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Gary Delaney gig set for Lancashire

Mock the Week regular Gary Delaney will be in Lancashire this weekend.

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Sanjeev Bhaskar as DI Sunny Khan and Nicola Walker as DCI Cassie Stuart in the new series of ITV's cop drama Unforgotten

Why Unforgotten is the police procedural with a warm heart

It’s been boiling hot hasn’t it? Muggy, close, even tropical on some days. So what do we do? We stay in and watch TV, that’s what. Especially as Unforgotten (ITV, Sundays, 9pm) is back on our screens.

Arts
The  new Brasserie at the Royal Kings Arms Hotel, Lancaster.

FOOD REVIEW: The Royal Kings Arms, Lancaster

Finally, one of Lancaster’s oldest and most impressive hotels is back in the game.

Business
Neil Cossar, author of Brce Springsteen: The Day I Was There, with a furry friend

A new book reveals the tall tales of the Boss and the Bruce Springsteen fans

Musician turned DJ, web pioneer and publisher Neil Cossar is celebrating the release of the latest The Day I Was There book, this time featuring Bruce Springsteen. MALCOLM WYATT found out more

Music
Heysham is set for a Viking invasion

Things to do (July 20 - 25)

Start the summer holidays off with one or two of these events:
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Book review: Boredom-busting books for the long summer holidays

Book review: Boredom-busting books for the long summer holidays

Come rain or shine, there is a book to keep youngsters busy this summer…

News

New BBC TV show shines the spotlight on the Lake District, one of the jewels of the north west

A new TV series aims to introduce one of the north west's most popular beauty spots to a new generation.

Arts

Play shows work of local investigative journalism

An innovative piece of theatre which focuses on investigative journalism is calling in to Lancashire tomorrow.

Crime
Massive Wagons will play a secret gig in Preston

Rock band Massive Wagons talk about that mural in Lancaster and find out how you can get tickets for their secret gig in Preston

If you've been to Lancaster recently you may be wondering what that big mural is all about that has mysteriously appeared on the one-way system through the city?

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Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

Oxford has – rather appropriately – developed a pleasing habit of spawning cerebral crime thrillers.

News
Book review: The House We Called Home by Jenny Oliver

Book review: The House We Called Home by Jenny Oliver

The Whitehorns’ family home is that perfect Cornish dream… a solid, stone house perched on a cliff top, white jasmine dancing over the windows, and looking out over a glittering blue sea.

News
Book review: Nucleus by Pam Norfolk

Book review: Nucleus by Rory Clements

It’s 1939 and maverick professor Tom Wilde is in a race against time to save the world from a deadly threat.
News
Book review: The Imperial Tea Party: Family, politics and betrayal: the ill-fated British and Russian royal alliance by Frances Welch

Book review: The Imperial Tea Party: Family, politics and betrayal: the ill-fated British and Russian royal alliance by Frances Welch

It should have been a joyful occasion but the ‘dreich and misty’ driving rain that greeted the arrival of the newly crowned Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra at Balmoral in September of 1896 was just an augur of things to come.

News
Book review: The Perfectly Imperfect Woman by Milly Johnson

Book review: The Perfectly Imperfect Woman by Milly Johnson

What are your favourite rom-com ingredients?
News
Marion Quade (Madeleine Madden), Miranda Reid (Lily Sullivan), and Irma Leopold (Samara Weaving) mysteriously disappear in Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock more than makes up for disappointment at the World Cup

On the very day that football said it wasn’t coming home after all, not now, not when there was still daylight left, BBC1 was screening what, on the surface, looked like one of those stiff upper-lipped, starched white crinolines period dramas – one of those where there’s a lot of talking about things that have happened, but you don’t actually see anything happening.

Arts
Jim Lea was one of the main musical forces behind 1970s glam rock giants Slade, with Dave Hill, Don Powell and frontman Noddy Holder

Slade legend Jim Lea talks Wolverhampton, losing touch with Noddy, and how his mum still thnks he needs a proper job

Legendary Slade bass player, violinist and co-writer Jim Lea very rarely gives interviews, so MALCOLM WYATT was exceptionally star-struck to be granted an audience with one of his 1970s’ music heroes

Music
The Well Dressed Gentlemen will be performing at Longton Live

Things to do (July 13 to 17)

Get out and about this weekend with any of these great events:

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The Lovely Eggs

City band The Lovely Eggs gearing up for major festivals after chart successes

Chart success and string of major festival dates for Lancaster band

News
Killing It by Asia Mackay

Book review: Killing It by Asia Mackay

Forget James Bond and meet this summer’s most fearless, most resourceful and most entertaining superhero-spy… Assassa-Mum!

Arts
A Fatal Obsession by Faith Martin

Book review: A Fatal Obsession by Faith Martin

For 25 years, Faith Martin has been thrilling her readers with a raft of superb novels… written in four different genres and under four different pen names.

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