Dukes takes a bow

THE Dukes will be celebrating a silver anniversary and milestone birthday in 2011.

This year will see The Dukes mark the 25th anniversary of its shows in Williamson Park during the summer and the 40th birthday of the Lancaster theatre as a whole.

And as well as these important milestones, the venue is also celebrating an increase of 30,000 attendances and greater income as a result.

Dukes director, Joe Sumsion said: “Much of the time, people don’t recognise the richness of things on their own doorstep and that’s why events such as the 25th anniversary of the park show are really important.

See The Visitor (02-02-11) for full story.