June/July Dates for your Diary in Horwich Blackrod (2012)

UntitledThree dates for your diaries on the next few weekends if you live in Horwich or Blackrod.

Horwich Festival of Racing – 17th June

Horwich Festival of Racing will be be held this year on Sunday 17th June.

Various running and cycling races for different ages and abilities, both serious and fun are held on the streets of Horwich and this year’s timetable is here.

A handful of photos from a few years ago are here.

A number of road closures will be in place for the races.

Horwich Carnival & Parade – 24th June

Horwich Carnival will be on Sat/Sun 23rd/24th June with the Parade on the Sunday.

Horwich Carnival 2011 - Red Rose Marching Band

Blackrod Scarecrow Festival – 7th/8th July

Blackrod’s annual Scarecrow Festival will be held on Sat/Sun 7th/8th July. Scarecrows are scattered around the gardens and businesses of Blackrod; you can pick up a map on the day.

Blackrod Scarecrows

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