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Learn about the history of Southport Pleasureland at The Atkinson on Wednesday
Learn about the history of Southport Pleasureland at The Atkinson on Wednesday
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Some ideas for things to do

Brass Attack, Lostock Hall Academy, Monday, July 9, 7pm

Brass Attack is back for 2018! Featuring the Lostock Hall County Primary School Band, Lostock Hall Academy Band, Lostock Hall Memorial Band and finally the famous Leyland Band, it’s sure to be a rousing evening. Tickets are just £5 on the door including refreshments. Call 07885 432160 for more details.

The Dressing Room, Lowther Pavilion, Lytham, Tuesday, July 10

Touring by public demand, the hilarious comedy play, written by Bobby Ball, that combines sitcom and variety with some outstanding and memorable stand up comedy from Cannon and Ball and Johnny Casson. A whole night of truly great entertainment. Book online at www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk.

The History of Pleasureland, The Atkinson, Southport, Wednesday, July 11, 1pm

Taking place on the second Wednesday of every month, this time The Atkinson’s free ‘Object of the Month’ talk is Norman Wallis on the much-loved home of countless fun, family days, Southport Pleasureland. There’s no need to book, see www.theatkinson.co.uk for more details.

Family History Fridays, Lancashire Archives, Bow Lane, Preston, Friday, July 13

Each month until the end of the year, Lancashire Archives is opening its doors for a day of family history activities.

There will be free advice and help with your family history problems from members of the Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society, Getting To Know sessions, a family history surgery and archivists on hand to help in the Searchroom. Open next Friday, 10am-5pm, this month’s talk is ‘Historic photography’ by Zoe Kennington, which takes place at 12.30pm. You can find more details online at www.lancashire.gov.uk/archives or by calling 01772 533039.

Create Longridge In Words, Saturday, July 14

Calling all writers!

Next Saturday you can join in the inaugural ‘Create Longridge in Words’ event.

A live writing event for adults and children, entry forms will be available from 9am in Longridge Library. You can write anywhere in Longridge – there are plenty of cafés and parks in the town – so long as you submit your completed form and your work by 1pm for the readings from 2pm. For more information, head to www.createlongridge.co.uk or call 01772 782006.