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New annual pass on sale now

New annual pass on sale now


Latest news and events (at a glance - refer to calendar above for detailed information):

New Wild Card on sale!
For a one off payment of £40 a family of two adults and two children can access the Butterfly House, the Mini Beast Cave and the Animal Garden for an unlimited amount of times for a whole year. Available at the gift shop - they make great presents too!


Christmas Carol Concerts in the Ashton Memorial
Enjoy a festive carol concert in Lancaster's finest venues followed by mince pies and mulled wine.
The Royal School of Church Music, Lancashire Area Choir Monday 15th December 
Tickets cost £8.50 buy online now

The Lancaster Singers Tuesday 16th December. Tickets £9.00 Buy online now

The Lancaster and District Male Voice Choir Featuring Lancaster City Brass
Wednesday 17th December Tickets £8.00 Buy online now

The Rushley Singers Thursday 18th December Ticket cost £8.50 Buy online now

The Lancaster Singers Friday 19th December Tickets £9.00 Buy online now

All concerts start at 7.30pm


Another national award for Williamson Park!
Read all about the positive inspection from Visit England here


Park café scores high on taste test
The Pavilion Café has been awarded a Taste Lancashire Quality Assured accreditation. Read all about our success here.


Woodland Trail
If you go down to the woods today - remember to take our NEW Woodland Walk leaflet.
It is available from the gift shop or to download from our web page (see above - right hand side column)


The Pavilion Café regularly plays host to exhibitions by local artists. 
The Ashton Memorial Art Gallery is hosting the following exhibitions:

Lee Metcalfe - 16 November - 28 December
Chas Jacobs - 6 and 7 December


The Friends Garden update 
The Friends of Williamson Park applied to Lancaster Green Spaces to plant 1500 new plants in the Friends Garden. Read more on this story 


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Art in the Park
Learn to capture the beauty of the natural workd with artist and illustrator Janet Mary Robinson. This course aims to teach the skills of observational drawing and painting and to introduce a variety of artistic media and techniques. Classes are held in and around the park. Suitable for anyone with a love of nature, from beginners to experienced artists. Courses take place on Wednesdays 10.30am - 12.30pm and are £11 per session or £50 for 6 weeks. To book, please contact Janet on 07786 868783 or email her


Junior Zoo Keeper Course The Junior Zoo Keeper course offers a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes and see how Williamson Park’s mini zoo and butterfly house run. Children will experience feeding the animals and how to safely handle them. They will learn some fantastic facts about the animals as well as having great fun with the team from the park. There are two three week courses starting in October on Saturdays and Sundays aimed at children aged eight to 14 years. The courses start at 10am and last for an hour and cost £21 for the full three week course. To book a place please telephone Williamson Park on 01524 33318.


Meet the keeper - free session at weekends and school holidays
Any visitor to the park can meet one of our zoo keepers at 11.30am every weekend and during school holidays. This popular session allows visitors to find out more about the animals cared for in the park and what a keeper gets up to during their day. There is no need to book for this free session, just come along to the gift shop before 11.30am.

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Lancaster Arts CityFor events taking place around the district download the Lancaster Arts City app