Lancashire Day Performers

Published: 13 November 2017

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Ella Shaw, Gabz and Mr Zip from Britain’s Got Talent and Brooke Layla from The Kids Voice are coming to Nelson. They will be giving performances at the Nelson Town Council Annual Lancashire Day Event on Saturday 25th November from 11:00am in Nelson Town Centre. It’s free to attend and all performances are free of charge to watch.

Other Acts throughout the day will be Nelson Brass Band who are providing friendly 4th section contesting band music. Phil Knight and Friends singing traditional Lancashire Folk songs. Cotton, a captivating exploration of life in a Lancashire mill though dance, music and clogging. The Dirty Suns, a local band with a huge following and the Barrowford St. Thomas school choir.

There are free fairground rides for the kids along with free facepainting. There’s a free mini train ride, games and stalls, with hook-a-duck and other fairground games. There will be stalls offering traditional Lancashire goodies and food and refreshements.

The event will end with the Christmas Light switch on at 6:15pm, come along and see the news Christmas Decorations in the Town Centre and join us for a wonderful family event that just gets bigger and bigger each year.

”We’re bringing the finest entertainment to celebrate Lancashire Day- the Nelson way. The Town Council has been working hard on the itinerary to provide Nelson residents a variety of acts and stalls for all age groups – bringing fun, play and dance to the centre of Nelson, so don’t miss out.” – Councillor Zafar Ali, Chairman- Nelson Town Council.

Lancashire Day is the county day of historic Lancashire in England. It is held on 27 November to commemorate the day in 1295 when Lancashire first sent representatives to Parliament, to attend the Model Parliament of King Edward I. Lancashire Day was first held in 1996.

Come along and join us for this family event.

Further information can be obtained from Steve Watson, Town Clerk on 07735 350735 or