One of the paintings which will be on display in The Dukes fundraising exhibition

Buy Art And Support The Dukes

Grab an early Christmas present and help our theatre at the same time at our fundraising exhibition. This mixed exhibition is by a range of local artists who have kindly agreed to donate half of any sales to The Dukes which is a registered charity. The exhibition, which runs in...

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Peter Pan (Gareth Morgan) and Captain Hook (Helen Longworth) in a scene from The Dukes production of Peter Pan which runs from November 23-January 5.

Peter Pan About To Take Off!

We’re so excited that Peter Pan is flying into The Round this Friday. And here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store for those of you who’ve already booked your tickets to Neverland for a show that’s promising fairy dust, flight and catchy songs. Fans of last year’s festive production...

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Come To The Crazy Christmas Cabaret

We’re pleased to see that comedy, cabaret and chaos will be on their way back to The Dukes by popular demand this festive season. Slightly Fat Features are returning to us on December 7 and 8 for their seventh Christmas Cabaret. Stuffed to the seams with staggering stunts, lots of...

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Scratch Night

The Dukes Scratch Night

Following on from the success of our September 2018 Scratch evening; we’re now welcoming applications for our next Scratch event on Friday 18 January 2019. Each of the performances in our BASE Scratch Night will last up to 20 minutes and we’ll aim to programme up to four in the...

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Ian McKellen To Make His Dukes Debut

We are excited to announce that Sir Ian McKellen will make his Dukes debut next May to celebrate his 80th birthday year. The acclaimed actor of stage and screen will bring his new solo show here on May 28, 2019 – just three days after his actual birthday – during...

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Still Me Toolkit

Still Me is a person-centred, participative multi-arts group for people living with dementia and their caregivers.  It is one strand of A Life More Ordinary, a dementia arts programme here at The Dukes, which aims to offer greater choice, and accessibility to the creative arts for people living with dementia,...

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From left, Alison Dodd, Jane Meacham and Diane Sheron from Stepping Stones with The Dukes Creative Learning and Outreach Manager, Vicky Fletcher at the exhibition

Read All About A New Comics Exhibition

Our awardwinning comics project helping young people to improve their literacy is being celebrated with an exhibition here at The Dukes. The Comic Literacy Project is part of our Cultural Partnership with Lancaster University which provides cultural outreach activities to young people, especially those facing barriers to education. The Partnership...

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