There's lots going on this weekend including Halloween events, shows and the return of Lightpool festival. 

Lightpool Festival 2023

Blackpool’s award-winning Lightpool Festival is returning this weekend with two weeks of extraordinary free entertainment. You can expect an amazing mix of live performance and light-based art installations.

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British Textile Biennial

British Textile Biennial continues this weekend with some brilliant exhibitions, events and more by artists and organisations from all over the world.

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King Georges Hall

Europe’s leading Abba tribute, Abbamania continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performances live on stage. This two hour show features record breaking and timeless hits of which will have you dancing in the aisles.

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Artisan Market at Holden Clough Nurseries

This autumn, some of the favourite local craftspeople, designers and food and drink producers head to the artisan market at Holden Clough Nurseries. A wonderful chance to meet the talented makers and find out what goes into making the unique products.

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Eek!week at WWT Martin Mere

A fantastic eek!sperience for all the family. Are you brave enough to explore the interactive trail? Discover an exciting and mysterious world of wetland nature this October half term. Keep your eyes peeled and your ears pricked and engage all your senses as you make your way around the wetlands for a exciting experience.

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Halloween Blast Accrington

Spectacular live French performance set to enchant with this FREE never before seen in the UK show in Accrington. Get ready for a spookily exciting full day and evening of live shows, scary films and creativity as Accrington welcomes a UK first, never-before seen live outdoor show Les Commandos Percu’s BLAST. And the best part… it’s FREE!

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Novelty Dog Show HAPPA

Back by popular demand, the novelty dog show will crown the most handsome dog, waggiest tail and many other coveted titles this weekend. Prizes and rosettes will be awarded for places and you could be in with a chance to win the doggy products hamper in the championship.

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Based on the novel by Mary Shelley, the classic gothic novel  has been adapted for the stage. An eighteen year old girl, Mary Shelley, dreams up a monster whose tragic story will capture the imaginations of generations to come.

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Johnnys Fear Factory

Step inside the factory if you dare and visit ghosts, ghouls and terrifying tombs. There is nothing virtual about this experience so be prepared to come face-to-face with those who roam the underworld.

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For more ideas on what's on in Lancashire check out our October Half Term page, Halloween Pages and our brand new events guide. 




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