Let us help you plan for another fun and exciting weekend here in Lancashire. With lots of great events you will be left spoilt for choice. 

Lightpool Festival 2019
Blackpool's award-winning Lightpool Festival is returning this October half-term with two weeks of extraordinary free entertainment. 
The festival, which will take place between October 11 and 26, will provide an amazing mix of live performance and light-based art installations, including a replica planet Earth in The Blackpool Tower Ballroom; the world premiere of a large-scale Sun in the Winter Gardens and a display of giant illuminated see-saws in the town centre. 
The programme also includes the return of the Carnival of the Lights; Carnival Magic, featuring a menagerie of illuminated characters; a glow-in-the-dark children's football tournament; fire and light-based shows; 3D projections on to the front of Blackpool Tower building; and a town centre art trail.

Russell Maliphant: Silent Lines - 11-12 October 
Silent Lines draws upon Maliphant’s research and explorations in dance and anatomy using a unique mix of movement, animated video projection, and lighting. 

Samlesbury Hall – Whisky Dinner - 11 October
We are collaborating with our friend Juilan Kaye, a "keeper of the Quaich" at the Wright Wine Company, to bring you an evening of warming whiskies and award winning food.

Illuminations Tram Tours – 11 October – 3 November
One of the most popular ways to see the Illuminations is on one of the non-stop tours on the Illuminated or classic Heritage Trams.

Evelyn Glennie – 12 October 
World-famous virtuoso solo percussionist, double GRAMMY award winner and BAFTA nominee, Dame Evelyn Glennie will perform her recital with accompaniment by pianist Philip Smith.

Halloween and Pumpkin Picking Patch at Thornton Hall Country Park – 12 – 31 October
Find your way to Thornton Hall’s mysterious Pumpkin Patch where you can pick your pumpkin and take it back to the Farm to carve – to scare away those ghouls and ghosts! 

The Familiars – 13 October 
This event is a must for every fan of the bestselling novel The Familiars, set at Gawthorpe Hall in the early 17th century. Discover the real 17th century Gawthorpe brought to life by costumed reenactors.

Clitheroe Blues Festival – 13 October 
Albert Lee, Dani Wilde, Crow Black Chicken, Storm Warning, Luke Doherty Band and Deep Blue Sea have all now been confirmed!




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