The sun is shining, and the weekend is almost here again and even better there’s lots of exciting events happening all across the county this weekend. From special art exhibitions to family friendly shows, there’s something for everybody to enjoy #inLancashire.

Animal Farm, Blackpool Grand Theatre.

George Orwell’s world-famous story has been re-imagined by an award-winning creative team and is heading to the Grand in Blackpool this week.

Animal Farm is a dynamic, daring and contemporary take on a timeless story. This brand-new production features puppetry by Toby Olie (War House) and four-time Oliver Award-winner Bunny Chrisite.

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Ikura & The Mud Giant, The Whitaker.

A story especially for Earth Day from Goofus Theatre. A 15-minute tale told with puppetry, shadow puppers and music – suitable for all audience. After the show you can get the opportunity to meet the puppets and actors and even try make your own shadow puppet with the activity team.

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Slay Boredom, Clitheroe Castle - St George's Day Event!

Watch combat demonstrations, handle weapons and listen to bitesize talks at an action-packed St George’s weekend at Clitheroe Castle this weekend.

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Whalley Monthly Artisan Market, The Swan Hotel Courtyard, King Street, Whalley

This weekend see’s the return of the Crafty Vintage Whalley Monthly Artisan market, bringing together art, design, fashion vintage and more from over 35 local Lancashire based creators.

Head down to shop local whilst meeting like-minded folk, socialising and gather inspiration from the unique marketplace.

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Wray Scarecrow Festival and Fair, Wray Institute, Main Street, Lancaster

After two years, the Wray Scarecrow festival makes a return this weekend. The villagers of Wray are back to create some weird, wacky, and wonderful scarecrow creations to surprise and delight visitors.

Visitors can wander around Wray village and discover the host of scarecrows that have popped up in village gardens, peeking out of windows and perching on balconies.

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Dark skies –

The Forest of Bowland AONB partnership and Clitheroe Castle Museum are celebrating the area’s celestial beauty with a special exhibition called Dark Skies.

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George and The Dragon Family Fun Day, HAPPA, Shores Hey Farm, Burnley.

Head to HAPPA this weekend for a St George’s day family fun day. Keep an eye out for special appearances from Darkenvale’s Knights of the Round Table and a heroic HAPPA horse jumping display. Families can enjoy glitter tattoos, face painting, bouncy castle, tombola, hook a duck and much more! And of course the HAPPA horses will be available for pony grooming and pony riding sessions for all those ages four and over.

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The Wizard of Oz, Burnley Mechanics, Burnley.

Head to Burnley Mechanics this weekend for a jam packed Easter Pantomime full of fun and laughter for all the family. Featuring Atomic Kitten and TV reality star Kerry Katona, Blue Peter presenter and CBBC star Barney Harwood and the famous Basil Brush!  This is not one to miss!

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Artwalk 2022, Various venues across Clitheroe

The first artwalk of 2022 is coming to Clitheroe this weekend! Highlighting the hub of galleries based within Clitheroe and exploring the extraordinary artistic talent across Clitheroe’s galleries.

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For even more exciting events happening over the next few months check out our FREE events #inLancashire guide here




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