Whitworth Town Council

Events' calendar

8 events have been found.
Annual Skyline Walk
This is a challenging walk of approximately 14 miles over varied terrain, starting at Lobden Golf Club between 8am and 9am. The organisers – Whitworth Sports Council – will provide you with written route instructions; and orange juice/water/plasters if required at every checkpoint; and vehicles may be available to remove you from the moor in the case of emergency. There will also be a certificate and a hot meal available to you at the finish at Lobden Golf Club.
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When: Sunday 12th May 2019, register between 8am and 9am
Where: Lobden Golf Club, Whitworth Rake, Whitworth, Lancashire , OL12 8XJ
Annual Skyline Walk
This is a challenging walk of approximately 14 miles over varied terrain, starting at Lobden Golf Club between 8am and 9am. The organisers – Whitworth Sports Council – will provide you with written route instructions; and orange juice/water/plasters if required at every checkpoint; and vehicles may be available to remove you from the moor in the case of emergency. There will also be a certificate and a hot meal available to you at the finish at Lobden Golf Club.
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When: Sunday 12th May 2019, register between 8am and 9am
Where: Lobden Golf Club, Whitworth Rake, Whitworth, Lancashire , OL12 8XJ
Family Fun Day and Dog Show
The Family Fun Day is organised by the Whitworth Tourism and Leisure Committee and usually takes place on an early Sunday in July 12pm and 4pm!
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When: 12pm - 4pm Sunday 7th July 2019
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, OL12 8DP
Annual Rushcart Celebrations
Whitworth is one of only four Rushcart celebrations still taking place regularly in the UK, all of them within close proximity: the others are held in Sowerby Bridge, Littleborough and Saddleworth. Whitworth, however, is the only one to use heather, not rushes.
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When: 1pm - 4.30pm, Sunday 1st September 2019
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, OL12 8DP
Mayor of Whitworth's Charity Ball - 2019 Mayors Charity Ball
Each October, the Mayor hosts a charity ball on a theme of their choice. All proceeds raised at the event will go towards the Mayor’s Charity Fund which is districuted annually in May to local organisations of the Mayor's choosing.
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When: Saturday 19th October 2019
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, OL12 8DP
Remembrance Sunday Commemorations - 2019
The annual Remembrance Commemorations take place on the Sunday closest to Remembrance Day.
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When: 10.20am Sunday 10th November 2019
Where: The Memorial Gardens, Market Street, Facit, OL12 8DP
Community Carol Service - 2019
The service is an opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit and join together to sing carols, accompanied by the Whitworth Vale and Healey Youth Band. The service each year is led by the Mayoral Chaplain.
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When: 7pm Monday 16th December
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, OL12 8DP
Annual New Year's Day Duck Race - 2020
Ready, steady – quack! A staple in the Whitworth calendar is the Annual New Year’s Day Duck Race. Taking place, every year at 1pm on New Year's Day at Cowm Reservoir. The event is always really popular with around 500 people attending on the day.
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When: 1pm Wednesday 1st January 2020
Where: Cowm Reservoir, Tong Lane, Whitworth