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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

April 20, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Castle Hill Farmers’ Market

FREE

Pick up local and fresh produce at Castle Hill Farmers’ Market - nestled between Lincoln’s breath-taking Cathedral and Castle.

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Boultham Park Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 2019
10:00am to 3:00pm
Boultham Park
Boultham Park Easter Egg Hunt

FREE

Join Access Lincoln for an Easter egg hunt and explore the surroundings of Boultham Park for a chocolatey reward.

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Classic Car Rally

April 21, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Brayford Waterfront
Classic Car Rally 2019

FREE

Classic cars amazingly loved and restored are displayed along Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront on Easter Sunday.

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Easter Artisan Market

April 21, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Collection
Easter Artisan Market

FREE

Artwork and handmade crafts on sale from local artists, alongside activities for children, at The Collection.

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The Search for St George

April 27, 2019 to April 28, 2019
10:30am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
The Search for St George

Visit Lincoln Castle to discover the truth behind St George: dragon-slayer, rescuer of damsels in distress, hero, warrior, patron saint.

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Lincolnshire Jazz Week

May 3, 2019 to May 10, 2019
All Day
Lincolnshire Jazz Week 2019

Eight days of top quality live jazz in venues across Lincoln and Lincolnshire, hosting some of the UK's top jazz musicians.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

May 4, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Nestled between Lincoln's beautiful Cathedral and Castle, the new Lincoln Makers' Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of beautiful, hand-crafted, and unique pieces of artwork and crafts.

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Spark! Engineering Festival

May 4, 2019 to May 5, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Spark Engineering Festival

FREE

Lincoln's most precious engineering masterpiece, Lincoln Cathedral, hosts a celebration of the city's engineering heritage.

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Victorian Gymkhana

May 4, 2019 to May 6, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Victorian Gymkhana

Be amazed by the demonstrations and horseback skills in a Victorian Gymkhana at Lincoln Castle over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Lincoln Fashion Week

May 10, 2019 to May 17, 2019
All Day
Lincoln Fashion Week 2019

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

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Lincoln Grand Prix Festival of Cycling

May 11, 2019 to May 12, 2019
All Day
Castle Hill
Lincoln Grand Prix Festival of Cycling 2019

FREE

A festival of exciting cycling events, including a Sportive and the Men's and Women's Lincoln Grand Prix.

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West Lindsey Churches Festival

May 11, 2019 to May 19, 2019
All Day
West Lindsey Churches Festival 2019

FREE

A celebration of Lincolnshire's rich architecture and heritage, of beautiful tranquillity and spirituality, and a welcoming oasis of peace that all West Lindsey's churches offer - open on weekends only.

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Inflatable Colour Dash

May 11, 2019
9:30am to 1:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Inflatable Colour Dash

Wear your biggest smile and raise money for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice, creating colourful memories and getting messy at the Lincolnshire Showground.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

May 11, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located at the newly refurbished Cornhill Quarter, the new Lincoln Makers' Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of beautiful, hand-crafted, and unique pieces of artwork and crafts.

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Mendelssohn's ‘Elijah’

May 11, 2019
7:30pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Mendelssohn’s ‘Elijah’

£8.00

Lincoln Choral Society, joined by Hull Choral Union, perform Felix Mendelssohn's masterpiece in Lincoln Cathedral, one of the greatest choral works of the 19th Century.

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Doddington Hall Plant Fair

May 12, 2019
11:00am to 4:30pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Doddington Hall Plant Fair 2019

Browse a selection of hand-picked plant stalls and garden sundries by the East Front of Doddington Hall, and enjoy the gardens with discounted entry.

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Victorian Prison

May 15, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Victorian Prison

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a guided tour of the Victorian prison.

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Lincoln Fashion Week Finale

May 17, 2019
7:00pm to 10:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Lincoln Fashion Week Finale 2019

£10.00

Get tickets to the finale catwalk of Lincoln Fashion Week at Lincoln Cathedral, showcasing the latest fashion and biggest trends of summer fashion in 2019, with a Victorian twist.

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Lincoln Loves Kids Family Fun Day

May 18, 2019
9:00am to 3:00pm
The Collection
Lincoln Loves Kids Family Fun Day

FREE

Find out the great things to do with the kids in Lincolnshire at a family fun day at The Collection in Lincoln.

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

May 18, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Castle Hill Farmers’ Market

FREE

Pick up local and fresh produce at Castle Hill Farmers’ Market - nestled between Lincoln’s breath-taking Cathedral and Castle.

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Postgraduate 'Being Brilliant' Brunch

May 18, 2019
10:00am to 12:00pm
Isaac Newton Building
Postgraduate ‘Being Brilliant’ Brunch

FREE

Join the University of Lincoln for a Postgraduate 'Being Brilliant' Brunch to find out how you can change your life and start a new adventure in September with a Master’s degree.

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Organ Concert: Colin Walsh

May 18, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Organ Concert: Colin Walsh

Come and experience Colin Walsh in concert on the grand Father Willis organ in Lincoln Cathedral.

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Lincoln Antiques Market​

May 19, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Antiques Market

FREE

Browse and buy antiques, art and collectables from the Lincoln Antiques Market taking place on Castle Hill - a stunning cobbled square in the heart of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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Lincoln Beer Festival

May 23, 2019 to May 25, 2019
12:00pm to 11:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Lincoln Beer Festival 2019

FREE

Sample from more than 100 real ales from across the UK at Lincoln Drill Hall for the local branch of CAMRA's annual festival.

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The 'Show Comes to Town

May 25, 2019
10:00am to 3:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
The ‘Show Comes to Town

FREE

Join the organisers of the Lincolnshire Show in City Square for a sneak peek at what this year's event has to offer.

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Lincoln Castle Knight School

May 25, 2019 to June 2, 2019
10:30am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Knight School at Lincoln Castle

Especially for half term, the Victorian Prison Yard transforms into our medieval Knight School.

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Doddington Iris Week

May 26, 2019 to June 6, 2019
11:00am to 4:30pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Doddington Iris Week 2019

Enjoy the enchanting beauty of the famous Doddington Iris display in the romantic setting of Doddington Hall's Walled West Garden.

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Roman Posterngate Tours

June 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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Cycle Fest

June 1, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Cycle Fest

FREE

Join Access Lincoln for a free, fun packed day at Doddington Hall, celebrating all things cycling.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

June 1, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Nestled between Lincoln's beautiful Cathedral and Castle, the new Lincoln Makers' Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of beautiful, hand-crafted, and unique pieces of artwork and crafts.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

June 8, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located at the newly refurbished Cornhill Quarter, the new Lincoln Makers' Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of beautiful, hand-crafted, and unique pieces of artwork and crafts.

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D-Day 75 Concerts

June 8, 2019 to June 9, 2019
7:00pm to 10:00pm
International Bomber Command Centre
D-Day 75 Concerts

A weekend of commemoration of D-Day, in the event's 75th anniversary year, will see two major outdoor concerts at the International Bomber Command Centre.

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Moonlight Walk

June 8, 2019
8:00pm to 11:30pm
Bishop Grosseteste University
Moonlight Walk 2019

Dress in your finest 70s attire, get into the disco vibe, and join hundreds of hip, inspirational people from across Lincolnshire taking part in a 70s Flower Power themed Moonlight Walk through Lincoln, in aid of St Barnabas Hospice.

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Humber Bridge Cycle Sportive

June 9, 2019
All Day
Hesslewood Office Park
Humber Bridge Cycle Sportive

Charity cycle ride which crosses the iconic Humber Bridge before riding on the quiet roads of North Lincolnshire, offering spectacular views across to Lincoln Cathedral and the Humber Estuary.

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Lincoln Bike Fest

June 9, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Brayford Waterfront
Bike Fest

FREE

Bikers from across the Lincoln area come together for a day of music and entertainment alongside a display of motorbikes on Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront.

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Medeival Cooking

June 12, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Medieval Cooking

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a demonstrations of Medieval food and drink, and views from the Medieval walls.

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Stourton Estates Family Camping Weekend

June 14, 2019 to June 16, 2019
All Day
Stourton Estates
Stourton Estates Family Camping Weekend

A weekend of camping and family entertainment at Stourton Estates, east of Lincoln and close to the Lincolnshire Wolds.

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The Gin Society Festival

June 14, 2019 to June 15, 2019
12:00pm to 10:30pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
The Gin Society Festival

An authentic gin festival featuring exclusive bars covering world, British, and fruit gins, held at Lincoln Drill Hall. Your first G&T is free!

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

June 15, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Castle Hill Farmers’ Market

FREE

Pick up local and fresh produce at Castle Hill Farmers’ Market - nestled between Lincoln’s breath-taking Cathedral and Castle.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

June 15, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
The Strait
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

The Strait hosts four extra Makers' Market over the summer, selling a range of beautiful handmade and bespoke arts, crafts and unique gifts.

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Lincoln Castle Dog Friendly Weekend

June 15, 2019 to June 16, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Dog Friendly Weekend

FREE

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

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Great British Food Festival

June 15, 2019 to June 16, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Grimsthorpe Castle
Great British Food Festival

Two days of regional food and drink, entertainment, chef demonstrations, and live music at Grimsthorpe Castle in South Lincolnshire.

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Organ Concert: Martin Baker

June 15, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Organ Concert: Martin Baker

Come and experience Martin Baker in concert on the grand Father Willis organ in Lincoln Cathedral.

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Tractors to Town

June 16, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Tractors to Town

FREE

To celebrate 150 years of the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society, tractors will be on display across Lincoln city centre.

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Brocklesby Country Fair

June 16, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm
Brocklesby Park
Brocklesby Country Fair 2019

A traditional family day out encompassing all that is great about Lincolnshire and the countryside, in the north of the county.

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Lincoln Castle Car Rallly

June 16, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Classic Cars at Lincoln Castle

FREE

Especially for Father's Day, the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society host their annual rally in the Castle grounds.

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The Lincolnshire Show

June 19, 2019 to June 20, 2019
8:00am to 6:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Lincolnshire Show 2019

A celebration of all things Lincolnshire including agriculture, heritage, food and drink, and aviation.

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Medeival Mayhem

June 22, 2019 to June 23, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Medieval Mayhem 2019

Join our knights and their horses as they battle for supremacy in a medieval tournament.

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Lincoln Antiques Market​

June 23, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Antiques Market

FREE

Browse and buy antiques, art and collectables from the Lincoln Antiques Market taking place on Castle Hill - a stunning cobbled square in the heart of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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Outdoor Theatre: The Tempest, by William Shakespeare

June 26, 2019
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Outdoor Theatre - The Tempest, by William Shakespeare

Bring your picnics, chairs, and friends and enjoy a wonderful evening of first class outdoor theatre from Illyria at Lincoln Castle.

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Chow Down Festival

June 28, 2019 to June 30, 2019
11:00am to 10:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Chow Down Festival - June 2019

A summer weekender of independent street food, drinks, music and family-friendly activities in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.

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Knights in Battle

June 29, 2019 to June 30, 2019
11:00am to 4:30pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Knights in Battle

Gainsborough Old Hall is brought to life in the War of the Roses period.

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University of Lincoln Open Day

July 5, 2019 to July 6, 2019
12:00pm to 4:45pm
University Of Lincoln
University of Lincoln Open Day

FREE

Visit a stimulating, friendly, award-winning campus on Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront with state-of-the-art facilities.

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Postgraduate 'Being Brilliant' Brunch

July 6, 2019
10:00am to 12:00pm
Isaac Newton Building
Postgraduate ‘Being Brilliant’ Brunch

FREE

Join the University of Lincoln for a Postgraduate 'Being Brilliant' Brunch to find out how you can change your life and start a new adventure in September with a Master’s degree.

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Bailgate Busking Festival

July 6, 2019
11:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Bailgate Busking Festival 2019

FREE

Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter reverberates with the sound of local talent for a festival of acoustic music.

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Falconry

July 10, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Falconry

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with demonstrations from the master falconer and views from the Medieval walls.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

July 13, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located at the newly refurbished Cornhill Quarter, the new Lincoln Makers' Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of beautiful, hand-crafted, and unique pieces of artwork and crafts.

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Scoot to the Waterfront

July 13, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Brayford Waterfront
Scoot to the Waterfront 2019

FREE

Scooters from across the country will arrive on the Brayford Waterfront for a day of custom shows, a ride out, and live music.

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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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Lincoln Antiques Market​

July 14, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Antiques Market

FREE

Browse and buy antiques, art and collectables from the Lincoln Antiques Market taking place on Castle Hill - a stunning cobbled square in the heart of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival

July 17, 2019 to July 21, 2019
All Day
Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival 2019

A festival of classical chamber music in unique Lincolnshire venues featuring international artists.

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Villages & Countryside3-10 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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Villages & Countryside3-10 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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City of LincolnBrayford 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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City of LincolnCathedral 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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City of LincolnBrayford 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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City of LincolnCultural 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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City of LincolnCultural Quarter

New Theatre Royal

New Theatre Royal

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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City of LincolnCathedral Quarter

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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City of LincolnBrayford 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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