Yellowbellies are being encouraged to celebrate Lincolnshire Day, which embraces the county’s traditions with a variety of free attractions, events and special offers.
The day marks the anniversary of Lincolnshire Rising, a Catholic revolt against Henry VIII and the Church of England on October 1, 1536.
Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral and The Collection and Usher Gallery are just some of the county’s attractions that are opening their doors free of charge on Sunday, October 1 for the celebrations.
People are recommended to dress in yellow as many businesses don their shops will all things Lincolnshire.
Here is a useful rundown of the places celebrating Lincolnshire Day at the weekend.
The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln
Entry to the museum and art gallery is free on Lincolnshire Day, allowing visitors to explore the county’s rich history and culture.
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum
The museum at RAF Cranwell is free entry through the year but over Lincolnshire Day there will also be an exhibition exploring the role of airships and hot air balloons at the airbase.
Kirton-in-Lindsey Town Hall
The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology will be hosting a day of Lincolnshire history, free of charge.
Lady Rose’s Edwardian Tea Room, Lincoln
Special £10 Lincolnshire Cream Teas will be served throughout the day.
To mark Lincolnshire Day, there will be a series of free guided tours throughout the day. Entry to the Medieval Wall Walk, Victorian Prison, and Magna Carta Vault will be charged at the normal admission price.
There is free entry to the historic cathedral on Lincolnshire Day. However, access may be limited due to Sunday services.
Lincoln Ghost Bus Tour
A chance for people to be spooked by tales of Lincoln’s haunted past. The tour starts at 5pm and costs £6 per person.
Lincoln Half Marathon
The 13.1 mile race from the Lincolnshire Showground to the city centre and back takes in many of Lincoln and Lincolnshire’s most iconic sites.
Schoolchildren across the county will celebrate everything good about Lincolnshire on Friday, September 29. The children will be making cheese and getting creative.
Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln
There will be a free Lincolnshire Day exhibition to celebrate Lincolnshire Longwool sheep, the county’s local bred.
Pop-Out Festival, Lincoln
Sunday is the final day of the Pop Out Festival at the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre. Workshops, performances and kids activities will be running throughout the day.
Ribs ‘n’ Bibs, Lincoln
The American smokehouse will be serving Lincolnshire themed specials throughout the day.
Waterside Shopping Centre, Lincoln
On Saturday September 30, the Waterside Shopping Centre will be welcoming independent businesses that will be selling a range of products and crafts, especially for Lincolnshire Day.
Wig & Mitre, Lincoln
Quote ‘Lincolnshire Day’ when ordering two courses from the Lincolnshire Themed Specials Board for £14.95 and receive a free glass of wine or Lincolnshire beer.