists performing: LOMA.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Secret Valley - Open Garden for NGS
Large 2 acre water garden with ponds, streams, waterfalls, islands and lake. High variety of trees, plants and climbers. It is a haven for waterfowl and local wildlife (incl swans, ducks, geese, coots, moorhens, grebes, herons and kingfishers). Adjoining gardens and allotment are also open.
The Secret Valley, Manchester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Meresands Kennels & Cattery - Open Garden for NGS
A relatively new garden of approx 3 acres which has been developed alongside a mature woodland. With koi pond and formal gardens. A laburnum arch leads you to the woodland area with paths, seating and stumpery.
Meresands Kennels & Cattery, Ormskirk
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Shuggie Otis
Shuggie Otis. Artists performing: Shuggie Otis.: Tickets avaiable.
Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Record and cd fair
Traders buying and selling collectable vinyl,cds,dvds,etc.
Liner hotel. lord nelson street.
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Photographic Session - The Basics
Love photography or want to take up a new skill for 2018? Why not join internationally renowned photographer Sean Conboy for a unique Photographic Session – The Basics at the 123-year-old Grand Theatre, Blackpool.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Mon 4 Jun and Tue 5 Jun

More details - Flat Worms
Flat Worms + Special Guests. Artists performing: Flat Worms.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Courtney Barnett
Courtney Barnett + LOOSE TOOTH. Artists performing: Courtney Barnett.: Tickets avaiable.
Academy, Manchester
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Warmduscher
Warmduscher: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Slim Cessnas Auto Club
Slim Cessnas Auto Club. Artists performing: Slim Cessnas Auto Club.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Ty Segall & The Freedom Band
Ty Segall & The Freedom Band Support Mike Donovan. Artists performing: Ty Segall.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Patti Smith and her Band
Patti Smith and her Band. Artists performing: Patti Smith and her Band.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Wavves
Wavves. Artists performing: Wavves.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Jonathan Davis
Jonathan Davis Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Jonathan Davis.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Tim Vine - Sunset Milk Idiot
Tim Vine presents ‘Sunset Milk Idiot’. Fire up your dongles and back-up your 3-pin memory spanners, Tim Vine is returning to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre with his brand new show Sunset Milk Idiot, for two nights only June 2018.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Wed 6 Jun and Thu 7 Jun

The Thorne Trio (woodwind trio) More details - The Thorne Trio (woodwind trio)
Ilid Llwyd Jones (oboe), Esther Sheridan (clarinet) and Alexandra Callanan (bassoon) play for the Society’s Summer Concert held in the Ribble Valley Borough Council’s Civic Suite. Their programme of solo and trio music will be: Handel (arr.
Ribble Valley Borough Council Chamber, Church Street, Clitheroe
Wed 6 Jun
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More details - Laura Veirs
Laura Veirs. Artists performing: Laura Veirs.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Wed 6 Jun

More details - RHYE
RHYE. Artists performing: RHYE.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Bellini's Norma
Preston Opera presents Bellini’s Classic Opera with full Chorus and Orchestra
The Charter Theatre, Guild Hall, Lancaster Road , Preston
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bolton Shopping Centre
Stalls within the shopping precinct
Market Place Shopping Centre, 3rd Floor Management Suite, Bolton
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Sense and Sensibility
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
Burnley Mechanics, Burnley
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Open Mike/Jam Night @ The Dog Inn, 55 King Street, Whalley, Lancashire, BB7 9SP
Open Mike/Jam Night @ The Dog Inn, Whalley, Lancashire, BB7 9SP - first Thursday of every month - 9pm till 11.30pm. Next Open Mike Night is Thursday 7th June from 9pm Everyone is welcome to come down and do something or just come along and listen. It’s free and register on the night.
The Dog Inn, 55 King Street, Whalley, Near Clitheroe, Lancs
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift reputation Stadium Tour. Artists performing: Taylor Swift.: Tickets avaiable.
Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Fri 8 Jun and Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Best of Broadway
All the best bits from Broadway are brought straight to the NWTAC Theatre in June. Join the cast as they journey through some of the most famous musicals, plays and revues ever to tread the Broadway boards. See your favourite shows and some new ones that haven’t made the trip over the pond yet.
NWTAC Theatre 270a Lightbowne Road, Manchester
Fri 8 Jun and Sat 9 Jun

More details - Children Today & PFA Challenge Cup Activity Weekend!
Tackle a team building challenge with football legends for charity at the PFA & Children Today Challenge Cup Weekend!
Anderton Centre, New Rd, Chorley
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - UK Pink Floyd Experience
Recreating the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd live in concert, this highly authentic show features over 50 years of hits by this iconic band.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Discover The World of Gin
Special ’small batch’ craft Gin Tasting. This will be a highly enjoyable evening tasting some high-quality craft Gins this from a range of British producers so for those who enjoyed our previous tasting there will be new gins to try with the focus on British botanicals.
Storey Institute, Lancaster City Centre
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Born Ruffians
Born Ruffians. Artists performing: Born Ruffians.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Fri 8 Jun

More details - K. Michelle - The People I used To Know Tour
K. Michelle - The People I used To Know Tour. Artists performing: K. Michelle.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Pink Floydian
Pink Floydian are one of the most accurate Pink Floyd tribute bands in the UK today. Gathered together from the cream of the Northwest’s Floyd-loving musicians, they deliver over two and a half hours of Pink Floyd classics.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
English Touring Opera presents an energetic new production of one of the world’s most beloved operas, Mozart’s classic comedy The Marriage of Figaro featuring a 25 piece Orchestra.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Giles Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Nestled high on the side of Longridge fell, with beautiful long-reaching views across the Ribble Valley, the gardens surround the old farmhouse and buildings. The gardens are ever evolving and include an acre of perennial wildflower meadows, wildlife pond, woodland areas and cottage gardens.
Giles Farm, Preston
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Record and cd fair
Traders buying selling collectable vinyl.cds dvds etc
Winter gardens blackpool
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Proud Mary
Proud Mary. Artists performing: Proud Mary.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Bronx
The Bronx Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: The Bronx.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Some Guys Have All The Luck
Some Guys Have All The Luck is a fantastic theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart – from street busker through to international superstar!
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sun 10 Jun

More details - 8 Andertons Mill - Open Garden for NGS
This ½ acre cottage garden started in 2010, has many colourful borders of perennials, shrubs, and roses. A patio with raised beds, secluded potted plant area, large vegetable garden. Rose and clematis covered arches and many wrought iron features. An extensive bed of scented roses and a wonderful view of Harrock Hill.
8 Andertons Mill, Ormskirk
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Woodstock Barn - Open Garden for NGS
An established country garden of over ¾ acre with form, texture and a green tapestry all year round. Developed from a barren wilderness to one with wildlife, amidst tall trees, shrubs, mixed borders, pond, vegetable patch, woodland area and stream.
Woodstock Barn, Ormskirk
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - 90 Brick Kiln Lane - Open Garden for NGS
A small, continually evolving, cottage garden, with a variety of different garden rooms containing shrubs, perennials, alpines, climbers, cobbled courtyard and a small pond.
90 Brick Kiln Lane, Ormskirk
Sun 10 Jun

More details - 31 Cousins Lane - Open Garden for NGS
As the sound of ’cork on willow’ competes with the laughter of grandchildren, this family garden provides views for the sedentary, bug hunts for the active and a riot of colour for the artisitic.
31 Cousins Lane, Ormskirk
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Nouvelle Vague
Nouvelle Vague + support. Artists performing: Nouvelle Vague.: Tickets avaiable.
RNCM Theatre, Manchester
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Lindi Ortega
Lindi Ortega Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Lindi Ortega.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Palm
Palm. Artists performing: Palm.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Haim
Haim Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Haim.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester
Mon 11 Jun

More details - "Local Scenes"
Art Exhibition: the much-awaited exhibition of watercolours by Tom Eccles.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Tue 12 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - A Perfect Circle
A Perfect Circle. Artists performing: A Perfect Circle.
O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Waxahatchee
Waxahatchee + Special Guests. Artists performing: Waxahatchee.: Tickets avaiable.
Band on the Wall, Manchester
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Portico Quartet
Portico Quartet. Artists performing: Portico Quartet .: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Fri 15 Jun

More details - a-ha Electric Summer 2018 Tour
Iconic Norwegian trio a-ha are bringing their Electric Summer Tour 2018 to Blackpool with special guests OMD and The Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey.
Bloomfield Road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Ladies Night
Get the girls together and enjoy a fun night out with a lively performance by a flamboyant drag queen and male entertainers. Evening includes: 4 course meal, disco with DJ & bar service.
DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Carnival Club
Carnival Club. Artists performing: Carnival Club.: Tickets avaiable.
Night People, Manchester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Concert with the Rawstorne Singers in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice
Join us on what we hope will be a balmy summer evening with strawberries, Prosecco and music with a coronation flavour.. We will be singing Haydn’s “Missa Sancti Bernardi de Offida” (Heiligmesse) as well as Parry’s “I was glad” and Handel’s “Zadok the priest”.
St Saviour’s Church, Church Road, Bamber Bridge
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Preston 5K, 10K, Pretty Muddy 5k & Pretty Muddy Kids
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Moor Park
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - craft and gift fair
with over 30 stalls of craft art and jewellery stalls
norbreck hotel, Queen’s Promenade, Blackpool
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
Recently restored medium sized gardens of Grade 2* vernacular Georgian vicarage comprising both formal and informal planting and statuary as the garden narrows to follow the woodland stream which runs through it.
The Old Vicarage, Manchester
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Public Image Ltd
Public Image Ltd plus special guests. Artists performing: Public Image Ltd.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Tabby McTat - Storytime Party
Another one of our fantastic party and story time events. A two hour party event with themed activities and the full telling of the story with the characters. Meet and greet opportunity afterwards.
Civic Arts Centre & Theatre, 155 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle.
Sat 16 Jun

More details - 11 Westminster Road - Open Garden for NGS
The garden at 11 Westminster Road has a pretty front garden with topiary chickens and is well stocked with perennials. mature trees, and box hedge.
11 Westminster Road, Manchester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - 35 Ellesmere Road - Open Garden for NGS
Amidst the busy urban environment of Eccles in Salford, lies a hidden pocket of grand houses with wide roads,and these two havens of tranquillity. 35 Ellesmere Road is a peaceful country garden with deep herbaceous borders filled with shrubs, scented roses, and perennials.
35 Ellesmere Road, Manchester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Todmorden Agricultural Show
A fabulous day out for everyone @ this agricultural show that includes horses, sheepdog trials, childrens pets, dog display team, ferret display, BMX trials, crafts, trade stands, fairground, vintage tractors, food, and much more.
Cliviger show ground next to the Ram Inn @ Cliviger
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Demi Lovato.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Arena, Manchester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Billy Joel
Billy Joel plus special guests. Artists performing: Billy Joel.: Tickets avaiable.
Old Trafford (MUFC), Manchester
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra
Live steel music performance by this popular youth group from Stockport
Market Street, Wigan
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Stone Sour
Stone Sour plus special guests. Artists performing: Stone Sour.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Wave Pictures
The Wave Pictures plus Mr Ben & The Bens. Artists performing: The Wave Pictures.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Ribby Hall Antique & Collectibles Fair
A wide selection of quality stalls including Jewellery, Silver, Ceramics, Coins Medals, Treen, Lace and Glassware. Refreshments on site.
Ribby Hall Village, Ribby Lane, Wrea Green, Lancashire, PR25 1HE
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Parkers Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Parkers Lodge is set on the site of a demolished Victorian Mill that was used for bleaching. Since the houses were completed in 2014 a small group of volunteers have been working to transform what was a jungle into a manicured wild space that still allows the local wildlife to flourish.
Parkers Lodge, Bury
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hazelwood - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre garden and hardy plant nursery, originally orchard, now has gravel garden with pots and seating area bottle wall and folly, shrubs, herbaceous borders, large stream-fed pond with woodland walk. Sculpture, Victorian fern house.
Hazelwood, Leyland
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Little Women
Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women, based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - tell the story of their life during the Civil War in America.
Lytham Hall, Ballam Road, Lytham
Sun 17 Jun

More details - D'Angelo
D'Angelo D'Tour - An intimate evening with D'Angelo and his All Stars. Artists performing: D'Angelo.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Mon 18 Jun

More details - Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Foo Fighters.
Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Ladies' Night
Join us for a girls’ night out in the name of a great cause at the St Catherine’s Ladies’ Night – held in our gorgeous marquee in the beautiful hospice grounds.
St Catherine’s Hospice Lostock Lane Lostock Hall
Wed 20 Jun

More details - J.I.D & Earthgang
J.I.D & Earthgang plus special guests. Artists performing: J.I.D & Earthgang.: Tickets avaiable.
Rebellion, Manchester
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Billy Idol
Billy Idol Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: Billy Idol.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester
Wed 20 Jun

More details - 'THREE MORE PLAYS' - An evening of three short plays
The theatre’s three drama groups, Preston Drama Club, The Broughton Players and The Grimsargh Players have come together in a production of three short plays each night to raise funds for the development of the Playhouse.
Preston Playhouse, Market St West, Preston
Thu 21 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Rainbow House ROYAL ASCOT LADIES DAY
Our hugely popular ladies event is back with live betting from Royal Ascot races. Ticket price includes: Drink on arrival, Two course lunch with tea & coffee, Afternoon tea Stalls selling ladies luxury gifts and items. Raffle, diamond draw and prize for best dressed filly.
The Invincibles Lounge, Preston North End FC, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Chorley Branch - Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society,  June Meeting
Thursday 21 June 2018 Speaker still to be confirmed. Admission is free to members and non-members, but donations very much appreciated. If you are interested in family history, come and meet branch members, and find out what membership of the LFHHS offers.
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall), Cunliffe Street, Chorley
Thu 21 Jun

More details - The Story of Guitar Heroes
“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!
The Grand, 18 York Street,Clitheroe, Lancashire,
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Girls Names
Girls Names. Artists performing: Girls Names.: Tickets avaiable.
Night People, Manchester
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Richie Kotzen
Richie Kotzen. Artists performing: Richie Kotzen.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Pinked Floyd Tribute Show
A spectacular evening of live music, lights and video in honour of one of the greatest bands of all time
Burnley Mechanics
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Dale House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre tastefully landscaped gardens comprising of limestone rockeries, well stocked herbaceous borders, raised alpine beds, well stocked koi pond, lawn areas, greenhouse and polytunnel, patio areas, specialising in alpines rare shrubs and trees, large collection unusual bulbs. All year round interest.
Dale House Gardens, Preston
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - St Catherine's Summer Ball
Join us for a fabulous evening of fine food and top entertainment at our Summer Ball this June! The St Catherine’s Marquee in the beautiful hospice grounds is the venue for this year’s event, which will feature live music from The Soul Convicts and a charity auction and raffle.
St Catherine’s Park Lostock Lane Lostock Hall Preston
Sat 23 Jun

More details - VCTMS, Lifetight - Manchester
VCTMS, Lifetight - Manchester: Tickets avaiable.
Satans Hollow, Manchester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Mum2mum Market (Chorlton,Manchester)  Nearly New Sale
Chorlton High School Saturday 23rd June 1:30pm-3:30pm SELL your quality second hand baby, children’s and maternity clothes, preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and children’s market and keep 100% of the proceeds. Book a stall at www.mum2mummarket.co.uk/book-a-stall.
Chorlton High School, Nell Lane, Chorlton, Manchester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Oldham 5K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Alexandra Park
Sun 24 Jun

More details - St Catherine's Hospice Sponsored Firewalk
Can you take the heat for St Catherine’s Hospice? Dare to join us for our exciting sponsored Firewalk and conquer the hot coals whilst raising vital funds to support our work.
St Catherine’s Hospice Lostock Lane Lostock Hall Preston
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Yellow day Garden Fete
Bring the family together for a fun day out in aid of St Catherine’s at our annual Yellow Day garden fete! Featuring a host of attractions including: Stalls Games Rides Entertainment And more, including tasty food and drink from The Mill Outside.
St Catherine’s Hospice Lostock Lane Lostock Hall
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Table Top Sale @ Whalley Village Hall, Whalley, BB7 9TD, Lancashire
Table Top Sale @ Whalley Village Hall, Whalley, BB7 9TD, Lancashire Sunday 24th June - 9am till 2pm - FREE ENTRY!!! Everyone welcome, you may pick up a bargain or two - Admission is FREE! Last Sunday of each month Why not earn yourself some money by having a clear out of your unwanted items.
Whalley Village Hall, Behind CO-OP Car Park, Accrington Road, Whalley, Near Clitheroe, Lancs
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Tottington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 gardens open for the first time. A suburban garden created over the past 9 yrs from a blank canvas into a creative oasis. Organically managed to attract birds,bees and butterflies. Stunning views across fields to Knowl Hill.
Tottington Gardens, Bury
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Green Farm Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre well established formal cottage gardens. Feature koi pond, paths leading to different areas. Lots of climbers and rose beds. Packed with plants of all kinds. Many shrubs and trees. Well laid out lawns. Collections of unusual plants. A surprise round every corner.
Green Farm Cottage, Poulton-le-Fylde
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Dutton Hall - Open Garden for NGS
An increasing range of interesting trees and shrubs have been added to the existing collection of old fashioned roses, including rare and unusual varieties and Plant Heritage National Collection of Pemberton Hybrid Musk roses. Formal garden at front with backdrop of C17 house (not open).
Dutton Hall, Ribchester
Sun 24 Jun

More details - CW Stoneking
CW Stoneking. Artists performing: C.W. Stoneking.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Oceans Ate Alaska, Kingdom Of Giants, Shields - Manchester
Oceans Ate Alaska, Kingdom Of Giants, Shields - Manchester: Tickets avaiable.
Rebellion, Manchester
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Blackburn 5K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Witton Park
Wed 27 Jun

More details - The Primitives
The Primitives. Artists performing: The Primitives.: Tickets avaiable.
Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Dutton Hall - Open Garden for NGS
An increasing range of interesting trees and shrubs have been added to the existing collection of old fashioned roses, including rare and unusual varieties and Plant Heritage National Collection of Pemberton Hybrid Musk roses. Formal garden at front with backdrop of C17 house (not open).
Dutton Hall, Ribchester
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Sounds of the City - Nile Rodgers & Chic
Sounds of the City - Nile Rodgers & Chic Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Nile Rodgers .: Tickets avaiable.
Castlefield Bowl, Manchester
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Skinny Molly
Skinny Molly + Gorilla Riot. Artists performing: Skinny Molly.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Queens Of The Coal Age
“WE ARE WOMEN AGAINST PIT CLOSURES AND WE’RE OCCUPYING THIS PIT” Anne, Elaine, Dot and Lesley. Four ordinary women, facing the closure of their community. It’s 1993 and the Parkside Colliery pit may be winding down, but they’re not giving up.
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester
Thu 28 Jun to Sat 30 Jun, Mon 2 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Sat 21 Jul

More details - Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland + special guests. Artists performing: Kiefer Sutherland.: Tickets avaiable.
Albert Hall, Manchester
Thu 28 Jun

More details - DAMIAN "JR. GONG" MARLEY
DAMIAN "JR. GONG" MARLEY Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Damian Marley.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Flight of the Conchords
Flight of the Conchords. Artists performing: Flight of the Conchords.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Arena, Manchester
Thu 28 Jun

More details - 'Owd Nell's Gin Fest
Canalside GIN FEST... Join us to enjoy a fab weekend of Live Entertainment, Gin & more Gin... Our Canalside Gin Bar will be open throughout the weekend with a fantastic selection of Gins.
Guy’s Thatched Hamlet, Canalside, Bilsborrow, Nr Garstang
Fri 29 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Noche Espagnola St Catherine's Spanish Night
Join us for a traditional Spanish fiesta in our marquee this summer! Featuring a delicious menu of tapas, paella and sangria, along with music and live entertainment, it’s a chance to enjoy a taste of Spain whilst supporting a great cause.
St Catherine’s Hospice Lostock Lane Lostock Hall
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Shed Seven - Sounds Of The City
Shed Seven - Sounds Of The City + Special guests Reverend & The Makers + The Twang. Artists performing: Shed Seven, Reverend and the Makers, The Twang.: Tickets avaiable.
Castlefield Bowl, Manchester
Fri 29 Jun

More details - 11 Platt Lane - Open Garden for NGS
A cottage garden with a front garden planted with shrubs. The main garden has herbaceous borders with shrubs, roses and perennials. There is a wildlife pond and a summerhouse with an exhibition of textiles. The rear garden has a mixture of flowers, vegetables and fruit.
11 Platt Lane, Oldham
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Lancashire Science Festival
The Lancashire Science Festival is back with a bang. This years family programme is set to be bigger and better than ever before and once again admission is FREE. Join us for our family day on Saturday 30 June 9.00am-5.
University of Central Lancashire, Fylde Rd, Preston
Sat 30 Jun

More details - 5 Crib Lane - Open Garden for NGS
A well loved and used family garden which is challenging as on a high stony hillside and encompasses hens, some small wildlife ponds, vegetable garden, a poly tunnel and areas that are always being re thought and dug up and changed depending on time and aged bodies aches and pains!
5 Crib Lane, Oldham
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - 19 Cumberland Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Well planted garden with island flower beds. Trees and shrubs with some unusual perennials. Also a pond and a view of Worden Park and woods. Visited by a lot of wildlife.
19 Cumberland Avenue, Leyland
Sat 30 Jun, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Becconsall - Open Garden for NGS
An interesting 1 acre garden, combining different areas of lawn, rill, arboretum, herbaceous border, and raised beds.
Becconsall, Preston
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Crafty Vintage at The Storey
Crafty Vintage is a regular social gathering where like-minded folk can meet, socialise, share ideas and gather inspiration. We are purveyors of classic vintage, collectables, retro wares, quirky handmade, and fine foods.
The Storey Institute, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Alderbank - Open Garden for NGS
A quirky Chorlton garden! Recycled materials. Wildlife friendly areas. Great variety of lush naturalistic cottage style planting. Wildlife friendly pond with bridge. Potager style front garden with organic fruit, vegetables, flowers and herbs. Hundreds of container plantings.
Alderbank, Manchester
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Strawberry Tea
Strawberries & cream, homemade scones Raffle Tickets £5 per person
St John’s Parish Church, East Beach, Lytham (opposite Windmill)
Sat 30 Jun

More details - North West Calling
North West Calling. Artists performing: North West Calling.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Pinked Floyd Tribute Show
A spectacular evening of live music, lights and video in honour of one of the greatest bands of all time
Preston Playhouse
Sat 30 Jun

More details - St Catherine's Hospice Moonlight and Memories Walk
Join St Catherine’s for our biggest fundraiser and a very special night to remember – our 2018 Moonlight and Memories Walk. The date is set, Saturday 30th June Help raise vital funds for your local hospice, whilst paying tribute to loved ones in our poignant night time trek.
St Catherines Hospice Lostock Lane Lostock Hall Preston
Sat 30 Jun

More details - BAS
BAS. Artists performing: BAS.: Tickets avaiable.
Rebellion, Manchester
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Crafty Vintage at Holmes Mill
Crafty Vintage is a regular social gathering where like-minded folk can meet, socialise, share ideas and gather inspiration.
Holmes Mill Greenacre Street, Clitheroe
Sun 1 Jul

More details - A Beautiful Day Out 2 - Sounds Of The City
A Beautiful Day Out 2 - Sounds Of The City featuring Levellers + New Model Army + The Wildhearts & Zion Train. Artists performing: Levellers, New Model Army, The Wildhearts, Zion Train.: Tickets avaiable.
Castlefield Bowl, Manchester
Sun 1 Jul

More details - 28 Lockwood Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Two gardens in one quietly hidden behind a family home. The rear classic formal garden has four square lawns and central water feature which is softened by herbaceous borders and paved walkways.
28 Lockwood Avenue, Poulton-Le-Fylde
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Lydiate Classic Car and Bike Show
Classic Car and Bike Show with Fair, all proceeds to NWCR If you have a classic car or bike please bring it to show. Charity Stalls and Refreshments in the hall. Public Parking at the Scotch Piper Inn, Disabled Parking in front of Hall.
Lydiate Parish Hall, 288 Southport Road, Lydiate, LIVERPOOL
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Steve Winwood
Steve Winwood Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Steve Winwood.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Mon 2 Jul

More details - "Vintage Advertising"
Art Exhibition: antique advertisements from a local collection.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Tue 3 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - "One Man Two Guvnors" at Wigan Little Theatre
Written by: Carlo Goldoni Directed by: Andrew Blake Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood. Permanently starving, Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite Sams Bar, if your sat nav can’t find it)
Tue 3 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Sat 14 Jul

More details - Roger Waters - Us and Them - 2018 European Tour
Roger Waters - Us and Them - 2018 European Tour No support act, On stage 8:00pm prompt. Artists performing: Roger Waters.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Arena, Manchester
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Blackpool 5K & 10K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
The Promenade
Wed 4 Jul

More details - CORDOVAS
CORDOVAS. Artists performing: The Cordovas.: Tickets avaiable.
Night and Day, Manchester
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Rag 'n' Bone Man - Sounds Of The City
Rag 'n' Bone Man - Sounds Of The City Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Rag n Bone Man.: Tickets avaiable.
Castlefield Bowl, Manchester
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Start to End perform Jeff Buckley: Grace
Start to End perform Jeff Buckley: Grace. Artists performing: Start to End.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Darren Hayman plays Hefner's Breaking God's Heart
Darren Hayman plays Hefner’s Breaking God’s Heart. Artists performing: Darren Hayman's Thankful Villages.: Tickets avaiable.
The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Sounds Of The City
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Sounds Of The City Plus Elvis Costello and the Imposters - for 1 night only ! plus special guests. Artists performing: Paul Heaton, Jacqui Abbott, Elvis Costello, The Imposters.: Tickets avaiable.
Castlefield Bowl, Manchester
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Goosnagh & Longridge  Agricultural Show
Goosnagh and Longridge Show is set in the Ribble Valley with trade stands craft and food marquee fairgroung and lots of entertainment sheep horticultture horses dog show beer tent and lots more is is a very good family day out
The Showfield Lower Lane Longridge
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Scarisbrick Marina Boat Festival
Boat Festival Vintage Cars, Bikes and wagons Entertainment Local Singers, Brass Bands Clog Dancers Children’s Entertainment, Face painting, bouncy castle, Huge inflatable Army Assault Course Stalls selling plants, jams, art, crafts Historic Narrow boat Association, Canal & River Trust, Air Ambulance, Fire
Scarisbrick Marina, Southport Road, Scarisbrick
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul
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More details - An evening with Stephen Bayliss
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!! A magical artist, his musical repertoire ranges from Motown, Soul, R&B and popular chart music. Stephen covers hits by Lionel Richie, Lonestar, Robin Thicke, Kings of Leon, Bobby Darin, Ed Sheeran and many more. The evening also includes: 4 course dinner, disco with DJ & late bar
DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan
Sat 7 Jul

More details - North of England Orchid Society Show - Free Entry
Come and see the wonderful blooms and colours of the world of orchids, many many different types of orchids in the hundreds on display,usually there are orchid traders to buy an orchid or two you may not have seen before.
BARTON - LANCASHIRE  - BARTON VILLAGE HALL
Sat 7 Jul

More details - George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic. Artists performing: George Clinton.: Tickets avaiable.
Academy, Manchester
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Magic Flute
The Magic Flute is, in many ways, a pantomime opera and yet features much of Mozart’s most magical music.
Lancaster Grand Theatre St Leonardgate
Sun 8 Jul

More details - The Stones & Roses Garden - Open Garden for NGS
The garden where the cows used to live set in the beautiful hamlet of White Coppice with wonderful views. Sunken rose garden, fountains, waterfalls, herbaceous borders, all with colour themed planting and formal kitchen garden. Fruit tree walk down to the small lake with wild flower planting.
The Stones & Roses Garden, Chorley
Sun 8 Jul, Sat 14 Jul

More details - St Catherine's Hospice Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride
Get on your bike for St Catherine’s Hospice in the North West’s famous Manchester to Blackpool bike ride!
St Catherine’s Hospice Lostock Lane Lostock Hall Preston
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Manchester to Blackpool Bike Event - Finish Line
Live steel music performance by Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra from Stockport
Solaris Centre, South Promenade, Blackpool
Sun 8 Jul

More details - St Catherine's Hospice Morecambe Bay Walk
Tackle varied terrain as you follow in the footsteps of the Queen’s Guide to the sands, Cedric Robinson MBE, in this iconic coastal walk. Following the postponement of last September’s Morecambe Bay Walk, we’re delighted to be hosting it again this summer.
St Catherine’s Hospice Lostock Lane Lostock Hall Preston
Sun 8 Jul

More details - BLACKALICIOUS
BLACKALICIOUS + Special Guests. Artists performing: Innervisions Festival 2018, Blackalicious.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Mon 9 Jul

More details - Hans Chew
Hans Chew. Artists performing: Hans Chew.: Tickets avaiable.
Night and Day, Manchester
Wed 11 Jul

More details - CONTROL OF THE GOING
CONTROL OF THE GOING. Artists performing: CONTROL OF THE GOING.: Tickets avaiable.
Night People, Manchester
Fri 13 Jul

More details - The Guns N Roses Experience
The Old Courts are delighted to welcome The Guns N Roses Experience." NOBODY DOES IT BETTER The biggest and best and most in Demand Gn’R tribute in Europe" It does not get any closer than this people.
Grand Vault, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Beat-Herder Festival 2018
Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most wonderful party in the UK festival calendar, announces its first names for 2018.
The Ribble Valley, Clitheroe, Lancashire
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Stonyhurst College, Hurst Green, Clitheroe
Fri 13 Jul

More details - The Killers
The Killers. Artists performing: The Killers.: Tickets avaiable.
Macron Stadium, Bolton
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Disco Classical Manchester ft. Sister Sledge Live
Disco Classical Manchester ft. Sister Sledge Live. Artists performing: Sister Sledge.: Tickets avaiable.
Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Sports Day!
Summer means the World Cup, Wimbledon and cricket. Celebrate all things sporty in this fantastic concert – and don’t forget your team colours! We think children aged 7 and over will enjoy this concert the most. For younger children, we’ll be hosting free musical activities in the Atrium from 10.
The Stoller Hall Hunts Bank Manchester
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Manchester 5K, 10K & Pretty Muddy 5K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Heaton Park
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Great Eccleston and District Agricultural Show
The Best two-day show in the County!
Garstang Road, Great Eccleston, Nr Preston
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Andy Mineo
Andy Mineo Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Andy Mineo.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Club Academy, Manchester
Sat 14 Jul

More details - The Big Grill UK
The Big Grill UK - Food and Music festival include Tribute To Fleetwood Mac Live & UB40, DJ’s & Acoustic
Burrs Country Park Bury
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Saying Goodbye Service - Manchester
Saying Goodbye are an International baby loss support charity (part of the Mariposa Trust. ) Since 2012, 100 services have been held across the UK, France & North America, the services are completely free and open to anyone of any faith or no faith.
Manchester Cathedral, Manchester
Sat 14 Jul

More details - 6 Birch Road - Open Garden for NGS
A small wild life friendly garden brimming with colour making the most of its potential. Large collection of alpines and succulents and used in interesting and creative ways. Extensive and inspirational use of recycled materials giving them a new lease of life.
6 Birch Road, Leigh
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Wigan & Leigh Hospice - Open Garden for NGS
Large attractive gardens surround the Hospice creating a place of tranquillity. At the front are beautiful raised beds, at the rear 3 large ponds and a Chinese bridge. Outside patients rooms are colourful tubs and flower beds. A memorial daisy garden and 2 courtyards also feature.
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Wigan
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Pool Foot Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Our 2 acre garden has several distinct areas including a cottage garden, kitchen garden, greenhouse, small pond, butterfly bed, shrub borders, hot summer beds and an area for moisture loving plants. In addition the terrace by the duck pond has alpine beds and is surrounded by perennial borders.
Pool Foot Barn, Poulton-Le-Fylde
Sun 15 Jul

More details - An Evening with Marc Cohn
An Evening with Marc Cohn no support. Artists performing: Marc Cohn.: Tickets avaiable.
RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
Mon 16 Jul

The Nutcracker and I More details - The Nutcracker and I
The Nutcracker and I is a groundbreaking multimedia performance for piano, ballerina and projected digital animation. The technical demands of this performance mean that we are presenting this at ‘The Grand’.
The Grand venue, 18 York St, Clitheroe
Tue 17 Jul
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More details - Lytham Festival 2018 - Steps
Lytham Festival 2018 - Steps Plus Whigfield. Artists performing: Steps.: Tickets avaiable.
Lytham Festival Proms Arena, Lancashire
Wed 18 Jul

More details - FIDLAR
FIDLAR Plus Spilt. Artists performing: FIDLAR.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Thu 19 Jul

More details - Lytham Festival 2018 - Pete Tong
Lytham Festival 2018 - Pete Tong. Artists performing: Pete Tong.: Tickets avaiable.
Lytham Festival Proms Arena, Lancashire
Thu 19 Jul

More details - Ministry
Ministry + Chelsea Wolfe. Artists performing: Ministry.: Tickets avaiable.
Albert Hall, Manchester
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Ladies Only Night
With more six packs than your local off licence our famous Ladies Only nights will really test your blood pressure! It’s a muscle-rippling, bottom-wiggling hunkfest, so get your glad rags on and come and see our fellas get ’em off!
Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Lytham Festival 2018 - George Ezra
Lytham Festival 2018 - George Ezra. Artists performing: George Ezra.: Tickets avaiable.
Lytham Festival Proms Arena, Lancashire
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Faith Evans - The King and I' Album tour
Faith Evans - The King and I’ Album tour Plus special guests. Artists performing: Faith Evans.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Art Explorers: Marvellous Maps
Get colourful and creative to create your own ’journey drawing’ whilst exploring Dave Pearson’s exhibition. Our Art Explorers sessions run on scheduled Saturdays throughout the year 12:30-2pm.  Visit www.theturnpike.org.uk/workshops?
The Turnpike Civic Square Leigh
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Stampede Festival 2018: Lowkey, Mic Righteous, The Moods, Lunar C, Fiasco & Raptor
Stampede Festival 2018: Lowkey, Mic Righteous, The Moods, Lunar C, Fiasco & Raptor Plus more Special Guests!. Artists performing: Lowkey.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Lytham Festival 2018 - Nile Rodgers & Chic
Lytham Festival 2018 - Nile Rodgers & Chic. Artists performing: Nile Rodgers & Chic.: Tickets avaiable.
Lytham Festival Proms Arena, Lancashire
Sat 21 Jul

More details - The Gipsy Kings (Nicolas Reyes & Tonino Baliardo)
The Gipsy Kings (Nicolas Reyes & Tonino Baliardo). Artists performing: The Gipsy Kings.: Tickets avaiable.
Opera House, Manchester
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Steve Earle & The Dukes
Steve Earle & The Dukes plus The Mastertons. Artists performing: Steve Earle.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Southlands - Open Garden for NGS
Described by visitors as ’totally inspirational’, this artists’ multi-award winning garden unfolds into a series of beautiful spaces including Mediterranean, Ornamental and Woodland gardens. Organic kitchen garden with large glasshouse.
Southlands, Stretford
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Lytham Festival 2018 - Il Divo
Lytham Festival 2018 - Il Divo. Artists performing: Il Divo.: Tickets avaiable.
Lytham Festival Proms Arena, Lancashire
Sun 22 Jul

More details - "Two Different Styles"
Art Exhibition: paintings by Fiona Feng and Brian Halligan.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Tue 24 Jul to Sun 12 Aug

More details - 'Owd Nell's Annual Cider Festival
27th to 29th July 2018 ‘Owd Nell’s 11th Annual Cider Festival - Owd Nell’s Canalside Tavern are hosting the North West’s only Pressed Cider Festival. The festival is being held in conjunction with Thatcher’s,Stella Cidre and Rekordeling .
Guy’s Thatched Hamlet, Canalside, Bilsborrow, Garstang
Fri 27 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Clitheroe Area Women's Institute Show
This is a large show open to the public. 14 local WI’s enter in many classes from flower arranging to baking and crafts. Brightly coloured Balaclavas, scarves and mittens that will be donated to the Mission to Seafarers is just one of the many crafts to be exhibited at this years show.
All Saints Primary School, Winckley Road, Clayton le Moors
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Moss Park Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
Moss Park is a stunning, award winning allotment site in Stretford, Manchester. Wide grass paths flanked by pretty flower borders give way to a large variety of well-tended plots bursting with ideas to try at home, from insect hotels to unusual fruits and vegetables.
Moss Park Allotments, Manchester
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Creative Club - Summer School
Creative Club workshops take place during school holidays and support young artists aged 7-13 to develop their creative skills in a range of media. Come along and join the club! 18 April, 10am-2:30pm - A day of creativity, making friends and creating a huge artwork together.
The Turnpike Civic Square Leigh
Mon 30 Jul to Wed 1 Aug

More details - 6 Birch Road - Open Garden for NGS
A small wild life friendly garden brimming with colour making the most of its potential. Large collection of alpines and succulents and used in interesting and creative ways. Extensive and inspirational use of recycled materials giving them a new lease of life.
6 Birch Road, Leigh
Wed 1 Aug, Sun 9 Sep

More details - The Burning Hell
The Burning Hell plus Helgi Clayton McClure. Artists performing: The Burning Hell.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport
Fri 3 Aug

More details - Lower Dutton Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Traditional long Lancashire farmhouse and barn, with 2 acre gardens. Formal gardens nr house with mixed herbaceous beds and shrubs. Sweeping lawns lead down past island beds to wildlife area and established large pond with small woodland. Orchard at rear of house with mix of fruit-trees and roses.
Lower Dutton Farm, Ribchester
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Garden Party
Wigan & Leigh Hospice annual Garden Party. This is a firm favourite with our supporter. A Garden Party in the beautiful grounds of Wigan & Leigh Hospice. Saturday 4th August from 12 noon until 4pm. You can grab a burger or hotdog from our BBQ, we also have sandwiches, pies, cakes and hot and cold drinks.
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, Wigan.
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Bubble & Bounce - A Field Full of Inflatables & Kiddies Rides
Bubble & Bounce returns to the Cricket Ground at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet on 9th to 27th August 2018. A Field Full of Fun - With over 25 Giant Inflatables! Where kids can: Bounce,Squeeze ,Crawl & Slide through every shape and size of inflatable imaginable.Also Includes Kiddies Rides....
Guy’s Thatched Hamlt, Canalside, Bilsborrow, Nr Garstang
Thu 9 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Simple Minds and The Pretenders
Simple Minds and The Pretenders with Very Special Guest KT Tunstall. Artists performing: Simple Minds, KT Tunstall, The Pretenders.: Tickets avaiable.
AJ Bell Stadium, Salford
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Yanks are back in Saddleworth 11th  & 12th August 2018
WW2Events.co.uk are very proud to present this years "Yanks are back in Saddleworth" on the 11th & 12th August 2018 An unforgettable day out and fantastic experience for the everyone as the "Yanks" set up camp in the grounds of Saddleworth School in Uppermill, Saddleworth.
Saddleworth School,Uppermill
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Paw Patrol Live 2018
Paw Patrol Live 2018: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Arena, Manchester
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - The Growth Project - Open Garden for NGS
With excellent home made lunches, cut flowers and vegetables to buy plus guides to give horticultural advice and over an acre of organic unusual vegetable varieties the Project incl wildlife pond, insect hotels, formal flower and wild flower borders, and potager.
The Growth Project, Rochdale
Sat 11 Aug

More details - 10's Across The Board
10's Across The Board HolyTrannity | The Power Room | Draggedup, are please to bring you a night of Season 10 Girls from RuPauls Dragrace in in association with GAYDIO Hosted BY Victoria Secret & Danny Beard, with Pre Show Entertainment From Miss Blair, Donna Trump: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Black Magic - The Little Mix Show
A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix. This iconic show has live vocals and full out dance choreography. Suitable for kids, tweens, teens and adults alike, this show brings the full pop concert experience to you.
Civic Arts Centre & Theatre, 155 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle
Sun 12 Aug

More details - King Tuff
King Tuff. Artists performing: King Tuff.: Tickets avaiable.
Night People, Manchester
Mon 13 Aug

More details - "Coast"
Art Exhibition: by local photographer Peter Laurence.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Tue 14 Aug to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Slum Village
Slum Village. Artists performing: Slum Village.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Ariel Pink
Ariel Pink + Special Guests: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Wed 15 Aug

More details - The Reverend Peytons Big Damn Band
The Reverend Peytons Big Damn Band. Artists performing: The Reverend Peytons Big Damn Band.: Tickets avaiable.
Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Fri 17 Aug

More details - Britney Spears: Piece of Me
Britney Spears: Piece of Me Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: Britney Spears.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Arena, Manchester
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Rize Present: Liam Gallagher
Rize Present: Liam Gallagher plus guests. Artists performing: Liam Gallagher.: Tickets avaiable.
Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Kevin Morby
Kevin Morby + Special Guests. Artists performing: Kevin Morby .: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Mon 20 Aug

More details - Livewire Festival 2018
Livewire Festival makes a return to 2018.
Tower Headland Arena Promenade Blackpool
Thu 23 Aug to Sun 26 Aug

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
The Plaza, Mersey Square, Stockport
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Bolton Food and Drink
Stalls within the shopping precinct.
Market Place Shopping Centre, 3rd Floor Management Suite, Bolton
Fri 24 Aug to Tue 28 Aug

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
Platform Theatre Old Station Buildings, Marine Rd W, Morecambe
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Great British Food Festival
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!
Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe
Sat 25 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Stoneyhurst Food and Drink Festival
For the sixth consecutive year, the Great British Food Festival will be returning to Stonyhurst College in 2018! The finest of food festivals - lots of entertainment, top chefs to live music and food challenges, kids entertainment and a huge range of food
Hurst Green, Clitheroe, Lancashire
Sat 25 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - The Weather Station
The Weather Station. Artists performing: The Weather Station.: Tickets avaiable.
Gullivers, Manchester
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Epic Beard Men - Sage Francis + B.Dolan
Epic Beard Men - Sage Francis + B.Dolan. Artists performing: Epic Beard Men.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Botany Bay Canal Fest
The Botany Bay Canal Fest is BACK for its third year! Join us for two fantastic days of festivities and entertainment on land and on water with all the usual favourites including; boat rides, heritage boats including floating museum ‘The Kennet’, canoeing experience, narrowboat flotilla, hook a duck, classic...
Botany Bay, Canal Mill, Botany Brow, Chorley, Lancashire
Sun 26 Aug and Mon 27 Aug

More details - Bretherton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Four contrasting gardens spaced across attractive village with conservation area. Glynwood House has ¾ acre mixed borders, pond with drystone-wall water feature, woodland walk, patio garden with pergola and raised beds, all in a peaceful location with spectacular open aspects.
Bretherton Gardens, Leyland
Sun 26 Aug

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 the trees. Arch leads to formal lawn, surrounded by natural woodland, shrub borders and specimen trees with contrasting foliage. Woodland walks and dell.
The Ridges, Chorley
Mon 27 Aug

More details - The Used
The Used Plus Lowlives. Artists performing: The Used.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Thu 30 Aug

More details - (Sandy) Alex G
(Sandy) Alex G. Artists performing: (Sandy) Alex G.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour
Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Kevin Hart.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Arena, Manchester
Fri 31 Aug

More details - " Illusions "
Art Exhibition: by Mill Barn Artists.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Tue 4 Sep to Sun 23 Sep

More details - Soccer Mommy
Soccer Mommy. Artists performing: Soccer Mommy.: Tickets avaiable.
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Wed 5 Sep

More details - Guy’s 27th Annual Oyster Festival
Thursday 6th – OYSTER EVE - ‘Owd Nell’s Tavern will be getting the weekends festivities underway from 5pmwith LIVE music, song, stories and shenanigans. ‘Meet the Folkers’ will be getting the feet tapping with songs and stories from the Emerald Isle Dancing. Enjoy the craic!!! FREE Entry.
Guy’s Thatched Hamlet, Canalside, Bilsborrow, Garstang
Thu 6 Sep to Sun 9 Sep

More details - Jonathan Wilson
Jonathan Wilson. Artists performing: Jonathan Wilson.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Thu 6 Sep

More details - Camel
Camel Playing Moonmadness in its entirety plus other classic tracks. Artists performing: Camel.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Fri 7 Sep

More details - Lowther Pavilion
Popular venue and one of our long-standing events.
West Beach, Lytham
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - Garbage - Version 2.0: 20 years Paranoid
Garbage - Version 2.0: 20 years Paranoid plus Estrons. Artists performing: Garbage.: Tickets avaiable.
Academy, Manchester
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Handmade fair at the Georgain House
The fairs have a wide selection of stalls selling handmade cushions, cakes, chocolate, crafts, paper craft, jewellery, knitted items, pens, wood craft, button craft, jams, cards and much more. All items sold are made by the stall holder meaning that this is a true handmade fair with lots of talented people.
Mercure Georgian House, Blackrod, Bolton
Sun 9 Sep

More details - craft and gift fair
with over 30 stalls of craft art and jewellery stalls
norbreck hotel, Queen’s Promenade, Blackpool
Sat 15 Sep, Sun 16 Sep, Sat 20 Oct, Sun 21 Oct

More details - Blackpool & North Fylde Model Railway Club - ANNUAL EXHIBITION
37th Annual Model Railway Exhibition featuring up to 20 layouts in various gauges. Full trade support for all your modelling requirements. Refreshments available. On site & local parking. Easy Access for Disabled.
Cardinal Allen Catholic High School, Melbourne Ave, Fleetwood
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

More details - Wooden Shjips
Wooden Shjips + Special Guests. Artists performing: Wooden Shjips.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Star Shaped Festival Manchester
Star Shaped Festival Manchester Feat. Echobelly + The Supernaturals + My Life Story + The Real People + Northern Uproar: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Manchester Ritz, Manchester
Sun 16 Sep

More details - A F#cked Up Evening with the Trailer Park Boys
A F#cked Up Evening with the Trailer Park Boys Featuring Ricky, Julian, Bubbles & Randy. Artists performing: Trailer Park Boys.: Tickets avaiable.
Albert Hall, Manchester
Thu 20 Sep

More details - Molotov Jukebox
Molotov Jukebox + HUW EDDY & THE CARNIVAL. Artists performing: Molotov Jukebox.: Tickets avaiable.
Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Thu 20 Sep

More details - 50 Cent
50 Cent. Artists performing: 50 Cent.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Arena, Manchester
Fri 21 Sep

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Blackpool Pretty Muddy 5K & Pretty Muddy Kids
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Lawson’s Showground
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Pinked Floyd Tribute Show
A spectacular evening of live music, lights and video in honour of one of the greatest bands of all time
Ormskirk Civic Hall
Sat 22 Sep

More details - The British Sound Project
The British Sound Project. Artists performing: Franz Ferdinand, The Cribs.: Tickets avaiable.
Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Shania Twain - Shania NOW Tour
Shania Twain - Shania NOW Tour. Artists performing: Shania Twain.: Tickets avaiable.
Manchester Arena, Manchester
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Draper & Man Without Country
Draper & Man Without Country Co-Headline Tour. Artists performing: Draper.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Sat 22 Sep

More details - La Luz
La Luz. Artists performing: La Luz.: Tickets avaiable.
The Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Mon 24 Sep

More details - Julien Baker
Julien Baker. Artists performing: Julien Baker.: Tickets avaiable.
Gorilla, Manchester
Mon 24 Sep

More details - "Autumn Exhibition”
Art Exhibition: paintings by Lytham St Annes Art Society.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Tue 25 Sep to Sun 14 Oct

More details - Halestorm
Halestorm Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Halestorm.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Apollo Manchester, Manchester
Wed 26 Sep

More details - Bolton Market Place Shopping Centre
Stalls within the shopping precinct.
Market Place Shopping Centre, 3rd Floor Management Suite, Bolton
Thu 27 Sep to Sun 30 Sep, Wed 17 Oct to Sat 20 Oct

More details - Coffee  Morning
We are holding a Coffee Morning to include stalls selling jewellery,books jigsaws ,cakes and Bric a Brac.
Cambridge st. Methodist Church (Off Burnley road) Accrington.
Sat 29 Sep