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Christmas activities in Leyland
Christmas activities in Leyland
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Here is a list of upcoming events this week in Chorley and Leyland.

Leyland Christmas lights switch-on, Saturday November 26

Coronation Street actor Sam Aston, who plays Chesney Brown, will switch on the lights in Hough Lane on Saturday, with festivities starting from 1pm.

The afternoon will be filled with live music, food, craft stalls and Santa’s grotto. A Christingle Service will also be held at the United Reform Church.

The big switch-on will take place at around 5.30pm.

Astley Hall Illuminated, Chorley, Saturday November 26

Astley Hall, off Hallgate, will be lit up inside and out, from 5pm until 10pm. There will be a drumming and visual extravaganza from Spark Worldbeaters and brass band Christmas carol. Free.

Leyland in Tune, Monday November 28

A concert will be held at Midge Hall Methodist Church Hall, on Monday, at 7.30pm.

Entry is £5, with all funds going towards St Catherine’s Hospice.

Charnock Farm Christmas Market, Sunday November 27

Food, craft and gift stalls, plus cake decorating classes by a professional. It includes a Santa’s grotto outside and bands and dance acts will perform on stage. Open 11.30am until 5pm.

Astley Hall Illuminated, Chorley, Saturday November 26

Astley Hall, off Hallgate, will be lit up inside and out, from 5pm until 10pm. There will be a drumming and visual extravaganza from Spark Worldbeaters and brass band Christmas carol. Free.