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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

August 18, 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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Being Brilliant Brunch

August 18, 2018
10:00am to 12:00pm
Isaac Newton Building
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 this September with a Master’s degree.

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Lincoln Antiques Market​

August 19, 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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Bastion in the Air Workshop: Aircraft Design

August 21, 2018
10:30am to 1:30pm
The Collection
Bastion in the Air Workshop: Aircraft Design

Learn about First World War aircraft design and make a plane to take home at The Collection in Lincoln.

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Guided RAF Cycle Ride

August 22, 2018
11:30am to 3:00pm
The Horse & Groom
Guided RAF Cycle Ride 22/8

FREE

Enjoy a free, RAF-themed guided bike ride from Lincoln to Doddington Hall and back with Access Lincoln during the summer holidays, to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

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Lost Village

August 23, 2018 to August 26, 2018
All Day
The Lost Village
Lost Village 2018

An immersive festival experience in an abandoned woodland village in Lincolnshire - a surreal world misplaced in the sands of time.

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Asylum Steampunk Festival

August 24, 2018 to August 27, 2018
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Asylum Steampunk Festival 2018

See Lincoln transformed as the biggest and longest running Steampunk festival on Earth returns to the city for the 10th year.

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High Street Farmers' Market

August 24, 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

August 25, 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm
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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'We Love Lincoln' Summer Party

August 25, 2018 to August 26, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
The Lincoln Hotel
‘We Love Lincoln’ Summer Party

FREE

Join The Lincoln Hotel for a part on the front lawn for a celebration of all things Lincoln in the 100th anniversary year of the Royal Air Force.

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Elizabeth's Executioner

August 25, 2018 to August 27, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Elizabeth’s Executioner

Discover the horrible history of Queen Elizabeth I's executioner at Gainsborough Old Hall.

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Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour

August 25, 2018
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour
Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour

£6.00

Be spooked and explore haunted Lincoln by open-top bus with a local ghost expert.

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Cranwell Summer Fun Day

August 26, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum
Cranwell Summer Fun Day

FREE

Join Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum'sannual family fun day on August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Bastion in the Air Workshop: Daisy Lavender

August 28, 2018
10:30am to 1:30pm
The Collection
Bastion in the Air Workshop: Daisy Lavender

Learn about the life of a Lincoln Munitionette from the First World War and make a craft to take home at The Collection in Lincoln.

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Guided RAF Cycle Ride

August 29, 2018
11:30am to 3:00pm
The Horse & Groom
Guided RAF Cycle Ride 29/8

FREE

Enjoy a free, RAF-themed guided bike ride from Lincoln to Doddington Hall and back with Access Lincoln during the summer holidays, to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour

August 29, 2018
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a guided tour of the grounds exploring the castle's origins and, especially for its centenary year, the development of the Royal Air Force.

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High Street Farmers' Market

August 31, 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

September 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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Lincoln Morris Festival

September 1, 2018
10:30am to 4:30pm
Various Locations
Lincoln Morris Festival

FREE

Dance groups from across Lincolnshire will converge on Lincoln for a day of Morris dancing, filling the streets with the vibrant colours and sounds of an ancient English tradition.

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David Owen Norris

September 4, 2018
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
David Owen Norris

A Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival lunchtime concert at Lincoln Drill Hall, featuring piano music by Elgar..

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour

September 5, 2018
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a guided tour of the grounds exploring its origins and the part it played in the Norman conquest of England.

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Heritage Open Days

September 6, 2018 to September 16, 2018
All Day
Heritage Open Days 2018

FREE

Celebrate Lincolnshire's local heritage with free entry, tours, and activities in historic attractions across Lincoln city and countryside.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

September 8, 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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Organ Concert: Wolfgang Kleber

September 8, 2018
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Organ Concert: Wolfgang Kleber

Internationally recognised organist Wolfgang Kleber performs on Lincoln Cathedral's Father Willis Organ.

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University of Lincoln Graduation

September 10, 2018 to September 13, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
University of Lincoln Graduation 2018

Graduands of the University of Lincoln celebrate their achievements at Lincoln Cathedral, one of Europe's finest Medieval buildings.

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

September 15, 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​

September 16, 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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New Theatre Royal 125th Birthday Celebrations

September 17, 2018 to September 30, 2018
3:00pm to 4:00pm
New Theatre Royal
New Theatre Royal 125th Birthday Celebrations

The New Theatre Royal celebrates 125 years of the theatre in Lincoln with a week of events and performances.

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Paul Henderson as David Bowie

September 20, 2018
7:30pm to 10:00pm
The Venue
Paul Henderson as David Bowie

An evening of classic David Bowie tracks at The Venue on the campus of Bishop Grosseteste University.

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The Motorhome Show Season Finale

September 21, 2018 to September 23, 2018
9:30am to 5:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
The Motorhome Show Season Finale

A huge showcase of more than 400 different new and used motorhomes, 2019 previews, and live entertainment at the Lincolnshire Showground.

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Outdoor Cinema at Lincoln Castle

September 21, 2018 to September 23, 2018
6:30pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Outdoor Cinema at Lincoln Castle September 2018

Bring a picnic and enjoy a unique classic cinema experience in the grounds of Lincoln Castle: Harry Potter and The Greatest Showman.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

September 22, 2018
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 Ghost Bus Tour

September 22, 2018
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour
Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour

£6.00

Be spooked and explore haunted Lincoln by open-top bus with a local ghost expert.

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Lincoln Book Festival

September 22, 2018 to September 29, 2018
6:15pm to 8:30pm
The Collection
Lincoln Book Festival 2018

Hear from acclaimed authors at The Collection and Lincoln Drill Hall in a fascinating series of talks promising revolutionary thinking from some of Britain's best known historians and historical fiction writers.

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Asters and Autumn Colour

September 28, 2018 to September 30, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Brightwater Gardens
Asters and Autumn Colour 2018

A special opportunity to enjoy Brightwater Gardens with the rich colours of early Autumn.

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University of Lincoln Open Day

September 29, 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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Lincoln Brocante Market

September 29, 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm
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 Pride

September 29, 2018
11:00am to 8:00pm
Brayford Waterfront
Lincoln Pride

FREE

A full day of parades, performances and activities, along Brayford Waterfront, celebrating Lincoln's LGBT community.

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Organ Concert: James Lancelot

September 29, 2018
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Organ Concert: James Lancelot

Organist Emeritus at Durham Cathedral James Lancelot performs on Lincoln Cathedral's Father Willis Organ.

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Bransby Horses Autumn Fayre

September 30, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Bransby Horses
Bransby Horses Autumn Fayre

FREE

A fun filled day out for the whole family to celebrate Bransby's 50th anniversary, including riding demonstrations and parades, a dog show, retail stalls, and a BBQ with Pimms and Prosecco on offer.

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Lincolnshire Day 2018

October 1, 2018
All Day
Castle Hill
Lincolnshire Day 2018

FREE

Celebrate all things Lincolnshire on the county's official day including events, free entry to attractions, and special offers.

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Mark Wilde & Helen Sanderson

October 2, 2018
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Mark Wilde & Helen Sanderson

A Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival lunchtime concert at Lincoln Drill Hall, featuring English song cycles.

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On Being a Woman in a Male-Dominated Field

October 2, 2018
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Minerva Building
On Being a Woman in a Male-Dominated Field

FREE

Philosophy Professor Jennifer Saul gives a Be Inspired! lecture at the University of Lincoln.

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Private Parts

October 3, 2018
7:30pm to 10:00pm
New Theatre Royal
Private Parts

The two loveable gents - TV stars Jamie Laing and Francis Boulle - are treading the boards with their live, laugh-a-minute extravaganza developed from their hit podcast Private Parts.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

October 6, 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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Outdoor Movie Night: Grease

October 6, 2018
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Bishop Grosseteste University
Outdoor Movie Night: Grease

Celebrate 40 years of Grease under the stars at Bishop Grosseteste University's outdoor movie night.

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Bailgate Wedding Fayre

October 7, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Bailgate
Bailgate Wedding Fayre October 2018

FREE

Experience five stunning wedding venues and meet dozens of local suppliers to discover how Lincoln can make your big day extra special.

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One Man Stranger Things: A Parody

October 8, 2018
7:30pm to 10:00pm
New Theatre Royal
One Man Stranger Things

‘One Man’ legend Charles Ross’s brand new show parodies Seasons 1 and 2 of the Eighties-based Netflix horror/sci-fi TV series that has intrigued, engrossed and spooked millions of viewers worldwide.

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Gainsborough Old Hall Beer Festival

October 11, 2018 to October 13, 2018
12:00pm to 10:30pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Gainsborough Old Hall Beer Festival 2018

FREE

The annual three-day CAMRA beer festival in the Great Hall of a the unique 15th century manor house, north of Lincoln.

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Bishop Grosseteste University Open Day

October 13, 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

October 13, 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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Lincoln Sausage Festival

October 13, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Sausage Festival 2018

Celebrate all things sausage, including the famous Lincolnshire sausage, at the Lincoln Sausage Festival - in and around the Lincoln Castle grounds.

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Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour

October 13, 2018
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Tour
Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour

£6.00

Be spooked and explore haunted Lincoln by open-top bus with a local ghost expert.

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The Spires & Steeples Challenge

October 14, 2018
8:30am to 5:30pm
Westgate Water Tower
The Spires & Steeples Challenge 2018

A charity 26-mile run or walk following the public footpaths and bridleways along the Spires & Steeples Arts & Heritage Trail from Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter to Sleaford.

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University of Lincoln Open Day

October 14, 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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Lincoln in World War 1

October 18, 2018
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Lincoln in World War I

The story of Lincoln's contribution to the First World War will be told through words, film, and contemporary images, including the invention of the tank and aircraft production.

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

October 20, 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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Prison of Smells, Spooks, and Stories

October 20, 2018 to October 28, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Prison of Smells, Spooks, and Stories

Step inside Lincoln Castle's Victorian Prison during half term and you will be sure to met some unsavoury characters from Victorian England.

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Lincoln Antiques Market​

October 21, 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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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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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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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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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 Maker's Market

November 10, 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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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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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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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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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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