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What’s On 17-01-13

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Current events in Lancashire

Theatre

Preston

Cinderella

7pm. Preston Playhouse, Market Street West, Preston. Tel: 01772 253731. Opens Thurs, Jan 24 until Sat, Jan 26.

Lancaster

The Big Lebowski Birthday Party

Aa special celebration for The Big Lebowski’s 15th anniversary. 1998 ticket prices, White Russians and bowling. Introduced by Eddie Robson. Friday, January 18th. Tickets: From £2.60 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Fri, Jan 18 only.

The Third Man

Following pulp novelist Holly Martins as he travels to post-war Vienna to investigate the death of his old friend Harry Lime. 6.20pm. Tickets: From £4.50 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Fri, Jan 18 only.

Open House for Dukes Season Launch

This is a chance to discover more about the shows and films which will keep you entertained well into spring and beyond. 1-4pm. The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Sat, Jan 19 only.

Chorley

Charlotte’s Web

Chorley Youth Theatre present the classic children’s story. 7.30pm. Tickets: £6.00 adults, £4.00 children, family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) £18.00 Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 264362. Opens Fri, Jan 18 until Sat, Jan 19.

Manchester

One Man, Two Guvnors

Actor, stand-up comedian and presenter Rufus Hound will lead the cast, playing the role of Francis Henshall. 7.30pm, Thu & Sat 2pm. No show Sun. Tickets: From £16 The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Manchester. Tel: 0843 2086005. Opens Tues, Jan 8 until Sat, Jan 19.

Liverpool

Daniel Simonsen and Alfie Brown: Comedy Tour

A double bill of smash-hit shows! 7pm. Tickets: £10 The Epstein Theatre, Hanover House, 85 Hanover Street, Liverpool. Tel: 0844 888 4411. Sat, Jan 19 only.

Music

Pop

Wednesday, Jan 23

Paloma Faith

7pm. Tickets: From £22.25 O2 Apollo Mancheste, Stockport Road, Higher Ardwick, Manchester. Tel: 0161 273 6921.

Rock & Roll

Friday, Jan 18

Locomotion

60s covers band! 7.30pm. Tickets: £10 Walmer Bridge Village Hall, Gill Lane, Walmer Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 613460.

Jazz

Tipitina & the One Voice Choir

Jazz band plus choir! 7pm. Tickets: £10 The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599.

Classical

Sunday, Jan 20

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony, Grieg From Holberg’s Time – Suite in Olden Style, Sibelius Violin Concerto, and Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6 ‘Pathétique’. 2.30pm. Tickets: £19 (various concessions available). The Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 203456.

Miscellaneous

Tuesday, Jan 22

Classic Album Evening

Listen to a classic album in its entirety on vinyl on a hi-fi selected by Audio T. This week ‘Rumours’ by Fleetwood Mac. 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Fusion Room, 80 Friargate, Preston. Tel: 01772 883958.

Friday, Jan 25

Acoustic Village XIII: Harp and a Monkey

Harp and banjo driven electronica imbued with a Deep Lancashire sensibility. 8pm. Tickets: £6 The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599.

Nightclubs

Thursday, Jan 17

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, Jan 18

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.

Indie Fridays

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. Road, Preston.

Saturday, Jan 19

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.

Punk/Soul/Glam/Ska/New Wave

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.

Wednesday, Jan 23

Northwest Big Student Night

The North West’s number one indie/alternative club night. Every Wednesday. 10pm - 3am. Admission: £5 NUS/£6 others. Lava & Ignite, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 252882.

Pubs / Clubs

Thursday, Jan 17

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.

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.

The laughing Horse

A nationwide search for the comedy stars of tomorrow. See a selection of acts and you, the audience will be the judges! 8.15pm. Tickets: £5, meal deal £10 ACE Centre, Cross Street, Nelson, Burnley. Tel: 01282 661228.

Acoustic Open Mic

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

Friday, Jan 18

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.

Brandy Babycham

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

Live Acoustic Act’s

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

Melvin’s Karaoke

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

Sunday, Jan 20

Dan Nightingale, James Cook, Peter Brush, MC Hayley Ellis

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

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.

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.

Monday, Jan 21

Bagpipes Of Fun And Fine Food

A Burns Night three-course special meal on Friday, January 25 and Scottish specials running from January 21 to January 31. Daily. The Ship, High Street, Elswick, Preston. Tel: 01995 672777.

Tuesday, Jan 22

Open mic night

Bring yourself & your instrument for an evening of entertainment 9pm the first Tuesday in the month. Red Lion, Wheelton, Chorley. Tel: 01254 830241.

Dance

Thursday, Jan 17

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.

Daily Dance Classes

DanceFusion

Salsa, modern jive and line dancing, classes in Hoghton, Longton and Leyland. Beginner and intermediate classes. Preston. Tel: 01772 620195.

Friday, Jan 18

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.

Saturday, Jan 19

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.

Monday, Jan 21

Leyland Morris Men

Regular dance tuition. Every Monday. 7.30 - 9.30pm. Guide Hut, off Fox Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 337999.

Phil’s Salsanorthwest

Join the Latin fever. Learn hot and spicy Salsa and Merengue in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Beginners welcome. 7.15pm. The Lonsdale Club, Fulwood Hall Lane, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 07899 866408.

Line Dancing

Nice and easy class - with DanceFusion. 1 - 2.30pm. Prospect House, Sandy Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 620195.

Sales

Saturday, Jan 19

Table Top Sale

9.30am-1.30pm. Tickets: Tables £10 Fulwood Methodist Church Crossroads Centre, Watling St Road, Withy Trees, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 716203.

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, technology and DVDs etc - all at fantastic prices. Funds go to a missionary trip to Ecuador to help street children. Every Saturday 10am-3pm. White Gables, Bartle Lane, Lower Bartle, Preston. Tel: 01772 691405.

Ashton on Ribble Farmers’ Market

Fresh local produce and plants. 9am-1pm. St Michael’s Church, Tulketh/Egerton Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 827835.

Sunday, Jan 20

Fleamarket

Refreshments will be served all day. Many interesting stalls and a Tombola. All profits will go to Lancashire Cat Rescue. lots of bargains! 9am-3pm. Tickets: £50p, accompanied children free. Barton Village Hall, A6/Garstang Road, Barton, Preston. Tel: 01772 750263.

Tabletop, Carboot & Antiques Market

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

Exhibitions

Thursday, Jan 17

The Voices from The Song of Songs

The series was based upon Marcia Falk’s translation of Biblical love songs and explores mutuality of desire and a shared enjoyment of sexual pleasure. Mon-Fri 9am–5pm, Sat-Sun 10am–4pm. The Black-E Gallery, Great George St, Liverpool. Tel: 0151 709 5109.

Friday, Jan 18

Titanic and Liverpool: the untold story

To mark the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, this compelling new exhibition will explore Liverpool’s central role in the Titanic story. 10am-5pm. Tickets: free Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool. Tel: 0151 478 4499.

Saturday, Jan 19

Peter Blake and Pop Music

Showing music-inspired work spanning more than half a century. The Lowry, Salford, Manchester. Tel: 0843 2086005.

Playing with Shadows

Exploring the way in which artists use light and shadow in the creation of their work. Daily. Chapel Gallery, St Helen’s Road, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 571328.

In The Spotlight: Remembering 9/11

in October, a 7 metre piece of steel from the World Trade Center will be on display, among the first pieces from the Twin Towers ever seen in Britain 10am-5pm. Imperial War Museum North, The Quays, Trafford Wharf Road. Tel: 0161 836 4000.

Misc

Saturday, Jan 19

Saturday Introduction to Wine

Starting with champagne a full day’s tasting including a delicious 2 course lunch Champagne and 12 wines to taste. 11am-4pm. Tickets: £75 Glendower Hotel, Lytham. Tel: 01253 301934.

Leisure

Thursday, Jan 17

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, Jan 18

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.

Saturday, Jan 19

Springfield Fell Walking Club

Windermere to Stavely - Lakes Various pick up times. Tickets: Coach £10 Bus pickup Blackpool to Black Bull Preston, Preston. Tel: 01772 865278.

Hobbies

Thursday, Jan 17

Free computer training for beginners

All sessions will take place on the Citizenzone vehicle. Commencing 17th January 2013. St Anthony’s Church car park, off Cadley Causeway, Fulwood. Tel: 01772 903417.

Saturday, Jan 19

Hedgelaying

A series of taster events has been organised for people interested in becoming volunteer rangers, starting with hedgelaying. 10am. Beacon Country Park, Up Holland, Wigan. Tel: 01695 622794.

Clubs

Thursday, Jan 17

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: 01772 792240.

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.

Line Dancing

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

Friday, Jan 18

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.

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, Preston. Tel: 01772 491784.

Saturday, Jan 19

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.

Taekwondo Club

For one week only this will be a FREE session. 10am-12am. Every Saturday. St Andrew’s Church Hall, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 896253.

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, Jan 20

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.

Monday, Jan 21

Yonder Truth Pyschic Club

Every Monday. 8 - 10pm. New Central Club, Ribbleton Lane, Preston. Tel: 07821 078216.

Parent and Toddler Group

Every Monday morning during school term-time. Join us for a very enjoyable playtime with our usual craft, songs, stories, and marching. All welcome. 9.45am - 11.45am. Tickets: £2.50 per family Mellor Brook Community Centre, Whalley Road, Mellor Brook, Blackburn. Tel: 01254 814944.

Short Tennis for over 50s

New to tennis or rusty rackets very welcome. Rackets provided. 10.30am-12noon. Chorley Leisure Centre, Chorley. Tel: 07966 315241.

NCDSW Sequence dancing

Everyone Welcome 7.45pm - 10.45pm. St Teresas, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 01772 312263.

Line Dancing with Pamela

Improvers and Upwards. Friendly atmosphere. 7.30-10.3pm. Lea Club, Blackpool Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 681733.

 

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