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Events

Tue, 09:00

With Christmas just around the corner, what better way to soak up the magic than at your local Christmas market?

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

2018 will be the fourth year that Thornton Hall Country Park have welcomed a very special visitor to the Farm, FATHER CHRISTMAS!

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Blackpool Illuminations may be over for another year, but there are dozens of events happening across the county to launch the festive season.

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Christmas
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Our guide to some of the best Christmas shows in the region this festive season

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Restaurants

Monday, October 29, 2018

Modern Portuguese flavours and fabulous wine give you every reason to visit Canto at Ancoats

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Manchester Restaurants
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is among the owners of Tast, a new restaurant helping King Street’s ambitions to join the gastronomic Premier League.

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Manchester Restaurants Spanish Food
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

When is a pub not a pub? When it’s the Freemasons at Wiswell, as Emma Mayoh discovered

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Places

Former European Capital of Culture Bergen is a tasty destination, just two hours from Liverpool, writes Vijay Arogyasami.

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Lytham Hall was the spectacular setting for a glittering weekend of steam engines, tractors, cars and family fun.

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Barrowford is one of Lancashire’s most stylish towns but it also has some quirky tales to tell

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The busy West Lancashire village of Parbold scores highly for natural beauty and community spirit

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The two-and-a-half year initiative to preserve the remains of the copper mines.

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Style

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Sparkle this festive season in these luxurious pieces from award-winning jewellers Banks Lyon, of Lancaster, Kendal & www.bankslyon.co.uk

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Everyone from princesses to supermodels and film stars are getting carried away by satchels made in Liverpool, writes Mairead Mahon

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Friday, October 26, 2018

It was full steam ahead for the ultimate pre-Christmas pampering experience at The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village, as Emma Mayoh discovered.

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Walks

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With the West Pennine Moors and the summits of Rivington Pike and Winter Hill right on its doorstp, Bolton has plenty of options for walkers.

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Bolton
Friday, October 26, 2018

John Lenehan grabs his broomstick and takes us on a journey through some of Lancashire’s loveliest countryside.

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Ribble Valley Walks Pendle Hill
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Canicross is one of the fastest growing sports and it has arrived in the Lake District. Irene Rothery reports

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Dogs Lake District Walks
Friday, October 12, 2018

Pendle Hill is one of the most iconic landmarks in Lancashire and you can enjoy the beautiful countryside, spectacular views and fascinating from a number of starting points in the Ribble Valley.

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Pendle Hill Ribble Valley Walks
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Our walks expert John Lenehan plots a scenic course that also provides a little Lancashire history.

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Arts

Wed, 17:38

The fictional meeting between the poet WH Auden and the composer Benjamin Britten is portrayed in this Alan Bennett play.

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A thrilling new stage adaptation of a time-honoured tale that should satisfy anyone’s bloodlust.

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Jonathan Harvey’s play celebrates its 25th anniversary at the Dukes in Lancaster

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Books by Lancashire writer Paula Daly are being filmed in the Lakes by the Broadchurch team for a six-part TV drama starring Rochdale’s Anna Friel

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Fact and fiction merge to create a tale of murder and kidnap in a novel based on Rufford Old Hall by National Trust volunteer Margaret Lambert

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Theatre Reviews

Wed, 17:38

The fictional meeting between the poet WH Auden and the composer Benjamin Britten is portrayed in this Alan Bennett play.

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Wed, 17:37

A thrilling new stage adaptation of a time-honoured tale that should satisfy anyone’s bloodlust.

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Jonathan Harvey’s play celebrates its 25th anniversary at the Dukes in Lancaster

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The last production to come to Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) before the Christmas season is a powerful, thought-provoking story which presents dementia and which seeks to present the condition from the point of view of the sufferer rather than supporters.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Christmas comes early here, with a show perfectly suited to the small-scale city venue that has made such a big impression in just three years. Review by David Upton

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Photography

Friday, October 12, 2018

Fylde photographer Gregg Wolstenholme is getting rave reviews for his bird’s eye views of our world

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Spectacular views from the most remote part of the county.

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Is this the most beautiful spot in the whole of the Lake District?

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photography Coniston

Competitions

Yesterday, 17:30

You can win one of a choice of three from the Booths Christmas hamper range.

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Yesterday, 00:00

Lancashire Life readers have the opportunity to win a delicious Vegan Snack Hamper, the perfect snack for Veganuary (January 2019), courtesy of UK based crisp & snack producer, Great Food Affairs.com

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Wed, 00:00

Enjoy two nights’ accommodation in a Deluxe Room, daily à la carte breakfast for two and dinner in 108 Brassiere for two.

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 00:00

A massive refurbishment has been completed at a hotel much loved by Lancastrians. Roger borrell went to explore

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Windermere Luxury Break
Yesterday, 00:00

New arrivals to check out this winter and in the new year.

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Manchester Restaurants

The seeds of an organic food co-operative built on Quaker principles were first sewn almost 20 years ago. Now, Growing with Grace is flourishing

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Take a bite from the county with a dining experience with a difference

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Events

Tue, 09:00

With Christmas just around the corner, what better way to soak up the magic than at your local Christmas market?

Read Full Story »
Christmas
Thursday, November 8, 2018

2018 will be the fourth year that Thornton Hall Country Park have welcomed a very special visitor to the Farm, FATHER CHRISTMAS!

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Blackpool Illuminations may be over for another year, but there are dozens of events happening across the county to launch the festive season.

Read Full Story »
Christmas
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Our guide to some of the best Christmas shows in the region this festive season

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Christmas

People

Yesterday, 16:56

Millennium Care believe in independence and ‘Why not’ when it comes to what helping their residents fulfil dreams.

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Yesterday, 00:00

Actor and broadcaster Sushil Chudasama explains why a Blackburn park is so special to him

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Tue, 00:00

Lancashire actor Louis Emerick is preparing to make his third stage appearance as Captain Hook. He talks about childhood, Christmas and his new pantomime

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Monday, October 29, 2018

As Lancashire prepares to join in the commemoration of the end of the First Wold War, we look at some unique projects inspiring our communities

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Don Warrington is back at Manchester’s Royal Exchange in Arthur Miller’s Death of A Salesman

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Homes & Gardens

Friday, November 2, 2018

This magnificent converted church takes you back in time while providing cutting edge facilities

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

A spectacular family home that combines beautiful period features with a stylish modern interior

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Monday, September 24, 2018

A stunning new development of ten luxury lodges at Plas Farm Caravan Park, Nant Lodges is the ultimate in holiday home retreats.

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Monday, September 3, 2018

A modern oasis of daring design perfect for the luxury lifestyle.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Home Reach has helped many people realise their dreams and own the home they want and need.

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