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The Centre @ Halton

A vibrant and welcoming community centre in the heart of Halton, offering indoor and outdoor facilities, with a fantastic skate park. We have a huge number of classes and activities, from sports and exercise to community activities and events for all ages. We also have a friendly and popular cafe.  

The Grand Theatre, Lancaster

St Leonardsgate, Lancaster, LA1 1NL. Tel. 01524 64695 Box Office open Monday - Saturday 10am - 3pm. The Grand offers an extensive range of theatre, film and live entertainment. Tours of the exuberant Edwardian interior may include a glimpse of actress Mrs Sarah Siddons, the Ghost-in-Residence. 

The Upbeat Beatles in Concert

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 19:30 at The Platform, Morecambe LA4 4DB

Art a la Carte - 27th September 2017

27/9/17: Listings of some of the finest art events in Lancaster and round-about

Art a la Carte - 6th September 2017

6/9/17: Listings of some of the finest art events in Lancaster and round-about

Art a la carte

30/8/17: Listings of some of the finest art events in Lancaster and round-about

Art a la Carte - 13th August 2017

13/8/17: An Interview with Naomi Kruger and Yvonne Battle-Felton, creators of 'Stories at the Storey' and a listing of some of the exciting art events taking place within our vibrant region.

Art a la Carte - 26 July 2017

26/7/17: Here's a list of some of the exciting art events taking place within our vibrant region.

Ad Hoc Theatre Production - Hamlet- the Danish Panto

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 19:30 at The Centre @ Halton

Lancaster and Environs Arts Round-up

31/5/17: A round-up of arts events and reviews in Lancaster and the surrounding region.

Christmas at the Castle offers some festive cheer

9/12/15: It's been a turbulent time for people in the Lancaster / Morecambe area and further into the North West. But Lancaster Castle will definitely be open for a community celebration of 'Christmas at the Castle' This weekend 11th - 13th December 2015.

Magic Lantern Tales of World War One at the Platform

2/11/15: Using a genuine magic lantern projector, poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan and documentary photographer Ian Beesley will be telling a story of World War One from the point of view of men who survived it and lived on to old age and a changing world at the Platform on Thursday 26th November. Also revealed are the tales of women who worked in the factories that oiled the wheels of war.

Heritage days open historic doors across Lancaster - and Lancashire

7/9/15: Some of Lancashire County Council's historic buildings will open their doors between Thursday 10th and Sunday 13th September as part of a national promotion of local attractions. The Heritage Open Days are an opportunity for people to find out about local history and explore their heritage, architecture and culture by getting involved in a number of activities. The majority of these are free.

Sleep expert to share wisdom at free Lancaster University lecture

3/9/15: Having trouble sleeping? No chance for cat napping? Then a free, Public Lecture at Lancaster University may be of interest. The lecture, hosted by Lancaster University’s Department of English and Creative Writing, examines exactly what sleep is and why it matters.

National Trailboat Festival on Lancaster Canal this weekend

30/5/15: Image: The Inland Waterways Association The Inland Waterways Association's 2015 National Trailboat Festivaltakes place this weekend (30th May - 1st June)at the Westmorland Show Ground, Crooklands, Cumbria, on the northern reaches of the Lancaster Canal.

Virtual-Lancaster.Net Newsletter: Friday 12 December 2014

12/12/14: The Virtual-Lancaster newsletter email comes out fortnightly to subscribers and contains the past fortnight's news headlines and all the next fortnight's events, as HTML links. It's quite long - the event listings are at the end - but it's the best and easiest way to keep up to date and ahead of what's happening in the Lancaster Morecambe area. Subscribe here.

Celebrating 50 years of Higher Education in Lancaster - Behind the scenes art tour

8/9/14: Image courtesy University of Cumbria Lancaster’s University of Cumbria campus is celebrating its 50th anniversary year with a host of fun activities and events. Originally established as St Martin’s College, a teacher training facility, the Bowerham Road campus first opened its doors to its first intake of students 50 years ago this month.

Morecambe Bay Amateur Radio Society

Morecambe Bay Amateur Radio Society, c/o Trimpell Sports & Social Club, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4UP. Tel.: 01524 412984. Morecambe Bay Amateur Radio Society (MBARS) meet for our clubnights on alternate Tuesdays at the Trimpell Sports & Social Club. 

Steampunk set to take over Morecambe!

12/5/14: The League of Splendid are inviting everyone to enjoy 'A Splendid Day Out' in Morecambe - "The Naples of the North" on Saturday31st May. From noon until 4.30pm, everyone is invited along to the Steampunk Festival at the Platform in Morecambe to enjoy numerous attractions including stalls, music, dancing and magic as well as a tea shop.

Local farmers go global for first free online course in food security

7/5/14: Professor Bill DaviesLocal food producers and farmers have been working with Lancaster University to help tackle the problem of world hunger. More than a billion people globally go to bed hungry in 2014 yet population growth means there will be an extra two billion mouths to feed by 2050.