Christmas Market 2016

On Wednesday 7th December we will be supporting the Bacup Christmas Market with a chocolate tombola stall on the market There’ll be a prize for every pound spent, and top prizes for special numbers ! The event is held to highlight the switchon of…

Light up the Valley 2016

Great record of workshops and Lantern Parade from 2016 ‘Light Up The Valley’ Click Here

Lantern Parade 2016

The 2016 Lantern Parade involved over 400 people, of all ages, from our community who took part in this memorable event. Who can forget seeing the parade of colourful creative pieces of art winding along the River Irwell? The river itself sparkling with little lights….

Christmas Lights Switch On 2016

SCHOOL STREET CHRISTMAS LIGHTS GRAND SWITCH ON ! SUNDAY DECEMBER 4TH 5PM JOIN OUR CHRISTMAS FAIRY AND HER LITTLE HELPERS AT THE PAPER SHOP – PREMIER NEWS – FOR REFRESHMENTS AND A QUICK SING SONG !  Lights funded by local residents. Refreshments sponsored by Premier…

Our Latest Project

We’re tidying up the Bridge at the Glen – which locals will know has been in a shocking state for 100+ years. Everything needs money and Brian Eastwood – well known local musician – has offered to organise a Hole In The Bridge Fundraising…

Hole In The Bridge Fundraiser

More details about the fundraising event organised by Brian Eastwood to raise money to improve the appearance of the Bridge at the Glen. It’s a fantastic lineup – please come along and support a good cause – or join in the open mic   session…

The first Storytelling Event !

On 10th August 2016 Gill and Susan organised the first Storytelling Event in the Glade of the Riverside Park – to get children into the great outdoors and enjoy a traditional activity. Lunch was sponsored by Morrisons Supermarket and 22 children were enthralled by…

First Workshop

The first Workshop for Light Up The Valley’ is  now organised for next Tuesday 2nd August 1pm-3pm at Bacup Cricket Club on Greensnook Lane in Bacup. Also, don’t forget that we have another orienteering event at 11am in the Riverside Park tomorrow 30 July…

Light Up The Valley 2016

A new group has been formed to manage this year’s event, which includes the original team and additional members from The Boo Puppet Theatre. The event will be known as ‘Light Up The Valley 2016’, and will take place on Saturday 29th October. They…

Orienteering Event 30 July

Next Orienteering Even takes place week on Saturday – and a request for publicity from the Free Press ! Please publicise the event  far and wide – let’s see if we can beat the 105 attendees who came last time !