Guided Walk: Spring Flowers, Brockholes, Thursday, April 26
Join the experts at Brockholes on a guided walk around the reserve to learn more about their spring flowers. No knowledge or experience is required, the event is suitable for complete but interested beginners. Tickets are £4.50 including parking for the day, see www.brockholes.org for more details.
Big Fat Pub Quiz Of Everything, Stanley Arms, Preston, Wednesday, April 25
Get a team together to combine your wits or make like the millennium falcon and go Solo! The Stanley Arms on Lancaster Road in Preston invite you to their brand new weekly topical quiz. It’s only £2.50 per ticket including food. Head to www.stanleyarmspreston.co.uk for more details.
Damned United, The Dukes, Lancaster, from Tuesday April 24
A dramatic version of Brian Clough’s disastrous time as Leeds United manager kicks off at The Dukes next week. The Damned United is the story of a troubled genius slamming up against his limits and has been adapted from David Peace’s best-selling book. Tickets start at £10.50, visit www.dukes-lancaster.org.
Terry Pratchett’s Guards Guards, Chorley Little Theatre, from Monday, April 23
When a new recruit joins the city police they are reinvigorated with a sense of truth and justice long absent - and just in time, because there’s a monster on the loose and it will take all their skills to track it down. An epic fantasy comedy adventure in the spirit of Monty Python and Douglas Adams. Tickets start at £8 online via www.chorleylittletheatre.com or on 01257 264362.
Third Angel, Darwen Library Theatre, Wednesday, April 25
Somewhere between stand-up comedy and an astrophysics lecture, Third Angel brings you a simple show about huge ideas: the story of how a three-hour conversation with an astrophysicist changed the way Alexander Kelly understands the way the universe works. Tickets are available online at www.darwenlibrarytheatre.com or on 0844 847 1664 and cost from £8.