5 things to do in Lancashire this weekend

Spend the weekend in Lancashire

Spend the weekend in Lancashire - Credit: Archant

Some inspiration for your weekend entertainment

26th - 28th April


Four women on trial. Four women who no one believes. TRIAL is a brand new play, written and performed by 4 female writer/performers, telling real stories of women who have not been believed. The show weaves together multiple women’s’ stories and includes verbatim court material. Within the setting of the Council Chamber, the audience are immersed in the action and transported to each location in the story.

Bolton Council Chamber, Bolton Town Hall, Victoria Square, South Enterance, BL1 1RU octagonbolton.co.uk


27th April

Fylde Blues Festival

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A Wonderful Night in Aid of Poulton Gala. Featuring The Connie Lush Band, European Blues Act of the Year! Plus full support line-up: John Carroll, Geoff Pearson, Joey Shields and The Shakers Blues Band.

Thornton Little Theatre, www.facebook.com/events/2040857562839515/


28th - 29th April

The Flying Scotsman at Rawtenstall

The People’s Engine makes a hotly anticipated return to the East Lancashire Railway, on display at Rawtenstall for the final time this year. Don’t miss out on the last chance to get up close and personal at the station to the legendary locomotive that was the first to exceed 100mph and for the longest time represented the very best of British industry.

Rawtenstall Station, Bury Road, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 6EH www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk


28th April - 7th May

Wray Scarecrow Festival and Fair

The villagers of Wray are back this year to create some weird, wacky and wonderful scarecrow creations to surprise and delight visitors…Each year visitors can wander around Wray village, discovering the host of scarecrows.

Wray Village, www.wrayvillage.co.uk/


28th April 

Lee Mead

Join Lee and his amazing band as he takes you through the last ten years of his life. Featuring songs from the classic shows he has starred in, such as The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Legally Blonde, Wicked and many more.

Lowther Pavilion Theatre, Lytham 01253 794221 lowtherpavilion.co.uk