Arts & Screen

Look out for Golden Ticket no.2

Another Golden Ticket is hidden inside one issue of the Clitheroe Advertiser and Times today.

Dancers from the Miracles of Mercy production at Stonyhurst. (s)

Miracles of mercy

Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall pupils reflected on this Jubilee Year of Mercy through the means of expressive dance.

Special Hallowe’en and Trick or Treat event in town

Special Hallowe’en and Trick or Treat event in town

A special Hallowe’en and Trick or Treat event has been organised by the manager of a Clitheroe town centre clothes shop.

Whats on
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 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.

Ribble Valley Prize - John A McLaughlin - Time to Come Home.

Artists win solo exhibitions at castle museum

The winners of the Ribble Valley Open exhibition 2016 have been chosen, and some will have their work exhibited at Clitheroe Castle Museum next year as their prize.

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…

Clitheroe man, Matt Taylor, who owns antiques and collectibles shop Time Train in Clitheroe and the new Clitheroe restaurant Hoof and Rooster is featuring in a new TV show presented by Jesse McClure called British Treasure, American Gold - TX. Picture by Paul Heyes, Tuesday October 18, 2016.

Collectibles expert Matt joins forces with Storage Hunters’ star

A Ribble Valley collectibles expert has joined forces with a US celebrity to front a new television show to discover hidden treasures.

Howick Park House

Halloween events across Lancashire

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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.

Robert Parker with artist John Rotherham who he commissioned to paint a portrait of his grandfather. (s)

Local artist's historic commission

Robert Parker, owner of Browsholme Hall, has commissioned Clitheroe portrait artist John Rotherham to paint a posthumous portrait of his decorated grandfather, The Hon. Captain Trevor Tempest Parker, who fought at the historic Battle of Jutland.

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.
Theatre and Comedy
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…
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