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Children's Medieval Festival

April 29, 2017 to May 1, 2017
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Children’s Medieval Festival

Three days of hands-on Medieval fun at Lincoln Castle, including appearances from CBeebies' Mike the Knight and Channel 5's The Little Princess.

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Burton Waters Boating Festival

April 29, 2017
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Burton Waters
Burton Waters Boating Festival

FREE

Enjoy a day out on the waterfront of Burton Waters - including boats, stalls, food, drink, and live music - at the annual Burton Waters Boating Festival.

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Spark! Engineering Festival

May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Spark Engineering Festival

FREE

Lincoln's most precious engineering masterpiece, Lincoln Cathedral, hosts a celebration of the city's engineering heritage, with the theme of 'Back to the Future'.

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Lincoln Knights' Trail

May 20, 2017 to September 4, 2017
All Day
Lincoln Knights’ Trail

Follow a trail of 36 Knight sculptures throughout Lincoln to mark 800 years since the Battle of Lincoln and the sealing of the Charter of the Forest.

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1217 Battle of Lincoln

May 20, 2017
9:00am to 4:30pm
Castle Hill
1217 Battle of Lincoln Anniversary

FREE

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

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Preparing for Battle

May 20, 2017 to May 21, 2017
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Preparing for Battle

On the 800th anniversary of the 1217 Battle of Lincoln, visit the Castle that played such an important role as the army of King Henry III prepares for battle.

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The 'Show Comes to Town

May 27, 2017
10:00am to 3:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
The ‘Show Comes to Town

FREE

Join the organisers of the Lincolnshire Show in City Square for a sneak peek at what this year's event has to offer.

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Battle of Lincoln Fair 1217

May 27, 2017 to May 29, 2017
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
1217 Battle of Lincoln Fair

Marking the 800th anniversary of the 1217 Battle of Lincoln, see one of England's most important battles at Lincoln Castle over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

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The Human League

May 27, 2017
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
The Human League

80s synth-pop band The Human League perform at the Lincolnshire Showground, with special guests Marc Almond, Blancmange, and Hue & Cry.

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BBMF Bank Holiday Opening

May 28, 2017 to May 29, 2017
10:00am to 5:00pm
RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
BBMF Bank Holiday Opening

The RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre will open especially for Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday at the end of May.

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Things To Do


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In Lincoln's Venues

21-30 miles from Lincoln

Cadwell Park

Cadwell Park

A unique motorsport circuit less than an hour's drive from Lincoln - host to driving experiences, car club events and a round in the British Superbike Championship.

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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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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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Cultural Quarter

New Theatre Royal Lincoln

New Theatre Royal Lincoln

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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