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Pay ‘what it’s worth’ for children’s tale in Hyndburn

2:34pm Thursday 5th June 2014

AUDIENCES for children’s show Billy Goat’s Gruff can pay ‘what it’s worth’ in a new scheme designed to boost sales.

Ballet to mark centenary of World War 1 in Manchester

2:29pm Thursday 15th May 2014

MANCHESTER’S Imperial War Museums are highlighting the First World War Centenary with a performance by the English National Ballet.

Blackburn illustrator's art is heading home from Australia

Lancashire Telegraph: Illustrator Hayley Welch

3:29pm Monday 7th April 2014

A BLACKBURN illustrator who is showcasing her talent on the other side of the world is preparing to bring her work back home, where it all began.

Accrington Theatre Group to perform Sixties vibe to go on next year

3:34pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

IT’LL be a case of Good Morning Accrington next summer, as hit musical Hairspray comes to town.

Two-day extravaganza set to host galaxy of radio stars

Lancashire Telegraph: Two-day extravaganza set to host galaxy of radio stars

4:13pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

A MAJOR two-day music festival featuring more than 30 performances across three stages has been announced for Manchester next month.

Musical star with an Offside Story

Lancashire Telegraph: A triumphant performance: West Side Story

4:14pm Thursday 19th December 2013

WEST Side Story is one of the most unforgettable musicals of all time.

Peddling thrills of bike spectacle to Clitheroe

Lancashire Telegraph: Ned Boulting

3:51pm Thursday 19th December 2013

NED Boulting has covered every Tour De France since 2003, and the television pundit will be taking a lively look at the soul of British racing in a special spoken word event at Clitheroe’s Grand Theatre in May.

Simon Weston and the truth about war

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Weston and the truth about war

11:30am Tuesday 22nd October 2013

SIX days before Argentina surrendered, Simon Weston was on board HMS Sir Galahad at Bluff Cove, south of the capital Port Stanley, ready with other troops to land on the Falklands Islands.

‘Daily crisis’ of political prisoners trying to survive to be staged in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph: Steve Grist, John Cummings and Simon Bailey in their on-stage cell

3:40pm Tuesday 8th October 2013

THE daily battle of three hostages struggling to survive is the story taken on by Colne Little Theatre performers this week.

Chance to meet Conor Maynard in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Get excited Mayniacs - Conor Maynard is headlining at Brighton festival

4:44pm Thursday 19th September 2013

BRITAIN’S answer to Justin Bieber, Conor Maynard, will be coming to Blackburn next month to meet fans and talk about his new book.

The Illusionists: Magic is magic in any language

Lancashire Telegraph: The Mentalist, Philip Escoffey will be one of the stars of The Illusionists

5:06pm Thursday 19th September 2013

SHOWCASING some jaw-dropping acts of grand illusion, levitation, mind-reading, disappearance and for the first time, a full view water torture escape, The Illusionists: Witness The Impossible is a magic show like none other ever seen before, according to Philip Escoffey.

Silver summer show in record year for band

3:38pm Thursday 8th August 2013

CHORLEY Silver Band has announced a summer concert on Sunday, August 18, at 1pm at the town’s Remembers Museum.

Hollywood co-stars set to remember Elvis in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: POP IDOL Marlyn Mason

2:43pm Thursday 11th July 2013

TWO Hollywood stars who worked with Elvis Presley on some of his movies are to share secrets from the film set in East Lancashire tomorrow night.

The Union Street Band set for Ribble Valley

3:58pm Thursday 11th July 2013

A TRADITIONAL dance band who took folk to the Middle East are to play a rare local event next Saturday.

Accrington Theatre Group heads for Siam

Lancashire Telegraph: Members of the King and I cast

2:18pm Tuesday 25th June 2013

ROYAL Siam is the setting for Accrington Theatre Group’s 2013 production.

Jesca Hoop tops bill at Cloudspotting Festival

11:14am Friday 7th June 2013

CALIFORNIAN songstress Jesca Hoop, fresh from a tour with Peter Gabriel, will headline Lancashire’s newest festival, Cloudspotting, next month.

Floating sculpture will travel to Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph: Beth Derbyshire

3:14pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

A FLOATING art sculpture will make its way into Pendle tomorrow.

The worst kept secret in jazz: Liane Carroll

Lancashire Telegraph: CLASS ACT Liane Carroll combines a piano playing talent with enchanting vocals

3:09pm Friday 3rd May 2013

SONGSTRESS Liane Carroll was once England’s best-kept jazz secret.

Darwen artist’s portrait heads for home

Lancashire Telegraph: LEGACY The self-portrait of Morton which has been restored

1:30pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

A 100-year-old self-portrait of Darwen artist James Hargreaves Morton will return home this week after a £1,000 restoration.

Step back in time with Walking with Dinosaurs

3:29pm Friday 5th April 2013

THE multi-award winning walking with Dinosaurs is back in Manchester by popular demand.

Pendle One Act Festival makes a debut

3:18pm Friday 5th April 2013

THE first Pendle One Act Festival comes to East Lancashire this month.

A dose of the blues for top Claret

10:44am Friday 15th March 2013

THE Blues Brothers will be on a mission to celebrate the career of long-serving Burnley FC goalkeeper Brian Jensen.

Beer festival’s Hobbit-forming

Lancashire Telegraph: STAR George Borowski

2:01pm Friday 8th March 2013

THREE nights of live music will help this year’s Middle Earth Beer Festival in the Ribble Valley go with a swing.

Darwen student creates cover for orphanage book

Lancashire Telegraph: STUDENT Toby Hargreaves with his book cover art work

1:00pm Monday 25th February 2013

A DARWEN student who was fostered by his grandparents at the aged of 11 has used his childhood memories to design an inspiring book cover.

War Horse sequel to rein

10:24am Friday 15th February 2013

MICHAEL Morpurgo’s sequel to the award-winning War Horse, Farm Boy, will be brought to life at Burnley Mechanics on Sunday, March 3.

The best of British

12:29pm Friday 15th February 2013

A VARIETY concert will be held on Sunday night celebrating the best of British.

Laughter tinged with fear

12:26pm Friday 15th February 2013

A SHOW that will have you screaming with both laughter and fear is at the Ace Centre in Nelson tonight and tomorrow night.

Good fun weather it rains or shines!

3:56pm Friday 11th January 2013

A BID to beat the great British weather is at the heart of plans to create a new festival in East Lancashire.

Northern stars are set to shine at the CAMRA Pendle Beer Festival

Lancashire Telegraph: HIGHLIGHTS Graham Gouldman

3:54pm Friday 11th January 2013

RAISE your pint glasses again as Colne Muni hosts the ninth CAMRA Pendle Beer Festival later this month.

Darwen ‘view’ in national archive

Lancashire Telegraph: GIFT Ruby Lever’s ‘Darwen from Holker House’ now in Blackburn Museum

2:26pm Thursday 29th November 2012

A WORK of art created in Darwen 20 years ago by a woman now aged 100 is featured in a new national archive of the nation’s paintings.

Seasonal theme for Ribchester am-dram show

Lancashire Telegraph: A scene from the festive show

2:04pm Tuesday 13th November 2012

SENDING up the worst disasters of amateur dramatics, Ribchester Amateur Theatrical Society (RATS) latest outing has a seasonal theme.

Accrington art exhibition dubbed a ‘load of rubbish’

Lancashire Telegraph: LOT OF BOTTLE Artist Albert Biggar alongside his work of art – a laundry basket full of bottles and cans

9:10am Monday 29th October 2012

AN ENTRY to an art exhibition has raised eyebrows, being described as ‘a load of rubbish’.

Waterfoot artist's paintings on show beside Lowry’s

Lancashire Telegraph: ICON LS Liam with one of his distinctive ‘matchstick men’ paintings

5:30pm Friday 7th September 2012

AN East Lancashire artist is to feature in a landmark northern arts exhibition, with his work hung along-side paintings by the iconic LS Lowry.

Darwen graduate wins place in New Sensations show at Saatchi Gallery

Lancashire Telegraph: SILICONE STYLE Natasha Peel's art on show

4:00pm Thursday 30th August 2012

A DARWEN art student’s sculptures created with the help of a Blackburn firm have been featured in a display at the Saatchi Gallery in London.

Local works inspired by Ribble Valley taste

10:33am Wednesday 22nd August 2012

THE work of artists from the Ribble Valley and East Lancashire is being showcased in the Steward’s Gallery at Clitheroe Castle Museum.

Artist to unveil her new work at Padiham hall

3:18pm Tuesday 21st August 2012

A HISTORIC Padiham stately home will house a major new piece of art with which visitors can interact.

Nelson art student's latest work of art using 60,000 ring-pulls

Lancashire Telegraph: SYMBOLISM Nigel Goldie with his masterpiece, incorporating more than 60,000 aluminium ring-pulls

4:00pm Friday 13th July 2012

CAN Nigel Goldie make it as an artist? Yes he CAN!

Blackburn bullying victim channels emotions through her art

Lancashire Telegraph: Robyn Duxbury with one of her paintings

9:06am Tuesday 10th July 2012

A FORMER bullying victim has used art to express her feelings.

Accrington Academy scores a top Artsmark by the British Arts Council

Lancashire Telegraph: Accrington Academy scores a top Artsmark by the British Arts Council

5:30pm Friday 6th July 2012

AN Accrington high school has secured a coveted award for its dedication to teaching its pupils the arts.

Burnley artist Fiona draws on her therapy

Lancashire Telegraph: Fiona Rose Batey

11:23am Friday 6th July 2012

TOWNELEY Hall plays host to an exhibition of work from an up and coming Burnley-born artist this month.

Accrington artist's painting goes onto silk Paul Smith scarves

Lancashire Telegraph: BIG TIME John Tierney with Fergie, from the Black Eyed Peas  and actress Dianna Agron

4:00pm Wednesday 27th June 2012

AN artist has been discovered after painting an iconic Hollywood building.

East Lancashire Hospice patients' pictures show why life is for living

Lancashire Telegraph: PHOTO FINISH Photographer Neil Derrett

10:57am Tuesday 26th June 2012

POIGNANT black and white photographs reflecting what life means to patients at East Lancashire Hospice, have gone on exhibition.

Blackburn art lecturer’s painting to be shown at the Royal Academy

Lancashire Telegraph: BRUSH STROKES Artist and lecturer Richard Cross

3:20pm Thursday 14th June 2012

AN art lecturer has pulled off a master-stroke by securing a place at a coveted exhibition.

Arts on Prescription to help East Lancashire depression sufferers

11:48am Wednesday 23rd May 2012

PENDLE Leisure Trust’s Arts on Prescription programme is now running courses across East Lancashire.

Accrington artist's painting gets royal approval

Lancashire Telegraph: DELIGHTED Artist Peter Sherburne

4:06pm Thursday 17th May 2012

AN ACCRINGTON artist said he was delighted by the Queen’s reaction to a portrait he presented to her during her visit.

New generation of Haslingden artist’s fans

Lancashire Telegraph: Bob Firth with some of the works of artist Dave Pearson

12:06pm Tuesday 8th May 2012

A NEW generation of critics have been won over by the work of a Haslingden artist – nearly four years after his death.

Burnley designer transforms waste paper into fashion collection

Lancashire Telegraph: FULL OF CHARACTER Carrie-Ann Kay with model Sophie Concliffe in a creation inspired by Miss Havisham from Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations.

10:03am Thursday 26th April 2012

A BURNLEY designer transformed waste paper from the library into a fashion collection for an exhibition.

Accrington artist connects with community

1:57pm Friday 20th April 2012

A RENOWNED artist and sculptor has helped a local community brush up on its artistic skills thanks to funding from Hyndburn Homes.

Darwen mosaics artist to exhibit his work in London's Playboy Club

Lancashire Telegraph: PIECED TOGETHER Ed’s work includes (from left) Salvador Dali, Princess Diana, Margaret Thatcher, Mona Lisa

4:00pm Wednesday 18th April 2012

DARWEN ceramics king Ed Chapman is to display his mosaic masterpieces at a very unusual exhibition space.

Hyndburn Heritage group launches new museum

Lancashire Telegraph: CULTURE Alison Iddon with one of the antiques at Accrington Market Hall  Picture: Catherine Booker

4:00pm Tuesday 3rd April 2012

A HERITAGE group will launch a new museum with an action-packed exhibition.


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