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Recent feature articles

New Theatre Company Steps Out

Three Left Feet

A new theatre company are finding their feet in Lancaster and have exciting plans for 2020.

Content Is Key To New Gallery Opening

Full Body Approval by David Stewart

An awardwinning photographer is to open Morecambe’s newest gallery with his surreal focus on the advertising world.


Those Were The Days

The Morecambe-based Promenade Concert Orchestra performs its 50th concert at The Platform on November 24.

Review - Bombshell - the Hedy Lamarr Story - the Dukes Cinema 31/3/18

Hollywood film star turned Inventor. This was a rare treat, with well-shot vintage footage and descriptions of this enterprising woman’s life.

Fun Prize Bingo to raise money for NW Blood Bikes

Bingo night

Halton WI, well known for their generosity, are holding a fun event to raise funds for their chosen charities. Last year was the fabulous pudding night, such an experience is hard to repeat. This year their chosen charity is North West Blood Bikes, and plans are in hand for a fun prize bingo night.

An interview with the cast of 'Blackout: Tales of storm Desmond'

Community cast of Blackout in the Dukes' Round Theatre

The Community cast of the Dukes' current production of 'Blackout: tales of Storm Desmond' talk about attending rehearsals, learning lines and some of their experiences of living through the storm Desmond, to Virtual-Lancaster's Peter Clarke.

Interview with creative writers Naomi Kruger & Yvonne Battle-Felton

Creative writers giving an interview

Dr Kruger and Dr Battle-Felton, writers, teachers and organisers of the monthly 'Stories at the Storey' share their vision in an interview.

The Ulverston Bank Clock - a focus for controversy

The Ulverston Bank Clock

If you have been to Ulverston, then you will have seen the Bank Clock in the town centre. If you have wondered about its history then this book by is for you. It reveals the controversial events that have dogged this structure at regular intervals since 1845.

Williamson Park

Ashton Memorial, Williamson Park, Lancaster

You can see the Ashton Memorial, which is in Williamson Park, from the M6 motorway and from miles around. This is the story I was told about it, which is probably a tissue of untruths. Feel free to get in touch and put us right!

The Lancashire Witches

The Witches' Tower, Lancaster Castle

In 1612, in the area that is now playing fields across the road from Williamson Park, 9 people were hanged for witchcraft. They are known as the Lancashire or Pendle Witches.

The Cross Bay Walk

The Cross Bay Walk. Image courtesy of Cancer Care

The Morecambe Bay Cross Bay Walk is a popular activity by which many local charities raise funds. Each summer hundreds of adults and children safely complete these walks — but the Bay is treacherous and no Cross-Bay activity should be undertaken without the direct supervision of a qualified Guide.

Virtual-Lancaster's Guide for Extra-Terrestrial Visitors

Friendly Extra-Terrestrials can be sure of a warm welcome in Lancaster & Morecambe. We'd like you to enjoy and make the very most of your visit so here is some special information to help you.

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