The bank holiday weekend of the year is almost here – and there’s lots of exciting events taking place so you can relax and make the most of the extra long weekend.

Wonderhall Festival

Lytham Hall, 25th August - 30th August 2021.

A brand new six-day live music festival is coming to Lancashire’s stunning coast this bank holiday weekend with headline artists; Tom Jones, Anne-Marie and Jools Holland. A feast for all the senses with exquisite food, fine wine, and picturesque surroundings.

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Waterfoot Wakes Festival

Various locations, Waterfoot. August 2021.

The final weekend of the Waterfoot Wakes Festival is here. A range of family focused events aiming to bring that ‘Holiday At Home’ feeling.

The final weekend includes Thingumabob’s family friendly music set of pop,funk, reggae, soul and everything in between… Enjoy a comical out door theatre event with The Bag that went Boo.

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Crafty Vintage Family Festival 

A fabulous three-day event with a vast array of vintage, collectibles and arts and crafts all provided to you from small independent local businesses. Enjoy succulent street food whilst our resident mixologists prepare your favorite cocktail to sip whilst you kick off your shoes and settle down to enjoy a fantastic line up of live music and entertainment.  

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Flying Scotsman at East Lancashire Railway 

29th August - 5th September, East Lancashire Railway

Returning to East Lancashire Railway this weekend is the most iconic steam locomotive, The Flying Scotsman. This legendary locomotive will be the star attraction to celebrate steam’s golden age. The legendary locomotive is famous for being the first to travel at 100 miles per hour, and will be in operation between 29th August – 5th September.

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Great Eccleston Tractor Pulling Championship 2021

Known as the 'The World's Most Powerful Motor Sport Tractor Pulling is a great day out for all the family. After a 12 month break, Tractor Pulling returns with the Great Eccleston Show this Saturday. With Funfairs, food and a great atmosphere there is something for everybody.

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Belthorn Dog Show 

The Dog inn, Belthorn, 30th August


The popular Dog Show is back, just for fun with all dogs welcome! With classes for; most handsome dog, prettiest bitch, waggiest tail, cutest puppy, fancy dress, child’s best friend, best trick.

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Crazy Comedy Company Family Teatime Show

Viva Blackpool, 24th August - 31st August 

Eat,drink and giggle at the family show with plenty of beans! The Crazy Comedy Company Family Teatime Show is the perfect family treat with two hours of food, fun and laughs. Enjoy hilariously creative comedy sketches, mysterious magic, music and circus skills... and much more.

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Xplorer Challenges 

Brockholes Nature Reserve, 24th August - 31st August

Brought to you in partnership with British Orienteering, Xplorer challenges have landed at Brockholes Nature Reserve. Providing the perfect outdoor activity to get the whole family outside in the fresh air together! Find the markers, complete the challenge and have fun together. Two courses available, one of which is a pram friendly circular route

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Garstang Walking festival 

Garstang, 28th August 

The Garstang walking festival is back for 2021! Starting Saturday 28th August, visitors can experience the best of late summer countryside around Garstang, rural Wyre, the Forest of Bowland and the Flyde Plain. Walks for all abilities are available throughout the festival, with trampers also available.

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Brickosaurs 

Blackurn Town centre, 20th August - 1st September 

Brickburn is back… and it promises to be T-Rexcellent! Witness ferocious dinosaurs walking the earth in Blackburn town Centre, 15 amazing brick model dinosaurs will form the Brickosaurs trail that will be located around the town Centre. There are also competitions, interactive trails, and the chance to win some fantastic prizes.

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Big Bank Holiday Bash 

29th August, The Alma Inn.

Party on the patio and enjoy some food and drinks with a breath taking view. With live music from local legend Vicky Roberts, a BBQ and a Gin tent, there's something for everyone.

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Wonderhall
Concert
Wonderhall Poster

Tom Jones, Anne-Marie, Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, UB40 featuring Ali Campbell & Astro, Marc Almond and Russell Watson will all headline Lancashire’s brand-new live music festival WonderHall.

Waterfoot Wakes Festival
FREE Event
Waterfoot Wakes Festival poster.

This year the Waterfoot Wakes Festival will take place over an entire month in August! A whole month of family­ focused events and workshops happening in Rossendale, will bring local families that ‘Holiday At Home’ feeling.   Some well-deserved days out this summer to look forward to.

Crafty Vintage : Family Festival
Festival
Crafty vintage promotional poster

A fabulous three-day event that will lift your spirits and give you an enjoyable, safe environment, to shop and treat yourself from the vast array of vintage, collectibles, art and crafts that have been lovingly brought to you from small independent local businesses.

Flying Scotsman at East Lancashire Railway
Experience Days
Flying Scotsman in action

Once again, we are hosting the most iconic steam locomotive, with the return of The Flying Scotsman. This legendary locomotive will be the star attraction to celebrate steam’s golden age.

Great Eccleston Tractor Pulling Championships 2021
Sporting Event
Great Eccleston Tractor Pulling Championships 2021

Known as the 'The World's Most Powerful Motor Sport Tractor Pulling is a great day out for all the family. There will also be a Funfair, Bars, Food and a Great Atmosphere.

Dog Show
Family
Dog Show

Fun family dog show. Classes £1 to enter, enter on the day. Rosettes and prizes.

Crazy Comedy Company Family Teatime Show
Show / Display
Crazy Comedy Company Family Teatime Show

Eat, drink and giggle at the family show with plenty of beans!

Xplorer Challenge
Nature
Xplorer Challenge

Explore Brockholes, find the themed markers, complete the challenge, have fun together! Brought to you in partnership with British Orienteering, Xplorer is the perfect outdoor activity to get the whole family outside in the fresh air together!

Garstang Walking Festival 2021
Guided Walk
Garstang Walking Festival 2021

Saturday 28 August to Wednesday 1 September 2021 - Walkers will be able to experience the best of late summer countryside around Garstang, Rural Wyre, the Forest of Bowland and the Fylde Plain.

Brickosaurs come to Blackburn
FREE Event
Brickosaurs come to Blackburn

Brickburn is back… and it promises to be T-Rexcellent! This summer, families will be able to see ferocious dinosaurs walking the earth once again

Big Bank Holiday Bash
Food & Drink Event
Big Bank Holiday Bash

Party on the Patio, music, food and drink with a breathtaking view

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