Things to do in Chorley and South Ribble (July 4 - 10)

Adlington Carnival takes place over three days
Adlington Carnival takes place over three days
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There's lots going on in the region this week:

PAID: Adlington Carnival, Adlington, from Friday, July 6 until Sunday, July 8

Helen May Band will be playing at Off the Track

Helen May Band will be playing at Off the Track

Adlington Carnival is an annual event and has been providing the people of Adlington and Chorley with a weekend full of fun and excitement for over 45 years. The event is over three days at Jubilee Playing Fields in Adlington. An array of activities will be on offer throughout the weekend. For more information please call 07773 713814 or visit www.adlingtoncarnival.com

FREE: Off the Track, Chorley, Friday, July 6

This is the 5th instalment of Off The Track brought to you by Grizzly Promotions and The Railway, Chorley. There are performances from; Ike James, Helen May Band (above) and 32 Tens. Starts at 9pm. Admission free.

FREE: Summer Fair and Jigsaw Festival, Hoghton, Friday, July 6 until Sunday, July 8

It's jigsaws galore at the Summer Fair and Jigsaw Festival in Hoghton

It's jigsaws galore at the Summer Fair and Jigsaw Festival in Hoghton

There will be craft stalls, games, a bouncy castle and 100s of complete jigsaws to choose from. It’s at Holy Trinity Church, Hoghton, Open 10am until 4pm (Fri and Sat); 12pm until 4pm (Sun).

FREE: Egypt’s Tombs and Temples, Adlington, Tuesday, July 10

Talk and slide show by local Egyptologist Bill Nolan. ​Free admission. Contact Adlington Library on adlington.library@lancashire.gov.uk for further details and to book your place.​ Starts 10am.

FREE: Family History Workshop, Leyland, Saturday, July 7

Head to South Ribble Museum and Art Gallery for a Family History Workshop with members of the Family History Society. Runs from 10.30am until 12.30pm. Admission is free. For more details call 01772 422041.