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REVIEW: Lancaster Haffner Orchestra

The Haffner Orchestra has finished its 40th anniversary season in style.

Last year's Armed Forces Day on Preston Flag Market was a huge success

Things to do this weekend (June 24 and 25)

As summer kicks in, there is a whole host of events taking place for you to get out and try...
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Navi on stage as Michael Jackson.

Moon walk with number one Michael Jackson impersonator in Lancaster

Get ready to moonwalk the night away as the world’s number one Michael Jackson impersonator comes to Lancaster.

From left, ecologists, Nick Loughlin (OU), Ali Birkett (Lancaster), Emma Sayer (Lancaster), Jo Griffin (Liverpool) and Nigel Fisher (Oxford) at Glastonbury Festival.

Lancaster students talk sex, bugs and rock at Glastonbury

Wellies (check), festival gear, (check), boxes of bugs and creepy crawlies....(check)!

The Highfield Shakes

While away Sunday in little known Lancaster beer garden

This weekend a Lancaster pub will be opening its beautiful beer garden with ten bands taking to the stage for an afternoon of live music.

It will be hosted by IT crowd star Richard Ayoade. Photo: Channel 4

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.
TV and Film
Morecambe date for singer Froggie

Morecambe date for singer Froggie

Brummie singer Raymond Froggatt will be in concert at the Platform in Morecambe on Friday June 23.

John Hewer as Tommy Cooper in Just Like That! Picture by Steve Ullathorne.

Tribute to Tommy Cooper in Morecambe

Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius.

Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.

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Baked Alaska

RECIPE: Baked Alaska

The Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel, near Preston, is proud to support Lancashire produce and, to go with one of their favourite ingredients, local fish, in a Your Food a couple of weeks ago, what could be tastier than Baked Alaska, using many locally-sourced ingredients?

Eating Out
Photo Neil Cross David Waddington and business partner Jon Mole in their new business Miogelato as part of their Mia Italia business

Take a look at Morecambe’s new Italian ice cream factory

On a hot sunny day it’s hard to beat the sweet taste of ice cream – and Morecambe boasts some of the best.

Love It or List It is back

Contestants wanted for Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It

Property experts, Kirstie and Phil, are on the search for homeowners who are in need of some hands-on help in renovating or relocating.
Children's TV exhibition at the Lowry Gallery, Manchester...Play School with Brian Cant 1964

Play School and Play Away presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83

Presenter and actor Brian Cant has died at the age of 83.

TV and Film
Smith by Timothy J. Lockhart

Book review: Smith by Timothy J. Lockhart

Blackmailed into working for a secret government organisation, a hard-bitten former servicewoman overcomes a perilous training programme to become a highly skilled and extremely resourceful assassin in a taut, action-packed thriller.

The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

Not only are amateur dramatic group The Grimsargh Players celebrating their 75th anniversary, but for the first time in the group’s history, they are set to perform two plays written by one of their own members.

Theatre and Comedy
The Dukes 'tech' team with chief technician Brent Lees on the left. Picture by Darren Andrews.

Behind the scenes of Lancaster park show

Once The Dukes technical team are lighting up the trees and laying cables along the pathways, it a sure sign that the outdoor walkabout season is on its way.

Theatre and Comedy

A festival of 'Hope & Glory'

With so many festivals setting up camp throughout the UK nowadays, it can take something special for a fledgling event to push its way to the fore.

Israeli trio returns to Lancaster venue that sparked international tours

An Isreali jazz band were so impressed with the reception they got in Lancaster three years ago that they decided to start touring internationally, and have barely stopped since!

The Vander Wheel of Death is a top attraction at this year's Scorton Steam festival

Things to do this weekend (June 16 and 19)

Here's hoping for better weather this weekend to enjoy some of these great events.
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Iwan Kushka returns to Settle for Settle Stories.

Belgian storyteller’s Settle experience

Arts and heritage charity Settle Stories is bringing Belgian storyteller Iwan Kushka back to town.

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