Historical Hall of Fame

March 30, 2018 to September 2, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Historical Hall of Fame

A selection of iconic costumes from historical films and television in exhibition at the 15th century manor house Gainsborough Old Hall.

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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

An 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 Castle Twilight Tour

July 25, 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 hearing about women in Medieval times.

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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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Grand Medieval Joust

August 4, 2018 to August 5, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Grand Medieval Joust 2018

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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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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Buffalo Bill's Wild West Horse Circus

August 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018
11:00am to 4:30pm
Lincoln Castle
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Horse Circus

Step back in time to the turn of the Century for a recreation of part of Buffalo Bill's incredible Wild West show at Lincoln Castle – once performed for Queen Victoria herself.

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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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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 9, 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 Book Festival

September 24, 2018 to September 29, 2018
6:15pm to 8:30pm
The Collection
Lincoln Book Festival 2018

Hear from acclaimed authors at The Collection 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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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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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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Victorian Tea Rooms

December 7, 2018 to December 9, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum Of Lincolnshire Life
Victorian Tea Rooms 2018

FREE

Take a festive break in the Museum of Lincolnshire Life's pop-up Victorian tea room during Lincoln Christmas Market.

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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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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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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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