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Historical Hall of Fame

March 30, 2018 to September 2, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Historical Hall of Fame

A selection of iconic costumes from historical films and television in exhibition at the 15th century manor house Gainsborough Old Hall.

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Gallantry in the Air

April 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018
10:00am to 4:30pm
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum
Gallantry in the Air

FREE

Learn about the RAF crew who paid the ultimate price at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum's exhibition to mark the Royal Air Force's 100th anniversary.

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Bastion in the Air - WWI Airfield

April 5, 2018 to September 24, 2018
All Day
RAF Scampton
Bastion in the Air - WWI Airfield

Discover Lincolnshire's First World War aviation heritage by viewing the re-creation of a Royal Flying Corps Airfield in the historic Dambusters' hangar at RAF Scampton.

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100 Voices Trails

May 5, 2018 to September 3, 2018
All Day
100 Voices Trails

FREE

Four walking and four cycling trails covering 100 stops around Lincoln and the surrounding countryside to commemorate 100 years of the RAF.

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Bastion in the Air Exhibition

May 26, 2018 to September 9, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Collection
Bastion in the Air Exhibition

Discover Lincolnshire's story of aviation development, production, and defence in World War One at an exhibition at The Collection in Lincoln.

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Kingdom LEGO Brick Show

July 14, 2018 to September 2, 2018
11:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Kingdom LEGO Brick Show

An interactive show of sword and sorcery, a fantastical quest with dragons, a wizard and a Princesses, all created in LEGO bricks.

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Uncle Henry's Maize Maze

July 21, 2018 to September 2, 2018
10:00am to 3:00pm
Uncle Henry’s
Uncle Henry’s Maize Maze 2018

Explore an amazing maze of maize at Uncle Henry's Farm this summer - perfect for young and old to enjoy.

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Lincoln Flight Central 

July 23, 2018 to September 2, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Cornhill Kiosk
Lincoln Flight Central

FREE

Take part in free kids' activities in the Lincoln Cornhill Kiosk, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.

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Summer at Rand Farm

July 23, 2018 to September 2, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Rand Farm Park
Summer at Rand Farm 2018

There are six weeks of summer holiday fun at the farm through the school break, including knights and princesses, pirates, and dinosaurs.

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Lincoln Beach

July 23, 2018 to September 3, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
Lincoln Beach

FREE

The beach comes to Lincoln city centre, complete with deckchairs, special appearances from Punch and Judy and of course lots of sand!

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Doddington Sculpture Exhibition

July 28, 2018 to September 9, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Doddington Sculpture Exhibition

An exciting, inspiring and beautiful array of artwork by some of the world's best-known sculptors in the grounds of Doddington Hall & Gardens.

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Buffalo Bill's Wild West Horse Circus

August 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Horse Circus

Step back in time to the turn of the Century for a recreation of part of Buffalo Bill's incredible Wild West show at Lincoln Castle – once performed for Queen Victoria herself.

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Lincoln Antiques Market​

August 19, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Antiques Market

FREE

Browse and buy antiques, art and collectables from the Lincoln Antiques Market taking place on Castle Hill - a stunning cobbled square in the heart of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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Bastion in the Air Workshop: Aircraft Design

August 21, 2018
10:30am to 1:30pm
The Collection
Bastion in the Air Workshop: Aircraft Design

Learn about First World War aircraft design and make a plane to take home at The Collection in Lincoln.

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Guided RAF Cycle Ride

August 22, 2018
11:30am to 3:00pm
The Horse & Groom
Guided RAF Cycle Ride 22/8

FREE

Enjoy a free, RAF-themed guided bike ride from Lincoln to Doddington Hall and back with Access Lincoln during the summer holidays, to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

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Lost Village

August 23, 2018 to August 26, 2018
All Day
The Lost Village
Lost Village 2018

An immersive festival experience in an abandoned woodland village in Lincolnshire - a surreal world misplaced in the sands of time.

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Asylum Steampunk Festival

August 24, 2018 to August 27, 2018
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Asylum Steampunk Festival 2018

See Lincoln transformed as the biggest and longest running Steampunk festival on Earth returns to the city for the 10th year.

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High Street Farmers' Market

August 24, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Lincoln Brocante Market

August 25, 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Lincoln Brocante Market

FREE

A vintage home wares and flea market, showcasing everything vintage and handmade, held in St Marks Shopping Centre's garden.

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'We Love Lincoln' Summer Party

August 25, 2018 to August 26, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
The Lincoln Hotel
‘We Love Lincoln’ Summer Party

FREE

Join The Lincoln Hotel for a part on the front lawn for a celebration of all things Lincoln in the 100th anniversary year of the Royal Air Force.

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Elizabeth's Executioner

August 25, 2018 to August 27, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Elizabeth’s Executioner

Discover the horrible history of Queen Elizabeth I's executioner at Gainsborough Old Hall.

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Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour

August 25, 2018
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour
Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour

£6.00

Be spooked and explore haunted Lincoln by open-top bus with a local ghost expert.

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Cranwell Summer Fun Day

August 26, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum
Cranwell Summer Fun Day

FREE

Join Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum'sannual family fun day on August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Bastion in the Air Workshop: Daisy Lavender

August 28, 2018
10:30am to 1:30pm
The Collection
Bastion in the Air Workshop: Daisy Lavender

Learn about the life of a Lincoln Munitionette from the First World War and make a craft to take home at The Collection in Lincoln.

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Guided RAF Cycle Ride

August 29, 2018
11:30am to 3:00pm
The Horse & Groom
Guided RAF Cycle Ride 29/8

FREE

Enjoy a free, RAF-themed guided bike ride from Lincoln to Doddington Hall and back with Access Lincoln during the summer holidays, to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour

August 29, 2018
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a guided tour of the grounds exploring the castle's origins and, especially for its centenary year, the development of the Royal Air Force.

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Things To Do


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In Lincoln's Venues

3-10 miles from Lincoln

Terry O’Toole Theatre

Terry O’Toole Theatre

An intimate, 200 seat arts theatre in the Lincoln suburb of North Hykeham with a vibrant year-long programme of performing arts.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Lincolnshire Showground

Lincolnshire Showground

The Lincolnshire Showground is a major national venue, located on the 200 acre showground just outside the historic city of Lincoln in the East Midlands.

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Brayford Waterfront

The Engine Shed

The Engine Shed

The region's largest live music and entertainment facility, housed in a renovated engine shed and serving Lincoln with live international band performances, comedy gigs and weekly student club nights and events.

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Cathedral Quarter

The Venue

The Venue

A state-of-the-art digital cinema at Bishop Grosseteste University which shows an eclectic film programme and is also being used for teaching drama and stage theatre productions.

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Brayford Waterfront

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC)

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC)

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre is a modern theatre in the city centre, with a great range of shows and a friendly café bar.

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Cultural Quarter

Lincoln Drill Hall

Lincoln Drill Hall

Lincoln Drill Hall is a thriving and friendly entertainment venue and cafe in the centre of Lincoln. Its packed programme includes theatre, comedy, live music, dance, family events, talks and films, workshops, classes and much more.

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Cultural Quarter

New Theatre Royal

New Theatre Royal

The 19th century Theatre Royal is a Lincoln city landmark and is situated on Clasketgate a short walk from the city centre High Street.

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Cathedral Quarter

The Blue Room

The Blue Room

A beautiful entertainment venue at The Lawn in the heart of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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Brayford Waterfront

ODEON Lincoln

ODEON Lincoln

Situated on the Brayford Waterfront, the ODEON complex includes a cinema, Costa Coffee and Ben and Jerry's ice-cream shop and is adjacent to the Lucy Tower multi-story car park.

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