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The Skull at the Pack Horse Pub, Affetside

Strictly speaking, the Pack Horse in Affetside is in Greater Manchester now, but historically this whole area used to be part of Lancashire… Built in 1443, this old pub is proud of the skull displayed above the bar. The skull … Continue reading

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Lancashire Folk – the Book!

Pleased to announced that Lancashire Folk is finally available!  It is now in stock and available for purchase from the distributor, Gazelle Books.  For direct customers Gazelle have set up a promotional offer which will allow you to buy the … Continue reading

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The Ship Inn at Freckleton

The Ship Inn is reputed to be more than three centuries old. As well as once being a smuggler’s watering-hole, it also harboured a skull which had its home in the attic of the building. Like other such skulls, it … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Ripley’s ‘Believe It Or Not!’ Museum

This permanent exhibition is weird enough all on its own.  Based on the extensive collection of Robert Ripley (1890-1949), an American eccentric who travelled extensively and could not resist acquiring strange objects from wherever he went. Blackpool’s collection includes shrunken … Continue reading

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