It’s bank holiday weekend again! Make sure you make the most of the long weekend by exploring some of the fantastic events happening in Lancashire. We’ve put together a list of some of the exciting events happening across Lancashire this weekend, but if that’s not enough check out our new events #inLancashire guide now for even more event inspriation. 

Day out with Thomas
East Lancashire Railway.

Head to East Lancashire Railway this weekend and join Thomas the Tank Engine for a train ride like no other. Meet Sir Topham Hat before taking a trip on a stream train along the line before visiting Bury Transport Museum for more Thomas themed fun.

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Create with Caroline: Slipper Workshop
The Whitaker

Did you know Rossendale had a vibrant slipper industry lasting over a century? Head to the Whitaker where you can see them on display and keep the tradition alive in a fun workshop making your very own pair of slippers!

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Lancaster Food and Drink Festival
Lancaster Brewery

2022 marks the 10th Lancaster Food and Drink Festival – a place for the hardcore foodies and culinary curious to gather in one place to taste the fabulous flavours of 40+ food and drink stalls.

Held at Lancaster Brewery, the festival will showcase all of the best food and drink from Lancashire and beyond.

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Restricted Rocks
Witton Country Park

Restricted Rocks is back this bank holiday. Blackburn’s best tribute festival will be offering a fun packed family festival with 12 of the best rock tribute bands.

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Ribble valley Jazz & Blues Festival
Various venues across Clitheroe.

The 13th Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues festival returns to Clitheroe this weekend with the main ticketed events taking place at The Grand Venue, plus multiple free gigs happening at various pubs, restaurants, and community venues across town.

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Spring Fair Preston
Ashton Park

The Spring Fair will include lots of commercial stalls from all local makers, along with community stalls showcasing many local organisations. This is the first year of presenting the flower pot festival which will be installed at all the entrances around Ashton Walled Garden. Come along for this great community filled day!

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Jason Manford -  Like Me 
Blackpool Grand

Jason Manford is back with his brand new tour ‘Like Me’  After a busy few years for Jason Manford he is excited to get back on the road and have a good laugh with audiences across the country.

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Annual Duck Race 
WWT Martin Mere

The annual bank holiday rubber duck race is back at Martin Mere this weekend. Colour in your rubber duck in the craft room for £3.50 and enter it into the duck race.

With a race at 12,2 and 4 and a £30 voucher for the winner up for grabs, it really is not one to miss.

That’s not all there’s also the new pond zone which will be open as well as the rest of Martin Mere which is waiting to be explored.

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