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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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Organ Concert: Colin Walsh

June 23, 2018
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Organ Concert: Colin Walsh

Lincoln Cathedral Organist Laureate Colin Walsh performs on Lincoln Cathedral's Father Willis Organ with the gentlemen of the Cathedral Choir.

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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 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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Pistons in the Park

June 30, 2018 to July 1, 2018
10:00am to 6:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Pistons in the Park 2018

An eclectic mix of the icons of transport from across the generations at the Lincolnshire Showground - a family event set to be the largest motoring festival in Lincolnshire, one definitely not to be missed!

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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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Enjoy Uphill Lincoln Week

July 2, 2018 to July 8, 2018
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Enjoy Uphill Lincoln Week 2018

Shop, eat, drink, escape, explore, share, and return to 'Uphill Lincoln' - the village in the city - during a week long celebration of events, guided tours, and special offers.

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Magna Carta Lecture: God and Caesar

July 5, 2018
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Magna Carta Lecture: God and Caesar

Baron Richard Chartres, former Bishop of London, will give the annual Magna Carta Lecture at 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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Community Haystacks

July 7, 2018
10:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln West Common
Community Haystacks

FREE

A celebration of ancient common land in Lincoln, the West Common, bringing together residents to recreate the pre-mechanical hay harvest & revive traditions of scything & commoning.

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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
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Bailgate Busking Festival 2018

FREE

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

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Joolls Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

July 7, 2018
5:20pm to 10:40pm
Lincoln Castle
Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

One of the UK's most popular pianists and bandleaders bring his orchestra for an evening of music in Lincoln Castle.

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Organ Concert: Jan Vermeire

July 7, 2018
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Organ Concert: Jan Vermeire

Belgian organist Jan Vermeire performs on Lincoln Cathedral's Father Willis Organ.

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Organ Concert: Wolfgang Kleber

July 7, 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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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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University of Lincoln Open Day

July 13, 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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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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University of Lincoln Open Day

July 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 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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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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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
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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Hemswell 1940s Weekend

July 21, 2018 to July 22, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Hemswell Antiques Centres
Hemswell 1940s Weekend

FREE

A fun weekend filled with nostalgia to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force at Hemswell Antiques Centres.

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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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Organ Concert: Philip Rushforth

July 21, 2018
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Organ Concert: Philip Rushforth

Chester Cathedral organist Philip Rushforth performs on Lincoln Cathedral's Father Willis Organ.

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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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Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival

July 25, 2018 to July 29, 2018
All Day
Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival 2018

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

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High Street Farmers' Market

July 27, 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

July 28, 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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Roman Posterngate Tours

July 28, 2018
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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Doddington Sculpture Exhibition

July 28, 2018 to September 9, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Doddington Sculpture Exhibition

An exciting, inspiring and beautiful array of sculptures from across the UK and Europe in the grounds of Doddington Hall & Gardens.

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High Street Farmers' Market

August 3, 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

August 4, 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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National Colouring Book Day

August 5, 2018
11:00am to 4:00pm
Navigation House
National Colouring Book Day

FREE

Celebrate colouring in at Navigation House and help create a book depicting the life of the building's 150 year history.

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High Street Farmers' Market

August 10, 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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RAF100 Dinner

August 10, 2018
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
RAF100 Dinner

An evening of fine food and entertainment in the Nave of Lincoln Cathedral to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.

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RAF100 Weekend

August 11, 2018 to August 12, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
City Wide
RAF100 Weekend

FREE

Join in with an entire weekend of celebratory events for the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force across Lincoln including 1940s Weekend, aviation displays, and fireworks.

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Lincoln 1940s Weekend

August 11, 2018 to August 12, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Lincoln 1940s Weekend

FREE

Celebrate the spirit of 1940s Britain in Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter with two days of period and vintage activities and displays, including this year's key focus on the 100th anniversary of the RAF.

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The Glenn Miller Orchestra

August 11, 2018
5:20pm to 10:40pm
Lincoln Castle
The Glenn Miller Orchestra

An evening of 1940s big band music in Lincoln Castle inspired by Lincoln 1940s Weekend.

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High Street Farmers' Market

August 17, 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

August 17, 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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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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Lincoln Makers' Market

August 18, 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.

Find out more

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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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

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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Cranwell Summer Fun Day

August 26, 2018 to September 11, 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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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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High Street Farmers' Market

September 7, 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

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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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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High Street Farmers' Market

September 14, 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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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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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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