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Lincoln in 2019
Discovery in a Year of Victoriana

Must-not-miss events, unique festivals, and major exhibitions

Steampunk

200 years ago Queen Victoria was born and a new era of discovery, showmanship, circus, and magic began which continues to shape the world today.

The vibrancy of 21st century Lincoln is evident right across the city. The themes of discovery and innovation which were forged in the 19th century are the inspiration for 2019's events and experiences waiting to be enjoyed.

2019 Highlights
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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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City of Lincoln

Discover Lincolnshire Weekend 2019

March 30, 2019 to March 31, 2019
All Day
Discover Lincolnshire Weekend 2019

FREE

Discover Lincolnshire in March with a weekend of free entry to many of Lincoln city and countryside's attractions, plus other free activities and special offers - part of English Tourism Week.

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Cathedral Quarter

Through the Looking-Glass Display

April 6, 2019 to August 9, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Through the Looking-Glass Display

Visit the Magna Carta Vault in Lincoln Castle to see a first edition of Lewis Carroll's 'Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There' on display, gifted to Alfred Lord Tennyson by Lewis Carrol for Christmas in 1871.

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Cathedral Quarter

Spark Engineering Festival

May 3, 2019 to May 5, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Spark Engineering Festival

FREE

Lincoln's most precious engineering masterpiece, Lincoln Cathedral, hosts a celebration of the city's engineering heritage.

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City of Lincoln

Lincoln Fashion Week 2019

May 10, 2019 to May 17, 2019
All Day
Lincoln Fashion Week 2019

Celebrate Lincoln's vibrant fashion culture with a full eight days of fashion events in venues across Lincoln city centre with a Victorian twist.

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Cathedral Quarter

Lincoln Grand Prix Festival of Cycling 2019

May 11, 2019 to May 12, 2019
All Day
Castle Hill
Lincoln Grand Prix Festival of Cycling 2019

FREE

A festival of exciting cycling events, including a Sportive and the Men's and Women's Lincoln Grand Prix.

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Blog

March 12, 2019

Lincolnshire Tourism Excellence Awards - 2019 Winners

Lincolnshire Tourism Excellence Awards - 2019 Winners

The winners of the 2019 Lincolnshire Tourism Excellence Awards were announced in Lincoln at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln on Tuesday 12th March.

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November 21, 2018

Original Copy of A Christmas Carol on Display in Lincoln Castle

Original Copy of A Christmas Carol on Display in Lincoln Castle

An original copy of Charles Dickens’ much loved classic, ‘A Christmas Carol’, will be displayed at Lincoln Castle in the David P J Ross Magna Carta Vault as part of the Christmas Emporium.

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