September Highlights in Lancaster


Head to Lancaster this September for a host of events to keep you and the whole family entertained…


Heritage Open Days

6-9 & 13-16 Sept

Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture. Be part of the celebration of the country’s fantastic architectural and cultural heritage. Search and explore the district’s hidden gems. Enjoy one-off tours, events and activities bringing history and culture to life. And even better it is all FREE.

Lancaster in old photographs from the collections of Lancaster City Museum


Lancaster Festa Italia

9 Sept

Lancaster city centre will be taken over with a celebration of all things Italian. With Italian entertainment, food and drink, and a street market showcasing top Italian brands alongside artisan produce, there really is sure to be something for everyone.



Lancaster Jazz Festival

13-16 Sept

Lancaster Jazz Festival produce an ambitious jazz festival based in the centre of Lancaster. Creating a community where high quality, diverse, emerging artists can experiment, develop, collaborate, learn and grow as musicians.



Lancaster Festival of Song

9-16 Sept

Join The Festival of Song at The Priory in Lancaster with lunchtime concerts and evening performances as well as Services throughout the week there is something to suit all tastes. Concerts include Leeds Contemporary Singers, Vocal Masterclasses, Vox Boys Choir, Lancaster Grammar School choirs and a Jazz Mass. Lunchtime and Rush hours concerts are free of charge, however there is a charge for the evening concerts.



Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition

on until 16 Sept

Don’t miss your last chance to see The British Library’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition in Lancaster! Dive into a world of wizardry and discover some fascinating objects from the museum’s collection.



Find out more about future events and what’s on in Lancaster here.