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Easter crafts

Glorious Clay Exhibition - Northern Potters Association

28 March to 21 April 2024 (selected days) , Astley Coach House Art Gallery

A new exhibition featuring the work of 28 ceramic artists will celebrate the life of the extraordinary surrealist painter Leonora Carrington.
This popular annual exhibition also allows visitors of all ages to have a go at making their own art use of free clay, tools, aprons and encouragement are provided.

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The Noise Next Door Family Show

Wednesday 3 April 2024, Chorley Theatre

Enroll at the world's most reckless and ridiculous school with comedy legends The Noise Next Door. Where will your adventure take you? Dangerous deserts? Treacherous tundras? Volatile volcanoes? It's all up to you in this side-splitting, globe-trotting hour of entertainment that is fun for all ages.

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Easter Fun Thursday in Market Walk

Thursday 4 April 2024, 10am - 4pm, Market Walk

Visit Market Walk, Chorley on 10am - 4pm on Thursday 4 April 2024, for a day of dinosaur appearances,  arts and crafts and dino dig with Ranger Mike's Baby Dinosaurs.

Free event!

Morgan & West's Massive Magic Show for Kids

Saturday 6 April, Chorley Theatre

Roll up, roll up! Morgan & West are back with a massive magic show for kids (and their childish grown-ups)! 

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Romeo and Juliet, but the Rubbish Shakespeare Company

Tuesday 9 April 2024, Chorley Theatre

Described as 'like Horrible Histories but funnier' (Primary Times), the beloved Rubbish Shakespeare Company returns with an anarchic and joyous family-friendly treat. 

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Easter Fun Thursday in Market Walk

Thursday 11 April 2024, 10am - 4pm, Market Walk

Join Lancashire Ice Queens in Market Walk, Chorley, on Thursday 11 April 2024, 10am - 4pm, for Easter crafts, card making, and entertainment from Alice in Wonderland, including a live sing a long, games and party dances.

Free event!

Phil Ellis's Excellent Comedy Show

Friday 12 April 2024, Chorley Theatre

One of the top 20 best-reviewed shows of The Fringe, this is an hour and a bit of hilarious stand-up and fun from the North West's most punctual working-class comedian.

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Chorley Pub Festival

Thursday 18 April 2024 - Sunday 21 April 2024

The Chorley Pub Festival returns with 14 venues, 40+ breweries, live music and amazing food.

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Day of Dance 2024

Saturday 20 April 2024 - Chorley town centre

A day of traditional English dancing in Chorley Town Centre to celebrate St George's Day. Free to watch.

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The Rhythm of Life Exhibition 

26 April to 19 May 2024 (selected days), Astley Coach House Art Gallery

A fabulous joint exhibition of work from members of Ribble Creative Stitchers and Bolton Stitch and Textile groups.

Free entry.

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