When Event
25/05/19 to 27/05/19
Chipping Steam Fair

The next Chipping Steam Fair runs on Sat 25th, Sun 26th & Mon 27th May 2019. Admission 10am - 5pm.
Adults £10, Over 12's & Senior citizens £8, Under 12'sFREE We offer something for everyone with three fun packed days for all the family.

02/06/19 to 02/06/19
Ribble Valley Wedding Show-Stonyhurst College. 12noon -4.00pm

The hugely successful Ribble Valley Wedding Show will be returning to Stonyhurst in June 2019, alongside a number of the area’s leading wedding business, suppliers and venues.

The Ribble Valley Wedding Show will be the most sought-after wedding show in the Autumn wedding fair calendar, with the added element of the magnificent Stonyhurst backdrop. The show will be incredibly popular with couples across the region.

The Ribble Valley has a wealth of talent in the wedding industry and this is your chance to meet with the leading experts and businesses in the area and be inspired by their creativity.

08/06/19 to 09/06/19
Slaidburn Steam & Vintage Vehicle Display

The Steam Rally is an annual event held at the Hark to Bounty, Slaidburn organised by David McNamee. Lots to see and do with several Steam Engines, the Original Bounty Bus, many vintage vehicles with cars, tractors and more.

There are stalls selling local goods and demonstrating traditional crafts. Free admission makes it a great day out for all the family.

09/06/19 to 09/06/19
The Ribble Valley Ride

Calling all cyclists to ride through the stunning Ribble Valley countryside with a choice or 26, 60 or 100-mile routes. Make sure to register online beforehand –

15/06/19 to 17/06/19
Middle Earth Beer and Music Festival- Waddow Hall

The Ale House Clitheroe presents this great event. The vast beer selection, fantastic live music, local food and the stunning location allow for a wonderful atmosphere.

21/06/19 to 23/06/19
Cloudspotting Festival

CLOUDSPOTTING FESTIVAL 2019 – TICKET LAUNCH The award-winning Cloudspotting Music and Arts Festival will return to Gisburn Forest in 2019 on June 21-23 – the closest weekend to the Midsummer solstice. Early Bird tickets are available from The Grand Box Office from Thursday, December 6th. The family friendly event will be similar in format to last year’s A Break in the Clouds event – taking place from Friday afternoon to Sunday early afternoon. This year, revellers can look forward to a full programme of live music and activities from 6pm on Friday. The entertainment will conclude early on Sunday afternoon. Cloudspotting is unlike any other festival. The beauty is in its intimacy. Located deep in Lancashire largest forest, Cloudspotting offers a wonderful escape in a totally exclusive back-to-nature experience shared with a few hundred like-minded souls. It’s a festival where you are so close to the action you are always involved and with the range of arts and cultural activities on offer, there’s ample opportunity to try new things, or simple relax and soak up the entertainment.

22/06/19 to 23/06/19
Waddington Scarecrow Festival

Follow a trail around the pretty village of Waddington and keep a look out for scarecrows on the way. This years festival runs alongside the Village Club’s Fine Food and Wine Festival, and the annual village Duck Race so it’s sure to be a weekend of fun for young and old alike.

05/07/19 to 06/07/19
Ribble Valley Live Music

Read Football Ground
Whalley Road
BB12 7PN
The Family Friendly Festival.

We wanted to create a music festival for all the family. Similar to Carfest but on a smaller scale- oh and without cars! We have great bands, great food, amusements for the kids, beers and gins aplenty for the Adults!

Midway between Clitheroe, Burnley, Barrowford and Blackburn. The Perfect Venue for a Music Festival

07/07/19 to 07/07/19
Goosnargh & Longridge Agricutural Show

This true country show ensures entertainment for the whole day. From cattle competitions through to band performances and children’s activities, this agricultural show will delight the entire family.

12/07/19 to 14/07/19
Beat-Herder Festival 2019 Sawley

Way back in 2006, the first Beat-Herder was hot. The land was baked like a biscuit and 1200 people came, enjoyed and partied really hard. There were fewer areas back then. 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.

13/07/19 to 14/07/19
Downham Hall Open Gardens

Downham Hall opens it’s gardens to the public. Enjoy browsing a variety of stalls, local crafts and attractions, as well as live entertainment and children’s activities.

19/07/19 to 21/07/19
Royal Lancashire Show-Salesbury Hall

The Royal Lancashire Show has been one of the countrys biggest attractions for over 250 years.
To get in touch simply use the telephone number 01254 814712, or send an email info@royallancashireshow.co.uk to enquire about tickets to the event.

July 19th 20th 21st 2019 at Salesbury Hall, Ribchester

Show Gates Open 9.30am - 5.30pm

03/08/19 to 03/08/19
Last Night of the Proms

Enjoy free admission to celebrate the best of classical music, within the beautiful grounds of Clitheroe Castle.

10/08/19 to 10/08/19
Clitheroe Food Festival

Clitheroe Food Festival is an annual showcase of the hard work and dedication of local food and drink producers, and their fabulous produce. The festival, run in partnership with Ribble Valley Borough Council and the kind sponsorship of many local businesses, has increased in popularity by several thousand visitors in the last few years and has also been listed in the Top Ten UK Food Festivals by Eventbrite.
Expect glorious, quality Lancashire produce, inspirational chefs, exciting culinary activities for all the family and great music from the area. A huge array of wonderful foods, from organic meat and dairy produce made from traditional Lancashire breeds to handmade pies and pastries and a feast of fruit and vegetables packed with authentic, home-grown flavours.

11/08/19 to 11/08/19
The Classic Car Show-Stonyhurst College

Stonyhurst Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

Classic Shows is a long-standing organiser and operator of classic vehicle events having organised over 1,000 events since its inception in 1985.

Since this time Classic Shows has operated events from most of the UKs major indoor venues including Alexandra Palace, GMEX, NEC and Event City and a large number of prestigious country homes locations such as Blenheim Palace, Harewood House, Clumber Park, Capesthorne Hall, Bodelwyddan Castle and Cholmondely Castle.

The Classic Car & Motorcycle Show will be returning to Stonyhurst College next year. The one day event will be held on Sunday 11th August 2019 10am – 4pm.

There will be a variety of private vehicles displayed by age (pre-60s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s-03) and category (sports and convertibles, kit, custom and replica and American) plus a wide range of club stands. The event will also feature trade/autojumble stalls selling a range of hard-to-find parts, accessories, merchandise, tools, manuals, paints, signs, vintage items and clothing.

Admission information and tickets can be found on the Classic Shows Website, www.classicshows.org

Ample car parking is available on the rugby fields opposite the entrance to Stonyhurst College. Visitors will be directed to park upon arrival and visitor parking is free for all events run by Classic Shows at Stonyhurst College

Mobile food and drink facilities are available at the event selling hot food along with hot and cold drinks. Portable and permanent male, female and disabled toilet facilities are also available.

Visitors will also get the chance to pre-book a guided tour of the College.

24/08/19 to 24/08/19
Chipping Agricultural Show

Something for all the family! With main ring events, food and drink stalls and children’s entertainment, it’s a day to celebrate all aspects of rural life.

14/09/19 to 14/09/19
Hodder Valley Show

Now it’s 75th year, the agricultural and horticultural show will be held in Newton-in-Bowland in 2019. A vibrant show case for native and continental breed of cattle and sheep, and an opportunity to browse fantastic exhibits from gardeners, bakers, floral artists and local school children.

27/09/19 to 29/09/19
Ribble Valley Scooter Rally

An annual event bringing together live music, like-minded people, and scooters of all kinds.
With riders coming from as far away as Scotland, Yorkshire and Germany, organisers say the event continues to go from strength to strength.
It is getting bigger each year and there are some brilliant bands and music on. This event is becoming the Brighton of the North and we look forward to it each year.