Clog Dance Workshops and Competitions

16th-17th September 2017 A weekend of traditional English clog dancing at Pendle Heritage Centre, featuring the Lancashire and Cheshire Clog Dance Competitions  on Saturday 16th September 2017, free entry to competitors and spectators. See for more information. Social Evening hosted by Oakenhoof on Saturday 16th 2017 from 7.30-10.30pm. Entrance £5 (£3 concessions) in advance…

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Update on Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership

More details of the Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership have been unveiled at local gatherings in Sabden and Nelson, Click HERE for more information.

Autumn Trip 2016

On Saturday 24th September 17 members of the Friends of Pendle Heritage Centre met in Barrowford and were driven direct to Buxton.  We had coffee in the Pavilion (designed by Joseph Paxton) and then were treated to a conducted tour of the largely Georgian town by a town guide who told us about the foundation…

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Annual General Meeting 2016

At the Annual General Meeting of The Friends of Pendle Heritage held on Wednesday, 25th May, the Chairman, David Morris, gave notice that he was not seeking re-election due to unforeseen circumstances. Subsequently the meeting acknowledged the important contribution he has made to The Friends during his chairmanship and wished him well.The following officers were…

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Remains of 800 children unearthed in Blackburn

The remains of 800 children are among 1,967 bodies to be exhumed by archaeologists at St Peter’s Burial Ground in Blackburn. The bodies are being unearthed and moved ahead of the construction of a new section of road through the area.

Click Here for the BBC Report