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Lancaster City Museum

This splendid museum's collections illustrate the rich history and archaeology of the city of Lancaster, from the Romans to the present day. It features regularly changing exhibitions and a programme of fun events and activities for families. It is also home to The King's Own Regiment museum. 

Lancaster Royal Grammar School Community Archive Project

Volunteers wanted. Are you interested in Archives and Local History? Lancaster Royal Grammar School is seeking volunteers to help catalogue and research its archive, and to help with a community art project.  

Roman Bath-House

Roman Bath-House, Vicarage Field, Lancaster. Telephone: 01524 64637. Discovered and excavated in 1973-4, the Roman bath-house in Vicarage Field, Lancaster, formed one end of a large courtyard house, probably the home of a Roman official. 

Cottage Museum

Cottage Museum, 15 Castle Hill, Lancaster LA1 1YS. Tel. 01524 64637. The museum provides an intimate glimpse of early Victorian life in a tiny and intriguing 18th-century cottage spread over 5 floors. You may even get to meet the Victorian housekeeper! 

Sizergh Castle & Garden

Sizergh Castle, near Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8AE Sat Nav: LA8 8DZ. Tel: 015395 60951. National Trust. Beautiful medieval house, gardens and estate, at the gateway to the Lake District. It features a pond, lake, wildlife, national collection of ferns and superb limestone rock garden. Café, shop, events. 

Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancs LA5 9ST. 01524 734474. A stunning location for wedding ceremonies, corporate events and hosted group activities for schools and societies; attractive gardens, rolling parkland and the hall itself; great for family visits and a dramatic setting for film and TV shoots. 

Lancaster Maritime Museum

Lancaster Maritime Museum, Custom House, St George's Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RB. Telephone: 01524 382264. Explore Lancaster’s golden age and rich maritime and natural history. 

Lancaster Cemetery

Quernmore Road, Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 3JT. T. 01524 582635. Lancaster Cemetery is one of 7 cemeteries operated by Lancaster City Council. It has 3 (currently unused) cemetery chapels, all designed by the prominent local architect Edward Paley in c 1855. Tours in Summer  

Carnforth Station Heritage Centre

The award-winning Heritage Centre is located within a busy working railway station, offering the visitor a wealth of attractions, facilities and a fascinating range of exhibitions, including The “Brief Encounter” exhibition and the Thomas the Tank Engine Playroom.  

Demi-Paradise Productions

Stephen Tomlin, demi-paradise productions via Shire Hall, Lancaster Castle, Lancaster LA1 1YJ. Tel.: 01524 64998. Founded by Stephen Tomlin in 2000 to perform indoor promenade productions of classical plays at Lancaster Castle — one of Britain’s last great working castles. 

The Townswomen's Guild

Sociable and general activities for a wide age group of women. The Lancaster & Morecambe Federation is comprised of three local Guilds which meet regularly across the district, which includes Heysham & Carnforth.  

Lancaster Archaeological & Historical Society

The LAHS is over 40 years old. During the winter the society runs a lecture programme at St. Paul's Hala Hall in Scotforth, Lancaster. Field trips to sites of historical and archaeological interest are made during the summer. The Society's official journal Contrebis is published annually.  

Morecambe Bay's Hidden Heritage

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 12:00 to Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 16:00 at Lancaster Maritime Museum

Victorian Christmas at Judges' Lodgings Museum Lancaster

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 11:00 to Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 16:00 at Judges Lodgings Museum, Lancaster

Deep Cabaret — Wanton Mischief: Songs inspired by the ecopsychology of the Bay

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 20:00 at St. Peter's Church, Heysham Village

Remember Me: a miniature installation

Repeats every day until Sun Mar 11 2018. Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 10:00 at Halton Mill LA2 6ND

Creative Writing (WW1) Workshops. 11am + 1.30pm

Repeats every 4 weeks every Saturday until Sat Mar 17 2018. Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 11:00 at Lancaster Library & The Storey

Bring your Morecambe Holiday Memories for Arts & Heritage Project

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00 at Morecambe Library, Central Drive, Morecambe LA4 5JX

Bring your Morecambe Holiday Memories for Arts & Heritage Project

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00 at The Exchange, 13 West Street, Morecambe LA3 1RB

The Evolution of the Lancaster Port Commission

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 14:00 at Lancaster Maritime Museum, St George's Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RB

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