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Al Murray - The Only Way Is Epic

Stand-up comedy! Age Limit: Parental discretion advised. Show contains adult themes. 7.30pm. Tickets: £25.500 The Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 203456. Wed, Nov 21 only.



Wednesday, Nov 21

Leyland Accordion Club Concert

Featuring special guest artist, George Zuchowski. Bar and refreshments. 7.30pm. Tickets: £4 The Priory Club, Broadfield Drive, Leyland. Tel: 01772 454328.

School Lane Folk - Open Mic

Entry is FREE! Trouble at’ MIill host with an invitation to performers of all styles of acoustic music. 8.15pm. School Lane Club, St Aidans Road, Off School Lane, Bamber Bridge, Preston. Tel: 01254 853929.

Un-Convention Preston

Nearly 200 local artists, promoters, labels, entrepreneurs and industry professionals gather together to discuss careers in music. 11.30am-8pm. Tickets: Entry is FREE, but you need to register to reserve a place The Minster Church of St John, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 456666.


Wednesday, Nov 21

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

Wednesday, Nov 21

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.


Wednesday, Nov 21

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, Preston. Tel: 01772 617010.


Thursday, Nov 22

Charity Auction

Refreshments available. Proceeds to Little Sisters. Viewing 6.30pm, commencing 7pm. Tickets: Admission free. Catalogues 50p. SS Peter & Paul Church Hall, Lea Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 724294.

Saturday, Nov 24

Leyland and Cuerden Valley Lions Club Charity Craft Fair

Featuring top quality and designer crafts including ceramics, glass, wood, textiles, metalwork, paintings, jewellery, patchwork, and much, more. 10.30am-4pm. St Andrew’s Church Hall, Longton, Preston. Tel: 01257 279487.


Wednesday, Nov 21

Creative Network - Music Technology Group

Inaugural meeting for anyone interested in using technology (computer, laptop, phone, tablet, dedicated hard disk recorder etc). 7.30pm. Bean Drinking, 13-15 Hough Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 624798.


Wednesday, Nov 21

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.


Wednesday, Nov 21

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.


Wednesday, Nov 21

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.