Current events in Lancashire
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. Until Sat, Jan 5.
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
With Ken Kercheval, Steven Houghton, Claire Sweeney and Wendi Peters. 7.30pm, Tickets: From £22 The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Manchester. Tel: 0843 2086005. Opens Fri, Nov 30 until Sat, Jan 5.
Key 103 Jingle Ball
Gathering the best of the Key 103 play list, fans of the station will enjoy 2012’s hottest pop acts perform their biggest hits on one stage. Wednesday 5 December. Tickets: From £25 Manchester Arena, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester. Tel: 0844 847 8000.
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
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.
Tundra Bar – The Continental hits Preston City Centre for the Festive Season
Christmassy drinks including warming winter mulled wines and ciders, alongside live music and DJs, onto the Flag Market this Christmas season. Open Christmas Week – including Boxing Day, Christmas Eve till 12.30am, New Year’s Eve 2am with DJs. Harris Street, (Just off Flag Market), Preston. Tel: 01772 499 207.
Just Fair Laughs Comedy Night
Sean Percival and Simon Bligh.MC is Bamber Bridge’s very own Nick Johnson. Please support this great evening! Doors 7.30pm. Tickets: £5 School Lane Club, St Aiden`s Road, Bamber Bridge. Tel: 07526 195474.
Scroobius Pip ‘Spoken Word’ Tour
Pip’s spoken word might be poetry, but not as you know it: as surprising, biting and rhythmic as any of his turns on the mic with Dan Le Sac. 7.30pm. Tickets: £10 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union, Preston. Tel: 01772 895478.
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, Dec 6
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.
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, 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.
Outing to Dobbies & Kingfisher Carvery
Preston Social Support Group for Deafened People. 10.15am. Tickets: £5 Mobility Centre, Friargate, Preston. Tel: 01772 718270.
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. Tel: 01772 745520.
Meet every Wednesday. 12noon. Admission: £2 for a two-course meal. The Salvation Army Centre, Harrington Street, (off Adelphi Street), Preston. Tel: 01772 555425.
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.
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.
All voice parts welcome! Most Wednesday evenings 7.30–9.30. St Saviours Parish Church, Church Road, Bamber Bridge. 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.
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.
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.