Comic king's book launch

The Freerange comedy festival returns to Kendal this month, bringing a troupe of Britain’s top comics and acts to the Lakeland town for three days of laughter.
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Her Royal Highness Mary, Princess Royal, inspecting Lancasters Home Guard during the Second World War

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.

Vianden Castle in the Ardennes region of Luxembourg

Travel: Rich history of nation the size of Lancashire

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be a little country but it has a lot to offer visitors as Mike Hill discovered
Greyhound Bridge, in Lancaster

Just what is going on at Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster?

Engineers have revealed they are ahead of schedule on works to repair the Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster.

Andy Kirkpatrick

King of adventure checks into Lancaster

Veteran adventurer Andy Kirkpatrick takes to The Dukes stage on March 13 to talk about his 40 year career.

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Illustrator Olivia Lomenech Gill is in Lancaster on Friday

Date with JK Rowling artist in Lancashire

Lancaster Litfest launches on Friday (March 2) with a special event with Olivia Lomenech Gill, illustrator of the new coffee table edition of JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

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The Pretty Things

Pretty Things in Morecambe

After more than 50 years in the music business The Pretty Things have embarked on their final full year of touring but they are determined to go out with a bang.

Dave Spikey is celebrating 30 years in showbiz

TV's Dave Spikey rides into Lancaster

Funnyman Dave Spikey celebrated 30 years in comedy in 2017 with his tour Juggling On A Motorbike.

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Lancaster University alumna and writer/performer Emma Geraghty

Hot new talent show in Lancaster

Five of the nation's best new theatre talents are showcasing their talents at a special show in Lancaster.

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One of Graham Wynne's photos of One Man Band Shebang

Celebration of Morecambe festival on film

Photographer Graham Wynne's colourful  collection of images of Morecambe’s One Man Band Shebang festival go on display from Friday, February 16 at More Music in Morecambe.

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The Ven Michael Everitt, Archdeacon of Lancaster

Column: Rare day for the Church

A rare alignment takes place this Valentine’s Day.

Virtuoso guitarist Xuefei Yang

Return to Lancaster by international star

International virtuoso guitarist Xuefei Yang performs in the Great Hall at Lancaster Arts on Thursday (February 8) 7.30pm.

Tin Can People's Katie and Pip

From the Edinburgh Fringe to Lancaster

Tin Can People is bringing its latest show Katie and Pip to Lancaster.

Theatre and Comedy
Daniel Bye

Global show heads home to Lancaster

Daniel Bye will be performing The Price of Everything at The Gregson Community Centre on February 14 at 8pm.

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Lancashire Youth Jazz Orchestra

Double date of music in Morecambe

Lancashire Youth Jazz Orchestra meets the University of Lancaster Music Society Big Band on February 10 for a one office performance at More Music in Morecambe.

Lefty Scum features Grace Petrie, Josie Long and Jonny and The Baptists

Lefty Scum in Lancaster

Comedy, music and revolutionary socialism reunite when three of the UK’s most joyfully rabble-rousing acts appear as Lefty Scum at The Dukes on February 17.

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Literature festival details revealed

The programme has been unveiled for the seventh Settle Stories Festival.

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Sara Pascoe

Sara Pascoe's sell-out show heads to Lancaster

Award-winning comedian Sara Pascoe is bringing her smash hit West End show LadsLadsLads to Lancaster this autumn.

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Comic Jamie MacDonald

Comedian Jamie MacDonald's new show in Lancaster

Named as one to watch on the BBC Hot Talent List for 2017, blind Glaswegian comedian Jamie MacDonald is powering his way through the obstacle strewn world of stand-up comedy to perform at Lancaster Arts on Friday, February 2 at 8pm in the Nuffield Theatre.

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Courtney Pine

Jazz legend's Lancaster date

Critically-acclaimed saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Courtney Pine returns to the UK for the fourth edition of the Jazz Directors Series with a date at Lancaster’s Grand Theatre on February 25.

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