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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

CATS the Musical with Jane McDonald

CATS the Musical Starring Jane McDonald

9 Jul - 5 Sept - One of the longest-running shows in West End and Broadway history, CATS has been...

Blackpool Tower Motown party

Blackpool Tower Motown party

11 - 12 Jul - A 6 hour feast of classic soul from the 60s, 70s and the 80s in the UK's Mecca of ...

Darwen Pedal Car Grand Prix

Darwen Pedal Car Grand Prix 2015

This year Darwen’s Pedal Car Grand Prix celebrates its 6th year, are you up for the challenge, do...

Eanam Wharf, Blackburn

Blackburn Canal Festival 2015

18 - 19 Jul - An action packed weekend celebrating the history of the Leeds Liverpool Canal and the...

Town Hall Street Fair

Blackburn Town Hall Street Fair

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

Rawtenstall Annual Fair

Rawtenstall Annual Fair

Celebrate the 5th birthday of the new Annual Fair. Free, family friendly activities including a...

Fleetwood Festival of Transport - Tram Sunday

Fleetwood Festival of Transport - Tram Sunday

19 Jul - Tram Sunday, as it is known locally, is a one day event for all the family.

The American Road Show

The American Road Show

19 Jul - Enjoy big trucks and snazzy cars. Live country and western music and line dancing. Watch...

Hamlet - Shakespeare with the Handlebards

Hamlet - Shakespeare with the Handlebards

23 Jul - Four actors, four bicycles and a two thousand mile adventure. On just four bicycles they...

Cloudspotting Festival 2015

Cloudspotting Festival 2015

24 - 26 Jul - 10 years on from the release of their seminal debut album 'These Were The Earlies' -...

St Annes Kite Festival 2015

St Annes Kite Festival 2015

26 Jul - The festival will feature single line kites of all shapes and sizes, including a massive...

Free Summer Workshops

Free Summer Workshops

30 Jul - 3 Sept - This summer join us for our FREE Summer Kids Workshops each Thursday.

Festival Bowland 2015

Festival Bowland 2015

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

Forest of Bowland AONB Exhibition

Forest of Bowland AONB Exhibition

13 May - 26 Jul - At the Museum of Lancashire ~ Forest of Bowland - Area of Outstanding Natural...

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...

Orchard Tea Garden at Barbara Barlow's Cottage Garden

Orchard Tea Garden at Barbara Barlow's Cottage Garden

Wed/Thurs - June/July - Refreshments will be served including, Cream Teas, homemade cakes, tea and...

Pendle Cycling Festival

Pendle Cycling Festival

Pendle Cycling Festival starts on July 15th with Colne Grand Prix, continues with a number of...

Blackpool Shows - Hot Ice at Pleasure Beach Resort

Hot Ice Show - Desire

2 Jul - 5 Sept - Skaters from across the globe come together for what has become one of the most...

Oliver Twist Williamson Park Lancaster

The Dukes Play in the Park - Oliver Twist

3 Jul - 15 Aug - There’ll also be a new Twist on The Dukes ever popular walkabout theatre season in...

Leyland Festival 2016

Leyland Festival 2016

20 Jun - The festival at Worden Park, Leyland will provide a weekend of family fun with a wide...

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