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.  Look for for an American smokehousean international bar and a delicious patisserie.

Things To Do
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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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Cathedral Quarter, Cultural Quarter

Jewish Heritage Trail

Jewish Heritage Trail

Discover Lincoln's exceptional Jewish heritage on a trail through the city taking in its many surviving Medieval Jewish houses.

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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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What's On
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Lincoln Book Festival 2018

September 22, 2018 to September 29, 2018
6:15pm to 8:30pm
The Collection
Lincoln Book Festival 2018

Hear from acclaimed authors at The Collection and Lincoln Drill Hall in a fascinating series of talks promising revolutionary thinking from some of Britain's best known historians and historical fiction writers.

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Cultural Quarter

The King and I

September 25, 2018 to September 29, 2018
7:30pm to 10:00pm
New Theatre Royal
The King and I

CAODS (Lincoln) presents a fantastic production of the classic musical at the New Theatre Royal.

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Cultural Quarter

Mark Wilde & Helen Sanderson

October 2, 2018
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Mark Wilde & Helen Sanderson

A Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival lunchtime concert at Lincoln Drill Hall, featuring English song cycles.

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Cultural Quarter

Private Parts

October 3, 2018
7:30pm to 10:00pm
New Theatre Royal
Private Parts

The two loveable gents - TV stars Jamie Laing and Francis Boulle - are treading the boards with their live, laugh-a-minute extravaganza developed from their hit podcast Private Parts.

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Cultural Quarter

Lincoln in World War I

October 18, 2018
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Lincoln in World War I

The story of Lincoln's contribution to the First World War will be told through words, film, and contemporary images, including the invention of the tank and aircraft production.

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Cultural Quarter

Conrad Marshall & Tom McKinney

October 30, 2018
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Conrad Marshall & Tom McKinney

A Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival lunchtime concert at Lincoln Drill Hall, featuring music for flute and guitar.

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Places To Eat Or Drink
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Cultural Quarter

Cheese Society Cafe

Cheese Society Cafe

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

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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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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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Places To Stay
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6 Museum Court

6 Museum Court

Luxury executive self-catering apartment perfectly positioned in Lincoln's Cultural Quarter, a minute's walk from Steep Hill.

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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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Blog

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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