Top events in Lincoln this Easter

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There are plenty of egg-citing activities taking place in and around Lincoln over the Easter holidays.

Check out some of the top events in the city:

Hartsholme Easter Egg Hunt

Hartsholme Park in Lincoln. Photo: Richard Croft

Hartsholme Park in Lincoln. Photo: Richard Croft

When: March 25 to March 28, every hour from 12 noon until 2pm
Where: Hartsholme Country Park, Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln, LN6 OEY
Price: £2.50

Explore Hartsholme Country Park and find the hidden treasured left behind by the Easter Bunny.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments are available at the park. More details here.

Disney’s Zootropolis Fun Day

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When: March 26, 11am til 4pm
Where: Waterside Shopping Centre, High Street, Lincoln
Price: Free

Waterside is working in partnership with Walt Disney to bring a fun filled event in celebration of the premier of Zootropolis.

Families and Disney fanatics alike will be able step into the world of Zootropolis using an interactive green screen, while also enjoying film-themed giant jigsaws and arts & crafts. In addition, Waterside will be encouraging visitors to enter its competition to win a Zootropolis Cinema Experience, which includes 10 tickets to see Zootropolis at ODEON Lincoln, along with a Fun Pack including t-shirts, pins and pencils.

More details here.

St Marks Easter Egg Hunt


When: March 31 and April 1, every hour from 10am until 4pm
Where: St Marks Shopping Centre
Price: Free

Shoppers are being invited to celebrate the Easter Holidays with St Marks. Help the Easter bunny to find the eggs that Mrs Green-Fingers has hidden around her garden.

King John’s Lost Treasure


When: March 25 to April 10, 10a to 4pm
Where: Lincoln Castle
Price: £1 for non-ticket holders

Join the quest to find King John’s lost treasure in the grounds of the historic Lincoln Castle this Easter.

Follow the clues left behind from times of the Magna Carta and gain a yummy treat as a reward.

Access to the Medieval Wall Walk, Victorian Prison and the Magna Carta vault is also available during visits to the castle.

Find our more here.



When: March 26 to April 8
Where: Various locations
Price: Various admissions and opening times

This Easter, Lincoln will be taken over by a host of arts and performances to entertain and inspire all the family.

The programme brings together workshops, music, film and theatre and an Easter Egg Challenge will take place across all venues.

View the list of performances on the Visit Lincoln website here.

Easter at Doddington Hall


When: March 27 to March 28. Hall and gardens open 12 noon to 4.30pm. Entry to Easter Fair 10am to 4pm
Where: Doddington Hall, Lincoln, LN6 4RU
Price: Easter Fair entry £1, activities varied prices

The house and gardens at Doddington Hall on the outskirts of Lincoln will be open Easter Sunday and Monday alongside a host of fun activities.

Eggsploration challenges are available for all the family to enjoy with clue and hidden carrots throughout the gardens leading to chocolate treats.

More than 35 local crafters and makers of handmade goods will be attending Doddingwon’s popular Easter Craft Fair.

More details on the Visit Lincoln website here.

Lincoln Cathedral Services


Lincoln Cathedral is open throughout Holy Week and does not charge those wishing to attend services.

The full list of services throughout Holy Week can be viewed here.

Easter Day services will take place from 7.45am until 3.45pm. The full schedule can be viewed here.

Easter Hunt at Gainsborough Old Hall


When: March 25 to April 11
Where: Gainsborough Old Hall

Throughout the Easter school holidays, families are invited to the hall to enjoy fun Easter-based activities.

Lord Burgh’s lambs have escaped their pen and have run amok in the hall. Follow their wooly trail to locate the flock and claim your prize.

More details on the website here.

Lincoln Indoor Market Easter Hunt


When: March 26
Where: Lincoln Indoor Market Sincil Street
Price: Free

Stallholders at Lincoln’s historic indoor market are taking part in an easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 26. Visitors to the market will be on the hunt for a glittery Easter egg somewhere on each stall and note the stall number.

Those who collect all numbers will get a free Easter egg.

Eastholme Easter Celebrations


When: March 27 10am to 12 noon
Where: 74-75 South Park Lincoln
Price: Free

People are invited to join Eastholme Nursing Home for a special Easter raffle and cake sale.

Great Whisby Easter Egg Hunt


When: March 24 to April 10
Where: Whisby Nature Park
Price: £2.50

Solve the mystery and unscramble the mess left behind by the Whisby Easter Bunny. There are two levels of Easter trail in one booklet, which costs £2.50 and is available from the Natural World Centre. (One prize per booklet)

Are you hosting an Easter event in or around Lincoln? Get in touch via [email protected] and we’ll include it in our list.

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