Dog walking

I’ve thrown away my invite to a festive feast

I’m in my sister’s bad books. I kindly offered to take her dog for a stroll – she’s currently struggling to walk long distances because of a nasty outbreak of athlete’s foot (though she’s asked me not to mention it in print as she’s embarrassed) – but managed to lose a brand new £15 pet toy she had purchased the day before.

The Gladly Solemn Sound in concert at The Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Christmas music like you've never heard before

Still singing after 27 years - it is a record to be proud of for a choir which specialises in little-known 18th century music which boasts unusual harmonies. You can hear its rousing work this Christmas at two county venues as Fiona Finch reports.

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