DCSIMG

Sponsored by bathroom kitchen studio
Entertainment rss

The 25 Rules of Grammar by Joseph Piercy

Book review: The 25 Rules of Grammar by Joseph Piercy

Are you an ‘Olde School’ stickler for perfect grammar or a cool ‘New Skool’ devotee who reckons rules are not important?

The Rain by Virginia Bergin

Book review: Get ready for autumn with Macmillan Children’s Books

With autumn term on the horizon, publishers Macmillan have their sights set on a ‘cool’ new collection of children’s books.

More Fool Me: A Memoir is Stephen Fry's new autobiography

Book chart – celebrity autobiographies

Here’s part one of our top 20 celebrity autobiographies due to be released soon.

The second volume of Danny Baker's autobiography is one to watch out for

Celebrity autobiographies to watch out for – Part 2

Here’s the second part in our top 20 upcoming celebrity autobiographies.

The Kings Curse by Philippa Gregory

Book review: The King’s Curse by Philippa Gregory

‘Mine is the most dangerous name in England: Plantagenet.’

Photo Ian Robinson
Official launch at Haigh Hall of the Wigan & Leigh Words Festival
Author Joseph Delaney

Top Lancashire author to speak at festival

Literature fans and aspiring writers will get to meet some of the North West’s most respected authors at a top literature festival.

Grand  Theatre, Lancaster.

Entertainment listings

This week’s entertainment listings.

Teen treats and fun activities with Usborne books

Book review: Teen treats and fun activities with Usborne books

From exciting sticker books to a stunning teen novel, Usborne Children’s Books have a very special line-up for young readers.

Win a copy of 'Five-a-day to keep you joyful'

Five copies of new book to be won

Five-a-day takes on a whole new meaning with the launch of a pocket-sized book designed to take you on a bit of a joy ride.

The Doll Maker by Richard Montanari

Book review: The Doll Maker by Richard Montanari

Bone-chilling killers… Richard Montanari has them bang to rights.

Vintage Pooch Parade poster part of the Vintage by the Sea Festival

Dogs go on parade

Dog lovers in Morecambe are being invited to put their pooches to the test by signing up to a vintage inspired sponsored dog walk in aid of local families affected by cancer and life limiting conditions.

The new Jack reacher thriller, Personal by Lee Child

Ten top future releases

Here’s some great books to look forward to over the coming months.

The Rat Pack tribute trio who have sold out shows across the globe.

Tribute show Rat Packs ’em in

The ‘Purveyors of Cool’ swing into Lancaster’s Grand Theatre on Sunday September 14 with a show featuring great music of the 20th century.

Celebration time, children doing the conga through the reedbed, picture by David McHugh.

Come and join the garden celebrations

A garden party to mark the 50th anniversary of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Leighton Moss is taking place this Sunday.

1 comment

Fantasy and science fiction author, J S Collyer from Lancaster.

Lancaster woman pens first sci-fi novel

Fantasy and science fiction writer Jenny Collyer has gone from Zero to hero with the publication of her first novel.

Something old, something new from Oxford University Press

Book review: Something old, something new from Oxford University Press

There is a classical feel to this month’s children’s books from Oxford University Press… and not just because they are republishing some all-time favourites.

Grand  Theatre, Lancaster.

Entertainment listings

This week’s entertainment listings.

Summer of the Dead by Julia Keller

Book review: Summer of the Dead by Julia Keller

Spare a thought for West Virginia county prosecutor Bell Elkins... her volatile sister is free after serving 30 years for murder, her daughter doesn’t want to come home for the summer and there’s a killer on the loose.

The Eye of the Falcon

Book review: Late summer adventures with Puffin books

Discover a terrifying Bronze Age endless winter, an Aussie boy’s moving wartime partnership and a magical friendship in a new collection of children’s books from Puffin.

The Night the Rich Men Burned by Malcolm Mackay

Book review: The Night the Rich Men Burned by Malcolm Mackay

Maybe now would be a good time to jettison the well-worn adage ‘tough as old boots’ and replace it with a new one… ‘tough as a Malcolm Mackay novel.’

Michael Jackson tribute star Ben Bowman.

Jacko fan’s tribute

There will only ever be one Michael Jackson and although he is sadly missed his legacy will continue well into the future.

Rizzle Kicks.

Milby on Music column

Rizzle Kicks have become household names since their debut album ‘Stereotypical’ was released in 2011.

The Murder Bag by Tony Parsons

Ten top summer crime books

We take a look at 10 of the season’s top crime books in this week’s chart.

Ralph Oates' boxing quiz book

Gloves off for top boxing trivia

Boxing historian Ralph Oates’ eighth book will pack a punch with fans of the sport.

Book Club competition winners

Congratulations to the winners of a signed copy of a new guide book to happiness.

This Is The Water by Yannick Murphy

Book review: This Is The Water by Yannick Murphy

There is more than one way to tell a story… and Yannick Murphy has discovered how to put ‘you’ at the heart of it.

Hansel & Gretel at Williamson Park.

Join in with fairytale fun

There’s just a few days left to join in the fairytale fun which has been wowing audiences in Lancaster this summer.

White Crocodile by K.T.Medina

Book review: White Crocodile by K.T.Medina

A five-year stint with the Territorial Army, work with mine clearance charities in Cambodia and degrees in psychology and creative writing ensured Kate Medina was well equipped to write a novel.

Grand  Theatre, Lancaster.

Entertainment listings

This week’s entertainment listings

Morecambe Beer Festival at The Winter Gardens.
Committee members Mick Dennison, Ann Tanner, George Palmer, Anne Stewarson and Mike Brandlewood.

Beer Festival returns to Winter Gardens

The Beer Festival returns to Morecambe’s iconic Winter Gardens for its third outing.

Never Say Goodbye by Susan Lewis

Book review: Never Say Goodbye by Susan Lewis

Best-selling author Susan Lewis is never afraid to tackle serious and difficult issues…

Northern Canals Through Time: Lancaster, Ulverston, Carlisle and the Pennine Waterways by Ray Shill

Book review: Northern Canals Through Time: Lancaster, Ulverston, Carlisle and the Pennine Waterways by Ray Shill

Building England’s northern network of canals in the late 18th and early 19th centuries was no mean feat for engineers and their armies of tough, hard-working navvies.

Ark will appear at the West End Celebration festival in California.

Ark ready for US festival date

The Mamas and the Papas once released a famous song called California Dreaming.

The Paul Hayes Collection.

Cavern bands still rocking

Bands from the Merseybeat era of Liverpool will join Morecambe’s premier rock ‘n’ rollers on a wild weekend.

Frankie Goes To Hollywood.

Milby on Music column

Its thirty years since Frankie Goes To Hollywood released their seminal album ‘Welcome to the Pleasuredome’ which spawned their debut single ‘Relax.’

Barry Lees, former police constable in Lancaster, Morecambe and Carnforth, and author of Kerrigan detective fiction series published on Kindle.

Ex-Lancaster policeman now makes living out of crime

Former police constable Barry Lees is pounding a different beat since leaving the force.

Grand  Theatre, Lancaster.

Entertainment listings

This week’s entertainment listings.

Lawless by Jessie Keane

Book review: Lawless by Jessie Keane

Take a deep breath, brace yourself and dive in at the deep end…

The No Kids Club by Talli Roland

Ten top summer reads

Here’s 10 top paperbacks to take on holiday or read in the garden over the summer months.

Deborah Finn from Lancaster, winner of the Andrea Badenoch Award at the Northern Writers' Awards 2014.

Prize brings Lancaster mum’s dream step nearer

Northern Writers’ Award winner Deborah Finn is hoping the prize will open the door to getting her first book published.

Jeremiah Ferrari.

Festival takes Centre stage

Live music, family fun and great food and drink combine at this year’s Halton Festival.

The Care and Management of Lies by Jacqueline Winspear

Book review: The Care and Management of Lies by Jacqueline Winspear

‘A tactful woman is essentially a woman who knows how to adapt herself to varying circumstances, who has that keen perception which enables her to see and do what is best…’

Seven for a Secret by Lyndsay Faye

Book review: Seven for a Secret by Lyndsay Faye

Not even the hard-earned purchase of freedom can save black people from the clutches of New York’s vicious slave-catchers…

Call Nurse Jenny by Maggie Ford

Book review: Call Nurse Jenny by Maggie Ford

Will love conquer all for a young couple when Europe is plunged into war in 1939?

  • 13°C to 18°C Sunny spells
  • Morecambe 5-day weather forecast

    CloseX

    Tuesday 2 Sep

    Sunny spells

    Temp

    High 18°c

    Low 13°c

    Wind

    From North west

    Speed 6 mph

    Wednesday 3 Sep

    Cloudy

    Temp

    High 19°c

    Low 14°c

    Wind

    From South east

    Speed 5 mph

    Thursday 4 Sep

    Cloudy

    Temp

    High 20°c

    Low 13°c

    Wind

    From South east

    Speed 7 mph

    Friday 5 Sep

    Sunny spells

    Temp

    High 19°c

    Low 12°c

    Wind

    From North east

    Speed 5 mph

    Saturday 6 Sep

    Cloudy

    Temp

    High 17°c

    Low 10°c

    Wind

    From East

    Speed 12 mph