Don’t miss these events!
Bongo’s Bingo NYE Preston, Guild Hall, Monday, December 31
Bongo’s Bingo break in the New Year at Preston’s Guild Hall with all their usual antics plus a special guest performance from Blazin’ Squad! Expect big cash prizes, awkward dance offs, rave intervals and much more. Tickets start at £11, head to www.bongosbingo.co.uk to book or for more information.
Robin Hood & The Babes in the Wood, Parr Hall, Warrington, Friday, Jan 4 until Sunday, Jan 13
When King Richard’s children are kidnapped and abandoned in the woods, help is at hand in the form of Robin Hood, assisted by the bumbling Silly Billy and Nurse Nellie. Can he save the day and win the hand of Maid Marion? Tickets start at £10.50 from parrhall.culturewarrington.org.
Calm After The Storm, Gallery D52, 234 Ribbleton Lane, Preston, Saturday, January 5
After the hustle and bustle of Christmas, these sessions are designed to relieve stress and induce a sense of calm. They are not technically art classes but a way of using art as a tool to promote emotional and psychological wellbeing. In groups of four you will enjoy a four hour session in which you will have access to a variety of materials. The session costs £30 and includes lunch. See www.facebook.com/Gallery.D52 for more details.
Construction Club, The Atkinson, Southport, Saturday, January 5
Young inventors, creators and builders are invited to drop in and play with The Atkinson’s massive supply of LEGO. Founded in Denmark in 1932, the name LEGO was created by taking the first two letters of the Danish words ‘leg godt’, meaning play well. The iconic building blocks are part of so many people’s childhoods all over the world. In 1998, LEGO was one of the original toys to be inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame. A free session, Construction Club is on the first, third and fifth ( if there is one) Saturday of each month, 10.30am-12.30pm. See www.theatkinson.co.uk.
Andre Rieu: New Year’s Concert in Sydney, The Grand, Clitheroe, Sunday, January 6
The King of Waltz, André Rieu, is known for his legendary performances bringing in each new year. Next week, cinema audiences will be treated to a very special New Year’s Concert from Sydney, Australia.Tickets cost £14.50 and are available via www.thegrandvenue.co.uk.