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

23
OCT
Varldens Band
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Thursday 23rd October 7.30pmVrldens Band15 musicians7 countries4 continents Focusing on roots music bridging cultures and fresh from a tour of Sweden this exciting international band including Lincolnshires very own Dave Gray bring songs and tunes from their diverse homelands adding a very…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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24
OCT
The Comedy Club Lincoln
Home Nightclub

Host ComedianSteve N Allen:Live With... Chris Moyles FIVE Take The Mike ITV New Talent Awards BBC TalkSPORT National.Comedian presenter and writer Steve N Allen has a natural stage presence that connects with a crowd. From relatable anecdotes to topical commentary…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0800 043466
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25
OCT
Ayla Gezmis
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Ayla Gezmis25th October 7pmCome see Lincolns very own Ayla Gezmis the amazing 12 year old music prodigy Ayla is the youngest person in the country to achieve Grade 8 in Rock Guitar.She has featured on BBC Look North and is…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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26
OCT
The Boomtown Rats
Engine Shed

The Boomtown Rats at Engine Shed in Lincoln on Sunday 26 October 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too.Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
Bssk Mind, Body and Spirit Event
The New Epic Centre

Lincoln ‐ our Winter Spectacular120 standsOur Lincoln show is now into its twelfth year and well established in the new state of the art Epic Centre on Lincolnshire Showground just North of Lincoln.The Epic Centre is the largest of all our venues…

Location: 4.1 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01724 849886
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01
NOV
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Moka, Lincoln

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to something spectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from the Circus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest most spectacular…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

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01
NOV
The Case of the Curious Suitcase
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Half‐Term TreatSaturday 1st November 1.00pmThe Case of the Curious SuitcaseRhubarb TheatreAt a small rural train station three people arrive waiting to alight on the next train.Rather strangely they all have the very same suitcase.Time ticks by The old tannoy announces…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 883311
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02
NOV
Table Top sale
Branston Village Hall

Table Top Sale at a fee of £5 per table and free admission for all members of the public. Craft and Bric a Brac stalls plus raffle and tombola raising money for McMillan Nurses.Branston Village Hall is on Lincoln Road in Branston…

Location: 2.9 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07902 266001
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06
NOV
Chantry Dance Company Triple Bill
The Terry Otoole Theatre

I was overcomethey were really fab Ronald Corp OBE. Chantry Dance Company celebrates Oscar Wilde's 160th Anniversary with a stunning new modern ballet production of his poignant short story of The Happy Prince'. Step into Wilde's world and meet the charismatic but…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07846 796110
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06
NOV
The Happy Prince & Other Works
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Thursday 6th November 7.30pmChantry Dance Company presents:The Happy Prince& other original works including All I Can Do Is Be Me ‐ the Bob Dylan BalletChantry Dance Company celebrates Oscar Wildes 160th Anniversary with a stunning new modern ballet production of his poignant…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 883311
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08
NOV
Gary Grace ~ The New King of Swing
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Saturday 8th November 7.30pmGary GraceThe New King of SwingA warm welcome back to Gary whose performances are a great favourite with our theatre patronsAccompanied by his 8‐piece band Gary will be performing a selection of popular songs including…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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08
NOV
Jack & The Beanstalk
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Saturday 8th November 3.00pmJack & The BeanstalkLyngo TheatreFee Fi Fo Fum Its a giant of a show wed love you to comeExpect lots of surprises a gripping story and beautiful images as Jack sells his cow for 5 magic beans and finds…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 883311
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13
NOV
Ross Noble
Engine Shed

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
NOV
Katherine Ryan
Engine Shed

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

15
NOV
Aladdinsane
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Saturday 15th November 8.00pmAladdinsaneThis spellbinding tribute to David Bowie recreates the studio and live recorded versions from Bowies vast musical repertoire starting at the height of the Glam rock period with Ziggy Stardust. Working through Bowies colourful career it will recreate the…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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15
NOV
Chris Ramsey
Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
NOV
The Brew
Engine Shed

The Brew at Engine Shed in Lincoln on Tuesday 18 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
NOV
Steve Brookstein ~ Soul Journey
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Friday 21st November 7.30pmSteve Brookstein ‐ Soul JourneyThe original winner of The X Factor in 2004 with a record six million votes in one night Ste‐ves debut single a cover version of Phil Collins Against All Odds reached number one in the…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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22
NOV
'START OF SOMETHING BIG'
Terry O'Toole Theatre

Saturday 22nd November 7.30pmSteve Walkers Big Swing BandSTART OF SOMETHING BIGSeventeen seasoned musicians two vivacious vocalists plus a brand new Band Leader straight from the international stage Trumpeter with Syd Lawrence and Joe Loss Orchestras Steve Walker makes his debut heading up…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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26
NOV
The Trench
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Wednesday 26th November 7.30pmThe TrenchLes Enfants TerriblesInspired by the story of a miner who became entombed in a tunnel during WW1 Les Enfants Terribles tour with their award‐winning Edinburgh Fringe sell‐out show.Blending live music puppetry and physical performance The Trench…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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27
NOV
Julie Sassoon
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Thursday 27th November 7.30pmJulie SassoonJulie Sassoon transcends classical piano and jazz treading a own path between thesolo jazz improvisation of Keith Jarrett and the piano music of 20th century composers Philip Glass and Steve Reich.Her music is lyrical…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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29
NOV
Lincoln Does Vintage
Lincoln Drill Hall

Winner of an Outstanding Customer Service Award and shortlisted for TWO National Vintage Awards; Britain Does Vintage fairs have fast become a firm favorite on the vintage scene. THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07896 840397
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01
DEC
Antiques and Home Show
Lincolnshire Agricultural Showground

The world famous Lincolnshire Antiques and Home Show is Arthur Swallow Fairs flagship event. Starting from humble beginnings back in 1995 the show has grown in size and popularity over the years to become one of largest International Antiques and Home events…

Location: 4.1 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 0129 827493
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09
DEC
The Wizard of Oz
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Tuesday 9thFriday 12th December 7.30pmThe Wizard of OzFollow us down the Yellow Brick Road as we journey with Dorothy and her band of friends to meet the Wizard but watch out for the evil Wicked Witch of the West as…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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13
DEC
Festive Favourites with RAF Waddington Band
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Saturday 13th December 7.30pmFestive Favourites with RAF Waddington Voluntary Band A delightful selection of seasonal music and carols from your favourite local bandConducted by Mr David Jackson LTCL Mus EdThe band appears by kind permission of the Station Commander RAF WaddingtonTickets £8.50…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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17
DEC
Hark, Hark!
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Wednesday 17th December 7.30pmHark HarkBarry CoopeLester SimpsonFi FraserJo FreyaChristmas comes but once a year and whether you think of Christmas as Yuletide or Fools Tide there is something in this show for everyone. Tight‐packed harmony carols in the Sheffield tradition including old…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01522 883311
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20
DEC
It's a Wonderful Life
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Saturday 20th December 7.00pmIts A Wonderful LifeFarnham MaltingsWelcome to Bedford Falls and a wonderful stage adaptation of Frank Capras classic 1946 movie. A heart‐warming production which brings to life the struggles and joys of 1940s small town Americaas George Bailey…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01522 883311
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21
DEC
Santa's Little Helper
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Sunday 21st December 3.00pmSantas Little HelperBlunderbus TheatreWho will help save ChristmasYoung Albert Tuttle is nearly 7 years oldfar too grown‐up to believe in SantaHow does a big fat man wearing bright red pyjamas fit down the chimney anywayBut Albert is…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 883311
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03
JAN
The Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic
Newark Showground

Guest of Honour: John ReynoldsA kick‐start to the new classic motorcycling year the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic takes place in early January at Newark Showground. It offers a welcome respite from the hectic holiday season and a chance to…

Location: 12.8 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529430
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14
JAN
The Three Musketeers
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

The Three Musketeers: La PantomimeWeds. 14th Sat 17th January 7.00pmSaturday matinee 2.30pmOoh la laCan our young hero DArtagnan and loyal Kings Musketeers Athos Porthos and Aramis defeat the evil schemes of devious Cardinal Richelieu and MiLady de Winter and save…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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: 22/10/2014 04:48:49