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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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Cathedral Quarter

Lincoln 1940s Weekend 2019

August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Lincoln 1940s Weekend 2019

FREE

Celebrate the spirit of 1940s Britain in Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter with two days of period and vintage activities and displays.

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Cathedral Quarter

Asylum Steampunk Festival 2019

August 23, 2019 to August 26, 2019
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Asylum Steampunk Festival 2019

See Lincoln transformed as the biggest and longest running Steampunk festival on Earth returns to the city for the 11th year.

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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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Cathedral Quarter

Lincoln Sausage Festival 2019

October 12, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Sausage Festival 2019

Celebrate all things sausage, including the famous Lincolnshire sausage, at the Lincoln Sausage Festival - in and around the Lincoln Castle grounds.

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City of Lincoln

Frequency Festival of Digital Culture 2019

October 24, 2019 to October 27, 2019
All Day
Frequency Festival of Digital Culture 2019

FREE

Artists, creative technologists and visitors from across the city, the UK and the globe, to come together for an extraordinary, four-day showcase of digital creativity and energetic debate on digital culture.

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Cathedral Quarter

Lincoln Christmas Market 2019

December 5, 2019 to December 8, 2019
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Lincoln Christmas Market 2019

FREE

Stalls, performers, and festive cheer take over Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter for four days of festive entertainment, shopping, and food and drink.

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