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Painting Padiham 2019

May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Returning on Saturday 11th May 2019.

Watch Live

See artists at work capturing Padiham and its people over the course of one day. Over 70 artists are signed up! Follow the trail of professional & amateur artists located around Padiham town centre and Gawthorpe Hall Grounds.

Other Activities

Turn up and take part in a number of free activities available on the day, including:

Spencer The Caricature
11am – 2pm
Look out for Spencer around the town centre and have your very own caricature drawing done.

Gawthorpe Events
11am – 3pm
Family crafts including flower making to recreate the centre piece for the front lawn of Gawthorpe.

Padiham Library
9.30am – 1pm
Stamping Workshop with Lisa Ryan
Make your own card involving stamping and painting.

Padiham Town Hall
10am – 4pm
Urban Sketch Workshop for Mini Artists with Chloe Gamble
Urban Sketching demonstrations will be given along with a goody bag for mini artists to go away and sketch their favourite parts of Padiham.

Padiham Markets 10am – 2pm

Padiham Community Choir
12 Noon in the ballroom

Little Big Band
12pm – 2pm
Front of Town Hall

Story Telling with Sue Allonby
Gardens to the side of the river on Burnley Road
10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

Textile Workshops with Haesel Abbott
Picture House Art Gallery

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult to take part in all activities


Padiham Rotary Club Fun Day – Padiham Cricket Club
10am – 4pm
Bouncy Castle, Raffle, Tombola, Kiddies rides, ice cream and burgers sales, Lucky Dip, Sand Art, Birds of Prey – and lots more

St Leonards Church – Wedding through the ages Exhibition
9am – 4.30pm
Service of Renewal of Wedding Vows 5pm

Vintage Bus
10am – 3.30pm
Catch the vintage bus which will be running between Padiham town centre and Gawthorpe

Pick up a Visitor Guide on the day for more information.


May 11, 2019
8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Town Centre
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