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Travel: Rich history of nation the size of Lancashire

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be a little country but it has a lot to offer visitors as Mike Hill discovered
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Twelve Tellers

The best bars with dance floors in Lancashire

If you fancy a boogie but don't want to pay nightclub prices, here are the best bars with a dance floor.
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Eddi Reader will be appearing at The Grand in Lancaster.

Former Fairground Attraction singer appears at Lancaster Grand

Eddi Reader will visit Lancaster Grand on May 19, the final night of her spring 2018 tour and her first show in the city for many years.

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REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

In my recent post came my first picture from a Burnley reader following on some of my comments about the Industrial Revolution in Lancashire .

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Rev refs April 2 2018

REV RON GREENALL: Iron theme to my latest memories

Firstly a couple of new points for a new month. It was in this week in 1721 that Sir Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Britain.

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The Railway Touring Company is running a steam special to mark 50 years since the end of British Rail steam passenger services. Picture: Derek Phillips.

Historic rail journey through Carnforth 50 years on

A special train to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of British Rail steam passenger services in 1968 is to stop at Carnforth as it heads north for the Settle & Carlisle Line. Fifty years ago on August 11 the now legendary ‘15 Guinea Special’, went down in rail history as the last standard gauge steam hauled passenger service.

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Museum curator Peter Donnelly and Robin Ashcroft, chairman of the trustees of the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum. Picture: King's Own Royal Regiment Museum.

New chair of trustees at the King’s Own Museum

The King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum tells the remarkable story of Lancaster’s regiment – The King’s Own Royal Regiment.

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Leighton Hall near Carnforth is celebrating its diamond anniversary on May 1.

Diamond day for Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall is the lived-in historic home of the Gillow furniture making family and descendants of this incredible dynasty still live there, with all the rooms regularly used by them and their friends.

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A scene from Bin Laden, The One Man show.

Terrorist tales at The Dukes in Lancaster

A one man show with a difference comes to The Dukes on May 3.

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'The Magic Of Hollywood' - Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis are appearing at The Grand in Lancaster on May 13.

Strictly Come Dancing champ performs at The Grand in Lancaster

Winner of Strictly Come Dancing 2014, Pasha Kovalev will be performing his brand new show The Magic of Hollywood at The Grand in Lancaster.

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Pantabulous community steel pan band.

Join Lancaster’s community steel pan band

Pantabulous are out to prove they aren’t just a flash in the pan!

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Tiff Stevenson returns to The Dukes with her new show.

Comedienne returns to The Dukes

Critically acclaimed stand-up Tiff Stevenson returns to The Dukes on April 28 with her new show – Bombshell.

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Cathy Daniels with one or her paintings currently on show at Garstang Arts Centre.

Exhibition at Garstang arts centre

Colourful and quirky paintings by artist Cathy Daniels are currently on display at Garstang arts centre.

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The Dukes in Lancaster is looking to appoint three new trustees to help shape its future.

Appeal from The Dukes in Lancaster for three new trustees

The award-winning Dukes theatre in Lancaster needs three new trustees to help achieve its ambitious goals.

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Tom Allen.

Comedian Tom Allen performs at Lancaster Grand

Tom Allen brings his Absolutely tour to Lancaster Grand Theatre on Monday (April 23).

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Brian Kennedy.

Interview with Brian Kennedy performing at The Platform in Morecambe

Legendary Irish singer Brian Kennedy is performing at the Platform on Friday (April 20).

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The woman who cooked her husband.

Black comedy brought to life

What would you do if your partner of 20 years left you for someone else? Cry? Get drunk? Slash their car tyres?

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Carpe at The Yorkshire House April 13 2018.

Carpe Noctem: Lancaster says goodnight to epic band

A ruckus in the front row half way through their set didn’t stop Lancaster’s Carpe giving it all for their farewell show at The Yorkshire House last weekend.

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The River Ribble outside the Spread Eagle at Sawley

Restaurant review: The Spread Eagle at Sawley near Clitheroe

Nestled next to a soaring stretch of the beautiful  River Ribble, with views stretching a cross the Forest of Bowland, The Spread Eagle at Sawley has earned its reputation as a calming bolt-hole in a stunning corner of our beautiful Lancashire countryside.
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