What's on inWhalley


Welcome to Whalley

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

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Forthcoming events in Whalley

01
AUG
Summer of Folk & Fairytales
Botany Bay

Summer of Folk and Fairytales at Botany BayCome and explore the Brothers Grimm Folk and Fairytales this summerEvery Tuesday in August will be filled with magical storytelling games and craft activities with FREE 45 minute workshops based on a different Brothers Grimm…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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06
AUG
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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06
AUG
Pride and Prejudice
Hoghton Tower

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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20
AUG
The Wind in the Willows
Hoghton Tower

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
AUG
Mediumship Demonstration
Penwortham Community Centre

Three local mediums Andy Vee Hilary Butler and Pam Drury invite you to a special demonstration of evidential Mediumship. Andy is the President of Hawkshead Spiritualist Church in Southport and we are very fortunate…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07742 876747
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26
AUG
Burnley Canal Festival
Sandygate Square

Join us for this free family friendly event with something for all ages. Music dance performance and spectacle fun fair food workshops craft stalls and waterborne activities to take you on a trail of magic and discovery through Burnleys unique canalside environment…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01282 421986
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27
AUG
Botany Bay Canal Fest
Botany Bay

The Botany Bay Canal Fest is BACKAfter the success of last years celebration we are happy to confirm Canal Fest 2017 is set for Bank Holiday Weekend ‐ Sunday 27th and Monday 29th August.Join us for two fantastic days of festivities and…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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27
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
AUG
Great Expectations
Stonyhurst College

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
SEP
Blues Hall of FameĀ® British Legend Norman Beaker
Barnoldswick Arts & Music Centre

The best R&B band in the UK.‐‐Jack BruceIn January 2017 Manchester native Norman Beaker became only one of eight 20th‐century British artists to be officially recognised and inducted as a Legend in the American Heritage Societys Blues Hall of Famealongside Jack Bruce…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01282 813374
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15
OCT
Comedy Stars!
Thwaites Empire Theatre

This show features Britains Got Talent finalist Danny Posthill inspirational Canadian Tanya Lee Davis Leaves you feeling breathless and wanting more Time Out with BBC New comedy award finalist Lauren Pattison and Pete Phillipson Your MC is Raymond Mearns. Doors open 7.30pm.Tickets…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 685500
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28
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolron Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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10
NOV
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Preston Guildhall

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Preston Guildhall in Preston on Friday 10 November 2017. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
NOV
Absolute Bowie
King George's Hall

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01254 582579
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Tourist Attractions


Clitheroe Castle Museum

The Norman castle keep of Clitheroe has dominated the skyline for more than 800 years since being built around 1186 by Robert de Lacy to protect the administrative centre of his vast estates. It is said to be the second smallest keep in England, since the rooms are…

Samlesbury 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…

Accrington & District Golf Club

Accrington & District Golf Club ‐ golf course in Accrington, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01254 231091 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Accrington & District Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Accrington Superbowl

Bowling at Accrington Superbowl in Accrington, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01254875500 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Alexandra Snooker Club

SnookerPool Hall at Alexandra Snooker Club in Nelson, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01282 696837 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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