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Theatre

Blackburn

Michael Starring Ben: the UK’s ultimate Michael Jackson tribute star. £20. 7.30pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Fri, Oct 12 only

The Proclaimers: emotional honesty, political fire, wit and sing-along raucousness. £32.50. 7.30pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Sat, Oct 13 only

Abbamania: a sensational two hour show featuring record breaking and timeless hits. £22.50. 7pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Sun, Oct 14 only

Chorley

CADOS Present For The Love of the Game: an inspirational about the strength of community and the power of working together.

From £8. 7.30pm. Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 264362. Opens Mon, Oct 15 until Sat, Oct 20

Clitheroe

The Simon and Garfunkel Story: with huge projection photos, original film footage and a full live band. £22. 7pm. The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599. Fri, Oct 12 only

Darwen

Catfish Keith: acoustic blues pioneer. From £11. 8pm. Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Fri, Oct 12 only

Joyce Grenfell: Kimberley Russel re-imagines her iconic creations in a one woman show . From £10. 7.30pm. Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Sat, Oct 13 only

Cliff Richard Live: Recorded Encore Screening. From £15. 3pm. Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Sun, Oct 14 only

Lancaster

Nish Kumar: It’s In Your Nature To Destroy Yourself. Ages 16+. From £18. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Thu, Oct 11 only

The Astonishing Vacuum Cleaner Adventure: an interactive show aimed at children aged 7-10 and their grown-ups. Various dates. £7.50. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Thu, Oct 11 until Thu, Oct 18

They Shall Not Grow Old: followed by a question and answer session with director Peter Jackson, hosted by Mark Kermode broadcast live from London Film Festival. 6pm. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Tue, Oct 16 only

Henry V: Ben Hall of popular television drama, The Durrells, plays the title role. From £13.50. The Round, The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Tue, Oct 16 until Sat, Oct 20

Preston

And Then There Were None: gripping murder mystery by the queen of crime! £8. Oct 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 & 20, 7.30pm. St. Andrew’s Church Hall, Liverpool Road, Longton, PR4 5AA. Tel: 01772 875418. Opens Thu, Oct 11 until Sat, Oct 20

Warrington

Ventoux: a restaging of the epic rivalry between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani in the 2000 Tour de France. From £12. 7.30pm. Pyramid & Parr Hall, Palmyra Square South, Warrington. Tel: 01925 442345. Sat, Oct 13 only

Music

Jazz

Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Club: Tria Lingvo with Mike Walker. £15, members £14. From 7pm. Clitheroe Cricket Club, Chatburn Road, Clitheroe, BB7 2AS Tel: 01200 422896. Fri, Oct 12 only

Rafiki Jazz: acclaimed world music collective, plus after-show topical talk-back. £13, under 14s free. 6pm. More Music, The Hothouse, 13-17 Devonshire Road, Morecambe. Tel: 01524 831997. Sun, Oct 14 only

Rock

Echo & The Bunnymen: performing tracks from their latest album, The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon. From £19.50. 7pm. Pyramid & Parr Hall, Palmyra Square South, Warrington. Tel: 01925 442345. Sun, Oct 14 only

Blues, Folk & Irish

Phoenix Ceilidhs: fun and fast barn dance with live band Aardvark and caller Pete Grassby. £10, students £8, children free. 8pm. Adlington Community Centre, Railway Road, Adlington, Chorley PR6 9RF. Tel: 07761 472035. Fri, Oct 12 only

Big Blues Festival 2018: great music, great food, great ale and great fun. Full line-up at www.theatkinson.co.uk. Festival tickets £48. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333. Opens Fri, Oct 12 until Sat, Oct 13

Clitheroe Blues Festival: an all star line-up features Corky Laing plays Mountain, Chantel McGregor, Stevie Nimmo Trio, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion, Southbound and Catfish. £24. 1.30pm. The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599. Sun, Oct 14 only

John Ward Trio: 3-part harmonies give a rich life to John’s critically-acclaimed songs and the traditional repertoire. £10 OTD. 8.30pm. Willows Folk Club, at Wrea Green Institute, Station Road, Wrea Green, Preston, PR4 2PH. Wed, Oct 17 only

Hip Hop

Hip Hop at the Harris: with Mondo, Miss Deep, Cashane Anderson, Saint and Nicola Jane -T. £5, students £4. 7pm. Book via www.eventbrite.co.uk. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248. Wed, Oct 17 only

Pop

The South: former members of The Beautiful South. £22. 8pm. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333. Thu, Oct 11 only

Club Tropicana: a one off special to support the Mayor’s Charities. £3. 10.30pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Sat, Oct 13 only

Choral

Elswick Singers: singing their favourite songs fundraising for Elswick Village Hall. £6 OTD incl. refreshments, under 12s free. 7.30pm. Village Hall Roseacre Road, Elswick PR4 3XD. Sat, Oct 13 only

Country & Western

Longridge Country & Western Club: live entertainment and line dancing every Wed evening. All welcome. Free entry. Wilfrids Club, Longridge

Miscellaneous

Chris Bannister : Third Blackstone Music Showcase Evening. £10, 8pm. St Agnes Church Hall, 349A The Green, Eccleston, Chorley, PR7 5PH. Tel: 07973 802637. Sat, Oct 13 only

Pubs & Clubs

Thursday

Open Mic Night: Preston’s friendliest and best Open Mic Night, hosted by that inimitable indie minstrel, Matt Gallagher. 9pm, first Thu of month. The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 499425

Silver Foxes Bingo: 7.30pm. Leyland, Fox Lane Cricket. Tel: 01772 435326

LGBT: every Thu at Preston’s ‘official’ LGBT pub. Free entry.Happy hour 9-10.30pm, Cash Bingo 10.30pm-12.30am - ‘The more that play, the more we pay! The Oblivion, 12-14 Grimshaw Street, Preston, PR1 3DD

Friday

Disco: dance, funk, pop, soul & Motown with DJ Chris. From 9.30pm. The Stanley Arms, 24 Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 252001

LGBT: DJ Brian every Fri and Karaoke with DJ Brian every Sat at Preston’s ‘official’ LGBT pub. Free Entry. Open til 1am. The Oblivion, 12-14 Grimshaw Street, Preston, PR1 3DD

Snooker and Pool: Two full sized snooker tables plus a league sized pool table. Licensed bar. Every night except Saturday, 7.30-11pm. Much Hoole Village Hall.

Saturday

The Stanley Arms: disco from 9.30pm. Northern Soul with resident DJ Derek Sumner from 10.30pm. The Stanley Arms, 24 Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 252001

Pablo’s Discobar: providing the soundtrack for a forgotten generation. Sumptuous decor, lavish voyeuristic booths and a grandiose dance floor. Every Sat. Fives Cocktail Club, 49-51 Guildhall Street, Preston City Centre. Tel: 01772 201500

Sunday

Karaoke: from 5pm. The Stanley Arms, 24 Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 252001

Tuesday

Silver Foxes Bingo: Every Tuesday. Call for more details. 7.30pm. Fox Lane Cricket Club, Fox Lane, Leyland PR25 1HB. Tel: 01772 435326

Open Mic Night: hosted by Amy Lovae. Most instruments available for use. From 8.30pm. The Railway, Chorley

Wednesday

Garstang Unplugged – Singers Nights: Free entry. 8.30pm, every last Wed of month. The Kenlis Arms, Ray Lane, Barnacre, Garstang. Tel: 01995 602795

Big Fat Quiz Of Everything: trivia, sports, movies and current events. See www.stanleyarmspreston.co.uk. £1 or £2.50 inc. pasta. Every Wed, 7.30-10.30pm. The Stanley Arms, 24 Lancaster Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 252001

Dance

Monday

Ormskirk Folk Dance Club: newcomers welcome. £2. 8.15-10pm weekly during term time. Emmanuel Church Hall, Derby Street, Ormskirk L39 2DE. Tel: 01695 726696

Leyland Morris Men: dancers and musicians welcome to join us and preserve a local tradition. See www.leylandmorrismen.co.uk. 7.30pm. Guide Hut off Fox Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 337999

Tuesday

Line Dancing with Sharon: beginners and improvers always welcome. £2.50. 8pm. Knowle Green Village Hall, Knowle Green. Tel: 01254 878447

Line Dancing with Donna: everyone welcome. Every Tue, 7.45-10.15pm. BAC/EE Sports Club, South Meadow Lane, Broadgate, Preston. Tel: 01772 720708

Wednesday

Wednesday Tea Dance: re-commences Oct 3. A lovely afternoon of sequence dancing. 2-4pm, every Wed.St Andrews Church Hall (opposite Booths), Longton. Tel: 01772 617010

Sales/Markets

Thursday

Garstang Country Market: home baking, jams/chutneys, gluten free, home produced vegetables/plants/flowers, hand crafted items. Ample parking. Free entry. 10am-noon, every Thu. Garstang Sports and Social Club, Lancaster Road, Garstang. Tel: 01995 603644

Friday

Preesall Sewing Group: sale of craft work, cushions, bags, quilts etc. All profits to go to Trinity Hospice. 9.30am-noon. Youth Community Centre, Preesall. Tel: 01253 790851

Saturday

Grand Jumble Sale: come along and see what bargains you can find! Noon-2pm. Village Memorial Hall, Glasson Dock

Good As New Jumble Sale: good-as-new, toys, books, bric-a-brac etc. plus refreshments. Proceeds to Whitsuntide Festival, goods left over to Third World Aid Programme. From 11am. Village Hall, Church Lane, Goosnargh PR3 2BH. Tel: 01772 865840

Sunday

Clitheroe Flea Market and Car Boot Sale: indoor and outdoor stalls. Every Sun, 8am-3pm. Clitheroe Auction Mart, Clitheroe. Tel: 01253 782828

Special Events

Friday

St James Harvest Supper: with Garstang Ukulele Band and hotpot supper. £12. Village Hall, School Lane, Forton PR3 0AS. Tel 01524 791326

Oktoberfest: an evening of German music, food and drink plus award winning Freckleton Brass Band performing traditional German music. £10. 7.30pm. St Paul’s Church, Warton. Tel: 07855 766 527

Family History Fridays: free advice and talks. Learn more about the collections and how to use the service. Call for full details. 10am-5pm. Lancashire Archives, Bow Lane, Preston PR1 2RE. Tel: 01772 533039

Multi Sports Activity Programme: for boys and girls, 6-14 yrs. With experienced goalkeeping coaches. 5-6pm every Fri until Oct 26. £5 per session. Chorley FC, Duke Street. Tel: 07804 145055

Saturday

Lacemaking at the Harris: see a wide range of different types of lace made by Preston Lacemakers and have a go. Free, no need to book. 10.15-4.30pm. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248

Tour St. Walburge’s: the only Grade I listed church in Preston. Stained glass windows and a hammer beam roof. Climb the third highest spire in the country. Tours free, spire climb £2.50. Every Sat, 11.30am-1.30pm. St. Walburge’s Church, Weston Street, Preston

Construction Club: drop in and play with a massive supply of LEGO. Every fortnight, 10.30am-12.30pm, see www.theatkinson.co.uk for dates. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333

Wednesday

Penny Farm World Horse Welfare: free admission and parking. Come and see what we do and enjoy the delights of our coffee shop. 11am-4pm, every Wednesday, weekend and Bank Holiday. Penny Farm World Horse Welfare, Preston New Road, Blackpool. Tel: 01253 766983

Exhibitions

Daily

The Web Of Life:beautiful weavings and wall hangingsby Lancaster artist Jaini Hadley . Daily until Oct 20. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500

Joseph Gudgeon: photographs of Preston’s former indoor market. Sat, Oct 13 until Sun, Nov 25. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248

Hidden Histories – Alternative Futures: an exhibition exploring heritage and creative responses to Whittingham Asylum. Sat, Oct 13 until Sun, Nov 25. Free preview evening, Tue, Oct 16, 5.30-7.30pm, all welcome. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248

Frank Hampson – The Man who drew Dan Dare: daily until Mar 16, 2019 The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333

Preston Street Style: fashion from the Harris collection against the city to see who wore what where. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248

Miscellaneous

Daily

Macmillan Drop In Centre: high quality information and support plus a benefits surgery once a fortnight. Opening times vary each week, call for more details. Royal Preston and Chorley & South Ribble Hospitals. Tel: 01772 523709

HG Park Fit Club: Mon-Fri eve/Sat am. Tue/Thu classes at Priory Academy School (£5). Medical questionnaire required. See Facebook ‘HG Park Fit Club’. £4 (first session free), u16s free with paying adult. Hurst Grange Park, Penwortham. Tel: 07958 651908

The Intact Centre: daily workshops and events including computer training, bingo, advice, yoga, aerobics, walking for health, a work club and arts and crafts. The Intact Centre, 49 Whitby Avenue, Ingol. Tel: 01772 760760

Friday

Old School Brewery Open Evening: a top-quality, locally brewed pint. Free. 6-11pm, second Friday of every month. Each open evening is different, some with live music. Old School Brewery, Warton, LA5 9PL

Saturday

Spiritual Evening: a demonstration of Mediumship. Refreshments available. £3. 7.30pm every Sat. Bluebell Spiritual Church (behind the Bluebell pub), Church Street, Preston

Sunday

Christian meetings: non-denominational. No collections or request for money 4.30-5.30pm. Penwortham Priory Academy PR1 0JE. Tel: 07495 652676

Spiritual Services: healing 5-6pm, devine service with medium ship 6.30-7.30pm. Preston Ethical Spiritualist Church, 16 Newton Road, Preston PR2 1DY

Preston City Mission: We are an established, independent Christian Fellowship. A warm welcome awaits. 11am and 6.30pm. Free car park. Next to Premier Inn, Corporation Street, Preston. Tel: 077821 390061.

Monday

Whist & Dominos: £2 incl. tea and bsicuits. 7.30pm. Knowle Green Village Hall, Clitheroe Road, Knowle Green

Tuesday

Afternoon Tea: good prizes and raffle. Village Hall, Clitheroe Road, Knowle Green

Spiritual Services: demonstration of mediumship 7.30-8.30pm. Preston Ethical Spiritualist Church, 16 Newton Road, Preston PR2 1DY

Wednesday

Christian meetings: non-denominational. No collections or request for money 7.30-8.30pm. Farringdon Community Centre PR1 5TR. Tel: 07495 652676

Hobbies

Daily

Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society Research Centre: open Mon, Wed, Fri 10am-4pm, Sat (second & third of month) noon-4pm. Donations appreciated. LFHHS Chorley Family History Research Centre, Astley Hall Farmhouse, Astley Park, PR7 1XA. Tel: 01257 231600

Thursday

Stalmine Walk: a walk around the charming village of Stalmine, moderate walking with three stiles to climb. 2pm. Meet at the Seven Stars Pub, Hallgate Lane, Stalmine FY6 0LA. Tel: 01253 700066

Painting Class: every Thu. St Annne’s Parish Rooms. Tel 07969 177369

Sewing Club: get help with your project in our fully equipped studio. Every Thu 6.30-9pm. Incandescence Couture, 17 common Garden, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 37633

Cardmaking Class: every Thur morning. Craftyknits, 18 Gillibrand Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 266900

Friday

Port & Cheese Evening: taste your way through six luscious ports while trying different cheeses. With the Lancashire Wine School. £35. 7-9pm. Holiday Inn, Preston PR1 3AU. Tel: 01253 301934

Painting Class: every Fri. St Georges Hall, Preston. Tel 07969 177369

Saturday

Cleveleys Walk: a stroll along the beautiful promenade or a look at Cleveleys Park and Towers Wood. Return for refreshments. 10.30am. Meet At the Community Centre on Beach Road FY5 1ER. Tel: 01253 700066

Springfield Fell Walking Club: Shake off the boredom, see the scenery, walk and talk! Oct 13 - Silecroft; Oct 27 Braithwaite. Three grades of walk. New walkers welcome. Coach £9. Bus pick ups Blackpool to Black Bull, Garstang Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 728718

Tuesday

World of Wine: Grand Tour of Italy. With the Lancashire Wine School. £25. 7pm. Holiday Inn, Preston PR1 3AU. Tel: 01253 301934

Painting Class: every Tue. St Georges Hall, Preston. Tel 07969 177369

Sewing Club: get help with your project in our fully equipped studio. Every Tue 5.30-8pm. Incandescence Couture, 17 common Garden, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 37633

Cardmaking Class: every Tue afternoon. Craftyknits, 18 Gillibrand Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 266900

Wednesday

Sewing Club: get help with your project in our fully equipped studio. Every Wed 9.30am-noon. Incandescence Couture, 17 common Garden, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 37633

Sewing Bee: £5 per session. Every Wed, 9.30-11.30am. St Paul’s Church Hall, Farington Moss, Preston. Tel: 07946 748898

Clubs/Societies

Thursday

Wheels for All Cycling: adaptable bikes ride for disable and autism person. 10am-2.30pm Moor Park, Preston. Tel: 07748 207549

Yoga Class: With Frances Heaton. BWY qualified. Relaxed and friendly class, all welcome. Every Thur 10-11.30am. The Mill, St.Catherine’s Park. Tel: 07518469473

Zumba: dance your way to fitness burning. £4. 6.30-7.30pm (exc first Thu of month). St Michael’s Village Hall. Tel: 07517 346797

Preston Bridge Club: affiliated to the national body. See www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email prestonbridgeclub@gmail.com. 7pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 750179

Farington Art Group: demonstrations, paintalongs, exhibitions and ‘working on your own art nights’ for any medium or level. See www.faringtonartgroup.co.uk. 7-9pm. St Pauls Church Hall, Off Croston Road, Farington. Tel: 01772 339799

Youth Theatre: love drama? Want to have a go?Ages 12-16. £6. 6.30-7.30pm. Ribcaged Studios, 44 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 429256

Ribcaged Drama Academy: work towards an arts qualification (LAMDA Arts Award). Ages 7-15. £10. 5.30-6.30pm. Ribcaged Studios, 44 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 429256

Red Rose A Cappella: a mixed chorus now welcoming female members for the first time in 42 years. See www.redroseacappella.co.uk. Every Thu. 7.30pm. 1 Edward Street, Bamber Bridge. Tel: 07906 768579

Friday

Leyland Gardening Society: Cliff Booker with ‘An Introduction to Alpines’. All welcome. Members £1, visitors £2 incl. refreshments. 7.30pm. Halls for All at St. Ambrose, Moss Lane, Leyland, PR25 4XA

Wheels for All Cycling: led ride from Avenham Park. 10.30am. From Frenchwood rec ground, Preston. Tel: 07748 207549

Yoga Class: with Frances Heaton. BWY qualified. Relaxed and friendly class, all welcome. Every Fri 10-11.30am. The Mill, St.Catherine’s Park. Tel: 07518 469473

Yoga Classes: with Frances Heaton. BWY qualified. Relaxed and friendly class, all welcome. 2-3.30pm. Over 60’s Club (you don’t need to be over 60), Towneley Road, Longridge. Tel: 07518 469473

Preston Bridge Club: affiliated to the national body. See www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email prestonbridgeclub@gmail.com. 7pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 750179

Painting Classes: Ever fancied having a go at painting? Well now’s your chance! With Art tutor Terry O’Toole. Different theme every week. 10am-3pm. St George’s Church Hall, St George’s Road, off Lune Street, Preston. Tel: 07969 177369

Boogie Babies: Baby and Toddler music group. Music, sensory play, light up disco, puppets, toys and much more. No need to book. £3, no charge for siblings. 10-10.45am. Gillies Mar-Jan Dance Studio, Adlington PR6 9LG

Garstang Natives Volleyball Club: with qualified coaches. No need to book. Free ‘come and try sessions’. Every Fri, under 18s/beginners 6.45-7.45pm, improvers/experienced 7.15-8.45pm. Garstang Community Academy Sports Hall. Tel: 07887 501153

Clubbercise with Stella: dancing in the dark with glowsticks to the greatest club anthems. Open to women and men. £4. 7pm. St Margaret’s Hall, Ingol. Tel: 07722 100101

Saturday

Embroiderers Guild - Parbold branch: a talk by Joanne Frankel, ‘Design-2-Stitch’. Email suechisnall@btinternet.com. Visitors welcome, £4 incl. refreshments. 2-4pm. Parbold Village Hall, The Green, Parbold, WN8 7DN.Tel: 01772 461714

Create!: be creative, play drama games, have fun! Ages 6-11. £12. 9.30am-noon. Ribcaged Studios, 44 York Steet, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 429256

Sunday

Cafe Church: an hour of puppets, Bible story, crafts, games, songs, refreshments and more. Suitable for all ages, all welcome. No charge but collection taken. Free parking. 9.30am, 2nd Sun in the month. Chorley United Reformed Church, Hollinshead Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 273222

Garstang Ukulele Group: every Sun, 2-4pm. Garstang Arts Centre, Croston Road, Garstang. Tel: 01995 606408

Monday

Preston Society - Birdwatching & Natural History: Christine and Keith Buxton on ‘The Endangered Everglades’. 7.30pm. www.prestonsociety.co.uk. St. Mary’s Church, Church Ave, Penwortham PR1 0AH. Tel: 07713 975321

Yoga Class: with Frances Heaton. BWY qualified. All welcome. Every Mon 7-8.30pm. Xavarian Mission Spirituality Centre, 169 Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood. Tel: 07518 469473

Wheels for All Cycling: adaptable bikes ride for disable and autism person. 10am-2.30pm Moor Park, Preston. Tel: 07748 207549

Preston GeekUp: if you are interested in Technology, Computing or Cake, you are sure to be welcomed. Free. 7.30pm, third Mon of every month. The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 499425

Yoga Class: with Frances Heaton. BWY qualified. Relaxed and friendly class, all welcome. Every Mon 2-3.30pm. The Mill, St.Catherine’s Park. Tel: 07518 469473

Songbirds: friendly ladies group. No performances, just enjoying singing a wide repertoire. Garstang Arts Centre, Croston Road, Garstang. Tel: 01995 602904

Albany Table Tennis: for anyone wanting to play table tennis in Chorley. £2.50. Every Mon, 5.45-6.45pm. Albany Academy Bolton Road, Chorley.Tel: 07814 565721

Priory Over 50’s Club: with bingo and tea and biscuits. All welcome. Bus 113 stops outside. Every Mon, 1-3pm. Broadfield Drive, Leyland. Tel: 01772 433465

Preston Bridge Club: affiliated to the national body. See www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email prestonbridgeclub@gmail.com. 1pm & 7pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 750179

Penwortham Bridge Club: join us for duplicate bridge. Mon and Thu. 7pm. Galloways, Howick, Penwortham. Tel: 01772 612579

Let’s Grow Preston: learn more about gardening or do something for the community. All welcome. 9.30am-3.30pm.pm. Grange Community Gardens

Tuesday

Preston Gardening Society: Mr Peter Smith on ‘Nature through the Seasons’. All welcome. 7.30pm. St Andrew’s Church Hall, Tulketh Road, Ashton. Tel: 01772 768637

Chipping Local History Society: Brenda Brodie and Valerie Whitaker on ‘Lord Winmarleigh, Winmarleigh Village & Church’. Visitors most welcome. 7.45pm. St. Mary’s Community Hall, Chipping. Tel: 01772 864289

Chorley & District Gardening Society: Marcus Chiltern Jones on The development of the RHS garden at Bridgewater. £3, members £1.50. 7.30pm. Chorley Cricket Club, Sandringham Road PR7 1LG. Tel: 01257 270371

Singing for Wellbeing: Life Long Song’s active singing and music workshop. Give it a try – no music reading needed. Every Tue market day, 1.30-3pm (contact to be sure of dates). Galloway’s, 1, Farrington Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 276178

Yoga Class: with Frances Heaton. BWY qualified. Relaxed and friendly class, all welcome. Every Tue (exc. first Tues of month) 7-8.30pm. The Mill, St.Catherine’s Park. Tel: 07518469473

Tuesday Yoga: £4 per session. 9.30-10.45am. Ashton Methodist Church and Community Centre, Wellington Road. Tel: 01772 725264

Luncheon Club Tuesday: two courses plus tea or coffee. £4. Noon. Ashton Methodist Church and Community Centre, Wellington Road. Tel: 01772 725264

Preston Bridge Club: affiliated to the national body. See www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email prestonbridgeclub@gmail.com. 7.15pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 750179

Painting Classes: Ever fancied having a go at painting? Well now’s your chance! With Art tutor Terry O’Toole. Different theme every week. 10am-3pm. St John’s Minster, Church Street, Preston. Tel: 07969 177369.

Hush a Bye Babies: Baby Massage - suitable from birth. Small, relaxed baby led group. Baby Yoga - suitable for babies 8wks+. Exercise postnatally with your baby. Email: hushabyebabies@outlook.com. Gillies Mar-Jan Dance Studio, Adlington, PR6 9LG. Tel: 07979 528338

Garstang Running Club: run with a friendly group of people aged 16+. Beginners, including ‘couch to 5k’ catered for. Every Tue, 7pm. Garstang Sports Club. Tel: 01772 864287

Chill Out Tuesdays: a new concept for Mind, Body and Spirit, plus a guest speaker once a term. Meditation/Relaxation - £10, Bellydance - £6, Body Groove - £6. 7.15-8.30pm. Conservative Club, Berry Lane, Longridge. Tel: 07843 079574

Youth Theatre: love drama? Want to have a go?Ages 6-11. £6. 4.30-5.30pm. Clitheroe Library. Tel: 01200 429256

Ribcaged Young Professional Actors: train with and perform alongside professional actors. Ages 16-19. £15. 6-8pm. Ribcaged Studios, 44 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 429256

Preston Art Society: with speakers and demonstrations. See www.prestonartsociety.weebly.com. £4. Every fortnight, 7-9pm. Queens Drive Primary School, Black Bull Lane, Fulwood. Tel: 01772 785455

Zumba: dance your way to fitness burning. £4. 6.30-7.30pm. St Michael’s Village Hall. Tel: 07517 346797

Cinema Around the Corner Film Club: a place for the film fanatics of Preston to share in the joyous experience of watching great cinema. £3.50. 7pm, every other Tue. The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 499425

Wednesday

Wheels for All Cycling: beginners to learn to ride cycling training. 10am-2.30pm Moor Park, Preston. Tel: 07748 207549

Chorley Lions: new members always welcome. 8pm, first and third Wed of the month. Euxton War Memorial Club, Wigan Road, Euxton

Penwortham Bridge Club: learn to play in an informal friendly setting. Call for details. 7-9pm. Tel: 01772 743722

Chorley Artists: Meets on Wednesdays, except 2nd in month. New members very welcome, just come along and bring your paints. 7.30-10pm. St. Chad’s Parish Centre, Town Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley

Preston Bridge Club: affiliated to the national body. See www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email prestonbridgeclub@gmail.com. 12.50pm. St Walburge’s Gardens, Weston Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 750179

Youth Theatre: love drama? Want to have a go?Ages 6-11. £6. 4-5pm. Clitheroe Library. Tel: 01200 429256

Zumba Gold: for the young at heart. Get active with the dance party workout that moves at your pace. £4. 10-11am. Bilsborrow Village Hall. Tel: 07517 346797

PRESTON CHESS CLUB: all standards welcome. See chess.popmalc.org.uk. Every Wed, 7.30pm. Mad Hatters, Fylde Road. Tel: 01772 740882

Preston Life Drawing Group: untutored, bring own materials. £7. 7-9pm every Wed. Galloway Hall (back room), 131 Brackenbury Road, Fulwood. Tel: 07815 676854

Needlework Group: friendly, helpful group enjoying knitting, crochet, embroidery, patchwork and applique. 10am-noon. Garstang Arts Centre, Croston Road, Garstang. Tel: 01995 606408