When Event
15/07/21 to 18/07/21
Beat Herder 2021

Way back in 2006, the first Beat-Herder was hot. Hot like hotknives. The land was baked like a biscuit and 1200 people came, enjoyed and partied really hard. There were fewer areas back then. Toil Trees was the epicentre of the throng. We had a tiny stage in the main field; there was Trailer Trash, there was Colin (Still the best Reggae tent of the Northern hemisphere), a witch tent, a naked sauna and couple of hippy food stalls. Since then...a colossal creation of some 16 additional areas for music, 14 bars, 40 + stalls, fairgrounds... the list goes on. Mother Beat-Herder has been busy.

16/07/21 to 17/07/21
Moon light Moth March

Come see the wonderful diversity of moths in the Forest of Bowland and learn about these amazing creatures. Participants will be guided through a wildflower meadow and woodland looking for moths under the cover of darkness. There will be a variety of moth traps and all the observations made will be used to help improve the understanding of moths in the area.

Meet at the village carpark in Slaidburn, Clitheroe, BB7
3AE and you will be escorted to Bell Sykes farm from there. The event will start at 9:30pm and finishes at midnight. It is open to all ages and will be highly informative!

so, why not tag along and see the wonderful diversity of moths for yourself!

30/07/21 to 01/08/21
Chorley Flower Show

Chorley Flower Show returns for the sixth year with gold medal-winning displays, talks by celebrity gardeners, a variety of trade stands and more.
This spectacular event, which scooped a prestigious Lancashire Tourism Award for 'Tourism Event of the Year', is the perfect day out for anyone who likes gardening, plants and flowers. Plus, with children’s activities and delicious food and drink, it’s a treat for all the family.
Chorley Flower Show is a three-day event, where visitors can see and speak to gold-medal winning entrants from some of the country’s biggest shows in the professional exhibitors’ marquee.
Plus attendees will be able to get all the essentials for their garden with the show’s wide variety of trade stands, which will sell something for every garden. Anyone attending the show can also take a tour of the historic Astley Hall, which will feature an amazing floral photographic exhibition as well as flower decorations and more.
See the amazing amateur marquee with regional competitions hosted by the National Sweet Pea Society and Rose Society UK. Plus there’s also the opportunity to be a part of the show and put applications in at chorleyflowershow.com.
Enjoy a picnic on the beautiful lawns with plenty of entertainment throughout the day for all the family including horticultural demonstrations, children’s activities, food and drink and relaxing music to enjoy.

30/07/21 to 01/08/21
Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show

We're back, bigger and better in 2021. Join us at Salesbury Hall, near Ribchester, for lancashire's premier Agricultural show. Packed full of fun things to do with all the family.
They are now working on arrangements for the 2021 show and are determined to make it the best show yet.
A full range of Exhibitor Application Packs can be downloaded. Early bird prices are available before the 6th April.
Entry forms etc for the various livestock, showing, showjumping and other activities will follow later.
In the event that the show is unable to take place all entry monies, exhibitor monies etc will be returned in full.

Lancashire’s Premier Summer Family event, is over for another year and what a huge success it was.
Held annually at Salesbury Hall in Ribchester, the Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show was packed full to the brim of Showjumping, Livestock Displays, The Return of the Black Stallion, Incredible Falconry Shows, A Children’s Village and so much more.

13/08/21 to 15/08/21
Bowland Food Festival- Holmes Mill

Holmes Mill has always been a Foodies Paradise with one goal, to bring you a wonderful showcase of the finiest, the tasiest and the hea;thiest food and drink from producers, farmers and beyond.
This will be a fun filled weekend of live music, entertainment, artisan producers, street food vendors and much more.
Click on the link for more details.

05/09/21 to 05/09/21
Ribble Valley Ride.

Our popular fund-raising sportive runs for the 7th time on Sunday 5th September and offers two great routes - 25 & 60 miles (the 60 mile is a completely new route) - through stunning scenery in the Ribble Valley and Yorkshire Dales.

Organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Accrington and Clitheroe, the event starts and finishes at Hanson Cement, Clitheroe and caters for every type of cyclist whilst raising much-needed funds for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Fabulous routes to suit every ability
Legendary food stops
Friendly, efficient organisation
Downloadable photographs for all entrants (hopefully free, depending on numbers this year.)
Great Start/Finish venue with mechanics’ station
and we hope much more!

11/09/21 to 11/09/21
Hodder Valley Show

The Hodder Valley Show, a traditional agricultural and horticultural show, is a perfect family day out with something for everyone to enjoy.

Held on the second Saturday of September each year, the Show is visited by up to 3,000 people experiencing a slice of rural life in our community.

This year the show is celebrating its 76th year, with decades of history tracing back to 1864. Each year, visitors are able to enjoy fabulous scenery with breathtaking views of our beautiful valley in The Forest of Bowland AONB.

This year the Show is to held at Landen Holme Farm, Dunsop Bridge by kind permission of The Duchy of Lancaster and the Carr Family.