Five festivals taking place in Lancashire this bank holiday weekend

The early May bank holiday weekend kicks off tomorrow and many people in the UK can expect a day off on Monday.

Luckily for the people of Lancashire, you don’t need to travel far to have a good day, as there are plenty of festivals happening on your doorstep.

Whether you’re a music lover or looking for a boozy day out, there’s a festival for everyone this weekend.

Here are five festivals that take place in Lancashire:

Kyla Brox, former Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Festival performer

The 13th annual festival kicks off on Friday, April 29 and will run until May 2.

It presents the best of jazz and blues in all its genres and brings together artists from around the world to focus on Clitheroe.

They will perform at various venues across the Ribble Valley, with headlines taking the stage from The Great to Clitheroe.

On Friday, new international jazz star, Georgia Cécile will set the bar high for a diverse program of performances by innovative artists on the cusp of national/international careers, street music and free concerts to inspire and bring back live music at the center of life in the Ribble Valley and beyond.

KOG Kweku, Kirk McElhinney, Peter Riley and The Gelatos are just a few of the other artists who will perform Arthur Geldard Quartet, Women in Jazz, The Mighty Revelators and Midnite Jonny.

Ticket prices vary. Weekend passes from £55 or £45 or £15 for under 25s.

Tickets to view individual acts can also be purchased.

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This free, family-friendly event is back after a two-year hiatus and will take place on Sunday, May 1.

The event will start at 1 p.m. and last until 9 p.m.

Local artists including Dirty Suns, The Vibe, Bridle Lights and Roadkill Survival will take to the stage.

It will take place at Penny black bar, Burnley.

Grills will also be available

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Lancashire Telegraph: The three-day beer and gin festival returns to the city's rugby club for the sixth year of the Blackburn Beer Festival. The three-day beer and gin festival returns to the city’s rugby club for the sixth year of the Blackburn Beer Festival.

The Blackburn Beer and Gin Festival will take place on 29, 30 April and 1 May 2022 at Blackburn Rugby Club.

The three-day event will feature a range of beers and ciders from local and regional brewers, with over 60 authentic brews to sample.

The festival will also feature an excellent musical lineup featuring some of the best local talent, including solo artists and bands.

Tickets cost between £5 and £10. Get yours through Eventbrite.

2022 brings the 10th Lancaster Food and Drink Festival – a place for die-hard foodies and culinary curious to gather in one place to savor and drink the fabulous flavors from over 40 food and drink stalls.

This year, the festival will be held on April 30 and May 1 and 2 at Lancaster Brewery, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., and will feature all the best food and drink from the region and beyond.

You can sample hot street food and buy cheeses, sauces, meats, wine and spirits to take home…and don’t forget to get your hands on some free samples during your stay.

The event is fully accessible, with blue badge parking, accessible restrooms and all on one level with no steps.

Everyone is welcome, dogs too!

Free entry.

From April 30 through May 1, Restricted Rocks will be hosting a fun family festival featuring 12 top AAA Rock Tribute bands.

Here is the full composition

Saturday April 30
Clone roses
Happy Mondaze
between the courts
The Smiths UTD
True Order

Sunday May 1
Not you Rolling Stones
noisy meat
status quo
Foo Fighterz
Tribute to nirvana
green mist

Ticket prices are £5 for children and £10 for adults.

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