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Here's a handful of events happening in Chorley and South Ribble over the week.

Monday, 29th May 2017, 10:02 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:16 pm
Manford's Comedy Club is taking place at Chorley Little Theatre

Manford’s Comedy Club, Chorley, Saturday, June 3

Chorley Little Theatre welcomes everyone for a night full of joy and laughter. An MC and three top comedians hand-picked by Jason Manford will make for a great night of stand-up comedy. '‹The show starts at 8pm and finishes at 10.30pm. Tickets are £12.50. Chorley Little Theatre is on Dole Lane. For more information visit or call 01257 264362.

A Night at the Movies, Charnock Richard, Saturday, June 3

Grab the girls (or guys) and have a night out at the movies. Enjoy all your favourite songs from movies like Dirty Dancing, Grease, Fame, Footloose and Flashdance, plus the best of the rest. All performed live by some talented female and male vocalists. It’s at the Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard, near Chorley from 7pm. Tickets are £29.95. Call 01257 581524 or visit to book.

Weekend Lunch Cruise, Hoghton, Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4

With ever-changing scenery on your doorstep, you will experience a unique, tranquil and enjoyable time on this narrow boat lunch cruise. Located on the Liverpool-Leeds Canal, it is run by Canal Boat Cruises. Tickets are £39 for adults; £19.50 for ages eight to 14; £12.50 for ages three to eight, with under threes free. Cruises start at 12pm. To book call 01254202967 or visit

Crafty Creative, Preston, Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4

Crafty Creative is a regular drop-in craft sessions held at Brockholes Nature Reserve. The craft sessions have a nature or environmental theme and take place on the first weekend of every month throughout the year. You may get a little messy, so go along dressed with that in mind! There is no need to book. The sessions are held from 10am until 4pm and there is a small admission charge per craft.

Sing, Chorley, Thursday, June 1

Chorley Little Theatre is showing this family-friendly animated musical comedy from the makers of Despicable Me and the Minion Movie. The show starts at 2.30pm and tickets are £3. To book call 01257 264362.