Lancashire is thriving with Christmas Markets, Fairs, Light switch ons, Grottos and much more! So get stuck into the festive spirit and find out what’s on this weekend…

There's nothing more exciting for children than meeting Santa at Christmas. Luckily, he's making appearances all over Lancashire this year, find out where here

Light up your life! Come and watch Lancashire's Christmas lights being switched on by some famous faces. Find out when and where Lancashire's Christmas lights 'switch ons' here.  

From handmade gifts to local food and wine, you will find lots to fill your Christmas hampers with at one of Lancashire’s Christmas Markets, Festivals and Fairs, click here to find out more.

Various Dates
The Dukes, Lancaster
Created by the team who brought you Aladdin and Peter Pan, it's a classic story with a thoroughly modern twist – the perfect festive treat for all the family to enjoy.

G-Astronomy Night
22 November
Gibbon Bridge Hotel, Chipping
Take a cosmic tour of the universe after your taste buds have been tantalised by Gibbon Bridge Hotel’s chef. Three course dinner & astronomy talk by Gary Fildes -Expert on the Dark Skies.

Astley Illuminated
23 November
Astley Hall, Chorley
Astley Hall will come alive with light, music and mystery as the jewel in Chorley's crown is transformed. A must see as the historic Hall is beautifully lit with magnificent light displays and candles.

Christmas Starts at Stydd
23 November - 24 November
Stydd Gardens, Ribchester
Father Christmas is at Stydd 2-4pm, make sure you go and sing along with the brass band! There is also  children’s Christmas craft sessions available throughout the weekend as well as delicious festive food & drinks for you to enjoy. 

Kabantu: Sea Hear, See Here
23 November
Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster
A multi-award winning ensemble playing music with a global twist to celebrate the space where cultures meet.

Lancaster On Ice
Various Dates
Dalton Square, Lancaster
The festive Ice Rink will have a capacity for up to 200 skaters plus Bavarian-style food and drink concessions to get everyone into the Christmas spirit.

As Lancashire Day (27th November) is just around the corner, find out how Lancashire businesses are celebrating this monumental day here. Join in and engage with fellow Lancastrians all over the world; to celebrate the county’s amazing food & drink, historic locations, beauty-spots and landmarks, and the warm welcome that awaits anyone visiting.  




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