Arts & Screen

Photo of the Day: October 25th

This gorgeous shot of Manchester Road showing the colours of Autumn was sent in by Peter Stawicki.

Howick Park House

Halloween events across Lancashire


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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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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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Photo by Craig Alderman

Photo of the Day: October 24th

This stunning shot of mist below Pendle was captured by Craig Alderman.

Photo by John Howarth

Photo of the Day: October 23rd

The bridge at Downham was sent in by John Howarth.

Photo by Gemma Seed

Photo of the Day: October 22nd

Gemma Seed has shared this fantastic photo of a rainbow over Pendle Hill.

Photo by Danny McCabe

Photo of the Day: October 21st

Danny McCabe spotted these rams at the bottom of Pendle Hill next to Ogden reservoir.

The Reading Room ebook series set for launch

The Reading Room ebook series set for launch

It’s all systems go at publishers Quercus as they gear up for the unveiling of The Reading Group, an exciting new ebook series by Della Parker, a novelist, short story writer and the agony aunt for Writers’ Forum magazine.

The Chelsea Strangler bySusanna Gregory

Book reviews: The Chelsea Strangler by Susanna Gregory

The Plague is rampant in the summer heat of London in 1665 and the king has fled the city… but royal spy Thomas Chaloner has murder on his mind.

The Longest Winter byKevin Sullivan

Book review: The Longest Winter by Kevin Sullivan

The Siege of Sarajevo, which lasted 1,425 days from April 1992 to February 1996, was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare and one of the cruellest events in the vicious war in Bosnia…

Photo by Jon Thompson

Photo of the Day: October 20th

Today's stunning entry of Towneley Hall was sent in by Jon Thompson.

Betrayal byMartina Cole

Book review: Betrayal by Martina Cole

Twenty-three novels in and this lady is not for turning… soft!

Tom Hanks reprises his role as Dr. Robert Langdon

Inferno: More like damp matchstick

Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones jog around Florence in a bid to stop half the world getting killed by Dante- obsessed nutty Billionaire Bertrand Zobrist`s plague-virus.

The Empire Theatre in Burnley which was saved from the auctioneer's hammer.

Empire Theatre set to strike back after plans for auction shelved

Campaigners who feared that a gem of a Lancashire theatre had seen its last curtain call were celebrating after plans to auction it off were scrapped.
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Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars byLinda Porter

Book reviews: Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars by Linda Porter

When King Charles I was executed in January 1649, it ended seven years of bitter civil war and led to a new era of English parliamentary government.

A promise between friends

Book review: A Promise Between Friends by Carol Rivers

Life in post-war 1950s London is full of hope and promise for two East End girls… but there are dark forces at large which threaten to destroy their new beginnings.

Royal rabbits, natural wonders and amazing creatures

Book reviews: Royal rabbits, natural wonders and amazing creatures

Children are spoilt for choice this autumn with a selection of wonderful books that take us from the world’s highest mountains and strangest animals to extraordinary rabbit warrens hidden deep below the teeming city of London.

Treason byJames Jackson

Book review: Treason by James Jackson

Remember, remember, the Fifth of November…
The Mistress of Windfell Manor byDiane Allen

Book review: The Mistress of Windfell Manor by Diane Allen

The green valleys and rugged limestone outcrops of the Yorkshire Dales form the stunning backdrop to a beautiful tale of family ties, love, hope and hardship from popular storyteller Diane Allen.

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