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By Tom Holman

ISBN-10: 1907666397

ISBN-13: 9781907666391

How do you're making a Lancashire sizzling Pot? Why did a purple rose develop into the brand of Lancashire? the place are you able to locate Bedlam, Buttock and Little Tongues? Which Italian opera was once set in Lancashire? what's the optimum aspect within the county? whilst is Lancashire Day?

Find the entire solutions and masses extra along with in A Lancashire Miscellany-a treasure trove of data approximately this excellent a part of England. no matter if you are a precise Lancastrian or simply passing via, this publication is an enjoyable romp in the course of the humans and areas of the glorious county. train your self the Lancashire lingo with a gradely advisor to neighborhood dialect and sayings, and decide up suggestions for cooking well-known neighborhood specialities like black pudding and Eccles tarts. From best Ministers to rock stars, learn the tales of well-known Lancastrians in the course of the a long time, and observe many of the quirky customs of the region.

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He became PM mid-way through the First World War. BLACKPOOL’S STAR PERFORMERS Blackpool, and in particular its Winter Gardens complex of theatres, ballrooms and opera houses, has hosted hundreds of famous singers, entertainers, actors and comedians over the years. Here are 30 of the best known. Arthur Askey Richard Attenborough Shirley Bassey The Beatles Sarah Bernhardt Charlie Chaplin Noel Coward Bette Davis Marlene Dietrich Ken Dodd Gracie Fields George Formby Judy Garland John Gielgud Alec Guinness Jimi Hendrix Bob Hope Sid James Tom Jones Lillie Langtree Laurel and Hardy Vivien Leigh Vera Lynn Morecambe and Wise John Mills Paul Robeson Frank Sinatra Tommy Steele Kenneth Williams Norman Wisdom The vast conference facilities at the complex also make it popular with the leading political parties.

Access is restricted, but the ruins can be seen from the adjacent road. Greenhalgh Castle, near Garstang. Built by the first Earl of Derby in 1490 and largely wrecked during a Civil War siege, much of its stone taken for other nearby buildings. A single crumbling tower remains. Hoghton Tower, near Preston. Somewhere between a manor house and a castle, this spectacular fortified hilltop building originally dates to 1109. It was badly damaged in the Civil War but restored in the 16th century. Famous guests have included several kings and queens.

St Peter’s Square in Manchester has a plaque marking the event, though a campaign is ongoing for a more substantial commemoration. LANCASHIRE’S COAT OF ARMS The official coat of arms of the modern administrative county of Lancashire incorporates three emblems of the famous red rose on a gold shield. To either side are lions standing on their hind legs with forepaws on the shield, while above on the crest is another lion on all fours on a golden wreath. Emblazoned underneath is Lancashire’s official motto - In Concilio Consilium.

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