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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Cathedral Quarter

Steep Hill & The Strait Shopping

Steep Hill & The Strait Shopping

Find specialty, vintage and retro stores on Steep Hill, voted 'Britain's Best Street'. The Strait, at the bottom end of Steep Hill has a range of fashion and designer stores.

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Cultural Quarter

The Collection

The Collection

Award-winning archaeology museum located in the heart of historic Lincoln, with interactive exhibitions, events and talks, and guided tours.

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Cultural Quarter

The Crafty Bottle

The Crafty Bottle

Real ale and craft beer shop on The Strait, with home brew and cider section, selling local produce from the Lincolnshire Brewing Company and other beers from around the world.

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What's On
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Cultural Quarter

Museum of the Moon

March 2, 2019 to April 28, 2019
5:00pm to 6:00pm
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.

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Cultural Quarter

Dinosaur Encounter

July 20, 2019 to September 3, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Collection
Dinosaur Encounter

Be transported back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the land in this thrilling exhibition from London’s Natural History Museum at The Collection museum in Lincoln.

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Cultural Quarter

Lincoln Book Festival 2019

September 23, 2019 to September 28, 2019
6:15pm to 8:30pm
The Collection
Lincoln Book Festival 2019

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

V&A Exhibition

October 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020
10:00am to 3:00pm
The Collection
V&A Exhibition

A major art exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of both Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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Places To Eat Or Drink
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Cultural Quarter

Carluccio’s

Carluccio’s

Brimming with homemade, regional Italian delicacies, Carluccio’s brings a genuine taste of Italy to Lincoln’s bustling High Street.

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Cultural Quarter

Churchills

Churchills

A two-floor restaurant and coffee bar on upper High Street, serving great food and drink using locally sourced ingredients.

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Cultural Quarter

Circle

Circle

Dance into the night in a historic venue at Circle.

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