A relatively new garden of approx 3 acres which has been developed alongside a mature woodland. With koi pond and formal gardens. A laburnum arch leads you to the woodland area with paths, seating and stumpery.
Keep active and improve your health by joining an experienced Rufford Old Hall volunteer on a guided walk. These easy to moderate walks take in beautiful scenery and explore the surrounding areas of Rufford.
Week to week the route will vary across three different walks:
1. Sparks Bridge canal walk
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk
A great opportunity to get up close and meet a wide range of reptiles! The North West Reptile Club are bringing their cold-blooded reptile friends for a trip to Rufford Old Hall. Come along and meet them and find out some interesting facts. Booking Not Needed.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk
¾ acre all year round plants persons garden with many rare and unusual plants. Herbaceous borders and colour themed island beds leading to a pond and rockery, rose garden, spring area and autumn hot bed. Many stone features built with reclaimed materials.
Join us for lots of fun on the farm at Cedar Farm’s first Summer Festival!
The makers and shakers at the award-winning Cedar Farm in Mawdesley are inviting Lancashire folk to come along and celebrate the best of craft and festival fun at their very first Cedar Farm Day on Sunday 10th June.
Four contrasting gardens spaced across an attractive village location. Glynwood House has ¾ acre mixed borders, pond with drystone-wall water feature, woodland walk, patio garden with pergola and raised beds, all in a peaceful location with spectacular open aspects.
This ½ acre cottage garden started in 2010, has many colourful borders of perennials, shrubs, and roses. A patio with raised beds, secluded potted plant area, large vegetable garden. Rose and clematis covered arches and many wrought iron features. An extensive bed of scented roses and a wonderful view of Harrock Hill.
An established country garden of over ¾ acre with form, texture and a green tapestry all year round. Developed from a barren wilderness to one with wildlife, amidst tall trees, shrubs, mixed borders, pond, vegetable patch, woodland area and stream.
Four contrasting gardens spaced across attractive village with conservation area. Glynwood House has ¾ acre mixed borders, pond with drystone-wall water feature, woodland walk, patio garden with pergola and raised beds, all in a peaceful location with spectacular open aspects.
1½ acre garden and hardy plant nursery, originally orchard, now has gravel garden with pots and seating area bottle wall and folly, shrubs, herbaceous borders, large stream-fed pond with woodland walk. Sculpture, Victorian fern house.
The Wool Boat is home in West Lancashire at Parbold this weekend.
The Wool Boat has returned from our summer tour is back in Parbold this weekend. The Wool Boat is a unique floating Wool and Yarn shop based on a canal narrow boat. She is, as far as we know, the world’s only floating Knitting and Crochet shop.
Leeds and Liverpool canal at Parbold in West Lancashire moored near the Your’s is the Earth Cafe/Deli
Live from the Lancastrian Suite presenting an unbeatable line-up of tribute artists performing all your favourite hits perfectly complemented by a fabulous 4 course meal and dancing till the early hours to our resident DJ.
Join King Arthur and his royal court for a night of medieval merriment and revelry. Set in our authentic Barional Hall dating back to 966AD you’ll spend the night in true Round Table style tucking into a medieval five course feast washed down with four goblets of wine, ale or cider, whilst being entertained by our...
Live from the Lancastrian Suite take a nostalgic trip back and dance the night away to sounds from the 80’s, 90’s & 00’s with our themed DJ. Perfectly complemented by a fabulous 4 course meal and dancing till the early hours.
A small quirky garden with many interesting features. Amongst our collection of plants are acers, ferns, auriculas. Interesting use of gravel leading to the hot tub.The summer house provides one of the many seating areas. Come along and meet Henry!
As a native dialect speaker, Sid has been researching and collecting songs, stories and poems of old Lancashire for the past 30 odd years, performing them only at impromptu events, at folk and art festivals as well as local clubs.
Lostock Hall Brass Band will again be entertaining us at St Ambrose Church on Sunday 3rd June at 2:30pm. This brilliant band has gone from strength to strength, winning FIRST PRIZE at Preston’s ’Brass at the Guild’ earlier this year.
All flower lovers and arrangers are warmly invited to a floral evening in Leyland on June 8th. Catherine Baines, a NAFAS demonstrator will be delighting us by creating between five and six stunning floral arrangements which will then be raffled off at the end of the evening.
Chorley Little 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.
A great evening of original stand-up comedy with some top names from the UK touring circuit.
The Atkinson will play host to three friends who are stars of folk-rock with a wealth of musical history under their belts.
Paul Burgess is a rock drummer best known as a member of hit-makers 10CC, and who has also played with classic bands Jethro Tull, Camel, Magna Carta and The Icicle Works.
a mixture of stalls selling anything from art, craft, jewellery, vintage and collectables…with occasional live music please see facebook page southport pier bazaar for details…event is inside the pier pavilion café with licensed bar, ice cream and excelle
Southport Pavilion café, Southport Pier
Today, Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun, Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul, Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul
Step to the beat and give yourself a work-out in the name of a great cause at our charity Zumbathon raising funds for St Catherine’s!
For one evening only our marquee in St Catherine’s Park will be taken over by Latin beats for this fun dance-based exercise class.
St Catherine’s Park
Join us for a fabulous evening of fine food and top entertainment at our Summer Ball this June!
The St Catherine’s Marquee in the beautiful hospice grounds is the venue for this year’s event, which will feature live music from The Soul Convicts and a charity auction and raffle.
St Catherine’s Park
Bring the family together for a fun day out in aid of St Catherine’s at our annual Yellow Day garden fete!
Featuring a host of attractions including:
And more, including tasty food and drink from The Mill Outside.
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
So which event is for you?
A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Once upon a time……
Create your own fairytale this Spring Bank Holiday and adventure through the magical kingdom of Botany Bay!
Join us on Monday 28th May, 10am – 4pm to explore each of our five floors to find enchanting real-life characters from your favourite fairytales.
Don’t miss the HANDKERCHIEF TREE (Daviddii) now in bloom.
Our 3 acre sheltered Georgian garden is looking very colourful ,with many different varieties of rhododendrons flowering
Trees in full leaf contrasting their shades and colours against one another.
The Ridges, Weavers Brow (cont. Cowling Road) Limbrick, Chorley
Join us on what we hope will be a balmy summer evening with strawberries, Prosecco and music with a coronation flavour.. We will be singing Haydn’s “Missa Sancti Bernardi de Offida” (Heiligmesse) as well as Parry’s “I was glad” and Handel’s “Zadok the priest”.
Long established Outdoor Car Boot Sale with indoor café/toilet facilities. Run by 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards Scouting for young people. No prior booking necessary, dogs welcome. Bring your own table. No sales of tobacco, alcohol, meat or conterfeit goods permitted.
Lydiate Parish Hall Field, 288 Southport Road, Lydiate
We are hosting a baby and children’s sale at The Deanery, Frog Lane, Wigan, WN1 1HQ SATURDAY 16th June 1-3pm x
For mums, dads, grandmas, granddads, aunts and uncles to buy or sell new or pre-loved items such as clothes 0-5 years, shoes, push chair, toys, high chairs, Moses baskets, bikes, sensory equipment,
A family navigational challenge that is both fun and educational. Explore the park and follow the map to find the markers. At each marker, young children can identify what the picture is or the older children can challenge themselves by answering a themed question.
Join us this bank holiday weekend for the latest installment of Northern Soul & Motown. Resident DJ Deano is back with his band of merry men bringing you the very best classic Northern Soul & Motown. Great atmosphere, great people! See you there!
Grand Vault, The Old Courts,
It’s half term and we need you! Calling all maginative kids to help create our indoor den! come along to The Victorian Court Room and let your imagination run wild. All materials provided, a drink and a biscuit included and we will finish the session with a good old game of pass the parcel.
Court Room, The Old Courts,