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Lord of the Dance returns to Scotland with new show

Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games is a spectacular new staging of the much-loved traditional masterpiece and the show is heading to Edinburgh this weekend.

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Anastacia's 2017 UK tour includes two Scottish dates  the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow on May 30 and the Usher Hall in Edinburgh on May 31.

Anastacia is bringing her new tour to Scotland this summer

American singer-songwriter Anastacia is embarking on a new chapter in her life.

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Brian Conley

The ‘greatest’ entretainer Brian Conley brings new show to Motherwell

The multi-talented Brian Conley brings his new show The Greatest Entertainer (In His Price Range) to Motherwell Concert Hall later this month.

Theatre and Comedy
Some of the bands appearing at Motherwell Makes Music: (clockwise from top left) Caulder, Alburn, Weekend Debt, Dogtooth and The Begbies

Anticipation is nearly over as town gets ready to rock

After weeks of anticipation Motherwell Makes Music takes place this weekend bringing an eclectic mix of bands and artists to the town.

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Balbithan Castle near Kintore, Aberdeenshire. PIC Contributed.

Scottish castle and Jacobite hideaway for sale for less than £1m

A historic castle that became a Jacobite hiding place following the Battle of Culloden has gone on the market for less than £1m.

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Evergreen Irish duo at home away from home

Evergreen Irish duo at home away from home

March and April 2017 sees the return to Scotland of perennial concert favourites Foster and Allen with the simultaneous release of “The Gold Collection”.

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Gayle Telfer Stevens  and Louise McCarthy head abroad in their new stage show.

Don’t miss The Dolls on their brand new tour

The Dolls are embarking on a new 2017 tour which is already selling out at venues across Scotland.

Theatre and Comedy
Bloodlines new single Mothers Misery is out now on all the usual platforms including iTunes and Spotify

Award-winning group bring some chaos to Motherwell festival

Bloodlines lead singer Jamie Coltart left his home in Fort William in search of a music scene so is only too happy to help give Motherwell’s a boost.

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Lord of the Dance celebrates 20 years since its debut in 2017 and the organisers are celebrating with Johnston Press by offering five pairs of tickets for each of the shows in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Contributed pic.

Lord of the Dance returns to Scotland with new show

Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games is a spectacular new staging of the much-loved traditional masterpiece and the show is heading to Scotland.

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Mesmerene performing at King Tut's

Good timing is everything as Mesmerene come home for Motherwell music festival

The timing of Motherwell Makes Music couldn’t come at a better time for Mesmerene.

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Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

The timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra on the classic album, ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ and it has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz.

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The Stranglers are embarking on a tour of Scotland.

Baz: Come and see our ugly mugs!

The Stranglers’ story, which began way back in the early 1970s, is both long and complex. And it’s one that is still being written.

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The Easter Egg Club members are busy in rehearsals at Dalziel Park

Seventy years of good times

The Easter Egg Club celebrates its 70th anniversary with a new musical revue at Motherwell Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the Caterpillar occupation

Plays shed light on community during Caterpillar occupation

Two one-act plays will be performed together at Motherwell Theatre on Saturday continuing the events to mark the 30th anniversary of the Caterpillar occupation.

Theatre and Comedy
Alex Norton is most famous for his role in Taggart, but he is no stranger to the silver screen as well

Alex Norton reveals just what a life in showbiz is really like

Join actor Alex Norton on an irreverent journey behind the scenes of life in showbusiness at Motherwell Theatre next month.

Theatre and Comedy
The Vistas are quickly building a strong reputation across the UK

The Vistas are all aboard The Last Train to success

The Vistas have released their third EP The Last Train ahead of appearing at Motherwell Makes Music next month.

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The extended family of James Forrest are brought together by the TV show Heir Hunters including half siblings  Maureen Armstrong (second, right), Ian Cunningham (third, right) and Christine Robertson (centre)

Heir Hunters exposes family secret hidden for 60 years

A routine search for heirs after a man died in Craigneuk care home leaving no will and no known next of kin led to an extraordinary family reunion.

Arts
Susan Dick Jewellery & Bridal Accessories has been shortlisted in the Scottish Wedding Awards 2017

Companies who make big days special are ready for their big day

A Motherwell mum who swapped designing buildings for designing jewellery is in the running for a Scottish Wedding Award.

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David Hayman is most at home on the stage and delighted to be playing Bob Cunningham again.

Taboo star is bringing the thunder to Motherwell

Legendary Scottish actor David Hayman brings The Cause of Thunder to Motherwell Theatre on Tuesday, February 21.

Theatre and Comedy
Motherwell Makes Music organiser Derek Watson (left) is a member of The Banter Thiefs.

Time for a new generation to shine at Motherwell music festival

Motherwell is set to host a new music festival which aims to promote the best local musicians and some of Scotland’s hottest emerging talent.

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