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More details - Todmorden Agricultural Show
A fabulous day out for everyone @ this agricultural show that includes horses, sheepdog trials, childrens pets, dog display team, ferret display, BMX trials, crafts, trade stands, fairground, vintage tractors, food, and much more.
Cliviger show ground next to the Ram Inn @ Cliviger
Sat 16 Jun

Todmorden Carnival More details - Todmorden Carnival
Todmorden Carnival The Carnival is taking place on Saturday 26th May 2018. The parade will starts at Sanworth Street at approx 12:30pm going along Halifax Road pass the Town Hall and onto Burnley Road finishing at North Lodge Centre Vale Park Todmorden. There is lots of Entertainment all day long.
Vale Park Burnley Road Todmorden Lancashire
Sat 26 May
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More details - Manfords Comedy Club
The Hippodrome Theatre in Todmorden plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason Manford.
The Hippodrome Theatre, 83 Halifax Road, Todmorden
Fri 25 May

More details - Sense and Sensibility
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
Burnley Mechanics, Burnley
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Land Farm - Open Garden for NGS
An intriguing 6 acre upland garden within a sheltered valley, created entirely by the present owner over a period of 40 years. In that time the valley has been planted with 20,000 trees by friends, neighbours and myself, which has encouraged a habitat rich in bird and wildlife.
Land Farm, Hebden Bridge
Wed 23 May, Wed 4 Jul

More details - Crafty Vintage at The Accrington Food Festival
Crafty Vintage is a regular social gathering where like-minded folk can meet, socialise, share ideas and gather inspiration. We are purveyors of classic vintage, collectables, retro wares, quirky handmade, fine foods and delectable cuisine.
Accrington Town Hall. Blackburn Rd. Accrington
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Emotional Repair
Textile artist Ruth Singer explores personal and universal stories of love and loss, grief and celebration - using stitch as an act of remembrance. New work in the exhibition is inspired by items in the collection and the stories behind these items.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Pendle Artists Exhibition
Discover artworks from many local artists. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Meet the Arist with Ruth Singer
Ruth Singer will be working in the gallery alongside her exhibition Emotional Repair. Find out more about her work, see stitching demonstrations and share your stories. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Sat 26 May

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Gnome and Fairy Hunt
Are there Fairies at the bottom of Gawthorpe’s Garden' Join us for a gnome and fairy hunt. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Wed 30 May

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Kantha Stitch with Sameira Amir
Using colourful bandanas, try your hand at this traditional Indian embroidery technique. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Thu 31 May

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Makers in Museums Seminar Day with Ruth Singer
For emerging and mid-career artists and makers wanting to work with museum collections. Explore how contemporary craft makers create work inspired by museums and heritage, with talks from makers and curators, an exhibition tour with Ruth and activities to help you plan and develop new work inspired by heritage...
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Hooking with Carole Rennison, Hooked by Design
Create a beautiful hooked design using carpet wool and a hooking frame which you can take away. Booking Essential. Phone: Book online.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Band In The Park
Sunday afternoon concert by East Lancashire Concert Band (The Accrington Pals Band in 1914) returning for their first performance since the splendid new band-stand was erected. This symphonic wind band founded in 1842 as Accrington Old Band will play a wide range of music with something to suit everyone.
Padiham Memorial Park. Burnley
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Manfords Comedy Club
Oswaldtwistle Civic Theatre plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason Manford.
Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Theatre, 155 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Tabby McTat - Storytime Party
Another one of our fantastic party and story time events. A two hour party event with themed activities and the full telling of the story with the characters. Meet and greet opportunity afterwards.
Civic Arts Centre & Theatre, 155 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle.
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Hardcastle Crags - Guided walk: dawn chorus
Set your alarm clocks and join our local bird expert on an unmissable 4 mile walk to witness nature waking up. This guided walk takes us through the woodland to hear the sound of our feathered friends waking and joining together for an outstanding orchestral performance.
Hardcastle Crags, Hollin Hall, Crimsworth Dean, Hebden Bridge,
Sun 27 May

More details - Hardcastle Crags - Den Building - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾
Step outdoors, let the woodland be your playground and build your very own den this spring. You can come along to one of our special den building events to get hands-on and build the best den ever.
Hardcastle Crags, Hollin Hall, Crimsworth Dean, Hebden Bridge,
Tue 29 May

More details - Hardcastle Crags - Family volunteering - be a ranger for the day
Family volunteering is a chance for families and friends of all ages to spend time together learning new skills in the fresh air. We’ll work together come rain or shine to help keep the woodland healthy and beautiful.
Hardcastle Crags, Hollin Hall, Crimsworth Dean, Hebden Bridge,
Wed 30 May

More details - Hardcastle Crags - Pond Dipping - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾
Step outdoors and discover a fascinating underwater world this spring. There’s a fascinating world just waiting to be discovered under the surface of the mill pond. What water creatures will you come eye-to-eye with' This is a drop-in session, please arrive anytime between 12pm - 3pm.
Hardcastle Crags, Hollin Hall, Crimsworth Dean, Hebden Bridge,
Wed 30 May

More details - Hardcastle Crags - Build a mini raft - 50 Things to do before you're 11 ¾
Test your mini raft building skills this Spring when you join in with our raft building activities. We’ll provide all the materials you need for you to have a go at building you mini raft - will it set sail or sink to the bottom of the mill pond' This is a drop-in session, please arrive anytime between...
Hardcastle Crags, Hollin Hall, Crimsworth Dean, Hebden Bridge,
Thu 31 May

More details - Hardcastle Crags - Wild art - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾
Step outdoors to create some wild art this Easter holiday. There are plenty of natural materials on the woodland floor to inspire your creative streak. Come along to our wild art session, scavenge for materials then weave them into a masterpiece.
Hardcastle Crags, Hollin Hall, Crimsworth Dean, Hebden Bridge,
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Hardcastle Crags - Himalayan Balsam Bashing Drop in Days.
The rangers at Hardcastle Crags invite you to roll up your sleeves, become volunteers for a day and help us give nature a helping hand. Come along to a balsam bashing session and help us to rid the woodland of this non-native species.
Hardcastle Crags, Hollin Hall, Crimsworth Dean, Hebden Bridge,
Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Thu 28 Jun

More details - Great Harwood Agricultural Society's 151st Annual Show
Main Arena displays: Galloping Acrobatics, Lurcher and Terrier Racing and Agility, (have a go with your own dog).
The New Showfield, Harwood Lane, Great Harwood, Lancs
Mon 28 May

More details - Dent Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Nestled in the oldest part of Trawden villlage and rolling Lancashire countryside, this mature and evolving country garden surrounds a 400 year old grade II listed hall (not open); featuring a parterre, lawns, herbaceous borders, shrubbery, wildlife pond with bridge to seating area and a hidden summerhouse in a
Dent Hall, Colne
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Parkers Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Parkers Lodge is set on the site of a demolished Victorian Mill that was used for bleaching. Since the houses were completed in 2014 a small group of volunteers have been working to transform what was a jungle into a manicured wild space that still allows the local wildlife to flourish.
Parkers Lodge, Bury
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Lancashire Day
Celebrating 40 years of The Friends of Pendle Heritage There are the Malkin Morris Dancers, traditional dances from the local area. Lancashire Poetry, Wool Spinning Demonstrations, Lancashire Book Stall, Tombola, Raffle of a Basket of Lancashire Food. The Friends of Real Lancashire.
The Barn, Pendle Heritage Centre, Park Hill, Colne Road, Barrowford, nr Nelson
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Comedy @ Shaw Cricket Club
With Andrew Bird Justin Moorhouse Sinon Wozniak Rob Riley
Shaw CC, Mark Lane, Shaw, Oldham
Sat 26 May

More details - Luddenden in Bloom Annual Plant Sale 2018
Once again you can help raise funds to keep the village blooming.This plant sales is held each year in the car park.
The Village Car Park, Luddenden Lane, Luddenden
Sat 26 May

More details - Open Mike/Jam Night @ The Dog Inn, 55 King Street, Whalley, Lancashire, BB7 9SP
Open Mike/Jam Night @ The Dog Inn, Whalley, Lancashire, BB7 9SP - first Thursday of every month - 9pm till 11.30pm. Next Open Mike Night is Thursday 7th June from 9pm Everyone is welcome to come down and do something or just come along and listen. It’s free and register on the night.
The Dog Inn, 55 King Street, Whalley, Near Clitheroe, Lancs
Thu 7 Jun

More details - The Invisibility Hat- Swedish Troll Tales by Dominic Kelly
The Swedish forests are filled with the strangest things… When a brother and sister find an extraordinary hat, they are plunged into the world of the trolls, where things quickly spin out of control. But help sometimes comes from the most unexpected places….
The Bureau Centre for the Arts, St John’s Church, Victoria street
Sat 2 Jun

More details - An afternoon of Country and Western Gospel
An afternoon of Country and Western Gospel Music to listen, enjoy and sing along with Sing for Joy Gospel Choir. Music from Ira Stanpill, Stuart Hamblen, Redd Harper, and others. Prize for best dressed child (cowboy or girl).A good afternoon out with a light tea to conclude.
The Gospel Hall, Maxwell Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton.
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Brookfield - Open Garden for NGS
An intimate 1 acre garden with steps and paths leading down to a large pond with an island, mallards and wild geese also greylags. Many varieties of Primula, candelabra and florindae and Dactylorrhiza majalis which have seeded into the lower lawn around a small pond with stream; azaleas and rhododendrons.
Brookfield, Keighley
Sun 3 Jun, Wed 4 Jul

More details - Vintage and Retro Craft Fair at Smithills Hall
Vintage and Retro Craft Fair at the impressive Smithills Hall, which is one of the oldest and best preserved manor houses in the North West. The fair will have a great selection of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing, accessories and collectables.
Smithills Hall Smithills Dean Road
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Bolton Shopping Centre
Stalls within the shopping precinct
Market Place Shopping Centre, 3rd Floor Management Suite, Bolton
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Boltfest
The UK’s Biggest Free Tribute Festival Now in it’s 4th year Boltfest has grown from strength to strength and becomes more popular each year. Our ethos has always been to give away the tickets for Free and for you to come and experience 2 days of the best tribute bands on the planet.
Queens Park
Sat 26 May

More details - Summer Holiday
The Octagon’s first off-site production, Summer Holiday is a feel good 1960s musical which will be brought to life as never seen before.
Bolton transport interchange, busses, and Albert Halls, Bolton
Thu 31 May to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Clitheroe Sunday Collectors Fleamarket & Car Boot Sale
With huge indoor and outdoor capacity, we have a mix of regular traders and car booters taking up our 300+ spaces and selling something for everyone including Antiques, Collectables, Second hand and general goods. Price for selling is just £15 for a car, Inside or Out. Unloading and set up is from 7am.
The Clitheroe Auction Mart, Lincoln Way, Salthill Trading Estate, CLITHEROE
Sun 27 May

The Thorne Trio (woodwind trio) More details - The Thorne Trio (woodwind trio)
Ilid Llwyd Jones (oboe), Esther Sheridan (clarinet) and Alexandra Callanan (bassoon) play for the Society’s Summer Concert held in the Ribble Valley Borough Council’s Civic Suite. Their programme of solo and trio music will be: Handel (arr.
Ribble Valley Borough Council Chamber, Church Street, Clitheroe
Wed 6 Jun
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More details - Spring Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum
Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the North of England. The collection includes 2 rare beam engines (the oldest is 180 years old!
Bolton Steam Museum, Morrison’s Supermarket site, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - The Best of Broadway
All the best bits from Broadway are brought straight to the NWTAC Theatre in June. Join the cast as they journey through some of the most famous musicals, plays and revues ever to tread the Broadway boards. See your favourite shows and some new ones that haven’t made the trip over the pond yet.
NWTAC Theatre 270a Lightbowne Road, Manchester
Fri 8 Jun and Sat 9 Jun

More details - Hansel & Gretel in the Field
Mrs Dowsons Farm presents Hansel and Gretel. A traditional fairy tale brought to life on stage panto style! A very silly show with lots of audience interaction, perfect for all the family. The open-air theatre production is full of adventure, interaction and fun for children.
Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park Hawkshaw Farm Longsight Road Blackburn
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Moscow State Circus  GOSTINITSA
Special offer - 2 for 1 on any seat any day! Simply call the box office – 020 3375 3970 and quote ’Juggler’ to receive the deal.
Savile Park
Wed 23 May to Mon 28 May
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More details - Now, that's what I CALL a Quiz Night!
60 questions in six rounds; we always start with Current Affairs, we always finish with a Music round, and we have a special mystery Conundrum round in the middle. Play a joker on any one round to double the score, and play Lucky Numbers between each round, giving everyone the chance of winning something!
The Cricket Club, Victory Park Barnoldswick
Fri 25 May, Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Superhero Tales
Your favourite superheroes will be flying in to bring daring tales of adventure to life. Be inspired to create your own superhero escapade and everyone dressed as their favourite Superhero gets a discount!
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, Discovery Road, Halifax
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Waddow Lodge Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Inspirational 2-acre organic garden for all seasons surrounding Georgian house (not open) with views to Pendle and Bowland. An enthusiast’s collection of many unusual plants with herbaceous borders, large island beds, shrubs, heathers, rhododendrons, small mature wooded area, old fashioned and hybrid roses.
Waddow Lodge Garden, Clitheroe
Sun 27 May, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Off The Rails Comedy Club
With Stephen Bailey Paul Pirie James Allen Mick Ferry
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield
Sun 27 May

More details - Circus Funtasia returns to Swinton for Bank Holiday!
Spectacular fire-breathing stunts, thrill-seeking acrobats, death-defying motorbike riders, powerful hand-balancing, and much more awaits you at Circus Funtasia!
Victoria Park, Manchester Road, Swinton
Wed 23 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Tameside Whit Friday Brass Band Contest
"The Greatest Free Show On Earth" returns once again with 11 venues across the borough hosting the best Brass Bands in the country.
Eleven venues across the borough
Fri 25 May

More details - 'ABBA meets the 70s' Tribute Night
Mamma Mia! Kirkwood Hospice are very excited to announce their brand new ABBA meets the 70s Tribute Night for 2018. Do you fancy yourself as the next Dancing Queen? Then why not Take a Chance on us and join us at the Huddersfield YMCA, on Friday 8th June 2018.
Huddersfield YMCA, New Hey Road, Salendine Nook, Huddersfield
Fri 8 Jun

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