Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out this handy list of some exciting events happening across Lancashire this weekend.

Word fest.

The first Word Fest. is coming to Blackpool. The Literature Festival of the North is being co-produced by the Winter Gardens team and local independent bookstore Book Bean & Ice Cream and will see celebrated authors visit the Winter Gardens this autumn in a literary celebration.

Authors included in the lineup include, Sir Michael Morpurgo OBE, acclaimed storyteller and writer of War Horse. Sir Michael Morpurgo OBE will be joined by Sunday Times bestselling author Milly Johnson, Devil Dogs author Saul David and husband of much-loved English actress Dame Barbara Windsor, Scott Mitchell.

Learn more about this here

Colne food and drink festival

The Colne Food and Drink Festival will include:
A 50 stall artisan market, A Street Food Arena on Hartley Square Chef demonstration area,Man Vs Food Competition, Food and Ale Trail Map around Colne, Cocktail Demonstrations, Live Music , Street Entertainment, Pizza Making Workshop, Craft area for children.... and so much more!

Learn more about this here

Farm and pumpkin picking

There are some spooky goings on at Thornton Hall Farm this Halloween. So, jump on your broomstick and head over for some fearsome fun. Grab a wheelbarrow and visit the mysterious pumpkin patch *.

A spook-tacular day out for the whole family can enjoy.  Book your tickets now before it's too late.

Learn more about this here

Milkshake! Live

Milkshake! Monkey is back and can't wait to put on a spectacular new show for you all, joined by some of his favourite Milkshake friends, plus two Milkshake presenters creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen.  

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Tin man

A magical new retelling of this beloved character’s journey to finding their heart.

Set in the deep dark woods, the Witch loves to play devious games and discovers that the Tin Man has no heart. 

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Free history tours at Samlesbury Hall

Hear the fascinating tales of Samlesbury Hall and beyond on this free history tour with local historian John Spencer-Barnes.

Learn more about this here

If you are still unsure on what to do, check out our brand new events guide here.




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