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Theatre

Darwen

Behind the Beautiful Forevers - NT Live encore: Adaptation of Pulizter Prize-winner Katherine Boo’s uncompromising book about life in Mumbai. From £12. 7pm. Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen. Tel: 01254 706006. Thu, Mar 26 only

Chorley

A View from the Bridge: Starring Mark Strong and Nicola Walker this Young Vic production was nominated for seven Olivier Awards. From £8. 7pm. Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 264362. Thu, Mar 26 only

Bernard Wrigley: Songs and silliness with the ‘Bolton Bullfrog’. £10. 7.30pm. Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 264362. Sat, Mar 28 only

Hamlet (Event cinema): Maxine Peake stars in this ground-breaking production recorded live at the Royal Exchange Theatre. From £19. 7pm. Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 264362. Sun, Mar 29 only

Lancaster

Still Alice (12A): Julianne Moore gives an Oscar-winning performance as a successful university professor who struggles to maintain her mind and self after being diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease. Followed by a discussion about the film and issues surrounding dementia. From £5. 6.20pm. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Tue, Mar 31 only

Elves & The Shoemaker: the latest in Northern Ballet’s awardwinning series of Short Ballets for Small People. From £5. 12.15pm, 2pm and 4pm. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Wed, Apr 1 only

Liverpool

Twopence to Cross the Mersey: the true story of a young girl and her formerly wealthy family as they are suddenly thrown into poverty during the Great Depression. From £15.50. Mon-Sat, 7.30pm, Wed and Sat matinees, 2.30pm. Epstein Theatre, Hanover House, Hanover Street, Liverpool. Tel: 0844 888 4411. Until Sat, Mar 28

Music

Jazz

Silver Bell Band: Playing New Orleans Jazz. Free admission, good beer! Every Thursday, 8.45pm. The Ale Emporium, Fylde Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 822787.

Rock

Allusondrugs: exciting guitar fuelled rock music from Castleford, Leeds. From £7. Sat, Mar 28, 7pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664

The Doors Alive + Good Foxy: Tribute! £12. Sat, Mar 28, 7.45pm. The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599

Blues, Folk & Irish

Salt House: Scottish, acoustic four-piece. From £8. Fri, Mar 27, 7.30pm. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333

Emily Barker: the BAFTA award-winning writer of the theme to BBC TV crime drama Wallander. With support from Irish alt-folk troubadour Ciaren Lavery and Morecambe singer-songwriter Joe McCorriston. From £7. Sat. Mar 28, 8pm. The Hothouse, Devonshire Road, Morecambe. Tel: 01524 831997

Classical

Manchester Camerata: Grieg, Haydn, Sibelius, Dvorak. Fri, Mar 27, 7.30pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664

Choral

Adamas Voces: Music such as Miserere by Allegri, Sleep by Eric Whiteacre, Hear My Prayer by Pucell and more. £4, under 18’s free. Sat, Mar 28, 7pm. Preston Minster. Tel: 07835 587082

Miscellaneous

Sunday Afternoon with the Big Bands: with Salford University Big Band. From £8. Sun, Mar 29, 1.30pm. The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 499425

Nightclubs

Friday

Fridays@The Warehouse: Three floors of rock, metal and indie. Every Friday. 10.30pm - 2.30am. £2 b4 11pm; £5 after. The Warehouse, St Johns Place, off Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 253216.

It’s Friday Night!: Every Friday. 10pm - 3am. £3 before 12, £6 after. NUS free before midnight. Evoque, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 252882.

Lollypop: Wall-to-wall cool pop and guilty pleasures. Get your name on the Facebook Guestlist for £2 entry: www.facebook.com/lollypopclubpreston 11pm. 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union, Preston. Tel: 01772 895478.

Resurrection Fridays: Heavy Metal, Hard Core Hard, Rock and alternative tunes. Follow us on Facebook and inbox your requests. 11.30pm-4am. Tickets: £1 before midnight £3 after Blitz Nightclub and Live Venue, Great Shaw Street, Behind Roper Hall, Preston. Tel: 0788 88 438 66.

Hangout Harry Reloaded: Fun and games at Lancashire’s largest weekly LGBT club night! Come as a visitor leave as a friend. Every Friday. Rumes Bar & NightclubRumes Bar & Nightclub, Preston. Tel: 07751 711335.

Saturday

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.

Raiders Saturdays: Retro/Alternative Rock n Roll. Bowie, Blondie, The Clash, Doors, Hendrix, Damned, Pistols, etc. Follow us on Facebook and inbox your requests. 11.30pm-4am. Tickets: £1 before midnight £3 after Blitz Nightclub and Live Venue, Great Shaw Street, Behind Roper Hall, Preston. Tel: 0788 88 438 66.

Tuesday

Pounded: Our City’s largest weekly Tuesday night Chart & Cheese club night! Rumes Bar & Nightclub, Preston. Tel: 07751 711335.

Wednesday

Northwest Big Student Night: The North West’s number one indie/alternative club night. Every Wednesday. 10pm - 3am. £5 NUS/£6 others. Lava & Ignite, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 252882.

Pubs / Clubs

Thursday

BJ’s Rock In The Blues Club: with Cold Flame. Hosted by Lucas Campbell “Keeping Live Music Alive” every Thursday. Free Admission. 9.15pm. The Minstrel, Eaves Green Road, Chorley. Tel: 0786 221 5346.

Open Mic Night: Hosted by well known local musician Andy Smith. PA system and guitars provided; professionals to beginners; all musicians and singers welcome. Every Thursday from 8.30pm. The Pear Tree Inn, 155 Leyland Road, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 742121 or see Facebook.

Dominoes Night: For a pleasant evening in friendly surroundings. Tea and coffee provided. Starts 7.30 pm. Much Hoole Village Hall. Tel: 01772 615708

Snooker and Pool: Two full sized snooker tables plus a league sized pool table. Licensed bar. Every night except Saturday, 7.30-11pm. Much Hoole Village Hall.

Quiz Night: Every Thursday. The Unicorn, North Road, Preston.

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. Tel: 07821 293655.

Weekly Quiz: Great prizes and draws through the night. Thu nights, 9pm prompt. £1 entry per team member. The Black Bull Inn, 83 Pope Lane, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 752953.

Quiz Night: General knowledge, music, pictures, true or false and numbers. Plus Play Your Cards Right Jackpot. 9.30pm every Thu. Longton VM Sports and Social Club, School Lane, Longton. Tel: 01772 616874.

Quiz Night: 9pm. Entry fee just £1 which includes a chunky chip buttie at the interval. The Wheatsheaf, 34 Woodplumpton Road, Woodplumpton. Tel: 01772 691881.

Citrus Club - Pub Quiz: Please txt me 07753 684488 and we’ll arrange to meet! 9pm. Pig & Whistle, Lea, Preston. Tel: 07753 684488.

Cash Bingo: Every Thu, eyes down 8pm. Royal British Legion Longridge Ltd, Towneley Road, Longridge. Tel: 01772 679153.

Big J’s Quiz: General Knowledge and jackpot round. Free to enter. 8.30pm. The Railway, 35 Wigan Road, Euxton, Chorley. Tel: 01257 270254.

Quiz Night featuring ‘Play Your Cards Right’: Every Thursday. Traditional lunches served Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from our 5 star kitchen. Functions Room available. All live sport on BT and SKY. Fox Lane Sports & Social Club, Leyland. Tel: 01772 433975.

Open Mic: Hosted by Andy, all welcome with instruments and mic provided. Complimentary refreshments served. 9pm. School Lane Club Limited, St Aidans Road, Bamber Bridge. Tel: 01772 698105.

Weekly Poker Night: 7.30pm. Black Bull, Moss Side, Leyland. Tel: 01772 436361.

Pub Quiz: 9.15pm every week. Pig and Whistle, Blackpool Road, Lea, Preston. Tel: 01772 626112.

Friday

Karaoke: every Friday from 9pm. Moor Park Pub, 15 Garstang Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 253951

80’s Night: Drinks offers, karaoke with over 250,000 songs. Random prizes for singers; bottles of wine, Jaegerbombs and Sunday lunch for 2. Free supper at 10.30pm 8.30pm-12.30am. Moor Park Pub, Preston. Tel: 07984 801096.

Snooker and Pool: Two full sized snooker tables plus a league sized pool table. Licensed bar. Every night except Saturday, 7.30-11pm. Much Hoole Village Hall.

Karoake!: with Karaoke Chris. Every Friday. The Unicorn, North Road, Preston.

Bingo: £500 jackpot, accumulator and snowball. Complimentary refreshments and our key to a fortune game. 8.30pm. School Lane Club Limited, St Aidans Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 698105.

Saturday

Ladies Night: doors open 8pm. Free admission. Royal British Legion Club, Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 679153.

Earwurm: Live eclectic rock mix. Free entry. 9.30pm. The Railway, Chorley

Live Music: every Saturday from 9pm. Moor Park Pub, 15 Garstang Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 253951

Live Artists!: Different act every week. Plus bingo/lucky balls with cash prizes. 7.30pm, every Saturday. Bamber Bridge Catholic Club, Aspden Street (off Brownedge Lane), Bamber Bridge. Tel: 01772 335513.

Live Entertainment: Every Saturday. The Unicorn, North Road, Preston.

Sunday

Weekly Quiz Night: Cash prizes! Great night, Sunday night prompt 9pm. £1 entry per team member. The Pear Tree Inn, 155 Leyland Road, Penwortham. Tel. 01772 742121 or see Facebook

Snooker and Pool: Two full sized snooker tables plus a league sized pool table. Licensed bar. Every night except Saturday, 7.30-11pm. Much Hoole Village Hall.

Welly Singalong: Bring your ipod or CD’s and you can DJ and singalong. Fun for all the family. After Sunday Football. The Wellington, Tulketh Road, Ashton. Tel: 01772 726641.

Karaoke Night: 9pm. The Anchor, Hutton, Preston.

Bingo: £1000 Jackpot, snowball and accumulator. Complimentary refreshments. 2.30pm. School Lane Club, St Aidans Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 698105.

Chase the Ace: 4.45pm. The Queens, Golden Hill Lane, Leyland.

Karoake!: with Karaoke Chris. Every Sunday. The Unicorn, North Road, Preston.

Monday

Bingo: £500 Jackpot, accumulator and snowball. Complimentary refreshments provided. 8.30pm. School Lane Club, St Aidans Road, Bamber Bridge. Tel: 01772 698105.

Snooker and Pool: Two full sized snooker tables plus a league sized pool table. Licensed bar. Every night except Saturday, 7.30-11pm. Much Hoole Village Hall

Tuesday

X-Box Night: Every Tuesday including Fifa, Guitar Hero. The Unicorn, North Road, Preston

Live Music Showcase Night: Two to three Live Acts EVERY Tuesday. Anyone can book a slot to perform by emailing stagehouselive@gmail.com. 8pm. The Bull & Royal, Church Street, Preston

Snooker and Pool: Two full sized snooker tables plus a league sized pool table. Licensed bar. Every night except Saturday, 7.30-11pm. Much Hoole Village Hall.

Jackpot Bingo: With Treble Chance Flyers. All stake money returned in prize money resulting in great cash prizes. Everyone over 18 welcome Every Tuesday, 8.30pm. The Wilbraham Club, 64 Geoffrey Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 705677.

Pool Night: Every Tuesday. Traditional lunches served Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from our 5 star kitchen. Functions Room available. All live sport on BT and SKY. Fox Lane Sports & Social Club, Leyland. Tel: 01772 433975.

Quiz Night: Cash prize. Great food and drinks offers. Free pizza if you book your team a free booth! 8pm. 50p per person. Revolution Preston, 1 Main Sprit Weind, Preston. Tel: 01772 828538.

Wednesday

Quiz Night: general knowledge, music, pictures and true or false rounds. Plus play your cards right! Free entry and complimentary pizza. 9pm. School Lane Club, St Aidans Road, Bamber Bridge. Tel: 01772 698105.

Bingo: Great cash prizes and Jackpot. Friendly atmosphere, everyone welcome, licensed bar. 8pm every Wednesday. Much Hoole Village Hall. Tel: 07766 738824

Student Night: Every Wednesday. The Unicorn, North Road, Preston.

Poker Night: £5 buy in and cash prizes for the winner. Every Wednesday. The Wellington, Tulketh Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 726641.

Cash Bingo, Quiz and Play Your Cards Right: Every Wednesday. The Queens, Golden Hill Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 453224.

Quiz Night: Cash prizes plus Jackpot round. Free Buffet. 9pm. The Welcome Tavern, Hennel Lane, Walton Park, Preston.

Snooker Night: Every Wednesday. Traditional lunches served Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from our 5 star kitchen. Functions Room available. All live sport on BT and SKY. Fox Lane Sports & Social Club, Leyland. Tel: 01772 433975.

Bingo, Quiz and Play Your Cards Right: 8pm. The Queens, Golden Hill Lane, Preston.

Snooker and Pool: Two full sized snooker tables plus a league sized pool table. Licensed bar. Every night except Saturday, 7.30-11pm. Much Hoole Village Hall.

Dance

Daily Dance Classes

Dancing ‘The Next Step’: Latin, Ballroom, Sequence and much more including workshops on Salsa, Argentine Tango, Foxtrot, etc. With professionally qualified teachers. The Preston Marriott, Broughton; The Samlesbury War Memorial Hall, Cuerdale Lane and Longridge. Tel: 01772 783364.

Thursday

Modern Line Dancing with Pamela: Intermediate. Friendly atmosphere. Every Thu 7.30-10.30pm. Walmer Bridge Village Hall, Gill Lane, Walmer Bridge,Preston. Tel: 07831 143251

Sequence Dancing: With Fred and Audrey. Every Thu 7.30 - 10pm. New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close, New Longton. Tel: 01257 272276.

Children’s Irish dancing classes: for beginners. 6-7pm. St Walburges Church hall, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 07543 008928.

Adults Irish dancing classes: 8-9pm. St Walburges Church hall, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 07543 008928.

Sequence Dancing: Tea and biscuits provided. A fun afternoon with good company. All new members are welcome. 2-4pm on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Tickets: £2 per person. Fairview Community Hall, Highfield Road, Adlington, Chorley. Tel: 01257 267949.

Messy Monkeys Class: for ages 2yrs and above. 10.30am, every Thursday. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Line Dancing Classes: Intermediate class. 8-10pm. St. Teresa’s Parish Centre, Queensway, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 01772 611975.

Line Dancing: All levels welcome. With teacher L.C. Come along, have some fun and learn some line dances old and new. Raffle and bar. Large car park. 7.30-10.30pm. £4. BAC/EE Club, South Meadow Lane, Broadgate, Preston. Tel: 07804 277191.

Tango Beginners Class: No need to bring a partner, all welcome. No previous dance experience necessary. Friendly atmosphere. Beginners, 7.30pm-8.30pm, Practice Time 8.30pm-9.30pm. £5. Revolution Bar, 1 Main Sprit Weind, Preston. Tel: 07983 979402.

Sweet Salsa: Come join in the fun and learn hot and spicy Cuban style Salsa dancing in a fun friendly environment. Beginners and improvers classes from 8pm, Intermediates class from 9pm followed by practice and social dancing. Blackburn Golf Club, Beardwood Brow, Blackburn. Tel: 07931 721697.

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.

Friday

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.

Sequence Dancing with Alan & Maureen: Every Friday except Good Friday. 7.30-10pm. Whittle & Clayton Parish Club, Preston Road, Clayton-le-Woods. Tel: 01257 265335.

Dancing The Next Step: With Ron and Iris. All standards from new beginners to advanced in Ballroom, Latin and Latino. Regular workshops. Private lessons available. Various venues, Preston. Tel: 01772 783364.

Dancing The Next Step: Join Ron and Iris (UKA qualified) for regular workshops on Rock’n’Roll and Argentine Tango. Great car parking and a minute from Junction 32, M6. Every Friday. Marriotts, Broughton, Preston. Tel: 01772 783364.
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. Tel: 01772 452786.

Modern Line Dancing: All levels. Every Fri 1.30-3.30pm. Carr Street Community Centre, Carr Street, Bamber Bridge. Tel: 07780 711827.

Saturday

Strictly Saturdays: Dance the night away. Every Saturday. 8.15pm - 12am. Fever Dance Studio, Mornington Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 703704.

Sequence Dancing: 7.30-10.15pm, alternate Saturdays. Trinity United Reformed Church Hall, Brownhill Road, Blackburn. Tel: 07592 772642.

Dance Classes: Ballet, lyrical, tap, Greek and modern jazz taught every Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. Sat 8.30am-2pm, Mon 4.30-7pm, Tue 5.30-8.30pm. Sylvia Goff’s Centre, Prospect House, Sandy Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 07734 861415.

Sunday

Ballroom, Latin and Sequence Dancing: Workshops every Sunday from 7-8pm, Social Dancing 8-11pm. £1.50. Lea Club, 872 Blackpool Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 733442.

Preston Phoenix Sequence dancing: Everyone welcome. 7.45-10.45pm. £2.50. St Teresa’s, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 312263.

Dancing The Next Step: Join Ron and Iris (UKA qualified). Great car parking and a minute from Junction 32, M6. Ballroom, Latin and other styles, 7pm. Sequence, 8pm. Marriotts, Broughton. Tel: 01772 783364.

Monday

Modern Line Dancing with Pamela: Improvers to intermediate. Friendly atmosphere. Every Mon 7.30-10.30pm. Lea Club, Blackpool Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 07831 143251

Will Foran Dance: Improvers ballroom 6.30-7.30pm, absolute beginners ballroom7.30-8.30pm. 3 Clifford Street, Chorley.

Beginners Ballroom and Latin Dance Class: Learn to Dance with style and confidence at PM’s Dance Club. 7.30 – 8.30pm. St Teresa’s Social Club, Queensway, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 752522.

Rock’n learn classes: For babies & toddlers, held by the award winning Harriet Gore. Every Monday. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Leyland Morris Men: Regular dance tuition. Every Monday. 7.30 - 9.30pm. Guide Hut, off Fox Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 337999.

Modern Line Dancing for beginners: Every Monday, 7.30-10pm. Farington Conservative Club, Stanifield Lane, Leyland. Tel: 07780 711827.

Line Dancing Classes: Easy relaxed class. 1.30-3.30pm. St Andrews Church Hall, Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 611975.

Line Dancing Classes: Intermediate class. 8-10pm. Much Hoole Village Hall, Much Hoole. Tel: 01772 611975.

Sequence dancing, with Frank & Denise: 7.30pm. St Marys Hall, York Road, Langho. Tel: 07592 772642.

Lindy Hop and Jive Dance Classes: Beginners 7.30pm, Improvers 8.30pm, Intermediate 8.30pm. Social dancing 9.30pm - late. Tickets: £5 Preston Masonic Hall, Saul Street, Preston. Tel: 07902 342448.

Charleston-ercise!: 1920’s style Zumba-dance exercise class. Every Monday, 7-8pm. Tickets: £5 Preston Masonic Hall, Saul Street, Preston. Tel: 07902 342448.

Preston Folk Dance Club: A warm welcome to all. Every Monday between September and April. 7.30pm. Tickets: £1.50 per session Galloway Hall, Brackenbury Road, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 745813.

Sweet Salsa: Come join in the fun and learn hot and spicy Cuban style Salsa dancing in a fun, friendly environment. Beginners and improvers classes from 8pm, Intermediates class from 9pm followed by practice and social dancing. Longridge Conservative Club, Berry Lane, Longridge. Tel: 07931 721697.

Line Dancing: Improver dancing 1-3pm. Lonsdale Club, Fulwood Hall Lane, Fulwood. Tel: 01772 712231.

Beginners Ballroom Dancing for Adults: Learn to dance in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. 6.30-7.30pm. 3 Clifford Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 262526.

Phil’s Salsanorthwest: Join the Latin fever. Learn hot and spicy Salsa and Merengue in a friendly atmosphere. Beginners welcome. 7.15pm. The Lonsdale Club, Fulwood Hall Lane, Fulwood. Tel: 07899 866408.

Tuesday

Breakout: run by Ludus Dance. Develop technique, talent and creative practice in an inclusive and fun environment that celebrates diversity. 3.30-5pm. Contact: helen.gould@ludusdance.org. Red Marsh School, Thornton Cleveleys

Circle Dancing: music and dance from many countries and cultures, ranging from lively to meditative, in a friendly atmosphere. All welcome. 7-9pm. Galloway Hall, Brackenbury Road, Fulwood. Tel: 01772 793658

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.

Leyland Folk Dance Club: No previous experience required. Friendly atmosphere with a tea and biscuits break. Keep fit and have fun at the same time. No partner required. 7.30-10pm. Moss Side Community Centre, Leyland.

Line Dancing for Absolute Beginners: First night free! Friendly place, everyone welcome, singles, couples. Have fun, keep fit. Every Tuesday, 7.15-8pm, followed by improvers 8-10.30pm. BAC/EE Sports Club, South Meadow Lane, Broadgate, Preston. Tel: 07815 533645.

Childrens Irish dancing classes: for beginners. 6-7pm. St Walburges Church hall, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 07543 008928.

Irish Country Dance: Irish-ize your smile! We learn and dance all kinds of Irish but this is flatly not Flatley, just good old fashioned community fun/craic. 7.45-10pm. Tickets: £3, £1 student. First visit is free St Anthony’s Social Centre, Cadley Causeway, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 866193.

Dancing The Next Step: Join Ron and Iris (UKA qualified). Great car parking and a minute from Junction 32, M6. 8.30pm. Marriotts, Broughton, Preston. Tel: 01772 783364.

Scottish Dancing: Penwortham Scottish Country Dance Class for all levels of ability. 7.30pm. Fulwood Tennis Club, Highgate Avenue, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 746737.

Cheerleading Class: For ages 5yrs and above. Every Tuesday, 4.30-5.15pm. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Modern Line Dancing: All levels. Every Tuesday 1-3pm. Royal British Legion, Brownedge Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 07780 711827.

Line Dancing: With Western Express Line Dance Club. 7.30-10.30pm. BAE Social Club, South Meadow Lane, Broadgate, Preston. Tel: 01772 720708.

Line Dancing for Beginners: 7.30pm. £3 per class St James Church Hall, Avondale Drive, Lostock Hall. Tel: 07974 313032.

Newburgh Morris Dancing: Women’s traditional Morris dancing. Every Tuesday. 7.30pm. Hilldale Village Hall, Lancaster Lane, Hilldale, Parbold. 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.

Wednesday

Modern Line Dancing with Pamela: Improvers to intermediate. Friendly atmosphere. Every Wed 7.30-10.30pm. Lea Club, Blackpool Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 07831 143251

Will Foran Dance: Old time dancing and popular sequence, 6.30-7.30pm. Beginners Latin dance class, no partner required, 7.30-8.30pm. 3 Clifford Street, Chorley.

Wednesday Tea Dance: Come and join us for a lovely afternoon of sequence dancing. Every Wed, 2-4pm. St Andrew’s Church Hall, Longton. Tel: 01772 617010

New Ladies Latin Line Dance Class: for beginners. No previous experience required. £5. 7.30-8.30pm, every Wed. 3 Clifford Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 262526

Come Dancing with PM’s Dance Club: Social Dance Night with the best in Ballroom, Latin, and Social Sequence. 7.30 - 10.40pm. St Teresa’s Social Club, Queensway, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 752522.

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. Tel: 01772 712231.

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

Wednesday Tea Dances: Bring your friends for a jolly two hours of sequence dancing. 2-4pm. Tickets: £4, inc. tea and biscuits. St Andrews Church Hall, Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 617010.

Dance Salsa: Beginners through to advanced. All are welcome for a fun night! 7.30pm. Tickets: £5 per person for the evening. Fulwood Tennis Club, Highgate Avenue, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 07976 598691.

Sequence dancing, with Frank & Denise: 7.30pm every Wed except first of the month. Knowle Green Village Hall, Knowle Green, Nr. Longridge. Tel: 07592 772642.

Rock’n learn classes: For babies & toddlers, held by the award winning Harriet Gore. Every Wednesday. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Modern Line Dancing: All levels. Every Wednesday 7.30-10.30pm. Leyland Conservative Club, Towngate, Leyland. Tel: 07780 711827.

Modern Line Dancing: All levels. Every Wed 1.30-3.30pm. Galloway Hall, Fulwood. Tel: 07780 711827.

Sweet Salsa: Come join in the fun and learn hot and spicy Cuban style Salsa dancing in a fun friendly environment. Beginners and improvers classes from 8pm, Intermediates class from 9pm followed by practice and social dancing. Fulwood Lawn Tennis Club, Highgate Avenue, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 07931 721697.

Ballroom and Latin Adult Dance Class: Relaxed and friendly atmosphere. 6.30-7.30pm. 3 Clifford Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 262526.

Sales/Markets

Thursday

Garstang Country Market: High quality, home-produced baking, preserves, crafts, plants, produce. Hampers to order. Light refreshments. Free admission. Parking. 10am-noon, every Thu until mid Dec. Garstang Sports and Social Club, 14 High Street, Garstang. Tel: 01995 603644

Equestrian Table Top Tack Sale: support an equestrian charity and find a bargain for you and your horse. Organised by BHS Lancashire. £2 entry, tables £5. 7pm. The Farmer’s Arms, Chorley Road, Bispham, Parbold. Tel: 07778 113291

Friday

Preston Social Support Group for Deafened People Coffee Morning: Meet members of the group in a friendly atmosphere. Various stalls inc. bric-a-brac, plants and books. All welcome. Free admission. 10am-noon. St George’s Hall. St George’s Street, off Lune Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 718270

Saturday

Red Rose Postcard Club Collectors Fair: with 20+ dealers. Refreshments/lunches available. 50p entry, members free. 9.30am-4pm. Barton Village Hall, Barton

Car Boot & Table Top Sale: refreshments and various stalls. Bouncy castle weather permitting. Come and pick up a bargain! Free admission, stalls £5. 10am-3pm. Catherine Beckett’s Community Centre, Meadow Street/Deepdale Road, Deepdale. Tel: 01772 556546

Table Top Sale: stalls cost £5. 10.30am-1.30pm. United Reformed Church, Penwortham. Tel: 746676

Crafty Vintage Weekender: all things crafty and vintage, with an eclectic mix of over 60 of the finest creative folk. £2, under 16’s free. Sat 28 and Sun 29 Mar, 10am-4pm. House open for guided tours 11am-4pm, last tour at 3.30pm. Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston. Tel: 01254 852986

Lytham Vintage & Antiques Market: Selling Vintage, antiques, retro, pre-loved treasures and collectables. Last Saturday of each month, 10am-4pm. £1. Lytham Assembly Rooms, Dicconson Terrace, Lytham. Tel: 01253 782828.

Sunday

Clitheroe Car Boot Sale: Up to 300 indoor and outdoor stalls. Every Sun, 7am-4pm, with unloading from 7-8am. Clitheroe Auction Mart, Clitheroe. Tel: 01253 782828

Special Events

Friday

Galaxy of Dance Stars: with the KP School of Dance .Tickets £7, under 14/OAP £6 from Garstang Community Centre. Fri, Mar 27 and Sat Mar 28, 7.30pm. Garstang Academy, Bowgreave, Garstang. Tel: 01772 712351

Saturday

Easter Giant Duck Hunt: Search for our colourfully named rubber ducks. Paint a plastic duck to bring back and enter into the duck race on April 19. Pond dipping, den building and much more. Admission charges apply. Some activities require a small additional charge. Daily until April 19. WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, Fish Lane, Burscough. Tel: 0 1704 895181

The Varieties Show: a contemporary art variety show, this special event will feature talks and performances from some of the artists featured in The Varieties exhibition. Free. 1-5pm. Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248

Tuesday

Easter Family Fun: a programme of free family workshops to keep your kids entertained during the holidays. Tue, Mar 31-Fri Apr 10. Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248

Wednesday

Family Friendly Foraging Event: join the Rangers to look for seasonal, natural wild foods. Booking required. 2pm. Bowling Pavilion, Coronation Park, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 570258

Egg Heads!: explore carving, patterning and manipulating clay and make egg cups to take home. £5. 10.30am-12.30pm. Chapel Gallery, St. Helens Road, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 571328

Penny Farm World Horse Welfare: Free admission and parking Come and see what we do and enjoy the delights of our coffee shop. 11am-4pm, every Wednesday, weekend and Bank Holiday. Rescue & Rehab Centre (Charity), Preston New Road, Blackpool. Tel: 01253 766983.

Exhibitions

Daily

Halton Mill - Lech Series: a collection of colourful, abstract digital prints of the patterns produced by the process of wear and tear on the interior of an abandoned and neglected building. Daily until Mar 29. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500

The Varieties: 10 regionally and nationally renowned artists playing with the conventions of 19th and 20th century variety theatre. With work ranging from painting and performance, to film and sculpture. Plus events and tours. Daily until Apr 11. Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248

Picture the Poet: Discover the faces of 50 poets working today in this photographic exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery. Daily until April 11, 2015. Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248.

Association of Illustrators: a fascinating display of international illustration featuring prints included in the Harry Potter books. Plus tours, talks and our Pop Up Reading room. Daily until Apr 25. Chapel Gallery, St Helens Road, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 571328

Preston’s Beautiful Game: This new display uncovers the fascinating stories of the leagues, competitions and teams from the past. Daily until July 11, 2015. Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248.

Miscellaneous

Thursday

Easter Prize Bingo: prizes include easter eggs, food hampers and toiletries. Books of tickets £1, flyer tickets 50p. 7.30pm. The Blessed Sacrament Parish Centre, Moorside Avenue, Ribbleton, Preston

Saturday

Link 40+ Casino and Party Night: Fun Black Jack and Roulette tables plus our new members evening prior to the event. £8. From 8pm. The Georgian House Hotel, Blackrod. See www.northernlink.co.uk

Sunday

Preston City Mission: We are an established, independent Christian Fellowship. A warm welcome awaits. 11am and 6.30pm. Free car park. Next to Premier Inn, Corporation Street, Preston. Tel: 077821 390061.

Dukes Music Quiz: With radio presenter Vic McGlynn. Questions about music from the Sixties to the present day including picture rounds and audio rounds. 8pm. Tickets: £1 per person. The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500.

Hobbies

Saturday

Container and Courtyard Gardening Workshop: find out how to make the best use of your small garden and container planting on this relaxed course for beginners. £35 inc lunch. 10am-3.30pm. Avant Garden Centre, Wigan Road, Leyland. Tel: 01772 433777

Sunday

Wine Tasting Afternoon: with The Lancashire Wine School in a 17th century coaching inn. £27.50. 4-6pm. Cartford Inn, Little Eccleston. Tel: 01253 301934

Wednesday

Sewing Bee: £5 per session. Every Wed, 9.30-11.30am. St Paul’s Church Hall, Farington Moss, Preston. Tel: 07946 748898

Wednesday, April 22

Design to Stitch- where to Start?: with Sue Chisnall-Sumner. Learn how to design, start and create a piece of embroidered art from your own ideas. Booking essential. £35 inc lunch and refreshments. 10am-4pm. Avant Garden Centre, Wigan Road, Leyland PR25 5XW. Tel: 01772 433777

Clubs / Societies

Thursday

Practical Gardening Skills Course: work alongside a trained horticulturalist, teacher and member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture in a beautiful four acre country garden. Every Thu 10am–12.30pm until Mar 26. Brinscall Hall, Dick Lane, Brinscall. Tel: 07443459818

Penwortham Duplicate Bridge Club: we are looking for new members, old or young (not beginners). Mondayand Thursday evenings. See www.bridgewebs/penwortham. Galloways Blind Home, Howick, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 748028

Chorley Bridge Club: Learners/Improvers. 1.45pm. Chorley Subscription Bowling Green, Windsor Road, Chorley. www.bridgewebs.com/chorley

Chorley Bridge Club: Duplicate Bridge. 7.15pm. Chorley Subscription Bowling Green, Windsor Road, Chorley. www.bridgewebs.com/chorley

Leyland Artists: Full 2015 programme includes professional demo’s, workshops and exhibitions. Number of vacancies for new members. £1.50 for each session includes refreshments. Every Thu, 7-9pm. Residents Lounge, Jubilee Court, West Paddock, Leyland. Tel: 01772 433598

Penwortham Bridge Club: Duplicate Bridge. 7pm. Galloways, Penwortham. Tel: 07840 253841

Yoga with Fran: All ages and abilities welcome. Qualified and insured with British Wheel of Yoga. 10am. St Catherine’s Hospice at the Mill, Preston. Tel: 01772 491784.

Slimming World class: 7.30pm. £5 in first week plus weekly fee of £4.95 (£4.60 for Seniors) St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Farringdon Lane, Ribbleton. Tel: 07800 868131.

The Petite Acting Academy Classes: For pre-schoolers. Every Thursday, 11am-noon. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Thursday Fitness Club: Get yourself fit using aerobic based exercise. For men and women of all ages. Car parking available. Every Thursday. 10.30am. £3. The Minster, Church Street, Avenham. Tel: 01772 750152.

Preston Bridge Club: Duplicate pairs, partner required. For further information visit the website. www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email. prestonbridgeclub@gmail.com. 7.05pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 720060.

Preston Barbershop Harmony Singers - The Red Rose Chorus: The Red Rose Chorus want more men to sing four part harmony. Every Thursday. 7.30pm. Leyland Methodist Junior School, Canberra Rd, Leyland. Tel: 07906 768579.

Spin and Metafit: Spin - Riding a bike has never been so much fun! Metafit - It’s tough, thats why it works! Spin: 7.45-8.30pm, Metafit: 8.30-9pm. Spin £4, Metafit £3 or £6 for both. Brownedge St Mary’s High School, Station Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 07813 405031.

Pilates Class: To improve posture,strengthen core and increase well-being. All ages/abilities welcome (including pre/post natal ladies). 10.30-11.30am. £5 per session. Bateman Hall, Sagar Street, Eccleston. Tel: 07757 417664.

Citrus Club - Badminton: 7-8pm. £4 per night or £10 per month Clayton Green Sports Centre, Clayton Green Road, Chorley. Tel: 01772 626112.

Short Tennis for adults: join our friendly group for Indoor Short Tennis. Total beginners and rusty rackets of all ages welcome. Every Thu 10.30am-noon. Rackets provided. £3.20pp. In the Hall at Playfootball, Tag Lane Ingol. Tel: 07966 315241

Bridge: Small, friendly club. 7pm. Social Club, Police Headquarters, Hutton, Preston. Tel: 01772 744973.

Bowls Seminars: To help all bowlers to gain a better knowledge of the Laws of the Game. Opportunity to take the voluntary Referees Local Exam in March. All welcome. 7.30pm. £6 at the start, with a further £3 in March if you wish to sit the exam. Ashton Bowling Club, Egerton Road, Ashton, Preston.

Farington Art Group: All standard of artists, any medium welcome. 7-9pm. St Pauls Church Hall, Church Lane, Off Croston Road, Farington Moss, Preston. Tel: 01772 339799.

New Eckankar Study Class: Past lives, dreams and soul travel. Ancient wisdom for today with the Easyway Discourses by Harold Klemp. See www.eckankar.org. Call for information. venue TBC. Tel: 07548 172113.

Be Inspired!: Arts, crafts and hobbies for people suffering from depression or mental health needs. 10am-4pm. St John’s Minster, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 07980 292330.

Friday

Mind Body Spirit Club: Talk on the Egyptians. See www.newhorizonzpreston.com. Tickets £4. 7.45pm. Galloway Hall, Brackenbury Road, Fulwood. Tel:01772 653809

Preston Bridge Club: Duplicate pairs, partner required. For further information visit the website. www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email. prestonbridgeclub@gmail.com. 7.05pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 720060.

Preston and District Model Railway Society: See: prestonanddistrictmrs.org.uk for further details. 8-10pm every Friday. Unit 12, Aquaduct Mill, Aqueduct Street, Preston.

Squash Night: Beginners and improvers welcome. 6pm. £4. Preston College. Tel: 01772 626112.

Yoga with Linda: 10-11.30am. Tickets: First class free. Salvation Army, Harrington Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 751014.

Cathy’s Creation Station Classes: For 18mths to 5yrs. Every Fri, 10.30am. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Mr Yip Show: for all ages. 12.30pm, every Friday. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Yoga with Fran: All ages and abilities welcome. Qualified and insured with British Wheel of Yoga. 10am. Ulnes Walton Village Hall, Ulnes Walton, Preston. Tel: 01772 491784.

Whist: Every Friday and Saturday evening. 7.30 - 10pm. Leyland Senior Citizen’s Club, Prospect House, Sandy Lane, Leyland, Preston.

Chorley Shukokai Karate Club: Every Friday. 6.30 - 7.30pm. Heskin Village Hall, Wood Lane, Heskin, near, Chorley. Tel: 07854 270569.

Trampolining Club: Call Stephen for more information. 5-7pm. Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 07870 196 714.

Painting Classes: Ever fancied having a go at painting? Well now’s your chance! With Art tutor Terry O’Toole. Different theme every week. 10am-3pm. St John’s Minster, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 07969 177369.

Preston on Wheels: 10.30am. Christ the king High school, Avenham, Preston. Tel: 07971 476698.

Junior Tennis Coaching: Mini red, mini orange, u15 and over 15’s. 4-8pm. Leyland tennis Club, Fox Lane.

Junior Tennis Coaching: Just come down to the club! Mini tennis from 5.30pm, older juniors from 6.30pm. Fulwood Tennis Club, off Highgate Avenue, Fulwood, Preston.

Adult and Junior Tennis Coaching: Various times from 4pm. Barton Tennis Club. 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.

Danyadi Karate/Self Defence: For 5yrs to adult. 4.30-5.30pm. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Yoga Classes: With British Wheel of Yoga teacher Frances Heaton. All welcome. 2-3.30pm. £6.50per session or £22 for four week block Over 60’s Club, Towneley Road, Longridge. Tel: 01772 491784.

Children’s Yoga: 0-8years 1-1.40pm, 8-16years 1.45pm-2.30pm. Tickets: £2.500 Bizspace ltd, Marsh Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 751014.

Ante-natal Yoga: 4-5pm. £4 Bizspace ltd, Marsh Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 751014.

Yoga with Linda: 5.15pm. First class free, £4 thereafter Bizspace ltd, Marsh Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 751014.

Saturday

Springfield Fell Walking Club: Shake off the boredom and walk! This week: Settle. Three grades of walk. New walkers welcome. Coach £10. Bus pick up Blackpool to Black Bull, Preston. Tel: 01772 728718

Ribble Valley Juniors Cycling Club: Welcomes young riders and parents to our weekly Saturday morning rides. Mainly off road and guided by British Cycling coaches, all you need is a roadworthy bike and an approved helmet. 10am. Full details on our website: www.rvjuniors.co.uk.

Craft and Natter Group: Whether you are a crafter or not, just come along and join us for a coffee and a natter. Everyone welcome. Knitting, spinning, card making etc. 2pm-4pm every other Saturday, call for dates. St. Johns Church, Leyland Lane, Leyland. Tel: 07544 732863.

Junior Tennis coaching: Rackets available. 9.30am ages 5-7 and 10.30am ages 8 and above. Tulketh tennis. Tel: 07966 315241

Family Cycle Ride: Bikes, helmets, child seats and buggies available. Booking essential. 10am every fortnight. Haslam Park Allotment Site, Haslam Park, Preston. Tel: 07971 476698.

Junior Wheels for All Cycling Session: Under 18s, adapted cycles available. Booking essential. 11am-12.30pm every fortnight. Moor Park Football Pavilion, Moor Park, Preston. Tel: 07971 476698.

Junior Tennis Coaching: Just come down to the club! Mini tennis form 9.30am, older juniors from 10.30am. Fulwood Tennis Club, off Highgate Avenue, Fulwood, Preston.

Sunday

Cardio Tennis: Non members welcome. 10.30-11.30am. Tickets: £3.50. Leyland Tennis Club, Fox Lane.

Healing: Come and relax in the calm and quiet whilst receiving gentle healing energies. Our healers are trained to a very high standard. 5-6pm. No charge, donations welcomed Preston Ethical Spiritualist Church, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston.

U12 training: 11.45am-12.45pm. playfootball, Tag Lane, Ingol, Preston. Tel: 07734 580974.

Monday

Monthly Meet: A singles group for men and ladies, bereaved, divorced and retired. Last Mon of every month, 2-4pm. Our Lady and St Edward’s Centre, 4 Marlborough Drive, Fulwood. Tel: 01772 712452

Preston Birdwatching and Natural History Society: Richard Hall will give an illustrated talk entitled ‘The Plight of the Bumble Bee’. Non members welcomed, £2 otd. 7.30pm. St Mary’s Church Hall, Cop Lane, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 611509.

Penwortham Duplicate Bridge Club: we are looking for new members, old or young (not beginners). Mondayand Thursday evenings. See www.bridgewebs/penwortham. Galloways Blind Home, Howick, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 748028

Chorley Bridge Club: Duplicate Bridge. 7.15pm. Chorley Subscription Bowling Green, Windsor Road, Chorley. www.bridgewebs.com/chorley

Jubilee Art Group: now open to new members. £1.50 each session. Every Mon, 1pm - 3pm. Residents Lounge of Jubilee Court, West Paddock, Leyland. Tel: 01772 433598

Preston and District Model Railway Society: See: prestonanddistrictmrs.org.uk for further details. 7-10pm every Monday. Unit 12, Aquaduct Mill, Aqueduct Street, Preston.

Yoga class: All ages and abilities welcome. Qualified and insured with BWY, over 20 yrs experience. 1.30-2.30pm. Longton WI, School Lane, Longton. Tel: 01772 491784

Weight-watchers: You’ve tried the rest, try the best! Come and join us to help you with the lifestyle changes to be healthier, with a Simple Start that works. 5.30pm. St Andrews Church Hall, Tulketh Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 07810 564975.

Penwortham Bridge Club: Duplicate Bridge. 7pm. Galloways, Penwortham. Tel: 07840 253841

Little Kickers Class: For ages 2-5yrs. Every Monday, 4pm. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Yoga with Fran: All ages and abilities welcome. Phone for details. 1.30-2.30pm. Longton WI, School Lane, Longton. Tel: 01772 491784.

Beginners Pilates Class: Perfect for those new to Pilates who want to increase core strength and alleviate back pain. Pre and post natal ladies welcome. 7.30-8.30pm. Tickets: £5 per session. The Old School, Croston, Preston. Tel: 07757 417664.

Baby and Toddler Group: Lots to do including baby area, crafts and an outdoor play area. Everyone welcome! 1-2.45pm, every Monday during term time. £1.50 entry fee for first child and 25p for every other child. Our Lady and St Edwards Parish Hall, Fulwood, Preston.

Yonder Truth Pyschic Club: Every Monday. 8 - 10pm. New Central Club, Ribbleton Lane, Preston. Tel: 07821 078216.

Trampolining Club: Please call Stephen for more information. 7-8pm. Tarleto. Tel: 07870 196 714.

New Dawn Healing Centre: Feeling stressed, poor sleep pattern or just out of sorts? Why not come to our friendly healing centre held on Monday nights. Free parking. 6.45-8.15pm. Tickets: Donations only. Homestart Centre, Fleet Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 432681.

Painting Classes: Ever fancied having a go at painting? Well now’s your chance! With Art tutor Terry O’Toole. Different theme every week. 10am-3pm. Garstang Arts Centre, Croston Road, Garstang, Preston. Tel: 07969 177369.

Preston Bridge Club: For further information visit www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email prestonbridgeclub@gmail.com. 12.50pm - Assisted Social Bridge, no partner required. 7.05pm - Duplicate Bridge. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 720060.

Zumba Gold Class: Specially designed for the active older adult, easy to follow dance fitness class. 1.30-2.30pm. Age Concern Friendship Club, Lourdes Avenue, Lostock Hall, Preston. Tel: 07920 281935.

Junior Tennis Coaching: Tulketh Tennis, Tag Lane, Ingol.Tel: 07966 315241

Adult Tennis Coaching: Beginners and Rusty Rackets . All welcome , pay and play sessions – rackets available . 7.15pm. Tel: 07966 315241

Indoor Short Tennis: for adults of all ages. Total beginners and rusty rackets welcome. Rackets provided. £3.20pp. 9.15am-10.45am and 10.45am-12.15pm . All Seasons Leisure Centre, Chorley. Tel: 07966 315241

Balderstone Brass Band: Established for over 100 years. Juniors 7pm, Seniors 8pm. Mellor Village Hall, Mellor. Tel: 07747 805851.

Gathered Voices: We sing in four part harmony and welcome new members especially tenors and basses (male or female.) There are no auditions and no need to be able to read music. 9.30-11.45am every Monday morning. St Teresa’s Social Centre, Queensway, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 07843 563234.

Leyland Model Railway Club: 7-10pm every Monday and Wednesday. Hillthorpe Farm, Much Hoole, Leyland. Tel: 01704 562721.

Blackburn Healing Centre: NFSH Accredited Centre, opened 1999. If you suffer with sleep problems, stress, aches and pains, healing can help. Free parking and disabled access. Each Monday, 7-9pm. Closed bank holidays. Friends Meeting House, Paradise Lane, Blackburn. Tel: 01772 469820.

Yoga with Linda: With over 20 years of experience Linda is able to help you experience how wonderful yoga can make you feel. 6.30pm-8pm or 8pm-9.30pm. St Leonard’s Church Hall, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 751014.

Yoga Class: Qualified and insured with the British Wheel of Yoga. 10.30am-noon. Over 60’s Club, Towneley Road, Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 491784.

Tuesday

Free Practical Philosophy Courses: Run termly. Next course Tue, Apr 28, 7pm at Penwortham Girls High School, Cop Lane, Penwortham. £5 admin. charge. Register now. Visit www.practicalphilosophy.co.uk. Tel.0800 8030 799

Preston Oddfellows Out & About Coffee Morning: every last Tuesday of the month. Come along for a relaxed coffee in good company. Find out more about forthcoming events and have chat and catch up. 10am. Macmillans Coffee Shop, 11-13 Priory Lane, Penwortham.

Little Kickers Class: Every Tuesday. 18-27 months, 9.45-10.30am, 2-4 1/2 years, 10.45-11.30am. Cheeky Monkey’s, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

Youth Theatre: for 8-11 years olds, focusing on improving confidence, communication skills and performance ability. £6. 4.30-5.30pm. United Reformed Church, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 429256

Leyland Chess Club: a small friendly club that also hosts two competitions a year. Please call to check it’s not a league match night. 7.30pm. The Broadfield Arms, Leyland Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 434060

Chorley Bridge Club: No Fear Improvers Bridge. 1.45pm. Chorley Subscription Bowling Green, Windsor Road, Chorley. www.bridgewebs.com/chorley

Slimming World: Find out how Food Optimising can rock your world! Fun and motivational sessions. 7.30pm. £4.95 per week (plus membership fee of £5 on first week) Frenchwood Social Club, Bence Road, Preston. Tel: 07800 868131.

Yoga with Fran: All ages and abilities welcome. Qualified and insured with British Wheel of Yoga. 5.45pm. Ashton Methodist, Preston. Tel: 01772 491784.

Adult Tennis Coaching: Beginners, outdoor. 1.45pm. Tulketh Tennis, Tag Lane, Ingol. Tel: 07966 315241.

Beginners Pilates Class: Perfect for those new to Pilates who want to increase core strength and alleviate back pain.Pre and post natal ladies welcome. 7.30-8.30pm. £5 per session. Trinity Buckshaw CE/Methodist Primary, Preston. Tel: 07757 417664.

Trampolining Club: Call Stephen on for more information. 7-8pm. Tarleton, Preston. Tel: 07870 196 714.

Painting Classes: Ever fancied having a go at painting? Well now’s your chance! With Art tutor Terry O’Toole. Different theme every week. 10am-3pm. St John’s Minster, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 07969 177369.

Preston on Wheels: 10am. Grange Park, Preston. Tel: 07971 476698.

Embrace - Natural Healing: Just drop in. Donation request, includes refreshments. Relax, unwind & de-stress! Every Tuesday, 7.30pm-9.30pm. Parish Hall, 403 Leyland Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 456621.

Health walk: No need to book just come along and get some fresh air, meet new people, and share your knowledge of the local area. Refreshments on return. 10-11am. Richmond Park Bowling Pavillion, Junction Lane, Burscough. Tel: 01695 555804.

NFSH Healing Trust: Experience what Healing Energy can do for you! Just come along, relax and enjoy! Refreshments available. All are welcome. Charity number, 1094702. 6.30-8.30pm. Donation only. Quaker Hall, St. Georges Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 784960.

Citrus Club - Badminton: No need to book – just turn up! Guests welcome. 7pm. Preston College, Preston. Tel: 01772 626112.

The Dukes Deaf Drama Group: Open to deaf people aged 16 plus, their support or their friends. Drama games, fun and laughter and opportunities to work towards a performance piece. 7.30-9pm, every Tuesday evening throughout term time. DT3, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500.

Luncheon Club: Noon. Ashton Community Centre, Wellington Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 725264.

Beginners Bridge Lessons: We are affiliated to the national body and use their accredited Schemes of work. See www.PrestonBridgeClub.co.uk. 7.30-9.30pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 750179.

Chorley Computer Club: The UK’s longest-running computer club. Always open to welcome new members of all abilities. 7-10pm. St George’s Institute, Trinity Road, Chorley.

Spirit Light Centre: Top mediums. Healing & Open Circle each week. Readings, Reiki etc by appointment. 7.30pm. Great Eccleston Village Centre, Great Eccleston, Preston. Tel: 07851 568605.

Yoga: 9.30-10.45am. Ashton Methodist Church and Community Centre, Wellington Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 725264.

Chair Exercise: run by Sports Development. 11am-noon. Ashton Community Centre, Wellington Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 725264.

Wednesday

Yoga class: All welcome. With Frances Heaton. Qualified and insured with BWY, over 20 yrs experience. Alternate Wednesday’s, 10-11.30am. United Reformed Church, Symonds Road, Fulwood. Tel: 01772 491784

Chorley Bridge Club: Duplicate Bridge. 7.15pm. Chorley Subscription Bowling Green, Windsor Road, Chorley. www.bridgewebs.com/chorley

Preston and District Model Railway Society: See: prestonanddistrictmrs.org.uk for further details. 2-4pm and 8-10pm every Wed. Unit 12, Aqueduct Mill, Aqueduct Street, Preston.

Bamber Bridge Bruises: New boxing club for anyone aged 6+. For more information please contact Luke. Every Wednesday. Brownedge St Mary’s High School, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 07776 151033.

Junior Tennis Coaching: from 6pm. Tulketh Tennis, Tag Lane, Ingol. Tel: Angela 07966 315241

Short Tennis for adults: join our friendly group for Indoor Short Tennis. Total beginners and rusty rackets of all ages welcome. Every Wednesday 10.30am-noon. Rackets provided.£3.20pp. In the Hall at Playfootball, Tag Lane Ingol. Tel: 07966 315241

Weight-watchers: Lose weight now! Come and join this exciting class that works. 6pm. Greenlands New Labour Club, Ribbleton, Preston. Tel: 07810 564975.

Wymott Art Group: Social art class, with qualified teaching in painting/ribbon embroidery. No need to book, just turn up. 10am-noon. Tickets: £2 Old School, Ulnes Walton, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 451189.

New Longton Artists: Speakers, demonstrations & painting evenings. New members welcome. Visit www.newlongtonartists.co.uk. Every Weds 7.30-10pm. New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close, New Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 745520.

Luncheon Club: Meet every Wednesday. 12noon. £2.50 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 Wed and Sat. Open to ages 5+. 6 - 7pm. Bateman Hall, Sagar Street, Eccleston. Tel: 07854 270569.

Leyland Lacemakers: Keeping the art of bobbin lace making alive. All welcome. 1-4pm. Leyland Baptist Church Hall, 247 Leyland Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 451517.

Chorley Artists: Meets on Wednesdays, except 2nd in month. New members very welcome, just come along and bring your paints. 7.30-10pm. St. Chad’s Parish Centre, Town Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley.

Preston Bridge Club: Duplicate bridge, no partner required. For further information visit the website. www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email prestonbridgeclub@gmail.com. 12.50pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 720060.

Zumba Gold Class: Specially designed for the active older adult, easy to follow dance fitness class. 1.30-2.30pm. £3 per class New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close, New Longton, Preston. Tel: 07920 281935.

Health walk: No need to book just come along and get some fresh air, meet new people, and share your knowledge of the local area. Refreshments on return. 1-2pm. Coronation Park Bowling Pavillion, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 555804.

Dark Nights Theatre Group: Meet Wednesdays, 7.30pm. St Wilfred’s Church Hall, Chapel Street, Preston. Tel: 07908 016660.

Baby and Toddler Group: 10am-noon. Ashton Community Centre, Wellington Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 725264.

Preston Ladies Harmony Singers: New members always welcome. 7.30pm. Leyland Methodist School, Canberra Road, Leyland. Tel: info@chmaterials.com.

Chorley Lodge Artists Society: Painters of all standards welcome - even complete beginners. Speakers, demonstrations, competitions and exhibitions. www.lodgeartistschorley.org.uk. Every Wed, 7.30-9.30pm. Brinscall & Withnell Social Club, School Lane, Brinscall, Chorley.

The A Cappella Singers: Est 1995, the Singers are wishing to increase the size of this highly acclaimed group. Prospective members should be able to read music and perform. Rehearsals Wednesdays during school terms with performances usually on Saturday evenings or Sunday afternoons. Wilpshire area, Blackburn. Tel: 01254 249280.

Leyland Model Railway Club: 7-10pm every Monday and Wednesday. Hillthorpe Farm, Much Hoole, Leyland. Tel: 01704 562721.

Coffee Morning: Free coffee, toast, drinks etc. All welcome. 10am-noon. St James Church, Knowsley Street, off Avenham Lane, Preston.

Yoga Class: With British Wheel of Yoga teacher Frances Heaton. 10am-11.30am, each alternate Wednesday. St Ambrose Church Annex, Leyland. Tel: 01772 491784.