For details on events in Lincoln see visitlincoln.com/whats-on/
1st May A Vintage Affair at Doddington Hall 10-16:00 £1(under 14s free)
2nd May Lincoln City Open top bus tour from 6.30. Lincs City car parks plus St Marks and the South Common will be free from 4pm. The parade starts at 6.30. The route can be seen here: https://www.lincoln.gov.uk/your-council/news-and-media/latest-news/open-top-bus-celebration-for-lincoln-city/
4th May Lincolnshire County Council Election Vote!
5 – 7th May Spark! Engineering Festival ’Back to the Future’ 10- 16:00 Lincoln Cathedral FREE family event. Doc Brown’s Delorean time machine will be there!
5 – 13th May Lincolnshire Jazz Week with many free events https://www.visitlincoln.com/whats-on/
6th May Springline Choir open morning. Come for a taster session with this friendly local ladies’ choir and enjoy coffee and cakes while you’re there! 682357
6/7th May Come and see traditional craftspeople demonstrate their skills- Heritage Skills Centre at The Castle FREE
7th May Willow and paper lantern making adults. Hartsholme 13:00-15:00 £15 873735
11 – 14th May Lincoln Grand Prix Festival of Cycling visitlincoln.com/whats-on/ If you like to watch the downhill part in Burton Village on Sunday 14th, the local Club will be open for refreshments, drinks and snacks from 11am
13th May St Barnabas Colour Dash at Lincolnshire Showground. 10 – 13:00 Spectating is free
20th May Brocante in Lincoln Central Market 9-16:00
20 – 21st May Activities and events across Lincoln to mark the 800th anniversary of the 1217 Battle of Lincoln. Lots of free events – make a shield and join the procession! https://www.visitlincoln.com/whats-on/
20 May – June 4 Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival http://woldswalkingfestival.co.uk/
20 May – 3 September The Knights arrive! The 36 sculptures will be found throughout Lincoln to mark 800 years since the Battle of Lincoln and the sealing of the Charter of the Forest
21st May Vintage Flea Market at The Showground Epic Centre £2
23rd May LLRA AGM DISCOVERY HOUSE CAFE. COME AND VOTE ON SOME GREAT NEW PEOPLE AND BUY YOURSELF A DRINK FROM THE CAFE to show appreciation of their support of the community by keeping the cafe open late and providing the venue for free! 7pm
25 – 27th May Lincoln Beer Festival 12 – 23:00 Lincoln Drill Hall FREE (buy a refundable £3 glass)
27th May Sneek peek of what the Lincolnshire Show will have in store. Lincoln Cornhill 10-15:00
27 – 29th May Battle of Lincoln Fair at The Castle 11 – 16:30 a cast of over 100 armoured soldiers, both French and English and a supporting cast of Garrison soldiers from archers to men-at-arms and mounted Knights. Charges apply
28 – 29th May The RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre will be open at Coningsby 10 – 17:00 Charges apply to tour the hangar and aircraft
28 May – June 4 11-16:30 Doddington Hall Iris Week charges apply
30th May Hartsholme Knights Treasure Hunt for children 4-13. Take part anytime between 12 – 15:00. £2.50 booking essential. Solve the puzzles and complete the challenges to win your prize! 873735
The Collection – explore the archaeology gallery on an informal tour 14:00 FREE
Ellis Mill – FREE 782040
Ongoing to 5 May 5 Lincoln Fashion Week, various venues seehttps://www.visitlincoln.com/
THE VENUE: Get Out, Dancer, Sing (U), One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, The Lost City of Z, Another Mother’s Son, Smurfs The Lost Village (U), Beauty and the Beast, Free Fire, Going In Style, Toni Erdmann, The Boss Baby (U), The Sense of an Ending
- Artists: Castle Hill 6
- Farmers: High Street 5, 12, 19, 26 Castle Hill 20 (special medieval dress version!)
- Antique: Castle Hill 28
See also The Drill Hall, LPAC Centre, New Theatre Royal, Lincolnshire Showground, The Engine Shed, Cathedral and Castle for additional events.
Please see individual events for any prices or further information/changes.