During the first weekend in June, there will be a completely different vibe in Morecambe as A Splendid Day Out festival rolls into town. We will be transported back to the future with the influx of Steampunk aficionados, bringing with them a rich and magnificent wardrobe, a host of events and a unique sense of adventure.
The Midland has joined forces with the organisers and will be providing space for the performers, afternoon teas and a gin bar. Rob Bracewell, one of the festival organisers, took time out to explain a bit more about Steampunk and what we can expect for the weekend.
Calling all Thespians and those with Shakespearean stamina! There’s a new festival taking centre stage in the town of Morecambe – The Bard by the Beach: Morecambe Shakespeare Festival (more…)
Ashleigh Wood, ‘the face of Morecambe’, will be singing live in Rotunda Bar at The Midland on 17th October.
We caught up with her recently and asked her about the phenomenal success of her ‘Bring me Sunshine’ track and video which is promoting the town of Morecambe as a tourist destination. (more…)
Last night English Lakes picked up a national silver award for excellence in VisitEngland’s hospitality, catering and tourism Awards.
The Wild Boar secured a place at the top table at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015, coming in second position in the Tourism Pub of the Year award category. (more…)
Thousands of people flocked to sunny Morecambe this weekend (6th and 7th September 2014) for the second Vintage By The Sea festival hosted in and around The Midland hotel.
The seafront area was transformed into a celebration of all things vintage including music, fashion, dance, craft and food. Here is a selection of our favourite moments from the weekend as shared by Twitter users… (more…)
English Lakes is proud of its pets welcome policy and guests have been bringing their pets to our hotels in the Lake District and Lancashire for many years. We welcome back our special four legged blogger, Max, who has been to the seaside and just couldn’t wait to tell us about his visit to The Midland, Morecambe.
The Olympic torch arrived in Cumbria this morning and it is currently on route down from Carlisle to Bowness-on-Windermere. (more…)