Award winning band set to play in East Lancashire

The award winning Diggle Band are coming to East Lancashire.

Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

New to Manchester and on its first UK tour, the full production of Billy Elliot has arrived at the Palace Theatre and if you haven’t seen it before, you must.

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Taylor Barnes and Abdul Salek performing in Burnley Youth Theatre's Once Around the Sun. (s)

Youngsters delivered two colourful shows

Burnley Youth Theatre took audiences on a colourful journey during the town’s first ever literary festival, cruising through time and exploring cultures from around the world.

Basics Junior Theatre School's Shooting Stars, taken by Gilly Fontaine-Grist. (s)

Tomorrow's stars presenting yesterday's hits

Basics Junior Theatre School’s Shooting Stars will prove the sky’s the limit when they take on some of the biggest musical hits of all time next weekend.

Whats on
St Catherine's Hospice santa dash

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of what is happening this weekend.
Lancashire Day

Get ready for Lancashire Day

We are of course proud to be Lancastrians - so there is plenty to celebrate on Lancashire Day.
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Thousands attended last year's switch-on on Fishergate

Preston Christmas lights switch-on 2016 - Everything you need to know

Preston's festive lights switch-on takes place this Saturday (26 November).
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Burnley Youth Theatre performers. (s)

A spectacular canalside show

Burnley Youth delivered a dynamic performance on the banks of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal to mark its 200th anniversary.

Lancashire Day

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of up-coming events this weekend
Wedding singer Josh Hindle. (s)

Singer is swinging his way to the top

Burnley’s very own Michael Buble - the brains behind Big Band Boogie - has been named the Best Musical Act for weddings in the North-West.

Choir members in rehearsals for their Christmas concert at St John's Church in Worsthorne.

Christmas countdown set to begin with festive concert

Christmas is set to begin in Worsthorne in Burnley on Friday, December 2nd.

Craig Harrison

Michael Jackson tribute provides Viva thriller

One of the world’s most well-respected and talked about Michael Jackson tribute acts will be moonwalking his way to Viva this Thursday, for a stunning tribute to the King of Pop.

The Real Thing will be at the Municipal Hall in Colne on Friday,December 2nd.

The Real Thing bring the soul to Colne

The best-selling soul band 'The Real Thing' are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their debut hit single ‘You to Me Are Everything’, bringing their brand-new UK tour to Colne, giving their much loved disco inspired hits a new lease of life.

Mr Jay and Sir Tom, of ALL HAIL HYENA! (s)

Punk band to rock out with ex-Cardiac

It will be a meeting of music’s two anarchists - punk and folk - when Burnley band ALL HAIL HYENA! open for ex-Cardiacs rocker William D. Drake.
Andy Aindow introduces youngsters to vinyl at Bassment Rare Records (s)

Music uniting the world

A brand new DJ academy is helping spread music to the masses by getting children involved in mixing beats and learning about musical heritage.

Influential punk band The Vibrators head to Preston

Influential punk band The Vibrators head to Preston

Influential punk band The Vibrators is coming to Preston with their legendary live set

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Chris Connor performs as Elvis

‘The Best Elvis Performer Worldwide’ is coming to Lowther Pavilion

The Elvis tribute who was voted as ‘The Best Elvis Performer Worldwide’ is playing two nights at Lowther Pavilion, this weekend.

St Mary's Parish Church in Gisburn. Photo: Thomas Temple/Ross Parry

A concert of composers from along the canal

St Mary’s Church in Gisburn will be the venue for a canal themed concert on Saturday featuring music and words by composers from towns along the length of the Leeds and Liverpool waterway.

Best selling crime fiction author Neil White prepares to host An Evening With.. as part of the first Burnley Literary Festival.

First festival has lit up Burnley

Authors, poets, performers and artists have made the first ever Burnley Literary Festival a best seller.

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Rockets The Who pictured in their early days

Searching for fans of The Who

Legendary rockers The Who played gigs right across Lancashire on their rise to global stardom in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Now author Richard Houghton is looking for fans who saw the band play in the early days to share their memories for a new book.
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