Embroidery Workshop Opens At Lancaster Castle

Embroidery Workshop Opens At Lancaster Castle

A well-known needlework and embroidery expert currently appearing on BBC TV’s The Repair Shop has opened her own workshop at Lancaster Castle. Sara Dennis is a tutor of hand embroidery who regularly teaches at the Royal School of Needlework and whose classes have been held at historic national venues such as London’s Victoria and Albert […]

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Lancaster University Moves Into Lancaster Castle

Lancaster University is to open a new academic space in the former Link Block of Lancaster Castle. The University has signed a two-year lease to operate the new purpose-built teaching suite completed last month as part of the Duchy’s latest phase of renovation and conservation. A seminar room with a capacity for around 60 people […]

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Lancaster Castle Restored and Re-Opened

Following a 2-year conservation project, the Duchy of Lancaster has re-opened the historic John O’Gaunt gate and unveiled the new-look Lancaster Castle to the visiting public. The works have included the careful removal of the former Prison Visitors building to reveal a new sweeping piazza, covered cloister walk, purpose-built Visitor café, gallery space and teaching […]

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Local Coffee Roasters Move Into Lancaster Castle

Renowned local coffee roasters and tea specialists Atkinsons have been chosen by the Duchy of Lancaster to open and run the new purpose-built visitor café at Lancaster Castle. The company is expected to open The Kitchen for the first time to the public at the beginning of November. The facility includes a new bar area […]

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