To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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. Tel: 07821 293655.
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.
Bingo, Quiz and Play Your Cards Right: 8pm. The Queens, Golden Hill Lane, Preston.
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, Sep 25
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
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: 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.
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.
Preston Bridge Club: Duplicate bridge, no partner required. Visit www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email email@example.com. 12.50pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 720060.
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.
Scripts Aloud: Read different play scripts aloud. No acting skills or previous theatrical experience required. Scripts are provided. New members always welcome. 7.45pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. The Beautiful Planet cafe, Friargate, Preston. Tel: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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. 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.