Clitheroe is once again gearing up for its annual extravaganza of food and fun. Summer is festival time in Clitheroe with one of the biggest and best food events in the North West. last year around 20,000 people visited the town’s food festival and this yea a similar number will be expected. The big day itself is Saturday August 8th. World cuisine is the theme this year so visitors can expect to sample chef demonstrations,street food,a fun fair,archery and plenty of good Lancashire produce. clitheroe is the centre of one of the most affluent areas of Lancashire. This area is prime farming country and has some of the prettiest villages in the North West. There are also so many good pubs that you can get quite heady just trying to count them. This is an area of the country which really justifies a visit at any time of the year.