Club Day and Marathon 2014

Club Day Weekend Pictures now on the site (see News below)

Welcome to Freckleton
The Village of Flower & Music

Freckleton is located in the Fylde, Lancashire, England, UK, just north of the river Ribble. It is one of the oldest Fylde villages. Historically, Freckleton’s main industry is agriculture but there was a time when it was a sea port with boat building and sail making.

The Freckleton web site is a showcase for the village. It provides information about local history, the shops, pubs, restaurants, council, businesses, facilities, services and amenities that are available locally.

There are also pictures from around the village as well as information about the Lancashire Coastal Way and links to everything we can find of relevance to Freckletonians.

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News

Freckleton Club Day, Half-marathon and FunRun - 24.06.14
The pictures of the Club Day Procession, the Half-marathon and the Fun Run anre now on the site. It was a good weekend, the weather was lovely if a little warm for running. The Procession pictures are <here>, the Half-marathon pictures <here> and the Fun Run <here>.

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Events

Freckleton Library - July/August 2014
Friday 4th July - 'World of Walliams' Special Trailblazers session to celebrate Children's Book Week. Trailblazers Childrens Reading Group suitable for children age 6-10 years, 3.45pm. Listen to extracts from stories by David Walliams. Join in with fun activities and enjoy juice and biscuits to finish.
Saturday 5th July
- Kite Making Workshop Free family event. Come along to the library and have fun making your own kites then fly them at the Kite Festival in Lytham on the weekend of 26/27 July.
Thursday 31st July 10.30am -
'Amazing Myths' Stories and Activities. Fun and Games guaranteed at our first Summer Childrens Activity session. Be amazed by stories of fantastical creatures of Myth and Legend! Join in with activities or create your own mythical creature!
Saturday 2nd August 10-12 - Celebrate National Celebration of Stitch day at Freckleton Library in partnership with Lytham St Annes Embroiderers Guild. Come along to our Free event. Make a felt flower brooch, hair slide or heart. Or just come along for a coffee and chat and to see some of the work done by members of the Embroiderers Guild.
Wednesday 6th August 10.30am - Monster Hunting Workshop. Come along to the library to search for the Freckleton Monster! Join in with fun games and activities, listen to stories about Monsters and then create your own Freckleton Monster! Refreshments served during the event. This is a family event run in partnership with Lancashire Museums Service. Tickets £2.00 available from the library in advance.
Friday 8th August 10.30am - 'Wannabee a Wizard' Workshop. Do you want be a Master Wizard? Cast Amazing Spells? Ride a broomstick? Then this is the workshop for you! Learn the secret Wizard handshake (don't tell a non Wizard about it though!) Discover how to cast awesome magic spells. Decode Wizard Symbols and discover the most powerful spell in the Universe! Discover how to fly in formation with your wizard pals! Tickets £3.50. Available from the library in advance
Thursday 14th August 10.30am - Dragons and Dungeons Workshop. Listen to stories and poems about Dragons and other creatures. Have fun making masks and mobiles. Create and name your own dragon! Prize for the most inventive and original dragon.
Thursday 14th August. 7pm - 'A Freckleton Disaster'. An inspiring and emotive talk by survivor of the Freckleton Air Disaster, Ruby Currell. Refreshments served prior to the talk. Free event. Tickets available from the library.
Tuesday 19th August 2pm - YMCA Kids Mend Fitness session . Have fun learning about the foods you like to eat and which ones are good for you then join in with games and exercises to keep you fit and healthy! Healthy snacks and drinks at the end of the event.
Saturday 30th August 10.30am - Mythical Maze Family Workshop Children bring your Mums, Dads and Grandparents to our final Summer Event. Join in with stories and games and help create a Mythical Maze Collage using monsters and mythical creatures you've learnt and read about over the Summer hols.

Service of Commemoration - 23.08.14
To mark 70 years since the Air Disaster everyone is invited to a service of commemoration, led by the village clergy, in the Church of England graveyard on Saturday 23rd August at 10:30am prompt. <Poster>

Last Night of the Proms - 30.08.14
A Freckleton Club Day Event, A night of Family Entertainment 5pm - 10pm on Bush Lane Sports Field. Freckleton Brass Band, soloist Nicola Howard and Starfish. Tickets £4 for adult, £2 for children. TICKETS ON SALE from Susan 01772 632587 & Patricia 01772 633526 5pm -7pm DAILY <Poster>

Rawstorne Sports Centre - 2014
Youth Club
Every Wednesday Night from 7.00pm . Contact Mrs. C. Thomas 07966831166 / 01772679058 or Mrs. Slater 01772633634 / 447895860247
Junior Football section
Warton Typhoons Junior Football Club, run several under 16 teams. Players aged 6 to 15 are always required. Contact Victoria Russell 0795 204 5565

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Information

Blood Donor
96% of us rely on the other 4% to give blood. Please don’t leave it to someone else. If you’re generally healthy and aged between 17 and 65, do something amazing.... Give blood. To make an appointment or to sign up as a blood donor please click <here>.

Pictures
If anyone would like copies of the original pictures on the site then please send a request with the name/number of the picture(s) to The pictures are 'Donationware'. We request that you make a donation to the Freckleton Younger Years Charity, which is working towards building a Youth Club in the village.

Clubs, Organisation's and Contacts
Our contacts page contains names, addresses and contact details for all the Freckleton Clubs and Organisation we know about. There are also a number of useful links and telephone numbers for local service providers. If we have missed anyone then please let us know.
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