REVIEW: The Jungle Book, Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Think of The Jungle Book and you can’t help but hum along to The Bare Necessities.

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A young wildlife explorer meets Sam the Short-eared Owl at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

Days Out: Follow the Lego brick trail

This has all the building blocks for a great day out!

Dinosaur World Live at The Grand Theatre

Review: Dinosaur World Live, The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Do you know why Triceratops needed frills? Or how many wings Microraptors had?

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Mixed grill at Plum Tree Farm, Blackpool

Dining Out: Plum Tree Farm, Blackpool

It’s a pretty good sign when there’s a queue backed up to the door for the carvery.

Crystal Maze LIVE Experience in Manchester

Days Out: Step into 90s nostalgia with The Crystal Maze Live Experience


The Golden Horse of Maoling as part of China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors at Liverpool's World Museum'Images by Gareth Jones

Days Out: A new addition for landmark exhibition

As Liverpool prepares itself for the annual Grand National Festival this weekend, the city’s World Museum is celebrating a new addition to its landmark 2018 exhibition, China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors.

Lucie Jones (centre) as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde. The lead role was played by Rebecca Stenhouse for the opening night at The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Review: Legally Blonde, The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Understudy Rebecca Stenhouse must have been shouting ‘Omigod You Guys’ backstage at The Grand Theatre, Blackpool, after receiving rapturous applause and a standing ovation on the opening night of Legally Blonde The Musical.

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The Horns Inn, Churchtown

DINING OUT: The Horns Inn, Churchtown

Nothing says spring quite like jewel-like crocus, bouncy castles popping up in beer gardens and turning the heating down a notch.

Family fun day.   Images by Gareth Jones

Step back in time with museum crafts

From finding out about the Victorians to getting a lesson in decorum, the Museum of Liverpool has got some top picks this month.

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Linda Beddows and Eliena Sagasti

Fylde Soroptimists exceed ‘80 for 80’ toilet twinning project

Determined members of the Fylde Soroptimists have raised the bar on their toilet twinning project.

Gulliver's World in Warrington

DAYS OUT: Have a roller coaster of a time this Easter

Families can look forward to a fun-filled bank-holiday weekend as Gulliver’s World prepares for its Easter spectacle with a guest appearance from the Easter Bunny.

Grandma Parr (Margaret Parr) with Stormzi, a lamb born at Farmer Parr's Animal World, and sheep Baa-Linda

New lamb kicks up a storm

It’s lambing season so what better way to celebrate Spring being just around the corner than with a family trip to a farm.

Crystal Maze LIVE Experience in Manchester

Students challenged to beat The Crystal Maze

Start the fans, please!

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Mi Casa Su Casa, Red Bank Road, Bispham

DINING OUT: Mi Casa Su Casa, Bispham

When the ‘Beast from the East’ held the country in an icy grip, there was no better way to warm up than with a taste of the Mediterranean.

Issy Simpson dazzled at Blackpool Magic Convention

REVIEW: Blackpool Magic Convention, Friday night gala

They’ve always been shrouded in a veil of secrecy.
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The crew of the Silver Song in April 1961 on the Norfolk Broads. Phil Crossley and Bill Taylor

Reunion afloat for Five Men In A Boat

When five Blackpool school pals hatched a plan to embark on a river cruise holiday on the Norfolk Broads, little did they know they’d (almost) be recreating the trip some 56 years later.

ABBA MANIA, the original tribute from London's West End, will have an eight-week summer run at The Grand Theatre in Blackpool

Mamma Mia – it’s ABBA MANIA!

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme... a big summer show for Blackpool!

The Aquila lodge at Eagle Brae, in Struy, Scotland

The splendour of a Highlands hideaway

There’s no chance of cabin fever during an idyllic retreat that takes self-catering to a new level.

A coffee morning and fair raising funds for Action for Children was held at Lytham Methodist Church hall.' Serving mince pies are Julie Butler (left) and Beryl Crossley.

Festive fun and fundraising in Fylde

It’s the season for some festive fund-raising!

Mooky and Mr Boo in the Blackpool Tower Circuss new panto

Circus spin makes a thrilling panto

Review: Mooky Doolittle, Blackpool Tower Circus

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