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.

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Cultural Quarter

New Theatre Royal

New Theatre Royal

The 19th century Theatre Royal is a Lincoln city landmark and is situated on Clasketgate a short walk from the city centre High Street.

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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 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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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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Cultural Quarter

RAF Swing Wing

November 2, 2018
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
RAF Swing Wing

An evening of classic swing music performed by the big band from the RAF College at Lincoln Drill Hall.

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Brayford Waterfront, Cultural Quarter, High Street

2Q Festival 2018

November 3, 2018
12:00pm to 10:30pm
2Q Festival 2018

A one day, multi-venue, live music festival that takes place throughout nine centrally located venues within the wonderful city of Lincoln, featuring local, national, and world-renowned artists.

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Cultural Quarter

The World at Her Feet

November 11, 2018 to November 17, 2018
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
The World at Her Feet

As the nation marks exactly 100 years since the end of The Great War, the Lincoln Mystery Plays Company presents the extraordinary story of Women’s football a century ago through the eyes of one of the most enduring teams of the time, the Lincoln Ladies.

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Cultural Quarter

Moroccan Market

November 15, 2018 to December 31, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Former Ruddocks of Lincoln Store
Moroccan Market

FREE

A colourful pop-up souk on Lincoln High Street offering unique gifts from Moroccan artisans showcasing the best of the country's culture and creativity.

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Cultural Quarter

Tour de Ned

November 17, 2018 to December 17, 2018
7:30pm to 10:00pm
New Theatre Royal
Tour de Ned

ITV’s cycling commentator Ned Boulting returns to the New Theatre Royal with an all-new production, built with wobbly precision on the edifice of the greatest bike race on earth.

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Places To Eat Or Drink
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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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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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