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Oyston’s town centre bar plans passed - but ordered to stop serving at 1am

Licensing chiefs have approved a new upmarket seafront venue – but agreed with police that it should stop serving drinks at 1am and not 2am.

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Howick Park House

Halloween events across Lancashire


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The stars of Seriously Dead. Back row, from left, Chrissy Rock, Billy Pearce and Frazer Hines. Front row, Paul Dunn and Leah Bell

But seriously, this is a laugh out loud musical

Benidorm’s Crissy Rock has teamed up with fellow actress Leah Bell to write a new comedy musical that will have you dying with laughter.

Theatre and Comedy
Judas, Mary and Jesus

Operatic Society’s 80th anniversary production

Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society will be celebrating their 80th anniversary with a production of Jesus Christ Superstar at Fleetwood’s Marine Hall, starting tomorrow.

Theatre and Comedy
Winter Gardens in Blackpool

The roaring 40s return to Winter Gardens

Blackpool Winter Gardens will be transported back to the 1940s for an event to celebrate the range, versatility and power of black actors on film and TV.

TV and Film
Phoenix Young Theatre has been saved and moved to The Zone Youth Centre in Fleetwood

New start for theatre school after closure threat

A theatre school for deaf and disabled children has risen from the ashes after fears it would close forever.

Theatre and Comedy
Blackpool Illuminations Switch On

Walking the Lights for cancer care

The recently-formed Marie Curie Lytham St Annes fun-raising group is walking the Lights for charity.

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Caroline Aherne

£15m boost for cancer charities

Fund-raisers across the country helped generate more than £15m after an evening of television in aid of cancer research.

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George Smith, landlord of the No 10 Alehouse, St Annes, celebrates the CAMRA branch pub of the season award with wife Alyson and bar staff

Lancashire Recommends... real ale pubs

Following an online vote, with pubs suggested by readers, here are the results of top real ale houses in the region.

T-Rex invasion

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
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Shout The Mod Musical at Blackpool WInter Gardens Pic: Dave Nelson

Review and after-show party pictures: SHOUT!

Two ‘mod musicals’ in the region in one week could just be a coincidence, but when this one also resembles a brand new show seen hereabouts earlier this year then someone’s obviously running risks.

Theatre and Comedy
Fionn Whitehead stars as the nameless Him in the new ITV drama of the same name, which started this week

HIM review - Carrie for the millennials leaves me unconvinced

It can be tough being a teenager – raging hormones, acne, exams, the pressures of social media, nosebleeds, telekinesis...

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Nintendo Switch games console

Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console

Nintendo has revealed details of its forthcoming Nintendo Switch games console, as the company eyes a return to its former greatness.

Bucks Fizz (Cheryl Baker, right) are playing at the Marine Hall tomorrow

Eurostars still fizzing away after 35 years

It was a memorable night in music back on April 4 1981 at the Royal Dublin Society when two attractive women had their skirts ripped off in front of half a billion people watching on live TV across Europe.


Quartet of great performances from Fylde coast Players

Quartet, Lowther Pavilion

Theatre and Comedy
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Things are about to get very eerie around here

The festival of all things spooky is back this October half-term as Supernatural Events celebrates 10 years with a Halloween SpookFest.

Theatre and Comedy
Musical theatre stars Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Ahead of their Blackpool date music icons tell The Gazette about why they are doubling up

If you were to make a supergroup of musical theatre performers, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe would surely be at the top of anyone’s dream list.


Top prices paid for legendary band’s singles

A renewed wave of interest in Blackpool 60s legends the Rockin’ Vickers has seen their singles selling for three figure sums on eBay.

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Guests are welcomed by an army of ghostly beauties

A spine-tingling experience at Alton Towers

Michael Holmes travels to Staffordshire to experience a spine-tingling adventure at Alton Towers

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Gemma Atkinson photographed at the I'm A Celebrity Ant and Dec attraction at Madame Tussauds Blackpool. 

Picture: Jason Lock


Gemma faces up to jungle fears!

Soap star Gemma Atkinson had little to fear when she returned to the jungle nine years after appearing on hit show I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

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