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An evening of Seventies nostalgia with The Osmond brothers

Osmondmania rattled through Clitheroe like a herd of crazy horses on an evening of Seventies nostalgia at the Grand.

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It looks like they're having fun.

Children are literally rocking and learning at Grand sessions

For those about to rock we salute you ... the Grand’s Rock and Learn sessions are proving a gigantic hit with Ribble Valley mums, babies and toddlers.
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Actress Joanna Lavelle.

Can you loan Ribble Valley actress a chip pan?

Actress Joanna Lavelle, who is based in Whalley, is sending out an urgent appeal to Ribble Valley residents for a chip pan for a forthcoming production of “Shirley Valentine” by Liverpool playwright, Willy Russell.

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There's still chance to catch this production.

A show that’s not to be missed!

You will not be able to leave Clitheroe Parish Church Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society’s production of Calamity Jane without a huge grin, writes Pippa Munro Hebden.

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Kendal Calling announces huge line-up for 2018

The award winning festival Kendal Calling have announced a huge line-up for their 13th year.

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Derelict on Preston's Flag Market last year

A chance to shine for local artists and performers

Derelict are looking for new and emergent artists and performers from the North West to perform at their platform event in March.

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Alun Cochrane is a man being funny about what he thinks about things

Guinness, pot holes and the Titanic with comedian Alun Cochrane

There can't be many comedians about, if any, that can have Alun Cochrane's unusual claim to fame: "About 10 years ago in Norwich, I was so funny I made a man vomit Guinness all down his T-shirt!"
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Get your tickets now for RATS's new version of Jack and the Beanstalk.

New version of Jack and the Beanstalk kicks off 2018 for Ribchester am-dram group

Ribchester Amateur Theatrical  Society returns to the stage in February with their latest pantomime offering.

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Magic boy Jasper Cherry.

Young talent shines at competition

Magic boy Jasper Cherry pulled a rabbit out of a hat to reach Friday’s final of Grab, the Ribble Valley’s inter-schools talent contest.

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Jasmime De Goede as Jane Young. Photo: Richard Davenport

Jane Eyre at the Octagon Theatre

This year will be a big year for the Octagon as it celebrates 50 years of making theatre in Bolton.

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Members ofClitheroe Parish Church Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society celebrating at the NODA awards.

Society scoops half a dozen awards at prestigious ceremony

A group of 24 local thespians brought back plenty of silverware when they attended the NODA awards on Saturday.

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Rebecca Munday, Em Parkinson, Kirsty Lauder and Helen Parkinson as the maids in Greenbrook Panto Society's Cinderella.

Energetic panto cast blast away the winter blues

If you are still suffering from the January blues then take a trip to Burnley's Greenbrook Methodist Church.

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Fabulous Snow Queen warms the hearts

The main protagonist may be icy cold but audiences lucky enough to see Burnley Pantomime Society's latest production "The Snow Queen" will certainly leave with a warm feeling in their hearts.
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Get your tickets now!

Get your tickets now for Clitheroe am-dram show

Clitheroe Parish Church Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society’s next show is the family favourite Calamity Jane.

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B*Witched will be special guests at Bongo's Bingo

Eyes down in Preston for special Bongo's Bingo

Following on from the recent incredibly fast sell-out shows in early 2018 with unprecedented demand, there is an extra special Bongo’s Bingo date at Preston’s Guild Hall for the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
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Christopher Maloney and Kristina Rihanoff will star in Dance to the Music

Kristina foxtrots her way to Preston

Fans of Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor will not want to miss this mash-up as dancer Kristina Rihanoff and singer Christopher Maloney are set to team up in a new smash hit dance show that promises to transport audiences on a musical journey through time.
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Awful Auntie will be presented in Preston

Watch out - Awful Auntie is coming to Preston

Get set for a riotous family fun fest when an Awful Auntie comes to town later this month!

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Passepartout and Fogg in Around The World in 80 Days

Theatre review: Around The World in 80 Days, The Lowry Theatre, Manchester

What great admiration we had for the tiny team of merry thespians clearly still enjoying the festive run of Around The World in  80 Days at The Lowry Theatre in Manchester.
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What a cool helmet cover.

Gear review: Coolcasc helmet covers

It goes without saying that mothers are a clever lot. Watching your children can inspire some great and simple ideas.

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The choral society is the oldest in the world

Theatre review: Halifax Choral Society ‘s Carols and Brass Concert, The Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Christmas brings out the best in most of us. We are prepared to go that little bit further than usual to make sure we all have a good time.

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