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

COVID-19: Marketing Lancashire launches a county-wide recovery plan. Read more

Latest News

Tickets selling fast for return of Duke’s much-loved outdoor theatre

Tickets are selling fast for The Dukes outdoor walkabout theatre production of Grimm Tales which runs until August 22. After a two-year absence from Lancaster’s Williamson Park, The Dukes is delighted to entertain audiences outdoors once again. Grimm Tales: Witches, Wolves, Fairies and Frogs is a fun and fresh adaptation of the famous Brothers Grimm fairy tales told […]

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Novi Appointed Agency Delivery Partner for DfE Skills Bootcamp

Lancaster-based digital agency Novi Digital has been appointed the sole agency partner for the delivery of digital marketing Skills Bootcamps in the North West of England. Skills Bootcamps is a 12-week course in Digital Marketing, which forms part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Plan for Jobs. Delivered by Coventry-based We Are Digital, working in partnership with […]

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Spotlight Features

Apprentice recruitment on target for WEC new engineering and welding academy

In May this year engineering and fabrication specialists WEC Group announced a major Apprenticeship recruitment drive at their newly built Engineering & Welding Academy in Blackburn, Lancashire…

Lancaster pals wild about swimming set up Wild North

Wild swimming or open water swimming has really caught on in recent times, with the physical and mental health benefits extolled by those who venture into our waters – in all weathers.  Now two pals from Lancaster have turned their pastime into a business.

20th anniversary - a journey from cheese to weddings

When Simon Barnes, Director of Bashall Barn returned home with his family, little did he think that 20 years after establishing Bashall Barn as a food visitor centre, that the business would now be a thriving wedding venue. We hand over the Spotlight in this English Tourism Week to Simon , who tells his story.

Breda Murphy pivots her business by launching a new food concept

In response to this past year, award-winning Chef and Restaurateur Breda Murphy, has launched a nationwide, restaurant-quality, frozen ready meal delivery service.

Undeniably proud - in a glass of their own

Brindle distillery has proudly carried the ‘Lancashire’ brand since opening their doors  in 2018,  but has now realised a dream and created new bottles that proudly display their provenance.

Under starter's orders - Partington's ready to welcome back guests

Thinking outside the box and a firm commitment to sustainability have been top of the agenda at Partington’s, as they prepare their holiday parks for the 2021 season.

Route into Retail - For Lancashire food and drink producers

A commercial scaleup programme to help fast-growing Lancashire food and drink businesses sell to supermarkets and major retailers. 75% funded by Lancashire County Council and businesses will be expected to contribute the remaining £495.

Neil Evans MD at VEKA plc on taking over during a pandemic

Just 50 days into his new role as Managing Director of VEKA plc, Neil Evans explains how the company has started the year with record breaking results.

Marketing Lancashire launches recovery plan for Lancashire's tourism and hospitality

Set against this context, Marketing Lancashire has been working with public and private sector partners to establish and deliver a tactical response that reacts to the still evolving situation, sets out our case for investment and looks at how we can redefine the way we attract visitors in 2021 and beyond, as soon as we are able to do so.

We're Good To GO - New Industry Standard

The ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and supporting mark means businesses across the sector can demonstrate that they are adhering to the respective Government and public health guidance, have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and check they have the required processes in place.