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Looking for something to do, or somewhere to visit, 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!

Now and until end of April 2018 – Abstract Spring, an exhibition of the works of Stella Whalley & Lesley Williams in the Longitude Gallery, Clitheroe – details on http://thelongitudegallery.co.uk/

Dyptych – Stella Whalley

Now and until 5th May 2018 – Blackburn Museum – A Town and its People, Retrospective by Christopher John Ball – free entry and full details on https://blackburnmuseum.org.uk/whats-on/blackburn-a-town-and-its-people-a-retrospective-by-christopher-john-ball/

Now and until Sunday 20th May 2018 – What does Courtaulds mean to you? The Harris, Preston, are working  in partnership with The Courtauld Gallery in London and local communities to explore the history of Courtaulds textile factory in Preston. Free exhibition – for full details click here.

Saturday 14th April 2018 – CRL Guided Walk, an moderate 10 mile walk starting (10:12) and finishing at Colne. All walks are led by experienced walk leaders from the Lancashire Rail Ramblers – full details on Community Rail Lancashire Guided Walks

Sunday 15th April 2018 – Colne Orchestra – Viva Espana! – under the baton of conductor Peter Young, Colne Orchestra will once again bring an evening of uplifting music to the Muni Theatre – this time with a Spanish theme! Excerpts from Bizet, Chabrier & Moszkovski – 19:00 Colne Muni, tickets £12.00 (£10.00 advance) full details http://www.themuni.co.uk

Thursday 19th April 2018 – Rosemere Spring Concert, BBC Radio Lancashire host the Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s Spring Concert in Blackburn Cathedral – 19:30 tickets are free but please book your place in advance. Details on https://www.visitlancashire.com/whats-on/rosemere-spring-concert-p917760

Saturday 21st April 2018 – Lancashire Rail Ramblers Guided Walk – two walks in the Disley area. First walk is a strenuous 12 miles (alight Disley return Whaley Bridge) and the second is an easy 8 miles (alight & return Disley). Full details on this link Lancashire Rail Ramblers Guided Walks

Saturday 24th April 2018 – CRL Guided Walk, an moderate 7 mile walk starting at Entwistle (10:23) and finishing at Hall I’ Th’ Wood. All walks are led by experienced walk leaders from the Lancashire Rail Ramblers – full details on Community Rail Lancashire Guided Walks

PLACES TO VISIT

Click the link above to see a host of interesting places to visit that are close to CRL’s community rail stations.

Would you like to discover some Amazing Women by Rail? A new project including a full colour booklet and a brand new website has just been launched – go here to get the full details.