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Theatre

Blackburn

Guess How Much I Love You: Little & Big Nutbrown Hare leap off the page and onto the stage in this magical journey through the seasons. From £12. 4.30pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Thu, Oct 4 only

George’s Comedy Club: with MC Phil Ellis, Steve Shanyaski, Daisy Earl and Michael Legge. From £12. 7pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Fri, Oct 5 only

Chorley

Steve Royle & Friends Family Comedy Show: £8, child £6, family £24. 4-6pm. Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 264362. Sun, Oct 7 only

Clitheroe

An Evening With Nick Park: the esteemed animator and Academy Award® winning film director. £14, under 16s £10. The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599. Tue, Oct 9 only

Darwen

Ian McNabb Acoustic Show: an intimate show from the legendary Icicle works frontman. From £13. 7.30pm. Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Fri, Oct 5 only

Comedy @ DLT: with MC Justin Moorhouse, Jimmy McGhie, Jenny Collier and Tudur Owen. From £10. 8pm. Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Sat, Oct 6 only

Morecambe

Tony Walsh: trademark mix of intimacy and controversy, comedy and tragedy has stunned audiences from grass-roots poetry gigs to international literature festivals. £11. 7.30pm. More Music, The Hothouse, 13-17 Devonshire Road, Morecambe. Tel: 01524 831997. Sat, Oct 6 only

Preston

Heroes: Dean Taylor Theatre Productions with ‘Dad’s Army meets Last of the Summer Wine’. £12. 7pm. St Andrew’s Church Hall, Liverpool Road, Longton. Tel: 01772 466256. Sat, Oct 6 only

Southport

An evening with Tony Walsh: a Manchester poet with an international reach £12. 7.30pm. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333. Thu, Oct 4 only

Private Parts Live: Made in Chelsea stars Jamie Laing and Francis Boulle with their live, laugh-a-minute extravaganza. From £10.50. 7.30pm. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333. Fri, Oct 5 only

Withering Looks: LipService - Britain’s favourite literary lunatics - are back with their cult Brontë spoof. £15, under 16s £10. 8pm. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333. Fri, Oct 5 only

Aaaaaaaaaaaaagh! Dinosaurs!: an engaging, hilarious poetry adventure comedy show. £8, kids £6, family £24. 2.30pm. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333. Sat, Oct 6 only

Warrington

Paul Young - 35 Years of ‘No Parlez’ Tour: everyone’s favourite 80’s crooner. From £30. 7.30pm.Pyramid & Parr Hall, Palmyra Square South, Warrington. Tel: 01925 442345. Tue, Oct 9 only

Music

Acoustic

Crossbill: Preston acoustic based band playing as part of Chorley Live. 9pm. The Railway, Chorley. Sat, Oct 6 only

Jazz

Cider (& Ale) with Rosie: an evening concert with Jazz singer Rosie Harrison and Band. Adults £5 incl glass of wine/beer, children £2 incl soft drink. 7pm. St Peter’s Church, Scorton PR3 1AP. Tel: 07860 950753. Fri, Oct 5 only

Kendal Jazz Club: with Enrico Tomasso, one of Britain’s very best trumpet players. £12.50 OTD. 8pm. Kendal RUFC Shap Road, Mint Bridge, Kendal. Wed, Oct 10 only

Pop

Bingo Bay: Preston alt/pop band playing as part of Chorley Live. 7pm. The Railway, Chorley. Sat, Oct 6 only

The South: featuring former members of The Beautiful South. £22.50. 7pm. The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599. Sat, Oct 6 only

Brass Bands

Brass Band Concert: by Hesketh Bank Brass Band. Bar and refreshments. £4 OTD. 7.30pm. Whittle-le-Woods Village Hall, Union Street, Whittle-le-Woods PR6 7LN. Sat, Oct 6 only

Country & Western

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

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

CHAOS (Chipping Welfare Committee) Coffee Morning: tea, coffee and cakes plus a raffle, bric-a-brac, books, bring and buy and cake stalls. All welcome. 10am-noon. Village Hall, Club Lane, Chipping PR3 2QH

Winter pansy Sale: in packs, tubs or hanging baskets. Plus Ribblesdale Perennials. 10am-noon. Fulwood Methodist Church Crossroads Centre, Watling St Road, Withy Trees Fulwood PR2 8EA

Sunday

Claughton Catholic Association Autumn Fair: home made teas, cake stall, produce stall, plants, tombola, toys,etc. All proceeds to St. Thomas the Apostle Church. Free entrance. 2-4pm. Claughton Memorial Hall, Claughton-on-Brock

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

Chorley Live!: a weekend of live music and entertainment in 35 venues with over 280 appearances. See www.chorleylive.com for full details. Wristbands for entry to all the venues over both days £5. Fri, 5 and Sat, 6 Oct. Various venues, Chorley

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

West End Fun Palace: bringing together arts and science for an afternoon of fun activities for all ages. Free. Noon-4pm. More Music, The Hothouse, 13-17 Devonshire Road, Morecambe. Tel: 01524 831997

Bells and Beer: 8 real ales to test with ringing provided by the Lancashire Association of Change Ringers (LACR). Have a go - training bells provided! £5, child £2. 5pm. St Peter’s Church, Scorton PR3 1AP. Tel: 07860 950753. Fri, Oct 5 only

Meet You At The Top: a free fun day up Pendle Hill with family activities, games, storytellers, summit selfies and more. See www.pendlehillproject.com. From 10am at Downham Car Park BB7 4BS and 10.30am at Barley Car Park BB12 9JX

4Th Annual Chorley Six Hours Road Race: some of UKs best men/ladies six hour runners up for the yearly Challenge at the UK/European ranking event. 10am-4pm. Astley Park, Chorley. Tel: 01257 415632

Young Harris: aged 12-16? Fire your imagination and unleash your creative side at a workshop/project. Free. 12.30-3.30pm, first Sat of month. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 905412

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

UK National Hnefatafl Championships: open event, anyone can compete. With the 2017 World Champion and Grand Master Leo Kolassa to adjudicate Free. 10am-4pm. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333.

Sunday

Artisan Fair at Hoghton Tower: skilled traders making handmade goods, homemade food & drink, and handicrafts. Plus family crafts. £2 per person site fee, under 16s free. Crafts 50p-£3. 10am-3pm. Hoghton Tower, Hoghton. Tel: 01254 852986

St James Harvest Festival: a special all-age service. 10am, followed by evensong at 6pm. The church will be open 2-4pm for cream teas and to view the beautiful floral arrangements. St. James Shireshead Church, Whinney Brow Lane, Forton PR3 0AE

Bikers Remembered: with Double Formula 2 World and five Times TT Champion motorcycle road racer Brian Reid (Speedy Reidy). Free admission. 1.30pm. St Peter’s Church, Scorton PR3 1AP

Wednesday

Winckley Square Guided Walks and Talks: ‘Former Residents’. Book via www.eventbrite.co.uk or email email louise.mor@groundwork.org.uk. Free, donations welcome. 2pm. Meet at the centre of the gardens, Winckley Square, Preston

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

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

We Are Family Disco: the perfect wind-down to the week with professional dancers and experienced DJ. Pre-order pizza available. From £5.50. 5pm. The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599

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

Village Hall Annual General Meeting: all welcome. 7.30pm. Knowle Green Village Hall, Clitheroe Road, Knowle Green

Tuesday

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

Wednesday

A Healthy Resort – The Historic Spas of Southport: the fascinating history of some of the town’s iconic spas by Jill Newsham, Associate Lecturer in Antiques, UCLan. Free, donations welcome. 1pm. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333

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

Carleton Walk: an hour’s Health Walk around the lovely countryside of Carleton and return for a welcome drink. 2pm. Meet at the Castle Gardens Hotel. 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

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

Saturday, Oct 13

Springfield Fell Walking Club: Shake off the boredom, see the scenery, walk and talk! Next walk, 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 France: understand the regions and how this effects the flavours. With the Lancashire Wine School. £25. 7-9pm. 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

Fleetwood Walk: strolling round the park and the promenade returning for a cuppa. 10.30am. Meet at the Memorial Park, Warrenhurst Road, Fleetwood FY7 7AN. Tel: 01253 700066

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

Wheels for All Cycling: led ride from Avenham Park. 10.30am. From Frenchwood rec ground, Preston. Tel: 07748 20754

Cake & Company: a drop-in for adults. Join us for a chat over cake and a cuppa. Music, board games and good company. All welcome. 10am-noon, third Fri of every month. Christ Church Community Hall, Victoria Road, Fulwood. Tel: 01772 875823

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: for those who have an interest in embroidery and textile art. You do not have to be an expert. Email suechisnall@btinternet.com. 2-4pm, second Sat of month. Parbold Village Hall, 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

Chipping Local History Society: opportunity for visitors to seek information on local and family history. From 2pm. St. Mary’s Community Hall, Chipping. Tel: 01772 864289

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

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

Preston Society - Birdwatching & Natural History: Ken Clark with ‘Burning Bright: Tigers of Rathambore’. All welcome. www.prestonsociety.co.uk. £3 OTD. 7.30pm. St. Mary’s Church, Church Ave, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0AH

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

The Continental Book Club: suggestions are put forward and everyone can have a vote. Free. 7.30pm, second Mon of every month. The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 499425

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

Western Front Association: non WFA members welcome. 7.30pm, fourth Mon of the month. RAFA Club, Westby House, Golden Hill, Leyland

scRibble Creative Writing Group: friendly, welcoming Preston-based amateur writers’ group that’s always open to new faces. 7.30pm, last Mon of 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 Art Society: Michael Hipkins will talk about the development of portraiture. All welcome. www.prestonartsociety.weebly.com. 7.15pm. Queens Drive Primary School, Black Bull Lane, Fulwood. Tel: 01772 785455

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

Avant Garden Club: meets every second Wed of month to discuss seasonal topics 10.30–11.30am. Beginners welcome. £7 inc refreshments. Avant Garden Centre, Wigan Road, Leyland. Tel: 01772 433777

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. The Ale Emporium, 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