Early Start For The Whitaker 60’s Weekend


The Whitaker will be starting early with their lead up to the Rossendale 60’s Festival weekend. Attractions include:

Wednesday 7th September featuring a classic 60’s acoustic night from 7.30pm

Thursday 8th September will see a large screen viewing of the famous 60’s classic ‘Kes’ from 7.30pm

Friday 9th September will see the launch of the Rossendale 60’s Festival proper with the children from the Wonderful Whitaker project, coached by Sean Ruane setting the festival off at 6.30pm, and from 7.00pm set from Band of Brian and Kelly’s Heroes

Saturday 10th September sees ‘Whitstock’ including flower power, art, family clowning and live music from Soul Revolution at 2.00pm and headlining at Whitstock ‘The Threetles’ at 3.30pm

Sunday 11th September will feature The Clog market set in the courtyard of Whitaker park plus 60’s acoustic from Liam and Sarah

The Whitaker Post Code – BB4 6RE

For further information on the Festival, check out the festival blog at http://www.rossendale60sfest.wordpress.com


About Rossendale 60's Festival

The Rossendale 60's Festival is Rossendale Valley wide and includes events in Rawtenstall, Bacup, Haslingden and Whitworth. The Festival’s main aim is to attract and expose visitors to the beauty, heritage and culture of Rossendale. What better way than to create a Festival with a theme that young and old can relate to
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