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Birmingham-based cartoonist Hunt Emerson has drawn cartoons and comic strips since the early 1970s and his work is the focus of an exhibition in Kendal right now until the beginning of November, as part of this year's Lakes International Comic Art Festival. I caught up with him to chat about his car
Lancaster Fun Palace opens its door again this October for a right royal weekend of free activities for all ages.
Local Labour city and county councillors, as well as Lancaster’s MP have reacted angrily to Lancashire County Council’s (LCC) plans to stop the public from being able to use the Barton Road Playing Fields, a proposal that's provoked a storm of protest.

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Upbeat Beatles return to Morecambe

The Upbeat Beatles
21/9/18: The Upbeat Beatles will be returning to the Platform, Morecambe once again for another night of Beatles hits on Friday 5th October 2018.

Lakes International Comic Art Festival back next month - a quick guide

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2018
11/9/18: A world of comic art will be arriving in Kendal for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, 12–14th October, 2018. What can you expect from this year's Cumbria comics extravaganza?

A New Lease of Life for Two Lancaster-Based Artists

Preoccupations exhibition poster
1/9/18: A new art space in King Street, Lancaster, is to host an innovative exhibition by two of its resident artists. Entitled ‘Preoccupations’, the exhibition will showcase drawing, painting, sculpture and film by local artists Laura van Tatenhove and Debbie Yare.

Events Calendar

Jazz, Dogs & Sausages! The Sun St Stompers

21/10/2018 - 12:30 to 15:00 at Ye Olde John O'Gaunt, Lancaster, LA1 1JG

Lancaster and Morecambe Board Games club

21/10/2018 - 13:00 to 18:00 at 75 Church Street (a pub), Lancaster

Film Screening: Documentary ‘A Mindful Choice’ explores the possibility that peace is available to all.

21/10/2018 - 19:00 to 21:00 at Halton Mill Seminar Room, Mill Lane Halton Lancaster LA2 6ND

Lancaster Comedy Club at The Borough

21/10/2018 - 20:00 at The Borough, 3-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster, LA1 1PP

Sunshine Singers meet

22/10/2018 - 10:00 to 11:00 at Friendship Centre, Robert St, Lancaster LA1 1PT

Lunch Club at Barton Road Centre

22/10/2018 - 12:00 to 13:30 at Barton Road Centre, Barton Road, Scotforth, Lancaster, LA1 4ER

Gathered Voices Community Choir meets.

22/10/2018 - 13:00 to 15:15 at 131 Balmoral Road, Morecambe LA3 1HJ

Pamphlet stitch bound book Workshop

22/10/2018 - 14:00 to 16:30 at King Strettt Studios

Tai Chi Chuan Class

22/10/2018 - 16:30 to 18:30 at Gregson Centre, Lancaster LA1 3PY

KS Fitness Pilates with Laura

22/10/2018 - 18:00 to 18:45 at Victoria Institute, Brookhouse Rd, Caton LA2 9QT

Acrylic painting workshop

22/10/2018 - 18:30 to 21:00 at King Street Studios

Monday Movement - 'Calm and Connected'

22/10/2018 - 18:30 at The Well-being Hub, Harper's Mill LA1 4XQ

Lancaster Bridge Club

22/10/2018 - 19:00 to 22:30 at Clubhouse, Lancaster LA1 1NZ

Open Mic Night at the JO'G

22/10/2018 - 19:00 to 22:00 at Ye Olde John O'Gaunt, Lancaster LA1 1JG