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Mandy Hickson Lecture: Cleared for Take Off

April 25, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Isaac Newton Building
Mandy Hickson Lecture: Cleared for Take Off

FREE

The Eleanor Glanville Centre will host its first Annual Glanville Lecture 25th of April in the Isaac Newton Building on the Brayford Pool Campus.

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High Street Farmers' Market

April 27, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lower High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Outdoor Cinema at Lincoln Castle

April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018
6:30pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Outdoor Cinema at Lincoln Castle 2018

Bring a picnic and enjoy a unique classic cinema experience in the grounds of Lincoln Castle: Paddington 2 and Dirty Dancing.

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Lincoln Brocante Market

April 28, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Lincoln Brocante Market

FREE

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

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Lincoln Triathlon

April 29, 2018
All Day
David Lloyd Leisure At Burton Waters
Lincoln Triathlon 2018

Take part in a triathlon and test yourself in swimming, cycling, and running based in the beautiful Burton Waters just outside Lincoln.

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The RAF in Two World Wars

May 2, 2018
4:00pm to 6:15pm
Bishop Grosseteste University
The RAF in Two World Wars

FREE

The Bishop Grosseteste University Annual History Lecture 2018 will focus on the creation of the Royal Air Force 100 years ago in 1918 by the world-renowned historian Professor Richard Overy.

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Lincoln Fashion Week

May 4, 2018 to May 11, 2018
All Day
Lincoln Fashion Week 2018

Celebrate Lincoln's vibrant fashion culture with a full 8 days of fashion events, with an RAF theme, in venues across Lincoln city centre, in partnership with Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.

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High Street Farmers' Market

May 4, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lower High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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The Lincolnshire Jazz Week

May 5, 2018 to May 12, 2018
All Day
Various Venues
The Lincolnshire Jazz Week 2018

The jazz scene comes to Lincolnshire for a seven-day celebration of jazz music featuring UK and international acts.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

May 5, 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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Guy Martin's Tank

May 5, 2018 to May 6, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
Guy Martin’s Tank

The replica First World War Mk IV tank that featured on Guy Martin's Channel 4 TV documentary in 2017 makes a special appearance at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life.

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Kings of the Sky

May 5, 2018 to May 7, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Kings of the Sky

Three days of events and displays at Lincoln Castle to celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

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Food Feastival

May 7, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Food Feastival at Doddington

FREE

A celebration of fresh, seasonal and local produce with delectable delights and tasty treats at Doddington Hall & Gardens.

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Lincoln Grand Prix Festival of Cycling

May 9, 2018 to May 13, 2018
All Day
Castle Hill
Lincoln Grand Prix Festival of Cycling 2018

FREE

Four days of exciting cycling events, including the Criteriums, Sportive, Uphill Dash, and the Men's and Women's Lincoln Grand Prix.

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High Street Farmers' Market

May 11, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lower High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Lincoln Fashion Week Finale

May 11, 2018
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Alive Church
Lincoln Fashion Week Finale

£12.00

Get tickets to the finale catwalk of Lincoln Fashion Week at Alive Church, showcasing the latest fashion and biggest trends of summer fashion in 2018 with an aviation twist.

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Inflatable Colour Dash

May 12, 2018
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 12, 2018
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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Doddington Hall Plant Fair

May 13, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Doddington Hall Plant Fair

Browse a broad selection of plant and garden sundries from stalls handpicked by Doddington's Head Gardener David Logan.

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National Mills Weekend

May 13, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Cogglesford Watermill
National Mills Weekend

FREE

Celebrate National Mills Weekend at Cogglesford Watermill in Sleaford as the mill rumbles into action, grinding its own stoneground flour.

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High Street Farmers' Market

May 18, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival

May 19, 2018 to June 3, 2018
All Day
Nettleton Village Hall
Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival 2018

A festival featuring more than 100 great walks across the East Midlands’ only Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

May 19, 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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Lincoln Antiques Market​

May 20, 2018
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 24, 2018 to May 26, 2018
12:00pm to 11:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Lincoln Beer Festival

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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Royal Air Force Centenary Concert

May 24, 2018
7:30pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
RAF100 Centenary Concert

A special concert at Lincoln Cathedral featuring The Band of the Royal Air Force College in a stunning programme of music to commemorate the past, celebrate the present and inspire the future Royal Air Force.

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High Street Farmers' Market

May 25, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lower High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Lincoln Brocante Market

May 26, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Lincoln Brocante Market

FREE

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

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The 'Show Comes to Town

May 26, 2018
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 Spring Market

May 26, 2018 to May 28, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Spring Market

FREE

Lincoln City Centre will be taken over by market traders from all over Lincolnshire for Lincoln's first Spring Market over the bank holiday weekend.

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Bastion in the Air Exhibition

May 26, 2018 to September 9, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Collection
Bastion in the Air Exhibition

Discover Lincolnshire's story of aviation development, production, and defence in World War One at an exhibition at The Collection in Lincoln.

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Medeival Mayhem

May 26, 2018 to May 28, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Medieval Mayhem

Cheer on your champion at Lincoln Castle as armed and armoured 12th century knights on foot and on horseback compete in a melee of swords and lance with deadly hand to hand combat.

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A Vintage Affair

May 27, 2018 to May 28, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
A Vintage Affair

FREE

Step back in style at Doddington Hall & Gardens with live period music, classic cars, and vintage stalls including clothing, homeware, and collectables.

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Doddington Iris Week

May 27, 2018 to June 3, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Doddington Iris Week

Enjoy the rare and enchanting bloom of the famous Doddington Iris display in the romantic West Garden.

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Knight School

May 29, 2018 to June 3, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Knight School

Train your children during half term as Lincoln Castle's Victorian Prison Yard transforms into a medieval Knight School.

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Elizabeth’s Women: the Hidden Story of the Virgin Queen

May 31, 2018
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The Venue
Elizabeth’s Women: the Hidden Story of the Virgin Queen

An audience with Tracy Borman as she presents the fascinating relationships that Queen Elizabeth I had with the women who influenced her most.

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High Street Farmers' Market

June 1, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

June 2, 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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The Giant Lincoln Cycling Sportive

June 3, 2018
9:30am to 1:30pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
The Giant Lincoln Cycle Sportive

Join 1,000 other cyclists on a brand new cycle sportive taking place from the Giant bike store at Doddington Hall, raising money for local charities.

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High Street Farmers' Market

June 8, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lower High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Bishop Grosseteste University Open Day

June 9, 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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Lincoln Makers' Market

June 9, 2018
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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Moonlight Walk

June 9, 2018
8:00pm to 11:30pm
Bishop Grosseteste University
Moonlight Walk 2018

Leave a bit of sparkle wherever you go and join hundreds of inspirational people from across Lincolnshire in the Moonlight Walk through Lincoln, supporting St Barnabas Hospice.

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Lincoln Bike Fest

June 10, 2018
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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Lionel Richie

June 10, 2018
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Lionel Richie

The international superstar returns to the UK for a summer tour, including a performance at the Lincolnshire Showground with special guest Anastacia.

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High Street Farmers' Market

June 15, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

June 16, 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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Lincoln Makers' Market

June 16, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
St Martin’s Square
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

St. Martin's Square hosts a monthly Makers' Market over the summer, selling a range of beautiful handmade and bespoke arts, crafts and unique gifts.

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Knight School for Dads

June 16, 2018 to June 17, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Knight School for Dads

Turn Dad into a knight in shining armour at Lincoln Castle's Knight School - open especially for Father's Day.

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Brocklesby Country Fair

June 17, 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm
Brocklesby Park
Brocklesby Country Fair

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 Antiques Market​

June 17, 2018
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 Show

June 20, 2018 to June 21, 2018
8:00am to 6:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Lincolnshire Show 2018

A celebration of all things Lincolnshire including agriculture, heritage, food and drink, and, especially for 2018, the RAF.

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High Street Farmers' Market

June 22, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lower High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Film, Folk & Family Fun Festival

June 22, 2018 to June 23, 2018
11:00am to 11:00pm
Stourton Estates
Film, Folk & Family Fun Festival

A festival of outdoor cinema, folk music, food and drink, workshops, and deer safaris on the Stourton Estate.

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Music in the Garden

June 23, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Music in the Garden

FREE

Relax and enjoy free music performances in the garden at St Marks Shopping Centre.

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Medieval Clash of Steel

June 23, 2018 to June 24, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Medieval Clash of Steel

Immerse yourself in the 15th Century to see a Tournament of Knights competing on foot with swords, bows and poleaxes.

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Discovering the History of Sleaford

June 24, 2018
11:00am to 1:00pm
Navigation House
Discovering the History of Sleaford

FREE

Join local historian, Simon Pawley, at Navigation House to discover the evolution of Sleaford’s wharf area.

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High Street Farmers' Market

June 29, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Lincoln Brocante Market

June 30, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Lincoln Brocante Market

FREE

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

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City of Lincoln 10k Road Race

July 1, 2018
11:00am to 2:00pm
Citywide
City of Lincoln 10k Road Race

Get active and be inspired at the 22nd annual 10k Road Race on a route that takes in unique views of Roman ruins and Lincoln Cathedral.

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High Street Farmers' Market

July 6, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lower High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

July 7, 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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Bailgate Busking Festival

July 7, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Cathedral Quarter
Bailgate Busking Festival

FREE

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

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Bishop Grosseteste University Open Day

July 11, 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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High Street Farmers' Market

July 13, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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North Kesteven Walking Festival

July 14, 2018 to July 28, 2018
All Day
North Kesteven Walking Festival 2018

Two weeks of walks showcasing the breathtaking scenery and fascinating places to visit across North Kesteven, south of Lincoln.

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Scoot to the Waterfront

July 14, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Brayford Waterfront
Scoot to the Waterfront

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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Lincoln Makers' Market

July 14, 2018
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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Kingdom LEGO Brick Show

July 14, 2018 to September 2, 2018
11:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Kingdom LEGO Brick Show

Visit Lincoln Castle this summer for a fabulous interactive show of sword and sorcery, a fantastical quest with dragons, a wizard and a Princesses, all created in LEGO bricks.

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Lincoln Antiques Market​

July 15, 2018
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 Street Food Festival

July 19, 2018 to July 22, 2018
9:00am to 9:00pm
High Street
Lincoln Street Food Festival

FREE

Street food from around the world will be on offer on Lincoln High Street into the evening, with seating, a bar, and live music on Lincoln Cornhill.

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High Street Farmers' Market

July 20, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lower High Street
High Street Farmers’ Market

FREE

A conveniently located market on Lincoln's city’s buzzing High Street, offering fresh and local food.

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Little Mix

July 20, 2018
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Little Mix

The world's biggest girl band bring their 'Summer Hits Tour 2018' to the Lincolnshire Showground.

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

July 21, 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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Lincoln Makers' Market

July 21, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
St Martin’s Square
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

St. Martin's Square hosts a monthly Makers' Market over the summer, selling a range of beautiful handmade and bespoke arts, crafts and unique gifts.

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Dragon Boat Race

July 21, 2018
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Brayford Waterfront
Dragon Boat Race

FREE

More than 100 people take to the Brayford for a summer's day of spectacular Dragon Boat races to raise money for charity.

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Lincoln Beach

July 22, 2018 to September 2, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
Lincoln Beach

FREE

The beach comes to Lincoln city centre, complete with deckchairs, special appearances from Punch and Judy and of course lots of sand!

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Bishop Grosseteste University Graduation

July 24, 2018 to July 25, 2018
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral
Bishop Grosseteste University Graduation

The highlight of the academic year for BGU - a very special day our Graduates and their friends and family who will be there to support them in the stunning Lincoln Cathedral.

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In Lincoln's Venues

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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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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