This site is easier to read in landscape format on mobiles.

Recent news

Award-winning singer songwriter Jesse Terry heads for Glasson Dock

7/9/16: Jesse Terry. Photo: Eric Gerard After Jesse Terry's first visit to the UK in 2014, he's back and returns to Christ Church in Glasson Jesse is an internationally touring, award-winning singer-songwriter and road warrior.

Castle Hill inspires Dukes "Composite" Exhibition

7/9/16: Bonnie Craig and Jenny McCabe looking at some of their workImagery from Lancaster's Castle Hill has inspired the latest exhibition at The Dukes gallery. "Composite" is a collaborative exhibition by Lancaster-based printmakers, Jenny McCabe and Bonnie Craig.

Asterix and Tintin head for a clash of the Toon Titans at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal

6/9/16: TheLakes International Comic Art Festival, in partnership withLancaster University, has announcedfurther details of this year's Festival WeekendOpening Nightevent on Friday 14th October - "Clash of the Toon Titans", a battle between comic superstarsAsterixandTintinfor the hearts and

Lancaster War Mysteries: Whatever Happened to All Our Railings?

4/9/16: Donated for the war effort: Williamson Park's railings. Photo courtesy Andrew ReillyA tour around Lancaster, delving into its history, is always interesting - sometimes for what isn't there, rather than what is.

Details for this year's Lancaster and Morecambe's Heritage Open Days announced

1/9/16: Local history and culture will come to life again this year when buildings of every age, style and function throw open their doors during this year's Heritage Open Days. Heritage Open Days are England’s largest heritage festival in celebrating diverse architecture, culture and history.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 31st August to 8th September 2016

31/8/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. During this period, three new releases make it to the local screens.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 24th August to 1st September 2016

24/8/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. Just four new releases make it to the local screens during this period.

Talkzone offers advice for Lancashire's young people after exam results - and more

23/8/16: Lancashire students who have either received their A-level results or are waiting for their GCSE results are reminded that help, support and guidance is available from 'Talkzone', Lancashire County Council's advice service.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 17th to 25th August 2016

17/8/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. This is an excellent period for new releases with nine films making their debut on the local screens.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 10th to 18th August 2016

10/8/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. Six new releases make it to the screen this period.

County Council Cuts Consultation Ends Soon

5/8/16: A screenshot of Lancashire County Council's interactive map identifying planned cuts to local services - as well as those that are continuingThere are just days left to have your say on Lancashire County Council's property review.

Wind in the Willows at Lancaster Castle tonight

5/8/16: A quick reminder that The Wind in the Willows is coming to Lancaster Castle today.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 3rd to 11th August 2016

3/8/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. There are four new releases being shown this period.

MP takes 'Chats with Cat' to villages

2/8/16: Cat Smith MPCat Smith, Member of Parliament for Lancaster and Fleetwood, is expanding her summer programme of meetings with parish councils and hosting ‘Chats with Cat’ to allow village residents to come and raise issues with her.

August's Lancaster First Friday brings kindness, music, dance and adventure!

30/7/16: Ludus Youth Dance Company will be performing a 10 minute popup show in Market Square at 1pmFirst Friday returns to Lancaster City Centre on Friday 5th August bringing kindness, bicycles and adventure for adults and children alike. There will be lots of free activities for families to enjoy.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 27th July to 4th August 2016

27/7/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews.

HGV ban proposed for urban areas of Lancaster

26/7/16: Lancashire County Council has announced proposals to ban heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) over 7.5 tonnes from parts of Lancaster district.

Pensioner dies after Bolton-le-Sands collison

26/7/16: Police are appealing for information after a woman died following a collision close to Bolton-le-Sands. Officers were called around 1.45pm yesterday (Monday 25th July) to Slyne Road following reports of an accident.

Morecambe's Attic Door Prductions bring Wind in the Willows to Lancaster Castle

26/7/16: Lancaster Castle is the setting for a new outdoor theatre adaptation of The Wind in the Willows in August. The show is being performed on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th August at 6.00pm and 8.00pm, produced by Attic Door Productions, based in Morecambe.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 20th to 28th July 2016

20/7/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. There are eight new releases making to the local screens this period.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 13th to 21st July 2016

13/7/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. This is a fairly quiet period for the cinema.

Police Appeal for witnesses after M6 collision

11/7/16: Police are appealing for witnesses after a car overturned on the M6 near Carnforth.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 6th to 14th July 2016

6/7/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. There are four new films making their debut during this period.

The Hobbit, Dukes latest "Play in the Park" opens, tickets selling fast

6/7/16: A goblin makes its appearance in The Dukes 2016 production of The Hobbit Here's some pictures from The Hobbit, this year's play in the park from The Dukes, which opened last night. Tickets for the first three Saturdays have already sold out.

Lancaster Maritime Museum Re-Opens (well, parts of it...)

4/7/16: Lancaster Maritime Museum has partly reopened to the public after being closed for essential maintenance and to repair flood damage caused last winter. This attraction, based at the former Custom House on St. George's Quay, was closed last October.

Judges' Lodgings Museum Needs £100,000 a year to stay open, campaign group reveals

30/6/16: The Friends of the Judges' Lodgings group, who are trying to save the Lancashire County Council-run museum on Lancaster's Castle Hill from closure, has cautioned they need to find £100,000 a year to to keep it open, if they were to run it.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 29th June to 7th July 2016

29/6/16: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. There are just three new releases making it to local screens this week.

Lancaster's Museums "Stuck in the Past", says Councillor Clifford, as future discussed

29/6/16: Darren CliffordCity Councillor Darren Clifford, Cabinet member with responsibility for leisure, culture and tourism says Lancaster museum offering is "stuck in the past" and in need of major overhaul if they are to maintain their "significance".

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Takes Over Lancaster Library

27/6/16: A photo from rehearsals for A Midsummer Night's Dream, withChad Porter as Demetrius and Laura Shepherd as Helena.

Pages

Subscribe to Popular news