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Events in Ramsbottom

This page lists details of events in Ramsbottom.  Entries may stay posted for a time following the event so that both those attending and those unable to attend, may benefit from any reports submitted.

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Regular Events 2014

REAL2REEL CINEMA - THEATRE ROYAL RAMSBOTTOM

Showings take place monthly. Please visit our website for the current programme

www.real2reelcinema.com or email enquiries to real2reelcinema@gmail.com

FARMERS MARKETS - MARKET PLACE AND CIVIC HALL, RAMSBOTTOM

Second Sunday of each month - Speciality Shops and restaurants open with the market.  10am - 4pm

The farmers market is held monthly in the Market Place and inside Ramsbottom Civic Hall. It features more than 25 stalls and brings together farmers and producers from all over the North West.

A vast array of local produce is available, including jams, breads and home-made fudge, fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, meat (including ostrich), savoury pies and seafood. Also there are home-made crafts, cards, paintings and other locally made items.

For further information contact: Sara Wilkins, Eclectic Housewares, 22 Bolton Street, Ramsbottom, 07964 948903; Email buryartisanmarkets@gmail.com; Web www.buryartisanmarkets.com.

CAR BOOT SALE takes place each Sunday during Spring and Summer, on the  railway station car park. If you wish to take part NO NEED TO BOOK - take a car space from 6am. - current charge is £11. 
OPEN MIC in the Rose & Crown, Carr St, Ramsbottom. BL0 9EG. Every Wednesday night from 8.30 till 10.30 ish. It is a very friendly atmosphere and everyone is welcome. Free Chip Muffin for all musicians.

SATURDAY MARKET - OFF BRIDGE STREET, RAMSBOTTOM

Ramsbottom's Traditional Country Market is open every Saturday throughout the year on the Market north and west car parks behind Bridge Street (map ref. 19).  1000's of customers flock to the town, many arriving on the traditional East Lancashire Railway (ELR).   Ramsbottom Saturday Markets Traders pride themselves in offering a full range of fresh produce from fruit & vegetables to fish, cheese, bread, flowers and plenty more ideas for round the home and all the family. Come down to the Market open every Saturday for all your shopping and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and personal service.

RAMSBOTTOM UNITED - MATCH FIXTURES

Please visit www.ramsbottomunitedfc.co.uk/ramstats/fixtures1.asp?View=2006-2007 for results and future matches

RAILWAY HOTEL - PUB QUIZ

Every Tuesday evening Pub Quiz at The Railway, 2 Bridge St, Ramsbottom.. £2 entry includes hot supper. Questions start at 8pm. Bring a team or come on your own and we will find you a team.

ROYAL THEATRE - REGULAR PERFORMANCES

Smithy Street, Ramsbottom BL0 9AT. Please visit: www.summerseatplayers.co.uk

 

Other Events 2014

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH - On Saturday 26 July 2014, members of St Paul’s Church, Bridge Street, Ramsbottom are holding a coffee morning in aid of church funds. Doors open at 10am. Books, vinyl records, greetings cards, jewellery and bric-a-brac are on sale and admission is free.

On 4-6 September 2014: in a joint venture, Edenfield Parish Church and St Paul's Ramsbottom are holding the first ever Ramsbottom Jigsaw Festival at St Paul's Church, Bridge Street, Ramsbottom. A huge, colourful patchwork of completed jigsaws will be laid out across the church for visitors to view and to buy. Refreshments will be on sale plus a raffle. Admission to the festival £2 including readmission by programme. Accompanied children free.

BATTLE OF THE BANDS - The launch this  Ramsbottom Young People's Project event at Ramsbottom Civic Hall, is scheduled for the 18th of July which is the last day of term! What a way to celebrate the start of the holidays! The Ramsbottom Young People's Project intends to carry out more consultation with the young people of Ramsbottom at the event. http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/Ramsbottom-Battle-of-the-Bands#Event

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Previous Events (click headings below to visit our picture gallery)

NUTTALL EXTRAVAGANZA - 2008

Commemorating 80 years of public ownership with an afternoon of entertainment.

CHRISTMAS 2008 Pictures taken during the town centre festivities December 2008
CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL 2009 Pictures and You Tube video of the Annual Chocolate Festival - 5th April 2009
WARTIME WEEKEND - 2009 This event, organised by the East Lancashire Railway Company, continues to grow in popularity.  Activities took place on Bury Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall stations with a large array of wartime vehicles on display.  People re-enacting in 1940's costume for the occasion.