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Virtual Tour — Williamson Park

54 acres of beautiful parkland in Lancaster with enchanting woodland walks and play areas, natural amphitheatres and breathtaking views to the Fylde Coast, Morecambe Bay and the Lake District. Based on the Taj Mahal, the park's Ashton Memorial is host to Art Exhibitions and private functions.  

Williamson Park welcomes two new furry friends

15/2/18: Two common marmosets have joined the small animal zoo family at Williamson Park.

Orienteering for Families

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 12:00 at Williamson Park, Lancaster

Dukes Promenade Theatre: Treasure Island

Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Aug 19 2017 except Mon Aug 14 2017. Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 19:15 at Williamson Park, Quernmore Rd, Lancaster LA1 1UX

Dukes celebrates 30 years Of Park Theatre with Treasure Island

29/6/17: 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

Stargazing in Williamson Park, Lancaster

Repeats every week every Friday 2 times. Friday, March 24, 2017 - 19:30 at Williamson Park, Lancaster LA1 1UX

Put your Best Paw Forward For Bark In The Park!

6/3/17: Dog lovers are being invited to sign up to a very special charity even in Williamson Park on Sunday 23 April in aid of local families affected by cancer & life limiting conditions. It's a Fun Dog Show plus a 4km Walk, a doggy Agility Course and a Family Scavenger Quest with a St George’s Day theme.

Lancaster War Mysteries: Whatever Happened to All Our Railings?

4/9/16: Donated for the war effort: Williamson Park's railings. Photo courtesy Andrew ReillyA tour around Lancaster, delving into its history, is always interesting - sometimes for what isn't there, rather than what is. A case in point is the many places where you'll see place where iron railings were once placed - but have now long gone, such asWilliamson Park.

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

6/7/16: 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.

Williamson Park Set to Stage Classic Roald Dahl Play

6/5/16: Lancaster's Williamson Park will host an outdoor theatre production later this month. Roald Dahl favourite Danny the Champion of the World has been adapted by theatre company Illyria for a performance in the park on Monday 30th May at 3.00pm. The story follows Danny and his devoted father who live in a caravan and operate the village’s local petrol station and garage.

Williamson Park

You can see the Ashton Memorial, which is in Williamson Park, from the M6 motorway and from miles around. This is the story I was told about it, which is probably a tissue of untruths. Feel free to get in touch and put us right! 

Dukes "Oliver Twist" - Sneak Peek at this year's Walkabout show!

30/6/15: Oliver (Jerome Thompson) on the run with Dodger (Josie Cerise) and Fagin (Russell Richardson) in The Dukes "Oliver Twist". Photo: Darren AndrewsThere’s a Twist to the UK’s biggest outdoor walkabout theatre event held in Lancaster this summer. The award-winning Dukes theatre will present a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ popular story – Oliver Twist – from 3rd July until 15th August.

Big Garden Birdwatch in Williamson Park This Weekend

22/1/15: Everyone can help with the 2015 Big Garden Birdwatch at Williamson Park on Sunday 25thJanuary 2015. If you are an early riser, why not get along along between 8.00 and 9.00 am for bird spotting with the experts.

Lancaster Guardian cartoonist exhibits in the Park

5/6/14: Yes, we know that headline could be misleading. Got you here though, didn't it? Paintings of local landmarks by Lancaster artist and Lancaster Guardian Jack Knight will be on display throughout June in the Pavilion Café in Williamson Park. The exhibition features a number of original pieces and Giclee prints, including his most popular work, "Summer in the City".

Work starts on improvement plan for Williamson Park's woodland

1/4/14: Work has started on the first phase of a management and improvement plan for Williamson Park’s historic woodland. The aim of the project is to restructure the woodland to increase light levels and promote natural regeneration within the park and is part of the Woodland Management Plan commissioned by the park’s owner, Lancaster City Council.

Take pride in your parks this Spring

24/3/14: Children from Bowerham Primary School join Friends of Williamson Park and staff for early Spring bulb planting Lancaster City Council wants to encourage people to use and take pride in their local park. The Take Pride in Your Park campaign aims to encourage people to visit their local park, take pride in its appearance and use its facilities.

Williamson Park Woodland Walk leaflet opens up Fenham Carr

18/3/14: If you go down to the woods today.. take the new Williamson Park Woodland Walk leaflet! Everyone is invited to come along to Williamson Park in Lancaster and explore its woodland with the help of a new Woodland Walk leaflet. The free leaflet provides a fun way of exploring the Fenham Carr area of the park and spotting the variety of trees, wild flowers and creatures that live there.

Williamson Park Needs Yews!

28/1/14: A number of yew trees are being replaced around the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park to enhance the historic landmark. Lancaster City Council is removing existing trees from around the outside of the Memorial this week. The project will be completed in line with the recently commissioned Landscape and Woodland Management Plan.

Creative Classes in Williamson Park

9/1/14: If you are looking to become more creative in the New Year, why not join artist Janet Mary Robinson for her weekly classes at Williamson Park, Lancaster. The courses are perfect for beginners and experienced artists. They start on Wednesday 15th January and take place every week costing £10 per session.