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Whatson listings - 23-11-12

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Current events in Lancashire

Theatre

Lancaster

The Paper Cinema’s Odyssey

Watch a silent film created before your eyes accompanied by captivating live music. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £7.50 Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 594151. Opens Tues, Nov 27 until Wed, Nov 28.

Treasure Island

All aboard the good ship Hispaniola for The Dukes’ brand new Winter adventure. Performances daily. Tickets: From £5 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Fri, Nov 23 until Sat, Jan 5.

Beauty And The Beast

11am. Tickets: £3 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Sat, Nov 24 only.

Chorley

Josh Widdicombe

Stand-up comedy! 8pm. Tickets: £12 Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 264362. Sun, Nov 25 only.

Blackburn

How to Catch a Star

This beautiful new show comes to life with an irresistible blend of music, puppetry and storytelling - a must-see for all aged 3-7, and grown-ups! 2.30pm. Tickets: £7:50adult/£5 child The Muni, Albert Road, Colne, near, Blackburn. Tel: 01282 661234. Sun, Nov 25 only.

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. TBC. Tickets: Standard £32 - £35, Peak £39 - £50 Lyric Theatre, The Lowry, Salford Quays, Manchester. Opens Tues, Nov 20 until Fri, Jan 18.

Liverpool

Funny Arabs starring Maysoon Zayid

Maysoon, who lives with Cerebral Palsy, draws on her experience of disability and the trials of being a female American born to Palestinian parents. 2.30pm. Tickets: From £8.50 The Epstein Theatre, Hanover House, 85 Hanover Street, Liverpool. Tel: 0844 888 4411. Sun, Nov 25 only.

Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles

Brian Epstein, one of Liverpool’s favourite son’s; charting his adult life from his drama school days to managing the biggest pop group in the world. Thu and Sat Matinees: 2.30pm

Mon–Sat Evenings: 7.30pm. Tickets: From £10 The Epstein Theatre, Hanover House, 85 Hanover Street, Liverpool. Tel: 0844 888 4411. Opens Thurs, Nov 15 until Sat, Dec 1.

St Helens

SHOW OFF

Bringing November to a close is a fantastic evening of musical theatre, laughter and drama from local youth theatre company The Royal T Drama Academy. 7pm. Tickets: £5 St Helens Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St Helens. Tel: 01744 756 000. Thurs, Nov 29 only.

Music

R&B

Friday, Nov 23

DJ Fresh

7pm. Tickets: £15 53 Degrees, Fylde Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 893000.

Rock

The Bohemians

Queen tribute band! 7pm. Tickets: £14 The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599.

Saturday, Nov 24

Runrig

Celtic rock band! 7.30pm. Tickets: £25 The Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 203456.

Tuesday, Nov 27

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson

The duo are planning “theatrics” and “ghoulish imagery,” with the stage set to include animatronic robots, pyrotechnics and fearsome film clips. 7.30pm. Tickets: £35 Manchester Arena, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester. Tel: 0844 847 8000.

Thursday, Nov 29

Keane

The East Sussex four-piece will be performing tracks from their latest album alongside hits from their first four albums. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £29.50 Manchester Arena, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester. Tel: 0844 847 8000.

Pop

Take That Tribute Night

For all you Take That Fans Out there!

TBC. Tickets: £10 Wellington Park Hotel & Conference Centre, Burlington Gardens, Church Road, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 432881.

Peter Andre

7pm. Tickets: From £26.50 Tower Lounge, Bank Hey Street, Blackpool. Tel: 0844 856 1111.

Rock & Roll

The Cavern Beat

With vintage instruments, amplifiers and authentic suits in the famous Fab Four style for full effect! 8pm. Tickets: From £12 The Muni, Albert Road, Colne, near, Blackburn. Tel: 01282 661234.

The Sensational Sixties Experience

Starring The Tremeloes, Hermans Hermits, The Union Gap UK, and The Ivy League! Go on! You know you love ‘em! 7.30pm. Tickets: From £19 The Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 203456.

Jazz

Sunday, Nov 25

Wigan Jazz Club

Greg Abate Quartet/Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra. 12.30-3.30pm. Doors open 12.00noon. Tickets: £9, £8.50 concs. / £8.00 WJC members Whelley Ex-Serviceman’s Club, 180 Vauxhall Road, Wigan. Tel: 01925 727408.

Christmas Crooners

With a cast of West-End singers and the Jazz All-Stars band performing some of your seasonal favourites. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £14.50 St Helens Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St Helens. Tel: 01744 756 000.

Blues, Folk & Irish

Trouble at’ Mill

The concert will raise money for the Gregson Green Fundraising appeal. A fun evening of music, quizzes and a prize raffle. Bring your own drink! 8pm. Tickets: £7.00 which includes a Hot Pot Supper Gregson Lane Community Centre, Gregson Lane, Hoghton, Preston. Tel: 01254 851589.

Wagontown

Bluegrass / Celtic Trio. Free Admission. 9pm. The Grapes Inn, Church Lane, Goosnargh, Preston.

Matt Schofield

Up-and-coming blues star! 7.30pm. Tickets: £15 The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599.

Classical

St Cecilia’s Day Concert

Liverpool Hope University Chamber Choir and Orchestra. Directed by Philip Duffy. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £5 OTD St John’s Minster, Church Street, Preston.

Choral

Lancaster and District Choral Society; Handel’s Messiah

Conductor: John Perrin, Orchestra Leader: Julian Cann. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £7 (students), accompanied school children free The Great Hall, Lancaster University, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 582394.

Country & Western

Martin Stephenson and The Daintees

7.30pm. Tickets: From £17 Darwen Library Theatre, Darwen, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664.

Miscellaneous

Un-Convention Preston

Nearly 200 local artists, promoters, labels, entrepreneurs and industry professionals gather together to discuss careers in music. 11.30am-8pm. Tickets: Entry is FREE, but you need to register to reserve a place The Minster Church of St John, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 456666.

Friday, Nov 30

Victorian Dad

With songs crafted and honed on the move, there’s something more than a little multi-cultural in these undeniably catchy cuts. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £5 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union, Preston. Tel: 01772 895478.

Nightclubs

Friday, Nov 23

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.

Saturday, Nov 24

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.

Wednesday, Nov 28

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, Nov 29

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, Nov 23

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.

DJ Fresh

With two No.1 singles, two sold out UK live tours and over 1 million sales, Fresh aka Dan Stein is leading the new wave of British dance artists. TBC. 53 Degrees Preston.

Saturday, Nov 24

Section 25 / X.O.Dus / Kevin Hewick

Celebration of the legacy of Manchester’s Factory Records with 3 acts who recorded for the label. 6pm. Tickets: £8 The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 499425.

The Yard Dogs, Ged Wilson, & Bison

Classic Rock bands + acoustic blues act perform in fundraising event to help support people and their families living with cancer! 7.30pm. The Fox & Lion Inn, 1 Towngate, Leyland. Tel: 01772 641550.

Sunday, Nov 25

David Haddingham, Jim Smallman, Ruth Cockburn, MC Andrew Ryan

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

Continental Open Mic Night

First Thursday every month – Free entry contact 01772 499425. The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 499425.

Open Mic

7-10pm. The Stags Head, Whittingham Lane, Preston.

Tuesday, Nov 27

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, Nov 28

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, Nov 29

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.

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, Nov 23

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 “The Next Step”

Latin, Ballroom, Sequence and much more including workshops on Salsa, Argentine Tango, Foxtrot, etc. Qualified teachers teaching you at your own pace. Various times. The Preston Marriott, Broughton; The Samlesbury War Memorial Hall, Cuerdale Lane and Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 783364.

Saturday, Nov 24

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.

St Andrew’s Night Ceilidh

With Ken and Lavinia. Bring and Share Supper. 7pm. Tickets: £3 Fulwood Methodist Church Crossroads Centre, Watling Street Road, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 716203.

Sunday, Nov 25

Bolshoi Ballet: The Pharaoh’s Daughter

The story of a young Englishman who meets the daughter of one of the most powerful Egyptian pharaohs during a powerful storm. 3pm. Tickets: From £11 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500.

Monday, Nov 26

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, Nov 27

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, Nov 28

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.

Ballroom/Latin/Rock n Roll

Adult classes. Beginners welcome. 8-9.30pm. Longridge Civic Hall, Calder Ave, Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 704651.

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, Nov 29

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

Latin, Ballroom, Sequence, Salsa, Argentine Tango and much more. Please call for all details on classes and very competitively priced private lessons. Various times. Broughton, Samlesbury and Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 783364.

Sales/Markets

Saturday, Nov 24

Book, Bric-a-brac and Cake Stalls

No admission charge. Light refreshments. Everyone welcome. Proceeds in aid of kitchen refurbishment. 10am-12noon. Forton United Reformed Church, School Lane, Forton, Preston. Tel: 01995 604379.

Fulwood Fairtrade & Farmers’ Christmas Market

There will be a good variety of Fairtrade stalls, with plenty of choice both of Christmas gifts and cards and everyday items. Refreshments available. 10am-2pm. Fulwood Methodist Church Crossroads Centre, Watling St. Road, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 07813 870641.

Leyland and Cuerden Valley Lions Club Charity Craft Fair

Featuring top quality and designer crafts

including ceramics, glass, wood, textiles, metalwork, paintings, jewellery, patchwork, and much, more. 10.30am-4pm. St Andrew’s Church Hall, Longton, Preston. Tel: 01257 279487.

Cats Protection Christmas Fair

Christmas stall, gift stall, cat themed stall, the Knit One, Purr One craft stall, raffle, tombola and refreshments. 2pm. St Leonard’s Church Hall, Marshall’s Brow, Penwortham, Preston.

Christmas Fair

Bric a brac, cards, gifts, cakes, crafts, refreshments and much more. 10.30am-2pm. Ingol Methodist Church, Tag Lane, Ingol, Preston.

Christmas Fair

Gifts, games, toys, jewellery, craft, fairtrade and refreshments. There will be activities for the children and Father Christmas. 11am-2pm. New Longton Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, New Longton, Preston.

Christmas Fayre

Father Christmas, various stall including cakes, bric-a-brac, books, raffle, tombola etc. refreshments. 2pm. Kingsfold Methodist Church, Hawksbury Drive, Penwortham, Preston.

Chic Vintique Fair

A selection of around 20 stands selling an eclectic range of new, collectable and vintage themed wares from clothing to accessories, toys to cosmetics 10am-4pm. Tickets: £1, under 16’s free Burscough Wharf, Liverpool Road North, Burscough, Preston. Tel: 01704 896516.

Christmas Fayre

Attractions for all ages. Refreshments will be available. Stalls include WI Cake Stall, Arts and Crafts, Soap stall, Bric a brac, Raffle and Tombola. 10.30am-3pm. Tickets: Free Rivington Church Hall, Horrobin Lane, Chorley.

Heath Charnock WI Christmas Fair

There will be many stalls and a Santa’s Grotto and refreshments will be available. 10.30am-3pm. Rivington Church Hall, Rivington, Chorley.

Christmas and Craft Fair

Indulge in some Christmas crafts making gifts and more. Buy some presents and cards. Carols, racing Santa’s - we have it all! 2-5pm. Brindle St James School, Water Street, Brindle, Chorley.

Jumble Sale

Refreshments available. Proceeds to community centre. 9.30am-11.30am. Tickets: £20p Croston Community Centre, Castle Walks, Croston, Leyland.

Sunday, Nov 25

Christmas Craft Fair

Lots of ideas for Christmas gifts and sumptuous food for the festive season, and of course there will be mulled wine and mince pies!

11am-4pm. Tickets: £3 adults £1 children Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston. Tel: 01254 812010.

Christmas Craft Fair

Lots of ideas for Christmas gifts and sumptuous food for the festive season, and of course there will be mulled wine and mince pies! 11am-4pm. Tickets: £3 adults / £1 children Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston. Tel: 01254 812010.

Christmas Fayre

Gifts, cards, paper, decorations & raffle tickets on sale. Christmas wreath orders taken. Refreshments. Special visitor - Santa! 11.45am. St. Andrew’s Church, Hoyles Lane, Cottam, Preston.

Thursday, Nov 29

Virgin Active

Real 7ft Christmas tree, Michael Cosgrove singing carols, swing and jazz, Santa Claus, clothing, accessories, cakes, childrens clothes, raffle etc 5-9pm. The Capitol Centre, Walton Le Dale, Preston. Tel: 01772 834036.

Special Events

Saturday, Nov 24

Chorley’s Christmas Lights Switch on

Christmas food and craft market on Fazakerley St, small fairground rides on Market Street and music and entertainment hosted by BBC Radio Lancashire. 4pm. The town’s lights will be switched on at 5.30pm. Market Street, Chorley.

Wednesday, Nov 28

Jungle Maze

Free ice creams on successful completion plus special prizes. Come & experience the Tallest Elephant Grass Maze in the country!! 10am-4pm. Tickets: Child £2.50 adult £3.50, family £10.00 Huntley’s Country Store, Whalley Road, Samlesbury, Preston. Tel: 01772 872820.

Exhibitions

Friday, Nov 23

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, Nov 24

Peter Blake and Pop Music

Showing music-inspired work spanning more than half a century.

TBC. The Lowry, Salford, Manchester. Tel: 0843 2086005.

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.

Comedians: From the 1940s to Now

A fascinating photography exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery, featuring over 50 iconic images of some of Britain’s best loved entertainers. 11am–5pm (10am–5pm on Saturdays). The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Manchester. Tel: 0843 2086005.

Thursday, Nov 29

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.

Miscellaneous

Saturday, Nov 24

National Tree Week 2012

Preston City Council’s Park Ranger Service is running a variety of tree related events around the city. Sat 24th Nov

Ashton Park 10am-12noon (Meet at the Bowling Pavilion)

Tree planting with the Rangers and Friends on this award winning park.

Sun 25th Nov 10am-12noon

Fishwick Nature Reserve (meet at London Rd car park)

A Woodland Walk with the Rangers

Tues 27th Nov 1-3pm

Fishwick Nature Reserve (meet at London Rd car park)

Traditional Coppicing and Hurdle Making taster session.

Wed 28th Nov 10am–12noon

Grange Park ( Meet at the Interpretation Centre)

Tree planting for toddlers with Surestart and the Rangers.

A chance to do something wonderful for nature.

Thurs 29th Nov 1-3pm

Haslam Park (Meet at the Rangers Pavilion)

Winter Tree & Orchard Walk

Fri 30th Nov 1pm-2pm

Avenham Park Pavilion

The usual 1pm health walk will look at the trees, old and new, on these award winning parks.

Sat 1st Dec 1pm-3pm

Larches Wood (Elswick Rd entrance)

Community Tree planting and a clean up with the Rangers in Larches wood.

Sun 2nd Dec 10am-12noon

Fishwick Nature Reserve (meet at London Rd car park)

The traditional woodland craft of charcoal making. Tickets: All events are free. various locations, Preston. Tel: 01772 906471.

Sunday, Nov 25

Tree planting exercise

Help bring new life to the woodland in years to come. All day. Beacon Country Park, Up Holland, Wigan. Tel: 01695 622794.

Tuesday, Nov 27

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.

Public Debate - Do we care about our Mental Health and the Mental Health of others?

With speakers from Asylum Magazine. Let’s help each other and change our minds. 6-8pm. Council For Voluntary Service, 23 - 27 Guildhall Arcade, Preston.

Wednesday, Nov 28

Food for Real

The UK’s festival of food and film will explore, witness and savour the social, cultural and political impacts of the foods we grow, imagine and eat. Various times. various venues, Liverpool.

Leisure Activities

Friday, Nov 23

Preston Bridge Club

New immediate scoring system. EBU master points awarded. Lessons for all levels Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 7.05pm. Monday afternoon 1.00pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 338789.

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.

Monday, Nov 26

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, Nov 28

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, Nov 29

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.

Hobbies

Friday, Nov 23

Christmas Dinner Masterclass

3 bird roast demonstration, How to glaze hams, Cooking seasonal game, Making the most of seasonal produce. Impress your family and friends! 3-5pm. Tickets: £12 Richmond’s Restaurant, Myerscough College, Bilsborrow, Preston. Tel: 01995 642144.

Wednesday, Nov 28

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.

Clubs / Societies

Friday, Nov 23

Citrus Club Night Out

Friday night, 23rd November. Poulton-le-Fylde, Blackpool. Tel: 01772 626112.

Saturday, Nov 24

Springfield Fell Walking Club

Burton to Farleton Fell Hutton Roof. Walk days Saturday every 2 weeks. 3 grades of walk

TBC. Bus pickup Blackpool to Black Bull Preston, Preston. Tel: 01772 865278.

Monday, Nov 26

Preston Bird Watching & Natural History Society

Sean Adcock, a dry-stone-waller, will give a talk about the various types of stone walls to be found in the UK. “Inscriptions on the Landscape”. 7.30pm. Tickets: £2 St. Mary’s Church Hall, Cop Lane, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 01772 768637.

Tuesday, Nov 27

Kirkham & Rural Fylde Probus Club

Our speaker for this meeting will be Bob Worswick and his talk will be “Humorous Tales from Preaching”. Guests and new members are always welcome. 10am. Conservative Club, Ribby Road, Kirkham.

Friday, Nov 23

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.

Walking Group

Every Friday at one of 5 locations in Preston, walks are between 45minute to 1 hour. 11am. Various locations, Preston. Tel: 01772 716952.

Classical Music Concert

With the pianist/composer, Neil Crossland in the oldest church in Preston still in use. 12.30pm. Tickets: £5, students £3 including tea or coffee St. George the Martyr, Lune Street, Preston.

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.

Tennis Coaching Sessions

6pm - 7pm Beginners

7pm - 8pm Intermediates

8pm - 9pm Advanced - for the strongest juniors. Fulwood Tennis Club, Highgate Avenue, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 07751 424014.

BARTON TENNIS CLUB

New coaching sessions every Friday from 4.00pm from 4-16 years. Also Adult beginner and intermediate sessions. Individual coaching by arrangement. 4pm. Tickets: from just £4 per hour behind Village Hall, Barton, Preston. Tel: 07966 315241.

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.

You Say, We Play

Join DJ Scottieboy, as he gets the down and Funky in NYNY. Drinks from £1.50 All Night. Call 01772 251074 for great offers after Midnight. Every Friday. Tickets: FREE Entry to Everyone before Midnight Squires & New York New York, Market Place, Preston. Tel: 01772 251074.

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.

LIVE MUSIC

Every Friday & Saturday Nights. Bands & Soloist’s 9pm til late. Red Lion, 138 Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 612168.

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.

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.

Longton Country Market

Good selection of home-baking, Jams, Chutney, Hampers available. Plants, Hand knitted items, original art work and unique jewellery. Refreshments. 10.30am-12noon. W.I. Hall, School Lane, Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 615194.

Saturday, Nov 24

Tabletop & Car Boot

Free parking 8am-12noon. Tickets: free The Exhibition Hall, Park Hall, Charnock Richard, near, Chorley. Tel: 07800 508178.

Kids Pets Club

Come and learn how to handle and care for the animals in Pets Corner. Only 8 places available each day. Booking and Parent/Guardian signature required Saturday and Sunday 10.15am-12noon. Tickets: £3.50 per session per child Pets Corner, Astley Park, Chorley. Tel: 07795 468669.

Chapel Gallery Art Club

Participants explore various techniques, media and learn new skills inspired by the latest exhibition or creative themes planned by the facilitators. Sessions run term time only. For 8 to 13 year olds sessions take place every Saturday and a special session for 13 to 18 year olds every other Saturday afternoon. Session times are 10.00am to midday and 1.00pm to 3.00pm. Chapel Gallery, St Helen’s Road, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 571328.

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.

Tennis

Evening and weekend tennis coaching for juniors from 4 -16 years and for adults. Beginners and Rusty rackets very welcome. Mon-Thurs and Sat. various. Tickets: from just £4 per hour adj Playfootball, Tag Lane, Ingol, Preston. Tel: 07966 315241.

PM’s Dance Club

New beginners, re-starts or experienced dancers welcome. Saturday mornings. Penwortham Youth Centre, Priory Lane, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 01772 752522.

Destination

Come see Prestons Favourite Destination Venue, as we give you the biggest Party in the City! Every Staurday. Squires & New York New York, Market Place, Preston. Tel: 01772 251074.

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.

Sunday, Nov 25

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.

Sunday Mornings basketball training

10.30-11.30am U12 training. St Augustines New Avenham Centre (SANAC), St Austins Place, New Avenham, Preston. Tel: 07841 713164.

Dancing “The Next Step”

Its fun and at your own pace. Ballroom and Latin 7pm-8pm, Sequence 8pm-9pm. The Preston Marriott, Broughton, Preston. Tel: 01772 783364.

Dancing

Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence. Workshops from 7-8pm, Social Dancing 8-11pm. Tickets: £1.500 Lea Club, 872 Blackpool Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 733442.

Antique & Vintage Market & Tabletop/Car Boot

Free parking 8am-12noon. Tickets: free The Exhibition Hall, Park Hall, Charnock Richard, near, Chorley. Tel: 07800 508178.

Quiz And Games

Join our fun Quiz And Games with Quiz Master Joe. 8pm. The Plungington Tavern, Preston.

Tabletop, Carboot & Antiques Market

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

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, Nov 26

Ballroom/Latin/Rock n Roll/Sequence

Adult Classes. Beginners/Intermediates welcome. 7pm. St Bedes Social Club, Brownley St, Whittle le Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01772 704651.

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.

Elizabethan Singers

Come and join a friendly group and sing four part music from Mozart to modern. Male voices especially wanted. Concerts raise money for charity. Every Monday at 7.30pm. St Edwards Church, Marlborough Drive, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 691218.

Monday nights Basketball Training

6-8pm U14 training

8-10pm Senior 1st team training. St Augustines New Avenham Centre (SANAC), St Austins Place, New Avenham, Preston. Tel: 07841 713164.

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.

Preston Charleston, Lindy Hop and Jive Dance Classes

Learn the basics of these 20’s, 30’s and 40’s dances. No partner needed. Dress - smart or casual, modern or 20’s, 30’s, 40’s style Beginners 7.30pm, Intermediate 8.30pm, Practice dancing 9.30pm - late. Tickets: £5 - for both lessons and dancing Preston Masonic Hall, Saul Street, Preston. Tel: 0790 2342448.

Preston Folk Dance Club

Meet every Monday. 7.45-10pm. Tickets: £1.500 Gallaway Hall, Brackenbury Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 745813.

Munch Mondays

A hot and value for money meal, followed by a game of bingo at the Age Concern cafe. Please book by Friday prior to the Monday. Every Monday 12noon-1.30pm (Except Bank Holidays). Tickets: £3.50 plus 50p for bingo Charnley Fold, Cottage Lane, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 620876.

Galloway’s Community Choir

There are no auditions and no need to be able to read music just come and enjoy a good sing! New members are always welcome. 9.30-11.45am with tea break. Galloway’s, Howick House, Howick Park Drive, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 01772 746840.

Fuzzy Logic

Join us at Squires for Prestons No1 Student night! 3 rooms - playing all your favourites. Every Monday. Tickets: NUS - £4, Non Students £6 Squires & New York New York, Market Place, Preston. Tel: 01772 251074.

Yoga

With over 20 years yoga experience Linda’s classes can help you rejuvenate body, mind and spirit. 6.30pm & 8pm.

Ante-natal yoga at 5.30 pm (must be booked in advance). Penwortham Priory Sports and Technology college, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 07963 111239.

Tuesday, Nov 27

Natural Healing

Trained Healers: Relax, Unwind & De-stress;

Donation request, includes refreshments Every Tues Evening 7.30-9.30pm.

Parish Hall(old methodist church), 403 Leyland Lane, Leyland, Preston.

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.

Drop-In Evenings

Healing energy to all. All the healers are either fully trained or currently being trained. Refreshments available. Charity number:

1094702. 6.30-8.30pm. Tickets: donation Quaker Hall, St. Georges Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 784960.

Embrace - Natural Healing

Trained Healers. No appointment needed, just drop in. Donation request, includes refreshments. Relax, Unwind & De-stress! Every Tuesday evening 7.30pm-9.30pm. Parish Hall (old methodist church), 403 Leyland Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 456621.

PRESTON PEOPLES CHOIR

For all those people who may never have tried singing together before as well as those who have! All welcome, no auditions and no need to read music! 7-9pm every Tuesday. St Ignatius Church, Meadow Street, Preston. Tel: 07528 261794.

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.

Badminton

Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Racquets are available to hire from the college. 7pm. Preston College, St Vincents Rd, Preston. Tel: 01772 626112.

Tuesday nights Basketball training

6-8pm U15 training

8-10pm Senior 3rd team training. St Augustines New Avenham Centre (SANAC), St Austins Place, New Avenham, Preston. Tel: 07841 713164.

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.

Irish Country Dance: Irish-ize your smile

Flatly not Flatley - no costumes, competition, high stepping or pomp. While energetic, this is down to earth, low to the ground, low impact. 7.45-10pm. Tickets: Your first visit is FREE – & thereafter £3 / £1 students St. Anthony’s Social Centre, Cadley Causeway, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01257 230408.

Dancing “The Next Step”

Learn to dance the fun way and at your own pace by fully qualified teachers. Beginners to advanced welcome. Ballroom, Latin and much more. 8.30pm. The Preston Marriott, Broughton, Preston. Tel: 01772 783364.

Scottish Ceilidh & Country Dancing Classes

Great fun – make new friends

Come along and enjoy the company and music in a relaxed atmosphere while getting fitter in both mind and body. 7.30pm. Tickets: £2 includes light refreshments Goosnargh Village Hall, Goosnargh, Preston. Tel: 01254 820707.

Leyland Folk Dance Club

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

Quiz Nights 9-11pm. The Broadfield Arms, 22 Leyland Lane, Leyland.

Badminton

Part of the Citrus Club, other weekly events include Pub Quiz, Squash, tennis league and football etc. 7pm. Preston College, Preston.

PRESTON ORPHEUS CHOIR

Come and joins us! We are a friendly 4-part choir who rehearse every Tuesday. New members always welcome. 7.30pm. St Pius X School, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 735197.

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.

Jam Night

Our aim is to bring live music back to the Church Street/Fishergate area of Preston using this fabulous venue to do it. Every Tuesday. The Bull & Royal (Formerly the Old Bull), 141 Church Street, Preston.

Wednesday, Nov 28

Argentine Tango Classes

Intermediate Class 7.30pm

Beginners 8.30pm

Social Dancing until 11pm. Prospect House, Sandy Lane, Leyland. Tel: 07983 979402.

Welcome Wednesdays

Relax, have a chat over a cuppa with old & new friends or take part in an activity. Come and join us every Wednesday for a warm welcome and a chance to catch up with others. Light Lunches available from 12noon & Afternoon tea. Browse our Craft and Books stalls as well as our 2nd Time Around Shop with new and nearly new items for sale at great prices. Crossroads Centre, Watling Street Road, Preston.

Adult dance class

Refresher and improvers classes for Social Ballroom and Latin American, Rock”n”Roll and Salsa contact 01995 601321. Dancers, Fox Lane Sports Club, Leyland. Tel: 01995 601321.

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.

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.

ASHTON TABLE TENNIS CLUB

NEW LADY MEMBERS WANTED! Free coaching now available for youngsters & new players. Friendly club for all. Two International tables. Etta league teams. 7-9pm. Tickets: £1.0 ASHTON METHODIST CHURCH, WELLINGTON ROAD, ASHTON-ON-RIBBLE, Preston. Tel: 01772 720017.

Rawstorne Singers

All voice parts welcome! Most Wednesday evenings 7.30–9.30. St Saviours Parish Church, Church Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 462202.

New! Spiritlight Spiritualist Centre

Meeting on the first and fourth Wednesday of the month. W.I. Hall, Chapel Street, Great Eccleston, Preston. Tel: 01995 670128.

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.

Morecambe Youth Theatre

The perfect opportunity for 13 to 15-year-olds interested in performing or working behind the scenes to be a part of an exciting theatre group. 4.30-6.30pm. Tickets: Term fees are £50(full) or £25 for families on means tested benefit. The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500.

Line Dancing With Pamela

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

Street Rockers street dance class

For all abilities..come along and give it a go! 5.30-6.30pm. Tickets: £3 per class Penwortham Community Centre, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 07905 546816.

De-Eff Dance Sequence Dancing

Some new sequence dances taught, fairly slowly. 7.30-10.30pm every Wednesday except first Wednesday of month. Tickets: £3 Knowle Green Village Hall, Longridge, Preston. Tel: 07866 396853.

Learn to Dance with Peter & Viv

Classes for beginners and improvers in Ballroom, Latin & Social Sequence Dancing. 7.30pm. St Teresa’s Club, Queensway, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 01772 752522.

Come Dancing

Join Peter & Viv for 2 hours of the best in ballroom, latin, social & sequence dancing each Wednesday. 8.40-10.40pm. St Teresa’s Club, Queensway, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 01772 752522.

Scottish Dancing

Beginners classes with Ken and Lavinia. Join us for fun and exercise. 7.30pm. Tickets: £2 Fulwood Methodist Church Crossraods Centre, Watling St Road, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 718800.

TEA DANCING

Join us for traditional and new Sequence dancing, make new friends. 2pm. St Andrews Church Hall, Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 617010.

Welcome Wednesdays

Come and join us every Wednesday for a warm welcome and a chance to catch up with others. Light Lunches available. Craft and Books stalls. Activities. 10am-2pm. Crossroads Centre, Watling Street Road, Fulwood, Preston.

Thursday, Nov 29

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. 7.30pm. BACEE Social and Sports Club, South Meadow Lane, Preston. 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.

The Creative Writing Circle

If any reader enjoys the odd bit of scribbling, they should feel free to come and join us. 10am-12noon. Tarleton, Preston. Tel: 01772 815179.

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.

Thursday nights basketball training

6-8pm U18 training

8-10pm Senior 2nd team training. St Augustines New Avenham Centre (SANAC), St Austins Place, New Avenham, Preston. Tel: 07841 713164.

Leyland Learn to Dance

New starters only, learn in a friendly social atmosphere. 7.15pm Learn 50’s style Rock n’Roll

7.45pm Social Ballroom & Latin American new starters

8.30pm It’s hot, it’s spicy it’s Salsa new starters class. Dancers, Fox Lane Sports Club, Leyland. Tel: 01995 601321.

MODERN JIVE DANCE CLASSES

Freestyle dancing until 10.30pm Beginners class 8pm, intermediate 9.15pm. ST ANTHONYS SOCIAL CENTER, CADLEY CAUSEWAY, FULWOOD, Preston.

Quiz and Games

Join our fun Quiz and Games with Quiz Master Joe. 9pm. The Plungington Tavern, Preston.

Irish Music Sessions

Every 2nd Sunday, 4-7pm.

The last Thursday of the month, 8.30pm. Tickets: free The Moorbrook Inn, 370 North Road, Preston. Tel: 01257 230408.

Disco/Karaoke

Disco/Karaoke for person’s with learning disabilities. 6.30-9pm every Thursday. Tickets: £2 per person, carers are free The Jubilee, St Mary’s, Preston. Tel: 07776 151033.

Yoga

Yoga with Linda to help rejuvenate body, mind and spirit. 6pm. Penwortham Priory Sports and Technology college, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 07963 111239.

BJ’s

15th Nov Night train

22nd Nov The Cheating Hearts

29th Nov Bare Wires. 9.30pm. The Hop Pocket, Carr Lane, Chorley.

Garstang Country Market

Home baking, Plants, Produce, Crafts and light refreshments. 10am-12noon. St Thomas Parish Hall, Church Street (by Th’Owd Tithebarn), Garstang, Preston. Tel: 01995 602346.

 

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