Christmas at the Castle at Lancaster Castle

Sarah Gaffney-Lang, Families Editor
Christmas at the castle

Christmas at the Castle at Lancaster Castle, Lancaster 14 — 15 December 2019 Entrance is free — Visit now

Lancaster Castle is throwing open it’s doors to celebrate Christmas at the Castle this December with a festive fayre for all the family.

This is the perfect opportunity for some unique Christmas gift shopping, with over 50 stalls from local and regional artisans and makers. They’ll also be music playing throughout the day to get you in the festive spirit, including bell-ringers, Victorian carol-singers, brass bands, school bands, jazz pianists and a carnival street bands.

Christmas at the Castle at Lancaster Castle, Lancaster 14 — 15 December 2019 Entrance is free Visit now

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Photo of a sign that says 'Keep This Gate Locked'
Tourist Attraction
A Wing

Formerly a debtor’s prison, Lancaster Castle is not only a tourist attraction in its own right, it also plays host to a most unusual pop-up club.

The Music Room from Atkinsons Coffee Roasters Lancaster
Lancaster
Café or Coffee Shop
The Music Room

The Music Room from Atkinsons Coffee Roasters is a cafe situated on a Grade II listed Georgian pavilion with sun trap outside seating.

Lancaster
Library
Lancaster Library

Sitting in the heart of Lancaster is the Lancaster Library. When not serving its usual function, this beautiful space is occasionally transformed into an unlikely gig venue.

Castle View contemporary cottage, Lancaster
Lancaster
Hotel
Castle View

Right in the heart of Lancaster, this contemporary cottage with one bedroom and a double sofa bed, a huge copper bath and a wood burner is situated in a peaceful walled oasis.

Lancaster
Event venue
The Storey Creative Industries Centre

Multi-purpose venue comprising an auditorium and lecture theatre, gallery space, café bar, Visitor Information Centre, hireable meeting rooms and conference/events spaces and private offices.

An interior shot of the arches within Lancaster Priory
Lancaster Priory

Lancaster Priory Church is a vibrant, open and inclusive church at the heart of Lancaster. Music, education and community are at the heart of their mission.

Judge’s Lodgings, Lancaster, Lancashire
Lancaster
Museum
Judges’ Lodgings

The Judges’ Lodgings is the oldest town house in Lancaster, whose exhibitions and events bring the stories of the city to life.

Filbert's Baker artisan bread in Lancaster
Lancaster
Shop
Filbert’s Bakery

Filbert’s bakery is a family owned bakery that provides delicious fresh bread every morning along with breakfast goods, cakes and savouries.

Lancashire
Bar or Pub
The Stonewell Tap

The Stonewell Tap is a lively craft beer bar on Church Street, Lancaster, which boasts 16 craft beer taps and 4 real hand-pulled ale pumps.

Lancashire
Restaurant
The Herbarium

This plant-based cafe and bar serves delicious vegan breakfasts and coffees in the day, before transforming into a fantastic dinner venue in ‘Herb after Dark’.

The Grand Theatre in Lancaster
Lancaster
Theatre
The Grand Theatre, Lancaster

First opened in 1782, the theatre is now host to amateur drama, music and dance and professional touring companies. Tours of the historic building are available

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