There is a fantastic programme of events and activities linked to the Hinge of Fate project – most of which are free.

Look out for more details to come about each event and how you can join in – watch this space!


LMF  4 September 2022 – Lancaster Music Festival Event

Market Square

Further details TBC

 27 September 2022 and 26 February 2023 – Hinge of Fate Exhibition


Lancaster City Museum

Free admission

Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm

 25 September 2022 – Wartime Cookery with Morecambe Women’s Institute

Using 1940s ration recipes, WI archives and contemporary newspapers, WI volunteers will recreate ration recipes and re-enact the wartime cookery demonstrations that were held near the museum in 1942.

LMF  16 October 2022- Lancaster Music Festival – ENSA Event

Market Square

The festival team has worked with young people to create a participatory ENSA-style event.

 4-5 November 2022 – Light Up Lancaster and Sandylands Primary School

Local children will work with an artist, creating light art on the theme of Remembrance for Light Up Lancaster festival.

 Ongoing – Global Link education charity

People seeking sanctuary will participate in a digital storytelling workshop, creating a film telling the story of a refugee to Lancaster in 1942, which will feature in the exhibition.

 Ongoing- The Dukes Theatre ‘Eating for Victory’  

The Dukes Theatre team will work with young people, where they will taste and discuss ration recipes, made by the WI. The outputs from this activity will be decided by the young people taking part.