New inter-school talent competition

A youth theatre group is hosting an inter-school talent competition between high schools in Burnley, Hyndburn and Pendle next year.

Croston Fair

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
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The Shooting Stars cast rehearsing for Take Me Back. (s)

Show bursting with musical hits

Basics Junior Theatre School is taking on some of the biggest musical hits of all time with its new production.

Theatre and Comedy
Greg Lake, Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer at Kennington Oval with their awards gained in the Melody Maker Polls

Greg Lake has died aged 69

Former King Crimson frontman Greg Lake has died aged 69, his manager has confirmed

What's your favourite Christmas song? Help us find the best one!

Vote: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

You came in your hundreds to help us draw up a shortlist of Christmas songs - but there can only be one winner.
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The award winning Diggle Band (s)

Award winning band set to play in East Lancashire

The award winning Diggle Band are coming to East Lancashire.

Basics Junior Theatre School's Shooting Stars, taken by Gilly Fontaine-Grist. (s)

Tomorrow's stars presenting yesterday's hits

Basics Junior Theatre School’s Shooting Stars will prove the sky’s the limit when they take on some of the biggest musical hits of all time next weekend.

Whats on
Pendle Childrens Choir with conductor Julie Townson and festival adjudicator John Powell (s)

White Rose wins in choir contest

A musical War of the Roses ended in a 3-0 victory for Yorkshire singers at Colne’s annual Luther Greenwood memorial festival.

St Catherine's Hospice santa dash

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of what is happening this weekend.
Lancashire Day

Get ready for Lancashire Day

We are of course proud to be Lancastrians - so there is plenty to celebrate on Lancashire Day.
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Bryan Yeoman performs at the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in Colne

New plans for Blues festival

Pendle’s biggest tourist attraction will have a new organising body next year after Colne Town Council agreed to take over its running.

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Thousands attended last year's switch-on on Fishergate

Preston Christmas lights switch-on 2016 - Everything you need to know

Preston's festive lights switch-on takes place this Saturday (26 November).
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Michael Bottomley, David Ashworth, Graham Cockett and Malcolm Bateson got together as Four Shades of Grey (s)

Four Shades of Grey come together for charity gig

Step aside Christian Grey; there are four Pendle blokes on your heels and they’re kind hearted souls to boot.

Burnley Youth Theatre performers. (s)

A spectacular canalside show

Burnley Youth delivered a dynamic performance on the banks of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal to mark its 200th anniversary.

Lancashire Day

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of up-coming events this weekend
Wedding singer Josh Hindle. (s)

Singer is swinging his way to the top

Burnley’s very own Michael Buble - the brains behind Big Band Boogie - has been named the Best Musical Act for weddings in the North-West.

Craig Harrison

Michael Jackson tribute provides Viva thriller

One of the world’s most well-respected and talked about Michael Jackson tribute acts will be moonwalking his way to Viva this Thursday, for a stunning tribute to the King of Pop.

The Real Thing will be at the Municipal Hall in Colne on Friday,December 2nd.

The Real Thing bring the soul to Colne

The best-selling soul band 'The Real Thing' are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their debut hit single ‘You to Me Are Everything’, bringing their brand-new UK tour to Colne, giving their much loved disco inspired hits a new lease of life.

Mr Jay and Sir Tom, of ALL HAIL HYENA! (s)

Punk band to rock out with ex-Cardiac

It will be a meeting of music’s two anarchists - punk and folk - when Burnley band ALL HAIL HYENA! open for ex-Cardiacs rocker William D. Drake.
Andy Aindow introduces youngsters to vinyl at Bassment Rare Records (s)

Music uniting the world

A brand new DJ academy is helping spread music to the masses by getting children involved in mixing beats and learning about musical heritage.

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