The Whitaker Cinémathéque 19/20
Sep
19
to 18 Jun

The Whitaker Cinémathéque 19/20

Now in its fifth season, The Whitaker Cinémathéque ‘Film Club’ returns this September bigger and better than ever. Every third Thursday of the month we bring you a cinematic feast, showcasing 10 ‘must-see’ films throughout the season. Viewers get to indulge in the most recent award winners alongside independently produced art house movies on limited release. This really is an eclectic mix of cinema for all film lovers to enjoy.

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Acoustic Night
Dec
4
7:30 pm19:30

Acoustic Night

The first Wednesday of every month our intimate venue becomes a hub for the best acoustic music from in and around the valley. Hosted by Liam Spencer, a songwriter and performer with Joan & The Wad, the evening always guarantees quality live music.

 

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You're Invited: 'Madonna and Child' Private Viewing
Dec
27
2:00 pm14:00

You're Invited: 'Madonna and Child' Private Viewing

The Whitaker’s beloved renaissance panel painting, ‘Madonna & Child’, which has been undergoing conservation work for over a year, is now back home. This is your special invitation to a private viewing, a talk from Museum curator, Ella Cole, plus an optional pre-talk two-course lunch. Presented in collaboration with the Friends of Rossendale Museum.

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Acoustic Night
Oct
2
7:30 pm19:30

Acoustic Night

The first Wednesday of every month our intimate venue becomes a hub for the best acoustic music from in and around the valley. Hosted by Liam Spencer, a songwriter and performer with Joan & The Wad, the evening always guarantees quality live music.

 

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Acoustic Night
Sep
4
7:30 pm19:30

Acoustic Night

The first Wednesday of every month our intimate venue becomes a hub for the best acoustic music from in and around the valley. Hosted by Liam Spencer, a songwriter and performer with Joan & The Wad, the evening always guarantees quality live music.

 

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Beasties and Botanicals Workshop
Aug
14
1:00 pm13:00

Beasties and Botanicals Workshop

Due to the high demand we have had this Summer for our amazing kids activities we’ve added 2 more workshop days for your little ones to get creative with the wild.

In this new fun and interactive session (across 2 different dates to choose from) children will decorate provided laser-cut shapes through applying colour and basic embroidery techniques.

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Acoustic Night
Aug
7
7:30 pm19:30

Acoustic Night

The first Wednesday of every month our intimate venue becomes a hub for the best acoustic music from in and around the valley. Hosted by Liam Spencer, a songwriter and performer with Joan & The Wad, the evening always guarantees quality live music.

 

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Beasties and Botanicals Workshop
Aug
7
1:00 pm13:00

Beasties and Botanicals Workshop

Due to the high demand we have had this Summer for our amazing kids activities we’ve added 2 more workshop days for your little ones to get creative with the wild.

In this new fun and interactive session (across 2 different dates to choose from) children will decorate provided laser-cut shapes through applying colour and basic embroidery techniques.

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Kids Summer Activities: Run Wild at the Whitaker
Aug
1
to 25 Aug

Kids Summer Activities: Run Wild at the Whitaker

This August we’ve got a whole host of great activities for kids to enjoy inside and out to keep everyone entertained this Summer. We’re taking an exploratory journey through nature, and getting inspired from the the native species found in our surrounding parkland. A botanical festival for kids age 4 - 11. (*please check individual

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Exhibition: The Art & Craft Guild of Lancashire
Jul
20
to 1 Sep

Exhibition: The Art & Craft Guild of Lancashire

The Arts and Craft Guild of Lancashire is an association of artists, designers and makers who are selected for the quality and originality of their work. Set up in 1986, it was established to provide a support network for professional artists who are self-employed, creating and selling their own designs. Exhibition opens Saturday 20th July 2pm.

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Acoustic Night with Guest Performer
Jul
3
7:30 pm19:30

Acoustic Night with Guest Performer

This July as part of the Rossendale Heritage Festival we'll be bringing you another amazing Acoustic Night hosted by the hugely talented Liam Spencer, songwriter & performer with Joan the Wad, along with special guest performance from Sid Calderbank, Chairman of the Lancashire Society, and collector of songs, stories and poems of old Lancashire for over 40 years.

 

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Friendship Festival: International Refugee Week
Jun
23
12:00 pm12:00

Friendship Festival: International Refugee Week

In the UK refugee week is a nationwide programme of Arts, Culture and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities.

This year at the Whitaker we’ll be celebrating ‘Refugee Week’ and ‘The Great Get Together’ with a great picnic for the whole community on Sunday 23rd June from 12pm to 5pm.

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