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More details - 28 Lockwood Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Two gardens in one quietly hidden behind a family home. The rear classic formal garden has four square lawns and central water feature which is softened by herbaceous borders and paved walkways.
28 Lockwood Avenue, Poulton-Le-Fylde
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Green Farm Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre well established formal cottage gardens. Feature koi pond, paths leading to different areas. Lots of climbers and rose beds. Packed with plants of all kinds. Many shrubs and trees. Well laid out lawns. Collections of unusual plants. A surprise round every corner.
Green Farm Cottage, Poulton-le-Fylde
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Pool Foot Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Our 2 acre garden has several distinct areas including a cottage garden, kitchen garden, greenhouse, small pond, butterfly bed, shrub borders, hot summer beds and an area for moisture loving plants. In addition the terrace by the duck pond has alpine beds and is surrounded by perennial borders.
Pool Foot Barn, Poulton-Le-Fylde
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Great Eccleston and District Agricultural Show
The Best two-day show in the County!
Garstang Road, Great Eccleston, Nr Preston
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Magic Flute
The Magic Flute is, in many ways, a pantomime opera and yet features much of Mozart’s most magical music.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Today

More details - Northern Ballet's Ugly Duckling
Don’t miss Northern Ballet’s hugely popular Ugly Duckling as it returns to the stage for the first time since 2013. Ugly Duckling is lonely and fed-up, ignored by those around her who think she is too ugly to fit in.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Wed 20 Jun

More details - The Bon Jovi Experience
The Bon Jovi Experience are the worlds first and finest tribute to the great Bon Jovi and are the worlds ONLY tribute to have been requested by and to have performed live on stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself. They are also the only tribute to have been featured on the official Bon Jovi website.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Peppa Pig's Adventure
Peppa Pig and friends are back in the brand new live show Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Ruby Wax: Frazzled
RUBY WAX ‘FRAZZLED’ – A Guide to Mindfulness Drop dead gorgeous, sassy and smart, Ruby Wax brings her new one-woman show to the stage. Based on her number one best seller, “A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Thu 5 Jul

More details - The Lancashire Hotpots
The Lancashire Hotpots: Sing-a-longa Knees Up Jamboree Are you ready for a sing-a-longa party? The Lancashire Hotpots are back with a brand new show and they want YOU singing along. They’ll be raising the roof with all the Hotpot classics you know and love: Chippy Tea, I Fear Ikea and Egg, Sausage Chips & Beans.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Jon Richardson: Old Man
LAST CHANCE to see the British Comedy Award nominee and star of Live At The Apollo and 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Jon Richardson, as he is completing a nationwide tour to complain about the state of the world and offer no solutions.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Blackpool 5K & 10K
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.
The Promenade
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Manchester to Blackpool Bike Event - Finish Line
Live steel music performance by Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra from Stockport
Solaris Centre, South Promenade, Blackpool
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Plant World - Open Garden for NGS
A gardeners paradise with an acre of RHS gold award winning gardens and glasshouses, including tropical, temperate and desert zones. Themed and herbaceous borders, pinetum, fruit garden, bog garden, pond and woodland garden. With many plants labelled for identification purposes.
Plant World, Preston
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 12 Aug

More details - 'Owd Nell's Gin Fest
Canalside GIN FEST... Join us to enjoy a fab weekend of Live Entertainment, Gin & more Gin... Our Canalside Gin Bar will be open throughout the weekend with a fantastic selection of Gins.
Guy’s Thatched Hamlet, Canalside, Bilsborrow, Nr Garstang
Fri 29 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Three Musketeers
Homegrown Walkabout Theatre in Williamson Park, Lancaster Country bumpkin D’Artagnan comes to the big city with a big dream: to become a Musketeer. But when he accidentally becomes embroiled in the sinister schemes of Cardinal Richelieu, it doesn’t seem likely he’ll survive long enough.
The Dukes Moor Lane Lancaster Lancaster
Tue 3 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Thu 19 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Tue 24 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Tue 31 Jul to Sat 4 Aug, Tue 7 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Sat 18 Aug

More details - Crafty Vintage at The Storey
Crafty Vintage is a regular social gathering where like-minded folk can meet, socialise, share ideas and gather inspiration. We are purveyors of classic vintage, collectables, retro wares, quirky handmade, and fine foods.
The Storey Institute, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Magic Flute
The Magic Flute is, in many ways, a pantomime opera and yet features much of Mozart’s most magical music.
Lancaster Grand Theatre St Leonardgate
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Music for a summer evening
A musical concert featuring Heyhouses Community Choir, Clifton Primary School choir and children from St Paul’s Thursday service. In addition there will be some musical soloists.
St Pauls Church Lake Road North Ansdell
Fri 6 Jul

More details - North of England Orchid Society Show - Free Entry
Come and see the wonderful blooms and colours of the world of orchids, many many different types of orchids in the hundreds on display,usually there are orchid traders to buy an orchid or two you may not have seen before.
BARTON - LANCASHIRE  - BARTON VILLAGE HALL
Sat 7 Jul

More details - "Local Scenes"
Art Exhibition: the much-awaited exhibition of watercolours by Tom Eccles.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Today to Sun 1 Jul

More details - "Vintage Advertising"
Art Exhibition: antique advertisements from a local collection.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Tue 3 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - craft and gift fair
with over 20 stalls of craft art and jewellery stalls
lytham,assembly rooms
Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Sat 25 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Strawberry Tea
Strawberries & cream, homemade scones Raffle Tickets £5 per person
St John’s Parish Church, East Beach, Lytham (opposite Windmill)
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Ladies' Evening
Treat yourself and your friends to the ultimate girls’ night out. The evening includes a fashion show courtesy of ’The Fashion Show and Sale Company’, with up to 75% off High Street names (sizes 8-20).
St Martin’s Parish Hall, Broadway, Fulwood
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Dale House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre tastefully landscaped gardens comprising of limestone rockeries, well stocked herbaceous borders, raised alpine beds, well stocked koi pond, lawn areas, greenhouse and polytunnel, patio areas, specialising in alpines rare shrubs and trees, large collection unusual bulbs. All year round interest.
Dale House Gardens, Preston
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Beckside Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Organic cottage garden with raised beds, herbaceous borders. Many unusual\new varieties of tender perennials and annuals, raised from seed and cuttings each year. Several interesting patio/seating areas. Productive greenhouse, again with unusual varieties. Ferns and summer flowering bulbs in pots.
Beckside Farm, nr Ulverston
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Bay Hospitals Charity Piel Island Walk
Our guide, John Murphy will lead us across the sands to Piel Island. John has a wealth of knowledge of the area and castle on Piel.
Snab Point, Walney, Barrow in Furness over the sands to Piel Island
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Take A Look At Me Now
Rachel Cooper performs Music Theatre. Since an early age, Rachel Cooper has performed both locally and nationally as an actress, dancer and singer.
Longton Methodist Church, Marsh Lane, Longton
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Dunkirk 1940 Study Evening
The British have a peculiar talent for extracting glory from defeat, of which the so-called ‘Miracle of Dunkirk’ is perhaps the prime example. In Churchill’s words, wars are not won by evacuations. It was not a victory, but it was a salvation. Had the Army not been saved, we could not have fought on.
Lancashire Infantry Museum , Fulwood Barracks, Watling St, Preston
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Lancashire Science Festival
The Lancashire Science Festival is back with a bang. This years family programme is set to be bigger and better than ever before and once again admission is FREE. Join us for our family day on Saturday 30 June 9.00am-5.
University of Central Lancashire, Fylde Rd, Preston
Sat 30 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 8 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Rainbow House ROYAL ASCOT LADIES DAY
Our hugely popular ladies event is back with live betting from Royal Ascot races. Ticket price includes: Drink on arrival, Two course lunch with tea & coffee, Afternoon tea Stalls selling ladies luxury gifts and items. Raffle, diamond draw and prize for best dressed filly.
The Invincibles Lounge, Preston North End FC, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston
Thu 21 Jun

More details - AN EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS - four one act plays
The theatre’s three drama groups, Preston Drama Club, The Broughton Players and The Grimsargh Players have come together in a production of four short plays each night to raise funds for the development of the Playhouse.
Preston Playhouse, Market St West, Preston
Thu 21 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Pinked Floyd Tribute Show
A spectacular evening of live music, lights and video in honour of one of the greatest bands of all time
Preston Playhouse
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Comics
Love Comics? This is your chance to enjoy an eclectic mix of original comic art that will impress and inspire most comics´fans.
Harris Museum
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Jason Manford: Muddle Class
He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Dan Snow - An Evening With The History Guy
Dan Snow – An Evening with the ‘History Guy’ on the History Hit UK Tour 2018 ‘An Evening with DAN SNOW’ will feature the well-known historian and TV presenter recount anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Alabama 3
Alabama 3 are an English band mixing rock, electronic, blues, country, gospel, and spoken word styles, founded in Brixton, London in 1995. In the United States, the band is known as A3, allegedly to avoid any possible legal conflict with the country music band Alabama.
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Thu 28 Jun

More details - The Simon & Garfunkel Story
50th Anniversary Tour Direct from its success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back!
Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Free 15 minute Meditation in the Temple
Everyone is welcome to join these free 15 minute guided meditations. Give your mind a treat! Experience some inner calm.
Manjushri KMC Conishead Priory Priory Road (A5087 Coast Road) Ulverston
Today to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Public Talk with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong – Looking with Wisdom
Making everything that happens to you help you to become a better person. Learn how Kadampa Buddhism offers practical advice for busy life Enjoy a guided meditation and experience peace of mind Explore the peaceful grounds, stay for lunch or relax in the World Peace Café
Manjushri KMC Conishead Priory Priory Road (A5087 Coast Road) Ulverston
Sun 24 Jun

More details - 91 Station Road - Open Garden for NGS
In a semi rural setting a charming garden of surprises featuring a courtyard with water feature and raised beds. Steps to the next level with secluded seating, winding paths with lush borders of cottage garden favourites and many roses. Another area features a pond with waterfall, a fruit bed and summer house.
91 Station Road, Southport
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Warton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The 3 gardens are spread across the village and offer a wide variety of planting and design ideas incl. cottage charm on limestone pavement, unusual herbaceous and more formal approaches. Parking at the bottom of village (LA5 9NU) or the public car park, next to Old School Brewery (LA5 9PL). Warton has 2 Pubs and WCs.
Warton Gardens, Warton
Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
5 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Sunbeams and Sunrise are on a steep hillside with views across Morecambe Bay; neither have any flat areas. Sunbeams is managed without using pesticides and has a small pond to encourage wildlife.
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens, Grange-Over-Sands
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Goosnagh & Longridge  Agricultural Show
Goosnagh and Longridge Show is set in the Ribble Valley with trade stands craft and food marquee fairgroung and lots of entertainment sheep horticultture horses dog show beer tent and lots more is is a very good family day out
The Showfield Lower Lane Longridge
Sat 7 Jul

More details - NGS Open Garden with Banks Brass Band
Garden Open for the National Garden Scheme. Banks Brass Band will be playing in the afternoon, weather permitting.
Becconsall Hunters Lane, Tarleton
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Becconsall - Open Garden for NGS
An interesting 1 acre garden, combining different areas of lawn, rill, arboretum, herbaceous border, and raised beds.
Becconsall, Preston
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - NGS Open Garden with Holmes Brass
Garden open for the National Garden Scheme. Holmes Brass will be playing in the afternoon, weather permitting.
Becconsall Hunters Lane, Tarleton
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Galloway's Colour Blast
The picturesque and normally relaxed Princes Park & Promenade, in Southport, will once again receive a vibrant wakeup call in the form of the Galloway’s Colour Blast! The Colour Blast will take place on 15th July starting at 11.00am in Princes Park; Southport.
Princes Park Southport
Sun 15 Jul

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