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Here's a small selection of events happening over the next few days:

Monday, 10th April 2017, 9:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:40 pm
A number of top cyclists will be taking to the borough to compete in the Chorley Cycling Grand Prix on Saturday.

Chorley Cycling Grand Prix, Chorley, Saturday, April 15

Chorley town centre is the place to cheer on Britain’s professional cyclists as they race-off on a 116 mile course around the borough in the opening round of the British Cycling Elite Road Series for 2017. They will battle-it-out over a challenging five-lap route through the Chorley countryside, before racing to the finish line on Park Road, close to the entrance to Astley Park. From 11am until 4pm.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, Chorley, Friday, April 14 until Monday, April 17

A bear-filled family adventure at Botany Bay. Hunt to find all the cuddly teddy bears hidden around the mill to claim a prize. From 9.30am until 5pm.

Bounce Mania, Bamber Bridge, Friday, April 14

Bounce Mania will offer adrenaline fuelled, action-packed entertainment for kids of all ages. It’s at South Ribble Tennis and Leisure Centre in Bamber Bridge. Tickets are £8 for ages four to 12.

Worden/Euxton Guided Ramble, Worden, Wednesday, April 12

Go along to get fit, make friends and explore the countryside. Meet at Worden Park Car Park, Leyland for a 10am start. Suitable clothing including sturdy footwear is essential.

Twelfth Night (NT Live), Chorley, Sunday, April 16

Tamsin Grieg stars in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. Recorded at the National Theatre and shown on the big screen at Chorley Little Theatre. It starts at 7pm. Tickets £12/£10 on the door.