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Rossendale Art Trail

Date: 01 October 2016 - 02 October 2016

Every day

Location: Across Rossendale

Time: 11:00 - 17:00

Cost: Varies

The Rossendale Art Trail is a weekend of artists opening their studios and galleries in the Rossendale Valley.

You can pick up this year’s brochure and a map at participating studios including The Boo in Waterfoot, The Mather Gallery in Rawtenstall and the Globe Art Studios in Stacksteads.

Alternatively you can find out more information from their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/revealopenstudios/


Happening Today, 01 October 2016

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

East Lancashire Concert Band

Date: 06 September 2014 - 01 October 2016

Every week

Location: Civic Arts Centre, Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, BB4 3HZ

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free

East Lancashire Concert Band Community wide band, originally the 1914 Accrington Pals Band, the players are of all ages and abilities across Lancashire. New member are welcome without audition.

For more information please visit their website www.eastlancsconcertband.org

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.

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 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

Rossendale Art Trail

Date: 01 October 2016 - 02 October 2016

Every day

Location: Across Rossendale

Time: 11:00 - 17:00

Cost: Varies

The Rossendale Art Trail is a weekend of artists opening their studios and galleries in the Rossendale Valley.

You can pick up this year’s brochure and a map at participating studios including The Boo in Waterfoot, The Mather Gallery in Rawtenstall and the Globe Art Studios in Stacksteads.

Alternatively you can find out more information from their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/revealopenstudios/

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 .

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.

Trailblazers for 6 to 12 Year Olds

Date: 06 September 2014 - 01 October 2016

On this day every month

Location: Bacup Library

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Cost: Free

Reading is not just for school... it can be fun and take you to whole new worlds! (Plus, kids who read for fun do better at school as a bonus!)

If you're aged between 6 and 12, love reading and talking about the books you've read come along to our monthly Trailblazers Reading Group. At the sessions we have fun chatting about books, join in with quizzes, crafts and games. We also provide the refreshments.

If you're interested in joining come and talk to a member of staff at the library.

First Saturday of every month: 10:30 to 11:30

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