Divine Sunset at The Midland

We have seen some amazing photographs taken from The Midland, but this takes some beating. The story behind the photograph makes it even more poignant.

Beautiful sunset from The Midland
Beautiful sunset from The Midland

Midland guest, Chris Peear-Wilson, has been diagnosed with various auto-immune illnesses and a degenerative condition which affects both eyes and has rendered her partially blind. She never has a day free from pain. With the vision she has left she is making every second count. Keen on nature, with a passion for ornithology, flora and fauna, Chris had, until quite recently, made quite a name for herself locally in Denbighshire as an jounalartist who loves to draw birds. Observing them from close quarters, she developed a way of committing their shape and colour to memory, later re-creating the images on paper. Unfortunately, Chris is now no longer able to see well enough to draw.

Indefatigable, Chris has taken up photography and captures nature through the lens whenever possible. She was delighted with this particular shot – the light on Morecambe Bay sands in the shape of a cross echoing her own strong faith.  She calls the photograph ‘Divine Sunset’ and commented,

‘Divine Sunset’ was followed by a ‘divine evening’ that only The Midland could deliver. I hope this photograph encourages and inspires others.

We wish Chris every success in the future as she faces the challenges that her illness brings. Thank you for sharing this magnificent image with us.

Room with a View

The Midland with its Sun Terrace restaurant and bedrooms overlooking Morecambe Bay is the perfect place to experience your own divine evening. We look forward to welcoming you.

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Watching the sun setting with a glass of bubbly
Watching the sun setting with a glass of bubbly

 

 

English Lakes Conferences – Business Need Never Be Boring

An increasing number of English Lakes Conference guests are discovering that once the business in the conference room is done for the day, there’s still time to explore their beautiful surroundings and even participate in activities or light-hearted events. Here’s a few examples of how groups have made the most of our stunning Lake District and Lancashire scenery. 

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Morecambe Bay Shrimps at The Midland Seafood Festival

One of The Midland’s most popular dishes, we have the great privilege of living just a stone’s throw from where Morecambe Bay Shrimps arrive on shore. From net to Chef in a matter of hours – there’s nothing that beats the freshness of that daily catch. Continue reading “Morecambe Bay Shrimps at The Midland Seafood Festival”

Shakespeare Visits The Midland in Morecambe

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 Continue reading “Shakespeare Visits The Midland in Morecambe”

Ashleigh Wood to perform live at The Midland

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. Continue reading “Ashleigh Wood to perform live at The Midland”

Authentic Vintage Style Collectables at The Midland

In preparation for The Midland Vintage Wedding Showcase, I met up with Carol Bean, co-founder and Director of Itsy Bitsy and discovered a wealth of knowledge about the Vintage era and what’s going on creatively in Morecambe. She is also our expert advisor for The Midland Wedding ShowcaseHere is someone to whom I would feel very comfortable handing over the style reins of any Vintage glamorous wedding or event. Continue reading “Authentic Vintage Style Collectables at The Midland”

Meet The Midland Wedding ‘Dream Team’

When you book an English Lakes venue for your wedding celebration, you can be sure you will always get the best personal service with one of our dedicated wedding and event co-ordinators.

Introducing our two wedding co-coordinators at The Midland – Helen and Lee-Harry. Between them, they do everything in their power to ensure that each wedding glides along seamlessly, even if they are at times pedalling furiously behind the scenes. Being with the company over twelve years, they have a wealth of experience and more than a few memorable moments. Continue reading “Meet The Midland Wedding ‘Dream Team’”