Briefing for local firms to prepare for new-look Lincoln Castle

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The new-look Lincoln Castle will be revealed in less than a year, and local businesses are getting ready for a tourism boost.

On Tuesday, September 23 local businesses can take part in a special conference the at the Epic Centre at Lincolnshire Showground.

The Countdown to Lincoln Castle Revealed conference will showcase the latest news from the £2o million Lincoln Castle project.

It will also give advice to local businesses for what steps they should take now in order to take advantage of the new-look castle.

Members of the public are welcome to attend the conference if they wish to learn more about the project.

Councillor Colin Davie, Executive Member for Economic Development, said: “Next year is a big one for Lincoln as the castle re-opens and we celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta with a series of memorable events.

“These will attract thousands of visitors to the area, and we want to make sure local businesses are in pole position to reap the benefits.”

The conference will begin with a short film and presentation, followed by workshops covering:

  • The restoration of the castle buildings
  • The latest research and archaeological findings
  • Events to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

Tickets for the Countdown to Lincoln Castle Revealed conference cost £10 per person, including lunch. Places can now be booked online.