The Dukes

The Dukes

A theatre in Lancaster, Lancashire producing a variety of professional live theatre and also showing mainstream and cultural cinema screenings.

  • The Dukes is the only building-based professional producing theatre in Lancashire and has for many years received regular funding from Arts Council England, Lancashire County Council and Lancaster City Council
  • More than 500,000 people have attended The Dukes promenade plays since 1987, making them the biggest walkabout theatre event in the UK
  • The Dukes has been an independent cinema since it opened in 1971.
  • In 2013-14, 143,152 people attended Dukes events – a company record
  • The Dukes Creative Learning Department is rated outstanding by Arts Council England
  • The Dukes won the inaugural Lancashire Tourism Cultural Venue/Organisation Award in 2013

https://dukes-lancaster.org