Entertainment listings: 15/10/13

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TUESDAY

The Grand Gesture, The Dukes, Lancaster, 7.30pm, 01524 598500.

Lancaster Footlights present Girls’ Night Out, Lancaster’s Grand, 7.30pm, £7.50, 01524 64695.

Forced Entertainment: Tomorrow’s Parties, Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University, 8pm, 16yrs+, 01524 594151.

Karaoke, Friary and Firkin, Lancaster.

One Planet Festival Lancaster, various venues, The Dukes, The Storey, St Thomas’ Church, www.oneplanetfe​stival.org.uk.

Steps2Health Walks, Happy Mount Park, Bare, Morecambe, 1-3pm.

Food and Drink Quiz, NICE Restaurant, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, 6-11pm, 01524 509094, £9.95.

WEDNESDAY

The Grand Gesture, The Dukes, Lancaster, 7.30pm, 01524 598500.

Lancaster Footlights present Girls’ Night Out, Lancaster’s Grand, 7.30pm, £9.50/8.50 conc, 01524 64695.

Forced Entertainment: Tomorrow’s Parties, Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University, 8pm, 16yrs+, 01524 594151.

35th Lancaster Literature Festival, The Storey, the Dukes, Live at LICA, Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Library, Litfest 01524 62166, programme/tickets online www.litfest.org.

Ladies Only Fashion Show, Great Wood School, Beaufort Road, Morecambe, 6.30-10.30pm, £3 includes glass of wine.

Lunchtime Organ Concert, Philip Tordoff (Halifax Minster), Ashton Hall, Lancaster, doors open 12.15pm, music 12.40-1.30pm, free entrance with retiring collection.

Karaoke, Nowhere, Queen Street, Morecambe, 9pm-1am.

One Planet Festival Lancaster, various venues, The Dukes, The Storey, St Thomas’ Church, www.oneplanetfe​stival.org.uk for programme.

Art in the Park, Williamson Park, Lancaster, 10.15am-12.15pm, with Janet Robinson, for all abilities, 07786 868783.

Morecambe Winter Gardens Tour, 2pm.

Writer Portraits Exhibition Launch, The Dukes Foyer, Moor Lane, Lancaster, 5.30-6.30pm, portraits of writers taken by Jonathan Bean during past festivals.

Gardeners’ Question Time, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, 7pm, with Bill Blackledge of BBC Radio Lancashire and others, free admission.

M John Harrison in conversation with Nicholas Royle, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, 7.30pm, £8/£6 conc.

THURSDAY

The Grand Gesture, The Dukes, Lancaster, 2pm and 7.30pm, 01524 598500.

Lancaster Footlights present Girls’ Night Out, Lancaster’s Grand, 7.30pm, £9.50/8.50 conc, 01524 64695.

Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra, The Great Hall, Lancaster University, 7.30pm, prices and tickets contact 01524 594151.

Tim Crouch and Andy Smith: What happens to the hope at the end of the evening, Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University, 8pm, prices/tickets 01524 594151.

Ashtanga Yoga with Grace, United Reformed Church, Bowerham Road, Lancaster, 6.30pm, 01524 381091.

Karaoke, Nowhere, Queen Street, Morecambe, 9pm-1am.

One Planet Festival Lancaster, various venues, The Dukes, The Storey, St Thomas’ Church, www.oneplanetfe​stival.org.uk.

35th Lancaster Literature Festival, The Storey, the Dukes, Live at LICA, Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Library, Litfest 01524 62166, full programme and tickets online www.litfest.org.

Old time and modern sequence dancing, The Platform, Morecambe, 2-4pm, £2.80.

Fairfield Association and Flora: Talks at The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, 5pm, free event.

Moss Witch: Science and the Short Story, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, 6.30pm, with Sara Maitland and Dr Robert Appleby featuring the first single-author collection from Comma’s science-into-fi​ction series, £8/6 conc.

Short Stories: Wide Horizons, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, 8pm, readings and discussion from two leading proponents of the short story form with Alison Moore and Aamer Hussein, £8/6 conc.

FRIDAY

Later with Jools Netherland, non-stop mini festival, The Platform, Morecambe, 8pm, £10, 01524 582803.

Ghostly Tales at Lancaster Castle, www.demiparadiseproductions.co.uk, 12+ years, 7.30pm, £7.50/6 conc/children, 01524 64998.

The Grand Gesture, The Dukes, Lancaster, 7.30pm, prices and tickets from 01524 598500.

I, Malvolio, written and performed by Tim Crough, Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster, University, 1.30pm, £11.50/9.50 conc, 01524 594151, www.liveatlica.org.

Lancaster Footlights present Girls’ Night Out, Lancaster’s Grand, 7.30pm, £9.50/8.50 conc, 01524 64695.

Katie Marie, singing in the lounge at The Trimpell Club, Out Moss Lane, Morecambe, 7pm.

Karaoke with DJ Paul, Wm Mitchell, Westgate, Morecambe, 8.30pm.

One Planet Festival Lancaster, various venues, The Dukes, The Storey, St Thomas’ Church, from films about bees to a 5km GoodGym Run, www.oneplanetfe​stival.org.uk for full programme.

35th Lancaster Literature Festival, The Storey, the Dukes, Live at LICA, Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Library, full programme and tickets online www.litfest.org.

Piano Weekend, The Chapel at the University of Cumbria, Bowerham Road, Lancaster, four master class workshops with Peter Crosier coaching pianists of all ages, application forms from Lancaster Visitor Information Centre.

Jazz Lunch, High Society Jazz Band, The Refreshment Room, Carnforth Station, 12-30-2.30pm, free admission with retiring collection, 01524 735165.

Afternoon Classics, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, from 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, Litfest’s popular daytime lectures are a 40-minute introduction to works of classic literature and a chance to hear the work read aloud, £4/£2 conc or all three classics for £8/£4.

Two Novels: Intimate Worlds, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, 7pm, readings and discussion from two prize winning authors with Alison MacLeod and Evie Wyld, £8/6.

SATURDAY

An Evening of Frank Sinatra featuring The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra, The Platform, Morecambe, 7.30pm, £13, 01524 582803.

Ghostly Tales at Lancaster Castle, www.demiparadiseproductions.co.uk, 12+, £7.50/6 conc and children, 01524 64998.

Lancaster Footlights present Girls’ Night Out, Lancaster’s Grand, 7.30pm, £9.50/8.50 conc, 01524 64695.

I, Malvolio, written and performed by Tim Crough, Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster, University, 4pm, £11.50/9.50 conc, 01524 594151, www.liveatlica.org.

The Grand Gesture, The Dukes, Lancaster, 2pm and 7.30pm, prices and tickets from 01524 598500.

M Lambert, singing in the lounge at The Trimpell Club, Out Moss Lane, Morecambe, 6pm.

Music at Lancaster Priory, Priory Close, Frankenstein, Andy Whitfield’s a cappella soundtrack to excerpts of the black and white film, sung by Lancaster Millennium Choir, with Ian Pattinson on the organ, 7.30pm, £5, 01524 65338, www.lancasterpriory.org.

One Planet Festival Lancaster, various venues, The Dukes, The Storey, St Thomas’ Church, www.oneplanetfe​stival.org.uk for programme.

35th Lancaster Literature Festival, The Storey, the Dukes, Live at LICA, Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Library, Litfest 01524 62166, full programme and tickets online www.litfest.org.

Piano Weekend, The Chapel at the University of Cumbria, Bowerham Road, Lancaster, four master class workshops with Peter Crosier coaching pianists of all ages, application forms from Lancaster Visitor Information Centre.

Brief Encounter Special, Settle to Carlisle and The Cumbrian Coast, departs Carnforth 8am, back 6pm, adults £49, child 15 and under £20, family (2+2) £120, 01524 735165.

Meet the Keeper, Butterfly House, Williamson Park, Lancaster, 11am.

Poetry Day, The Storey, Meeeting House Lane, Lancaster, 1-5pm, a celebration of contemporary poetry, £8/6 conc per event.

Poulton-le-Sands and Old Morecambe Guided Walk, meet at the Police Station, Poulton Square, Morecambe, 2pm, Peter Wade, 01524 420905.

Hothouse Ceilidh, More Music, 13-17 Devonshire Road, Morecambe, 7.30pm, £6/£4 in advance, 01524 831997.

Simon Armitage, Lancaster Library, 8pm, the ever-popular poet and broadcaster, £12/£10 conc.

SUNDAY

Bolshoi Ballet Live Screening: Spartacus, at The Dukes Cinema, Lancaster, 4pm, £13/12 conc, 01524 598500.

Back to Broadway, Lancaster’s Grand, 7.30pm, £15/14, family £50, 01524 64695.

The Lancaster Comedy Club, The Borough, Dalton Square, £9/7 advance or meal deal £12, show starts 8pm, 01524 64170.

The Chequered Flag Trophy, Warton Stock Car Club, Sand Lane, adults £9, conc £5, under 10s free, 07709 746744.

30 Year Celebration of the International Diploma in Crochet, The Platform, Morecambe, 10am-4pm, free entry.

Meet the Keeper, Butterfly House, Williamson Park, Lancaster, 11am.

Joseph Delaney and The Ghost Prison, Prison Wing, Lancaster Castle (meet in NICE at the castle), 2-3pm, join Joseph Delaney as he introduces his new book, for ages 8+, £8/6 conc.

Bluebeard, Storytelling, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, 8pm, Cat Weatherill, one of Europe’s greatest storytellers, for ages 18+, £10/£8 conc.

MONDAY

Paul Foot, Comedy at The Dukes, Lancaster, 8pm, £12.50, 01524 598500.

The Dukes Cinema, Lancaster: Diana (12A) 6pm; About Time (12A) 8.30pm; £6/5 conc, 01524 598500.

Poulton and Morecambe Police and Communities Together Meeting, Morecambe Library, 4-5pm.

Lunchtime Lecture, The Real Knights Templar by David Casserly, Judges’ Lodgings, Lancaster, 1pm, booking essential, free event, 01524 32808.

Film Night, Furness and Midland Hall, Carnforth Heritage Centre, 7.30pm, 01524 735165/735894.