Events

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire this month.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

Venues around Lancaster will host new, exciting and sometimes surprising musical performances this month, writes Louise Bryning.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

These are 10 of the venues - many of them not normally open to the public - which will welcome visitors this month

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Hepplestone Fine Art Gallery in Heskin, near Chorley is to host a world exclusive viewing and sale of the new limited edition Clementine range by Frogman, Tim Cotterill.

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Restaurants

It's one of the region's grandest buildings and now Rochdale Town Hall houses a stylish restaurant.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Provenance Food Hall & Restaurant - Born out of a Passion for Great Food.

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Here at Samlesbury Hall, we believe the better things in life are those closest to home and with this in mind, we insist on only the finest ingredients sourced from our own gardens and neighbouring Lancashire producers

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Places

There is more to Lytham and St Annes than coastline and cafes. Meet the creative people showing these two towns mean business.

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Lytham
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The fighting spririt is alive and well and getting things done in this pretty Lakeland village.

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Coniston
Monday, September 9, 2019

A new micro-museum honours an innovative garden designer who played a key role in one of art's great 20th century creations, writes Mike Glover.

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Monday, August 26, 2019

A picture special from the Lancashire Show, the ultimate celebration of the Red Rose County

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Style

The catwalks of Europe will soon be graced with high fashion made from a very special fibre produced in a remote part of Lancashire

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Former Hollyoaks star Lauren McQueen talks exclusively about her role as Haydock Park's Ladies Day Ambassador, her National Soap Award nomination and what's next.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Danielle and Claudia Fogarty have recently revealed their new venture - Storm Fashion, bringing select designer brands to the Ribble Valley.

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Walks

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The pretty village of Barley sits in the shadow of Pendle Hill but John Lenehan chooses a gentler route

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Morecambe Bay covers a vast area of the North West coast, from the outer limits of Lancashire's coastal resorts in the south to the edges of the Lake District in the north.

There are many great walks on the beaches and surrounding areas along its length and we've picked half a dozen of our favorites from our archives.

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Morecambe
Monday, September 2, 2019

Two mums who met at work in Penrith have completed a gruelling challenge by running around the region's largest lakes. Sarah Lewis-Briggs explains how and why they did it

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

This riverside walk from Lytham takes in some historic sites and wonderful views, as John Lenehan discovered

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Lytham
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Lancashire is full of famous walking destinations, but one place that is often overlooked is the Wyre. The upside to visiting the area is that you can explore the beautiful countryside without the crowds of other more visited spots.

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Arts

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Lancashire's answer to Gareth Malone is helping choirs across the county hit the right notes.

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Venues around Lancaster will host new, exciting and sometimes surprising musical performances this month, writes Louise Bryning.

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Where else would you stage the gala premiere of a film devoted to Salford's most famous son, than the arts centre dedicated to his name?

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A new biopic puts the spotlight on LS Lowry's relationship with his mother

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A painting by an artist from Bolton will be given as a gift to The Queen.

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Theatre Reviews

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Jerry Springer The Opera sparked controversy when it first came to Manchester over a decade ago.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

The penultimate production for the Summer season at Keswick's Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) is Alan Ayckbourn's re-working of Chekhov's classic 'Uncle Vanya', moving the action from Russia to the Lake District. The plot looks at how obsession, in many forms, can take hold and strain relationships.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Mousetrap, still capturing audiences at Blackpool Grand Theatre.

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Don't read this review if you want a detailed and knowledgeable account of the moves, techniques and skills that are on display in this year's Hot Ice show at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

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Photography

Thursday, August 8, 2019

We take to to the skies in a hot air balloon to get a new view of the Ribble Valley

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photography
Friday, July 12, 2019

If you struggle to capture the majesty of that stunning Lake District landscape, one man may have the answer

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photography
Thursday, April 25, 2019

When Nigel Hunter died he left a remarkable legacy of landscape and real life photography. Jane Watson spoke to his widow

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photography

Competitions

Yesterday, 16:17

We've teamed up with Parkdean Resorts to give you the chance of winning a fantastic ownership experience break at a holiday park of your choice

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

We've teamed up with Stay In Devon and Salcombe Distilling Co. by giving you the chance to win an incredible holiday experience featuring plenty of gin

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Here's your chance to win a fantastic family holiday

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 00:00

A Ribble Valley mum is turning her back on a career in the civil service to make chocolates, writes Irene Amiet

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Chocolate
Friday, September 13, 2019

Former biochemist Zainab Bilal is now using domestic science to make sure her pie business is flying high.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

A new cookbook celebrating the county's diverse food and drink industry has been launched

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Don't miss your chance to help decide who should be a winner of our prestigious awards

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Events

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire this month.

Read Full Story »
Monday, September 2, 2019

Venues around Lancaster will host new, exciting and sometimes surprising musical performances this month, writes Louise Bryning.

Read Full Story »
Thursday, August 29, 2019

These are 10 of the venues - many of them not normally open to the public - which will welcome visitors this month

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Hepplestone Fine Art Gallery in Heskin, near Chorley is to host a world exclusive viewing and sale of the new limited edition Clementine range by Frogman, Tim Cotterill.

Read Full Story »

People

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Becky Clarke, from Wrightington, has spent the last three years working for her family business Clarke and Pulman. Since they branched out into country lifestyle wear last year, she has run Rufford's Country Store

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A couple from Wigan hope that years of fundraising could lead to a breakthrough which will improve life for their son who has a rare medical condition.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

One of the survivors of the Freckleton Air Disaster recalls the day 75 years ago this month when the village was devastated

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Maxine Peake, the star of new film Gwen, has won plaudits for her gritty work on stage and screen but she didn't set out to work in serious drama.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

People who don't quite fit in take centre stage in an exhibition by Kendal artist Catherine MacDiarmid

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Homes & Gardens

Monday, September 9, 2019

This elegant and luxurious property boasts exquisite Georgian style and sits in leafy grounds.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

An exceptional family home that combines effortless contemporary style with countryside views

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Sail into Crosby with our guide to what to do and see on this stretch of Lancashire's wonderfully-varied coast

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Crosby
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

This picturesque family home has been designed for those who love a modern and contemporary finish.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Bridgfords Lettings Chorley are celebrating a double win at at the ESTAS awards.

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