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    Book tickets for Gym & Tonic and be in with the chance of winning a spa day for 2!

    With thanks to Lancaster House, when you book tickets for Gym & Tonic you’ll be in with the chance of winning an opportunity to kick-back and relax at the Sandpiper Health Club with day passes for 2, a 2 course lunch at the Sandemans Bar, plus a complimentary gin cocktail....

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    Free 16-25 Membership For Young People At The Dukes

    Young people will be able to get free membership and receive exclusive discounts at The Dukes Lancaster from today. The new scheme is designed to give as many young people as possible the chance to experience culture in their area on a budget and encourage the audiences of the future....

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    Pay It Forward At Christmas With The Dukes

    Audiences at The Dukes are being asked to share the joy of theatre and Pay It Forward at Christmas by buying an extra ticket. The new initiative will see the Lancaster venue distributing tickets for their Christmas production to people who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to see the show....

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    New Arts Hub Launched

    We’re excited to announce that our second building will become an arts hub through a new partnership with Lancaster Grand Theatre. Moor Space, formerly the Centre for Creative Learning, will now be available to arts organisations to use for their own events and activities as part of the initiative which...

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    Georgina’s Journal: Blogs from a Summer Intern #4

    Here’s the final blog from our intern Georgina: I’ve arrived at my last week of working at The Dukes and it has really flown by. In the past eight weeks I’ve been immersed in so many aspects of The Dukes, learning the ins and outs of marketing but also seeing...

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    The Bay Writer Makes Dukes Return

    Daragh Carville, writer of ITV’s hit drama The Bay, is to become the newest Honorary Patron of The Dukes. Originally from Armagh, Northern Ireland, Carville had an interest in theatre, television and cinema from an early age. When he and his wife, the novelist Jo Baker, moved to Lancaster in...

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    Georgina’s Journal: Blogs from a Summer Intern #3

    Last week I was explaining to someone the kind of things I’ve been doing here at The Dukes Marketing office, and listing everything out reminded me just how varied the work is, which is great because it means I’m learning a whole lot! One new thing I’ve been doing is...

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    Win Gandalf’s Staff Signed by Sir Ian McKellen

    The Dukes are delighted to announce our “Gandalf’s Staff Lottery”, a chance for you to win a unique piece of Dukes park show history – complete with an exciting addition. The lucky winner will receive the handcrafted staff used in our award-winning 2016 production of The Hobbit. And, to make it even...

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    Georgina’s Journal: Blogs from a Summer Intern #2

    My Sunset Screening Posters: The Process of Design Time is flying and I’ve been interning at The Dukes for nearly three weeks now! This week I’ve been sitting in on some programming workshops and meetings, which gave a real sense of the thought and intention behind programming theatre events at...

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    Georgina’s Journal: Blogs from a Summer Intern #1

    We’re delighted to welcome Lancaster University student Georgina Harris to our team here at The Dukes for the summer. Georgina is here on a short internship, during which time she hopes to develop her existing skills and pick up some advice and guidance from our staff. She’ll be writing a...