Top events in Lincoln this Christmas

From magical pantomimes to festive parades and miniature baron trails, people in Lincoln this Christmas have plenty of events to fill heir diaries with.

Check out some of the top activities to do with the family in the coming weeks:

Lincoln Ice Rink

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

People in Lincoln city centre are wrapping up and getting their skates on for a turn on the Lincoln Ice Rink.

The rink, which is based at City Square, is a great festive experience for all the family, regardless of their skating abilities.

The rink is open from 10am until 9pm daily with sessions (excluding Christmas Day) beginning on the hour and lasting 45 minutes.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Wheelchair accessible and with special introduction aids available for children, the rink promises fun for all.

The rink opens as 10am and the last session is at 8pm each day.

Tickets are available at the rink itself or by booking online here.


  • Adult: £6.50 off-peak, £7.50 peak.
  • Child (under 18)/Concession (over 60 or student with valid student ID): £4.50 off-peak, £5.50 peak
  • Group (4 or more skaters): £5 off-peak, £6 peak

Lincoln Barons’ Charter Christmas Festival


In reflection of the summer’s immensely popular Lincoln Barons’ Charter Trail, celebrating the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, businesses across the city are proudly displaying their very own barons.

Look out for the miniature sculptures in shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and businesses this winter.

People can also by their own barons to paint from the Visitor information centre in uphill Lincoln for £9.95 each.

Peter Pan

The Peter Pan cast at the Lincoln Ice Rink.

The Peter Pan cast at the Lincoln Ice Rink.

Fly to Neverland this winter with the cast of this years annual winter production at LPAC, Peter Pan.

Enjoy the classic story with Wendy, Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and the Lost Boys at the venue on the University of Lincoln campus… but watch out for Hook!

The performance is recommended for ages six and above. For booking information, times and prices, visit the website here.

Snow White

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Mirror mirror on the wall, what’s the annual panto at Drill Hall? It’s Snow White, of course.

Following last-year’s sell-out show, this year’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is promising more glittering costumes, sin-alongs, dancing and a talented cast.

Find out more about the production dates and ticket information from the Drill Hall website here.

Sleeping Beauty

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

This year, the Lincoln Theatre Royal pantomime promises a star-studded cast and spectacular, dramatic entertainment in the production of Sleeping Beauty.

Featuring Vicki Michelle of Emmerdale and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here the pantomime is ideal for all the family, with creative costumes and an entertaining cast.

Find out more about the panto and how to book tickets on the Lincoln Theatre Royal website here.

Shepherds Tale Nativity

Follow the Shepherd’s journey on December 11 in and around the village of Nettleham with guest appearances from donkeys, wise men and others.

The journey will be hosted by All Saints Church and carols will be sung by Nettleham Community Choir and Nettleham Junior School choir.

Find out more here.

Lincoln Multi-faith Celebration

A time where people of all faiths can come together at the Bailgate Methodist Church in Lincoln.

The event will be on Friday, December 11 at 7pm. Find out more information here.

St Barnabas Christmas Sing-along

Photo: Byrony Hooper

Photo: Byrony Hooper

St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice’s annual sing-along will take place at St Benedict’s Square in Lincoln on December 12.

Choirs will dazzle city centre shoppers with performances of classic Christmas tunes.

Find out more here.

University of Lincoln Orchestra Christmas Concert


The annual University of Lincoln Orchestra Christmas Concert has become one of the highlights of Lincoln’s Christmas celebrations. This year it takes place on Saturday, December 12.

Find out more information here.

Christmas Lantern Parade and Nativity


Join the children of Westgate Academy on a lantern parade through Lincoln ending with a traditional nativity play in Castle Square on December 17.

Details here.

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