CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Something For The Weekend XIV

Looking for something to do over this weekend or over the next week or so in the Community Rail Lancashire and Bentham Line areas? Would you like to get there by train? Then look no further!

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


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

Saturday 4th November 2017 – Lancashire Rail Ramblers Guided Walks, two guided walks starting at Chinley. Walk 1 is a moderately strenuous 11 miles and walk 2 an easy 7 miles – full details on Lancashire Rail Ramblers Guided Walks.

Saturday 4th November 2017 – Friends of DalesRail Guided Walk, Wennington to Bentham, 10 miles moderate alight Wennington off the 08:19 from Leeds    

Wednesday 8th November 2017 – Clitheroe Concerts Society, Retorica Plus (Harriet MacKenzie violin, Phillipa Mo violin & Martin Fogel guitar) play a selection by C P E Bach, Telemann, J S Bach, Prokofiev, Shostakovich & Sarasate. Sixth Form Centre, Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, York Street, Clitheroe 19:30 tickets £15 – full details click here.

Saturday 11th November 2017 – CRL Guided Walk, a moderate 9.5 mile walk startingat Accrington and finishing at Burnley Manchester Road. 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.