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Elvis tribute aiming to get Viva all shook up

After his headline show at Lowther Pavilion last month, the world’s best Elvis tribute Chris Connor will once again be returning to the Fylde for two shows at Viva.

Music
The Billionaires, who will be performing on stage after the film has finished

1943 musical to be shown at event

The Winter Gardens will be transported back to the 1940s on Friday for a special screening of Stormy Weather.

Theatre and Comedy
Tom Ogden , Blossoms

Something rather exciting is blossoming

Blossoms, Albert Hall, Manchester

Music
Miller Park, in Preston

Putting Lancashire in the picture... colouring books for adults

With Christmas around the corner it is not just children who will be hoping to find a colouring book in their stocking. Louise Busfield investigates the new fashion and leafs through Lancashire’s own colouring book.
Whats on
A scene from the play The Adventures of Pom

Stage is set for Eco-Pod show

A new interactive sensory performance from one of the UK’s leading early years performers and storytellers comes to Fylde next week.

Whats on
Garstang Christmas and Victorian Festival.
Pictured are Jo and Lee Birtwistle and their wood baked pizza's.
7th December 2015

The
good
 old
days

Garstang High Street will be all dressed up for the festive season and many of the community too with just five days until the Victorian Christmas Festival.

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Supporters of the Matthew Hesmondhalgh Funds with copies of the new book on Catterall, Matthew's mum Paula Hesmondhalgh, second from right

A celebration of Catterall’s forgotten history

Garstang’s southern neighbour, sometimes in the shadow of its northerly big brother, has stepped into the limelight with the publication of a book firmly focused on the village of Catterall.

Over-Wyre 2
Croston Fair

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
News 3
Peter Vaughan

Game Of Thrones and Porridge star Peter Vaughan dies aged 93

Game Of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93, his agent said.
TV and Film 1
Drama, dinosaurs and smiling snowmen with Usborne

Book reviews: Drama, dinosaurs and smiling snowmen with Usborne

Christmas comes only once a year… and Usborne Children’s Books always know how to make the season of sparkle extra special!

Arts
Some of the cast of Alice in Wonderland on Ice, which is opening on Sunday at the Pleasure Beach Arena

Alice gets her skates on in winter wonder

A cast of 75 talented young skaters invite you to take the leap down the rabbit hole this Christmas, as they present ‘Alice in Wonderland on Ice’ at the Pleasure Beach Arena.

Theatre and Comedy 2
Diana Zwibach-Febland

Local artist’s new exhibition is Feb-ulous

Blackpool based artist Diana Zwibach-Febland – whose work graces some very special private collections and art galleries internationally - is to present an exhibition of her work

Arts 4
Darcy Loses the Plot at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Comic pair play Austen for plenty of laughs

Mr Darcy Loses The Plot, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Theatre and Comedy 2
Blackpoool-born artist Danielle Vaughan with her portrait of Leicester City FC boss Claudio Ranieri

Blackpool woman making the headlines into art

A Blackpool-born artist has achieved national attention with her ripped paper portrait of Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri.

Whats on 4
Evies Allies by Kitty Danton

Book review: Evie’s Allies by Kitty Danton

The hopes and fears, joys and disasters of an English wartime village spring to exciting life in the second book of Kitty Danton’s warm and captivating debut trilogy.

Arts 3
What's your favourite Christmas song? Help us find the best one!

Vote: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

You came in your hundreds to help us draw up a shortlist of Christmas songs - but there can only be one winner.
News 8
PNE strikers Eoin Doyle and Jermaine Beckford clash at Hillsborough

Overnight news digest - PNE brawl duo to learn their fate, elderly man dies after crash and floods 'most extreme' on record

Catch up with all the latest headlines from Lancashire and across the country with our morning roundup.
Whats on 1
Nick Thompson with some of the construction workers.

Lasers shine light on new ride path

The diggers may have rolled onto site this week but for Phil Bates and the team at Addison Projects work on the Pleasure Beach’s new thrill ride started months ago.

Blackpool
Tim Roth stars as serial killer John Reginald Christie in the new BBC drama Rillington Place

Rillington Place - Tim Roth reaches new levels of creepy, but Samantha Morton steals the show in serial killer drama

It’s that time of the year – and that type of weather – which means the days never seem to get properly light.

TV and Film
Claire Goose and Matt Bardock star in The Coroner

What to watch on BBC iPlayer this week

Here's our pick of the best entertainment, documentaries and drama on the BBC iPlayer.

TV and Film
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