Take 5 Things You Must Do Next Week
Whistle Down the Wind
Lowther Pavilion, Lytham, Wednesday 18-Saturday 21 April
Lytham Amateur Operatic Society present Whistle Down the Wind - a high energy, high kicking, gloriously glamorous musical revolving around the time and place where the word teenager was invented. Tickets start at £12, book at www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk or on 01253 794221.
An Evening with Steve Harmison
The Grand, Clitheroe, Friday, April 20
Steve Harmison was the world’s best fast bowler when he led England’s attack during the Ashes victory against Australia in 2005, but he spent the peak of his career battling depression. Here, Harmison, will talk about his personal challenge. Tickets are £12, see www.thegrandvenue.co.uk.
Heritage Awareness Workshop
Preston Vocational Centre, Thursday, April 19
Incorporating a field trip to Winckley Square, this session will take in examples of sash windows enabling understanding in how they are constructed. The free workshop also teaches skills in how to replace sashes and free seized windows. Book at www.skiddle.com.
Edward Lear Stuff & Nonsence
Preston Guild Hall, Wednesday, April 18
Don’t Go Into The Cellar! theatre company present a season of plays in the intimate setting of the Guild Hall’s Lancaster Suite. Formed in 2010, Don’t Go Into The Cellar! remains the British Empire’s finest practitioners of theatrical Victoriana in a macabre vein. Tickets cost from £10 and include a bite to eat and a glass of sherry. See www.prestonguildhall.co.uk for more details.
Darwen Library Theatre, Friday, April 20
Chantel McGregor is embarking in something a little different - an exclusive solo acoustic tour. Chantel will be debuting new songs, reworking tracks from her previous two albums and performing some rare cover versions. This is a one off tour not to be missed. Tickets start at £12 in advance from www.darwenlibrarytheatre.com or on 0844 847 1664.