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More details - “Intrepid Explorer and Lytham Squire, John Talbot Clifton by Lytham Heritage Group.
Lytham Heritage Exhibition: a new production about one of the Clifton family, from Lytham Hall, who led a very colourful life exploring far flung lands.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes
Today to Sun 24 Nov

Stepping Out by Richard Harris More details - Stepping Out by Richard Harris
Clitheroe Parish Church AODS present Richard Harris’s comedy Stepping Out. The play concerns eight individuals from disparate backgrounds and with differing motivations who attend the same weekly tap dancing class in a dingy North London church hall.
St Mary’s Centre Church Street Clitheroe
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More details - Jack and the Beanstalk
Fi Fi Fo Fum, Christmas in Oldham is cracking good fun! Oldham Coliseum Theatre’s nationally renowned pantomime has been putting the extra sparkle into the festive season for generations; with all the ingredients for fantastic family fun: hit songs, silliness, a sprinkling of fairy dust and a generous helping...
Oldham Coliseum Theatre Fairbottom Street Oldham Manchester
Today to Sat 14 Dec

More details - THE CEMETERY CLUB at Wigan Little Theatre
This is a story of three New York women who have known each other for years, Now that they’ve all reached widowhood, they make a monthly trip to the cemetery to visit their husbands’ graves. Their friendship becomes strained when one of them starts dating. Poignant, sweet and very funny
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite the Ball and Boot, if your sat nav can’t find it)
Today, Mon 21 Oct to Sat 26 Oct

More details - Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily
A play written by Katie Forgette (By arrangement with Playscripts Inc) When Lillie Langtree is confronted by a blackmailer, her friend Oscar Wilde introduces her to Sherlock Holmes. To what extraordinary lengths will Holmes and his assistant Dr Watson go in order to solve the case?
The Drive Methodist Church, 268 Clifton Drive South Lytham St. Annes Lancashire

More details - Reckoning with Refugeedom
A new artwork by Mei Yuk Wong shares the hidden voice of refugees in history and offers us the chance to consider their stories in relation to experiences today.
PS Mirabel 14/20 Mirabel Street Manchester

More details - This Garden of Ours
A collaborative art project researching global horticulture, This Garden of Ours explores stories and links between the migration of plants and humans across the planet. Using a range of techniques, artists have added their own stories to the histories of the plants.
Green House, Third Floor Manchester Museum, Oxford Road Manchester
Today to Fri 1 Nov

More details - Grand Attic Sale
Come along for a browse and find a bargain or two. A huge selection of items kindly donated by the parishioners in order to raise funds for the Building Project for the Church Hall. Well worth a look and no reasonable offer will be refused for any larger items.
St James the Great Church Hall, Church Lane, Wrightington, Nr Wigan

More details - Pop-Up Story Cave
Join storyteller Gav Cross, who will be joining us at The Dukes, weaving tales of wonder and delight, all in his immersive Pop-Up Story Cave. Traditional Tales with a Twist (Ages 4+)Silly stories that guarantee a giggle. Traditional tales told from a new point of view.
The Dukes Moor Lane Lancaster Lancaster

More details - St. Aidan's Trash or Treasure Table Top Sale - Bamber Bridge
Buy or sell all manner of items both useful and useless at our next Trash or Treasure Sale on Saturday 19th October 9am to 12 ( Sellers from 8.30) Lots of bargains to be had. Tea, coffee and delicious bacon barm cakes served from 9.30am.
St. Aidan’s Church Hall, Station Road, Bamber Bridge

More details - The Not So Scare Mill at Earnies
Scaremill at Earnie’s 2019 Welcome to our child friendly Scaremill venue Opening date 19th October 2019 Closes on the 3rd of November 2019 Ticket holders will take priority each day Tickets are now available at the Roller Skate reception Not so scary scenes and a goody bag at the end Please note the
The Old Kippax Building Dockray Street
Today to Sun 3 Nov

More details - iPet
Look around you. Everyone is probably staring at a screen, and it seems completely normal. Not weird at all. How can you stay smart if you don’t have to think for yourself anymore? Is the iPad making the world a smaller, or a bigger place?
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester

More details - Scare Mill at Earnies 2019
18-10-19 is the opening of scaremill at Earnie’s Dare you walk through our scary themed rooms with scare actors throughout You won’t be alone as we have surprises in store Will you get past the clown room and not scream ????
The Old Kippax Building Dockray Street
Today to Sun 3 Nov

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Experimental Goldwork Embroidery Workshop with Elnaz Yazdani
Elnaz will guide you through a variety of goldwork stitches and show you how to use alternative materials to create your own experimental goldwork artwork, in a range of colours, not just gold!
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,

More details - PBFA BOOK FAIR (collectible and second hand books)
A wide selection of second hand and collectible books and related ephemera. Prices to suit all pockets from casual readers to serious collectors including local history, natural history, books originally written or illustrated for children, general ficiton, detective ficiton and classic fiction, Modern First...
The Racecourse Haydock Park, (J23, M6)

More details - craft and gift fair
with over 30 stalls of craft art and jewellery stalls
norbreck hotel, Queen’s Promenade, Blackpool
Today, Sun 20 Oct

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Hidden Gems
A University of Central Lancashire exhibition exploring fashion, fabric and faith with local girls and their mothers working with artists, stylists and academic researchers to create and style digitally-printed head-scarves inspired by Indian textiles in the collection. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Today, Sun 20 Oct, Wed 23 Oct to Sun 27 Oct, Wed 30 Oct to Sun 3 Nov

More details - Blackpool Illuminations switch on times 2019 October
See the famous Blackpool Lights every night until November 3rd 2019 Full program of switch on times at;lackpool from 31st August to 3rd November
Blackpool promenade from Starr Gate to Bispham miles of delight
Today to Sun 3 Nov

More details - Coffee Morning / Whalley Lions
Whalley & District Lions hold a Coffee Morning every third Saturday at Whalley Methodist Church Next coffee morning is Saturday 19th October 10am-12 noon Everyone welcome, come and have a free coffee, tea and cake, while you meet other residents and members of the Lions Club.
Whalley Methodist Church, 80 King Street, Whalley

More details - Gawthorpe Hall - Strands of Place and Time
An exhibition of new work by Alice Kettle, Jane McKeating, Nigel Hurlstone, Poppy Cartwright, Elnaz Yazdani and local refugees and asylum seekers exploring ideas of cultural heritage and migration in response to world textiles in the collection.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley,
Today, Sun 20 Oct, Wed 23 Oct to Sun 27 Oct, Wed 30 Oct to Sun 3 Nov

More details - Jazz on a Sunday
Traditional Jazz with the Amy Roberts / Richard Exall Quintet
Newtown National Club, 3 Nixon Street, Castleton, Rochdale. (Very close to A664, Manchester Road.)
Sun 20 Oct 19

More details - Pulse - Relaxed & PMLD Theatre Tour
Accessible theatre for children and young people. Patience and Bird are waiting for rain in the dry, dusty heat of the American Dust Bowl. Clanky Jane arrives with her ‘Cloud-O-Matic’ machine, but will some crazy percussion and a bit of magic make the rain come?
Lowry Pier 8 Salford Quays
Sun 20 Oct 19

More details - There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly… But The People’s Theatre Company do!
33 Church Street Blackpool
Sun 20 Oct 19

More details - Christmas Craft & Gift Extravaganza  at University of Bolton Stadium
Extremeley Busy event with over 100 stalls available for you to see. There will be woodturning demonstrations also.
Horwich, Bolton
Sun 20 Oct 19

More details - HAPPA Halloween Dog Show
Fun Halloween Dog Show to include: Sunday 20th October 12 – 3 here at Shores Hey Farm HAPPA. Classes will cost £3 per class and include: Most Handsome Dog Prettiest Bitch Cutest Puppy (aged 12months and under) Waggiest Tail Best Condition Most Super Awesome Halloween Costume Junior Handler (children...
Shores Hey Farm, Briercliffe, Burnley
Sun 20 Oct 19

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