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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Cathedral Quarter, Cultural Quarter, Lincoln Suburbs, 3-10 miles from Lincoln

Aviation Trail

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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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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Cultural Quarter

Eleanor Turner

July 4, 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Eleanor Turner

A Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival lunchtime concert, from acclaimed harpist Eleanor Turner.

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Cultural Quarter

Legally Blonde

July 12, 2017 to July 15, 2017
7:30pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Legally Blonde

Enjoy the smash hit Broadway and West End Musical of Legally Blonde at Lincoln Drill Hall this July.

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High Street

Summer Artists’ Market

July 15, 2017
10:00am to 4:30pm
St Martin’s Square
Summer Artists’ Market

FREE

St. Martin's Square hosts a monthly Artists' Market over the summer, selling a range of beautiful handmade and bespoke arts and crafts.

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Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival

July 29, 2017 to August 6, 2017
All Day
Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival

A festival of chamber music across Lincolnshire featuring international artists on themes of Revolution and Romance.

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High Street

Summer Artists’ Market

August 19, 2017
10:00am to 4:30pm
St Martin’s Square
Summer Artists’ Market

FREE

St. Martin's Square hosts a monthly Artists' Market over the summer, selling a range of beautiful handmade and bespoke arts and crafts.

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Cultural Quarter

The Abdication

August 24, 2017
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Collection
The Abdication

Learn about the Abdication Crisis of 1936 at this talk at The Collection, part of the Battles & Dynasties lecture series.

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Places To Eat Or Drink
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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

Stokes Collection Café

Stokes Collection Café

Stokes Collection Café is a stylish modern cafe, situated within the museum in Lincoln's Cultural Quarter.

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Cultural Quarter

Angel Coffee House

Angel Coffee House

Fine quality coffee served to you in the lovely cosy Angels Coffee House.

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Places To Stay
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Cultural Quarter

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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Cultural Quarter

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

90 Years of Lincoln’s Usher Gallery

90 Years 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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September 8, 2016

Teri Anne Scoble: The BP Portrait Award

Teri Anne Scoble: The BP Portrait Award

Teri Anne Scoble is exhibiting in the 2016 BP Portrait Award exhibition which is on display at The Usher Gallery, straight from London, from September 12th to November 13th. Teri tells us about her Lincolnshire connections and what it means to be part of such a prestigious portrait exhibition.

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