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Festival Bowland 2024

Type:Festival

Various locations, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire

Tel: 01200 448 000

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Festival Bowland 2024

Festival Bowland is a year-round calendar of events celebrating the nature, landscape, culture and heritage of the Forest of Bowland National Landscape.

New events are added to the programme throughout the year.  

The Festival Bowland programme includes both face-to-face and online events. 

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Earthworm Sampling Day (24 Apr 2024)
Introduction to Garstang Walking Festival (24 Apr 2024)
Earthworm Sampling Day (25 Apr 2024)
Earthworm Identification (26 Apr 2024)
Forest Bathing (26 Apr 2024)
Diamonds in the Landscape Photography Exhibition closes (28 Apr 2024)
Whimbrel Walk (28 Apr 2024)
Bumblebee ID (online) (3 May 2024)
Diamonds in the Landscape Photography Exhibition (4 May 2024 - 30 June 2024)
Dawn Chorus (4 May 2024)
Garstang to the Fells and Back (4 May 2024)
Garstang Now and Then (4 May 2024)
Garstang Cheese Trail (4 May 2024)
Dawn Chorus and Croissants (5 May 2024)
The Dam that Leaked (5 May 2024)
Bluebell Walk (5 May 2024)
RSPB Moorland Safari (6 May 2024)
Wyre Walk day one (6 May 2024)
Navigation for Walkers day one (8 May 2024)
Wyre Way day two (8 May 2024)
Langden and Hareden Valleys Walk (8 May 2024)
Sykes Geology Walk (8 May 2024)
Navigation for Walkers day two (9 May 2024)
Sullom Evening Geology Walk (9 May 2024)
Brock Bottom History and Archaeology (10 May 2024)
Garstang Fairtrade Walk (10 May 2024)
Scorton Short Walk (10 May 2024)
Bleasdale Skyline (12 May 2024)
Bluebell Walk (12 May 2024)
Bleasdale Circle and Farms (12 May 2024)
Garstang Short Walk (13 May 2024)
Botany ID Workshop (18 May 2024)
Charcoal Making & Sketching (18 May 2024)
Bleasdale Tower Gardens Open Weekend (18 May 2024)
River Hodder Pebble Bowl Pottery Workshop (19 May 2024)
Upland Breeding Waders (19 May 2024)
Bleasdale Tower Gardens Open Weekend (19 May 2024)
Garstang Short Walk (20 May 2024)
RSPB Moorland Safari (25 May 2024)
Botany ID Workshop (25 May 2024)
Wyre Rivers Trust Amble (27 May 2024)
Wyre Rivers Trust Fresh Water Invertebrates (30 May 2024)
Clarion House Whit Walk (2 June 2024)
Garstang Short Walk (3 June 2024)
Calder Vale Short Walk (4 June 2024)
Dunsop Valley Tramper Trek (6 June 2024)
Scorton Short Walk (7 June 2024)
Pendle Hill Chartists' Walk (8 June 2024)
Woodland and River Birds (9 June 2024)
RSPB Moorland Safari (14 June 2024)
Wyre Rivers Trust Amble (17 June 2024)
Move More Naturally (29 June 2024)
Landscapes of Colour (29 June 2024)
Landscapes of Colour (30 June 2024)
Garstang Short Walk (1 July 2024)
Women's Scything Day (2 July 2024)
Garstang Short Walk (5 Aug 2024)
Garstang Short Walk (2 Sept 2024)
Move More Naturally (7 Sept 2024)
Move More Naturally (7 Oct 2024)
Garstang Short Walk (4 Nov 2024)
Garstang Short Walk (2 Dec 2024)

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Events

Wednesday, 24th April 2024 - Wednesday, 24th April 2024

Thursday, 25th April 2024 - Thursday, 25th April 2024

Seven women walking away from the camera through a field of summer meadow flowers.Festival Bowland 2024 - Earthworm Sampling DayCome and get your hands dirty learning all about earthworms!
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Friday, 26th April 2024 - Friday, 26th April 2024

Seven women walking away from the camera through a field of summer meadow flowers.Festival Bowland 2024 - Forest BathingJoin Stacey McKenna-Seed, from Rewilding Outdoor Therapy, for a magical evening of forest bathing.
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Saturday, 4th May 2024 - Sunday, 30th June 2024

Seven women walking away from the camera through a field of summer meadow flowers.Festival Bowland 2024 - Diamonds in the Landscape Photography Exhibition2024 marks 60 years since the designation of the Forest of Bowland as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and we're celebrating with our new name - Forest of Bowland National Landscape - and a new photography exhibition!
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Sunday, 5th May 2024 - Sunday, 5th May 2024

Seven women walking away from the camera through a field of summer meadow flowers.Festival Bowland 2024 - Dawn Chorus & CroissantsCelebrate International Dawn Chorus Day with us!
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Monday, 6th May 2024 - Monday, 6th May 2024

Seven women walking away from the camera through a field of summer meadow flowers.Festival Bowland 2024 - RSPB Moorland SafariJoin the RSPB for a walk along one of the Forest of Bowland's most stunning valleys. Take this opportunity to learn more about the international importance of the area and its rare upland habitats, and discover some of the incredible wildlife that makes their home here in the spring and summer.
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Saturday, 18th May 2024 - Saturday, 18th May 2024

Seven women walking away from the camera through a field of summer meadow flowers.Festival Bowland 2024 - Charcoal Making & SketchingHave fun round the fire pit learning how to make your very own charcoal, then enjoy a relaxed, tutored sketching session, before taking your newly made drawing materials away to use at home. A lovely way to spend a spring morning ! All materials provided. Early booking recommended as places are…
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Saturday, 25th May 2024 - Saturday, 25th May 2024

Seven women walking away from the camera through a field of summer meadow flowers.Festival Bowland 2024 - RSPB Moorland Safari Join the RSPB for a walk along one of the Forest of Bowland's most stunning valleys.
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Friday, 14th June 2024 - Friday, 14th June 2024

Seven women walking away from the camera through a field of summer meadow flowers.Festival Bowland 2024 - RSPB Moorland SafariJoin the RSPB for a walk along one of the Forest of Bowland's most stunning valleys.
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Saturday, 29th June 2024 - Saturday, 29th June 2024

Seven women walking away from the camera through a field of summer meadow flowers.Festival Bowland 2024 - Move More NaturallyExperience moving naturally in nature.
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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

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