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Bacup Cancer Research UK Christmas Fayre

Date: 03 December 2016

Location: Central Methodist Church, Burnley Road, Bacup OL13 8AB

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free admission including coffee and mince pie

Bacup Cancer Research UK Christmas Fayre

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There will be a host of stalls, tombola, a raffle, home-made cakes and lots of hand crafted items that will make ideal Christmas presents. We will also be having musical entertainment from Water Junior Band. The fayre is suitable for anyone of any age.

The Cancer Research UK group in Bacup raises and incredible amount for the charity. The group has raised more than £500,000 since it was formed in the 1950s to aid research and has bought a number of pieces of equipment that are used at the Paterson Institute at Christie Hospital in Manchester.

For more information please like our Facebook page www.facebook.com/CancerResearchUKBacupCommittee


Happening Today, 03 December 2016

Bacup Cancer Research UK Christmas Fayre

Date: 03 December 2016

Location: Central Methodist Church, Burnley Road, Bacup OL13 8AB

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free admission including coffee and mince pie

Bacup Cancer Research UK Christmas Fayre

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There will be a host of stalls, tombola, a raffle, home-made cakes and lots of hand crafted items that will make ideal Christmas presents. We will also be having musical entertainment from Water Junior Band. The fayre is suitable for anyone of any age.

The Cancer Research UK group in Bacup raises and incredible amount for the charity. The group has raised more than £500,000 since it was formed in the 1950s to aid research and has bought a number of pieces of equipment that are used at the Paterson Institute at Christie Hospital in Manchester.

For more information please like our Facebook page www.facebook.com/CancerResearchUKBacupCommittee

Christmas Dinner Dance by Jimmy Eaton's Charities

Date: 03 December 2016

Location: The Riverside, Whitworth (OL12 8DP)

Time: 19:30 - 01:00

Cost: £35

Jimmy Eaton's presents Christmas Dinner Dance including a 5 course meal & Live Entertainment from ‘Beats Workin’

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Christmas Lights Switch Ons in Rossendale

Date: 26 November 2016 - 07 December 2016

Every day

Location: Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Whitworth, Bacup

Cost: Free

Christmas Lights Switch On events across Rossendale.

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Christmas Lights Switch Ons in Rossendale

It’s that time of the year again . . . Christmas is almost here, and to celebrate Christmas, we will be switching on the Christmas lights in spectacular fashion. From the celebrity to Christmas Markets, we have it all.

Haslingden

The Christmas Lights Switch On in Haslingden will, as always, be a family friendly event bringing together the community. This year, Haslingden’s Colourful Christmas lights Switch on will be held on 3rd December on Higher Deardengate (outside the library) by the Mayor of Rossendale.

Feel free to come down to Haslingden and visit the markets where a fine selection of food, seasonal art and crafts will be available or you and your children to buy.

There is also plenty of entertainment for you to enjoy so bring your children along to Haslingden and enjoy the beginning of another beautiful Christmas in Haslingden.

Switch on at Higher Deardengate (outside the library) between 16:00 to 17:00, 3rd December 2016.

Rawtenstall

The Christmas Lights Switch on will be me more magical than ever this year in Rawtenstall Town Square. On 26th November our very own Paralympic double silver medallist, Tom Hamer from Rawtenstall will switch on the Christmas lights and set the scene for the start of an amazing Christmas season.

Rawtenstall Town square will also be hosting a spectacular Christmas Markets with lots of stalls offering a selection of Artisan food, coffees, beers and teas to keep you warn during the Christmassy weather. There will also be plenty of entertainment, The Rossendale Sounds, Water Brass Band and the Valley Aloud Community Choir will all be playing during the day of the lights switch on. To keep the children entertained, there will be a festive treasure hunt and even a Lantern Parade to watch. 

Be sure to bring your family along to the switch on, it’s guaranteed to keep you and your children happy and entertained.

Rawtenstall Town Square, (11.00 till 20:00) Switch on between 16.30 – 17.30, 26th December 2016.

Whitworth

Father Christmas will be making his way his Grotto in Whitworth 27th November and this is your chance to see him in person, so it’s not an event to miss.

Father Christmas will be switching on the lights for Whitworth while the Whitworth Community Choir Band entertains the guests. The Riverside will serve a glass of mulled wine and a delicious mince pie to keep you warm for a small fee. Refreshments for children will also be available.  

Be sure to bring your friends and family along with you for a fun evening. 

Switch on at 17:30 at The Riverside, Civic Hall, 27th December 2016. 

 

Bacup

The lights switch on in Bacup will be held on the 7th December this year. As always, it will be a magical scene with Father Christmas and his helpers visiting Bacup on his sleigh.

The Christmas Market will also display a range of seasonal arts, crafts and refreshments for you to treat yourself to as you have a sing along as the Stacksteads Band entertains you with their seasonal music. Lanterns which featured in the Stacksteads Lantern Parade will also be on display and are guaranteed to keep the children entertained. 

The Switch On will be taking place on Irwell Vale and be conducted by the Mayor of Rossendale. Be sure to make your way to Bacup along with your children for a day of entertainment, delicious food and above all, a warm Rossendale welcome.

Switch On between 16:00 to 17:00 at St James Square, Bacup, 7th December.

Please visit www.christmasinrossendale.wordpress.com where you can find more information about this Event.

DansTots

Date: 26 September 2015 - 25 March 2017

Every week

Location: Dansworks Studios, Pioneer Building, Alma Street, Bacup, OL13 9NZ

Time: 09:15 - 10:00

Cost: £1.50

A great fun activity for parents and toddlers. Children aged 18 months to 3 years

Dansworks_DansTots_web_6796A dance class that encourages children to listen and understand music and rhythm. prepares children for dance classes when they become old enough to join classes without parents to help them

Grip and Go

Date: 01 September 2016 - 07 January 2018

Every day

Location: Helmshore Road, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancashire BB4 4DN

Cost: Varies

With 18 walls of sheer fun Grip and Go is a fantastic family day out. Do you dare do the leap of faith?

With 18 walls of sheer fun Grip and Go is a fantastic family day out. Grip and Go is a part of the Adrenaline centre of Haslingden aiming to provide the Valley and the surrounding areas a range of facilities and activities and to promote an active and healthy lifestyle.

Book a unique party experience with Grip & Go. They can supply an exclusive experience to remember for groups of up to 24 people at a time per a 1 hour slot. They also have 2 function rooms available to use for 45 minutes after the climbing sessions are completed.

For group bookings and parties please contact
Adrenaline on 01706 227016,
www.adrenalinecentre.co.uk &
info@adrenalinecentre.co.uk.

Haslingden Christmas Lights Switch On

Date: 03 December 2016

Location: Higher Deardengate (opposite Library)

Time: 16:00 - 17:00

Cost: Free

The Christmas Lights Switch On in Haslingden

The Christmas Lights Switch On in Haslingden will, as always, be a family friendly event bringing together the community. This year, Haslingden’s Colourful Christmas lights Switch on will be held on 3rd December on Higher Deardengate (outside the library) by the Mayor of Rossendale.

Feel free to come down to Haslingden and visit the markets where a fine selection of food, seasonal art and crafts will be available or you and your children to buy.

There is also plenty of entertainment for you to enjoy so bring your children along to Haslingden and enjoy the beginning of another beautiful Christmas in Haslingden.

Switch on (between 16:00 to 17:00) 

Please visit www.christmasinrossendale.wordpress.com where you can find more information about this Event.

Helmshore Mill and Textile Museum

Date: 01 September 2016 - 04 February 2018

Every day

Location: Holcombe Road, Helmshore, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 4NP

Cost: Varies

Learn all about the history and heritage of what made Lancashire internationally famous…cotton! Experience Rossendale’s role in the Industrial Revolution.

Nestling side by side in the quiet village of Helmshore in the stunning Rossendale Valley are two original Lancashire textile mills, Higher Mill and Whitaker’s Mill, together known as Helmshore Mills Textile Museum. You can:

  • Soak up the atmosphere of the historic mills and witness original machinery at work.
  • Follow a journey to discover how raw wool and cotton were transformed into yarn, ready to be woven into cloth
  • Experience the Revolution gallery, where you can follow the story of Lancashire's unique role in the industrial revolution
  • Imagine how the grand and mighty waterwheel powered the stocks as they thumped the wet woollen cloth
  • Have fun and learn in an exceptional environment, at our many activities, events and special exhibitions

For more information visit the www.visitlancashire.com/things-to-do/helmshore-mills-textile-museum-p7153 or to contact the museum please email: helmshoremuseum@lancashire.gov.uk or ring 01706 226459.

Lego Club - Whitworth Library

Date: 19 November 2016 - 25 November 2017

Every week

Location: Whitworth Library, Lloyd Street, Whitworth, OL12 8AA

Time: 10:30 - 12:00

Cost: Free

Children's Weekly Activity

 

Lego Club (ages 5 +). Every Saturday, 10:30 am – 12 noon.

 

All this plus books, magazines, newspapers, computers and friendly faces!  

Updates can be found on Fbk’s Friends of Whitworth Library Group, or contact

friendsofwhitworthlibrarygroup@gmail.com to be added to the mailing list.

 

Opening Times 

Monday 2 – 7 pm

Tuesday 9.30 am – 1pm and 2 – 7 pm

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 9.30 am – 1 pm and 2 – 5 pm

Friday 9.30 am – 1 pm and 2 – 7 pm

Saturday 9:30 am – 1 pm

Lego Club at Bacup Library

Date: 12 March 2016 - 16 March 2018

Every week

Location: Bacup Library

Time: 10:30 - 12:00

Cost: Free, no ticket required

Come along and join our Lego Club. Bring your imagination and creativity and we will supply the Lego!

Pre School Tap & Ballet Class

Date: 26 September 2015 - 25 March 2017

Every week

Location: Dansworks Studios, Pioneer Building, Alma Street, Bacup, OL13 9NZ

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Cost: £4.50

A great fun introduction to Tap and Ballet Dancing for boys and girls age 3 - 4 years

Children start to learn the fist stages of Tap and Ballet Dancing

Ski Rossendale

Date: 01 September 2016 - 31 August 2018

Every day

Location: Ski Rossendale, Haslingden Old Road, Rawtenstall, BB4 8RR

Cost: Varies

Thrill seekers revel in this skiing experience that is realistic, value for money and fun for everyone!

Ski Rossendale is a facility where all people can come together to have fun, whilst learning to Ski and Board. It has long been an iconic leisure facility in Rossendale and we aim to once again put Ski Rossendale on the map as a ‘must Visit’ attraction within the North West of England.

There are may activities to partake in at Ski Rossendale including snowboarding, skiing, freestyle, lessons, tubing, parties and walking.

If you require more information on what is going on throughout the year please visit www.skirossendale.co.uk . If you want to contact Ski Rossendale please phone 01706 226457 or e-mail info@skirossendale.co.uk .

Ski Rossendale's Christmas

Date: 01 December 2016 - 31 December 2016

Every day

Location: Ski Rossendale Ltd Haslingden Old Road, Rawtenstall, BB4 8RR

Cost: varies

Ski Rossendale during the Christmas Holidays

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Ski Rossendale will be open during the Christmas holidays and can be a fantastic day out whether you are a beginner or an expert on the slopes.

For more information about activities at Ski Rossendale or to find out more information about opening times please visit Ski Rossendale's website. Link Provided below.

http://www.skirossendale.co.uk/

The Whitaker Museum and Cafe

Date: 16 August 2016 - 30 January 2017

Every week

Location: Whitaker Park Haslingden Road Rossendale Lancashire BB4 6RE Rawtenstall

Cost: Free

Set within the beautiful grounds of Whitaker Park, the Museum and Art Gallery offers each visitor a variety of surprising new experiences.

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Set within the beautiful grounds of Whitaker Park, the Museum and Art Gallery offers each visitor a variety of surprising new experiences. Be inspired by the Victorian building and our permanent collection of art and objects, and see how we’re making fresh connections with contemporary themes. Regularly changing exhibitions rub shoulders with extraordinary natural history exhibits - including a Bengal tiger wresting a python, cultural artefacts – including a shrunken head, and displays of ceramics, and archaeology as well as many more objects from nearer home.

Yuletide Carols with the Stacksteads Brass Band

Date: 03 December 2016

Location: St Veronica’s Centre, Helmshore Rd, Helmshore, BB4 4JR

Time: 19:30

Cost: £11.00 including hot buffet supper

Tickets: Call Terry: 07484 6622807, 01706 226504 - Proceeds to Rossendale Hospice

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