Free Arts and crafts for kids!!!

Accrington Market Hall

Join us in the Market Hall for free arts and crafts! We have lots of fun creating pictures and cards using stickers and crayons (along with anything else we can get our hands on!). We encourage children to use their imaginations with our monthly theme and at noon we have a fruit snack whilst 'Charles […]

Super Slow Way Canoeing Sessions Hyndburn

Free canoeing sessions in Clayton Le Moors as part of the Super Slow Way project. Sporting NRG in partnership with Super Slow Way are running Paddlesport (canoe) sessions in Accrington. 10.00am - 12:00pm - free drop-in sessions 12:30 - 3.00pm - bookable sessions. These sessions must be pre-booked (10 places available per session). These sessions […]

The Kings Wardrobe : Augmented reality trail

Accrington Town Square

Accrington: The Kings Wardrobe, an augmented reality trail can be played by finding ten clues across the Town Centre. In the animal kingdom Sir Lawrence the Lion is being crowned King. Visit his friends in your area and see what they give him to wear for the coronation – they’re not all very sensible! Then […]

Coronation Event: Great Harwood

The Great Harwood Events Team cordially invites the townsfolk to take part in the following; Great Harwood Coronation Celebrations Thanks to the generosity of Great Harwood people, local shops, stores and businesses, Hyndburn Council, and Lancashire County Council the following events can take place free of charge. A Souvenir Programme of the Great Harwood Coronation […]

Eco Fest

Accrington Town Square

Save the date - Eco Fest 2023 will be held on Saturday 17th June 2023 in Accrington Town Square! We're busy booking entertainment, stalls and exciting eco attractions for the festival - check back here for more details soon. If you'd like to get involved with the festival this year, please get in touch.

#AmazingAccrington Soapbox Challenge

Accrington Town Square

On Saturday 26th August, the eagerly anticipated Soapbox Challenge will return to Accrington Town Centre following an extremely successful 2022 event. Last year the challenge saw around 15,000 people flock to the town to enjoy a fantastic day of racing, fun and shopping local.