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Lincoln's Cultural Quarter
A vibrant hub at the heart of the city

Theatres, museums, art, music, cuisine, bars, and cafes

Lincoln's Cultural Quarter, in the heart of the city centre, is a vibrant hub of the city during the daytime and at especially night.

Spanning the east of the city centre and the south entrance to Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter, here you'll find theatre, museums, art, music, cuisine, bars and cafes. Whether spending the afternoon in a vibrant cafe, taking in the culture of the theatre or discovering the history of the area, the Cultural Quarter has plenty to keep you interested.

The Collection and Usher Gallery form the hub of the Cultural Quarter, providing regular exhibitions and activities for the whole family through the year.  There are also events and shows through the year at Lincoln Drill Hall and Theatre Royal including the famous pantomime at Christmas.

The Upper High Street and The Strait form the lead up to the Cathedral Quarter from the city centre. These are home to a vibrant and eclectic range of fashion outlets, charity stores, bars and nightclubs. 

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City of Lincoln, Cultural Quarter

Cheese Society

Cheese Society

A family run business located in the Cultural Quarter of Lincoln offering all sorts of cheeses including many British varieties.

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City of Lincoln, Cultural Quarter

Lincoln Arboretum

Lincoln Arboretum

The Arboretum is a park of Grade II historical importance, containing beautiful gardens, lakes, fountains and a children's play area.

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City of Lincoln, Cathedral Quarter, Cultural Quarter, Lincoln Suburbs, Villages & Countryside, 3-10 miles from Lincoln

Lincoln Aviation Trail

Lincoln Aviation Trail

Lincoln has a rich aviation heritage stretching from the UK's early aviation history through to the present day. Explore this hidden side of Lincoln with the Aviation Trail.

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Cultural Quarter

Museum of the Moon

March 2, 2019 to April 28, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Collection
Museum of the Moon

In the 50th anniversary year of the first man to walk on The Moon, experience the Museum of the Moon at The Collection museum in Lincoln with a space themed programme of events alongside.

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Cultural Quarter

Journey to the Moon

April 9, 2019
10:00am to 3:30pm
The Collection
Journey to the Moon

A day of moon-themed creative activities at The Collection, inspired by Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon exhibition.

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Cultural Quarter

Wizard of Oz

April 13, 2019 to April 22, 2019
2:00pm to 7:00pm
New Theatre Royal
Wizard of Oz

The Easter pantomime is coming back to Lincoln's oldest auditorium, brimming with music, stunning costumes, and a magical setting.

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Cultural Quarter

Moon Doodle & Space Art Adventures

April 16, 2019
10:00am to 3:30pm
The Collection
Moon Doodle & Space Art Adventures

A day of space-themed creative activities at The Collection, inspired by Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon exhibition.

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Cultural Quarter

Lincoln Loves Kids Family Fun Day

May 18, 2019
9:00am to 3:00pm
The Collection
Lincoln Loves Kids Family Fun Day

FREE

Find out the great things to do with the kids in Lincolnshire at a family fun day at The Collection in Lincoln.

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Cultural Quarter

Lincoln Beer Festival 2019

May 23, 2019 to May 25, 2019
12:00pm to 11:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Lincoln Beer Festival 2019

FREE

Sample from more than 100 real ales from across the UK at Lincoln Drill Hall for the local branch of CAMRA's annual festival.

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City of Lincoln, Cultural Quarter

Cheese Society Cafe

Cheese Society Cafe

An intimate, speciality cheese café serving a cheese-centric lunch menu.

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City of Lincoln, Cultural Quarter

Lady Rose’s Edwardian Tea Room

Lady Rose’s Edwardian Tea Room

Downton Abbey inspired tea room, serving tea, coffee, cakes, and light meals as close to the same way as the great houses of Edwardian England as possible.

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City of Lincoln, Cultural Quarter

Patisserie Valerie

Patisserie Valerie

Famous for their delicious hand-made cakes, gateaux and patisseries, on the edge of Lincoln's historic Cathedral Quarter.

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Premier Inn

Premier Inn

A large, city centre hotel in the Cultural Quarter; ideal for family or city breaks in historic Lincoln.

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May 22, 2017

The History of Lincoln’s Usher Gallery

The History of Lincoln’s Usher Gallery

Lincolnshire's premier art gallery, The Usher Gallery, first opened in 1927 and has a fascinating origin story thanks to a local businessman.

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