Whitworth Town Council

Events' calendar

19 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 13th May 2018, start between 8am and 9am
Where: Lobden Golf Club, Whitworth Rake
Tourism and Leisure Committee Meeting - 14 May 2018
The Tourism and Leisure Committee are a hard working group of volunteers who work so hard for the benefit of Whitworth. Some volunteers are local councillors and others have an interest in helping out our community. They arrange five annual events and raise funds to make Whitworth an even better place than it already is. For more details about the TLC, contact Councillor David Chorlton, Chairman of the TLC or use the website 'contact us' form.
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When: 7pm Monday 14th May 2018
Where: The Riverside (Lounge)
Annual Sports Festival - 2018 Sports Festival (10 year anniversary)
Whitworth Sports festival runs each year in early June with an action packed week of sporting activities. For more information contact Jo 07813 180748
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When: Saturday 9th June to Sunday 17th June 2018
Where: Various venues in Whitworth
Mayor's Civic Sunday
Annually the Mayor attends a Civic Sunday service shortly after their installation. The service takes place at the church of their Mayoral Chaplain.
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When: Sunday 10th June 2018, 2.30pm
Where: St Anselms RC Church followed by refreshments at the Council Chamber, the Riverside
Family Fun Day and Dog Show - 2018
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 8th July 2018
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 to 4.30pm, Sunday 2nd September 2018
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, OL12 8DP
Mayor of Whitworth's 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 20th October 2018
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, OL12 8DP
Pack up your troubles
A celebratory event to recognise the centenary of the end of the First World War
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When: Saturday 10th November 2018
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, OL12 8DP
Remembrance Sunday Commemorations - 2018
The annual Remembrance Commemorations take place on the Sunday closest to Remembrance Day.
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When: 10.20am Sunday 11th November 2018
Where: The Memorial Gardens, Market Street, Facit, OL12 8DP
Annual Christmas Lights Switch On - 2018
Whitworth’s Christmas Lights will be officially switched on the last Sunday of November.
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When: Sunday 25th November 2018
Where: The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, OL12 8DP