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Morecambe guest house named as one of best in UK
Lancaster Guardian

Morecambe guest house named as one of best in UK

A newly refurbished guest house in Morecambe has been named as one of the best in the UK. Photos by Jonathan Bean Photography.
West by Carys Davies – stunning debut novel from a short-story writer
The Guardian

West by Carys Davies – stunning debut novel from a short-story writer

"West" by Carys Davies - not a word is wasted in this tale of American exploration that holds tragedy and comedy in delicate balance … the canvas is as wide as her brush is fine. Photograph: Jonathan Bean Photography
New art project delves into Morecambe’s past
The Visitor

New art project delves into Morecambe’s past

A photographer is appealing for holiday stories for new arts and heritage project in Morecambe. Johnny Bean and wife Carol are looking for memories and stories of Morecambe for the project, ‘High Teas and Holidays.’
Vintage seaside memories in Morecambe
The Visitor

Vintage seaside memories in Morecambe

Seaside memories were lovingly recreated in Morecambe as thousands visited the Vintage By The Sea Festival. Morecambe photographer Johnny Bean came across an old photograph of holidaymakers outside the Midland Hotel and decided to create the pose once again many years later.
Fantastic Morecambe: Giant, colourful mosaics pop up in the Lancashire seaside town
Creative Boom

Fantastic Morecambe: Giant, colourful mosaics pop up in the Lancashire seaside town

The Lancashire seaside town of Morecambe will forever be a place of nostalgia for me – and for many of my fellow Lancastrians. ... it's a classic example of a once cherished British holiday resort. However, in recent years the town has once again become a destination in its own right, with visitors now treated to a myriad of colourful artworks by the likes of Manchester-based mosaic artist, Mark Kennedy.
Artists give Morecambe a stunning paint job
The Visitor

Artists give Morecambe a stunning paint job

Shane Johnstone and Kate Drummond with their striking new artwork on the old electrical box behind the Midland. Photo by Jonathan Bean (www.beanphoto.co.uk)