What's on inLincoln


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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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Forthcoming events in Lincoln

24
JAN
Auditions 'Goodnight Mister Tom'
The Terry OToole Theatre

Open Auditions for Goodnight Mister TomACTion Community TheatreTuesday 24th January 7.00pmSunday 29th January 3.00pmThe theatres in‐residence amateur theatre company re‐launches for 2017 with auditions for the heart‐warming play Goodnight Mister Tom by David Wood adapted from the book by award‐winning author Michelle…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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24
JAN
Claxby Mines Exhibition
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Saturday 7th January until Sunday 19 MarchA small travelling exhibition telling the fascinating story of mining in Lincolnshire.…

Location: 5.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01522 782040
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24
JAN
James E Smith: New Photographic Works
The Collection

Saturday 03 Dec 2016Monday 1st May 2017 10:00 am4:00 pm Last entry 3:45pmA collection of new works by photographer James E Smith produced while in Australia displayed alongside images from the Lincolnshire Archives.This exhibition looks at…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

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28
JAN
Airfix Exhibition
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Spitfire on show as Airfix exhibition comes to the Museum of Lincolnshire Life.More than 100 models of the iconic Spitfire and many more historic aeroplanes are on display at the Museum of Lincolnshire Lifeon 28 and 29 January as part of the…

Location: 5.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01522 782040
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28
JAN
Brief Encounter - Hall Highlight Tour
Gainsborough Old Hall

A 30 min additional paid tour where visitors receive a guided tour by a member of the Old Hall team. 11am and 2pm…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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28
JAN
Opem4 Exhibition
The Collection

Saturday 28th January 2017Monday 1st May 2017 10:00 am4:00 pm Last entry 3:45pmThe Collection Opem 4 showcases the most exciting new painting print photography film sculpture and installation by established and emerging artists.The Collection Lincoln proudly…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01522 782040
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03
FEB
Heads South
The Terry OToole Theatre

Heads SouthFriday 3rd February 7.30pmLed by pianistcomposer John Harriman Heads South includes outstanding Jazz trumpeter Steve Waterman Buster Birch on drums Cuban percussionist Chino Martell Morgan and Venezuelan bass player Aldofredo Pulido.From cool laid‐back rhythms to a cha cha cha vibe that…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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04
FEB
Little Frankenstein Show & Workshop
The Terry OToole Theatre

Saturday 4th February 3.00pmLittle FrankensteinLempen PuppetsSemi‐famous puppeteer Frank is busy rehearsing his new show George the Dragon Slayer but his puppets keep falling apartTaking inspiration from his namesake the great scientist Dr Frankenstein ‐ and with the help of you…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 883311
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09
FEB
Spring Primary Dance Showcase
The Terry OToole Theatre

Spring Primary Schools Dance ShowcaseThursday 9th February 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: Family Events

TEL: 01522 883311
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10
FEB
artsNK Youth Dance Showcase
The Terry OToole Theatre

artsNK Youth Dance ShowcaseFriday 10th February 7.30pmThe annual showcase for artsNKs Youth Dance programme is a celebration of young people dancing Featuring Lincolnshires top youth dance groups including kNacKerd Youth Dance Company redXco and Jumpstart.Tickets: £3.50 Child U16: £2.50…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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11
FEB
Better When I'm Dancing
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Better When Im DancingSaturday 11th February 2.00pm & 6.00pmLincoln Dance CompanyAn extravaganza of dance from ballet to jazz and tap to street dance. Featuring students from Lincoln Dance Company with special guest performances from our dancing Dads and marvellous MumsTickets £8 …

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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11
FEB
Making History - Winter Warriors Swords & Shields
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 11th to Sun 19th FebHalf term craft activities making swords and shields. Admission included in the ticket price. …

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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11
FEB
Victorian Worst Jobs
Lincoln Castle

Sat 11thSun 19th FebEvent 10.30am3.45pm.Castle Attractions 10am4pmA family friendly half term with a chance to meet a variety of Victorian costumed characters with some of the most awful occupations and horrible jobs…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 541173
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13
FEB
Antic Disposition presents: Henry V
Lincoln Cathedral

Marking the ongoing centenary of the First World War Antic Dispositions reimagining is set in a French military hospital in 1915500 years after the Battle of Agincourtwhere two groups of wounded soldiers one French and one British decide…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
FEB
Valentine Exclusive Evening
Lincoln Castle

For one night only Lincoln Castle is offering the hire of the site exclusively for one special couple. So whether you are a true romantic and want to treat your partner on Valentines Day or even making it one to never forget…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01522 541173
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16
FEB
Pirate Adventure!
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Thursday 16th Friday 17th and Sat 18th February10am until 3.30pmPirate AdventureJoin us on a pirate adventure day making ships hats and lanternsThen you can try our pirate treasure trail around the museum as it transforms into a pirate galleon full…

Location: 5.8 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01522 782040
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17
FEB
Friday Fun Club
Gainsborough Old Hall

17th FebDrop in sessions 10‐12 mornings and 1‐4 afternoons. A fun‐‐filled family craft club held on school holiday Fridays. Join us for Winter Warriors and create helmets swords and shields. Free entry to club room then £1 per craft. …

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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24
FEB
Move Your Feet
The Terry O'Toole

Move Your FeetFriday 24th February 7.00pmSaturday 25th February 7.00pmRhythm in Movement Dance CompanyA lively evening of dance presented by the pupils of the Lincoln and Gainsborough branches of Rhythm in Movement Dance Company. Move Your Feet is their fourth annual performance in…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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25
FEB
Meccano
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Join us at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life with Meccano models and creations set up for you to study and then attempt your own in our hands‐on zone. …

Location: 5.8 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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04
MAR
The Lion in Winter
The Terry OToole Theatre

Addhock Theatre Company presents...The Lion In Winter by James GoldmanSaturday 4th March 7.30pmWell ‐ what shall we hang The holly or each otherChristmas 1183 a family are gathering for the festive season but theres more at stake than just turkey and tinsel.…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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11
MAR
Swing into Spring
The Terry OToole Theatre

Swing Into SpringSteve Walkers Big Swing BandSaturday 11th March 7.30pmSteve Walkers Big Swing Band will be Swinging into Spring with a great night of exhilarating music. This powerhouse band featuring seventeen polished musicians and led by star trumpeter Steve Walker will entertain…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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17
MAR
Julian Siegal Jazz Orchestra
The Terry OToole Theatre

Julian Siegal Jazz OrchestraFriday 17th March 7.30pmJulian Siegel sets out on a new stage in his career with this new nineteen piece all‐star jazz orchestra. Known internationally for his outstanding small group jazz with Partisans plus his own quartet Julian has also…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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18
MAR
The Giant Jam Sandwich
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Saturday 18th March 3.00pmNew Perspectives presentsThe Giant Jam Sandwichby John Vernon Lord and Janet Burroway adapted for stage and directed by Jack McNamara with music by James AthertonWhat a to‐do One hot summers day four million wasps invade the quiet village of…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 883311
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22
MAR
TEN - Ace Dance
The Terry OToole Theatre

ACE Dance and Music presents TENWednesday 22nd March 7.30pmArtistic Director ‐ Gail Parmel Choreographer ‐ Jos AgudoA thought provoking full‐length dance production. At a time when more and more people across the world find themselves having to leave their own lands ideas…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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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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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

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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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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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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Lincoln? See our list of attractions in Lincoln, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 24/01/2017 16:59:13