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What’s On 07-02-13

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Current events in Lancashire

Theatre

Preston

Mark Watson (A Green Week Event)

Star of “Live at the Apollo”, “Mock the Week” and “Nevermind the Buzzcocks” hits Preston! 7.30pm. Tickets: £15 53 Degrees, Fylde Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 893000. Mon, Feb 11 only.

The Lorax (A Green Week Event)

A 2012 a computer-animated film that chronicles the plight of the environment and the Lorax, who speaks for the trees against the greedy Once-ler! 7.30pm. 53 Degrees, Fylde Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 893000. Tues, Feb 12 only.

My Arms by James Leach

Told in reverse order, My Arms is a compelling new drama about the limits of love and our willingness to forgive. 8pm. Tickets: From £5 The Continental, Preston. Tel: 01772 499 207. Thurs, Feb 7.

Chinese State Circus

Thirty Chinese artistes performing acrobatics, martial arts, live music and feature acts. 7.30pm. Tickets: £16 The Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 203456. Opens Fri, Feb 8 until Sat, Feb 9.

Lancaster

Two from a smith: commonwealth + all that is solid melts into air

A few questions about what we are up to, contemplate the world we live in, and think about how we might change it. 8pm. Great Hall Complex, Lancaster University, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 594151. Thurs, Feb 7.

Hetain Patel: Be Like Water

Conceptually driven, Hetain works with photography, video and live performance to look at ideas around how we form identity. 8pm. Tickets: From £7 Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 594151. Tues, Feb 12.

Hanging Town

The fascinating story of Lancashire pub landlord and England’s most famous hangman, Albert Pierrepoint. Daily. Tickets: From £5 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Until Sat, Feb 23.

Lancashire On Film

A cinematic journey down memory lane, featuring footage from 1914-1978; Morecambe Volunteers going to war, the opening of the Preston motorway etc. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £4.50 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Tues, Feb 12.

Blackburn

Animal Farm

Solo performance of Orwell’s classic satire. 7.30pm. Tickets: £12 Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen, Blackburn. Tel: 01254 706006. Fri, Feb 8 only.

Clitheroe

GRAB Final

Fourth annual final of the Ribble Valley’s inter-school charity talent competition, the brainchild of The Grand’s secondary school forum. 7pm. Tickets: £12 The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599. Fri, Feb 8 only.

An Inspector Calls

In a single night in 1912,the tranquil middle – class Birling household is about to be turned

upside down. Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th and Saturday 16th (matinee) February at 7.30 p.m and 2pm on Saturday. Tickets: Adults £12, under 18’s £6, family group of four £30 The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599. Opens Mon, Feb 11 until Sat, Feb 16.

Music

Punk

Friday, Feb 8

Next Stop Atlanta

A young, four piece pop-punk band with an ambition, desire and drive that is second to none. 7.30pm. Tickets: £4 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union, Preston. Tel: 01772 895478.

Organ music

Nigel Ogden and the Haslingden Choir

Nigel Ogden, presenter of Radio 2 ‘The Organist Entertains’ plus The Haslingden Choir. Proceeds to church upkeep & The East Lancashire contact Centre. 7.30pm. Tickets: £8 including light refreshment Christ Church, Chatburn, Clitheroe, Blackburn. Tel: 01254 384893.

Sunday, Feb 10

‘Pure Love’ + Support ‘Turbogeist’

the duo, completed by Hope Conspiracy guitarist Jim Carroll, have gone down a storm at festivals. 7.30pm. Tickets: £10 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union, Preston. Tel: 01772 895478.

Rock

Saturday, Feb 9

The Bronx

Hardcore band from Los Angeles. 7.30pm. Tickets: £15 53 Degrees, Fylde Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 893000.

Parlour Flames

Psychedelic, pop-rock with eccentric British storytelling, Parlour Flames promise superb musicianship and a one of a kind experience. 7pm. Tickets: From £12.50 The Epstein Theatre, Hanover House, 85 Hanover Street, Liverpool. Tel: 0844 888 4411.

Pure Love

Rock duo from Brooklyn. 7.30pm. Tickets: £10 53 Degrees, Fylde Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 893000.

Jazz

Thursday, Feb 7

Tipitina

Jazz band play programme based on Dr John and Fats Waller. 8pm. Tickets: £10 Clitheroe Castle, Castle Hill, Clitheroe. Tel: 07870 908159.

Joe Stilgoe Trio

Joe, along with bassist Chris Hill and drummer Ben Reynolds will take to the Capstone stage as the Joe Stilgoe Trio. 7.30pm. Tickets: £12.500 The Capstone Theatre, Shaw Street,, Liverpool. Tel: 0844 8000 410.

Crofters Jazz Club

‘The Wirrorleans Jazz Band, a 7-piece band originally formed in 1978 with the latest recruit young Phil Lucas providing a youthful enthusiasm. 8-10.30pm. Tickets: £6, £3.50 Juniors/Students Crofters Hotel, A6 Garstang, Preston. Tel: 01772 709923.

Nightclubs

Thursday, Feb 7

Skint vs Waster

Selected drinks from £1. Every Thursday. 10pm - 3.30am. Admission: £4 b4 11pm; £5 after. Lava & Ignite, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 252882.

Friday, Feb 8

It’s Friday Night

Every Friday. 10pm - 3am. Admission: £5/NUS free. Lava & Ignite, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 252882.

Fridays@The Warehouse

Three floors of rock, metal and indie. Every Friday. 10.30pm - 2.30am. Admission: £2 b4 11pm; £5 after. The Warehouse, St Johns Place, off Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 253216.

Resurrection

Prestons new weekend Rock/Metal night with DJ Jammie. Playing all the best in Rock, Metal, Hardcore, Ska, Punk and everything in between! 11pm-4am. Tickets: £3 Blitz Nightclub and Live Venue, Great Shaw Street, Behind Roper Hall, Preston. Tel: 0788 88 438 66.

Saturday, Feb 9

Saturdays@The Warehouse

Three floors of new indie, classic indie and modern rock. Every Saturday. 10.30pm - 2.30am. Admission: £2 b4 11pm; £5 after. The Warehouse, St Johns Place, off Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 253216.

Rock n Roll Saturdays

Ready to play you the very best alternative Rock & Roll. Great tunes and fantastic drink offers. 11.30pm-4am. Tickets: Free entry before midnight if on guest list. £3 after Blitz Nightclub and Live Venue, Great Shaw Street, Behind Roper Hall, Preston. Tel: 0788 88 438 66.

Pubs / Clubs

Thursday, Feb 7

Pete & Lynda’s Open Mic Night

Instruments and PA set-up provided. Every Thursday. 8.30 - 11.30pm. Free admission. The Wheatsheaf, Croston Road, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 07821 293655.

Acoustic Open Mic

Every First Thursday of the Month. 8-11pm. The New Britannia, Heatley Street, Preston.

Liam Fray Acoustic

Courteeners frontman with an acoustic set. Option to purchase a £10.00 ticket that includes the CD album and signed lyric sheet. 7pm. Tickets: £6 53 Degrees, Fylde Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 893000.

Open Mic Night

This event is now very well attended in the Ashcroft Room. Usually at least 6 different acts on through the night, playing and singing hits. 8pm. School Lane Club Limited, St Aidans Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 698105.

BJ’s Rock in the Blues

7th - Slyfox. Rock band.

14th - Crossfire. Blues trio.

21st - The Mal Gibson Project. Rock trio.

28th - Forty 4. Rhythm and groove band. Every Thursday. The Hop Pocket, Carr Lane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 276611.

Friday, Feb 8

Comedy Night

Gear up for another great evening of stand up comedy at the ACE Centre’s monthly comedy night, featuring 3 great comedians and an MC! 8.15pm. Every First Friday of the month. Tickets: From £7 ACE Centre, Cross Street, Nelson, Burnley. Tel: 0844 8884406.

Next Stop Atlanta

A young, four piece pop-punk band with an ambition, desire and drive that is second to none. 7.30pm. Tickets: £4 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union, Preston. Tel: 01772 895478.

Bingo Bay, Deadwood Dog, Spiral Scouts, Tom Metcalfe

8pm. Mad Ferret, Preston. Tel: 07796 854182.

Melvin’s Karaoke

8pm. John O’Gaunts, 32 Cottam Ave, Ingol, Preston. Tel: 07968 565159.

Brandy Babycham

The best drag dj in town! Free entry all night. 8pm-1am. The Golden Cross, 60 Lancaster Road, Preston.

Live Acoustic Act’s

Live Acoustic Acts every Friday & Saturday 9pm. The New Britannia, Heatley Street, Preston.

Saturday, Feb 9

Family Pub

We have a fun packed quiz on Tuesday Nights. We show all the sports on our big TV`s from all Sky channels. We have Karaoke Fortnightly on Friday Nights. Live Entertainment on Saturday Nights. We are holding Darts and Pool competition monthly on Friday Nights. The Broadfield Arms, 22 Leyland Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 426324.

Sunday, Feb 10

Seymour Mace, Romesh Ranganathan, Phil Pagget, MC Rich Wall

8pm. Tickets: £9/£7 advance or meal deal £12 The Lancaster Comedy Club, The Borough, 3-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 64170.

Miss Brandy Babycham

The best drag dj on the decks and most drinks only £2! So pop to the only fun bar in Preston! 4pm. The Golden Cross, 60 Lancaster Road, Preston.

Quiz Night

Cash prizes. Play your cards right jackpot. 9pm. Tickets: £1 per person incl supper White Bull Country Pub and Kitchen, Alston, Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 784151.

Dance

Thursday, Feb 7

Modern Jive/French Jive Dance Classes

All abilities welcome. Enjoyable Exercise. Meet Brilliant New Friends. Beginners class 8pm intermediate 9 15pm freestyle until 10 30pm. ST ANTHONYS SOCIAL CENTRE, CADLEY CAUSEWAY, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 07576707708.

Phil’s Salsanorthwest

Join the Latin fever. Learn hot and spicy Salsa and Merengue in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Beginners welcome. 7.15pm. Bello’s Restaurant, Friargate, Preston. Tel: 07899 866408.

Sequence Dancing

With Fred and Audrey. Every Thursday 7.30 - 10pm. New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close, New Longton, Preston. Tel: 01257 272276.

Tea Dance

2-4pm. Tickets: £3.500 Croston Community Centre, Town Road, Croston, Leyland. Tel: 01772 601321.

Daily Dance Classes

DanceFusion

Salsa, modern jive and line dancing, classes in Hoghton, Longton and Leyland. Beginner and intermediate classes. Preston. Tel: 07974 313032.

Friday, Feb 8

Fever Dance Company

Children/adult classes daily. All ages and all levels taught. From VideoPop to Cheerleading or Latin and Ballroom. Also weekend social dances and monthly dinner dances. Visit www.feverdancecompany.com for more information. Fever Dance Studio, Mornington Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 703704.

Reeders Dance Studio

Children/adult classes daily. All ages/all levels taught with fully qualified teachers. Competition work, shows, medals or just for fun. Cheerleading, street dance, freestyle/disco, RnR, ballroom, latin, salsa, line, ballet & tap and wedding dances. Reeders Dance Studio, Primrose Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 704651.

Modern Sequence Dancing - new dances taught

Latest dances taught. Every Friday and Wednesday. 1.30pm - 4pm. Leyland Senior Citizen’s Club, Prospect House, Sandy Lane,, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 452786.

Line Dancing

With DanceFusion. Easy/intermediate class/social 7.30 - 10pm. Prospect House, Sandy Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 620195.

Dancing

Latin, Ballroom, Sequence and much more including workshops on Salsa, Argentine Tango, Foxtrot, etc. With professionally qualified teachers. Various times. The Preston Marriott, Broughton; The Samlesbury War Memorial Hall, Cuerdale Lane and Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 783364.

Saturday, Feb 9

Strictly Saturdays

Dance the night away. Every Saturday. 8.15pm - 12am. Fever Dance Studio, Mornington Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 703704.

Social Sequence Dancing

Saturdays 7.30 - 10pm. Leyland Senior Citizen’s Club, Prospect House, Sandy Lane,, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 452786.

Dance Classes

Ballet, lyrical, tap, Greek and modern jazz taught every Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Times: 8.30am - 2pm (Sat); 4 - 7pm (Mon, Tues & Weds). Sylvia Goff’s Centre of Theatre Arts, Prospect House, Sandy Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 467542.

Sales

Saturday, Feb 9

Jumble Sale

Mostly clothes - no electricals. Proceeds will go towards the All Saints’ Church Roof Fund Appeal. 11am. Higher Walton Community Centre, Higher Walton, Preston. Tel: 01772 312636.

Tabletop & Carboot

Every Saturday. Free admission. 7am-1pm. Exhibition Hall, Park Hall, Charnock Richard, Chorley. Tel: 07800 508 178.

House Clearance Sale

Clothes, toys, books, furniture, DVD’s etc. all at great prices. Restocked every week. Funds to a missionary trip to Ecuador to help street children. Every Saturday 10am-3pm. White Gables, Bartle Lane, Lower Bartle, Preston. Tel: 01772 691405.

Sunday, Feb 10

Tabletop, Carboot & Antiques Market

Every Sunday. Free admission. 8am-1pm. Exhibition Hall, Park Hall, Charnock Richard, Chorley. Tel: 07800 508 178.

Exhibitions

Thursday, Feb 7

Live at LICA Spring Launch event

Jumpers (what must I do to be saved) is a newly commissioned video installation by British artists Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard. 6.30pm followed by the Chroma Ensemble in concert. Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 594151.

Friday, Feb 8

Hangmen

The life and work of England’s last and most famous hangman, Albert Pierrepoint, and others who plied the same trade, some at Lancaster Castle. 10am-11pm, Monday to Saturday. Please call the box office on 01524 598500 to check opening times if you’re making a special journey as occasionally the space is closed to the public. The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500.

Tourist

Sunday, Feb 10

Snowdrop Sundays

Woodland walks. Snowdrops for sale. Refreshments. Shop. Log Fire. Organised by the Friends of Bank Hall in aid of the restoration fund. Noon-4pm. Bank Hall, Bretherton, near, Preston. Tel: 01772 746703.

Misc

Saturday, Feb 9

Free micro-chipping event

A free dog micro-chipping and advice service. 10.30am-2.30pm. Citizenzone bus, Car park, Haslam Park, Blackpool Road, Preston.

People & Planet Film Festival

Film festival celebrating the diversity of life and how this can have a positive impact on sustainable choices for our planet! Saturday 9th - Friday 22nd February, times vary. Tickets: Entry costs vary. Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen, Blackburn. Tel: 01254 706006.

Leisure

Thursday, Feb 7

Yoga with Linda

Rejuvenate mind, body and spirit on Mondays at 6.30pm and 8pm and Thursdays at 7pm. Penwortham Priory Sports & Technology College, Crow Hills Road, Preston.

Friday, Feb 8

Preston Critical Mass

Mass bike ride event (all over the world), a celebration of cycling, a place to meet other bike lovers, a way to question our car-culture. Open to all Last Friday of every month, meet at 6.15pm for 6.30pm ride. Adelphi Pub, Preston.

Hobbies

Thursday, Feb 7

Knitting Class

Booking essential. 7-8pm. Tickets: £2 per session Fulwood Methodist Church, Watling Street Road, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 791107.

Preston Barbership Harmony Singers - The Red Rose Chorus

The Red Rose Chorus want more men to sing four part harmony. Every Thursday. Every Thursday. 7.30pm. Leyland Methodist Junior School,, Canberra Rd, Leyland. Tel: 07906 768579.

Thursday Fitness Club

Get yourself fit using aerobic based exercise. For men and women of all ages. Car parking available. Every Thursday. 10.30am. Admission: £2.50. The MInster, Church St, Avenham, Preston. Tel: 01772 750152.

Preston Rosettes Morris Dancing

Girls of all ages welcome. Every Thursday. Email nickid84@hotmail.co.uk for more information. 7.30pm. St Josephs Sports & Arts Centre, Rigby Street, Ribbleton, Preston. Tel: 01772 495120.

Preston Community Choir

Whether you’ve been dancing round the kitchen singing into a carrot or trying to duet with the dog, help is finally at hand. All welcome, no audition! 7-9.30pm every Thursday. Preston Minster, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 07880 315736.

Preston Pride Basketball Training

First session is free! U18 - 6-8pm

Senior 2nd team - 8-10pm. St Augustines New Avenham Centre (SANAC), St Austins place, New Avenham, Preston. Tel: 07734580974.

Line Dancing

Beginners and Intermediate dancers. 7.30-10.30pm. Blessed Sacrament Club, Ribbleton, Preston. Tel: 01772 791875.

Line Dancing and Zumba

6.30pm. Royal British Legion, Lostock Hall, Preston. Tel: 07974 313032.

Friday, Feb 8

Wymott Art Group

Social art class, qualified teaching in paiting/Ribbon embroidery. Meet every Wednesday 10am - 12noon. Admission: £2. Old School, Ulnes Walton, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 451189.

Whist

Every Friday and Saturday evening. 7.30 - 10pm. Leyland Senior Citizen’s Club, Prospect House, Sandy Lane,, Leyland, Preston.

The Elderberries

Social group of active over 55’s. Visitors welcome. Meet every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 1 - 3.30pm. The Old School, Ulnes Walton,, near Leyland,, Preston. Tel: 01772 617177.

Chorley Shukokai Karate Club

Every Friday. 6.30 - 7.30pm. Heskin Village Hall, Wood Lane, Heskin, near, Chorley. Tel: 07854 270569.

Bingo

Members Only Jackpot Game of £500. Every Monday & Friday at 8.15pm and every Sunday at 2.30pm. School Lane Club Limited, St Aidans Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 698105.

Dancing The Next Step

Latin, Ballroom, Sequence and much more. Control how much you learn at your own pace with professionally qualified teachers. Various times. The Preston Marriott, Broughton, The Samlesbury War Memorial Hall, Cuerdale Lane, and Longridge. Tel: 01772 783364.

Wind Down Meditation

Ideal for people to pop in during their lunch break for a well-deserved wind down after a long week. 1 - 1.30pm. Vajravarahi Buddhist Centre, 38 West Cliff, Preston. Tel: 01772 259094.

Yoga Classes

With British Wheel Of Yoga teacher Frances Heaton. Phone for any further details 01772 491784. 10.45-11.45am. Tickets: £5 per session Ulnes Walton Village Hall, Ulnes Walton, Chorley. Tel: 01772 491784.

Yoga Classes

With British Wheel Of Yoga teacher Frances Heaton. Phone for any further details 01772 491784. 2-3.30pm. Tickets: £33 for six week block or £6.50 for drop in sessions Christchurch Hall, Berry Lane, Longridge. Tel: 01772 491784.

Saturday, Feb 9

New Creative Adult Learning Programme

Now is the time to try something new or develop skills you once started but never finished. Various. Chapel Gallery, St Helen’s Road, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 571328.

Preston Parkrun

Preston parkrun is a free, weekly, timed, 5k run. 8.30am arrival for 9am start. Avenham Park Pavilion, Preston. Tel: 07919 531120.

Sunday, Feb 10

Music Workshops

The workshops are aimed at inspiring young people to take up music as a worthwhile hobby without having to spend big on private tuition. 1-2pm for 6-10 year olds

2-3pm for over 10s. Tickets: £3.50per person Gregson Lane Community Centre, Gregson Lane, Hoghton, Preston. Tel: 07843 575035.

Preston Pride Basketball Training

First session is free! New U12 Training - 9.30-10.30am. St Augustines New Avenham Centre (SANAC), St Austins place, New Avenham, Preston. Tel: 07734580974.

 

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