Countdown on to Rawtenstall Annual Fair

Published June 26, 2018 at 11:08

Roll up, roll up for a host of entertainment at Rawtenstall Annual Fair.

The free celebration of  traditional dialect, song and dance takes place at Whitaker Park from 1pm to 5pm on Saturday, July 7.

Performers include Chorley Cakes Ceilidh Band, The Tin Pot Poets, Lancashire dialect performer Sid Calderbank and The Well Dressed Gentleman with their toe-tapping songs from jazz age and roaring twenties.

Hundreds of people attended last year’s event which is organised by The Whitaker art gallery and museum. There will also be children’s activities, food stalls, a traditional book shop and storytelling.

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