Marketing Lancashire

Marketing Lancashire is the place marketing organisation for Lancashire. Working collaboratively with both local authority and private sector partners from across the county to communicate investment opportunities and to showcase Lancashire’s strengths as a place to invest, work, live and study in, as well as a premier destination for visitors. Visit Lancashire is the tourist board for the county and a division of Marketing Lancashire. Read more

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Latest News

Investment in immersive technology is just the tonic for UCLan’s medical students

Medical students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will soon be diagnosing heart attacks, treating sepsis and examining the respiratory system from the comfort of the classroom thanks to an investment in state-of-the-art virtual reality software. The technology, developed by UK-based Oxford Medical Simulation (OMS), allows students studying within UCLan’s School of Medicine to practise treating […]

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National Lottery funding boost for Lancaster slave trade project

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has given significant backing to Facing The Past 2, a major project reflecting on Lancaster’s links to the transatlantic slave trade.  The £242,979 project will build on the work of Facing The Past 1 which took place last year.  This significant funding boost, made possible thanks to National Lottery players, […]

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We at the Lancaster House Hotel today until 3pm for a partnership drop in session. If you’re in the area please ca…
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RT @lep_business: Preston music venue The Ferret could be saved by locals as planned sale paused
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Spotlight Features

Do you work with or know a great Lancashire food and drink producer?

After an absence of two years, we’re delighted to announce that the National Festival of Making has invited Marketing Lancashire to deliver a Taste Lancashire Market, as part of the festival taking place on, Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 June 2022, in Blackburn town centre.

Lancashire winners of global 25under25 awards

Two young people in Lancashire are among the 25 winners of Common Purpose’s first Global 25Under25 Awards, joining their peers from countries around the world including the US, Singapore, the Philippines and Germany.

The Lancashire Tourism Awards are back - with these incredible winners

On Wednesday 2 February in the new Orangeraie venue, at Stanley House Hotel & Spa, almost 400 colleagues, partners, sponsors and stakeholders celebrated the very best of Lancashire tourism and hospitality.

Want to relive the moment?  Check out the Lancashire Tourism Awards Gallery 

University of Central Lancashire – Where opportunity creates success

At the Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise we aim to equip students with the tools they need to generate ideas and turn them into reality.

Our New Deal for a Greater Lancashire

Council leaders have made a historic pledge to work together to deliver a bold vision for a County Deal to benefit the people of Lancashire.

STEAM 2020 - the impact of Covid-19 on Lancashire visitor numbers

The annual Lancashire STEAM* figures, one of the evaluation tools used by destinations to measure the volume and value of tourism, have been released today (22 October 2021) by Marketing Lancashire; they reflect the serious impact that the pandemic has had on the county’s tourism and hospitality businesses.