Must-not-miss events, unique festivals, and major exhibitions
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.
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Through the Looking-Glass Display
April 6; 2019 to August 9; 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
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.
An exhibition in Lincoln Castle's Victorian Prison bringing together iconic pieces of footwear and clothing by designer Vivienne Westwood from the private collection of Lee Price, and ‘The Sex Pistols Mural’ by radical artist and activist Jamie Reid.