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Inside Lancashire's real Dad's Army

The true story of Lancaster’s Home Guard will be told in free talks before performances of a Dad’s Army themed show at The Dukes Theatre.

Nostalgia
The Membranes

Membranes bring punk perfection to second year of their festival

There’s a right Lancashire hotpot happening in Manchester on the early May bank holiday, when The Membranes, Evil Blizzard, One Sided Horse and The Lovely Eggs all team together for the Membranes and Friends Festival.

Music
An audience at last year's Lytham Hall outdoor theatre season

Merchants of Lytham give backing to outdoor season

The ever-popular Lytham Hall Outdoor Theatre season returns this summer - and tickets go on sale on Thursday.

Theatre
Lee Ridley. Photo: TOM DYMOND/SYCO/THAMES ITV

Former Preston student Lee Ridley through to the next round of Britain's Got Talent

A former University of Central Lancashire student wowed Britain's Got Talent judges on Saturday night (April 21).
Education

WATCH: Preston embraces vinyl's revival once again for Record Store Day

It wasn’t too long ago that vinyl was meant to be dead in the water and Napster was set to rule the musical roost.
Music
A previous cast of American Idiot, the Green Day musical

Don’t be an American Idiot and miss out as new Opera House show tickets go on sale

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for Green Day’s American Idiot musical when it comes to Blackpool.

Theatre
Dinosaur World Live comes to Blackpool Grand Theatre

Get up close to prehistoric puppets on daring adventure

Step back in time with a theatrical treat for all the family at the Grand Theatre this weekend.

Theatre
Daniel O'Donnell heads to the Opera House, Blackpool, this week

Daniel’s Irish eyes will be smiling over the crowd at the Opera House

He’s the only artist to have at least one hit in the UK album charts every year since 1988, and this week Daniel O’Donnell is back in Blackpool.

Music
Jonathan Goddard and Eleanor Duval as the Macbeths

REVIEW: Macbeth, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

There seem to be more Macbeths around right now than you can shake a broomstick at, with productions running at the National Theatre and by the Royal Shakespeare Company

Theatre
Troubadour on stage

Troubadour on target to celebrate musical project

A project taking aim at bringing the excitement back to music download’s comes to a close with a celebration concert.

Music
The children's cast of Whistle Down The Wind by Junction 4

REVIEW: Whistle Down The Wind, Lowther Pavilion

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1996 musical, set here in 1950’s Louisiana, triumphantly breaks new ground for Lytham Amateur Operatic Society, renamed as Junction 4.

Theatre
Now showing: Peter Rabbit

Cinema Listings 19-25 April

Your guide to what’s showing in local cinemas

Film
Rich Hall is bringing his Hoedown to Lowther Pavilion, Lytham on Wednesday, May 2

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What’s On Listings 19-25 Apr

To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email whatson@lep.co.uk

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Third Angel presents 600 People at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday, April 25

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The 19th Chipping Steam Fair, which took place last year

It's full steam ahead for the 20th anniversary Chipping Steam Fair

Organisers are pulling out all the stops ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Chipping Steam Fair.

Whats on
The Memento Workshop is based on the Lubaina Himid exhibition at the Harris Museum

Things to do (April 21 - 23)

As the weather brightens up, why not get out and about to some of these events?

Whats on

WATCH: Spirits high at vinyl signing for fans of rock royalty The Damned

Legendary punk rockers The Damned arrived in Preston over the weekend for a special appearance at the city's independent record store Action Records.
Music

Weekend party pictures from around Preston - April 13-15, 2018

Were you out on the town this weekend?

News
St Pauls Church, Longridge

150 YEARS ON: 'Longridge – the Parish with Two Churches'

Learn all about ‘Longridge – the Parish with Two Churches’ at the first of its 150th anniversary events this coming Sunday, April 15, in St Paul’s Centenary Room.

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