Garstang Lancashire

The Jewel in Wyre's Crown

Garstang Lancashire mid way between Preston and Lancaster is a thriving small market town with a variety of entertainment, activities and events for all the family. Hotels and Restaurants, Festivals, Concerts and Exhibitions Garstang offers something for every taste.

Whats on in December 2016

Activities entertainment and events in and around Garstang for December 2016.

Camping & Caravan sites.

Garstang has a wide choice of camping sites and caravan parks some within easy walking distance of the town centre.

Arts Centre activities December

Clubs and societies meetings and activities at Garstang Arts Centre for December 2016.

Art Centre Open Art Exhibition 2017

The exhibition committee invite entries (up to December 17th) for inclusion in this popular competition which opens to the public on Tuesday 10th Jan. 2017. Entry forms together with terms & conditions may be found on our website Garstang & District Arts Society or from Sheila Tearle. Exhibition Co-ordinator Tel. 01995 603816.

Garstang Ukulele Group

The group is growing rapidly and after a very successful beginners’ class in September we now have over 40 members. The group is open and welcoming and in addition to Garstang we have members from Fleetwood to Bolton, from Heysham to Halton. If you are interested in joining ring Bob Sapey on 10995 604621. We start December with a ukulele open mic night at the Arts Centre on Saturday 3rd. There will be performances from the Sandstones, James Fraser, the Ukuladies, Cumbrian Tethera, the Brit Ukes and Ukulele Jukebox in addition to the Garstang Ukulele Group. If you are interested in playing contact On the 13th we’re off to Preston to play for the Parkinson’s Disease Society and on the 23rd we will be at the Cheshire Home in Dimples Lane. We’re also having our Xmas outing to Slice of Sicily on the 18th so we’ve been learning some Italian songs to play after lunch. Top of the list is That’s Amore featuring Andy Stewart on lead vocals – it promises to be a fun afternoon. Finally on New Year’s Eve we will be at the Tithe Barn, it will be time for the Garstang Ukunanny!

Girlguiding in Garstang

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Girlguiding in Garstang has amazing opportunities for girls and young women in Garstang and surrounding areas for girls aged 5+.

Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Senior Section and the Trefoil Guild meet at various times in the week both in Garstang and the surrounding area. If your daughter is interested in joining the largest organisation for girls world wide have a look at Girlguiding website.

Girlguiding offers flexible volunteering opportunities right across the week whether you want to give us a couple of hours here and there or give your time as a regular support for one of our local units. Whatever your skills and interests, and no matter how much time you have to spare, one of our volunteering roles is bound to suit you.

In return, we offer everyone support, specialised training and the chance to develop new skills and meet new people – fun and friendship guaranteed!


Is for all girls aged 5 to 7.

Rainbows learn by doing – they get their hands dirty, do sports, arts and crafts and play games. Being a Rainbow is all about having the space to try new things. Through taking part in a range of different activities with girls their own age, Rainbows develop self-confidence and make lots of new friends.


Is for all girls aged 7 to 10.

Girls in Brownies have incredible experiences together, make brilliant friends and discover the world around them. Every time they meet up, groups of Brownies learn new skills and take on challenges as they work out what they want to be and do in the future.


Is for all girls aged 10 to 14.

In Guides you’ll get out there and do something really different.

You’ll create your own campaigns, learn and share new skills and fly down the occasional zip wire. You’ll explore new places – Guides go on camps, holidays and trips, enjoy exciting events like our star-studded concert the BIG GIG and our music festival, Wellies and Wristbands.

The Senior Section

Is for all young women aged 14 to 25

Travel the world, learn to lead, raise your voice and build an incredible CV. Whatever you want to do, The Senior Section offers a range of unique opportunities. With a programme designed around your personal development, The Senior Section is all about gaining valuable, transferable skills and standing up for what you believe in.

Questions or Queries

If you have any questions or queries about Garstang Guiding email Sue or Becky with the form opposite.

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Activities, Entertainment, Festivals & Events for the year 2016.

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