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More Music director to retire after 25 years

Peter Moser, founder of More Music in Morecambe, is stepping down after 25 years.

Eight-year-old Lily Harrison, who survived the bomb attack at the Manchester Arena in May last year

Four Days That Shook Britain - Amazing stories of kindness, bravery and humanity

The world seems to be heading towards apocalypse these days. At the very least, a new Cold War is just around the corner, as countries around the world posture from their opposite corners.

Lesley Manville and Peter Mullan in the brilliant Mum

Mum - BBC's jewel of a sitcom is an affectionate portrait of an everymum

It was Mother’s Day last week, as I’m sure you were aware. I’m also sure you honoured the mothers in your lives. And no, a few wilted carnations and box of Roses from Tesco Express is not an honour.

TV and Film
Hawkwind host festival in Morecambe over Easter weekend

Space rockers Hawkwind host three-day festival in Morecambe before kicking off world record attempt

Prog rock legends and electronic music pioneers Hawkwind are to headline a three-day festival in Morecambe over the Easter weekend.

Greens Bistro, At Annes

The best bistros in Lancashire

Here is a list of the five best bistros in Lancashire, as voted by readers.
David Thacker

Artistic director David Thacker has led such a grand life thanks to the Dukes Theatre in Lancaster

Artistic director and professor David Thacker has led an illustrious life in the world of TV and theatre, working with the likes of Arthur Miller, Dame Helen Mirren and Vanessa Redgrave.

The Monochrome Set are (from left to right): Mike Urban, Bid, Andy Warren and John Paul Moran

The Monochrome Set's colourful history to continue on their return to Preston's Continental

Celebrating an incredible 40 years since the band's formation, The Monochrome Set return to Preston's The Continental on Saturday, March 24 to promote their forthcoming album Maisieworld, which is due for release in the spring.


Lancashire broadcaster and Bullseye host Jim Bowen dies aged 80

Lancashire broadcaster and comedian Jim Bowen, best known as the host of the 80s TV game show Bullseye has died at the age of 80.

Theatre and Comedy
Members and volunteers of the Wray Scarecrow Committee at the festival last year.

World record scarecrow attempt for Wray Festival

A world record attempt for the largest gathering of people dressed as scarecrows will take place in Wray this year.

Paul Burgess is on drums for Free Parking

Things to do (March 16 to 18)

Take your pick from these great events happening over the next few days.

Whats on
Heysham Power Station will hold a science day this weekend.

Science day event at Heysham Power Station

Science will be centre stage at Heysham power stations’ Visitor Centre, as the sites and Lancaster University link up to encourage youngsters to become the nation’s future scientists and engineers.

Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop by Garth Cartwright

Book review: Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop by Garth Cartwright

If Going For a Song was a record rather than a book, it would be a best of, a worst of, and a collection of greatest hits and rarities all rolled into one.


Where are the best bistros in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.


Tributes paid to comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd

Actor John Challis, who played Boycie in comedy television series Only Fools and Horses, was one of the first to pay tribute following the news of Sir Ken Dodd's death.
Theatre and Comedy
The X Factor is coming to Blackpool

Reach for the stars at Blackpool's X Factor auditions

Producers are heading to Blackpool to find local singing stars with The X Factor.
Writer Emily Ashworth is on a mission to find other Land Girls like her grandma Vera. (s)

Remarkable stories of the Women’s Land Army

They were the unsung heroes of the Second World War who helped to save the country from mass starvation.


WATCH: St Patrick's Day plans: Best Irish bars in Lancashire

Here is a list of the best Irish bars in Lancashire - and what their St Patrick's Day plans are

Skiddle directors Ben Sebborn and Richard Dyer

Skiddle announce new collaboration with Safe Gigs for Women on International Women's Day

The music-loving team from Preston based events and ticket agent Skiddle are to join forces with campaign initiative Safe Gigs For Women to combat sexual harassment and assault at live music events.

The Monochrome Set are to play in Preston

All Set for Preston gig

One of the most influential acts of the last 40 years will be appearing in Preston.


WATCH: St Patrick's Day: The best Irish bars in Lancashire

Here is a list of the top Irish bars in Lancashire - and what their St Patrick's Day plans are.

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