PICTURES: Aladdin panto flies into Dukes

Tickets for The Dukes production of Aladdin are flying out of the box office.

Theatre and Comedy
Lottery shake up

You could win £10k for life with new Lottery shake up

Lottery winners could be swapping their multi-million pound prizes for a lifetime monthly payout of £10,000 in a possible new shake up to increase ticket sales.

Miss Whalley's Field in Lancaster.

Centenary event held at historic Lancaster field

A group set up to protect green space in Lancaster will come together to commemorate a key figure who died in the war 100 years ago.

Lansil 1961-62. Back row from left, Ken "Topsy" Irving (manager), Brian Walmsley, unknown, Sam Walling, Derek Dean, Alf Turner, Alan Howse, Rodney Gill, unknown, Tommy Makinson (trainer), George Delgarno, unknown. Front row from left, John Shuttleworth, Dickie Chappell, Tom Atkinson, Geoff Atkinson and Joe Sherrington.

Lancaster sports nostalgia

Historian Terry Ainsworth presents his series of monthly articles highlighting sporting photographs of the past.

Pictish Trail

Musician Pictish Trail’s Lancaster show

Pictish Trail performs at The Hall in Lancaster as part of his Winter Rewind Acid Reflux Tour.

Christmas Crooners

Christmas West End singers come to Lancaster

Christmas Crooners, a group of West End singers, will be performing festive hits in Lancaster.

Award-winning transgender artist and activist Kate O'Donnell. Picture by Lee Baxter.

Transgender artist to perform in Lancaster

Award-winning transgender artist and activist Kate O’Donnell arrives in Lancaster next month.

Theatre and Comedy
Morecambe Lantern Festival returns

Morecambe Lantern Festival returns

More Music’s annual free Lantern Festival will be lighting up the West End of Morecambe on Wednesday November 29.

Kevin Simm.

Voice winner Kevin Simm to sing at Morecambe pub

The winner of BBC talent show The Voice will make a guest appearance at a Morecambe pub.

Chris Hall

Galloway's appeal: Volunteer minibus drivers needed

Can you help blind and visually impaired people get out and enjoy a host of leisure activities?
The Kilchoman Estate with Machir Bay in the distance.

Travel: Lossit Cottage, Islay, Scotland

"On a clear day you can see Northern Ireland from Islay."
Zabaione from Gino's Italian Coastal Escape by Gino D'Acampo

How to make Gino D'Acampo's zabaione with limoncello and strawberries

A sweet and cooling pud.
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Chanje Kunda. Picture by Wild Ginger Photography.

Lap dancing mum’s Lancaster show

A lap dancing mum is searching for the meaning of life through science.

Husband and wife team, John and Lisa McLaggan make up Tomato/Tomato, a Canadian bluegrass duo.

Folk duo to play tin cans and washboard at Heysham library

An old washboard and a pair of rusty tin cans are the unlikely centrepiece of an award-winning performance in town next week.

Workers from the White Lund munitions factory including Rosa Curwen (left, bottom row). Her daughter Kitty is also pictured, bottom centre. Does anyone know anybody else on the photo? Thanks to Margaret Rae for the picture. Rosa was Margaret's grandmother.

Lancaster nostalgia picture appeal

These two pictures were brought in by reader Margaret Rae – do you recognise anyone?

Mason Gillibrand Architects of Lancaster take on the coast to coast challenge.

Lancaster architects cycle coast to coast for charity

A group of architects from Lancaster are celebrating after raising thousands by cycling the coast to coast challenge.

The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
Do you find time to cook?

Half of Lancastrians say they waste most of their free time cooking

Millions of people in the UK are trying to balance their social lives, relationships and all of life’s other chores like cooking and housework meaning precious spare time is becoming increasingly limited.
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Buon Natale!

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner
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Hilary Smith cycles from Lancaster to Heysham Nature Reserve

Dynamo cycling feature: Slow riding from Lancaster to Heysham

Dynamo, Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign, brings you the first in a new series of articles which they hope will show that cycle commuting can be enjoyed by everybody – at all ages and speeds. Here Hilary Smith, an everyday cyclist who commutes from Lancaster to Heysham Nature reserve, advocates slow 

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