Things to do in Chorley and South Ribble (July 25 - 31)

Take your pick from these events happening in Chorley and South Ribble over the coming days:

Monday, 23rd July 2018, 9:41 am
Updated Monday, 23rd July 2018, 10:47 am
Expect celebrity gardener talks and more at Chorley Flower Show

FREE: Chorley Flower Show, Chorley, Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29

After the phenomenal success of last year, this fantastic event is back in Astley Park . All your favourite attractions will be returning with a wider variety of horticultural displays and trade stands. There will also be a number of exciting new additions, and don’t miss celebrity gardeners Adam Frost and Carol Klein. For more information visit​

PAID: St Laurence’s Light Classics, Chorley, Sunday, July 29

Take a walk in Fishwick Bottoms

Afternoon recital at St Laurence’s Church, featuring Alison Davies (mezzo-soprano) and Brian Williams (baritone). Starts 3pm. Tickets: £5 (inc. refreshments); children go free.

PAID: Pond Dipping and Mini Beast Hunt, Longton, Friday, July 27

Go along to Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve for insects and creepy crawlies. All equipment provided, please dress appropriately. Admission £2. Booking essential call: 01772 625625.

FREE: Free Guided Ramble, Fishwick Bottoms, Wednesday, July 25

Park at the Capitol Centre, near Vue Cinema for a prompt 10am start. This three to six mile walk covers nearby Fishwick Bottoms. Suitable clothing and comfortable footwear required.

FREE: Buckshaw Monthly Indoor Market, Buckshaw Village, Sunday, July 29

​Held on the last Sunday of each month inside Buckshaw Village Community Centre, with a great variety of stalls. Open from 1.45pm-until 5.30pm. Admission free.