Properties and events in Lancashire 2017

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Bancroft Mill Engine Museum

Bancroft Mill, Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5QR

See and experience the power and might of Lancashire's largest surviving cotton mill steam engine, still being steamed in its original…

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Heritage Harvest Festival at The Old Church, Becconsall

Old Church, Becconsall Lane, Becconsall, Lancashire, PR4 6RR

Enjoy an old-fashioned harvest festival with homemade cakes, pies and jams and local Lancashire cheese! Delicious Ploughman's lunches…

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Paint the Town…

The Bureau Centre for the Arts, St. Johns church, Victoria street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 6DW

"Paint the Town..... "is a challenge to artists of all ages and abilities- beginners, amateurs and professionals- to create a painting or drawing…

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The Exchange Blackburn

Resource Blackburn, 71-73 King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DT

Guided tours of the Cotton Exchange. Find out how volunteers are rescuing and restoring this iconic building and how you can get…

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Woodend Mining Museum

Woodend Mining Museum, Woodend Road, Reedley, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 9DR

Woodend Mining Museum is the only Museum in the Burnley area dedicated to Coal Mining and it is opening its doors for the Heritage Open Days. Come…

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Behind the Bookshelves at Clitheroe Library

Church Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2DG

Learn the history of Clitheroe library, including the historic 1820s Moot Hall and 1600s dungeons. View original architectural plans and discover…

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Clitheroe Castle Museum

Clitheroe Castle Museum, Clitheroe Castle, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1BA

Free entry Saturday 9th September. The museum stands high on Castle Hill, in the shadow of the Castle Keep, an image which has dominated…

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Clitheroe Civic Society Exhibition

Clitheroe Castle Museum, Clitheroe Castle, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1BA

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the first Conservation Area (CA), in Stamford Lincolnshire, Clitheroe Civic Society will…

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Clitheroe Civic Society Town Trail

The Market Place, Clitheroe Town Centre, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2BZ

Clitheroe Civic Society Town Trail: Saturday 9th Sept. 2017 Clitheroe Civic Society (CCS) will be providing guided tours of the historic Town…

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Colne Town Hall

Colne Town Council, Town Hall, Albert Road, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 0AQ

A local government board with powers to levy rates was introduced to Colne in 1875 as a solution to problems caused by rapidly rising population.…

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Darwen Library

Darwen Library, Knott Street, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 3BU

DARWEN NAME ORIGINS - an illustrated talk: Explore the meaning behind Darwen place and family names with local historian Peter Watson. Discover…

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National Coastwatch Institution - Rossall Point

Outer Promenade, Princes Way, Fleetwood, Lancashire

New observation tower built next to the old Coast Guard station. National Coastwatch Institution, Rossall Point, set up by volunteers in 2008 to…

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Rossall Point Observation Tower

Rossall Point Promenade, Fleetwood, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 8PG

Take a look at the iconic Rossall Point observation tower next to Rossall Point Beach, Fleetwood. Enjoy spectactular views over the Wyre Coast, …

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Discover St Peter’s Church & Heysham Head

Main Street, Main Street, Heysham, Lancashire, LA3 2RN

Discover the extraordinary Grade 1 listed medieval church of St Peter's in Heysham Village and the amazing ruins of St Patrick's Chapel at Heysham…

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The Clergy Daughters’ School, Cowan Bridge

2 Bronte Cottages, Cowan Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancashire, LA6 2HS

Step inside the very place that inspired Charlotte Bronte's "Lowood" in Jane Eyre. Visit the Clergy Daughters' School, Cowan Bridge, near Kirkby…

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Celebrating Skerton!

Ryelands House, Owen Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 2LN

This event will be a new joint project between the Friends of Ryelands Park (FORP) and the Friends of Lune Bank Gardens (FLBG). Ryelands House…

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Cockersand Abbey Chapter House

Cockersand Abbey Chapter House, Cockerham shore., Cockerham, Lancaster, Lancashire

The Abbey's Chapter House will be open for two days during the Open Day weekend. This important Chapter House was built from local sandstone and…

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Lancaster Castle

Lancaster Castle, Castle Parade, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YJ

Guided tours will visit the main courtyard, Chapel Yard, The Shire Hall, The Crown Court, The Drop Room, The Grand Jury Room, Hadrian's Tower, The…

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Lancaster Maritime Museum

Lancaster Maritime Museum, Custom House, St. Georges Quay, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1RB

On Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September there will be free entry for all visitors. Special Heritage Open Day events - Saturday 9th – Life at…

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The Storey Gardens

The Storey Gardens, Castle Park, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YQ

The Storey Gardens are a 'secret' garden in the centre of Lancaster which have been closed to the public for several years. The gardens are a…

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Bank Hall, Bretherton

Bank Hall, Bank Hall Drive, Bretherton, Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 9AT

The first event since work began on restoration! ...Come and explore the 18 acres of gardens and woodland that surround the Jacobean Manor House…

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St Andrew’s Church, Leyland

St.Andrews C of E Church, Church Road, Leyland, Lancashire, PR253EL

Leyland's ancient parish church. Medieval chancel stands on early Norman foundations, fine high western tower (c.1480-1500), early nineteenth…

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St Mary’s RC Church, Leyland

St Mary's RC Church, Broadfield Drive, Leyland, Lancashire, PR253EL

A circular building, recently formally recognised as one of Britain's finest modern churches. 'Inside the rotunda roof is an umbrella of concrete…

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The Old Grammar School

South Ribble Museum & Exhibition Centre, The Old Grammar School, Church Road, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 3FJ

Parish school, originating as a chantry established by Sir Henry ffarington in the adjacent parish church in 1524, and dating on this site from…

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Fylde Town Hall

St Annes Road West, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, FY8 1LH

The Town Hall was built originally as the Southdown Hydro Hotel in 1896 but has been used as Council offices since 1925. The interior retains many…

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St Annes-on-Sea Parish Church WW I & II Graveyard Memorial Trail

St Annes Parish Church, St Annes Rd East, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, FY8 2EA

St Annes-on-Sea Parish Church, built in 1873, was one of the first buildings in the new town of St Annes and gave the town its name. Due to a…

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St Nicholas’ Church

St Nicholas's Church, Church Lane, Newchurch, Lancashire, BB4 9EQ

Founded in 1511 in the heart of the hilltop hamlet of Newchurch, St Nicholas is the oldest church in Rossendale and may be seen for miles. The…

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Broughton in Amounderness Heritage Centre Church Cottage Museum Open Days

Broughton C of E Primary School, Church Lane, off Garstang Road, Broughton, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 5JB

Church Cottage Museum is a 16th Century Gem. Church Cottage was restored in 1994 and tells the story of its life since original construction in…

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Church of St Michael and All Angels, Ashton on Ribble, Preston

St Michael's Church, Egerton Road, Ashton on Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 1AJ

This Grade2 * listed building was designed by architects, Hubert J. Austin (1841-1915) and Harry Paley (1859-1946) of Lancaster. Built of red…

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Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Market Square, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2PP

The Grade I listed Harris Library, Museum & Art Gallery sits at the heart of Preston. Behind its traditional neo-Classical facade, the building is…

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Lancashire Conservation Studios- St Mary’s Church

Lancashire Conservation Studios, St Mary's Church, St Mary's Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 5LN

St Mary’s Church was designed by John Latham and built in an Italian Gothic revival style in the 1830s. Original stained glass and war memorials…

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Lancashire Infantry Museum

Fulwood Barracks, Watling Street Road, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 8AA

Want to hear the ghostly tale of Private McCaffery or find out about the grisly murder of Bombardier Short? Join museum staff for a guided tour of…

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St Leonard’s Church, Walton-le-Dale

St Leonard's Church, Church Brow, Walton-le-Dale, Preston, Lancashire, PR54BB

Fine Medieval church on very old site. 'A proud, very wide nave with double transepts' by J.P.Seddon (his final work) 1902-6, greatly admired by…

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St Mary’s CE Parish Church, Penwortham

St Mary's CE Parish Church, Church Avenue, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 0AH

Early medieval parish church. Chancel 14th cent, Perpendicular tower rebuilt 16th cent. Nave rebuilt 1855-6 by E.G.Paley. The rebuild widened the…

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St Mary’s RC Church, Brownedge

St Mary's Brownedge RC Church, Brownedge Lane, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 6SP

Site of an early Catholic mission in Lancashire. Chapel 1780. Rebuilds 1820s, 1867-8, 120ft high spire added 1872, and extensively by Pugin &…

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St Michael’s CE Church, Much Hoole

St Michael's CE Church, Liverpool Old Road, Much Hoole, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 5JQ

'Small, but uncommonly interesting', 'The church represents worthily two periods: 1628 and c.1722' (Pevsner). Treasures abound: external patterned…

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St Saviour’s C of E Church

St Saviour's C of E Church, Church Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire, PR56EP

Parish church from the golden age of the Lancashire cotton trade; local mill worthies were important subscribers, though there are monuments to…

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Rivington Chapel

Rivington Unitarian & Free Christian Chapel, Village Green, Sheephouse Lane, Rivington, Lancashire, BL6 7SE

Set in the stunning West Pennine Moors countryside this Chapel, originally Presbyterian, was built in 1703. It is Grade II* listed and is in the…

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Salford Masonic Hall (Hemsley House)

41-42 The Crescent, Salford, Lancashire, M5 4PE

The present Salford Masonic Hall was opened for Masonic meetings in 1940, but it was built on a site used for that purpose since 1880 and the…

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Marsh Mill Windmill, Thornton

Marsh Mill Windmill, Marsh Mill Village, Fleetwood Road North, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 4AB

Marsh Mill (Grade II*) was built by Ralph Slater in 1794, a Fylde Millwright. The Mill is one of the tallest in Europe, and stands at a height of…

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Wyre Estuary Country Park - Stanah

River Road, Stanah, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 5LR

The Wyre Estuary Country Park - Stanah - is a special place for people and wildlife. Enjoy views over the Wyre Estuary, spot the birdlife on the…

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