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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Preview: Our Dear Pals and the Great War Exhibition in Accrington

Lancashire Telegraph: POIGNANT DISPLAY: Historians have worked painstakingly to piece together the histories of the ‘Greater Accrington’ troops and others, including nurses, who served in the First World War

12:43pm Thursday 8th July 2010

AN EXHIBITION to remember those who served in World War I will feature the names and faces of hundreds of ‘Greater Accrington’ heroes.



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