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  1. Shonky: the Aesthetics of Awkwardness

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    Shonky: the Aesthetics of Awkwardness

    Bury

    This exhibition explores the nature of visual awkwardness through the work of artists and architects.

    Dates

    From:
    22 Jun 2018to22 Jun 2018
  2. Prestwich Carnival

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    Prestwich Carnival

    Type

    Carnival

    Prestwich

    Once a year St Mary's Park plays host to a great family outing including a fun fair, stalls village, music, parade and much more....

    Dates

    From:
    23 Jun 2018to24 Jun 2018
  3. Bury Agricultural Show

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    Bury Agricultural Show

    Bury

    A Traditional Agricultural Show set in the beautiful Burrs Country Park with livestock, trade stands and attractions making a fantastic day out for all the family.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Jun 2018to24 Jun 2018
  4. Peel Tower Open Days

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    Peel Tower Open Days

    Ramsbottom

    Explore Peel Tower during one of its regular 'Open Days' throughout the year. Sturdy footwear recommended.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Jun 2018to24 Jun 2018
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    1 Jul 2018to1 Jul 2018
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    14 Jul 2018to14 Jul 2018
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    12 Aug 2018to12 Aug 2018
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    27 Aug 2018to27 Aug 2018
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    16 Sep 2018to16 Sep 2018
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    23 Sep 2018to23 Sep 2018
  5. Summer Diesel Spectacular

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    Summer Diesel Spectacular

    Type

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bury

    Diesel fans will want to mark this date on their calendar, it's the second big diesel event of the East Lancashire Railway year and an excellent way to power through the summer.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Jul 2018to8 Jul 2018
  6. Kurt Schwitters in Bury

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    Kurt Schwitters in Bury

    Bury

    Heather Ross takes a look at Kurt Schwitters jouney to the North and England and how his internment shaped his art.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Jul 2018to21 Jul 2018
  7. Day Out With Thomas

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    Day Out With Thomas

    Type

    Family Friendly

    Bury

    Calling all little engineers! Join Thomas, the number one blue engine, at the East Lancashire Railway for a train ride unlike any other.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Aug 2018to5 Aug 2018
    From:
    6 Oct 2018to7 Oct 2018
  8. Sci-Fi on the Sidings

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    Sci-Fi on the Sidings

    Type

    Family Friendly

    Bury

    Push back the final frontier and boldly go where no steam railway has gone before at the third Sci-Fi on the Sidings event! Celebrate your science fiction faves on this themed family day out.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Aug 2018to19 Aug 2018
  9. Scotsman in Steam

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    Scotsman in Steam

    Type

    Event

    Bury

    The People's Engine, A3 60103 'Flying Scotsman', makes a hotly anticipated return to the East Lancashire Railway, visiting for a series of static displays and passenger services throughout the year.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2018to27 Aug 2018
    From:
    5 Sep 2018to8 Sep 2018
  10. The Ramsbottom Jigsaw Festival

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    The Ramsbottom Jigsaw Festival

    Ramsbottom

    Hundreds of completed jigsaw puzzles brought together to create a patchwork of colour and spectacle. Every puzzle available to buy.

    Dates

    From:
    5 Sep 2018to8 Sep 2018
  11. World Black Pudding Throwing Championships

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    World Black Pudding Throwing Championships

    Type

    Sporting Event

    Ramsbottom

    This annual competition which dates back to the 1980s sees Black Puddings hurtled at a pile of Yorkshire Puddings on a 20ft high plinth.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Sep 2018to9 Sep 2018
  12. Head For The Hills

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    Head For The Hills

    Ramsbottom

    Head For The Hills is an award winning small festival featuring over fifty amazing artists and musicians including international acts, emerging UK talent and local heroes.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Sep 2018to16 Sep 2018
  13. Autumn Diesel Gala

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    Autumn Diesel Gala

    Type

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bury

    What better way for a diesel devotee to end a cracking year of events? Join the East Lancashire Railway for the third and final large scale diesel gala of 2018.

    Dates

    From:
    22 Sep 2018to23 Sep 2018
  14. Rail Ale Trail: Rawtenstall & Ramsbottom

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    Rail Ale Trail: Rawtenstall & Ramsbottom

    Type

    Food

    Bury

    Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops that the...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Sep 2018to29 Sep 2018
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    27 Oct 2018to27 Oct 2018
  15. Halloween Ghost Trains

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    Halloween Ghost Trains

    Type

    Family Friendly

    Bury

    Are you brave enough to board the Halloween Ghost Train? Take a ride to Rawtenstall and back alongside a host of hideous haunters and giggling ghouls.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2018to27 Oct 2018
    From:
    31 Oct 2018to31 Oct 2018
  16. Scenic Railcar Weekend

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    Scenic Railcar Weekend

    Type

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bury

    Pay tribute to the stalwart Diesel Multiple Unit at this special theme weekend as these endearing engines take the spotlight.

    Dates

    From:
    3 Nov 2018to4 Nov 2018
  17. Lancashire Weekend

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    Lancashire Weekend

    Type

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bury

    It's all things Lancashire at this special themed weekend celebrating the historic day when the county sent its first representatives to Parliament.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2018to18 Nov 2018
  18. Santa Specials

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    Santa Specials

    Type

    Family Friendly

    Bury

    Kick start your Christmas celebrations with a steam train ride through a winter wonderland on what has become a firm family favourite in the North West.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Nov 2018to25 Nov 2018
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    1 Dec 2018to2 Dec 2018
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    8 Dec 2018to9 Dec 2018
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    15 Dec 2018to16 Dec 2018
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    21 Dec 2018to24 Dec 2018

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