SOME ARTS & CULTURAL EVENTS CONTINUE DURING COVID-19, BUT WITH PRECAUTIONS IN PLACE TO ENSURE THAT THEY DO SO SAFELY. Lancaster has a great deal to offer in terms of arts and culture with many events hosted on campus in the Lancaster Arts centre, and many more hosted in and around the City of Lancaster itself.
Lancaster Arts hosts regular performances from leading names from the world of theatre, comedy, music and dance. Recent events include stand-up comic Elf Lyons, and the award-winning Police Cops as well as outstanding classical performances from Alexander Panfilov, Nicola Benedetti and Noriko Ogawa to name but a few. Lancaster Arts also includes the Peter Scott Gallery for art exhibitions as well as informal talks and workshops.
Lancaster is home to a vibrant music scene, with many pubs hosting regular live music and open mic nights throughout the year. There is also the annual Lancaster Music Festival which takes place in October each year with hundreds of acts performing at over 40 locations across the City.
Theatre and cinema
The Dukes in Lancaster hosts a mixture of modern films and big screen theatre productions and events in its Artists Hub. There is also a Vue cinema in the centre of Lancaster, and if travelling off campus is too much for you, we even have our very own campus cinema, Take 2.