I thought it would be interesting to create a group dedicated to local tales, written works, legends, poetry and prose from these here parts.  General guidelines for posting are that it doesn't have to be true, or validated, but obviously validation helps any tale.  It can be your own work or someone elses, but please try and acknowledge the author of the original piece.

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Friday, 18 July, 2014 - 20:00 to 23:00
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Music merriment and ale with Alex and Nicola's Ceilidh Shenanaganathon.   It's gonna be great fun, and I'm sure there's gonna be a few other musical performances too.  All this is in celebratory preparation for the two fantastic days of Rushbearing music and dance.... oh and more ale ;0)


Thursday, 17 July, 2014 - 16:00 to 21:00
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Come Along And Celebrate Summer!

Thursday 17th July at 6:30pm

For the last 23 years, soft rushes for Littleborough's Rushcart Parade have been gathered from Warlad Water Meadow.

Sunday, 15 June, 2014 - 14:00 to 17:00
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Day 2 of this brilliant musical oppertunity in the Boro......

This is last years, just a few hour in....

Saturday, 14 June, 2014 - 14:00 to 17:00
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This is going to be brilliant so I reckon you should get everybody and anybody who remotly plays an instrument to come along and make a brilliant Folk big band, in just two days, and perform at Rushbearing in July...

In all our ponderings about a name for our dance side and accompanying (Plus Stand Alone) folk band, Steve Lister told us the tale of Black Nan:
Saturday, 14 June, 2014 - 14:00 to Sunday, 15 June, 2014 - 17:00
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This is going to be great!  We did a similar event last year with Nicola, and played a t a very wet Ramsbottom Festival.

Please vote to help secure some funding to help save Hare Hill House for the community of Littleborough....

Saturday, 19 April, 2014 - 10:00 to Sunday, 20 April, 2014 - 00:00
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"I've heard you're doing a bit of clog dancing?" I get asked by friends with a pitiful brow and worried look in the eye.  "Yes" I reply, and begin to explain the importance of our cultural heritage and how we can not only support it by joining in, but that it's good fun too, great music, etc, etc..


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