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What’s On 09-01-13

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Current events in Lancashire

Theatre

Lancaster

The Hobbit

The Hobbit sees the return of several Tolkien regulars for the fantastical tale of Frodo’s uncle. Friday 4-Wednesday 10 January. Tickets: From £4.50 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Fri, Jan 4 until Thurs, Jan 10.

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. Until Fri, Jan 18.

St Helens

Cinderella

With real life Shetland ponies, stunning sets, fabulous costumes and loads of unmissable pantomime magic, this show is the perfect festive treat. Daily. Tickets: From £7 St Helens Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St Helens. Tel: 01744 756 000. Opens Fri, Dec 7 until Sun, Jan 13.

Cinderella

With Nick Cochrane, Tina Malone, Leanne Campbell, Richard De Vere, Si Foster, James Waud, Marc Lawlor and Charlie Griffiths. Various times. St Helens Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St Helens. Tel: 01744 756 000. Opens Fri, Dec 7 until Sun, Jan 13.

Music

Jazz

Wednesday, Jan 9

Kendal Jazz Club

The Paul Palmer Quintet, led by local saxophone star Paul but including the best players from all over the North West and even Scotland. Wednesday 9 January. the River Bar, Hawkshead Brewery, Staveley, Kendal.

Nightclubs

Wednesday, Jan 9

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

Wednesday, Jan 9

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.

Dance

Wednesday, Jan 9

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.

Daily Dance Classes

DanceFusion

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

Leisure

Wednesday, Jan 9

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.

Hobbies

Wednesday, Jan 9

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.

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.

 

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