Now the kids are back at school, it's time to take some time to yourself to reinvigorate after the chaos of Christmas.

Here are the top five things to do in Bolton this week.

Winter photography workshop

The Bolton News:

Book yourself a place on Nigel Newton's winter workshop to try your hand at winter photography.

Join Nigel from 7.30-12pm at Somerville Square for a session suitable for beginners to intermediate level photographers – starting with a sunrise in the park, finishing in Barrow Bridge.

Places cost £55 and include a hot drink and cake or a scone at the cafe – places can be booked on the Nigel Newton Photography Facebook page.

Roy Chubby Brown returns

ROY ‘Chubby’ Brown is back and he’s as naughty as ever. His choice of language and his politically incorrect jokes may not be to everyone’s taste but they are always delivered with a cheeky grin and perfect comedy timing.

His trademark flying helmet and goggles make a return to Bolton Albert Halls on Saturday, January 9 at 7.30pm. For tickets go to:

Secrets of the Mummies

The Bolton News:

AS part of the scientific Elements exhibition event programme, Bolton Central Library and Museum have invited Dr Stephen Buckley who has studied Bolton’s Egyptian and Peruvian mummies along with Prof Jo Fletcher over the last 30 years to give a talk where he will reveal some of the secrets behind these very special individuals. Friday, January 10 at 7pm. for info.

Ninja Tots Free Class

Visit Fidgets Soft Play Centre for a tree trial class for Ninja Tots Martial Arts.

The class is suitable for over threes, and aims to teach children discipline, self control, cooperation and balance.

Turton Choi Kwang Do, the team behind the class, will also attempt to pass on skills with communication, safety, stranger danger, and more.

Free classes will run at 10am, 11am, and 12pm on Wednesday and must be booked in advance.

Regular classes will then be held at 12pm each Wednesday.

All About Eve

The Bolton News:

ADAPTED from the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film by Joseph L Mankiewicz and the play The Wisdom of Eve by Mary Orr, Ivo van Hove directs this new stage version of All About Eve.

X Files star Gillian Anderson and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) take the lead in the story of Margo Channing, a highly regarded but aging Broadway star and an ambitious young fan who manoeuvres herself into Channing’s life, ultimately threatening Channing’s career and her personal relationships.

Set and lighting design is from Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys and there’s music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey.

Watch All About Eve as part of National Theatre Live at Bolton’s Vue Cinema on Thursday, January 9 at 7pm.