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The Jimmy Cricket Laughter Show (Charity Show)

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The Jimmy Cricket Laughter Show (Charity Show) Come and see / meet the comedy legend JIMMY CRICKET here at St Chads Parish Centre for a great night of comedy and raise money for FRANCIS HOUSE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE in Manchester .
St Chads Parish Centre Town Lane , Whittle Le Woods , Chorley PR6 8AJ
Fri 23 Oct 20

Prince revolution

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The viking adult only hotel is proud to present Prince revolution the uks rising tribute show taking you though decades of hits including purple rain u got the look dirty mind cream do me baby
The viking hotel 479 promenade blackpool FY4 1AX
Fri 23 Oct 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Roarong Twenties
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 18 Oct 20

The Wellbeing Farm Wedding Show & Open Day

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The Wellbeing Farm Wedding Show & Open Day 26th Janury 2020 This fabulous wedding venue has just been featured on BBC television and won an award.
Plantation Road Edgworth BL7 0BY
Sun 18 Oct 20

george micheal tribute

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george micheal tribute show this high energy tribute show as the realistic vocals of george brought to you by anthony karhut collesso direct from royal caribbean atlantic liner and ma kellys
Tiffanys hotel 250/ 262 north promenade blackpool FY4 1AX
Sun 18 Oct 20

Tex Ilyas - POPULIST

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The brand-new stand-up show from the star of The Tez O’Clock Show (Channel 4), TEZ Talks (BBC Radio 4) and the multi-award-winning Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three).
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Sat 17 Oct 20

Artisan Craft & Gift Fair - Dobbies Clifton

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Artisan Craft & Gift Fair - Dobbies Clifton Our new look Artisan Craft & Gift fair at this very popular venue will be the perfect place to find that extra special gift for Christmas.
Blackpool Road, Clifton, Nr Preston PR4 0XL
Fri 16 Oct 20

The Spire Beer Fest

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The Spire Beer Fest Face the Fear- Taste the Beer The Spire Beer Fest is inviting people of Preston and beyond to come and join this festival which is designed for the purpose of both the on-going restoration work to
St. Walburge’s Hall Weston Street Preston PR2 2QE
Fri 16 Oct 20

George michael tribute

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The george micheal tribute returns with a brand new production remembering one of the greatest songwriters of all time brought to life with the vocal talents of anthony tamas collesso as the legend
The layton institute westcliffe drive blackpool FY3 7HG
Fri 16 Oct 20

The Sixteen: The Choral Pilgrimage 2020 - Lancaster

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2020 marks the 20th anniversary of The Sixteen’s annual Choral Pilgrimage tour. Since 2000 the choir have travelled the length and breadth of the UK, discovering some of the country’s most beautiful...
Lancaster Priory, Priory Close, Lancaster LA1 1YZ
Wed 14 Oct 20

Stephen Bayliss Party Night

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Back by popular demand! A magical artist with an unmistakeable voice and charisma, he sets the gold standard in vocal performances.
DW Stadium, Wigan WN5 0UN
Sat 10 Oct 20

Bolton School Open Morning

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Bolton School Open Morning Our Whole School Open Morning typically takes place on the second Saturday in October each year. It offers an excellent opportunity for parents and potential pupils to visit our school.
Bolton School, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Sat 10 Oct 20

Counterfeit Sixties Show

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Counterfeit Sixties Show Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Blackburn Empire Theatre, Aqueduct Road, Blackburn BB2 4HT
Sat 10 Oct 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Wirroleans Jazz Band
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 4 Oct 20

The Sixteen: Choral Workshops 2020 - Blackburn

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The Sixteen’s Choral Workshops take place under the guidance of expert workshop leaders including their associate conductor and bass Eamonn Dougan and singer and practical scholar Sally
Wesley Hall Methodist Church, Feilden St, Blackburn BB2 1LQ
Sat 26 Sep 20

Open air theatre - Alice in Lockdown

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This bespoke script was created to be safe, socially-distanced and family-oriented. The show is Heartbreak’s take on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, only this Alice ventures through the Lockdown...
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane , Chorley PR7 5PA
Sat 26 Sep 20

The Story of Guitar Heroes

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“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to...
The Edge, Riveredge, Wigan WN3 5AB
Fri 25 Sep 20

Kittywake Canal Cruises

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KITTYWAKE PUBLIC CRUISE LIST! LIMITED SPACE - We are continuing under the new laws with covid safe booths???? Kittywake Chippy Tea Cruise: Friday. 25th Sep | 6pm-8pm Friday.
Kittywake Canal Cruises Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan WN34EU WN3 4EU
Fri 25 Sep 20

Comedy at The Talbot

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Comedy at The Talbot Nodding Dog Comedy presents COMEDY AT THE TALBOT! Join us as 4 of the UK’s top comedians entertain you at our socially distanced, marquee comedy club!
The Talbot, 30 Balshaw Lane, Euxton PR7 6HX
Thu 24 Sep 20

Festival of Spirit Autumn 2020

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Mind Body Spirit Fair for the whole family with lots of wonderful stalls, therapies to try, a variety of readers, free children’s crafts and cafe area.
The Muni, 67 Albert Road, Colne BB8 0AE
Sun 20 Sep 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Dart Valley Stompers
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 20 Sep 20

Gin & Food Market

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Another one of our regular Open Air Markets - part of our ongoing attempt to bring some fun back for everyone , safely Featuring stalls with artisan foods & a selection of local Gin suppliers ,
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane, Heskin Chorley PR7 5PA
Sun 20 Sep 20

The Sixteen: The Choral Pilgrimage 2020 - Blackburn

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2020 marks the 20th anniversary of The Sixteen’s annual Choral Pilgrimage tour. Since 2000 the choir have travelled the length and breadth of the UK, discovering some of the country’s most beautiful...
Blackburn Cathedral, Cathedral Close, Blackburn BB1 5AA
Sat 19 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Ruskin: Museum of the Near Future

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 18 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: St George’s Church, Chorley

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 18 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: A road through time: the history of Broughton in Amounderness Village and the Toll bar Cottage

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Wed 16 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Travelling with the Romans - Lancashire’s Roman Roads

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Wed 16 Sep 20

Open Air Market

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Another one of our regular Open Air Markets - part of our ongoing attempt to bring some fun back for everyone , safely Featuring stalls with artisan foods & drinks, crafts & more plus childrens
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane, Heskin, Chorley PR7 5PA
Sun 13 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Exploring Our Local Hidden Natural Heritage

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Sun 13 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Lancashire Infantry Museum

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Elijah and Frederick Cawthorne: Ribble Valley’s Hidden Landscape Artists

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Old Church, Becconsall

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Marsh Mill Windmill (Grade II*), Thornton

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Central Methodist Church

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: 80 Years of Lancashire Archives

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Blackpool World Fireworks Competition 2020

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Fabulous fireworks displays with teams from around the globe. Probably the best seaside fireworks displays in the country, and the Illuminations are on at the same time.
Tower Festival Headland Blackpool and North Pier FY1 4BJ
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Avenham and Miller Parks virtual tour

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: A tour of UCLan campus

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Old Flicks New Pics

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: St Wilfrid’s Church e-tour

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: St Michael and All Angels Church, Ashton on Ribble

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: UCLan Special Collections

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: The Road to Up-Brooks Clitheroe

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: St John the Evangelist, Lancaster

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Preston’s Heritage

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Preston Playhouse

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Rossall Point

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Ribble Valley Revealed - Virtual Exhibition

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Art Exhibition ’Beyond The Window’

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Art Exhibition ’Beyond The Window’ While we have been confined to our homes during lockdown, the natural world has blossomed. This exhibition explores the ever changing beauty of nature, each artist questioning the world around us,...
Eden Tearoom & Galleries Course Lane Newburgh WN8 7UB
Wed 9 Sep 20

Biomedical Engineering & Healthcare Research World Forum

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Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare Research World Forum is going to be held during September 07-08, 2020 at Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Luxembourg 12 Rue Jean Engling, Luxembourg, L 1466, Luxembourg BB1 1GR
Mon 7 Sep 20

Elizabethan Suite Wedding Show

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Come along to Bury Town Hall situated in the heart of Bury Town Centre and enjoy a fabulous wedding show. Bridal Parades throughout the day.
Bury Town Hall Knowsley Street BL9 0SW
Sun 6 Sep 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with Doc Houlind’s Revival Band from Denmark
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 6 Sep 20

Lytham St.Annes Antiques & Collectors Fair

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Antiques & Collectors Fair, 65 tables. Buy, sell, exchange or just browse. Promenade location. Disabled access. Excellent café. Jade Fairs established 1978
Lowther Pavilion, West Beach, Lytham St. Annes. FY8 5QQ
Sat 5 Sep 20

Shappi Khorsandi Skittish Warrior

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With Off The Rails Comedy Club
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield OL3 7HX
Sat 5 Sep 20

Grange Community Garden - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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An oasis of a community garden with large polytunnels, vegetable and herbacious beds as well as an orchard, outdoor kitchen, pond and various willow structures.
Grange Community Garden opposite 79 Fir Trees Avenue Ribbleton Preston Lancashire PR2 6PQ
Sat 5 Sep 20

Blackpool Illuminations switch on times 2020 September

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See the famous Blackpool Lights every night until January 3rd Full program of switch on times at www.loveblackpool.uk/blackpool-illuminations-switch-on-times.
Blackpool promenade from Starr Gate to Bispham miles of delight FY1 4BJ
Fri 4 Sep 20

Drive in Cinema

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The American Drive in Movie experience returns to Witton Country Park, Blackburn for three days, September 4th, 5th & 6th. with three movies each. Friday September 4th.
Witton Country Park Blackburn BB2 2TP
Fri 4 Sep 20

Ride The Lights Blackpool 2020 - Cancelled

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Blackpool lights Illuminations preview and cycle gathering. Ride along the traffic free Blackpool Promenade and enjoy the fabulous Blackpool Illuminations before the official switch on.
Blackpool Promenade FY1 5BD
Tue 1 Sep 20

Glynwood House & Pear Tree Cottage - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Combined admission to visit two gardens Glynwood House & Pear Tree Cottage. The distance between the five Bretherton gardens and current requirement for pre-purchased tickets with a timed slot...
Glynwood House & Pear Tree Cottage Eyes Lane Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AS
Mon 31 Aug 20

Owl Barn, 6 Bamfords Fold & Hazel Cottage - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Combined admission to visit three gardens, starting at Owl Barn. The distance between the five Bretherton gardens and current requirement for pre-purchased tickets with a timed slot means we are...
Start at Owl Barn Flag Lane Lancashire PR26 9AD
Mon 31 Aug 20

The Ridges - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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3 acres, incl old walled orchard garden, cottage-style herbaceous borders, with perfumed rambling roses and clematis thru fruit trees.
The Ridges Weavers Brow (cont. of Cowling Rd) Limbrick Chorley Lancashire PR6 9EB
Mon 31 Aug 20

Glynwood House & Pear Tree Cottage - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Combined admission to visit two gardens Glynwood House & Pear Tree Cottage. The distance between the five Bretherton gardens and current requirement for pre-purchased tickets with a timed slot...
Glynwood House & Pear Tree Cottage Eyes Lane Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AS
Sun 30 Aug 20

Owl Barn, 6 Bamfords Fold & Hazel Cottage - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Combined admission to visit three gardens, starting at Owl Barn. The distance between the five Bretherton gardens and current requirement for pre-purchased tickets with a timed slot means we are...
Start at Owl Barn Flag Lane Lancashire PR26 9AD
Sun 30 Aug 20

Mamma Mania - Abba on the Lawn

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An outdoor performance of your favourite Abba Hits by a world renowned Abba Tribute band. Socially distanced & outdoors for safety so you can relax and we can bring back the fun to 2020 We will...
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane , Heskin Chorley PR7 5PA
Sat 29 Aug 20

Higham Scarecrow Festival

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Unfortunately due to COVID 19, we are unable to hold our event this year. Hopefully we will be back in action in 2021.
Higham village and village hall BB12 9EU
Sat 29 Aug 20

Ashton Walled Community Garden - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Formal raised beds within a walled garden, a peace garden and an edible garden. The formal part of the garden uses plants predominantly from just 3 families, rose, geranium and aster.
Ashton Walled Community Gardens Pedders Lane Ashton-On-Ribble Preston Lancashire PR2 1HL
Sat 29 Aug 20

Kittywake Gin-topia Cruise

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Quick Details: Duration: 2 Hour Cruise 6pm-8pm Canal Lock Experience 5 Gin Tastings Side Dish Disabled Access Lift on board Booking Required Every Gin lover will be in heaven with this
Kittywake Canal Cruises Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan WN34EU WN3 4EU
Sat 29 Aug 20

The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival

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The Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival occurs in Colne, Lancashire, over the bank holiday weekend of 28th – 30th August 2020.
The Town Hall, Albert Road, ?Colne BB8 0AQ
Fri 28 Aug 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with Mike Owen’s Scarlette’s Serenades
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 23 Aug 20

Gin & Food Market

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Gin lovers come along to meet a selection of our local Artisan gin makers. Try & but their product . Enjoy the offerings of our other artisan food makers & sellers, crafters..
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane, Chorley Pr75pa PR7 5PA
Sat 22 Aug 20

Coffee Morning with stalls

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Coffee/tea/juice plus raffle, books etc Co-inciding with 1940s weekend on Lytham Green
St John’s Parish Church, East Beach, Lytham (opposite Windmill) FY8 5EX
Sat 15 Aug 20

The Wildlife Buzz! Awards

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The Wildlife Buzz! Awards Join the Smithills team and Rusticus Arts for our first virtual theatre event on August 15th... where we will be meeting some of the Smithills wildlife, chatting to wildlife experts, and handing out...
Virtual Event
Sat 15 Aug 20

Blackpool August Bank Holiday Fun Fair

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Organisers of Blackpool’s favourite fun fair are promising a great value day out for families of the town when the annual event returns to Whyndyke Farm just off Preston New Road on junction 4 of the
Whyndyke Farm, Preston New Road, Blackpool FY4 4XQ
Fri 14 Aug 20

James Richards Circus

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James Richards Circus James Richards family orientated circus is pleased to confirm our return to Catterall as part of our first ever Covid compliant tour.
CATTERALL Village hall playing fields Garstang rd PR3 1XN
Wed 12 Aug 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Alex Clarke Hot Five
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 9 Aug 20

Open Air Theatre -Taming of the Shrew

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A chance to experience entertainment again & do it safely. An out door performance of one of Shakespeare’s most light hearted and fun plays. Tickets are £15 adults & £12 children SELLING FAST !
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane , Heskin Chorley PR7 5PA
Sun 9 Aug 20

Yanks are back in Saddleworth - Cancelled

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An unforgettable day out and fantastic experience for the everyone as the “Yanks” set up camp in the grounds of Saddleworth School in Uppermill, Saddleworth.
Saddleworth School,Uppermill OL3 6BU
Sat 8 Aug 20

Wedding Market

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A chance to meet lots of wedding suppliers and see our beautiful venue dressed to her best . Get on with planning your day or add the little touches that you may still need.
Heskin Hall. Wood Lane, Heskin Chorley PR7 5PA
Sat 8 Aug 20

Ormskirk Artisan Market

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Join us on the 1st Sunday of the month from August - November as we share the love of hand crafted gifts & amazing food!
Moor Street L39 2AW
Sun 2 Aug 20

Open air market

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Our Open Air Market has become popular regular event since early a June. Socially distanced & safely widely spaced around our grounds. We have artisan makers (gin, cheese, pickles, cakes ...
Heskin Hall , Wood Lane , Chorley PR7 5PA
Sat 1 Aug 20

Hazelwood - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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New for 2020 cutting and vegetable garden. 1 acre garden and hardy plant nursery, gravel garden with pots and seating area bottle wall and folly, shrubs, herbaceous borders, stream-fed pond with...
Hazelwood North Road Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AY
Mon 27 Jul 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Aire Valley Jazz Band
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 26 Jul 20

Clitheroe Area Women’s Institute Show - Cancelled

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Cancelled for 2020 please come and see our show in 2021 www.cawishow.wordpress.com
All Saints Primary School, Winckley Road, Clayton le Moors BB5 5HS
Sat 25 Jul 20

Fun Dog Show

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Fun Dog Show in aid St Catherines Hospice Some stalls, kids rides, Lancashire hawks & owls & our beer garden will be open Remember it’s a fun event not to be taken seriously & we hope you
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane , Chorley PR7 5PA
Sat 25 Jul 20

Twinkle Twinkle

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Presented by Touched Theatre There are melodies that live in all of us. No one knows that more than Marty the puppy, whose beautiful songs and play-time with his Dad are the best part of his day.
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester M15 5ZA
Mon 20 Jul 20

Curious About Lancaster

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Have fun discovering Lancaster with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Lancaster?
Lancaster City Centre Starts: Lancaster Castle, Hillside Lancaster LA1 1YH
Mon 20 Jul 20

Curious About Manchester

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Have fun discovering Manchester with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Manchester?
Manchester City Centre Starts: Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street Manchester M4 3DU
Mon 20 Jul 20

Glynwood House & Pear Tree Cottage - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Glynwood House – Set in a peaceful rural location with spectacular views, highlights of this acre garden include borders bursting with colour, a pond with a cascade water feature, a woodland
Glynwood House Eyes Lane Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AS
Sun 19 Jul 20

Glynwood House & Pear Tree Cottage - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Glynwood House – Set in a peaceful rural location with spectacular views, highlights of this acre garden include borders bursting with colour, a pond with a cascade water feature, a woodland
Glynwood House Eyes Lane Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AS
Sat 18 Jul 20

Glynwood House & Pear Tree Cottage - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Glynwood House – Set in a peaceful rural location with spectacular views, highlights of this acre garden include borders bursting with colour, a pond with a cascade water feature, a woodland
Glynwood House Eyes Lane Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AS
Fri 17 Jul 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Harlem Hot Stompers
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 12 Jul 20

Festival of Spirit Spring 2020 - Postponed

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Join us for our 7th Mind Body & Spirit at The Muni! It’s a wonderful day out surrounded by holistic and spiritual people.
The Muni, 67 Albert Road, Colne BB8 0AE
Sun 12 Jul 20

Hazelwood - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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New for 2020 cutting and vegetable garden. 1 acre garden and hardy plant nursery, gravel garden with pots and seating area bottle wall and folly, shrubs, herbaceous borders, stream-fed pond with...
Hazelwood North Road Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AY
Sun 12 Jul 20

Drag Queen Story Time with Auntie Ivory

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Drag Queen Story Time is presented by Z-arts and STUN The sell-out show is back again by popular demand!
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester M15 5ZA
Sun 12 Jul 20

Ultimate ’90s Party Night

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Mixing live music, sharp vocals and DJ performance with great hits and high energy they put their own twist into dance and pop music from the ‘90s. Includes: 3 course meal disco and bar service
DW Stadium, Wigan WN5 0UN
Sat 11 Jul 20

Hazelwood - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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New for 2020 cutting and vegetable garden. 1 acre garden and hardy plant nursery, gravel garden with pots and seating area bottle wall and folly, shrubs, herbaceous borders, stream-fed pond with...
Hazelwood North Road Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AY
Sat 11 Jul 20

Art Exhibition ’Beyond The Window’

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While we have been confined to our homes during lockdown, the natural world has blossomed. This exhibition explores the ever changing beauty of nature, each artist questioning the world around us,...
Eden Tearoom & Galleries Course Lane Newburgh WN8 7UB
Sat 11 Jul 20

The Last Chance Saloon - Country & Western Evening

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Depending on coronavirus situation, Barbara and Michael’s country and western and line-dancing evening is planned re-open our doors on Friday July 10th for a night of entertainment featuring
Walmer Bridge Village Hall, Gill Lane, Walmer Bridge, PRESTON PR4 5GN
Fri 10 Jul 20

Adlington carnival

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Adlington carnival is a 3 day carnival starting with bingo on Friday night Going to Saturday with a fantastic parade around the village finishing up on jubilee playing fields with a full pack day
Jubilee playing fields adlington Station road PR7 4HQ
Fri 10 Jul 20

Cancer Research UK Race for Life Blackpool 2020

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WE DON’T BREAK RECORDS. WE BEAT CANCER. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer.
BLACKPOOL PROMENADE, Tower Festival Headland, Blackpool FY1 4BJ
Wed 8 Jul 20

79 Crabtree Lane- Tuesday 7th July - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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acre all year round plants persons garden with many rare and unusual plants. Herbaceous borders and colour themed island beds leading to a pond and rockery, rose garden, spring area and autumn hot...
79 Crabtree Lane Burscough Lancashire L40 0RW
Tue 7 Jul 20

79 Crabtree Lane- Monday 6th July - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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acre all year round plants persons garden with many rare and unusual plants. Herbaceous borders and colour themed island beds leading to a pond and rockery, rose garden, spring area and autumn hot...
79 Crabtree Lane Burscough Lancashire L40 0RW
Mon 6 Jul 20

Manchester to Blackpool Bike Event - Finish Line - Postponed

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Live steel music performance by Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra from Stockport
Solaris Centre, South Promenade, Blackpool FY4 1RW
Sun 5 Jul 20

Hazelwood - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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New for 2020 cutting and vegetable garden. 1 acre garden and hardy plant nursery, gravel garden with pots and seating area bottle wall and folly, shrubs, herbaceous borders, stream-fed pond with...
Hazelwood North Road Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AY
Sun 5 Jul 20

Kington Cottage- Sunday 5th July - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Nestling in the beautiful village of Treales this generously sized Japanese garden has many authentic and unique Japanese features, along side its 2 ponds linked by a river.
Kington Cottage Kirkham Road Treales Preston Lancashire PR4 3SD
Sun 5 Jul 20

Record and cd fair

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Traders buying selling collectable vinyl.cds dvds etc
More Winter gardens blackpool dates to be arranged FY1 1HL
Sat 4 Jul 20

Carnforth carnival

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Carnforth carnival 1 day carnival starts with a parade through the town finishing off on the field with a live stage with back to back entertainment all day with fun fair and bar it’s not to be
Carnforth high school Kellet rd LA5 9LS
Sat 4 Jul 20

Hazelwood - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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New for 2020 cutting and vegetable garden. 1 acre garden and hardy plant nursery, gravel garden with pots and seating area bottle wall and folly, shrubs, herbaceous borders, stream-fed pond with...
Hazelwood North Road Bretherton Leyland Lancashire PR26 9AY
Sat 4 Jul 20

OUR HOUSE at Wigan Little Theatre - Postponed

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In this exciting musical we follow the parallel lives of Joey after he makes a life-changing decision on his 16th birthday.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite the Ball and Boot, if your sat nav can’t find it) WN1 3SL
Tue 30 Jun 20

79 Crabtree Lane- Tuesday 30th June - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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acre all year round plants persons garden with many rare and unusual plants. Herbaceous borders and colour themed island beds leading to a pond and rockery, rose garden, spring area and autumn hot...
79 Crabtree Lane Burscough Lancashire L40 0RW
Tue 30 Jun 20

79 Crabtree Lane- Monday 29th June - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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acre all year round plants persons garden with many rare and unusual plants. Herbaceous borders and colour themed island beds leading to a pond and rockery, rose garden, spring area and autumn hot...
79 Crabtree Lane Burscough Lancashire L40 0RW
Mon 29 Jun 20

Dutton Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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An increasing range of interesting trees and shrubs have been added to the existing collection of old fashioned roses, including rare and unusual varieties and Plant Heritage National Collection of
Dutton Hall, Ribchester PR3 3XX
Sun 28 Jun 20

Lancashire Science Festival CAncelled

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Join us for our fun-filled Public Day on Saturday 27 June to enjoy a spectacular showcase of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and more.
University of Central Lancashire PR1 2HE
Sat 27 Jun 20

Cancer Research UK Race for Life Blackburn 2020

Details
WE DON’T BREAK RECORDS. WE BEAT CANCER. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer.
WITTON PARK, Preston Old Road, Blackburn BB2 2TP
Wed 24 Jun 20

Twinkle Twinkle

Details
Presented by Touched Theatre There are melodies that live in all of us. No one knows that more than Marty the puppy, whose beautiful songs and play-time with his Dad are the best part of his day.
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester M15 5ZA
Mon 22 Jun 20

Curious About Lancaster

Details
Have fun discovering Lancaster with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Lancaster?
Lancaster City Centre Starts: Lancaster Castle, Hillside Lancaster LA1 1YH
Mon 22 Jun 20

Curious About Manchester

Details
Have fun discovering Manchester with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Manchester?
Manchester City Centre Starts: Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street Manchester M4 3DU
Mon 22 Jun 20

Boarshurst Band Club

Details
The Marple Band showcase some of their superb musical repertoire at an evening of entertainment at the Boarshurst Band room.
Greenbridge Lane, Greenfield, Saddleworth. OL3 7EW
Sun 21 Jun 20

Halton Park House- Sunday 21st June - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Approx 6 acres of garden, with gravel paths leading through large mixed herbaceous borders, terraces, orchard, terraced vegetable beds.
Halton Park House Halton Park Halton Lancaster Lancashire LA2 6PD
Sun 21 Jun 20

11 Platt Lane - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
The cottage garden has a front garden planted with shrubs. The main garden has herbaceous borders with shrubs, roses and perennials.
11 Platt Lane, Oldham OL3 5AD
Sat 20 Jun 20

5 Crib Lane - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Open with 11 Platt Lane -a well loved and well used family garden - challenging as on a high terraced hillside and visited by deer, hares and the odd cow!
5 Crib Lane, Oldham OL3 5AF
Sat 20 Jun 20

Halton Park House- Saturday 20th June - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

Details
Approx 6 acres of garden, with gravel paths leading through large mixed herbaceous borders, terraces, orchard, terraced vegetable beds.
Halton Park House Halton Park Halton Lancaster Lancashire LA2 6PD
Sat 20 Jun 20

Sound Affects Studios Battle of the Bands 2020

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Sound Affects Studios Battle of the Bands 2020 Sound Affects Studios are delighted to announce the return of their Battle of the Bands competition 2020!
The Atkinson, Southport PR8 1DB
Fri 19 Jun 20

Rainbow Hub ROYAL ASCOT LADIES DAY

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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, goody bags, live...
The Invincibles Lounge, Preston North End FC, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston PR1 6RU
Thu 18 Jun 20

Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

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In 1987, Jools formed The Jools Holland Big Band – comprising himself and Gilson Lavis. This has gradually metamorphosed into the current 19-piece Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra,...
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Tue 16 Jun 20

8 Andertons Mill - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
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, Vegetable and cut flower gardens.
8 Andertons Mill, Ormskirk L40 3TW
Sun 14 Jun 20

31 Cousins Lane - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
The village cricket ground provides a backcloth to the garden with an open aspect to the north & west.
31 Cousins Lane, Ormskirk L40 1TN
Sun 14 Jun 20

Green Farm Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
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.
Green Farm Cottage, Poulton-le-Fylde FY6 7EJ
Sun 14 Jun 20

8 Water Head - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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A medium sized, rigorously structured, suburban garden in 5 rooms with a canal bank for extras. Over 70 roses, entirely crimson and white in the first room, a large fernery, a Germanica iris...
8 Water Head Fulwood Preston Lancashire PR2 3TU
Sun 14 Jun 20

The Secret Garden - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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As featured on gardeners world. Large 2 acre water garden created from derelict site over last 10 years. With ponds, streams, islands and lake. A variety of trees, plants and climbers.
The Secret Garden, Worsley M28 3LU
Sun 14 Jun 20

Didsbury Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Didsbury is an attractive South Manchester suburb which retains its village atmosphere. There are interesting shops, cafes and restaurants, well worth a visit in themselves!
Didsbury Village Gardens, Manchester M20 6RW
Sun 14 Jun 20

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Recently restored medium sized gardens of Grade 2* vernacular Georgian vicarage comprising both formal and informal planting and statuary as the garden narrows to follow the woodland stream which
The Old Vicarage, Manchester M29 7FS
Sat 13 Jun 20

35 Ellesmere Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Amidst the busy urban environment of Eccles in Salford, lies a hidden pocket of grand houses with wide roads, and these two havens of tranquillity.
35 Ellesmere Road, Manchester M30 9FE
Sat 13 Jun 20

Cancer Research UK Race for Life Preston 2020

Details
WE DON’T BREAK RECORDS. WE BEAT CANCER. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer.
MOOR PARK, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston PR1 6RU
Sat 13 Jun 20

Rainbow Hub RAINBOW RAMBLE

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Rainbow Hub charity 12th annual sponsored Rainbow Ramble event. Starts and finishes from Bishop Rawstorne High School, Croston. Choose to run or walk our 5 or 11 mile routes.
Bishop Rawstorne High School, Highfield Road, Croston, Leyland PR26 9HH
Sat 13 Jun 20

11 Westminster Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
There is pretty front garden with topiary chickens and well stocked with perennials, mature trees, and box hedging.
11 Westminster Road, Manchester M30 9HF
Sat 13 Jun 20

Gary Meikle - Surreal

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Following a 2019 sell-out UK tour, award winning Scottish stand-up comedian and viral sensation, Gary Meikle, has announced he’ll be returning to stages with a brand-new tour across the UK in
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Sat 13 Jun 20

8 Water Head - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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A medium sized, rigorously structured, suburban garden in 5 rooms with a canal bank for extras. Over 70 roses, entirely crimson and white in the first room, a large fernery, a Germanica iris...
8 Water Head Fulwood Preston Lancashire PR2 3TU
Sat 13 Jun 20

Giles Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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.
Giles Farm, Preston PR3 2TD
Sat 13 Jun 20

Mill Barn - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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,...
Mill Barn, Preston PR5 0SS
Sat 13 Jun 20

Sexy Lamp

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Sexy Lamp Multi-award-winning writer and performer Katie Arnstein now brings the highly acclaimed Sexy Lamp out on a UK Tour.
The Lowry, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ
Fri 12 Jun 20

Bolton School Boys’ Division Taster Lessons and Open Doors Morning

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Parents and pupils are invited to experience Bolton School on a normal working day. Parents will be given guided tours by students whilst pupils can sample exciting and practical taster classes.
Bolton School, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Thu 11 Jun 20

Bolton School Girls’ Division Taster Lessons and Open Doors Morning

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Parents and pupils are invited to experience Bolton School on a normal working day. Parents will be given guided tours by students whilst pupils can sample exciting and practical taster classes.
Bolton School, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Wed 10 Jun 20

Bolton School Discovery Afternoon for Year 5 Girls

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Each year, Bolton School Senior Girls’ Division opens its doors to Year 5 girls, their parents and friends after school in the Summer Term.
Bolton School, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Wed 10 Jun 20

Twinkle Twinkle

Details
Presented by Touched Theatre There are melodies that live in all of us. No one knows that more than Marty the puppy, whose beautiful songs and play-time with his Dad are the best part of his day.
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester M15 5ZA
Mon 8 Jun 20

Curious About Lancaster

Details
Have fun discovering Lancaster with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Lancaster?
Lancaster City Centre Starts: Lancaster Castle, Hillside Lancaster LA1 1YH
Mon 8 Jun 20

Curious About Manchester

Details
Have fun discovering Manchester with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Manchester?
Manchester City Centre Starts: Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street Manchester M4 3DU
Mon 8 Jun 20

Meresands Kennels & Cattery - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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An enchanting woodland garden of approx 4 acres with formal gardens and colourful koi pond. Walking through the laburnum arch you can explore the woodland area.
Meresands Kennels & Cattery, Ormskirk L40 1TG
Sun 7 Jun 20

Calder House Lane Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
The gardens range from a small satellite to a large (relatively new ) garden featuring over 100 Hosta varieties. Mainly cottage gardens in style, each having its own features and interest.
Calder House Lane Gardens, Preston PR3 1ZE
Sun 7 Jun 20

Calder House Lane Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
The gardens range from a small satellite to a large (relatively new ) garden featuring over 100 Hosta varieties. Mainly cottage gardens in style, each having its own features and interest.
Calder House Lane Gardens, Preston PR3 1ZE
Sat 6 Jun 20

Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby and Childrens events

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Pop-up Baby & Children’s Market/Event and Fun Family Day Out The place where Smart Parents shop! SAVE up to 90% on quality pre-loved goods! Plenty to keep the little ones amused.
Burnage Community Centre, 347 Burnage Lane, Manchester M19 1EW
Sat 6 Jun 20

Concerts Concerts Society - Effra Music - Cancelled

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Effra Music Three virtuoso musicians from three types of music come together to form a contemporary trio whose original music draws upon the traditional styles of the British Isles and beyond.
Ribble Valley Borough Civic Suite, Church Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DD
Wed 3 Jun 20

Gawthorpe Hall - Silver School of Arms - Cancelled

Details
Discover historic weapons and armour, and see some stunning sword fighting displays with the Silver School of Arms. Included in admission to Hall. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley, BB12 8UA
Sun 31 May 20

Dent Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Nestled in the oldest part of Trawden villlage and rolling Lancashire countryside, this mature and evolving country garden surrounds a 400 year old grade II listed hall (not open); featuring a
Dent Hall, Colne BB8 8NX
Sat 30 May 20

UK Pink Floyd Experience

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Celebrating over 50 Years of one of rock music’s most influential bands, UK Pink Floyd Experience recreate the sights and sounds of the legendary band in concert.
The Albert Halls Victoria Sq Bolton BL1 1RU
Sat 30 May 20

This Is Egypt

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The ’This is Egypt’ show is the culmination of dancers across the UK learning from Egyptian dance stars the rich history of Egyptian Folklore.
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Fri 29 May 20

UK Pink Floyd Experience

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Celebrating over 50 Years of one of rock music’s most influential bands, UK Pink Floyd Experience recreate the sights and sounds of the legendary band in concert.
The Grand Theare St. Leonards Gate Lancaster BL1 1RU
Fri 29 May 20

UK Pink Floyd Experience

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Celebrating over 50 Years of one of rock music’s most influential bands, UK Pink Floyd Experience recreate the sights and sounds of the legendary band in concert.
Crawley The Hawth Theatre Crawley LA1 1NL
Wed 27 May 20

THE THRILLS OF LOVE at Wigan Little Theatre - Postponed

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Written by: Amanda Whittington The true story of a woman scorned Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be hanged in Britain in 1955 after being convicted of shooting her lover, David Blakely, in
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite the Ball and Boot, if your sat nav can’t find it) WN1 3SL
Tue 26 May 20

Great Harwood Agricultural Society’s 153rd Annual Show - Cancelled

Details
We have non-stop displays in the Main Arena all day. Classic and vintage vehicles, Birds of prey, Accrington Pipe Band, Shire horse championship, ridden heavy horses, Ayrshire calves, Bowley Hill...
The New Showfield, Harwood Lane, Great Harwood, Lancs BB6 7UL
Mon 25 May 20

Ribchester spring bank village market

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Ribchester spring bank village market will be in its 32nd year and its a free event for people to come and grab some fantastic item from craft item to home made cakes bric brac to indoor stalls toys
bee mill ribchester PR3 3XL
Mon 25 May 20

Rufford Old Hall - Domestic Duties - Cancelled

Details
Are you a domestic god or goddess' Pop on a pinny and cap and join the maid on wash day. You’ll learn about the routines and items used during a typical Victorian wash day.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Mon 25 May 20

Garden Open. 31st Year of Opening for the N.G.S. charity

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See website www.clearbeckgarden.org.uk
Clearbeck House Tatham LA2 8PJ
Sun 24 May 20

Gawthorpe Hall - Explore the Victorian Kitchen - Cancelled

Details
Explore the Victorian kitchen, meet the housekeeper and find out about how the servants lived and worked. Have a go at writing out a menu with a quill pen. Included in normal admission to the Hall.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley, BB12 8UA
Sun 24 May 20

Andrew Maxwell - Reality

Details
Andrew is out of the jungle and back with his creature comforts. He has swapped creepy crawlies, rice and beans for Guinness, good grub and a posh hotel.
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Wed 20 May 20

Twinkle Twinkle

Details
Presented by Touched Theatre There are melodies that live in all of us. No one knows that more than Marty the puppy, whose beautiful songs and play-time with his Dad are the best part of his day.
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester M15 5ZA
Tue 19 May 20

Curious About Lancaster

Details
Have fun discovering Lancaster with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Lancaster?
Lancaster City Centre Starts: Lancaster Castle, Hillside Lancaster LA1 1YH
Tue 19 May 20

Curious About Manchester

Details
Have fun discovering Manchester with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Manchester?
Manchester City Centre Starts: Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street Manchester M4 3DU
Tue 19 May 20

Jazz on a Sunday - Cancelled

Details
An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Chicago Teddybears
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 17 May 20

Shibashi Day - Tai Chi - Qigong Workshops

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A day of gently paced workshops & friendship in Tai Chi, looking at the three Shibashi sets as taught by Lighthouse Tai Chi®.
Holiday Inn Express, Pendle Way, Burnley BB12 0TJ
Sun 17 May 20

Matshead Lodge - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
Set in approx 2 acres, a garden of mixed herbaceous borders, with shrubs, orchard and loose stone paths.
Matshead Lodge, Preston PR3 0GL
Sat 16 May 20

Through the Decades Party Night

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Join us for our popular Through the Decades party night. A great night for fans of music from the ‘70s, ‘80s, ‘90s, ‘00s and now! Includes: 3 course meal, disco and bar service
DW Stadium, Wigan WN5 0UN
Sat 16 May 20

Preston Orpheus Choir: Bach St John Passion - Postponed

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Our 90th anniversary concert - a repeat of the very first work performed by the choir after their formation in 1930
St Michael’s church, Kirkham PR4 2SE
Sat 16 May 20

Rachel Parris: All Change Please

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Bafta-nominated comedian, Rachel Parris, is back with a brand-new show about big life changes. Join viral sensation and star of BBC’s The Mash Report as she performs stand-up and songs about...
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Thu 14 May 20

Gawthorpe Hall - Guided Estate Walk with National Trust Ranger - Cancelled

Details
Join the National Trust Ranger for a guided walk around the grounds at Gawthorpe Hall. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley, BB12 8UA
Thu 14 May 20

The Ridges - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
3 acres, incl old walled orchard garden, cottage-style herbaceous borders, with perfumed rambling roses and clematis thru fruit trees.
The Ridges, Chorley PR6 9EB
Sun 10 May 20

Derian House Children’s Hospice - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
The gardens play a large part in creating an atmosphere of relaxation, tranquillity and joy. Distinct areas include the Smile Park, the Memorial, and Seaside Gardens.
Derian House Children’s Hospice, Chorley PR7 1DH
Sun 10 May 20

The Annual Fast Paws Dog Show

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All proceeds will be going to Dogs 4 Rescue and Alleycats. The itinerary for the day is as follows - REGISTRATION STARTS AT 10.45 FOR THE DOG SHOW CLASSES. 11.00 - Show opens 10.
Nelson and Colne rugby club Harrison Drive Bb8 9sf BB8 9SF
Sun 10 May 20

*CANCELLED* Hilldale Traditional Village Fair 2020

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**Cancelled Traditional Country Fair in the village of Hilldale. Crowning & Parade of the Hilldale Rose Queen at 1.
Hilldale Village Hall & Field, Chorley Road, Hilldale, Parbold, Lancashire WN8 7AL
Sat 9 May 20

Spring Fair

Details
Stalls, raffles, games, refreshments
St Johns Parish Church, East Beach, Lytham (opposite the Windmill) FY8 5EX
Sat 9 May 20

Gawthorpe Hall - Painting Padiham - Cancelled

Details
Part of the Painting Padiham event - travel on the free vintage bus between the Hall and Padiham town centre and join in some fun arty crafts on the front lawn. Visit www.paintingpadiham.org.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley, BB12 8UA
Sat 9 May 20

Hue and Cry

Details
Brothers Patrick and Gregory Kane formed Hue and Cry in 1983 and the duo made a huge impact in the late 80’s with the albums ‘Seduced and Abandoned’ and ‘Remote’ as well as massive hit singles such
Darwen Library Theatre Knott St Darwen BB3 3BU
Sat 9 May 20

Higham May Fair

Details
Unfortunately the outbreak of Coronavirus has meant that we have had to cancel this year’s event.
Higham St.John’s School, Higham Church & Higham Village Hall BB12 9EU
Fri 8 May 20

Abba Sensation in Concert - Postponed

Details
Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe.
PLAYHOUSE 2, SHAW Nr OLDHAM OL2 8NX
Fri 8 May 20

Rufford Old Hall - VE Day at Rufford - Cancelled

Details
8th May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of VE day. The tea room will have finger sandwiches, cream teas and Victoria sponge on sale.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Fri 8 May 20

Jazz on a Sunday - Cancelled

Details
An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Blue Magnolia Jass Band
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 3 May 20

Rufford Old Hall - Sow it, Grow it, Plant it - Cancelled

Details
Join the friendly garden team and plant sunflower seeds. The team will show you how to nurture and help your seeds to grow. Booking Not Needed.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Sun 3 May 20

Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra - Postponed

Details
Live steel music performance by this popular youth group from Stockport
Market Street, Wigan WN1 1PJ
Sat 2 May 20

Circus Funtasia Rawtenstall

Details
Circus Funtasia presents a brand new production packed with world-class talent! This phenomenal live show goes beyond all your expectations, and proves that the circus isn’t just for...
Marl Pits Leisure Centre, Newchurch Road, Rawtenstall BB4 7SN
Wed 29 Apr 20

Schools Half Marathon Merseyside

Details
Schools Half Marathon Merseyside takes place on 28th April 2020 at Aintree Racecourse. The event will see hundreds of school pupils run the final 1.
Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Road, Merseyside L9 5AS
Tue 28 Apr 20

Explosives: The Past, Present and Future

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Explosives: The Past, Present and Future Explosives have been part of our lives for many years. The first record of an explosive powder dates back to in China in 220BC and by the end of the 13th Century explosives were in use by many...
Bolton School Girls’ Division, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Mon 27 Apr 20

Come and Sing Choruses from Handel’s Messiah - Cancelled

Details
Join The Rawstorne Singers for our first Come and Sing! Event, featuring choruses from the perennial favourite, Messiah by George F. Handel. Conductor: Marc Murray. Organist: Karen Au.
St Saviour’s Church, Church Road, Bamber Bridge PR5 6EP
Sat 25 Apr 20

Dale House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

Details
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,
Dale House Gardens, Preston PR3 2BE
Sat 25 Apr 20

Geoff Norcott - Taking Liberties

Details
Geoff Norcott’s acclaimed Taking Liberties tour has been doubled in size, with 25 new dates added in 2020.
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Sat 25 Apr 20

Barnoldswick Festival of Food and Drink

Details
Barnoldswick Festival of Food and Drink Barnoldswick’s annual festival of food and drink takes place on the Town Square in Barnoldswick, and will feature a full day’s entertainment, along with a variety of stalls with
Town Square, Albert Road, Barnoldswick BB18 5AA
Sat 25 Apr 20

World Tai Chi Day 2020 - with Lighthouse Tai Chi

Details
A day of tai chi and qigong to mark this annual global event with Lighthouse Tai Chi & Qigong®. To Book Your Place Call: Pendle Leisure Trust On 01282 661166, One Place Per Person We are also...
Pendle Leisure Centre, Crown Way, Colne BB8 9NP
Sat 25 Apr 20

Annual Quiz Night and Spring Draw for Cancer Research UK - Cancelled

Details
Come along as a team of four and take part in our Annual Quiz to raise funds for Cancer Research UK, organised by the Leyland fundraising group. No need to be an expert !
St Mary’s Priory Club, Broadfield Drive Leyland PR25 1PD
Fri 24 Apr 20

The Amy Winehouse Experience

Details
In her short career, the talent of Amy Winehouse created a lasting impression on the music world of the 21st century.
Darwen Library Theatre Knott St Darwen BB3 3BU
Fri 24 Apr 20

From Stage to Screen - Cancelled

Details
From Stage to Screen From Stage to Screen - Musical concert Directed & Choreographed by Anthony Williams Musical Direction by Steven Mercer
Burnley Mechanics BB11 1BH
Thu 23 Apr 20

Gawthorpe Hall - Discovering Lace - Cancelled

Details
Meet our lace experts who can show you how to use bobbins, needles and other forgotten skills to create beautiful lace. Entry included in admission to the Hall. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley, BB12 8UA
Thu 23 Apr 20

Bolton School Infant and Junior Schools’ Open Evening

Details
Bright, inquisitive children and their parents are invited to attend the Bolton School Infant and Junior Schools’ Open Evening.
Bolton School, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Thu 23 Apr 20

Circus Funtasia Clitheroe

Details
Circus Funtasia presents a brand new production packed with world-class talent! This phenomenal live show goes beyond all your expectations, and proves that the circus isn’t just for...
Castle Fields, Eshton Terrace, Clitheroe BB7 1BQ
Wed 22 Apr 20

Jazz on a Sunday - Cancelled

Details
An evening of Traditional Jazz with Manchester Jazz.
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 19 Apr 20

Plant Fair at Hoghton Tower, Nr Preston on Saturday 18th April 2020 - Cancelled

Details
Plant Hunters’ Fair at the wonderful Hoghton Tower with entry to the plant fair and garden at just £1 - in aid of Hoghton Tower Preservation Trust.
Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Nr Preston PR5 0SH
Sat 18 Apr 20

Murder Mystery Evening - Cancelled

Details
If you’re a budding Miss Marple or Sherlock Holmes, then get a team together of any size and join us to solve the mystery. £7.50 per adult, including buffet supper.
Leyland St James Primary School, Slater Lane, Leyland PR26 7SH
Sat 18 Apr 20

Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra - Postponed

Details
Live steel music performance by this popular youth group from Stockport
Warrington, Market Gate WA1 1XG
Sat 18 Apr 20

Come Dancing - Cancelled

Details
Come Dancing presented by The West Lancs Cinema Organ Trust. Live music played by Charles Brown on the organ. MCs Andrew and Susan. A 50/50 mix of ballroom and sequence dancing. Licensed bar.
St Stephens Institute and Club, 12 Hoole Lane, Banks Southport PR9 8BD
Fri 17 Apr 20

Preacher Lawson

Details
Preacher Lawson was born In Portland, Oregon, but raised most of his adolescence in Memphis, TN. He moved 20 times before the age of 10, but if you asked him what city he’s from he’d say...
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Thu 16 Apr 20

TEECHERS at Wigan Little Theatre - Postponed

Details
Written by John Godber Fifth form students, through their end of term play, tell the hilarious story of an idealistic new teacher in his perilous first days inside a local comprehensive
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite the Ball and Boot, if your sat nav can’t find it) WN1 3SL
Tue 14 Apr 20

Gawthorpe Hall - Easter Bunny Trail - Cancelled

Details
Hunt for the Pendelfin bunnies round the grounds of the Hall. Booking Not Needed.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley, BB12 8UA
Sun 12 Apr 20

Supreme Queen

Details
Now one of the most recognisable Tribute bands in the world, SUPREME QUEEN continue to take things to a whole different level, with their homage to the halcyon days of one of the planet’s greatest
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Sat 11 Apr 20

Charity Comedy Night

Details
Charity Comedy Night Another great night of comedy here again at St Chads Parish Centre on the night we have MC Jamie Sutherland , Dominic Woodward , Stephen Cookson and comedy veteran Venn Tracey .
St Chads Parish Centre Town Lane , Whittle Le Woods , Chorley PR6 8AJ
Sat 11 Apr 20

Morecambe winter garden ghost hunt

Details
Morecambe winter garden ghost hunt Morecambe’s Winter Gardens the town’s oldest surviving theatre, is one of the town’s most haunted buildings!
209 Marine road central Morecambe LA4 4BU
Fri 10 Apr 20

Gawthorpe Hall - Pace Egging - Cancelled

Details
Get involved in the Lancashire tradition of decorating and rolling eggs. Bring a boiled egg to decorate and then roll. Booking Advisable. Phone: 01282 771004.
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley, BB12 8UA
Wed 8 Apr 20

Jazz on a Sunday - Cancelled

Details
An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Tame Valley Stompers
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 5 Apr 20

Andy & the Odd Socks

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Andy and the Odd Socks have today announced the 2020 tour dates and album pre-order bundle package. Fans can now pre-order the new Who’s In The Odd Socks?
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Sun 5 Apr 20

The Story of Guitar Heroes

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“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to...
Floral Hall, Southport Theatre, Waterfront, Promenade, PR9 0DZ
Sat 4 Apr 20

Lancaster & District Choral Society Concert- Haydn, Schubert, Jenkins - Cancelled

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Lancaster & District Choral Society Concert- Haydn- Nelson Mass, Schubert- Mass in G, Jenkins- Gloria Conductor-John Perrin Orchestra- Leader: Julian Cann Soprano: Juliet Montgomery Mezzo
The Ashton Hall, Lancaster Town Hall, George St., Lancaster LA1 1PJ
Sat 4 Apr 20

Preston Orpheus Choir: Come & Sing Bach’s St John Passion - Postponed

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A chance to work with Preston Orpheus Choir & their Music Director Abi Kitching on JS Bach’s choral masterpiece.
New Longton Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, New Longton, Preston PR4 4AA
Sat 4 Apr 20

Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra - Postponed

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Live steel music performance by this popular youth group from Stockport
Ashton-under- Lyne Market Ground OL6 7JE
Sat 4 Apr 20

Rufford Old Hall - Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - Cancelled

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This spring at Rufford Old Hall, search for clues to a tasty Cadbury treat at the end. You’ll need to explore the woods and follow the garden paths to get the chocolaty prize.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Sat 4 Apr 20

Manford’s Comedy Club

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LAUNCH NIGHT!! St Marys Chambers in Rawtenstall plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason...
St Marys Chambers, Haslingden Road, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 6QX
Fri 3 Apr 20

Art of Believing: Flamenco Music and Dance

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Experience vibrant and authentic Flamenco music and dance from the spectacular Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company.
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Fri 3 Apr 20

Scott Robertson (Guitar) - Postponed

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Scott Robertson (Guitar) Scott Robertson is a brilliant young Romantic Classical Guitarist. He is also a seasoned performer with hundreds of hours professional playing to his name.
Longton W.I. Hall School Lane Longton PR4 5YA
Thu 2 Apr 20

Clitheroe Concerts Society - New World String Quartet Sorry:CANCELLED - Cancelled, Postponed

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Clitheroe Concerts Society - New World String Quartet The Society brings a large number of world class chamber musicians and chamber groups to Clitheroe but its rare that we have the pleasure of
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, Sixth Form Centre, York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DJ
Wed 1 Apr 20

Preston Drama Club presents Death Trap a thriller by Ira Levin

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Preston Drama Club presents Death Trap a thriller by Ira Levin This ingeniously constructed play offers a rare and skillful blending of two priceless theatrical ingredients – gasp-inducing thrills and spontaneous laughter.
Preston Playhouse, Market St West, Preston PR1 2HB
Wed 1 Apr 20

Strangers On A Train by Craig Warner

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Strangers On A Train by Craig Warner Stage Two Downham present Strangers On A Train by Craig Warner CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19 AND PUBLIC SAFETY RESTRICTIONS ‘Strangers On A Train’ is a thriller by Craig Warner, based on the novel by
Downham Village Hall, Downham, Clitheroe BB7
Wed 1 Apr 20

Jazz on a Sunday - Cancelled

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Wabash Jazzmen.
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 29 Mar 20

Leyland Band at The Grand Clitheroe

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Come and enjoy a wonderful springtime musical treat with the fabulous Leyland Band as we present an afternoon of great music for everyone, from the movies, musical theatre and the classics.
The Grand 18 York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DL
Sun 29 Mar 20

Record fair

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New event in the famous bury indoor market traders buying and selling collectable vinyl dvds cds
Indoor market hall bury BL9 0BJ
Sat 28 Mar 20

Red Admiral Music Academy Concert - Cancelled

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Come along and listen to the fantastic music of this local brass band and help to raise funds towards the refurbishment of the unique Lych Gate. Everyone is welcome and a great night is guaranteed.
Leyland St James Church, Slater Lane, Leyland, Lancs PR26 7SH
Sat 28 Mar 20

Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra - Postponed

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Live steel music performance by this popular youth group from Stockport
Preston Flag Market PR1 2PP
Sat 28 Mar 20

Powerhouse Gospel Choir

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Powerhouse Gospel Choir’s uniqueness comes from the magical blend of their voices producing a sound that is soulful, passionate & uplifting Powerhouse Gospel Choir’s uniqueness comes
Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lodge St, Lancaster LA1 1NL
Sat 28 Mar 20

Powerhouse Gospel Choir

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Powerhouse Gospel Choir’s uniqueness comes from the magical blend of their voices producing a sound that is soulful, passionate & uplifting Powerhouse Gospel Choir’s uniqueness comes
Burnley Mechanics, Manchester Rd, Burnley BB11 1BH
Fri 27 Mar 20

A Night at La Danse Paradiso

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Intrigue and excitement, love and romance combine in this new and exciting fusion of dance, song and drama with music from Rent, Can Can, Moulin Rouge, American in Paris, Gypsy, Funny Face, Nine, La
The Dancehouse,10A Oxford Road M1 5QA
Thu 26 Mar 20

A Night at La Danse Paradisa

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Intrigue and excitement, love and romance combine in this new and exciting fusion of dance, song and drama with music from Rent, Can Can, Moulin Rouge, American in Paris, Gypsy, Funny Face, Nine, La
The Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5QA
Thu 26 Mar 20

Women in WWI - Postponed

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Women in WWI Dr Badsey’s particular specialism is nursing during the First World War, but she has a broader interest in women and warfare, occupation and social change.
Bolton School Girls’ Division, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Tue 24 Mar 20

Leyland In Tune Keyboard Concert - Churches Together Furniture Scheme

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Come along and enjoy some fabulous live music performed by some of the Top keyboard players in the UK.
Midge Hall Methodist Church, Longmeanygate, Leyland. PR26 6TD
Mon 23 Mar 20

Who Knows Where the Time Goes? - Songs of Sandy Denny

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The Julie July Band has built a substantial reputation on reinterpretations of Sandy Denny’s songs and play a heartfelt tribute to the great singer-songwriter.
The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan WN1 1NA
Sun 22 Mar 20

Spring Ball

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Spring Ball Join us for a great night of social dancing - Ballroom, Latin, Rock n Roll, Sequence & Line Dress to Impress at our Spring Ball! All dancers welcome.
Adlington Community Centre, Railway Rd, Adlington PR6 9RF
Sat 21 Mar 20

The Blockheads

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The Blockheads have continued after Dury’s death, contributing to the 2001 tribute album Brand New Boots and Panties, then releasing Where’s the Party (2004), Staring Down the Barrel (2009),[8] and
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Sat 21 Mar 20

Rise! Spoken Word @Bureau feat. Rose Condo and guests

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Rise! is an exciting new series of poetry events at the Bureau Centre for the Arts, Blackburn, including opportunities to hear amazing and inspiring spoken word artists, take part in workshops, and...
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Sat 21 Mar 20

Lancaster Millennium Choir and friends - Swingtime in Springtime!

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Lancaster Millennium Choir and friends - Swingtime in Springtime! The first gig in Millennium Choir’s spring tour will take place in Halton on March 21st! Choirmaster Andy Whitfield brings you upbeat, fun arrangements of American-style Swing pieces.
The Centre@Halton, Low Rd, Halton, Lancaster LA2 6NB
Sat 21 Mar 20

Chorley Branch LFHHS - March meeting - Cancelled, Postponed

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Thursday 19 March 2020 - Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic), Cunliffe Street, Chorley, PR7 2BE Update on War Memorials: Mike Coyle joins us to talk about the ongoing fight to preserve and
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall), Cunliffe Street, Chorley PR7 2BE
Thu 19 Mar 20

ALICE IN WONDERLAND at Wigan Little Theatre (youth production) - Cancelled

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WLT Youth Theatre Production Alice plunges down the rabbit hole and becomes involved in a madcap and delicious series of adventures immortalized by Lewis Carroll.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite the Ball and Boot, if your sat nav can’t find it) WN1 3SL
Thu 19 Mar 20

Chamber Philharmonic Europe

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This event has been cancelled.
St. George’s Church, off Lune St., Preston PR1 2NP
Wed 18 Mar 20

Troy Hawke Tiles Of The Unexpected

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With The Lancaster Comedy Club
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 15 Mar 20

Daliso Chaponda - Blah Blah Blacklist Tour 2019

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In his hilarious, daring new show ‘Blah Blah Blacklist’ Daliso looks at disgraced blacklisted celebrities and historical figures we’re ashamed we once admired and who now have let us down.
The Dukes, Moor Ln, Lancaster LA1 1QE
Sat 14 Mar 20

Trash or Treasure Table Top Sale - Bamber Bridge - Cancelled

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Buy or sell all manner of items both useful and useless at our next sale on Saturday 14th March 9am till 12 noon ( Sellers from 8.30) Tea, coffee and bacon barms on sale from 9.
St Aidan’s Church Hall, Station Road, Bamber Bridge PR5 6QL
Sat 14 Mar 20

Cloudbursting - Sold Out

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Cloudbusting are 5 musicians from the UK, dedicated to performing this incomparable music with no hint of pastiche or impersonation. There is, and only ever can be, one Kate.
Darwen Library Theatre Knott St Darwen BB3 3BU
Sat 14 Mar 20

The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show

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The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show One of the final dates of the ’Wall Around The Moon’ tour. Spotlighting Pink Floyds 1979 release, The Wall and also includes a complete performance of ’The Dark Side Of The...
Royal Court Theatre, Rochdale Rd, Bacup OL13 9NR
Sat 14 Mar 20

GLOW Manchester

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Night Time walk to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society
The Piazza, Media City M50 2QH
Sat 14 Mar 20

Get Creative Festival Planning and meeting session

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A Get Creative planning meeting and workshop for organisations, groups and individuals interested in hosting or delivering creative activity as part of Get Creative 2020, 9-17 May.
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Wed 11 Mar 20

The Lancaster Comedy Club

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With Ignacio Lopez Ryan Cullen Chris Chopping George Rigden
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 8 Mar 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Red Stripe Band.
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 8 Mar 20

Ramsbottom Food & Craft Market

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At each Farmers Market there are Food and Craft Stalls inside the Civic Hall. The traders offer a wide range of amazing handmade goods such as Goats Cheeses, baked cakes, homemade authentic...
Ramsbottom Civic Hall, Market Place Ramsbottom BL0 9AJ
Sun 8 Mar 20

Comedy @ Darwen Library Theatre

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With Julian Deane Tom Wrigglesworth Simon Lomas Alun Cochrane
Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen BB3 3BU
Sat 7 Mar 20

Craft & Gift Fair - Lostock Parish Centre - Bolton

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Craft & Gift Fair - Lostock Parish Centre - Bolton Come and join us for our Craft & Gift Fair at Lostock Parish Centre on Saturday 7th March Open to the public 10:30am - 3:30pm.
Lostock Parish Centre Tempest Road Bolton Lancashire BL6 4EL
Sat 7 Mar 20

Manfords Comedy Club

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Chorley Little Theatre plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. Come and have some fun and a real good laugh, as four amazing comedians take to the stage, all personally chosen by Jason...
Chorley Little Theatre, Dole Lane,Chorley PR7 2RL
Sat 7 Mar 20

Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop

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Join Keen Green Macrame Machine at The Bureau Centre for the Arts for a relaxed workshop session making your own macrame plant hangers using 100% recycled cotton yarn.
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Sat 7 Mar 20

Soul Town Divas Party Night

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Bringing you the very best soul and Motown classics from acts such as The Supremes, Aretha Franklin, Etta James and many more.
DW Stadium, Wigan WN5 0UN
Sat 7 Mar 20

Off The Rails Comedy Club

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With Tom Wrigglesworth Tony Law Lindsey Santoro Rob Riley
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield OL3 7HX
Sat 7 Mar 20

George’s Comedy Club

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With Daliso Chaponda Elliot Steel Lindsey Davies Tez Ilyas
King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn, BB2 1AA
Fri 6 Mar 20

Comedy @ Chorlton Irish Club

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With Elliot Steel Tony Law Sian Davies Mick Ferry
Chorlton Irish Club, 17 High Lane, Chorlton M21 9DJ
Fri 6 Mar 20

International Women’s Day Event

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We are delighted to be working with the Our Community Our Future team to bring you a day of creativity, friendship, food and fun.
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Fri 6 Mar 20

A Spoonful of Julie (a tribute to Julie Andrews)

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A Spoonful of Julie (a tribute to Julie Andrews) Join Nicola Mills, singing the songs of the practically perfect Dame Julie Andrews, in this memorable tribute ‘A Spoonful of Julie’.
The Met Theatre Market St Bury BL9 0BW
Fri 6 Mar 20

Charity Coffee Morning

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Lancaster & District Choral Society are holding a coffee morning . Various stalls include home made preserves, garden produce, crafts, hand made cards, jewellery, books and cakes. Raffle.
Bolton le sands Community centre Packet Lane Bolton le sands LA5 8DW
Thu 5 Mar 20

Clitheroe Concerts Society --- Ugnius Pauliukonis, Piano

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Ugnius Pauliukonis is an adopted Mancunian who was the only student at the RNCM to be awarded the prestigious Gold Medal in 2013.
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, Sixth Form Centre, York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DJ
Wed 4 Mar 20

World Book Day bonanza at The Mall Blackburn

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The Mall Blackburn has teamed up with the organisers of World Book Day to bring stories to life in the shopping centre!
The Mall Blackburn 25 Church Street BB1 5QH
Wed 4 Mar 20

Keeping it in the Family

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Former Wigan High School and Wigan Grammar School pupils, artistic sister and brother duo, Carole and Martin Dawber, will be sharing the Artist of the Month spotlight at The ArtHouse over in
The ArtHouse 65 Eastbank Street Southport PR8 1EJ
Tue 3 Mar 20

Get your free hearing test in Clitheroe this World Hearing Day 2020

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On World Hearing Day, which takes place on 3 March 2020, Bayfields Opticians and Audiologists in Clitheroe is encouraging local people to take advantage of its free hearing health
Bayfields Opticians and Audiologists, 11 Castle Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 2BT
Tue 3 Mar 20

Poetry Festival with Poet Laureate Simon Armitage

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Poetry Festival with Poet Laureate Simon Armitage A group of talented young writers will read their own work in the first half hour of the Bolton School Poetry Festival before a reading from the poet Simon Armitage.
Bolton School Girls’ Division, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Mon 2 Mar 20

Beginners guide to 35mm B&W photography (2 part workshop)

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Beginners guide to 35mm B&W photography: (a workshop in two parts) Workshop #1: Within this 3 hour session you will be taught the basics of how to use a 35mm camera* from loading the film to
Obscura Darkroom, Blackburn 86 Penny Street, Blackburn BB1 6HA
Mon 2 Mar 20

The Didsbury Comedy Club

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With Scott Bennett Christian Reilly Stevie Gray Rob Mulholland
Didsbury Cricket Club, Wilmslow Rd., Didsbury M20 2ZY
Sun 1 Mar 20

Workoutathon for Rainbow Hub

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Get Fit, Have Fun & Help others. Rainbow Hub Charity ’Workoutathon’. 3 hours of various fitness workouts including Zumba, Metafit, Legs Bums N Tums, Rockbox, Les Mills Bodycombat &...
The Great Room, Preston North End FC, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston PR1 6RU
Sun 1 Mar 20

Prestwich Artisan Spring Market

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Come and experience the finest makers, producers, and artisans in crafts, arts, food and drink from Bury, Manchester and the North West.
The longfield Suite Prestwich Manchester M25 1AY
Sun 1 Mar 20

The Lancaster Comedy Club

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With Tom Wrigglesworth Bethany Black Brian Bell Mike Wilkinson
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 1 Mar 20

Residents weekend on the East Lancashire railway

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For one weekend only, residents of Bury, Rochdale and Rossendale can take advantage of the discounted rates open to holders of our Resident Permits.
BL9 0EY
Sat 29 Feb 20

Spectacularfest 3

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A celebration of live music featuring 9 bands and host DJ with all profits being donated to East Lancs Hospice.
The Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Sat 29 Feb 20

Dance to Live Music with Sounds Retro

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Come along and dance the night away to ’Sounds Retro’. Two male singers/musicians who have been performing for many years and sing the greatest hits from The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, The...
St James the Great Church Hall, Church Lane, Wrightington, Nr Wigan WN6 9SL
Sat 29 Feb 20

Junior Jam

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Our jam-packed music sessions for children aged 4-8 are back this spring! With an exciting theme each month, help your little ones develop their musical skills in a fun, friendly and accessible...
Manchester Central Library Manchester M2 5PD
Sat 29 Feb 20

Art SPACE and Creatives Corner present Creative Social

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This event is all about you. The first half of the evening will be an opportunity to exhibit your work, mingle and enjoy the hands on activities.
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Sat 29 Feb 20

Spring Clothes Swap

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Clothes Swaps are the easy way to update your wardrobe! It’s guilt free shopping with no cost to your wallet and great for the environment.
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Sat 29 Feb 20

Boyzlife

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This show will include many of their greatest hits, the catalogue includes a record breaking 18 Number 1 singles and 9 number 1 albums, and combined record sales of over 60 Million Units.
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Fri 28 Feb 20

Dance For Parkinson’s (POSTPONED)

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This 4-week Dance and Parkinson’s project will bring high quality, community-based arts activity for people with Parkinson’s (PwP), family members, friends, and carers in the Blackburn
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Fri 28 Feb 20

TWELFTH NIGHT at Wigan Little Theatre

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This is a classic Shakespeare comedy involving his favourite themes of love, twins, ambition, betrayal, deceit, cross-dressing (and cross garters).
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite the Ball and Boot, if your sat nav can’t find it) WN1 3SL
Tue 25 Feb 20

Off The Rails Comedy Club

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With Troy Hawke Paul Pirie Daniel Nicholas Justin Moorhouse
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield OL3 7HX
Sun 23 Feb 20

The Lancaster Comedy Club

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With Javier Jarquin Steve Harris Rahul Kohli George Rigden
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 23 Feb 20

Wilder v Fury

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Come along to the newly refurbished The Bull to watch the Wilder vs Fury rematch. Famed as a sporting hotspot, a brand new 82” HD TV screen has been installed to ensure viewing any sporting event is...
2 Blackpool Old Road, Poulton-le-fylde FY6 7DH
Sat 22 Feb 20

Mending Cafe at The Bureau

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The Mending Cafe at The Bureau will be a place where people can bring items that need repairing. The ‘cafe’ will provide a relaxed, environment where people can learn & share skills needed to be able...
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Sat 22 Feb 20

February Half Term Kids Arrive ’n’ Drive

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February Half Term Kids Arrive ’n’ Drive Suitable for ages 8 to 15 years old. Cadets: 8 to 11 years old Juniors: 12 to 15 years old No experience required, just arrive ’n’...
Three Sisters Road, Three Sisters Circuit, Wigan WN4 8DD
Fri 21 Feb 20

Now that’s what I CALL a Quiz night!

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Now that’s what I CALL a Quiz night! Six rounds of ten questions - we always start with Current Affairs, we always include Pot Luck, we always have a mystery ’Conundrum’ round (pictures) and we always finish with a music
Cricket Club, Victory Park, off West Close Road, Barnoldswick BB18 5LE
Fri 21 Feb 20

Billy Sparks , Bounce challenge zone

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The indoor sports hall will be filled with inflatable bouncy castle , assault course bungee run laser tag maze , surf simulator , pillow bash gladiator duel activities plus loads more .
Walton -le -dale , High school , Brindle Road , BAmber Bridge Preston . PR5 6RN
Fri 21 Feb 20

The Little Prince

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Broken down in the Sahara Desert, desperate to repair her fighter jet, a pilot meets an extraordinary Little Prince.
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester M15 5ZA
Fri 21 Feb 20

Sarah & Ducks’s Big Top Birthday

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The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in a brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show.
The Lowry Pier 8 Salford Quays M50 3AZ
Fri 21 Feb 20

Altham’s Industrial Past (700AD-1960)

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Illustrated talk by Brian Jeffery The subjects are the roles of water and coal in the industrialisation of Altham and the part played by Altham Corn Mill.
Pendle Heritage Centre, Park Hill, 2 Colne Road, Barrowford, nr Nelson BB9 6JQ
Thu 20 Feb 20

Chorley Branch LFHHS - February Branch Meeting

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Thursday 20 February 2020, 7:00 pm. Death Certificates and Family History Tonight we have our own Steve Williams (Chorley Branch) as Guest Speaker.
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall), Cunliffe Street, Chorley PR7 2BE
Thu 20 Feb 20

An Evening with Ken Nicol with special guest Wendy Ross

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Ken Nicol has been a member of Steeleye Span, The Albion Band, Magna Carta and Feast Of Fiddles, and worked with artists ranging from Al Stewart to Phil Cool.
Fox Lane Sport & Social Club, Fox Lane, Leyland PR25 1HB
Thu 20 Feb 20

The Social - Music Night For Over Fifties (POSTPONED)

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Good Music - Good People - Good Times! We may be over 50, but we are definitely not over the hill. If you fancy a night of good music and a chilled atmosphere, head down to The Social at The Bureau...
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Thu 20 Feb 20

Maxine Molin-Rose

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Maxine Molin-Rose Lunchtime Recital with Harpist Maxine Molin-Rose Back due to popular demand, Maxine presents a light programme of Debussy, Bernard Andres and Marcel Tournier.
Penwortham Arts Centre ’The Venue’ Liverpool Road Penwortham PR1 9XE
Thu 20 Feb 20

Bingo Night and Raffle for World Cancer Day

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Come along with family and friends for a few games of bingo and try your luck on the raffle. Organised by the Leyland Fundraising Group for Cancer Research UK, this event is being held to acknowledge...
Fox Lane Sports and Social Club, Fox Lane, Leyland PR25 1HB
Wed 19 Feb 20

Preston Drama Club presents ’The Thrill of Love’ by Amanda Whittington

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Preston Drama Club presents ’The Thrill of Love’ by Amanda Whittington About 9.30pm on Easter Sunday 1955 Ruth Ellis shot and killed her lover David Blakely outside the Magdala Pub in Hampstead.
Preston Playhouse, Market St West, Preston PR1 2HB
Wed 19 Feb 20

Metamorphoses Clarinet Trio

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An ensemble of Clarinet, Viola, and Piano will perform trios by Mozart, Robert Schumann, and Jean Françaix. Presented by Harris Music, Preston
St. George’s Church, off Lune St., Preston PR1 2NP
Wed 19 Feb 20

Free February Fun at The Mall

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There’s plenty to keep the kids entertained at The Mall Blackburn this February half-term with a whole host of free ‘make and take’ activities.
The Mall Blackburn 25 Church Street, Blackburn BB1 5QH
Wed 19 Feb 20

Half Term Fun at Place of Welcome

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Every Wednesday morning from Bureau volunteers host a Place of Welcome, a relaxed and friendly opportunity to have a free brew and some toast and to meet people.
pin The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Wed 19 Feb 20

Lisa Langan - Faces & Figures

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Lisa Langan - Faces & Figures ART AS A FORM OF THERAPY “All my work is original. I work from life but for finer details beyond direct observation at times” A new solo exhibition, entitled “Faces & Figures” by celebrated...
The ArtHouse 65 Eastbank Street Southport PR8 1EJ
Tue 18 Feb 20

SAMLESBURY HALL: Free February Half Term Fun with Betsy Bumblebee

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Betsy Bumblebee is back again this year for the best family fun you’ll find in Lancashire! Hear her very own stories and find the clues around the Hall to complete the quiz, for free!
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0UP
Mon 17 Feb 20

The Lancaster Comedy Club

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With Howard Read Adam Staunton TBC Raymond Mearns
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 16 Feb 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Tenement Jazz Band from Edinburgh.
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 16 Feb 20

9 To 5 the Musical

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Clitheroe Parish Church Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society present 9 To 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie.
St Mary’s Centre Church Street Clitheroe BB7 2DG
Sat 15 Feb 20

Luther: the Legend Lives On

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The World’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Sat 15 Feb 20

Trash or Treasure Table Top Sale - Bamber Bridge

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Buy or sell all manner of items both useful or useless at our next sale on Saturday 15th February 9am till 12 noon ( Sellers from 8.30) Lots of bargains to be had so come and have a look.
St Aidan’s Church Hall Station Road, Bamber Bridge PR5 6QL
Sat 15 Feb 20

Slot Machine theatre: Your Toys

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The exceptional Slot Machine Theatre brings their puppetry skills to a show like no other - one that features your very own toys!
Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University Great Hall Complex Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW
Sat 15 Feb 20

Rufford Old Hall - February Half Term Fun

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Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, and lose yourself within the gardens and woodland at Rufford Old Hall. Pick up a free adventure kit and get exploring.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Sat 15 Feb 20

Blackpool Comes to Oldham

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Blackpool Comes to Oldham (BCTO) returns to Hollinwood for the half-term holidays with over 25 thrilling rides and attractions, free family entertainment including a kid-size sand pit complete with
Hollinwood Events Site, Hollinwood Avenue, Manchester Road, Oldham OL9 7LG
Fri 14 Feb 20

Manford’s Comedy Club

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LAUNCH NIGHT!! ACE Theatre in Nelson plays host to Manford’s Comedy Club. This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK, personally selected by Jason Manford.
The ACE Theatre, Cross Street, Nelson BB9 7NN
Fri 14 Feb 20

Rufford Old Hall - Valentines Open Day - Free Admission

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Bring your friend or valentine for a stroll through the garden and the pretty snowdrops in the woodland.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Fri 14 Feb 20

Place of Welcome

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A Network of Hospitality Places of Welcome is a growing network of local community groups providing their neighborhoods with places where all people feel safe to belong, connect and contribute.
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Wed 12 Feb 20

Steel Pans

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Steel Pan Ensemble run by Bolton Music Service at the Bureau Centre for the Arts All children and young people are welcome from age 8 Wednesdays during term time. Beginners 4.
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Wed 12 Feb 20

Train to Teach- Preston

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A national recruitment campaign is coming to Preston to encourage local people to consider joining a unique profession that shapes the lives of the next generation.
The Holiday Inn Preston, The Ringway, Preston PR1 3AU
Tue 11 Feb 20

Darkroom Printing Induction

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Have a go at making some darkroom prints using our brand new printing facilities! Within this 3 hour session you will learn how to make a contact sheet and produce a silver gelatin print, using your...
Obscura Darkroom, Blackburn 86 Penny Street, Blackburn BB1 6HA
Tue 11 Feb 20

Blackburn Folk

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New Folk Music Group for all ages starting at The Bureau Centre for the Arts with Bolton Music Service. Beginner and advanced musicians of all ages welcome.
The Bureau - Centre for the Arts Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Tue 11 Feb 20

The Sea Around Me - a talk from Miranda Krestovnikoff

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The Sea Around Me - a talk from Miranda Krestovnikoff Miranda Krestovnikoff’s remarkable encounters with marine wildlife around the British Isles Miranda shares the best stories from the last 20 years filming marine wildlife around the UK.
Bolton School Girls’ Division, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Mon 10 Feb 20

Street Scenes

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Blackburn College Presents: Artwork by UAL LV.1 & LV.2 DIPLOMA ART & DESIGN STUDENTS Opening Preview 06 February 2020 From 12.
The Bureau Centre for the Art, Penny Street, BB16HQ Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Mon 10 Feb 20

Daliso Chaponda - Blah Blah Blacklist Tour 2019

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In his hilarious, daring new show ‘Blah Blah Blacklist’ Daliso looks at disgraced blacklisted celebrities and historical figures we’re ashamed we once admired and who now have let us down.
Little Theatre, 10 Dole Ln, Chorley PR7 2RL
Sun 9 Feb 20

The Lancaster Comedy Club

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With Mark Nelson Peter Brush Catherine Burgis Danny Deegan
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 9 Feb 20

Josie Long - Tender

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Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and very-hard-to-pin-down-indie-underdog-nightmare Josie Long is back with a brand new show after a brief hiatus, during which she had a baby and so
the dancehouse theatre 10 oxford road M1 5QA
Sat 8 Feb 20

Manchester Valentines Fun Fair - Back to the 70s

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Wouldn’t you like a little love in your life? The organisers of Manchester’s Valentine’s Fair are promising all the family will love their huge selection of rides & attractions when they bring their...
Heaton Park Manchester M25 2SW
Sat 8 Feb 20

Social Dance Night

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Social Dance Night Join us for a great evening of dance. Popular Sequence and Ballroom at one of the best venues in the North West.
Chorley Town Hall, Market St, Chorley PR7 1DP
Sat 8 Feb 20

Off The Rails Comedy Club

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With Mark Nelson Justin Moorhouse Wilson Milton Rob Riley
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield OL3 7HX
Sat 8 Feb 20

Simon and Garfunkel – Through the Years

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Critically acclaimed as one of the greatest tribute shows anywhere in the world. Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years has toured the globe extensively receiving standing ovations and selling out...
Darwen Library Theatre Knott St Darwen BB3 3BU
Fri 7 Feb 20

Comedy @ Chorlton Irish Club

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With Mark Nelson Simon Wozniak Eleanor Morton Justin Moorhouse
Chorlton Irish Club, 17 High Lane, Chorlton M21 9DJ
Fri 7 Feb 20

George’s Comedy Club

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With Nick Doody Mark Nelson Matt Bragg Alex Boardman
King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn, BB2 1AA
Fri 7 Feb 20

Chroma Harp Duo

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Chroma Harp Duo Lucy Nolan and Becki McIlroy perform Pentacle Suite by Carlos Salzedo, Spanish Dance No. 5 by Enrique Granados with Scorpions by Paul Patterson.
Longton Methodist Church, Marsh Lane, Longton PR4 5ZJ
Thu 6 Feb 20

Clitheroe Concerts Society - Dobrinsky Brown Duo

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Dobrinsky Brown Duo Both artists are multi-competition winners and have performed in festivals all over the world.
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, Sixth Form Centre, York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DJ
Wed 5 Feb 20

Jazz Jam

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Jazz Jam A Jazz Jam evening of live music for everyone to enjoy. Whether you sing or play an instrument or not, you are welcome to get up and play or just come along and listen.
Penwortham Arts Centre ’The Venue’ Liverpool Road Penwortham PR1 9XE
Tue 4 Feb 20

The Lancaster Comedy Club

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With John Scott Wendy Wason Sam Serrano Harry Stachini
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 2 Feb 20

The Didsbury Comedy Club

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With Chris Washington Tez Ilyas Richard Stott Ray Bradshaw
Didsbury Cricket Club, Wilmslow Rd., Didsbury M20 2ZY
Sun 2 Feb 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Frog & Henry Band from New Orleans.
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 2 Feb 20

England Rugby Inner Warrior Camp

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Women nationwide can beat the post-Christmas slump and get fit for free at one of England Rugby’s Inner Warrior Camps, which are taking place up and down the country this January and February
Rochdale RUFC, Moorgate Ave, Bamford, Rochdale OL11 5LU
Sun 2 Feb 20

Kaleidoscope

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Blink. Blink again. What do you see?Day by day your world is filling up with colour, little one.Reds and blues, yellows and greens. Twinkling lights that glisten and gleam.
The Lowry Pier 8 Salford Quays M50 3AZ
Sun 2 Feb 20

Brindle St James’ Belated Burns Night

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A relaxed fun evening celebrating Burns’ Night. Dancing with experienced musician Malcolm and caller Margaret.
Brindle Community Hall, Water Street, Brindle PR6 8NH
Sat 1 Feb 20

Comedy @ Darwen Library Theatre

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With Ray Bradshaw Josh Pugh Michelle de Swartz Justin Moorhouse
Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen BB3 3BU
Sat 1 Feb 20

Live At St Chads - Comedy Night

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Great night of comedy yet again at St Chads Parish Centre with MC - Graeme Rayner , Ola Labib , Dave Bawden , Howard Walker and headliner Archie Kelly from Phoenix Nights .
Town lane , Whittle Le Woods , Chorley PR6 8AJ
Sat 1 Feb 20

SCA Artist of the Month - Paul Daley

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“I LOVE TO DRAW” - a pastime becomes a passion Paul Daley can trace his interest in art back to his childhood growing up in Newcastle.
The ArtHouse 65 Eastbank Street Southport PR8 1EJ
Sat 1 Feb 20

Celebratory Luncheon for Cancer Research UK

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The Leyland Fundraising Group for Cancer Research UK are celebrating 60 wonderful years of fundraising for this very worthy cause.
Leyland Golf Club, Wigan Road, Leyland. PR25 5UD
Fri 31 Jan 20

Aladdin - the Pantomime

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Aladdin - the Pantomime A New Year Treat for the Whole Family Hop aboard our magic carpet and fly to an exciting place where Arabia meets Edgworth village.
The Barlow, 216 Bolton Road, Turton, Bolton BL7 0AP
Fri 31 Jan 20

Defying Dementia Gala Dinner

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Defying Dementia Gala Dinner Do you want to be part of changing the future for thousands of people with dementia . The defying Dementia Gala Dinner is being held on te 31st Janaury at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool and you...
Winter Gardens 97 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HL
Fri 31 Jan 20

Discover the Life-Affirming True Story of ’The Salt Path’

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Discover the Life-Affirming True Story of ’The Salt Path’ The remarkable tale of one couple’s 630 mile journey around the South West Coast Path In one devastating week, Raynor Winn and her husband Moth lost their home, just as a terminal diagnosis
Bolton School Girls’ Division, Chorley New Road, Bolton BL1 4PA
Mon 27 Jan 20

Off The Rails Comedy Club

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With Rich Wilson Christian Reilly Donald Mackerel Mick Ferry
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield OL3 7HX
Sun 26 Jan 20

Crow Black Chicken - Irish Rock Band play in Lancashire

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Once in a while a band comes along that makes you stop, look and listen.... Since forming in 2009, Crow Black Chicken have earned back-pats aplenty for their dirty southern blues sound.
Waterloo Music Bar is located on Waterloo Road, Blackpool FY4 2AF
Sun 26 Jan 20

The Lancaster Comedy Club

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With Lost Voice Guy UA 1 Dec Ray Bradshaw n/a Rob Mulholland
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 26 Jan 20

Chinese New Year: Make a Mythical Beast with Joey Yu

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Join CFCCA and artist Joey Yu to reinvent the Chinese New Year practice of making paper dragons and create your own mythical beast to take home with you.
Exchange Court Manchester Arndale Manchester M4 1AZ
Sun 26 Jan 20

England Rugby Inner Warrior Camp

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Women nationwide can beat the post-Christmas slump and get fit for free at one of England Rugby’s Inner Warrior Camps, which are taking place up and down the country this January and February
Lightfoot Green Lane, Lightfoot Green, Preston PR4 0AP
Sun 26 Jan 20

Junior Jam

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Our jam-packed music sessions for children aged 4-8 are back this spring! With an exciting theme each month, help your little ones develop their musical skills in a fun, friendly and accessible...
Manchester Central Library Manchester M2 5PD
Sat 25 Jan 20

Drag Queen Story Time

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Back by popular demand! Bringing the world-wide phenomenon that was started by author and activist Michelle Tea in San Francisco with the goals to “inspire a love of reading, while teaching deeper...
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester M15 5ZA
Sat 25 Jan 20

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

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Cheer on Hugh Jackman, lust after Zac Efron and hiss Rebecca Ferguson (…or maybe not) as you experience The Greatest Showman in the greatest way possible - with lyrics on the screen so you can join
Fairbottom Street Oldham Manchester OL1 3SW
Sat 25 Jan 20

Comedy @ St Bede’s School

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With Tez Ilyas Daliso Chaponda Sian Davies Justin Moorhouse
St Bede’s School, Alexandra Rd S, Manchester M16 8HX
Fri 24 Jan 20

Circus extraordinary

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Circus extraordinary is coming to bolton as part of our first ever 2020 uk tour with jaw dropping talents including from brazil adrenaline team globe of death ,from morocco laroussei tumblers ,from
Bolton queens park great moor street BL1 4RU
Tue 21 Jan 20

Spanish 15 Week Courses 2020 Clitheroe

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Spanish 15 Week Courses 2020 Clitheroe ¡Hola from Montse! The pace of the lessons is very relaxed. We work with reading, writing and listening skills and always encourage students with their speaking abilities.
Clitheroe Rugby Football Club, Littlemoor Road, Clitheroe BB7 1EW
Mon 20 Jan 20

Spanish 15 Week Follow up Courses 2020 Accrington

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Spanish 15 Week Follow up Courses 2020 Accrington ¡Hola from Montse! Beginners Part 2, Improvers, Improvers Plus. Conversation class. Daytime and Evening. Accrington, Oswaldtwistle and Clitheroe. (£120.
The Globe Centre - St James Square - Accrington BB5 0RE
Mon 20 Jan 20

Community ‘Music across the decades’ Andrew Nix Organ/Keyboard Show

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Opening Show Mon 20th January 7.30pm £6 with music and comedy by Andrew Nix. Featuring a feast of keyboard dexterity, musical cohesion and brilliant arranging.
Hilltops Sports & Social Club, 23 Hill Lane, Blackrod, Bolton BL6 5JW
Mon 20 Jan 20

The Lancaster Comedy Club

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With Ria Lina Ben Lawes Callum Oakley Matt Stellingwerf
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 19 Jan 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with The Harmony Hounds
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 19 Jan 20

East Lancashire Hospice 10K

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Join us on Sunday 19 January at Gaskell Motor Bodies for our biggest 10k and 2k fun run to celebrate our 35th anniversary!
Gaskell Motor Bodies, Off Alan Ramsbottom Way, Great Harwood BB6 7UF
Sun 19 Jan 20

Wedding Fair

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Wedding Fair - This beautiful Tudor Hall will be dressed to showcase ideas fro your day. A number of Suppliers will be here offering various services from dresses to cake, cars to entertainment...
Heskin Hall, Wood Lane, Heskin, Chorley PR75PA PR7 5PA
Sat 18 Jan 20

Teach Rex

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Teach Rex is an immersive and breathtaking production that sends it’s audience on an awe inspiring journey into the anatomy of the most amazing creatures that have ever roamed our planet.
Z-arts 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester M15 5ZA
Sat 18 Jan 20

The Story of Guitar Heroes

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“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to...
The Grand, 18 York Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 2DL
Fri 17 Jan 20

Circus extraordinary

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First ever 2020 uk tour circus extraordinary. is visiting nelson as part of our first ever 2020 uk tour featuring jaw dropping all human talents including from brazil the adrenaline team globe of...
Nelson victoria park carr road BB9 6DG
Fri 17 Jan 20

Chorley Branch LFHHS - JANUARY meeting

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Thursday 16 January 2020 - 7:30pm. BREAKING DOWN BRICK WALLS - PART 2 Have a problem in your research that seems impossible to resolve?
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall), Cunliffe Street, Chorley PR7 2BE
Thu 16 Jan 20

Preston Drama Club presents ONE FOR THE ROAD a comedy by Willy Russell

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This wickedly observant comedy by the author of Educating Rita finds Dennis on the eve of his birthday, making a last-ditch attempt to break away from the confines of his middle-class,
Preston Playhouse, Market St West, Preston PR1 2HB
Wed 15 Jan 20

Chetham’s on Tour

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Aspiring students from Chetham’s School, Manchester will perform with staff accompanist. This could well be a debut public performance for some of them. Presented by Harris Music, Preston.
St. George’s Church, off Lune St., Preston PR1 2NP
Wed 15 Jan 20

Stitches in Time

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Denise North will entertain us with her illustrated talk on the contribution of needle and thread to recording historical events
Pendle Heritage Centre, Park Hill, 2 Colne Road, Barrowford, nr Nelson BB9 6JQ
Tue 14 Jan 20

The Lancaster Comedy Club

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With Duncan Oakley Dominic Woodward Tony Wright Jonathan Mayor
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PP
Sun 12 Jan 20

The Spire at Night

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The Spire at Night One of the best landmarks of Preston, St. Walburge’s Church Spire, will be open to the general public after the New Year in 2020.
St. Walburge’s Shrine Church Weston Street Preston PR2 2QE
Sat 11 Jan 20

Off The Rails Comedy Club

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With Lost Voice Guy UA Dave Johns Kelly Convey Rob Riley
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield OL3 7HX
Sat 11 Jan 20

Robin Hood & The Babes in the Wood - Pantomime - St Michael’s ADS

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In our 73rd season, we are pleased to present another fun-filled and original family pantomime, with a delightful mix of slapstick, silly jokes, songs and romance in our magical production of Robin
St Michael’s Parish Hall, Shaw Street, Swinley, Wigan. WN1 2BQ
Fri 10 Jan 20

Comedy @ St Anne’s ARLFC

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With Dave Johns Daliso Chaponda Sarah Callaghan Rob Riley
St Anne’s ARLFC, Higginshaw Rd, Oldham OL1 3JY
Fri 10 Jan 20

Adlington (Lancs

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Adlington (Lancs)) Folk Dance club Meet for Folk dancing from Wednesday 11 September2019 until 20 May 2020 with a short break at Christmas and Easter. Come with or without a partner.
Fairview Youth and Community Centre Adlington PR6 9RN
Wed 8 Jan 20

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Wigan Little Theatre

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Traditional pantomime (oh yes it is!) Once upon a time, there lived a widow woman and her son, Jack.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite the Ball and Boot, if your sat nav can’t find it) WN1 3SL
Wed 8 Jan 20

Rufford Antique, Vintage and Collectors Fair - Cancelled

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Antique, Vintage and Collectors Fair with 34 plus tables of Small Antiques, Collectables, Postcards, Stamps, coins, militaria & vintage tools. Homemade refreshments available. Postcards.
Rufford Village Hall, Flash Lane, Rufford. (off A59 Liverpool/Preston Road) L40 1SW
Sun 5 Jan 20

The Didsbury Comedy Club

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With Carl Hutchinson Markus Birdman Red Richardson Stephen Bailey
Didsbury Cricket Club, Wilmslow Rd., Didsbury M20 2ZY
Sun 5 Jan 20

Jazz on a Sunday

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An evening of Traditional Jazz with the Tame Valley Stompers
Newtown National Club, Nixon St., Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3JN
Sun 5 Jan 20

Comedy @ Darwen Library Theatre

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With Markus Birdman Carl Hutchinson Harriet Dyer Justin Moorhouse
Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, Darwen BB3 3BU
Sat 4 Jan 20

Ducklings

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SOMETIMES BEING YOUNG IS HARD AND YOU JUST CAN’T WAIT TO GROW UP. You’ll be happy, you’ll be beautiful, you’ll fly. Right?
St Ann’s Square Manchester M2 7DH
Sat 4 Jan 20

The Last Chance Saloon - ELVIS NIGHT

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It’s Barbara’s 70th Birthday! (It’s also Michael’s 45th Birthday, but we’re keeping quiet about that one!
Walmer Bridge Village Hall, Gill Lane, Walmer Bridge, PRESTON PR4 5GN
Fri 3 Jan 20

Comedy @ Chorlton Irish Club

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With Markus Birdman Carl Hutchinson Travis Jay Martin Mor
Chorlton Irish Club, 17 High Lane, Chorlton M21 9DJ
Fri 3 Jan 20

George’s Comedy Club

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With Tom Wrigglesworth Josh Jones Simon Lomas Danny Mcloughlin
King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn, BB2 1AA
Fri 3 Jan 20

New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance with the fabulous Four Tops

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New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance with the fabulous Four Tops Wine, dine and dance the old year out into the new and party the whole evening through with the fabulous Four Tops show and hear all
Devonshire House Hotel, 293-297 Edge Lane, Liverpool L7 9LD
Tue 31 Dec 19

Off The Rails Comedy Club

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With Tom Wrigglesworth Stephen Bailey TBC Mick Ferry
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield OL3 7HX
Mon 30 Dec 19

Off The Rails Comedy Club

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With David Hadingham Paul Silky White Allan Finnegan Mick Ferry
Royal George, Manchester Road, Greenfield OL3 7HX
Sun 29 Dec 19

Ducklings

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SOMETIMES BEING YOUNG IS HARD AND YOU JUST CAN’T WAIT TO GROW UP. You’ll be happy, you’ll be beautiful, you’ll fly. Right?
St Ann’s Square Manchester M2 7DH
Sun 29 Dec 19

Clarion House Walk

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A short walk to Clarion House (Newchurch in Pendle) for a Jacob’s Join (Please bring something to contribute to the table) The walk will be around 5 miles just enough to work off your
Victoria Park Car Park, Carr Road, Nelson, Lancashire BB9 6DG
Thu 26 Dec 19

Christmas Carol service

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An evening to remember with carols old and new and contributions from Sing For Joy Gospel Choir.Join in with carols you know. Learn new ones. A musical start to the season.
The Gospel Hall, Maxwell St., Astley Bridge, Bolton BL1 6QE
Sun 22 Dec 19

Rufford Old Hall - Christmas Grotto - 21 & 22 Dec

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Visit Father Christmas in his Grotto at Rufford Old Hall inside the House. Bring your list and let him know your Christmas wishes and enjoy a donkey ride in the grounds.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Sat 21 Dec 19

Bad Manners

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Buster Bloodvessel has been fronting Bad Manners for over 40 years and shows no sign of stopping. Enjoy a set of heavy sounds including Special Brew, Lip Up Fatty, Lorraine and of course the Can Can.
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Fri 20 Dec 19

Now, that’s what I CALL a Quiz Night!

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Now, that’s what I CALL a Quiz Night! Our legendary Barnoldswick Cricket Club quiz night - six rounds of ten questions per round. We always start with Current Affairs, and always finish with a music round and we feature a special...
Barnoldswick Cricket Club, Victory Park, off West Close Road BB18 5LE
Fri 20 Dec 19

Rufford Old Hall - Christmas Decorating Workshop

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Our popular Christmas Workshop is a really enjoyable and relaxed way to get into the festive spirit. Join us for this special event and get your creativity flowing.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Fri 20 Dec 19

Grand Christmas Concert

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Poulton-le-Fylde Band returns to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre with the heart-warming Grand Christmas Concert – a fabulous festive treat for all the family.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HT
Wed 18 Dec 19

The Secret of Christmas Eve

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After the huge success of last year’s ‘Hansel & Gretel’ Oldham Theatre Workshop’s Professional Company are back with another magical family Christmas musical - The Secret Of Christmas Eve.
Oldham Library Theatre, live@thelibrary Greaves Street Oldham OL1 1AL
Mon 16 Dec 19

Jazz on a Sunday

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Traditional jazz with the Aire Valley Jazz Band
Newtown National Club, 3 Nixon Street, Castleton, Rochdale. (Very close to A664, Manchester Road.) OL11 3JN
Sun 15 Dec 19

999 Party Night

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Enjoy a festive themed party, dinner and some fantastic sounds from our interactive DJ. Sunday 15th December – £9.
Accrington BB5 5JP
Sun 15 Dec 19

Christmas Family Concert

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Ruthy the Red-Nosed Reindeer needs your help! She’s on a Christmas quest to join the Sleigh Team in time for Santa’s biggest day.
Bridgewater Hall Lower Mosley Street Manchester M2 3WS
Sun 15 Dec 19

Big Country

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Big Country will be performing songs from the album as well as the classic hits and live favourites Big Country are: Bruce Watson (guitars/vocals); Mark Brzezicki (drums, vocals); Jamie Watson
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Sat 14 Dec 19

Rufford Old Hall - Christmas Grotto - 14 & 15 Dec

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Visit Father Christmas in his Grotto at Rufford Old Hall inside the House. Bring your list and let him know your Christmas wishes and enjoy a donkey ride in the grounds.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Sat 14 Dec 19

Harris 2019 Open Exhibition

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The Harris Open is an energetic and quirky exhibition. It represents the rich cultural diversity of Preston and encourages the submission or experiencing of a variety of diverse art forms.
The Harris museum & Art Gallery PR1 2PP
Sat 14 Dec 19

Accrington’s Big Christmas weekend!!

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A 3 day Ice Rink and £1 a ride funfair, with winter beer garden and hot food and drink stalls! Join us on Saturday 14th at 4pm for the main event featuring santas grotto (free) LED...
Accrington Town Square Accrington BB5 1ER
Fri 13 Dec 19

Christmas Frolics - a Wessex Country Christmas

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Transport yourself back over 100 years to Christmas in Thomas Hardy’s Wessex. The Mellstock Band invite you to join them in an uproarious celebration of dance, drink and general misbehaviour as...
The Barlow, 216 Bolton Road, Turton, Bolton BL7 0AP
Fri 13 Dec 19

Lancaster’s Midwinter Market

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On Friday 13th December from 10:00-17:00 Lancaster’s Midwinter Market will return to Lancaster’s central market square for the fourth year running; showcasing local food and drink producers,
Lancaster’s Central Market Square LA1 1TH
Fri 13 Dec 19

Blackpool Pantomimes

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Christmas Panto time. Choose from Blackpool Pantomimes to have a fun family entertainment this Christmas.
Blackpool FY1 1HT
Fri 13 Dec 19

The Wool Boat is back in Burscough, West Lancashire this weekend.

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The Wool Boat is coming is back to Burscough this Thursday, Friday and Sunday and we have a great offer on West Yorkshire Spinners Wensleydale “Gems” yarn, 3 skeins for £24.
Leeds and Liverpool canal near the Slipway pub in West Lancashire moored on Crabtree Lane near Burscough L40 0RN
Thu 12 Dec 19

Laphroaig Choir to perform in Manchester this Christmas

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The UK’s No 1 Islay* Single Malt Whisky, Laphroaig, is taking their choir to Manchester this month, with their own take on traditional Christmas carols spreading festive cheer.
Crown Square, The Avenue Courtyard, Manchester M3 3AY
Thu 12 Dec 19

Adult Christmas Cruises

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The perfect early christmas gift or a night to relax with loved ones before the drama and rush of christmas!
Kittywake Canal Cruises Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan WN34EU WN3 4EU
Wed 11 Dec 19

Sir John Tomlinson sings Schubert Swansong

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Comprising the last 14 songs of Schubert, compiled and published posthumously, and here sung in a new English translation by Jeremy Sams.
St. George’s Church, off Lune St., Preston PR1 2NP
Wed 11 Dec 19

Guardian Concert Band - Music for Christmas Concert

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Lytham St Annes Guardian Concert Band will be playing a Music for Christmas concert at Fairhaven Methodist Church.
Fairhaven Methodist Church, Woodlands Road, Lytham St. Annes. FY8 1DA
Tue 10 Dec 19

Betsy the scullery maid

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You might be familiar with Betsy the daft scullery maid, a simple soul perhaps one bauble short of a Christmas tree.
Pendle Heritage Centre, Park Hill, 2 Colne Road, Barrowford, nr Nelson BB9 6JQ
Tue 10 Dec 19

Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival

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People from all over the region join locals to enjoy an evening of fun. From 6pm until 9pm the Town Centre is closed to traffic to enable everyone to wander safely, taking in all there is on offer.
High Street garstang PR3 1ZA
Mon 9 Dec 19

Christmas Fair - Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel - Bolton BL6 5RU

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Come and join for our Festive Christmas Fair at the Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel on Sunday 8th December Open to the public 10am - 4pm.
Mercure Georgian House Hotel Manchester Road, Blackrod, Bolton BL6 5RU
Sun 8 Dec 19

Croston Village Christmas Fair

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A true village Christmas Fair which starts at 1:00 pm with Santa’s arrival, also market/craft stalls, children’s fun fair, Santa’s Grotto, local brass band, magic shows, Stone the Crows and Newburgh
Croston Village PR26 9RA
Sun 8 Dec 19

Kittywake Santa Cruises

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Help Elleswake and the Elves search for Santa! Santa was on his way home from his beach holiday when he crashed!
Kittywake Canal Cruises Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan WN34EU WN3 4EU
Sun 8 Dec 19

Christmas Fair

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Christmas Fair - handmade & gift stalls
Heskin Hall Wood Lane Heskin Chorley PR7 5PA
Sun 8 Dec 19

Santa’s coming to Blackpool Zoo!

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Our Head Keeper Elf has just received news from the big man himself. On selected dates in December he’ll be flying down from the North Pole to check on his herd of reindeer and will be making...
Blackpool Zoo, East Park Dr, Blackpool FY3 8PP
Sat 7 Dec 19

Buzz Hawkins - The Man Behind the Bradshaws

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Celebrating 36 years on road and radio, twice nominated for the Sony Radio Award for Best Use Of Comedy, writer-voicer-producer BUZZ HAWKINS brings you stories from radio’s longest running favourite
Horwich RMI, Ramsbottom Road, Horwich, Bolton BL6 5NH
Sat 7 Dec 19

Guardian Concert Band Ensemble @ the Christmas Tree Lights switch-on at Wrea Green

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Our small ensemble will be playing at the Christmas Tree Lights switch-on at Wrea Green, where we will be playing carols and accompanying the school children.
Outside Grapes Hotel, Wrea Green, Kirkham, Preston PR4 2PH
Sat 7 Dec 19

Four Paws Dog Rescue Christmas Fair

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Christmas Fair in aid of Four Paws Dog Rescue, Oswaldtwistle. Come along and join in the festive fun!
The White Bull, 166 New Lane, Oswaldtwistle BB5 3QW
Sat 7 Dec 19

Rufford Old Hall - Christmas Grotto - 7 & 8 Dec

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Visit Father Christmas in his Grotto at Rufford Old Hall inside the House. Bring your list and let him know your Christmas wishes and enjoy a donkey ride in the grounds.
Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk L40 1SG
Sat 7 Dec 19

Gawthorpe Hall - Victorian Christmas

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Discover a truly festive Victorian Christmas. The Hall trimmed and decorated, the Dining Room set for Christmas dinner, Father Christmas and festive activities for the children, festive music and the...
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Padiham, near Burnley, BB12 8UA
Sat 7 Dec 19

Mediumship Demonstration with Jason D Rothwell from Manchester

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Jason is new to the Preston area but is a well known and popular Evidential Medium around the Manchester area developing and strengthening his connection with Spirit for many years and is in
Empire Services Club Hartington Road Preston PR1 8PP
Fri 6 Dec 19

Peter Pan Pantomime

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Martin Dodd for UK Productions in association with Blackpool Grand Theatre presents J M Barrie’s Peter Pan.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HT
Fri 6 Dec 19

Christmas Tree and Nativity Set Festival

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Christmas Tree and Nativity Set Festival followed by a carol service Refreshments and raffle available
St Leonard’s Church Whalley Road Langho BB6 8AB
Fri 6 Dec 19

Chorley Branch LFHHS - December meeting

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Thursday 5 December 2019 - 7:30pm. HOT POT SUPPER AND QUIZ NIGHT. Earlier in the month than is usual, and no speaker, but please join us for what we hope will be a very enjoyable evening.
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall), Cunliffe Street, Chorley PR7 2BE
Thu 5 Dec 19

The Rocket man - A Tribute to Sir Elton John

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Are you ready for Love? Get ready for take-off as we bring you the number one tribute to one of the greatest musicians of all time, Sir Elton John!
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Thu 5 Dec 19

Bach Players: Music for the nativity

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Come Emanuel: a carol sung by all. Biber: Rosary Sonatas, the Five Joyful Mysteries Buxtehude: Choral Prelude Pachelbel:Fugues upon Magnificat Primi Tori Oh!
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, Sixth Form Centre, York Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DJ
Wed 4 Dec 19

Jazz on a Sunday

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Traditional jazz with the Wall City Jazzmen with Irene Martin
Newtown National Club, 3 Nixon Street, Castleton, Rochdale. (Very close to A664, Manchester Road.) OL11 3JN
Sun 1 Dec 19

Salute to Christmas The Band of the Yorkshire Regiment

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A Sunday afternoon concert, sit back relax and enjoy the sound of this fabulous military band. Refreshments available in the interval. All profits to the Poppy Appeal of the Royal British Legion
St Mary Magdalene’s Church Church Street Clitheroe BB7 2DG
Sun 1 Dec 19

Christmas Clockwork Steampunk Fair

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A Steampunk extravaganza with stalls, fun games & entertainment
Heskin Hall Wood Lane Heskin Chorley PR7 5PA
Sat 30 Nov 19

The Houghton Weavers

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The Houghton Weavers have been entertaining folk now for over 43 years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation.
Darwen Library Theatre Knott St Darwen BB3 3BU
Sat 30 Nov 19

Lancaster & District Choral Society Concert: Handel’s Messiah

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Lancaster & District Choral Society will present Handel’s Messiah Conducted by John Perrin, this large choir will be accompanied by an orchestra led by Jill Jackson Professional Soloists
Lancaster Priory, Castle Hill, LANCASTER LA1 1YZ
Sat 30 Nov 19

Standish Christmas Market

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Polish your red nose and bring your festive cheer for the fourth STANDISH CHRISTMAS MARKET! We’ll be revisiting Market Place, Cross Street and the Parish Halls at both St Wilfrid’s...
Market Place,Standish WN6 0HN
Sat 30 Nov 19

Grindleton Christmas Fair

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Saturday 30th November don’t miss Grindleton Christmas Fair 10-3pm in the Pavilion. Great stalls, with shopping for everyone, from crafts, Christmas decorations, jewellery, Body Shop.
Grindleton Pavilion Grindleton BB7 4RP
Sat 30 Nov 19

Lantern Making workshops at Blackburn Central Library

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Come along to Blackburn Library and work with a professional lantern artist from The Blackburn Festival of Light team to create a beautiful paper and willow lantern for the Blackburn Festival of
Penny Street, Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Sat 30 Nov 19

KEPT Fit Christmas Market

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KEPT Fit Christmas market, lead and developed by foodies, craft fans, Famalies and fun seekers. Lots of stalls selling, great foot to make at a later date or street food for there and then, crafts...
unit 1 Dunscar business park Bolton BL7 9PQ
Sat 30 Nov 19

Christmas Fair

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Church Christmas Fair with raffle, tombola, games, cake stall, gifts and more. Refreshments on sale. Father Christmas will be visiting. Guide Dogs for the Blind craft stall. Usborne book stall.
St Aidan’s Church Hall Station Road, Bamber Bridge PR5 6GN
Sat 30 Nov 19

The Soul Convicts

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t’s been a crazy few years for the band with support slots with Madness and Paul Young and performing at the British Grand Prix on several occasions.
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Fri 29 Nov 19

The Blow Monkeys

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With hits like ‘Digging Your Scene’ and ‘It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way’, The Blow Monkeys epitomise the glamour of mid-80s pop at its most graceful and sophisticated.
Darwen Library Theatre Knott St Darwen BB3 3BU
Fri 29 Nov 19

Lytham Heritage Christmas Fayre

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Two Christmas Fayre Weekends: with cards, art, jewellery, pictures etc for sale by: Clay Works, Diversity Textile Group, Kew Art Club, Peter Laurence & Elizabeth McMorran.
Lytham Heritage Centre, 2 Henry St, Lytham St Annes FY8 5LE
Fri 29 Nov 19

Lancashire Day Charity Lunch Everyone Welcome.

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You are invited to a Lancashire Day Charity Lunch supporting Cancer Help Preston Ltd. (incorporating Vine House & Croston House) Thursday 28th November at Ferrari’s Country Hotel, Chipping Road,...
Ferrari’s Country House Hotel, Chipping Road, Thornley, Longridge, Preston PR3 2TB
Thu 28 Nov 19

FESTIVAL of NATIVITY & ANGELS

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Come to see our display of Nativity Scenes and Angels on Thursday 28th November to Wednesday 4 December. Thurs, Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed. 10.00am - 12 noon & 2.00 – 4.00pm Saturday 10.
St Paul’s Church, Scotforth Road, Lancaster LA1 4ST
Thu 28 Nov 19

Shed Seven

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Since rising to fame in the 90s as one of the leading lights of Britpop, in 2017 Shed Seven released their first new album in 16 years ‘Instant Pleasures’, which went top ten and achieved acclaim
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Tue 26 Nov 19

LOVE SONG at Wigan Little Theatre (8pm start)

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Take a look at the lives of a couple over their long marriage, when their past and present selves collide in a haunting and beautiful tale of togetherness.
44 Crompton Street, Wigan (corner with Orchard St opposite the Ball and Boot, if your sat nav can’t find it) WN1 3SL
Tue 26 Nov 19

Quiz night and supper

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Quiz and supper Bar. Teams of 4.
Pendle Heritage Centre, Park Hill, 2 Colne Road, Barrowford, nr Nelson BB9 6JQ
Tue 26 Nov 19

A Murder is Announced

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Middle Ground Theatre Company Ltd is delighted to present their acclaimed production of Agatha Christie’s classic Miss Marple Mystery, A Murder Is Announced.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HT
Tue 26 Nov 19

Leyland In Tune Musical Evening for Cancer Research UK

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We are now in our 9th year of fundraising for local and national good causes. Our monthly concerts are usually held on the 4th Monday of the month and our November concert is on Monday 25th.
Midge Hall Methodist Church, Longmeanygate, Leyland. PR26 6TD
Mon 25 Nov 19

Scorton Christmas Food & Gift Fair

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Sunday 24 November 2019: Scorton will be hosting a fabulous Festive Gift & Food Fair at the village hall.
Scorton Village Hall, Factory Brow, Scorton PR3 1AS
Sun 24 Nov 19

Handel’s Messiah at Spendmore Lane Methodist Church, Coppull.

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This year sees the 94th performance of Handel’s Messiah at Spendmore Lane Methodist Church in Coppull.
Spendmore Lane, Coppull, Chorley PR7 5BX
Sun 24 Nov 19

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

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In their landmark 25th year, the UK’s original touring Taiko Tribe, Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers, return to the road with a brand new show of skill, stamina & red-hot rhythms to stir your soul!
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HT
Sun 24 Nov 19

Christmas Fair

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Christmas craft & gift fair
Heskin Hall Wood Lane Heskin Chorley PR7 5PA
Sun 24 Nov 19

craft and gift fair

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with over 30 stalls of craft art and jewellery stalls
norbreck hotel, Queen’s Promenade, Blackpool FY2 9AA
Sat 23 Nov 19

Lancashire Hotpots - Beerhemian Rhapsody tour 2019 - Sold Out

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The undisputed kings of musical comedy The Lancashire Hotpots are back to bring you another non-stop night of madcap music and laughs!
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Sat 23 Nov 19

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers

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LES MCKEOWN’S BAY CITY ROLLERS are coming to the The Monaco on Saturday 23rd November. Les McKeown and his legendary band ruled the world’s 1970s pop charts and The Bay City Rollers’ music became...
The Monaco WN2 3EU
Sat 23 Nov 19

Christmas Fair at Spendmore Lane Methodist Church Coppull

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There’s something for everyone at our Christmas Fair. Browse our stalls - a fabulous Gift Stall, Toys & Games, Bric-a-brac, Chocolate Tombola, Homemade Cakes, Handcrafted Cards and many more.
Spendmore Lane, Coppull, Chorley PR7 5BX
Sat 23 Nov 19

Christmas Country Market

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Special Saturday Xmas market All produce home made, hand crafted or home grown by local members of Clitheroe Country Market.
United Reformed Church, Castlegate, Clitheroe BB7 1AZ
Sat 23 Nov 19

Christmas Fair

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Annual Christmas Fair with special guests - Worsthorne School choir and Father Christmas. Lots of fun and games, refreshments, cake and produce stall.
St John the Evangelist, Church Square, Worsthorne, Burnley BB10 3NH
Sat 23 Nov 19

Special delivery of magic at Santa’s Fantastical Post Office

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The Mall Blackburn is promising an unforgettable experience for children this Christmas and the elves are already busy behind the scenes.
The Mall Blackburn 25 Church Street BB1 5QH
Sat 23 Nov 19

leonie@blackburnfestivalofkight.co.uk

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Come along to Blackburn Market and work with a professional lantern artist from The Blackburn Festival of Light team to create a quick and easy lantern for the Blackburn Festival of Light Lantern
Penny Street, Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Sat 23 Nov 19

Come along to Blackburn Market and work with a professional lantern ar

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Come along to The Bureau and work with a professional lantern artist from The Blackburn Festival of Light team to create a beautiful paper and willow lantern for the Blackburn Festival of Light
Penny Street, Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Sat 23 Nov 19

Kabantu: Sea Hear, See Here

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A multi-award winning ensemble playing music with a global twist to celebrate the space where cultures meet; Kabantu take to the seven seas to present Sea Hear, See Here — an immersive show for early
Nuffield Theatre Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW
Sat 23 Nov 19

Christmas party with One Foot in the Groove

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A pre-Christmas party with popular local band One Foot in the Groove. Make an early start on the festive season. Dancing, music and light bites.
The Barlow, 216 Bolton Road, Turton, Bolton BL7 0AP
Sat 23 Nov 19

Samlesbury Hall Christmas Fair

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Bring your family and friends to celebrate Christmas at Samlesbury with our festive fair! Join us on Saturday 23rd November for the launch of the Christmas season!
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0UP
Sat 23 Nov 19

Red Bull Switch Up

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Following the success of last year’s event in London, the UK edition of Red Bull Switch Up is heading to EventCity, Manchester, on November 23, 2019.
EventCity, Phoenix Way Off, Barton Dock Rd, Manchester M41 7TB
Sat 23 Nov 19

Kirkland’s Christmas Market

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A fabulous festive market for the whole community! Over 20 stalls selling unique handmade gifts, yummy treats and perfect Christmas presents, with traditional Carol singing, delicious hot food and...
Kirkland Memorial Hall The Avenue Churchtown Garstang PR3 0HS
Fri 22 Nov 19

Blackburn Cathedral Frost Fair 2019

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Opening Friday evening 22nd November Friday (16:00 - 21:00) Ending Saturday 23rd November ( 10.00 - 17.
Blackburn Cathedral, The Crypt, Cathedral Square BB1 5AA
Fri 22 Nov 19

The Three Towns in Concert

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Taking you on a trip to Broadway and the West End with favourites from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Anything Goes, The Lion King and The Sound of Music; Classical Music including
St. Joseph’s Hall, Chapel Street, Leigh WN7 2PR
Fri 22 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Yesterday

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Jack is a struggling musician whose dreams of pop stardom are slowing disappearing despite the support coming from his childhood best friend and manager, Ellie.
HOME Manchester, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, Greater Manchester M15 4FN
Fri 22 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Grinch (Autism Friendly)

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Everyone knows that The Grinch is notoriously grumpy, but how and why did he get that way This animated version of the Dr.
Cineworld Didsbury, Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre, Wilmslow Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, Greater Manchester M20 5PG
Fri 22 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Men In Black: International

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This expansion of the Men in Black universe introduces Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth as the Men in Black.
Cineworld Ashton-Under-Lyne, Ashton Leisure Park, Fold Way, Off Lord Sheldon Way, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire OL7 0PG
Fri 22 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Favourite

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In 1708, Queen Anne occupies the throne and, due to her ill health, governs the country with the aid of her close friend, Lady Sarah.
ODEON Rochdale, Sandbrook Park, Sandbrook Way, Rochdale, Lancashire OL11 1RY
Thu 21 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Impossible

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Not for the fainthearted, this emotionally harrowing disaster drama sees a couple and their three sons embark on a vacation in Thailand, looking forward to a break in a tropical paradise.
Stretford Public Hall, 1110 Chester Road, Manchester, Lancashire M32 0HL
Thu 21 Nov 19

Chorley Branch LFHHS - November meeting

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Thursday 21 November 2019 - 7:30pm Guest Speaker: Steve Williams - Four Tins. Local Historian, taking a look at Social and Military history using four different tins as...
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall), Cunliffe Street, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 2BE
Thu 21 Nov 19

Cash and Carter Together

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Featuring images and stories, the show captures the soul of the Cash-Carter legacy with feeling, honesty and humour.
Darwen Library Theatre Knott St Darwen BB3 3BU
Thu 21 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Sorry We Missed You

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This drama from renowned British director Ken Loach delves into the topic of zero-hour contracts and the effect of austerity on working-class families.
Cineworld Didsbury, Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre, Wilmslow Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, Greater Manchester M20 5PG
Thu 21 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Mary Queen of Scots

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In 1561, Mary has returned home to rule Scotland after the death of her first husband, the King of France.
Cineworld Leigh, The Loom, Spinning Jenny Way, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 4PE
Thu 21 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Bohemian Rhapsody

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This foot-stomping musical explores and celebrates the life of musical icon Freddie Mercury, front-man of rock-band Queen.
Cineworld Ashton-Under-Lyne, Ashton Leisure Park, Fold Way, Off Lord Sheldon Way, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire OL7 0PG
Thu 21 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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Mixed-race teenager Miles Morales is a brilliant student but is struggling to adjust to his recent placement at an elite Brooklyn college, and attempts to deliberately fail tests to get himself
Reel Cinema Morecombe, Central Dr, Morecambe,, Lancashire LA4 4DW
Thu 21 Nov 19

Private Peaceful

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Private Peaceful. Divided by love. United by war. “I’ve had nearly eighteen years of yesterdays and tomorrows, and tonight I must remember as many of them as I can.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool FY1 1HT
Wed 20 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Secret Life of Pets 2

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The second film in The Secret Life of Pets franchise reunites us with Jack Russell terrier Max, his family and the cast of pets that live in his apartment building.
Cineworld Bolton, The Valley, 15 Eagley Brook Way, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL1 8TS
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Johnny English Strikes Again

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The third installment of the Johnny English comedy series sees Rowan Atkinson returning as the much loved accident prone secret agent.
ODEON Rochdale, Sandbrook Park, Sandbrook Way, Rochdale, Lancashire OL11 1RY
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Johnny English Strikes Again

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The third installment of the Johnny English comedy series sees Rowan Atkinson returning as the much loved accident prone secret agent.
Cineworld Leigh, The Loom, Spinning Jenny Way, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 4PE
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Grease

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1950s California is the setting for this joyous high school musical which follows a dizzy teen romance. Leather-jacketed Danny is a rebel - but Sandy is a goody-two-shoes.
Cineworld Didsbury, Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre, Wilmslow Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, Greater Manchester M20 5PG
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Green Book

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In 1962, working class Italian-American Tony Vallelonga is a respected bouncer who does his job with minimum fuss.
Light Cinema Bolton, Market Place Shopping Centre, Knowsley Street, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL1 2AL
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Angry Birds Movie 2

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Based on the popular game about an island of Angry Birds in conflict with a group of Bad Piggies, this sequel sees the two sides forming an alliance against threat to their homeland.
Cineworld Bolton, The Valley, 15 Eagley Brook Way, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL1 8TS
Mon 18 Nov 19

Blofeld & Swann - Dancing down the Wicket

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After two sell out tours with ’The Great British Spin Off’ great mates Graeme Swann and Henry Blofeld are back on the road in 2019.
the dancehouse theatre 10 oxford road M1 5QA
Mon 18 Nov 19

Street Band Workshops - Free Workshops

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Join our community street band! Come and learn samba drumming with Blackburn Festival of Light Samba Band.
Penny Street, Blackburn BB1 6HQ
Mon 18 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Bumblebee

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After they lose a fierce civil war to their enemies, the Decepticons, Optimus Prime and his Autobots must regroup to fight another day.
Empire Wigan, 4 Anjou Boulevard, Robin Park, Wigan, Greater Manchester WN5 0UL
Mon 18 Nov 19

Jazz on a Sunday

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Traditional jazz with Washington Whirligig, a 5-piece band from South Yorkshire run by Dave and Liz Hepworth. A recent Band of the Year at Rochdale.
Newtown National Club, 3 Nixon Street, Castleton, Rochdale. (Very close to A664, Manchester Road.) OL11 3JN
Sun 17 Nov 19

Parbold Frost Fair

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A date for your diary! Parbold Frost Fair promises to not only be the icing but the cherry on your festive Christmas Cake! Join us for a traditional family Christmas with a contemporary twist.
Parbold Village Hall, 2 The Green, Parbold, Lancashire WN8 7DN
Sat 16 Nov 19

Adam Ant

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Adam Ant will play his landmark ‘Friend or Foe’ album in its entirety as well as classic chart-topping singles and personal favourites.
King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA
Sat 16 Nov 19

Christmas Craft & Gift Fair - Lostock Parish Centre - Bolton

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Come and join us for our Christmas Craft & Gift Fair at Lostock Parish Centre on Saturday 16th November. Open to the public 10:30am - 3:30pm.
Lostock Parish Centre Tempest Road Bolton Lancashire BL6 4EL
Sat 16 Nov 19

Christmas Market

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An opportunity to browse around the lovely stalls and do some Christmas shopping locally without being amongst the crowds and struggling to park!
Leyland St James Primary School, Slater Lane, Leyland PR26 7SH
Sat 16 Nov 19

St. Aidan’s Trash or Treasure Table Top Sale - Bamber Bridge

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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.
St. Aidan’s Church Hall, Station Road, Bamber Bridge PR5 6QL
Sat 16 Nov 19

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