CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Events Saturday 18th February 2017

Looking for something to do on the last Saturday of the February Half Term holidays in East Lancashire? Want to get there by train? Then look no further!

First up is for those who fancy a guided walk:

Rail Ramblers Guided Walks, two guided walks led by the Lancashire Rail Ramblers starting at Knutsford. Walk 1 is a moderate 12 miles and walk 2 is an easy 7 miles – full details at or visit the Rail Ramblers website at

Next is a free family fun day:

Free Family Fun, Join the Blackburn with Darwen Re:Fresh Team in Witton Country Park (Nearest Station Cherry Tree) for a Free Family Fun event based on the wonderful children’s book “Guess How Much I Love You” . Meet at Witton Park Pavilion 13:00 – 15:00. More details on

Last is a new exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery:

Agricultural workers returning to their homes near Rajkot at dusk. Despite the recent focus on industrialisation, agriculture remains a vital part of the Indian economy and employs roughly half the country's workforce. From the exhibition India's Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain. Photo by Tim Smith.

India’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain, an exhibition in Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery tracing the history of Gujarat and Mumbai as age-old centres of trade and migration, focusing on their remarkable links with Britain. Normal museum opening hours and free admission – full details on