<div style="display:inline;"> <img height="1" width="1" style="border-style:none;" alt="" src="//googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/viewthroughconversion/1028731116/?value=0&amp;guid=ON&amp;script=0">
6 ISSUES FOR £6 Subscribe to Lancashire Life today click here

Events

Mon, 18:03

Some inspiration for your weekend entertainment

Read Full Story »
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Whether you’re horse crazy or just along for the ride, equine related events are an important part of the social calendar

Read Full Story »
Equestrian
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire.

Read Full Story »
Friday, December 29, 2017

Gin tasting is increasing in popularity across the country, we round up some of the best events across Lancashire. Some of these events sell out fairly quickly, but the organisers do often host multiple events throughout the year.

Read Full Story »
Gin

Restaurants

Monday, December 4, 2017

The sophisticated Spinning Block Bistro Bar and Grill looks certain to be the place to be seen in the busy run-up to Christmas.

Read Full Story »
Holmes Mill
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Harvey Nichols doesn’t just do fashion darling, it does fab food too, as Janet Reeder discovers

Read Full Story »
Manchester Restaurants

Ad Feature: Mitton Hall

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Delightful drinking and dining at Mitton Hall.

Read Full Story »

Places

Tue, 00:00

Their football clubs both wear navy blue and white strips, but how well can you identify landmarks in Bolton and Preston?

Read Full Story »
Preston Bolton Quiz
Monday, January 8, 2018

This proud Lancashire town is shaking off the impact of recession and looking forward to a brighter future, writes Angela Kelly

Read Full Story »
Bolton

History is all around you in Cockermouth, but the town has a bustling present and an exciting future too.

Read Full Story »
Cockermouth
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Stonyhurst College houses the oldest surviving museum collection in the English speaking world.

Roger Borrell reports

Read Full Story »
Stonyhurst
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The 50th anniversary of this unique Bolton theatre will involve the creation of a new centre for the performing arts. Angela Kelly reports

Read Full Story »
Bolton

Style

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

More and more people are turning to hypnotherapy to help with a range of issues. Roger Borrell spoke to Caroline Dawe

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Garstang is an unlikely hotbed of cannabis use but locals are taking to this interesting - and legal - plant

Read Full Story »
Thursday, November 9, 2017

One of the most talked about red carpet outfits came from the studio of a highly talented designer in Burnley. Mairead Mahon reports.

Read Full Story »
Burnley

Walks

Yesterday, 00:00

Celebrate the historic waterways of Lancashire with one of these canalside walks that allow you to enjoy the countryside and witness echoes the the county’s industrial past.

Read Full Story »
Canals
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

John Lenehan selects a relatively gentle walk to blow away the post-Christmas cobwebs

Read Full Story »
Ribble Valley Walks
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

John Lenehan crosses the paths of witches and Romans in a spectaular walk that’s perfect for a dry winter’s day

Read Full Story »
Ribble Valley Walks
Monday, November 13, 2017

John Lenehan heads for Gisburn to walk by the Ribble and sample the delights of the Auction Mart Cafe.

Read Full Story »
Gisburn
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Once you’ve discovered this lovely village you’ll want to go back time and again - if just for the cakes. John Lenehan reports.

Read Full Story »
Silverdale Coastal Lancashire

Arts

00:00

Nicholas Leigh is using his art to help protect the landscape he loves. Mike Glover reports

Read Full Story »

Stone me! The resort has embraced the growing craze of decorating pebbles for others to find, as Andy Greeves reports

Read Full Story »
Morecambe

All is revealed behind the secret garden. Review by Ken Powell

Read Full Story »

As a boy, Giles Newman dreamed of becoming a park ranger. His family home was close to a forest and he spent much of his childhood playing in and around the woods.

Read Full Story »

Fylde song writer announced as winner of annual song writing contest after two months of entries, shortlists and performances

Read Full Story »

Theatre Reviews

Monday, January 8, 2018

All is revealed behind the secret garden. Review by Ken Powell

Read Full Story »
Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Lytham Anonymous Players bring down the curtain on their 2017 programme.

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Rob Gemmell reviews the Burnley Light Operatics Society production.

Read Full Story »
Sunday, October 15, 2017

St. Bede’s High School in Lytham was the venue for the second festival.

Read Full Story »
Friday, October 6, 2017

He’s an actor and a pub owner so who better to take over the restaurant at the Royal Exchange Theatre? Rupert Hill is more than ready for the challenge, as Janet Reeder discovers

Read Full Story »
Manchester Restaurants
Subscribe today

Photography

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Our readers capture a place that represents the greatness of the great outdoors in Lancashire.

Read Full Story »
photography
Thursday, January 4, 2018

The Lancashire coast is a constant inspiration for photographer Jeanie Lazenby

Read Full Story »
photography
Friday, December 1, 2017

Our readers captues one of Chorley’s most famous landmarks.

Read Full Story »
photography Chorley

Competitions

Yesterday, 13:00

The marvellous Midland Hotel Manchester is offering one lucky couple the chance to win their big day.

Read Full Story »
Yesterday, 11:56

Enjoy relaxing at the award-winning Darwin Forest County Park in Derbyshire

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

One of Lakeland’s cosiest inns is offering a two night break for one lucky reader.

Read Full Story »

Food & Drink

Tue, 09:21

Our new columnist, Debby Donnelly-Addison is determined to fly the flag for produce from the county, as Emma Mayoh discovered

Read Full Story »

Two mavericks of the food and drink world collided with beautiful results at The Art School, Liverpool, writes Rebekka O’grady.

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Just back from the jungle, Jennie McAlpine on missing her family and serving tea fit for a queen. Mairead Mahon reports

Read Full Story »
Afternoon Tea Manchester
Friday, December 29, 2017

Gin tasting is increasing in popularity across the country, we round up some of the best events across Lancashire. Some of these events sell out fairly quickly, but the organisers do often host multiple events throughout the year.

Read Full Story »
Gin

Events

Mon, 18:03

Some inspiration for your weekend entertainment

Read Full Story »
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Whether you’re horse crazy or just along for the ride, equine related events are an important part of the social calendar

Read Full Story »
Equestrian
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire.

Read Full Story »
Friday, December 29, 2017

Gin tasting is increasing in popularity across the country, we round up some of the best events across Lancashire. Some of these events sell out fairly quickly, but the organisers do often host multiple events throughout the year.

Read Full Story »
Gin

People

Come rain or shine, this dedicated team of volunteers will be on the roads helping save lives. Rebekka O’Grady reports

Read Full Story »
Thursday, January 11, 2018

It’s hard to tell which are the hardier in winter - the farmers or the sheep. Writer and photographer Irene Amiet went to find out

Read Full Story »
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Stonyhurst College houses the oldest surviving museum collection in the English speaking world.

Roger Borrell reports

Read Full Story »
Stonyhurst
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Just back from the jungle, Jennie McAlpine on missing her family and serving tea fit for a queen. Mairead Mahon reports

Read Full Story »
Afternoon Tea Manchester
Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Britain has never produced another hero like Dan Dare. Charlie Connelly pays tribute to a figure with strong Lancashire roots who has shaped our art, literature, science and architecture.

Read Full Story »

Homes & Gardens

Friday, January 12, 2018

This spacious house provides a charming home with period features.

Read Full Story »
Thursday, December 14, 2017

These elegant properties have improved with age.

Read Full Story »
Monday, December 4, 2017

This family home is modern, spacious and bright with some traditional touches

Read Full Story »
Sunday, November 12, 2017

These contemporary homes are stylishly built

Read Full Story »
Sunday, November 5, 2017

This grand home is the epitome of opulence

Read Full Story »

Sponsored Articles


Friday, February 24, 2017

The Lake District has long been one of our favourite holiday destinations in the UK, and with its breathtaking mountains, deep tranquil lakes and rolling Dales it’s easy to see why. From Lake Windermere to Ullswater the area is rich with tourist hotspots heaving with hikers and ramblers all the year round. But is there anywhere in The Lakes where you can still experience their magic?

Read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016

A GALA dinner raised almost £8,000 for the restoration of Egerton Park at Bolton.

Read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016

Tap into the value of your home with equity release products arranged by the Poole Townsend in Cumbria.

Read more
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Rural property agency and management firm Armitstead Barnett has opened its third office – this time in Cumbria.

Read more
Monday, April 11, 2016

Spring is here and the property market is blossoming. If you’re on the move, David Arnold, partner at Arnold & Phillips which has branches at Ormskirk, Southport and Standish, has five tips for buyers and sellers.

Read more
 
Great British Holidays advert link

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Subscribe or buy a mag today

Lancashire Life Application Link

Follow us on Twitter


Like us on Facebook

Local Business Directory

Lancashire's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Property Search