What's on inSamlesbury

Welcome to Samlesbury

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Samlesbury - 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 Samlesbury to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Samlesbury

16
FEB
'Animal Rescue' a workshop with Ann Scott from Pat
tottington library

A workshop with Ann Scott from Patrick GeorgeNominated for the prestigious CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016This workshop is being run at Tottington Library on Tuesday February 16th 11am‐11.50amDuring February HALF TERM WEEKFor ages 4‐8 £3 per childMake shiny animal rescue badgeswatch as…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01612 536652
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27
FEB
Collabro
King George's Hall

Collabro at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 27 February 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Collabro live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
FEB
Lancashire Traditional $ Vintage ?wedding Fair
Darwen Golf Club Ltd

You are Invited to view our WEDDING FAIR Darwen Golf Club entertainment throughout the day Over 20 stands New 2016 Bridal CollectionsRefreshments from the bar A venue with a big heart Darwen Golf Club can accommodate wedding from 50 to 150 seated…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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05
MAR
CLITHEROE ANNUAL ANTIQUARIAN & SECONDHAND BOOKFAIR
ST MARY'S CENTRE

Thousands of antiquarian and collectable books maps and prints for sale from leading dealers from around the country. Refreshments available. Organised by the P.B.F.A.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01254 813559
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10
MAR
NEyTCO - An Evening With...
Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa

Conference for the Early Years community titled an Evening with loosely based on a television talk show model.Have you ever wondered:What has inspired your favourite expertsWhat are they passionate aboutWhat has been their journeyWere pleased to announce that the line‐up of experts…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 00442089 798198
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12
MAR
Paul Carrack
Preston Guildhall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAR
Jason Donovan
King George's Hall

Jason Donovan at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Tuesday 15 March 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
APR
Lancashire Traditional &Vintage wedding Fair by Rc
Preston masonic hall

You are Invite to attend on Sunday 3 rd April 12 oclock .Preston city wedding Event 12.30 Welcome with Matt Philips wedding singer 1.30 Catwalk by the Bridal House .showing Alexa .Amanda Wyatt DH True Bride and Harbridge2.30 entertainment Showcase with Matt…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07538 425283
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01
MAY
May Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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15
MAY
Wiggle 4 Counties
Withy Grove Park

In a brand new event series Pennine Event and Wiggle bring you Wiggle 4 Counties; a challenging yet rewarding sportive offering the very best of the North West. Taking in sections of road within all four of the immediate North West counties…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01772 447979
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21
MAY
Sarah Millican
King George's Hall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
AUG
Summer Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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10
SEP
September Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Tourist Attractions


National Football Museum

The National Football Museum is home to the world's greatest football archive. Our staff are second to none with their expert knowledge of the beautiful game.The National Football Museum exists to explain how and why football has become 'the people's game', a key part of England's heritage and…

Balloons Over Lancashire

Hot Air Balloons at Balloons Over Lancashire in Leyland, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01772 601525 for opening times and entrance costs.…

British Commercial Vehicle Museum

The British Commercial Vehicle Museum has a compelling story to tell .It represents one of the largest manufacturing industries in the United kingdom.Over one milllion people in the UK are employed in some way with the road transport industry and its infastructure.Trucks carry more than 98 of the…

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

The Museum has over 75,000 items in its collections. These include a major collection of fine art, in particular 19th century sculptures, oils and watercolours and contemporary photography. The museum also holds large collections of costume and textiles, ceramics and glass, including the largest collection of perfume bottles…

Salmesbury Hall

Samlesbury Hall is a 14th Century Manor House. Over the years there have been many changes. It is administered by a registered charity known as the Samlesbury Hall trust whose aim is to maintain the Hall for the people of the area. The trust was founded in the…

Whalley Abbey

Standing on the banks of the River Calder, Whalley Abbey has been a focal point for hospitality since the fourteenth century. It began its history as a community of Cistercian monks. The ruins that still stand in the grounds today remind visitors of St. Benedict's rule to receive…

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