Westhoughton Community Network

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Community Fayres in Westhoughton

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

Other Community Events in 2017

  • Westhoughton Art Group 2017 Exhibition | 23rd March to 1 April | Westhoughton Library.
  • Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - Saturday, 10th June | 11-4 | Central Park.
    Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show 10/6/17 on Facebook
  • St. Bartholomew's Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 24th June | 11-1 | The Fairways.
  • Washacre Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 1st July | 11:30-4:00 | Clough Avenue.
  • Gates Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 8th July | 12-3 | Bristle Hall Way.
  • Lionsfest 2017 (Westhoughton Lions RLC)- Saturday, 12th August | 11-9 | The Den, Cunningham Road.
  • Yarn Bombing Festival | 19th & 20th August | Town Centre. Plus Silcock's Funfair.
  • Friends of Eatock Lodge Funday - Sunday, 3rd September | 12-4 | Eatock Lodge.
  • Howfenbury Festival of Music - Saturday, 16th September | 12-10 | White Lion Car Park.
  • Daisy Hill Fruit, Flower & Veg Show - Sunday, 17th September | 2-4 | Daisy Hill Cricket Club.
  • 'Aspects of Howfen' Exhibition - 23rd September to 31st October | Times | Westhoughton Library.
  • Barking Berry's Christmas Dog Show - Saturday, 25th November | 11-3 | Lands Farm.

Previous WCN Community Fayres

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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  • Art Group Exhibition
    From 15 - 24 Mar
    Westhoughton Library (upstairs) *FREE*
    Public exhibition of artwork from Westhoughton Art Group as local artists show off their work. Range of styles & high quality work. This will be followed by an new exhibition 'Art by Elise' running into April
    Info | Flyer (WAG) | Flyer (Elise).
  • Friends of Eatock Lodge Litter Pick
    Saturday 9 April (11am)
    Eatock Lodge (The Hoskers)
    First community event of the spring and volunteers work to tidy up local nature reserve. Equipment supplied.
  • Community Police
    Informal, confidential drop-ins held by Pcsos, chance to discuss local issues, seek advice on security & crime prevention.
    WH Market: Thurs 22 Mar (12-1pm)
    John Holt: Tues 27 Mar (9:30-11:00am)
    Information about
  • Rotary Christmas Float
    Rotary Club of Westhoughton very grateful for public support and donations in the run up to Christmas. £7,431 was raised for local charities and groups to be distributed in April.
  • 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. All welcome.
    . Finalists 'Community Rail Awards' 2015. Town Council 'Certificate of Achievement'. Recent clean-up
  • Hope Community Centre
    Central Drive
    Updated 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.
  • Westhoughton Poetry Group
    Thurs 22 Feb (from 2pm)
    Get poetic - budding Wordsworth or Pam Ayres? - monthly mtg of creative writing group. Newcomers welcome. Contribute or just listen. Free.
  • George Formby Society
    Wed 28 Feb (from 7:30pm)
    Mercury Bolton, Manchester Road (BL5 3JP)
    Free. Fans of George Formby and the ukulele gather to talk, play and be entertained. Last Wed every month.
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