Christmas Lights Switch On

November 16, 2018
5:00pm to 7:30pm
High Street
Christmas Lights Switch On

FREE

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

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Reindeer Parade

November 22, 2018
6:00pm to 8:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Reindeer Parade 2018

FREE

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

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Handel's Messiah

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

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

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'Light Up a Life' Torchlight Procession

November 27, 2018
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Our Lady of Lincoln Church
‘Light Up a Life’ Torchlight Procession

FREE

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

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Christmas Brocante Market

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

FREE

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

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Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair

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

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

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Lincoln Makers' Market

December 1, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Castle Hill
Lincoln Makers’ Market

FREE

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

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North Kesteven Christmas Present Trails

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

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

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Lincoln Christmas Market 2018

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

FREE

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

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Festive Milling Day

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

FREE

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

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Lincoln Makers' Market

December 15, 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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Christmas Emporium

December 15, 2018 to December 22, 2018
10:00am to 8:00pm
Lincoln Castle
Christmas Emporium

FREE

Eight days and nights of Christmas delights in within the medieval walls of Lincoln Castle for a festive celebration of arts, crafts, and food.

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Santa Fun Run & Walk 2018

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

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

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La Nativité du Seigneur

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

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

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Concert of Carols by Candlelight

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

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

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Things To Do


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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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