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The Secret Garden, Lowther Pavilion, Lytham, Wednesday, noon and 2.30pm
Following the loss of her parents Mary Lennox goes to stay with an English Vicar. Alongside Pendle Productions you can join her journey through the Yorkshire countryside and watch her discover the wonderful Secret Garden. Book online at www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk or call 01253 794221.
Bubble & Bounce, Guy’s Thatched Hamlet, Bilsborrow, from Thursday
Until August 27 you can keep the kids happy with a field full of fun! Guy’s Thatched Hamlet near Garstang are hosting a gigantic outdoor play field with over 30 bouncy castles, slides, ball ponds, giant inflatables and kiddies rides. Squeeze, bounce, crawl and slide through every shape and size of inflatable imaginable. Sessions start on the hour every hour from 10am-5pm. Admission is £5 per child. See www.guysthatchedhamlet.co.uk for more details.
Family History Fridays, Lancashire Archives, Bow Lane, Preston, Friday
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, the talk is ‘Hospital Records’ by Keri Nicholson, which takes place at 12.30pm. You can find more details online at www.lancashire.gov.uk/archives or by calling 01772 533039.
Sunset Cinema, North Pier, Blackpool, Friday
Make the most of the long summer nights and head to Blackpool’s only outdoor cinema next week. Their programme of films continues on Friday with the Bowie classic Labyrinth. There will be music and live entertainment from 7pm with the film starting at around 8.30pm. Food and a fully licensed bar available. Call 01253 621452.
Clitheroe Food Festival, Saturday, August 11
A feast of fun comes to Clitheroe next Saturday when the town hosts its annual food festival. There will be a huge array of foods plus entertainment including a hilarious celebration of 1960s and 70s food by Kitsch Kafe (pictured) and the plate-flipping and napkin-sculpting slapstick of the Comedy Waiters. See www.clitheroefoodfestival.com.