We like to keep up to date with things going on around the area so that you can plan your holiday activities. Here are a few events worth checking out in the Lancashire area, close to Lancaster House and The Midland in Morecambe.
Everybody notices a beautiful, bridal bouquet. It is what draws the eye to the wedding dress and can say so much about the style of the wedding and the personality of the bride. Lauren, Wedding and Events Co-ordinator at Lancaster House, has put together a few of her favourites and given you a selection of seasonal blooms as well. (more…)
Did you know today is Lancashire Day? With so much history, things to see and explore Lancashire has lots to offer. Here are just five reasons Lancashire is worth celebrating. (more…)
Tim Bell, General Manager of Lancaster House discovers a family-friendly day-out with a difference close to the hotel.
By its very reputation, The Lake District will always lend itself naturally to the great pastime of walking.
But just down the road in North Lancashire, the walking culture is just as vibrant. The Trough of Bowland in particular offers stunning scenery and a plethora of accessible walking routes to rival many of Lakeland’s classic rambles here on the doorstep of Lancaster House. (more…)
As part of our +1 culture at English Lakes, it is always our aim to make raving fans! John Morley, a self confessed raving fan of Lancaster House (Read his TripAdvisor Review) tells us about his New Year Break with us...
Visitors from the whole of Lancashire and further afield flock to Lancaster for the city's annual firework extravaganza at Lancaster Castle. The event which grows in popularity each year returns in 2013 with a full week of FREE 'Light Up Lancaster' events around the city. It is the perfect time to explore Lancaster both day and night.
To make the most of some of these fantastic events, consider booking a short break at Lancaster House hotel, just a short drive away from the city centre with prices from £88.00 Bed and Breakfast for two people (available at the time of publishing) with family rooms also available.
Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 October 2013
Times: 7.15pm, 8.00pm, 8.45pm
Commissioned by the Canal & River Trust, this is a free event for all the family to enjoy. Discover the stories and heritage of our waterways and their often overlooked ecology, with a series of acts by aerial artists, magicians, dancers, musicians and other exciting performance artists, alongside the Grade 1 Listed Lune Aqueduct. Although this is a free event it must be booked in advance on 01524 598500 as there are limited places.
Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 October 2013
Times: 10am - 5pm
During the day there will be family-friendly drawing workshops taking place at St Nics - creating pieces of artwork to be exhibited at Light Up The Streets. No need to book - just bring the family and join in!
Friday 1 November 2013
Performances from 6pm onwards
Take a stroll through the city centre for a unique evening art experience animating our beautiful buildings and squares. Discover new stories along the trail, with a string of music,
dance, theatre and film events. This is a self-guided evening; performances begin at 6pm, but you can arrive at any time and pick up a guide to the evening's performances and installations from one of the stewards.
Saturday 2 November 2013
Activities from 10am, Fireworks at 8pm
Lancaster’s magical extravaganza of fireworks, which lights up the historic landscape and skyline of the city, is one of the finest displays in the north. This year the fireworks will again be fired from the roof of Lancaster’s medieval castle.
Although the main viewing areas are now fully booked, there are also many other excellent viewing areas throughout the district which do not require wristbands. Recommended areas include the Millennium Bridge, Williamson Park and Salt Ayre Sports and Leisure Centre. Salt Ayre will have a host of family-friendly activities including a fun-fair from 4pm onwards.
There will also be activities including workshops, guided walks and storytelling taking place throughout the day on Saturday.