Drop-ins & café's

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Irwell Vale café

At Irwell Vale 


12:30  to 4:00 pm

Irwell Vale run a café on a Sunday afternoon, a great place for a break if you're out on a walk or if you're on the steam train why not stop off at the town? Warm-up with a hot drink and a meal in a friendly atmosphere.

Longholme Coffee


At Longholme


10:00 am to 12 noon

This is a community coffee morning held at Longholme, anyone is welcome to join for a warm drink of tea or coffee and there's often cake too!


Community drop-in

At Central


10:00 am

A drop-in for the local community in Bacup, whether you need help, some advice, or whether you just want to have a chat over a cup of tea, you'll be more than welcome. 

At 10:30 there is opportunity to pause for prayer or join a discussion group, this alternates each week.

Stacksteads Community


At Stacksteads


1:30 to 3:30 pm

A drop-in for the local community with a brew, cakes, activities like dominoes, crafts, knitting and good company! All welcome for company, advice and a good chat.

Luncheon Club

At Stacksteads

Every 4th Monday in the month

12:00 noon onwards

A monthly luncheon club, a time to meet friends, enjoy a lovely meal prepared by a wonderful group of volunteers and enjoy a homely atmosphere. It's also free! All Welcome. 

Shawforth Community 


At Shawforth


10:30 am

A drop-in for the local community, tea, coffee, toast and a chat. Good company and atmosphere, all welcome!

Coffee and Lunches

At Shawforth

Usually each third Saturday in a month, next one on 15th Feb

11:00 am to 1:00 pm


Coffee and lunch morning, great food, nice atmosphere and good company. All Welcome!

Cake and Natter

At Rakefoot

3rd Friday of the Month 

Check with David Rigby

A meeting to eat cake and have a chat, check with David Rigby whether it's on. 

Longholme Community


At Longholme


10:00 am to 12 noon

A commmunity drop in with tea, coffee, cake and a good atmosphere. Whether you need to warm up, some company, or help and advice, all are welcome! 

Coffee Morning with

junior band

At Central

Last Saturday in the month

10:00 am to 12 noon

Coffee morning with music played by the 2nd Rossendale Scout Band Junior section (10:15 to 10:30), warm atmosphere and a chance to chat, stall with homemade treats and a prize everytime £1 jar stall. All welcome!

The coffee morning doesn't run in July or December.

Family Centre Drop-in

At Central


12 noon

Family centre drop in, have a chat, a cup of tea, find advice or support.

Reminiscence café

At Central


10:30 am

For people with dementia and their carers to share experiences and find support, with a lunch.