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Here is your What's On Guide to local entertainment in the week ahead.

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. 

Until October 29, West End Playhouse and Reel Cinema, Morecambe. Festival includes photo exhibitions at the Midland Hotel October 22-25, and October 27-29.

Johnny's Fear Factory 

An immersive horror experience that is designed to scare, this Halloween scream park will feature four horror zones including Hallway of Horrors, Ghost Rider, Weirder Things and Electrotag. 

Daily until November 5, former Hitchen's and Woolworth's buildings, Marine Road Central, Morecambe 

Dark Dukes 

Lancaster’s biggest horror festival featuring a handpicked selection of general horror films, including a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Wicker Man, other cult classics, plus spooky themed live events and family fun. 

Wednesday - Sunday, October 25-29, The Dukes, Lancaster 

Paul Smith – Joker 

The scouse funny man mixes his trade mark audience interaction with more hilarious true stories from his everyday life. (Both nights sold out but contact Grand to join waiting list) 

Thursday October 26, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand

Martin Simpson 

English traditional folk, American folk and blues and his own compositions, from the renowned fingerstyle guitar musician. 

Thursday, October 26, 7:30pm, Arnside Sailing Club

Tin Man 

A magical new retelling of classic story The Wizard of Oz, seen through the rusty eyes of the Tin Man. 7+ 

Friday, October 27, 2pm & 6pm, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fleetwood Bac 

A set of anthems from one of the world's top Fleetwood Mac tribute bands.

Friday, October 27, doors 7pm, Kanteena, Lancaster

The Illegal Eagles 

Musical prowess, acute attention to detail and incredible showmanship, celebrating 50 years of the iconic American band. 

Friday, October 27, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand

The Upbeat Beatles 

The show takes you through the Fab Four’s long and winding road from the early Cavern days to Abbey Road. 

Friday, October 27, 7:30pm, The Platform, Morecambe

Nick Cope’s Family Show 

Uniquely crafted songs accompanied by a backdrop of beautifully animated projections for children.

Saturday, October 28, 11am & 2pm, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

The Nutcracker 

Crown Ballet returns with this delightful production of one of the jewels of Tchaikovsky's repertoire.

Saturday, October 28, 2:30pm & 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand

Anna Oakes-Monger, Ash Quarmby, The Curlews 

An evening of acoustic music at the Olive Bar, with original sets from local singer-songriters Anna-Oakes Monger and Ash Quarmby, and local folk duo The Curlews. 

Saturday, October 28, 7pm, Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Lancaster Comedy Club 

Stand up sets from Joey Page, Sully O’Sullivan and Alun Cochrane. 

Saturday, October 28, 7:30pm & 9pm, The Borough, Lancaster

Total Stone Roses 

An exclusive opportunity to hear your favourite Stone Roses anthems performed live by the UK’s finest tribute. Support comes from Oaysis, one of the UK’s best Oasis tribute bands.

Saturday, October 28, doors 7:30pm, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Jon Bowie 

A great opportunity to watch this master of guitar deliver a stripped back and mellow performance. 

Saturday, October 28, 8pm, Arnside Sailing Club

Darkside - From The Piper To The Bell 

The very best of Pink Floyd with tracks from the first album, Piper at the Gates of Dawn to the 1994 album, The Division Bell. 

Saturday, October 28, 8pm, The Platform, Morecambe

Darkside - Darkside Of The Moon & more 

A show dedicated to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic album The Dark Side of the Moon.

Sunday October 29, 3pm, The Platform, Morecambe

(Weekend tickets covering both Pink Floyd tribute shows are also available.

Queenz: The Show with Balls 

With the moves of Britney and voices like Whitney, prepare for a live vocal drag extravaganza. Age 14yrs+. 

Sunday, October 29, 7:30pm, Lancaster Grand

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