Festivals & Events


Here is our listing of local events and festivals for the over 50s and older people.

As the lockdown eases, we will be creating a list of festivals and events planned for later in the year.  For now, we are listing virtual festivals.

If you have a festival or event you want to tell us about, use our Event News form to get in touch.

Live events

03.07.2020: Brighouse Arts Festival.  The postponed festival will now take place from Friday 2 to  Sunday 11 October.  Find out more here.

18.06.2020: Yorkshire Wildlife Park reopens.
The park reopened on 16 June with online booking only and three arrival slots:  9.am, 11.30am and 2pm.  Find out more, or to book online go to the YWP website.

18.06.2020: Blackpool Illuminations will go ahead from 4 September until 3 January 2021.  Blackpool Shopw and Attractions have announced the dazzling light festival will take place this year with a 2 month extension to 3 January.  The live switch-on concert will be live streamed for free in association with MTV.

Links to local event and festival websites, for updates as a result of coronavirus.