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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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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. SOLD OUT.

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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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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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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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Twilight Castle: Roman Lincoln

August 14; 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Twilight Castle: 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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Blackadder Goes Forth

August 16; 2019 to August 17; 2019
7:00pm to 10:00pm
The Blue Room
Blackadder Goes Forth

The Cakes & Ale Theatre Company presents two acts and two courses at the Blue Room in Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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Lost Village

August 22; 2019 to August 25; 2019
All Day
The Lost Village
Lost Village 2019

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

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Lincoln Street Food Festival

September 19; 2019 to September 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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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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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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Twilight Castle: Meet the Medieval Wise Woman

October 9; 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Twilight Castle: 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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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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Fireworks at the Showground

October 26; 2019
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Fireworks at the Showground 2019

Celebrate Fireworks Night at the Lincolnshire Showground with family entertainment, live music, local food, and of course fireworks.

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Mozart's Requiem

November 2; 2019
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Mozart’s Requiem

Lincoln Choral Society perform Mozart's final composition in Lincoln Cathedral, conducted by Mark Wilde.

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Twilight Castle: Victorian Prison

November 13; 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Twilight Castle: Victorian Prison

Experience Lincoln Castle after hours with an evening of exploration of the Victorian Prison.

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The Crucible

November 14; 2019 to November 16; 2019
7:30pm to 10:00pm
The Blue Room
The Crucible

The Asylum Players presents The Crucible by Arthur Miller at the Blue Room in Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter.

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Handel's Messiah

November 23; 2019
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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Cinderella

December 5; 2019 to January 4; 2020
2:00pm to 10:00pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
Cinderella

Jamie Marcus Productions, in association with Lincoln Drill Hall, presents their 2019 panto ‘Cinderella’ - the most magical of all pantos.

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Lincoln Christmas Market 2019

December 5; 2019 to December 8; 2019
All Day
Lincoln Cathedral Quarter
Lincoln Christmas Market 2019

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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Reindeer Parade

December 12; 2019
2:00pm to 8:00pm
St Marks Shopping Centre
Reindeer Parade 2019

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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Lincoln Castle Christmas Emporium

December 14; 2019 to December 22; 2019
All Day
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle Christmas Emporium

Eight evenings of Christmas delights within the medieval walls of Lincoln Castle for a festive celebration of arts, crafts, and food - the perfect setting to meet friends and family over the Christmas period.

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Lincoln Cathedral Carols by Candlelight

December 18; 2019
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Lincoln Cathedral 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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Wallace and Gromit in Concert: The Wrong Trousers

January 4; 2020
11:30am to 10:00pm
Lincoln Cathedral
Wallace and Gromit in Concert: The Wrong Trousers

Wallace and Gromit in concert in the Nave of Lincoln Cathedral with screenings of The Wrong Trousers accompanied by live orchestra.

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3-10 miles from LincolnVillages & Countryside

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 LincolnVillages & Countryside

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 WaterfrontCity of Lincoln

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 QuarterCity of Lincoln

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 WaterfrontCity of Lincoln

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 QuarterCity of Lincoln

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 QuarterCity of Lincoln

New Theatre Royal

New Theatre Royal

An elegant, 19th century theatre, found on Clasketgate just a short walk from the city centre High Street.

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Cathedral QuarterCity of Lincoln

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 WaterfrontCity of Lincoln

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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