Westhoughton Community Network

group for and run by community groups in Westhoughton

Community Fayres in Westhoughton (2018)

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

  • Westhoughton Art Group Exhibition | 15th to 24th March | Westhoughton Library.
  • Art By Elise Exhibition | 26th March to 9th April | Westhoughton Library.
  • Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - Saturday, 18th June | 11-4 | Central Park.
  • Gates Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 23rd June | 12-3 | Bristle Hall Way.
  • St. Bartholomew's Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 23rd June | 11-1 | The Fairways.
  • 'Festival of Ageing' (Over 50s events) - 2nd to 14th July | Various Locations…
  • Yarn Bombing Festival | 15th & 16th July | Market Street / John Holt Centre.
  • Washacre Primary School Summer Fair - Saturday, 15th July | 11:30-4:00 | John Holt Centre.
  • Hindleys and Clough Farm Family Funday - Saturday, 25th August | 11-4 | John Holt Centre.
  • Howfenbury Festival of Music - Saturday, 25th August | 12-8 | White Lion Car Park.
  • Friends of Eatock Lodge Funday - Sunday, 2nd September | 12-4 | Eatock Lodge.
  • Daisy Hill Fruit, Flower & Veg Show - Sunday, 2nd September | 2-4 | Daisy Hill Cricket Club.
  • Barking Berry's Christmas Dog Show - Sunday, 2nd December | 11-3 | Lands Farm.

Previous WCN Community Fayres

2016
'It's-A-Knockout'

22 May
Sports Field, Central Drive
2017
Westhoughton Art Group Exhibition - 23 Mar
Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show - 10 June
Lionsfest (Westhoughton Lions RLC)- 12 Aug
Yarn Bombing Festival - 19/20 Aug
Friends of Eatock Lodge Funday - 3 Sept
Howfenbury - 16 Sept
Daisy Hill Fruit, Flower & Veg Show - 17 Sept
'Aspects of Howfen' Exhibition - 23 Sept
Barking Berry's Christmas Fair - 25 Nov
2016
Yarn Bombing Festival

2 & 3 July
Town Centre
2015
Yarn Bombing Festival

4 & 5 July
Town Centre
2015
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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  • Craft Fair at The Bethel
    Sat 13 Oct (10-1)
    The Bethel (BL5 3DE)
    Popular craft fair raising funds for the Bethel. Variety of craft stalls, cake stalls. Refreshments. Tombola. Free entry.
  • Friends of Westhoughton Station
    Meeting Sundays from 9am, volunteer group undertake clean-up and ambient improvement work at Westhoughton Station benefiting local commuters. Excellent progress. All welcome. AGM Tues 16/10 (7:30pm), Wheatsheaf.
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    . Finalists 'Community Rail Awards' 2015. Town Council 'Certificate of Achievement'. Recent clean-up
  • Hope Community Centre
    Central Drive
    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.
  • Community Choir
    Hope Centre, Central Drive
    Westhoughton Community Choir meet Monday evenings Mon 1 Oct 7:00-8:30pm. For those who like to sing and are interested in joining a choir. Informal, fun and social. Men welcome too!
  • Community Police
    Informal, confidential drop-ins held by Pcsos, chance to discuss local issues, seek advice on security & crime prevention.
    John Holt: Tues 23 Oct (9:30-11:00am)
    WH Market: Thurs 1 Nov (12-1pm)
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  • Westhoughton Poetry Group
    Thurs 25 Oct (from 2pm)
    Westhoughton Library
    Get poetic - budding Wordsworth or Pam Ayres? - monthly mtg of creative writing group. Newcomers welcome. Contribute or just listen. Free.
  • St. James DH 'Open Doors'
    Sat, 27 October (10am-12pm)
    Chance to visit church last Saturday of month for coffee, chat, contemplation. Learn about community facility plans and concert series. Book stall. Local History Group to exhibit looking for contributions to their Westhoughton After WWI project info.
  • George Formby Society
    Wed 31 Oct (from 7:30pm)
    Mercury Bolton, Manchester Road (BL5 3JP)
    Back from appearance at Royal Albert Hall before Queen. Fans of George Formby and the ukulele gather to talk, play and be entertained. Last Wed every month.
  • Westhoughton Area Forum
    Thurs 8 Nov 7:00pm (main mtg)
    Westhoughton High School
    Bolton Council run meeting and forum with Q&A session for residents touching on local issues and initiatives in the presence of councillors and officials. Drop-in session from 6:30pm.
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  • 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.
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