Now and until Wednesday 22nd December 2021 – Manchester Christmas Markets – the famous Christmas markets are back following a toned down version last year – full details here: Manchester Christmas Markets
Now and until Monday 3rd January 2022 – Blackpool Illuminations – details of switch on times here https://www.visitblackpool.com/things-to-do/blackpool-illuminations-and-lightpool/switch-on-times-(1)/
Now and until Monday 3rd January 2021 – Christmas By The Sea – Blackpool’s Tower Festival Headland is being transformed into a breath-taking festive village with outdoor skating, simulated snowfalls, log cabins and lots more – limited opening times so check here for details: Christmas by the Sea
Now and until Sunday 9th January 2022 – Lancaster on Ice – award winning and internationally recognised Lancaster on Ice returns for the 2021 season to the historic Dalton Square, in the heart of Lancaster. Full details of times and costs here lancasteronice.co.uk/
Thursday 9th December to Sunday 12th December 2021 – Ashton Gardens Christmas Market – Ashton Gardens in the centre of St. Anne’s and close to the railway station will be decorated and lit while you visit log cabins and gazebos selling food, drink and seasonal crafts. Various times but opens at 16:00 on Thursday – more details here Ashton Garden Christmas Market
Saturday 11th December 2021 – a Community Rail Lancashire Guided Walk – a moderate 10 mile walk starting and finishing at Clitheroe – full details on Community Rail Lancashire Guided Walks Autumn 2021
Tuesday 14th December 2021 – a Community Rail Lancashire Guided Walk – a moderate 9 mile walk starting at Ramsgreave & Wilpshire and finishing at Langho – full details on Community Rail Lancashire Guided Walks Autumn 2021
Saturday 18th December 2021 – Bolton Station Christmas Fair – a variety of stalls and entertainment in the form of traditional singalong Lancashire music and festive songs, all under cover at the Bolton Interchange 11:00 – 15:00. The event coincides with the Bolton Christmas Market so there will be plenty more entertainment and refreshments on offer in the vicinity.