Arts & Screen

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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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…

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Halloween events across Lancashire

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Kenneth Proud doing the job he loved

A master mason’s legacy set in stone

A Blackpool stonemason who sculpted some of the Fylde coast’s most iconic structures has died.

Dan Whiston as the magician in Intimissimi on Ice

Dan Whiston’s magical show with Andrea Bocelli in Italy

Blackpool’s ice skating ace Dan Whiston has been wowing thousands of people in Italy in a show starring international opera star Andrea Bocelli.

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Betrayal byMartina Cole

Book review: Betrayal by Martina Cole

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

Jesse McClure in the Las Vegas Arcade

Storage Hunter Jesse targets Blackpool’s hidden treasures

He’s normally on screen pulling a fast one over his rivals and gloating unceremoniously when he lands a bargain on TV hit Storage Hunters.

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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.

Leftcoasts Spark drummers at Lightpool

Festival set to feature works by Yoko Ono

Works by Yoko Ono, one of the world’s leading contemporary artists and social activists, will go on display in Blackpool as part of the inaugural Lightpool Festival.

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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.

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia present The Nutcracker

You wait for a ballet and then tu come along

Blackpool’s Grand Theatre is offering a double treat for ballet fans.

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Actor Jack Bell, 26

Jack living the dream as he tries to make big time on stage and screen

Few people have successfully managed to swap the Illuminations of Blackpool for the bright lights of Hollywood.

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Blackpool features in an exciting scene from Tim Burton's film Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

Follow in footsteps of Peculiar stars

Visitors to Blackpool will be able to follow in the footsteps of the characters in Tim Burton’s hit movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

Jeff Kinney with main character Greg

‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ author comes to Blackpool

The best-selling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series will be coming to Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

Oasis in 1996.

Oasis exhibtion - Supersonic Success

Oasis - Chasing the Sun, Old Granada Studios, Manchester

Halloween at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of 10 fun things to do next weekend.
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