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Through the Looking-Glass Display

April 6; 2019 to August 9; 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Through the Looking-Glass Display

Visit the Magna Carta Vault in Lincoln Castle to see a first edition of Lewis Carroll's 'Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There' on display, gifted to Alfred Lord Tennyson by Lewis Carrol for Christmas in 1871.

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Dinosaur Encounter

July 13; 2019 to September 8; 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Collection
Dinosaur Encounter

Be transported back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the land in this thrilling exhibition from London’s Natural History Museum, at The Collection museum in Lincoln.

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Museum of Lincolnshire Life Celebrates 50 Years

July 27; 2019 to July 28; 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
Museum of Lincolnshire Life Celebrates 50 Years

Explore the Museum of Lincolnshire Life, and a new exhibition, as it celebrates 50 years of opening.

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Lincoln Castle Victorian Extravaganza

July 27; 2019 to July 28; 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Victorian Extravaganza

Join us as we celebrate the spectacular, the inventive and the extraordinary at Lincoln Castle's Victorian Extravaganza!

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Guided Walk of Lincoln's Industrial Area

July 28; 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Jew’s Court
Guided Walk of Lincoln’s Industrial Area

FREE

A free guided walk from the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology that tells the story of the industrial revolution and how it impacted Lincoln.

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Dino Explorers

July 30; 2019
10:00am to 3:30pm
The Collection
Dino Explorers

Join in the dinosaur fun by taking part in a dig and learn how to be a palaeontologist at The Collection museum in Lincoln.

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Grand Medieval Joust

August 3; 2019 to August 4; 2019
10:00am to 5:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Grand Medieval Joust 2019

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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Cretaceous Park Adventures 

August 6; 2019
10:00am to 3:30pm
The Collection
Cretaceous Park Adventures

Explore the world of Cretaceous period and find out about Lincolnshire during that time at The Collection museum in Lincoln.

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The 1940s

August 10; 2019 to August 11; 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
The 1940s

The Museum of Lincolnshire Life is transported back in time to the 1940s with a variety of costumed characters telling their stories of the past - part of Lincoln 1940s Weekend.

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Funky Fossils

August 13; 2019
10:00am to 3:30pm
The Collection
Funky Fossils

Get your hands on some fossils, explore the collections, and design your own funky fossil creations at The Collection museum in Lincoln.

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Twilight Castle: Roman Lincoln

August 14; 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Twilight Castle: Roman Lincoln

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a history talk on Lincoln's Roman heritage and views from the Medieval walls.

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Victorian Circus 

August 17; 2019 to August 18; 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Victorian Circus

A full weekend in the grounds of Lincoln Castle of all the fun of the Victorian Circus.

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An Audience with Henry VIII

August 17; 2019 to August 18; 2019
11:00am to 4:30pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
An Audience with Henry VIII

Meet King Henry VIII, a visitor to Gainsborough Old Hall, and learn about his life.

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Dino Doodle

August 20; 2019
10:00am to 3:30pm
The Collection
Dino Doodle

Dinosaur themed creative art adventures - featuring Big Dino Art - at The Collection museum in Lincoln.

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Victorians at Work

August 22; 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
Victorians at Work

Discover what life was like in the 19th century as the Museum of Lincolnshire Life comes alive with Victorians hard at work.

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Guided Walk of Medieval Lincoln

August 25; 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Guided Walk of Medieval Lincoln

FREE

A free guided walk from the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology through the Medieval streets and markets of Lincoln.

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Victorians at Play

August 29; 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
Victorians at Play

Discover what life was like in the 19th century as the Museum of Lincolnshire Life comes alive with Victorians enjoying their leisure time.

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Moana - Water of Life

August 30; 2019 to September 1; 2019
All Day
Minerva Building
Moana - Water of Life

A climate change conference, hosted by the Diocese of Lincoln and the University of Lincoln, including keynotes speeches, a sustainable market, a 'footprint' dinner, and candlelight Cathedral tour.

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Guided Walk of Lincoln's Industrial Area

September 29; 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Jew’s Court
Guided Walk of Lincoln’s Industrial Area

A free guided walk from the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology that tells the story of the industrial revolution and how it impacted Lincoln.

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Twilight Castle: Meet the Medieval Wise Woman

October 9; 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Twilight Castle: Meet the Medieval Wise Woman

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a history talk on Medieval home remedies and medical cures.

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Spooky Prison at Lincoln Castle

October 19; 2019 to October 27; 2019
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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The Victorians

October 23; 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
The Victorians

Learn about life in the 19th century as the Museum of Lincolnshire Life comes to life with a host of Victorian characters.

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Guided Walk of Medieval Lincoln

October 27; 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Guided Walk of Medieval Lincoln

FREE

A free guided walk from the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology through the Medieval streets and markets of Lincoln.

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Roman Posterngate Tours

November 1; 2019
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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Twilight Castle: Victorian Prison

November 13; 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Twilight Castle: Victorian Prison

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with an evening of exploration of the Victorian Prison.

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Victorian Tearoom

December 6; 2019 to December 8; 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
Victorian Tearoom

FREE

Take the weight off your feet over the Christmas Market Weekend in the Museum of Lincolnshire Life's Victorian Tearoom for a warm and restful refreshment stop.

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Lincoln Castle Dog Friendly Weekend

January 4; 2020 to January 5; 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Dog Friendly Weekend

Blow out those cobwebs and unlock 1,000 years of history with your furry companion over the weekend for a paw-some day out.

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Lincoln Castle Dog Friendly Weekend

February 8; 2020 to February 9; 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Dog Friendly Weekend

Unlock 1,000 years of history with your furry companion over the weekend for a paw-some day out.

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Crime & Punishment at Lincoln Castle

February 15; 2020 to February 23; 2020
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Crime & Punishment at Lincoln Castle

Step inside the Victorian Prison and meet some unsavoury criminals from Victorian Lincoln.

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Lincoln Castle Dog Friendly Weekend

March 7; 2020 to March 8; 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Dog Friendly Weekend

Unlock 1,000 years of history with your furry companion over the weekend for a paw-some day out.

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Things To Do


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In Lincoln's Venues

3-10 miles from LincolnVillages & Countryside

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 LincolnVillages & Countryside

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 WaterfrontCity of Lincoln

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 QuarterCity of Lincoln

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 WaterfrontCity of Lincoln

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 QuarterCity of Lincoln

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 QuarterCity of Lincoln

New Theatre Royal

New Theatre Royal

An elegant, 19th century theatre, found on Clasketgate just a short walk from the city centre High Street.

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Cathedral QuarterCity of Lincoln

The Blue Room

The Blue Room

A beautiful entertainment venue at The Lawn in the heart of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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Brayford WaterfrontCity of Lincoln

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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RAF Digby Lima Sector Operations Room

RAF Digby Lima Sector Operations Room

RAF Digby, Ashby-de-la-Launde, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 3LH

The Cottage Museum

The Cottage Museum

Iddlesleigh Road, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, LN10 6SS

Gainsborough Heritage Centre

Gainsborough Heritage Centre

Gainsborough Heritage Association, 12 North Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2HS

Where to Stay (White Hart Hotel)

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