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1217 Battle of Lincoln

  • May 20, 2017
  • All Day

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Commemorating the 800th anniversary

A packed day full of activities and events across Lincoln to mark the 800th anniversary of the 1217 Battle of Lincoln.

The 20th May 1217 was a key date in English history as the Battle of Lincoln Fair was waged on the streets of Lincoln, in and around Lincoln Castle.

To mark the anniversary, events and activities across the city will include:

  • A Medieval Market on Castle Hill;
  • The launch of the Lincoln Knights' Trail - 36 knights on horseback sculptures across the city centre;
  • A family bike ride from Burton Waters with the Knights Ride team;
  • Shield making workshops at venues across the city;
  • A procession of shields and flags up Steep Hill;
  • Medieval story telling;
  • Finale event of storytelling with a short re-enactment of the Battle of Lincoln outside Lincoln Cathedral;
  • Preparing for Battle Medieval display in Lincoln Castle.

Full details to be confirmed.

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