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Virtual Tour — Williamson Park

54 acres of beautiful parkland in Lancaster with enchanting woodland walks and play areas, natural amphitheatres and breathtaking views to the Fylde Coast, Morecambe Bay and the Lake District. Based on the Taj Mahal, the park's Ashton Memorial is host to Art Exhibitions and private functions.  

Art Exhibition - Chas Jacobs

Repeats every day until Sun Nov 19 2017. Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00 at Ashton Memorial, Williamson Park, Lancaster LA1 1UX

Williamson Park

You can see the Ashton Memorial, which is in Williamson Park, from the M6 motorway and from miles around. This is the story I was told about it, which is probably a tissue of untruths. Feel free to get in touch and put us right! 

Paul Palmer Trio set to stomp the Ashton this weekend

1/6/15: The Second Ashton Evening on 5th June 2015 in Williamson Park, organised by the Friends of Williamson Park is shaping up to be a big success with an exhibition by the outstanding local artistChas Jacobs,and music by the Paul Palmer Trio (includingguitarist Jon Moore).

Heritage Open Days offer free admission to key local tourist attractions

1/9/14: Lancaster Maritime Museum. Image: Lancaster City Council The Lancaster district will be throwing open its doors again this year when local buildings of every age, style and function take part in the biggest free celebration of England's history, heritage and culture.

Butterfly on a wheel: Benjamin Oliver brings 'Oxyopia' Exhibition to the Aston Memorial

12/6/14: 'The Death of Butterbrain' part of the 'Oxyopia' Exhibitionby Benjamin Oliver Running until the 26th July, Lancaster based artist and filmmaker Benjamin Oliver brings you a collection of his latest works under the OXYOPIA banner at the landmark Ashton Memorial Gallery, in Lancaster's Williamson Park.

Meet artist Chas Jacobs this weekend at Ashton Memorial

29/11/13: Lancaster artist Chas Jacobs has an exhibition at the Ashton Memorial this weekend (Saturday 30th November - 1st December) and will be on hand to talk about his work and sign the back of any works sold. Original paintings, canvases, limited edition prints and cards will be available.

Work begins to restore Lancaster's iconic Ashton Memorial

17/1/13: Photo: Ant MercerSpecialist restoration work to one of Lancaster’s iconic landmarks has begun. The steps leading to the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park have been closed for over a year due to the condition of the foundations and support structures below ground, which has made the steps unsafe for use by members of the public. Work to restore the steps commenced in December.

Celebrating Diversity: Lancaster's Global Link highlights 'Scapegoating'

12/7/12: Young and old celebrated the diversity of Lancaster and Morecambe at an event organised by Global Link at the Ashton Memorial recently, to raise awarenes of 'scapegoating' the practice of cultures to blame minorities for all society's ills. Young people from Ripley St.

Ashton Memorial steps closed after mystery damage

9/6/11: Photo: Ant MercerThe main external staircase leading up to the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park, Lancaster, is to be temporarily closed to the public, to enable maintenance works to take place. Damage to the steps was reported last month and Lancaster City Council immediately restricted access - but the cause of the damage has yet to be identified.

Local ME Group needs friends!

22/4/11: Imagine that you have absolutely no energy, your muscles hurt, your head aches, your vision is blurred, you get dizzy spells and you can’t think straight or remember things properly. Then imagine that, unlike the winter colds and viruses that have been doing the rounds recently, you don’t get to feel any better.

Origami Bus Used to Launch Lancaster Census Rehearsal. No, really...

18/9/09: Above: Robert Redfern, Deputy Mayor of Lancaster with Jonathan Ayre, 2011 Census Lancaster Area Manager; Ian Cope, Deputy Director 2011 Census Operations; Glen Watson, 2011 Census Director and children from Cathedral Primary School, Lancaster and Great Wood Primary School, Morecambe, at the launch of the 2009 Census Rehearsal. Oh, and an origami bus...

Lancaster celebrates 'Lino King's'; generosity and Cycling Link

15/9/09: Lancaster City Council will be celebrating the centenaries of Lancaster Town Hall and the Ashton Memorial over the weekend of 26th- 27th September.