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More details - Concert with the Rawstorne Singers in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice
Join us on what we hope will be a balmy summer evening with strawberries, Prosecco and music with a coronation flavour.. We will be singing Haydn’s “Missa Sancti Bernardi de Offida” (Heiligmesse) as well as Parry’s “I was glad” and Handel’s “Zadok the priest”.
St Saviour’s Church, Church Road, Bamber Bridge
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Lostock Hall Brass Band Concert
Lostock Hall Brass Band will again be entertaining us at St Ambrose Church on Sunday 3rd June at 2:30pm. This brilliant band has gone from strength to strength, winning FIRST PRIZE at Preston’s ’Brass at the Guild’ earlier this year.
St Ambrose Church, 85 Moss Lane, Leyland.
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 'Summer is here' - an evening with flowers
All flower lovers and arrangers are warmly invited to a floral evening in Leyland on June 8th. Catherine Baines, a NAFAS demonstrator will be delighting us by creating between five and six stunning floral arrangements which will then be raffled off at the end of the evening.
St Ambrose Halls 4 All, Moss Lane, Leyland
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Avenham Park Xplorer
A family navigational challenge that is both fun and educational. Explore the park and follow the map to find the markers. At each marker, young children can identify what the picture is or the older children can challenge themselves by answering a themed question.
Avenham Park, South Meadow Lane, Preston
Fri 1 Jun

More details - John Finnemore's Flying Visit
ohn Finnemore, writer and star of the multi-award winning BBC Radio shows “John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme”, “Cabin Pressure” and “John Finnemore’s Double Acts” brings his brand new live show to the stage!
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
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More details - Lovely Eggs
The Lovely Eggs are an underground surreal-psych punk rock duo from northern England. They have a fierce ethos that music should have no rules. For Holly and David being in a band is a way of life. True to this, they live the way they play. Fiercely, constantly in search of the good times.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Thu 24 May

More details - Dara O'Briain: Voice Of Reason
Catch Dara O Briain, one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as he goes back to his day job as a world class stand-up comedian. Dara will be returning to the stage in 2018 with his eagerly awaited brand new stand-up show ‘Voice Of Reason’.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Fri 25 May

More details - Club Tropicana
Club Tropicana 80s night is the ultimate 80s party night in Preston, where the drinks are cheap! With music from ABC to ZZ top, expect 6 hours of 80s heaven. Fancy dress encouraged! THIS IS STRICTLY AN OVER 18’S EVENT – I.D WILL BE REQUIRED.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Sat 26 May

More details - Bongo's Bingo
After selling out at Preston Guild Hall on the first May bank holiday, Bongo’s Bingo decided to return on May Bank Holiday Sunday 27th, with a special guest we’ll be announcing very soon. Join Bongo’s Bingo Preston mailing list via the Subscribe box at bongosbingo.co.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Sun 27 May

More details - The Drifters
The Drifters are back on the road in the UK performing their classic hits from the last six decades. There have been over 65 vocalists in the group’s incredible 59-year history and in this tour, the current line up pay homage to the former members of this line up, including icons such as Clyde McPhatter, Rudy...
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Sun 27 May

More details - 20th Century Boy
20th Century Boy – the smash hit Marc Bolan musical! Featuring 30 70s hits including Get It On * Ride A White Swan * I Love to Boogie * Metal Guru * Hot Love * Heroes 20th Century Boy is a fantastic celebration of Bolan and Bowie with great music from the 70s.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Mon 28 May to Wed 30 May

More details - the BDO World Trophy
Following the success of the Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships, comes this season’s next Major, The World Darts Trophy.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Walk Right Back
Walk Right Back tells the story of the most successful duo of all time – The Everly Brothers. Featuring hits such as Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dream & Cathy’s Clown, this unique concert-based musical entwines the wonderful, sad yet glorious story of The Everly Brothers around those trademark “harmonies from...
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Gareth Malone
Join TV’s favourite choirmaster Gareth Malone for an evening of choral excitement here at Preston Guild Hall. Gareth is delighted to welcome back The Swingles, the undisputed rulers of British close harmony, to present carefully curated songs you know and love in a way you have never heard them before.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Bellini's Norma
Preston Opera presents Bellini’s Classic Opera with full Chorus and Orchestra
The Charter Theatre, Guild Hall, Lancaster Road , Preston
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Grumpy Old Women To The Rescue
GRUMPY OLD WOMEN To The Rescue Starring Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane & Lizzie Roper Fed up with flogging their guts out and always having to be in charge, the Grumpy Old Women have put their knobbly old feet up in glorious retirement, free at last to practise their extreme colouring-in, ukulele orchestra and novelty
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Wed 13 Jun

More details - The Wind In The Willows
Come and support the students of Preston’s College as they work with the Guild Hall to stage this fantastic musical. Preston’s College Performing Arts are very excited to be performing ‘Wind in the Willows’ the spectacular new musical recently seen at the Palladium in London’s West End.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Fri 15 Jun and Sat 16 Jun

More details - LUBAINA HIMID: HARD TIMES Events
We are delighted to be showing an exhibition of the work of The 2017 Turner Prize winner and Preston-based artist Professor Lubaina Himid MBE. Lubaina has chosen the title Hard Times with reference to Charles Dickens’ novel, inspired by his visit to Preston during the workers’ Lock-out of 1853.
Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library Market Square, Preston
Sat 26 May, Wed 30 May

More details - To A Yellow Rose
The members of KTB Choir present a tribute evening in memory of their friend and fellow member, Diane Burgess.
Leyland Methodist Church Turpin Green Lane Leyland
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Preston Drama Club presents LAST TANGO IN WHITBY - a comedy by Mike Harding
For Pat, recently widowed, this year’s charabanc trip to Whitby is tinged with sadness. She is determined to enjoy herself in the company of her old friends - warm, kind hearted Jimmy and Joan; gentle, innocent Jessie; Maureen; know-it-all Henry and interfering, out-spoken Kathleen.
Preston Playhouse, Market St West, Preston
Wed 23 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Preston Jazz & Improvisation Festival
This June we’re bringing a whole host of exciting acts to Preston, celebrating the huge range of styles and sub-genres that Jazz music and the art of improvisation encompass.
UCLan
Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.
Quaker Meeting Room, 189 St George’s Road
Sun 27 May, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Preston 5K, 10K, Pretty Muddy 5k & Pretty Muddy Kids
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
Moor Park
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Mill Barn - Open Garden for NGS
The unique and quirky garden at Mill Barn is a delight: or rather a series of delights. Along the R Darwin, through the tiny secret grotto, past the suspension bridge and view of the fairytale tower, visitors can a stroll past folly, sculptures, lily pond, and lawns, enjoy the naturally planted flowerbeds, then enter...
Mill Barn, Preston
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Normandy Landings - Lanashire's leading role
Two days before the 74th anniversary, an illustrated talk on the greatest invasion in history - the Normandy landings. Special emphasis will be given to the huge Lancashire county contribution.
Lancashire Infantry Museum , Fulwood Barracks, Watlings St, Preston
Fri 8 Jun

More details - SamlesburyHall: Spring Bank Holiday fun with Betsy Bumblebee!
Our fantastic Betsy Bumblebee is back again for more family fun during the May Half term holiday, with a brand new tale! Hear her story, make your own craft to take away and then follow Betsy’s clues to explore the hall & grounds.
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston
Mon 28 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Samlesbury Hall: Wedding Open Evening
Join us for an evening of fizz and canapes at Samlesbury Hall! Thursday 31st May 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm Join us in May for our open evening to get a feel for how your big day will go! There will be a glass of chilled fizz for you on arrival, with delicious canapés available to taste.
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston
Thu 31 May

More details - Haslam Park Xplorer
A family navigational challenge that is both fun and educational. Explore the park and follow the map to find the markers. At each marker, young children can identify what the picture is or the older children can challenge themselves by answering a themed question.
Haslam Park, Bristow Avenue, Preston
Tue 29 May

More details - The Fairytale Trail
Once upon a time…… Create your own fairytale this Spring Bank Holiday and adventure through the magical kingdom of Botany Bay! Join us on Monday 28th May, 10am – 4pm to explore each of our five floors to find enchanting real-life characters from your favourite fairytales.
Botany Bay, Botany Brow, Chorley
Mon 28 May

More details - 12 The Croft - Open Garden for NGS
A small quirky garden with many interesting features. Amongst our collection of plants are acers, ferns, auriculas. Interesting use of gravel leading to the hot tub.The summer house provides one of the many seating areas. Come along and meet Henry!
12 The Croft, Chorley
Sun 27 May

More details - Manfords Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason Manford. A great evening of original stand-up comedy with some top names from the UK touring circuit.
Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane,Chorley
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Sid Calderbank
As a native dialect speaker, Sid has been researching and collecting songs, stories and poems of old Lancashire for the past 30 odd years, performing them only at impromptu events, at folk and art festivals as well as local clubs.
Longton Methodist Church, Marsh Lane, Longton
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Hansel & Gretel in the Field
Mrs Dowsons Farm presents Hansel and Gretel. A traditional fairy tale brought to life on stage panto style! A very silly show with lots of audience interaction, perfect for all the family. The open-air theatre production is full of adventure, interaction and fun for children.
Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park Hawkshaw Farm Longsight Road Blackburn
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Bretherton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Four contrasting gardens spaced across attractive village with conservation area. Glynwood House has ¾ acre mixed borders, pond with drystone-wall water feature, woodland walk, patio garden with pergola and raised beds, all in a peaceful location with spectacular open aspects.
Bretherton Gardens, Leyland
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Hazelwood - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre garden and hardy plant nursery, originally orchard, now has gravel garden with pots and seating area bottle wall and folly, shrubs, herbaceous borders, large stream-fed pond with woodland walk. Sculpture, Victorian fern house.
Hazelwood, Leyland
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Wedding Open Day at BEST WESTERN Park Hall Hotel, Chorley
Don’t miss your opportunity to view Park Hall Hotel’s fantastic wedding venue and grounds and meet our friendly wedding coordinators to help plan your special day.
Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard
Wed 23 May

More details - Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande & Jessie J - Tribute Night
Live from the Lancastrian Suite presenting an unbeatable line-up of tribute artists performing all your favourite hits perfectly complemented by a fabulous 4 course meal and dancing till the early hours to our resident DJ.
Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Medieval Banquet at BEST WESTERN Park Hall Hotel, Chorley
Join King Arthur and his royal court for a night of medieval merriment and revelry. Set in our authentic Barional Hall dating back to 966AD you’ll spend the night in true Round Table style tucking into a medieval five course feast washed down with four goblets of wine, ale or cider, whilst being entertained by our...
Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Now That's What We Call Music Party Night
Live from the Lancastrian Suite take a nostalgic trip back and dance the night away to sounds from the 80’s, 90’s & 00’s with our themed DJ. Perfectly complemented by a fabulous 4 course meal and dancing till the early hours.
Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard
Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Invisibility Hat- Swedish Troll Tales by Dominic Kelly
The Swedish forests are filled with the strangest things… When a brother and sister find an extraordinary hat, they are plunged into the world of the trolls, where things quickly spin out of control. But help sometimes comes from the most unexpected places….
The Bureau Centre for the Arts, St John’s Church, Victoria street
Sat 2 Jun

More details - National Garden Scheme - Bretherton Open Gardens
Four contrasting gardens spaced across an attractive village location. Glynwood House has ¾ acre mixed borders, pond with drystone-wall water feature, woodland walk, patio garden with pergola and raised beds, all in a peaceful location with spectacular open aspects.
Glynwood House, Eyes Lane, Bretherton
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - RIbchester spring bank village market
Ribchester spring bank market has been in the village for 30 years as of this year we have over 2000 visiters to the market the day we had nearly 80 stalls last year the market starts grom 9am till ruthley 3pm there plant stalls craft stalls kifs rides hot food bric a brac fruit veg meat stall there somthing for all
Bee mill preston road RIBCHESTER pr3 3xl
Mon 28 May

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More details - Children Today & PFA Challenge Cup Activity Weekend!
Tackle a team building challenge with football legends for charity at the PFA & Children Today Challenge Cup Weekend!
Anderton Centre, New Rd, Chorley
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Woodstock Barn - Open Garden for NGS
An established country garden of over ¾ acre with form, texture and a green tapestry all year round. Developed from a barren wilderness to one with wildlife, amidst tall trees, shrubs, mixed borders, pond, vegetable patch, woodland area and stream.
Woodstock Barn, Ormskirk
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - 8 Andertons Mill - Open Garden for NGS
This ½ acre cottage garden started in 2010, has many colourful borders of perennials, shrubs, and roses. A patio with raised beds, secluded potted plant area, large vegetable garden. Rose and clematis covered arches and many wrought iron features. An extensive bed of scented roses and a wonderful view of Harrock Hill.
8 Andertons Mill, Ormskirk
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Giles Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Nestled high on the side of Longridge fell, with beautiful long-reaching views across the Ribble Valley, the gardens surround the old farmhouse and buildings. The gardens are ever evolving and include an acre of perennial wildflower meadows, wildlife pond, woodland areas and cottage gardens.
Giles Farm, Preston
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Rufford Old Hall - Guided  Walks
Keep active and improve your health by joining an experienced Rufford Old Hall volunteer on a guided walk. These easy to moderate walks take in beautiful scenery and explore the surrounding areas of Rufford. Week to week the route will vary across three different walks: 1. Sparks Bridge canal walk 2.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk
Today, Mon 28 May, Mon 4 Jun, Mon 25 Jun

More details - Rufford Old Hall - Reptiles at Rufford
A great opportunity to get up close and meet a wide range of reptiles! The North West Reptile Club are bringing their cold-blooded reptile friends for a trip to Rufford Old Hall. Come along and meet them and find out some interesting facts. Booking Not Needed.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Rufford Old Hall - Fathers Day Archery
Who will hit the bullseye' 1 for 3 arrows. Pick up a bow and arrow and join the North Meols Archers in Orchard Paddock. Normal admission charges apply. Booking Not Needed.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Bubble & Bounce - Giant Inflatable Kingdom
Bubble & Bounce returns to the Cricket Ground at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet on 27th May to 3rd June 2018. A Field Full of Fun - With over 25 Giant Inflatables! Where kids can: Bounce,Squeeze ,Crawl & Slide through every shape and size of inflatable imaginable.Also Includes Kiddies Rides....
Guy’s Thatched Hamlet, Canalside, Bilsborrow, Nr Garstang
Sun 27 May to Sun 3 Jun

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