Here is the What's On Guide to local entertainment over the next week.
The Bay International Film Festival
A new annual film festival in Morecambe, with live cinema screenings and awards, with a packed programme of events, retrospective screenings of classics, feature film screenings made by Northern Filmmakers or having a Northern premiere), and an international short film competition. Events at Reel Cinema, West End Playhouse and Midland Hotel.
Various venues until October 29
The Legends of American Country
A fantastic night of toe tapping country nostalgia, including tributes to Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Don Williams, Patsy Cline, Kenny Rogers and many more.
Wednesday October 18, 7:30pm. Lancaster Grand
The Trials of Cato
A set from the popular international folk band.
Wednesday October 18, 7:30pm, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
You Heard Me
A solo show, written and performed by Luca Rutherford, describing a moment when she was attacked while out on a run.
CONTENT WARNING: contain references to sexual violence.
Wednesday October 18, 7:30pm, The Dukes, Lancaster
Jason Byrne: The Ironic Bionic Man
The accident prone comedian is back with brand-new material from his latest stand up show.
Thursday October 19, 7:30pm, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
Muscles, mayhem and shirt rips. As seen on Britain’s Got Talent.
Thursday October 19, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand
The Magic of Motown
Get ready for all the hits, glittering costumes, dazzling dance routines and outstanding musicianship in this breath-taking live concert spectacular.
Friday October 20, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand
Talon- The best of Eagles - Hotel California Tour
Talon perform the Eagles iconic ‘Hotel California’ album from beginning to end plus all the ‘Greatest Hits’ including, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights, Take It To The Limit, Desperado, Lyin’ Eyes and many more.
Friday October 20, 8pm, The Platform, Morecambe
The 39 Steps
Studio Footlights present a studio production of Patrick Barlow's award winning stage adaptation of The 39 Steps, a slapstick version based on John Buchan's gripping novel and inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's film noir, with a small cast playing over a hundred roles.
Fri-Sun October 20-22, 7:30pm, Gregson Centre, Lancaster
Meet Pippi Longstocking
This playful and quirky solo storytelling performance, with audience participation, introduces children to Astrid Lindgren’s much-loved Pippi Longstocking, ‘the strongest girl in the world’.
Saturday October 21, 11am & 1pm, The Dukes, Lancaster
The Bubble Show
As seen in the Guinness World Record Book 2020 & 2023, The Bubble Show is a unique blend of magic, storytelling, science and bubble art for the family.
Saturday October 21, 2pm, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
A mix of folk, rock, blues and Eastern-inspired songs.
Saturday October 21, 7:30pm (Theatre) , Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
Music from a genre that escapes definition, but occupies a space between rave and prog rock that nobody knew existed.
Saturday October 21, 3pm & 8pm (Malt Room), Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
Dutty Moonshine Big Band
One of the UK’s biggest and best live dance acts, the 12-piece force of nature perform tunes from their signature sound of heavy dance music meets bombastic brass.
Saturday October 21, doors 7pm, Kanteena, Lancaster
A set from the contemporary four-piece folk rock band, with a twist of Ska, Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass and more.
Saturday October 21, 8pm, Arnside Sailing Club
The female guitar prodigy brings her latest set, plus support from contemporary rock band Albany Down.
Saturday October 21, 8pm, The Platform, Morecambe
Milkshake! Live – Milkshake! Monkey’s Musical
Join the popular Channel 5 gang for an unforgettable family time at Milkshake Monkey’s Musical!
Sunday October 22, 12pm & 3:30pm, Lancaster Grand
Street Safe family community road safety day
Hosted by FreshDriversUK and Racing4RoadSafety, a community event promoting safety on our roads. Includes a Formula 1 racing simulator, Morecambe Fire Service doing a crash demonstration, HGVs, Lancashire Police and more.
Sunday October 22, 11am-4pm, Mazuma Mobile Stadium, Morecambe