Places to Visit
Arts and Leisure
Tours of Lancaster
Events in Lancaster
Transport and Travel
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and Leisure in Lancaster
The information presented on
the Lancaster pages is based on the Lancaster
City Centre Street Map and Guide 1999
DUKES THEATRE AND CINEMA:
Moor Lane, Lancaster. Box Office Tel: 01524 598500. 24 hour information
line Tel: 01524 598501. Website
The venue for a wide range of exciting and entertaining plays and the
best films from around the world. Licensed bar. Cafe-bar. Disabled facilities.
The acclaimed Promenade Season takes place in the summer in Williamson
THE GRAND THEATRE:
St. Leonard's Gate, Lancaster. Box Office: Tel. 01524 64695. Website
This is one of the oldest provincial theatres in the country and has been
in continuous use since it was opened in 1782. Tours by arrangement.
Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YW. Box Office Freephone 0800
028 3042 (24 hour answerphone). Email...Website
The University theatre offering an exciting range of performing arts including
student theatre, new and experimental theatre, physical theatre, dance
and comedy. Full disabled access. Licensed bar.
Storey Institute, Meeting House Lane. Tel: 01524 844133. A programme of
exhibitions of high quality contemporary visual art is presented in a
fine Victorian gallery. In the adjoining garden is The Tasting Garden,
a permanent environmental artwork. Website.
Moor Gate, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 849959. Venue for community events.
King Street, Lancaster. Enquiries Tel: 01524 841149, recorded information
Tel: 01524 64141. 2 screen cinema.
Tel: 01524 65201.
Hosts a variety of entertainment including performances at the Nuffield
Theatre Studio, classical music concerts, art exhibitions at the Peter
Scott Gallery, and exhibitions at the new Ruskin Library.
LANCASTER LEISURE PARK:
Wyresdale Road, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 847380.
An enjoyable and varied day out for all the family. For the children there
is the special soft adventure play area, John o' Gaunts Magic Castle,
and plenty of outdoor rides and activities, including the Go-Kart Raceway
for children of all ages. For the adults: one of the largest permanent
Antique Centres in the UK with over 100 dealers; golf driving range, modern
fully equipped gym, The Factory Shop, and much more.
Open all year. Disabled access. Refreshments. Car Park. Bus Services
8, 27 and 147 stop near the entrance.
For further information about Lancaster, including a free visitor
pack, please contact the Lancaster Tourist