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Apr 20Friday

St George’s Beer Festival

5:00pm at Daisy Hill Cricket Club, St James Street, Westhoughton, BL5 2EB

Its an all action weekend with; live music, a prosecco and gin bar and so much more. Entrance fee is £2 and includes the glass. Friday: 5pm – late Saturday: 11am – late Sunday: 11am – late For more information call 01942 811065

Apr 21Saturday

Bollywood Dance Society

12:00am – 1:00am at Veda Mandir, 1 Thomas Holden Street, Bolton BL1 2QG

Come along and join us as we practice our Bollywood Dancing. Experts are on hand for training. An hour of fun and dance for all.

Bolton Teenage Market

All Day at Victoria Square, Bolton Town Centre

A free platform for young people to showcase their creative talents. Come along and support them as they sell their own handcrafted wares. Bolton FM will be there to champion them along.

Bolton County Grammar School Reunion

7:00pm – 11:00pm at St Catherine's Academy, Stitch'mi'Lane, Bolton BL2 4HU

Bolton County Grammar School Old Students' Association are holding a reunion from 7pm. Tickets cost £13.50 which includes an extensive buffet. Licensed bar available. Easy access parking with spaces for less disabled. Visit website for more details.

Apr 22Sunday

Bolton Ramblers Turns 50

10:00am at Affetside Cross, Watling Street, BL8 3QW

To celebrate their 50th Anniversary Bolton Ramblers will be walking the 50 mile Bolton Boundary in 7 stages. The first stage will start at 10.00am meeting at Affetside Cross, Watling St. (Reach The Cross from the A676 Bradshaw Rd as Tottington Rd is closed for repairs) The walk then descends through Jumbles Reservoir, Turton Tower then loops back to the starting point. Check the website for dates of remaining 6 walks. The walk is free and no need to book.

Apr 24Tuesday

Spring Literature

6:30pm at Bolton Central Library, Le Mans Crescent,

Bolton Library and the university will be welcoming poets Karen McCarthy Woolf and Michael Symmons Roberts. Light Refreshments will be available.

Apr 26Thursday

Bolton CAMRA Beer Festival

3:30pm – 10:30pm at Bolton Ukrainian Club, Castle Street, BL2 1JP

The annual Bolton CAMRA Beer Festival is back again for 2018. There will be over 50 real ales, ciders and perry plus keykeg bar and local meads. Hot food will be available. Entry is £2 except for Friday after 5:30pm were it will be £3 plus £3 glass hire. It in aid of the Bolton Hospice. For more information visit www.boltonbeerfestival.org.uk It starts on Thursday 26th April and end on Saturday 28th April Thurs – 3:30pm till 10:30pm Fri – 12pm till 10:30pm Sat – 12pm till 8pm

Apr 27Friday

The Pirates of Penzance

7:30pm – 10:30pm at The Barlow, 216 Bolton Rd, Edgworth, Bolton BL7 0AP

The New Rosemere Operatic and Musical Society are putting on a semi-staged performance of The Pirates of Penzance. All principals will be in costume with orchestra and chorus present. Doors open for refreshments at 6.30pm, performance starts 7.30pm. Tickets and more info available on line.

May 04Friday

Horwich Music Festival

2:00pm at Horwich Community Centre, Beaumont Road, Horwich, BL6 7BG

There will be 3 days of music as the Horwich Music Festival is back again this year. Performing this year are; The Dixie Beats, Casper Mason, Horwich RMI Brass Band and many more. Tickets range from £5 to £10 For more information visit www.horwichmusicfestival.com or call 01204 668157

May 06Sunday

Farnworth's Big Day Out

12:00pm at Farnworth Cricket Club, Lavender Road, BL4 0EA

There will be a funfair, live bands, hot food and more. There will also be inside and outside bars serving; cider, lager and prosecco. Bolton FM will also be out the event.

May 07Monday

Rivington Rocks Easter Event

10:00am – 6:00pm at Rivington Hall Top Barn

Join us for an amazing day with all the fun of the fair. All activities are child friendly, there will be face painting, rock painting, raffels and an egg hunt. All proceeds to Rivington Heritage Trust. Fancy Dress is encouraged. This is the event that was cancelled at Easter due to bad weather.

The Voice Auditions

4:00pm at Bolton Albert Halls, Victoria Square

All styles of singing are welcome from pop to rock and from Country to rap. You must be 16 or over to on or before 1st October 2018. you must prepare one song to be performed with a backing track on a electronic device. To book a slot, email james.edgington@bolton.gov.uk Performances will take place in front of the show producers.

Eagley Jazz Club

8:00pm – 10:30pm at Dunscar Conservative Club, Hardmans Lane, Bromley Cross, Bolton. BL7 9HJ

An evening of Jazz with Mike Lovell's Six in a Bar. There is an excellent bar sevice with intermission refreshments and raffle. Members £5, non members £7.

May 16Wednesday

Phoenix Night Star to Perform

8:00pm at Over Hulton Conservative Club, St Helens Road, Over Hulton, BL5 1AA

Phoenix Night star Bernard Wrigley will be performing. The comedian is best known for playing Eric in the sitcom. To get tickets contact 01942 874719

May 17Thursday

Buzz Hawkins – the Man Behind The Bradshaws

7:30pm at Bolton Albert Halls, Victoria Square, BL1 1RU

Buzz Hawkins brings radio’s longest running favourite funny family ‘The Bradshaws’ to life on stage before your very eyes (with some help from little Billy Bradshaw). Tickets are £15 and are available from http://www.alberthalls-bolton.co.uk/calendar/

Jun 16Saturday

Midnight Memories Walk 2018

10:00pm at Market Place Shopping Centre, Knowsley Street

The Midnight Memories Walk is an 8 mile sponsored walk to raise money for Bolton Hospice. 2018 marks a new starting point for the walk which is at the Market Place. Everyone is welcome. To Register go to https://www.boltonhospice.org.uk/event/hospice-events/midnight-walk-2018/

Jul 15Sunday

Bolton Ironman

9:00am at Bolton

The Bolton Ironman returns for its 10th anniversary. The event starts with the swim at Pennington Flash, the cycle part of the triathlon will take riders up the famous Sheep House Lane Climb and then the final part the run will be four laps of Queens Park and Bolton Town Centre before finishing in Victoria Square.

Jul 24Tuesday

Sport on the Square

All Day at Victoria Square

3 Days of Free family sporting fun is back bigger and better than ever. Sports include; 100m Running Track, Zorbs, Cricket, Handball, Archery, Crazy Golf and so much more. For more information call 01204 332323 or email bolton@bolton.gov.uk

Oct 27Saturday

Fire & Ice Walk 2018

5:00pm at Ridgmont House, Chorley New Road, BL6 6RF

Are you brave enough to walk over 20ft of hot coals or 15ft of razor sharp broken glass. Full training will be given to ensure both walks are done safely. Registration cost £20 for either the Fire or Ice walk. It's £25 to do both. All participants are asked to raise a suggested minimum sponsorship of £125 to help raise vital funds

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