Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
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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

Emma Wright

Jingle Bell rock at Viva

Viva’s Christmas Party Spectacular - The Jingle Bells Ball, will return once again on Saturday night.

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Elvis tribute act Chris Connor who has two shows lined up at Viva

Elvis tribute aiming to get Viva all shook up

After his headline show at Lowther Pavilion last month, the world’s best Elvis tribute Chris Connor will once again be returning to the Fylde for two shows at Viva.

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Tom Ogden , Blossoms

Something rather exciting is blossoming

Blossoms, Albert Hall, Manchester

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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 Chemical Brothers on stage. They are playing at the Empress Ballroom on December 8

Duo look to Galvanise Empress Ballroom

Electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers will perform one of their legendary, visually-stunning sets at the Empress Ballroom, next Friday, December 9.

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Bootleg, Topping Street. Pic courtesy of Google Street View.

Bootleg has a view to Akil with MC booking

One sixth of American alternative hip hop collective Jurassic 5 will perform at Bootleg Social on Thursday, December 15.

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Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

Theatre review: Billy Elliot at Manchester Palace Theatre

New to Manchester and on its first UK tour, the full production of Billy Elliot has arrived at the Palace Theatre and if you haven’t seen it before, you must.

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Cast from LATA's forthcoming production of Rock of Ages

Lytham Academy of Theatre Arts three nights of Rock of Ages

Lytham Academy of Theatre Arts will be presenting their production of the smash hit musical ‘Rock of Ages’ at Lowther Pavilion, this weekend.

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The Bill Barrow Trio one of the acts at the charity event

Memorable charity do at Winter Gardens

Blackpool Winter Gardens will be hosting a special event to help increase awareness of dementia and raise funds for local charities.

Gerry Cross the Mersey

Gerry Marsden makes pace with Marine Hall gig

Gerry Marsden will be performing an intimate show at Fleetwood Marine Hall, tomorrow night, with a mix of Pacemakers hits and anecdotes.

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Tom Ogden , Blossoms

Quartet blossoming into huge band

Manchester band Blossoms have had one hell of a year.

Amy Winehouse tribute band Lioness. Jason Randall Photograpy 2012

Amy Winehouse tribute Lioness roars into life

Amy Winehouse tribute ‘Lioness’ will be performing a warm-up gig at Aztex, St Annes, on Thursday as a precursor to a UK tour.

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Neve Thomas

Young singers are Walking in the Air

Two young Blackpool singers will get the chance to perform with a 26-piece orchestra at Blackpool Tower Ballroom’s Christmas showings of The Snowman and Cinderella.

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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.
Alfie Boe and Michael Ball are returning to Blackpool

Ball and Boe plan their second Opera House date

Alfie Boe and Michael Ball announced that they will be finishing their tour with a second Blackpool date, during their triumphant performance at the Opera House.

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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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David Essex

David is going to miss us

The title of David Essex’s latest tour is aptly named.

Barry Barnes of Sinnerboy

Sinnerboy take pride in tribute

A band dedicated to playing the music of legendary Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher, will be performing at Waterloo Music Bar, tomorrow night.

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