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Amazing Accrington Christmas Light Switch On Brings Over £150,000 Into Economy in Just Three Hours | Member News

Over 12,000 attended the extremely popular #AmazingAccrington Christmas Light Switch On, featuring actor, singer and TikTok star Junior Andre and Emmerdale's "Paddy". Taking place on Thursday 23rd November, the event also saw performances from students at Burnley College, a Michael Jackson Tribute Act and the world famous Accrington Pipe Band, as well as singing from Sophie Stott, the Sing [...]

Julie Hesmondhalgh Stars as Amazing Accrington Business Leaders Meeting Heads to Historic St James Church | Member News

Business leaders from across Hyndburn met in the beautiful surroundings of St James' Church in Accrington on Thursday 21st September, for the latest #AmazingAccrington business leaders meeting. Those attending got the chance to hear from legendary Accringtonian Julie Hesmondhalgh, who spoke about an exciting new project which she is working on in Hyndburn, to engage young people with the [...]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas at Ewood Park | Member News

Head to Ewood Park this Christmas, where there’s something for everyone! All-Inclusive Party Nights, Rockin’ Rovers event, Turkey & Tinsel or private parties. SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS PARTIES AT BLACKBURN ROVERS FC It’s never too early to start planning for the festive season. Ewood Park offer a range of newly refurbished hospitality suites for you to host your Christmas Party. Whether [...]

Excitement Builds For 2023 #Amazingaccrington Soapbox Challenge | Local News

The #AmazingAccrington Soapbox Challenge returns on Saturday 26th August from 10am-4pm with a spectacular line-up of events having been announced for the day. Over 15,000 people flocked to Accrington for the event in 2022 and they are expected to return in their thousands this year for #AmazingAccrington's biggest and busiest attraction. The event gets underway at 10am when the [...]

1st June 2024… Date Set For Popular Accrington Food Festival To Return | Local News

Following the extremely successful 2023 Accrington Food & Culture Festival, organisers #AmazingAccrington have announced that the 2024 Accrington Food Festival will take place on Saturday 1st June from 10am. The 2023 event saw over 12,000 people flock to Accrington town centre for a magical day filled with delicious food, fun for all the family and entertainment across the town [...]

Accrington Food & Culture Festival Brings Over £300k Into Economy | Member News

Over 12,000 attended as the Accrington Food & Culture Festival returned in style on Saturday 3rd June. Attractions included international, regional and local food markets, 1940's singers, a Spitfire flypast, a war re-enactment, a kitchen demo area featuring TV star Molly Robbins and some amazing local businesses, and a spectacular culture festival inside Accrington Market Hall. The display area, [...]

Burnley to Host Inaugural Town Centre Customer Service Awards | Local News

Burnley is gearing up to host its first ever town centre Customer Service Awards - sponsored by Charter Walk Shopping Centre and Financial Affairs - at the historic Mechanics Theatre on Tuesday 4th July. Organised by Burnley Business Improvement District (BID) with support from Charter Walk, the awards have been created to recognise and celebrate the great customer service [...]

Over 2,000 School Children Invited to Take Part in Exciting ‘Food From Around the World’ Competition for 2023 Accrington Food and Culture Festival | Local News

#AmazingAccrington, organisers of the 2023 Accrington Food & Culture Festival, have invited over 2,000 Hyndburn primary school children to take part in an exciting competition as part of the cultural festival, which takes place on Saturday 3rd June (10am-4pm). Competition forms have been delivered to Year 2 and Year 3 children from 36 Hyndburn primary schools, with the students [...]

Action Packed Line-Up of Free Events Announced for 2023 Accrington Food and Culture Festival | Local News

#AmazingAccrington, organisers of the 2023 Accrington Food & Culture Festival, have announced a spectacular line-up of free activities for all the family at the eagerly anticipated cultural event which takes place on Saturday 3rd June in Accrington town centre. The festival, sponsored by North Lancs Training Group (NLTG), Hyndburn Borough Council, Financial Affairs and Cardboard Box Company, will be [...]

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