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Guided History Tours of Lincoln

  • March 30, 2019 to March 31, 2019
  • 10:30am to 3:00pm

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Join free tours over Discover Lincolnshire Weekend, led by guides from the Society of Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, to discover the history of Lincoln's industrial, Medieval, and Roman past.

These free tours are part of Discover Lincolnshire Weekend - two days of free events and activities to help you discover Lincolnshire for yourself. Each tour takes approximately one hour. Please wear appropriate footwear and be aware that hills and cobbled streets will be included.

Industrial Lincoln

During the 19th century Lincoln expanded at a dizzying rate as the industrial revolution transformed the city from a county town with a population of 7,000 in 1800 to an industrial city with a population of 50,000 by the end of the century.

Meet at Jew's Court, Steep Hill, Lincoln, to join the free tours of Industrial Lincoln at 10:30am on Saturday 30th or 2pm on Sunday 31st.

Medieval Lincoln

Did you know that Lincoln High Street was once known as Mikelgate, that there were Parchment Makers just off Steep Hill, or that in the fourteenth century Lincoln was a centre of the arms industry?

Meet outside Castle Hill Club, Castle Hill, Lincoln, to join the free tours of Medieval Lincoln at 12pm on Saturday 30th or 11am on Sunday 31st.

Roman Lincoln

For 400 years Lincoln was a Roman city. First came the Roman legions in the form of the famous Ninth Legion, and then after the legions departed Lincoln became an important Colonia - one of the principal centres of Roman Britain.

Meet at the site of the former church of St Paul's in the Bail (opposite the Lion and Snake pub on Bailgate) to join the free tours of Roman Lincoln at 2pm on Saturday 30th or 12pm on Sunday 31st.

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Saturday 30th March:

  • 10:30am: Industrial Lincoln (meet at Jew's Court);
  • 12pm: Medieval Lincoln (meet at Castle Hill Club);
  • 2pm: Roman Lincoln (meet at St Paul in the Bail).

Sunday 31st March:

  • 11am: Medieval Lincoln (meet at Castle Hill Club);
  • 12pm: Roman Lincoln (meet at St Paul in the Bail);
  • 2pm: Industrial Lincoln (meet at Jew's Court).

All tours are free - part of Discover Lincolnshire Weekend.

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