Crafty Vintage, Lancashire's answer to local craftsmanship and community spirit, has announced its lineup of Christmas Markets for the 2023 holiday season.

The holiday season in Lancashire kicks off with the Darwen Lights Switch-On event on Saturday, November 18.

Dan Johnson, co-founder of Crafty Vintage: "During a time where the world turns increasingly digital, our Christmas Markets aim to reconnect people with the heart and soul of local industry. 

"Every stall, every product, and every smile shared at these events weaves into the vibrant tapestry of Lancashire's heritage and community spirit."

Crafty Vintage is set to illuminate the town with a spectacular market filled with festive treats, handmade crafts, and an exciting array of live entertainment.

From the enchanting Father Christmas shows to the thrilling performance by the iconic N-Trance, Darwen's heart will beat in festive harmony.

Whalley will also host its Artisan Festive Market on the weekend of November 25 and 26.

This event will be a showcase of creativity and local skill, offering a perfect opportunity to find that unique, handcrafted gift for someone special, while enjoying the charm of this historic Lancashire village.

On Sunday, December 10, the Crow Wood Hotel & Spa will transform into a Christmas haven, with Crafty Vintage hosting an exquisite pop-up market.

Visitors can meander through stalls of vintage wares and artisan crafts, all while enjoying the yuletide ambience set against a backdrop of live music and merriment. 

On December 16 and 17, Williamson Park will come alive with "The Big Christmas Day Out".

Crafty Vintage brings Christmas activities, from fairground rides to storytelling, and a stunning Christmas market where the scents of mulled wine and mince pies fill the air.

Crafty Vintage invites everyone to come along for these festive events that are sure to be the highlight of Lancashire's holiday season.