THERE are lots of events coming up in Bolton this month. Here are five things to do in the borough this week.

DIRECT from London’s West End where it is now in its record breaking 10th year, Thriller Live is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the music of Michael Jackson.

Seen by over five million people in over 30 countries, Thriller Live is moonwalking to Manchester this week. The show promises a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michael’s 45 year musical history.

Two hours of non-stop hits and dance moves will take over the Palace Theatre from tomorrow until Friday.

Expect iconic songs like I Want You Back, ABC, Can You Feel It, Off The Wall, The Way You Make Me Feel, Smooth Criminal, Beat It, Billie Jean and more.

Tickets are available from the ATG tickets website and start at £13 per ticket.

THE historic Smithills Hall is again hosting its popular ghost tour.

The tour will give insight into the hall's past, alongside ghostly tales.

Tickets cost £8 for adults and £7 for concessions.

Places should be booked in advanced and can be paid for by cash or debit card at Bolton Museum on 01204332211, or by cash at Smithills Hall on 01204332377.

THE first instalment of the Spring Live Literature season is coming up this week.

On Tuesday, the University of Bolton and Bolton Central Library are starting free poetry and performance events as part of the Liver Literature series.

The sessions run from this Tuesday until April 21.

Tomorrow, Rosie Garland reads from her prize-winning fiction, The Night Brother, with an interview and question and answer session.

The event will begin at 6.30pm in the Central Library and admission is free.

TO celebrate Valentine's Day, Bolton Central Library is running a special event.

Literature lovers are being invited to the library to look at the special collections.

Bolton Libraries’ special collections have something for every mood in the run up to Valentine’s Day. Join the group on Wednesday from 1pm to look at items from the rare books and reserve collections on the themes of love, romance and heartbreak.

TRY out a new sport this week at Bolton Lads and Girls Club.

On Friday, you can try out climbing at the club for just 50p.

The sessions are being run for young people ages 8 to 19.

The climbing try-out will run from 4.30 to 8.30pm and no booking is required.

Sessions will continue throughout February every Friday at the same time.