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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

East Lancashire Railway's Ello Ello Murder Mystery

East Lancashire Railway's Ello Ello Murder Mystery

29 May - Listen very carefully we shall say this only once, there’s been a murder and it’s up to...

La Dolce Vita - Festival Italiano

La Dolce Vita - Festival Italiano

29 - 31 May - Celebrate all the best of Italy at our Festival with Live Music on our outdoor stage...

The Chuckle Brothers - Chuckles of Oz!

The Chuckle Brothers - Chuckles of Oz!

29 May - Dorothy, The Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow are among the familiar...

The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap

26 - 30 May - The Mousetrap is famous around the world for being the longest running show of any...

Visit of Her Majesty the Queen, Duke of Lancaster, to Lancaster Castle

Visit of Her Majesty the Queen, Duke of Lancaster, to Lancaster Castle

29 May - Her Majesty The Queen, Duke of Lancaster, will pay a visit to Lancaster Castle on Friday...

Rick Astley in Concert and Support

Rick Astley in Concert and Support

30 May - Rick Astley will perform favourites such as “Never Gonna Give You up” as he makes his...

The Lancashire Hotpots

The Lancashire Hotpots

30 May - Listen up cowboys and girls, comedy troubadours The Lancashire Hotpots are donning their...

Open Farm Sunday - Family Fun Day

Open Farm Sunday - Family Fun Day

31 May - Open Farm Sunday is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to meet the...

Theatre in the Park presents Love's Labour's Lost

Theatre in the Park presents Love's Labour's Lost

31 May - Join us in the wonderful surroundings of Astley Park's Walled Garden for an outstanding...

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...

Downy Duckling Week

Downy Duckling Week

23 - 31 May - Visit the award winning Downy Duckling Week at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. See...

Exciting Events and Exhibitions at Lancashire Museums

Exciting Events and Exhibitions at Lancashire Museums

23 - 31 May - From Treasure Hunting to Monster Felting, there's something to do every day of the...

Half Term Family Fun at Greenlands Farm

Half Term Family Fun at Greenlands Farm

23 - 31 May - Enjoy a donkey ride, bottle feed our pet lambs, play in our straw barn and picnic in...

Have a Wild Time With Rufford Old Hall

Have a Wild Time With Rufford Old Hall

23 - 31 May - Get your kids outdoors, revisit your childhood and enjoy some ‘50 Things to do before...

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon: War of the Roses

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon: War of the Roses

23 May - 21 Jun - It’s time to choose your allegiance this May, as the hilariously horrifying War...

Blackpool Tower Circus: Mooky & Mr Boo's 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...

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