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Pancakes Traditions and History

Pancakes Traditions and History

Pancake Day: A Journey Through History and Traditions Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, has a rich history and diverse traditions across the globe. Its roots lie in the Christian calendar, specifically the period leading up to...

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KIDS EAT FOR FREE

KIDS EAT FOR FREE

Half term offers February 2024. As the info is gathered from across Social Media, don't sue me if for any reason details change at short notice. Please check it out for yourself Apricot - Lytham KIDS EAT FREE HALF TERM Bring the little ones to to try our kids menu...

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You can still Eat Out for LESS in Lytham St Annes

You can still Eat Out for LESS in Lytham St Annes

Although some of the Winter offers are over, there are still  some to be had at our fantastic local pubs. bars cafes and restaurants, Don't  miss out! This blog could help you try somewhere new, as well as eating at your favorite place for just a little bit less!....

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6 LOCAL ARTISTS – 6 QUESTIONS – Iz Durose

6 LOCAL ARTISTS – 6 QUESTIONS – Iz Durose

What inspired you to become an artist, and how has your journey evolved over time? Art is something that has always been a huge part of my life; I spent many hours in galleries, at shows and reading books about artists, their work and their lives, when I was younger...

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6 LOCAL ARTISTS – 6 QUESTIONS -Nicky Thompson

6 LOCAL ARTISTS – 6 QUESTIONS -Nicky Thompson

What inspired you to become an artist, and how has your journey evolved over time? My mum was my original inspiration, she was always drawing with us (she went to art school in the 60s)…I’m still inspired by the illustrators of my childhood (Charles Tunnicliffe and...

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6 LOCAL ARTISTS – 6 QUESTIONS – Jayne Stevenson

6 LOCAL ARTISTS – 6 QUESTIONS – Jayne Stevenson

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME AN ARTIST, AND HOW HAS YOUR JOURNEY EVOLVED OVER TIME? There wasn't a 'lightbulb' moment that made me become an artist, it was just a gradual thing.  I have been painting and drawing for as long as I remember.  When I was a child I used to...

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6 LOCAL ARTISTS – 6 QUESTIONS – Steve Bruce

6 LOCAL ARTISTS – 6 QUESTIONS – Steve Bruce

. WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME AN ARTIST, AND HOW HAS YOUR JOURNEY EVOLVED OVER TIME? I wasn't exactly inspired to become an artist initially but I was presented with an art set as a birthday gift in 1994, which came as a big surprise to me! I just sort of drifted into...

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Show Love for Local

Show Love for Local

Shopping Local - you know it makes sense! The phrase "a nation of shopkeepers", commonly attributed to Napoleon is a reference to the United Kingdom. But there were not so many in the last few years, more 'Multi National Company Owners', not 'little guys' around as...

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NEW Event* space at Lowther

NEW Event* space at Lowther

What could you do in THE TENT? Lowther’s newest, temporary space is a marquee offering an alternative programme of events and activities, whilst providing a free space for community groups to connect. The Tent’s programming spans live music, food nights, family and...

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What’s On in APRIL 2023 LythamStAnnes

What’s On in APRIL 2023 LythamStAnnes

SPRING IS ON HER WAY and with her the start of  local events. From Alice in Wonderland to Peter Rabbit to Pirates and paddling on the Lake. Don't let anyone tell you that nothing much goes on around here! Here's a quick rundown of what's on in April in Lytham and St...

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St Annes On Sea Christmas Markets – Year 2

St Annes On Sea Christmas Markets – Year 2

Why do we LOVE a Christmas Market?? To get us into the Christmas Spirit of course Well amongst other things It takes a few years to make a tradition and St Annes on Sea have made a great start.  Ok it will not be as big as Manchester, yet, but you don't have as far to...

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Christmas in Lytham St Annes

Christmas in Lytham St Annes

Christmas is a magical time for most of us whether you choose to celebrate in a traditional way or not, but if the 'traditional' way means a stressed out chef, weeks of shopping and preparing, sleepless nights and youtube views on the BEST way to cook the Turkey, not...

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What’s ON in Lytham St Annes Autumn/Winter 2022

What’s ON in Lytham St Annes Autumn/Winter 2022

Plan the rest of the Year 2022 has been a wonderful year, where everything seems back to normal OR in some cases even better!!!  More Events and bigger/longer versions, it certainly has been a year to remember and just because its getting colder and the 'nights are...

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Who drinks Gin & Tonic?

Who drinks Gin & Tonic?

Well almost everybody!  Why Gin with Tonic, perhaps you wouldn't believe it, but there is a scientific reason why they are so good together according to US website Thrillist  HERE For me personally it was always a grown up drink, my friends parents (ex RAF father) who...

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