What’s on this summer in Lancashire?
ST ANNES KITE FESTIVAL 2014 – 26th July
The festival will feature single line kites of all shapes and sizes, including a massive 30 metre long inflatable Octopus, flying cows, dogs and even hippos. Plus 2-line and 4-line stunt kites. New this year is Oscar the world’s largest teddy bear.
Bring your teddy bear to take part in the teddy parachute drop sponsored by Storytellers Inc Book Shop. Each brave teddy will receive a very special certificate of achievement. During the weekend there will be lots of entertainment for “kids of all ages” including market stalls and face painting.
On Saturday we have a sandcastle building competition for adults and children. On Sunday there is live music from the World Wise Samba Band.
Weather permitting, the event promises a thrilling and thoroughly enjoyable day out for young and old alike. So pack a picnic, gather together family and friends, and head down to St Annes beach from 11.00am to 5.00pm for All The Fun of The Air!
Kite Festival(26/07/2014 – 27/07/2014)
DayTimes Saturday 11:00 – 17:00 Sunday 11:00 – 17:00
BLACKPOOL ILLUMINASIA – Open all summer!
The world’s largest indoor illumination experience blends traditional Chinese lantern crafts with the latest in lighting technology, and boasts hundreds of incredible structures covering thousands of square feet, under-cover within the Olympia Exhibition Hall.
Visitors will enjoy six vibrant, immersive and interactive zones …. you are invited to an audience with the Dragon Emperor as part of The Mysteries of China, discover decades of history and heritage within The Blackpool Experience, explore our solar system and the vastness of space in The Planetarium, who will you meet on a larger-than-life journey through The Land of the Giants, move among the sharks, sea creatures and sunken treasure ships of The Deep and gaze upon amazing landmarks including a 45 feet high replica of Blackpool Tower and much more in The Wonders of the World.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult Ticket||£12.95 per ticket|
|2 years and under||Free|
|3 – 14 years||£9.95 per ticket|
|Group of 4||£40.00 per ticket|
Lytham Proms Festival Weekend 2014 – 01/08/2014 – 03/08/2014
Lytham Proms Festival Weekend is the biggest musical and cultural event in the town and indeed the wider area. The event is held on Lytham Green, next to the iconic windmill. Friday 1st August 2014, Saturday 2nd August 2014 and Sunday 3rd August 2014.
**Tom Jones announced for Lytham Proms 2014 ** – International singing legend Tom Jones will perform at Lytham Proms Weekend 2014.
Lytham Proms Festival (01/08/2014 – 03/08/2014) #
Friday 17:00 – 23:00 Saturday 17:00 – 23:00 Sunday 17:00 – 23:00
Blackpool Airshow – 10th August & 11th August
Watch planes classic and modern take to the skies in Blackpool’s brilliant air show. Gasp at spectacular wing walkers and admire some beautiful flying machines form the past and present – a marvellous family day out for young and old!
Display aircraft to include:
RV8tors RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire & Dakota Extra EA300 Gyrocopter Grob Tutor T1 RAF Tucano SWIP Team Brietling Airwalkers RAF Typhoon Aerostars Display Team
|2014 (10/08/2014 – 11/08/2014)|