Top February half term events in Lincoln

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The February half term holiday is offering lots of family activities and events to choose from for school children across Lincoln.

Here’s our comprehensive list of half term Lincoln events for your diary:

Diddy Disco

When: Saturday February 15, 10.30am – 12pm
Where: Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, LN2 1EY
Tickets: £3, accompanying adults free

Lincoln Drill Hall will host an event for under 7s. The team play everything from current tunes to rock and roll to disco! All children must be accompanied and face-painting is also available. See our full event listing here.

Terrible Lincolnshire Tales

Terrible Tales of Lincolnshire

When: Wednesday February 19 – Thursday February 20, 2pm
Where:Lincoln Drill Hall
Tickets: £6.50

Do you want to meet Henry VIII or Queen Victoria? Do you want to travel back in time and see what Lincolnshire was really like in the Roman, Tudor or Victorian times? Well now you can! Terrible Tales uses actors together with interactive animation and is presented in the style of popular TV shows, bringing historical figures to life in front of your very eyes! See our full event listing here for more details.


Banks Family Fun Day

When: Tuesday February 18
Where: The Collection Museum, Lincoln, LN2 1LP
Tickets: Includes £1 optional crafts

A family fun day of crafts exploring how plants have helped us through the ages. A botany and history day to link in with our Joseph Banks exhibition: a family fun day of crafts exploring how plants have helped us through the ages.

See more about the Sir Joseph Banks exhibition via our listing here.


Andy & Mike’s Tick Tock Time Machine

When: Sunday February 16, 2pm
Where: Lincoln Theatre Royal
Tickets: From £12 and £10

Starring Andy Day from Andy’s Wild Adventures (CBeebies) alongside comedy partner Mike James. Join Andy and Mike as they go on a marvellous adventure in a Time Machine which sends them on a quest to collect the things they need from the past to help a very Old Andy in the future.

Will they make it back to the here and now or be trapped in the mists of time forever? One thing’s for sure – they haven’t a chance without your help! Suitable for anyone over three and their families. See our full event listing here for more details and to book your tickets.

Peter Pan – The Musical that Soars!

When: Thursday February 20 – Sunday February 23
Where: Lincoln Theatre Royal
Tickets: £10 – £45

Sparkling with Fairy Dust and full of timeless magical moments, this musical adaptation is unsurpassed for its unique mix of music, spectacle, action adventure and high flying.

Come and meet Peter’s mischievous friend Tinker Bell, Hook’s Pirates and his hapless sidekick Smee, The Bossy Neverbird, the Flame Dancers, Tiger Lily and the Indians, Nana the Dog, the Planet Dancers and the Water Sprites.Ticket Prices (from*): £16; OAP’s £12; children £10; family ticket £45

  • Thursday 20th February 2pm & 7pm
  • Friday 21st February 2pm & 7pm
  • Saturday 22nd February 2pm & 7pm
  • Sunday 23rd February 4pm

See our full event listing here for more details.


Bird Feeder Making

When: Thursday February 20, 11am – 2pm
Where: Lincoln Arboretum, Monks Road

Join the Rangers at the Arboretum in making bird feeders to hang in your garden, which will help our native birds thrive during the cold spell.

This event is free of charge and all children must be accompanied by an adult. There are toilets and refreshments at the park. See our full event listing here.

Kite Making

When: Tuesday February 18, 1pm
Where: Hartsholme Country Park Visitor Centre, Lincoln LN6 0EY
Tickets: £3.40 per child

Join the Rangers and try your hand at making a kite and see if it flies! Spend some time in the visitors centre creating your very own flying masterpiece.

There is a charge of £3.40 per child for this event and booking is essential. All children must be accompanied by an adult. There are toilets and refreshments at the park. See our full event listing here.

February Feasting

When: Tuesday February 18 – Thursday February 20
Where: Lincoln Castle, LN1 3AA
Tickets: £3.50 per child including admission to Lincoln Castle

Prepare for a medieval banquet by making tableware, hats and sweet treats. Booking is essential as places are limited. Children may be left with Castle staff.

Suitable for 7-11 year-olds. See our full event listing here.

Half Term Workshop: From Rags to Riches

When: Thursday February 20
Where: Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Road, LN1 3LY 
Tickets: Admission free. Crafts £1 each

A fun workshop making shabby chic gifts for your friends and home, from recycled materials.


Modern Masters Exhibition

When: January 10 – March 30,
Where: The Collection Museum, Lincoln, LN2 1LP

Matisse, Picasso, Dali and Warhol works are due to be exhibited at Lincoln’s Usher Gallery from Friday January 10.

The Modern Masters exhibition brings together some of history’s most iconic and recognisable prints, courtesy of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum where it enjoyed a sell-out run.

It is the first time that work by these giants of 20th century art has gone on display in Lincolnshire. See our full event listing here.

If you’re hosting an event in Lincoln during the February half term, get in touch via [email protected]

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