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THE organising committee of Leyland Festival 2020 have reluctantly decided that they have no choice but to cancel this year’s event. Leyland Festival has been part of South Ribble’s heritage for more than 150 years and attracts more than 8,000 visitors as one of the biggest family days out in the summer calendar. Generations of […]

Leyland Festival is back!

Save the date: Saturday 20 June 2020 The family-friendly festival on our doorsteps One of the biggest events in the South Ribble calendar has launched as Leyland Festival reveals its fun-filled schedule for 2020. Bursting with both new and much-loved events for all the family, Leyland Festival celebrates the town’s heritage, ingenuity and community spirit. […]

Rain Fails to Dampen Festival Spirits

Thousands of visitors lined the streets of Leyland to see the traditional festival parade spread a carnival atmosphere right through the town. Floats, bands and walking groups…..Organised by local businesses, charities and community groups were inspired by the festival’s ‘musicals’ theme. Their bright decorations, costumes and choreography created a rainbow of colour, entertainment and energy […]

Leyland Festival Headline Act Revealed

Kevin Simm will make sure Leyland Festival is the ‘Greatest Show in Lancashire’ this Summer Local lad Kevin Simm will return to his home town as the Headliner for this year’s Leyland Festival. The former Liberty X star, who also won The Voice in 2016 and is currently touring with Wet Wet Wet as lead […]

Leyland Festival Needs You!

Festival Committee calling on local groups and individuals to help make this year’s festival a huge success Can you spare a few hours on 15th June 2019 to make this year’s Leyland Festival the best yet? Leyland Festival Committee is looking for community groups and individuals to help on the day of the festival with […]

The Book Starts Here

LEYLAND Festival is going global once again with ‘World Books’ as the theme for the 2018 parade. Saturday 16th June is the date with lots going on throughout the day from 11am into the evening, in the town centre and in the award-winning Worden Park. The much-anticipated annual event starts with the traditional lively and […]

Leyland Festival Radio

GREAT guests on Leyland Festival Radio Breakfast this morning, Susie Poppitt, pictured here, Head of Fundraising at Derian House Children’s Hospice, and Jonathan Carswell, owner of 10ofThose.Com and our host at his Tomlinson Road HQ. LFR continues all week from 7am-12 midnight now on 107.9FM and leylandfestivalradio.com. Check it out, your local community radio station