The Romans Are Back!

24th July 2017

  Invasion returns to Lancaster Castle next weekend (29th/30th July 2017)   The Eighth Legion is returning to Lancaster Castle next weekend, bringing Roman Britain back to life ...

Lancashire Witches Weekend at Lancaster Castle 2017

20th July 2017

Lancaster Castle is to host a Lancashire Witches Weekend on the 19th and 20th of August 2017, with a series of immersive events and entertainment imagineered by local theatre company Little Gargoy...


27th June 2017

Fans of the Bard will be thrice-blessed this summer, with a trio of Courtyard performances at Lancaster Castle.   Some of Shakespeare's best loved plays will be given a contemporary and i...

Castle's Iconic Gatehouse Revealed Once Again

20th April 2017

The City's most iconic landmark has been revealed once again this week, with the removal of scaffolding and hoarding from Lancaster Castle's John O'Gaunt Gate on Castle Parade. Over the past 12 we...

The Normans Are Coming! Medieval invasion of Lancaster Castle

24th March 2017

The Normans Are Coming! Medieval invasion of Lancaster Castle (15th to 17th April 2017) Visitors to Lancaster Castle will have an opportunity to travel back in time this Easter and experience lif...

Historic Weather Vane Restored

24th February 2017

As part of the ongoing repair and restoration works currently underway at Lancaster Castle, the Duchy of Lancaster has refurbished and re-installed a historic weather vane on the top of the John ...

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