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Frequency Festival of Digital Culture 2017

October 20, 2017 to October 29, 2017
All Day
Frequency Festival of Digital Culture 2017

FREE

Virtual realities blur with medieval streets when Lincoln’s biennial festival of digital culture returns for its fourth edition - ten days of extraordinary installations and events.

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Hall'o'ween at Doddington Hall

October 21, 2017 to October 31, 2017
All Day
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Hall’o'ween at Doddington

Enjoy some autumn and Hall'o'ween fun at Doddington Hall & Gardens with pick your own pumpkins, spooky shows, and a traditional Apple Day.

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Half Term at Rand Farm Park

October 21, 2017 to October 29, 2017
10:00am to 5:00pm
Rand Farm Park
Half Term at Rand Farm Park

Fantastic family days out on the farm including pumpkin picking, magic shows, and a new shooting arena.

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The Romans are Back

October 21, 2017 to October 22, 2017
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
The Romans are Back

The Imperial Army of Rome return to Lincoln for a weekend of displays and living history in Lincoln Castle.

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Spooky Prison at Lincoln Castle

October 23, 2017 to October 29, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Spooky Prison at Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle's Victorian Prison will come to life with tales from the past during October half-term.

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Halloween at Hartsholme

October 24, 2017 to October 31, 2017
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Hartsholme Country Park
Halloween at Hartsholme

Carve pumpkins, make a scary mask, and follow a creepy trail at Hartsholme Country Park over Halloween.

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Lincoln Casefile: Appearance of the Obeli

October 28, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Casefile: Appearance of the Obeli

Explore 12 secret locations across Lincoln as you and your team of detectives solve the mystery of the Obeli and save the next victim before its too late.

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Halloween Ghost Bus Tour of Lincoln

October 28, 2017 to October 29, 2017
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour
Halloween Ghost Bus Tour of Lincoln

£6.00

Be spooked on Halloween weekend by exploring haunted Lincoln by open-top bus with a local ghost expert.

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Halloween at Cogglesford

October 31, 2017
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Cogglesford Watermill
Halloween at Cogglesford

FREE

Join in with ghostly fun and activities at the 18th century Cogglesford Watermill in Sleaford.

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Victorian Night of Fear

October 31, 2017
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Victorian Weekend of Fear

Immerse yourself in the Victorian underworld this Halloween for a night of fear at Lincoln Castle.

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Fireworks at the Showground

November 3, 2017
5:30pm to 8:15pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Fireworks at the Showground

Celebrate Bonfire Night at the Lincolnshire Showground with family entertainment, live music, local food, and of course fireworks.

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A Crackin' Christmas Celebration

November 11, 2017 to November 12, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Natural World Centre
A Crackin’ Christmas Celebration

FREE

Get some early Christmas shopping done and get into the festive spirit this year at The Natural World Centre’s annual Christmas Market.

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Christmas Lights Switch On

November 17, 2017
5:00pm to 7:30pm
High Street
Christmas Lights Switch On

FREE

Start the countdown to Christmas at the annual fun-packed Christmas Lights Switch On at St Marks Shopping Centre, Lincoln High Street, and Waterside Shopping Centre.

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The Snowman at Lincoln Cathedral

November 18, 2017
11:30am to 10:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
The Snowman

Lincoln Cathedral presents a special showing of The Snowman in the nave of Lincoln Cathedral, supported by a live orchestra and soloist.

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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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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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