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Knit & Knatter Group

Date: 28 May 2013 - 30 December 2014

On this day every month

Location: Bcup Library

Time: 13:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

Knit and Knatter Group at Bacup Library

Come and meet like minded people and enjoy the afternoon knitting or crocheting and chatting away with tea and biscuits.

This is a free event.

For more information please visit-




Happening Today, 01 August 2014

Active Spaces

Date: 01 August 2014 - 31 August 2014

Every day

Location: Various

Time: 09:00 - 16:00

Cost: Free

Join in the fantastic walks round Rossendale or Burnley. All walks are free and it's a great way to enjoy a healthy lifestyle while socialising and meeting new people.

Walks on in August are;


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Adult Scrabble Club

Date: 24 May 2013 - 02 January 2015

Every week

Location: Bacup Library

Time: 14:30 - 16:30

Cost: Free

Come along and join our Scrabble Club. It's a chance to meet new people and have some fun!

Coffee Morning

Date: 24 January 2014 - 30 January 2015

Every week

Location: Bacup Library

Time: 10:30 - 12:30

Cost: Free

Come along for a free cuppa, a chat and to make some new friends.


This will be every Friday morning, 10.30 – 12.30pm.


Cyber Cafe Drop In

Date: 23 May 2014 - 05 June 2015

Every week

Location: The Zone, Rawtenstall

Time: 13:00 - 17:00

Cost: Free

Cyber Cafe drop in for young people seeking advice and support on Education, Training and employment.

Get Online ~ Learn The Basics

Date: 21 February 2014 - 27 February 2015

Every week

Location: Bacup Library

Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Cost: Free (Must book)

Free help to get online, use the mouse and keyboard, search the web safely, apply for jobs, find free entertainment, follow your hobbies, use public services and your library online.

Fridays at Bacup Library, there are two sessions 2.00 ? 3.00 pm and 3.00 ? 4.00 pm -

We provide bite-size courses and one to one help. It doesn't matter how young or old you are, it doesn't matter if you've never used a computer, we can help you!

This is a free event but places are limited, so advance booking is essential. To book either call into the library or ring 0845 053 0005.

These courses use the short Learn My Way online courses with support from staff from Adult Learning and Libraries and our trained volunteers. The courses are self-directed and interactive and allow people to progress at their own pace.

These courses are:

  • How to use a keyboard and mouse
  • How to search and explore the internet
  • How to keep in touch with email
  • How to stay safe and secure online

Within six weeks we aim to help people become confident enough to progress from supported sessions to use a computer independently at home or in the library.


Haunted Rossendale Events

Date: 25 April 2014 - 24 April 2015

Every week

Location: Various

Cost: Various

A brand new exciting attraction has come to Rossendale

There are some fantastic events coming up from Haunted Rossendale, the ghost hunting experience, check out their website for more details and to confirm dates;

Performing Arts After School Club

Date: 28 March 2014 - 27 March 2015

Every week

Location: he Royal Court Theatre, Rochdale Road, Bacup

Time: 16:30 - 18:30

Cost: £6 Per Session

Performing Arts After Schoo Club at The Royal Court Theatre for children aged 8 - 1s6 years.... Wednesday and Fridays.

Attend both or just one a week.It's up to you ! £6 a session

Wednesday and Friday 4.30- 6.30pm

Twice a year, a performance on stage showcasing the skills the children have learnt.

For more information

Summer Golf Camps

Date: 28 July 2014 - 22 August 2014

Every day

Location: Golf Rossendale

Time: 09:30 - 12:00

Cost: £9 per day

Golf Rossendale Driving Range & Academy is hosting summer golf camps for budding young golfers.


The golf sessions will run from 9.30am-12pm each day for five weeks over the summer holidays.

The camps are open to children aged 5-15 and it doesn’t matter whether they are complete beginners or have golfing experience as they will be group according to their age and ability.

The young golfers will get two hour-long golf coaching sessions each day, with a snack break in between.

The sessions cost just £9 per day and if you book a full week in advance it costs just £37.50 for the week.

The golf summer camps are an ideal introduction to golf for beginners and a great way for more experienced young golfers to improve their game.

To reserve your child’s place or for more information email or call 01706 213966.


Summer Golf Camp Dates:

28 July-1 August 9.30am-12pm

4-8 August 9.30am-12pm      

11-15 August 9.30am-12pm   

18-22 August 9.30am-12pm

Tai Chi in Bacup

Date: 02 August 2013 - 02 January 2015

Every week

Location: 2nd Rossendale Scout HQ, Burnley Road, Bacup

Time: 10:45 - 11:45

Cost: £3.50 Per Session

Event from Lancashire Age UK and East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group

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The Beach at Rawtenstall

Date: 01 August 2014 - 10 August 2014

Every day

Location: Rawtenstall Town Square

Time: 10:00 - 22:00

Cost: Varied

Rawtenstall Town Sqaure has been transformed into a beach, bringing summer holiday fun right here to Rossendale.

Youth Club

Date: 23 May 2014 - 05 June 2015

Every week

Location: The Zone, Rawtenstall

Time: 18:30 - 21:00

Cost: Free

Join the Youth Club (12-19 years age or up to 25 for SEN Young People) at The Zone, Rawtenstall. Great facilities and a fantastic way to meet new people.

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