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Theatre

Blackburn

George’s Comedy Club: the best of the UK Comedy Circuit. From £12. First Friday of every month, 7pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664

The Sweet: one of the biggest bands of the ’70s. From £22. 7.30pm. Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Sat, Dec 8 only

Sleeping Beauty: goodies and baddies, singing, dancing, acrobatics, a wedding and a happy ever after! From £13. Various times. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Opens Sun, Dec 9 until Mon, Dec 31

Clitheroe

The Best of Wham!: sensational vocals, choreography, costumes and an awesome live band. £23.50. 8pm. The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe. Tel: 01200 421599. Sat, Dec 8 only

Lancaster

Peter Pan: transporting audiences to Neverland with fairy dust, flight and catchy songs. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Until Sat, Jan 5

Antony And Cleopatra: broadcast live from the National Theatre. From £12.50. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Thu, Dec 6 only

Christmas Cabaret: stuffed to the seams with staggering stunts, lots of laughs and orchestrated mayhem. From £14. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Fri, Dec 7 until Sat, Dec 8

The Nutcracker: by the Royal Ballet. From £12.50. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Sun, Dec 9 only

Allelujah!(15): Alan Bennett’s new play from The Bridge Theatre in London. From £12.50. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Sun, Dec 9 only

Miracle on 34th Street (U): the 1947 version starring Maureen O’Hara and Edmund Gwen on the big screen. From £5.50.The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Mon, Dec 10 only

Liverpool

Fight Forever Wrestling: with top stars including Cody Rhodes and WWE legend The Godfather. From £38.50. 7pm. Eventim Olympia, West Derby Road, Liverpool L6 9BY. Tel: 0844 249 1000. Sun, Dec 9 only

Southport

A Christmas Carol: Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story is brought alive in this most traditional of productions. From £10. 1pm & 7.30pm. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333. Sat, Dec 8 only

Warrington

Vienna Festival Ballet Present The Nutcracker: be swept away on a magical adventure in one of the most famous classical ballets of all time. From £12.50. 2.30pm. Pyramid & Parr Hall, Palmyra Square South, Warrington. Tel: 01925 442345, Sun, Dec 9 only

Music

Jazz

Ribble Valley Jazz Club: Christmas Gig with Ubunye, an inspirational blend of jazz, Isiggi and Afro-pop. From £16 incl. food and dancing. 7pm. SMSJ Old School Rooms, Lowergate, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 1AG. Tel: 01200 421599. Sat, Dec 8 only

Kendal Jazz Club: with Hotcha!, a quartet based on the music of Django Reinhardt’s Hot Club de France. £12.50, members £10. 8pm. Kendal Rugby Club, Shap Road, Kendal. Wed, Dec 12 only

Blues, Folk & Irish

Kate Rusby At Christmas: spicy and sparkly, she embodies the sounds and joyous spirit of the best Christmases ever. From £18. 7.30pm. Pyramid & Parr Hall, Palmyra Square South, Warrington. Tel: 01925 442345. Fri, Dec 7 only

Choral

Elswick Singers Christmas Fanfare Concert: £6, under 12s free, incl. refreshments. Fri, 7.30pm, Sat, 2pm. Elswick Village Hall, Roseacre Road, Elswick PR4 3XD. Fri, Dec 7 and Sat, Dec 8

Morecambe Bay Singers Farewell Concert: hanging up the baton with one final celebratory concert. £7 incl. seasonal refreshments. 7.30pm. Sefton Road United Reformed Church, Morecambe. Sat, Dec 8 only

Preston Orpheus Choir - Christmas Concert: Christmas music old and new with Freckleton Brass Band. Adults £10, under 18s £5. 7pm. St Michael & All Angels, Egerton Road, Preston PR2 1AJ. Tel: 01772 735197. Sat, Dec 8 only

Brownedge Festival Annual Christmas Concert: with the Lidun Singers of Lytham. £5 incl. refreshments. 7.30pm. St Mary’s Church, Brownedge, Bamber Bridge. Wed, Dec 12 only

Brass Bands

Guardian Concert Band: Christmas Tree lights switch on at Wrea Green. 4pm. Grapes Hotel, Station Road, Wrea Green PR4 2PH. Sat, Dec 8 only

Country & Western

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

Miscellaneous

Andrew Lancel - A Christmas Return to Rufford: Rufford born actor and singer with Christmas songs and West End hits. £15 incl. mince pie and mulled wine. 7pm. Rufford Old Hall, Liverpool Road, Rufford. Tel: 0344 249 1895. Tue, Dec 11 and Wed, Dec 12

Pubs & Clubs

Thursday

Beer Club on Tour: launch of our Christmas brew, Mullered Monk. 8pm. The Shireburn Arms, Whalley Road, Hurst Green, Clitheroe. Tel: 01254 826678

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

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

Folk Dance Group: a varied programme of old and new English country dances. Beginners welcome. 7.30-9.30pm, Sep to May. Garstang Arts Centre, Croston Road, Garstang. Tel: 01524 61483

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: a lovely afternoon of sequence dancing. 2-4pm, every Wed.St Andrews Church Hall (opposite Booths), Longton. Tel: 01772 617010

Sales/Markets

Thursday

Garstang Christmas Market: home baking, jams/chutneys, gluten free, home produced vegetables/plants/flowers, hand crafted items. Soup and apple pie available. Ample parking. Free entry. 10am-2pm. Garstang Sports and Social Club, Lancaster Road, Garstang. Tel: 01995 603644

Christmas on Broadway - Festive Market: markets and raffle in aid of Newlife, which supports disabled and terminally ill children. Plus Broghton Choir and a visit from Santa! 5-8pm. Along Broadway, Fulwood

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

Fayre: handmade gifts, cards and cakes, jams and stocking fillers plus tombola. Warming Christmas meal deal. Cash sales event. Admission free. 10am-1pm. St Saviours Church Hall, Bamber Bridge

Christmas Fair: all welcome. 1-4pm. St James’ Church, Slater Lane, Leyland

Sunday

Christmas Market: gift ideas, festive creations, live music, seasonal foods and festive drinks galore. Free entry. Noon. The Sirloin, Station Road Hoghton PR5 0DD. Tel: 01254 852293

Preston Vegan Market: taste, try and buy from the best natural, cruelty free and ecological companies around. £1, children free. 11am-5pm. The PPL, 22 Cannon Street, Preston, PR1 3NR. Tel: 07980 992872

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

Chameleon: a night of live performance organised by More Music’s Young Leaders in collaboration with the Mental Health Champions Network. From £5. 6.30-9pm. More Music, The Hothouse, 13-17 Devonshire Road, Morecambe. Tel: 01524 831997

Saturday

Coffee & Mince Pie Day: with raffle and tombola. Donations to Lancashire Cat Rescue. Come and wish the cats in care a Merry Christmas! £1. 10.30am-1.30pm. 33, New Lane, Penwortham PR1 9JH. Tel: 01772 750263

Winter Gathering: a glorious afternoon of experimental art and music. Free entry. 3-9pm. The Birley, Town Hall Annexe, Preston PR1 2QE

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

Sunday

Christmas Family Crafts: create a range of crafts in the comfort of Hoghton Tower’s beautiful wood-panelled Smoking Room. 50p-£3. Every Sunday until Christmas, plus Saturday, Dec 22. Hoghton Tower, Hoghton. Tel: 01254 852986

Wednesday

Christmas Carol Concert: for primary schools of Preston. 6pm. St. Walburge’s, Weston Street, Preston PR2 2QE

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

Nature’s Bounty: an exhibition of art by local artist Margaret Rodwell. Until Thu, Dec 13. Garstang Arts Centre, Croston Road, Garstang. Tel: 01995 606648

Harris Open 2018: painting, drawing, photography, textiles and more by Preston artists. Dec 8 until Jan 20, 2019. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248

Morecambe Bay’s Hidden Heritage: the most wonderful aspects of the bay including ancient archaeology, unsung people, and mysterious ruins. Noon-4pm, daily until Feb 24, 2019. Lancaster Maritime Museum, Custom House, St George’s Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RB. Tel: 01524 382264

Sporting Chorley: Chorley Heritage Centre Group. Free admission. Mon, Wed, Sat & Sun, noon-3.30pm until end of Feb 2019. Farmhouse Gallery, Astley Hall, Chorley PR7 1XA

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

Saturday

Men’s Breakfast: with speaker Christvin Edbarg. All welcome. Admission free. 9–11am. Knowle Green Church, Knowle Green, nr Longridge. Tel: 01254 878394

workshop: with Bob Dawson. Email ESC16@outlook.com for more information. £10. 10am-3pm. Preston Ethical Spiritualist Church, 16 Newton Road, Preston Pr21DY

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

Sunday

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

Christmas Whist & Dominos: £4 inc. light refreshments. 7.30pm. Knowle Green Village Hall, Clitheroe Road, Knowle Green

Tuesday

Spiritual Services: Jason Rothwell giving a demonstration of mediumship. £3 OTD. Preston Ethical Spiritualist Church, 16 Newton Road, Preston PR2 1DY

Hobbies

Thu, Jan 10

Beekeeping Course: for beginners. Starts Jan, 10 2019. Ten evening sessions followed by unlimited practical sessions in club apiary. Makes a great Christmas present! Apply via www.prestonbka.org.uk. Tel: 01772 726212

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

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

World Of Wine - Spain & Portugal: take a closer look at Iberian wine-making. With the Lancashire Wine School. £25. 7pm. The Storey, Lancaster LA1 1TH. Tel: 01253 301934

Woolcraft: individual and group projects, often raising money for charities. 2pm. Garstang Arts Centre, Croston Road, Garstang. Tel: 01995 606648

Chorley FC Multi Sports Activity Programme: with experienced coaches. For boys and girls aged 6-14. £5 per session. Every Fri, 5-6pm, until Dec 14. Southlands High School, Clover Road, Chorley. Tel: 07804 145055

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

Saturday

Springfield Fell Walking Club: Shake off the boredom, see the scenery, walk and talk! Dec 8 - Skipton; Jan 5, 2019 - Bowness. Three grades of walk. New walkers welcome. Coach £9. Bus pick ups Blackpool to Black Bull, Garstang Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 728718

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

Tuesday

Woolcraft: individual and group projects, often raising money for charities. Tuesdays, 7pm, except first of the month. Garstang Arts Centre, Croston Road, Garstang. Tel: 01995 606648

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

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

Knott End Walk: either on the Promenade or across the golf course and around Hackensall Hall along country lanes. 2pm. Meet at the Ferry Cafe, by the slipway. 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

Chorley Lions: a warm welcome given to everyone interested in finding out more. 8pm, first Thu of the month. The Insty, Euxton War Memorial Institute, 195 Wigan Road, Euxton, PR7 6NZ

Thursday Fitness Club: Get yourself fit using aerobic based exercise. For men and women of all ages. Car parking available. Every Thu. 10.30am. £3. The Minster, Church Street, Avenham. Tel: 01772 750152

Whittle Seniors Art Group: for people aged 50+. Friendly group with mixed level of artists. Every Thu 10am-noon. £3, tutor lead monthly workshops/demos, extra £2. Community Hall, Union Street, Whittle-le-Woods. Tel: 01257 241309

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

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

Gamblers Anonymous: meets every Friday, 7.45-9.45pm. St Wilfrid’s Church in Chapel Street, Preston

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

Whittle Seniors Computer Group: for people aged 50+. Tutor lead friendly group for people wanting to better understand how to use the software on their computers. Either bring your own laptop or use one in the computer room. Every Fri 11am-1pm. £3 incl refreshments. Community Hall, Union Street, Whittle-le-Woods. Tel: 01257 241309

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

Lancaster Chess Club: every Tuesday and Friday, 7.30pm. Reform Club, Great John Street, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 884327

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

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

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 parboldITRep@embroiderersguild.co.uk. 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

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: Peter Smith on ‘All Creatures Great And Small’. All welcome. www.prestonsociety.co.uk. £3 OTD. 7.30pm. St. Mary’s Church, Church Ave, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0AH. Tel: 07713 975321

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

Chorley Photographic Society: competitions, lectures and tuition from a world class society. Beginners and experts welcome. See www.chorleyps.org. Every Mon, 7pm. St Marys Club, West Street, Chorley PR7 2BY

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

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. 1.30pm. 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

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

Chorley Computer Club: each Tuesday. 7.30pm. St George’s Institute, Trinity Road, Chorley

The Singing Group: with laughs and fun. Always welcoming new members. 7-8pm, every Tues. Village Memorial Hall, Glasson Dock. Tel: 01524 751854

Lancaster Chess Club: every Tuesday and Friday, 7.30pm. Reform Club, Great John Street, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 884327

Singing for Wellbeing: well known traditional folk carols and one or two local ones you may not know. No choral experience required. Small charge for a carol sheet. 1.30-3pm. Galloway’s, 1, Farrington Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 276178

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

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

Lancashire MCS: ‘Dark and dull? Underwater Wildlife Photography in British Waters’. All welcome. £3. 7.30pm. Gregson Community Centre, Lancaster LA1 3PY

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

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

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