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Through the Looking-Glass Display

April 6, 2019 to August 9, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Through the Looking-Glass Display

Visit the Magna Carta Vault in Lincoln Castle to see a first edition of Lewis Carroll's 'Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There' on display, gifted to Alfred Lord Tennyson by Lewis Carrol for Christmas in 1871.

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Bricklive: Outer Space

May 1, 2019 to June 2, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Bricklive: Outer Space

A stunning collection of LEGO® brick models that are really out of the world displayed across Lincoln Castle: a great day out in the 50th anniversary year of the first Moon landings.

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Lincoln Beer Festival

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

FREE

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

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Call of the Wild

May 24, 2019 to May 26, 2019
All Day
Lincolnshire Showground
Call of the Wild

Lincolnshire's biggest music festival, taking place at the Lincolnshire Showground, with headliners The Virginmarys, The Wildhearts, and Hardcore Superstar.

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The 'Show Comes to Town

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

FREE

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

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Lincoln Castle Knight School

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

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

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Doddington Iris Week

May 26, 2019 to June 2, 2019
11:00am to 4:30pm
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Doddington Iris Week 2019

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

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Guided Walk of Lincoln's Industrial Area

May 26, 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Jew’s Court
Guided Walk of Lincoln’s Industrial Area

A free guided walk from the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology that tells the story of the industrial revolution and how it impacted Lincoln.

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Lincolnshire Archaeology Festival

May 28, 2019 to June 2, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincolnshire Archaeology Festival

FREE

Explore archaeological finds in Lincolnshire at historic sites and venues across the county with workshops, tours, and a conference.

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Roman Posterngate Tours

June 1, 2019
10:00am to 3:30pm
Roman Posterngate
Roman Posterngate Tours

A rare opportunity to explore part of Lincoln's Roman South Wall which is now hidden under a city centre bank - with a guided tour from experts at The Collection.

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Cycle Fest

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

FREE

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

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Lincoln Makers' Market

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

FREE

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

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Gainsborough Food & Garden Festival

June 7, 2019 to June 9, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Marshall’s Yard
Gainsborough Food & Garden Festival

FREE

A packed programme of cooking demonstrations, from chefs such as Jean-Christophe Novelli, and a range of food & drink traders from the popular Continental Street Market, as well as a host of local and regional producers.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

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

FREE

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

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D-Day 75 Concerts

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

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

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Moonlight Walk

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

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

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Lincoln Bike Fest

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

FREE

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

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Humber Bridge Cycle Sportive

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

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

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Medeival Cooking

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

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

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The Gin Society Festival

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

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

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Great Lives: ​Carol Ann Duffy

June 14, 2019
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Isaac Newton Building
Great Lives: Dame Carol Ann Duffy

FREE

Award-winning poet and former Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy will speak at the University of Lincoln.

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Stourton Estates Family Camping Weekend

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

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

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

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

FREE

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

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Lincoln Makers' Market

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

FREE

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

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Great British Food Festival

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

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

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Lincoln Castle Dog Friendly Weekend

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

FREE

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

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50th Year Celebration of the Lincolnshire Pre-War Austin Seven Club

June 15, 2019
11:30am to 3:30pm
Brayford Waterfront
50th Year Celebration of the Lincolnshire Pre-War Austin Seven Club

FREE

A display of pre-war Austin Sevens along the Brayford Waterfront to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Lincolnshire car club.

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Burton Waters Boating Festival

June 15, 2019
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Burton Waters
Burton Waters Boating Festival

FREE

Enjoy a day out on the waterfront of Burton Waters - including boats, stalls, food, drink, and live music - at the annual Burton Waters Boating Festival.

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Organ Concert: Martin Baker

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

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

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Tractors to Town

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

FREE

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

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Brocklesby Country Fair

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

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

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Lincoln Castle Car Rallly

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

FREE

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

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RSPCA's One Fun Day

June 16, 2019
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln City Square
RSPCA’s One Fun Day

FREE

Meet the local RSCPA, have you dog's portrait painted, and raise money to help care for rescue animals - in Lincoln city centre.

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The Lincolnshire Show

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

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

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Medeival Mayhem

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

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

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Lincoln Antiques Market​

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

FREE

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

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Outdoor Theatre: The Tempest, by William Shakespeare

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

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

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Chow Down Festival

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

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

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Knights in Battle

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

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

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University of Lincoln Open Day

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

FREE

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

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Postgraduate 'Being Brilliant' Brunch

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

FREE

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

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Bailgate Busking Festival

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

FREE

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

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It's a Knockout

July 7, 2019
11:00am to 4:00pm
Washingborough Community Centre
It’s a Knockout

A whirlwind day of fun inspired by the famous TV game show, featuring wacky challenges, giant inflatables and water pools aplenty - raising funds for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Falconry

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

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

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Dinosaur Encounter

July 13, 2019 to September 8, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Collection
Dinosaur Encounter

Be transported back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the land in this thrilling exhibition from London’s Natural History Museum, at The Collection museum in Lincoln.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

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

FREE

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

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Scoot to the Waterfront

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

FREE

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

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WoofFest

July 13, 2019
12:30pm to 5:30pm
Waddington Village Hall and Playing Fields
WoofFest

FREE

A family fun day and dog show in Waddington, close to Lincoln, including a fun fair, dog classes, and beer tent - raising funds for the RSPCA.

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Lincoln Antiques Market​

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

FREE

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

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CATS: the Musical

July 16, 2019 to July 21, 2019
7:30pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
CATS: the Musical

The legendary musical phenomenon - one of the longest-running shows in West End and Broadway history - arrives at Lincoln Drill Hall.

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Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival

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

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

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

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

FREE

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

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Lincoln Makers' Market

July 20, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
The Strait
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

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

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Dragon Boat Race

July 20, 2019
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Brayford Waterfront
Dragon Boat Race 2019

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: Hilary Punnet

July 20, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Organ Concert: Hilary Punnet

Come and experience Hilary Punnett in concert on the grand Father Willis organ in Lincoln Cathedral.

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Lincoln Beach

July 22, 2019 to August 31, 2019
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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Lincoln Castle Victorian Extravaganza

July 27, 2019 to July 28, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Victorian Extravaganza

Join us as we celebrate the spectacular, the inventive and the extraordinary at Lincoln Castle's Victorian Extravaganza!

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Guided Walk of Lincoln's Industrial Area

July 28, 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Jew’s Court
Guided Walk of Lincoln’s Industrial Area

A free guided walk from the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology that tells the story of the industrial revolution and how it impacted Lincoln.

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Outdoor Theatre: Alice in Wonderland

July 31, 2019
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Outdoor Theatre - Alice in Wonderland

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

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Lincoln Makers' Market

August 3, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

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

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Grand Medieval Joust

August 3, 2019 to August 4, 2019
10:00am to 5:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Grand Medieval Joust 2019

Feel the thunder of hooves and hear the clash of lance on steel armour at Lincoln Castle as four brave knights take part in the Sport of Kings.

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Oliver!

August 5, 2019 to August 16, 2019
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral
Oliver!

The popular musical performed in the unique and atmospheric surroundings of Lincoln Cathedral by the ever-popular Starring Lincoln Theatre Company.

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Outdoor Theatre: Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

August 7, 2019
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Outdoor Theatre - Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

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

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Lincoln 1940s Weekend

August 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Lincoln 1940s Weekend 2019

FREE

Celebrate the spirit of 1940s Britain in Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter with two days of period and vintage activities and displays.

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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Roman Lincoln

August 14, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Roman Lincoln

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a history talk on Lincoln's Roman heritage and views from the Medieval walls.

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

August 17, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Castle Hill Farmers’ Market

FREE

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

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Lincoln Makers' Market

August 17, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
The Strait
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

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

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Victorian Circus 2019

August 17, 2019 to August 18, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Victorian Circus

A full weekend of all the fun of the Victorian Circus!

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An Audience with Henry VIII

August 17, 2019 to August 18, 2019
11:00am to 4:30pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
An Audience with Henry VIII

Meet King Henry VIII, a visitor to Gainsborough Old Hall, and learn about his life.

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Asylum Steampunk Festival

August 23, 2019 to August 26, 2019
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Asylum Steampunk Festival 2019

See Lincoln transformed as the biggest and longest running Steampunk festival on Earth returns to the city for the 11th year.

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Bourne CiCLE Festival

August 31, 2019 to September 1, 2019
8:00am to 6:00pm
Bourne
Bourne CiCLE Festival

FREE

A festival of cycling taking place in the heart of Bourne town centre, south of Lincoln, and running across the weekend.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

September 7, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

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

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Lincoln Morris Festival

September 7, 2019
10:30am to 4:30pm
Castle Hill
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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Music in the Garden

September 7, 2019
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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Lincoln Antiques Market​

September 8, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Antiques Market

FREE

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

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University of Lincoln Graduation

September 9, 2019 to September 13, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
University of Lincoln Graduation 2019

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

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Lincoln Makers' Market

September 14, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

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

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Autumn Festival

September 14, 2019 to September 16, 2019
10:00am to 11:30pm
Stourton Estates
Autumn Festival

A celebration of everything good about Lincolnshire, including forestry demonstrations, food & drink, shopping, and live music into the evening, on the Stourton Estates east of Lincoln.

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Lincoln Street Food Festival

September 19, 2019 to October 22, 2019
9:00am to 7:00pm
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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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

September 21, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Castle Hill Farmers’ Market

FREE

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

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Lincoln Makers' Market

September 21, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
The Strait
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

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

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Organ Concert: Charles Harrison

September 21, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Organ Concert: Charles Harrison

Come and experience Charles Harrison in concert on the grand Father Willis organ in Lincoln Cathedral.

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Lincoln Book Festival

September 23, 2019 to September 28, 2019
6:15pm to 8:30pm
The Collection
Lincoln Book Festival 2019

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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Outdoor Cinema at Lincoln Castle

September 27, 2019 to September 29, 2019
6:30pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Outdoor Cinema at Lincoln Castle 2019

Bring a picnic and enjoy a unique classic cinema experience in the grounds of Lincoln Castle as The Luna Cinema: Mary Poppins Returns, The Greatest Showman, and Bohemian Rhapsody.

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Hallé Orchestra

September 27, 2019
7:00pm to 10:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Hallé Orchestra

Lincoln Cathedral once again welcomes the majestic music of the Hallé Orchestra for an evening of classical music.

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University of Lincoln Open Day

September 28, 2019
12:00pm to 4:45pm
University Of Lincoln
University of Lincoln Open Day

FREE

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

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Guided Walk of Lincoln's Industrial Area

September 29, 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Jew’s Court
Guided Walk of Lincoln’s Industrial Area

A free guided walk from the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology that tells the story of the industrial revolution and how it impacted Lincoln.

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V&A Exhibition

October 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020
10:00am to 3:00pm
The Collection
V&A Exhibition

A major art exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of both Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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Lincoln Makers' Market

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

FREE

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

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Bailgate Wedding Fayre

October 6, 2019
11:00am to 3:00pm
Bailgate
Bailgate Wedding Fayre October 2019

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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Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Meet the Medieval Wise Woman

October 9, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Twilight Tour: Meet the Medieval Wise Woman

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with a history talk on Medieval home remedies and medical cures.

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Gainsborough Old Hall Beer Festival

October 10, 2019 to October 12, 2019
12:00pm to 10:30pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Gainsborough Old Hall Beer Festival 2019

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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Lincoln Sausage Festival

October 12, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Sausage Festival 2019

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 Makers' Market

October 12, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
Lincoln Cornhill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

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

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A Night in the Enchanted Garden Black Tie Ball

October 12, 2019 to October 13, 2019
7:00pm to 12:30am
Doubletree by Hilton Lincoln Hotel
A Night in the Enchanted Garden Black Tie Ball

A magical night in the Enchanted Garden at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln, raising money for the local RSPCA.

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Lincoln Antiques Market​

October 13, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Antiques Market

FREE

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

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University of Lincoln Open Day

October 13, 2019
12:00pm to 4:45pm
University Of Lincoln
University of Lincoln Open Day

FREE

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

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University of Lincoln Open Day

October 13, 2019 to October 14, 2019
12:00pm to 4:45pm
University Of Lincoln
University of Lincoln Open Day

FREE

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

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Castle Hill Farmers' Market

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

FREE

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

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Spooky Prison at Lincoln Castle

October 19, 2019 to October 27, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Spooky Prison at Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle's Victorian Prison will come to life with tales from the past during October half-term.

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Things To Do


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In Lincoln's Venues

Villages & Countryside3-10 miles from Lincoln

Terry O’Toole Theatre

Terry O’Toole Theatre

An intimate, 200 seat arts theatre in the Lincoln suburb of North Hykeham with a vibrant year-long programme of performing arts.

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Villages & Countryside3-10 miles from Lincoln

Lincolnshire Showground

Lincolnshire Showground

The Lincolnshire Showground is a major national venue, located on the 200 acre showground just outside the historic city of Lincoln in the East Midlands.

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City of LincolnBrayford Waterfront

The Engine Shed

The Engine Shed

The region's largest live music and entertainment facility, housed in a renovated engine shed and serving Lincoln with live international band performances, comedy gigs and weekly student club nights and events.

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City of LincolnCathedral Quarter

The Venue

The Venue

A state-of-the-art digital cinema at Bishop Grosseteste University which shows an eclectic film programme and is also being used for teaching drama and stage theatre productions.

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City of LincolnBrayford Waterfront

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC)

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC)

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre is a modern theatre in the city centre, with a great range of shows and a friendly café bar.

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City of LincolnCultural Quarter

Lincoln Drill Hall

Lincoln Drill Hall

Lincoln Drill Hall is a thriving and friendly entertainment venue and cafe in the centre of Lincoln. Its packed programme includes theatre, comedy, live music, dance, family events, talks and films, workshops, classes and much more.

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City of LincolnCultural Quarter

New Theatre Royal

New Theatre Royal

The 19th century Theatre Royal is a Lincoln city landmark and is situated on Clasketgate a short walk from the city centre High Street.

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City of LincolnCathedral Quarter

The Blue Room

The Blue Room

A beautiful entertainment venue at The Lawn in the heart of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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City of LincolnBrayford Waterfront

ODEON Lincoln

ODEON Lincoln

Situated on the Brayford Waterfront, the ODEON complex includes a cinema, Costa Coffee and Ben and Jerry's ice-cream shop and is adjacent to the Lucy Tower multi-story car park.

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