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Costumes of Wolf Hall

April 29, 2017 to August 28, 2017
10:00am to 5:00pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Costumes from Wolf Hall

An exciting exhibition of costumes from the acclaimed BBC drama at Gainsborough Old Hall.

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Lincoln Knights' Trail

May 20, 2017 to September 3, 2017
All Day
Lincoln Knights’ Trail

FREE

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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Battles and Dynasties

May 27, 2017 to September 3, 2017
All Day
The Collection
Battles and Dynasties

A fascinating showcase of artefacts, from William the Conqueror to the present day. Includes Van Dyck's triple portrait of Charles I and Holbein's drawing of Ann Boleyn on loan from Her Majesty the Queen.

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The Domesday Book

May 27, 2017 to September 3, 2017
10:00am to 5:30pm
Lincoln Castle
The Domesday Book

One of the most iconic documents in British history is on display in Lincoln Castle's Magna Carta Vault in a rare appearance outside of London - part of the Battles & Dynasties exhibition.

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Roman Posterngate Tours

July 29, 2017
10:00am to 3:30pm
Roman Posterngate
Roman Posterngate Tours

A rare opportunity to explore part of Lincoln's Roman South Wall which is now hidden under a city centre bank - with a guided tour from experts at The Collection.

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Grand Medieval Joust

August 5, 2017 to August 6, 2017
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Grand Medieval Joust

Feel the thunder of hooves and hear the clash of lance on steel armour at Lincoln Castle as four brave knights take part in the Sport of Kings.

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Brute and Beastly Shire

August 8, 2017
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Brute and Beastly Shire

£5.00

Learn about the Lincolnshire risings of 1470 and 1536 at this talk in the Chapter House Lincoln Cathedral, part of the Battles & Dynasties lecture series.

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How to Fight Like a Knight

August 10, 2017
10:30am to 12:30pm
The Collection
How to Fight Like a Knight

Join the workshop and learn how to fight like a medieval knight at The Collection this summer.

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Outlaws

August 19, 2017 to August 20, 2017
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Outlaws

A weekend of law breakers, ne-er do wells, and outlaws at Lincoln Castle - including Robin Hood and Mary Read.

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Jekyll and Hyde: the Musical

August 22, 2017 to September 1, 2017
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral
Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical

The Broadway bestseller ‘Jekyll and Hyde: the Musical’ comes to Lincoln Cathedral, exploring themes of good, evil, love, honour, family, life, death, and illness.

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour - Battle of Lincoln

August 23, 2017
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour - Battle of Lincoln

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a special talk and guided tour to explain the importance and history of the 1217 Battle of Lincoln.

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The Abdication

August 24, 2017
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Collection
The Abdication

£5.00

Learn about the Abdication Crisis of 1936 at this talk at The Collection, part of the Battles & Dynasties lecture series.

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Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour

August 26, 2017
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour
Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour

£6.00

Be spooked this August Bank Holiday weekend and explore haunted Lincoln by open-top bus with a local ghost expert.

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Cranwell Summer Fun Day

August 27, 2017
11:00am to 4:00pm
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum
Cranwell Summer Fun Day

FREE

Take a summer's day out to the Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum for a day of activities and displays.

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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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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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Jewish Heritage Trail

Jewish Heritage Trail

Lincoln Castle (First Stop), Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AA

Gainsborough Old Hall

Gainsborough Old Hall

Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2NB

1217 Battle of Lincoln Trail

1217 Battle of Lincoln Trail

Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AA

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