Although the Rossendale 60’s Festival is over for this year, it will be back bigger, broader and better in 2016. If you visited any of the Festival venues, you will be pleased to know that they have events, exhibitions and activities all year round and are well worth checking out.
The Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery have regular exhibitions throughout the year, Acoustic nights, children workshops and cinema. Check out their web site for further details of their Programme for 2015/16 at http://www.thewhitaker.org
The Artisan is one of the premier live music venues in the valley and has DJ sets and Live music every weekend. Check out their website at www.theartisanrawtenstall.co.uk
Bacup’s Vintage Retro Market is on every month and continues to offer a great range of quality products. For dates, check out their Facebook page
The East Lancashire Railway were an integral part of the Festival this year, providing lots of activities and live music at the Buffer Stop in Rawtenstall. They too have an extensive range of year round activities to suit adults and children alike. Check out their web site for further details at http://www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk
Rawtenstall Market offers a traditional Lancashire atmosphere with quality local produce. For opening hour and further information go to their website at www.rawtenstall-market.co.uk
Rossobus provided a Magical Mystery Tour bus for the Festival but its ‘proper job’ is to run an extensive timetable of buses into and within the Rossendale valley, providing a cheap and effective way of getting to the many attractions, activities and events offered by the Valley
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