5 Fun Family-Friendly Events in Lancashire in 2019

December, 2018

Are you thinking of upping sticks and relocating to Lancashire in the new year? Perhaps you’ve just made the move and are looking for some fun family activities to keep you and the kids busy next year? Look no further. Get your calendar and pen at the ready and prepare to note down our top 5 fun events for you and your little ones in 2019…

1. Disney Disco, Oswaldtwistle

If you and your children are feeling a little blue after Christmas, the Disney Disco is a sure-fire way to lift your spirits ready for 2019. On the 11th of January, adults and children alike can gather at the Civic Arts Centre & Theatre in Oswaldtwistle to take part in a Disney quiz, karaoke, character appearances, themed games and a disco. With tickets at just £3 per person, this is an unmissable event for the whole family.

2. Fairytale Trail, Accrington

Transport your family to a time of princesses, witches and giants and wander through Accrington in search of the hidden real-life characters from your favourite fairy tales. The free Fairytale Trail is taking place on the 9th of February and the 27th of April 2019 and you can register for a place at Accrington Town Hall. Collect your autograph book at registration and follow the map to find your favourite characters.

3. Circus Week, Accrington

Keep the little ones busy during the February half term with a trip to Accrington Town Square to discover the entertainment and activities on offer. From the 18th to the 22nd of February, Accrington will be transformed into a circus for both adults and children to enjoy. A zoo, animal puppets, petting zoo, extreme jumping stilts and circus workshops are just some of the activities planned.

4. Easter Family Fun Day, Thornton Hall Country Park

Celebrate the Easter holidays with the whole family at Thornton Hall Country Park. While technically in North Yorkshire, the town of Thornton in Craven is just 530m away from the border of Lancashire, making it easily accessible for locals. Kids will love the Easter Egg hunts, meeting the animals and enjoying all the usual farm activities, taking place on the 21st of April.

5. Lancashire Food & Drink Festival 2019

If you’re new to the area, there’s no better way to get a taste for Lancashire than with a visit to the Food & Drink Festival in 2019. The festival takes place on the May bank holiday, from the 4th-6th and will be packed with showcases from over 50 artisan producers. Families will love wandering the stalls, sampling local delights from cheese and bread to hot street food and wine for the adults.

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