1. Upcoming Events
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  1. Saturday 01 July

    Manfords Comedy Club


    Come and join three top comedians at Chorley Little theatre, hand-picked by Jason Manford for a great night full of fun and laughter.

  2. Friday 07 July

    Hoghton Church Massive Jigsaw Festival

    Holy Trinity Church in Hoghton are presenting you with their new event, the massive jigsaw festival.

  3. Friday 14 July

    Concert by French vocal ensemble Ad Libitum

    ​Croston Town Twinning Association are pleased to welcome the vocal ensemble Ad Libitum from Azay le Rideau who are joining us for our annual Bastille Day celebrations. ​

  4. Saturday 15 July

    Into The Woods

    Chorley Little Theatre present Stephen Sondheim’s musical in which characters from classic fairytales (Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Jack and Prince Charming) meet up and embark on journeys together all tied together by a childless baker, his wife and a wicked witch. Than everyone must deal with what happens after “Happily Ever After”.​

  5. Saturday 15 July

    Bare Bones Exhibition

    Local historic house, Astley Hall, is welcoming a unique and exciting animal skeleton exhibition to its newly improved Art Gallery on Saturday 15 July and it is sure to be a perfect day out for families.

  6. Sunday 16 July

    Theatre in the Park presents The Secret Garden

    Experience an enchanting outdoor theatre performance in Astley Park’s Walled Garden of The Secret Garden. Pack a picnic, some camping chairs and get family and friends together for Heartbreak Productions’ beautiful performance of the Frances Hodgson Burnett novel, The Secret Garden

  7. Sunday 16 July

    Hoghton Tower Farmers' Market

    The Great Barn at Hoghton Tower hosts the popular Farmers' Market on Sunday 16 July and every 3rd Sunday of the month from 10am to 2pm. 

  8. Sunday 16 July

    Ironman UK Triathlon

    The Ironman UK triathlon returns to the area with local people invited to cheer on the athletes and line the route of the bike ride section, which goes through many of Chorley’s villages.  Watch competitors cycle through the borough as they complete two loops. 

  9. Wednesday 19 July

    Alcohol not just a drink

    A workshop with Sue Chisnall-Summer. Experiment and play with alcohol inks on different surfaces and items to produce beautiful effects.

  10. Thursday 20 July

    Angels in America Part One (NT Live)

    Chorley little theatre will be broadcasting   ‘Angels in America’ .When America in the mid-1980s was facing AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration. New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

  11. Saturday 22 July

    Sleep walk under the stars (The fairytale edition)

    A fund-raising 10k walk under the stars, starting at Buckshaw Community Centre and wending its way round Buckshaw Village, Chorley and Euxton, to raise funds for Derian House Children's Hospice, Chorley. 

  12. Saturday 22 July

    Freedom of the Borough parade

    Local people are being urged to line the streets of Chorley town centre on Saturday 22 July to watch soldiers from the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment march in honour.​

  13. Sunday 23 July

    The HandleBards - As you like it

    Join us for a unique production of the Shakespeare play ‘As you like it’ performed by the HandleBards, the world's first cycling theatre company.

  14. Wednesday 26 July

    Lancashire Reading Journey - The Ghost of Astley Hall

    Chorley Library are hosting a Ghost of Astley Hall themed event where you can come along and collect rewards for the Lancashire Reading Journey whilst having fun. This is a free drop in activity session so no booking is required. 

  15. Thursday 27 July

    Angels in America Part Two (NT Live)

    Chorley Little Theatre is showing live ‘Angels in America Part Two Perestroika’.

  16. Thursday 27 July

    Skylarks Community Choir Charity Summer Concert

    Come and join the Skylarks for an evening of music with their Charity Summer Concert.​

  17. Thursday 27 July

    Magpies on the market

    Chorley Markets has teamed up with Chorley Football Club to offer some fantastic FREE football fun at the Covered Market 10am - 4pm on Thursdays during the school holidays.

  18. Friday 28 July

    Lancashire Reading Journey - Cast a spell

    Chorley Library are hosting a Pendle Witch themed event where you can come along and collect rewards for the Lancashire Reading Journey whilst having fun. ​

  19. Saturday 29 July

    Chorley Flower Show

    After the phenomenal success of the second ever Chorley Flower Show, this fantastic event will be back on Saturday and Sunday 29-30 July 2017. Chorley Flower Show is now an ‘award-winning’ show after scooping ‘Tourism Event of the Year’ at the prestigious Lancashire Tourism Awards.

  20. Sunday 30 July

    Chorley Flower Show

    After the phenomenal success of the second ever Chorley Flower Show, this fantastic event will be back on Saturday and Sunday 29-30 July 2017. Chorley Flower Show is now an ‘award-winning’ show after scooping ‘Tourism Event of the Year’ at the prestigious Lancashire Tourism Awards.

  21. Sunday 30 July

    Buckshaw Summer Fair

    This event is being held at  Buckshaw Village Community Centre on  Sunday 30 July from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

  22. Sunday 30 July

    Opera - Tales of Love

    Outreach Opera are returning to Hoghton Tower following the success of their outdoor performance of Hansel and Gretel last summer. Join them as they journey through life, love, marriage and death with Tales of Love.

Submit your event to the calendar *please note not all events are organised by Chorley Council.