What's on inMelling

Welcome to Melling

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Melling - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Melling to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Melling

26
JUL
NORMANNIS RE-ENACTMENT
Lancaster Castle

Once again 12th Century Re‐enactment Society Historia Normannis are returning to Lancaster Castle to show us what medieval life in a 12th Century castle was really like. See authentic cooking with recipes from the period enjoy the armoury exhibit and see soldiers…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01524 848525
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26
JUL
ROMEO AND JULIET
Kendal Parish Church

TEENAGE SUICIDE PACT DEADLY DAGGERS & PERILOUS POISON'ROMEO & JULIET'DO NOT MISSShakespeare's most popular playShakespeare at his best Romeo & Juliet is the bard's most popular play which includes universal themes identifiable with young and old. Shakespeare is a huge part of…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 452361
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06
AUG
KIDS ACTIVITY TOUR
Lancaster Castle

A special tour with the under 12s in mind. Join our costumed guides for an exciting trip around the castle. Activities include taking part in a mock trial you could even be the Judge And every child receives a free gift.…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0152 464998
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07
AUG
ENGLISH CIVIL WAR WORKSHOPS
Lancaster Castle

Come and meet a seventeenth century soldier to learn about what life was like during the English Civil War. Take part in a pike and musket drill and handle arms and armour. Join in one of our hands‐on workshops to learn a…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 0152464998,ORCALLINPERSONATTHECAST LESHOP
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14
AUG
WORLD WAR ONE WORKSHOP
Lancaster Castle

Join our WWI Officers as they take you on a journey back in time. Discover the joys of square bashing and handle some basic equipment. Join in one of our hands‐on workshops to try your hand at some trench art and take…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 152464998,ORCALLINPERSONATTHECAST LESHOP
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15
AUG
Levens Hall Family Picnic & Outdoor Cinema
Levens Hall

Bring a picnic and enjoy watching Babe a firm family favourite on giant screen in the beautiful grounds of Levens Hall.Ice cream Pimms and Tea & Coffee available.Limited seating on grass so bring folding chairs rugs and warm clothes…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01539 560582
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15
AUG
MY PRECIOUS PENDLE PRE-DINNER HISTORY TALK
Lancaster Castle

Listen to the twisted and torturous series of events that led to the trial of eleven alleged witches at Lancaster Castle as told by one of the accused daughter of Chattox ‐ Ann Redfearn.Followed by a 17th Centry three course meal in…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01524 848525
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16
AUG
PENDLE WITCHES WEEKEND
Lancaster Castle

This imposing fortress was the setting for the imprisonment and trial of the Pendle witches. Over Saturday and Sunday you will have the chance to visit the actual dungeons where the witches were imprisoned as well as enjoy some lighter family entertainment…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01524 848525
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16
AUG
WICKED WORKSHOPS BROOMSTICK TRAINING
Lancaster Castle

Calling all you young Witches and Wizards for Broomstick training A 40 minute active workshop where you will learn the art to broomstick flying spell casting the secrets of the broomstick and much more. The best part is you to keep your…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01524 848525
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23
AUG
AFTER DARK ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS: CLUE? AT THE CA
Lancaster Castle

Was it the Professor with the Poison The Reverend with the Revolver or the Colonel with the Cleaver Join us at The Shire Hall Lancaster Castle for a murder mystery where youve not only got to discover who did the deed but…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: TOBOOKYOURSPACEORFORMOREINFORMATION CALL01
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28
AUG
MEDIEVAL WORKSHOPS
Lancaster Castle

Watch a weaponry demonstration then handle medieval arms and armour. Learn about the signs and symbols used in medieval heraldry. Join in one of our hands‐on craft workshops to draw a shield using your own heraldry designs and learn how to braid…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: TOBOOKTEL:0152464998,ORCALLINPERSO NATTHE
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21
SEP
LANCASTER HALF MARATHON AND 10K ROAD RACE
Lancaster Castle

Join us for this exclusive chance to finish a race inside the prestigious Lancaster Castle gates and enjoy the beautiful Lancashire countryside on our fast traffic free course. All finishers receive a specially struck medal.Sponsored by local sportswear and running supplier the…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0152 460537
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23
SEP
Sea Breeze 2014
Morecambe Winter Gardens Theatre

A Seaside SpectacleThis is not a theatre anymore. This will always be a theatre.Back by popular demand following last summers sell‐out shows Sea Breeze is a poetic and spectacular site‐specific performance inspired by and presented in Morecambes iconic Winter Gardens theatre. Sea…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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25
SEP
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Grand Theatre Lancaster

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor will be performing live at Grand Theatre Lancaster on the Thursday 25 September 2014 in Lancaster Lancashire. Buy tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor online.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
SEP
Leighton Hall Motorcycle Sprint
Leighton Hall

On the 28th of September Leighton Hall near Carnforth races back to the spirit of 1969 as hundreds of classic and modern motorbikes race up the drive in an exciting Bike Sprint.The hall has a history of motor racing sprints but this…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL:
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04
OCT
The Trials of Lancaster Castle
Lancaster Castle Prison

New Location highly recommendLancaster Castle dates back to the 11th century and has had a long history of persecution. Most famous for The Old Assize Court which was once the only Assize for the country. Many people passed through the doors of…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01457 877008
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09
OCT
Lancaster Music Festival 2014
Various

Lancasters award‐winning FREE Music Festival is famous for reflecting the city of Lancaster's musical abundance excellence and diversity and is driven by well over 150 acts performing a wide range of genres at over 30 venues within walking distance across the city…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07908 495549
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08
NOV
Ghost Hunt at Morecambe Winter Gardens
Winter Gardens Morecambe

Join us as we celebrate our 7th anniversary as UK Shadow Seekers at Morecambe Winter Gardens for an in depth ghost hunt.Reputed to be one of the most haunted buildings in Lancashire and a place that has always been held within the…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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Tourist Attractions


Lancaster Maritime Museum

Discover more about the City's golden age and maritime past Located within two fine Georgian quayside buildings. Uses sounds, smells and reconstructions to tell the story of the port of Lancaster Changing exhibitions and events. A great starting point for the river's Millenium Park Opening Hours1st April ‐…

Bentham Golf Club Ltd

Bentham Golf Club Ltd ‐ golf course in Lancaster, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 015242 62455 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bentham Golf Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

Carnforth Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Carnforth Swimming Pool in Carnforth, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01524 734699 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Casterton Golf Course

Casterton Golf Course ‐ golf course in Carnforth, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 015242 71592 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Casterton Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Clapham National Park Centre

A nature reserve and nature trails with viewpoints and certain parts suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Open from March to November from 10. 00am to 5. 00pm daily and from December to February at weekends only from 9. 30am to 4. 00pm. …

Hornby Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Hornby Swimming Pool in Lancaster, Lancashire. Contact venue on 015242 21119 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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