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Justin Bieber banned from China over 'bad behaviour'

Justin Bieber will not be invited to perform in China because of his past "bad behaviour", Beijing officials said.

Offbeat
Joe McElderry is back in Blackpool

At last, meet the real X Factor Joe on stage

He’s been to Blackpool as Tommy in The Who’s epic rock opera.

Music
Blackpool and The Fylde College choir

College choir joins lights show

Blackpool and The Fylde College students will take to the stage along with top local acts at this year’s Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event and as part of the College’s 125-year celebrations.

Music
Lowther Pavilion

Stirring musical well cast

Review : Fiddler on the Roof, Lowther Pavilion

Theatre and Comedy
Ride the Lights in Blackpool is just one of the free events you could try

SPECIAL REPORT: Free events will keep youngsters entertained

For kids the summer holidays stretch out before them in a golden haze. But for parents this time of year can be fraught with the difficulties of what to do to keep them entertained without breaking the bank. NAOMI MOON has put together the pick of events that can be enjoyed for free across the county this summer.
Whats on 1
Darts fans flock to Winter Gardens as the ‘Power’ has one more throw at glory

Darts fans flock to Winter Gardens as the ‘Power’ has one more throw at glory

World matchplay, Blackpool Winter Gardens, July 22-30

Theatre and Comedy 1
The Coustics

Eyes of the world on town as music and arts festival starts

St Annes Music and Arts Festival, Ashton Gardens

Music 2
Join Mole in Preston's Avenham Park this summer

Preston parks are setting for family theatre

What better way to celebrate the school holidays and having the children at home than heading of to Avenham and Miller Park every Friday for live family theatre in the open air?

Theatre and Comedy
Rebecca Ferguson is heading to Preston

Rebecca Ferguson is coming to Preston

X Factor favourite Rebecca Ferguson will be performing live in concert at Preston Guild Hall on Saturday, February 10 next year.

Music 2
The BetVictor PDC World Matchplay Darts tournament is being held in Blackpool

Things to do (July 22 and 26)

Lancashire is a hotbed of events over the coming days...
Whats on
Travel, trivia and walks on the wild side

Book reviews: Travel, trivia and walks on the wild side

As the school holidays take off, get ready for summer fun with a galaxy of gorgeous new children’s books.

Arts
Tiggis restaurant on Guildhall Street, Preston

The end of an Italian love affair

It has been an inglorious end for a once-glorious Preston eatery.

News 19
TV Smith will be playing The Adverts best known hits at next months Rebellion Punk Festival PHOTO: JANETTE DECKER

Punk pioneers back in resort for Rebellion

One of Britain’s punk pioneers will be playing the resort next month when the Rebellion Punk Festival returns to Blackpool.

Music 2
Katie Price

Katie Price at Charter Theatre

Preston’s Charter Theatre will welcome TV personality, Katie Price through its stage doors on Friday September 1 for ‘An Audience With Katie Price’.

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Whittingham and Goosnargh Sports and Social Club

Lancashire recommends... sports and social clubs

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News
The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker

Book review: The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker

Bone-chilling, ingenious and gut-wrenching, this stunning crime thriller should come with a warning… the author has a track record for graphic horror!

Arts
The principal cast of BIDCAs Alice In Wonderland

Skaters hand over a cool £20k to charity

Blackpool’s annual children’s ice dance show has handed over more than £20,000 to local charities.

Theatre and Comedy 1
David Duckmanton as Mick Hucknell in A New Flame

David’s voice is Simply similar

Fans of the unique vocal tones of Mick Hucknell will be in for a treat next month, as A New Flame comes to the Marine Hall.

Music 2
Stacey McClean

A royal panto role for Stacey

Blackpool singing star Stacey McClean will take on a royal role in Preston’s Christmas panto.

Theatre and Comedy 1
An almond for a parrot

Book review: An Almond for a Parrot by Wray Delaney

Meet the amazing Tully Truegood, captivating courtesan, purveyor of dark magic… and currently only a heartbeat away from the gallows.
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