Whats On 10-12-12

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Treasure Island

All aboard the good ship Hispaniola for The Dukes’ brand new Winter adventure. Performances daily. Tickets: From £5 The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Fri, Nov 23 until Sat, Jan 5.


The Entertainer by John Osborne

10-12 December. The Grand, Clitheroe, Blackburn. Tel: 01254 878479. Opens Mon, Dec 10 until Wed, Dec 12.


War Horse

The Lowry will stage a nine-week run of the National Theatre’s award-winning War Horse, as part of the internationally acclaimed production’s first UK tour. Tickets: Standard £32 - £35, Peak £39 - £50 Lyric Theatre, The Lowry, Salford Quays, Manchester. Opens Tues, Nov 20 until Fri, Jan 18.

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

With Ken Kercheval, Steven Houghton, Claire Sweeney and Wendi Peters. 7.30pm, Wed & Sat 2.00pm

Mon 24 Dec, 2pm & 6pm, Thurs 27 Dec, 2.00pm & 7.30pm,

Mon 31 Dec, 2.00pm & no evening performance

Signed performance: Thu 6 December, 7.30pm.

Captioned performance: Wed 2 January, 7.30pm.

Audio described: Thu 3 January, 7.30pm. Tickets: From £22 The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Manchester. Tel: 0843 2086005. Opens Fri, Nov 30 until Sat, Jan 5.

St Helens

Desperate Scousewives 2 – Pullin’ A Christmas Cracker

It’s Christmas Eve and the girls are ready to celebrate, that is until Susan and Vanessa discover escaped con and Vanessa’s new husband Jay hiding out 7.30pm. Tickets: £14 St Helens Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St Helens. Tel: 01744 756 000. Opens Mon, Dec 10 until Thurs, Dec 13.


Blues, Folk & Irish

Monday, Dec 10

Mumford & Sons

Monday 10 December. Tickets: £29.500 Manchester Arena, Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester. Tel: 0844 847 8000.


Monday, Dec 10

Leyland Morris Men

Regular dance tuition. Every Monday. 7.30 - 9.30pm. Guide Hut, off Fox Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 337999.

Phil’s Salsanorthwest

Join the Latin fever. Learn hot and spicy Salsa and Merengue in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Beginners welcome. 7.15pm. The Lonsdale Club, Fulwood Hall Lane, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 07899 866408.

Line Dancing

Nice and easy class - with DanceFusion. 1 - 2.30pm. Prospect House, Sandy Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 620195.

Daily Dance Classes

Daily Dance Classes

Latin, Ballroom, Sequence, Salsa, Argentine Tango and much more. Please call for all details on classes and very competitively priced private lessons. Various times. Broughton, Samlesbury and Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 783364.


Salsa, modern jive and line dancing, classes in Hoghton, Longton and Leyland. Beginner and intermediate classes. Preston. Tel: 01772 620195.


Monday, Dec 10

Vera’s Yoga Class

Very experienced tutor. Classes open to all. 7.15-9pm. Galloway’s Society For The Blind, Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Penwortham, Preston.


Monday, Dec 10

Ballroom/Latin/Rock n Roll/Sequence

Adult Classes. Beginners/Intermediates welcome. 7pm. St Bedes Social Club, Brownley St, Whittle le Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01772 704651.

Yonder Truth Pyschic Club

Every Monday. 8 - 10pm. New Central Club, Ribbleton Lane, Preston. Tel: 07821 078216.

Parent and Toddler Group

Every Monday morning during school term-time. Join us for a very enjoyable playtime with our usual craft, songs, stories, and marching. All welcome. 9.45am - 11.45am. Tickets: £2.50 per family Mellor Brook Community Centre, Whalley Road, Mellor Brook, Blackburn. Tel: 01254 814944.

Elizabethan Singers

Come and join a friendly group and sing four part music from Mozart to modern. Male voices especially wanted. Concerts raise money for charity. Every Monday at 7.30pm. St Edwards Church, Marlborough Drive, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 691218.

Monday nights Basketball Training

6-8pm U14 training

8-10pm Senior 1st team training. St Augustines New Avenham Centre (SANAC), St Austins Place, New Avenham, Preston. Tel: 07841 713164.

Short Tennis for over 50s

New to tennis or rusty rackets very welcome. Rackets provided. 10.30am-12noon. Chorley Leisure Centre, Chorley. Tel: 07966 315241.

Preston Charleston, Lindy Hop and Jive Dance Classes

Learn the basics of these 20’s, 30’s and 40’s dances. No partner needed. Dress - smart or casual, modern or 20’s, 30’s, 40’s style Beginners 7.30pm, Intermediate 8.30pm, Practice dancing 9.30pm - late. Tickets: £5 - for both lessons and dancing Preston Masonic Hall, Saul Street, Preston. Tel: 0790 2342448.

Preston Folk Dance Club

Meet every Monday. 7.45-10pm. Tickets: £1.500 Gallaway Hall, Brackenbury Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 745813.

Munch Mondays

A hot and value for money meal, followed by a game of bingo at the Age Concern cafe. Please book by Friday prior to the Monday. Every Monday 12noon-1.30pm (Except Bank Holidays). Tickets: £3.50 plus 50p for bingo Charnley Fold, Cottage Lane, Bamber Bridge. Tel: 01772 620876.

Galloway’s Community Choir

There are no auditions and no need to be able to read music just come and enjoy a good sing! New members are always welcome. 9.30-11.45am with tea break. Galloway’s, Howick House, Howick Park Drive, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 01772 746840.

Fuzzy Logic

Join us at Squires for Prestons No1 Student night! 3 rooms - playing all your favourites. Every Monday. Tickets: NUS - £4, Non Students £6 Squires & New York New York, Market Place, Preston. Tel: 01772 251074.


With over 20 years yoga experience Linda’s classes can help you rejuvenate body, mind and spirit. 6.30pm & 8pm. Ante-natal yoga at 5.30 pm (must be booked in advance). Penwortham Priory Sports and Technology college, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 07963 111239.

Tuesday, Dec 11

Natural Healing

Trained Healers: Relax, Unwind & De-stress; Donation request, includes refreshments Every Tues Evening 7.30-9.30pm. Parish Hall(old methodist church), 403 Leyland Lane, Leyland, Preston.