What’s On Listings 21-27 March

To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email [email protected]

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Theatre

Chorley

Steve Royle as Dan Leno - A Royal Jester: charting the life of the champion clog dancer, acrobat and comedian. From £8. 7.30pm. Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane, Chorley. Tel: 01257 264362. Opens Sat, Mar 23 until Sun, Mar 24

Lancaster

Most Popular

    From Shore to Shore: a powerful new drama inspired by stories from Chinese communities living in the UK. £20, incl meal. 6.30pm. Wong’s Kitchen, Ground Floor George Fox Building, Lancaster University. Tel: 01524 65201. Thu, Mar 21 only

    From Shore to Shore: a powerful new drama inspired by stories from Chinese communities living in the UK. From £16, incl meal. 6.30pm. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Fri, Mar 22 until Sat, Mar 23

    The Great Escape (PG): special screening to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the real-life POW escape. From £7. 6pm. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Sun, Mar 24 only

    Lancaster On Film (U): the North West Film Archive with their collections of footage exploring life in the city. From £5.50. 2pm & 7.30pm. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Mon, Mar 25 only

    The Ginger Snapped: with Ru Paul’s Drag Race favourite, Jinkx Monsoon. Ages 16+. From £16. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Tue, Mar 26 only

    Empire To Exit: marking 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria and Brexit. Ages 12+. From £7. The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 598500. Opens Wed, Mar 27 until Thu, Mar 28

    Morecambe

    From Shore to Shore: a powerful new drama inspired by stories from Chinese communities living in the UK. From £15.50 incl. meal. 3.45pm. More Music, The Hothouse, 13-17 Devonshire Road, Morecambe. Tel: 01524 831997. Sun, Mar 24 only

    Ormskirk

    The Shape of the Pain: Fringe First award-winning show about a love affair seen through the eyes of someone with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. From £5 for students. 7.30pm. Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP. Tel; 01695 584480. Mon, Mar 25 only

    Preston

    Humble Boy: The Grimsargh Players present broken vows, failed hopes and the joys of bee-keeping. 7.30pm. Preston Playhouse, Market Street West, Preston PR1 2HB. Tel: 07790 081536. Until Sat, Mar 23

    Music

    Rock

    The Yard Dogs: a lively mix of rock, blues and soul. Free entry. 9pm. The Red Lion, 138 Liverpool Rd, Longton PR4 5AU. Sat, Mar 23 only

    Classical

    Promenade Concert Orchestra: Music from the Palm Cour - surrounded by palms and aspidistras. From £14, accompanied children free. 3pm. The Platform, Old Station Building, Central Promenade, Morecambe LA4 4DB. Tel: 01524 582803. Sun, Mar 24 only

    Choral

    Three Choir Choral Evensong: joint celebration of Choral Evensong with St Ambrose, St Barnabas & Mossley Hill, Liverpool. 6.30pm. St Ambrose Church, Moss Lane, Leyland, PR25 4XA. Sun, Mar 24 only

    Brass Bands

    Lostock Hall Memorial Band: with Lancashire Youth Band. ‘Music From the Movies’. Raffle and collection. Free admission. 3pm. Conservative Club, Lostock Hall. Sun, Mar 24 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

    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

    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 Country Market: home baking, plants, produce and a variety of hand-made crafts all produced in Lancashire! Tea, coffee and cake. Parking. Free entry. 10am-noon, every Thu. Sports and Social Club, Lancaster Road, Garstang PR3 1FB. 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

    Sunday

    Farmers’ Market and Crafts: tasty artisan foods and locally crafted items in the beautiful country park setting. 10am-2pm, Cuerden View Café open to 4pm. Cuerden Valley Park, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge PR5 6BY. Tel: 01772 324436

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

    Special Events

    Saturday

    Model Railway Exhibition: by Leyland Model Railway Club. Raffle and refreshments available. £2, children free. 10am-4pm. St Peter’s Church Hall, Harpers Lane, Chorley

    Championship Cat Show: pedigree cats and household pets section. Plus Lancashire Cat Rescue stall and lots of cat related items for sale. £3. From 1pm. Preston College Sports Centre, St Vincents Road, Fulwood PR2 8UR. Tel: 01772 750263

    Tour St. Walburge’s: the only Grade I listed church in Preston. Stained glass windows and a hammer beam roof. Every Sat, 11.30am-1.30pm. St. Walburge’s Church, Weston Street, Preston

    Sunday

    Miniature Steam Locomotive: Leyland Society of Model Engineers’ passenger carrying railway. Runs 11am-4pm, every Sunday, weather permitting. Worden Park, Leyland. Tel: 01772 455580

    Wedding Fair: with Little White Books. A wide range of caterers, photographers, and florists. Free, registration required at www.littlewhitebooks.co.uk. Noon-3pm. Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston PR5 0SH. Tel: 01254 852986

    Tuesday

    Dean Fraser, The Quantum Poet: Dean performs from his celebrated new collection, followed by questions/answers and a book signing. Free entry. 6-7pm. Whalley Library, Whalley BB7 9RS

    Antiques & Valuation day: with BBC TV’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’ Adam Schoon. Booking essential. £40 incl. lunch. Browsholme Hall, Clitheroe Road, Cow Ark, Clitheroe. Tel: 01254 827160

    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

    Wildlife Photography Display: a selection of stunning, award winning images by local wildlife photographer Martin Jump. Until April 2. Savick Library, 6 Birkdale Drive, Ashton. Tel: 0300 123 6703

    Dr Jekyll’s Laboratory: Science and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century. Step inside a Victorian study in this interactive and fun exhibition. Free. 10am-4pm, until Sat, May 25. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport. Tel: 01704 533333

    Ribble 100,1919 - 2019: artefacts, photographs and voice recordings telling Ribble Motor Services Limited’s fascinating story. Free. Until Sun, Jul 7. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248

    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

    Whist Drive: and dominoes. £3 inc tea and biscuits. 7.30pm. Village Hall, Church Lane, Whitechapel

    Saturday

    Leyland in Focus: film show, featuring the Damp Brother’s 1964 film of life in town, and the construction of the Tesco superstore. 10am-1pm. South Ribble Museum & Exhibition Centre, The Old Grammar School, Church Road, Leyland PR25 3FJ. Tel: 01772 422041

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

    Sunday

    Gospel meetings: all welcome. No charge. 4.30pm. Parklands High School, Southport Road, Chorley PR7 1LL. Tel: 07933 323775

    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.

    Tuesday

    The Great British Pub: join local historian and Chair of the Friends of Fleetwood Museum, Richard Gillingham, as he celebrates the history of The British Pub. 11am. Savick Library, 6 Birkdale Drive, Ashton. Tel: 0300 123 6703

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

    Wednesday

    Gospel meetings: all welcome. No charge. 7.30-8.30pm. Ormskirk School, Wigan Road. L39 2AT. Tel: 07933 323775

    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

    Sewing Bee: £5 per session. Every Thu, 9.30-11.30am. Scout Hut, Eden Street, Leyland. Tel: 07946 748898

    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 For Pleasure Classes: ever fancied having a go at painting? With Art tutor Terry O’Toole. Different theme every week. Every Tue & Fri, 10am-3pm. St George’s Church Hall, George’s Road (off Lune St), Preston PR1 2NP. Tel: 07969 177369

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

    Saturday

    Fleetwood Walk: an hour’s health walk along the promenade followed by a drink and a natter. 2pm. Meet at the Marine Hall, Fleetwood FY7 6HF. Tel: 01253 700066

    Ukulele Workshop: beginners session, instruments available. Booking essential. £10 incl. refreshments. 1pm. Galloway’s Centre Farrington Street, Chorley PR7 1DX. Tel: 01257 276178

    Saturday, Mar 30

    Springfield Fell Walking Club: Shake off the boredom, see the scenery, walk and talk! Next walk, Sat, Mar 30 - Kirkby Stephen. Three grades of walk. New walkers welcome. Coach £10. Bus pick ups Blackpool to Black Bull, Garstang Road, Preston. Tel: 01772 728718

    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 For Pleasure Classes: ever fancied having a go at painting? With Art tutor Terry O’Toole. Different theme every week. Every Tue & Fri, 10am-3pm. St George’s Church Hall, George’s Road (off Lune St), Preston PR1 2NP. 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

    Hear and Far Away Creative Project: work with resident artist Chantal Oakes to help create a permanent art installation to be displayed in the library. Every Wed, 10.30am until Mar 27. Savick Library, 6 Birkdale Drive, Ashton. Tel: 0300 123 6703

    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

    Clubs/classes

    Thursday

    Wheels For All Adaptable Bike Ride: for disabled and autistic people. 10am-2.30pm. Moor Park, Preston PR1 6AS. Tel: 07748 207549

    Sweaty Mama: 10am. Cheeky Monkeys, Factory Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7YA. Tel: 01257 234287

    Ballet: 11.15am-noon. Cheeky Monkeys, Factory Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7YA. Tel: 01257 234287

    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

    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. Landmark, St Mary’s Street South, off Ribbleton Lane, Preston. 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

    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 [email protected] 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

    Painting For Pleasure Classes: ever fancied having a go at painting? With Art tutor Terry O’Toole. Different theme every week. Every Tue & Fri, 10am-3pm. St George’s Church Hall, George’s Road (off Lune St), Preston PR1 2NP. Tel: 07969 177369

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

    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 [email protected] 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. 9.45-10.30am and 10.45-11.30am every Fri. £3.50 per session (no additional charge for siblings), no need to book. 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

    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

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

    Monday

    Preston Society - Birdwatching & Natural History: John Lamb with ‘Lancashire – A Journey in the Wild’. All welcome. See www.prestonsociety.co.uk. £3 OTD. 7.30pm. St. Mary’s Church, Church Ave, Penwortham PR1 0AH. Tel: 07713 975321

    Western Front Association: Michael O’Brien, Lancashire & Cheshire WFA with ‘The Pirate of Buccari - Gabriele d’Annunzio’s adventures on the Italian Front’. All welcome. 7.30pm. 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

    Wheels For All Adaptable Bike Ride: for disabled and autistic people. 10am-2.30pm. Moor Park, Preston PR1 6AS. Tel: 07748 207549

    Rock n Learn: 10.30-11.15am and 11.30am-12.15pm. Cheeky Monkeys, Factory Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7YA. Tel: 01257 234287

    Nimble Fingers Craft Club: enjoy, share and enrich your crafting skills. Every Mon, 7-9pm. Prospect House, 45 Sandy Lane, Leyland PR25 2EE. Tel: 07512 183929

    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

    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 [email protected] 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

    Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group: friendly, relaxing support group. 7.30-8.30pm, last Tue of month. Community Centre, Unity Place, Buckshaw Village, Chorley

    Painting For Pleasure Classes: ever fancied having a go at painting? With Art tutor Terry O’Toole. Different theme every week. Every Tue & Fri, 10am-3pm. St George’s Church Hall, George’s Road (off Lune St), Preston PR1 2NP. Tel: 07969 177369

    Lipreading Class: for anyone with a hearing impairment. Qualified, experienced teacher. Contact [email protected] Up to 10 weeks, £5 for the duration. 10am-noon. Standish Library, Cross Street, Standish

    Mini Kitchen: 1.30pm. Cheeky Monkeys, Factory Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7YA. Tel: 01257 234287

    Little Kickers: 9.45-10.30am, 10.45-11.30am and 11.45am-12.30pm. Cheeky Monkeys, Factory Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7YA. Tel: 01257 234287

    Guardian Concert/Wind Band: looking for a new conductor. See www.guardianconcertband.co.uk. Rehearsals Tuesdays, 7.30pm. Park St. Wesleyan Methodist Church, Lytham

    Singing for Wellbeing: Life Long Song’s active singing and music workshop funded by Community Foundation Lancashire. Give it a try – no music reading needed. Every Tue market day, 1.30-3pm. Galloway’s, 1, Farrington Street, Chorley. Tel: 01257 276178

    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

    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 [email protected] 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: [email protected] 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

    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

    Damson Poets: open mic, guests poets, and themed evenings. 7.30pm, last Wed of the month. The Continental, South Meadow Lane, Preston. Tel: 01772 499425

    Beginners Learn To Ride and Health Ride: 12.30-1.30pm. Moor Park, Preston. Tel: 07748207549

    Leyland Lacemakers: friendly group, beginners welcome. Email [email protected] Weds 1-4.00pm. Leyland Baptist Church, 247 Leyland Lane, Leyland, PR25 1XL

    Rock n Learn: 9.45am, 10.35am and 11.30am. Cheeky Monkeys, Factory Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7YA. Tel: 01257 234287

    Preston Life Drawing Group: untutored, bring own materials. £8. 7-9pm every Wed. Galloway Hall (back room), 131 Brackenbury Road, Fulwood. Tel: 07815 676854

    Preston Bridge Club: affiliated to the national body. See www.prestonbridgeclub.co.uk or email [email protected] 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

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