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Sorcerer's Apprentice casts its spell in Morecambe Today

The Platform are hosting the Blunderbus Theatre Company this afternoon with their adaption of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Tuesday 4th April 2017

Morecambe Festival Soars To New Heights

One of Morecambe’s most popular summer festivals will be hitting a new high this year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of More Music in the resort. The Catch the Wind Kite Festival, organised by More Music, will be extended to a full weekend from June 29-30 to mark 20 years since the community and education charity was founded.

Morecambe Brass Band bring 'Midsummer Memories' to the Platform

Morecambe Brass Band will be bringing ‘Midsummer Memories’ to Morecamebe's Platform in Morecambe with their performance on Saturday 2nd July. Their performance will take you on an emotional journey of joy, tears and laughter as they present you with a delightful evening of musical memories.

BBC's Flog It Show Returns to Morecambe in November

Paul Martin, presenter of Flog ItThe popular BBC One antiques programme Flog It, presented by Paul Martin, is set to visit Morecambe on Wednesday 25th November 2015. Flog It – the BBC antiques show –is now on its fifteenth series and regularly achieves an audience of over two million viewers in its weekday afternoon slot.

Morecambe's Seaside Festival: Full Line-Up

The sky promises to be the limit when the Morecambe Seaside Festival flies back into the resort this coming weekend. For the last weekend of the school holidays, expect spectacular aerial stunts from the Red Arrows, magical fireworks, top class music and more as this year's programme of Morecambe's Festivals by the Sea comes to a dramatic end.

Dance the weekend away at Morecambe Live Weekender

Preston-born Donna WyldeTreat yourself to a feast of musical entertainment over the May Bank Holiday weekend (Saturday 4 – Sunday 5 May) when Morecambe Live Weekender comes to the Platform. Morecambe Live Weekender promises to provide a whole host of free daytime entertainment throughout the weekend featuring great talent from local bands and singers.

BBC Jazz Award winners featuring Portishead members to play Morecambe

One of the heavyweights of the contemporary jazz world, Get The Blessing, will be playing at More Music’s Morecambe venue the Hothouse on Saturday 12th October from 8.30pm. The band feature the drummer and bass player from acclaimed trip hop group Portishead, who won the Mercury Music Prize in 1995.

Zombies set to storm Morecambe!

Morecambe's new annual dark weekend of the weird - Zombieville - hits the resort for the first time on the weekend of 19th - 21st October with three whole days of music, monsters, mayhem and magic at Smokey O'Connor's on Morecambe Street and other parts of the resort, includung the Winter Gardens.

Pop, rock, comedy - and Paul Daniels at the Platform this autumn

Lee Mead is just one major act at Morecambe's Platform this autumnThe autumn winter brochure for Morecambe' Platform is out now and packed with famous faces from stage and screen - and to celebrate the launch, the venue is offering an ‘early bird’ discount of 10% off pantomime tickets purchased before 1st September.

Vintage by the Sea returns to Morecambe

Following the amazing success of the Vintage Day last year, attended by over 7000 visitors, a re-vamped and extended Vintage by the Sea festival brings more than sunshine to Morecambe this weekend (5 - 7th September 2014).

Hacienda DJ heading to Morecambe as part of Vintage Festival

Mike PickeringA DJ from the legendary Hacienda nightclub in Manchester will be appearing at a special QA session in Morecambe, followed by a one-off party in the town's Winter Gardens. Mike Pickering, who signed James and the Happy Mondays to Factory Records, is the latest industry figure to take part in one of Creative Lancashire's Conversations in Creativity.

Morecambe Carnival 2015 opens applications for floats

Float Entries for Morecambe Carnival 2015 (MC15) are now open. The application form is here on the event's official site. Morecambe Carnival 2014 had a fantastic turnout, with an estimated 30,000 people turning out to watch it, and while the date of next year's event has yet to be confirmed, the Carnival's organisers are now planning for a bigger and better carnival experience in 2015.

Whole Lotta Led bring anniversary tour to the Platform

Rock fans are in for a treat when tribute band Whole Lotta Led celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of Houses of the Holy at the Platform in Morecambe later this month. Whole Lotta Led will be performing the album in its entirety as the second half of this show which takes place on Saturday 21st September.

Pamper your pooch at Morecambe Festival Market's annual dog show

Get ready to pamper your pooch and brush up on your dog handling skills and come along to the annual fun dog show at Morecambe’s Festival Market. This great family event takes place on Saturday 21st September and promises to put your favourite pets on centre stage.

Zombies gets stalk to stalk Morecambe - again!

Zombies on the prowl on Morecambe Promenade last year. Photo: Zombieville It's coming again! Zombieville, Morecambe's very own annual dark weekend of the weird, hits the resort for the second time on 11th October with three whole days of music, monsters and mayhem.

Calling All Foodies: sign up for Best of Bay Food Fayre

Morecambe Bay is calling on all quality food producers, traders and kitchens to join in the ‘Best of Bay Food Fayre’ taking place at Morecambe Seaside Festival this year, entirely free of charge. Taking place on 31st August and 1st September, the Food Fayre will feature as one of the many free attractions for the Seaside Festival.

West End Festival returns to Regent Park

The festival spirit will arrive in Morecambe’s Regent Park on Saturday 20th July for the West End Festival, featuring live music, entertainment plus fun and games for all ages. The West End Festival, an annual event organised by community music charity More Music, will take place from 12noon until 5.00pm.

Roll up roll up for another family fun weekend at Morecambe’s Festival Market

Roll up, roll up - for this year's Festival Market Family Fun Weekend taking place in Morecambe on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July. There will be family friendly entertainment all weekend at the Festival Market, including the Astral Circus, Punch and Judy shows, gladiator jousting and other inflatable fun as well as trials bike displays and live entertainment from local dance troupes.

Vintage by the Sea Festival seeks local creative, business help

Are you involved in a creative or food business in the Lancaster and Morecambe area? Vintage by the Sea is a one-day festival in Morecambe on 14th September 2013 to help celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Midland Hotel.

Get creative at the Platform in Morecambe this summer

Tender is the Night by Colette BainA Lancaster based artist is inviting you to sharpen your drawing skills and unlock your imagination with new creative writing and drawing classes at the Platform in Morecambe. Colette Bain has exhibited her art internationally and undertaken work for the Wildlife Trust. She exhibits her work in Arteria in Lancaster and galleries further afield.