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New comic exhibition opens at The Dukes

2/11/18: An award- winning comics project helping young people to improve their literacy is being celebrated with an exhibition in Lancaster - and will then go on tour around Lancashire.

Castle Hill inspires Dukes "Composite" Exhibition

7/9/16: 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.

Green Ayre Model Railway Goes On Tour

16/10/15: A stunning model railway featuring Lancaster long-gone Green Ayre Railway Station will begin a tour of the UK next month, and the builders hope that at some point, it will come to Lancaster.

Lancaster and District Art Society art to be showcased at Lancaster City Museum

15/10/15: Sunderland Point by Norman ShadwellAn exhibition of the work of talented local artists will soon be on display at Lancaster City Museum. The new exhibition, which runs from Saturday 24th October until Sunday 13th December will showcase around 80 artworks by members of the Lancaster and District Art Society.

Norman Trewhitt exhibition at The Storey

25/5/15: Local artist Norman Trewhitt has an exhibition in the Thomas Storey room next to the NICE restaurant until 2nd July, and his work features in the collective exhibition by members of Luneside Artists' Studios at The Dukes until 22nd June. Much of Norman's work explores the realms of myth and fairytale.

Milnthorpe comic artist Sean Phillips gets new Kendal art exhibition

13/8/14: A new exhibition of art by Milnthorpe-based comic artistSean Phillipshas just opened in a Kendal café, to help raise local awareness of this year's upcomingLakes International Comic Art Festival (17th - 19th October).

Embroidery exhibition at The Storey will have you in stitches

2/6/14: ‘Tied by Stitch’ is an exhibition presented by the Embroiderers’ Guild and is taking place at The Storey, Lancaster. The North West Region of the Embroiderers’ Guild has brought “The Finest Stitches”, a selection of pieces held by the Embroiderers’ Guild as part of its internationally important textile collection.

Lancaster 's Past recalled in new Dukes exhibition

23/4/14: St. Annes Church, Moor Lane, circa 1950 - now The Dukes.Take a stroll down Memory Lane on your next visit to The Dukes gallery in Lancaster. To coincide with its latest homegrown play – The Life And Times Of Mitchell Kenyon – The Dukes is also hosting an exhibition of photographs of Lancaster and Morecambe from yesteryear.

"REFINED" exhibtion opens at Lancaster's Gallery 23

14/1/14: Eleanor Bennett - a local freelance Artist, Musician and Arts and Health Practitioner – is one of sveral Lancashire artists currently exhibiting at Gallery 23 in Lancaster's Brock Street.

Lancaster's city charter set to go on display for new exhibition

17/7/13: A new exhibition of historic charters at Lancaster's City Museum will include the 1193 document which granted borough status to the city. The charter gave Lancaster the freedom to develop as a trading centre, while setting out its right to local government. 'Seal of Approval: Lancaster's Historic Charters' begins this Saturday (20th July) at the Museum and runs until Saturday 5th October.

A passion for pageantry on display in Lancaster

16/7/13: A new exhibition at Lancaster City Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of a colourful pageant which involved more than one thousand volunteers. The Pageant of 1913: Acting out Lancaster's History marks the anniversary of this remarkable event, which involved re-enactments of scenes from local history. The exhibition opens this Saturday (20 July) and runs until Saturday 5 October.

Luneside Studios art on show - in Settle

25/6/13: Carry On - work on glass by Sid Barlow © Sid BarlowSettle's Gavagan Art Gallery is currently hosting an exhibtion of work from artists working from Lancaster's Luneside Studios. The Studios, which provide space for visual artists working in various media, are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year.

Mysteries of ancient Egypt revealed at Lancaster City Museum

28/1/13: Photograph courtesy Lancashire County CouncilTreasures from the very beginnings of Egyptian history will be on show at Lancaster City Museum from Saturday 2nd February. 'From Egypt's Sands to Northern Hills' features a wide range of stunning artefacts spanning a period of more than 3,000 years, brought together from collections across the north west.

More Music Morecambe hosts new Paris photography exhibition

10/12/12: Paris,Winter, a new photographic exhibition by Jill Abbott, has just opened at More Music in Morecambe. A collection of candid street photography and pictorial views of Paris taken on an unusually cold and snowy January in the French capital, the images are showing upstairs at More Music in Morecambe until 18th January 2013.

Half Revealed, Half Concealed - new exhibition from Wendy Stuart at The Dukes

4/11/12: A keen interest in travelling, exploration and sailing has inspired the latest exhibition at The Dukes gallery in Lancaster, which opens on Monday 5th November. Wendy Stuart has been an artist for many years and her latest exhibition – Half Revealed, Half Concealed – runs until the 21st November.

Last Few Days of 'Light and Colour' at City Museum

29/6/12: With all the misearbale weather we've been having lately, now ais as good as time as any to ctach the current exhibition at Lancaster City Museum, which might well lighten a dismal and dreary day.

Loyne School takes on Lowry

8/3/12: Artist L.S. Lowry has inspired students from a Lancaster school to pick up their paintbrushes and create an exhibition of local scenes for The Dukes gallery. Some 23 students aged 16-19 from Loyne Specialist School’s further education department have produced work for the exhibition which runs from 12th - 16th March.

Holocaust Memorial Day marked with special exhibition by local artist

28/12/11: Local theatre and cinema The Dukes has mapped out how it will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January 2012, with events that include an exhibtion by local artist Catriona Stamp.

Postman's love of Morecambe revealed in new Dukes exhibition

14/9/11: Yacht Club by Richard DavisA postman’s love affair with Morecambe has produced a new photographic exhibition at The Dukes, which runs until 25th September. Richard Davis is often inspired to take images of Morecambe while on his round in the West End of the resort.

Under Morecambe Skies exhibition set to reveal the town's hidden chaos?

25/8/11: "Under Morecambe Skies" is a new photographic exhibition by Lancaster photographer Richard Davis which opens in the Dukes Gallery, Lancaster next Friday (2nd September) "The exhibition is a celebration of all things Morecambe, it highlights the often choatic mix of man's bizarre intervention nature's stunning wonder," says Richard.