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What's On

Renowned for good humour and quirkiness, Lancashire offers a unique brand of fun, and this is never more evident than when you look at our huge range of events.

From the world famous Blackpool Illuminations and the UKs biggest walkabout theatre in Lancaster to gravy wrestling in Bacup and tractor pulling championships in Eccleston, we have quite a choice!

Take a look below at some of the most popular events in Lancashire and be sure to check our What’s on Events search to the right.

This Month

Samlesbury Hall: Summer Holidays with Mistress Marjorie's

Samlesbury Hall: Summer Holidays with Mistress Marjorie's

3 - 31 Aug - Mistress Marjorie Summertime Fun ... Join Marjorie as she takes you back in time and...

Basil Brush

Basil Brush - The Full on Fox Tour

7 Aug - Basil Brush is a star with an outstanding ability to entertain and make people of all ages...

Paul Cartwright, Royal Lancashire Show

Royal Lancashire Show

7 - 9 Aug - Equestrian events, displays, children's entertainment, vintage vehicles, food and...

Clitheroe Food Festival 2015

Clitheroe Food Festival 2015

8 Aug - see's another explosion of Lancashire's finest producers. This is a TRUE food festival,...

Blackpool Airshow

Blackpool Air Show 2015

9 - 10 Aug - Watch planes classic and modern take to the skies in Blackpool's brilliant air show....

Town Hall Street Fair

Blackburn Town Hall Street Fair

15 Aug & 12 Sept - a brilliant range of things to enjoy, makers market, outdoor street theatre and...

Lytham1940s Wartime Festival 2015

Lytham1940s Wartime Festival 2015

15 - 16 Aug - From the dark days of Dunkirk, through the blitz and hard times on the home front to...

Pendle Walking Festival 2015

Pendle Walking Festival 2015

15 - 23 Aug - Pendle's award-winning event is now regarded as the biggest free walking festival in...

Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival

Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival

16 Aug - Calling all Food Lovers! Marine Hall, Fleetwood is proud to be hosting the first ever...

Twelfth Night - Outdoor Theatre at Rufford Old Hall

Twelfth Night - Outdoor Theatre at Rufford Old Hall

26 Aug - Join the Lord Chamberlain's Men this summer to see Shakespeare's best-loved romantic...

Pongo's Party

Marty Macdonald's Farm - Pongo's Party

28 Aug - With CBeebies’ Justin Fletcher and Nicole Davis as the voices of Pongo the Pig and...

Burnley Canal Festival

Burnley Canal Festival

29 - 31 Aug - This year’s festival is set to attract visitors from a wide area, who come to enjoy...

Family Fun Weekend with appearances from Peppa Pig and George

Family Fun Weekend with appearances from Peppa Pig and George

20 - 21 Jun - Two very special guests are visiting the East Lancashire Railway this Summer. Don’t...

Championships

Great Eccleston's Tractor Pulling Championships

29 - 30 Aug - UK Championship finals. Tractor Pulling is called “The World’s Most Powerful Motor...

Samlesbury Skirmish

Samlesbury Skirmish

30 - 31 Aug - A fantastic day out for all the family filled with medieval madness. Try your hand...

Festival Bowland 2015

Festival Bowland 2015

Events run throughout 2015 - From strenuous hikes over the fells to more moderate days discovering...

Illuminasia

Illuminasia

All year round - Illuminasia is unlike anything you've seen before! A magical walk-through...

Cotton Queens Exhibition

Cotton Queens Exhibition

31 Mar - 27 Nov - Find out how the cotton industry in Lancashire glamorised the industry during the...

Blackpool Tower Circus: Big Day Out

Blackpool Tower Circus: Mooky & Mr Boo's Big Day Out

26 May - 1 Nov - Enjoy Mooky and Mr Boo’s slapstick humour during a bumper to bumper action packed...

Great Pendle Summer Festival

Great Pendle Summer Festival

1 Jul - 30 Sept - Summer is just around the corner, and where better to enjoy it than in Pendle? We...

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