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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

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Waterloo, Abba Tribute, will play at The Grand, Clitheroe.

Why wait for ABBA reunion?

Mamma Mia, we thought it would never happen, but Swedish pop legends Abba is set to get back together for the first time since their split more than 30 years ago to work on a project with British music mogul Simon Fuller, writes Tony Dewhurst.

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Deputy Mayor of the Ribble Valley Coun. Richard Bennett, second left, cuts the tinsel to officially open Chatburn Christmas Tree Festival. Rev. Andy Froud and the festival's organisers Clive and Barbara Greenwood are also pictured.

Sell out concert launches Christmas Tree Festival

The festive season started in grand style in the Ribble Valley when the sell out Christmas concert at Christ Church in Chatburn launched the district Christmas Tree Festival officially opened by the Deputy Mayor of the Ribble Valley Coun. Richard Bennett cutting the tinsel.

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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 award winning Diggle Band (s)

Award winning band set to play in East Lancashire

The award winning Diggle Band are coming to East Lancashire.

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Jimmy with young fans Hannah Woodward (9) and Joseph Cookson (6)

Funnyman Jimmy Cricket receives a warm welcome in Sabden

The laughs kept coming and coming when top funnyman Jimmy Cricket came to Sabden.

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Three members of King Brasstards busk in Clitheroe town centre ahead of their gig with The South that evening.

New Orleans trio inspire Clitheroe youngsters

It’s not often that you’ll see professional musicians from a well known and popular band take time out to busk in the streets of Clitheroe ahead of their gig that evening.

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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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Ella Shaw sings with Clitheroe's The Grand choir at the Clitheroe Christmas lights switch on.

Singing star Ella lights up the town

Top songstress Ella Shaw of Britain’s Got Talent fame warmed the hearts of shoppers on Saturday as she switched on the Christmas lights and sang carols in Clitheroe Market.

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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.
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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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St James' CE Primary School Year Five pupils working with The Young Uns.

Folk band helps primary school pupils record a song

Pupils at a Clitheroe primary school penned and recorded a song as part of a local history project.

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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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Lancashire Day

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of up-coming events this weekend
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The Katona Twins with Clitheroe Town Mayor Coun. Mark French and the Mayoress Jill French.

Twins concert is a sell-out

The two-guitar exploration of Latin and Spanish music by the Katona twins, Peter and Zoltan, was a sell-out a week before the concert organised by Clitheroe Concerts Society.

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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.

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Influential punk band The Vibrators head to Preston

Influential punk band The Vibrators head to Preston

Influential punk band The Vibrators is coming to Preston with their legendary live set

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Chris Connor performs as Elvis

‘The Best Elvis Performer Worldwide’ is coming to Lowther Pavilion

The Elvis tribute who was voted as ‘The Best Elvis Performer Worldwide’ is playing two nights at Lowther Pavilion, this weekend.

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Classical trio Blake, who will perform at The Grand on Thursday, December 15th. (s)

A classic Christmas with Blake at The Grand

Multi-platinum, Brit award winning classical trio Blake will perform at The Grand as part of their multi-date Christmas tour on Thursday, December 15th.

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