One of the better New Year’s Resolutions I have ever heard is to try something new. Yes, that simple. Of course, it turned out to be disastrous for Ross on Friends, but if you avoid leather trousers and use one of these great local businesses, it can only go well for you.
A lot of people believe that theatre is not for them. But, if you’re looking for a little culture next year, then the Albert Halls, Bolton are making sure it is for you, with a great selection of shows ensuring there is something for everyone. From traditional classics to modern greats, from musicals and plays to stand-up comedy and wrestling, how can you possibly go wrong?
If you prefer the cinema, then look no further than Cineworld, Bolton. 2013 is shaping up to be an even greater year for film than the current year has been, and Cineworld has all the releases, great prices, excellent food and drink, and comfortable seating. And you can even get your bit of culture there too, with screenings of ballet and opera for the more discerning.
And sticking with culture, if music is your thing, Bolton has got you covered thanks to the Bolton Symphony Orchestra. 2013 marks the 20th anniversary year of the symphony’s formation, so you can be guaranteed a great show at every event they put on, with concerts taking place in the Albert Halls, Bolton as well as the Victoria Halls. The schedule is looking to be one in which no performance can be missed.
If sitting still and being quiet just isn’t your style though, how about taking up a new sport. Bolton Arena just happens to be the premier centre for tennis, not just in Bolton, but in the whole of the United Kingdom. It really is that good. But they can also cater for football, athletics, and much more. There’s also a gym to help with all those ‘getting fit in the New Year’ Resolutions.
If you decide that a sport as fast-paced and possibly brutal as football and tennis really won’t work for you, what about golf? Not as strenuous, sure, but no less competitive. Bolton is lucky to have the Old Links Golf Course, which offers spectacular views across the town whilst also presenting a golf course loved and admired by beginners and experts alike.
Not often thought of as a sport, but offering the same amount of fitness, skill, talent, and brutal competitiveness, Sandham’s Dance Studio have a range of classes teaching all sorts of dance disciplines, from ballet to modern. And, if you do happen to be of the sporting nature, dance is sure to help with balance, strength and conditioning.
Staying outdoors, if you’re the kind of person that prefers walking to anything else, Campcraft have got all the equipment you could ever need. So, if you like to just talk a walk around the town, or long, treacherous hikes through the countryside, head down there. As the name suggests, Campcraft are also experts in everything to do with camping.
In recent years, cupcakes have become massive in vogue. No high-society soiree or children’s party is no complete without those little cakes of goodness. Cake Delight are renowned throughout Bolton for baking some of the best cupcakes ever tasted, and they offer you the chance to learn with their master classes, for adults and children alike.
Another phenomenon in recent years is the diversification of people going to play bingo. Mecca Bolton is one of the leading bingo halls in the entire country; forward thinking with a heavy concentration on community, as evidenced by the Mecca Bolton awards, powered by us here at thebestof Bolton. It’s not just for old people anymore, there’s big money to be won, as well as great food and drink. And excellent night out all round.
Or, if the number games you prefer are those on a roulette wheel, G Casino can cater for you. From Roulette to Black Jack and all the slots you can wish for, as well as a top-quality restaurant and fully-stocked bar, G Casino promise a great night out. And with their carefully constructed packages, they can even teach you how it’s all played.
And, finally, for something completely different, but how about getting a tattoo? If it’s always something you have considered, but have never got round to doing so, Vida Loca Tattoo Studio is one of the best around, and they’ll work with you to make sure you are completely happy with your choices. With excellent professionals throughout the business, service and style is assured.
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