CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Events

This page will be used to promote events taking place along the various community rail lines in Lancashire and surrounding areas and to advertise forthcoming Rail User Group and Friends of Stations group meetings and events.

 

General Events

Every Tuesday – Clitheroe Country Market, in the United Reformed Church Hall on Moor Lane, Clitheroe BB7 1AZ, 09:30 – 12:00 – a country market with quality home baked, hand made and home grown produce. A wide selection of goods from a co-operative of local producers. Home made cakes, pies and jams also handicraft items such as cards, knits and textile gifts. More details on https://www.facebook.com/Clitheroe-Country-Market-307301586087846/

First Thursday of every month – St. Anne’s Farmers Market, in the main square in St. Anne’s a monthly farmers market with locally and regionally produced food and drink on sale. Meet the people who grow, rear, make and bake your food. More details on www.visitlancashire.com/

Last weekend of every month – Ormskirk Speciality Markets, great family days out with free entertainment, activities and demonstrations – visit www.chapelgallery.org.uk for full details. Fancy a stall at one of the events then ring 01695 571328 or email chapel.gallery@westlancs.gov.uk to book a space.

Now and until 31st January 2018 – Festival of Tales Exhibition, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, L39 4QR. Humour, imagination and seriously good art are the key ingredients, so if you enjoy being creative, want to delve a bit deeper into history or just be entertained, then this is the place be!

Saturday 4th November 2017 and until Christmas 2017 – The Winter Show, Clitheroe’s Longitude Gallery presents work by Steve Rostron, Michela Griffith, Philippe Handford and Susan Smith. Details on www.thelongitudegallery.co.uk/

Saturday 18th November – Lancashire Rail Ramblers Guided Walks, two walks starting and finishing at Preston. Walk 1 – a strenuous 12.5 miles and walk 2 – a moderately easy 9.5 miles – full details on Lancashire Rail Ramblers

Tuesday 21st November 2017 – CRL Guided Walk, a moderate strenuous 6 mile walk starting and finishing at Clitheroe. All CRL guided walks are led by experienced leaders from the Lancashire Rail Ramblers and full details can be found on Community Rail Lancashire Guided Walks.

Wednesday 23rd November 2017 – Operation Pied Piper, the evacuation of school children from Bentham to Hellifield – bringing lessons to life and supporting their WW2 studies.

Sunday 3rd December 2017 – Skipton Christmas Market, Skipton’s Famous Market in full festive swing, craft stalls, festive food, Santa’s Grotto, reindeer and much, much more! Full details on https://www.facebook.com/skiptonchristmasmarket.

Wednesday 6th December 2017 – Clitheroe Concerts Society, Bella Tromba play a repertoire of original music from the renaissance to the present day. Sixth Form Centre, CRGS, York Street, Clitheroe 19:30 tickets £15 – full details of programme on http://clitheroeconcerts.org/season-2017-18/bella-tromba/ and download the poster here CCS poster Bella Tromba Dec 6th 2017

Sunday 10th December 2017 – Skipton Christmas Market, Skipton’s Famous Market in full festive swing, craft stalls, festive food, Santa’s Grotto, reindeer and much, much more! Full details on https://www.facebook.com/skiptonchristmasmarket                  

 

Rail User Groups & Friends of Stations Meetings

Thursday 16th November 2017 – Lancaster and Skipton Rail User Group Committee Meeting, Wenningdale Room, Bentham Town Hall, 19:30

Tuesday 5th December 2017 – Ribble Valley Rail Committee Meeting, The New Inn, Parson Lane, Clitheroe  14:30.