King Leo roars onto screen

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Leonardo Di Caprio’s latest hit movie headlines the next First Friday arts day in Lancaster.

On June 7 The Dukes will be harking back to the roaring ‘20s with a special screening of The Great Gatsby while some vintage vinyl is spun at The Hothouse in Morecambe.

Music of a more contemporary kind will be performed by a variety of young bands in Market Square and a gig at Lancaster YMCA while on the same night,

The Convulsions will play at the Stonewell Tavern.

Live music begins at Rock the Square from 3.30pm before moving on to the YMCA from 5.30pm to 7pm. Both events are free.

Baz Luhrmann’s glorious new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby will be screened at 7.30pm.

Music in the bar starts at 6pm, cocktails will be on sale and guests are welcome to dress in the sharp suits, spats and flapper dresses of the 1920s.

Admission to The Dukes is free and tickets to the film are £6/£5. For bookings call 01524 598500.

Totally Wired’s Vintage Vinyl Disco Night at The Hothouse in Morecambe runs from 8pm to 11pm with DJs Denise Sutcliffe and Michael Duffin spinning the discs from the ‘60s to the present day to background projections from photographer Richard Davis. Tickets cost £3. For more information, ring 01524 831997.

The Convulsions perform in the Stonewell on Church Street from 9.30pm.

Expect nothing less than mod in dress, punk in attitude, funk in groove and boogaloo in sound.