Here is our guide to some of the events happening locally during the Easter period.
Featuring stars from the hit production Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, in a musical evening of West End and Broadway classics.
Wednesday, April 5, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand
Mark Thompson Science Show
Mark explores the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant’s toothpaste, vortex-generating dustbins and even howling jelly babies!
Wednesday, April 5, 2:30pm, The Platform, Morecambe
Featuring an 11 piece band with four lead vocalists performing over 30 original hits from the Northern Soul scene.
Thursday, April 6, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand
Spring Craft Beer Festival
Fun for all the family: DJ's all day long, live bands, amazing street food, and of course craft beer!
Saturday April 8, all day from 11am, Kanteena, Lancaster
Join Great BigHoo, Toodloo, Chickedy, Chick and their friends are brought to life on stage with beautifully inventive puppetry.
Saturday April 8, 1:30pm and 4pm, & Sunday April 9, 11am and 1:30pm, The Dukes, Lancaster
Direct from the Blackpool Tower Circus and the Sooty Show Live, a family show filled with amazing tricks, grand illusions and crazy circus thrills.
Easter Saturday, April 8, 2:30pm, Lancaster Grand
Vintage Jive Dance Party
The coolest swing, jive and rock n’ roll sounds in town! Includes a jive lesson. Bring your own drinks.
Saturday, April 8, 7:30pm, War Memorial Hall, Morecambe
Carl Briggs as Robbie Williams
All the hits from a tribute artist who has toured 19 countries worldwide and played to over two million people in live performances. ]
Saturday, April 8, 8pm, Johnny's Warehouse Bar, Morecambe
The Easter Rock & Roll Show
Featuring The Fourmost, Stars of the 60s, The Fabulous Fontaines, plus La Bamba. Hot supper included.
Easter Saturday, April 8, 7:30pm, The Platform, Morecambe
Tonight Belongs To Us
Sophie’s Academy of Musical Theatre are back to present their annual showcase this year, featuring all your favourite musical theatre songs.
Easter Sunday, April 9, 4pm, Lancaster Grand
Morecambe Comic Con
Stalls selling toys, collectables, comics, Pokemon, action figures, Funko pops, artwork, gaming, frames, jewellery, handmade goods, vintage, retro and much more. Free entry. Appearances throughout the day by characters and cosplayers.
Easter Monday April 10, from 10am, The Platform, Morecambe
EASTER ACTIVITIES FOR THE FAMILY
Easter Deteggtives Trail
Marketgate Shopping Centre, Lancaster - daily until April 17
There’s a mystery at Marketgate this Easter as someone has stolen the Easter Bunny’s eggs! Children can help solve the mystery by picking up a trail form and decoding secret messages, and go on a hunt to find clues that will help them solve the case!
One lucky winner will win an Easter hamper.
Children can also create their very own bunny ears at the workshop on Easter Saturday to take home 11am to 4pm. Free.
Easter Craft Fair
Heysham Heritage Centre Main Street
All of the stalls are local artists/ crafters. Good Friday – Easter Monday (April 7-10)
Happy Mount Park - Easter Saturday (April 8), Noon to 4pm
Come and meet the Easter bunny and join the famous Easter Egg Hunt Trail. There will be lots of fun activities throughout the afternoon, including an egg and spoon race, Easter bonnet competition and also children's entertainer Abracadabra. Free.
Easter at Ashton Memorial
Ashton Memorial, Williamson Park, Lancaster - Easter Monday (April 10)
There will be lots of fantastic artisan stalls inside the Ashton Memorial, selling items from jewellery and artwork to soft furnishings and decorative pieces.
Family Fiesta Easter Bonanza
Kanteena, Brewery Lane, Lancaster, Easter Sunday, April 9, 11:30am-3:30pm
Featurng a DJ - reggae party, dance offs, Games, face painting, balloon modelling, music workshops, circus workshops, arts and crafts, plus a special easter egg hunt and more! All tickets £6 from skiddle.com
Easter Egg Hunt
Fairfield Nature Reserve, Easter Monday April 10, 2pm - 4pm
Children's Easter Bonnet competition, cakes, face painting, live music, refreshments. All proceeds go to The Fairfield Association.