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Rachel Procter (centre) and friends dressed to impress.

Hundreds brave rain for Lancaster park cinema

Hundreds braved the rain to enjoy Galloway’s first outdoor cinema event at Williamson Park.

Allan Blackburn, owner of GB Antiques in Lancaster

Lancashire recommends....Antique shops

Here is a list of places to get your valuable treasures.

A Deadly Thaw bySarah Ward

Book review: A Deadly Thaw by Sarah Ward

A body found in a disused mortuary in Derbyshire opens up an old murder case – and a poisonous can of worms – for the local police force.

Nickleodeon 90s party

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend...

Leave Me byGayle Forman

Book review: Leave Me by Gayle Forman

Could it ever be right to walk out on your husband and children?

Island On The Edge: A Life on Soay by Anne Cholawo

Book review: Island On The Edge: A Life on Soay by Anne Cholawo

It was the 1980’s and career girl Anne Cholawo was having the time of her life in London.

Arthur Brown

Fire still burning after 45 years of rock

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown celebrates more than 45 years of the worldwide hit “Fire”, with a brand new live show including the legendary fire helmet and rock ‘n’ roll theatricals.

A Year In A Ditch by JC Jeremy Hobson

Book review: A Year In A Ditch by JC Jeremy Hobson

Who would think that ditches are so fascinating?

Scottish Maps Calendar 2017

Book review: Scottish Maps Calendar 2017

There is something about the old fashioned maps which always bring a smile to my face.

GAME OF THE WEEK: Pro Evolution Soccer 2017, Platform: PS4, Genre: Football.Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: A return to the top for FIFA’s arch rival?

This week, Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 kicks off on PS4, Forza Horizon 3’s Ultimate Edition races onto Xbox One, while Recore locks and loads on the same system.

Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones

Bridget Jones’s Baby: Laugh-out-loud funny

Helen Fielding first examined the trials and tribulations of modern dating in London Society in her Bridget Jones Diary Column back in 1995.

Flo Wilson, Trevor Michael Georges and Barbara Drennan. Photo: Richard Davenport

To Kill A Mockingbird at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

The Mockingbird does nothing but sing, we are told.

Robert Glenister as Bobby Day, Lesley Sharp as Lucy Cannonbury, Dino Fetscher as Alec Wayfield, and Indira Varma as Nina Suresh in ITVs drama Paranoid

They are paranoid, and I am out to get them

The coppers in the new crime drama Paranoid (ITV, Thursdays, 9pm) are a bit of a rum lot.

Comedian Omid Djalili

Omid Djalili talks politics and Keith Richards ahead of Lancaster show

“You have to be a schmuck to do comedy in today’s climate,” said award winning comedian Omid Djalili who is coming to Lancaster this year.

Comedian Mark Watson.

Mark Watson’s debut at Lancaster theatre

Mark Watson kicks off an exciting comedy season at The Dukes, Lancaster this autumn.

Mary Berry

Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off

Mary Berry will step down as a judge on The Great British Bake Off when it moves to Channel 4.

Chess masters, dinosaur agents and a terrific toddler tantrum

Book reviews: Chess masters, dinosaur agents and a terrific toddler tantrum

As autumn starts to take hold, discover a magical selection of dazzling new children’s books to brighten up the darker nights.

Legally Blonde. The chorus girls. Picture by John Atkinson.

Morecambe Warblers present Legally Blonde

Morecambe Warblers will present Legally Blonde at the Lancaster Grand Theatre from September 27 to October 1.

Marlene: A Novel byC. W. Gortner

Book review: Marlene: A Novel  by C. W. Gortner

‘The first time I fell in love, I was twelve years old.’

The Wilburys.

Wilburys tribute travels to Morecambe

A tribute to the greatest ‘supergroup’ of the 1980s comes to Morecambe on Friday October 7.

The Autumn Throne byElizabeth Chadwick

Book reviews: The Autumn Throne by Elizabeth Chadwick

It’s the autumn of Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine’s life but, still in the iron grip of her ruthless husband King Henry II of England, she has spent years under virtual house arrest.

The Hobbit cast

Lancaster Dukes in line for top theatre award

The Dukes outdoor walkabout production of The Hobbit has been nominated for a prestigious UK Theatre Award.

Evelyn Archer, chairman of the Winter Gardens Preservation Trust, with Toby Jones and Lin Cody.

Harry Potter star seen at Morecambe Winter Gardens

A TV star who provided the voice of Dobby in the Harry Potter films has spent the past three weeks at the Morecambe Winter Gardens.

Education Awards 2016

Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards 2016

The Lancaster Guardian & Morecambe Visitor are proud to announce their second Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards 2016.

Ash and Bones byMike Thomas

Book review: Ash and Bones by Mike Thomas

If you like your cop thrillers to come with a big dollop of authenticity, then step into the grim and gritty police world created by Mike Thomas.

Fireworks championships

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of exciting events coming up this weekend.

GAME OF THE WEEK: NBA 2K17, Platform: PS4, Genre: Basketball. Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: Back on court to slam dunk the competition in NBA 2K17

This week, NBA 2K17 bounces onto PS4, The BioShock Collection blasts onto Xbox One, and Dead Rising roars onto PS4.

Lucinda Chambers, the undoubted star of Absolutely Fashion: Inside British Vogue

A peek behind the skirts of the grand old lady of fashion

At one point in Absolutely Fashion – Inside British Vogue (BBC2, Thursdays, 9pm), the pony-tailed alien of Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, airily waved a silver leather fingerless-gloved hand and said: “We are always thinking about today, not yesterday. There is no credit in the past.”

Last year's Lancaster Jazz Festival

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of things to do at the weekend.

Averil Douglas Opperman

Author helps launch Last Fry Fiver campaign

The familiar, homely face of ‘angel of the prisons’ and social reformer Elizabeth Fry appeared on our £5 bank notes for 14 years until she was replaced this month by Sir Winston Churchill.

Cuddly bears, wild whiskers and woolly escapades with Maverick

Book review: Cuddly bears, wild whiskers and woolly escapades with Maverick

Step into a wonderful world of picture books this September with four new warm and exciting adventure stories from young and thriving publishers Maverick.

Phoenix Nights funnyman Archie Kelly

Phoenix Nights star lines up show

Phoenix Nights star Archie Kelly will be taking to the stage at the Platform in Morecambe on Friday September 30 for a night of stand-up comedy.

To Kill A Mocking Bird Production Photos  Photo Credit: Richard Davenport for  The Other Richard info@theotherrichard.com

Review: To Kill a Mockingbird at Octagon Theatre Bolton

‘Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.’

Jeremy Poldark byWinston Graham

Book review: Jeremy Poldark by Winston Graham

As the BBC’s lavish production of Poldark hits our screens for the much-anticipated new series, why not enjoy a second helping of this dazzling Cornish drama by reading the original novels?

Akinwale Ariobieke

BBC airs documentary on ‘Purple Aki’

For years many believed he was little more than an urban myth but a television documentary is set to expose the wider world to the bizarre world of Akinwale Arobieke, aka Purple Aki.

Bake-Off's Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry

Before Bake-Off... Eight other shows BBC lost to rivals

The Great British Bake Off is not the first show to find a new home after success on the BBC.

Burger King


The new Burger King restaurant is now open in the Arndale Centre, Morecambe and to celebrate we are giving you a fantastic buy one get one free offer on Whopper, Bacon Double Cheeseburger or Chicken Royale Meals.

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Lancaster band’s mystery music festival show will be psychedelic treat

With just a month to go until the music festival, one of the city’s most revered acts has revealed plans for a psychedelic show in a mystery Lancaster location.

Studio Arts Crafts and Graphics

Lancashire recommends.... craft and hobby shops

Here is a list of top craft shops, as suggested by readers.

Happy Feet Theatre School, from Torrisholme, will be appearing on the Talents of Britain show

TV talent stars head to Lancaster

Howlin’ Entertainment's new 2016 autumn tour Talents of Britain is heading to Lancaster

Cillian Murphy as Josef Gabcik and Jamie Dornan as Jan Kubis

Anthropoid: Explosive finale ensures picture ends with a bang

The Second World War was the deadliest conflict in human history and irrevocably altered the political landscape of entire continents.

Wrestling action returns to Morecambe Winter Gardens on September 17. Photo by Tony Knox.

Rumble headlines Morecambe wrestling event

It’s almost time to rumble as wrestling returns to the Morecambe Winter Gardens.

Toby Kebbell plays Messala Severus and Jack Huston plays Judah Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur: Bekmambetov’s picture noticeably drags

Kazakh-Russian director Timur Bekmambetov’s muscular remake of the historical epic, based on the novel Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ, has big sandals to fill.

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Kubo And The Two Strings: A joyous combination of old and new

Magic and mystery combine to dazzling effect in the latest stop-motion animated fantasy from Laika Entertainment, creators of Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls

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BGT stripping dancers come to Lancaster

Cirque de Soleil meets Magic Mike in a variety performance which is set to dazzle.

The cast of the returning ITV hit Cold Feet. From left, Robert Bathurst, James Nesbitt, Hermione Norris, Fay Ripley and John Thomson

A warm welcome back to Cold Feet, while the Beeb finds the mother of sitcom hits

The turn of the millennium was a mere 16 years ago, yet it already feels like ancient history.

GAME OF THE WEEK: Title: The Elder Scrolls Online Gold Edition; Platform: PS4;  Genre: RPG.  Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout

Games Central: The Elder Scrolls Online Gold Edition open-ended, online and right on the money

This week, The Elder Scrolls Online Gold Edition sets out on PS4, DOGOS takes flight on the same system, while The Tale Of Doris And The Dragon: Episode 1 unfolds on iPad.

Lancaster Gin Festival.

Gin Festival heads to Lancaster

Gin lovers who missed out on a popular festival earlier this year have another chance to sample the world’s finest gins.

Participants at a previous "Run in the Dark Manchester" marathon, taken at MediaCityUK. (s)

Runners to light up the dark

Blindness and paralysis haven’t stopped Mark Pollock from tackling six marathons in seven days across the Gobi Desert, or winning two medals at the Commonwealth Games.

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