Your Bay Events Guide

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Spotlight Event (Litfest)
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Cabaret style live literature night, hosted by Litfest.
Doors open 7pm Open Mic 7.15 – 7.45pm
Admission £4 / £2 (conc.)

An Audience with Cannon and Ball @ The Platform
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

If it is the wonderful tonic of laughter that you are looking for, then you have come to the right place!

Cannon and Ball bring their own magical and unique brand of humour to The Platform in 2019.

Opening the show with 45 minutes of unforgettable “Cannon & Ball” they will perform some of their legendary sketches and routines before the interval.

Tommy and Bobby open Act Two with a song and then into storytelling of their career after which they will open the mic to the audience for Q & A’s.

This magical and intimate “Close and Upfront!” evening is a treat for all comedy fans of all ages!

Tickets on sale now at

Park Run at Williamson Park
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Park Run – Every Saturday from 9am
Take on the 5km challenge – it’s you against the clock.
Setting off from the Ashton Memorial. It’s free to take part! You must register before your first run. Visit the web site to register and find out more
The emphasis is running for enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace!
Lancaster parkrun needs you! It is entirely organised by volunteers – email: to help.
“Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in The Pavilion Café- please come and join us!”

RSPB Moorland Walk @ Slaidburn
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Join us for a walk along one of the Forest of Bowland’s most stunning valleys. Take this opportunity to learn more about the international importance of the area for birds of prey and the rare upland habitat they call home during the spring and summer. Birds to look out for include the ring ouzel, a regular breeder in the valley, our smallest bird of prey the merlin and, if you’re lucky, you may be rewarded with a sighting of England’s rarest bird of prey, and emblem of the AONB, the hen harrier. Bring binoculars (or a telescope) if you have them, plus a packed lunch. Suitable for accompanied children of 10 years and over.

(Please do not pay for parking until car sharing to start of walk has been organised.)

Booking essential. Please contact Marie Stawarski at the RSPB office on or phone 01524 581001.

£10, terrain guide 3, 3 miles approx.

Check with the organiser for exact event location.

Lancaster Art Society and District
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

We have almost 100 different artworks by local artists on display, many of which are for sale. Whether you prefer realism, surrealism, landscapes or local scenes, we’ve probably got it!

Making A Splash-Memories of Morecambe’s Super Swimming Stadium
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

A wonderful display of images from the heyday of Morecambe’s Super Swimming Stadium showing beauty pageants , swimming and diving displays and family fun.
01524 382264

Turner and the Picturesque
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm

Come and marvel at J.M.W. Turner’s ‘Picturesque views in England and Wales. It is arguably the finest and most ambitious series of British topographical engravings ever produced on copper.

Free admission for local residents or £3 adults, £2 concessions. (Includes entry to Maritime Museum)

Williamson Park Bootcamp
Apr 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Get fit this autumn in Williamson Park!
Join Russell Hawkesford every Saturday at 10:30am and be put through your paces in Williamson Park!
Please meet at the bottom of the Ashton Memorial, sessions cost £3 for adults and £2 for under 16s.

An Artist’s View Of Home And Away
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

ALancaster artist is presenting A Fresh View of Home in his new exhibition atThe Dukes gallery.


DavidFrench, who is originally from Morecambe, is displaying paintings from histravels and recent works of the Morecambe Bay area.


Davidis a former senior lecturer in carpentry and joinery at Lancaster &Morecambe College, who first exhibited his art in 2001 and has worked as a fulltime artist since 2013.


“The planwas to pack in work and cycle around the world with my easel..and partner,Kath,” said David.


“The exhibition maps thejourney (so far), reflects the influence of the places I have lived and withnew paintings of Morecambe Bay. I hope to illustrate the way that travel haschanged my palette, perspective and approach to work.”


A Fresh View of Homeincludes plein air sketches and studio works of France, Italy and Cornwall.


Visitors to The Dukesbetween 1-4pm on April 6 will be able to watch David at work as part of aweekend of activities celebrating the launch of Lancaster Art Safari.


AFresh View of Home runs until June 1. If you are making a special trip to seeit, call the Box Office as sometimes the gallery is used for other activities.


Formore information, ring the Box Office on 01524 598500 or visit


Meet the Keeper @ Butterfly House at Williamson Park
Apr 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Meet the Keeper and learn out about the life cycles and habitats of the inhabitants in the Butterfly House and Mini Beast Cave.

Visit the Williamson Park website.