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First ever 'Lancaster Day' to celebrate city's heritage and history

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A lineup of events has been announced to celebrate the first ever 'Lancaster Day'.

This celebration of the city, its heritage and history, will be held on Wednesday, June 12.

It will mark the anniversary of the signing of the city's first charter on June 12 1193.

On the day, the original charter will be showcased in Lancaster City Museum, alongside a day of entertainment for the community.

Lancaster Priory will be flying the Lancaster City flag from its tower.

Other events will include the chance to 'Meet The Normans' in the city centre, a vintage DJ, town criers telling the Lancaster story, tours, talks and walks.

Lancaster Priory, the Castle, the Judges' Lodgings, the City Museum and the Police Museum will all be open on the day.

Here is the full line-up of events on Lancaster Day.

Lancaster Day has been organised by Lancaster BID alongside Lancashire Museums, Lancaster City Council, Lancaster Priory, the Judges' Lodgings, Lancaster Charter Market, Lancaster Civic Vision, Lancaster Walks, Talks and Tours and Lancashire County Council. It has been sponsored by Westmorland Homecare.

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