The Festival treats health and safety very seriously so that competitors, family, visitors and helpers enjoy the friendly experience that has been our hallmark for many years.

As a Charitable Incorporated Organisation under the auspices of the Charity Commission our details may be found on the Charity Commission website under our number 1159967.

We have risk assessments involving our venues covering:

  • Movement around the venue
  • Lighting
  • Ventilation and Radiators
  • Electrical equipment
  • Fire prevention
  • Security alerts
  • Noise
  • Car parking
  • First Aid provision (we have qualified first aiders, an accident book and a first aid box)
  • Extreme weather provision
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Child protection and vulnerable adults policy


Our stewards are provided with guidance notes in case of issues and are briefed on a daily basis. Housekeeping notes are distributed throughout the venue (and can be seen here).

Take a look inside our festival...

MUSIC

MUSIC

Our Festival was founded 1901 and each year offers a platform for hundreds of amateur musicians, actors and dancers in and around the Lancashire area to perform in front of an audience and benefit from expert critical advice.
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DRAMA

DRAMA

The speech and drama section comprises two parts; dramatic skills and the spoken word. Most classes are divided into age categories so competitors will be performing with people of a similar age.
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DANCE

DANCE

Through our Dance Festival we hope to advance the education of the public in the performance, appreciation and the practice of the Art of Dance.
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