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Wakes week - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1906 an agreement on unpaid holidays was reached which became the pattern for the wakes holidays in the Lancashire mill towns. It was implemented in .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakes_week

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Lancashire dialect and accent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The county encompassed several hundred mill towns and collieries and by the 1830s, . A Lancashire joke is as follows, "A family from Wigan go on holiday to .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancashire_dialect_and_accent

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Morecambe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While the resort of Blackpool attracted holiday-makers predominantly from the Lancashire mill towns, Morecambe had more visitors from Yorkshire (due to its .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morecambe

Lancashire travel guide - Wikitravel
Open source travel guide to Lancashire, featuring up-to-date information on . This is the heartland of the Industrial Revolution, with its small mill-towns and the . the coastal towns developed into holiday resorts for the textile mill workers, .
http://wikitravel.org/en/Lancashire

Book Group at the River Vale Library | Bergen County, NJ
4 days ago . Scheduling changes may occur due to holidays. . Jews and Christians apart in the poor Lancashire mill town in England where he was raised.
http://www.rivervalelibrary.org/book-group.html

Wakes Weeks: From the Saints to the Sea
It wasn't very long ago that the mill towns of Lancashire used to close down . In my home town of Blackburn, the wakes weeks holiday always begins on the .
http://www.timetravel-britain.com/articles/history/wakes.shtml

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The 1940's. Life and growing up in a Lancashire working class ...
Life and growing up in a Lancashire working class milltown. . costumes and earn extra money towards the holiday costs by making them for other people.
http://caitmo1.hubpages.com/hub/A-Lancashire-life-beginning-in-1944

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Destination Guide to Lancashire - Towns & Villages
Blackpool is Britain's most popular seaside holiday destination, which comes as no . This former mill town has been producing textiles since the 13th century .
http://www.visitlancashire.com/destination-guide

Static Caravan Parks In Lancashire
Advice from British Holiday & Home Parks Association & National Caravan . for the inhabitants of Lancashire's mill towns, particularly during wakes week.
http://www.myholidaycaravan.com/static-caravans-for-sale-by-county/lancashire

Lancashire Cottage Rentals, Holiday Cottages Hire in Lancashire
Holiday Lancashire Cottage UK, cottage holiday rental in England. . in the textile industry is relived in the museums of its mill towns in the south of the county.
http://www.ukholidayplaces.co.uk/Cottage/Lancashire/Lancashire_Cottages.html

Chorley, Lancashire Tourist Information on AboutBritain.com
The South Lancashire town of Chorley situated at the foot of the West Pennine . Chorley developed in the 19th and 20th centuries as one of the many Lancashire Mill towns evidence of which can be . Windy Harbour Holiday park, 18 Miles .
http://www.aboutbritain.com/towns/chorley.asp

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Pictures of Accrington
The mills have long disappeared, but a few have been retained and converted for other uses such as luxury hotels or apartments. Some of the town's loveliest architecture comes from the Victorian era, this can be seen in . This is a large, typical Lancashire village lying close to the urban sprawl of Blackburn and Accrington.
http://www.picturesofengland.com/England/Lancashire/Accrington

Bolton in Greater Manchester, Lancashire
Jan 29, 2012 . Day Trips from Manchester . Aerial Photograph of Bolton Town Hall . Lancashire's mill towns that led the way in the Industrial Revolution.
http://www.manchester2002-uk.com/towns/bolton1.html

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Milltown Memories 12: Wakey! Wakey! Holiday Time in the Upper ...
Until the end of the 19th century holidays for the workers were an unheard-of indulgence. Lancashire cotton towns began the tradition of shutting down for a few .
http://www.milltownmemories.org.uk/mm12/12.html

Rishton Holidays and Wakes Weeks
Wakes weeks were the annual holidays for the town when residents would have . The creation of wakes weeks came from the mills and factories in the area, who . It was created as a show centre with the Lancashire families mainly in mind.
http://wilkinp4.blackapplehost.com/Rishton_Life/Holidays/holidays.htm

Blackpool News and Articles - Blackpool Holidays
It was only rescued by passengers from the Lancashire mill towns, many of whom . Blackpool is a holiday resort on the Lancashire coast in the North West of .
http://www.blackpoolholidays.info/blackpool_news_and_articles.html

Blackpool Cottages - Holiday Cottages in Blackpool - easycottages ...
Choose from our range of holiday cottages in Blackpool, for a short break or long . the Lancashire countryside around Blackpool, with market and mill towns, .
http://www.easycottages.com/cottage-holidays/uk/england/lancashire/blackpool/

Bakhtin at the Seaside
holiday tradition originated in the mill towns of industrial Lancashire and nowhere epitomized the supposed 'carnival of working-class holidaymakers'. (Shields .
http://goldsmithsdesign.blogs.com/papers/Webb_Bakhtin_at_the_Seaside.pdf

Blackpool - England Guide – Rough Guides travel information
Suddenly Blackpool was favoured destination for the "Wakes Weeks", when whole Lancashire mill towns descended for their annual holiday. Where other British .
http://www.roughguides.com/travel/europe/england/the-northwest/blackpool.aspx

Best Western Higher Trapp Country House Hotel, Burnley - Reviews ...
Trapp Lane, Simonstone, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 7QW, United Kingdom . beautiful situated on the edge of the village of Worsthorne in the County of Lancashire Burnley is a picturesque traditional Mill town . . Holiday Inn Express Burnley .
http://www.virtualtourist.com/hotels/Europe/United_Kingdom/Burnley-316037/Hotels_and_Accommodations-Burnley-Best_Western_Higher_Trapp_Country_House_Hotel-BR-1.html

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Rebecca Conway | Talks - Academia.edu
In the 1930s the positive effect that a holiday could have on the health of . of the new post-war Britain and the spirit of workers from the Lancashire mill towns.
http://manchester.academia.edu/RebeccaConway/Talks

Photo 534 - WIRKSWORTH-Parish Records 1608-1899-Old Photos
Wakes Week was the annual summer holiday, each town having slightly . end of the traditional Wakes Week, which characterised East Lancashire's mill towns.
http://www.wirksworth.org.uk/X534.htm

CHA-Walking: The association - Countrywide Holidays Association
The birth of Countrywide Holidays Association (CHA) was in the small mill town of Colne in north east Lancashire when Rev T A Leonard took a party of 30 .
http://www.cha-walking.org.uk/site/association/index.shtml

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Top ten UK boating holidays | Mail Online
Jun 13, 2005 . Wyvern Shipping Co Ltd (01525 372355; www.canalholidays.co.uk). . National Park to Skipton, and on to the East Lancashire mill towns.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/holidaytypeshub/article-593863/Top-UK-boating-holidays.html

1923
During a Lancashire mill town's holiday week, two young people are discovered having a secret fling, and are pressured to marry. PP 28, Play 26. Drama.
http://www.progressiveplayersgateshead.co.uk/1923.html

Self-catering Holiday Cottages to Rent in Lancashire
A large selection of Self-catering holiday cottages and apartments to rent in . part of the life of Lancashire and today the old mill towns of Blackburn and Burnley .
http://www.cottageholidays.co.uk/index.php?sec=region®ion_id=47&t=Cottages%20for%20rent%20&%20holidays%20in%20Lancashire,%20England

Travelling Through Time: Destination Blackpool
A Holiday Resort in the Making; Blackpool from Central Pier; Wakes Week . In the mill towns of Lancashire and Cheshire, each locality would nominate a .
http://www.squidoo.com/blackpool-travel

Burnley Lancashire tourist information
Self Catering Holidays in Lancashire . Burnley, a canal side town, Burnley has an old history based around its industry and its market, which still continues .
http://www.touruk.co.uk/lancs/lancs_burnl.htm

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Blackpool History Facts and Timeline: Blackpool, Lancashire, England
This was a time when it had become fashionable to take holidays by the sea, which . up this seaside town to people from the nearby mill towns of Lancashire.
http://www.blackpool.world-guides.com/blackpool_history.html

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The last thing Blackpool needs is preserving - Telegraph
Jul 8, 2010 . Blackpool does indeed have a remarkable legacy, as the great holiday destination of the Lancashire mill towns, and as – in places – an .
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/7880256/The-last-thing-Blackpool-needs-is-preserving.html

Holiday in Morecambe and its History
Down the coast Blackpool attracted much of its holiday makers from the mill towns of Lancashire where as Morecombe attracted the Yorkshire holiday makers.
http://swb64.hubpages.com/hub/Morecambe

Lawson's Studio Holiday Cottage | The artist
Lawson's studio - A Holiday cottage in the heart of Wensleydale. . It could be said that what LS Lowry did for Lancashire mill towns, Fred Lawson did for .
http://www.lawsons-studio.co.uk/who.htm

Morecambe: Information from Answers.com
While the resort of Blackpool attracted holiday-makers predominantly from the Lancashire mill towns, Morecambe had more visitors from Yorkshire (due to its .
http://www.answers.com/topic/morecambe

Michael Davitt: Mayo's Most Famous Son
In the unlikely environment of the Lancashire mill-town Martin Davitt earned a reputation as a teacher of both Irish music and the language, so it was only natural .
http://www.mayo-ireland.ie/Mayo/News/ConnTel/CTHistry/MlDavitt.htm

Cottages For Sale In Lancashire
Lancashire has a wide variety of properties to choose from. . A traditional holiday resort since Victorian times, Blackpool has retained many of . in Bacup, which is similar in character, and typical of many of the original mill towns of the county.
http://www.cottage-property.co.uk/cottages-for-sale-uk/cottages-for-sale-in-lancashire/

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Cycling Lancashire - Hyndburn
It was used by 'Wakes Week' trains taking holidaymakers from the mill towns of Lancashire and Yorkshire for their annual week's holiday by the sea on the .
http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=3732&pageid=28096&e=e

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Secrets to get good food in Lancashire
Apr 3, 2012 . Planning a Last minute Holiday Cottages Short Breaks in the UK? . Bury in Lancashire is an old mill town and also a favorite tourist spot.
http://travel.ezinemark.com/secrets-to-get-good-food-in-lancashire-7d351ff40c51.html

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Whitworth - Lancashire ( places to visit include Healey Dell, Brown ...
A bird's eye view of Whitworth, a former Lancashire cotton mill town, . views · Sparse moorland and isolated farms · A children's holiday home - Brown Wardle .
http://www.beautifulbritain.co.uk/htm/whitworth/whitworth_rossendale.htm

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Women, Welfare and Local Politics, 1880–1920 - Steven King
May 18, 2011 . Focusing on the Lancashire mill town of Bolton, it traces the . her diary of a family holiday to Ireland (which included a fact-finding visit to the .
http://www.sussex-academic.com/sa/titles/womens_studies/King(Steven).htm

Morecambe - YouTube
While the resort of Blackpool attracted holiday-makers predominantly from the Lancashire mill towns, Morecambe had more visitors from Yorkshire (due to its .
http://www.youtube.com/topic/6fvafL3Odcg/morecambe

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Blackburn Holiday Info - Hotels & Accommodation ... - Visit Lancashire
visitLancashire.com - The official destination website for Lancashire . This former mill town has been producing textiles since the 13th century although these .
http://www.visitlancashire.com/destination-guide/blackburn

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    Wondering where to go in the UK on your Easter holidays in 2012? . dance their way through this Lancashire mill town, tucked into the Pennines, accompanied .
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