Preston’s Skiddle proving just the ticket in making events stay affordable

Preston as a city may be small – but on the music scene map it certainly isn’t.

The Osmond brothers, Merrill and Jay, wow the audience at The Grand.

An evening of Seventies nostalgia with The Osmond brothers

Osmondmania rattled through Clitheroe like a herd of crazy horses on an evening of Seventies nostalgia at the Grand.

Join The Louise Spiteri Trio at The Ale Emporium

Try something different on Thursday

Do you fancy trying something a little bit different on a Thursday night?

Wille and the Bandits are coming to Preston

A lesson in music, life and everything from Wille and the Bandits

Don't know your djembe from your bougarabou? Or your slide guitar from your rhythm guitar? Then look no further than Wille and The Bandits.


Kendal Calling announces huge line-up for 2018

The award winning festival Kendal Calling have announced a huge line-up for their 13th year.

Preston rock band Building Giants took to the road for a mini tour for Independent Venue Week 2018

Preston firm Skiddle highlight importance of local live venues for future of UK's music culture

The music-loving team from Preston based events and ticket agent Skiddle have spent a week helping to lead the fight to protect live music venues in the region.

Runshaw College alumni Lloyd Cole is still able to create a big commotion

Runshaw College alumni Lloyd Cole is still able to create a big commotion

It was during some background reading ahead of an interview with Buxton-born singer and songwriter Lloyd Cole I hit on an interesting topic via his Facebook page relating to his thoughts on streaming services and his distaste for iTunes.

From left to right Tilly Clapham, Maddie Clarkson (winner), Ella Lancaster, and Jasper Cherry.

Dancer Maddie crowned GRAB winner

Dancing queen Maddie Clarkson is dreaming of life on the West End stage after landing the Grab 2018 title, the Ribble Valley’s inter-schools talent contest, writes Tony Dewhurst.


Grace swaps village pub for arena tour

From village pub singer to X-Factor finalist, a Langho songwriter is taking to the same stage where international superstars have performed the world's biggest hits.

Jane Angel

Colossal lineup set for Burnley charity dance night

A glorious night of top class dance music will bring the town to its feet this weekend – all in the name of charity.

Magic boy Jasper Cherry.

Young talent shines at competition

Magic boy Jasper Cherry pulled a rabbit out of a hat to reach Friday’s final of Grab, the Ribble Valley’s inter-schools talent contest.

The inaugural Snow Moon Festival will take place this February in Clitheroe.

Housing developer backs festival with donation

Housing developer Taylor Wimpey Manchester which is building new homes in the town has donated £300 to the Snow Moon Festival in Clitheroe.

The popular Uptown Band are to play at a Burnley church to help raise money its building fund.

Popular band are back in town

A popular band, that proved to be a sell out success at their last appearance in Burnley, are making a welcome return.

Bubbly singer Kiki Deville had been chosen to appear in a new TV talent show.

Kiki set to hit the right note in brand new TV talent show

Burlesque singer Kiki Deville has been hand picked to star in a new TV talent show hosted by a former Spice Girl.
Soul sensation Jo Harman will perform in Barnoldswick this week

"Star in the making" Jo takes to the stage in Pendle

Jo Harman has emerged as one of Britain’s finest female soul artists.

The Script

Win VIP tickets to see chart-topping Irish rockers The Script

East Lancashire Newspapers has teamed up with a new car leasing centre to offer a pair of VIP tickets to see The Script.
The giant hen harrier that will lead the lantern parade.

Spring festival with a carnival feel comes to town

The Snow Moon Festival, a celebration of light and the coming days of spring, will dazzle Clitheroe on Saturday, February 3rd.

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Get your tickets now for Clitheroe am-dram show

Clitheroe Parish Church Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society’s next show is the family favourite Calamity Jane.

B*Witched will be special guests at Bongo's Bingo

Eyes down in Preston for special Bongo's Bingo

Following on from the recent incredibly fast sell-out shows in early 2018 with unprecedented demand, there is an extra special Bongo’s Bingo date at Preston’s Guild Hall for the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
Whats on
Pictured at the presentation of the cheque to the Children's Heart Surgery Fund are (left to right) the Mayor of the Ribble Valley Coun. Richard Bennett, Amelie'Brown, Julian Brown of the Childrens Heart Surgery Fund, concert organiser Barry Brown, Ellis Thompson, from the string quartet, Mayoress of Ribble Valley Marilyn Davies and Maureen Brown.

Music students were on song for children's charity

Musical students and a string quartet entertained an audience in Padiham and raised the grand the total of £750.

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