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What's On

Welcome to your guide to what’s on in Bury and the surrounding area. Use the calendar below to find out what’s on a specific date or search for events by type, location or date with the easy to use events finder on the right hand side.

Our busy year round events calendar provides a wide range of things to do and special events, so why not make your visit to Bury even more enjoyable by timing it to coincide with one of the many events taking place throughout the year.

Don’t miss the exhibitions taking place at the new Sculpture Centre or Fusilier Museum. Indulge your taste buds at the annual Chocolate Festival in Ramsbottom or try your hand at the historic tradition of throwing a black pudding ! With farmers markets, heritage ghost trains, 1940 wartime events and much more taking place throughout the year there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. 

Browse below for more information and a full list of events. For more information on any of the events taking place, contact our friendly staff at the tourist information centre on 0161 253 5111 or touristinformation@bury.gov.uk.

Browse the list below to find entertainment to suit all plans catering for all tastes and age from theatre, comedy, live music, sport and attractions.

Highlights

Mince Pie Specials

Mince Pie Specials

Jump aboard the beautiful heritage railway for a boxing day trip with a difference.

Guided Rail Ale Trail East Lancs Railway

Guided Rail Ale Trail East Lancs Railway

Indulge your love of local history, and local ale, with the East Lancashire Railway!

Day Out With Thomas at East Lancashire Railway

Day Out With Thomas at East Lancashire Railway

Give the Little Blue Engine the welcome he deserves at this, the first Day Out With...

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