Autumn in Morecambe Bay

Activities for Families:


Something Strange – Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

Sat, 19 October, 10:00 – Sun, 27 October, 17:00
(Friday 25th and Saturday 26th, open until 8pm)

Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, Hale, Milnthorpe LA7 7FE

Experience the curious, the bizarre and the strange this Halloween half term at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis. Activities on throughout the week with late night lantern tours Friday 25th and Saturday 26th.


Lancaster Maritime Museum Autumn Craft Sessions

21 – 25 October and 2 November

Lancaster Maritime Museum, Customs House, St George’s Quay, Lancaster, LA1 1RB

Monday 21 October – Dreamcatchers – Make a cool Dreamcatcher to catch those dreams.

Tuesday 22 October – Jam Jar Lanterns – Design you own Jam Jar Lantern to take home.

Wednesday 23 October – Wicked Witches and Wizards – Make a peg doll witch or wizard.

Thursday 24 October –Ghostly Galleons – Create a spooky galleon for Halloween.

Friday 25 October – Spellbound – Make a book to write your spells in.

All Session times: 10.15am, 11.15am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm.

Saturday 2 Nov – Kool Kaleidoscopes – sessions at 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm.

All workshops £1 per child.

Booking advisable to avoid disappointment.

Museum Admission – Adults £3 and Concessions £2. Children and local adults free (Postcode LA1-LA6)

Ring (01524) 382264 for information.



West End Lantern Festival at More Music

Sat, 26 October, 18:00 – 21:30

More Music, 13-17 Devonshire Rd, Morecambe LA3 1QT

Join us for music, magic and surprises including food, warm drinks, live entertainment and the Creative Exchange’s market of local crafts.

Wrap up and join the magical lantern procession as it makes its way through the West End.

Market from 4pm in Alexandra Park.

Lantern procession from 6pm, beginning at Sandylands school.
https://moremusic.org.uk/whats-on/west-end-lantern-festival/


Activities for Adults:

Horror Film Festival

25 – 27 Oct 2019

Park Hotel, Morecambe LA4 4QY

The festival is about grass roots independent film-making and celebrating the fun of bone-chilling horror. There will be feature and short films from independent filmmakers from around the world.

West End Millions has supported the event with a small Community Grant and we have now put our Early-Bird Weekend Festival Passes on sale at: https://ticketlab.co.uk/event/id/3012

Social media and web information is: https://www.hauntedhousefearfest.com  https://www.facebook.com/pg/hauntedhousefearfest/  https://www.facebook.com/events/234109584206427/


Films at Morecambe Winter Gardens, 26 – 27 October

The Dukes is partnering with The Morecambe Winter Gardens to present a weekend of 4 Hollywood classics – including 3 essential Laurel & Hardy films. The Iconic duo came to Morecambe during a six-week UK tour in 1947, and it was at the Winter Gardens where the pair performed.

Contact 01524 598 500 for bookings and more information.

Sat, 26 October, 2pm, £5
Laurel & Hardy Film: Block-Heads

Stan, who has remained faithfully at his World War I post for twenty years, finally comes home where his best friend, Ollie, takes him in, thus allowing him to discover the many conveniences of the modern world.

Sat, 26 October, 7pm, £7
Singin’ In The Rain (Film)
It’s 1927 in Hollywood and the stuntman-turned matinee-idol star of Monumental Pictures, Don Lockwood, is caught in the bumpy transition from silent films to talkies. When the studio’s attempts to make their own talkie turn disastrous, it’s down to Don, his songwriter best friend Cosmo and ingénue love interest Kathy to save the day. by turning the film into a musical!

Sun, 27 October, 1pm, £5
Laurel and Hardy – Way Out West (Film)

Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector. However they reckon without the machinations of her evil guardian Mickey Finn who is determined to have the gold mine for himself and his saloon singer wife Lola.

Sun, 27 October, 2.45pm, £5
Laurel and Hardy – Sons of the Desert (Film)
When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they’re actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way.



An Enchanted Autumn | Halton Mill

Sat, 26 October, 19:30 – 21:30

Halton Mill, Mill Ln, Halton, Lancaster LA2 6ND

An Enchanted Autumn – Join performance storyteller David Dale and musician Ian Midgley for a cosy evening of autumnal tales and tunes. Sat 26th Oct 7.30-9.15pm Recommended for 16+ Cost £7.50 book via www.trybooking.co.uk/LEA Journey through harvest time to the chilly haunted nights of autumn.


Darkside – The Pink Floyd Show

Saturday, October 26, 8:00 pm

The Platform, £19

Darkside return to Morecambe to deliver a show with empathy and passion, performing tracks from the legendary Pink Floyd’s massive back-catalogue, from the early magical days of founder Syd Barrett through to later iconic albums such as Dark Side of The Moon, Wish You Were Here Animals and The Wall.

Combined with laser light show and their trademark circular screen projections, Darkside will be replicating the experience and energy of Pink Floyd live on stage in the 70s, which many believe was Floyd at their very best.


Morecambe Heritage Walks: Morecambe’s Comedy Stars

Sun, 27 October, 14:00 – 15:30, £3

The Arndale Morecambe Bay Shopping Centre, Market St, Morecambe LA4 5DH

A series of guided walks from Morecambe Heritage Centre celebrating Morecambe’s rich entertainment past. Sand grown stars like young Eric Bartholomew learned their comedy craft through local clubs and talent shows. Thora Hird honed her comic roles at the Royalty Theatre. Archie Collis, Ronné Coyles and Billy Stutt were other comedy favourites. Albert Modley, Lancashire’s favourite Yorkshireman, made his home in Morecambe while Victoria Wood modelled her sketch Two Soups on Morecambe’s cafes. Join us on this exploration of Morecambe’s comedy heritage.