Arts & Screen

Book review: The Memory Shop by Ella Griffin

Sometimes memories – and not dreams – provide hope for the future.


Final murals placed for Morecambe street project

The final stage of a street art project which sees famous faces from Morecambe’s showbiz past displayed across the town has been completed.

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What a Wonderful Word by Nicola Edwards and Luisa Uribe

Book reviews: Wizard words, wartime adventure and a moon rabbit

Discover some of the world’s most extraordinary words, enjoy a thrilling wartime adventure, meet a girl who dreams of making dresses, and discover the giant rabbit who lives in the Moon in a sparkling selection of new springtime children’s books.

All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Book review: All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Lies, lies and even more damned lies… but who is telling them?

Stately home

Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

Pam and Emily with their runner bean chutney in the new BBC2 show Top of the Shops with Tom Kerridge

Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge - A flop from top to bottom

Napoleon, in one of his wilder flights of fancy, is alleged to have called Britain “a nation of shopkeepers”.
'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.

The Dukes artistic director, Sarah Punshon, at a Three Musketeers read through in the park earlier this spring.

Behind the scenes of The Dukes play in the park

Behind the scenes

The Three Musketeers – The Dukes play in the park

Frederick Edmondson wearing one of the LYPH designs

Heysham fashion firm in line for major competition win

A Heysham based fashion brand and clothing designer has reached the finals of a major international competition.

Judges' Lodgings in Lancaster.

Reaction to Lancaster’s Judges’ Lodgings reopening

A group set up to save a Lancaster museum has finally been given the news it has been waiting for.

Novice Tap Action from Tuesday's events at Lancaster Stage Dance Festival 2018 at Central Lancaster High School.

Lancaster Stage Dance Festival 2018 - Results

Lancaster Stage Dance Festival 2018 was held at Central Lancaster High School during the Eater holidays.

Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

Book review: Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate?
The Book Case: An Emily Lime Mystery by Dave Shelton

Book review: Mystery, history and the wonders of nature

Spring is here and it’s time for children to get reading!

Good Friday by Lynda La Plante

Book review: Good Friday by Lynda La Plante

Long before she was a formidable detective chief inspector, Jane Tennison was a rookie police officer finding her feet in the tough world of 1970s London.

One Cornish Summer by Liz Fenwick

Book review: One Cornish Summer by Liz Fenwick

Tucked away in the southern-most part of Cornwall is the rugged Lizard peninsula, a coastal haven of tiny fishing ports and gorgeous sandy bays, and a source of inspiration for both writers and artists.

My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

Book review: My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

As the Broadway hit musical Hamilton wows London theatregoers, it’s the perfect time to explore the untold story of the famous American founding father Alexander Hamilton’s remarkable wife Eliza.

Mark and his two sons, from Channel 4s Class of Mum and Dad

Class of Mum and Dad - A class act of a documentary

According to my kids, they usually don’t do anything at their primary school, and when they do get round to doing something, it’s always boring.

Judges' Lodgings in Lancaster.

Judges’ Lodgings museum to reopen in Lancaster

Lancaster’s Judges’ Lodgings museum is to be reopened by Lancashire County Council.

The Allotment Girls by Kate Thompson

Book reviews: Step into spring with three escapist novels

Enjoy a gripping wartime tale set in bombed-out London, meet a woman struggling to rebuild her shattered life in 1850s County Durham, and be moved by a mystery set near stunning St Ives in Cornwall in three glittering new spring sagas.

The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker

Book review: The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker

Bone-chilling, ingenious and gut-wrenching, this stunning crime thriller should come with a warning… the author has a track record for graphic horror!

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