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August 2017

Osprey raises hopes of a Brockholes nest

Osprey flying over Brockholes. Photo: Emma Sharples
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 13:17: One of Britain’s most spectacular birds of prey has been exciting visitors to a Lancashire nature reserve.

Art a la carte

Adam Z. Robinson and  Ben Styles
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 19:32: Listings of some of the finest art events in Lancaster and round-about

Book Club - Orkney by Amy Sackville

Orkney by Amy Sackville
at Waterstones bookshop, 2-8 King Street, Lancaster, LA1 1JN UK

Philip Pullman Book Club

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
at Waterstones Bookshop, 2-8 King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

The Dukes: A Suitcase Packed Full Of Drama And Music

The Suitcase, poster
at The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE

The Book of Darkness and Light: Scary story telling

Adam Z. Robinson and  Ben Styles
at The Dukes, Moor Ln, Lancaster, LA1 1QD, UK

The Book of Darkness and Light: Scary story telling

Adam Z. Robinson and  Ben Styles
at The Dukes, Moor Ln, Lancaster LA1 1QD, UK

Lancaster's new outdoor gym - it's really working out!

Trying out the new gym at Coronation Field
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 23:33: The Friends of Coronation Field & Freeman’s Wood raised £10,000 to create a new outdoor gym at Coronation Field, off Willow Lane in Lancaster. The gym has nine pieces of equipment to give users a full fitness workout, and it's free for everyone to use.

Heritage Open Days 2017 reveal architectural and historic gems

Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 15:42: Lancaster district will be throwing open its doors again this year when local buildings of every age, style and function take part in the biggest free celebration of England's history, heritage and culture, Heritage Open Days 2017, from Thursday 7 - Sunday 10 September.

Fungus Foray at Lords Lot

at Meet, and parking, on Borwick Road. Gravel layby at the side of the road or verge parking, grid ref. SD551708.

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Crag Foot

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Austwick & Houghton Scar, Yorkshire Dales

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Barton

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Sedbergh Bridge, Yorkshire Dales

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk on the Helme & Kendal Castle

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk 2 at Barbon, Yorkshire Dales

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk 1 at Barbon, Yorkshire Dales

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers, afternoon walk at Nether Kellet

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Newbiggin, HENP

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Stott Park, Lake District

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Smardale & Crosby Garrett, HENP

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk 2 at Cockersands Abbey

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk 1 at Cockersands Abbey

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Bowland

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Stainforth

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk from Sizergh to Kendal, South Lakes

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

County Council Leader Geoff Driver's bail extended to November

Geoff Driver
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 15:53: The Leader of Lancashire County Council, Conservative Councillor Geoff Driver, has had his bail extended for a further 3 months, until November 22. Lancashire police are investigating allegations of conspiring to pervert the course of justice and intimidating witnesses.

Highfield Rec Open Day

at Highfield Rec, Quernmore Road, Lancaster LA1 3EB

Aldcliffe Triangle Art Exhibition

at Aldcliffe Road Triangle, Lancaster LA1 1SS

Smokers - No Butts on the Beach Please

Butts on the Beach
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 14:30: The LOVEmyBEACH campaign is calling for visitors and residents to reconsider their disposal of cigarette butts on the beach this summer as part of their ‘Make Your Memories, Take Your Litter’ campaign.

The Duo – from folk to Floyd

at The George & Dragon, 24 St George's Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RB

Vintage by the Sea 2017 arriving in style!

Vintage by the Sea Festival, 2-3 September, Morecambe
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 13:55: Vintage By The Sea returns to Morecambe in the first weekend of September for a fourth season of this free family festival, to celebrate the brilliance of 20th century design, fashion, vehicles and entertainment with a special focus on the British seaside.

Vintage by the Sea Themed Cross Bay Walk

at Arnside Promenade, LA5 0HA

Vintage By The Sea presents: 45 Live

at Festival Little Top, Behind Midland Hotel, Morecambe Prom, LA4 4BU

Vintage by the Sea - The Torch Club Ball

at Midland Hotel, Marine Rd West, Morecambe LA4 4BU

Heroes & Foes Comic-Con

Heroes & Foes Comic-Con Poster
at The Platform, Morecambe LA4 4DB

1950s Jukebox Jive - Free

at The Platform, Morecambe LA4 4DB

Vintage by the Sea 2017 - Heritage Bus Service

at Midland Hotel, Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4BU

Divide & Conker Last Friday of Ye Month Gig

at Ye Olde John O'Gaunt, 53 Market St, Lancaster, LA1 1JG

Lancashire's schools boss praises pupils for GCSE results

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 14:44: Pupils in Lancashire have once again performed well and chalked up some impressive GCSE results.

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Gummer How & Simpson Ground, S Lakes

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Orrest Head & Dubbs Reservoir, Lake District

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk up Helvellyn, Lake District

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk 2 at Clapham, Yorkshire Dales

at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk 1 at Clapham, Yorkshire Dales

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers, afternoon walk at Hest Bank

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Scout Green, Lake District

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

Lancaster Ramblers walk on Middleton Fell

Ramblers Association
at Kingsway Retail Park (Pizza Hut etc), LA1 1BS

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