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

31
MAR
The Comedy Club Lincoln
Home Nightclub

3 Top Comedians TBCVenue: Home Nightclub Park Street Lincoln Lincolnshire LN1 1UFPriceStandard: GBP 9.95Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com81260‐0Website: https:go.evvnt.com81260‐1…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08000 434663
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APR
Castle Easter Quest
Lincoln Castle

Sat 1stMon 17th AprilEvent 10am4.30pm.Castle 10am5pmCastle Easter QuestWilliam the Conquerors Domesday Trail William the Conqueror had the first Castle at Lincoln to be built in 1068 and now especially for Easter take…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 541173
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APR
Castle Fool's Day
Lincoln Castle

Sat 1st & Sun 2nd AprilTimes ‐ Event10am4.30pmPeterken the Fool will perform shows at 11.30am 2pm & 3.30pm.Celebrating the Castles 3rd birthday following its grand re‐opening we celebrate April Fools Day in traditional style with our very own…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 541173
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01
APR
Easter Quest - Tudor Spies! Cracking the Code
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 1st to Mon 17th April A half term activity where children are encouraged to become a Tudor spy and crack the code to find the missing treasure. Prizes for all successful code breakers Fee included in admission price …

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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04
APR
Ancient Egypt: Treasures fit for a Pharaoh
The Collection

Tues 4th AprilAncient Egypt: Treasures fit for a Pharaoh ‐ a day run by the educated team. Admission free charge for crafts and trails …

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 782040
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04
APR
Morris Exhibition - 50 Golden Years
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Tues 4th April ‐ Sun 2nd July10am ‐ 4.30pmAn exhibition celebrating 50 years of Grimsby Morris Men. …

Location: 5.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01522 782040
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06
APR
Enchanted Forest
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Thurs 6th April ‐ Fr 7th April10am ‐ 3.30pm A magical day of craft activities based around fairy‐tale forests. Make your own jewelled trees fairies trolls and other woodland creatures. Free admissionsCrafts £2 …

Location: 5.8 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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07
APR
Friday Fun Club
Gainsborough Old Hall

Fri 7th AprilGet creative with Shape Shifters ‐ printing onto fabrics and paper in the stunning surrounds of Gainsborough Old Hall.Please contact us for further details. …

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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07
APR
Zoe Gilbey Quartet
The Terry OToole Theatre

Zoe Gilbey QuartetFriday 7th April 7.30pmExceptional Jazz singersongwriter Zoe Gilbey performs here tonight with double bassist Andy Champion guitarist Mark Williams and drummer Richard Brown. A swinging band with great musicality the quartet perform a lively programme including Jazz favourites from the…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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08
APR
Lincoln Casefile: The Mystery of the StarEaters
Lincoln City Centre

Lincoln BIG are proud to present this new one‐day live adventure game in partnership with Casebook Events.For one day only on Saturday 8th April over a dozen secret locations around Lincoln city centre some usually off‐limits to the public will be taking…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02032 398549
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15
APR
Christopher Nibble Show & Workshop
The Terry OToole Theatre

Saturday 15th April 11.30pm12.30pmBEE A Garden Super Hero Family WorkshopBe a gardening Super Hero just like Christopher Nibble and spring into National Gardening Week with our fun family workshopHelp us plant seeds to attract Bees Butterflies and Bugs…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 883311
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17
APR
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Lincoln Theatre Royal

Charlie Hubble is a little boy with a very big dream he wants to be a world‐class magician. So he saves up his pocket money to buy The Big Book of Magic for Trainee Magicians.Then he sets off to Mr Zacoors Toy…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 519999
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19
APR
The Lady Boys of bangkok
Newark Palace Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 14.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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22
APR
Illustrated Talk on the East Coast Railway
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Sat 22nd April 2pm til 3.45pmMike Fowler returns to carry on the story of the East Coast Railway Line. £4 per ticket with tea and coffee…

Location: 5.8 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 782040
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22
APR
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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22
APR
Victorian St George's Weekend
Lincoln Castle

Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd AprilEvent 11am4.30pm.Castle Attractions 10am5pmCome face to face with the deadly dragon at the Castle in our weekend of Victorian fun with a cast of costumed Victorians. Be entertained as they perform…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 541173
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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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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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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
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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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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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: 27/03/2017 04:47:00