CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Ideas For The Next Week Or So

Looking for something to do over the bank holiday weekend and half term week in the Lancashire area? Would you like to get there by train? Then look no further!

In Clitheroe until 31st May 2017 – This Familiar Land at The Longitude Gallery Clitheroe, Marjan Wouda (sculptures in clay and bronze) and Alison Tyldesley a Yorkshire based artist – full details on

At Blackburn Museum – until Saturday 15th July – 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

In Lytham – Saturday 27th May 2017 – Granny’s Bay Walk, enjoy an expert led walk on one of the best estuaries for wildlife in the UK, and discover more about the Ribble’s important inhabitants. Walk starts at the Ribble Discovery Centre at 10:30, 2 to 3 hours £2.50 RSPB members £3.50 non members – details on

Darwen Live – Sunday 28th & Monday 29th May 2017 – Darwen Live has now become an intrinsic part of Darwen’s culture, it presents 100s of musicians, at many venues in and around the town centre. Get full details on the visit Blackburn website at

DalesRail – Sunday 28th May 2017 – the famous summer Sunday’s service is back, visit to get full details of this week’s guided walks, timetables and fares and to see places you might like to visit.

Accrington Food Festival – Saturday 3rd June 2017 – once again the centre of Accrington will be taken over by over 80 stalls serving a delicious combination of regional favourites and international flavours. The event will take place in Broadway, around the Town Hall and in the award-winning market hall. Get to the festival by train – 3 trains an hour stop at Accrington in each direction.

For details of how to get the places above by train visit or to get your journey plans.