When Event
01/05/21 to 02/05/21
Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Festival.

They have got your May Bank Holiday sorted!
It will be an online festival and with lots of great ideas to make it exciting, informative and different! There’s a fantastic showcase from the whole range of North West’s most popular artists including Festival favourites Western Valley Swing, the Pancake Steel Band and Red Hot Drop throughout the festival.

And all with the promise of a whole range of take-aways from Ribble Valley’s hospitality with choice from fast food to gastronomic extravaganza specially tailored to our online Festival audience.

This is all brought to you with the support of Arts Council England, Ribble Valley Borough Council and Clitheroe Town Council.

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27/05/21 to 31/05/21
Gisburn Pop Up Festival.

Back for 2021!

The UK’s first purpose built social distancing festival is taking place in the Lancashire countryside with big name DJs, live entertainment, open-air cinema, family fun and on-site glamping - making it the perfect staycation or day trip for fun-loving Brits

27/05/21 to 27/05/21
UK Hardest Hundred Forest of Bowland

The Hardest Hundred Sportive Series comes to one of the most beautiful parts of the country in May, the glorious Forest of Bowland. The long route packs in over 3,500m of elevation & 6 big climbs in 100 miles. Tackle the famous Trough of Bowland, the wild & rugged Cross O’Greet and some classic local climbs on this stunning route.

The 100mile route features 6 main climbs and a total of around 3,500m of elevation. We start with the long Newton Fell (3.4km) before the steep Birdy Brow (averaging around 10% gradient). The most famous climb is the Trough of Bowland before the rise to the Jubilee Tower with views over to the coast.

After a relatively flat section by feed stop two in Wray, the route then heads over the mighty Cross O' Greet before a quick descent back to Slaidburn. Wave goodbye to the medium routers as we head back across the moor over Bowland Knotts and then hit High Hill Lane at Settle before a quick last 30km.

29/05/21 to 29/05/21
Family Show

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.

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.

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!