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Busy programme at Garstang Library for arts festival

Garstang Library will be the venue  for a number of exciting performances and presentations for Garstang Art and Music Festival
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David Parkes, of Ingol, (far left) with The Beatles at Morecambe Floral Hall in 1963. Also pictured is DJ Dusty Miller (with glasses)

The day The Beatles played in a living room in Preston

Preston dad Naaman Member had been living in his house for almost 30 years, unaware that one night in 1963 The Beatles played in his front room.
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Royal Lancashire Show kicks-off an action-packed weekend

Royal Lancashire Show kicks-off an action-packed weekend

Lancashire’s historic festival kicked off yesterday ahead of an action-packed weekend of family fun.

Business
Jenna ColemanQueen Victoria in new images from ITV historical drama Victoria

See Blackpool's Jenna Coleman in new Victoria trailer and photos

A new trailer and photos have been released showing Blackpool-born actress Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria.

TV
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What’s On Listings 10-16 Aug

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‘Custodians’ of Preston's hidden gem aim to realise Harris Museum potential

It’s a juxtaposition that would leave art enthusiasts shuddering and shivering with trepidation.
Preston
Space Cadets perform in last years  Light Parade through the city centre

Brief Encounter mini-show comes to Preston next month

Preston’s Lancashire Encounter arts festival proved so popular last year that organisers are laying on a Brief Encounter in the city next month.

Arts
Lea Salonga at West End Proms, Lytham Festival

Stars were singing in the rain for festival finale

The heavens may have opened over the Green for the closing night of Lytham Festival, but no one was going to rain on the parade of stars on show.
Music
Crowds at Vintage By the Sea Festival, Wayne Hemmingway, second from right. Picture by Emma Sudall.

PREVIEW: Vintage By the Sea Festival returns to Morecambe

Thousands are expected to visit Morecambe next month for the fifth instalment of the Vintage By the Sea Festival.

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A prosecco festival is coming to Lancaster. Picture by Dmitriy Shironosov.

Prosecco Festival comes to Lancaster

Prosecco lovers are in for a treat as the city welcomes a festival dedicated to the sparkling drink.

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What’s On Listings 3-9 Aug

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Penny Farm Horse Sanctuary

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Work under way setting up Lytham Green for Lytham Festival

"There's added pressure, but Lytham Festival will always be special"

Some things may have changed at Lytham Festival HQ this year, but it’s one event in Cuffe And Taylor’s calendar which will always keep a place in their hearts.
Music
Some members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, performed at Chorley Market ahead of their performance of The British Pageant at the Pageant Theatre

Members of Mormon faith perform at Chorley Market

Chorley Market was alive with the sounds of a church choir ahead of their musical spectacular depicting the origins of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

News

SLIDESHOW: Preston's Strongest Man 2017

A bumper crowd was treated to some vein-bulging feats of power this weekend as the Preston Strongest Man event hit the Flag Market.

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What’s On Listings 27 Jul-2 Aug

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Andrew Roussos, 43, and  Xander hold the coffin of Saffie Roussos. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Saffie’s dad pays emotional tribute to his ‘superstar’

Saffie Roussos’ father has paid an emotional tribute to his ‘superstar’ daughter.

Crime
Stephen Mercer guides a tour at the Comedy Carpet

Tour guide gets spooky on the shore

Spooky stories from Blackpool’s past are once more on the map for summer.

Nostalgia
The Red Arrows will perform on both Saturday and Sunday at this year's Blackpool Air Show

BLACKPOOL AIR SHOW 2017: Display times

One of Blackpool's biggest events is back.
Arts
The campaigning group 'Children of the Ghetto' set up a symbolic security and metal detector checkpoint entering the Harris Library on Saturday 22nd July 2017. The group setup the checkpoint for just half an hour, on Saturday afternoon, as an act of solidarity with what has been happening at Masjid Al Aqsa in Jerusalem, Israel.

Fake ‘metal detector’ at city museum to highlight situation in Middle East

This ‘metal detector’ appeared outside the Harris Museum over the weekend, but it was not an extra security measure.

Preston
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