June 2024

Saturday 1st June
Chorley Food & Drink Festival - 11am - 4pm

Discover the vibrant Chorley food & drink festival, where the town centre comes alive with an abundance of local food and drink traders. Indulge in culinary delights and refreshing beverages, whilst exploring new flavours. Relax in our seating area whilst savouring your tastings and be entertained by morris dancers and more all day long.

Take a seat at our Demonstration Kitchen to see Bees Country Kitchen preparing their famous hotpot, as featured on the Food Network and Time for Mezze, where they showcase their Mediterranean cuisine.

Be in with the chance of getting a free traditional Chorley Cake if you're one of the first 100 visitors at the Bees Country Kitchen stall!


Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd June
Country Fest 2024 - Crooklands
Now in its 16th year Country Fest will again return on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2024 – a fantastic family event, with delicious food and drink, countryside activities, childrens’ workshops, daring displays, live music and plenty more for the whole family. Held at the Westmorland County Showground, Crooklands, near Kendal, Country Fest is a true family event giving a real taste of the countryside, celebrating the quality and diversity of the superb independent food and drink producers and suppliers that abound in Cumbria and the North West.

There are lots of opportunities to be involved and take part in a wide range of competitions and classes.
Saturday 8th June
Preston Makers Market
Join us on the second Saturday of every month for an abundance of the North West's finest makers, bakers and creators. Expect an an array of art, craft, food, drink, coffee, music and street food.
Sunday 9th June
Penwortham Gala

The organisers of Penwortham Gala are celebrating being able to bring back the traditional procession to this year's event.

The Gala, which runs over two days in June, is primarily focused on events and stalls on Hurst Grange Park , with a procession along Pope and Cop Lane having kicked off events on the Saturday for many years.



Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June
Ilkley Food and Drink Festival
The Ilkley Food and Drink Festival will arrive at East Holmes Field on 15th – 16th June 2024, showcasing a huge selection of the best food, drink, performing arts and talented chefs in the area. Plus, exciting interactive tasting experiences.


Saturday 22nd June
Grimsargh Field Day

Grimsargh Field Day is an annual event which takes part in the heart of the village of Grimsargh. It starts with a procession from the village hall and reaches a jam-packed green, full of things to do and see.

Cast your eyes around the green and you will see a plenty, sights to fulfil all your senses. There will be the crowning of the new Rose Queen by the retiring Queen, a dog show, food stands, craft stalls, live bands and singers, birds of prey displays, dog agility, a fun fair and much, much more.

The day is organised by a small committee, greatly helped on the day by plenty of locals, who turn up come rain or shine.


Friday 28th - Sunday 30th June
St Annes Carnival 

Join us in the picturesque Ashton Gardens for the 102nd St Anne's town carnival. Each year we welcome approximately 10,000 visitors to the town over the weekend. We are searching for local to area stallholders of arts, crafts, food, drink and other suitable family-friendly stalls in the main centre of activity, Ashton Gardens. 

Friday 28th June 2024 - 7pm to 10pm

St Anne's carnival weekend begins with a concert in the gardens showcasing local talent with headliners, the shivers and our ever popular fairground.

Saturday 29th June 2024 - 10.30am to 10pm

Saturday morning begins with our community parade at 10.30am which winds its way through the main streets of St Anne’s before finishing at Ashton Gardens.

In the afternoon, the Carnival Queen will be crowned in the main arena and then a full programme of entertainment.

Saturday evening's concert in the gardens will feature local talent, followed by the headline act, The Casinos until 10pm.

Sunday 30th June 2024 11.00am to 4.30pm

Sunday is our community/family day which begins with fun dog competitions, children's games and then an afternoon of varied entertainment for all the family, concluding around 4.30pm.


Saturday 29th & Sunday 20th June
Fylde Vintage Farm Show

This is a great family day out with a wide range of entertainment, historical and agricultural interests.

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