Lancaster

Properties and events in Lancaster

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Christ Church, Lancaster

Wyresdale Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3EA
In person
Pre-booking not required

Christ Church is a beautiful Grade II listed building, with stunning views across the Bay. Having been a Chapel for the Lancaster Workhouse and Lancaster Royal Grammar School, it remains a place for worship loved by many in and beyond the parish.

Free Admission to the Judges' Lodgings Museum, Lancaster

Castle Hill, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YS
In person
Pre-booking not required

A rare opportunity to visit the oldest townhouse in Lancaster for free.

King Street Arts (Lancaster) CIC

5A King Street, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1JN
In person
Pre-booking not required

Rebuilt in Art Deco-Style in the 1930’s, Climb the Escher like staircase to see artists at work in their studios. You can see a special exhibition of artists completed work and work in-progress. There is also the chance to join free taster workshops.

Lancashire Police Museum & the Detective quiz

Lancaster Castle, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Opening specially on Saturday 7 September for Heritage Open Day. We have a new and free quiz for budding detectives out there.

Lancaster Grand Theatre

Lancaster Grand Theatre, St. Leonards Gate, Lancaster Grand Theatre, St Leonardgate, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1NL
In person
Pre-booking not required

This year, Lancaster Footlights & Grand Theatre proudly open their doors once more for another fantastic Heritage Open Days event—completely FREE to the public!

Lancaster Quaker Meeting House

Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1TX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Quakers first worshipped in Lancaster in 1652 at first in each others homes until a Meeting House was built. Our present building is one of the oldest in Lancaster surrounded by a burial ground.

Luneside Open Weekend

26 Castle Park, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit Luneside Artists Studios. Meet the artists, view our group exhibition, explore studio spaces and see work in progress. This will be an opportunity to learn about the history of the studios and contribute to our fundraising by purchasing items.

Next stop Morecambe

29 Royalty Mall, Arndale Centre, Morecambe, Lancashire, LA4 5DH
In person
Book on day

Morecambe’s Railway Heritage

St John's Church Ellel

Chapel Lane, Galgate, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 0PW
In person
Pre-booking not required

Spend an afternoon looking round a hidden gem of a country church in the depths of rural Lancashire. Whilst not the oldest parish Church in the area, St Johns is full of history, as you will see!

St Wilfrid's Halton, Heritage Open day

Church Brow, Halton, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 6LS
In person
Pre-booking not required

The beautiful historic Church of St Wilfrid's Halton will be open Saturday 14th September 2024, 10.30 am to 4 pm. See the unique Sigurd Cross in the Church yard, take a tour up the tower and explore the inside of this lovely church.

Storey Discovery Trail

The Storey & Gardens, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1TH
Online & In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover the links between The Storey building and the associated walled gardens of fruits & flowers. Follow The Tasting Garden tree-shaped path network to fruit trees and new fruit sculptures. Find the local connections on a route around the block.