Category Archives: festival

For Vintage Retro Bacup Delivers

Bacup is fast becoming the Vintage Retro Centre of East Lancashire, with visitors coming from all over the Northwest. The town can now boast a monthly Vintage Retro market and four vintage retro shop, with two more due to open … Continue reading

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Listen, Do You Want To Know A Secret? Rossendale Is Fab!

The Rossendale Valley can’t be summed up in a word, but it is beautiful, exhilarating, friendly, challenging, rewarding, peaceful and home of Lee Quarry,the World Gravy Wresting and Black Pudding Throwing Championships and the Rossendale 60’s Festival. Check us out … Continue reading

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The Rossendale Valley Gets A Tourism Boost

  As a result of discussions between The Promoting Rossendale Partnership’s Tourism Communications Group and Marketing Lancashire, the Rossendale Valley ¬†has now been launched on the Visit Lancashire web site. Having a presence on the Visit Lancashire web site will … Continue reading

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Rossendale – The Valley That Keeps On Giving

The Rossendale Valley is a collection of distinct towns and villages, all with communities that have unique characteristics, heritage, history, and traditions. As a consequence, the Valley is able to offer an exceptional range of quality events and activities, reflecting … Continue reading

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Rossendale – A Photographer’s Paradise

  The Halo and The Singing Ringing Tree – Photo courtesy of Barry Hyde The Rossendale Valley, known locally as ‘the undiscovered Valley’,¬†offers an amazing and varied range of subject matter for anyone interested in Photography. The Valley offers beautiful … Continue reading

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Rossendale – Events in abundance

The Image above reflects the typical views from a survey of carried out in Bacup They say that variety is the spice of life, and Rossendale has it in abundance. Not only does the Valley have an amazing heritage, it … Continue reading

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Spending 48 hours in Rossendale – what would you suggest?

To promote the Rossendale Valley effectively to prospective visitors, it has to be right to draw on the local knowledge of the Rossendale community to provide ideas and recommendations for how they would spend 48 hours of quality time in … Continue reading

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