After spending the past five days looking forward to the weekend, do you find yourself wondering what there is to do? 

To take the guessing work out of what’s happening near Bolton, we’ve put together a list of some of the best events and activities to keep you occupied.

You can also check out The Bolton News Local Events listings to make sure you're never at a loose end again.

Friday, March 18

StandUp Comedy At Sale FC!

When: 8pm

Where:  Sale FC Rugby Club, Heywood Road, Sale

Live comedy from acts as seen on Live At The Apollo, Russell Howard Hour, Nevermind The Buzzcocks and BBC New Comedy Awards.

The lineup includes Gavin Webster, Andrew Bird, Phil Ellis and Molly McGuiness. 

Saturday, March 19


When: 7pm

Where: O2 Ritz, Whitworth Street West, Manchester, M1 5NQ

Creeper is an English rock band from Southampton coming to Manchester to showcase their second album Sex, Death & the Infinite Void. 

In late 2018, Creeper frontman Will Gould left hardcore fans distraught when he announced the end of the band, but a year later they were reborn during a secret show under the Fugitives of Heaven pseudonym. 

In Your Ears Music - Under The Radar bands

When: 7pm

Where: Retro Bar, 78 Sackville Street, Manchester

Under The Radar brings you music from Lissy Taylor, The Merchants and This is War.

Sunday, March 20

Kabantu: Co-Lab with Ríoghnach Connolly

When: 7pm

Where: International Anthony Burgess Foundation, 3 Cambridge Street, M1 5BY

Kabantu is an award winning folk fusion collective from Manchester who unravel unique marriages of music from around the globe.

The evening will also host an informal, experimental jam session so the audience can either sit back and enjoy music in the making or get involved on their own instruments.

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