all: free gig guide to Lancaster
This is a website that provides a free listing for all the live musics in Lancaster and the surrounding district. You can either look at the day to day list and choose a venue or you can choose a venue you wish to visit and then see what is on in the coming week. Lots of information including a forum for visitors to share their own reviews and gossip and music by local bands playing on various pages. Deciding what to do at night has never been easier if it's live music you are after. All other guides now use this site as their chief resource. Site address is www.bandsinlancaster.co.uk
The Bobbin: Quaint little boozer
Friendly local pub situated in Lancaster centre,various ales,wines and small food menu available.Staff are friendly and they have band night and karaoke nights throughout the week,spacious interior and a small beer garden at the side,nice place.
Dress Code: Casual
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Various: Traditional Pubs
Lancaster has a great selection of traditional pubs. There are plenty to choose from, as you would expect from a City with a large resident student population. They do get very busy on weekends. Midweek and lunchtimes can be quiet.
You can try the Farmers Arms or the Alex (now calling itself Revolution) which are very large pubs on Penny Street as you go into the one way traffic system.
For the friendly local pub, try The Moorlands (Quarry Rd) or The Bowerham (Bowerham Road).
For live music (jazz on Sundays) try the John O Gaunt in Market Street, which is on the pedestrianised area of the Town Centre.
For traditional pubs with a good atmosphere, try the Water Witch (canal side); George & Dragon (St George's Quay); The Three Mariners (off St Georges Quay).
For photo's see the Pubs Travelogue.
If your a real ale buff take a look at
CAMRA Lunesdale Guide
for further details of about another hundred or so pubs!
Dress Code: Informal at all these.
A big university disco sponsored by Lancaster University as might be expected full undergrads, but still lot of fun... Better get there early on weekends!
Dress Code: None
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