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What’s On 24-01-13

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Current events in Lancashire

Theatre

Preston

Cinderella

Sparkle Productions will be performing Cinderella in aid of Rainbow House. 7pm. Tickets: £9 or family ticket £34 (2+2 or 3+1) The Preston Playhouse, Market Street West, Preston. Tel: 01772 253731. Opens Thurs, Jan 24 until Sat, Jan 26.

Lytham

Phil Cool ‘The Final Curtain’ Tour

One of the country’s finest and most original comedians and impressionists 8pm. Tickets: From £13 Lowther Pavilion, Lowther Terrace, Lytham. Tel: 01253 794221. Thurs, Jan 31 only.

Lancaster

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. Opens Thurs, Jan 31 until Sat, Feb 23.

Manchester

Maximum Impact V ‘The Road To Lockdown’

Wrestling legends Jeff Hardy and Kurt Angle head up the roster of stars from TNA’s flagship television programme Impact Wrestling. Friday 25 January 2013. Tickets: From £22.50 MCR Arena, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester. Tel: 0844 847 8000. Fri, Jan 25 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

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.

Jazz

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.

World Music

Xinowa Sej

Xinowa Sej is a three-piano ensemble and currently one of the most exciting projects on the international piano scene. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £7 Live at LICA’s Great Hall, Lancaster University, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 594151.

Miscellaneous

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.

Stephen Bayliss plus support from comedian Bobby Kaye

7pm. Tickets: £20 inc. hot supper Walmer Bridge Village Hall, Gill Lane, Walmer Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 613460.

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

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.

Friday, Jan 25

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 26

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 30

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 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.

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 Extras

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

Friday, Jan 25

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.

Saturday, Jan 26

‘DarkCide’

The ever-popular, dancefloor friendly mix of goth, industrial, EBM, alternative and 80s sounds returns to kick off 2013. 10pm-3am. Tickets: From £4 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union, Preston. Tel: 01772 895478.

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, 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.

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.

Dance

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.

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 25

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, Jan 26

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 28

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 26

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.

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.

Tabletop, Carboot & Antiques Market

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

Special

Sunday, Jan 27

The Big Garden Birdwatch

Visitors can meet the park ranger, brush up on their bird identification skills and there will also be a bird-themed trail to follow. Sunday 27 January. Coronation Park, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 570258.

Exhibitions

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.

Open to the Public

A project by artists Katja van Driel and Wouter Osterholt which explores the potential of empty buildings to create new types of access to the city. 11am. Unit 12, Guild Hall Arcade, Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 905102.

Friday, Jan 25

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 26

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.

Tourist

Sunday, Jan 27

Sean Wilson

Ex-Corrie star Sean Wilson is set to give an appetising talk on timeless northern recipes and sign copies of his new book, The Great Northern Cookbook 1-4pm. Museum of Lancashire, Stanley Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 683444.

Misc

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

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.

Friday, Jan 25

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, 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.

Friday, Jan 25

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 26

Feathered friends at Fishwick

Join the rangers for a bird walk on the reserve and make a bird feeder to take home to help the birds in your garden. 10am-noon. Meet at Fishwick recreation ground car park. Tickets: £1 Fishwick Local Nature Reserve, London Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 906471.

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, Jan 27

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.

 

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