Campus in the city 2024

a young girl tries a science experiment

What is campus in the city?

Campus in the city is a FREE family friendly festival bringing Lancaster University's research in to the community.

An escape room with a difference, a teddy bear hospital, space displays, VR experiences, extracting DNA, futuristic computer games, arts and crafts – just some of the activities that you can take part in if you join us during the Easter school holidays from 10am-4pm on 11 to 13 April.

When and where is it?

Thursday 11 April - More Music, Morecambe

Friday 12 April - The Storey, The Castle and the Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Saturday 13 April - The Library and Market Place, Lancaster

10am to 4pm each day.

Under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

What's on

View the packed programme of events for each day below! There are over 30 activities to choose from, so bound to be something to spark your curiosity!

Please note, some activities take place on multiple days, and some are for one day only.

Most activities are drop in, so no need to book. Check the programme for more details as some workshops are at set times (still no need to book) and just a handful need to be pre-booked. We can’t wait to see you!

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Download the programme

Download a pdf copy of the programme. Paper copies will be available on each day.

CITC Programme