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The Dukes

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Excellent local theatre with varied offering

Recently visited the Dukes to see theatre (Glory / Much Ado) and Cinema - a very high quality and... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2019
Greater London, United Kingdom
The soups are to die for!!

My partner and I visit the cafe bar probably a couple of times a month. The atmosphere is so... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2019
Preston, United Kingdom
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The Dukes is an award winning producing theatre. We run rich theatre, film, art and education programmes. We are the home of the nationally renowned Williamson Park Walkabout Theatre show which has had over 500,000 visitors over the last 30 years.
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Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE, England
+44 1524 598500
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

Recently visited the Dukes to see theatre (Glory / Much Ado) and Cinema - a very high quality and varied offering, all with an intimate feel. WELL worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Fargo2016
Reviewed February 26, 2019

My partner and I visit the cafe bar probably a couple of times a month. The atmosphere is so welcoming. The staff are lovely and the food is delicious. We usually have the sandwich and soup combo. The sandwiches have unusual fillings which are always...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LeylandTraveller
Reviewed February 22, 2019

I went to see 'Glory' last night(21st February); what a fantastic show. The scene was set in a wrestling ring; the performance was energetic, hard hitting and brilliantly acted. It confronted prejudice and racism head on: it was both funny and endearing.The show is on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jan A
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I went to see Beautiful Thing at the Dukes last night and it was an excellent production It is only on until Saturday 10th November so book your ticket now it really is a great night out. The Dukes also serves wonderful sandwiches and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jan A
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Visited Lancaster after decades away and attended The Three Musketeers promenade production in Williamssons Park. It was marvellous. The way that the Ashton Memorial was light up and used in the Ball scene was spectacular and high energy. The fact that community members were part...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

I have visited the life more ordinary events at the Dukes with my Mum who has Alzheimer's through out the year. It has been a brilliant experience with provision made for those with needs. Carers go free. Free drink too. We have been to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience for my 5 years old son. He really enjoyed the play and the whole theatre experience. He was really excited and happy throughout. It is great to have The Dukes on the door step.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank elag1975
Reviewed December 19, 2017

Superb Christmas Show. Enjoyed by all the audience - young and old. Lots of fun and the cast of only 5 actors were all great - lots of energy , good voices and very entertaining. We had a very good laugh. We went to the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Iantravelswell
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Quirky Theatre, what a lovely place to take the family. The show was fantastic, my husband commented on how good the actors where. Again great prices only £15.00 each for Saturday evening show.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Julie649
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Superb afternoon at the Dukes to watch their Xmas production Aladdin. It was witty, entertaining and thoughtfully put together. Highly recommended. Staff are super helpful and it’s a genuinely welcoming place.

Date of experience: November 2017
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