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The Great Pottery Throwdown - The natural successor to Bake-Off's crown

It may have escaped your notice, but the BBC recently lost the jewel in its primetime crown – The Great British Bake-Off. The Beeb has been running auditions for “the next Bake-Off” for some time now – many with some arrangement of the words ‘Great’, ‘British’, ‘Challenge’ and ‘Off’ in the title.

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Ribby Hall recipe. Smoked haddock and spinach kedgeree

RECIPE: Smoked haddock and spinach kedgeree

Michael Noonan, head chef at The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village, has enjoyed an illustrious career, including working at the Sydney Opera House.

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Morecambe will host its first Goth night at the Winter Gardens. Picture by Bryan Thompson https://goo.gl/q0jzMa.

Goth night coming to Morecambe

A Morecambe theatre will host its first Goth night celebrating alternative music and dress sense.

Theatre and Comedy
Sea Life Blackpool have a Snail and the Whale special event on until March 26. Great for the kids.

10 things to do this weekend (March 25 and 26)

There's a great variety of things to try this weekend. Why not do one of these?
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The Museum of Lancashire, Stanley Street, Preston

Pledge over future of council’s museum collections

The future of Lancashire’s treasured museum collections is safe despite uncertainty around the service, County Hall bosses have said.

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Folk duo Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham

Folk duo bring their music to Morecambe

A folk duo who have toured together since 1986 will be bringing their musical friendship to Morecambe.

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VIDEO: Morecambe organisers talk Ska and future events

Skaville will take place this weekend at the Morecambe Winter Gardens.

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The Little Teashop of Lost and Found by Trisha Ashley

Book review: The Little Teashop of Lost and Found by Trisha Ashley

Reading a tasty Trisha Ashley novel always makes you greedy for her next… and not just because each story delivers a feast of delicious recipes.

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Bruce Crowther at St John's Church in Lancaster where he is setting up the Fig Tree, formally situated in Garstang

Lancaster events to mark the slave trade’s abolishment

The FIG Tree is the world’s first International Fair Trade Centre, founded in the world’s first Fair Trade Town, Garstang.

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Danielz lead vocalist of T.Rexasty. Picture by Cosmic Exposure.

Morecambe to celebrate T.Rex music icon

Glam rock lives on as a tribute band take off where they left off for a special 40th commemorative anniversary tour.

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Paul Pritchard and Steve Monks attempt to climb the Totem Pole on Tasmania's Tasman Peninsula. Eighteen years after an acident at the same place that nearly killed Paul. The aftermath of the accident left him with hemiplegia, which means he has little feeling
or movement in the right side of this body. Picture by Matthew Netwon.

Brave new heights in Lancaster adventure films

Eighteen years after a catastrophic accident left him partially paralysed, British climber Paul Pritchard returns to the Totem Pole, in Tasmania, to find out if he has recovered enough to finish the climb.

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Thunder opened their new tour in Manchester

GIG REVIEW: Thunder at 02 Manchester Apollo

‘Everybody, scream!’

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

14 films to look forward to in 2017

We have already been treated to some big releases this year - but there's plenty more to come!
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Hest Bank gym instructor to dance in London show

Hest Bank gym instructor to dance in London show

A local dance teacher and fitness instructor is returning to her roots by taking part in a star-studded show in London.

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Dirkjan Ranzijn from Alkmaar Holland will be playing in Morecambe to raise funds for St John's Hospice.

International keyboard star to play for Lancaster hospice

A one off concert will take place at Morecambe Sailing Club in aid of St John’s Hospice.

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Jason Donovan will be coming to Lancaster. Picture by Jessica Traetto.

Spend an evening with Jason Donovan in Lancaster

For all you Jason Donovan fans out there your time has come - now you can spend an evening with him.

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Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon) is on the warpath in The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom - political plotting amid the Brian Blessed bellowing

At a time when the United Kingdom seems intent on ripping itself apart, it’s a good time for a drama which shows how the kingdoms became united in the first place.

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Idris Elba.

Actor Idris Elba to DJ at Kendal Calling

Film star Idris Elba, best known for the BBC hit series Luther, will appear in the fields for this year’s Kendal Calling Festival.

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Sandi Toksvig (left) and Noel Fielding who have been confirmed as presenters on Channel 4's The Great British Bake Off

Lunacy or genius? Great British Bake Off fans split on new hosts

The Great British Bake Off viewers are split over Channel 4's choice of hosts for the new series, questioning whether it is "lunacy or genius".

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VIDEO: Plans for Morecambe’s first fringe festival

“A fringe festival is like what Forrest Gump says about a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get.”

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