Here’s a few of the fantastic things going on this weekend in Lancashire.

Critters 2 You at Thornton Hall Country Park
Thornton in Craven, nr. Skipton
17 August 2018

As well as the usual farm fun this Friday at Thornton Hall Country Park there will be some very special guests from Critters 2 You. Get up close and learn more about these friendly visitors including snakes, lizards, spiders, mini beasts and more.

All this is included in the standard entry price that includes hands on animal encounters on a traditional working farm like lamb feeding, egg collecting and an adventure play area.

Ribble Valley Literary Festival
Northcote, Langho, Blackburn
17 – 19 August 2018

Bringing together distinguished authors including The Countess of Carnarvon, Helena Attlee, Felix Francis and Salley Vickers and legendary broadcaster Nicholas Parsons, the festival takes place over three days at Northcote, the award-winning restaurant & boutique hotel.

Guests are invited to hear each author talk about their life as a writer and their recent book while enjoying a delicious menu of Michelin-starred food and wine in the glorious setting of Northcote's Louis Roederer Room and Champagne Terrace.

Lytham 1940s Wartime Weekend
Lytham
18 – 19 August 2018

The 1940s Wartime period brought to life with a bang! Come join in the atmosphere on Lytham Green and throughout Lytham and immerse yourself in a brilliant weekend of live entertainment, re-enactments and have-a-go fun.

Historic Vehicles, static aircraft, music and dance, memorabilia stalls, thrilling battle re-enactments, educational talks and demonstrations plus living history camp.

Open Days & Guided Tours - Stonyhurst College
Clitheroe
18 - 19 August 2018

This weekend The College, Chapel Museum and gardens will be open to the public for guided tours.

Visitors will have the opportunity to see the various chapels and historic rooms within the building. This includes the Great Hall with portraits of the seven former pupils awarded the Victoria Cross, and the table on which Cromwell is reputed to have slept the night before the Battle of Preston in 1648.

Guided tours will run at set times throughout the day and will include entry to the Chapel Museum. Café facilities onsite, as well as entry to the gardens

Sci-Fi on the Sidings
East Lancashire Railway, Rossendale
18 – 19 August 2018

A LONG TIME AGO, IN A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY…
Push back the final frontier and boldly go where no steam railway has gone before at the third Sci-Fi on the Sidings event! Celebrate your science fiction faves on this themed family day out.

Take in themed displays featuring your favourite science fiction and pop culture characters. Stop for a selfie with a cyborg or dab with Darth Vader!

Longton Dog Walking Morning
The Golden Ball of Longton, Longton
19 August 2018

This dog walking morning is open to anyone who wants to bring along their pooch and even to people that might not have dogs but just love being around them! They will start at 10am, meeting at The Golden Ball and then go on an easy circular walk back to the pub. Simply turn up, no need to pre-book.

The Golden Ball of Longton provides fresh, no fuss dining with a warm and friendly welcome and is putting West Lancashire on the map. Proud to be at the heart of 'The Salad Bowl of England' you will find locally sourced produce throughout the menu.

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Critters 2 You at Thornton Hall Country Park
Animal
Critters 2 You at Thornton Hall Country Park

Special guests from Critters 2 You. Snakes, lizards, spiders, mini beasts and more.

Ribble Valley Literary Festival
Festival
Ribble Valley Literary Festival

Bringing together distinguished authors including The Countess of Carnarvon, Helena Attlee, Felix Francis and Salley Vickers and legendary broadcaster Nicholas Parsons, the festival takes place over three days at the award-winning restaurant & boutique hotel.

Lytham 1940s Wartime Weekend
Festival
Spitfire on Lytham Green

18 - 19 Aug - The 1940s Wartime period brought to life with a bang! Come join in the atmosphere on Lytham Green and throughout Lytham and immerse yourself in a brilliant weekend of live entertainment, re-enactments and have-a-go fun!

Open Days & Guided Tours - Stonyhurst College
Guided Walk
Open Days & Guided Tours - Stonyhurst College

Visitors will have the opportunity to see the various chapels and historic rooms within the building. This includes the Great Hall with portraits of the seven former pupils awarded the Victoria Cross, and the table on which Cromwell is reputed to have slept the night before the Battle of Preston in 1648.

Sci-Fi on the Sidings
Family
Sci-Fi on the Sidings

Push back the final frontier and boldly go where no steam railway has gone before at the third Sci-Fi on the Sidings event! Celebrate your science fiction faves on this themed family day out.

Longton Dog Walking Morning
Guided Walk
Longton Dog Walking Morning

This dog walking morning is open to anyone who wants to bring along their pooch and even to people that might not have dogs but just love being around them!

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