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Families flocked to Chorley this weekend to glide, pirouette and whirl across Chorley’s real ice rink when it opened as part of Chorley’s Winter Wonderland on Saturday. The attraction is back by popular demand along with the Christmas tipis where people can enjoy some festive drinks as part of Chorley’s fantastically festive winter wonderland on […]

Hoghton Tower’s Christmas Craftacular Returns!  And it’s going to be bigger and better than ever! Sunday 2nd December | 10am to 3pm | £2 per person site fee (under 16s free)   Join us to celebrate local crafts and pick up those unique Christmas gifts at the 2018 Craftacular! Local artists and crafters are going […]

People can see the best selection of wildlife photography in the country as a national exhibition comes to Chorley this month. The popular British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) exhibition will be at Astley Hall over the next few weeks and it is the only place for people to see it in the North West. From […]

Chorley’s historic house, Astley Hall, is all set to be transformed into an enchanted winter wonderland again with bright coloured lights, music and unique artistic performances. Between 5pm and 10pm on Saturday 24 November Chorley’s historic gem will be lit up in magnificent LED spotlights and hundreds of candles to help mark the start of […]

Sunday 18th November – Farmers’ Market – 10am-2pm One of the original markets in Lancashire. A celebration of fresh ingredients grown or reared locally. Some of the traders have been with us since day one. Farmers and growers are joined by bakers, confectioners and craftsmen and women to make it a great day out. It is […]

Saturday 17th November – The Witching Hour Performance* Join us at Hogthon Tower this November for a performance of The Witching Hour from Don’t Go Into The Cellar! Montague Rhodes James returns with another selection of unsettling tales of antiquarian terror! Brave the horrors lying in wait within “An Episode of Cathedral History”! Witness the spectral […]

Everyone is invited to gather in Chorley town centre on Saturday 17 November to be part of the greatest Christmas lights switch on show. Chorley Council is bringing popular comedian, Zoe Lyons, community acts, circus performers and a fantastic singalong show to Chorley town centre under the theme of the worldwide phenomenon The Greatest Showman, […]

Festive family fun starts right here in Accrington– exclusive ‘Elf’ drive-in movie screening at Accrington and Rossendale College After a hugely successful drive-in screening of Grease in the summer, Accrington and Rossendale College have decided to team up with #AmazingAccrington. Hosting an exclusive drive-in screening of Elf this winter, they will kick-start the festive fun […]

Want to find out if a member of your family fought (or died) in WW1,  take a look at life in the trenches, or sample ‘trench cake’ which was sent from the ration-bound kitchens of Lancashire families to their loved ones fighting in the war?  With interactive displays and hands-on crafts for all the family, […]

Families looking for days out on the run up to Christmas are being told to check out Chorley for a whole host of festive fun and events, including the return of the popular Chorley Winter Wonderland. Chorley Council has organised a fantastic Christmas line-up to keep the whole family entertained with everything from a real […]