THE weekdays do not have to be all work and no play.

We have rounded up a selection of fun things going on in Bolton this week for you to take a look at.

From singing, to boxers to quizzes, we hopefully have your interests covered.

Tyson Fury evening

The Bolton News:

The self-proclaimed Gypsy King is hosting an evening event this week.

Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is dropping into Horwich.

At the Premier Suite in the University of Bolton Stadium the boxer will be interviewed live on stage and guests will get the chance to ask their own questions too.

Tickets start at £75 and can be bought through online. Different packages are available.

Big Quiz of the year in The Vaults

DON’T fancy Valentine’s Day? Well The Cave in The Vaults is offering a quiz night instead.

The cocktail venue is holding The Big Quiz of the Year as a Valentine’s alternative.

They will also be premiering their new cocktail menu on the night.

It’s £2pp to enter — food is provided and there is a cash jackpot.

It all kicks off at 7.30pm.

Scottish star at Albert Halls

The Bolton News:

MULTI-million selling recording artist Barbara Dickson returns to Albert Halls with her band on Wednesday.

Barbara will perform a range of material drawing on her folk roots as well as performing globally known hits such as The Caravan Song, Another Suitcase in Another Hall plus lots more.

Emerging from the Scottish Folk Revival of the 1960s, Barbara Dickson became the biggest selling Scottish female album artist of all time.

It’s an evening packed with songs from one of the finest voices you will ever hear. The show starts 7.30pm, Wednesday 13 February and tickets are £22 available from Quay Tickets by calling 0843 2080 500, and Bolton Central Library every Saturday. between 9am-5pm or online at

Steamy romance with a difference

COUPLES are being offered the chance for steamy romance with a difference as they board the love train at a heritage attraction this Valentines Day.

The East Lancashire Railway is hosting a special Dining with Distraction Valentine’s experience onboard the steam railway, including a glass of fizz and gourmet dinner.

The ultimate romantic journey will take place across the railway’s 12-mile Irwell Valley line, departing from Bury’s Bolton Street Station.

Tickets priced £60 per person are available at

Cinema sing song

The Bolton News:

BRING the Greek sun into a drizzly February with this month’s silver screening.

This month Bolton Library is showing Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, last year’s sequel to the 2008 smash hit.

Enjoy the songs from beginning to end in this fun family film that is filled with laughs and heart.

The screening is on Wednesday at 2pm.

There is no need to book and it is free to see.

Light refreshments will be on sale.