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NT Recorded Screening – King Lear (12A): Monday, May 5, 7pm; Sunday, May 11, 4pm; Thursday, May 15, 2pm; Saturday, May 31, 2pm. Tickets: From £13. The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Mon, May 5 until Sat, May 31.
Morecambe, The Man What Brought Us Sunshine: A heart-warming, tear-jerking yet uplifting show about one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers. 7.30pm. Tickets: From £17.50. The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Tues, May 20 until Wed, May 21.
Bohemia Music Night: Featuring alt/rock band Bingo Bay, the pop punk explosion of His Disgrace and legendary local singer/songwriter Miles Salisbury. Tuesday, May 20, 8pm. Dog & Partridge, Friargate, Preston.
Fairport Convention: Widely regarded as the most important group in the English folk rock movement. Tuesday, May 20, 7.30pm. Lowther Pavilion, Lytham. Tel: 01253 794221.
Blues, Folk & Irish
Jon Brindley: Jon’s songs might well take you to new places. He plays many instruments and says that performing is like being on a journey. Tuesday, May 20, 8.30pm. Longridge Folk Club, British Legion Club, Berry Lane, Longridge.
Tuesday, May 20
Talk by Anthony d’Offay: A unique opportunity to hear the founder of Artist Rooms and the most influential London gallerist of the 80’s and 90’s talk about his experiences. From 5.30pm. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 905414.
Clubs / Societies
Tuesday, May 20
Elderberries: The Elderberries is a social group of ladies and gents over 55. This week with guest speaker Brian Halliway and his talk on the History of Comedy. 1-3.30pm. £2, including tea/coffee and biscuits. The Old School, Ulnes Walton Lane, Ulnes Walton, Leyland. Tel: 01772 617177.
Chorley and District Gardening Society: Bob Taylor will speak about Auricula and Primulas. Plus members plant sale and refreshments. New members and visitors most welcome. 7.30pm. Chorley Cricket Club, Sandringham Road, Chorley.
Slimming World: Find out how Food Optimising can rock your world! Fun and motivational sessions. 7.30pm. Tickets: £4.95 per week (plus membership fee of £5 on first week) Frenchwood Social Club, Bence Road, Preston. Tel: 07800 868131.
Preston Pride Basketball club: The Club is open to everyone and we look forward to seeing both old and new members. U18 - 6pm-8pm, Senior 1st Team - 8pm-10pm. Cardinal Newman Sports Centre, St Austins Place, New Avenham, Preston. Tel: 07734 580974.
Cheeky Chefs Class: For ages 2yrs and above. 11.30am. Cheeky Monkey’s Play & Party Centre, Kem Mill Lane, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.
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.
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. Tickets: Charge by donation only. Quaker Hall, St. Georges Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 784960.
Tennis: Back to tennis/beginners. An ideal group for adults who want to learn how to play tennis. 7.30pm. Barton Tennis Club, Barton, Preston. Tel: 07966 315241.
Citrus Club - Badminton: No need to book – just turn up! Guests welcome. 7pm. Preston College, Preston. Tel: 01772 626112.
Chorley Computer Club: The UK’s longest-running computer club having just celebrated our 30th anniversary. 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 Classes: With British Wheel of Yoga Tutor Frances Heaton. Mats provided. Car park. 6-7.30pm Tuesday evenings. Tickets: £21 for four week block Plungington Community Centre, Plungington, Preston. Tel: 01772 491784.