2 – 18 May 2024

Image of Balfest 2024 and Family Fun Day - Saturday 18th May 11am to 3pm

We are delighted to be hosting

Balfest 2024 & Family Fun day on Saturday 18th May from 11am to 3pm.

It will be a fabulous day filled with live music from our talented current & former students, fun games, inflatables, stalls, food & drinks, North West Reptiles display of snakes, lizards, dragons and spiders, raffle, tombola, penalty shootout, demonstrations, and representatives from St.Catherine's Hospice (selling lottery tickets for the £10,000 Summer Raffle),Waitrose, Lancashire Fire & Rescue and Air Cadets.

Raffle prizes include:

  • hairdryer and hair tools worth over £300 from celebrity hairdresser Michael Douglas - https://mdlondon.co.uk/
  • 2 tickets for Reel Cinema in Chorley - https://reelcinemas.co.uk/chorley
  • Hairdresser voucher
  • 4 tickets for Escape bowling
  • 4 tickets for Gator golf adventure 
  • Variety of drinks, other goodies and delights from our various stall holders!

Our emotional support dog, Rosie, will be joining us on Saturday too. She loves her time at Balshaw's and will be excited to meet everyone on the day!

Entry is the bargain price of £1 per person that can be paid on the day - card (via Google Pay/Apple Pay) or cash payments are both accepted.

Please come along and join us!

Please note that parking will not be available on site. Alcohol, smoking and vaping is not permitted anywhere on site.

We are also having a.... 



Students are asked to bring a chocolate donation or donate £1 (on ParentPay).

The tutor group that collects the most will be declared the winner.

Points will also be awarded for the House Cup Challenge.


Students from the winning tutor group will each get free entry to Balfest and 1 lucky student will also win a tower of Easter eggs!!

The deadline for donations is Wednesday 15th May please.

Good luck everyone and thank you!