As winter draws to a close the region warms up with a host of wacky spring events

 

Skipping by the seaside

Where: Scarborough

When: 4 March

What: Skipping on Shrove Tuesday used to be a tradition across the UK. While it died out in most places, it’s still alive and well in Scarborough, where public pancake races and skipping along the promenade are an annual highlight.

visitscarborough.com 

 

Egg Rolling

Where: Avenham and Miller parks, Preston

When: 21 April

What: Every year, 25,000 people come to Avenham and Miller parks for a huge Easter egg rolling festival. And if you don’t fancy egg rolling, there’s a brilliant selection of entertainment and food on offer, making this a grand day out!

preston.gov.uk

 

The Witches’ Revenge obstacle challenge

Where: Lancaster

When: 13 April

What: A 10km course that weaves its way through parks along the river Lune. Expect to swing, crawl, climb, bounce and even shoot! It’s certainly a tough experience, but one that’ll make you smile too.

muddyrace.co.uk

 

 

 

 

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