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What’s On 18-01-13

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Current events in Lancashire

Theatre

Preston

Abandonment

A play about love, death, identity and evolution. ‘Abandonment’ is a complete mixture of social comedy and family drama. 7.30pm. The Playhouse Theatre, Market Street West, Preston. Tel: 01772 744771. Until Sat, Jan 19.

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.

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

War Horse

The Lowry will stage a nine-week run of the National Theatre’s award-winning War Horse, as part of the internationally acclaimed production’s first UK tour. Tickets: Standard £32 - £35, Peak £39 - £50 Lyric Theatre, The Lowry, Salford Quays, Manchester. Opens Tues, Nov 20 until Fri, Jan 18.

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

Rock

Saturday, Jan 26

The Classic Rock Show

Some of the finest musicians around perform an amazing mix of selected album tracks from the ten best selling rock albums of all time. 7.30pm. Tickets: £20 The Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool. Tel: 0151 709 3789.

Kazabian

Kasabian tribute band favoured by the original band. 7pm. Tickets: £7 The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599.

Pop

Wednesday, Jan 23

Paloma Faith

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

Sunday, Jan 27

The X Factor Live

2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets: £32.50, family tickets £110 MCR Arena, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester. Tel: 0844 847 8000.

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.

Wigan Jazz Club

Echo 42 Big Band directed by Ross Simpson, featuring vocalist Shirley Lewis. First appearance at Wigan Jazz Club of this 18 piece big band. 12.30pm. Tickets: £10 (£9.50 concs, £9 WJC members) Whelley Ex-Serviceman’s Club, 180 Vauxhall Road, Lowton, Wigan. Tel: 01925 727408.

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.

Joe Martin Swings The Beatles

A special, intimate, concert. Fans of the teenager will be able to enjoy the unique swing arrangements that he has put to Beatles classics. 7.30pm. Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Llane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 275123.

Nightclubs

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.

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.

Thursday, Jan 24

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.

Pubs / Clubs

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.

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.

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.

Wednesday, Jan 23

Pete & Lynda’s Open Mic/Band Night

Full PA, drums and backline provided. Bands, musicians and vocalist welcome. Last Wednesday of every month. 8 - 12pm. Free admission. The Red Lion, Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston. Tel: 07821 293655.

Thursday, Jan 24

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.

The Extras

9.30pm. BJ’s Rock in the Blues, The Hop Pocket, Carr Lane, Chorley.

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.

Sunday, Jan 27

Tudur Owen, Danny Pensive, Kevin Shevlin,MC Dave Williams

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

Wild Murphys

Best Irish band around! A day not to be missed! 3pm. The Golden Cross, 60 Lancaster Road, Preston.

Dance

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.

Tuesday, Jan 22

Phil’s Salsanorthwest

Join the Latin fever. Learn hot and spicy Salsa and Merengue in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Beginners welcome. 7.15pm. Ewood Park WM Club, Bolton Road, Blackburn. Tel: 07899 866408.

Newburgh Morris Dancing

Women’s traditional Morris dancing. Every Tuesday. 7.30pm. Hilldale Village Hall, Lancaster Lane, Hilldale, Parbold, near, Wigan. Tel: 01695 723100.

Libertybelles Line Dancing

With Dave & Kath. 8 - 11pm. Every Tuesday. School Lane Working Mans Club, St Aidens Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01253 352591.

Western Express Country & Western Line Dance Club

With Dougie. Every Tuesday. 7.30 - 10.30pm. Tickets: £3.500 BAE Social Club, South Meadow Lane, Broadgate, Preston. Tel: 01772 720708.

Wednesday, Jan 23

Ballroom & Latin Dance Class

All proceeds to charity. 7.30 - 9.30pm. Admission: £1 (inc. tea & biscuits). St Wilfrid’s Parish Centre, Chapel Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 259085.

Line Dancing With Ann and Carole

Every Wednesday. Beginners 7.30 - 8.30pm; intermediate 8.30 - 10.30pm. Lonsdale Club, Fulwood Hall Lane, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 712231.

Tea Dancing

Learn new dances with old friends and dance old dances with new friends. All welcome. Every Wednesday. 2pm. St Andrews Church Hall, Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 617010.

Thursday, Jan 24

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.

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.

Sunday, Jan 27

Buckshaw Car Boot & Table Top Sale

They’ll also to entertainment on hand for the kids with a bouncy castle and treasure hunt and hot & cold refreshments for you to enjoy! 10am-2pm. Sellers can be onsite from 7.30am for set-up. Tickets: Outdoor pitches £5/each, Indoor pitches (bring your own tables please) £10/each Buckshaw Community Centre, Unity Place, Buckshaw Village, Preston.

Hobbies

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.

Wednesday, Jan 23

Monthly Book Club

We get together over a meal, wine and coffee and discuss the latest book we have read. We always find many different viewpoints and have a good laugh! First Wednesday of every month. Deli Med, Winckley Street, opp Pizza Express, Preston. Tel: 01772 204777.

Preston Bridge Club

We welcome players of all standards and have lessons for beginners as well as practice and supervised play for the less experienced. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 7.05pm. Monday afternoon 1pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 720060.

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.

Monday, Jan 21

Give it some welly!

Donate your unwanted, worn-out wellies to be transformed into miniature gardens or bird feeders. 9.30am to 5pm (4.30pm during December and January). Two ‘Winter Welly Warmer’ walks will also be taking place on 10 and 27 January, from 10.30am-12.30pm. RSPB Leighton Moss nature reserve, Carnforth, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 701601.

Tuesday, Jan 22
NFSH Healing Trust

All the healers are either fully trained or currently being trained. We undertake four courses and have to spend two years practising under supervision before sitting a panel, after a successful panel we become full members of the Healing Trust. The panel examines the Healers’ understanding of the NFSH code of practice; the Healer also demonstrates how they conduct a healing session with someone.

6.30-8.30pm. Tickets: All are welcome; there is no fee, although we would appreciate a donation towards the cost of the hire of the hall. Light refres Quaker Hall, St. Georges Street, Preston.

Friday, Jan 25

CGBF Energy Solutions Event

Exhibition, workhop and advice. Save £000s and reduce carbon emissions by improving the energy performance of your building through simple measures. 10am-4pm. Charlotte Mason Building, University of Cumbria, Nook Lane, Ambleside.

Creative Network Worship Group

A meeting for people who want to engage in worship. This is a very relaxed, low-key session where we decide what to do on the evening. 7.30pm. Preston Elim Church, Lancaster Road North, Preston. Tel: 01772 828848.

Community Safety Information Day

Find out more about the services provided by members of the West Lancashire Community Safety Partnership. 10.30am. With Clive Grunsha, the new Lancashire Police and Crime Commissione, expected to arrive about 1.30pm. Concourse Shopping Centre, Skelmersdale.

Leisure

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

Monday, Jan 21

Vera’s Yoga Class

Very experienced tutor. Classes open to all. 7.15-9pm. Galloway’s Society For The Blind, Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Penwortham, Preston.

Wednesday, Jan 23

Yoga with Maria

Yoga - Stretch and relax. Drop in class. Every Wednesday 6.30-8pm. Tickets: £4.500 Moss Side Community Centre, off Dunkirk Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 07742170324.

Thursday, Jan 24

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.

Exhibitions

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, Manchester. Tel: 0161 836 4000.

Monday, Jan 21

From Auschwitz To Ambleside: A Story of Survival

Unique photographs of children who were evacuated to the Lake District after surviving the Holocaust. 10am to 11pm, Monday to Saturday. The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500.

Tuesday, Jan 22

Sasha Spyrou

Depicting a fantastical world with colourful narratives and characters, all based on signs of the zodiac. Daily. Chapel Gallery, St Helen’s Road, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 571328.

Thursday, Jan 24

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.

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.

Clubs

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

Hardy Plant Society - NW Group

Annual General Meeting at 7.30 pm followed by Hotpot Supper. Tickets for February (Celebrity) Lecture available. 7.30pm. Samlesbury War Memorial Hall, Cuerdale Lane, Samlesbury (off A59), Preston. Tel: 01254 853263.

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.

Tuesday, Jan 22

Ribble Exercise Group

Our aim is to help recovering cardiac patients, or anyone who has been advised by their doctor that they are in need of a little exercise. All welcome 4.15-5.30pm every Tuesday & Thursday. Christ the King School, Frenchwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 338221.

Preston Orpheus Choir

Looking for new members in all voice sections. Would be made most welcome. 7.30-9.30pm every Tuesday. Pius X School, 200 Garstang Road, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 746506.

Short Tennis for over 50s

New to tennis or rusty rackets very welcome. Rackets provided. 10.30am-12noon. Sports Hall, Playfootball Ingol, behind Tulketh High, Preston. Tel: 07966 315241.

Line Dancing with Pamela

Absolute Beginners, NEW CLASS. Friendly atmosphere. 7.30-9pm. Walmer Bridge Village Hall, Gill Lane, Walmer Bridge. Tel: 01772 681733.

Leyland Folk Dance Club

English Country Dancing. Beginners welcome, partners not required, good fun, gets you fit. First night free! 7.30-10pm. Tickets: First night free Moss Side Community Centre, Dunkirk Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 433548.

Leyland Chess Club

Chess Club for both beginners and experienced players. 7.30-10pm every Tuesday (except 25 Dec and 1 Jan 2013). Broadfield Arms, Leyland Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 434060.

Yoga Classes

With British Wheel of Yoga Tutor Frances Heaton. Mats provided. Car park. 6-7.30pm. Plungington Community Centre, Plungington, Preston. Tel: 01772 491784.

Wednesday, Jan 23

The Zone Youth Club - for 11-18 year olds with a disability

Make new friends, try new things and have new experiences. Experienced staff who listen. Access to vehicles for trips out. Time to RELAX AND HAVE FUN! Open term time and during school holidays. Tickets: £1 for each hour attended. 218 Tulketh Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 732313.

New Longton Artists

Visiting speakers, demonstration & painting evenings with a supportive group. New members welcome. Meet every Weds. Visit www.newlongtonartists.co.uk for more information. 7.30 - 10pm. New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close, New Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 745520.

Luncheon Club

Meet every Wednesday. 12noon. Admission: £2 for a two-course meal. The Salvation Army Centre, Harrington Street, (off Adelphi Street), Preston. Tel: 01772 555425.

The A59 Club

Social club for single, separated, divorced and widowed friends, aged over 40. Different events weekly. Meet every Weds. Visit www.TheA59Club.btik.com 7.30pm. Admission: 50p. The Bonny Inn, Ribchester Road, Clayton-Le Dale, Blackburn. Tel: 01200 422361.

Chorley Shukokai Karate Club

Every Wednesday and Saturday. Open to ages 5+. 6 - 7pm. Bateman Hall, Sagar Street, Eccleston, Chorley. Tel: 07854 270569.

New zumba gold class

Get warmed up for winter with this exhilarating fitness class for the ‘young at heart’ or those starting out on their journey to a healthier life. 1.30-2.30pm. Tickets: £3 per class New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close,, New Longton, Preston. Tel: 07920 281935.

Vera’s Yoga Class

Very experienced tutor, all abilities welcome. Every Monday. 7.15pm-9pm. Galloway’s, Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Preston, Preston. Tel: 01772 315373.

Poker Night

Join our Texas Hold’em Poker tournament and then continue playing our other tables for further Cash Prizes. All Self Deal. Complimentary Sandwiches. 7.30pm. Bar till midnight. School Lane Club Limited, St Aidans Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 698105.

Line Dancing With Pamela

Improvers and Upwards. Friendly atmosphere. Every Wednesday 7.30-10.30pm. Lea Club, Blackpool Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 681733.

Thursday, Jan 24

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.

 

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