EVENTS in East Lancashire and further afield for Thursday, February 10.

Pick of the day

Tickets are available for The Circus of Horrors, The Four Chapters From Hell at the Burnley Mechanics on tonight. It takes the audience on a rock and roll journey though all four of the Circus of Horrors incarnations.


10am to 4pm - Tapestry showing history of Quakers on display at Blackburn Cathedral. Free.

10am to 4.45pm - Upstairs, Downstairs, exhibition about life in Victorian times, Blackburn Museum, Museum Street.

10am to 4pm - Free health checks ups. Blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol checks for people aged 35 to 74. Audley Sports Centre, Blackburn. Call 0800 917 6072 for an appointment.

2pm to 4pm / 5pm to 7.30pm - Blood donor sessions, King Georges Hall. Call 0300 123 23 23 for an appointment.

2.15pm to 3.45pm - Mothers’ Union annual general meeting, to be held in the Sacristy, at Blackburn Cathedral.

5.30pm to 8pm - Open event for those looking for apprenticeships in automotive, business, construction, dental, engineering and health & social care. Training 2000, Furthergate Business Park, Blackburn


10.30am to 11am - Baby bounce and rhyme for children aged 0-18 months, Burnley Central Library. All welcome.

10.30am to 11:30am - Bounce, rhyme and storytime for under-fives at Rosegrove Library.

1.30pm to 3.30pm/5pm to 7.30pm - Blood donation session, Burnley's Turf Moor. Call 0300 1232323 to make an appointment.

8pm - The Neil C Young Jazz Trio, The Bridge Bier Huis, Bank Parade. Free entry.

8pm - Circus of Horrors: The Four Chapters from Hell, Burnley Mechanics, Manchester Road. Not suitable for children.


5pm to 7pm - Beauty and the Universe, family astronomy session, Darwen Children's Centre, Lord Street.


Noon to 5pm - Sue Platt's Gallery of Hares, a series of collagraphs of hares in their many guises. Haworth Art Gallery, Manchester Road, Accrington. Free.

7pm - Sequence dancing with Wilf and Frances, Accrington Town Hall. £3 entry includes tea and biscuits. Call 01254 380293.

5.30pm to 6.30pm - Under eights (disco/street/latin); 6.30pm to 7.30pm - Over eights (disco/street/latin); 7.30pm - 8.30pm - Adult beginners (ballroom); 8.30pm to 9.30pm - Adult beginners (latin/salsa), Dance Force Studios at Civic Arts Centre, Oswaldtwistle. Call 01254 692811.


10am/1.30pm - Let's Walk setting off from Pendle Heritage Centre, Barrowford.

11am to noon - Bounce and rhyme session followed by tea/coffee for mums/carers, Barnoldswick Library.

1.30pm to 3.30pm - Centre crafts, Rainhall Centre, Rainhall Road, Barnoldswick. Classes are £1.50, including refreshments.

2pm to 3pm - Adult reading group, Nelson Library.

7pm to 9pm - Beginners' German classes, Rainhall Centre, Barnoldswick.

7.30pm to 9.15pm - Secret Singers Choir, folk songs, shanties, pop, gospel and African, Ace Centre, Nelson. £6 per session. New members welcome.

7.30pm - Hamlet - the Comedy - Oddsocks Theatre Company, starring Paul Daniels as Hamlet's father ghost via hologram, Colne Muni, tickets £12 adult, £9 concessions, £32 family.


11pm to 4pm - The Blackburn Artists Society exhibits at Samlesbury Hall throughout February.

Noon - Knowle Green Village Hall, luncheon concert. To book call 01254 826984.

1.30pm - Stepping Out, meet Beacon Fell, cafe car park. Call 01200 414484.

7.30pm - Whalley and District Flower Club present 'Inspired' by Noreen Fishburn in St Michael and St John's Social Centre. Call 01282 680617.

7.30pm - Clitheroe Naturalists' Society lecture by Alan Plowright 'A Walk from Skipton to Richmond in 1879' at Clitheroe Library.


10am-12.30pm / 1.30pm 5pm - Special display to mark centenary visit of Soprano Dame Nellie Melba to Bacup, Bacup Library.

9am to 5pm - Rawtenstall Market, Newchurch Road.

1.30pm to 4pm - Sequence dancing, Ramsbottom Civic Hall, Market Place, Ramsbottom.

3.30pm to 7pm - The Learning Place, help with your homework, Rawtenstall Library. Call 01706 227911.

7.30pm - Meeting of Whitworth Town Council's General Purposes Committee.

8.15pm - Acre Mill Choir practice, Acre Mill Baptist Church. New members welcome.


1.30pm/ 7pm - Hamlet, The Lowry, Salford.

7.30pm Romeo & Juliet, Octagon, Bolton.

7.30pm - Spamalot, Palace Theatre.

7pm - The Saturdays, Apollo Theatre, Manchester.

7.30pm - Mogadishu, Royal Exchange, Manchester.

7.30pm - Quicksand, Dukes Theatre, Lancaster.

7.30pm Romeo and Juliet. Octagon Theatre, Bolton.

7.30pm Vin Garbutt, The Met, Bury.

8pm Rid The World, The Lowry, Salford Quays.

8pm Stephen Venables – In The Footsteps of Shackleton, The Lowry, Salford Quays.

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