The Burning Question is… a bold new book written by an honorary research fellow at Lancaster University.
The Promenade Concert Orchestra (PCO) ends its sixth season of light music concerts with its first venture into the world of opera music at 3pm on May 19 at The Platform.
A magnificent seven ladies are starting a new chapter in their lives.
Fans of The Stone Roses should get themselves along to Lancaster’s Dukes cinema on May 30 for a unique insight into the band.
When Tanya Byrne’s debut novel Heart-Shaped Bruise was published last year, it didn’t so much break onto the scene as explode in a myriad of starry-eyed reviews.
Elizabeth Loupas isn’t the first writer to be inspired by the marital mysteries surrounding the shadowy 16th century Duke of Ferrara... English poet Robert Browning got there first.
Bangalore... southern India’s entrepreneurial boom city where tradition and technology, ancient cultures and industrial conglomerates, urban grime and suburban grace rub along together amidst a teeming mass of humanity.
The renowned Chief Inspector Van Veeteren might now be retired and ensconced in an antiquarian bookshop but his voice still speaks loud to his young protégé Ewa Moreno as she is drawn into a disturbing case...
London is home to innumerable delights and experiencing them as a solo traveller can afford a fascinating insight into the city.1 comment
Anyone who says love and politics don’t mix should pick up a copy of Midnight in St Petersburg, Vanora Bennett’s classy new novel.
With its long history dating back to a permanent Roman settlement, an imposing hilltop castle and a rich variety of architectural gems, Lancaster has much to be proud of.
For over 300 years, Bluff House has loomed large over Whiskey Beach, facing the cold, turbulent Atlantic as if it was a challenge.
Judy Taylor’s domestic dilemma is one we can all recognise...
Lancaster Royal Grammar School isn’t shy when it comes to producing literary success stories.
A new generation of inspiring dancers will bring their talent to the stage in Lancaster this May.
Lancaster singer Katy Pickles launched the new recording studio at Lancaster and Morecambe College with a live performance.
Thirteen years have passed since Lancashire-born author Trisha Ashley first published Good Husband Material and it’s pleasing to report that age has added a warm of layer of nostalgia to this edgy, earthy, exhilarating love story.
Prepare to be amazed... and amused... and totally blown away!
It seems such a travesty to label Marian Keyes’ brilliantly funny books as chick-lit...
They say every picture tells a story... but here’s a story that paints a multitude of pictures.
Kate Parker is convinced that she’s cursed; she’s that one in a million person to whom seriously bad things happen.
If you think the actors will be the stars of this Shakespeare play, then you’re barking up the wrong tree.
A former LRGS pupil – who grew up in Halton – is in the Pink after penning a novel.
A union between Morecambe boys The Heartbreaks and rock legend Edwyn Collins brought the house down in Glasgow and Liverpool last weekend.
Here’s an exclusive offer for readers of the Book Club page.
Park up your bicycles on Tuesday for a lecturer who will be talking about an extraordinary journey.
Are you aged between 12 and 17 years and have what it takes to dance, choreograph, direct a film, sing, make music or even beat box?
There’s no point in beating about the bush... the English language is simply littered with quirks which, to foreigners, must sound positively barking mad!
You have to take your hat off to anyone who can conjure up a clever and refreshingly original story out of... a hat!
A teenager whose cover of a One Direction song has turned heads will headline a charity night of young musical talent.
If you have always considered kayaking to be just another word for canoeing, think again...
The survivor of a horrific road crash murdered amidst the carnage, and a young father and his baby son burned to death in a house fire... Northumberland police detective Kate Daniels has her work cut out in a new and devastating case.
There’s a warm invitation from the tried and trusted experts at Scholastic to dip into their spring collection of exciting children’s books.
Our office work experience boy has already written his first book – at the age of 19.
Morecambe is one of Britain’s oldest seaside resorts but it certainly wasn’t the first.1 comment
Krystina Kellingley dropped in to see me this week. She has written a delightful children’s story about a mouse that adopts a cat. As well as teaching creative writing, Krystina, from Morecambe, has worked as a hypnotherapist, counsellor and a dream analysist.
Lancaster features in the latest book by literary legend Jeanette Winterson.
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