Top Lincoln Christmas events 2016

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The Christmas holidays are finally here! Stuck for something to do this festive period? The Lincolnite has put together a list of some events taking place in the final countdown to the big day.

Which events will you be heading to this year? Take a look at our list here:


Ice Rink

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

  • When: Until January 1 – 10am – 9pm
  • Where: Lincoln City Square
  • Cost: From £5

Get your skates on at Lincoln’s outdoor, city centre ice rink for a truly festive experience.

For more information visit the website.


Christmas magic at LPAC

The two shows will be performed throughout December. Photo: LPAC

The two shows will be performed throughout December. Photo: LPAC

  • When: Until December 24, (see website for times)
  • Where: Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC)
  • Cost: From £8.50

To celebrate Christmas, LPAC will host two magical shows: Treasure Island and BRRR! The Lost Polar Bear.

For more information click here.


Christmas at Lincoln Cathedral

Photo: Visit Lincoln

Photo: Visit Lincoln

  • When: Until December 25, all day
  • Where: Lincoln Cathedral
  • Cost: FREE

Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas at Lincoln Cathedral’s Christmas and Advent programme of services and concerts.

For more information visit the website.


Beauty and the Beast

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite.

  • When: Until January 3
  • Where: Lincoln Drill Hall
  • Cost: From £13

Lincoln Drill Hall’s 2016 family pantomime will retell the story of Beauty and the Beast in spectacular fashion.

For more information visit the website.


Christmas at Doddington Hall

Photo: Doddington Hall

Photo: Doddington Hall

  • When: Until December 21
  • Where: Doddington Hall
  • Cost: From £7.50

Enjoy Doddington Hall’s festive open days, and browse Christmas gifts, trees, and food from the farm shop.

For more information visit the website.


Hartsholme Christmas Trail

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  • When: Until December 21
  • Where: Hartsholme Country Park
  • Cost: £2.50

Take part in a festive trail around Hartsholme Country Park and help Father Christmas find his nine lost reindeer before Christmas Eve.

For more information visit the website.


Father Christmas at Lincoln Castle

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

  • When: December 21 – December 23 – 10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm, 2pm and 3.15pm each day.
  • Where: Lincoln Castle
  • Cost: From £4

Flying in straight from the North Pole, Father Christmas will be sprinkling some festive magic across the castle, as he tells tales of Victorian Christmases past and a festive story or two.

For more information on the castle and to book tickets, visit the website here.


Christmas light extravaganza

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

  • When: Throughout the Christmas period
  • Where: 82 Lincoln RoadBranston
  • Cost: Donation to charity appreciated

A woman in Branston, with the help of her son, has turned her garden into a winter wonderland to raise money for charity.

For more information click here.


Cinderella

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  • When: Until January 8
  • Where: New Theatre Royal
  • Cost: From £16

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a fabulous fairy tale treat this Christmas at the New Theatre Royal starring Kerry Katona and Chris Johnson.

For more information visit the website.


Do you know of any other events taking place in the lead up to Christmas? Let us know about them by emailing [email protected]