What’s On 02-02-13

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Hanging Town

The fascinating story of Lancashire pub landlord and England’s most famous hangman, Albert Pierrepoint. Daily. Tickets: From £5 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Thurs, Jan 31 until Sat, Feb 23.



Saturday, Feb 2

Lithium State

Preston-based, indie rock band! 7.30pm. Tickets: £5 53 Degrees, Fylde Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 893000.

Henrik Freischlader Band

Blues rock! 6.30pm. Tickets: £12 Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen, Blackburn. Tel: 01254 706006.

Those Dirty Words + Blackmamba

Ribble Valley-based, heavy duty rock and metal. 7pm. Tickets: £5 The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599.

Blues, Folk & Irish

The Houghton Weavers

Comedy with yer folk music! 7.30pm. Tickets: £13 Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 264362.


Bluegrass / Celtic Trio. 9pm. Dunkirk Hall, Dunkirk Lane, Leyland.


Plan B

Songs from the chart topping album The Defamation of Strickland Banks. Saturday 2 February. Tickets: £27.500 MCR Arena, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester. Tel: 0844 847 8000.


Saturday, Feb 2

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.

Wednesday, Feb 6

Northwest Big Student Night

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

Thursday, Feb 7

Skint vs Waster

Selected drinks from £1. Every Thursday. 10pm - 3.30am. Admission: £4 b4 11pm; £5 after. Lava & Ignite, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 252882.

Friday, Feb 8

It’s Friday Night

Every Friday. 10pm - 3am. Admission: £5/NUS free. Lava & Ignite, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 252882.

Fridays@The Warehouse

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

Pubs / Clubs

Saturday, Feb 2

Lithium State

Following their ‘Can’t Get Enough’ EP, described as ‘a must have’ by weareunseen.com, Preston’s own Lithium State have gone from strength to strength. 7.30pm. Tickets: £7 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union, Preston. Tel: 01772 895478.

Sunday, Feb 3

Quiz Night

Cash prizes. Play your cards right jackpot. 9pm. Tickets: £1 per person incl supper White Bull Country Pub and Kitchen, Alston, Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 784151.

Miss Brandy Babycham

The best drag dj on the decks and most drinks only £2! So pop to the only fun bar in Preston! 4pm. The Golden Cross, 60 Lancaster Road, Preston.

Tuesday, Feb 5

Open mic night

Bring yourself & your instrument for an evening of entertainment 9pm the first Tuesday in the month. Red Lion, Wheelton, Chorley. Tel: 01254 830241.

Wednesday, Feb 6

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, Preston. Tel: 07821 293655.

Thursday, Feb 7

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, Preston. Tel: 07821 293655.

Pendle Beer Festival

Running over 3 days, their specialist team will be sourcing beers from “The Great Outdoors” which is their theme for 2013. From 5pm, 31 Jan 2013. Tickets: £3, £5 aft 6pm on Fri The Muni, Albert Road, Colne, Burnley. Tel: 01282 661234.

Acoustic Open Mic

Every First Thursday of the Month. 8-11pm. The New Britannia, Heatley Street, Preston.


Saturday, Feb 2

Strictly Saturdays

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

Social Sequence Dancing

Saturdays 7.30 - 10pm. Leyland Senior Citizen’s Club, Prospect House, Sandy Lane,, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 452786.

Dance Classes

Ballet, lyrical, tap, Greek and modern jazz taught every Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Times: 8.30am - 2pm (Sat); 4 - 7pm (Mon, Tues & Weds). Sylvia Goff’s Centre of Theatre Arts, Prospect House, Sandy Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 467542.

Daily Dance Classes


Salsa, modern jive and line dancing, classes in Hoghton, Longton and Leyland. Beginner and intermediate classes. Preston. Tel: 07974 313032.


Saturday, Feb 2

Peter Blake and Pop Music

Showing music-inspired work spanning more than half a century. The Lowry, Salford, Manchester. Tel: 0843 2086005.

Playing with Shadows

Exploring the way in which artists use light and shadow in the creation of their work. Daily. Chapel Gallery, St Helen’s Road, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 571328.

In The Spotlight: Remembering 9/11

in October, a 7 metre piece of steel from the World Trade Center will be on display, among the first pieces from the Twin Towers ever seen in Britain 10am-5pm. Imperial War Museum North, The Quays, Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester. Tel: 0161 836 4000.


Saturday, Feb 2

Tabletop & Carboot

Every Saturday. Free admission. 7am-1pm. Exhibition Hall, Park Hall, Charnock Richard, Chorley. Tel: 07800 508 178.

House Clearance Sale

Clothes, toys, books, furniture, technology and DVDs etc - all at fantastic prices. Funds go to a missionary trip to Ecuador to help street children. Every Saturday 10am-3pm. White Gables, Bartle Lane, Lower Bartle, Preston. Tel: 01772 691405.

Sunday, Feb 3

Tabletop, Carboot & Antiques Market

Every Sunday. Free admission. 8am-1pm. Exhibition Hall, Park Hall, Charnock Richard, Chorley. Tel: 07800 508 178.


Saturday, Feb 2

New Creative Adult Learning Programme

Now is the time to try something new or develop skills you once started but never finished. Various. Chapel Gallery, St Helen’s Road, Ormskirk. Tel: 01695 571328.

Family Pub

We have a fun packed quiz on Tuesday Nights. We show all the sports on our big TV`s from all Sky channels. We have Karaoke Fortnightly on Friday Nights. Live Entertainment on Saturday Nights. We are holding Darts and Pool competition monthly on Friday Nights. The Broadfield Arms, 22 Leyland Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 426324.

Preston Parkrun

Preston parkrun is a free, weekly, timed, 5k run. 8.30am arrival for 9am start. Avenham Park Pavilion, Preston. Tel: 07919 531120.

Sunday, Feb 3

Music Workshops

The workshops are aimed at inspiring young people to take up music as a worthwhile hobby without having to spend big on private tuition. 1-2pm for 6-10 year olds

2-3pm for over 10s. Tickets: £3.50per person Gregson Lane Community Centre, Gregson Lane, Hoghton, Preston. Tel: 07843 575035.