When Event
20/10/18 to 04/11/18
Bolton Abbey/ Pumpkin Trail

Two spooktacular weeks of fun! Follow our trail of over-sized pumpkins through Strid Wood and discover the mystery doors hidden among the trees. Behind each door is a clue to help unravel the witch's magical spell. With a fun new surprise awaiting you at The Strid, it will be worth the journey to get there!
This is a free event. The estate’s admission of £10 per vehicle applies. Park in Riverside car park near the Cavendish Pavilion. The car park is open from 9am to 7pm (last admission 5.30pm) up to and including 21st October and from 9am until 6pm (last admission at 4pm) from 22nd October. The pumpkin Trail is open from 10am to 4pm.
This is a family event, suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Dogs are welcome on a lead. The route follows the Green trail from the Cavendish shop to the Strid and returns on the same path. Wrap up warm. Sturdy boots are advisable.

21/10/18 to 21/10/18
The Rosemere Autumn Food & Drink Fair

Set in the heart of the beautiful Hodder Valley, between the Ribble Valley and the Trough of Bowland, the fundraiser food fair venue is the fabulous Inn at Whitewell.

Twenty four selected artisan food producers and specialist drink stall holders, including the Inns high quality suppliers and their own Bowland Forest Vintners, will be hosted within the adjoining wedding marquee overlooking the River Hodder.

Quality food and drink producers so far include: Porcus, Choc Amor, Copa Fizz, Quay Ingredients, Farries Asian Treats, Riverford Home Delivery, Skyclad, Jefferies Tonic Ltd, Hills Fine Foods with an array of cheeses from Lancashire’s famous cheese group, cakes, fudge, charcuterie the lineup is delicious!

Free to enter for visitors, with donations on the door. Pop by from 10am to pick up a tasty treat or a simple tipple, and bag Sunday lunch at the Inn, maybe you could take a walk up the picturesque Dunsop Valley, after of before!

Co-branded marketing with the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, hosts and sponsors Inn at Whitewell and Event Owl.

02/11/18 to 02/11/18
GinKa (gin & Vodka) festival from 5pm. Friday 2nd November. BBQ served from 6-8pm music from 8pm.

Gin & Vodka Festival = GINKA Join The Lower Buck in Waddington Friday 2nd November from 5pm. Live music by Flip Band 8pm & BBQ 6-8pm.GinKa Ticket includes take home glass & 3 shots with mixers £20 Tokens available at bar to buy 6 shots with mixers or just turn up !

BBQ tickets. Silver: mixed meat & sides £10. Gold: mixed seafood, meat & sides £15.

Food being served all day, so call and reserve a table or call to buy your ginKa and BBQ tickets! See you soon!

03/11/18 to 03/11/18
Bolton Abbey / Bonfire night

The bonfire takes place on the grass field next to the river Wharfe, adjacent to Riverside car park. There are no paths in this field. Park in Riverside Car Park.
Wear sturdy shoes and wrap up warm.
Fire eaters, jugglers will start at 5pm
The event takes place in the evening so it will be dark; please take extra care when walking around. Extra lighting will be provided but torches are advisable.
We will be doing our very best to ensure you are able to leave the site as quickly and as safely as possible, but please note that due to the nature of our site it may take up to an hour to do so.

03/11/18 to 04/11/18
Halloween & Bonfire Fun

Family friendly crafts and activities themed to the traditional autumn festivals of Halloween and Bonfire Night set in the beautiful, but spooky, Gisburn Forest. £10 per child which also includes a delicious snack and warm drink.

Saturday 3rd November 10.00 - 12.00
Sunday 4th November 10.00 - 12.00

Advance booking and payment required to secure your place/s. Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

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08/11/18 to 08/11/18
Holmes Mill- Comedy Club 7.30pm-11pm

We are very excited to be working with Manchester’s Frog and Bucket Comedy Club to bring you another night of fantastic comedy! The comedians joining us will be as follows:

Barry Dodds
Barry has won best MC at the 2017 Midands Comedy Awards and has been seen on BBC 2 show Hebburn in 2012. He was also a finalist in Jimmy Carr’s comedy Idol and featured on ITV for stand up Britain and Take the Mic in 2005.

Andy White
Andy White is An energetic, confident and silly Brummie who combines silly voices and a mad afro to devastating comic effect. Andy has numerous media appearances, including the BBC New Comedy Awards on BBC Choice, Brand Spanking New on BBC Radio 7 and his winning performance on the Weakest Link comedian’s special! His appearance on the BBC quiz show featured in his five star Edinburgh show, ‘It Started With A Quiz’ in 2007. This followed on from his well-received one-man show at the 2005 Leicester Comedy Festival: Young, Gifted and Beige.

Scott Bennett
Last year Scott supported Rob Brydon on tour, As well as working as a successful stand up comic in his own right, Scott has written for high profile acts including Jason Manford, is a writer for The Chris Ramsey show for Comedy Central and has written for the News Quiz on BBC Radio 4.

Paul Pirie
A brilliant natural comedian, Scottish comedian of the year winner Paul Pirie comes packed full of energy and uses every ounce to maximum effect, with superb delivery.

09/11/18 to 09/11/18
Autumn Music at Whalley Abbey


The region’s most renowned multi-instrumentalist, Gaynor Sutcliffe, will lead professional musicians whose careers include performances with major classical orchestras such as The Hallé, Opera North and the BBC Philharmonic. They will demonstrate their skill and ability with fun, flair and virtuosity to provide a diverse and entertaining evening of well-known classical, jazz and pop music making this an idyllic summer evening in the beautiful location of Whalley Abbey.

Tickets £10 from Whalley Abbey reception between 9 am–5.30 pm Mon-Friday or call 01254 828400 or 01254 384893. There will be a pay bar. All proceeds go to Whalley Abbey.

25/11/18 to 25/11/18
The Fizz Festival

12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for our first Fizz Festival at Holmes Mill.
It is a sparkling one day only event showcasing specialist producers and suppliers of top quality Champagne and sparkling wine from all around the world. There is an opportunity to meet the producers and try their great ranges of sparkling wines in a fun and informal atmosphere.

There are two sessions on the day, each lasting for 3 hours. The entry price entitles you to a free taste of everything at the event, including spirits and liqueurs, with no need to buy additional drinks tokens.

There are 6 ticket options –

Ticket Only – £20 or Group of 4 – £72

Pre event Brunch in The Bar and Grill £35

Post event 2 course dinner in The Bar and Grill 7.30pm – £37.50

01/12/18 to 23/12/18
Father Christmas at Bolton Abbey

Father Christmas and his cheeky elves will be returning to Strid Wood for the first three weekends in December and every day from 17th – 23rd December inclusive.

This year families will adventure into the magical Strid Wood to find Father Christmas tucked away in his cosy log cabin within the beautiful enchanted woodland.
The atmosphere will be set with open log fires, Christmas carols playing softly through the trees, an abundance of twinkly lights, vintage coffee van and the opportunity to put a festive message on our special wishing tree and the chance to make reindeer dust.
Each child will receive a gift from Father Christmas. Children must be pre-booked for this event. To avoid disappointment we advise you book early.