Here is your guide to what's on in local entertainment this week.
The Bay International Film Festival
The first ever festival featuring three weeks of films by Stanley Kubrick and a Film Forum, networking events, awards ceremony, and three screenings of the best short films of this year. Opening night this Saturday, 5pm. Festival includes photo exhibitions at the Midland Hotel October 22-25, and October 27-29
Saturday October 7 to Sunday October 29, Reel Cinema in Morecambe and West End Playhouse
Litfest’s Autumn Weekend
Local and international award winning writers will share the bill in a series of talks, events and workshops, both in person and online, all of which are free, or pay what you can afford.
October 5-10, The Dukes, The Storey Lancaster, or online
Phil Wang: Wang in There, Baby!
The comic’s brand new stand-up show.
Thursday, October 5, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand
A true crime punk rock musical, exploring the life of Lizzie Borden, who was accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an axe in the late summer of 1892 in Fall River, Massachusetts.
Thursday-Sunday Oct 5-8 at 7:30pm, plus Saturday matinee at 2:30pm, The Dukes, Lancaster
Real Music Disco
The cream of four decades of pop music – and nothing else. The school disco for grown-ups!
Friday, October 6, 8:30pm, Gregson Centre, Lancaster
A scintillating live set of prog rock, rave and electronica from the popular band.
Friday, October 6, doors 7pm, Kanteena, Lancaster
Bridget Christie: Who am I?
The Edinburgh Comedy Award winning comedian’s latest stand up show.
Friday, October 6, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand
One of the best live bands around.
Friday October 6, 7.30pm, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys
A zany stage show and some of the finest, most authentic rhythm & blues band ever to come from outside the USA.
Friday, October 6, 7:30pm, The Platform, Morecambe
The popular eight piece ska band perform iconic classics from The Specials, Madness, The Beat, and Bad Manners.
Friday, October 6, doors 7:30pm, Alhambra, Morecambe
A day of family fun events and activities. Includes 'meet the wrestlers' with the stars of Odyssey Pro Wrestling at 2pm.
Saturday October 7, 9am to 4pm, Morecambe Library
Odyssey Pro Wrestling – Panic Stations
The latest event in a programme of family friendly entertainment that continues Morecambe's long-standing history of professional wrestling.
Saturday, October 7, doors 5:30pm, show start 6:30pm, Alhambra, Morecambe
The UK’s premier and best loved Genesis tribute band, performing all the hits since 1994.
Saturday, October 7, doors 7pm, Kanteena, Lancaster
A “Bluesish” acoustic style music and banter show in support of Alzheimers Research UK. Free entry but donations welcome.
Saturday, October 7, 7pm, Gregson Centre, Lancaster
All the Right Notes: 30th Anniversary Ceilidh
A special celebration ceilidh with folk music, singing, traditional dancing and storytelling.
Saturday, October 7, 7pm, More Music, Morecambe
Disco Inferno in concert
If you ever dreamed of going to New York’s Studio 54, this show takes you there in one night at the disco you’ll never forget.
Saturday, October 7, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand
The Everly Brothers Show
The Temple Brothers replicate the iconic harmonies of the legendary duo, together with live acoustic guitars and a touch of humour. Supported by The Fabulous Fontaines and Merseybeat group The Connection. All tickets include a hot supper meal in the interval.
Saturday, October 7, 7:30pm, The Platform, Morecambe
30th Birthday Party
Celebrating More Music’s 30 years of music making. Films, presentations, food and music!
Sunday, October 8, 1:30pm, More Music, Morecambe
Ruby Wax – I’m not as well as I thought I was
The comedian's rawest, darkest and funniest stage show yet.
Sunday, October 8, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand