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The Muppet Christmas Carol (U) is showing at The Dukes, Lancaster on Saturday, December 22The Muppet Christmas Carol (U) is showing at The Dukes, Lancaster on Saturday, December 22
The Muppet Christmas Carol (U) is showing at The Dukes, Lancaster on Saturday, December 22
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Guardian Concert Band, St. Cuthbert’s Church, Lytham Road, Fulwood, Tuesday, December 18

The Guardian Concert Band will be playing their joint Christmas Concert 2018 with Preston Concert Band next week with a variety of film and Christmas themed music. Admission is free (donations welcome) and refreshments will be available during the interval. See www.guardianconcertband.co.uk.

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Bongo’s Bingo, Blackpool Tower, Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 December

Bongo’s Bingo is back in Blackpool this December with a confetti-filled bang - complete with box loads of glow sticks, a Henry Hoover and gallons of Buckfast at the spectacular Winter Wonderland. There will of course be a more than liberal dose of Christmas songs from across the ages - plenty of classics, ballads and hands-in-the-air merriment. Plus extra special Christmas prizes too. Tickets are on sale at www.bongosbingo.co.uk.

Observatory Open Evening, Moor Park, Preston, Thursday, December 20

Visit the refurbished Observatory on Moor Park next week for a free public observing night, hosted by Preston & District Astronomical Society. Hosted by Preston City Council and Friends of Moor Park, the evening begins at 7.30pm in The Observatory, next to the ball courts off Blackpool Road.

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Swing Commanders, The Grand, Clitheroe, Thursday, December 20

Christmas would not be Christmas at The Grand without a visit from The Swing Commanders. This vibrant quintet, perform 40’s swing and western swing at its very best. Led by the incredibly dexterous upright bass playing of lead vocalist and frontman Pete Riley, the ensemble also features fiddle, sax, clarinet, steel guitar, accordion, piano, guitar, cowbell, drums and multiple harmonising vocals. With endless talent and a continuous swapping of instruments the show receives standing ovations almost everywhere. Book online at www.thegrandvenue.co.uk.

The Muppet Christmas Carol (U), The Dukes, Lancaster, Saturday, December 22

The Muppets take on a Charles Dickens classic in this festive favourite. Miserly grouch Ebeneezer Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Past, Present, and Future on Christmas Eve in order to convince him to change his ways…but is it too late? Tickets cost just £2.50 via www.dukes-lancaster.org.

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