Christmas News
Enjoy free Christmas activities aimed at children and families

Enjoy free Christmas activities aimed at children and families

There are a range of free entertaining seasonal activities to be enjoyed by children and families in Lancashire libraries over the festive period.

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Santa Claus is coming to Lancaster this weekend!

Santa Claus is coming to Lancaster this weekend!

Santa Claus is taking a trip all the way from the North Pole to Marketgate Shopping Centre to meet and greet shoppers and have breakfast with one lucky winner tomorrow, Saturday December 15.

religion and belief
When do Lancaster and Morecambe’s facilities close for Christmas? Here’s all you need to know

When do Lancaster and Morecambe’s facilities close for Christmas? Here’s all you need to know

A number of city amenities will be closing their doors or altering opening times over Christmas.

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Morecambe sparkles as Christmas lights are switched on

Morecambe sparkles as Christmas lights are switched on

The sparkle came back to Morecambe on Saturday when Morecambe BID’s EDF Morecambe Sparkle switch-on took place.

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Crowds gather to see Coca-Cola truck in Lancaster

Crowds gather to see Coca-Cola truck in Lancaster

Thousands flocked to Lancaster on Saturday to see the famous Coca-Cola truck after it set up camp in Dalton Square for the afternoon.

Places
Countdown begins for Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas fair

Countdown begins for Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas fair

The popular Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas fair is set to return again this December with organisers promising the event will be bigger and better than ever.

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Lancaster theatre to hold exclusive pantomime show for children with special needs

Lancaster theatre to hold exclusive pantomime show for children with special needs

A Lancaster theatre is holding a special performance to give children with special needs the chance to watch a pantomime.

Community
School choir to hit the high notes

School choir to hit the high notes

Skerton High School’s choir will be singing Christmas carols at a festive evening at St John’s Church in North Road, Lancaster, onTuesday December 17.

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Festive fair in aid of charity coffers

Festive fair in aid of charity coffers

Festive shoppers can grab a bargain and raise cash for CancerCare. A Christmas fair at Leighton Hall, Carnforth, on December 4 will include carols performed by Carnforth Choral Society.

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