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Following the Successful Visual Arts Project Counterpart, Three Artists’ Interventions are to Stay

21st August 2016

Celeste by Salina Somalya will stay at Lytham Hall until the end of September, Story Time by Kate Eggleston-Wirtz will stay in Lytham Library and Tina Dempsey’s, Look at It This Way will stay in the Eco Pod at Park View for the time being. Sincere thanks to all the intervention artists and hosts of ...

Lytham Festival Releases Sensational £99 Weekend Tickets for 2017

15th August 2016

Weekend tickets for Lytham Festival 2017 will go on sale this week at just £99. A limited number of Super Early Bird 2017 tickets giving customers general admission to four nights in the Main Proms Arena (Thurs 3 – Sunday 6 August) will go on sale at 8am on Friday from The announcement comes ...

Bugs, Barrels and Bryan Adams

7th August 2016

After having to cancel our Plywood Embroidery Workshop (hope you have a full & speedy recovery Isabel Howe x) we were over-run by wee beasties. Using white gel pen on black paper; artists quality coloured pencils on white paper or a combination of both, the group captured some of the bugs that had escaped from ...

West End Proms – a Message From Lytham Festival

7th August 2016

It’s with a heavy heart that we’ve had to cancel this evening’s Second Act of West End Proms due to the high winds. The forecast has changed all day, with the Met Office and our two on site weather stations being closely monitored. Unfortunately, we have reached wind speeds that make the site unsafe for ...

Free Art Workshops Continue ’til Sunday

4th August 2016

The FREE art workshops are in full swing.   Tuesday we were at Park View 4U with Susie Knowles making collagraphs, a collection or raised shapes and textures attached to a card to be inked and then printed through a press.  The allotment and garden were the starting point for this.  Considering many hadn’t tried ...

Customer Information – Star Wars

3rd August 2016

The Gale Force is STRONG in this one and unfortunately we have been forced to end tonight’s film performance early. We appreciate your support on such a windy night but this is something that is completely out of our hands and your safety is our priority. ALL customers will receive a FULL refund. Please post ...

More Stars Added to the Bill for West End Proms

2nd August 2016

Soprano Jo Appleby and pop-star-turned musical theatre star Jon Lee have been added to the bill for Lytham Festival’s West End Proms this weekend. The pair (pictured below) join an eclectic line-up of West End and Broadway stars for the sold-out event taking place on Sunday August 7. Jo, who is originally from Thornton in ...

Drawing with Kathy Dereli & Mark Parry’s Topograph

1st August 2016

The free workshops have begun. This morning Kathy Dereli used one of her own sculptures as a subject in our drawing session.  Wow, were we stretched.  What an amazing way to learn and develop our skills.  Although I teach drawing as part of Art Circle, my approach is quite different.  I use plenty of vertical & ...

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