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October 2017

Lancaster City Council takes action on empty homes

Skerton house before and after renovation
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 16:35: Owners of empty properties are being urged to work with Lancaster City Council to bring their vacant assets back into use.

The Evolution of the Lancaster Port Commission

Old coastal chart
at Lancaster Maritime Museum, St George's Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RB

Wondrous Waders & Wildfowl: Family Puppet Craft Workshops 11am & 2pm

at The Exchange Creative Community, West Street, Morecambe LA3 1RB

Lancaster City Museum

Lancaster City Museum
This splendid museum's collections illustrate the rich history and archaeology of the city of Lancaster, from the Romans to the present day. It features regularly changing exhibitions and a programme of fun events and activities for families. It is also home to The King's Own Regiment museum. 

Yoga / Fitness Pilates With Laura Daglish

at The Well-being Hub, First Floor, Unit 8-4-3, Harper's Mill, White Cross, Lancaster LA1 4 XF

Mabel Mouse's Horrible Halloween Trail

Mabel the Lancaster City Museum Mouse at Halloween
at Lancaster City Museum

Roman Day!

Roman soldier at Lancaster City Musuem
at Lancaster City Museum, LA1 1HT

Lancaster professor discovers ripples in space-time

Professor Isobel Hook
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 14:57: Lancaster University's Professor Isobel Hook is part of an international collaboration which has detected an astronomical phenomenon never before observed - ripples in space time (gravitational waves) and light (electromagnetic radiation) from the same event.

Halloween Trick or Trick Hunt

Spooky Lancaster City Museum
at Lancaster City Museum LA1 1HT

Bulk Ward to stay in Lancaster. New constituency boundary proposals unveiled

Boundary proposal for a new Lancaster & Morecambe constituency
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 14:16: Councillor Lizzie Collinge tells us that Conservative proposals to move Bulk ward into the Morecambe & Lunesdale constituency have been revised to keep it part of a new Lancaster and Morecambe constituency. The new proposals have been unveiled and the boundary commission wants to hear your views.

Doris the Dragon Show

at Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lancaster LA1 1NL

Westend to Broadway

at Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lancaster LA1 1NL

Thank ABBA for the Music

at Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lancaster LA1 1NL

Paul Chowdhry - Live innit

at Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lancaster LA1 1NL

Paul Sprawl Concert

at Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton LA2 6ND

Colombian Street Food with Victoria Frausin

at Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton LA2 6ND

Dealing with Extreme Weather Conference

at Friends Meeting House, Lancaster LA1 1TX


at Ellel Village Hall, Main Road, Galgate LA2 0LQ

Christmas Early Bird Craft Fair

at The Platform, Morecambe LA4 4DB

Morecambe Mini Illuminations Workshops

at The Exchange, 13 West Street, Morecambe LA3 1RB

The Exchange Creative Community

The Exchange Creative Community Centre
A community-driven creative hub that uses art and creativity as a means to grow community wellbeing, aspiration and enterprise, based in the heart of Morecambe's West End. The Exchange is a vibrant hub for art, craft, multimedia and creativity with classes, community events and exhibitions.  

Mandala Making with Doodle Well

at The Exchange, 13 West Street, Morecambe LA3 1RB

Lancaster Soup

Lancaster Soup
at Cornerstone, Sulyard Street, Lancaster LA1 1PX

Digni-Tea & Coffee Morning

at Neuro DropIn, Stone Row Head, Lancaster LA1 3QZ

Slab & Coil Clay Class with Red Beau

at The Exchange, 13 West Street, Morecambe LA3 1RB

The Escape Hotel: One Room - One Hour - One Exit!

at The Park Hotel, 91 Regent Rd, Morecambe LA3 1AF

Final Rock-It To The Lune!

at The Bobbin, 36 Cable Street, Lancaster LA1 1HH

Somatic Meditation Practice Day

at Tara Centre, The Storey, Lancaster LA1 1HT

Dance: Body Of Light

at Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University LA1 4YW

Action Transport Theatre present: Happily Ever After

at Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University LA1 4YW

Dohnut + Pete Bentham & the Dinner Ladies + East play live

at Yorkshire House, 2 Parliament St, Lancaster, LA1 1DB

8th Age of Man Discussion Group

at The Cornerstone, Sulyard Street, Lancaster LA1 1PX

Lancaster Jazz Quintet (LJQ)

at Stonewell Tavern, Church Street, Lancaster LA1 1NP

Review: Blackout: Tales from Storm Desmond

Christmas in Lancaster before Storm Desmond
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 13:48: Peter Clarke reviews a new play at the Dukes, performed by local residents and inspired by the testaments of those affected by the major flooding of Lancaster, Carnforth and Morecambe in December 2015 following the torrential rains of storm Desmond. Blackout runs until 3rd November 2017

Red Rose Refugee Society Open Evening

at Gregson Centre, Lancaster LA1 3PY

Stories at the Storey: Alternative Paths

Stories at the Storey True Story Open Mic Night, a night of true stories
at The Storey (The Print Room Cafe)

Police appeal following violent assault and robbery in Lancaster

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 16:00: A teenager has been assaulted and a man assaulted and robbed during what are believed to be linked violent incidents in Lancaster on Friday night.

We Are Lancaster International Celebration

Image of Lancaster Market and Museum
at Lancaster Library and Market Square LA1 1HY

The Continuing Learning Group

The Continuing Learning Group
We are an educational group based at Lancaster University aimed primarily at those middle aged and beyond, but open to everyone. We meet on Wednesdays in term-time for Lunchtime Lectures from experts on a whole range of topics, followed by a discussion session.  

Continuing Learning Group: 'Caring for the university’s heritage'

The Continuing Learning Group
at Fylde Lecture Theatre 3, Lancaster University LA1 4YW

Talk: Steam trains - Preston to Windermere

at Royal Station Hotel, Carnforth

Anti-Fracking Flash Mob

Truck surfing protester delays Cuadrilla fracking equipment for third day at Preston New Road
at Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HY

Free Beginners' Clog Dancing Session

at Lansil Sports & Social Club, Caton Road, Lancaster LA1 3PE

Gordon Giltrap in concert

at Storey Centre, Lancaster LA1 1THL

Council invests £6.6m in care homes. Plea for wifi.

Dolphinlee Residential Care Home, Lancaster
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 13:43: Lancashire County Council has announced that it will be investing £6.6m to improve its 17 county-run residential care homes for older people. But will that include wifi? Most care homes still don't provide it. But shouldn't every home have internet access for the people who want it?