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Accrington Camera Club

http://www.accringtoncameraclub.org.ukVisit website

“Accrington Camera Club is a registered charity (number 1165395), with a group of friendly and enthusiastic photographers pursuing all aspects of image capture.

“We welcome all levels of photographers, from complete beginners to advanced workers, and have a wide range of experiences which we willingly share.

“We produce all styles (...)

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Accrington Library

0300 123 6703http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-and-archives/libraries/find-a-library/accrington-library.aspxVisit website

The council provides library services from branches and mobile libraries. Making a difference through accessible reading, learning and information. Joining the library is free and you can join at any age.

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Accrington Town Hall

01254 380295https://www.accringtontownhall.co.ukVisit website

Accrington Town Hall is suitable for a host of occasions, from weddings and engagement parties to christenings, sportsman’s dinners, live shows, community activities, afternoon teas and much more. A refurbishment programme spanning the last 4 years has seen the development of a range of beautiful spaces, with the final phase (...)

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Blackburn Arts Club

01254 52910http://www.blackburnartsclub.co.ukVisit website

Blackburn Arts Club are an amateur dramatic society based in Blackburn, Lancashire.

We present four productions each season from September/October to April/May at our theatre on Gibraltar Street in Blackburn.

We have presented over 200 productions over the last 60 years ranging from plays by Shakespeare, Pantomimes, Musicals, Gilbert & (...)

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Churchfield House Trust

01254 447274 or 07599 268596http://www.churchfieldhouse.org/Visit website

“Set in its own grounds, adjacent to St Bartholomew’s Church in the old Lancashire mill town of Great Harwood, stands the iconic period building of Churchfield House.

“Churchfield House, built by Surgeon Henry Ainsworth Grime in 1852, takes its name from the land on which it stands. Some have called (...)

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Civic Arts Centre

01254 398319http://www.civicartscentre.co.uk/Visit website

The Civic Arts Centre & Theatre is a cultural venue for drama, dance and all performing arts – right in the heart of Hyndburn.  The thriving Arts Centre is home to weekly sessions, classes and smaller events and our lively theatre hosts a busy calendar of events for everyone.

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DanceSyndrome

07597 942494http://dancesyndrome.co.uk/Visit website

“Established in 2009, DanceSyndrome was the inspiration of founder and Creative Director, Jen Blackwell, who has Down’s syndrome, and wanted to follow her dream of being a dancer and dance leader.

“We believe that everyone has the right to follow their own interests and passions – whether they have a disability or not. (...)

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Drystone Walling Association of Great Britain (Mid Lancs)

01925 721288http://www.dswa.org.uk/Visit website

The Drystone Walling Association of Great Britain (Mid Lancs) aims to teach and practice the art of dry stone walling in the countryside.

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East Lancashire CAMRA

http://www.eastlancscamra.org.uk/files/index.phpVisit website

The Campaign for Real Ale is a voluntary organisation consisting of over 180,000 ordinary people, run by an unpaid, elected national executive and backed by a small core of professional executives. It speaks for people everywhere by fighting to save pubs and breweries from closure, attempting to improve quality and (...)

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Great Harwood Camera Club

http://www.greatharwoodcameraclub.co.ukVisit website

Great Harwood Camera Club welcomes new members from beginners to experienced amateur photographers.

The club consists of members willing to share their expertise with other club members in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.

Monday evening club nights are a mix of lectures, competitions and discussions of prints and slides from regional (...)

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Great Harwood Dance Centre

07751168160 or 01254 388864http://www.ghdc.co.uk/Visit website

Great Harwood Dance Centre are a friendly dancing school with a community spirit, learning whilst also having fun. Classes are divided into abilities and age groups and combine to successfully perform our annual show including our one night only ‘Diva’ performance.

All lessons are offered on a pay as you (...)

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Haworth Art Gallery

01254 233782http://www.hyndburnbc.gov.uk/haworthaccrington/Visit website

“Come and visit the Haworth Art Gallery and see for yourself the world-famous Tiffany glass collection – the largest public collection in Europe.

“Free admission gives you access to 4 rooms dedicated to the collection, see fine examples of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Favrile glass vases, mosaics, and tiles in both (...)

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Hyndburn District Talking Newspaper

01254 233 332

“We publish a 60-minute USB memory stick of the local weekly newspaper, “Accrington Observer”, and an additional a magazine every month on the same formats.

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Hyndburn Heritage Museum

https://www.hyndburnheritage.com/Visit website

The Hyndburn Heritage Museum was officially opened in the Market Hall on Saturday 7th April 2012 at 11:00am by the Mayor of Hyndburn, Cllr. Collette McCormack, with a central downstairs display area and others on the balcony. The location within the Market Hall has since moved to a side location.

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Hyndburn Local History Society

01254 306905http://www.hyndburnlhs.org.uk/Visit website

“Covering Accrington, Altham, Baxenden, Church, Clayton-le-Moors, Great Harwood, Huncoat, Oswaldtwistle and Rishton.

“Hyndburn Local History Society hold a regular series of lectures on the first Thursday of each month between October and April in Accrington Library Lecture Hall at 7.30pm.

“A variety of publications have been produced which are available (...)

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