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Witness city's best artists at work at Harris Museum's 'Art Zoo' project

Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid will be one of many artists taking part at the Harris Museum’s ‘Art Zoo’.

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Take a trip on a bus like this at Morecambe Vintage Bus Day

Things to do (May 25 - 29)

Take your pick of these great events happening over the Bank Holiday weekend:

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St Annes heavy metal band Slander

Metal heads ready to rock at home gig

After more than 20 years away, St Annes metal band Slander will play a homecoming gig next month.

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The Guardian Concert Band

Concert band and choir add to appeal

Local musicians have joined the bill to add an extra special touch to open air theatre at Lytham Hall this summer.

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The Jazz Club 3

Jazzy trio will be all at sea for festival

A jazz trio will be the only Fylde musicians on the bill at the Beyond The Sea boutique festival this weekend.

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Joanne Wilson, her partner Gareth Etherington and son Matthew have turned Pulcinella's in Chorley from its old one star food hygiene rating to a five. Photo: Neil Cross.

Five star frenzy as new owners revamp Pulcinella's

A much-loved Chorley Italian restaurant is being restored to its former glory thanks to new ownership.

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WATCH: Higher Wheelton girl honoured with national Macmillan award in memory of her Hambleton great uncle

A young girl who cooked up a storm in the kitchen was delighted to be given a national award for her charitable work in support of her great uncle.
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All the fun of the Whit Fair on the Flag Market in 2015

The show goes on - but not so much fun

Fairground families are warning they will turn their backs on Preston’s annual Whit Fair this weekend after it was controversially booted out of the city centre.

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Skool of Street Dance Company Arti - Dodgers Twist

Urban arts group puts twist on Oliver tale

Street dancers are reviewing the situation with a fresh take of a theatre favourite.

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Pier owner Peter Sedgwick

Swing band to a-pier as part of landmark’s celebration day

A special day to celebrate the place of a Blackpool pier within the resort community will take place next month.

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Emma Wright as Amy Winehouse tribute Lioness

Roar-some tribute to Amy Winehouse comes to Fleetwood

The full stage show from Lioness will be recreating the emotional rollercoaster of Amy Winehouse’s career.

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Alfie Boe

Welsh choir supports Alfie’s Homecoming show

Welsh choir Only Boys Aloud will support Alfie Boe when he returns to his hometown for a special one-off concert next week.
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Five Years From Now by Paige Toon

Book review: Five Years From Now by Paige Toon

Are you looking for the perfect summer read… a story to make you laugh, cry and wish that the journey from first page to last didn’t have to end?

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All About Families by Felicity Brooks and Mar Ferrero

Book review: A sparkling selection of sunshine reads from Usborne

The joys of family life, a classic tale for horse lovers, an exotic Indian adventure and the inside story of how a tree grows take star billing in a wonderful array of new books from world-class children’s publisher Usborne.
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Poldark: The Angry Tide by Winston Graham

Book review: Poldark: The Angry Tide by Winston Graham

As the BBC’s lavish production of Poldark gets set to hit our screens again for the much-anticipated fourth series, enjoy a second helping of this dazzling Cornish drama by reading Winston Graham’s universally loved original novels.

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The Falcon of Sparta by Conn Iggulden

Book review: The Falcon of Sparta by Conn Iggulden

Bestselling author Conn Iggulden likes a big stage for his novels… and they don’t come bigger than the Persian Empire in the fourth century BC.

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Kevin Simm is headling G-Festival in Hoghton

Things to do (May 23 - 29)

There's a great range of events happening in Chorley and South Ribble in the coming days.

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Country pub

Where are the best pubs to drop by during a walk in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Ashley Walters and Noel Clarke star in Sky One's new cop drama, Bulletproof

Buddy-cop drama Bulletproof misses the target

I blame Guy Ritchie. He’s the one who thought reviving the spirit of The Sweeney, and the gangsters of Kray-era London was a good idea.]
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Craige Els prepares to take to the stage as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda - The Musical

Miss Trunchbull is set to teach north west kids a lesson in Matilda - The Musical

The RSC’s acclaimed production of Matilda is heading to Manchester in the autumn with tickets selling fast. Katy Wheeler chats to Craige Els, aka the dreaded Trunchbull
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