Whats On 28-11-12

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Season’s Greetings

Well loved comedy by Alan Ayckbourn who observes the conflict and humour of family life at Christmas. 7:30. Tickets: £7 Broughton Club, Whittingham Lane, Broughton, Preston. Until Sat, Dec 1.



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.

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, Preston. Tel: 07821 293655.



Ballroom & Latin Dance Class

All proceeds to charity. 7.30 - 9.30pm. Admission: £1 (inc. tea & biscuits). St Wilfrid’s Parish Centre, Chapel Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 259085.

Ballroom/Latin/Rock n Roll

Adult classes. Beginners welcome. 8-9.30pm. Longridge Civic Hall, Calder Ave, Longridge, Preston. Tel: 01772 704651.

Line Dancing With Ann and Carole

Every Wednesday. Beginners 7.30 - 8.30pm; intermediate 8.30 - 10.30pm. Lonsdale Club, Fulwood Hall Lane, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 712231.

Tea Dancing

Learn new dances with old friends and dance old dances with new friends. All welcome. Every Wednesday. 2pm. St Andrews Church Hall, Liverpool Road, Longton. Tel: 01772 617010.

Tea Dance

2.30-4.30pm. Tickets: £2.50 each inc refreshments Fulwood Methodist Church Cross roads Centre, Watling Street Road, Fulwood, Preston. Tel: 01772 717415.

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.



National Tree Week 2012

Preston City Council’s Park Ranger Service is running a variety of tree related events around the city. 10am–12noon Grange Park (Meet at the Interpretation Centre)

Tree planting for toddlers with Surestart and the Rangers. A chance to do something wonderful for nature.

Tickets: All events are free. Tel: 01772 906471.



Yoga with Maria

Yoga - Stretch and relax. Drop in class. Every Wednesday 6.30-8pm. Tickets: £4.500 Moss Side Community Centre, off Dunkirk Lane, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 07742170324.



Monthly Book Club

We get together over a meal, wine and coffee and discuss the latest book we have read. We always find many different viewpoints and have a good laugh! First Wednesday of every month. Deli Med, Winckley Street, opp Pizza Express, Preston. Tel: 01772 204777.

Preston Bridge Club

We welcome players of all standards and have lessons for beginners as well as practice and supervised play for the less experienced. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 7.05pm. Monday afternoon 1pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 720060.

Argentine Tango Classes

Intermediate Class 7.30pm

Beginners 8.30pm

Social Dancing until 11pm. Prospect House, Sandy Lane, Leyland. Tel: 07983 979402.

Welcome Wednesdays

Relax, have a chat over a cuppa with old & new friends or take part in an activity. Come and join us every Wednesday for a warm welcome and a chance to catch up with others. Light Lunches available from 12noon & Afternoon tea. Browse our Craft and Books stalls as well as our 2nd Time Around Shop with new and nearly new items for sale at great prices. Crossroads Centre, Watling Street Road, Preston.

Adult dance class

Refresher and improvers classes for Social Ballroom and Latin American, Rock”n”Roll and Salsa contact 01995 601321. Dancers, Fox Lane Sports Club, Leyland. Tel: 01995 601321.

The Zone Youth Club - for 11-18 year olds with a disability

Make new friends, try new things and have new experiences. Experienced staff who listen. Access to vehicles for trips out. Time to RELAX AND HAVE FUN! Open term time and during school holidays. Tickets: £1 for each hour attended. 218 Tulketh Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 732313.

New Longton Artists

Visiting speakers, demonstration & painting evenings with a supportive group. New members welcome. Meet every Weds. Visit www.newlongtonartists.co.uk for more information. 7.30 - 10pm. New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close, New Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 745520.

Luncheon Club

Meet every Wednesday. 12noon. Admission: £2 for a two-course meal. The Salvation Army Centre, Harrington Street, (off Adelphi Street), Preston. Tel: 01772 555425.

The A59 Club

Social club for single, separated, divorced and widowed friends, aged over 40. Different events weekly. Meet every Weds. Visit www.TheA59Club.btik.com 7.30pm. Admission: 50p. The Bonny Inn, Ribchester Road, Clayton-Le Dale, Blackburn. Tel: 01200 422361.

Chorley Shukokai Karate Club

Every Wednesday and Saturday. Open to ages 5+. 6 - 7pm. Bateman Hall, Sagar Street, Eccleston, Chorley. Tel: 07854 270569.

Zumba Gold

Get warmed up for winter with this exhilarating fitness class for the ‘young at heart’ or those starting out on their journey to a healthier life. 1.30-2.30pm. Tickets: £3 per class New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close,, New Longton, Preston. Tel: 07920 281935.

Vera’s Yoga Class

Very experienced tutor, all abilities welcome. Every Monday. 7.15pm-9pm. Galloway’s, Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Preston, Preston. Tel: 01772 315373.


NEW LADY MEMBERS WANTED! Free coaching now available for youngsters & new players. Friendly club for all. Two International tables. Etta league teams. 7-9pm. Tickets: £1.0 ASHTON METHODIST CHURCH, WELLINGTON ROAD, ASHTON-ON-RIBBLE, Preston. Tel: 01772 720017.