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

22
JUN
Canvas Scissor Keep
Gawthorpe Hall

Inspired by the sweete bag in Gawthorpe Textiles Collection be guided by Royal School of Needlework Tutor Pippa Foulds to create a counted thread scissor keep with a typical 17th century design. You will learn tent stitch gobelin stitch french knots and…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01282 773963
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22
JUN
The Grand Masters of Darts 2018
Preston Guild Hall

. THE GRAND MASTERS OF DARTS 2018Friday 22nd June 2018TICKET PRICES:VIP £57 Entry from 5:30pmMeet and GreetReserved table seat within first 2 rowsTable ServiceSouvenir ProgrammeSmartphone Selfie OpportunityPlatinum £37 Entry from 6:30pmReserved table seatTable ServiceSouvenir ProgrammePaid Photo OpportunityStandard £17 Entry…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07506 009134
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30
JUN
National Garden Scheme - Open Garden in Leyland
19 Cumberland Avenue

National Garden Scheme ‐ Open Garden For Charity in Leyland Lancs Also a pond and a view of Worden Park and woods. Visited by a lot of wildlife.Saturday 30th June 1pm ‐ 5pm 19 Cumberland Avenue Leyland PR25 1BEAdults £3 Children freeLight…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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08
JUL
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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12
JUL
Cross Stitch Embroidery for Beginners
Gawthorpe Hall

Be introduced to cross stitch embroidery in this beginners workshop. Choosing fabric centring your design stitching techniques understanding patterns and making cards will all be taught. Once you have mastered the basic stitches you will be amazed at the patterns which will…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01282 773963
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13
JUL
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Stonyhurst College

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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05
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Hoghton Tower

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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12
AUG
Sense and Sensibility
Hoghton Tower

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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26
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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27
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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08
DEC
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Grand

. SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMSweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since George Michael…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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15
DEC
The Floyd Effect
Bacup Royal Court Theatre

Pink Floyds recording career spanned almost three decades and for its 10th Anniversary The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the bands most remarkable albums to create The Bell And The Moon tour 2018. Spotlighting the music of The Division Bell 1994…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01706 551570
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

Java

Java Nightclub in Darwen, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01254 776776 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Jazzy Kex

Jazzy Kex Nightclub in Blackburn, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01254 693023 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Millenium

Millenium ‐ Paintball in Burnley, Lancashire. Contact the venue on telephone number 01282 451035 for location, prices, equipment supplied, and availability for paintball games at Millenium.…

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