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Jun 23Saturday

Bollywood Festival

10:00am – 4:00pm at Market Place, Bolton

Bolton Market Place are holding Bollywood Festival for the weekend.Come along and get involved with music, dance, arts and browse our stalls relating to Bollywood or South Asian Culture. This will be a wonderful two days bringing the whole community together.

The Great Get Together

12:00pm – 4:00pm at The Scout Hut Garden, Markland Hill, BL1 5EJ

Heaton and Markland Hill are holding 'Jacob's Join' Garden Party - bring food for a sharing table, bring your own drinks, picnic blanket, family and friends. Meet your neighbours. We have ordered fine sunny weather same as last year.

St Paul’s Church 170th Anniversary

1:00pm – 4:00pm at St Paul’s Church, Holland Street, Astley Bridge, BL1 7ET

This year mark the 170th anniversary of the church, to celebrate this the church are holding a garden party. There will be stalls, activities, BBQ, beer tent, entertainment and much more. Entry is free. For more information call 01204 302309

The Unobserved Centre

2:00pm – 3:30pm at The Bill Naughton Information Centre,Market Place, Bolton

Mike Chadwick and his band Limbs will be performing a suite of songs at the Bill Naughton Information Centre. There is also a display of black and white photos with Bolton's Mass Observation Archive. Admission is free.

Bonkers Bingo

9:30pm – 11:30pm at Mecca Bingo, Moor Lane, Bolton

Mecca Bolton is excited to announce the return of its very special event – Bonkers Bingo, which will allow bingo goers to really let their hair down and enjoy a wild night of bingo, but with a new 21st century twist. Come and join the team to experience what is set to be a bonkers night of fun mixed with the traditional elements of bingo. Bingo fans are encouraged to scream and shout, cheer on the lucky winners and raise their dabbers in the air for the DJ. There's also a great selection of prizes from big cash prizes to celebrity cardboard cut outs! There will be plenty more surprises plus food and drink.

Jun 24Sunday

Bolton Ramblers

10:00am at Meet at Scholes Bank, A673, Bolton Road, Horwich, BL6

The 13 mile circular walk will go past Rivington and Blackrod School, over Winter Hill descending to Longworth Clough and then returning via Dunscar Golf Club. The walk is free and there is no need to book. Just arrive with suitable footwear. And a packed lunch. For more information phone 01204 302483 or visit

Community Fun Fair

11:00am – 5:00pm at Deane & Derby Cricket Club, Sunnyside Park, Chelsea Rd, BL3 3BA

There will be plenty of activities for all the family to enjoy from; fair rides, laser quest, sports competitions and much more. There will be a BBQ and drinks. Best of all its Free entry. For more information call 078144 25274

Big Bash Family Sunday

11:00am – 4:00pm at Farnworth Cricket Club, Piggot St, Farnworth, Bolton

Come and join Bolton FM for all the fun off the fair. There will be a bouncy castle, face painting, inflatable dart board, beer gin and prosecco tent as well as hot food and kids cricket.

Summer Fair

11:00am – 5:00pm at UTC Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5AG

Summer Fair in aid of Manchester Children's Hospital. There will be: Bouncy Castle, face paint, Cakes, Personalised Hoodies, Sponge the teacher and lots more.

Wigan Jazz Club

12:00pm – 3:30pm at Whelly Ex-Serviceman's Club, Vauxhall Rd, Wigan WN1 3LU

Join Al Wood Quintet featuring Trevor Vincent on trumpet and Al Wood on saxaphone. Tickets £12, £11.50, £11, pay on door or book on line.

The Great Get Together

3:00pm – 5:00pm at Bolton Sea Cadets, TS Dido, 101 Castle Street, BL2 1JP

There will be plenty of fun and food to do and try like; crafts, face painting, pebble art, pasties, cupcakes and much more.

Jun 25Monday

Armed Forces Day

10:45am – 12:45pm at Victoria Square

To mark the start of Armed Forces Week there will be a service at 10.45am attended by the Mayor of Bolton. The flag will be raised over the town hall. Saturday 30th June will see a programme of activities in Victoria Square.

Jun 27Wednesday

Silver Screenings - Borg vs McEnroe

2:00pm – 4:00pm at Bolton Central Library and Museum

The film screening of sports biopic film "Borg vs McEnroe" which focuses on the famous rivalry between both tennis players. The film will have subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. Light refreshments for sale.


7:30pm at Bolton Little Theatre, Hanover Street, BL1 4TG

The play is about ‘A bittersweet comedy about mothers, sisters, love and lies’. To get your tickets email; for more information call 07749 261346

Jun 30Saturday

Armed Forces Day

10:45am – 3:45pm at Victoria Square

The day will be begin vat 10.45am with Bolton Sea Cadets raising their ensign flown from their mast head. There will then be a short service and a wreath laying ceremony led by the Mayor of Bolton. The Duke of Lancaster Regiment: 216 Battery Bolton Artillery; Bolton United Services Veterans and other organisation will be present. There will be a host of activities throughout the day.

Bolton Symphony Orchestra

7:30pm at Victoria Hall. Bolton, BL1 2AS

Bohemian folk music and Norwegian melodies influence their Summer concert where they are joined by conductor Paul Witkiewicz and Georgia based pianist Ketavan Ward in the ever-popular Piano concerto by Edward Grieg. Concert supported by friends of Bolton Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are sold at £12 for Adults from Booths Music Shop, 17 Churchgate, Bolton and Victoria Hall Box Office. Under 19's go free.

Jul 03Tuesday

Festival of Ageing

11:00am – 4:00pm at Victoria Square, Bolton

Welcome to a celebration of ageing. The festival will offer a range of activities. These will consist of music, dancing,hobbies, physical activities. Information will be given about lots of opportunities for individuals and communities to join.

Jul 05Thursday

Golf Day for Bolton Hospice

12:00pm at Bolton Golf Club, Chorley New Road, BL6 4AJ

Players will tee off from 1pm and the awards ceremony will be held in the evening. For more information call 01204 663055 or visit

Jul 07Saturday

Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

11:00am – 4:00pm at Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Rd, Farnworth, Bolton.

An afternoon of fun which consists of children's events, health promotion stalls, food and drink, emergency services and all the fun of the fair.

Bolton’s Big Day Out

12:00pm – 4:00pm at The Bridge Church, Bradford Street, BL2 1JX

Come and join us for a fun filled day consisting of fairground rides, birds of prey display and football with the Wanderers. There will be a host of stalls, and it is all taking place at Bridge Church’s site and the Bolton Parish School Field. Bolton FM will also be there. For more information call 01204 361704

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