THERE’S an opportunity to go retro with your wardrobe by popping along to Smithills Hall on Sunday for its vintage and artisan fair.

Running from 11am until 4pm, there will be stalls selling ladies’ and men’s vintage clothing, accessories and collectables.

Local makers , designers, artists , cooks and bakers will also be selling an array of goodies.

It is a free event, as is the parking.

And while you’re there, why not visit the grade 2 listed hall itself (open 11am - 4pm) or take a stroll in its 48-hectare gardens and pleasure grounds?

Call 01204 332377 for details.

What better place to celebrate the Summer Solstice than up in Rivington Terraced Gardens?

A fire and BBQ will help get you into the festive spirit and organisers are encouraging people to bring along musical instruments for an open mic evening of entertainment.

The fun begins at 5pm and for further details please visit / Barking Berry’s Bakery in Westhoughton is hosting its annual charity fun dog show on Saturday between 11am and 4pm.

Barking Berry’s Bakery have raised more than £40,000 for Animal Rescue over the years, so go along and give your support.

Enjoy Hoodwinked - The Robin Hood Musical at United Reformed Church in Westhoughton on Saturday.

Yes, Robin Hood is back in town, along with Maid Marian, the Sheriff of Nottingham, Friar Tuck and Richard the Lionheart.

This is a modern adaptation of the traditional Robin Hood story and performances are on Saturday at 2:15pm and 7:15pm.

For ticket information please call 020 7916 2020 It’s carnival time at Horwich this weekend.

Face painting, a companion fun dog show and a children’s talent show are just some of the attractions taking place on Saturday and Sunday.

The carnival parade - always a great spectacle - sets off from Ramsbottom Road on Sunday at noon.

So why not take the family and join in the free fun?