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Get your Ska-tes on to buy Specials tickets

Blackpool Empress Ballroom will play host to a very Special band, tomorrow night.

Brian May and Kerry Ellis

Illness forces May to pull out of show

Legendary Queen guitarist Brian May has cancelled his upcoming tour dates due to a mystery illness.


Hairspray will have you dancing in those aisles!

Get your dancing shoes on!

Halloween at Pet's Corner

Guardian Recommends...Top things to do this week

Here is a list of events coming up this week in Chorley and Leyland.

The cast of Rehearsal For Murder

When this star-studded cast meet... it’ll be murder!

From the pen of the legendary award-winning writing team Richard Levinson and William Link, the creators of the unsurpassable mystery series Murder She Wrote and the award-winning TV detective series Columbo comes this classic ‘whodunnit’ murder mystery. 

Theatre and Comedy
The South

Classics get the fans on their feet

The South, Viva, Blackpool

Darren Day

Darren names Day for Viva concert

Stage star Darren Day will perform live in concert at Viva.

Record store

Where are the best record shops?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite music shops in the area.
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Howick Park House

Halloween events across Lancashire


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The stars of Seriously Dead. Back row, from left, Chrissy Rock, Billy Pearce and Frazer Hines. Front row, Paul Dunn and Leah Bell

But seriously, this is a laugh out loud musical

Benidorm’s Crissy Rock has teamed up with fellow actress Leah Bell to write a new comedy musical that will have you dying with laughter.

Theatre and Comedy
Judas, Mary and Jesus

Operatic Society’s 80th anniversary production

Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society will be celebrating their 80th anniversary with a production of Jesus Christ Superstar at Fleetwood’s Marine Hall, starting tomorrow.

Theatre and Comedy
Winter Gardens in Blackpool

The roaring 40s return to Winter Gardens

Blackpool Winter Gardens will be transported back to the 1940s for an event to celebrate the range, versatility and power of black actors on film and TV.

Louise Orwin

Get ready for a loaded performance

Imagine being onstage performing one of the most talked about and provocative theatre shows, having never read the script.
George Smith, landlord of the No 10 Alehouse, St Annes, celebrates the CAMRA branch pub of the season award with wife Alyson and bar staff

Lancashire Recommends... real ale pubs

Following an online vote, with pubs suggested by readers, here are the results of top real ale houses in the region.

T-Rex invasion

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
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Brian May and Kerry Ellis

Brian May's Preston concert postponed

Brian May and Kerry Ellis have had to pull out of their December concert dates in the UK, due to "a persistent illness."

Fionn Whitehead stars as the nameless Him in the new ITV drama of the same name, which started this week

HIM review - Carrie for the millennials leaves me unconvinced

It can be tough being a teenager – raging hormones, acne, exams, the pressures of social media, nosebleeds, telekinesis...

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Bucks Fizz (Cheryl Baker, right) are playing at the Marine Hall tomorrow

Eurostars still fizzing away after 35 years

It was a memorable night in music back on April 4 1981 at the Royal Dublin Society when two attractive women had their skirts ripped off in front of half a billion people watching on live TV across Europe.


Quartet of great performances from Fylde coast Players

Quartet, Lowther Pavilion

Theatre and Comedy
Blackpool Grand Theatre

Things are about to get very eerie around here

The festival of all things spooky is back this October half-term as Supernatural Events celebrates 10 years with a Halloween SpookFest.

Theatre and Comedy
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