Don’t miss these events!
An Evening With Nick Park, The Grand, Clitheroe, Tuesday, October 9
Nick Park is a four time Academy Award® winner - three in the category of Best Animated Short Film with Creature Comforts, The Wrong Trousers and A Close Shave, and most recently in the category for Best Animated Feature Film for The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Here, the audience will be treated to a fascinating insight into Park’s life and career - the stories behind his wonderful characters and the painstaking work involved in bringing them to life on the big screen. Tickets are just £14 from www.thegrandvenue.co.uk or the box office on 01200 421599.
James Martin On The Road Again, Preston Guild Hall, Tuesday, October 9
Superstar chef James Martin will be bringing his latest live show to Preston next week. Displaying his legendary cooking skills, his speed and dexterity, James will of course include his well-known unabashed humour and showmanship. Tickets start at £39.50 at www.prestonguildhall.co.uk.
Port & Cheese Evening, Holiday Inn, Preston, Friday, October 12
Prepare yourself for an evening of indulgence with The Lancashire Wine School. Taste your way through six luscious ports and find out why, when paired with cheese, it’s such a winning combination. The evening costs £35. Find out more at www.thelancashirewineschool.com.
Big Blues Festival 2018, The Atkinson, Southport, Friday, October 12-Saturday, October 13
Join The Atkinson for their fourth annual Big Blues Festival this October - it promises to be a weekend of great music, great food, great ale and great fun. With headliners Dr Feelgood (pictured) and Ian Siegal, it’s a weekend you really don’t want to miss. There’s a full line-up at www.theatkinson.co.uk.
Lacemaking at the Harris Museum, Preston, Saturday, October 13
Preston Lacemakers are a friendly group of people who meet to share their enthusiasm and enjoyment in the art and craft of lace, in all its variations. This is your chance to join in and see a wide range of different types of lace made by members, watch bobbin lace being made, and have a go at making lace yourself. Everyone is welcome to this free event - just drop in, there’s no need to book. See www.harrismuseum.org.uk for more details.