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Monty Python Live (Mostly): This will be the last time to see the surviving Pythons together before they pass on and cease to be. Wednesday July 23 & Thursday July 24 (Encores). Tickets: From £12. The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500.
Avenue Q: Part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. A laugh-out-loud musical. 7.30pm, Tuesday matinee 2.30pm. Tickets: From £22.50. Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St Helens. Tel: 01744 756000. Until Wed, Jul 23.
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.
Pubs / Clubs
Poker Night: £5 buy in and cash prizes for the winner. Every Wed. The Wellington, Tulketh Road, Ashton, Preston. Tel: 01772 726641.
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.
Open mic with John Roberts: Every Wed. Ale Emporium, 53 Fylde Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 378290.
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.
Thursday, Jul 24
Garstang Country Market: Fine selection of home-baking, garden produce, plants and crafts. Tea, coffee etc. Admission free, ample parking. Hampers to order. 10am-noon every Thursday. Garstang Sports and Social Club, Lancaster Road, Garstang, PR3 1EB, Preston. Tel: 01995 603644.
Clubs / Societies
Weight-watchers: Lose weight now! Come and join this exciting class that works. 6pm. Greenlands New Labour Club, Ribbleton, Preston. Tel: 07810 564975.
Junior Tennis Coaching: Every Wednesday. Tulketh Tennis, Tag Lane, Ingol. Tel: 07966 315241.
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 evenings. New members welcome. Visit www.newlongtonartists.co.uk. Every Weds 7.30-10pm. New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close. Tel: 01772 745520.
Luncheon Club: Meet every Wednesday. 12noon. Admission: £2.50 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.
Leyland Lacemakers: All welcome. We will be on summer break from July 30-Sept 10. 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.
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: email@example.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.