30 Day Film Diary

Take a quick look at all our films showing over the next 30 days

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The Round

The Round is our beautiful, new 240 seat theatre space and, coincidentally, the seating is in the round! Occasionally this space also forms a horseshoe configuration on 3 sides.

The Rake

The Rake is our 313 seat auditorium with raked stadium style seating and an end on stage. Fantastic full visibility is offered from all seats. This space is also used for our cinema screenings.


The Centre for Creative Learning is our dedicated performance space for young people and can seat 112 on two sides and 69 if one side is used.

The Gallery

The Dukes Gallery presents work by some of the region's top artistic talent. It is open all day and entry is free, so pop in anytime. The Gallery space can also be hired for your small event, gathering or meeting. Please contact Jane Twyman for full hire charges and further info: 01524 598515. CLICK HERE to view The Dukes Gallery submissions policy.

Cafe Bar

The Dukes Café Bar is open to all from 12 noon until late. With friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere don’t leave your visits to pre-show only. We have a Gallery, free wifi, and children are welcome before 9pm. We serve Atkinson’s Teas and Coffees, Ginger Bakers Cakes, Toasties and Healthy Homemade Soups. We have a good selection of soft drinks, bottled ales as well as Lancaster Beer on draught. If you are coming to see a film or performance why not arrive early and get a drink to take in with you? On Friday evenings we have free music in the bar – call box office for details of who is playing.



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