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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Asylum Steampunk Festival 2019
August 23; 2019 to August 26; 2019
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
See Lincoln transformed as the biggest and longest running Steampunk festival on Earth returns to the city for the 11th year.
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.