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Here's a small selection of events happening in Chorley and South Ribble over the coming days.

Monday, 3rd April 2017, 10:01 am
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:23 pm
Horse + Bamboo Theatre are performing Midnight and Anna at Astley Hall Art Gallery

Midnight and Anna, Chorley, Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11

Horse + Bamboo Theatre is bringing Midnight and Anna to Astley Hall’s Art Gallery. This is a perfect first theatre experience for babies, toddlers and their families and includes storytelling, music, puppetry and sensory play.'‹ There are performances at 2pm and 3.30pm on both days. Tickets are £5 per child (£3.50 for a second child) and are available from'‹

Plant Hunters’ Fair, Hoghton, Saturday, April 8

Hoghton Tower have teamed up with Plant Hunters’ Fairs to bring a spring treat for all plant lovers. With admission at £1.00 for the Plant Fair, what better way to get your gardening season off to great start. Open 10am until 4pm.

Coffee Morning - Jams, Pickles and Preserves, Euxton, Thursday, April 6

Euxton Library are hosting this coffee morning from 10.30am until 11.30am. Enjoy a coffee and listen to guest speaker Melanie Lathom talk about “Jams, Pickles and Preserves”.

Mayor’s Easter Tea Dance, Chorley, Tuesday, April 11

The Lancastrian at Chorley Town Hall is the magnificent venue for this event, from 1pm until 4pm.'‹ Tickets are £6 and includes tea, coffee and a selection of homemade cakes and scones with jam and cream.

Hoghton Guided Ramble, Hoghton, Wednesday, April 5

Meet at the Community Centre, Blackburn Old Road for a prompt 10am start. Suitable clothing including sturdy footwear is essential. Walk is three to six miles long and classed as moderate.