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Morale Is High(Since we gave up hope): Theatre

on: Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 20:00

at: The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE

Who Wants To Live Forever? - theatre

on: Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 19:30

at: The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE

Thanks For The Morecambe Memories: a collection of movie footage from the past 100 years

on: Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 20:00

at: The Platform, Old Station Buildings, Marine Rd W, Morecambe LA4 4DB

Dunkirk Spirit, a talk to coincide with a film screening

on: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 17:15

at: The Dukes Gallery, Moor Ln, Lancaster LA1 1QD

Dukes celebrates 30 years Of Park Theatre with Treasure Island

The Dukes will celebrate three decades of promenading in the park with a visit to Treasure Island that begins next Tuesday 4 July and runs until 12 August.

30 x 30. Photographs commemorating the Dukes park shows


Repeats every day until Sun Aug 13 2017. Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:00 to 20:00

at: The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE

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).

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.

Lancaster and Environs Arts Round-Up

A round-up of arts events and reviews in Lancaster and the surrounding region.

Let's Talk About Film


Repeats every week every Tuesday until Wed Jun 07 2017. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 18:15

at: The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

The Dukes Seeks New Board Members

Lancaster's award-winning Dukes theatre needs new trustees to help plan its future. The Dukes is managed by a voluntary, unpaid Board of Directors and there are currently three vacancies. Candidates with experience of capital development, legal advice and fundraising would be especially welcome.

Northern Broadsides present: 'Cyrano'. Matinee


Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Apr 01 2017. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14:00

at: The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Northern Broadsides present: 'Cyrano'


Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday and every Sunday until Sat Apr 01 2017. Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 19:30

at: The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Dukes Stand-Up: Tony Law - A Law Undo His-Elf

on: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 20:00

at: The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Litfest: Beyond The Water's Edge: Poetry From Our World

on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 19:30

at: The Dukes, Lancaster, LA1 1QE

Let the Dukes add a touch of drama to your 2017

From new versions of classic stories to a no-holds-barred production of Trainspotting, there’s a varied year of visiting drama ahead at The Dukes.

Former Corrie star makes The Dukes a port of call for special maritime heritage project

Julie HesmondhalghA former Coronation Street favourite is among a cast bringing Lancaster’s maritime heritage to life in audio dramas launched on Friday 2nd December. Julie Hesmondhalgh, who played Hayley Cropper in the popular soap, joins seven other actors in Port Stories, an exciting new Dukes project which recently received Heritage Lottery Fund support.

New Drama Sees Lancaster's Storm Memories Flooding Back

Photo: Cat Smith “The floods of December 2015 will go down in the collective memory of Lancaster as the days which brought the city together through adversity… Alternative Outcomes’ perspective on that night has come together in a creative expression of community.” Lancaster Fleetwood MP, Cat Smith When the lights went out all over Lancaster in December following Storm Desmond, it brought the...

Castle Hill inspires Dukes "Composite" Exhibition

Bonnie Craig and Jenny McCabe looking at some of their workImagery from Lancaster's Castle Hill has inspired the latest exhibition at The Dukes gallery. "Composite" is a collaborative exhibition by Lancaster-based printmakers, Jenny McCabe and Bonnie Craig.

The Hobbit, Dukes latest "Play in the Park" opens, tickets selling fast

A goblin makes its appearance in The Dukes 2016 production of The Hobbit Here's some pictures from The Hobbit, this year's play in the park from The Dukes, which opened last night. Tickets for the first three Saturdays have already sold out. A cosy hobbit-hole in Bag End, The Shire, where nothing ever happens.