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Dukes Theatre, Lancaster

The Dukes welcomes Arts Council Funding

Lancaster's The Dukes arts venue - popular for its theatre, film and more - has secured another four years of funding from Arts Council England(ACE).
One of the many West End creative projects

It's all getting creative down the West End

There's a lot happening in Morecambe's West End this Summer, with some novel free festivals coming up to celebrate the creative culture of the local area. From street art and street markets to one man bands, there is something for everyone!
People's March Against Austerity, 14 June 2014

Book Seats on Lancaster Coach to London 'Not One Day More' March

A coach is being organised for Lancastrians wishing to travel to London on Saturday 1 July to join the 'Not One Day More' March. Seats are £20 full price, with concessionary seats for people on low incomes. If you'd like to go, please book, so organisers can select the right-sized coach.
Main Street and Captains Row, Skerton

Council makes statement on fire prevention measures

Lancaster City Council has released a statement explaining its fire prevention policies.

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Recent news

Armed Forces Day this weekend in Lancaster & Morecambe

Armed Forces Day will be celebrated this weekend, in Lancaster on Saturday and in Morecambe on Sunday.

Dukes Offers Free Theatrical Directing Course

The Dukes is offering people from all walks of life a chance to learn about theatre directing this summer. The Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme takes place at the Lancaster theatre from August 12 – and it’s free. They'e keen to attract a diverse range of participants aged 18 plus.

Free Pitches for Summer Traders at Lancaster Charter Market

Lancaster City Council is offering a number of pitches for free this summer to anyone introducing something new and exciting to Lancaster's popular street market, and continue a trading tradition that dates back to 1193.

Events Calendar

Lancaster Charter Market. Lancaster City Centre

28/06/2017 - 09:00 to 16:00 at Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HY

Work Club

28/06/2017 - 09:15 to 12:15 at Lancaster Library, Lancaster LA1 1HY

Lancaster Ramblers walk at Bentham Four Stones, YD

28/06/2017 - 09:30 at Riverside Car Park, Lancaster LA1 1BB

Art Class at Halton Mill

28/06/2017 - 10:00 to 12:30 at Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton LA2 6ND

Exhibition: Get Your Skates On! - The story of roller skating.

28/06/2017 - 10:00 to 16:00 at Lancaster Maritime Museum

Coming of Age: Ruskin's Drawings from the 1840-41 Tour

28/06/2017 - 10:00 to 16:00 at Ruskin Library, Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4YH

BOHEMIA exhibition @ GALLERY 23

28/06/2017 - 10:00 to 17:00 at Arteria with Gallery 23, 23 Brock Street, Lancaster, LA1 1UR.

Boomtown - From Front Line to White Lund

28/06/2017 - 10:00 to 17:00 at Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT

30 x 30. Photographs commemorating the Dukes park shows

28/06/2017 - 10:00 to 20:00 at The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE

Inspired by Journeys, photographs at the Carnforth Heritage Centre

28/06/2017 - 10:10 to 16:00 at The Link Gallery, Carnforth Station Heritage Centre, Carnforth, LA5 9TR

Baby Bounce and Toddler Rhyme Time at Morecambe Library

28/06/2017 - 10:30 to 11:00 at Morecambe Library, Central Drive, Morecambe, LA4 5JX

Lancaster Library Piano Cafe

28/06/2017 - 11:00 to 14:00 at Lancaster Library, LA1 1HY

Dolls House and Miniatures group at Barton Road CC

28/06/2017 - 12:30 to 14:30 at Barton Road Centre

Weekly Free Lunchtime Concert

28/06/2017 - 12:30 to 13:20 at Lancaster Town Hall, LA1 1PJ