From seeing the stars to some sunshine songs - here's five things to do today....

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Wednesday, 4th March 2020, 6:00 am
Enjoy the summery sounds of Two Man Ting, tonight at The Harris, Preston. Photo: James Callaghan.

Harris Live - Two Man Ting

A musical treat the first Wednesday of every month, Harris Live is a must for fans of live music and those wanting to discover new sounds in the splendid setting of The Harris, Preston.

Tonight, you can beat the winter blues with the summery sounds of Two Man Ting. Join Sierra Leonean drummer Jah-man Aggrey and guitarist Jon Lewis with their unique brand of bouncy ‘Sunshine Afro-roots’.

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Using guitar, live loops and percussion the duo creates a highly danceable full band sound, their music often being featured on BBC Radio 3 and 6Music.

Tickets cost £8, book online at www.eventbrite.co.uk.

Drawing Workshops

Artist and illustrator Chris Dorning is inviting budding artists to join him at his new workshops at The Artistry House, Winckley Square, Preston. Starting tonight, 4-7pm, it’s £25 including all materials. For more see www.thecunningcraftsman.co.uk.

Military Whist

Exercise those brain cells and have some fun. Knowle Green Village Hall near Longridge invite you to join them for another evening of Military Whist & Dominoes, tonight from 7.30pm. Just £3 with tea and biscuits, call 01254 878447 for more.

Stargazing Night

Look to the stars tonight with UCLan’s Jeremiah Horrocks Institute. They are holding another free Stargazing Night at Alston Observatory with two tours, planetarium shows and short talks. Book online via www.eventbrite.co.uk.

Game Night

Join Valley Coffee on Fourfields in Bamber Bridge every Wednesday evening for games and puzzles.

There will be a selection in the shop for you to play whilst enjoying coffee and cake. Find out more at www.facebook.com/valleycoffeepreston.