Events - 2005.

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The 17th Annual Easter Maritime Festival & Trafalgar Victory Fair
25th-28th March
Lancaster's 4 day celebration of Sea Songs, Shanties & Matters Maritime! A vast array of entertainment, including nautical dramas, seaside shows and salty storytelling. Includes the National Sedan Chair Carrying Championships.
Visitors are warned-beware of the press gang!

Wray Scarecrow Festival (Wray Fair 2nd May)
25th April-2nd May
Visit the village inhabited by fun loving scarecrows who magically appear each year.

10th Morecambe Punk Festival,
19th-22nd May
The greatest party weekend punk has ever seen with over 100 bands.

Summer Lunchtime Concerts
26th May 15th September (Thursdays–fortnightly)
Great architecture and fine music at St John's Church in Lancaster–classically based lunchtime concerts from the regions finest musicians plus rising young talent.

Bowland Festival
6th-12th June
Celebrating the birds, wildlife, heritage and rural life of the Forest of Bowland.

Lunsdale Studio Trail
11th-26th June
A collection of artists studios to visit in the Lune Valley.

Williamson Park, Lancaster–The Dukes Outdoor Theatre
8th July-13th August
Tom Thumb & others Giant Stories leads us on a merry "round the park" voyage of tales, parables and sagas.

Heritage Open Days
8th-11th September
A national celebration of England's rich architecture and cultural heritage–free admission to many properties not normally open to the public. Plus a range of guided walks, tours and special activities.

Poulton Heritage Festival, Morecambe
10th-11th September
Visit the Heritage Festival of Poulton-le-Sands, celebrating the 1940's Wartime Weekend

Morecambe Heritage Gala
10th-11th September
See amazing aircraft displays, live music and outdoor entertainment on Morecambe Arena and Promenade, with the Bradford to Morecambe Historical Vehicle Rally–hundreds of vintage cars.

Morecambe Bay Golf Festival
12th-16th September
A full programme of events at Heysham, Morecambe and Lancaster Golf Clubs.

Jazz Festival
15th-18th September
Now in it’s 7th year, at various venues in Lancaster and Morecambe. Annual celebration of the very best in local, national and international jazz.

Morecambe Comedy Weekend
21st-23rd October
Chortle, chuckle and giggle your way through a weekend which is just for laughs wether you're a little kid or a big one. Fantastic fun, excellent stand up comedy, cabaret and much more....

Halloween at Lancaster Castle
31st October
An opportunity to visit the dungeons and hear grim tales from the past.

Halloween Family Fun
31st October
Happy Mount Park, Morecambe 5.30pm-8.30pm.

Annual Fireworks Spectacular and Beacon Lighting
5th November
Lancaster Castle and Priory are the dramatic setting for this free firework display, followed by the lighting of the City's Armada Beacon.Plus a day of themed events at various venues.


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