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Things to do this weekend (June 24 and 25)

As summer kicks in, there is a whole host of events taking place for you to get out and try...
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Navi on stage as Michael Jackson.

Moon walk with number one Michael Jackson impersonator in Lancaster

Get ready to moonwalk the night away as the world’s number one Michael Jackson impersonator comes to Lancaster.

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From left, ecologists, Nick Loughlin (OU), Ali Birkett (Lancaster), Emma Sayer (Lancaster), Jo Griffin (Liverpool) and Nigel Fisher (Oxford) at Glastonbury Festival.

Lancaster students talk sex, bugs and rock at Glastonbury

Wellies (check), festival gear, (check), boxes of bugs and creepy crawlies....(check)!

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The Highfield Shakes

While away Sunday in little known Lancaster beer garden

This weekend a Lancaster pub will be opening its beautiful beer garden with ten bands taking to the stage for an afternoon of live music.

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It will be hosted by IT crowd star Richard Ayoade. Photo: Channel 4

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.
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Morecambe date for singer Froggie

Morecambe date for singer Froggie

Brummie singer Raymond Froggatt will be in concert at the Platform in Morecambe on Friday June 23.

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John Hewer as Tommy Cooper in Just Like That! Picture by Steve Ullathorne.

Tribute to Tommy Cooper in Morecambe

Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius.

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Baked Alaska

RECIPE: Baked Alaska

The Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel, near Preston, is proud to support Lancashire produce and, to go with one of their favourite ingredients, local fish, in a Your Food a couple of weeks ago, what could be tastier than Baked Alaska, using many locally-sourced ingredients?

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Photo Neil Cross David Waddington and business partner Jon Mole in their new business Miogelato as part of their Mia Italia business

Take a look at Morecambe’s new Italian ice cream factory

On a hot sunny day it’s hard to beat the sweet taste of ice cream – and Morecambe boasts some of the best.

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Love It or List It is back

Contestants wanted for Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It

Property experts, Kirstie and Phil, are on the search for homeowners who are in need of some hands-on help in renovating or relocating.
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Children's TV exhibition at the Lowry Gallery, Manchester...Play School with Brian Cant 1964

Play School and Play Away presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83

Presenter and actor Brian Cant has died at the age of 83.

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Smith by Timothy J. Lockhart

Book review: Smith by Timothy J. Lockhart

Blackmailed into working for a secret government organisation, a hard-bitten former servicewoman overcomes a perilous training programme to become a highly skilled and extremely resourceful assassin in a taut, action-packed thriller.

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The Dukes 'tech' team with chief technician Brent Lees on the left. Picture by Darren Andrews.

Behind the scenes of Lancaster park show

Once The Dukes technical team are lighting up the trees and laying cables along the pathways, it a sure sign that the outdoor walkabout season is on its way.

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James

A festival of 'Hope & Glory'

With so many festivals setting up camp throughout the UK nowadays, it can take something special for a fledgling event to push its way to the fore.
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The Vander Wheel of Death is a top attraction at this year's Scorton Steam festival

Things to do this weekend (June 16 and 19)

Here's hoping for better weather this weekend to enjoy some of these great events.
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Sixties singer Andy Fairweather Low and his band will be performing at the Platform in Morecambe.

Sixties and swing in Morecambe

A sixties singing star will perform in the resort as part of a new tour.

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Franklin Hart Junior (played by Ray Jenkinson) is tied up and held captive by (left to right)  Judy (Hannah Morris),  Doralee (Sophie Butler), Violet (Alison Birtle) as part of the 9 to 5 musical by Morecambe Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (MAODS). Picture by John Atkinson.

Morecambe cast get set to perform 9 to 5

Working nine to five maybe a way to make a living for some but not for these three girls as audiences are about to find out.

Theatre and Comedy
John Bishop

Tickets for John Bishop in Lancaster

There are 11 tickets available for tonight’s show with John Bishop.

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David Birrell - Photo: Ian Tilton

Talking Heads at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

No-one can tell a story quite like Alan Bennett, as fans of his Talking Heads will readily testify. Here we have a threesome as delightful as they are poignant, as comic as they are tragic.

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Ray Lewis (second from left) former lead singer with The Drifters with band Still Drifitng.

Drifter star Ray Lewis to perform at Morecambe Winter Gardens

A voice recognisable around the world will drift its way into one of the town’s most iconic theatres.

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