Pictures from EastEnders show the tense moment Denise Fox gets ready to give her child up for adoption.
The real-life story of an extraordinary elephant, a battle to save the Earth and an ingenious pop-up book take starring roles in a new collection of children’s books.
Dinah Jefferies’ early years in British-controlled Malaya has been the inspiration behind a raft of rich and thrilling historical novels set amidst the heat and turmoil of faraway countries in the throes of major change.
Caring for a sick relative is hugely difficult. Whatever they’re suffering from, the carer is faced with the gradual loss of the person they recognise as their father, grandmother, husband or daughter.1 comment
A husband and wife team are bringing a whole host of musical talent to Lancaster this year.
Garstang singer Alex Hulme will be returning to the Lancaster stage next month to debut his latest works.
Book review: Marriages Are Made in Bond Street: True Stories from a 1940s Marriage Bureau by Penrose Halson
During the dark days of the Second World War, many London marriages weren’t made in heaven… they were forged at a marriage bureau in fashionable Bond Street.
A world famous British actor visited Lancaster this week.
Johnny Vegas is back for the ninth series of Benidorm. The dad-of-one reveals whether his character, the Oracle, has finally grown up, how he deals with fans at desperate times and why he wound up singing songs from The Sound Of Music
The star of Kenneth Grahame’s classic novel makes a comeback in a new season of fabulous reading with Oxford University Press children’s books.
As the dog world gets hot under the collar for the start of this year’s annual Crufts extravaganza at the NEC in Birmingham from March 9-12, here’s the chance to brush up on your essential canine knowledge.
A ruthless Russian oligarch, a doggedly determined policewoman and a British spy with memory block on a deadly mission…
Lancashire has a host of influential musical connections going back over the ages from the likes of George Formby to classical star Kathleen Ferrier.1 comment
The last two living ex-Beatles have teamed up for the first time in seven years.1 comment
The Incredible Moving Picturehouse returns to Lancaster for one week only in March, courtesy of The Dukes.
The relationship between rich and poor is explored in a new musical coming to Lancaster.
A popular TV actress will appear in Lancaster for a new comedy play.
Red Dwarf star Craig Charles has been announced as the new host of consumer technology programme The Gadget Show.1 comment
An exhibition revealing the hidden history of an award-winning Lancaster fabric printing factory opens in the city this March.
One of Scotland’s most popular folk bands will take to the stage at Garstang Library next week. 1 comment
Australian psychedelic dance trio Jagwar Ma will be getting loud in Lancaster library next month.
We have often been told that there’s nothing such as society, and that we no longer have a sense of community.
An award-winning cellist is returning to Lancaster to play an intimate concert with one of the city’s orchestras.
Chain-smoking, Bible-bashing Dot Cotton has been an EastEnders fixture since 1985, and has appeared in some of the soap's most dramatic - and sometimes funniest - scenes.
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Old family wounds are reopened during a treacherous, blood-splattered journey through Wyoming to track down a valuable deeded property in a gritty Western from Spur Award-winning author Matthew P. Mayo.
One of the best-loved and most ingenious picture books celebrates its 35th birthday as Macmillan roll out a new season of reading for early years children and their parents.
The town will gain a welcome boost as it hosts a mini festival in aid of a cancer charity.1 comment
Doctor Who and Star Wars icons will travel to Morecambe to help host the town’s first comic book festival in 30 years.
It’s not only the frozen landscape that sends shivers down the spine as one of Iceland’s most talented crime writers returns in a stunning story brimming with the best of Nordic Noir.
A series of special early years music making sessions created by a visiting artist and musician will be coming to Morecambe.
If the cold winter nights are making you blue, get ready to be tickled pink by Sarah Morgan’s warm and cuddly new rom-com.
There are only a handful of tickets left to see funny man John Bishop in Lancaster.
Television cook Prue Leith is set to replace Mary Berry as a judge on The Great British Bake Off, according to reports.1 comment
A popular artist is questioning whether the world would be best understood as a cartoon in his new exhibition in Lancaster.
A Liverpool singer has talked of her honour to perform as the late Cilla Black in a new tribute show coming to Lancaster.
After the self imposed abstinence of Dry January organisers at Lancaster’s only comedy club have decided to bring Funny February to the city.
Lancaster City Museum has plenty to offer children and families as February half term approaches.
The music of late singer Prince will return to streaming service Spotify, the company said.
Journalists, ironically, rarely get a good press these days. As a trade, we usually come bottom of those ‘most trustworthy profession’ polls, sharing the wooden spoon with estate agents.
Liverpool funny man John Bishop will be bringing his new tour ‘Winging It’ to Lancaster for four nights running.1 comment
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Tickets for a popular music festival which attracts thousands from Lancaster have sold out.
More than 10,000 people have visited an exhibition which showcases a historic Lancaster hospital.
Love and marriage, freedom and loneliness, and risk and misadventure are some of the themes in the latest instalment of prolific, bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith’s delightfully witty 44 Scotland Street series.
Artists from all over the UK have donated their work to a mystery art sale in order to raise money for Lancaster and Morecambe Asylum and Refugee Support (LMARS).1 comment
A day of miniature wonder showcasing Morecambe at its best will take place in the West End.
When a teenager escapes with her life in a tragic accident, instead of counting her blessings she embarks on a journey of self-destruction.
The daughter of a Brief Encounter actress will revisit her mother’s famous scenes at Carnforth Station for a new show.
As the royal Houses of Lancaster and York wage their brutal internecine war for the English throne, families across the land struggle to eke out a living and simply stay alive.