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REV RON GREENALL: World War II, plays and shipping routes

St George and William Shakespeare dominate my first two pictures and comments.

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Gangsta Granny 2018 by David Williams at The Birmingham Stage Company'Adapter and Director: Neal Foster'Designer: Jackie Trousdale'Lighting Designer: Jason Taylor'Composer: Jak Poore'Sound Designer: Nick Sagar''Cast:'Tom Cawte, Jenny Gayner, Jason Furnival, Louise Bailey, Aosaf Afzal, Emma Matthews, Oliver Hume, Danny Hendrix, Lauren Taylor

Gangsta Granny at Preston Guild Hall

Birmingham Stage Company are returning to Preston with their Olivier Award nominated production of Gangsta Granny.

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Fleetwood Marine Hall

Gin and fizz shopping event at Marine Hall in Fleetwood

The Marine Hall in Fleetwood is launching a new event this week.

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Brighter Blooms of Preston held a Tulip Open Weekend  for the first time. Owner Matthew Smith, who has won gold at the Chelsea Flower Show for three years running, offered visitors 50 varieties of tulip in flower and plus salad leaf displays and other bulbs for sale. Picture by Paul Heyes, Sunday April 15, 2018.

Grimsargh Gardening Club meeting in May

Grimsargh Gardening Club talk on May 2 is by Andrew Thompson of The Barn, Scorton.

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Garstang Childrens Festival. Ben Hall junior drummer with Pilling Band

Pilling band perform at Methodist Chapel

Pilling Band will be performing at Pilling Methodist Chapel this Saturday (April 28 )at 7pm.

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There is a jumble sale at Cockerham village hall this Saturday.

Jumble sale at Cockerham village hall

Cockerham Primary School PTFA is holding a jumble sale this Saturday (April 28), from 11am until 1pm at Cockerham Village Hall.

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Brierfield Bridge Club is hosting an open day next month. (s)

Bridge club at Garstang Arts Centre

Garstang Arts Centre Bridge Group will meet at 7pm on Monday (April 30) and also on Tuesday afternoon May 1.

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Brabins Rocks is the first annual family friendly festival to be held in Chipping.

Family friendly music festival in Chipping

Brabin’s Rocks is the first annual family friendly music festival to be held in Chipping.

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It's no pork for Jennifer White of the PETA Foundation

V-Egan Street is food for thought

Campaigners want Preston to give the ‘V’ to animal cruelty by renaming Egan Street as Vegan Street.

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Proprietor Michelle Unsworth, nursery assistant Christina Collinson and Fudge the labrador at SO Plants' new permanent home at Little Town Farm, Thornley, near Longridge

SO Plants puts down roots

The owner of a re-located plant nursery is celebrating putting down permanent roots in the Ribble Valley with a special open weekend.

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Vianden Castle in the Ardennes region of Luxembourg

Travel: Rich history of nation the size of Lancashire

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be a little country but it has a lot to offer visitors as Mike Hill discovered
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Stately home

Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

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The best bars with dance floors in Lancashire

If you fancy a boogie but don't want to pay nightclub prices, here are the best bars with a dance floor.
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REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

In my recent post came my first picture from a Burnley reader following on some of my comments about the Industrial Revolution in Lancashire .

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Rev refs April 2 2018

REV RON GREENALL: Iron theme to my latest memories

Firstly a couple of new points for a new month. It was in this week in 1721 that Sir Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Britain.

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Heather Small is performing at Preston Guild Hall.

M People’s Heather Small performs at Preston Guild Hall

Heather Small, the voice of Manchester-based dance band M People, will be appearing at Preston Guild Hall.

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Broughton Players in rehearsal for their upcoming production 'Dead Reckoning'.

Dead Reckoning at the Playhouse Theatre

Broughton Players present Dead Reckoning, a thriller by Eric Chappell, and directed by Michael Hurley.

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Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival is a great attraction for all the family

Scorton Bikes and Barrows festival

Scorton Bikes and Barrows festival takes place between Saturday, May 5 and Monday, May 7.

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Sir Tom Finney tribute dinner at Preston Guild Hall

The Sir Tom Finney tribute dinner takes place at Preston Guild Hall on April 26 at 7pm.

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Poetry group at Garstang arts centre

Poetry group at Garstang arts centre

The Poetry Appreciation Group meets at Garstang Arts Centre on Friday, April 27, 2pm-4pm.

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