If you take a stroll in Morecambe, you can’t fail to notice the collection of artworks from the TERN Project.


Taking inspiration from the myriad of bird life which inhabits the bay; there are sculptures, murals and trails all along the central promenade.  They are the perfect complement to the stunning vistas of Morecambe Bay.

Even Eric Morecambe gets in on the act. The statue of the town’s favourite son shows him clutching a pair of binoculars - a nod to Eric’s status as a well-known ‘twitcher’.

When LuneTube decided to explore the TERN Project, it got us thinking - what other ornithological attractions are there in North Lancashire?  Our quest took us to the nearby village of Overton and a Victorian curiosity which could be described as truly ‘eggceptional’.

2 thoughts on “TERN OF FORTUNE

  1. Thank you Lunetube. Another little gem. More please!

  2. Another fascinating film. Coincidentally I visited the Ship Hotel, Overton recently as I was preparing a show about Lancashire music hall star Wilkie Bard and he claims that his first fully-professional gig was at the Ship Hotel – though we don’t know if it was the one at Overton or at the now vanished Ship Hotel, Morecambe. Sadly when I visited the pub was closed so I missed seeing the eggs. So not eggsactly successful. Well, you had Tern of fortune!
    Peter C

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