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7 Activities in Lancashire This Spring (2022)

The best part of being in Lancashire (apart from the views, the food, the nature, the cities, the people… and the list goes on!) is that there’s always something going on.

Lancashire is a fantastic county for entertainment and arts, as well as walking, food and drink events, and much more.

This spring, there are some really exciting events happening and we’re outlining a handful of them below!

 

Highest Point Festival

This music festival in Lancaster’s Williamson Park (with the Ashton Memorial in the Park being the highest point of Lancaster) is an incredible weekend, year after year. There are numerous stages spanning different music genres and mouthwatering food and drink options.

Previous years have seen huge headliners, including Sister Sledge, Feeder, Rag’n’Bone Man, James, Rudimental, and Rick Astley

2022’s full lineup hasn’t been announced yet, but keep your eye on the Highest Point Festival website for more details TBC soon.

Date: Thursday 12th – Saturday 14th May 2022

 

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny @ Winter Gardens Blackpool

Love him or hate him, Jimmy Carr is going to be bringing his outrageous comedy to Lancashire this year. He’ll be performing his newest show Terribly Funny at Blackpool Winter Gardens in March and, if you have a penchant for jokes that make you go ‘oooff!’, this could be a show not to miss.

Date: 13th March 2022

 

Russell Brand: 33 @ Opera House Blackpool

Another comedy legend on this list, Russell Brand will be performing his new show 33 at Opera House Blackpool in May.

This show has been described as “Russell Brand performing stand up on the strangeness of the last 18 months: what have we learned and not learned? And how do you ‘get back to normal’ if you’ve never been normal?”.

Date: 23rd May 2022

 

The Lancashire Hotpots @ Burnley Mechanics Theatre

Looking for a true Lancastrian experience when you’re here? We highly recommend going to see the inimitable The Lancashire Hotpots.

The Lancashire Hotpots will be playing Burnley Mechanics Theatre in April, performing their Chips & Giggles tour. You can expect their classic songs, such as Chippy Tea, I Fear Ikea, and Shopmobility Scooter, as well and many more.

Date: 2nd April 2022

 

Heskin Hall Festival of History

Heskin Hall Festival of History is the perfect outing for any British history buff – or even anyone who is quietly curious about our country’s past.

This festival, being held at Heskin Hall in Chorley, immerses its visitors in different periods of history with reenactments of the medieval and civil war periods, exhibits, displays, stallholders, and more. There is also an on-site cafe and bar, as well as performers and a medieval banquet.

Date: 9th & 10th April 2022

 

Feast of Fiddles

Feast of Fiddles is a band made up of a group of friends with Chris Leslie, Peter Knight, Brian McNeil, Tom Leary, Ian Cutler, and Garry Blakely playing the fiddles, Dave Mattacks on the drums, plus other talented musicians on guitar, saxophone, keyboard, and accordion.

They’ll be playing at The Atkinson in Southport in April and will be music to the ears of the masses, regardless of music taste.

Date: 10th April 2022

 

Psychic Sally: 10 Years and Counting

Sally Morgan (a.k.a. Psychic Sally) will be performing at Lancaster’s The Grand Theatre in March.

In this show, Sally will be performing her mediumship for her audience, passing on messages in a relaxed environment.

While Psychic Sally is for entertainment and investigatory purposes only, this is still set to be a fantastic show.

Date: 23rd March 2022


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