Lancashire Life magazine April 2020 – out in the shops or available to buy online now

Lancashire Life - April 2020

Lancashire Life - April 2020 - Credit: Archant

A look inside the April 2020 issue of Lancashire Life

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Some of the articles featured in this issue relate to events and businesses that have been affected by the government advice on tackling COVID-19. Please check their associated websites and social media accounts for the latest updates on their status.


Happy snappers - You could win brilliant camera kit

The Sizergh things - Life in a castle is not as luxurious as you might think

Her next fight - The all-action beauty queen in Penrith

My floating home - The novelist who finds inspiration in her canal boat

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It’s Wondermere - There’s lots to discover in this Lakes town

A culture boost -The county bids for City of Culture title

A new way to live - Innovative co-housing in Lancaster

Ruskin residency - Brantwood inspired an art show in Coniston

Monument keeper -Looking after Ulverston’s famous landmark

Magic at t’mill - The creative people at the heart of Barrowford

Ribble ramble - Spring is the perfect time to explore Ribchester

5 Lakes walks - Follow in Wordsworth’s footsteps

The Seasons - Finding the first shoots of spring at Crosby

A wild oasis - Make your garden a wildlife paradise

Chorley’s changing - There are plenty of reasons to pay a visit

Test yourself - Two chances to win a year’s subscription

Justin Moorhouse - What 50 years have taught our columnist


My Manchester - We talk to super chef Adam Reid

Berry exciting - The Boho Baker’s been hedgerow foraging

Food for all - Wholesome recipes for all the family


Suburban style - Inside a beautiful home in Urmston

Your new home - The best guide to homes for sale

The next step - The benefits of a retirement village

Living it up - Inspirational ideas for your living room

Colour it up - Spring shades to brighten your home

Tech tricks - A guide to some of the latest gadgetry

Kitchen queen - Diane Berry on new starts after 40 years in the business

Saleroom stories - The latest from the region’s antique sales

It’s our retreat - A tranquil garden in Brindle is an ideal escape

Road test - Behind the wheel of a new BMW


Sorbet shades - Classic colours for your spring wardrobe

Earn his stripes - On socks or shirts, stripes are in

Be made up - What’s hot at the beauty counter

The treatment - We visit the spa at Ribby Hall Holiday Village in Wrea Green


Keep it local - Create your dream Lancashire wedding

Dress it up - Gorgeous gowns for your big day


Get crafty - Make a lovely Easter gift

Education - Get on it with phonics to help them at school

Get fit - Could hybrid fitness work for you?