Oompa Loompas, a giant snakes and ladders game, plus a hot chocolate tribute act – Accrington’s second chocolate festival is set to delight families and friends.

Sponsored by local Estate agents, Property Shop, and supported by Hyndburn Borough Council, the town will be taken over by a selection sweet treats, stalls and themed activities. There will also be a chance for one lucky family to win a £200 trip to Cadbury world!

#AmazingAccrington Chocolate Festival – Saturday 28th September

10am – Chocolate Festival opens

  • Over 20 chocolate themed stalls throughout the event
  • Little Miss Wonka and her Oompa Loompas meet & greet (11am-3pm)
  • Giant Snakes and Ladders games (11am-3pm)
  • Hot Chocolate Tribute artist (12pm-1pm)

4pm – Chocolate Festival closes

Take part in a GIANT board game & WIN a trip to Cadbury World

The Town Square is the ideal space for a giant game of snakes and ladders, don’t you think?

Families can take part in the classic board game, roll the giant dice and work their way up the ladder to win or slither down the snakes.

Every family that takes part will get FREE chocolate, winning families throughout the day will be entered into a prize draw to win a visit to Cadbury World in Birmingham, which includes tickets and overnight accommodation, worth over £200.

Steven Chippendale, Joint Managing Director of Property Shop said:

“We can’t wait for this weekend, the Property Shop team will be out on the town square running the giant snakes and ladders game, giving out free chocolate bars and we are of course available to chat to anyone who has any questions selling, buying or letting in the local area.

Events like this raise the profile of our town, as a business it’s so important for us to be involved and we are really pleased to be sponsoring it for the second year running.”

Miles Parkinson, Leader of Hyndburn Borough Council said:

“Hyndburn Borough Council are really pleased to be part of such a great event. There will be plenty to do and see, its free admission for the whole community and I really encourage people to come along and have a look, do their shopping in the local town and support everything Accrington has to offer.”