This years New Kirk Village Fair will be held in Newchurch Community Garden (or St Nicholas’s Church if it rains) on Saturday 9th September 1-4pm and will have a 60’s theme as part of the Rossendale 60’s Festival 2017. There will be lots going on, especially for the kids.
- Bottle stall
- Face painter
- Playing card games
- Rainbows will sell kids toys
- Guides will do Hook a Duck and lucky dip
- Coconut shy
- Ping pong in a cup game
- Cake stall
- Second hand book stall
- Cream teas and refreshments available
- Raffle will be drawn at 7pm
Also local history will be on display and there will be a heritage walk trail leaflet available. St Nicholas’s Church are also opening on Saturday as part of the Heritage Open Weekend. In the evening, Vocal Harmony Duo Sorella will be performing at The Boars Head between 6-9pm. 60s Dress is optional but recommended for added atmosphere
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Rossendale 60_s pogramme 2017 page order.pdf
The Crown Inn weekend starts on Friday 8th September with fabulous vocalist Peter May who was Northwest singer of the year 2014/15, and went down a storm last time he appeared at The Crown. He will be treating his audience to a programme of 60’s hits from 8.45pm
Saturday 9th September *FANCY DRESS EVENT*
Saturday hails the return of the ever popular DJ Shortie, who will be getting everyone in the groove with an evening of 60’s tunes. Weather permitting we’re hoping for a BBQ also 1960s style of course.
All those attending in 1960s FANCY DRESS will be eligible for a FREE drink from the bar. Let’s make this a weekend to remember.
Sunday 10th September
ELVIS PRESLEY aka Andy Brown will be rocking the place once again. He visits us three times a year here at HQ, not to be missed whether you’ve seen him before or not.
Pete Waterman on the platform at Rawtenstall Station at a previous 60’s Festival
For this years Rossendale 60’s Festival, East Lancashire Railway is planning to dress Rawtenstall Station in a 60’s theme and will have 60’s tunes playing ion the trains over the weekend of 8th, 9th and 10th September. Their ‘Ales on the Rails’ event will also be happening over the weekend, so you can discover the finest local beers and ciders at the East Lancashire Railway’s first beer and cider festival in Bury, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall and experience all that is on offer at the Rossendale 60’s Festival. The ELR Vintage transport gathering will be extended to include Rawtenstall, where you can see a display of Minis at J A Taylor’s adjacent to the station.
For further information on the Rossendale 60’s Festival, why not check out our blog at http://www.rossendale60sfest.wordpress.com
Yvonne Harrison, Landlady of The Crown Inn Bacup is really pushing the boat out for the Rossendale 60’s Festival weekend, so please support her efforts.
The Weekend start on Friday 8th September with Fabulous vocalist Peter May who was Northwest singer of the year 2014/15, and went down a storm last time he appeared at The Crown. He will be treating his audience to a programme of 60’s hits from 8.45pm
Saturday 9th September hails the return of the ever popular DJ Shortie, who will be getting everyone in the groove with an evening of 60’s toons
Sunday 10th September is currently in the planning, but if Yvonne is involved it will be absolutely Fab!
For further information of the Rossendale 60’s Festival programme, check out our blog at http://www.rossendale60sfest.wordpress.com
Here is your introduction to the events that are on offer throughout the Rossendale Valley at this years Rossendale 60’s Festival. The Festival has doubled in size both in event numbers, venues and diversity, and we can guarantee that there is something for everyone. There is still time for you or a group you are connected with to organise an event and raise its profile, raise money and put into practice one of the founding principles of the 60’s era. Community.
We are currently working on a full programme with details of the times and dates of all the events will be available soon at the Festival Venues or online at http://www.rossendale60sfest.wordpress.com
Sylvia Dobson and Natalie McCall are planning to hold Bacup’s own Cake Bakeoff on Bacup Market on Saturday 9th September as part of the Valley wide Rossendale 60’s Festival. The Bakeoff will be for Hand-made Cakes or individual Cup Cakes and will be judged in the following five categories:
- The Tastiest Adult Cake – judging at 10.30am
- The Tastiest Children’s Cake – judging at 11.00am
- The Best Decorated Adult Cake – judging at 11.30am
- The Best Decorated Children’s Cake – judging at 12.00pm
- The Cake With The Most Flavour – judging at 12.30pm
Entry fee to the competition will be just £1, with all proceeds going to Rossendale Responsible Animal Rescue (RRAR). Entry foms are available from Sylvia or Natalie, or you can print off the form from the Bacup Market Facebook Page
For further information on other events at this years Rossendale 60’s Festival. why not check out our blog at http://www.rossendale60sfest.wordpress.com