Westhoughton Community Network

group for and run by community groups in Westhoughton

Community Fayres in Westhoughton

There is usually plenty going on here in Westhoughton,
community events bringing people together…

Other Community Events in 2017

  • Westhoughton Art Group 2017 Exhibition | 23rd March to 1 April | Westhoughton Library.
  • Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - Saturday, 10th June | 11-4 | Central Park.
    Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show 10/6/17 on Facebook
  • St. Bartholomew's Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 24th June | 11-1 | The Fairways.
  • Washacre Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 1st July | 11:30-4:00 | Clough Avenue.
  • Gates Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 8th July | 12-3 | Bristle Hall Way.
  • Lionsfest 2017 (Westhoughton Lions RLC)- Saturday, 12th August | 11-9 | The Den, Cunningham Road.
  • Yarn Bombing Festival | 19th & 20th August | Town Centre. Plus Silcock's Funfair.
  • Friends of Eatock Lodge Funday - Sunday, 3rd September | 12-4 | Eatock Lodge.
  • Howfenbury Festival of Music - Saturday, 16th September | 12-10 | White Lion Car Park.
  • Daisy Hill Fruit, Flower & Veg Show - Sunday, 17th September | 2-4 | Daisy Hill Cricket Club.
  • 'Aspects of Howfen' Exhibition - 23rd September to 31st October | Times | Westhoughton Library.
  • Barking Berry's Christmas Dog Show - Saturday, 25th November | 11-3 | Lands Farm.

Previous WCN Community Fayres

2015
Yarn Bombing Festival

4 & 5 July
Town Centre
2015
Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - 6 June
Washacre FM Showcase Day - 7 June
Westhoughton Village Fayre - 27 June
Friends of Eatock Lodge Funday - 6 Sept
Barking Berry's Christmas Fair - 28 Nov
Rainbow Crafts Christmas Fair - 5 Dec

 

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  • Beer Festival
    Daisy Hill Cricket Club (BL5 2EB)
    Fri-Sun 20-22 Apr (from 5pm Fri, 11am Sat/Sun)
    Chance to sample range of beers. Cricket. Food. Entertainment… £2 entry.
  • Community Police
    Informal, confidential drop-ins held by Pcsos, chance to discuss local issues, seek advice on security & crime prevention.
    WH Market: Thurs 19 Apr (12-1pm)
    John Holt: Tues 24 Apr (9:30-11:00am)
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  • Murder Mystery
    Sat 21 Apr; Fri/Sat 27/28 Apr (7:15pm) |
    Westhoughton Methodist Church Hall, Wigan Road (BL5 3QD)
    Always good fun! 40th year! WMADS present latest production… a premier - murder-mystery with audience participation. Tkts £6 - inc pasty and peas supper.
  • Rotary Christmas Float
    Rotary Club of Westhoughton very grateful for public support and donations in the run up to Christmas. £7,431 was raised for local charities and groups to be distributed in April.
  • Friends of Westhoughton Station
    Meeting Sundays from 10am, volunteer group undertake clean-up and ambient improvement work at Westhoughton Station benefiting local commuters. Excellent progress. All welcome.
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    . Finalists 'Community Rail Awards' 2015. Town Council 'Certificate of Achievement'. Recent clean-up
  • Hope Community Centre
    Central Drive
    Updated programme. Group activities and events; available for hire for community groups - also parties. 'Grub tub' available for Foodbank donations - 9:30am to 3pm on Mondays.
  • WOW! Women of Westhoughton
    Thursdays from 7:30pm
    Hope Centre (Central Drive) BL5 3DS
    Est. 2013, women's group for shared interests, talks, outings & social networking. Updated programme.
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  • George Formby Society
    Wed 25 Apr (from 7:30pm)
    Mercury Bolton, Manchester Road (BL5 3JP)
    Free. Fans of George Formby and the ukulele gather to talk, play and be entertained. Last Wed every month.
  • Westhoughton Poetry Group
    Thurs 26 Apr (from 2pm)
    Get poetic - budding Wordsworth or Pam Ayres? - monthly mtg of creative writing group. Newcomers welcome. Contribute or just listen. Free.
  • Bird Walk/Litter Pick
    Sat 5 May (7:30am)
    Eatock Lodge (The Hoskers)
    Guided walk with bird expert as Friends of Eatock Lodge do a bird song walk - lean about our feathered friends. Followed by community litter pick to tidy up local nature reserve. Equipment supplied.
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