Events

See what's on at Lancaster Castle.

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Eleanor Benet - Artist in Residence

1st May 2014

Come and meet this month's resident artist at Lancaster Castle and see her at work. Eleanor will also be offering workshops and more.

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Children's Literature Festival

3rd May 2014

Litfest presents Lancaster Children's Literature Festival

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Heritage Opera Presents: A Passion for Opera

3rd May 2014

Stars of Heritage Opera sing your favourite operatic music in a brand new gala concert at Lancaster Castle

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After Dark Entertainment Presents: A Courtroom Murder Mystery

10th May 2014

A murder has been committed and the prosecution is on the case to try the suspect for the maximum penalty. But have they got their facts right?

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Funny Witch Aribelle Comedy Dinner

16th May 2014

Come and meet the Funny Witch Aribelle, as she entertains you with her witchery in the NICE Cafe whilst you dine.

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Kids Activity Tour

28th May 2014

A special tour with the under 12s in mind. Join our costumed guides for an exciting trip around the castle. Activities include taking part in a mock trial (you could even be the Judge!) And every child receives a free gift.

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Wes Martin - A Painting a Day

1st June 2014

Come and meet our Artist in residence who paints a painting a day!

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A Midsummer Nights Dream

19th June 2014

Details to follow...

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Celebrate Wimbledon with Afternoon Tea

23rd June 2014

Details to follow...

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Armed Forces Day

28th June 2014

Lancaster Castle is Proud to support Armed Forces Day!

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Lucy Cortese Stone Sculptor

1st July 2014

Stone Sculptor and Artist Lucy Cortese will begin a month-long residency in Lancaster's historic Castle.

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Croix Du Nord Historical Re-enactment

5th July 2014

Join Croix du Nord, the local group of Regia Anglorum, as they take you back a thousand years to show you what life was like in the year Lancaster Castle was built.

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Normannis Re-enactment

26th July 2014

Details to follow

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Kids Activity Tour

6th August 2014

A special tour with the under 12s in mind. Join our costumed guides for an exciting trip around the castle. Activities include taking part in a mock trial (you could even be the Judge!) And every child receives a free gift.

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English Civil War Workshops

7th August 2014

Come and meet a seventeenth century soldier to learn about what life was like during the English Civil War. Take part in a pike and musket drill and handle arms and armour. Join in one of our hands-on workshops to learn a seventeenth century craft and take your finished piece of work home.

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Kids Activity Tour

13th August 2014

A special tour with the under 12s in mind. Join our costumed guides for an exciting trip around the castle. Activities include taking part in a mock trial (you could even be the Judge!) And every child receives a free gift.

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World War One Workshop

14th August 2014

Join our WWI Officers as they take you on a journey back in time. Discover the joys of square bashing and handle some basic equipment.

Pendle Witches Weekend

15th August 2014

Details to follow

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Pre Dinner History Talks

15th August 2014

Details to follow

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Wicked Workshops Broomstick Training

16th August 2014

Details to follow

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Kids Activity Tour

20th August 2014

A special tour with the under 12s in mind. Join our costumed guides for an exciting trip around the castle. Activities include taking part in a mock trial (you could even be the Judge!) And every child receives a free gift.

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After Dark Entertainment Presents: Clue? at the Castle

23rd August 2014

Dr Black has been discovered in the grounds and one of six suspects did him in. Can you find the evidence, interrogate the suspects and solve the crime, or will you be left without a Clue?

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Kids Activity Tour

27th August 2014

A special tour with the under 12s in mind. Join our costumed guides for an exciting trip around the castle. Activities include taking part in a mock trial (you could even be the Judge!) And every child receives a free gift.

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Medieval Workshops

28th August 2014

Watch a weaponry demonstration then handle medieval arms and armour. Learn about the signs and symbols used in medieval heraldry

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Lancaster Half Marathon and 10k

21st September 2014

Lancaster Race Series Presents 'The Lancaster Castle Half Marathon and 10k Road Race'

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Lancaster Music Festival

9th October 2014

Details to follow

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October Half Term

27th October 2014

Details to follow

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Incarceation

31st October 2014

Details to follow

Children's Halloween Night

31st October 2014

Details to follow

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Light Up Lancaster Castle

7th November 2014

Details to Follow

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Lancaster Fireworks

8th November 2014

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