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Baby Boogie Returns To The Boo For The 60’s Festival

The Horse and Bamboo Theatre will again be hosting the amazingly successful  ‘Baby Boogie’ experience, which is a sensory Baby Disco set to 60s music. Think psychedelic fashion, flower power and most important rock n roll! This truly unique event is planned … Continue reading

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Grace Petrie Will Be Performing On The Stage Of The Boo Theatre For The 60’s Festival

  The Boo is proud to host a performance by Grace Petrie, a folk singer, songwriter, and activist from Leicester, UK. She first exploded on to the national protest scene in 2010 with the emotive anthem Farewell to Welfare, which captured perfectly … Continue reading

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Endorsements For The 60’s Festival From Original 60’s Band Members – Doesn’t Get Any Better

  Over the last few days, the organisers of the Rossendale 60’s Festival have been receiving endorsements from band members for some of the original bands from the 60’s. Derek Quinn, guitarist with ‘Freddie and the Dreamers’, says “ The … Continue reading

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‘With A Little Help From My Friends’ Showing Crawshawbooth’s True 60’s Community Spirit

  As Part of the Rossendale 60’s Festival, the Crawshawbooth Community Association is extolling the true virtues of community support by hosting an evening themed around the famous Beatles song ‘With a little help from my friends’. It will held … Continue reading

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Iconic Minis Galore Will Be Displayed At The Rossendale 60’s Festival

   Examples of the minis that can be seen at the Festival (photos by Emma Argyle) How could we have a 60’s Festival without the most famous icon of the era. THE MINI. We have great news. The Oldham & … Continue reading

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Will It Be Wimpey Or Chicken In A Basket? It’s A Murder Mystery With A Difference At Haslingden Community Link

As Part of the Rossendale 60’s Festival, Haslingden Community Link is staging a 60’s themed Murder Mystery with a classic 60’s meal. But will it be Wimpey, Berni or the old favourite Chicken In A Basket? Currently it’s a mystery … Continue reading

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Steve Millward Presents Changing Times: Music and Politics in 1964, A Real Insight into Life In The 60’s

As part of the Rossendale 60’s Festival, and an element of The Whitaker’s ‘Whitstock’ experience, author Steve Millward will be giving a presentation based on his book ‘Changing Times: Music and Politics in 1964’.  He will be looking specifically at 1964, when the … Continue reading

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