What's on inLincoln


Welcome to Lincoln

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Lincoln - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Lincoln to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Lincoln as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Lincoln

27
APR
As the Crow Flies
The Terry OToole Theatre

As The Crow Flies by Hattie NaylorThursday 27th April 7.30pmA Pentabus Theatre & Salisbury Playhouse ProductionAlfie keeps hiding Beths gardening gloves. Shes got lots to do and its just not funny anymore.Why wont he realise that gardening is helping her forget everything…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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28
APR
The Comedy Club Lincoln
Home Nightclub

Acts TBCVenue: Home Nightclub Park Street Lincoln Lincolnshire LN1 1UFPriceStandard: GBP 9.95Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com81262‐0Website: https:go.evvnt.com81262‐1…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08000 434663
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29
APR
Children's Medieval Festival
Lincoln Castle

Sat 29th Sun 30th April & Mon 1st MayEvent 11am4.30pm.Castle Attractions 10am5pmChildrens Medieval Festival Join us for three whole days of hands on medieval fun. There are lots of things to do including personal…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 541173
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29
APR
Costumes from Wolf Hall
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 29th April ‐ Mon 28th AugAn exciting exhibition of costumes from the acclaimed BBC Drama depicting the main characters of Henry VIIIs court at the time of Thomas Cromwells rise to power as Henrys chief advisor. Find some fascinating links between…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 782040
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29
APR
KAREN MAITLAND Talk & Book Signing
The Collection

KAREN MAITLANDTalk & SigningThe Plague Charmer ‐Saturday 29th April 7pmKaren Maitland returns to Lincoln to talk about and sign copies of her latest medieval thriller The Plague Charmer on its paperback publication. Tickets available at £4 from Lindum…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01522 782040
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06
MAY
Some Enchanted Evening - A Musical Revue
New Theatre Royal

Love musicals Dont miss this show Featuring your favourite songs from the best loved Broadway and West End Shows including South Pacific Oklahoma Mamma Mia Wicked Les Miserables and many more. This show is now on its 5th UK Tour A magical…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 519999
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10
MAY
Jazz Vehicle in Concert
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Jazz Vehicle in ConcertWednesday 10th May 7.30pmAward‐winning Jazz Vehicle brings Lincoln Jazz Week to The Terry OToole Theatre for an excitingevening of fantastic & varied music under the inspirational leadership of John Crouch their founder and director. This talented ensemble of young…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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16
MAY
Focus on Daphne the Tank Centenary lecture
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Tues 16th May 2pm until 3.45pmAn illustrated birthday talk on the 100 year history of Daphne our resident WW1 tank. Gwyn Evans the tank researcher and historian who unravelled Daphnes story shares the tale whilst giving a flavour of tank production by…

Location: 5.8 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 782040
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17
MAY
King of Pop - The Legends Continues UK Tour 2017
New Theatre Royal Lincoln

Introducing Navi the man that has been chosen by Hollywood to portray Michael Jackson in an upcoming Lifetime TV movie about the star is bringing his incredible tribute show King Of Pop featuring Jacksons very own guitarist to the UK this Spring.…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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20
MAY
Preparing for Battle
Lincoln Castle

Sat 20th & Sun 21stMayEvent 11am4.30pm.Castle Attractions 10am5pmPreparing for BattleThe Battle of Lincoln Fair 12172017 marks the remarkable 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln Fair.This battle has been described…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 541173
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27
MAY
Domesday Book
Lincoln Castle

Making a very special and rare appearance at Lincoln Castle is perhaps the most remarkable medieval document ever written and preservedKing William the Conquerors Great SurveyDomesday. Often referred to as the Domesday Book this document records the state…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 541173
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27
MAY
The Battle of Lincoln Fair
Lincoln Castle

Sat 27thMon 29th MayEvent 11am4.30pm.Castle Attractions 10am5pm2017 marks the remarkable 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln Fair.This battle has been described as the most important conflict on English soil after the…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 541173
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27
MAY
The Usher Gallery at 90
Usher Gallery

Enjoy a relaxed and entertaining evening and help us celebrate the 90th Birthday of The Usher Gallery.Tickets £12 per person to include music from the 1920s canapes and refreshments.The evening includes an illustrated talk by Dawn Herywood exploring highlights from the last…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 555599
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27
MAY
Vintage Craft Fair
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 27th to Mon 29th May11.00am5pm Over 60 craft stalls from all over the country selling homewares gifts confectionery clothing jewellery cards and novelties where you can find the perfect gift for your loved one. Staying with the…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01522 782040
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02
JUN
Goodnight Mister Tom
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

ACTion Community Theatre presentsGoodnight Mister Tom by David Woodadapted from the novel by Michelle MagorianFriday 2nd June 7.00pmSaturday 3rd June 2.30pm & 7.00pmOne of the most uplifting stories ever written Michelle Magorians heart‐warming story Goodnight Mister Tom is brought gloriously to life…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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30
JUN
Dance Fever 11
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Dance Fever 11Lyndsey Ellis School of DanceFriday 30th June 7pmSaturday 1st July 3pm & 7pmSunday 2nd July 6pmA firm favourite in our Summer programme students from Lyndsey Ellis School of Dance return with Dance Fever 11 a high‐energy variety dance show featuring…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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01
JUL
Mum2Mum Market Lincoln
Bishop Grosseteste University, Robert Hardy Building

Award winning baby and childrens nearly new sales where mums sell to mums.Parents can buy top quality childrens toys clothes games and equipment at a fraction of the high street price ‐ all great brands in fantastic condition. Parents with…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07967 390152
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13
JUL
Summer Primary Dance Showcase
The Terry OToole Theatre

Summer Primary Schools Dance ShowcaseThursday 13th July 6.00pm & 7.15pmNorth Kesteven School in partnership with artsNK has worked with local primary schools over 6 weeks to create dance pieces for this festival.A celebration of children dancing and themes surrounding the transition to…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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22
JUL
Ringrose Law Dragon Boat Event
Brayford Pool

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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24
JUL
MADD Performing Arts Summer School
The Terry OToole Theatre

artsNK and North Kesteven School presentsMADD Performing Arts Summer SchoolMonday 24thFriday 28th July 9.30am to 3pm Are you aged 8 to 14 years Do you love to performCome along to our week long music dance and drama Summer SchoolLots of…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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02
SEP
Lincoln Longwool, Legends of the County Exhibition
Lincoln Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Saturday 2 September to Monday 4 DecemberAn exhibition to celebrate 150 years of the Lincoln Longwool Sheep Association telling the story of the breed and the many local products associated with its wool. Free except event days…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 782040
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09
SEP
Inflatable 5k - Newark
Newark Showground

10 Gigantic Inflatable ObstaclesPit your wits against ten giant inflatable obstacles that will let you flip bounce & boing your way around an incredibly fun 5k courseVenue: Newark Showground Lincoln Rd Winthorpe Newark NG24 2NYPrice16 Weeks Before: GBP 258 Weeks Before: GBP…

Location: 12.8 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07709 471891
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07
OCT
Desperado - The History of the Eagles 2017
The Terry O'Toole

The Eagles released their two part History of the Eagles DVD in 2013. The DVD went platinum and the band followed it up with a two year tour of most of the world. The DVD combined archival material and concert footage to…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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Tourist Attractions


Doddington Hall

Doddington Hall is a much loved family home and has never been sold since it was built in 1595 by Robert Smythson, one of Englands foremost Elizabethan architects. The mellow brick exterior with its walled courtyards has barely changed while the interior was redecorated in Georgian times in…

Lincoln Castle

Many visitors come to the castle to see the original Lincoln Magna Carta.This 780‐year‐old document is one of only four surviving originals sealed by King John after his meeting with the Barons at Runnymede in 1215.Relocated from its old home in the Cathedral, the…

Museum of Lincolnshire Life

The museum is situated in an old barracks built for the Loyal North Lincoln Militia in 1857.The museum contains large and significant collections covering all aspects of social history, including domestic community and commercial life, crafts, agriculture, industry and the collection belonging to the Royal Lincolnshire…

Blankney Golf Club

Blankney Golf Club ‐ golf course in Lincoln, Lincolnshire.Contact the golf course on telephone number 01526 320263 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Blankney Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Bracken Hill Golf Club

Bracken Hill Golf Club ‐ golf course in Lincoln, Lincolnshire.Contact the golf course on telephone number 01522 790833 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bracken Hill Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Canwick Park Golf Club

Canwick Park Golf Club ‐ golf course in Lincoln, Lincolnshire.Contact the golf course on telephone number 01522 522166 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Canwick Park Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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Updated: 26/04/2017 04:44:53