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the gregson

One Play, Eight Cellos and a Choir

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 20:00 at The Gregson, Lancaster

Feminist Movie Monday: Prevenge

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 19:30 at Gregson Centre, Lancaster LA1 3PY

Lancaster Silent Movie & Classic Film Cub 2017 Film Screenings Announced

27/12/16: The Blot, a 1921 film, launches the 2017 screenings from Lancaster Silent Movie Classic Film Club The Lancaster Silent Movie Classic Film Cub has announced its screenings for 2017, which will all take place at the Gregson Centre on Moorgate.

Lancaster to host Out of This World Fiction Fest next month

21/10/15: Lancaster'sGregson Art and Community Centre is to be the venue for the Out of This World Fiction Fest– a free gathering oflocal authors and artists on Saturday 7th November, including comics writer Eddie Robson,comics artistDan Charnley, SF author JS Collyer and fantasy writer AS Chambers, offering the opportunityto grab some unique and one-of-a-kind books, prints or gifts, chat about Science...

Great North West Vegan Festival comes to Lancaster this Saturday

5/6/14: This Saturday Lancaster will host the huge annual North West Vegan Festival across two venues, Lancaster Town Hall (LA1 1PJ) and the Gregson Centre (LA1 3PY), with 115 stalls selling a wide variety of vegan products and promoting critical animal welfare issues. The festival will have 90 stalls at the Town Hall, and 25 at the Gregson Centre.

Lessons of the miners' strike - weekend of events

4/3/14: Wales 1984: A coachload of police attempting to break a blockade by miners' familiesThis weekend – Saturday 8th Sunday 9th March – Lancaster Morecambe TUC is hosting a series of free public events looking at the lessonslearnt (and not learnt) since the Miners' Strike of 1984/5, with contributions from trade unionists currently in dispute, a former striking miner, Lancashire Women Against Pit...

Gregson@Highfield opens today

14/9/13: After six years hard work, raising £190,000 to restore the site, reinstate tennis courts and create a multi-use games area "The Gregson@Highfield" will formally open today on Saturday 14th September. From 11.00am until 3.00pm there will be stalls, food, a bar, bouncy castle, taster sessions on tennis courts, bowling greens and games area and a chance to try out croquet. Entry is free.

Gregson's Highfield Regeneration project opens next week

4/9/13: Photo: Highfield Regeneration Project After six years hard work, raising £190,000 to restore the site, reinstate tennis courts and create a multi-use games area "The Gregson@Highfield", aka the Highfield Regeneration project, will formally open on Saturday 14th September.

Euer not taking it easy! Fund raiser gets to walk the Cistercian Way for Gregson

11/6/13: Gregson Community Association trustee John Euers is to walk the historic Cistercian Way to help raise money for Lancaster's Gregson Centre.

Kriss Foster, the man from T.I.G.E.R.!

10/6/13: Local musician and comedian Kriss Foster has a show at the Edinburgh Fringe this year, but help him make it really good he's putting on a preview show at the Gregson, Lancaster this Saturday (15th June) Here's the Festival write-up about his show: "A man from Lancaster in a homemade leopard suit performs songs about Vimto, trains, service stations and the seaside.

Lancaster's Whirlwind Youth produce a Tempest

1/6/12: Whirlwind Youth Theatre is presenting Shakespeare's magical play The Tempest at Lancaster's Gregson Community Arts Centre on the 8th and 9th July, directed by Myette Godwyn.

A tornado of talent hits Lancaster

14/2/12: Phil Campbell, a Scottish singer-songwriter who's had a truly whirlwind career, plays at the Gregson Centre on Saturday 25th February. One of Britain’s most talented songwriters, Phil Campbell has shared a producer with Ryan Adams and Rufus Wainwright, toured with David Gray, and appeared several times on Later with Jools Holland.

Free Reed Band and John Harper dates at Lancaster venues

16/12/11: Lancaster's ace folk group Free Reed Band will be performing a Christmas/New Year Ceilidh at the Gregson Centre (Moor Lane, Lancaster) on Thursday 29th December. "We have secured the services of our good friend and superb Dance Caller, Fiona Rigg, for the evening," band spokesperson Tony Cooke tells us.

Transition Cafe challenges the Politics of Food

28/9/10: Do you know where your food comes from or how it got to your plate? The next Transition Cafe event at Lancaster's Gregson Centre next month challenges you to find out about the role food production plays in the hot issues of today: climate change, oil use and poverty. The politics of food is hidden in every mouthful we eat.

How Bad Are Bananas?

20/9/10: Kicking off an exciting new series of "Transition Cafes" at the Lancaster's Gregson Centre, author Mike Berners-Lee will talk about his new book How Bad Are Bananas:The Carbon Footprint of Everything on Tuesday 21st September.

Heroes of She headline Haiti benefit

15/2/10: Local band Heroes of She will headline a Haiti benefit gig at Lancaster's Gregson Centre on Sunday 21st February. The band will bring a packed day of events to a close with the explosive, self-penned sounds, including new material, that have brought them to the regional final of ‘Live and Unsigned 2010’, the UK’s biggest competition of its kind, next month.