What’s On Listings 22-28 June

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Whats on

Glorious summer sunshine shone down on the annual Leyland Carnival

Blazing sunshine helped make sure this year’s Leyland Festival was the best ever!

Last years Rockprest event in Moor Park

Summer fun project starts this weekend in Preston’s Moor Park

What is the project?

Press surround Michael Ball, left, and Alfie Boe as they reveal the new blue plaque in his honour at Fleetwood's Marine Hall

Plaque honour brings Fleetwood superstar Alfie Boe home

Singing sensation Alfie Boe was surrounded by family and friends to mark the honour of having a blue plaque installed in his home town.

Three Preston organisations make North’s top 50 for culture

Three Preston organisations make North’s top 50 for culture

Three Preston cultural organisations have been named in the top 50 most socially valuable in the North of England.


What’s On Listings 15-21 June

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Whats on
Hoghton Tower

Lancashire recommends.... Tourist attractions

Readers have voted.

A scene from Titanic The Musical at Charing Cross Theatre last year. It comes to Blackpool Opera House in July 2018

Titanic show aims to honour the dreamers

Composer Maury Yeston is all set to sell his musical version of the Titanic tragedy to me, ahead of last week’s announcement of it coming to Blackpool Opera House.


Where are the best tourist attractions in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

Frank Carson

Frank’s festival tribute’s a cracker

A one-man show is set to celebrate the comic legend that is Frank Carson at Edinburgh Festival this summer.

Vander Wheel of Death, led by South African born Wayne Vander will headline the main arena at the Scorton Steam Fair 2017

Death-defying display team wheel into town for Scorton Steam Fair

A death-defying acrobatic display is to take centre stage at this year’s Scorton Steam Fair, which takes place as always over the Fathers’ Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18.

Wyre and Garstang
St Michael's on Wyre gala returns this weekend

Villagers of St Michael's on Wyre ready for a gala party

It’s’ ‘party time’ in St Michael’s on Wyre as villagers gear up for this weekend’s annual gala.

The family friendly gala will take place in Hurst Grange park on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 of June.

Penwortham Gala 2017 - what's on and road closures

Penwortham's Gala is set to return this weekend and is filled with fun packed activities and performances including a Rod Stewart tribute act.
Ceri Dupree at Viva for Blackpool Pride

Go along for the P-ride

Stars set to shine this weekend as Blackpool’s Pride Festival takes place.
The Lancashire Festival is coming to Miller Park, Preston.

The Lancashire Festival is coming to a Preston park

A festival to celebrate all things Lancashire is coming to a Preston park.

Fulwood Library - no longer for sale

Library sell-off back from the brink

Campaigners fighting to re-open Fulwood Library can finally celebrate after a move to convert it into offices was formally abandoned this week.

The procession braves heavy rain last year

Bilsborrow villagers hoping for fine festival weather

Villagers in Bilsborrow are on weather check ahead of the annual Bilsborrow and District Children’s Festival this weekend
Preston's Old Docks House

Art Deco gem under the hammer - again

It is one of Preston’s signature buildings - to some the finest example of Art Deco architecture in the city.

The South Lancashire Regiment Queen Beach D-Day

A project "Recalling the Ironsides" has been set-up to seek out the stories of D-Day veterans

"Recalling the Ironsides" historians appeal for South Lancashire D-Day veterans

The search is on to help unearth real life stories of some of history’s forgotten Lancashire war heroes.
Myerscough College Open Day and Country Fair returns on June 11 2017

Myerscough College Country Fair shaping up to be 'best yet'

Myerscough College will throw open its doors for all the family on June 11 for one of Lancashire's biggest outdoor events.
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