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Things to do in Chorley and South Ribble (April 11 to 17)

Find a prime spot to watch the Chorley Cycling Grand Prix
Find a prime spot to watch the Chorley Cycling Grand Prix
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Take your pick of events happening around the region:

FREE: Chorley Cycling Grand Prix, Chorley, Sunday, April 15

Head to Chorley town centre to cheer on Britain’s professional cyclists as they race-off on a 116 mile course around the Chorley Borough in the opening round of the British Cycling Elite Road Series for 2018. Chorley Council has teamed up with British Cycling to host the event that will see the country’s top riders and teams battle-it-out over a challenging five-lap route through the Chorley countryside. Starts 11am.

PAID: Aintree Ladies Fashion Race Day, Chorley, Friday, April 13

Ladies enjoy a race day at Shaw Hill Golf Club, to include afternoon tea, live coverage, betting, live entertainment and more. From 11.30am until 5pm. Tickets £30. Call 01257 269221.

FREE: Nick Oldham, Euxton, Monday, April 16

Retired police Inspector and local author Nick Oldham will be at Euxton Library to talk about his experiences during his time with the police and how these experiences inspired his writing. From 2pm until 3.30pm.

FREE: Lego Robotics, Adlington, Monday, April 16

Create your own Lego ‘Milo’, the Mars Rover and then bring him to life using the LEGO Robotics app. For accompanied children aged four and over. At Adlington Library from 3.30pm. Booking required.

FREE: Free Guided Ramble, Worden/Euxton, Wednesday, April 11

Go along to get fit, make friends and explore the countryside with this three to six miles long ramble in Worden/Euxton. Meet at Worden car park in Leyland for a prompt 10am start.