Westhoughton Community Network

group for and run by community groups in Westhoughton

Community Fayres in Westhoughton (2018)

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

  • Westhoughton Art Group Exhibition | 15th to 24th March | Westhoughton Library.
  • Art By Elise Exhibition | 26th March to 9th April | Westhoughton Library.
  • Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - Saturday, 18th June | 11-4 | Central Park.
  • Gates Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 23rd June | 12-3 | Bristle Hall Way.
  • St. Bartholomew's Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 23rd June | 11-1 | The Fairways.
  • 'Festival of Ageing' (Over 50s events) - 2nd to 14th July | Various Locations…
  • Yarn Bombing Festival | 15th & 16th July | Market Street / John Holt Centre.
  • Washacre Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 15th July | 11:30-4:00 | John Holt Centre.
  • Hindleys and Clough Farm Family Funday - Saturday, 25th August | 11-4 | John Holt Centre.
  • Howfenbury Festival of Music - Saturday, 25th August | 12-8 | White Lion Car Park.
  • Friends of Eatock Lodge Funday - Sunday, 2nd September | 12-4 | Eatock Lodge.
  • Daisy Hill Fruit, Flower & Veg Show - Sunday, 2nd September | 2-4 | Daisy Hill Cricket Club.
  • Barking Berry's Christmas Dog Show - Sunday, 2nd December | 11-3 | Lands Farm.

Previous WCN Community Fayres


22 May
Sports Field, Central Drive
Westhoughton Art Group Exhibition - 23 Mar
Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - 10 June
Lionsfest (Westhoughton Lions RLC)- 12 Aug
Yarn Bombing Festival - 19/20 Aug
Friends of Eatock Lodge Funday - 3 Sept
Howfenbury - 16 Sept
Daisy Hill Fruit, Flower & Veg Show - 17 Sept
'Aspects of Howfen' Exhibition - 23 Sept
Barking Berry's Christmas Fair - 25 Nov
Yarn Bombing Festival

2 & 3 July
Town Centre
Yarn Bombing Festival

4 & 5 July
Town Centre
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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Community Events

  • Rotary Christmas Float
    Rotary Club of Westhoughton are out and about very grateful for public support and donations in the run up to Christmas. Last year £12,000 was raised for local charities.
  • Churches Over Christmas
    Information about Services 16th to 31st Dec at all our local Churches celebrating Christmas. All are welcome. Carols Services: 16th, 23rd, 24th Dec.
  • History Group Exhibition
    Now open! (Runs until year end)
    Westhoughton Library
    Coinciding with #Armistice100, new, fascinating and immersive exhibition: 'Westhoughton in the Wake of World War One' profiles post-war years - those lost, those returning, rebuilding after war years.
  • Community Police
    Informal, confidential drop-ins held by Pcsos, chance to discuss local issues, seek advice on security & crime prevention.
    The HUB: Mon 10 Dec (7-8pm)
    John Holt: Tues 18 Dec (9:30-11:00am)
    WH Market: Thurs 27 Dec (12-1pm)
    Information about
  • 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. Donation boxes at local shops.
    . Finalists 'Community Rail Awards' 2015. Town Council 'Certificate of Achievement'. Recent clean-up
  • Hope Community Centre
    Central Drive
    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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