Festival 2018

Goosnargh and Whittingham “White Doves” Festival 2018 is to be launched in spectacular style.

Come along to “Showtime”, a feast of local talent to celebrate the selection of our Festival Queen 2018 by reigning Queen Miss Niamh Quigg.

The date is Sunday 4th February. Registration of Queen candidates is from 12 noon to 1pm

The show begins at 1pm and home baked refreshments will be served in true Goosnargh style during the interval. Festival Queen selection will be at around 2pm and there is to be a Grand Raffle before the second half.

Performers include Aerial Artists Hannah & Grace Chadwick; pupils of St Francis’, Oliverson’s and Whitechapel Primary Schools; Carol May Academy Dancers and Students of Musical Theatre from Preston’s College in what promises to be a wonderful celebration of young talent organised by the Festival’s Event Manager Alex Johnson.

Special guests will include Councillor Trevor Hart, Deputy Mayor of the City of Preston

“Showtime” takes place in Goosnargh Village Hall PR3 2BH.

Don’t miss it!

The Goosnargh and Whittingham White Doves Festival takes place on Saturday 2nd June this year and marks the centenary of the ending of hostilities in 1918.

The theme is “Peace and Harmony” and THERE WILL BE WHITE DOVES!!

Please put the date in your diaries and prepare to join in the fun!

Festival Queen Selection 2018

Bring a parent or guardian to “Showtime” Goosnargh Village Hall – Sunday 4th February.

Register your name between 12noon and 1pm, when the entertainment will begin. Draw by Queen Niamh at 2pm. Secondary School pupils living in the Parish of Goosnargh or the Parish of Whittingham are eligible.

That’s a huge area including Whitechapel and Bleasdale. Have a look here for more information.