There's lots of exciting things happening across Lancashire this weekend, so if you are looking for something to get you in the spooky sprit, to keep the kids quiet or simply to make the most of the weekend, there is something for you. 

Dragon's and Mythical Beasts
Blackpool Grand Theatre Blackpool, 22nd October 

Calling all brave heroes... enter a magical world of myths and legends in the fantastical new interactive show for all the family.

From the creators of the West End smash hit Dinosaur World Live, who bring spectacular puppets to life, don't miss this brand-new spell-binding adventure, live on stage. 

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Elf the Musical
Opera House & Winter Gardens, Blackpool, 
21st October - 31st October 

Get in the festive mood early with a trip to the theatre to see Elf The Musical, based on the much loved 2003 film, see the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole.

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British Textile Biennial 
Various venues across Lancashire, 31st October 

The British Textile Biennial event continues this weekend, with another jam-packed schedule of fabulous art exhibitions all across Lancashire, throwing a spotlight on the nation's creativity, innovation and expression.

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Lightpool Festival
Blackpool, 15th-30th October 

Blackpool's award-winning Lightpool Festival continues this weekend, with extraordinary free entertainment featuring live performances, 3D projection shows and light installations. 

The FREE festival, showcases 16 new illuminated artworks including nine world premieres.

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World Fireworks Championship Blackpool finale, 
Blackpool, 23rd October

This Saturday is the world fireworks championship finale in Blackpool, promising to be another night of spectacular protechincal displays with jaw dropping entertainment for all the family.

This Saturday is the finale showcase display and the all important winners announcement. 

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Jenny Eclair: Sixty!
The Dukes, Lancaster. 23rd October 

Jenny Eclair takes to the stage at The Dukes Theatre in Lancaster with her new stand-up show Sixty!

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Lancashire Science Festival 
UCLAN Campus, 23rd October 

Join in for a  full day of all things science, technology, engineering and maths. 

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Pumpkin Patch
Mrs Dowson's, 23rd -31st October 

Head pumpkin picking this weekend at Mrs Dowson's farm park. Pre-booking is essential and availability is booking up quick, book now to avoid dissapointment. 

Ticket price includes; Free pumpkin, full farm park admission, live shows, workshops and lots of super insta-worthy photo opportunities. 

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Can't make it to Mrs Dowson's this weekend? Why not check out some of the other fantastic pumpkin picking places in Lancashire, here. 

Pumpkins in th Park 
Lytham, 23rd-30th October 

Deep in the woods, something is stirring this autumn it’s Lowther Gardens Lytham’s Pumpkins in the Park festival. Come and ride on the roller coaster, slide the Helter Skelter, take a spin on the great Ferris wheel or scare yourself silly on the ghoulish ghost train.

You can pick pumpkins from the pumpkin patch, join the guides on the Lancastrian ghost trail or watch monstrous movies at the drive-in cinema.

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Pumpkin Carving
Brockholes Nature Reserve, 23rd October 

Pumpkin carving is back at Brockholes for October Half term. Advanced booking is essential.

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Hoghton Tower Family friendly spooky tours 
Hoghton Tower, 24th October - 29th October 

Join us at Hoghton Tower this October Half Term for a series of Family friendly spooky tours specially created to keep the children entertained this half term.

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  1. Holmeswood
    Holmeswood Pumpkin Place is Free Entry Free Parking Booking is not required and dog friendly

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