Here's What's On

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

1217: Rebirth of Magna Carta

May 24, 2017
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Castle
1217: Rebirth of Magna Carta

English historian Professor David Carpenter makes a special appearance at Lincoln Castle to give a lecture on Magna Carta and the Charter of the Forest.

Find out more

Magna Carta Lecture - Lincoln 1217: The Battle That Shaped History

May 26, 2017
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Magna Carta Lecture - Lincoln 1217: The Battle That Shaped History

The annual Magna Carta lecture at Lincoln Cathedral, in 2017 by Dr Thomas Asbridge who will trace the impact of the 1217 Battle of Lincoln.

Find out more

Battles and Dynasties

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

A fascinating showcase of historic documents and artefacts from British history, including the 1086 Domesday Book, the 1217 Charter of the Forest, and royal portraits.

Find out more

Medieval Week

May 27, 2017 to July 4, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Collection
Medieval Week

An entire week packed full of medieval activities including workshops, talks and a medieval Quest, to mark the 800th anniversary of the 1217 Battle of Lincoln.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

The Private Lives of the Tudors

June 1, 2017
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The Venue
The Private Lives of the Tudors

Author and historian Tracy Borman gives a talk on the private lives, loves, and scandals of the most celebrated royal dynasty in history, at Bishop Grosseteste University.

Find out more

Comedy Feast

June 9, 2017 to June 11, 2017
5:00pm to 11:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Comedy Feast

Three days of the best of British comedy and tasty street food and drink in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.

Find out more

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum 25th Anniversary

June 10, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum 25th Anniversary

FREE

Plan a visit to Cranwell to find out about the worlds first Military Air Academy on the 25th anniversary of the museum's opening

Find out more

'When in Sleaford' Trail

June 11, 2017
10:30am to 12:00pm
Navigation House
‘When in Sleaford’ Trail

FREE

Take a guided history walk through the market town of Sleaford along a recently installed trail.

Find out more

Clayfest 2017

June 12, 2017 to June 17, 2017
9:30am to 5:00pm
Heritage Skills Centre
Clayfest 2017

An annual earth building festival featuring hands-on workshops, a symposium, and tours of Lincolnshire.

Find out more

International Museums on the Air

June 17, 2017 to June 25, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum
International Museums on the Air

FREE

Visit the Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum over two weekends as they take part in a worldwide initiative and join with museums across the globe.

Find out more

King William's Return

June 17, 2017 to June 18, 2017
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
King William’s Return

Experience William the Conqueror's triumphal return to Lincoln Castle after he commissioned its building in 1068.

Find out more

The Battle of 1217 & William Marshal

June 21, 2017
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Castle
The Battle of Lincoln 1217 & William Marshal

Welsh historian Professor David Crouch makes a special appearance at Lincoln Castle to give a lecture on the 1217 Battle of Lincoln and William Marshal.

Find out more

Heritage Skills Festival

June 23, 2017 to June 24, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Heritage Skills Festival 2017

FREE

Celebrating the life of The City of London Livery Companies in the stunning venue of Lincoln Cathedral.

Find out more

Things To Do


There's More On
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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

Popular Tags

Things To Do

Jewish Heritage Trail

Jewish Heritage Trail

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

1217 Battle of Lincoln Trail

1217 Battle of Lincoln Trail

Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AA

Gainsborough Old Hall

Gainsborough Old Hall

Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2NB

Where to Stay (White Hart Hotel)

Find Events


Don’t want to miss a thing?

Subscribe for tips and advice on our newsletter