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Lincoln Fashion Week

  • May 10, 2019 to May 17, 2019
  • All Day

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Celebrate Lincoln's vibrant fashion culture with a full eight days of fashion events in venues across Lincoln city centre with a Victorian twist.

Lincoln has a fantastic fashion offer with global brands alongside independent designer labels from the south High Street to Bailgate. The Waterside Shopping Centre and St Marks Shopping Centre are hubs for shopping in the city and a vibrant fashion course runs at the University of Lincoln.

To celebrate clothing fashion - not to mention health & beauty, hairdressing, photography, shoes, and design, Lincoln city centre will be filled with events and entertainment for all to enjoy. 

The week will conclude with the BIG Finale held this year at Lincoln Cathedral. The finale is a exciting night out viewing the best fashion in the city. Tickets are now on sale. 

2019's Fashion Week will have a Victorian theme to mark 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria.

There are opportunities for retailers to be involved in the week from being a spotlight retailer to hosting your own event. Find out more on the Lincoln BIG website or contact the Lincoln Fashion Week team directly via email or by calling 01522 842702.

Lincoln Fashion Week is organised by Lincoln BIG and sponsored by Waterside Shopping Centre and St Marks Shopping Centre.

Friday 10th May

Lincoln Fashion Week Launch
11am – 3pm | City Wide – FREE
Look out for the Lincoln Fashion Week team in their statement purple t-shirts across the city centre, or pop into one of our retailers to pick up one of our brochures full of exclusive offers and information about this week.

Live Mannequin Display
12pm – 1pm | City Wide – FREE
Retailers across Lincoln City Centre will be swapping their mannequins for models to strike a pose in their shop windows.

Fashion Life Drawing
12pm – 2pm | Usher Galley – FREE (Advance Booking Required - ticket linkb below)
Practice your drawing skills and technique at this free, drop in fashion life drawing session at the Usher Gallery. All abilities welcome.

The Fashion Collective @ University of Lincoln – An Exhibition of Year 2 Work
9am – 5:30pm, 10th – 17th May | Waterside Shopping Centre – FREE
Exhibition of garments and millinery. Competition - Design your own print for a Tote Bag. ‘Express Yourself’ – What does fashion mean to you? Come and have your say.

Saturday 11th May

Macmillan Victorian Tea Party
12pm – 4pm | Old St Marks Station Building – FREE
Macmillan will be hosting a Victorian Tea Party to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Queen Victoria and to promote our fantastic Lincoln Fashion Week.

Headlock Vintage Clothing Sale
10am – 5pm | Home Nightclub – FREE
Headlock Vintage Clothing head back to Lincoln during Fashion Week to bring some amazing deals on 80-90s vintage clothes.

Student Saturday
Various Opening Times | City Wide – FREE
Students can take advantage of fantastic discounts and offers from favourite retailers across Lincoln City Centre.

Sunday 12th May

Children’s Fashion Show
11am – 2:30pm | Debenhams – FREE
Discover Lincoln's range of Children’s Fashion including clothing, accessories and shoes from newborn to young teen.

Student Sunday
Various Opening Times | City Wide – FREE
Students can take advantage of fantastic discounts and offers from favourite retailers across Lincoln City Centre.

Monday 13th May

Fashion through the Ages – Fashion Exhibition
2:30pm – 4:30pm | The Venue – Bishop Grosseteste University
The inspired creation will focus upon decade fashion from the 20th century featuring: a collection of antiques from The Shambles Antique Centre, Lincolnshire Museum of Life exhibits, and some of the residents' personal items.

Tuesday 14th May

Talking Heads Demonstrations
11am – 1pm and 1:30pm – 3pm
Talking Heads hair salon based on Silver Street are back again to support Lincoln Fashion Week in The Waterside Centre for our workshops on Tuesday 13th May, come and see some amazing hair demonstrations and feel free to pop along for some free hair advice

Wednesday 15th May

Macmillan Coffee Morning
10am – 2pm | Waterside Shopping Centre
Lincoln Fashion Week 2019’s charity partner, Macmillan Cancer Support, will be bringing one of their popular coffee morning’s to Lincoln

Size Inclusive Fashion Extravaganza by Sqwears Couture
6pm | The Showroom, Tritton Road - £6.98 (ticket link below)
Sara Bird, published author and fashion guru will be offering styling tips and hints, there will be a makeover for one lucky lady and a fashion show demonstrating how ladies of any size and age can look and feel fabulous. No matter what your age, size or style it will be worth trotting along to this unique event.

Thursday 16th May

Lincoln Beauty Day
10am – 2pm | City Wide – FREE
Pop into your favourite beauty department stores to pick up tips and offers on this exclusive beauty day.

Hair Dresser Demonstrations with Macmillan Cancer Support
10am – 2pm | Waterside Shopping Centre – FREE
Macmillan Cancer Support join forces with stylists from Toni & Guy, Stringers and Total FX to showcase the latest hairstyles and trends. Stylists will also be available to demonstrate how to cope with the visible side effects of cancer treatment.

Friday 17th May

Lincoln Fashion Week Charity Finale
7pm – 10:30pm | Lincoln Cathedral – Tickets from £10
Get tickets to the Finale Catwalk showcasing the latest fashion and biggest trends of Summer 2019 – fundraising for charity partner Macmillan Cancer Support.
VIP ticket holders can enjoy the show in front row seats. VIP tickets will also include: meet and greet, access to the Chapter House VIP Lounge, light refreshments during the interval provided by Margaret’s Tea Room and unlimited bubbles. All of this plus free entry* to the official after show party at Home Nightclub.
All tickets include a glass of bubble on arrival, access to the finale catwalk show, and an official Lincoln Fashion Week tote bag packed with shopping offers and goodies.
*Free entry before 11:59pm

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Times & Prices

Friday 10th - Friday 17th May, 2019

Various locations across the city.

Details to be confirmed.

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