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Sunshine to come back to East Lancashire for weekend
SUNSHINE and warmer temperatures will hit East Lancashire in time for a whole host of weekend events.
Longridge is due to host its first rock and pop festival on Saturday.
Scarfest is the latest addition to the music festival calendar and will take place on the Goosnargh and Longridge Agricultural Show Field, off Lower Lane.
The first live act kicks off the festival at noon with the final performance due to finish at 10.30pm.
All money raised at the event will go towards St Cecilia’s RC High School, Young Minds and the Little Pink Mermaid Appeal.
The headline act is Manchester-based funk band Grand Old Juke and the line-up also includes Longridge-based bands One Minute and Retro State.
Brockholes Nature Reserve will stage a 70s Crafty Vintage event on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm.
Vintage and retro wares will be on display alongside quirky handmade crafts and a cabaret marquee.
The 2nd Rossendale Scout Band is set to perform at Waddington Methodist Church on Saturday.
The concert will start at 7.30pm and entry costs £8 and includes refreshments.
A ‘mammoth’ jumble sale is set to take place at Trinity Methodist Church in Clitheroe on Saturday.
The sale, which will be held from 11am to 2pm, will include clothes and bric-a-brac.
Admission is 20p and the proceeds will go towards the Trinity Redevelopment Fund.
Gawthorpe Hall, near Padiham, is offering visitors a chance to discover what life was like in the Jacobean age as part of its 17th century weekend.
The Guild of Gentry and Allied Skills will recreate scenes from domestic life in the 1630s.
The event will run from midday to 4pm on both days.
Admission is £4 for adults and £3 for concessions. Children go free when accompanied by an adult.
Over the weekend, there will be an increasing amount of warm sunshine, although with some low cloud, mist and fog overnight and during the mornings.
Temperatures over the weekend are expected to range from 15 degrees celsius to 17c.
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