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Coming Soon: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival!

The fourth Lakes International Comic Art Festival will run from 14-16 October 2016 in Kendal, Cumbria, celebrating great comic art from across the world - and the full details forevery ticketed event have now been announced. Here's a "Flash Guide" to every ticketed event over the weekend.

New "Walking App" Explores Lancaster's World War One History

Battery-powered buses in Market Square which took the munitions workers to the Caton Road Munitions Works in 1917 An exciting, new, mobile phone application, which brings to life a step-by-step history of Lancaster's World War One history, will be put through its paces this weekend.

Lancaster Words. Run Away Tales: Reading the Parable of the Prodigal

on:

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 18:00 to Friday, July 7, 2017 - 19:00

at: Lancaster Priory, Military Chapel, LA1 1YZ

Lancaster Words: New Writers' Showcase

on: Friday, July 7, 2017 -

20:30 to 21:30

at: The Storey Auditorium, Lancaster LA1 1TH

Women in White: a Cultural History of the White Dress in Gothic Literature and Film

on: Friday, July 7, 2017 -

13:00 to 14:00

at: Storey Reading Room, Lancaster LA1 1TH

Lancaster Words: Stories 2 Connect Supported by Melvin Burgess

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 -

12:00 to 13:00

at: Lancaster Library, Lancaster, LA1 1HY

Lancaster Words: In Conversation with Ian Martin

on: Friday, July 7, 2017 -

19:00 to 20:00

at: The Storey Lecture Theatre, Lancaster LA1 1TH

Lancaster University seeks 1960s staff and alumni for oral history project

Lancaster University Rag Week Parade 1966 Early memories of life at Lancaster University will be captured in a unique collection to be preserved for generations to come. As a fitting conclusion to its 50th anniversary year, the University is organising an oral history project to capture early first-hand memories of its origins.

Open Mic Night: Live Lit

on: Friday, July 7, 2017 -

21:30 to 22:30

at: The Storey, Auditorium, Lancaster LA1 1TH

Lancaster Words: Graphic Novels Panel

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 -

14:00 to 15:00

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Lancaster Words: Writers in Conversation: Jenn Ashworth, Jo Baker & Carol Birch

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 -

19:00 to 20:00

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Lancaster Words: The Good Immigrant - Coco Khan

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 -

15:00 to 16:00

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Lancaster Words: The Paul Muldoon Interview

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 -

20:30 to 21:30

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Lancaster Words: Zen Cho Reading

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 12:00

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Lancaster Words: Sir Gawain and The Green Knight

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 -

18:00 to 19:00

at: Lancaster Castle (The Tower), LA1 1YJ

Lancaster University winner of the UK ICT Pioneers contest 2015

A Lancaster student has won a national competition for the excellence and commercial potential of his ICT related research. Jonathan Roberts is the overall winner of the 2015 UK ICT Pioneers competition for his research Nano-Identification: Fingerprints of the Future.

An invitation to experience Sensory Art - blindfolded

Local Sensory Art Makers present the art exhibition “Sense and Memory” opening on Saturday 14 March from 1 - 3.30pm until Friday 20 March at Morecambe Library. The exhibition is a collection of artworks produced by 16 visually impaired members of Galloway’s Society for the Blind. These artworks will form a truly unique exhibition exploring the themes of ‘sense and memory’.

Lancaster Words: Sleep and Sleeplessness in Jane Austen

on: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 13:00

at: The Storey Reading Room, Lancaster LA1 1TH

The Writing Life: three Lancaster-based authors to reveal the secrets of their craft

Local author Carys Davies. Author photo © Emily Atherton. Via Salt PublishingThree professional authors, including BBC Radio 4 script writer Carys Davies, will be in Lancaster for a free event to talk about their craft in St. Nicholas Arcades on Saturday 22nd March.

University stages a real beauty in new 'gown to town' exhibition at The Storey

Infrared image of wheat and maize plants under drought stress supplied by Dr Annette Ryan, of the Lancaster Environment Centre.The delicate exquisiteness of frost flowers, a captivating aurora seen through a fish eye lens and the fascinating flow of lava will feature in an amazing new exhibition designed to enthrall all.

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