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My Sky Ride

There it is: a ropeway that stretched out the park and over Marine Road to a tower on the promenade and back. Fixed seat cableway using two bull wheels with two intermediate towers. There it is: that blog picture separated from my memory. I didn't go for the ride. I came to Morecambe too late. I ...

Read More » Posted in: Frontierland by Leo Burtin on 26 February 2014
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Moving Around

Well here we go, just a couple of days until lift-off, and the nearer it gets the easier it gets to imagine. A Sunday afternoon sat watching and listening to Pete and the musicians put together Act 2 has left me excited for Friday night. I don't know why I was surprised by how good it sounded, whe...

Read More » Posted in: Frontierland by Leo Burtin on 25 February 2014
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Long Walk to the Frontierland

Today was a big day! It was the big rehearsal session with all teams of Frontierland. Look at all that...Just with the amount of instruments and musicians, I was already so thrilled. I mean, how often could we see dozens of people, coming together from literally all sorts of background, to collab...

Read More » Posted in: Frontierland by Eric Ng on 24 February 2014
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So Difficult

Seven? years ago More Music produced The Long Walk. A huge, mass community, musical response to the Morecambe Bay Tragedy of 2004. It worked with hundreds of people in Morecambe, Liverpool, Gateshead, Hong Kong and beyond over many years and was hugely defining and awesome. When we...

Read More » Posted in: Frontierland by Matt Robinson on 22 February 2014
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One week to go

In just a week, short of a few hours, the first few audience members will be arriving at Live At LICA… they’ll be greeted by a carnival band, and soon the ushers will be handing out stamps, wristbands, coloured tickets…   Ladies & Gentlemen, this way for the green route… the gre...

Read More » Posted in: Frontierland by Darren Leadsom on 21 February 2014
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Frontierland ticket/travel deal for West End residents

Residents of Morecambe’s West End are eligible for reduced rate £5 tickets (which includes bus travel from Morecambe to Lancaster University and back) for Frontierland, More Music’s celebratory show at the Nuffield Theatre on 28 February and 1 March. Frontierland is a celebration o...

Read More » Posted in: Frontierland, Gigs and festivals, Press release by Darren Leadsom on 18 February 2014
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19 days to go

19 days to go and I am getting excited.  Each week we move a step closer to defining the details of the show and really hearing it all. In my set for Act One the six songs take me on a journey of 20 years of songwriting with some inspiring creative people.  They include local songwrite...

Read More » Posted in: Frontierland by Pete Moser on 9 February 2014
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The neighbourhood party

A long drive out of the Eurotunnel, from Folkestone all the way up North, to the seaside for fish & chips and a pint at the Palatine, before heading to bed at the Craigwell.  That was what my very first day back in the UK for a while, and my very first time in Lancashire was like… If ...

Read More » Posted in: Frontierland by Leo Burtin on 3 February 2014
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