Events and news
Art in the Park
Preview evening of new photographic exhibition in the Ashton Memorial. Saturday 25 May from 7.30pm. Live music and refreshments available. The exhibition features portrait photography of animals and people with body art and challenges 'first impressions'. Free entry with donations to Wolfwood and Homeless Action in Lancaster. The exhibition will be open until 22 June. Click here for more information
Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' returns on Saturday 24 August. Tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.
Adults £13.50 Child £9 Family £40 Group bookings of 10 or more receive a 10% discount. Book online or call 01524 33318.
Art in the Park - New course! starts Wednesday 1 May 10am-12pm £10 per session. Botanical, natural history and landscape drawing and painting classes in the park. Join artist Janet Mary Robinson and is suitable for any abilities. Book at the Pavilion Shop or call 01524 33318.
The park has received a Woodland Improvement Grant from the Forestry Commission to plant 500 trees. For more of the story visit our news page
Williamson Park has been rated as an 'excellent' visitor attraction by Visit England. For more of the story visit our news page.
Specialist restoration work to the steps leading to the Ashton Memorial has completed. Read all about it on the news pages
The Dukes and Williamson Park present Robin Hood walkabout theatre from Friday 5 July - Saturday 10 August. Contact the Box Office on 01524 598500 or for more information and to book tickets visit The Dukes
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 June 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 11am 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 11am.