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City Council seeks views on Fireworks Night Show, safety concerns raised

9/11/10: Lancaster City Council is asking for local views on the way Lancaster's Fireworks Spectacular was run this year, after an estimated 10,000 people watched the display from the four official viewing areas at Ryelands Park, Williamson Park, Salt Ayre Sports Centre and Giant Axe.

Volunteers still wanted for health and fitness project at Williamson Park

12/10/10: Lancaster City Council is still on the look out for volunteers with green fingers to take part in a new health and fitness project at Williamson Park. The project starts on Thursday 21st October and being developed in partnership with the University of Cumbria.

Get Fit Volunteers wanted for Williamson Park

7/9/10: Lancaster City Council is looking for volunteers with green fingers to take part in a new health and fitness project that is being developed for Williamson Park by the council and the University of Cumbria.

Park animals ‘taste the difference’

26/8/10: A weaver bird at Lancaster's Williamson Park. Image: Williamson ParkThe animals in Lancaster's Williamson Park will be getting their weekly food shop from Sainsbury's from now on thanks to a new partnership with Lancaster City Council.

Tickets still on sale for summer theatre in Williamson Park

20/8/10: Lancaster's Williamson Park is providing the backdrop this week for two top quality outdoor drama productions by award-winning Illyria theatre company. The plays will be an adaptation of Shakespeare’s well loved Romeo and Juliet on Friday 20th August and a production of Roald Dahl’s popular children’s story James and the Giant Peach on Saturday 21st August.

Plenty to do for kids across the Lancaster district this summer

6/8/10: A day of fun, free activities brought hundreds of children to Williamson Park on Wednesday, as Lancaster City Council celebrated National Playday.   Children took part in den and fire building, face painting, arts and crafts and water slides. Lancaster City Council’s Play Rangers were also on hand to teach circus skills and host the brand new ‘Play schemes got Talent’ competition.

Junior zookeepers wanted at Williamson Park!

27/7/10: Budding junior zoologists are being given the opportunity to go behind the scenes and see how Williamson Park’s Mini Zoo and Butterfly House run. The three week course - aimed at children aged eight to 14 years old - is for children who are interested in learning more about animals and provides an insight into the work involved in running a small zoo.

Free Peter Pan Tickets in Bumper Sticker Giveaway.

2/6/10: The biggest open-air walkabout theatre event in Britain will be taking place in Lancaster's Williamson Park from 2 July – 7 August at 7.15pm and The Dukes are giving away tickets throughout June as part of a bumper car sticker competition. The theatre will be giving away 2 tickets for Peter Pan each day from Monday 7 – Friday 11 June in the Lancaster and Morecambe area.

Pavilion Cafe opens in style at Williamson Park

25/5/10: Local families were in for a treat at the opening of the Pavilion Café at Williamson Park on Saturday. The café re-opened its doors to show off the modern updated interior and brand new menu packed with delicious local produce.

Williamson Park Pavilion Café re-opens, win free entry to the Butterfly House

20/5/10: Celebrations will be taking place at Lancaster's Williamson Park this Saturday to mark the reopening of the pavilion café - and there's a chance to win free entry to the Park's world-famous Butterfly House up for grabs. The café has undergone a dramatic refurbishment and is launching a brand new menu of delicious locally sourced products.

New fresh tasty look for Williamson Park Café

7/5/10: The Pavilion Cafe at Williamson Park, Lancaster is to be given a new fresh tasty look in preparation for another busy summer season. This means that the café will need to be closed for refurbishment from Monday, 10th May for a period of approximately two weeks. An alternative refreshment area is being provided at the park whilst the work is being carried out.

Dig in for free compost!

26/4/10: Green fingered local residents will be able to pick up some free compost from Williamson Park in Lancaster on Tuesday 4th May (2010). The compost has come from the green waste recycled in Lancashire and is available free of charge to residents who wish to pop along and fill up to two bags for their gardens/allotments.

Williamson Park launches new children's activities

23/10/09: Lancaster's Williamson Park is launching a special four week ‘junior zoo keeper’ course, giving children aged 8 to 14 hands on experience of caring for the park’s collection of animals, insects and reptiles. The course will run on Sundays between 1st - 22nd November and costs £20. Bookings are also now being taken for children’s birthday parties at the park.

Free compost on offer at Williamson Park

23/7/09: Green fingered residents will be able to pick up some free compost from Williamson Park in Lancaster on Wednesday 12th August. The compost has come from the green waste recycled in Lancashire and is available free of charge to residents who wish to pop along between 10.00am and 4.00pm.

Bradburn back at Williamson Gallery

29/6/09: After a successful exhibition in 2007, Lancashire artist Andrew Bradburn returns to the Ashton Memorial to hold a further exhibition of new watercolour landscapes in a contemporary style. Andrew has had a successful career in interior design, a degree in design, has been painting for over 10 years.

Vintage car rally to visit Williamson Park

29/6/09: Lancaster's Williamson Park will be welcoming members of the Roses Run Vintage Car Rally on Sunday 5th July.

Soak Britain Comes to Lancaster

30/5/09: A group of like-minded water pistol fanatics have organised an event in Williamson Park next month that should cool everyone down at the height of summer -- assuming we have a better summer than last year, that is. Soak Britain will kick off at 1.00pm until 4.00pm "or until we run out of water!" says co-organiser Walter Incan.

Ghost stories and ghastly tales at the Ashton Memorial

10/12/08: Join the staff of Williamson Park (if you dare!) for a spine-chilling evening full of shocks and scares, ghost stories and local scary tales on Saturday 20th December, with a performance of the play The Ghost Writer.

An evening of terror in the Ashton Memorial

22/10/08: Join the staff of Williamson Park (if you dare!) for a terrifying evening full of shocks and scares, ghost stories and local scary tales on Friday 31st October with a performance of the play “The Ghost Writer.” Staged inside the evocative main hall of the Ashton Memorial, the play, in which two characters meet up before a funeral to reminisce about an old friend, promises to be a petrifying...

Autumn exhibition at Williamson Park

26/9/08: Williamson Park has announced the return of Andrew Stafford to the Williamson Gallery with his exhibition of new paintings. The exhibition, which runs from September 28 to November 16, contains 32 paintings, mainly landscapes, but also portraits and still-lifes. The title, Points of View, refers to the artist's approach.

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