Star studded Bank Holiday Weekend at Brockholes

Posted on - 3rd May, 2014 - 10:15am | Author - | Posted in - What's On in Preston, Wildlife and Conservation



A packed weekend of events down at Brockholes nature reserve.

The popular Scarecrow Festival returns. Head out on the Scarecrow Trail – See how many Scarecrows can you can you find and have your photograph taken with them all.

Scarecrow Trail tickets £2.50

William Michael Neary is known as “The Bowland Bard” will be entertaining visitors story telling in Rhyme with Dean Fraser and special guests Tarquin Scott and Irene Flack

There will be live music from Tom Metcalfe, Crossbill, Nora Devaney and Lomax.

Tom Metcalfe’s beautiful guitar playing and folk story telling is said to be one of the best kept secrets on the North West music scene.

Crossbill are Kevin Cross and John Harkins who used to play in cult Preston band “things in general”.

Plus on Sunday live magic tricks from Preston based Chris Woodworth (AKA Magi’Chris) and music from James Todd, Annie Tiley, Smoke House Slim & The Whiskey Kiss and Tom Woolsgrove.

£4.00 per person, Family Ticket for £12.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children) each day

Guided Walk of the Reserve; Join a reserve guides for a tour of the reserve find out what is there and their conservation aims. Walk lasts about two hours, adequate footware and weather appropriate clothing required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

There will also be children’s craft activities throughout the weekend.

Check the Brockholes website for times and updates.

Venue: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Junction 31, M6 Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0AG

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