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Queen tribute to make their way to Lancaster theatre

Fans of Queen are in for a treat as an multi-award winning tribute band get set to play in the city.

Music
Recipe from the Walled Garden Restaurant at Barton Grange, Preston

RECIPE: Spring lamb is now at its best...here’s how to enjoy

Now that spring has finally arrived we can make the most of the beautiful seasonal lamb that will be available in Lancashire’s fine butchers and local supermarkets.

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Plenty to offer at Lancaster University community day

Plenty to offer at Lancaster University community day

Lancaster University Community Day is fast approaching and organisers are busy putting the final touches to an extensive programme of events.

Education
Lancaster exhibition shows island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned

Lancaster exhibition shows island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned

An exhibition by a photographer who spent childhood holidays on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, will be displayed at Lancaster’s Dukes theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Mused will play at the Carleton next month.

Muse tribute band to play in Morecambe

The UK’s number one Muse tribute band will be coming to Morecambe next month.

Music
Crime and mystery take star billing for spring

Book reviews: Crime and mystery take star billing for spring

Crime fiction fans are in for a treat as a new season of reading gets off to a murderous start.

Arts
Alistair Higgins and the cast of Dreamboats And Petticoats, heading to Blackpool Opera House this week

Musical marathon is a dream tour to play

For 10 years, baby boomers have been reliving their youth through the CDs celebrating the music of the 50s and 60s.

Theatre and Comedy
The Toll House Inn.

REVIEW: Toll House Inn, Lancaster

The former Penny Street Bridge was refurbished and renamed the Toll House by Thwaites in 2015.

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Monkey is set to return to our screens in 2018

Cult TV show Monkey is back!

If you grew up in the late 70s or early 80s, this news is magic.
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The cast of American Idiot by Dare To Go Theatre. Photo from Dare To Go Facebook page.

REVIEW: American Idiot by Dare To Go Theatre, Winter Gardens, Morecambe

American Idiot by Green Day was one of my favourite albums of the mid-noughties.

News
The Shires

REVIEW: The Shires, Opera House, Blackpool

British country duo The Shires got the second leg of their UK tour under way with a fine performance in Blackpool.

Music
Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country including in Morecambe, were forced to call in the administrators.

News
Little Anthony makes his first full UK performance at Blackpool International Soul Festival this summer

Soul festival debuts to make an impression

A ‘once in a lifetime’ line up is set to wow soul fans for the second Blackpool International Soul Festival.

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Midnite Johnny are a blues/rock band playing The Ferret in Preston on Sunday

Things to do this weekend (April 22 and 23)

Easter might be over but there's still plenty of events to enjoy on Saturday and Sunday.
Whats on
Arrowood by Mick Finlay

Book review: Arrowood by Mick Finlay

Celebrated London detective Sherlock Holmes might be the master of deduction but he has serious flaws… his prices are prohibitive and he doesn’t understand people.

Arts
The Ice Beneath Her by Camilla Grebe

Book review: The Ice Beneath Her by Camilla Grebe

Scandinavian noir just got darker, bleaker, more powerful and more thrilling…

Arts
Broadchurch ended on a high

Broadchurch bows out in blaze of glory with highest ever ratings

Broadchurch ended on a record high as its last ever episode scored its biggest audience ever.

Offbeat
Cloudspotting 2016

Cloudspotting returns with a super strong three day line-up

Bar a few late surprises, the full live music and arts programme for Cloudspotting Music and Arts Festival has been confirmed, and a rich menu of magical activities and adventures lies in wait.

News
The cast from Attic Door Productions pose outside Lancaster Castle ahead of their show, The Two Gentleman of Verona.

Shakespeare returns to Lancaster Castle

Picture reveals Shakespeare’s return to Lancaster Castle this month.

Theatre and Comedy
Lee Otway.

TV Hollyoaks star to sing at Morecambe pub

A soap star and regular TV reality show contestant will perform with his band at a Morecambe pub.

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