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Rossendale 60's Festival


Rossendale 60s Festival

The much loved Rossendale 60s Festival returns to the Whitaker this year, and promises to be another great weekend full of family entertainment. 

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FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER // Doors open 6pm

The weekend kicks off early on the evening of Friday 6th with a classic screening of 60’s Film ‘Midnight Cowboy’. Dine prior to the film and enjoy music and a drink in the bar afterwards.

Food served from 6:30pm. Film starts at 7:30pm

‘Convinced of his irresistible appeal to women, Texas dishwasher Joe Buck (Jon Voight) quits his job and heads for New York City, thinking he'll latch on to some rich dowager. New York, however, is not as hospitable as he imagined.’


Rossendale 60s Festival

SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER // from 1pm

The weekend starts here! Full of great entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

Visit the ‘Pop up’ 60’s exhibition and picture gallery. Dine out on our super ‘Burger Bar’ Menu being served ALL weekend. There will be vintage stalls and kids activities, inside and out all set to the sounds of our amazing live bands playing in the courtyard from 1pm.

… and when you are done don’f forget to leave your memory card of your experience / knowledge of the 60s (all ages welcome)


Rossendale 60s Festival

SUNDAY 8 SEPTEMBER // from 1pm onwards

Wind down the weekend with an eclectic mix of music and poetry, from and inspired by the 60s era. The house band will be playing in the courtyard, with a DJ in the museum ready to play your favourite 60’s LP no matter what your age.

We’ll be reading the Memory Cards along with other stories and there will be lots to entertain the little ones too! Bouncy Castle, Candy Floss, Milkshakes, we got it!.


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Earlier Event: 4 September
Acoustic Night
Later Event: 19 September
The Whitaker Cinémathéque 19/20