Don’t miss these events!
Evening With Sir Michael Parkinson, Charter Theatre, Preston, Tuesday, September 25
In conversation with his son Mike and showing highlights from the Parkinson archive, this is a unique opportunity to get an intimate and entertaining look at his remarkable journey from a pit village in Yorkshire to the top of those famous stairs. Prices start at £27.50, book online at prestonguildhall.co.uk.
War With The Newts, The Dukes, Lancaster, Wednesday, September 26
The Dukes Round theatre will be transformed into the hull of a fishing vessel for an apocalyptic sci-fi satire.
Following its Edinburgh Fringe run, War With The Newts will present the sights, sounds and smells within the bowels of a ship as it embarks on a journey of discovery. Set in the not-too-distant future, post Brexit, this new drama follows an intelligent race of newts being shipped around the globe as a cheap substitute for human labour. Book www.dukes-lancaster.org.
Tiffany, LIVE, Preston, Wednesday, September 26
With a career spanning over 30 years and with a sizable and devoted fan base, Tiffany isn’t afraid to take risks. This 11-track set is a step away from what her fans might expect, but one that won’t disappoint. Plus very special guests. Tickets cost from £16.50 via www. prestonguildhall.co.uk or you can call 01772 804444.
World Fireworks Championship, Promenade, Blackpool, Friday, September 28
The World Fireworks Championships grand finale takes place next week and will see some of the world’s best pyrotechnic artists light up the night sky in superb and spectacular fashion. With a build-up starting from 7.30pm there will be a Celebration Display by the UK followed by the winner announcement with Titanium - South Africa scooped the prize last year after seeing off competition from Poland and France. Get yourself comfortable anywhere along the famous promenade and enjoy a breathtaking spectacle. More at www.visitblackpool.com.
Zombie Nightmare, The Mall Shopping Centre, Blackburn, Friday 28 and Saturday 29 September
This 60-minute zombie survival experience is set to get the blood pumping - and is not for the faint-hearted! Guests must navigate all areas of the centre attempting to find the cure to the Apocalypse whilst avoiding flesh-hungry ravenous Zombies. Tickets are £45 from www.wickedexperiences.co.uk.