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Lancaster Comics Day brings Roy of the Rovers to Town!

10/3/17: 10.03.17 This year's Lancaster Comics Day will be bringing some "Roy of the Rovers" moments to Lancaster in June, when special comic guests artist David Sque and writer and editor Barrie Tomlinson recall their time working on Britain's best-loved and most iconic comic football hero.

Local author AS Chambers steps from the shadows at Lancaster Library this Hallowe'en

5/10/16: A.S.Chambers, Lancaster’s master of the macabre, will be making a special appearance at Lancaster Library this Hallowe'en weekend. On the 29th October he will be holding a one off event, where he will be chatting about all manner of creepy anecdotes that have influenced his books concerning fictional investigator of the paranormal, Sam Spallucci.

Lancaster Comics Day Back in June

2/5/16: Poster art and design by Nick MillerLancaster Comics Day is back next month, taking place in Lancaster Library on Sunday 5th June. Plenty of local comic creators will be on hand to talk about their work, including Marvel Comics writer Andy Diggle, author and playwright Eddie Robson - along with locally-based games publisher Ken Walton and SF and fantasy authors AS Chambers and JS Collyer.

Lancaster Comics Day: A Really Heavy Greatcoat Special

13/6/15: WithLancaster Comics Daytomorrow in Lancaster Library, what better way to celebrate than with a specialReally Heavy Greatcoatspecial, which will also feature in a special "Jam" comic, Frankenzine, on sale on the day? The strip sees current Greatcoat owner Kevin finally moving out of previous Greatcoat owner John's house - has he forgotten anything important?

Looking Back on Market Square: A 'Sneak Peek" at Lancaster Library's Exhibition

22/5/14: A post-war image of Market Street leading to Market Square circa 1946. The centre of the square is still accessible to cars. The Square was pedestrianised in the 1970s Lancashire's Museum Service has given us a sneak peek at the fascinating photographs of Lancaster's Market Square, which will be on display in Lancaster Library from Saturday 24th May as part of an ongoing display.

Memories of Market Square opens at Lancaster Library this weekend

21/5/14: Lancaster Market Square with outdoor market, circa 1900. Image courtesy Lancashire County Museum Service An ongoing exhibition of photographs showing the changing face of Lancaster’s Market Square will open at Lancaster Library this Saturday - 24th May 2014.