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Half Term at Bransby Horses

October 22, 2018 to October 26, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Bransby Horses
Half Term at Bransby Horses

FREE

Plan a half term day out at Bransby Horses during October half term with a Halloween trail, pumpkin painting, and more.

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Meet the Victorians

October 24, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
Museums Alive: Meet the Victorians

Revel in Victorian style at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life for a day of living history during the October half term.

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Lincoln Maker's Market

October 26, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located on the bustling High Street, the 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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Foodie Friday

October 26, 2018
10:00am to 7:00pm
Lincoln City Square
Foodie Friday

FREE

Taste the Street Cafe Culture, from fresh drinks and street food to fresh local produce, on City Square every Friday.

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University of Lincoln Open Day

October 27, 2018
9:00am to 3:00pm
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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Halloween Ghost Bus Tour of Lincoln

October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour
Halloween Ghost Bus Tour of Lincoln

£6.00

Be spooked on Halloween weekend by exploring haunted Lincoln by open-top bus with a local ghost expert.

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Conrad Marshall & Tom McKinney

October 30, 2018
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Conrad Marshall & Tom McKinney

A Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival lunchtime concert at Lincoln Drill Hall, featuring music for flute and guitar.

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Frankenstein at 200

October 31, 2018
9:30am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Frankenstein at 200

Mark 200 years of Dr Frankenstein and his famous ‘monster’, and explore Mary Shelley’s well known work in more detail, at the University of Lincoln's commemorative event.

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All About Bats and Owls

October 31, 2018
5:30pm to 7:00pm
University Of Lincoln
Chris Packham: All About Bats and Owls

FREE

Naturalist, TV presenter, and University of Lincoln Visiting Lecturer Chris Packham will explore the wild side of Halloween with a free-to-attend public lecture and live animal demonstration.

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Halloween at Cogglesford

October 31, 2018
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Cogglesford Watermill
Halloween at Cogglesford

FREE

Join in with ghostly fun and activities at the 18th century Cogglesford Watermill in Sleaford.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

November 2, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located on the bustling High Street, the 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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Foodie Friday

November 2, 2018
10:00am to 7:00pm
Lincoln City Square
Foodie Friday

FREE

Taste the Street Cafe Culture, from fresh drinks and street food to fresh local produce, on City Square every Friday.

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Enchanted Evening Woodland Trail

November 2, 2018
5:00pm to 9:30pm
Stourton Estates
Enchanted Evening Woodland Trail

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Stourton Estates arboretum in the evening with some very special illuminations creating a magical trail to wander along - a great alternative to fireworks.

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Fireworks at the Showground

November 2, 2018
5:30pm to 8:15pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Fireworks at the Showground 2018

Celebrate Fireworks Night at the Lincolnshire Showground with family entertainment, live music, local food, and of course fireworks.

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RAF Swing Wing

November 2, 2018
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
RAF Swing Wing

An evening of classic swing music performed by the big band from the RAF College at Lincoln Drill Hall.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

November 3, 2018
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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2Q Festival

November 3, 2018
12:00pm to 10:30pm
2Q Festival 2018

A one day, multi-venue, live music festival that takes place throughout nine centrally located venues within the wonderful city of Lincoln, featuring local, national, and world-renowned artists.

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War Requiem: Lincolnshire Remembers

November 3, 2018
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
War Requiem: Lincolnshire Remembers

£5.00

More than 350 singers will join together to stage a performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, in Lincoln Cathedral.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

November 9, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located on the bustling High Street, the 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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Foodie Friday

November 9, 2018
10:00am to 7:00pm
Lincoln City Square
Foodie Friday

FREE

Taste the Street Cafe Culture, from fresh drinks and street food to fresh local produce, on City Square every Friday.

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THOR's Tipi Bar

November 9, 2018 to December 31, 2018
10:30am to 11:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
THOR’s Tipi Bar

FREE

A winter wonderland in the heart of Lincoln city centre, serving real ale, mulled wine, and hot chocolate complete with roaring fires, cosy furs and twinkling lights.

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Lincoln Maker's Market

November 10, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Pick up your loved one's Christmas gifts at the festive Lincoln Makers' Market, location on Lincoln High Street (opposite Cornhill and Thor's Tipi Bar).

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Armistice Day Centenary

November 11, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
Armistice Day Centenary

FREE

Commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life.

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The World at Her Feet

November 11, 2018 to November 17, 2018
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
The World at Her Feet

As the nation marks exactly 100 years since the end of The Great War, the Lincoln Mystery Plays Company presents the extraordinary story of Women’s football a century ago through the eyes of one of the most enduring teams of the time, the Lincoln Ladies.

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Bishop Grosseteste University Open Day

November 14, 2018
10:00am to 3:00pm
Bishop Grosseteste University
Bishop Grosseteste University Open Day

FREE

Visit the campus of Bishop Grosseteste University, a leading education institution in Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter, to have your questions answered about undergraduate opportunities.

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Moroccan Market

November 15, 2018 to December 31, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Former Ruddocks of Lincoln Store
Moroccan Market

FREE

A colourful pop-up souk on Lincoln High Street offering unique gifts from Moroccan artisans showcasing the best of the country's culture and creativity.

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Carol Ann Duffy: Armistice 100 Poetry Reading

November 15, 2018
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Isaac Newton Building
Carol Ann Duffy: Armistice 100 Poetry Reading

FREE

Poet Laureate and University of Lincoln Visiting Lecturer, Dame Carol Ann Duffy returns to the University of Lincoln to celebrate the launch of our poetry anthology 'Armistice 100'.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

November 16, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Pick up your loved one's Christmas gifts at the festive Lincoln Makers' Market, location on Lincoln High Street (opposite Cornhill and Thor's Tipi Bar).

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Foodie Friday

November 16, 2018
10:00am to 7:00pm
Lincoln City Square
Foodie Friday

FREE

Taste the Street Cafe Culture, from fresh drinks and street food to fresh local produce, on City Square every Friday.

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University of Lincoln Open Day

November 17, 2018
9:00am to 3:00pm
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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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

November 17, 2018
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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Dog Friendly Weekend

November 17, 2018 to November 18, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
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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Tour de Ned

November 17, 2018 to December 17, 2018
7:30pm to 10:00pm
New Theatre Royal
Tour de Ned

ITV’s cycling commentator Ned Boulting returns to the New Theatre Royal with an all-new production, built with wobbly precision on the edifice of the greatest bike race on earth.

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Inaugural Lecture: Carenza Lewis

November 22, 2018
5:30pm to 7:00pm
University of Lincoln
Inaugural Lecture: Carenza Lewis

FREE

Leading archaeologist, TV presenter, and University of Lincoln professor Carenza Lewis speaks on publicly engaged research.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

November 23, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located on the bustling High Street, the 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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Foodie Friday

November 23, 2018
10:00am to 7:00pm
Lincoln City Square
Foodie Friday

FREE

Taste the Street Cafe Culture, from fresh drinks and street food to fresh local produce, on City Square every Friday.

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Christmas Lights Switch On

November 23, 2018
5:00pm to 7:30pm
High Street
Christmas Lights Switch On

FREE

Start the countdown to Christmas at the annual fun-packed Christmas Lights Switch On at St Marks Shopping Centre, Lincoln High Street, and Waterside Shopping Centre.

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Victorian Christmas Craft Fair

November 24, 2018 to November 25, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Victorian Christmas Craft Fayre 2018

FREE

Visit Gainsborough Old Hall for one of the country's leading craft fayres set out in the beautiful manor house, where the traditions of Victorian Christmas will kick off your festive season.

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Handel's Messiah

November 24, 2018
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Handel’s Messiah

In the lead up to Advent, Lincoln Cathedral Choir perform Handel's Messiah in the stunning surroundings of Lincoln Cathedral.

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Christmas at Doddington Hall

November 25, 2018 to December 23, 2018
9:00am to 9:00pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Christmas at Doddington Hall 2018

Enjoy Doddington Hall's festive open days and browse Christmas gifts, trees, and food from the farm shop.

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'Light Up a Life' Torchlight Procession

November 27, 2018
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Clayton’s Sports Ground
‘Light Up a Life’ Torchlight Procession

FREE

Join St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice to celebrate, remember and reflect during the festive season with a service and a procession to Lincoln Cathedral.

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Reindeer Display

November 29, 2018
2:00pm to 4:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Reindeer Display 2018

FREE

Before the evening's parade, festive reindeer will be relaxing at St Marks Shopping Centre - ideal for some Christmas photo opportunities.

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Reindeer Parade

November 29, 2018
2:00pm to 8:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Reindeer Parade 2018

FREE

A parade of festive reindeer led by Santa Claus and his sleigh from St Marks Shopping Centre to rest in the Lincoln City Square.

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Advent Wreath Festival

November 30, 2018 to December 20, 2018
All Day
Church Of St. Mary Magdalene
Advent Wreath Festival

FREE

The St Mary Magdalene Advent Wreath Festival will exhibit beautiful Christmas wreaths decorated by local businesses throughout Advent.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

November 30, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located on the lively High Street, the Lincoln Makers' Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of beautiful, hand-crafted, and unique pieces of artwork and crafts this Christmas period.

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Foodie Friday

November 30, 2018
10:00am to 7:00pm
Lincoln City Square
Foodie Friday

FREE

Taste the Street Cafe Culture, from fresh drinks and street food to fresh local produce, on City Square every Friday.

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University of Lincoln Open Day

December 1, 2018
9:00am to 3:00pm
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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Christmas Brocante Market

December 1, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Christmas Brocante Market

FREE

A Christmas special vintage home wares and flea market, showcasing everything vintage and handmade, held in St Marks Shopping Centre's garden.

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Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair

December 1, 2018 to December 2, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair

A mix of delicious local produce, gift stalls and workshops make the Food and Gift fair at the Lincolnshire Showground the best way to kick start your Christmas preparations.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

December 1, 2018
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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North Kesteven Christmas Present Trails

December 1, 2018 to December 21, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
North Kesteven Christmas Present Trails

Take part in Christmas trails at three heritage venues south of Lincoln throughout December.

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The Macmillan Tree of Lights

December 1, 2018
1:00pm to 4:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
The Macmillan Tree of Lights 2018

FREE

Join Macmillan and celebrate the lives of loved ones lost this Christmas at the Tree of Lights at St Marks Shopping Centre.

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Oliver Wass

December 4, 2018
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Blue Room
Oliver Wass

A Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival lunchtime concert at The Blue Room, featuring classic harp music.

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Lincoln Christmas Market 2018

December 6, 2018 to December 9, 2018
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Lincoln Christmas Market 2018

FREE

Stalls, performers, and festive cheer take over Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter for four days of festive entertainment, shopping, and food and drink.

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Foodie Friday

December 7, 2018
10:00am to 7:00pm
Lincoln City Square
Foodie Friday

FREE

Taste the Street Cafe Culture, from fresh drinks and street food to fresh local produce, on City Square every Friday.

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Victorian Tea Rooms

December 7, 2018 to December 9, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
Victorian Tea Rooms 2018

FREE

Take a festive break in the Museum of Lincolnshire Life's pop-up Victorian tea room during Lincoln Christmas Market.

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Lincoln Christmas Makers' Market

December 7, 2018 to December 9, 2018
10:00am to 9:30pm
St Martin’s Square
Lincoln Christmas Makers’ Market

FREE

Find unique works from local artists in St Martin's Square during Lincoln Christmas Market at the Lincoln Christmas Makers' Market

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

December 7, 2018 to January 6, 2019
11:00am to 9:00pm
New Theatre Royal
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The angelic Snow White and her lovable dwarfs battle against the Wicked Queen in a rip-roaring, high energy and beautifully crafted Christmas panto at New Theatre Royal.

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Peter Pan

December 7, 2018 to January 5, 2019
2:00pm to 8:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Peter Pan

Enjoy a traditional pantomime at Lincoln Drill Hall this Christmas with a reimagining of the classic story of Peter Pan.

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Bransby Horses Christmas Fayre

December 8, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Bransby Horses
Bransby Horses Christmas Fayre

FREE

A great day out for the whole family including Christmas shopping, the chance to meet horses, ponies, and donkeys, and even Santa himself.

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Festive Milling Day

December 9, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Cogglesford Watermill
Festive Milling Day

FREE

See Sleaford's watermill decorated for Christmas and enjoy some festive treats as it rumbles into action for the last time in 2018.

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University of Lincoln Open Day

December 12, 2018
11:30am to 5:00pm
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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Rapunzel

December 12, 2018 to December 24, 2018
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC)
Rapunzel

A magical musical play adapted from the original fairy tale at Lincoln Peforming Arts Centre - a festive treat for the whole family.

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Lantern Parade 

December 13, 2018
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
Lantern Parade

FREE

Join in the festive parade carrying paper lanterns through the streets of Lincoln, ending with a nativity service on Castle Hill.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

December 14, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Located on the buzzing High Street, the Lincoln Makers' Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of beautiful, hand-crafted, and unique pieces of artwork and crafts this Christmas period.

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Foodie Friday

December 14, 2018
10:00am to 7:00pm
Lincoln City Square
Foodie Friday

FREE

Taste the Street Cafe Culture, from fresh drinks and street food to fresh local produce, on City Square every Friday.

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

December 15, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Castle Hill Farmers’ Market

FREE

Your last change to pick up Lincoln Farmers' Market produce for your Christmas Day lunch.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

December 15, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Pick up your loved one's Christmas gifts at the festive Lincoln Makers' Market, location on Lincoln High Street (opposite Cornhill and Thor's Tipi Bar).

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Christmas Emporium

December 15, 2018 to December 22, 2018
4:00pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Christmas Emporium

Eight evenings of Christmas delights in within the medieval walls of Lincoln Castle for a festive celebration of arts, crafts, and food - the perfect setting to meet friends and family over the Christmas period.

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Santa Fun Run & Walk 2018

December 16, 2018
11:30am to 6:00pm
Castle Hill
Santa Fun Run & Walk

Thousands of Santas run and walk through Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter for the biggest festive fundraiser in Lincoln.

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La Nativité du Seigneur

December 16, 2018
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
La Nativité du Seigneur 2018

Join Lincoln Cathedral for the annual performance of La Nativité du Seigneur performed on Lincoln Cathedral's Father Willis Organ.

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Concert of Carols by Candlelight

December 19, 2018
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Concert of Carols by Candlelight

In the lead up to Christmas, Lincoln Cathedral Choir perform an evening of Carols in the stunning surroundings of Lincoln Cathedral.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

December 21, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

Pick up your loved one's Christmas gifts at the festive Lincoln Makers' Market, location on Lincoln High Street (opposite Cornhill and Thor's Tipi Bar).

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Foodie Friday

December 21, 2018
10:00am to 7:00pm
Lincoln City Square
Foodie Friday

FREE

Taste the Street Cafe Culture, from fresh drinks and street food to fresh local produce, on City Square every Friday.

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St Mary Magdalene Christmas Carol Service

December 23, 2018 to January 12, 2019
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Church Of St. Mary Magdalene
St Mary Magdalene Christmas Carol Service

FREE

Join the Church of St Mary Magdalene for an evening of Christmas carols in the heart of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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The Snowman with Live Orchestra

January 4, 2019 to January 6, 2019
1:30pm to 8:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
The Snowman with Live Orchestra

Lincoln Cathedral presents a special showing of The Snowman in the nave of Lincoln Cathedral, supported by a live orchestra and soloist.

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

January 19, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Castle Hill Farmers’ Market

FREE

Your last change to pick up Lincoln Farmers' Market produce for your Christmas Day lunch.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Cultural 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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Cathedral 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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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.

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