Events in an around Lincoln this weekend

A Bike Fest, D-Day concerts and a family rave with a multi-sensory dance floor including glitter cannons and more are among the event highlights in Lincoln this weekend.

If anyone is stuck for things to do, The Lincolnite has compiled a list of event highlights for this weekend – Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9.


Lincoln Bike Fest

Lincoln Bike Fest. Photo: Visit Lincoln

Bikers from across the Lincoln area will come together for a day of music and entertainment alongside a display of motorbikes.

When: Sunday, June 9 (10am-5pm)
Where: Brayford Waterfront
Cost: Free

For more information click here.


Big Fish Little Fish – Family Rave

Big Fish Little Fish – Family Rave at The Engine Shed.

A family rave will take over the Engine Shed for a ‘No sleep til bedtime’ onesie and pyjama party. Club classics and BFLF anthems on the multi-sensory dance floor with glitter cannons, bubbles, giant balloons and parachute dances. Optional fancy dress of pyjamas and onesies.

When: Saturday, June 8 (2pm)
Where: The Engine Shed
Cost: £9.35 for adults (12+) and £7.15 for children under 12 (under 1s go free) – click here to book tickets

For more information click here.


D-Day 75 Concerts

D-Day 75 Concerts. Photo: Visit Lincoln

A weekend of commemoration of D-Day in the event’s 75th anniversary year. Two major outdoor concerts will take place. Saturday features the Stars of the 40’s with a range of tribute acts. Sunday includes the D-Day Darlings, Waddington Military Wives Choir and Blake.

When: Saturday, June 8 & Sunday, June 9 (7pm-10pm. Site opens at 5.30pm each evening)
Where: International Bomber Command Centre
Cost: £25 per person on Saturday, £35 per person on Sunday. VIP tickets are also available including a private tour of the Memorial and Gardens with Prosecco and canape reception for £75 per person.

For more information click here.


Charity car display

Abarth Club East Midlands are hosting a charity car display event in Lincoln.

Abarth Club East Midlands are hosting a charity car display event in City Square to raise money for the Notthinghamshire & Lincolnshire Air Ambulance. A variety of Abarth cars will be on show. The club said it was given a free pitch by the City of Lincoln Council to host the event.

When: City Square
When: Sunday, June 9 (10am-4pm)
Cost: Free

For more information about Abarth Club East Midlands click here.


Moonlight Walk

Moonlight Walk. Photo: Visit Lincoln

Dress in 70s attire, get into the disco vibe and join hundreds of people from across Lincolnshire in a 70s Flower Power themed Moonlight Walk through Lincoln. The walk is in aid of St Barnabas Hospice. Each participant will receive a PINK t-shirt, finishers medal and hot food.

When: Saturday, June 8 (entertainment from 8pm, walk starts at 10pm)
Where: Starting at Bishop Grosseteste University
Cost: It is a sponsored event. Minimum sponsorship for adults is £20

For more information click here.


Lincoln Makers’ Market

Lincoln Makers’ Market. Photo: Visit Lincoln

The Lincoln Makers’ Market offers visitors the chance to view and buy a variety of hand-crafted and unique pieces of artwork and crafts.

When: Saturday, June 8 (10pm-5pm)
Where: Lincoln Cornhill
Cost: Free

For more information click here.


OPEM Artists in Residence 2019

Belén Cerezo. Photo: Jon Rodriguez Bilbao

The Collection Museum is hosting Michael Shaw, Belén Cerezo and Ros Lorimer as OPEM Artists in Residence 2019. There are also some ‘Meet the Artist’ sessions.

When: May 11 to June 23
Where: The Collection Museum, Danes Terrace
Cost: The event is Pay-What-You-Decide allowing visitors to decide how much they want to donate to the museum to experience the exhibition

For more information click here.


The James Bond Concert Spectacular

Popular Q The Music Show is coming to Lincoln with the iconic music of James Bond in a concert from the West End. The show will be compered by Madeline Smith who played Miss Caruso in Live and Let Die.

When: Saturday, June 8 at 7.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm)
Where: New Theatre Royal Lincoln
Cost: Full price ticket £24 (+£1 fees), but limited tickets are available – click here to book tickets

For more information click here.


Romeo & Juliet ballet adaptation

Romeo & Juliet. Photo: LPAC

Ballet Cymru presents an award-winning adaption of Shakespeare’s Rome & Juliet, with intense fighting, passionate duets and universal themes through dramatic and lyrical choreography.

When: Saturday, June 8
Where: Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC) at 5pm
Cost: £20 adult, £15 child, family £65 (4 people, maximum two adults)

For more information click here.