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Lancaster Arts

Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University is the University's award-winning arts provider, supporting cultural and artistic engagement at the highest level through a programme of internationally renowned contemporary theatre, dance, visual art, classical music and an early-years family programme.

Someone Will Take the Chair at the Nuffield...

Lancaster University's Nuffield Theatre hosts a solo show with five performers on 21st October – four of which are audience members. Oliver Bray, known to Nuffield audiences from his work with Until Thursday Theatre Company is performing solo in a new work, Villa, based around a Russian family’s tragic story of loss.

Lancaster Words: Sir Gawain and The Green Knight

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 18:00 to 19:00

at: Lancaster Castle (The Tower), LA1 1YJ

New exhibition surfaces at The Storey

Art by Daniel Rozin The official opening of 'Surfaces in the Making' a fascinating multi-media exhibition, will take place at The Storey in Lancaster tomorrow night (Thursday 23rd May), featuring the work of acclaimed interactive media artist Daniel Rozin, flown in from New York especially for the event.

Astrophysicist and world-leading economist awarded Honorary Degrees

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, one of Britain's most distinguished female scientists and a high-profile economist have been awarded honorary degrees by Lancaster University.

Lancaster Words: Zen Cho Reading

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 12:00

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Lancaster Words: Graphic Novels Panel with Eddie Robson and Rachael Smith

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:00

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Lancaster Uni Goes To Preston New Road! Anti-Fracking.

on: Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 09:15

at: Meet Lancaster Train Station

Continuing Learning Group

on: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:00

at: Fylde Lecture Theatre 3, Lancaster University

Lancaster Words: Sleep and Sleeplessness in Jane Austen

on: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 13:00

at: The Storey Reading Room, Lancaster LA1 1TH

How to Build a Star on Earth: A Lancaster Univeristy Public Lecture

on: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 18:00

at: Kendal Town Hall, Highgate, Kendal

Chris Bonington takes on Bowland Tower Charity Abseil

As part of Lancaster University’s 50th anniversary celebrations its Chancellor, the pioneering mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, will step off the top of landmark Bowland Tower on campus to raise money for five very different charities on Sunday 22 June between 10am and 4pm.

Student sentenced to 15 month's for University sex assault

Xiaoqi WangXiaoqi Wang, 22, of Furness College, Lancaster University, Lancaster, was today sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment at Preston Crown Court having been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault last month. At some point, the Home Office will also be starting deportation proceedings to transport Xiaoqi back to his home country of China.

Lancaster Words: The Good Immigrant - Coco Khan

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Students reassured after sex attacks

Local students are being reassured that reports of sexual assaults will be taken seriously by police after a man appeared at court for sentence. In two separate incidents on 6th December last year, 38-year-old Shaukat Khattack approached female students from behind as they were walking alone in dimly lit areas close to Lancaster University’s campus.

Ryelands Park: getting creative over active fun

Ideas for making the walks at Ryelands Park more active and fun will be the topic explored at a free Public Workshop and buffet at Lune Park Children's Centre at Ryelands Park next Monday (7th April) from 5 - 8.00pm. You are invited to join in a fun and creative workshop with designers from Lancaster University and other local residents.

Continuing Learning Group

on: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 13:00

at: Fylde Lecture Theatre 3, Lancaster University

Is Lancaster game for sustainable change?

Less is More Game Project Manager Liz Horn with Project Academic Researcher Dr Noel Cass from Lancaster University. A new four-month research project to explore the feasibility of creating a new digital game to promote sustainability across the district has secured £15,000 funding. LESS, a Lancaster-based social enterprise, has secured the money from Lancaster University's Catalyst Project.

Lancaster Words. Run Away Tales: Reading the Parable of the Prodigal

on: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 18:00 to Friday, July 7, 2017 - 19:00

at: Lancaster Priory, Military Chapel, LA1 1YZ

Lancaster homeless plan to create prison theatre group

Lancaster University is helping homeless people fundraise for their own theatre group to tour prisons. The aim to give inmates the message that change is possible as some of the homeless are themselves ex-offenders.