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Events in Lincoln

Farmers Markets in Lincoln

Meet local farmers and producers at Lincoln Farmers' Markets and sample some of the best food the region has to offer.

  • 18th January 2014 - Castle Hill Lincoln
  • 7th February 2014 - City Square Lincoln
  • 12th February 2014 - High Street Lincoln
  • 15th February 2014 - Castle Hill Lincoln
  • 12th March 2014 - High Street Lincoln
  • 15th March 2014 - Castle Hill Lincoln
  • 4th April 2014 - City Square Lincoln
  • 9th April 2014 - High Street Lincoln
  • 19th April 2014 - Castle Hill Lincoln
  • 2nd May 2014 - City Square Lincoln
  • 14th May 2014 - High Street Lincoln
  • 17th May 2014 - Castle Hill Lincoln

Artists' Markets in Lincoln

Meet local artists at Lincoln Artists' Market, Castle Hill Lincoln.

  • 1st March 2014
  • 3rd May 2014
  • 2nd August 2014
  • 1st November 2014

Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AA

Classic Car Rally | Brayford Waterfront 27 April 2014

Classic cars amazingly loved and restored are displayed along Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront.

Classic cars, trucks and bikes of all ages will adorn our historic city with a vibrant and colourful spectacle.

For the enthusiastic classic vehicle owner, the annual event represents the perfect opportunity to polish up the chrome and enjoy like minded company. For the casual onlooker, the free admission to the event gives a rare opportunity to soak up real nostalgia in the Brayford Waterfront.

The city of Lincoln, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AA

The City Garden Concert | Lincoln Cathedral 3 May 2014

Over 250 singers and musicians come together at Lincoln Cathedral to raise money for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice.

Over 250 singers and musicians will come together to perform The City Garden at Lincoln Cathedral. Award winning choirs Scunthorpe Junior Choir and the Choirs of Lincoln Minster School will join the Salisbury Community Choir under the direction of Jeremy Backhouse, one of Britain's leading choral conductors.

The City Garden is a cantata composed by Will Todd, one of Britain's finest young composers.

It takes the listener on a romantic journey through the seasons with different moods, temperatures and weather supplying the light and shade. It combines a foot-tapping mix of jazz and gospel with unforgettable melodies and lyrics, and links the four seasons and the human journey from Adam's fall to man's redemption; it is a moving and spiritual work on many levels. It's a wonderful piece to sing and is a vibrant, emotional and arresting piece to listen to.

Salisbury Community Choir has in excess of 150 members, and has a real community focus, having raised in excess of £100,000 for a range of charities. For their Lincoln Cathedral performance the choir will be donating all proceeds to Lincoln's local charity St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice.

Minster Yard, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 1PX

Lincoln Jazz Week | 9 - 17 May 2014

The jazz scene comes to Lincoln for its annual 9-day celebration of jazz music featuring UK and international acts including The Big Chris Barber Band.

Jazz artists, bands and experts will be performing, often for free, in venues across Lincoln, in May.

Friday 9th May

  • Stevie Smith Trio feat. Robin Porter
    Zing Bar at LPAC, 5-7pm, free
  • The Gascoyne/O'Higgins Quartet
    Lincoln Drill Hall, 8pm, £7.50 (u16s free)
    This band, co-led by two of the UK's brightest jazzers, play music which essentially swings, is harmonic with cheeky melodic twists on favourite standards.

Saturday 10th May

  • JAZZ IT UP: Midnight Masquerade + GO-Jive
    Lincoln Hotel, 6-9pm, free
    An evening of eating, drinking and dancing hosted by BBC Lincolnshire's Melvyn Prior
  • Andrew Wood Trio feat. Dave O'Higgins
    Cafe Portico, 8:30pm, £6
    Expect some fireworks when this world class saxophonist teams up with our very own local hero.

Sunday 11th May

  • Double Take
    Horse and Groom, Lunchtime, free
  • Ben Martin Band
    Bar '67, 8pm, free

  • Pat McCarthy Band feat. Shannon Reilly
    DoubleTree by Hilton, 7:30pm, free
    Witness the birth of a new jazz vocalist supported by Lincolnshire's best jazz band.

Tuesday 13th May

  • Nicola Farnon Band
    The Collection Cafe, 8pm, free
    Everyone's favourite jazz/swing vocalist and a fine double bassist - an efflorescent and infectious performer.

Wednesday 14th May

  • Dennis Rollins' Veolcity Trio
    Drill Hall Cafe, 8pm, £7.50 (u16s free)
    Generally acknowldged as the most gifted, exciting and entertaining jazz trombonist in the UK today. Rollins cuts loose here in the comapny of Hammond organ star Ross Stanley and the funky and ballistic drumming of Pedro Segundo.

Thursday 15th May

  • Thom Whitworth's Funky Organ
    Bar '67, 8pm, free

Friday 16th May

  • Jazz Heritage Quintet
    Zing Bar at the LPAC, 5-7pm, free
  • Jazz Vehicle with Zoe Rahman
    Terry O'Toole Theatre, 7:30pm, £7.50 (u16s free)
    2012 Mobo award winning pianist Zoe Rahman is nearing the end of her 18 month long mentoring of Lincol'ns premier Youth Jazz Orchestra 'Jazz Vehicle' and tonight Zoe and Musical Director John Crouch will lead the orchestra showcasing their wonderful musical talent and their exciting progress.
  • Colin Dudman Trio feat. Tim Whitehead
    The Collection Cafe, 8pm, £7.50
    For a long time Colin has wanted a band which explores the quieter textures of the clarinet family. This is their debut gig.

Saturday 17th May

  • Jazz in the Bar
    Zing Bar at the LPAC, 6pm, free
  • The Big Chris Barber Band
    LPAC, 7:30pm, £20
    Jazz legend, Chris Barber, celebrates his 65th anniversary as band-leader in 2014 with yet another Europe-wide tour. Chris' 10-piece band plays a selection of his favourite music - New Orleans style to the music of Sidney Bechet and Duke Ellington and back to 'When the Saints'. An exciting and moving evening of world-class jazz.

The city of Lincoln, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AA

Lincoln Christmas Market : 2014

4th to 7th December 2014

The Lincoln Christmas Market. A contemporary cathedral city with over 2,000 years of history, Lincoln is the perfect place to visit over the festive period. Take a trip back through time and stroll along the cobbles the cultural quarter of the city. The medieval square between the impressive Norman castle and magnificent Gothic Cathedral is the perfect backdrop for the Christmas Market.

Visitors are welcomed to this beautiful city and the traditional Christmas Market, where you will enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around over 250 stalls nestled with in the medieval square and surrounding area.

Lincoln Christmas Market has developed dramatically since it began with just 11 stalls. The Christmas Market gives visitors and residents a truly festive experience, with a traditional, high quality event for all the family.

Bailgate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AR

Art on the Map

In 1999 artists and craft-makers of Lincolnshire combined to put their studios and workshops 'on the map'.

Lincolnshire Open Studios, also known as 'Art on the Map' (AOTM), provides opportunities for residents and tourists in the county to see close-up the products of many high quality Lincolnshire artists and craft- makers.

It also gives visitors the opportunity to meet the members in their place of work and to view how it all comes together.

Fifteen thousand free copies of the 56 page AOTM 2012 Directory were distributed throughout Lincolnshire.

However, to see a digital version now, then please click on the image to the left.

Artist and crafts-maker who wish to apply to join AOTM need only to click the 'Sign up Today' tab in the bottom right of this page, and they will find the application form.

The city of Lincoln, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AA

Lincoln Drill Hall : Events List

Lincoln Drill Hall was built in 1890 on the site of Henry Newsum's Steam Saw Mill. It was paid for by city industrialist Joseph Ruston who presented the building by Deed of Gift to the Mayor of Lincoln. It was opened on 24 May 1890 by The Right Honorary Edward Stanhope, Secretary of State for War and Member of Parliament for Horncastle.

For most of the first part of the 20th Century it was used as a military and police training hall, but was also available for entertainment and was used by Mr Ruston's employees for regular dances. After the Second World War all kinds of events began to be staged in the Drill Hall from wrestling, to bingo, to live bands. The Rolling Stones played here on 31 December 1963, prior to their appearance on the very first Top of the Pops the next day!

By the late 1990s, the building had begun to fall into a state of disrepair and it was closed in 1999 due to the electrical systems being unsafe.

Five years and a £2.6m refurbishment later the building was effectively 'turned round' and re-opened in 2004 as Lincoln Drill Hall, an arts and community venue, with a fully equipped flexible auditorium, a cafe bar and two smaller rooms all available for hire. The venue was run by City of Lincoln Council until September 2010 from when the management of the venue was handed over to Lincoln Arts Trust Ltd, an independent registered charity.

Lincoln Drill Hall now presents an all year round programme of jazz, theatre, literature, comedy, blues, dance, rock & pop, classical music, children's events and workshops and also hosts a huge number of meetings & conferences.

Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 1EY

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre LPAC : whats on

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre is a modern theatre in the city centre, with a great range of shows and a friendly cafe bar. We are walking distance from High Street shopping and the restaurants on the Brayford Pool waterfront, you will also find plenty of parking nearby.

University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7TS

The Collection : Events

The Collection replaces the original City and County Museum in Lincoln, which had been open since 1906 and encompasses the Usher Gallery next door.

Located in the centre of the city, the new institution has been purposefully built to fit in with its historic surroundings. As such it is faced in Lincolnshire limestone and the roof has been made to look like lead so as to complement the roof of Lincoln Cathedral nearby.

The Collection, 1 Danes Terrace, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 1LP
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