Cathedral Quarter
1940s Day

  • August 12, 2017
  • 10:00am to 11:59pm

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

Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter will be full of atmosphere on this summery Saturday for a 1940s celebration.You can expect live music and dance performances throughout the day on Castle Hill and The Strait and enjoy entertainment through to the evening at the 1940s Ball at County Assembly Rooms.

1940s Day

Experience Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter as it goes back in time to celebrate the 1940s. Living History Groups will be mixing in with the crowds, dressed as Firefighters, Police Officers and Service Men and Women of the period.

Traders will be lining Castle Hill and The Strait, offering a unique shopping experience, selling antiques, clothing, confectionary and artwork with a vintage theme.

Charities will be joining the stall holders, raising money and awareness for the Royal Air Forces and the Armed Forces community. 

1940s Ball

Continue the celebration into the evening and join the 1940s style ball at County Assembly Rooms. Enjoy a high tea and a three course meal before joining the dance floor in the beautiful 18th Century Ballroom. 

Tickets are £16.50 and are available to pre-book on the Ticket Source website, by calling the County Assembly Rooms box office on 01522 520098 or emailing 

For trading opportunities at the 1940s Day, please contact Jessica Wickham for an application form. This event is organised by Lincoln BIG.

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Saturday 12th August

  • 1940s Day, 10am - 5pm
    Castle Hill and The Strait
    Free admission
  • 1940s Ball, 6pm - Midnight 
    (Doors open at 3pm)
    County Assembly Rooms
    Tickets: £16.50

Tickets for the 1940s Ball must be booked in advance (no admission on the door). Tickets are £16.50 and are available to pre-book on the Ticket Source website, by calling the County Assembly Rooms box office on 01522 520098 or emailing:

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