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Book review: The Shadow Queen by Anne O’Brien

One medieval historian described her as ‘the most beautiful lady in the whole realm of England, and by far the most amorous,’ while another made tantalising reference to her ‘slippery ways.’

Arts
Festival-goers will be able to take their drugs to a testing tent run by The Loop, which will then tell them what is in the drugs before destroying what was handed over

Music festivals to allow revellers to test illegal drugs

Some of Britain's biggest music festivals are poised to allow revellers to test their drugs before they take them.

Music
Take That Wonderland tour

REVIEW: Take That supported by All Saints at Manchester Arena

Along with tens of thousands of my closest friends, I popped out to see the Mancunian boys made good who have arrived for a barn-storming return to the city they call home.

Music
The Fix by David Baldacci

Book review: The Fix by David Baldacci

FBI special agent Amos Decker is no James Bond… he’s overweight, socially inept, needs a haircut and his stained clothes could do with a good wash.

Arts
The Frequency playing at last year's G-Festival, are returning this year

Things to do this weekend (May 27 to May 29)

It's another Bank Holiday weekend, so why not get out and try one or two of these events?

Whats on
Organisers at last year's festival.

Vintage festival returns to Bentham

Bentham will take on a vintage theme for the bank holiday weekend.

Whats on
Katy Brand.

Comedian Katy Brand brings “I Was a Teenage Christian” to Lancaster

A Brand new take on evangelical Christianity is the finale of The Dukes spring comedy season.

Theatre and Comedy
Outdoor theatre returns to Lancaster park for bank holiday weekend

Outdoor theatre returns to Lancaster park for bank holiday weekend

Williamson Park in Lancaster will host four outdoor theatre productions this summer in its very own natural amphitheatre, The Dell.

Theatre and Comedy
Comedian John Bishop

John Bishop in Lancaster for four nights

Liverpool comedian John Bishop will be in the city for four nights next week as he brings his sell-out show ‘Winging It’ to the Lancaster Grand Theatre.

News
Agent Cooper getting lost in his dreams again

How well do you remember Twin Peaks?

As David Lynch and Mark Frost's seminal series returns after a 25-year hiatus, it's time to jog your memory with these questions.

Offbeat
Booths recipe: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

RECIPE: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

Eating a burger is satisfying ... but it tastes even better when you’ve made it from scratch.

Eating Out
The original line-up

Classic 80s soap Dynasty returning to US TV Screens

Dynasty is returning to US TV screens, nearly 30 years after the prime-time soap opera aired its last hair-pulling fight.

Offbeat
Ruby (LIV HILL), Holly (MOLLY WINDSOR), Amber (RIA ZMITROWICZ)

Three girls praised as hard-hitting and eye-opening drama by viewers

Viewers have praised the BBC's "eye-opening" drama about the Rochdale abuse scandal as the series came to an end on Thursday.

Offbeat
David Baddiel.

Tickets on sale for comedian David Baddiel in Lancaster

Following a sold out run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to theatres nationwide.

News
Matilda Hadock from Bleasdale is on tour with the National Youth Dance Company

Dreams come true for NYDC dancing starlet Matilda

A Bleasdale college student with her sights set on a career in dance has made her premiere with National Youth Dance Company at the iconic Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London.

News
Philip James Turner and the Crow Mandala

Live bands, DJs and beer take centre stage at village festival

Live Ale is back this May Bank Holiday weekend, with bands, singer songwriters, funk DJs...and a 1970s caravan selling gin.

Music

Rock star Chris Cornell 'may have taken own life'

The death of rock star Chris Cornell is being investigated as a possible suicide, Detroit police have said.

Offbeat
Enjoy a weekend of dancing and fun at the Vintage Festival being held at the Canberra Club, Samlesbury

Things to do this weekend (May 20 and 21)

A great selection of events happening on Saturday and Sunday in Lancashire.
Whats on 2
Lancaster University Deputy Vice Chancellor, Andrew Atherton and The Dukes Outreach and Learning Manager, Vicky Flethcer with the Arts Partnership Award.

Lancaster university and theatre scoop top award

A successful partnership between The Dukes and Lancaster University has scooped a top accolade at the inaugural North West Cultural Education Awards.

News
Simon and Garfunkel Story is coming to Morecambe.

Groovy times arrive in West End

Fresh from its success in the West End, The Simon and Garfunkel Story will soon be delighting audiences in Morecambe.

Theatre and Comedy
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