What’s On Listings 05-02-14

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Theatre

Preston

Murder Weapon: Presented by the Broughton Players. Tickets available from the Box Office or the Visitor Centre, Lancaster Road. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £7. Preston Playhouse, Market Street West, Preston. Tel: 01772 744771. Opens Wed, Feb 5 until Sat, Feb 8.

Nightclubs

Wednesday, Feb 5

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

Dance

Wednesday, Feb 5

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.

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. Tel: 01772 617010.

Exhibitions

Wednesday, Feb 5

Fragments: Sound works, film, photography, painting and sculpture. See www.hanoverproject.wordpress.com for more information. 10am-5pm. Hanover Building, Bhailok Street, UCLan, Preston.

Miscellaneous

Wednesday, Feb 5

Meet the Expert - Michael Wysocki: How scientific research has revealed the stories of the human skulls found during the construction of Preston Dock in the 1880s. 2pm. Free. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248.

Hobbies

Wednesday, Feb 5

Cultures of Lancashire - Short Course: Celebrate and explore the rich and diverse cultures in Lancashire. Includes visits to local cultural places of interest. 10am-12.30pm, every Wednesday for six weeks, beginning February 5. Intact, Whitby Avenue, Ingol, Preston. Tel: 01772 760760.

Clubs / Societies

Wednesday, Feb 5

Weight-watchers: New Years resolution.Lose weight now! Come and join this exciting and start the year off with the class that works. 6pm. Greenlands New Labour Club, Ribbleton. Tel: 07810 564975.

Yoga Classes: For baby, toddlers & parents. 1pm. Kem Mill Lane, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.

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

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

Luncheon Club: Every Wed. 12noon. £2.50 for a two-course meal. The Salvation Army Centre, Harrington Street, (off Adelphi St), 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.

Chorley Artists: Meets on Wednesdays, except 2nd Wednesday 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.

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

Bridge: Duplicate bridge, partners not required. Visitors welcome. 12.50-4pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 465699.

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

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 Wednesday, 7.30-9.30pm. Brinscall & Withnell Social Club, School Lane, Brinscall.

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.