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Returning Hall to former glory

Restoration work at the Winter Gardens continues, with the Spanish Hall’s roof replacement well under way.

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Marion Quade (Madeleine Madden), Miranda Reid (Lily Sullivan), and Irma Leopold (Samara Weaving) mysteriously disappear in Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock more than makes up for disappointment at the World Cup

On the very day that football said it wasn’t coming home after all, not now, not when there was still daylight left, BBC1 was screening what, on the surface, looked like one of those stiff upper-lipped, starched white crinolines period dramas – one of those where there’s a lot of talking about things that have happened, but you don’t actually see anything happening.

TV and Film
Kevin and Karen Clifton during their stage show

Strictly stars stay close on the floor

They may have had a tough few months earlier this year but, as the Strictly Come Dancing motto goes, Kevin and Karen Clifton plan to ‘keep dancing’, despite their split as a couple off the dancefloor.

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Memorial Park, Fleetwood

The great outdoors celebrated for week

A programme of events to mark Love Parks Week gets underway at Memorial Park, Fleetwood, tomorrow.

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People celebrated 250 years of big top

Celebrating 250 years of big top fun

Blackpool celebrated all things circus on Thursday with a parade along the Prom.

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Enjoy the latest Thor film on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: Streaming and Downloading

Exclusives, box sets and great films - it's the modern way to watch tell! Here's best of stuff from the digital world. From Saturday July 14.
TV and Film
Poldark

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Summer holidays are nearly upon us but the schedules are still packed. Here's a pick of some of the best this week. From Saturday July 14.
TV and Film
Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar star in Unforgotten.

TV Highlight AND TRAILER: Cop drama Unforgotten returns

Unforgotten, ITV, Sunday, 9pm

TV and Film
James Nesbitt stars in Stan Lee's Lucky Man.

Big Preview: James Nesbitt on Stan Lee's Lucky Man

James Nesbitt feels blessed when it comes to his prolific career - but that's not to say it's been an easy ride. He tells Gemma Dunn why he will never take his work for granted.

TV and Film
Margot Robbie in Terminal.

Movies AND TRAILER: Margot Robbie on Terminal

Margot Robbie was not prepared to sit around and wait for perfect roles to fall into her lap so she set up a production company to make them happen. She talks to Laura Harding about its newest offering Terminal, making your own fate and why she hasn't used her Aussie accent for a role since Neighbours.

TV and Film
The Tailormade, from left, Aaron Murphy, Matt Pickersgill and Jack Frimston

Jack's the lad for band's return to festival stage

Another local act has been added to the bill at next week’s Lytham Festival celebrations.
Music
Jim Lea was one of the main musical forces behind 1970s glam rock giants Slade, with Dave Hill, Don Powell and frontman Noddy Holder

Slade legend Jim Lea talks Wolverhampton, losing touch with Noddy, and how his mum still thnks he needs a proper job

Legendary Slade bass player, violinist and co-writer Jim Lea very rarely gives interviews, so MALCOLM WYATT was exceptionally star-struck to be granted an audience with one of his 1970s’ music heroes

Music
Rehearsals underway for Clifton Academy Showcase 2018.

All set for Clifton Academy’s Showcase

The 2018 Showcase from the award-winning Clifton Academy begins tonight at Lowther Pavilion.

News
ABBA Mania opens at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool, for the summer season, on Tuesday

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme a tribute to pop legends ABBA

The Grand Theatre is set for a Super Trouper summer as the West End’s original ABBA tribute show ABBA Mania comes to town.

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Jon Richardson

Old Man Jon’s ‘never been better’ than DVD show recording at Grand

Lancashire lad Jon Richardson will be coming back to his county roots with a show in Blackpool tomorrow.

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The Well Dressed Gentlemen will be performing at Longton Live

Things to do (July 13 to 17)

Get out and about this weekend with any of these great events:

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Nick Bold

Pedigree band in debut at Port club

Three-piece Manchester band Nick Bold and The Raging Sea make their Fleetwood debut at the Steamer on Friday.

Music
Celebrating the history of circus at Blackpools Grundy Art Gallery

Gallery celebrates circus anniversary

A programme of exhibitions at Blackpool’s Grundy Art Gallery this summer will celebrate 250 years of circus.

Theatre and Comedy
Killing It by Asia Mackay

Book review: Killing It by Asia Mackay

Forget James Bond and meet this summer’s most fearless, most resourceful and most entertaining superhero-spy… Assassa-Mum!

Arts
A Fatal Obsession by Faith Martin

Book review: A Fatal Obsession by Faith Martin

For 25 years, Faith Martin has been thrilling her readers with a raft of superb novels… written in four different genres and under four different pen names.

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