Jul 30

‘Lights Out’ in Liverpool 4th August to remember WWI

LIGHTS will go out across Liverpool on Monday 4 August to remember the centenary of the hour that Britain entered World War One. LIGHTS OUT is a nationwide project initiated by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) designed to create a shared moment of reflection across the country. Everyone in the UK is …

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Jul 28

Could you swim from Blackpool to the Isle of Man?

Could you swim from Blackpool to the Isle of Man? That’s the question being asked of swimmers from August to October as part of an exciting new challenge which is running at Palatine Leisure Centre. Using new “Swimtag” technology which measures the distance you travel in the water as well as your stroke speed and …

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Jul 25

Lancaster music festival creates unofficial Bank Holiday

Lancaster Music Festival has decided to create their own unofficial Bank Holiday 9-13 October 2014. This year’s festival is set to be the biggest yet with over 200 acts performing at over 40 locations across the city of Lancaster.  When asked for the thinking behind this idea, festival coordinator Ben Ruth responded, “people kept asking us why we …

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