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If you are are thinking about a holiday over the festive period, why not have a look at the Pantomines that are on around the area. Some of these Pantomines have audio description, BSL performances and relaxed performances. Details for each are below.

 

Christmas Pantomines 2019:

Cindarella- a Fairytale

22 Nov-11th Jan The Dukes, Lancaster 01524 598500

Audio Described performance with touch tour 20th December

BSL performance 28th December

Relaxed performance 3rd Jan

Aladdin

1st Dec-30th Dec Lancaster Grand Theatre 01524 64695

Cindarella

12th Dec-15th Dec Marine Hall, Fleetwood, 01253 887693

Relaxed/BSL performance 13th Dec

Peter Pan

6th Dec- 5th Jan The Grand Theatre, 01253 290190

Audio described performance 14th Dec

Beauty and the Beast on Ice

7th Dec-21st Dec Pleasure Beach Arena, 01253 341707

Horrible Histories- Horrible Christmas

13th Dec-29th Dec Blackpool Opera House 08448561111

Dick Whittington

12th Dec-22nd Dec, Preston Playhouse 0333 666 3366

 

 

 

 

 

As our British summertime draws to a close what is going on around the area? Well, quite a lot! As we live on site we can usually point you in the right direction when it comes to days out however, we have compiled a little list below of what is on this season.

The Illuminations at Blackpool have now been switched on and anticipating spectators. There is also the weekly firework displays for the Firework competion in Blackpool which we can actually see distantly from the cottages. For more information about this event please visit the Visit Blackpool site on www.visitblackpool.com

13-22 September is the Heritage Open days in Lancaster which are a range of events celebrating heritage and culture. For more information please visit www.heritageopendays.org.uk

22-29th September there is the ‘Foodie Foray’ which celebrates the Forest of Bowland’s natural food larder and incorporates walking and foraging www.forestofbowland.com/foodie-foray

26th September there is Monstersaurus showing at the Lancaster Grand Theatre www.lancastergrand.co.uk

1st-2nd November Light up Lancaster, Free admission firework display www.lightuplancaster.co.uk

6th-9th November For the Sherlock Holmes fans there is Hound Of The Baskervilles showing at The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster Box office is: 01524 598500 or visit their site www.dukes-lancaster.org

23rd November-5th January Lancaster on Ice is a 6 week Ice rink and winter wonderland in the heart of the city centre. Dalton Square, Lancaster. www.lancasteronice.co.uk

If you are looking for some festive fun then look no further than our very own Garstang Town Centre on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th December from 6-9pm. The town hosts its Victorian Christmas festival with live music, stalls, food, Santa’s grotto, rides and late night shopping. It is a really fantastic couple of nights.

Or why not look at the West Lancashire Light Railway Santa Special where children can meet Santa and receive a present! Free mulled wine and mince pies for adults. Please be aware booking is essential, visit their site for more details www.westlancsrailway.org

Christmas Pantomines 2019:

Cindarella- a Fairytale

22 Nov-11th Jan The Dukes, Lancaster 01524 598500

Aladdin

1st Dec-30th Dec Lancaster Grand Theatre 01524 64695

Cindarella

12th Dec-15th Dec Marine Hall, Fleetwood, 01253 887693

Peter Pan

6th Dec- 5th Jan The Grand Theatre, 01253 290190

Beauty and the Beast on Ice

7th Dec-21st Dec Pleasure Beach Arena, 01253 341707

Horrible Histories- Horrible Christmas

13th Dec-29th Dec Blackpool Opera House 08448561111

Dick Whittington

12th Dec-22nd Dec, Preston Playhouse 0333 666 3366

 

 

 

 

 

If you would not be without your Aga, or have always fancied cooking on one, now’s your chance!  Four of the 5* Gold cottages at Barnace Cottages have beautiful shiny Agas!  Not only do they keep the cottages cosy and welcoming, but they also cook a roast dinner like nothing else on earth!

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