What's On In and Around Preston

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Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever 2022

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Peppa Pig is returning to Blackpool with a brand-new show, Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever! Peppa is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig – it’s going to be her...
Blackpool Grand Theatre, 33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT
Sat 16 Jul and Sun 17 Jul

Riot Act

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A celebration of queer activism across the decades; pulling no punches, hilarious, moving and inspiring… It’s a riot.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT
Sat 16 Jul

Pop Princesses July 2022

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Pop Princesses – A Magical show where beautiful Princesses become Pop Stars! This is the children’s pop concert with a big difference.
Blackpool Grand Theatre, 33 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HT
Sun 31 Jul

Summer Circus Party

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Join The Party! Arrive early for pre show fun with.... (all included in your admission) Mascot Characters - Photo opps with our giant cuddly mascots.
The Joe Longthorne Theatre - North Pier - Blackpool FY1 1NE
Mon 11 Jul, Mon 18 Jul, and more dates until Mon 29 Aug

The Wool Boat is open in Halsall, West Lancashire this weekend

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The Wool Boat is back in Halsall this weekend. The Wool Boat is a unique floating Wool and Yarn shop based on a canal narrow boat. She is, West Lancashire’s only floating Knitting and Crochet shop.
Leeds and Liverpool canal, Summerwood Lane, Halsall, West Lancashire L39 8RW
Fri 8 Jul to Sun 10 Jul

Ainsdale & Birkdale Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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A new group formed to showcase some of the beautiful gardens to visit around the Victorian seaside town of Southport.
Ainsdale & Birkdale Gardens, Southport PR8 2AX
Sun 17 Jul

Orrell Artisan Market 2022

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We are delighted to be hosting Orrell Artisan Market in the pretty village of Orrell in Wigan Join us at St Lukes Hall to discover great days out for all the family, including a visit from the
St Lukes Hall, Lodge Road, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire WN5 7AT
Sat 23 Jul, Sat 20 Aug

Gorse Hill Nature Reserve - Open Garden for NGS

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Situated on a sandstone ridge offering spectacular views across the Lancashire Plain, our wildflower meadow in summer is brimming with a wide variety of wildflowers and grasses.
Gorse Hill Nature Reserve, Ormskirk L39 7HB
Sun 10 Jul

Wigan & Leigh Hospice - Open Garden for NGS

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Large attractive gardens surround the Hospice creating a place of tranquillity. At the front are beautiful raised beds and a courtyard garden, at the rear 3 large ponds and a 'rainbow'...
Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Wigan WN2 3HZ
Sun 24 Jul

Summer Strum Ukulele Festival

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The Summer Strum is a FREE ukulele festival hosting more than 50 ukulele bands over the weekend of 15-18th July.
The Junction, Rainford, 102 News Lane WA11 7JU
Fri 15 Jul to Mon 18 Jul

2nd Annual Summer Tai Chi in Whitaker Park Rossendale

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2nd Annual Summer Tai Chi in Whitaker Park Free for everyone - families welcome - do as much or as little as you wish - no experience required The tai chi starts at 1.30pm. Join David & Helena.
Whitaker Park, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 6RG
Fri 8 Jul

Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale

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Long established Outdoor Car Boot Sale with indoor café/toilet facilities. Run by 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards Scouting for young people.
Lydiate Parish Hall Field, 288 Southport Road, Lydiate L31 4EQ
Sat 23 Jul, Sat 20 Aug

Parkers Lodges - Open Garden for NGS

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Parkers Lodges is set on the site of a demolished Victorian Mill that was used for bleaching. Since the houses were completed in 2014 a small group of volunteers have been working to transform what...
Parkers Lodges, Bury BL8 2SW
Sun 10 Jul

Beat-Herder Festival

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Beat-Herder Festival Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most joyous party in the UK festival calendar announces its first line-up names for 2022, running from 14th - 17th July.
The Ribble Valley, Lancashire, UK BB7 4LH
Thu 14 Jul to Sun 17 Jul

Formby Festival (food, drink and entertainment)

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This is a 3 day event and this is our 10th Anniversary. There is plenty going on and is a real family friendly event.
Duke Street Park, Formby L37 4AT
Fri 15 Jul to Sun 17 Jul
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8th Annual Tai Chi in Pendle Parks - Launch Event

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8th Annual Summer Tai Chi in Pendle Parks - Free tai chi for all - families welcome The Mayor & Mayoress of Pendle will be invited open the event, at 1.30pm The tai chi starts at 2pm.
Victoria Park, Carr Road, Nelson BB9 6DG
Fri 29 Jul

Mill Green School - Open Garden for NGS

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Set in 4 acres the garden features 2 orchards with numerous types of fruit trees, an apple arch with espaliered trees, an allotment, pond, formal garden, a wildlife garden and wilderness area, a
Mill Green School, St. Helens WA9 1BU
Sun 17 Jul

Street Hunt St Helens

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Street Hunt is a kind of visual crossword puzzle, a treasure hunt where the riches are road names, a story emerging from the page and your chance to win up to £6,000!
St Helens Book Stop, 11 Bridge Street, St Helens WA10 1NN
Sat 9 Jul to Sat 30 Jul

Day trip: Stonehouse Gardening Club coach visit to an RHS garden

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Visit RHS Garden Bridgewater With Stonehouse Gardening Club Four years in the making. A quarter of a million plants in the ground.
RHS Garden Bridgewater Occupation Road Off Leigh Road Worsley, Salford RHS Garden Bridgewater Occupation Road Off Leigh Road Worsley, Salford M28 2LJ
Sat 9 Jul

Partridge Fiesta - Community Fun Day In Support of Culcheth Library

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PARTRIDGE FIESTA - COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER DAY! ??? This event is in support of the renovation of Culcheth Library which needs our community help! ????
Partridge Lakes , Glaziers Lane, Culcheth WA3 4AQ
Sat 9 Jul

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