Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Chorley Christmas market
Chorley Christmas market

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.

Chorley

Christmas market at Hoghton Tower

Christmas market at Hoghton Tower

Chorley town centre
Saturdays
Arts and crafts with The Art Venturers 10am until 4pm in Market Walk.
Festive music and a brass band.

Clayton Brook Community Church
Saturday December 2
9.45am to 1.30pm.

Chorley’s Winter Wonderland
Fazakerley Street in Chorley town centre
Saturday December 2 to Sunday December 24.
Includes a helter skelter, small children’s fairground rides, market stalls and seating area.

Christmas Craftacular Fair at Hoghton Tower
Sunday December 3
10am until 2pm
£2 per person.

Last year's Christmas market in Preston

Last year's Christmas market in Preston

Whittle-le-woods Village Hall
Sunday December 3
10.30am to 3.30pm.

Duxbury Park, Chorley
Saturday December 9 and Sunday December 10.
10am until 4pm.
Includes an ice rink, funfair, Santa’s grotto, elves reading Christmas stories in the woods and market stalls.

Malthouse Farm, Chorley
Saturday December 9, 3pm to 9pm and Sunday 10 December, 2pm to 7pm
Entertainment from Chorley Silver Brass Band, Clayton Brook Primary School Choir, Jazz singer Danny Pye and local girl Emily Jones will also be performing.

Cunliffe Hall, Chorley
Sunday December 10, 11am to 4pm

Fairground rides

Fairground rides

Botany Bay, Chorley
Open seven days a week, 9.30am until 5.30pm.
Includes an ice rink


South Ribble

Kingsfold Centre, Penwortham
December 4
6pm until 9pm

Liverpool Road, Penwortham
December 13
6pm until 9pm

Christmas shopping in Lancaster

Christmas shopping in Lancaster

St Catherine’s Christmas Festival
Saturday December 2 and Sunday December 3
From 11am
Includes gift and craft stalls, live music, an ice rink, Christmas carols, Santa’s Grotto and a fun fair.

Longton Methodist Church Christmas Tree Festival
Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3
10am until 7pm.
£2.50, In aid of Derian House.

St Andrews Church, Longton: Friday December 1, 9am until 1pm

Lostock Hall Lights switch on and markets: Hope Terrace, Saturday December 2, 7pm


Preston


Etsy Made Local - The Harris Museum, Preston
Saturday December 2 and Sunday December 3
11am to 4pm
More than 40 sellers, from chocolates, to jewellery; art and prints to porcelain; children’s clothing to stationery.

Victorian festival in St Annes

Victorian festival in St Annes

Crafty Vintage Christmas Markets at Brockholes
Saturday December 2 and Sunday December 3
10am until 4pm.
Includes a gin bar, craft ales, cocktails, street food and live music

Heartbeat, Sir Tim Finney Way, Preston
Sunday December 3 - 11am until 4pm.
Mulled wine, Christmas carols, market stalls, Santa's grotto.


Garstang and Scorton

Garstang Victorian Christmas
High Street
Monday December 11 and Tuesday December 12
6pm until 9pm
The town centre is closed to traffic with bands, singers, stilt walkers, and all kinds of street entertainment.


Lancaster and Carnforth

Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, Silverdale
Sunday December 3
11am until 4pm.

Leighton Hall Carnforth
Wednesday December 6
10am until 2pm
£4 per person. In aid of Cancer Care.

Christmas Tree Festival at Carnforth Station
December 10 to 20.

Lancaster Castle
Saturday December 16 and Sunday December 17
Christmas market stalls, street food, mulled wine and cider, cakes and treats, a Santa’s grotto and a Christmas music and stage programme.


Fylde area

Poulton Christmas Festival
The town centre will be transformed with a sprinkle of Christmas magic on December 1 and 2.

St Annes Victorian Festival
Saturday December 2 and Sunday December 3
10am until 4pm.
Victorian Festival all around town, stalls, music, events all on an olde worlde theme celebrating this historic town. Victorian costumes are a must.


Blackburn
The Christmas Party on the Market
Saturday December 9
10am until 6pm.


Clitheroe
Festive Market at Holmes Mill
Sunday December 10
Noon until 8pm
Holmes Mill festive marketplace will be brimming with gifts and there will be a Christmas courtyard with streetfood, djs and singers

Manchester Christmas Market
Albert Square, in front of Manchester Town Hall.
Until December 21.
The ice rink is also back in Cathedral Gardens.

Liverpool Christmas Market
Lime Street station
Until December 22.

Standish
Standish High Street
Saturday December 2
11am until 8pm.
A market and two craft halls, a stage and beer tent. Part of the Standish Live Festival.

Manchester Christmas Markets

Manchester Christmas Markets