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Jan 30Thursday

Lunchtime Talk with Crime Writers Jo Spain and William Shaw

1:00pm at Bolton Central Library, Le Mans Crescent, BL1 1SE

Bolton Library welcome international bestselling crime writer Jo Spain who will be talking about her new book ‘Six Wicked Reasons’ Jo will be joined by William Shaw who will be talking about His new novel ‘Grave’s End’ To Book your free ticket go to eventbrite:

Feb 07Friday

Live Music Night

7:30pm – 10:30pm at All Souls – Bolton, Astley Street, Bolton, BL1 8EY

A Live Music Night is being hosted at All Souls, church. Singer: Corrie Shelley – has penned folk/modern albums. Singer: Len Pilkington – local singer and songwriter. Singer: Don Parry – local poet, singer and songwriter. Joint fundraising event raising money for: A local Bolton charity BAND and the Churches Conservation Trust providing a free roast dinner for people isolated within our community. Tickets available at reception or online at to get in contact with All Souls ring 01204 385868. Note: we are a dry gig venue – no alcohol served or to be brought on site thank you. Café refreshments available.

Feb 08Saturday


9:00am – 3:00pm at Westhoughton Cricket Club, St Georges Oval, Cappadocia Way, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 2GG

The Gary Parkinson Trust is inviting supporters to join them in taking on a 20-mile round walk from Westhoughton to Rivington Pike and back, all in support of Parky. The hike will start from westhoughton Cricket Club at 9 am, then pass through Westhoughton Town Centre, Chew Moor, Lostock, Horwich and then Rivington with a stop along the way for refreshments. Walkers will have a chance to drop out at this 10-mile point, or continue back to Westhoughton Cricket Club to complete the 20-mile route, where sandwiches will be waiting. Dogs are welcome, as long as they are kept on a lead, and free parking will be available at the Cricket Club. Suitable footwear and clothing will be required, and it is each walkers responsibility to stick to footpaths and follow the countryside code. Entry is £10, to sign up visit

Feb 17Monday

Striker Sports Camp

9:00am – 3:30pm at Turton Leisure Centre, Bromley Cross Road, Bolton, BL7 9LT

Head down to the Turton Leisure Centre to take part in a bunch of different sports activities. These include Football, Tennis, Cricket, Basketball, Badminton, Tabletennis and Benchball. Prices are £15 per day or £60 per week. The camp will run from Monday 17th February until Friday 21st February

Feb 21Friday

Pheonix Knights of Harmony

7:30pm – 9:30pm at Astley Bridge Conservative Club Moss Bank Way Bolton

An evening of music, magic and mirth. Tickets £7.50 - All proceeds for the Mayor of Bolton's charities Contact Don on 07989675750 or Peter on 07791403492

Feb 22Saturday

Bolton Comic Con 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm at University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton Whites Hotel, Premier Suite, Burden Way, Bolton, Bl66JW

A fun family themed comic con 3 or 4 Sci fi related guests 3 or 4 comic artists / illustrators Retro gaming TV and film related displays / photo ops Cosplay competition run by The heroic alliance. Our events usually attract a massive amount of awesome cosplayers Fun affordable and accessible Age 5 and under go free

Mar 14Saturday

Bolton Handmade Spring Market

10:00am – 4:00pm at Albert Halls Victoria Square, BL1 1RU Bolton

Come to Bolton Handmade Spring Market, there will be handmade crafts, artisan food stalls and plenty plus amazing live music throughout the day! It's free admission so pop the date in your diary now and be sure to join in! What better place to buy something unique and handmade for Mother’s Day this year!


7:00pm – 12:00pm at Tonge Cricket Club, Crompton Way, Bolton BL2 3AF

Tonge cricket club will be hosting a comedy night 7pm - Midnight. This is a ticket only event with tickets costing £12.50 however there is an early bird offer with tickets purchased before 31st of January will only cost £10, tickets and pre-ordered drinks can be purchased at the club. For more information or to contact Tonge Cricket club email or ring 01204 303042. Or visit Tonge Cricket Club's social media there twitter @TongeCC/ or there Facebook Tonge-Cricket-Club

May 17Sunday

Bolton Marathon

10:00am – 8:00pm at Queen's Park, Chorley New Road, Bolton

Back from the 80s The Bolton Marathon 2020 starts and finishes in Queen's Park, the single lap route takes in many different areas of Bolton. The race starts at 10am.

Jun 20Saturday

Midnight Memories Walk

10:00pm at Bolton Town Hall

2020 marks the 14th Bolton Midnight Memories Walk in the history of Bolton hospice The goal is to raise £100,000 with the help of the amazing Midnight Walkers The 8 mile journey from Bolton Town Hall, along Chorley New Road directly past the hospice, almost to the Beehive roundabout and back again to celebrate and remember the lives of those loved ones who are no longer with us.

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